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Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 15,518
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Posted By Wannabee
100 miles is nothing ..if you are more worried...

100 miles is nothing ..if you are more worried about doing maintenance at the exact milage no matter where your at , your not having a good time riding .
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
Sounds like someone bought the wrong bike . ...

Sounds like someone bought the wrong bike .
I'd like to introduce you to my riding buddy ..his 1987 KLR has been beaten on the rocks of western PA , I've ridden with him and watched him slide it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
I run a cogent shock on my '12 , worth every cent...

I run a cogent shock on my '12 , worth every cent if your riding it with gusto.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-02-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3,195
Views: 152,609
Posted By Wannabee
My favorite beer ..being from Baltimore I'm a...

My favorite beer ..being from Baltimore I'm a little partial
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-30-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3,195
Views: 152,609
Posted By Wannabee
Sounds like a cool trip from reading that ride...

Sounds like a cool trip from reading that ride report
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6,776
Views: 2,748,773
Posted By Wannabee
Looks to me like that guy is living life the way...

Looks to me like that guy is living life the way he wants ..just ain't doing it out of a touretech catalog
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3,195
Views: 152,609
Posted By Wannabee
Been in a few of those in the local plants ,...

Been in a few of those in the local plants , Homer City more than once , video inspecting tube because of people dropping tools and other items in them . Never spent more than a couple days , more...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-19-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3,195
Views: 152,609
Posted By Wannabee
When I was in Kuwait , we used to fill them with...

When I was in Kuwait , we used to fill them with sand and JP5 ..worked great , not sure about doubling as a pannier though (and you have to open the lid and let it sit for a couple minutes , the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
I wanna buy that !

I wanna buy that !
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
Is there a middle ground with studs and cut tires...

Is there a middle ground with studs and cut tires ? The areas I ride in vary , where I live snow and ice are a constant during the winter . 17 miles commute and the roads are usually bare with some...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
Man..I live in Portage and unless you have...

Man..I live in Portage and unless you have studded tires and a desire to destroy your bike with mountains of road salt , riding here is done till fairer weather
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
Could very well be ..lol The KLR bloodline runs...

Could very well be ..lol The KLR bloodline runs deep
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
Broke my stock mirrors ..replaced the with cheap...

Broke my stock mirrors ..replaced the with cheap aftermarket ones (the KLR way) and they vibrate like hell . Google Black Sabbath Paranoid album cover ..that's what everything looks like ..lol
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
I do believe I have found a set of saddlebags I...

I do believe I have found a set of saddlebags I like ...keeping with KLR tradition as well
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
Post a picture of them mounted on your bike

Post a picture of them mounted on your bike
Forum: Vendors 11-05-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,253
Posted By Wannabee
I have used the D38/D28 combo on a trip down...

I have used the D38/D28 combo on a trip down south last year , poured everyday for 6 straight days and they worked without a hitch . Great bags !
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,271
Posted By Wannabee
I bought a pair of the Bilt over pants , they...

I bought a pair of the Bilt over pants , they work , have ridden in Temps down to 0° and was comfortable . Works for me
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
Scorpio bane I checked in at right around 9000...

Scorpio bane
I checked in at right around 9000 miles , the spring had lived it's life ...eagle Mike to the rescue
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
Visit www.greenchileadv.com Don't know if he's...

Visit www.greenchileadv.com
Don't know if he's an inmate here , he is in a KLR group on Facebook .
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 110,961
Posted By Wannabee
That's pretty much what it looked like on my trip...

That's pretty much what it looked like on my trip last year , still a good time . The 600+ miles of highway in torrential downpours wasn't much fun though

sent from my Illudium Q-36 explosive...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
No experience with the Rainier , but I have the...

No experience with the Rainier , but I have the Explorer lite . It's expandable , holds a lot of stuff and is unobtrusive .

sent from my Illudium Q-36 explosive space modulator
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
Some shop time today , fresh oil/filter , new...

Some shop time today , fresh oil/filter , new no-toil air filter , new chain and sprockets and a once over examination . She's ready to hit the road again (or lack there of)

sent from my Illudium...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
Well hell ...Noone said I was a genius ..lol I...

Well hell ...Noone said I was a genius ..lol
I have ran progressive springs in other bikes , with noticeable results . The suspension on my 2012 was so soft it was unusable to me . So I went with...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
I have a cogent rear shock , progressive front...

I have a cogent rear shock , progressive front springs and emulators and heavier oil . Made a world of difference

sent from my Illudium Q-36 explosive space modulator
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
I just saw those , a tad bit cheaper and seem to...

I just saw those , a tad bit cheaper and seem to have good reviews . Gonna give them a try

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Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
Time to replace the chain and sprockets , 15,000...

Time to replace the chain and sprockets , 15,000 miles on the OEM set ain't bad .
Question : anyone ever use the chain/sprocket package from ProCycle ? If not , any recommendations ?

sent from...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 110,961
Posted By Wannabee
I ride through there all the time , heading out...

I ride through there all the time , heading out to ride around Raystown lake and random farm roads . Also like the donuts at Mamies (or however you spell it )

sent from my Illudium Q-36 explosive...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 110,961
Posted By Wannabee
I rode Skyline Dr , the BRP, the Foothills...

I rode Skyline Dr , the BRP, the Foothills Parkway , the Dragon and the Cherohala Skyway to Tellico Plains . Then slabbed it back to Portage Pa 650+ miles in 6 days . Was able to relax , see the area...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-25-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3,195
Views: 152,609
Posted By Wannabee
I know , I am experiencing the ravages of salt...

I know , I am experiencing the ravages of salt with my truck . Just replaced the transmission lines and brake lines , both were about to fail . Lucky I caught that before she took me for a ride
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 110,961
Posted By Wannabee
I made the trip last year for pretty cheap , I...

I made the trip last year for pretty cheap , I will definitely be doing it again next year . I have been many places all around the world and my favorite place to be is the Smokey Mountains

sent...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-25-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3,195
Views: 152,609
Posted By Wannabee
I have wanted to give studs a try , what's the...

I have wanted to give studs a try , what's the secret to riding all winter ? Here in Portage the roads are in shitty condition all winter

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 110,961
Posted By Wannabee
Now your just tempting me ..lol sent from my...

Now your just tempting me ..lol

sent from my Illudium Q-36 explosive space modulator
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 110,961
Posted By Wannabee
Do it ...you know you want to ..lol I was...

Do it ...you know you want to ..lol
I was planning a trip down to NC and then do the BRP and Skyline Dr back north , but some financial issues get in the way .

sent from my Illudium Q-36...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 110,961
Posted By Wannabee
I didn't get to make mine , hopefully next year ...

I didn't get to make mine , hopefully next year

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-06-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,195
Views: 152,609
Posted By Wannabee
Sounds like a good time , but I will be in...

Sounds like a good time , but I will be in Bermuda

sent from my Illudium Q-36 explosive space modulator
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
Here in the USA there are no such restrictions ....

Here in the USA there are no such restrictions . You can walk into a dealership with your 16 year old kid and buy them the most powerful bike made , and promptly be planning their funeral .

...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
How do these or any panniers effect the handling...

How do these or any panniers effect the handling ? I ha r a small set of bags on my crash bars and notice a difference , do these have an even great effect ?

sent from my Illudium Q-36 explosive...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-11-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3,195
Views: 152,609
Posted By Wannabee
The shop that inspects mine ...lights , horn ,...

The shop that inspects mine ...lights , horn , signals , tires ...no petty bullshit

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-10-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3,195
Views: 152,609
Posted By Wannabee
Where's that at ? sent from my Illudium Q-36...

Where's that at ?

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Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15,518
Views: 1,699,230
Posted By Wannabee
I'm no genius ...but wouldn't loosening the chain...

I'm no genius ...but wouldn't loosening the chain via the tensioners be a simple fix ?

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