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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-04-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 38,402
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Thumb I have been to the old courthouse in Thebes about...

I have been to the old courthouse in Thebes about 4 times in the last two years and it has always been closed!! I sure wished I had joined up with you guys Saturday!
Forum: The Garage 07-23-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,708
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Laugh Still good news to report. Added about another...

Still good news to report. Added about another 600-650 miles to the odometer and the fork is still doing OK.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-17-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 38,402
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Thumb I will be there. Gonna take off a day or two...

I will be there. Gonna take off a day or two extra. A bad day of ridin' is better than a good day at work!!

Mcrider1959 is in for the count.

Roger Hayes
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,458
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Hey scoutDad, I am really enjoying your...

Hey scoutDad,
I am really enjoying your thread!! I will be heading for Colorado in August with my 2006 KLX 250s with a Bill Blue 351 kit installed. I have ridden out there before but, I was...
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,708
Posted By MCRIDER1959
So far so good!! I will give an update on how...

So far so good!! I will give an update on how it its doing when I put on another 500 or so miles.
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,708
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Talking Well, I am happy to report, that after using a...

Well, I am happy to report, that after using a sharpening stone and wore out 1000 grit wet/dry sand paper to work down the nick and then filling the divets with two part epoxy has worked so far.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11,149
Views: 2,371,444
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Question Carb jetting question????

OK here is the deal. I need to do carb adjustments and need advice on jetting and needle placement, etc. Here is what I have: 2006 KLX250s with only 3100 miles and with a Bill Blue 351 kit, stock...
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,708
Posted By MCRIDER1959
I have done a fair amount of brazing of the...

I have done a fair amount of brazing of the years.

My question would be, would heating up the spot to braze not ruin the fork tube with some distortion? I would be very interested, if you could...
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,708
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Thanks guys for all of the suggestions!! I have...

Thanks guys for all of the suggestions!! I have finished sanding down the nicked area. I used a sharpening stone and some wore out 1000 grit wet or dry sand paper. Now I can just barely feel the...
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,708
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Question Fork tube has a small nick. What to do??

The left fork on my old Concours started leaking fork oil really bad. Thought is was just time to replace fork seals since it had been several years since I replaced them last. On close inspection...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6,339
Views: 2,501,779
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Question Hey drewidd, what tent is that?? Looks like it...

Hey drewidd, what tent is that?? Looks like it might pack down really small.
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 24,290
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Great report Cannonshot!!! This ride is only...

Great report Cannonshot!!!
This ride is only about 300 miles from me. I will see if I can talk my ol' buddy ( Mark) Big Dog into doing this ride. Shouldn't be too tough since he is retired and...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-15-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8,184
Views: 746,149
Posted By MCRIDER1959
I have rode with Mark for years and he has always...

I have rode with Mark for years and he has always had a good nose for tracking down those great places to eat...........that have pie!!:lol3
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8,184
Views: 746,149
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Nice video Steve!!!:clap You know Mark has...

Nice video Steve!!!:clap You know Mark has always been a GREAT Geetar player but, he can't sing a lick!! :lol3 LOL Now Mark's wife Debbie is the one that can sing!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-21-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,224
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Laugh KLX250 and TET

Subscribed for this one. :lurk Really interested on how the KLX does and seeing LOTS of pics of TET.:deal
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11,149
Views: 2,371,444
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Fuel Tank Question???

My question is to those who have the Acerbis Fuel Tank.

I have a 2006 KLX 250s that I am mounting the 3.7 gallon Acerbis Fuel Tank on. It has been noted that you will have some gas left in the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11,149
Views: 2,371,444
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Looks like that set up would work just fine....

Looks like that set up would work just fine. Still have plenty of room to move around when you need to. Glad to see someone else using the KLX for dual sport riding and camping too. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11,149
Views: 2,371,444
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Question Service manuals

Looking to buy a service manual for my 2006 KLX 250s. What manual would you recommend? And where to get it?:ear
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By MCRIDER1959
:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb:clap

:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb:clap
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Cancel.........Cancel.........Cancel.........Cance...

Cancel.........Cancel.........Cancel.........Cancel.........Cancel.........

Just got word from Bigdog that they have a truck in route to pick up the bikes. :clap

Also he said Francine is being...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Thanks John for posting this! I have it posted...

Thanks John for posting this! I have it posted also for Bigdog (Mark) too.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By MCRIDER1959
ATTENTION!! The Mobius 11 Riders in need of HELP!!

ATTENTION!!!!!!!!!!! ATTENTION!!!!!!!!!!
to all ADV Riders in the southern California area and western Arizona area of the town of Fort Mohave AZ.

The Mobius 11 Riders are in need of some help...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-05-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 20,624
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Thanks to all who put on this great weekend dual...

Thanks to all who put on this great weekend dual sport ride in S.W. Indiana. Lots of good roads, good scenery, good history lessons on stuff we saw and good people to ride and camp with!! I had a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-23-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,530
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Thumb Thanks for this ride report ajayhawkfan!!! I...

Thanks for this ride report ajayhawkfan!!!
I always enjoy your ride stories as you have a excellent way of incorporating those interesting tid bits of history into the story.

I will have to...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6,339
Views: 2,501,779
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Thumb Thanks SpEd!!! That was just the info I...

Thanks SpEd!!!
That was just the info I needed!:clap
Thanks again!
Roger
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6,339
Views: 2,501,779
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Question @ SpEd I really like that trailer you are...

@ SpEd
I really like that trailer you are pulling behind your GS. Could you tell us a little more about it. Brand, maybe a website link, thought on its' construction quality and how well it...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 109,032
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Now Mark, I wont tell Debbie you said that.:eek1 ...

Now Mark, I wont tell Debbie you said that.:eek1
Debbie is one of best cooks I know of. :nod
Never had a bad meal at your house, that is for sure.:deal
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-17-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,088
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Thumb I look forward to riding with you , Jack! :thumb

I look forward to riding with you , Jack! :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-15-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,088
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Question Hey Mark, is that piece of the big chain they...

Hey Mark,
is that piece of the big chain they put across the river still there in Columbus-Belmont state park? I did not see any photo of it.
Several years ago a bunch of us ( you may have been...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,402
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Talking Hey Mark, you and I didn't ride too slow back...

Hey Mark,
you and I didn't ride too slow back in the mid 80s. With you on your K75s and me on my Concours, we burnt up some roads headin' to the BMW ralleys and such.:evil But I will have to say...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-06-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8,184
Views: 746,149
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Thumb +1 on the Hi-Viz helmet and jacket.:deal

+1 on the Hi-Viz helmet and jacket.:deal
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11,149
Views: 2,371,444
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Question LED Lights?

Hey DynoBob,
I was wondering if you could give some more details about your homemade LED driving lights. Like where you came up with the parts(LEDs) and such. :ear Also is the color of the light...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-20-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,335
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Thumb I wished I had rode my KLR to the rally and went...

I wished I had rode my KLR to the rally and went with you guys dual sportin'.:deal
Roger
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11,149
Views: 2,371,444
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Thumb Thanks Ron!! I really appreciate the info and...

Thanks Ron!!
I really appreciate the info and the photos. Looks like I need to start looking for some KLX300 stuff and some extra spare change to buy that 351 kit.:deal
Roger
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11,149
Views: 2,371,444
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Hey ranger Ron, Could you please list what...

Hey ranger Ron,
Could you please list what other modifications you have done to your bike. I have a basically stock 2006 also and have tossed around the idea 351 mod but, I did not want to loose...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-06-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8,184
Views: 746,149
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Thumb I just got a phone call from a friend of mine...

I just got a phone call from a friend of mine that is already in Potosi at the rally and he said there is several people there now. I also checked the weather and its' going to be a great weekend...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-05-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8,184
Views: 746,149
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Thumb Count me in for the rally. Leaving work at noon...

Count me in for the rally. Leaving work at noon or maybe a little sooner if work is slow.:deal
Forum: Americas 08-23-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,710
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Question Hey pnoman! I have just found your thread on...

Hey pnoman!
I have just found your thread on ADV you are doing for West Virginia Ride Planning. I have tried to access your website but, it keeps coming up something about " this domain name has...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-21-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,099
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Thanks ajayhawkfan for this fine ride report...

Thanks ajayhawkfan
for this fine ride report and it's photos. I also feel special thanks should be applied for the history that you added to the photos. More depth and understanding was given to...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-12-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,649
Posted By MCRIDER1959
Laugh Happy Birthday Mark!!!! Hope you have many many...

Happy Birthday Mark!!!! Hope you have many many more! You and I have ridden a ton of miles together and like your birthday I hope we ride many many more miles.:clap:clap:clap
Your ol' friend, Roger
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