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Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 43,616
Posted By kevrider
are you guys gonna have a webpage with the...

are you guys gonna have a webpage with the accessories?
how about your own youtube channel for the wrenching vids?

you could save us some searching.
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 43,616
Posted By kevrider
gatling, has anyone ridden two up on this bike? ...

gatling, has anyone ridden two up on this bike? i know, "it's a 250." but it's gonna be my Only for a period of time and my honey likes to ride. not concerned with interstates, concerned about...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 43,616
Posted By kevrider
gatling, how many lumens do these accessory...

gatling, how many lumens do these accessory lights put out?
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 43,616
Posted By kevrider
which i can't transfer from transalp to versys to...

which i can't transfer from transalp to versys to cyclone to whatever is next. looks like a good product with a good rep, tho.
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 43,616
Posted By kevrider
i see your centerstand, gatling... will most...

i see your centerstand, gatling... will most options/accessories be available at time of shipment, as in arriving at our garages with our bikes? or will we be shopping for these things later?
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 43,616
Posted By kevrider
my versys has a horrible saddle. i've been...

my versys has a horrible saddle. i've been reluctant to replace with aftermarket, as i'm not sure that i'll keep the bike forever. so i've used a few bandaids... beaded cover (like a NY cabbie),...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 43,616
Posted By kevrider
good thought, i'm already wondering about that...

good thought, i'm already wondering about that skid plate. it looks like a part that'll need an upgrade.
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 43,616
Posted By kevrider
looks like time for a trip-specific thread......

looks like time for a trip-specific thread... :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 43,616
Posted By kevrider
when you post the actual email address on a...

when you post the actual email address on a forum, it can be picked up by spambots and the owner subjected to a flurry of unwanted emails. you should edit your post to delete his edress. :huh
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 43,616
Posted By kevrider
likewise, launching around halloween, TdF or...

likewise, launching around halloween, TdF or bust! not sure what timeframe i'm looking at for the bike to arrive, but hopefully i'll be test driving in Baja come spring. if not, maybe a it'll be a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 43,616
Posted By kevrider
cool, thanks Spud. i've just rewatched that...

cool, thanks Spud.

i've just rewatched that ADVpulse vid. now i'm AMPED to get this bike in my garage! i'm buying specifically for an Argentina mission. the weight will make it easier to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 43,616
Posted By kevrider
hey, i've just noticed that the wheels on the...

hey, i've just noticed that the wheels on the white bike are cast alloys, not spoked. is that an option or... what? ordering white, not interested in alloys.
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 43,616
Posted By kevrider
well, i've seen/read enough, just called to get...

well, i've seen/read enough, just called to get on the list. i had to leave a vmx, guess i'll have to call again next week to confirm. i'll take any color but red, please. surprise me! :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 43,616
Posted By kevrider
gatling, thanks for posting the photo of the...

gatling, thanks for posting the photo of the white bike. that's a good-looking machine.

what's the volume on the stock panniers and topbox? how does that compare to the alu boxes?

you say the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 43,616
Posted By kevrider
here's another vote for the 17" rear as standard....

here's another vote for the 17" rear as standard.
i'd also be happy to have either 21 or 19 up front in place of the 18.
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By kevrider
thinking of buying a KLR, a few Qs

i used to have a Transalp and enjoyed exploring unpaved roads with reasonable expectation that i would emerge uncrashed, no matter how rocky the way. i was usually right, but not always, i'm more...
Forum: Americas 03-10-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,446
Posted By kevrider
here's another question regarding the Cali part...

here's another question regarding the Cali part of the route.... i'll be coming off the night shift when i start this trip. so i can begin by one of two ways... option one is to get off work...
Forum: Americas 02-14-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,446
Posted By kevrider
all, thanks for the help. 'preciate the border...

all, thanks for the help. 'preciate the border and insurance info, that simplifies my planning.

as for mode of travel... i'll save my cannonballing for the commute. i really don't need to pound...
Forum: Americas 02-10-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,446
Posted By kevrider
baja mission questions

hey, i'm beginning to plan an escape to Baja for the first week for April. i have a few questions that you guys can probably help answer. i'll be going thru the MKJ thread as well, but i'm...
Forum: Racing 04-12-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,034
Posted By kevrider
MotoGP => Texas

in 2013: http://superbikeplanet.com/2011/Apr/110412austin.htm (http://superbikeplanet.com/2011/Apr/110412austin.htm)
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-20-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,119
Posted By kevrider
good stuff, thanks guys.

good stuff, thanks guys.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-18-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,119
Posted By kevrider
got it, thanks!...

got it, thanks! (http://www.cmausa.org/iron-mountain/)
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-18-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,119
Posted By kevrider
you don't think it'll be good by mid/late april?

you don't think it'll be good by mid/late april?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-18-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,119
Posted By kevrider
sorry gents, let me clarify. we'll ride to...

sorry gents, let me clarify. we'll ride to Buffalo River and stay there for a couple or three days, canoeing on one of those days. the other days may be spent hiking, caving and/or on the bikes. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-18-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,119
Posted By kevrider
Buffalo River // Arkansas

can anyone make some recommendations for paddling and camping in the National Park? i'm game for sleeping in my tent, though if i stay longer than 2 nights, i'd need to spring for one of those...
Forum: Racing 12-31-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 25,009
Posted By kevrider
maybe this has been posted, but if not... fyi,...

maybe this has been posted, but if not... fyi, the Dakar Rally has its own youtube channel:

http://www.youtube.com/dakar
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By kevrider
note to self: never buy the first year of a new...

note to self: never buy the first year of a new model.

sorry you guys have had this drama.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,587
Posted By kevrider
this is what i was thinking as i read the...

this is what i was thinking as i read the original post.

but there is some truth in Avocets post... for some of us. a psychologist/rider writing for Motorcycle Consumer News explored this topic...
Forum: Americas 02-07-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By kevrider
choices... any bike will do. if you can handle a...

choices... any bike will do. if you can handle a gravel road on the Wing, enjoy yourself. the DL is not exactly a dirtbike, i doubt it does much better.

1) N.E. = New England? seems out of...
Forum: Americas 01-18-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By kevrider
transam trail?...

transam trail? (http://www.transamtrail.com/about/)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-09-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 1,609,310
Posted By kevrider
indeed, i guess i'm on the team now. ...

indeed, i guess i'm on the team now.

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_VU9DKtCw7oM/S0e1EMpix4I/AAAAAAAAB2U/mlQAxl51YC4/s640/trade%2002.JPG

i know what this bike rally needs.... miles!
Forum: Americas 12-23-2009, 01:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,162
Posted By kevrider
if i were doing the trip you describe (i have,...

if i were doing the trip you describe (i have, only different) a wee-strom would be at the top of the bike list. you say dirt is not a priority and you'll do lots of miles, so why not bias towards...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,064
Posted By kevrider
would these wheels be tubed or tubeless? just...

would these wheels be tubed or tubeless? just curious.
Forum: Racing 04-21-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,551
Posted By kevrider
looks like i'm on the banned list. would someone...

looks like i'm on the banned list. would someone be willing to send me an invitation code? fwiw, i used to keep a positive GB ratio, but it went out the window while i was deployed to the desert. ...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2008, 02:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,533
Posted By kevrider
i'll just echo these other guys, HawkGTs are...

i'll just echo these other guys, HawkGTs are sweet bikes. if it's your first bike, i think you're making a smart choice; my Hawk was my first bike in '94. i have since bought/sold two Transalps (also...
Forum: New Zealand 09-04-2008, 02:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,156
Posted By kevrider
tramping NZ

Lucky me, next jan/feb Ill have the opportunity to spend a week or two goofing off in New Zealand. :clap my primary goal is to do some trekking. Id like to hike around Stewart Island and Im...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-07-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,923
Posted By kevrider
yeah, it's a good deal if you're stationed in...

yeah, it's a good deal if you're stationed in Europe, but i'm not on The Continent. looks like they underestimated how much interest there would be from the majority of US forces, most of whom are...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-06-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,923
Posted By kevrider
BMW Military sales program

Has anyone taken advantage of this program? (http://www.bavarianmotorcars.de/home/home.html) Evidently it's a brand new program, rolled out in March of this year. sounds like to the H-D/Buell deal...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2008, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 1,203,571
Posted By kevrider
yes, i got a reply to my letter last month. the...

yes, i got a reply to my letter last month. the top of the reply looked like form letter drivel and made me wonder if anyone even read what i typed. but the last para indicated that they got the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-24-2008, 05:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,125
Posted By kevrider
pretty cool stuff. before i sold it, i had a...

pretty cool stuff. before i sold it, i had a similar idea for my Transalp. but instead of a zebra, i was thinking Holstein. :D
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