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Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By whisperquiet
Buy or make something like this. ...

Buy or make something like this.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=27093432#post27093432
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,053
Posted By whisperquiet
I have had three basic rules for many years: ...

I have had three basic rules for many years:

1. Everyone is trying to take your money.
2. Everyone is trying to take your money.
3. Nobody listens to anything (unsolicited advice).

I avoid...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,685
Posted By whisperquiet
If it just had the 18000 mile service, I would...

If it just had the 18000 mile service, I would check the oil level, the tire pressure, the brake pads, and if everything looked good....ride it until the 24000 mile service.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-23-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,286
Posted By whisperquiet
What the Characters Mean If you're like...

What the Characters Mean
If you're like most people, you probably think a vehicle identification number (VIN) is just a series of random characters. Actually, each of the characters in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By whisperquiet
Go here and join the community: ...

Go here and join the community:

www.klr650.net
Forum: Road Warriors 06-21-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,104
Posted By whisperquiet
I owned a 2009 Yamaha Stratoliner.....1900cc, ran...

I owned a 2009 Yamaha Stratoliner.....1900cc, ran great, and was quickly convertible by removing the quick detach windshield and bags.

...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-21-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,194
Posted By whisperquiet
I carry a new 21" inner tube plus a patch kit. I...

I carry a new 21" inner tube plus a patch kit. I have successfully used a 21" tube in a rear 17" wheel with no problems to finish the day/trip. Sometimes the bad tube is damaged beyond repair and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,459
Posted By whisperquiet
Lacquer thinner and #0000 steel wool.

Lacquer thinner and #0000 steel wool.
Forum: The Garage 06-15-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By whisperquiet
Doesn't Starbucks have some new tire irons out...

Doesn't Starbucks have some new tire irons out for sale?
Forum: Road Warriors 06-12-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,509
Posted By whisperquiet
Here is the updated picture of it.

Here is the updated picture of it.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-12-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 17,998
Posted By whisperquiet
A picture of us not "posing" last summer...

A picture of us not "posing" last summer somewhere in Montana.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-rSt5K5HIJd0/VXtB-Z10T6I/AAAAAAAAamQ/qPyibFE1CEc/w640-h480-no/Image%2B10.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,013
Posted By whisperquiet
Chock the front tire with a piece of wood to keep...

Chock the front tire with a piece of wood to keep it from rolling forward.....put the bike in first gear also and it won't roll very far.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-27-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 28,476
Views: 5,810,146
Posted By whisperquiet
http://www.yamahasupertenere.com/index.php?topic=1...

http://www.yamahasupertenere.com/index.php?topic=1973.0
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,755
Posted By whisperquiet
Wicked I'll sell you some. They are hard to find these...

I'll sell you some. They are hard to find these days.:evil
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-22-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 39,989
Views: 10,720,180
Posted By whisperquiet
Looks like Audi still has un-intended...

Looks like Audi still has un-intended acceleration problems. Where is 60 Minutes?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-20-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,077
Posted By whisperquiet
I don't like stopping.

I don't like stopping.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,856
Posted By whisperquiet
What does "about" mean? You would think they...

What does "about" mean? You would think they would know exactly to the penny what a routine 600 mile service costs for your bike.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-16-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,221
Posted By whisperquiet
Nice bike if you don't try to ride it like a...

Nice bike if you don't try to ride it like a sport bike....I owned a 2000 Ultra and a 2001 Classic which felt great just humming along 55-75mph. I am sure the '06 would be no different. Hopefully...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By whisperquiet
Here is your better, much less expensive...

Here is your better, much less expensive solution.........fantastic work and quick turn around.

http://www.woodyswheelworks.com/
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By whisperquiet
Hot, soapy water used with mesh bug rags and a...

Hot, soapy water used with mesh bug rags and a lot of physical effort with your fingers and hands........just like I did today on a 2012 R1200GS Rallye's set of spoke wheels. They turned out great,...
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,969
Posted By whisperquiet
Standard equipment for those of us working on...

Standard equipment for those of us working on Japanese motorcycles from the 70's...........impact screwdriver.
...
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,976
Posted By whisperquiet
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Forum: The Garage 04-24-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,976
Posted By whisperquiet
http://www.havahart.com/store/animal-traps/cats

http://www.havahart.com/store/animal-traps/cats
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-23-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,739
Posted By whisperquiet
Illinois State law regarding stopping at a stop...

Illinois State law regarding stopping at a stop sign reads:

<code>(625 ILCS 5/11-1204)</code> <code>(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1204)</code><code></code><code></code><code></code>
<code> ...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-21-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,885
Posted By whisperquiet
Yamaha Stratoliner.....owned a 2009 which ran...

Yamaha Stratoliner.....owned a 2009 which ran great.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-18-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,584
Posted By whisperquiet
I live 20 miles south of St. Louis, Mo in a rural...

I live 20 miles south of St. Louis, Mo in a rural community. I ride all of the back roads (most of the time on my KLR) and rarely see the LEO. A good thing about the KLR is you can ride it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By whisperquiet
Contact "sieg" on PM for the info.

Contact "sieg" on PM for the info.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By whisperquiet
Does your owner's manual have it? Every bike I...

Does your owner's manual have it? Every bike I ever owned had the maintenance schedule in the manual to read.
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 67,446
Posted By whisperquiet
I saw this bike in person at the St. Louis...

I saw this bike in person at the St. Louis Gateway BMW spring open house yesterday.........................and, it looked better in the flesh than on this site.
A very nice bike indeed!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By whisperquiet
Givi sells Monokey compatible side luggage racks...

Givi sells Monokey compatible side luggage racks for the R1200GSW.

So does SW Motech:
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-06-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,446
Posted By whisperquiet
In June 2005, I hit a concrete landscape paver...

In June 2005, I hit a concrete landscape paver with my ST1300 that had fallen from someone's vehicle. It felt like hitting a concrete wall and launched the bike about 1 foot in the air as I was...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-05-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,760
Posted By whisperquiet
The values have dropped for all Harleys on the St...

The values have dropped for all Harleys on the St Louis Craigslist (or maybe they don't realize that yet) as there are 1178 entries when you search for "Harley". They aren't as rare or "hold their...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,843
Posted By whisperquiet
http://www.nomartirechanger.com/Cycle_Hill_Tire_Ch...

http://www.nomartirechanger.com/Cycle_Hill_Tire_Changer_p/tc-cycle%20hill%20standard.htm

I've owned one for six years and with the BMW cones for balancing it works great.

And, I have the...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,988
Posted By whisperquiet
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2013/03/14/article-...

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2013/03/14/article-0-18A4F752000005DC-409_634x898.jpg

Try finding boots to fit these feet..........
Forum: Americas 03-23-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By whisperquiet
Save this link. ...

Save this link.

http://www.cotrip.org/roadConditions.htm
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-14-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,602
Posted By whisperquiet
If you can crash your motorcycle in a...

If you can crash your motorcycle in a spectacular, unique way AND NOT GET HURT, I am all for you showing the narcissistic GoPro videos we all spend hours watching. Go for it and do something...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-14-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,734
Posted By whisperquiet
It appears that you have Starbucks in the UK. ...

It appears that you have Starbucks in the UK. http://www.starbucks.co.uk
So, yes you can use your serious-touring adventure bike to ride to Starbucks, park your bike, and impress all the patrons at...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-11-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9,666
Views: 2,324,966
Posted By whisperquiet
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-qVwIgU-s75g/UgU...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-qVwIgU-s75g/UgUAHFCR9rI/AAAAAAAAEi0/wsn02eGetOw/w760-h542-no/IMG_2038.JPG
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-08-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 82,351
Posted By whisperquiet
I like Harley jiffy stands......a great idea.

I like Harley jiffy stands......a great idea.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-01-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,464
Posted By whisperquiet
I recall reading it to be a wiring harness...

I recall reading it to be a wiring harness problem and it was solved by moving the main harness to give some separation on the right side of the frame to the right side of the throttle bodies.

You...
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