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Forum: Equipment 11-29-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By foxj
Kriega vs Wolfman

Haven't used the Kriega though it looks like quality gear.mi do use a Wolfman peak tail bag on the rear of my Triumph Scrambler seat. Very easy to attach & remove ( stretch straps with u hooks at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,017
Posted By foxj
KLR 650 vs BMW GS

Lots of good points here. Best thing to do is try out the KLR, the BMW 650 GS single, the 650 twin, the 1200 GS, adn maybe the Suzuki Wee Strom 650. Allare good bikes (and you will find occasional...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,341
Posted By foxj
Driving tent stakes

The plastic mallet is a good tool. The one pictured above looks good for he job. Much lighter & probably no bigger than the hatchet o even he rubber mallet. Also he cut outs in the plastic mallet...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,932
Posted By foxj
Before the scram

A series of BMWs -R65, thenR80, followed by an R1100RT & aKLR650. Bought the Scram new about 2 years ago & loved it from the start. Closest in ease of handling,good looks & fun to my old '87 R80....
Forum: Face plant 07-16-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,692
Posted By foxj
+1on the comments about cleaning wounds &...

+1on the comments about cleaning wounds & especially the poor sanitary conditions & practices in US Hospitals. It at least borders on criminal negligence. It's what killed my father several years...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By foxj
To some degree glove fit is a personal preference...

To some degree glove fit is a personal preference thing. They will stretch one & a close fit is better tan a loose fit,especially in a get off or accident. However, if you really feel they are too...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,377
Posted By foxj
Leo Vince exhaust

Just purchased a Leo Vince exhaust for my 02 KLR 650. Previous posters are right about the lost directions but the exhaust itself looks great. Have a couple of questions about the installation. First...
Forum: Beasts 02-11-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,548
Posted By foxj
TA vs KLR vs Weestrom

Don't know that this helps but. I have 02 KLR, 96 bmw R1100 rt, & 09 Tiumph Scrambler. I've ridden Weestrom before & like it. Never ridden TA. all the bikes have issues & i have at various times...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-17-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,153
Posted By foxj
frying a gps

haven't had the bad luck to fry my gps by leaving it on the dash. But did have that problem with my radar detector -- every expensive one. I routinely remove my gps and my radar detector from my...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,822
Posted By foxj
MC boots & narrow foot

Thanks for all the replies. Have a pair of Heine Gericke MC boots now, touring style, and think I will start by trying the in-sole approach suggested, Maybe try some of the socks suggested.
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Forum: Equipment 10-12-2008, 12:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,822
Posted By foxj
motorcycling boots and narrow foot

This is a little different than most posts on boots here. I have read the various threads about which boots are best/recommended/etc. My problem is that I inherited a pretty narrow foot. Usually...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2008, 12:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By foxj
bivy tent

I have a Cabela's bivy tent that looks very similar to the one at the top of this message thread. At the time I bought it I paid around $50. It is very small, very packable, and has held up well. ...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,931
Posted By foxj
Radar Detectors

All sound very good but....I live near and often ride/travel in a state where RDs are unlawful -- Virginia. I went with the Bel STi Driver as it is undetectable (for the moment) by radar detector...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,892
Posted By foxj
Laugh soft saddlebags for KLR

I have a pair of Kawi soft saddlebags for the KLR. Well used but in good shape if a little dirty. Can clean them up (a bit of road grime) and they're yours for $20 plus shipping. PM me if you are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2007, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,381
Posted By foxj
getting hit by a pickup

Haven't been hit by a pick up yet and hope I don't. Hope you are ok and the truck driver gets what she deserves.

Had a similar incident while bicycling about a year ago. I was riding in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,458
Posted By foxj
video and traffice stops

Interesting discussion. I am not a lawyer and have never been in a traffic stop where I had a video camera to record it. I recently bought such a camera and have had at least one traffic stop where...
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2007, 11:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,509
Posted By foxj
radar detectors

Personally I use a detector, the Bel STi Driver, which appears to be invisible to the radar detector detectors used in states like Virginia. I got the Bel for this very reason. I live in northeast...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2007, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By foxj
radar detectors

Hey Emoto

Thanks for the reply. Now carrying a POS detector to give up if caught is a great idea. Didn't think of that one.

Foxy
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2007, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By foxj
radar detectors

Thanks Merc

The V1 seems to keep coming up as the top vote getter. I like the idea of upgradeability. And I'll keep the remote display in mind.

Foxy
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By foxj
radar detectors

know there have been other posts in this forum on radar detectors but this is a little more specific. I'm looking at purchasing an new detector and since I live near a state, Virginia, in which...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,111
Posted By foxj
Vstrom 650 vs 1000

Saw this thread and am interested in these two bikes. I currently own both a KLR 650 and a BMW R1100RT. Love both of these bikes but the BWM is a pain in the ass to work on. Just to get to the...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2006, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,892
Posted By foxj
IRC vs Kenda

I have the IRC GP1s on the front and rear of my 02 KLR 650. Seem to do dirt and pavement pretty well. Can't recall the mileage on them specifically but the rear seems to wear twice as quickly as...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2006, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By foxj
tall overpants

I have First Gear overpants and the talls are a perfect fit. I'm 6'2', 195, with a 34" inseam. Go with the tall.

Foxy
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2006, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,007
Posted By foxj
Laugh KLR supertrapp exhaust

Hey Runlkehell

I'm running 8 disks in mine. It is much more responsive in lower and midrange. It is louder than stock, but the exhaust note beats the stocker (often referred to by my other KLR...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2006, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,007
Posted By foxj
Question airbox mods and supertrapp

Runlikehell

I have a Supertrapp on my KLR and love it. Was just wondering how many disks you are running in yours and how did it affect performance, sound level?

foxj
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 30,101
Posted By foxj
Thumb klr saddlebags

Here's a little different take on saddlebags. I would agree that the Wolfman luggage is really good equipment. At the moment I only have the Wolfman tank panniers on my 02 KLR 650 but they are great...
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