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Forum: Trip Planning 12-14-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By 2000RSV
KLR - inexpensive - Easy to fix -...

KLR

- inexpensive
- Easy to fix
- Reliable
- No special tools needed to do anything
- High GVW (can carry lots of stuff)
- Can get parts anywhere
- Can find someone to fix stuff anywhere
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,191
Posted By 2000RSV
You may want to check out Laam Seats. ...

You may want to check out Laam Seats. laamseats.com

He used to work for one of the Mayer brothers and went out on his own. While I haven't purchased one yet, looking to get one for my KLR this...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,420
Posted By 2000RSV
Hate to continue being a killjoy, .....but..... ...

Hate to continue being a killjoy, .....but.....


Unless you win the lottery or your parents have set up a trust fund for you - you can't afford another bike with your current income/expenses. ...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,420
Posted By 2000RSV
Thank you. I've been a Dad for a lot of years...

Thank you. I've been a Dad for a lot of years and have had this conversation more than once.

I felt I was starting to come across as a curmudgeon, hence, the 'Get off my lawn' comment. Glad...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,420
Posted By 2000RSV
OK, now we are getting somewhere. Ranger...

OK, now we are getting somewhere.


Ranger - gone.
Ram - owned by parents. Therefore, only fixed costs are insurance and maintenance.
Trailer - assume this is paid for. Only fixed costs are...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,420
Posted By 2000RSV
Wait. Am I reading this right? You own TWO...

Wait. Am I reading this right? You own TWO trucks and a two-fiddy? Just so you can help friends move (I understand about helping the folks)? How many of these vehicles do you have payments on?
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,420
Posted By 2000RSV
OK Flyboy, I'm going to pull a 'Dad' moment here....

OK Flyboy, I'm going to pull a 'Dad' moment here.

Love your enthusiasm for riding. I have it too. However, a motorcycle is a toy. Yes, you can also make it into a tool (as is a truck/car), but...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-16-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By 2000RSV
Lifetime maps makes a difference. I have...

Lifetime maps makes a difference.

I have seen hardware (Zumo and one mc mount) in the $300-$400 range. Car mount generally has little value. Extra individual mc mounts $30-$50 depending on...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By 2000RSV
Yamaha Venture. The Barcalounger of motorcycles....

Yamaha Venture. The Barcalounger of motorcycles. Lots of passenger room, great wind protection, and you can pick up a 5 year old low mileage one for under $10k.

Biggest problem is wife's helmet...
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,471
Posted By 2000RSV
We have a local station that has non-ethanol 87...

We have a local station that has non-ethanol 87 octane. It is what I run in my bikes (when in the home area) and all my yard equipment.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-14-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,719
Posted By 2000RSV
Copperas Pond

Copperas Pond is 6 miles North East of Lake Placid on Hwy 86. There is a trailhead there and you climb/hike about 1/2 mile to this pond. There is a big rock for jumping off.

First found this by...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-11-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,719
Posted By 2000RSV
Just got back - What a great time!!! The...

Just got back - What a great time!!!

The only time we were concerned with security, the kind folks of Maine came through. We stopped in Ogunquit to walk the Marginal Way. Stopped at the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,719
Posted By 2000RSV
My boots and helmet are the most important things...

My boots and helmet are the most important things to secure. I have odd sizes (read 'big' ) that would be very hard to replace at a local retail store.

None of our stuff is all that nice (other...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,719
Posted By 2000RSV
Thank you all. I have one cable and will pick up...

Thank you all. I have one cable and will pick up a couple more. I have 4 small locks keyed alike for my KLR panniers that should work.

Look forward to sharing this ride with my wife and want to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,719
Posted By 2000RSV
Heading to NE - Security of Riding Equipment

Wife and I are heading to NE for a week of riding. There will be no big cities, but lots of stopping. My concern is stopping to hike some trails in VT, NH, NY, and Maine. Will need to change from...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,766
Posted By 2000RSV
motorcyclegear.com. Really easy to work with. ...

motorcyclegear.com. Really easy to work with. Returns are simple. lots of last year's models at good prices.

No relation, just a really happy customer.
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,963
Posted By 2000RSV
Get a Venture. Same engine, just detuned a...

Get a Venture. Same engine, just detuned a little (OK, detuned a lot). Lots of room for goodies. You can pick up a really nice Venture '10-'11 with a couple of years of warranty left for <$10k. 5...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-29-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5,018
Views: 491,490
Posted By 2000RSV
I just don't get it. Must be extra special since...

I just don't get it. Must be extra special since it is 'custome'.

http://madison.craigslist.org/mcy/4542443900.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00t0t_6Y5qgjuffx8_600x450.jpg

One of a kind,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,173
Posted By 2000RSV
Mr. Belt and Gravy - You back-to-backing with the...

Mr. Belt and Gravy - You back-to-backing with the MN1k on the 21st?
Forum: Face plant 06-03-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,181
Posted By 2000RSV
There are several good shops in the area. The...

There are several good shops in the area. The Honda shop in Fond du Lac is excellent (ProMotorsports). I don't have any experience with the Honda shop in Oshkosh.

There is a decent indy shop in...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-08-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3,546
Views: 599,849
Posted By 2000RSV
New activation only. Damn. Just started my...

New activation only.

Damn. Just started my new activation at full boat about a month ago. Haven't ridden anywhere where I used it either. Oh well.
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 28,676
Posted By 2000RSV
Cannon, Well done and well documented - as...

Cannon,

Well done and well documented - as always. Rode some of the paved roads and the tunnel in KY when I took my Mother for a long weekend on my bike. Good memories. Thank you for putting...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,156,153
Posted By 2000RSV
No go. KLR lever has different mounting hole...

No go. KLR lever has different mounting hole diameter.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,324
Posted By 2000RSV
Leaving Fond du Lac about 4:30ish. Electrics...

Leaving Fond du Lac about 4:30ish. Electrics will be on full fry setting. Can't wait!
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,156,153
Posted By 2000RSV
K100 shift lever is the same as what's on their...

K100 shift lever is the same as what's on their now. 5.3 inches CL to CL. I have a take off shift lever from a KLR I am going to straighten up some and see if that will work.
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,156,153
Posted By 2000RSV
Thanks for the suggestions. I have a size 15...

Thanks for the suggestions. I have a size 15 boot and are wearing the Combat Lite boots. Overall, they are huge.

I will see if I can find a K100 lever. Have a buddy with a parts bike and I will...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,156,153
Posted By 2000RSV
Extended Shift Lever?

Question for you brickbrains -

'86 K75C. I have large feet. With riding boots on, it is difficult to get my boot under the shift lever. Is their an extended shift lever available? Or one from...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-03-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5,018
Views: 491,490
Posted By 2000RSV
Think he stuttered when he typed the final zero...

Think he stuttered when he typed the final zero in the price and put two instead of one. :rofl
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 138,215
Posted By 2000RSV
+2 Thanks Bryan. Good time and good...

+2

Thanks Bryan. Good time and good eats/drinks were had by all. Simulator was interesting if a bit humbling.

Good to put some real names and faces to screen names.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By 2000RSV
AMA Hall of Fame about 2 hours southwest. ...

AMA Hall of Fame about 2 hours southwest. Pickerington is a distant suburb of Columbus.

You are about 3.5 hours from Niagara Falls and legendary original Buffalo wings.

Just about 3 hours from...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-03-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 46,183
Posted By 2000RSV
Promo Code no worky. New service with Spot3.

Promo Code no worky. New service with Spot3.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-03-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,466
Posted By 2000RSV
June, July, Aug, Sept. Only But I'm a...

June, July, Aug, Sept.

Only

But I'm a wimp.

Love the Lake Superior Circle Tour.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-01-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,324
Posted By 2000RSV
Eric, Where would you now go?

Eric,

Where would you now go?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-25-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,324
Posted By 2000RSV
Great link! Thank you.

Great link!

Thank you.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-20-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,324
Posted By 2000RSV
He could pick up a WWAD sticker also. Good...

He could pick up a WWAD sticker also.

Good idea.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-20-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,324
Posted By 2000RSV
Is There a Good Independent M/C Repair Shop??? - Austin

My son has an '83 Yamaha Venture down in Austin. He is an apartment dweller so has limited room and tools (like a lift) to do maintenance. For his birthday I bought him a set of tires.

Looking...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,201
Posted By 2000RSV
Great bike. I have 112k miles on mine and it is...

Great bike. I have 112k miles on mine and it is going strong. In process of doing the maintenance things this winter - lube drive shaft, splines, and pins (often overlooked), valve shims, fluids,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-26-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 959
Posted By 2000RSV
19035 W. Bluemound Rd Brookfield,WI (262)...

19035 W. Bluemound Rd
Brookfield,WI

(262) 649-1999

www.cyclegear.com
Forum: Face plant 12-30-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,761
Posted By 2000RSV
ABS allows you to maximize braking without fear...

ABS allows you to maximize braking without fear of locking up. Lay'n it down is just silly. Chrome on asphalt has a much lower friction coefficient than rubber on asphalt. Although, I suspect you...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-16-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,120
Views: 223,764
Posted By 2000RSV
Yes, that would be my classification. I stand by...

Yes, that would be my classification. I stand by the trucks and drink beer while watching the young and fast ride.
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