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Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,625
Posted By perterra
Enjoy it

Enjoy it
Forum: The Garage 07-04-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By perterra
I had a valve stem that would blow down for no...

I had a valve stem that would blow down for no reason. Air it up, would last 3 or 4 days with out losing a pound. take it out for a ride and bring it in, still correctpressure, get up the next...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,925
Posted By perterra
All purpose, from thousand mile slogs to...

All purpose, from thousand mile slogs to wrestling it up a dirt trail. If he is off road, theres not really much option other than a light weight single. The horse power of a DR 650 doesnty interest...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,925
Posted By perterra
I ask that because to me the differences in bikes...

I ask that because to me the differences in bikes after a 60 second ride are so abvious as to make the question absurd, what makes a bike ride like it's on rails also makes it follow every rut on a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,925
Posted By perterra
Be truthfull, you have never owned a motorcycle...

Be truthfull, you have never owned a motorcycle have you?
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By perterra
It's a 93 model, dont have a clue where to even...

It's a 93 model, dont have a clue where to even start to find the info. I have an old KLR battery that wont hold a charge more than a couple days, I'll give it a charge and see how easy it turns...
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By perterra
Thank ya Sir. Be a hell of a lot lighter

Thank ya Sir. Be a hell of a lot lighter
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By perterra
Boat question

Okay, gettin bluegill fever. I started working on getting my panfish boat back up and running. 40 horse commercial 2 cyl yamaha. I dont foreseany problems getting ity going but I'm thinking of adding...
Forum: Face plant 06-17-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,735
Posted By perterra
You need to buy a lottery ticket. That was close

You need to buy a lottery ticket. That was close
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,322
Posted By perterra
It's good stuff

It's good stuff
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,697
Posted By perterra
Not really doing single track stuff I would look...

Not really doing single track stuff I would look at one of the earlier BMW singles and see whats out there. If that doesnt do it, then maybe one of the DR 350 years might do it for you
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,675
Posted By perterra
To be honest, thumpers are okay but wouldnt be my...

To be honest, thumpers are okay but wouldnt be my first choice for an everyday ride. I have one because I had never owned a big 4 stroke single and wanted to ride more dirt roads. The KLR has been a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,456
Posted By perterra
Great ride, thanks for taking us along.

Great ride, thanks for taking us along.
Forum: The Garage 06-15-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,721
Posted By perterra
Cause the cheap ass high/low headlight switch...

Cause the cheap ass high/low headlight switch they use hangs between clicks when you wear gloves and lights both up about half the time. Even a 10 amp blows. Then it's a 30 minute fucking job to pull...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,392
Posted By perterra
Add 100 pounds to your weight and you get the...

Add 100 pounds to your weight and you get the idea.

It's a nice bike and I would love to have a WR250, but since Texas interstate speed limits are pretty much all 75 to 85 mph (and as I'm sure...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,392
Posted By perterra
I agree 100% with this, my KLR 650 works, but for...

I agree 100% with this, my KLR 650 works, but for 700 mile days it fucking sucks. It will do it all week long, but I would take a Strom or Tiger (or F-650) any day of the week.
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,392
Posted By perterra
You got a sweet deal, now go log some miles on...

You got a sweet deal, now go log some miles on that mofo and take some photos. Nice bike.
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,392
Posted By perterra
It was a reply to NJBretts assertion that people...

It was a reply to NJBretts assertion that people buy big bikes because of ego. In my very limited experience people normally buy big bikes because they want a bigger bike. You kind of make my point,...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By perterra
I dont have a clue about a GS, but my KLR puts...

I dont have a clue about a GS, but my KLR puts out about 11 volts at idle and 13 volts at cruise speed. I doubt it's a problem
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,392
Posted By perterra
He's looking for a gravel and fire road bike, a...

He's looking for a gravel and fire road bike, a heavy bike isnt so much of a liability. Not everyone holds the throttle wide open until they hit something or get spit off.

We all just read the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,392
Posted By perterra
:lol3 Fuck that

:lol3 Fuck that
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,633
Posted By perterra
I'd try a helicoil, dont have much to lose.

I'd try a helicoil, dont have much to lose.
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By perterra
Ahhhh, shaker. Now it makes sense.

Ahhhh, shaker. Now it makes sense.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,392
Posted By perterra
That black one is sweet

That black one is sweet
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,392
Posted By perterra
With no wind, or head/tail wind my 06 is pretty...

With no wind, or head/tail wind my 06 is pretty stable. Add 30 mph quartering wind gust while riding at 75 mph and it will switch lanes if you arent on top of it.
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,846
Posted By perterra
This may have been answered already, on my...

This may have been answered already, on my goldwing the 12 grm cartridge would give me 5 psi, on the KLR one will bump the front to about 10 to 12 lbs and a rear to about 8 psi.

If you get a CO2...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,392
Posted By perterra
Just like some people let their egos get in the...

Just like some people let their egos get in the way and try to convince everybody that a 250 will do anything thats needed.

Thinking and planning doesnt work as well when you have 10 days off and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,392
Posted By perterra
If your not getting into hard off road I'd look...

If your not getting into hard off road I'd look for a BMW and not worry about it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,392
Posted By perterra
I guess the definition of highway would be the...

I guess the definition of highway would be the key. If it's 2 lane state highways and farm to market you could get by with anything that would maintain 65 mph well. If your talking west Texas...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By perterra
For the life of me I cant think of a way to...

For the life of me I cant think of a way to manipulate it back and forth to clean the tube. It may just be something to hold the fuel in the tube a little longer to help it vaporize for faster start...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By perterra
http://www.oldcolemanparts.com/resources/theory.ph...

http://www.oldcolemanparts.com/resources/theory.php

How did it get broken?


Most times when one doesnt kite up right it's because fuel was left in it or it was over filled. If you are...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,506
Posted By perterra
I've never been asked for registration, only...

I've never been asked for registration, only insurance. The sticker is on the plates, they can look it up there. Insurance is in my wallet behind my license and CCL, it lists every vehicle I own.
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By perterra
I like them, just don't go commando.

I like them, just don't go commando.
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,960
Posted By perterra
Not arguing you shouldnt get ahead of it, just...

Not arguing you shouldnt get ahead of it, just saying if you are in the saddle for 12 to 14 hours in 100+ you better be drinking every chance you get, and if you drink like you are supposed to, you...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,960
Posted By perterra
If it's a 105 and you aint peeing every 2 hours...

If it's a 105 and you aint peeing every 2 hours (and thats stretching it)you are dehydrated. If your urine is yellow your dehydrated, whether you wear mesh or soild with vents you still require...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,002
Posted By perterra
I carry the little CO2 cartridges with a filler

I carry the little CO2 cartridges with a filler
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,960
Posted By perterra
Been wearing mesh in the summer since First gear...

Been wearing mesh in the summer since First gear introduced the meshtex. Never had any problems, and have ridden from the teens up to 113 thru southern Nevada. Keep hydrated, if you aint peeing...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By perterra
I used to loop my cable lock thru the cover...

I used to loop my cable lock thru the cover grommets on the bottom, did it more to keep people from fucking with it than from stealing it. As far as I know, it was never screwed with. (goldwing)
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13,248
Views: 1,298,223
Posted By perterra
Nice little bike, cool.

Nice little bike, cool.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,696
Posted By perterra
:lol3

:lol3
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