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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,213
Posted By cjmadura
I've thought about the 990R a lot as a single,...

I've thought about the 990R a lot as a single, do-it-all bike, but I have reservations as other do.

These eat rear tires, have pretty crappy gas mileage, thus fairly low range, and the maintenance...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,775
Posted By cjmadura
$35,000, ugly in comparison, 15 less HP and...

$35,000, ugly in comparison, 15 less HP and without proper safety features?

I'll stick with my Incredibly Mighty K1300S, thank you.:lift...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-15-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4,219
Views: 601,825
Posted By cjmadura
The former RR bridge, now a 22-mile bicycling path

http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k347/cjmadura/IMG_3364.jpg (http://s324.photobucket.com/user/cjmadura/media/IMG_3364.jpg.html)
Forum: Face plant 11-09-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 34,781
Posted By cjmadura
Those pretty brown Gaernes are useless in a...

Those pretty brown Gaernes are useless in a get-off. My friend wore the exact same boots when he went down in a minor rut and broke his ankle. The boots are too soft.

I wear SIDI Chargers, with...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-07-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 563,422
Posted By cjmadura
To the WABDR!

The bikes were never this clean again:evil

http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k347/cjmadura/IMG_4738.jpg (http://s324.photobucket.com/user/cjmadura/media/IMG_4738.jpg.html)
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-19-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,519
Posted By cjmadura
Great stuff

Hey this looks familiar!
http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k347/cjmadura/IMG_8553_zps3d1aeb80.jpg (http://s324.photobucket.com/user/cjmadura/media/IMG_8553_zps3d1aeb80.jpg.html)...
Forum: Face plant 07-15-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,228
Posted By cjmadura
RandomDude! I'm in Western Oregon...

RandomDude!

I'm in Western Oregon (Beaverton) and commute on the KLR every day. Dump the jeans and every version of them (Carhartt included).

Pick up a pair of vented riding pants (I use...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,858
Posted By cjmadura
I've got both covered......

The "Commuter" (loaded for some high desert exploring).........


http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k347/cjmadura/The%20KLR/IMG_3436.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 74,194
Posted By cjmadura
Custom Seat

Sorry for the late reply.

Here's the easy way:http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k347/cjmadura/IMG_4567.jpg (http://s324.photobucket.com/user/cjmadura/media/IMG_4567.jpg.html)

Don is VERY...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 74,194
Posted By cjmadura
Beautiful in orange!:clap

Beautiful in orange!:clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-27-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 30,531
Posted By cjmadura
A chase vehicle showed up to join us in the...

A chase vehicle showed up to join us in the sticks:D:clap
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 74,194
Posted By cjmadura
I did! We're you the dude in leathers, riding...

I did!
We're you the dude in leathers, riding a white/silver 1300s?
I had the bike shipped up, and it's been awesome:D
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 74,194
Posted By cjmadura
Great, great bike

I've had this bike for a month, coming off of Adventure bikes. I'm still getting used to the Sport-Touring ergos (emphasis on SPORT:evil), though I came up on Sport bikes many moons ago.

It's a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 121,220
Posted By cjmadura
BOUGHT!:rofl Now where's that...

BOUGHT!:rofl

Now where's that tequila.......:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 121,220
Posted By cjmadura
Thumb Yeahhhhhh!!!

:clap
I JUST found this thread.

AWESOME!!!:clap:clap:clap

30 pages to read and catch up.:thumb:lurk:*sip*:beer:super:D

Thanks Osos!:wave
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 74,194
Posted By cjmadura
Talking Google BMW dealers by state, then check out the...

Google BMW dealers by state, then check out the "used inventory" on their sites. That's how I found my 2011 Tri-color. These bikes seem too rare to turn up a lot on Ebay or CL.

Great, great bike.
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By cjmadura
Cool2 Best of both worlds

I typically ride on-road with a Badlands Pro, armor removed, and a Dainese Wave Pro pressure suit. Although I feel pretty bomb-proof, it can get to be a bit much doing this day after day.

The...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,402
Posted By cjmadura
eggheads unite.....

I had a hard time finding a helmet that fit right. Arai and Schuberth were too round and numbed-up my forehead terribly. I needed to actually shave a little EPS from my XD3. Shoei is a great choice...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-16-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 30,531
Posted By cjmadura
The workhorse

I use my KLR for both commuting and play.

At the start of the OBCDR (loaded like a pig!):eek1http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k347/cjmadura/IMG_1508.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,169
Posted By cjmadura
Cool2 ADV vs ST?

I've been riding Triumph Tiger 955's for 10 years after a youth spent on sportbikes/sport tourers. I added a 2008 KLR650 as a commuter/off-roader.
2006 Tiger:...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,414,652
Posted By cjmadura
Wicked Oh Yeah!

Thanks Trevorf,

I rode sport-bikes for 16 years before moving over to Triumph Tigers for 10. I am really pumped to be getting back into high performance bikes. Best of luck with your "R" - a very...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,414,652
Posted By cjmadura
Talking Yes!!!!!

GOT IT!
Bike should be delivered in about two weeks - I. Am. Psyched.:clap:clap:wings

BIG change from my Tiger 955 - except for the color.
Now to sell the Triumph and make some room in the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,414,652
Posted By cjmadura
I want this - and I'll know if I have it by this...

I want this - and I'll know if I have it by this Saturday......:evil



http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k347/cjmadura/2011-BMW-K1300Sc.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14,821
Views: 1,586,106
Posted By cjmadura
Thumb Great Machine

http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k347/cjmadura/The%20KLR/IMG_1541.jpg (http://s324.photobucket.com/user/cjmadura/media/The%20KLR/IMG_1541.jpg.html)

I appreciate my KLR more every day. It's such...
Forum: Beasts 11-29-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,437
Posted By cjmadura
Just Great......

:eek1

I've been toying with the idea of replacing my 2006 955 Tiger with an Explorer, but crap like this makes me think twice. The 955 has been a complete rock, simple to maintain and always ready...
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,327
Posted By cjmadura
:clap I installed a GIVI e55 Maxia to my...

:clap


I installed a GIVI e55 Maxia to my 2006, and it has the Touratech bars. I painted the lid to match the bike - I think it looks sharp that way. The stator in my 2002 Tiger burned up @...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-18-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,245
Posted By cjmadura
+1:clap The Chargers set me back $300,...

+1:clap

The Chargers set me back $300, compared to $450-$500 for the Crossfires. They are super-protective (ask me how I know :p3rry), and amazingly comfortable; More so than my SIDI On-Road...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,022
Posted By cjmadura
Wicked :DWhat did you think of the 1190R? I'll be...

:DWhat did you think of the 1190R? I'll be testing both the "r" and the street version this October here in Portland. I did ride a 990, and loved it. How does the new bike stack up?

Awesome...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-14-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,640
Views: 486,353
Posted By cjmadura
Question Tell me this is a factory color!!

Is the blue livery OEM, or a custom work-up??

Either way, I LOVE IT!!!!:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 1,489,224
Posted By cjmadura
Talking You'll LOVE the scenery up North - it...

You'll LOVE the scenery up North - it jaw-dropping. My buddies and I are doing Southern Utah and Colorado next October. I solo'ed Utah and 4 corners years ago on my 2002 Girlie and fell in love with...
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 1,489,224
Posted By cjmadura
Cool2 Among the Canadian Glaciers.....

A great 3000 mile trip in BC and Alberta from the U.S.

Snapped this near the Athabasca Glacier along the Icefields PKWY (great name!)
...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,222
Posted By cjmadura
Cool2 I have both Rev'it (Tornado Pants) as well as...

I have both Rev'it (Tornado Pants) as well as Klim (Badlands Pro).

The Klim Jacket cost about $750, but is worth EVERY penny. Without liners, it provides warmth, abrasion protection and keeps you...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-24-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10,482
Views: 3,442,241
Posted By cjmadura
A big blue Cat ...

A big blue Cat
http://i324.photobucket.com/albums/k347/cjmadura/IMG_2666.jpg (http://s324.photobucket.com/user/cjmadura/media/IMG_2666.jpg.html):D

....And its dirtier sibling...
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 139,347
Posted By cjmadura
Cool2 Fuel Mileage

Hey PCX-4x,

I have a 2006 Tiger 955 and have been getting between 42 & 44 MPG. The fuel light pops on around the 200 mile mark. The tank should still have about 1.5 gallons left, so I figure the...
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By cjmadura
Tank swap

I had a 2002 Tiger, and now have a 2006. I'm not 100% certain, but I believe the tanks can be swapped - just change out the fuel pump plate. I don't recall any differences between the two, and I've...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,202
Posted By cjmadura
Laugh WHITE vs hi-viz

I've been riding with a white XD3 for years, and just bought a white Shoei GT-Air. Pairing these wit ha Triumph reflective hi-viz vest really makes me "pop" on the road. During the day, the white lid...
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 139,347
Posted By cjmadura
Cool2 I have an 06, and had an 02. The earlier bike...

I have an 06, and had an 02. The earlier bike came with the brittle plastic connectors and I changed them out for the metal units. The 06 does away with the entire setup. Instead of two connectors...
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,364
Posted By cjmadura
Thumb Two blue bikes......

I tried the one bike route as well. The Triumph was a bit much off-road, but a cheap 2008 KLR650 was just the ticket for the dirt.....it also makes a great commuter in the slop:clap. Now the Triumph...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-23-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9,033
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,301,569
Posted By cjmadura
Triumph Tiger 955 Sport Screen

I'm selling my as-new sport screen from my 2006 Tiger 955. I bought it a few months back and had it paint-matched to my Caspian blue bike, but I'm just too tall for the screen. I remounted my MRA...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-27-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,635,995
Posted By cjmadura
Has anyone heard (reliably) what the stator...

Has anyone heard (reliably) what the stator output will be on this bike? I read somewhere that it would be around 400-450 watts, which seems terribly low for a premium adventure bike:becca. The BMW...
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