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Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 29,493
Posted By rkleen
1972 cb500

Here are a few pics of my 1972 CB500:

http://i778.photobucket.com/albums/yy67/rkleeng/cb4-1.jpg (http://s778.photobucket.com/user/rkleeng/media/cb4-1.jpg.html)
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Forum: Old's Cool 08-09-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7,273
Views: 3,322,744
Posted By rkleen
Cb500

My 1972 CB500, reminisence of a Triumph Buccaneer...

http://www.2wheelsclub.com/page14.html
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,150
Posted By rkleen
I use one of this on my GSA: ...

I use one of this on my GSA:

http://www.nippynormans.com/products/r1200gs-adv-04-to-07/item/the-ultimate-oil-bottle-with-bracket-r1200gsa-adventure-bct-bottleadv
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-21-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By rkleen
Thanks!... moved to Trip Planning now. I...

Thanks!... moved to Trip Planning now.

I was there once and did the 118 on Fort Davis, the River Road and Terlingua.

Also, I was lucky to see the Marfa Lights at night!
Lets see what else we...
Forum: Americas 03-21-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By rkleen
Big Bend 2013

We are planning a trip to the Big Bend area, from march 28 to sunday 31 2013.

So far we are 4 bikes.
Red 1200GS Adv
Gray 1200GS
Gray 800GS
Blue 650GS
And maybe a K1300

You are very welcome...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-19-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By rkleen
Big Bend 2013

We are planning a trip to the Big Bend area, from march 28 to sunday 31 2013.

So far we are 4 bikes.
Red 1200GS Adv
Gray 1200GS
Gray 800GS
Blue 650GS
And maybe a K1300

You are very...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,132
Posted By rkleen
Yes, it happens

Not me, but a fellow rider on a trip to Hill Country, TX
Not gravel road... just the ranch roads.
And a little stone maybe for the rider in front, break the oil line in the radiator of the GS.
We...
Forum: Face plant 07-18-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,701
Posted By rkleen
No dumb question is ever ask... I was driving...

No dumb question is ever ask... I was driving standing on foot pegs.
Forum: Face plant 07-11-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,701
Posted By rkleen
It was near Monterrey, MX, in the state of Nuevo...

It was near Monterrey, MX, in the state of Nuevo Leon.

It is thru the mountains of the Sierra Madre, wich they made a canyon that always fills with heavy rains.
In fact, there can be so much...
Forum: Face plant 07-09-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,701
Posted By rkleen
Don't know... maybe because I was driving on the...

Don't know... maybe because I was driving on the right side of the path...
Or.. is just my lucky side!
:)
Forum: Face plant 07-02-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,701
Posted By rkleen
Yes, I really forgot to adjust air pressure. It...

Yes, I really forgot to adjust air pressure.
It was fitted for highway...
Forum: Face plant 06-27-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,701
Posted By rkleen
Dry river and little stones

A 5 hours trip, and ALL of the road was like this: dry river bend...

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...
Forum: Americas 03-12-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,606
Posted By rkleen
And, if you need any help or assistance, or just...

And, if you need any help or assistance, or just stop by, look for me in Monterrey, MX...
Here you can fin my email and webpage.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,912
Posted By rkleen
$425 USD down here, $407 for license plate,...

$425 USD down here,

$407 for license plate, register and taxes
$18 for driver's license

Plus, insurance: $1,444

Grand total for a year (2009 ADV model): $1,869 USD
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-12-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3,565
Views: 679,539
Posted By rkleen
Down here...

Just a common sunday morning ride down here in Monterrey, Mx


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Forum: Day Trippin' 10-26-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,050
Posted By rkleen
Yeah!... Lost Maples is a beautiful place this...

Yeah!... Lost Maples is a beautiful place this time of the year.
I ussually go to Ausslander, but will give a try at the one you mention.
Thanks!
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-26-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,050
Posted By rkleen
Hill Country Nov 2011

8 of our MC (www.2wheelsclub.com (http://www.2wheelsclub.com)) are going to a weekend ride thru the Hill Country of Texas, next 4-6 nov 2011
We plan to stay at Fredericksburg on friday and ride...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By rkleen
2009 GSA Seat

After almost 2 years and 30,000 kms, my 2009 GSA seat has started to develop some kind of "bubbles" on the sides. Well... on one side so far. Seems like the vynil is seperating from the layer base.
...
Forum: Americas 08-22-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By rkleen
MotoGP at Indianapolis

Anyone here planning to go to MotoGP at Indianapolis?

9 of our MC Club, 2wheelsclub.com, are going to be there this weekend.

Hope to see some ADV riders there!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,583
Posted By rkleen
Plexus

I use Plexus... for several years.
Tried once the Honda cleaner (dealer says it was better than Plexus), but... not really. Still like Plexus a lot.

Great for windshield once you have removed...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,191
Posted By rkleen
like it

I like the ESA.

It adjust very quickly and in combination with turning on/off the ABS and ACS it made a very different bike on street and off road.

Would buy again...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-11-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By rkleen
Thanks

Many thanks....

It was good advice...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-10-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By rkleen
Price for a 97 R1100R

I am interested on buying a BMW in the US.
I live in Monterrey, MX and have an idea of used bikes prices down here, but in US dollars I dont know very much of the market.

So, I ask for a little...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-08-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By rkleen
Camera Mounting

When facing rear:
On the top of the left hardcase

When facing front:
On the top of the left hardcase
On the tank
On the bottom of the right hardcase upside down (the edit on moviemaker)
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-08-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By rkleen
Sunday morning ride in Monterrey

This is what we do on sunday's morning down here in Monterrey, MX.

A little ride to the mountains...

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Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,832
Posted By rkleen
Honda's

Before the 1200GSA I had:

Honda ST1300 for two years
Honda ST1100 for 5 years
Kawasaki Concours 1000 for two years
Yamaha Seca 400 for three years
Honda XR200 enduro
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,651
Posted By rkleen
I use Grip Puppies on my 09 GSA and it takes much...

I use Grip Puppies on my 09 GSA and it takes much more time to heat, but once they do they do it fine.
In low I almost don't feel anything... I have to put it on High.
So, you will loss something,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-28-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,620
Posted By rkleen
Pata de Perro: They were taken 2 weeks ago....

Pata de Perro:

They were taken 2 weeks ago.

Hey!... I remember you!
You and your friends pass by when we get stuck on the river crossing last year!
Near Can de San Isidro....
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-28-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,620
Posted By rkleen
San Cristobal?... nop... not us. And I do...

San Cristobal?... nop... not us.

And I do have plenty more pictures!....
It was a good trip... not a smooth one, but a nice one at the end.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-24-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,620
Posted By rkleen
Cerro del Potosi

This is a one day trip to Cerro del Potosi (Potosi Mountain) in Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
Is a 3710 meter mountain and has a terrific view. There is also a radar station over there and eventually snow.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By rkleen
BTW.... I use it on my garage and not outside. ...

BTW.... I use it on my garage and not outside.
Is just for the dust, regardless it states that it is water proof and sun shade.

It also have an integrated bag or pouch for storage, the size of a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By rkleen
I am using this one: Guardian Ultralite...

I am using this one:

Guardian Ultralite Plus Cover
Size - X-Large
$44.99

I guess that the Large would be fine, but I don't know for sure.

The XL size covers the whole bike including...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,042
Posted By rkleen
Results...

Saturday morning... 7.00am... coffee and gas (for me and the GS in that order)
We departure looking for the revenge... and we find it.
After a few kilometers off road, we encounter the same water...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,042
Posted By rkleen
Wallowa... as soon as I have results on the test,...

Wallowa... as soon as I have results on the test, I will come back and publish the parts and names (well, I will make an effort since they are plumb and electrical parts I really don't know the parts...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,042
Posted By rkleen
Saturday will be the day when I connect and test...

Saturday will be the day when I connect and test the snorkel.

But today (night) we went out as we did all thrusdays nights for dinner, a 120kms round trip on the highway. three 1200 GSA, one 1200...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,042
Posted By rkleen
Flaten the tube was my first choice, but don't...

Flaten the tube was my first choice, but don't wanted to reduce the air flow, so what I did was an curve shape with several connectors (45, 90) so they can get thru the little space that have the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,042
Posted By rkleen
I am aware that it surely will kill some HP of...

I am aware that it surely will kill some HP of power, but since this is a connect/disconnect snorkel, I guess that I don't need so many horses on the water bends!

This is the final...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,042
Posted By rkleen
Jim... I tought that also, since the stock has a...

Jim... I tought that also, since the stock has a small conic ending... (very slightly cone shape)

I select a connector that has exactly the same diameter, taking into account that the air flow...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,042
Posted By rkleen
Home made Snorkel

After my amusing experience crossing water, I decide to made a snorkel.

Here is what I am doing to fit the GSA:

Connector for air intake that fit the space on the right tank of the GSA:...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,929
Posted By rkleen
Ah, one other thing I want to share... I know...

Ah, one other thing I want to share...
I know that the GSA is not a submarine, but when we were stuck after attempting that river crossing we saw s few bikes that did it great:
3 Kawasaki's KLR's...
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