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Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 103,588
Posted By junkyardroad
So many "Moustache on Road" signs. I'll have to...

So many "Moustache on Road" signs. I'll have to research these.........
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http://i1075.photobucket.com/albums/w428/reaver66/PB150400_zps0ab5dbe1.jpg

That sign means "bacon on the road" duh
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 103,588
Posted By junkyardroad
To God? Huh? This dude is not god, just a...

To God? Huh?
This dude is not god, just a Canadian without his mullet. Canadians, drink Molson, talk funny, just ease away before the b/o knocks you out.
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 377,541
Posted By junkyardroad
It nice to see this thread come up again! I first...

It nice to see this thread come up again! I first read this right as my life veered down an unexpected course. For whatever reason, this one grabbed my attention, and I waited for every post. I still...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 1,492,413
Posted By junkyardroad
My first thought was clogged pilot jet, followed...

My first thought was clogged pilot jet, followed closely by vacuum leak. I'd start by cleaning the carb.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 1,492,413
Posted By junkyardroad
"180 F Sega 250 Scooter – Langley Sega...

"180 F Sega 250 Scooter – Langley Sega distributor $42.00
195F (90C) from China (looks like a lot of those 250cc china scooters have the same tstat . OD 32 mm with rubber 1.260”

Does anybody have...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 1,492,413
Posted By junkyardroad
This has been hard to find, have a part number?...

This has been hard to find, have a part number? I'm interested in doing this
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 1,862,651
Posted By junkyardroad
Does he really not have to be? Without that...

Does he really not have to be? Without that confidence, dreams would die as only dreams, nothing ever discovered, nothing ever gained, nothing ever won, or lost. Sometimes we risk, and gain, and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 51,869
Posted By junkyardroad
I really enjoyed this RR, and am looking forward...

I really enjoyed this RR, and am looking forward to the rest of S.A.!
Hurry down there, dang it. Post up lots if you can.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 1,492,413
Posted By junkyardroad
When one of my bikes did that recently, I found...

When one of my bikes did that recently, I found an insect carapace in the main jet. Literally a bug in the system. The exhaust cover bolts are coincidental, regardless.
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 1,492,413
Posted By junkyardroad
Interesting write up on the 685. I have an early...

Interesting write up on the 685. I have an early '09 that I rarely ride at high speeds (yet). It had 4k miles when purchased, now 7k. When I put new oil in it, it turns black very quickly, which...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,204,874
Posted By junkyardroad
Outstanding!

Outstanding!
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 1,492,413
Posted By junkyardroad
Ummm.. Not it my case. The starter will skid the...

Ummm.. Not it my case. The starter will skid the locked front wheel across dry concrete, or when put against an immovable object, stall the starter, not release the clutch. It has improved over the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 1,492,413
Posted By junkyardroad
The PO cut a link on my original chain to install...

The PO cut a link on my original chain to install a larger rear sprocket and new chain. I'd like to go back to stock gearing, but can't seem to find the right o-ring master link. Rocky Mtn M/C has...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 1,492,413
Posted By junkyardroad
I bought my 09 from a big guy (a bit smaller than...

I bought my 09 from a big guy (a bit smaller than me) with only 4k miles, and I'm sure it has an aftermarket clutch. It won't release when cold unless I hold or bungee the lever in with it running...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3,932
Views: 1,881,471
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb I would be interested too.

I would be interested too.
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,319
Posted By junkyardroad
If you shipped the bike back to CO, and are still...

If you shipped the bike back to CO, and are still in need of assistance, I have a shop complete with a lift, tools, a KLR manual, (mine's an '09) and experience repairing stuff as a fairly hardcore...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 158,133
Posted By junkyardroad
If you go over Independence Pass, thru Aspen,...

If you go over Independence Pass, thru Aspen, then northwest on 82, my family and I have an extra bedroom for you. We are between New Castle, and Silt, north of i70. Pm if interested.

I just...
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 6,796
Views: 1,531,624
Posted By junkyardroad
I'd like to use the same setup, what brackets did...

I'd like to use the same setup, what brackets did you use?
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 186,070
Posted By junkyardroad
Can't see the pics anymore, you are too popular?...

Can't see the pics anymore, you are too popular? for photobucket.
Great thread
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 1,492,413
Posted By junkyardroad
Similar for me. I have barely ridden my Wing this...

Similar for me. I have barely ridden my Wing this summer, only short errands and quick local cruises. My KLR is an '09 and somehow racks up 200 miles every time I turn the key. I'll give the wing...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 164,725
Posted By junkyardroad
Great thread, and an excellent post about this...

Great thread, and an excellent post about this interesting place. Thank you. Valparaiso is now on my bucket list.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 1,492,413
Posted By junkyardroad
And me too, 6,7" 230. Progressive shock and...

And me too, 6,7" 230. Progressive shock and cartridges, Rox risers - huge difference
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 158,133
Posted By junkyardroad
Ya, I'm seeing those too...dang

Ya, I'm seeing those too...dang
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 186,070
Posted By junkyardroad
I liked this one too, he hasn't logged on since...

I liked this one too, he hasn't logged on since early January.
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3,932
Views: 1,881,471
Posted By junkyardroad
And not intended to do the same things as either...

And not intended to do the same things as either type of XR. Know what your riding and why B4 you knock it.

I have 2 XRLs and a KLR, (and several others), for totally different purposes.

All...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By junkyardroad
Aspen is really nice right now. C'mon out, the...

Aspen is really nice right now. C'mon out, the roads are open! :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By junkyardroad
I just upgraded to a fh020aa mosfet r/r on my...

I just upgraded to a fh020aa mosfet r/r on my 2009. A very easy conversion that only required slight enlargement of a bolt hole to fit right in. Wiring is very easy, and as a benefit, I used the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 158,133
Posted By junkyardroad
This is very good. I can read it all pretty will...

This is very good. I can read it all pretty will and laughed hard at this. My Profe was far too formal to delve into these things, but they do bring out some of the character of the language and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 158,133
Posted By junkyardroad
That's both fascinating and funny, thanks for...

That's both fascinating and funny, thanks for sharing it. Of the many aspects of my Spanish class, my favorite is idiomatic expressions. Most are baffling, some are quite useful. Can you offer any...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3,932
Views: 1,881,471
Posted By junkyardroad
I have, just a few days ago, and the energy...

I have, just a few days ago, and the energy industry is not fucking anything up fracing or otherwise. ND is changed by the economic activity for sure, but visually with few exceptions, it looks like...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 158,133
Posted By junkyardroad
That will be of great interest, looking forward...

That will be of great interest, looking forward to it! I'm 6'7 bout 220 living in an empty room saving like a madman. Luckily I have a good job too, so I'll be hoping for rtw over several years like...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 158,133
Posted By junkyardroad
Thanks for the cost breakdown, expenses are the...

Thanks for the cost breakdown, expenses are the greatest stress point in planning something like this for me. There's no way I could ride such a tiny motorcycle or eat so little (a genetic gift of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 158,133
Posted By junkyardroad
http://travelbugblues.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/...

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Wow, you ran into my mother in law way down there. :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,143
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb I really liked your last r/r, and it's nice to...

I really liked your last r/r, and it's nice to have you post another.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 9,706
Posted By junkyardroad
I regret not hauling ass to South America the day...

I regret not hauling ass to South America the day I bought it. :D
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 68,497
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb Please disregard whatever was said about that. ...

Please disregard whatever was said about that. We all have rough times, and, telling the good and bad keeps it real and interesting. It's usually obvious when a report is pretending they were on a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3,932
Views: 1,881,471
Posted By junkyardroad
I started a KLR shitstorm on my favorite...

I started a KLR shitstorm on my favorite thread....

It's that much more entertaining now, I have to agree. Keep it up.

The right bike for the trip is the one you have. I have considered...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3,932
Views: 1,881,471
Posted By junkyardroad
I didn't mean to veer off into...

I didn't mean to veer off into perfect-bike-for-the-trip territory, just lovin' the report you're writing. I don't ride too aggressively, and rarely look down at whatever bike is between my knees...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3,932
Views: 1,881,471
Posted By junkyardroad
Great vid! Adds a lot to the RR, this is a great...

Great vid! Adds a lot to the RR, this is a great one.

A few years ago, I dreamt of riding my XR to Baja...

Then last winter I survived one of life's train wrecks while reading Ulyses...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 127,202
Posted By junkyardroad
I have to say that looks fun as hell, but I would...

I have to say that looks fun as hell, but I would probably not ride like that with my girl on the back.

:1drink
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