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Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,572
Posted By Dooga
smallish dual sports.

What about the Kawasaki Super Sherpa -- it's perfect, right? (Also called KL250G, KL250H)
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,572
Posted By Dooga
I recommend against the XR650L or R. Too tall....

I recommend against the XR650L or R. Too tall. Really needy, funny with oil, and it's only air cooled. Get a KLR but the 200s and 400s out there are terrific.


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Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,486
Posted By Dooga
That bike is pretty. Oh, KTM, you could woo me...

That bike is pretty. Oh, KTM, you could woo me from BMW (but not from my K1100LT)


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Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,568
Posted By Dooga
Amen to that. Politics is boring. Be that sexy...

Amen to that. Politics is boring. Be that sexy motorcycle guy in the office.


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Forum: Equipment 05-29-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5,941
Views: 2,366,755
Posted By Dooga
I love reading this. Sent from my iPhone...

I love reading this.


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Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By Dooga
Best rubber for my 95 K11LT?

I've put thousands of miles over this harsh-for-us DC winter and it's time for some new rubber. I want durable and all weather with the quality to handle some 110 mph riding (theoretical, wink). All...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By Dooga
Turns out the previous owner didn't maintain the...

Turns out the previous owner didn't maintain the bike well. Didn't need a fuel pump but did need a new air filter, fuel filter, and 4 spark plugs. She, my 1995 BMW K1100LT now runs like a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By Dooga
Initial diagnosis: air filter. Arrived late so...

Initial diagnosis: air filter. Arrived late so I'll need to return tomorrow but bloody great (initial) news.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By Dooga
Last time I gassed up the fuel backed up into the...

Last time I gassed up the fuel backed up into the reservoir when I opened the cap. Like bubbled out. Is that a signifier if something?
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By Dooga
OK I'll have him look at filters, socks,...

OK I'll have him look at filters, socks, etcetera, first and then, if the pump is dying, then I'll go OEM. I really like the bike. Thanks again.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By Dooga
It's probably the fuel pump

OK, it's probably the fuel pump (thanks guys) -- I'll be heading to EUBMW/Quality Automotive & Motorcycle Repair tomorrow to have Khanh look at it to confirm.

Question: An 18-year-old K1100LT:...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By Dooga
That makes a lot of sense. I'll see if that's the...

That makes a lot of sense. I'll see if that's the issue. Need to head over to Bob's BMW.
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By Dooga
K1100LT with Asthma

Bike's running fine except when the revs get to around 4,200 rpm when it seems to peter out, unable to accelerate past around 75-80mph when it starts to decelerate, lose power, until I roll off and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,364
Posted By Dooga
K Bike Down

They dealt with the drop like gentlemen. Classy and awesome. I am so impressed by their generosity and kindness. At Crossroads Cycle. I was rewarded by not being a tool. Brilliant good advice from...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,364
Posted By Dooga
And my guy at the garage wants spray. Is there a...

And my guy at the garage wants spray. Is there a way if getting the color code without having access to the bike? I guess plan B is calling Crossroads and asking.
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,364
Posted By Dooga
Thanks, Leu. Noted.

Thanks, Leu. Noted.
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,364
Posted By Dooga
I know I don't own them. I was very nice to them,...

I know I don't own them. I was very nice to them, in fact. Accidents do happen. Like I said, the bike was already old and well loved and was probably dropped on it's left before.

Actually when...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,364
Posted By Dooga
K Bike Down

Funny story. I hadn't heard about my Kbike (1995 BMW K1100LT) until now because the tech at the garage (Crossroads Cycle, Baileys Crossroads, Falls Church, VA) dropped it in the driveway when he was...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 73,768
Views: 7,633,154
Posted By Dooga
OK, Front = Pirelli MT21; Rear = Dunlop D606 it...

OK, Front = Pirelli MT21; Rear = Dunlop D606 it is. I have stock XRL wheels -- does this mean I need to shop for 3.0-21 on the front and 4.6-18 on the back (it converts to 90/90 and 110-120/90)?
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 73,768
Views: 7,633,154
Posted By Dooga
Barely Legal Tires

I took care of the issue: I now own a 1995 BMW K1100LT touring bike for the roads and an XR650L for the trails. I need a barely-legal set of tires to get from A(home)-B(trail) by my own power (not a...
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By Dooga
So far, yes: warm and top-heavy. I guess I like...

So far, yes: warm and top-heavy. I guess I like my bikes like I like my women. I need to have the splines checked. Fluids are good and she runs great but I surely need to get her seriously serviced...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By Dooga
K1100lt

I was tired of waiting for my Honda XR650L to come back from the shop. I jumped onto Craig's List and now own a mechanically perfect 1995 BMW K1100LT. I ordered the vanity plate 'ICBMW:' my...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 73,768
Views: 7,633,154
Posted By Dooga
It looks like there's a pretty good chance that...

It looks like there's a pretty good chance that my poor 2002 XR650L might have had a mortal heart attack with that "blockage" of the oil circulation to the upper ventricle. I was spending all the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 73,768
Views: 7,633,154
Posted By Dooga
Have I already ruined it? Is it really too late? ...

Have I already ruined it? Is it really too late?

What's the prognosis? What's the bottom line, do you think?
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 73,768
Views: 7,633,154
Posted By Dooga
Good news: tiny tail light installed! ...

Good news: tiny tail light installed!

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Forum: Equipment 06-22-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 61,000
Posted By Dooga
Because they protrude a little more I can get a...

Because they protrude a little more I can get a finger up underneath my full-face helmet to secure them if they become un-sealed.

I grossed out a buddy when he caught me putting each earbud into...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 73,768
Views: 7,633,154
Posted By Dooga
Zing

Zing
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 73,768
Views: 7,633,154
Posted By Dooga
Can someone please point me to somewhere that...

Can someone please point me to somewhere that explains how to disassemble and remove the rear fender. I am replacing my rear fender with a brand new OEM. Do I have to remove the seat? This'll be my...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 73,768
Views: 7,633,154
Posted By Dooga
You're going to want to check out Sweet Cheeks...

You're going to want to check out Sweet Cheeks butt pads http://cycle-analyst.com/sweetcheeks and carry fuel bottles. I can ride so many more comfortable miles on that simple pad. Cheap but good.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-14-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 29,507
Views: 1,631,146
Posted By Dooga
The app is awesome. Tapatalk is a game changer on...

The app is awesome. Tapatalk is a game changer on Android and iOS.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-14-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 19,339
Posted By Dooga
I'll work on de-pussing and come on by. Love...

I'll work on de-pussing and come on by. Love bikes. Only got one. Monotonous.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-14-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5,658
Views: 253,073
Posted By Dooga
Yawn ;)

Yawn ;)
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5,941
Views: 2,366,755
Posted By Dooga
Testify! It's the biggest difference for my...

Testify! It's the biggest difference for my XR650L saddle. But I do need a curb to leg up over it, though I am going to practice pegging up and over. I have the same setup. So simple and so elegant.
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,888
Posted By Dooga
Yes but I live in yuppieville so my grocery store...

Yes but I live in yuppieville so my grocery store is fancy. I am sure you can get them in bulk online. It's worth it.
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,888
Posted By Dooga
Best think about VIA is that it turns into good...

Best think about VIA is that it turns into good coffee without even needing any heating up, if you're really jonesing and don't have time to start a fire.
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 61,000
Posted By Dooga
I got a pair too and am perfectly happy with...

I got a pair too and am perfectly happy with them. Yes, the tips that come on it are terrible. I put my Big Gray Cone-Shaped tips from my 6s on there. Very happy and fits under my Shoei.
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 61,000
Posted By Dooga
Quadruple yikes! You audiophiles have such a...

Quadruple yikes! You audiophiles have such a bizarre concept of what 'bargain' means.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 19,339
Posted By Dooga
I just got rid of all but three of my firearms...

I just got rid of all but three of my firearms but I have a Seecamp LWS32, a Gen 1 G17, and a CZ452 Trainer in .22. Is that good enough to join in?
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,910
Posted By Dooga
Where's a good place in NoVa with a good...

Where's a good place in NoVa with a good selection of MX-style helmets for my huge head? I have the Shoei RF-1100 in XXXL and it fits me great and I love it but I need something for when I leave the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,710
Posted By Dooga
Was very awesome and very fun. Thanks guys. I am...

Was very awesome and very fun. Thanks guys. I am very psyched to be a part of this asylum.
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