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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-10-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 550,267
Posted By JasonLester
Ok here are a couple of "Fun" ones along the...

Ok here are a couple of "Fun" ones along the ALCAN. And being as there is 200+ pages may have been posted of before. But not from my helmet. :D These can be pretty exciting on knobbier tires. :huh
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-10-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 53,113
Posted By JasonLester
Oh I like this. And this is proof it started for...

Oh I like this. And this is proof it started for me a LONG time ago.

This is me and my older sister. 1974-75. On an SL350 (Dual sport) in Alaska (yeah I started out good :evil)
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-10-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9,960
Views: 3,157,642
Posted By JasonLester
My last bike, Kluane Lake YT 2005 KLR 650,...

My last bike, Kluane Lake YT

2005 KLR 650, Took me to Alaska and back twice)

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v357/JasonLester/IMG_2875_zpsfb10eb62.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By JasonLester
Rode ther twice on a KLR. There are roads all...

Rode ther twice on a KLR. There are roads all over if you look hard enough. The Old Alcan is still there in places. Lots of gravel. If you stop and stay a while in one spot you can ride out from...
Forum: Beasts 03-07-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9,101
Views: 3,528,384
Posted By JasonLester
My 05 last night ...

My 05 last night

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v357/JasonLester/motorcycle/vstrom_HDR2_zps090f2475.jpg
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3,725
Views: 671,385
Posted By JasonLester
Yep a skid plate is top on the list for upgrades....

Yep a skid plate is top on the list for upgrades. When we were up there this past summer on the KLRs we bounced some stuff off the skid plate that would have done some real damage....So far I am...
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3,725
Views: 671,385
Posted By JasonLester
Just traded in my 2005 KLR650 last week for a...

Just traded in my 2005 KLR650 last week for a 2005 V-Strom 650....

And I am loving it. The KLR was great and took me to Alaska twice....but now its the Wee's turn.
...
Forum: Beasts 11-07-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,807
Posted By JasonLester
That's what I figured. The plastic one isn't...

That's what I figured. The plastic one isn't worth 50 bucks to me. When you can spend similar money and get an aluminum one.
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,807
Posted By JasonLester
Is the plate on the Canada version the plastic...

Is the plate on the Canada version the plastic version? Buying it after for that one is as expensive as a metal one
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,807
Posted By JasonLester
A bash / skid plate is a must. With the places...

A bash / skid plate is a must. With the places we've been with the KLRs I have heard rocks bang the skid plate hard. With that exposed oil filter that would be bad... Just starting to search for a...
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,807
Posted By JasonLester
It's a sweet ride for sure. Huge improvement over...

It's a sweet ride for sure. Huge improvement over our KLRs. I'm saving up for mine. Unfortunately the KLR has got to go. They took us to Alaska twice and did fine but the V-strom is much easier to...
Forum: Beasts 11-02-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,807
Posted By JasonLester
Here is dad with his brand new V-Strom 650 ADV I...

Here is dad with his brand new V-Strom 650 ADV I rode it to here and then we loaded it in the truck. We have a couple hours drive home. And to much traffic for our liking
...
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,807
Posted By JasonLester
Getting a new toy tomorrow (V-Strom 650 ADV)

Or dad is anyway. We rode to AK twice on KLRs and decided it was time to get something better. So out go the KLRs and in come the V-Strom. We looked at a bunch and for the price these seem great. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 54,486
Posted By JasonLester
Dad and I did it in 2010 and this year too. We...

Dad and I did it in 2010 and this year too. We figure it's too much fun too only do once. So we are trying to plan 2014 already

Great RR
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13,136
Views: 1,275,704
Posted By JasonLester
I have the fuel delivery problem on my 2005. I...

I have the fuel delivery problem on my 2005. I can ride 180 miles or so then the bike dies... I pop the tank open and can ride a little and it does it again... I have removed the vents in the gas...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13,136
Views: 1,275,704
Posted By JasonLester
T63 at about 6k miles lots of street time....

T63 at about 6k miles lots of street time. Probably 90% aired to 28 lbs
Bike loaded heavy on our Alaska trip a few days ago. Not to bad but would like something similar that I could get more...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-04-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 753,052
Posted By JasonLester
A few days ago ...

A few days ago

http://img.tapatalk.com/aeff8128-ea1d-26fa.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/aeff8128-ea33-8ccd.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 08-03-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,164
Posted By JasonLester
Not sure on the mufflers I haven't got there yet....

Not sure on the mufflers I haven't got there yet. I figure there should be some aftermarket muffler with the right size input pipe and just make a bracket etc
Forum: Americas 07-26-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,323
Posted By JasonLester
Sitting on this boat now In Juneau ...

Sitting on this boat now In Juneau http://img.tapatalk.com/aefdf2fc-e046-f357.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 54,486
Posted By JasonLester
Hate that your having problems... But I live that...

Hate that your having problems... But I live that you guys are still making the most of it
Forum: Americas 07-22-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,323
Posted By JasonLester
We are going this Thursday from Haines to Prince...

We are going this Thursday from Haines to Prince Rupert cost us around 750 for two bikes and us.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 54,486
Posted By JasonLester
I'm here looks like it has been rainy. Hope you...

I'm here looks like it has been rainy. Hope you guys have had better weather we are getting ready for our trip
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 54,486
Posted By JasonLester
Yah it's dad and I going. I'm at the airport...

Yah it's dad and I going.
I'm at the airport now. I'll be arriving in Fairbanks at 9:45 local. We ride to Haines on tuesday. We have to do a little maintenance first. Gives me a chance to recoup...
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,220
Posted By JasonLester
Thanks for the input guys. I leave tomorrow for...

Thanks for the input guys. I leave tomorrow for Alaska. I made myself hold off until I get back. It probably makes no sense to buy either but it really would love to have one. I talked with the sales...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 54,486
Posted By JasonLester
I agree I am suprized too. I didn't get much most...

I agree I am suprized too. I didn't get much most places... That and I'm usually to busy trying to take in the place to remember to post ... It can be a bit overwhelming

THX sorry to hear about...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 54,486
Posted By JasonLester
I'll be up Saturday. I can't wait.

I'll be up Saturday. I can't wait.
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 54,486
Posted By JasonLester
Hey did dad ever call you back. If not give him...

Hey did dad ever call you back. If not give him another call. Sometimes he doesn't get voicemails at his cabin
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 54,486
Posted By JasonLester
Looks like your having fun. Hope you get ahold of...

Looks like your having fun. Hope you get ahold of dad. I'll be up Saturday. I know I am looking forward to getting back on the bike.
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,220
Posted By JasonLester
I'm still torn. I head to Alaska to ride my KLR...

I'm still torn. I head to Alaska to ride my KLR home in a week. When I get home I'll decide. I really like the new ones. Or the looks of it. Since I have not ridden either one it's hard to base it...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 54,486
Posted By JasonLester
Diamond tooth Gerties!! Lol have fun

Diamond tooth Gerties!! Lol have fun
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,220
Posted By JasonLester
I went up this morning to talk with them and they...

I went up this morning to talk with them and they were having a Yamaha Demo ride day. I rode the Super Tenere (sweeeeeet) and the VMax.

Both were nice in their own ways. The Vmax has insane power...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,927
Posted By JasonLester
Agree that is a front page one if I have ever...

Agree that is a front page one if I have ever seen one...

Nice!! I'm following along...be carefull with those people attempting to drive over there :huh
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,220
Posted By JasonLester
Kinda where I am at. I'll see if it has ABS...

Kinda where I am at. I'll see if it has ABS this Friday I'm going up to ride the demo bikes (they are having a demo event)
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 54,486
Posted By JasonLester
Dad and I rode up on KLRs about 6 weeks ago. He...

Dad and I rode up on KLRs about 6 weeks ago. He is there now.... I flew home to work. I fly back in a week and a half and we ride down to Haines and take the ferry to PR and up the Cassiar.

If...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,220
Posted By JasonLester
Double post oops

Double post oops
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,220
Posted By JasonLester
I know it probably makes no sense what I wrote......

I know it probably makes no sense what I wrote... I typed it on my phone.

But I am back and forth on the new vs the 07. The 07 seems nice... But I'll have to do more accessory wise. Been kinda...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,220
Posted By JasonLester
V-Strom 650 price question

Ok so I currently ride a KLR 650. It is a great bike for what it is. It has taken me to Alaska twice. But now I'm thinking I'd like a better bike for on the road. So the Wee seems to fit well. A new...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,275
Posted By JasonLester
I had a grizzly run out in front of me on the...

I had a grizzly run out in front of me on the ALCAN. I hit the brakes hard but didn't lock them up. It was closer than I would have liked to have been. Unfortunately my GoPro was on a pic every...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,164
Posted By JasonLester
Nice tip on the vinegar. The tank is the best of...

Nice tip on the vinegar. The tank is the best of the three rust wise. I have another petcock I know it's not to hard to fix. But the tank has to be fixed. I'll give the vinegar a shot on this one and...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,164
Posted By JasonLester
Well I threw som fuel in it today. Went to go...

Well I threw som fuel in it today. Went to go kick it over and found a little stream spraying out of the side of my tank.... :( so I took the tank bake off and drained the fuel back into the can. I...
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