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Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,681
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Tires

TKC 80's or D 606's
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,207
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Mpg

Low to mid 50's depending on how I wick it and how fast.
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2007, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Looks like the stock fairing with some trick...

Looks like the stock fairing with some trick paint and graphics.
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,404
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Me too!!!:clap

Me too!!!:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,293
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Dig that furry upper lip...man...she looks like...

Dig that furry upper lip...man...she looks like an a$$hole with dentures...:eek1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-26-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,293
Posted By Mr. Reaper
I want kathy...:clap

I want kathy...:clap
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,436
Posted By Mr. Reaper
DIY. What's the dealer going to replace it with?...

DIY. What's the dealer going to replace it with? The same POS you already have in it. Get a setup from EagleMike and don't look back. DIY!
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2007, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,165
Posted By Mr. Reaper
That's the plan.

That's the plan.
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2007, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,165
Posted By Mr. Reaper
The rack and panniers are all from Happy Trails....

The rack and panniers are all from Happy Trails. The panniers are their largest Teton version. As far as the PD front rack, the front top center is connected to upper side of the frame downtube via...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,165
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Pics of the New 08 KLR

Here they are...still waiting for the HT skid plate...
http://i218.photobucket.com/albums/cc106/brucelawlor/KLR%20650/025.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,923
Posted By Mr. Reaper
On your budget, get an 06 or 07 Kawasaki KLR 650...

On your budget, get an 06 or 07 Kawasaki KLR 650 and never look back. Having owned a BMW GS Adventure, and I could easily aford one again, I still picked the KLR. I just bought the 08. They are easy,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,702
Posted By Mr. Reaper
No long rides yet... Next June 08 I am heading...

No long rides yet...
Next June 08 I am heading to Deadhorse/Prudhoe Bay and back from Denver. Not on the ferry either! The Goldwing is staying at home for this trip. Taking the 08 KLR 650.
Forum: Alaska 09-13-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,833
Posted By Mr. Reaper
I was planning to head from Denver to Prudhoe Bay...

I was planning to head from Denver to Prudhoe Bay next July (08), but after reading this thread, I may move it up to June. Thanks for all the tips.
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2007, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By Mr. Reaper
ADV stickers

How do we get the ADV stickersI see on the DS bikes on many of the posted pics?
Thanks in advance...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,847
Posted By Mr. Reaper
45-47 mpg

45-47 mpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2007, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,488
Posted By Mr. Reaper
What do I use?..Factory 08.

What do I use?..Factory 08.
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 34,555
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Never mind ...I caught it on the next...

Never mind ...I caught it on the next page...Night Cutters...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2007, 03:41 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 34,555
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Tell me about those aux headlights... Thanks!

Tell me about those aux headlights...
Thanks!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,352
Posted By Mr. Reaper
BMW Denver must have changed it's service crew...

BMW Denver must have changed it's service crew since I last went in there. I bought an 04 GSA from them in Dec 03 and got nothing but lip and crap from them when it came to service. I finally had a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2005, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Welcome

Good to see another old fart in the group. :D
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2005, 12:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,441
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Boot Sizes

I echo your concerns. I wear a 14 EEE boot. I am also 6'4" tall, have a 46" waist, a 60" chest, a 22" neck, 40" sleeves and weigh in at 375 lbs. Nobody makes a real MC boot to fit my gun boats. That...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2005, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,599
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Sand

I hate the sand... :puke1 I avoid it at all cost. There are lots funner things to do than go out and practice picking up your bike.
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2005, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Leaks

Had a similar problem on my HD. Found air leak at the intake manifold causing an over lean condition and subsequent backfire. I used WD 40 sprayed on intake system and carb/throttle body base plus...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2005, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Combustion chamber deposits

Synthetic burns cleaner when it does burn. Flash point is much higher than dino. Keeps motor and internals much cleaner. Just my experience with Synthetic in my GS and past HD.
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2005, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,100
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Fender sorta' thing

I shit canned mine long ago.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2005, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,801
Posted By Mr. Reaper
PIAA has shit customer service!

Fuck PIAA! I wouldn't by another piece of their crap. I tried to get replacement parts as one of the 520's on my 04 Adventure decided to drop all its guts out on the highway. PIAA said no parts but...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2005, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By Mr. Reaper
GS Issues

Hey Ol Rob,
I'm 6'4, 375 lbs. with a 32" inseam. I ride nearly all my miles on pavement. Only dirt roads when I have too. The Adventure has a claimed 35" seat height but once you put your weight on...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2005, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,364
Posted By Mr. Reaper
PIAA replacements

Had PIAA 520's on my GS Adventure. The guts all fell out of one of them out on the highway somewhere. Contacted PIAA for parts and was told "UP yours, buy the entire kit." That will be $300 or...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2005, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Harley to GS

I am one who shucked my 2000 Electraglide for an 04 GS Adventure. You will NOT be sorry! Not only does your back ache go away but your bad attitude disappears as well and you concentrate on actual...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2005, 10:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,761
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Insurance

I've got Farmers Insurance on all cars, house, and 04 GS Adventure. full year round coverage, liability and collision comprehensive with a $500 deductable in Denver metro area = $169/year. I've had...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2005, 08:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,916
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Bears

Bear medicine: 4" Smith & Wesson Model 29 and the skill and ability to use it when needed. Works great on two legged critters too.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2005, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Yes they do suck

Buy or fabricate a light bar for under the beak and buy Hella 500's and install. Cheap and good! Lights up the world..........
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2005, 05:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,511
Posted By Mr. Reaper
brick walls

Got that right! :wink:
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2005, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Good news

Glad to hear BMW of Omaha worked out. I might be tempted to try them out at 18k service even though it is a little ride there from Denver. Just had the 12k service done at Denver BMW and it runs...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2005, 04:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,597
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Iron Butt Rally vs. SS 1000

There is a HUGE difference between the SS 1000 and the actual Iron Butt Rally run every other year. Same association but two seperate excursions. The SS 1000 has no check points or point bonus items...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2005, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,606
Posted By Mr. Reaper
pain in the ass

Get an Airhawk air cushion. No more sore ass ever.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2005, 01:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,813
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Hey Tartan

Your gonna' love the GS. Good choice.
So welcome aboard you skirt wearing fuck... :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2005, 01:10 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,655
Posted By Mr. Reaper
Motorcycles and Motivational Posters

Hey LIP just an FYI. In my world, motorcycles are kept in the garage and are to be ridden, not stroked and caressed and eye fucked in my office. It's a machine. Some old, some not. But ridden none...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2005, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,237
Posted By Mr. Reaper
105 today...

yes, but it's a dry heat...
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