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Forum: Vendors 08-05-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,138
Posted By JoMoThumper
Added Bonus

*Free shipping (CONUS only) to the first ADV.com forum member to buy a pair of boots from me. And if you are out of state (anywhere but Missouri) there will also be no sales tax.

:clap
Forum: Vendors 07-24-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,138
Posted By JoMoThumper
Thumb Discount Chippewa/Justin/Lama/Nocona Boots

My Fellow ADV Riders,

With the moderator's blessing I am posting this thread to notify you that I have access through my job to purchase boots well below dealer wholesale prices. I will be happy...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 823
Posted By JoMoThumper
My two cents here

I actually rode a brand new DR650 yesterday. Before that my opinion would have been worth one cent. I was at a party for my wife's work and the host had A brand new DR650 sitting in his garage (in...
Forum: Americas 05-12-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,635
Posted By JoMoThumper
Good Guys

I met Zach and Nick last night. They are two good guys in my book. The weather delayed their arrival until the wee hours of the morning. But I still managed to fill them up with some BBQ and then...
Forum: Americas 05-07-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,635
Posted By JoMoThumper
I've been to Hoover Dam a few times and it still...

I've been to Hoover Dam a few times and it still blows my mind. Hard to suggest skipping that one. If you haven't been to Vegas it would likewise be hard to suggest at least not riding down the...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 18,770
Posted By JoMoThumper
Wet Leather is Not Good

I sell boots for a living. As others have said allow them to air dry. After they are dry if it is a smooth leather you can use mink oil. It costs about $3 for a tub of it. It will darken leather but...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,878
Posted By JoMoThumper
The Extra Caffeine Might Help

While shopping at a local discount store last week I found some pre-made coffee drink in aluminum cans with a screw top lid. They are small but look well made. Certainly well enough to carry some...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By JoMoThumper
Engine Dies w/ Clutch Release

The basic info: 1997 KLR250 with 12k miles, I've had the bike a year, I
am not a new rider, I'm not a motorhead but not afraid to get my hands
dirty. This bike started as a weekend rider but with...
Forum: Americas 03-14-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By JoMoThumper
If you make the trip and pass through Joplin,...

If you make the trip and pass through Joplin, Missouri drop me a line. I know a couple of great BBQ joints and where the good beer is around here. If you're camping there is plenty of room in the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7,764
Views: 2,059,578
Posted By JoMoThumper
Urban legend

:huh Many, many miles and no problems yet. Oh yeah, I have an eel skin wallet lined with kryptonite too. :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-28-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 21,864
Posted By JoMoThumper
Do it yourself for cheaper and at the same time...

Do it yourself for cheaper and at the same time gain the satisfaction of being self sufficient. Check this website for more info:

www.dirtdoctor.com (http://www.dirtdoctor.com)
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7,764
Views: 2,059,578
Posted By JoMoThumper
I went with this

I saw a Bell made magnetic tan bag at a walmart in Arkansas, maybe it was Clarksville. Was reasonably priced of course. Works well for me. Large enough for wallet, cell phone, camera, film can w/...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-23-2007, 09:51 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 21,864
Posted By JoMoThumper
Around here (Joplin, MO) the best pies come from...

Around here (Joplin, MO) the best pies come from The Pie Safe in Neosho. The Pie Lady cooks them up fresh daily. Look here for more info: http://www.neoshopiesafe.com/

And the best place to eat...
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,308
Posted By JoMoThumper
Works for me

When mine starts to run a bit lethargic (a 7 year old walmart mower) I throw a bit of Sea Foam into the tank and that seems to fix whatever ills the machine. It smokes a bit for a while afterwards...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,311
Posted By JoMoThumper
Wish I could take the credit

That's my bike but the PO, Lonnie from Warrensburg Cycle, is both responsible for the set up and posting that photo to the website you saw. I decided to leave it the way God intended, since I'm new...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2007, 02:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,311
Posted By JoMoThumper
Laugh Can I see you license, please?

Man, you look like a little kid!:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2007, 09:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,311
Posted By JoMoThumper
Bet you didn't expect one like this

Old pic. Gone are the stock fenders (still have the front one if you're interested, send a PM). The tool kit is gone, the seat is now black, those awful decals are gone too, the wheels pictured were...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2007, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7,764
Views: 2,059,578
Posted By JoMoThumper
More differences

Sherpa (SS) has electric start, KLR250 kick start only.
SS has rear disc brake, KLR has a drum.
Both have 6 gears although SS geared more for road work.
SS is a bit lower in height (I think)....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-14-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,704
Posted By JoMoThumper
Damn

I looked at the map and couldn't figure out a better route from Seligman. I540 is definitely out as an option. So I guess it's Eureka via Hwy 23. That's too bad, huh?:D
I'm staying at my in-laws...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-13-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,704
Posted By JoMoThumper
I lived in Fayetteville for several years and...

I lived in Fayetteville for several years and visit regularly. Fellow forum member jtgreens and I are planning to meet up (he's coming from StL). Perhaps meet in Cassville, down 112 thru Roaring...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-12-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,704
Posted By JoMoThumper
Group ride to BBBBQ

I'm in Joplin, plan on leaving Friday mid-morning and taking secondary roads to Fayetteville. Probably two main ways, either down through the Noel/Anderson/Goodman area or further east, then south...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,984
Posted By JoMoThumper
OMG! I had a flashback to college sociology on...

OMG! I had a flashback to college sociology on that one.
"If men define situations as real, they are real in their consequences."
--W. I. Thomas
In our discussion, I think this means that if you...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,305
Posted By JoMoThumper
Nice

I would definitely be interested and would take a serious look at one. And as my 5 year old said when he saw the photo' "I doesn't look like it would break so much like your's Daddy.":huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,308
Posted By JoMoThumper
I have a background in medicine (both clinic...

I have a background in medicine (both clinic based and EMS) and recently worked at a place that did screenings for carpal tunnel. My wife is a doc. My opinion on your post is this:
Your doc thinks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,984
Posted By JoMoThumper
Hell no! I spent too damn much $$$ on all my gear...

Hell no! I spent too damn much $$$ on all my gear to mess it up doing something stoopid. What can I say, I'm a KLR owner (some would say cheap, I prefer economically practical). :D
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2007, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3,183
Views: 882,831
Posted By JoMoThumper
Question Is this a good deal? ('93 TDM on Craigslist)

Found this on Craigslist in Springfield, MO (1 hour away)

http://springfield.craigslist.org/mcy/417365677.html

I searched the forum and found this thread. A couple of questions for you TDM...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,691
Posted By JoMoThumper
Nicely done

Kudos

:clap
Forum: Vendors 09-07-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 45,639
Posted By JoMoThumper
Here is one source

Just Google "acerbis auxiliary tank". Here is the best price I found on the first page of results $62 at http://www.oemcycle.com/Item/product/3214/TR/73-6709
I saw them listed as high as $77 so look...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,569
Posted By JoMoThumper
What I have learned so far

New to off road riding, maybe 50 miles so far, mostly loose gravel roads (old abandoned rail ines are good for that). The top things I have noticed:
1. The death grip is easy to do, remember to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,691
Posted By JoMoThumper
Update

So, how has the new frame treatment held up so far?
Forum: Vendors 09-07-2007, 07:28 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 45,639
Posted By JoMoThumper
He is the man

The rack on Tom's post is made by... Tom!
Check it out at www.turbocity.com (http://www.turbocity.com)
I've checked other threads here and other forums and his stuff gets great reviews from fellow...
Forum: Vendors 09-06-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 45,639
Posted By JoMoThumper
Thumb Nice

Tom, that is a smart design. I think I would prefer this one to the other with the containers mounted upright.
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 727
Posted By JoMoThumper
Question Question: Enduro Eng Handguards & KLR 250

I picked up a set of Enduro Engineering aluminum handguards on the cheap. They look as good as new and all I paid for was the shipping. All of the mounting hardware was included. I tried to put them...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-06-2007, 08:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 371
Posted By JoMoThumper
Talking Harbor Freight Comes to SW Mizzou

This message is being submitted as a public service for folks in the greater Joplin area. Harbor Freight Tools will be opening new store in Joplin this fall at 9th and Rangeline. The building is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2007, 07:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,128
Posted By JoMoThumper
Question Tell us more

So this is designed to go on the front of the bike according to their website? It wouldn't work there on mine either. How did you mount it to your bike? Any problems?
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2007, 07:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,128
Posted By JoMoThumper
I hate to say it, but...

Walmart has the Kolpin Jr. fuel pack set up for cheaper than anywhere else I can find, $52 and some change, available online:

http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?product_id=5871217
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-05-2007, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 732
Posted By JoMoThumper
Eh? Wrong forum

My fault, should have posted this in "Upcoming Events". I failed to double check before submitting the post.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-05-2007, 08:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,704
Posted By JoMoThumper
Thumb Bikes Blues & BBQ 10/3-10/6 Fayetteville, AR.

Wanted to pass this info along to everyone. It is a very large event in a great location for a great cause. Music, food, cold beer and lots of bikes. Bikes and riders of all types are welcome. If you...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-05-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 732
Posted By JoMoThumper
Thumb Bikes Blues & BBQ 10/3-10/6 Fayetteville, AR.

Wanted to pass this info along to everyone. It is a very large event in a great location for a great cause. Music, food, cold beer and lots of bikes. Bikes and riders of all types are welcome. If you...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-05-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 26,562
Posted By JoMoThumper
I'm in

I gotta check this out.
If I can get a hall pass (from the wife and the boss) I'll be heading down from Joplin and bringing my KLR 250, tent and sleeping bag. Hopefully get in early Friday. First...
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