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Forum: Latin America 02-20-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By luckybum
Stan, I've forwarded a PM from an inmate in...

Stan,

I've forwarded a PM from an inmate in Santiago with an '08 KLR650 that he's parting out. I'm not sure if the parts interchange but will check. His contact info is included.
Forum: Latin America 02-19-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By luckybum
Traveler needs help!

I'm not sure where this should be posted so, moderator, please relocate if required. My friend Stan is on a trip from Canada to Ushuaia and is currently stuck in Osorno, Chile, with a trashed chain...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 363,862
Posted By luckybum
I think Stan Perry will show up today to see if...

I think Stan Perry will show up today to see if he can help. He's riding a KLR650 that I prepared a few years ago for GSGAL to ride to South America. He bought the bike from her to do the same trip...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-03-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By luckybum
I've ridden both the ODCDR and the WABCDR on a...

I've ridden both the ODCDR and the WABCDR on a KTM 690E. They're very different routes, with the Oregon being much more difficult in some sections. The rock garden section of the Oregon route would...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 229,072
Posted By luckybum
Julio, I think you'll enjoy this guys...

Julio,

I think you'll enjoy this guys observations about Lake Atitilan. See post #96.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=837596&page=7

Sort of a reverse experience of when you...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,325
Posted By luckybum
Bad luck all around Mike. As they say,...

Bad luck all around Mike. As they say, "Everything will be all right in the end. If it's not all right, it's not the end".
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 363,862
Posted By luckybum
Tell Ed it's good to see my old KTM being used...

Tell Ed it's good to see my old KTM being used like it's supposed to! Safe and fun journey to you both.
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 229,072
Posted By luckybum
Come back soon! I need more cooking...

Come back soon! I need more cooking lessons............
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 229,072
Posted By luckybum
Julio, It was great having you here! I...

Julio,

It was great having you here! I enjoyed your company, your cooking, and your fresh ideas for my kitchen remodel. Be sure to let us know where direction your travels take you next.....

Ken
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-08-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8,827
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,228,697
Posted By luckybum
2005 BMW R1200GS with ABS

Bike is in excellent condition with no scratches, dings, or any visual blemishes. Always have used synthetic Mobil 1 in engine, transmission, and final drive. Included options are:

CEE BAILEY...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By luckybum
Living in Redmond I've traveled much of the area...

Living in Redmond I've traveled much of the area at one time or another but never the specific route. I'm assuming your referring to route 5? That will all change starting next Tuesday as six of us...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By luckybum
Try these guys:...

Try these guys: http://reveuromotors.com/index.html

It's a father/son deal. I haven't had them do any service but I sold them an old BSA and had a chance to chat. The father is/was an aircraft...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-05-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,541
Posted By luckybum
The first thing to decide is: east or west of the...

The first thing to decide is: east or west of the Cascade mountains. East has everything your looking for in the way of riding, hiking, camping, and watersports. However, the winters are looooong and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4,140
Views: 1,351,873
Posted By luckybum
Here's mine. Taken in Oregon on our way to ride...

Here's mine. Taken in Oregon on our way to ride the WABCDR last July. Currently have 19,987 miles on it and the only failure was the air flow sensor wires. Replaced them back to the harness with a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By luckybum
This is a route I've ridden and enjoyed. Just...

This is a route I've ridden and enjoyed. Just east of Christmas valley turn south on south Fandago road through Fandago canyon which eventually becomes FS6104. Turn left on XL ranch road to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By luckybum
I think those are the main differences other...

I think those are the main differences other orange or black frame. The '08's had an easily correctable problem with the wires to the air flow sensor but I don't know if that was changed on r models....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,338
Posted By luckybum
Connect the "Irish and Taylor" loop with the road...

Connect the "Irish and Taylor" loop with the road from Todd lake to Tumalo Falls by riding the Cascade highway from the Cultus lake turnoff north to the Todd lake turnoff and you have a great day.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By luckybum
If you wind up sticking closer to the coastline...

If you wind up sticking closer to the coastline when you get into California "The Lost Coast" ride" is a must do. It starts just off highway 101 in Ferndale on the north end and winds south through...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-08-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By luckybum
Are you camping or moteling it? A friend and I...

Are you camping or moteling it? A friend and I would be interested in joining you as we haven't done that ride yet. Go figure, since it's right in our backyard. We have, however, done the Continental...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-30-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By luckybum
Most likely a fuse or possibly the bulb.......

Most likely a fuse or possibly the bulb.......
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,643
Views: 289,321
Posted By luckybum
"We might not have the first this year to make...

"We might not have the first this year to make the trip, but we might qualify as the oldest. Tim is 50, Dave is 65 and Dick is 70."

Well, let's call it a tie. I'm 64 and my riding buddy Terry is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-19-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2,643
Views: 289,321
Posted By luckybum
Tracks for the route are available on the WABDR...

Tracks for the route are available on the WABDR website so I assume you mean tracks for our work arounds? Unfortunately I wasn't able to use my GPS for much. I have an old Garmin 2610 with City...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-18-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2,643
Views: 289,321
Posted By luckybum
Well, were back! Thanks to everyone that posted...

Well, were back! Thanks to everyone that posted my phoned in reports. The only thing I have to add is the route from Conconully north is blocked and gated due to a slide near Kerr campground. We...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-07-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2,643
Views: 289,321
Posted By luckybum
Well, ok then. We're heading out south to north...

Well, ok then. We're heading out south to north on Sunday the tenth. We'll detour where required and see what happens. POR (press on regardless...) will be our motto. Then it's across the border into...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-24-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2,643
Views: 289,321
Posted By luckybum
Thanks guys. I'll be waiting to hear. I'm jumping...

Thanks guys. I'll be waiting to hear. I'm jumping out of my skin to get going. It just HAD to be a big snow year..............
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-24-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,643
Views: 289,321
Posted By luckybum
Has anyone completed this route yet this year?...

Has anyone completed this route yet this year? I'm planning a July 10th departure going south to north and am wondering if the route is or will be open by then. Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 115,345
Posted By luckybum
Patience my ass! Get on with it Gal! Great stuff!

Patience my ass! Get on with it Gal! Great stuff!
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 39,630
Posted By luckybum
Well, at least in my case the bushings don't seem...

Well, at least in my case the bushings don't seem to be a problem. I just got back from riding the southern half of the great divide ride with my 690E (we rode the northern half last year) and have...
Forum: Americas 07-05-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By luckybum
Thanks to both of you! We're off on the 9th.

Thanks to both of you! We're off on the 9th.
Forum: Americas 07-03-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By luckybum
Great divide open?

Can anyone tell me if the great divide route is passable yet? I'm interested in the route from Pinedale, Wyoming south (unfinished business from last year). Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By luckybum
Thanks Doorguy! I'll give it a try.

Thanks Doorguy! I'll give it a try.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By luckybum
OK, I guess I'm still a bit of an idiot. With the...

OK, I guess I'm still a bit of an idiot. With the new relay wired in everything works EXCEPT the indicator light in the instrument cluster. It lights but does not flash. The blinkers are all flashing...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By luckybum
Idiot needs help with wiring!

I've replaced the stock turn indicators on my ktm 690e with led units and am having trouble getting them to work properly. The rears were replaced a year ago and everything was working ok although...
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 979
Views: 240,072
Posted By luckybum
Hi Ian, I'd like to order a black Lynx for...

Hi Ian,

I'd like to order a black Lynx for my ktm 690e. I think I remember you saying that a few people had already mounted a Lynx on a 690e using your "universal kit" but your order page doesn't...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,869
Posted By luckybum
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By luckybum
Yes, I've worn an Arai XD for the last 4 years,...

Yes, I've worn an Arai XD for the last 4 years, even though I have a "Shoei" head. I was very excited when Shoei decided to start importing the Hornet. However, after trying one on I could tell that...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By luckybum
Dual sport helmet design?

I don't get the design of most dual sport helmets. The visor is almost universally too short to do any good @ blocking the sun when it's low in the sky. The only exception I'm aware of is the Arai xd...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 103,386
Posted By luckybum
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By luckybum
Thanks all for the info. I was never interested...

Thanks all for the info. I was never interested in a purchase. I was just not familiar with model and curious. It would be hard to improve on the bike I have now!
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By luckybum
Thanks guys! Looks like it might also have a...

Thanks guys! Looks like it might also have a larger tank?
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