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Forum: Equipment 08-21-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,422
Posted By MaverickH1
Not finished yet, but here's a horrible picture...

Not finished yet, but here's a horrible picture of what the final product will look like:

http://i672.photobucket.com/albums/vv90/MaverickH1/1-8.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,422
Posted By MaverickH1
Eek. :lol3 I hope it works out!

Eek.

:lol3

I hope it works out!
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,422
Posted By MaverickH1
It looks like the thing you linked to is a...

It looks like the thing you linked to is a complete headlight. I wouldn't think you could buy that and put this light into it.

Like the KLR headlight, for example, is a standard headlight, but...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,422
Posted By MaverickH1
I plan on taking this thread to the KLRforum.com...

I plan on taking this thread to the KLRforum.com to help boost the traffic, there.

Glad you liked the video, unfortunately we were unable to try a repeat this year. :D
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,422
Posted By MaverickH1
I would be embarrassed to give my mount to...

I would be embarrassed to give my mount to anybody. I basically took 2 rectangular steel plates, marked a general size of the headlight, and cut/grinded/torched, checked size again, repeat, check...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,422
Posted By MaverickH1
Not at this time. I've spent the weekend at...

Not at this time.

I've spent the weekend at the parents' place moving safes, performing surgery on cats, and removing brush. :clap

I'm hoping to finalize the project over the course of this...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-11-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,651,447
Posted By MaverickH1
Awesome capture. Hell yes.

Awesome capture. Hell yes.
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,422
Posted By MaverickH1
Trust me when I say that a very thorough write up...

Trust me when I say that a very thorough write up will be coming once it's completely finished. For right now, it looks like absolute shit, and I will have to clean it up before submitting it as "my...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-09-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2,610
Views: 3,347,254
Posted By MaverickH1
That's water flowing through that tunnel. :D ...

That's water flowing through that tunnel. :D And yes, it's part of the trail.

http://austen.schwend.us/Pictures/KLR%20Adventures/Under%20BRP.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,422
Posted By MaverickH1
http://i672.photobucket.com/albums/vv90/MaverickH1...

http://i672.photobucket.com/albums/vv90/MaverickH1/4-5.jpg

Ended up finding a headlight surround from Advance for $10. The frame is almost finished. Bent, torched, drilled, and welded a lot last...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,422
Posted By MaverickH1
I drew up a design at lunch today for a bracket...

I drew up a design at lunch today for a bracket to hold the light. It would be doable, but it'd be easier to just get one since they should be so common. I'll be checking Advance Auto tomorrow since...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,422
Posted By MaverickH1
I absolutely loathe the 7" round lights. I think...

I absolutely loathe the 7" round lights. I think they look hideous on a motorcycle.

I've tried for about 4 hours now to find an H6054 mounting bracket and haven't been able to. For such a common...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,422
Posted By MaverickH1
Bought this for $185 shipped. And I wouldn't say...

Bought this for $185 shipped. And I wouldn't say it was that much for ONE light. I would say it was that much for two lights. High and low beam.
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,317,201
Posted By MaverickH1
It is too large. I knew that going in. And it...

It is too large. I knew that going in. And it doesn't have any mounting locations on it. So I have to figure out a lot of things. I'm probably going to have to make my own fairing. Which I'm kind...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,317,201
Posted By MaverickH1
Just started working on my own headlight project...

Just started working on my own headlight project as well:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=808018
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,422
Posted By MaverickH1
Build Images: (7/12) ...

Build Images:

(7/12)

http://i672.photobucket.com/albums/vv90/MaverickH1/5.jpg

(8/7) - Some busy weekends, but the frame is almost finished:
...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,422
Posted By MaverickH1
Trucklite 5" x 7" LED headlight.

http://i672.photobucket.com/albums/vv90/MaverickH1/4-2.jpg

Just received this in the mail. Planning on modifying the KLR to mount it somehow. I might have to build a frame for the light and mold...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-10-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,915
Posted By MaverickH1
Thank you, good sir. :clap We hoped to make...

Thank you, good sir. :clap

We hoped to make several riding videos, and actually we spent a bit of time on the day of the Cattle Call looking for hardware to do just that.

That CO trip was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-07-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,915
Posted By MaverickH1
Yes. It was our plan. :freaky

Yes. It was our plan. :freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-06-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,915
Posted By MaverickH1
Overkill and myself are out. Overkill will be on...

Overkill and myself are out. Overkill will be on call, so he can't be unavailable for IT work. And my KLR... just isn't ready to do Big Levels.

Add to it that Big Levels is probably covered in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-06-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,915
Posted By MaverickH1
And I can't seem to find my damn KLR key. I...

And I can't seem to find my damn KLR key.

I thought I had left it in the ignition of the bike here in the "shop", but I don't normally do that. I'm concerned that someone has helped themselves to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-18-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,915
Posted By MaverickH1
Tagged. I might be your Roanoke guy. Have to...

Tagged. I might be your Roanoke guy. Have to make sure I'm open then. I'll be back to check in.
Forum: Europe 06-11-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By MaverickH1
Thanks for the post. Once I know details of the...

Thanks for the post. Once I know details of the trip, I'll start making calls.

I just realized that I won't have to come back immediately from the trip. I could easily spend 3 or 4 days in...
Forum: Europe 06-08-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By MaverickH1
Motorcycle Rentals, Kiruna, Sweden?

The dates are unknown, but it looks like I'll be going to Sweden in mid-late July for testing at the Kiruna mine, and at some point a trip to Fagersta.

Anybody got any suggestions? Obviously, I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-17-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11,061
Views: 627,495
Posted By MaverickH1
Actually, that weekend won't work. I've got to...

Actually, that weekend won't work. I've got to be at the 6th District GOP Convention on the 5th. Shite.

I'll be in touch, Buff!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-17-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11,061
Views: 627,495
Posted By MaverickH1
You got it! The schedule will probably be: ...

You got it!

The schedule will probably be: Arrive on Friday night, camp somewhere, ride Saturday, camp somewhere, ride a little Sunday, head back.

AFAIK.

I just hope my favorite camping...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-16-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11,061
Views: 627,495
Posted By MaverickH1
My brother, a friend of his, myself, and possibly...

My brother, a friend of his, myself, and possibly a friend of mine (2 KLRs, 1 DRZ400, and possibly 1 XR650L) will be heading to the Montgomery area in WV for another run at my favorite riding area,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,464
Posted By MaverickH1
That was probably smart to avoid that water...

That was probably smart to avoid that water crossing. It's actually an easy enough crossing, but with the tires you have on your bike currently... it wouldn't have been. :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-09-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11,061
Views: 627,495
Posted By MaverickH1
I should tell you that your Power Hauler...

I should tell you that your Power Hauler motivated me to put a hitch on my TDI wagon. Eventually I'll find a trailer, but hopefully that should let my brother and I go wherever we want in the country...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-10-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11,061
Views: 627,495
Posted By MaverickH1
I hear ya on this. I remember being able to stop...

I hear ya on this. I remember being able to stop at any spot anywhere on the Morris Creek trail system, and you'd be able to find some bit of trash on the side of the trail.

Bastards.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11,061
Views: 627,495
Posted By MaverickH1
My calendar says yesterday was "National trick...

My calendar says yesterday was "National trick your husband into thinking it is 'national fix dinner for your wife day' ". Did she buy you the calendar? :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-03-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11,061
Views: 627,495
Posted By MaverickH1
Right. Because you ride so calmly that it...

Right. Because you ride so calmly that it couldn't possibly be your riding style. :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-22-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11,061
Views: 627,495
Posted By MaverickH1
I figured I'd drop this in here. This is my...

I figured I'd drop this in here. This is my brother and I in Colorado and the video tribute to the beauty of CO.

Best watched with good audio turned up. :deal

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,310
Posted By MaverickH1
I actually gave considerable thought to moving to...

I actually gave considerable thought to moving to CO. But ultimately, I decided that it was best to leave SOMETHING in my life majestic, incredible, breath taking, whatever word you want to use. For...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-20-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,300
Posted By MaverickH1
Thank you, m'lady. :lol3

Thank you, m'lady. :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-20-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,300
Posted By MaverickH1
The song is: Steve Jablonsky - Arrival to...

The song is:

Steve Jablonsky - Arrival to Earth

From the Transformers soundtrack.

When I go new places, I try to download a new set of songs to listen to, because in the future those...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-20-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,300
Posted By MaverickH1
Thanks for the praises, guys. The above quote is...

Thanks for the praises, guys. The above quote is exactly what I was trying to capture with the video.

This video was practice. :lol3 Needless to say, we learned a lot.

Ride report will be...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-19-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,651,447
Posted By MaverickH1
lol :rofl I almost spewed apple juice all over my...

lol :rofl I almost spewed apple juice all over my keyboard.

And the only reason I get to keep my man card because it's not in a sippy cup, but straight out of the 64 oz bottle. :deal
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-19-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,651,447
Posted By MaverickH1
Could be a remote AND a timer.

Could be a remote AND a timer.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-19-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,310
Posted By MaverickH1
Video - Summer 2011 - Two brothers in Colorado

Video tribute to the beauty of Colorado, and the awesomeness of seeing it on 2 wheels on a 7 day trip with your brother. Best watched with audio turned up on a good sound system, in my opinion.

A...
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