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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By russellkt
:clap Love seeing the little dr on journeys. ...

:clap Love seeing the little dr on journeys. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8,584
Views: 1,166,402
Posted By russellkt
I've owned both a xt225 and dr200 and they are...

I've owned both a xt225 and dr200 and they are super close in performance. Both are ridiculously simple motorcycles that are super durable and simple bikes that will take you anywhere. Both top out...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By russellkt
Sounds like she's got it under control now.

Sounds like she's got it under control now.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-13-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By russellkt
I just got a call from Free Spirit who is...

I just got a call from Free Spirit who is stranded on Hwy 132 in Altoona, AL. Her electric shifter is causing all sorts of problems with the bike. She is currently waiting on a tow truck and is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By russellkt
Stranded Rider Altoona, AL

I just got a call from a stranded advrider on Hwy 132 in Altoona, AL. Her electric shifter, prosthetic leg, on a BMW F650 is causing all sorts of problems. She is currently waiting on a tow truck...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By russellkt
It seems that most welders will weld but are not...

It seems that most welders will weld but are not interested in tearing into the bike to get clearance.

How much disassembly is necessary to get some clearance between the subframe and the mount?...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By russellkt
Thanks so much for the info!! I'm assuming it...

Thanks so much for the info!! I'm assuming it needs to be repaired before riding??
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By russellkt
How difficult is it to weld and tap? Does the...

How difficult is it to weld and tap? Does the transmission still need to be removed?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By russellkt
This looks bad, is it? Broken right rear transmission mount

Last weekend I decided to go riding my 1996 R1100GS in the national forest in the rain. We went down on some super slick clay a couple of times but thought all was ok until I spotted this today :cry...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-28-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 538,545
Posted By russellkt
Located just south of Birmingham, Alabama and...

Located just south of Birmingham, Alabama and less than a mile from I-65. There is room for a tent or two in our back yard and we also have a spare bed or couch. You are welcome to use any tools to...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By russellkt
Thanks for the thorough review!

Thanks for the thorough review!
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 266,901
Posted By russellkt
I had many of the same thoughts when I saw...

I had many of the same thoughts when I saw someone else's post on another forum. In other words, I cannot take credit for the bag. v1 was a rainy day project only using what I had which was a pair...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 908
Views: 266,901
Posted By russellkt
This little piggy is headed to the ozarks for...

This little piggy is headed to the ozarks for three days...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-IGZqeue-fyE/UGx_QDnUloI/AAAAAAAAf6I/mAEoi4i_8aI/s701/12+-+1.jpg

Feel too heavy but rain and lows...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8,584
Views: 1,166,402
Posted By russellkt
Not sure if false neutral is the correct term but...

Not sure if false neutral is the correct term but when I shift to second it will hang in neutral and the only way to get it into 2nd or 3rd is to go back to first and then back up. Bike is used for...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8,584
Views: 1,166,402
Posted By russellkt
I have a 2003 dr200 with 2,500 miles on it that...

I have a 2003 dr200 with 2,500 miles on it that has recently started giving false neutrals between 1st and 2nd and occasionally jumping out of 2nd gear. From searching the internet, it appears the...
Forum: Face plant 08-03-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,987
Posted By russellkt
So happy to hear you made it back and thanks for...

So happy to hear you made it back and thanks for sharing your lessons learned.
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,092
Posted By russellkt
That's great to hear about purple power. I'd...

That's great to hear about purple power. I'd also suggest pine sol which yields outstanding results if left to soak overnight or a few days. A boiling 50/50 vinegar and water solution also works...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By russellkt
29 Dreams has reopened as Courtyard 25. Check...

29 Dreams has reopened as Courtyard 25. Check out http://www.facebook.com/pages/Courtyard-25/169956736426822 or http://www.cy-25.com/index.html
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By russellkt
Used Clutch on 1996 r1100gs

I know it is against everyone's better judgement but if I was willing to take the risk on replacing the clutch in a 1996 r1100 gs with a used clutch from a 1998 with much fewer miles, what are the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 18,383
Posted By russellkt
I just bought a 1996 R1100GS and have the dreaded...

I just bought a 1996 R1100GS and have the dreaded skip in 3rd gear problem. I've ordered a M97 from a 1998 R1100RT.

Is it a direct swap for the M94 that I currently have?

How many hours...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-29-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 784
Posted By russellkt
FNR Ashburn, VA to Birmingham, AL

When my wife informed me that she was going to be out of town for a weekend a few weeks ago, I knew I needed to schedule an adventure of some sort. I threw out a few feelers to a group of friends...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 01-30-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1,406
Sticky: Tet
Views: 131,740
Posted By russellkt
Chip, I got the doc. Thanks so much for...

Chip,

I got the doc. Thanks so much for all your work on this and willingness to share!

russellkt
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 01-30-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 1,200
Sticky: TetS
Views: 104,822
Posted By russellkt
Chip, I got the doc. Thanks so much for...

Chip,

I got the doc. Thanks so much for all your work on this and willingness to share!

russellkt
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 56,505
Posted By russellkt
One thought I have is that even if the outer...

One thought I have is that even if the outer material is compromised it seems that the padding underneath would also have to be compromised before one would have skin injuries. Of course the garment...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 56,505
Posted By russellkt
Great link - I've been looking for a report like...

Great link - I've been looking for a report like this for awhile. Here's the google translation of the main article:

Main Article
We felt really sorry for the dummy. 30 times he had to slip...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12,957
Views: 1,221,355
Posted By russellkt
got this nice rig and just about got it ready to...

got this nice rig and just about got it ready to ride but I'm missing the air filter element holder, part 17215-MG2-000. Does anyone have one or know where I can find one?
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By russellkt
Glad you are healed enough to get back on a bike....

Glad you are healed enough to get back on a bike. What has worked for me to build confidence after my own target fixation incident was 1) selling the klr650 and buying a ninja 250 and xr100,...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,184
Posted By russellkt
I've been using a pair of bobster wrap-arounds...

I've been using a pair of bobster wrap-arounds along with my scorpion dirt helmet for summer riding. Flows a lot more air at the price of a little less protection to the nose. Like littleredtoyota...
Forum: Racing 01-29-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,797
Posted By russellkt
Is the race set for the first weekend in June?

Is the race set for the first weekend in June?
Forum: Face plant 01-19-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,803
Posted By russellkt
sysie, I only took out one ankle but got...

sysie,

I only took out one ankle but got cleared to start putting weight on the ankle on Friday after 7 weeks. Glad to hear of your progress and looking forward to hearing about the "get back on...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 45,871
Posted By russellkt
Swamp, I thoroughly enjoyed the video. It is...

Swamp,

I thoroughly enjoyed the video. It is well worth the $10 alone.

Hell and all those gps coordinates would save days of plotting. Too bad I don't have 15 days...

Thanks again for...
Forum: Australia 12-12-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By russellkt
Get well soon curlysurfer!! I broke my...

Get well soon curlysurfer!!

I broke my lower fibula in November and am down for 4 more weeks. What kind of gear were you wearing?
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,266
Posted By russellkt
Unfortunately I just had direct experience...

Unfortunately I just had direct experience crashing around 20-30 mph on asphalt.

Quick Summary
After crash I support your planned approach but would add a little more abrasion resistance in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,967
Posted By russellkt
I've got a 29 1/2" inseam and can just about flat...

I've got a 29 1/2" inseam and can just about flat foot a xt225 and can comfortably have both feet on the ground on a klr250. Sounds like these are both smaller than you are looking for though. I've...
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