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Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2008, 06:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By crazy charlie
I would get the KTM - I think it would be better...

I would get the KTM - I think it would be better suited to you.. is a tad lighter too.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2008, 06:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,322
Posted By crazy charlie
I like the K270 front and 606 rear combo.

I like the K270 front and 606 rear combo.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By crazy charlie
Yeah, it will be fine.

Yeah, it will be fine.
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,309
Posted By crazy charlie
A good friend has a new KLX250S.. I like it, but...

A good friend has a new KLX250S.. I like it, but the weight is a tad high.. not bad on single track though. Wouldn't be my first choice though.
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22,548
Views: 2,697,017
Posted By crazy charlie
They are out there. I found this 1990 for 500 bux...

They are out there. I found this 1990 for 500 bux with 10k on it..


http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n292/alaskanH/IMG_1461.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,309
Posted By crazy charlie
My DR350S is the most diverse bike I have owned....

My DR350S is the most diverse bike I have owned. I love it. The DRZ might be the ticket.
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 48,139
Posted By crazy charlie
1990 DR ...

1990 DR
http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n292/alaskanH/IMG_1461.jpg



The Ol' Ladies 06 XT and my 06 KLR
http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n292/alaskanH/IMG_1463.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 216,717
Posted By crazy charlie
My 90 - Other than the Kicker....I love it ...

My 90 - Other than the Kicker....I love it

http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n292/alaskanH/IMG_1462.jpg

http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n292/alaskanH/IMG_1461.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 96,357
Posted By crazy charlie
http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n292/alaskanH/D...

http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n292/alaskanH/DSC00093.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2007, 07:04 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,705
Posted By crazy charlie
Caveman is King! You just make sure you make it...

Caveman is King! You just make sure you make it to NY for KLRFEST 08!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,096
Posted By crazy charlie
I agree that there is a lot of diversity with...

I agree that there is a lot of diversity with people taking the course and age and gender really has no relevence, just so happens she had bad luck and placed a bad stereotype on these individuals.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2007, 10:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,096
Posted By crazy charlie
No exaggeration. She is as honest as they come....

No exaggeration. She is as honest as they come. Known her for 20+ years, slept with her for the last 13 of them! :wink: She is a no bullshit individual.
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,090
Posted By crazy charlie
Good point.

Good point.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2007, 03:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,096
Posted By crazy charlie
I definately agree with you on the everyone it...

I definately agree with you on the everyone it out to get you aspect, but in a controlled environment such as this MSF course it's definately a issue with the coaches having control over their...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,090
Posted By crazy charlie
Definately Women. Gas Prices Rising. Everyone...

Definately Women. Gas Prices Rising. Everyone needs to ride!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,989
Posted By crazy charlie
I sent mine off the MSF and taught her what I...

I sent mine off the MSF and taught her what I have learned over the years!
Best thing we ever did!

http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n292/alaskanH/KLRFestivalHoneoyeOctober19-2020-25.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,754
Posted By crazy charlie
I have ridden with a few and I would have to say...

I have ridden with a few and I would have to say they are definately something you wouldn't want to ride in places you could take the KLR or F650, but thats my opinion.
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,754
Posted By crazy charlie
Good toss up between the 2. Beemer is a bit...

Good toss up between the 2. Beemer is a bit heavier than the KLR, so if you plan on a lot on serious dirt riding light is obvious better, but if you have dirt experience and can muscle the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,136
Posted By crazy charlie
I know FrDon. I think there was a couple of...

I know FrDon. I think there was a couple of others that had the same issue. They should also realize that the KLR has always been known vibrate fasteners loose and checking them on a regular basis is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,096
Posted By crazy charlie
My Friends MSF Experience.

Learn 2 Ride, Inc. is the delivery agency that provides the Motorcycle Safety Foundation's Basic (BRC) RiderCourses to the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns =...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By crazy charlie
yup.. check your headset/steering stem nut...

yup.. check your headset/steering stem nut adjustment.
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,136
Posted By crazy charlie
Whats funny about that is supposedly Kaw...

Whats funny about that is supposedly Kaw increased the tension on the new thinner rings in the 08 KLR to improve oil consumption, and very good wrench-head on another site I post at got his hands on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,715
Posted By crazy charlie
I heard about that place!!

I heard about that place!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,136
Posted By crazy charlie
I laughed! The torque values of the muffler bolts...

I laughed! The torque values of the muffler bolts are not correct! now that is funny.. I check all my fasteners once a month regardless.
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 91,888
Views: 17,117,042
Posted By crazy charlie
Works for me. Just click on the link. Click the...

Works for me. Just click on the link. Click the "Proceed" button and download. It's a large file!
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,715
Posted By crazy charlie
Even at highway speeds that sounds excessive.

Even at highway speeds that sounds excessive.
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 182,774
Posted By crazy charlie
Nice job. I commend you for your perseverance...

Nice job. I commend you for your perseverance with this project. You just absorbed a wealth of information during the whole experience...

Beers for you!
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 07:12 AM
Replies: 91,888
Views: 17,117,042
Posted By crazy charlie
The DR's are a breeze to adjust the valves! not...

The DR's are a breeze to adjust the valves! not sure how this compares to your model year though.


check this out...
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=267879
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 05:44 AM
Replies: 91,888
Views: 17,117,042
Posted By crazy charlie
Go for a RAM. This way you can get different...

Go for a RAM. This way you can get different attachments that all mount on the standard RAM ball mount.. (I have a RAM cup holder on my KLR for much needed coffee when driving the bike to work..)
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2007, 08:06 PM
Replies: 91,888
Views: 17,117,042
Posted By crazy charlie
If you are unsure of the service history I would...

If you are unsure of the service history I would have your valve clearances checked.. It's actually quite simple on the DR. Remember, you have a 650cc cylinder vs. a 2-stroke 185cc cylinder.. They...
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By crazy charlie
At 475 lbs I wouldn't recommend any serious...

At 475 lbs I wouldn't recommend any serious off-road riding...I think there are better lighter choices, but it all depends what you mean by "Off-Road".. I think the Tiger has something like 120hp..so...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 43,189
Posted By crazy charlie
It's definately not bias, I just think I have...

It's definately not bias, I just think I have more idiots in my areas driving Harley's than you. Opinion based on my observation. Can't help it we have HD riders up here that seem to have a 7th grade...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,715
Posted By crazy charlie
That's funny. I've had KTM's, Beemers, Kaw's and...

That's funny. I've had KTM's, Beemers, Kaw's and Suzuki's.. all DS bikes. I had the least problems with the KLR's and the DR's. Better lay off the pipe!
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2007, 07:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,715
Posted By crazy charlie
Definately oil consumption issues with some of...

Definately oil consumption issues with some of the 08's. Contact your dealer.
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,882
Posted By crazy charlie
Nice time for touring.. next time buzz up my way....

Nice time for touring.. next time buzz up my way. Not many adventure riders around me.. Just chrome cowboys that go into hibernation when it gets cold or rains! :D
Forum: Orange Crush 10-28-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,178
Posted By crazy charlie
I personally am a fan of the cheaper more...

I personally am a fan of the cheaper more reliable(opinion based on experience) dual-sports like DR's or KLR's which are literally a third the cost, but that is not to say the adventure isn't a great...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,705
Posted By crazy charlie
+1 Picked this Gem up for 900 clams this...

+1

Picked this Gem up for 900 clams this week. 12k Miles.
http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n292/alaskanH/DSC00093.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2007, 09:04 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 43,189
Posted By crazy charlie
Of course it would also be ignorant to assume...

Of course it would also be ignorant to assume that everyone who has or had one has a low IQ, but like I said...... :1drink
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 43,189
Posted By crazy charlie
Around here it's obvious the Harley attracts a...

Around here it's obvious the Harley attracts a lower IQ crowd. This in turn breeds ignorance and the "Why didn't you buy a Harley?" group mentality. I had a 91 Softtail Classic and could care less...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2007, 07:22 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,705
Posted By crazy charlie
LOTS of better dual-sport bikes in my opinion....

LOTS of better dual-sport bikes in my opinion. But that is the whole deal...it is a preference sort of thing. Many people say the KLR is the best for the $$... many like DR's or BMW's..They all have...
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