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Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 17,506
Views: 2,088,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
Y'all...it's Touratech. I watched a...

Y'all...it's Touratech.

I watched a portion of the vid, and thought they spoke decently/fairly about the bike.

But in the end, I don't give a shite what other folks think about the fact...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 926
Posted By East Coast Rider
Don't overlook the (albeit harder to find) Husky...

Don't overlook the (albeit harder to find) Husky TR650 Terra. Couple of good threads here in thumpers.

Husky TE610 or 630...lighter still than DR with FI and much more off road worthy and will do...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17,506
Views: 2,088,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
DR is definitely a better woods bike, given lower...

DR is definitely a better woods bike, given lower CoG and lighter weight.

The draw back for me is the smaller size. The cockpit is simply too cramped for me, but I am not particularly tall...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17,506
Views: 2,088,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
:nod Yep! I bought my KLR with 3600...

:nod

Yep! I bought my KLR with 3600 miles...in my zeal to prep the bike for AK (and worrying about the doohickey being replaced), I forgot to check valve clearances between time of purchase (Feb)...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,252
Posted By East Coast Rider
Accessories, repair and maintenance costs the...

Accessories, repair and maintenance costs the same for a BMW & a KLR? :poser

That is the funniest thing I have heard in awhile.

The Terra 650 is a fantastic bike, from everything I hear. There...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
Well, the gloves are really coming off! :lol3

Well, the gloves are really coming off! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 908
Posted By East Coast Rider
I think I'd go with the larger tank...not going...

I think I'd go with the larger tank...not going very far? Don't fill it all the way. Those aftermarket tanks will take a beating. The main reason I bought the IMS was the great side protection it...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 78,992
Posted By East Coast Rider
Send me a note when you guys get down here. I'd...

Send me a note when you guys get down here. I'd be happy to show you around :D


I'd love to be out taking photos, but recurring pneumonia is keeping me inside...CT scan last week, and pulmonary...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
OUTSTANDING. :lol3

OUTSTANDING.

:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
Not nearly do-it-yourself-industrial-strength...

Not nearly do-it-yourself-industrial-strength enough for a KLR.

I steal road signs and bend/drill to fit.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
I'm still a bit suspicious of the whole "clickers...

I'm still a bit suspicious of the whole "clickers increase HP" school of thought. If it indeed the case, I may be in trouble.

I'm installing the entire front end from a 2006 KX450F on my KLR...22...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
I really have to be careful about gravel/rock...

I really have to be careful about gravel/rock roosting folks behind me...I tell everyone who rides with me that hand guards are a must on their bikes unless you allow me to ride sweep.

After all,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
Guinness or New Belgium brews & the occasional...

Guinness or New Belgium brews & the occasional bit of whiskey. Wine sucks.

So sayeth a KLR owner. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
What a classic movie :lol3

What a classic movie :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
NOTHING. :bluduh CT scan this morning, so I...

NOTHING. :bluduh

CT scan this morning, so I cannot eat til it is done. You can be darned sure I'll be eating lunch, though! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
The DCT would be something akin to a Rekluse,...

The DCT would be something akin to a Rekluse, right?
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By East Coast Rider
1.) Get the suspension set up properly for your...

1.) Get the suspension set up properly for your weight and riding style.
2.) Keep reading threads about any issues the 690s might have and get them sorted.
3.) Bash plate
4.) Bark busters to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
The Spirit of Kyns is strong with this one. ...

The Spirit of Kyns is strong with this one.

:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,233
Posted By East Coast Rider
Every bike needs a bit of work...the KLR seat...

Every bike needs a bit of work...the KLR seat sucks, as does the DR seat, as does the DRZ :lol3

As for seat height on the DRZ...Id say it would be easier to manage 317lbs with a 36.8" seat height...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
It is a fun little bike! :nod I'm just...

It is a fun little bike! :nod


I'm just here for the comments, mostly.
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,233
Posted By East Coast Rider
A big +1 the DRZ400 and the DR650. I am,...

A big +1 the DRZ400 and the DR650. I am, admittedly, a bit of a KLR apologist since I own one...but I know what they are, and I know what they are not. Every dyno I have ever seen for a KLR has...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
:poser

:poser
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
The answer is: What does it mean to have the drag...

The answer is: What does it mean to have the drag coefficient of brick? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
I'm no mechanical genius, but I am pretty sure...

I'm no mechanical genius, but I am pretty sure you need internal engine mods for true changes in HP (air flow, fuel flow, engine displacement, compression, timing). Gear ratios change how/when torque...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
Y'all are gonna let him get away with saying that...

Y'all are gonna let him get away with saying that a change in gearing increases HP??


I am disappoint, gentlemen. :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17,506
Views: 2,088,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
I have used the T6 synth during the winter on one...

I have used the T6 synth during the winter on one occasion, but it typically doesn't get cold enough for a long enough period of time for me to justify switching weights for a couple months. Low...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17,506
Views: 2,088,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
Have a copy of the UOA report from Blackstone, by...

Have a copy of the UOA report from Blackstone, by chance?
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8,749
Views: 2,285,473
Posted By East Coast Rider
DaFoole, What headlight set up have you got...

DaFoole,

What headlight set up have you got there? Comparison to stock?
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
:clap Most excellent, Night Falcon!! ...

:clap

Most excellent, Night Falcon!! Congrats on getting out and about on the best mode of transportation ever conceived :nod
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17,506
Views: 2,088,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
Yep. :nod A few issues to address, but all...

Yep. :nod

A few issues to address, but all can be done @ very reasonable cost.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
Aw, Geez Sean :waysad I am really, really...

Aw, Geez Sean :waysad

I am really, really sorry. Like Wizz said: Remember the good times.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
Well, I wouldn't want you to be deprived Wis, so...

Well, I wouldn't want you to be deprived Wis, so here ya go! :D

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1058870


You're welcome.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
:lol3 I saw that thread title and...

:lol3

I saw that thread title and immediately refilled my coffee cup, kicked my feet up on my desk...all the while thinking to myself "This is going to be fun....".
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17,506
Views: 2,088,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
Did you have the fuel tank off during any of this...

Did you have the fuel tank off during any of this exhaust work, by chance? Could the throttle cable have gotten bound up somewhere upon re-install of the tank??

I really hope you get things...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
:lol3 I knew when I opened Thumpers and this...

:lol3

I knew when I opened Thumpers and this thread was at the top, that it was going to be a good morning...

Thank you, gentlemen. :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By East Coast Rider
Have you adjusted the doohickey? Certain the...

Have you adjusted the doohickey? Certain the chain isn't too tight? Well lubed?
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17,506
Views: 2,088,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
I have the JNS front radiator guard and an IMS...

I have the JNS front radiator guard and an IMS 6.6 gal fuel tank. Stout combination for front and side radiator protection.

If I wreck hard enough to punch a hole in my radiator somehow, I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17,506
Views: 2,088,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
^^ Yep. Try this first!! ^^

^^ Yep. Try this first!! ^^
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,257
Posted By East Coast Rider
This should be full of good info here :D ...

This should be full of good info here :D

Welcome back to two wheels!!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=135295
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19,170
Views: 1,102,802
Posted By East Coast Rider
Yeah, the East Coast woods are THICK. Especially...

Yeah, the East Coast woods are THICK. Especially on my KLR :lol3


I have some seat time on a WRR, through some reasonably gnarly stuff & the stock suspension worked well for me. But then...
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