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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 16,028
Posted By yard dog
The " over the hill gang "

I probably ate a very unhealthy amount of dust but on the positive side my sinuses have dried up :lol3. A very enjoyable weekend with good friends and lots of riding. Thanks to all. Ken
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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 719,697
Posted By yard dog
Wicked Yep the James River is probably a quarter mile of...

Yep the James River is probably a quarter mile of slick granite. I made it but it was ugly. I'll dig up a couple of pictures later this week. I was in the hill country the week of the Dallas tornado...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-09-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 719,697
Posted By yard dog
I went last year. Never saw another bike off of...

I went last year. Never saw another bike off of the pavement the whole week I was there. The border patrol came by while I was fixing this flat on the River Road about 50 miles West of Rio Grand...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 16,028
Posted By yard dog
seventh for me too

1. Copy this entire post, along with the most current list of names, and these instructions!
2. Hit "New Reply" button at the bottom of page (no, not the "QUOTE" button).
3. Paste your copy.
4....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-04-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 21,485
Posted By yard dog
8.9 gallons from when it went on reserve to a...

8.9 gallons from when it went on reserve to a full tank:eek1
Not sure if I'll make the ride but I will put it on the list. Ken


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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-26-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 719,697
Posted By yard dog
Good to meet you and I'm glad I was able to help...

Good to meet you and I'm glad I was able to help you out on the wheel. I checked my stash of parts and unfortunately I don't have any radiator shrouds for you. Check the classifieds on the KLR...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-24-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 719,697
Posted By yard dog
Here are a couple of pictures of the wheel. I...

Here are a couple of pictures of the wheel. I sent a pm with my contact info and a price.
I will include the bolts for the rotor. I don’t need it and would like to see somebody get some use out...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-23-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 719,697
Posted By yard dog
The 650 spokes measured .138 the 600 .137...

The 650 spokes measured .138 the 600 .137 essentially the same.
The 650 nipples measured .279 where they go through the rim and the 600 measured .278. I laid the 600 spoke up against the 650 and...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-23-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 719,697
Posted By yard dog
It is more likely a KLR250 front wheel. I am not...

It is more likely a KLR250 front wheel. I am not that familiar with the 250 but after making a call and checking the microfiche it seems the 250 wheel also fits and uses slightly smaller spokes and...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-22-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 719,697
Posted By yard dog
You may have a KLR600 front hub by the numbers...

You may have a KLR600 front hub by the numbers provided. If the front rotor is held on by bolts and nuts it is a 600 hub. I looked at a stock set of 600 spokes and nipples when my phone rang and to...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 32,756
Posted By yard dog
I had a great time again. Thanks to Scott and his...

I had a great time again. Thanks to Scott and his lovely wife for their hospitality and generosity and Tony K. for his navigation. I would really liked to have seen Camel Bills burnout at the Elbow...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 9,338
Views: 1,606,079
Posted By yard dog
Checking my speedo against my Garmin 60CSX...

Checking my speedo against my Garmin 60CSX yesterday I found the speedo reads about 1 mph fast. I checked it on flat ground at speeds from 20 to 60 and it appeared to be the same at all speeds. Got...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-06-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 32,756
Posted By yard dog
If my nephew backs out I will offer to share my...

If my nephew backs out I will offer to share my reservation. I haven't heard anything back from him yet. Dirtfarmer you won't get off that easy. I never quit talking, even when I had my jaws wired...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,563
Posted By yard dog
I figured that was you Rick :lol3 There aren't...

I figured that was you Rick :lol3 There aren't many XRL's around. After buying the new bike I'm poor. Take a hundred bucks for it :deal I'll call you. Ken
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,563
Posted By yard dog
I sold a 93 XR250L which I bought new to buy a...

I sold a 93 XR250L which I bought new to buy a CRF250L. Two reasons why, no more kickstarting in 100 degree heat at the bottom of a hill and the thing was 20 years old. Let it fall apart on...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-26-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 32,756
Posted By yard dog
careful there Dirtfarmer, we may have to get out...

careful there Dirtfarmer, we may have to get out the rope again:ddog

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a275/khenton/009-1_zpse5a8be4d.jpg
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-25-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 32,756
Posted By yard dog
Actually it's a Honda. I bought a CRF250L to...

Actually it's a Honda. I bought a CRF250L to replace my old XR250L on the farm.

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a275/khenton/farkledCRF_zps10272e73.jpg

It will be nice to actually touch...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-25-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 32,756
Posted By yard dog
I'm in

Add my name to the list. I might break with tradition and ride something other than a KLR. Hint: it's red :D Ken
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5,100
Views: 836,380
Posted By yard dog
I test rode a blue one today at Donelson Cycles,...

I test rode a blue one today at Donelson Cycles, St. Ann MO store and had the same experience with the front brake not kicking off the cruise control. I mentioned it to the sales rep Val and he said...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-14-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 719,697
Posted By yard dog
Same for me. Have a safe trip out West. Ken

Same for me. Have a safe trip out West. Ken
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-19-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 46,230
Posted By yard dog
My nephew Matt bought a DRZ a few weeks ago and...

My nephew Matt bought a DRZ a few weeks ago and will be joining me on the SBR. He has been riding a KDX and CR250R for a long time but this is his first street legal bike. I helped him mount some...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-22-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 46,230
Posted By yard dog
Count me in on the KLR. I will have to cut it...

Count me in on the KLR. I will have to cut it short on Sunday due to my early start time on Mondays at work. :freaky Ken
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-22-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 719,697
Posted By yard dog
Gary it will be a shame you won't be with us this...

Gary it will be a shame you won't be with us this year. You will be missed. Who is going to foot the bill for the stickers:deal Ken
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-26-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 719,697
Posted By yard dog
No. I just marked my spot the manly way :lol3 ...

No. I just marked my spot the manly way :lol3

Darren it's a very early 2008. Poster child for all that went wrong with the new version KLR. I finally got all of the bugs out of it and plan on...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-25-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 719,697
Posted By yard dog
Had a day off and made good use of it. Rode...

Had a day off and made good use of it. Rode Gary's river route start to finish. What a great day. Thanks Gary! Ken


http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a275/khenton/002-7.jpg
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-02-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 51,490
Posted By yard dog
Had a great time again. Thanks to Gary and all...

Had a great time again. Thanks to Gary and all of those who made it another epic ride. Ken
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-28-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 51,490
Posted By yard dog
<--------Have you met Bubba Dog? :D:D My...

<--------Have you met Bubba Dog? :D:D My neighbors have and probably won't ever forget the experience.



In regards to the oil change question. I do the same as I do on long trips. I have...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-28-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 51,490
Posted By yard dog
In Like Flynn

Bike is ready. Leaving the hood around 6 a.m. and should be in St. Clair around 7. Waterproofed the riding gear last weekend. See everyone there. Ken
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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-02-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 719,697
Posted By yard dog
Ray I have been with Progressive for a long time....

Ray I have been with Progressive for a long time. Never had a claim so I can't help you there. With multiple bikes I am careful about over insuring. Last year I had full coverage on the '07 KLR....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-05-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 51,490
Posted By yard dog
I found my next bike. Yep another KLR. It's a...

I found my next bike. Yep another KLR. It's a 2007 which had a bad motor.
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a275/khenton/003-3.jpg
Judging by the mud in the carb I would say it went for a swim....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-02-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 51,490
Posted By yard dog
I'll send Blake a link to the thread. He...

I'll send Blake a link to the thread. He probably has cabin fever like the rest of us. Ken
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-21-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 51,490
Posted By yard dog
In. ...

In.

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a275/khenton/swingingbridgescrossing.jpg
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2010, 04:23 AM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 719,697
Posted By yard dog
I'm going to have to put in a plug for the lowly...

I'm going to have to put in a plug for the lowly KLR. Comfortable for touring, easy to work on, cheap enough, capable of decent off road fun. Rock solid reliable. I just bought another one as a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2010, 06:11 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,397
Posted By yard dog
Ray did a terrific job of navigating us on...

Ray did a terrific job of navigating us on Saturday. After watching Jason do a 40 foot barrel roll and land backwards in the ditch after lunch on Saturday I just knew he wasn’t getting up. Not only...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-27-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 47,774
Posted By yard dog
Gene get yourself healed up in time for the...

Gene get yourself healed up in time for the Stampede. If you can't ride by then at least come down and tend the fire or something.:pot Ken
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-26-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 47,774
Posted By yard dog
I had planned on riding my XR this year but it...

I had planned on riding my XR this year but it has moved on to a new home so I'll be on a KLR again. See you all Saturday morning. Ken

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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 47,774
Posted By yard dog
Sorry I thought you got the word. :deal Sign me...

Sorry I thought you got the word. :deal Sign me up. Ken

I may ride my old 250 for this one

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a275/khenton/stjoelake.jpg
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-05-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 719,697
Posted By yard dog
That green algae got me

I don't recall exactly where it happened but my '02 KLR went sliding.
There was a bike down in front of me and he was pinned under it in the water. It was so slick, walking over to help get the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-31-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 719,697
Posted By yard dog
Happy New Year to all. I have to work tonight so...

Happy New Year to all. I have to work tonight so no partying for me. At least the gunfire will have subsided by the time I get home. I will be riding out to Tonys tomorrow afternoon. It was 15...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-01-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 719,697
Posted By yard dog
Looks like you had a great time Gary. If you...

Looks like you had a great time Gary. If you recall I was able to make one day of the Swinging Bridges. I also added a new bike to the stable last week. Yep, another KLR. It is a 2009. Had one...
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