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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-24-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By jonyfi
I guess my initially posting was a little...

I guess my initially posting was a little misleading...
I only have one 950 :D I sold my previous one almost two years ago thinking I couldn't afford to keep it... I've regretted that decision...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-24-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By jonyfi
Good point... I will check into that, if that's...

Good point... I will check into that, if that's the case I'll certainly ride it into saline valley instead of the truck :D
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,227
Posted By jonyfi
I'll be the odd ball here...:D I've ridden the...

I'll be the odd ball here...:D
I've ridden the transalp, the klr, the BMW GS, the ktm...

I own (my second ktm) and it's best for me, but I really like the comfort, cockpit, and on asphalt comfort...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-22-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By jonyfi
I'd love to do that, though I wot have a chance...

I'd love to do that, though I wot have a chance to register it... I would just have picked it up in Phoenix...

I'd rather not stumble upon mr park ranger with no plate on the bike...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-21-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By jonyfi
Anyone close to Death Valley...

I'm currently in Massachusetts, but come mid April I'll drive my truck back to the Bay Area of California... Unplanned/unexpectantly I'm picking up my second ktm 950:D in Phoenix and then I was...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By jonyfi
Freakin awesome!!! :D KTMSER took the time...

Freakin awesome!!! :D

KTMSER took the time out of his day to go look over the bike, take it for a test ride, and give me his opinion of its condition... thumbs up he gave it! Along with a few well...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,269
Posted By jonyfi
Well, after more review I'm actually headed back...

Well, after more review I'm actually headed back to a 9fidy :D

I wish I could have one of both :D

I might just find a cheaper older regular GS some day in the future to do 2 up rides/tours with...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-19-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By jonyfi
Anyone in Phoenix AZ?

Hey all, I sold my 950 about 2 years ago and am trying to get back on one...
I found one in Phoenix (happy valley/rte 17 area) and I think it's the one for me :D
Though I'm on the east coast and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,269
Posted By jonyfi
Well thanks all! .... For those who did chime in....

Well thanks all! .... For those who did chime in.

I've pretty much made up my mind that I'm not going back to the 950... It's time for some change...and besides a little extra weight, I think the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,269
Posted By jonyfi
Ya, those downhill slope stops-falls :eek1 ......

Ya, those downhill slope stops-falls :eek1
... Can't do much other than let it happen or get hurt trying to stop it..
Luckily sounds like the both of you were ok...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,269
Posted By jonyfi
Ha!!!!! I've Ben there ;) and worse! How'd...

Ha!!!!!
I've Ben there ;) and worse!
How'd that turn out?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,269
Posted By jonyfi
Well, I'm weighing in more towards the GS ADV,...

Well, I'm weighing in more towards the GS ADV, though even though I am anticipating the comfortable cockpit, the ease of mind and maintenance free drive shaft, the long term mileage, the easy...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,269
Posted By jonyfi
Well, if I recall correctly I had play in the...

Well, if I recall correctly I had play in the wheel in the 12 and 6 o'clock positions and the 3 and 9 o'clock .... translates to (?) horizontal and vertical planes, so we replaced all the bearings-...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,269
Posted By jonyfi
Well it's good to see a few folks with higher...

Well it's good to see a few folks with higher mileage...

I think mine started to fail at about 40,000 to 50,000 and then I had a BMW tech put a new one in and I think it was about 20,000 when it...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,269
Posted By jonyfi
Ya, I'd get about 12,000 with my 9fidy....

Ya, I'd get about 12,000 with my 9fidy....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,269
Posted By jonyfi
1150 GS adventure model info

Hi, I've previously owned an 1100 GS, not too long ago got rid of my KTM 950, now I'm looking to get back into a 950 or get an 1150 GS adv...

Though one of my main concerns about the GSA is the...
Forum: Face plant 11-07-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,384
Posted By jonyfi
I've "crashed" many times off road and on...

I've "crashed" many times off road and on road...I was always fully geared up... My helmet saved me from head injury many times...
In some cases minor bodily injuries occuured but serious injuries...
Forum: Americas 10-27-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By jonyfi
From what I've personally seen, here in...

From what I've personally seen, here in California, for foreigners as long as you have a California residential address to use, registering and insuring a Moto you purchased here isn't an issue...not...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-28-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By jonyfi
SFMCjohn, ya I recall crossing posting paths with...

SFMCjohn, ya I recall crossing posting paths with you regarding the 24 hr. dualsport ride :D
Who knows I might give that a go in early August before I head up to Alaska...

Good to hear you're...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-27-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By jonyfi
Well ya, I'm not opposed to a mixed bunch on a...

Well ya, I'm not opposed to a mixed bunch on a general group ride, especially off road the playing field gets leveled :evil . But on the freeway i really dont want to be having to try to keep up with...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-25-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By jonyfi
Bump... :ear

Bump...

:ear
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-23-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By jonyfi
Any Bay Area klr 650 riders?

For over 5 years I rode with one or more of my usual dual sport adventurer buddies ( some of you might know Wheatwacker) but these days some have moved or lost interest in tripping (not drug related...
Forum: Canada 02-09-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,920
Posted By jonyfi
Hey All, long time since I checked in regarding...

Hey All, long time since I checked in regarding the trip...

I posted a few pictures and captions on my website in the blog area....

twaroundtheworld.com
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11,335
Views: 1,021,293
Posted By jonyfi
UNLIT... Ya for sure... :lol3

UNLIT...
Ya for sure...
:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11,335
Views: 1,021,293
Posted By jonyfi
OK, so after a few responses confirming that...

OK, so after a few responses confirming that strategy as an option I will give it a try. I did do some research before reassembling and some folks suggested 2 and 1/2 turns... I thought that that was...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11,335
Views: 1,021,293
Posted By jonyfi
Carb rebuild complete

I just got the bike back together and took it out for a ride. It's backfiring on deceleration :eek1

Can I turn the pilot mixture screw one way or the other to cease this symptom?

I put the new...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11,335
Views: 1,021,293
Posted By jonyfi
" I tried to go slower on the interstate but...

" I tried to go slower on the interstate but thought I was going to be smashed by semi trucks."
:rofl:rofl

Most of us who have KLR's have probably thought the same:D

I started with a KLR
then...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11,335
Views: 1,021,293
Posted By jonyfi
Wow:huh ya that's pretty low gas mileage... ...

Wow:huh ya that's pretty low gas mileage...
Well some things that come to mind to ask:
1) what's the gearing of the bike? Associated, what rpm is the motor at when riding 75 mph?
2) what's the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11,335
Views: 1,021,293
Posted By jonyfi
Hey Kawidad, well I already started the carb, and...

Hey Kawidad, well I already started the carb, and found that the petcock wouldn't shut off soi will order up the rebuild for that... I will certainly pull out the cap/vent assembly.

Thanks for...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11,335
Views: 1,021,293
Posted By jonyfi
Carb rebuild

Well I have been experiencing what seems to be quick moments of fuel starvation (1993, aprox 30,0000)...I figured I'd start with a carb rebuild, its an old Moto so it could certainly use one anyway....
Forum: Canada 10-19-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,920
Posted By jonyfi
Well:D 300 miles short of labrador city I figured...

Well:D 300 miles short of labrador city I figured I had pushed myself far enough...
Temps were near freezing to below all week :huhand then I started to get out into nowhereland:eek1
:Dnot a good...
Forum: Canada 10-14-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,920
Posted By jonyfi
Hey sailer, ya I am back on the east coast and...

Hey sailer, ya I am back on the east coast and will load the bike up and head out tomorrow around noon time.
Good to hear about the camping since that's what I will be doing most of the time...
I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,643
Posted By jonyfi
Hey, congrads on your new bike...nice choice:D ...

Hey, congrads on your new bike...nice choice:D

Youll certainly get alot of good suggestions here on ADVrider, good place to come to...

To add to the list of all the info you are going to get,...
Forum: Canada 10-11-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,278
Posted By jonyfi
NICE!!! :D I am surely not the first to appove of...

NICE!!! :D I am surely not the first to appove of this...
Forum: Canada 10-11-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,920
Posted By jonyfi
Hey sailer, thanks for the info...it is turning...

Hey sailer, thanks for the info...it is turning out to be more to be more of an adventure/challenge than I realized/imagined :D:eek1 and to top it all off I generally do not pay to stay overnight...
Forum: Canada 10-09-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,920
Posted By jonyfi
Hey Canuman, sounds good...orginally I was going...

Hey Canuman, sounds good...orginally I was going to spend time in Maine first along the way north but given that I am leaving further along in the season I think I will just ride north from where I...
Forum: Canada 10-07-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,920
Posted By jonyfi
Hey firefighter, looks like I will be taking you...

Hey firefighter, looks like I will be taking you up on that coffee offer :D
I will be leaving mon. 15th or tues. 16th....

Also looks like I will use the trans lab. loop as my main route and...
Forum: Canada 10-04-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,920
Posted By jonyfi
Thanks Nick, yes the temps are dropping:eek1 If...

Thanks Nick, yes the temps are dropping:eek1
If it wasn't for the unexpected delay I'd be up there already...I was really looking forward to that part of my trip...
I'm not giving up yet:wink: I...
Forum: Canada 10-01-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,920
Posted By jonyfi
Peter, that sounds like a good plan...I have yet...

Peter, that sounds like a good plan...I have yet to view a good map of the regions involved. I started with the AAA, then the local book store, and have to admit I didn't hit the library yet. I've...
Forum: Canada 10-01-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,920
Posted By jonyfi
Thanks! Unfortunately, initially, I am not...

Thanks! Unfortunately, initially, I am not intending to get out your way (heading up hru quebec to Newfoundland/Labrador) BUT ifi end up in your neghborhood you bet I will say hello:D
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