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Forum: Equipment 07-04-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,700
Posted By wedgeman
I rode 80,000 + miles in my Schuberth and never...

I rode 80,000 + miles in my Schuberth and never had real leak issues. Generally if it had water in it, the issue was rider induced.

The Schuberth latch system was excellent IMHO. The Nolan...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,700
Posted By wedgeman
I called revzilla looking at the shark Evoline...

I called revzilla looking at the shark Evoline II. chatted for a while with a very helpful guy who is a daily rider.

What a completely different experience from the average dealership dweebs we...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 36,304
Posted By wedgeman
:photog Yes it is a disease and It is...

:photog

Yes it is a disease and It is contagious. :lol3

I caught it about ten years ago, but getting married to a neat freak has helped keep it in remission for a few years. Currently I only...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 36,304
Posted By wedgeman
Do you still have that bike?? 4 yrs ago I bought...

Do you still have that bike?? 4 yrs ago I bought one that is the spitting image of that bike, same color same shock 100%, down to the pads. Road it this afternoon. One of my favorite bikes, and it...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,700
Posted By wedgeman
What brand/model are you talking about?

What brand/model are you talking about?
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,700
Posted By wedgeman
Flip/modular helmet comparisons

Am in process of looking at a new road helmet.

Been sporting the schuberth models for two cycles now, and thought id look around at other options.

I'm not interested in discussing flip...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,176
Posted By wedgeman
how many miles do you get on gloves?

is this normal? I get about 50,000 miles on a set. this is the third set of Helds I've worn out this way....

http://www.wegenermedia.com/images/bike/heldgloves.jpg

maybe i should start a rant...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,830
Posted By wedgeman
I'd be very tempted to put a small LED system...

I'd be very tempted to put a small LED system together with a 6v regulator. Put 2 LEDs in series and make two or three pairs of them. Then power it by a regulator that runs at 6v dc. You can get a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By wedgeman
thx! that rocks.. except for the...

thx!

that rocks..

except for the cost... :cry that will quadruple my financial upkeep cost on this bike.....
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By wedgeman
need correct part # for 92 KrS

'92 KRS

my brake line seems to have grown a pinhole overnight..

there are 2 rear brake hoses
1 from the master cylinder to the ABS modulater (# 6 in pic below) and
1 from modulator to the...
Forum: The Garage 05-31-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 76,231
Posted By wedgeman
On tour, mid 90's... FUll size GMC chase van...

On tour, mid 90's... FUll size GMC chase van blew the heater core somewhere between Atlanta and birmingham.

started spewing antifreeze into the passenger compartment.

I killed it,and climbed...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 307,612
Posted By wedgeman
I think that was an early k they used for the...

I think that was an early k they used for the gendarmes wasn't it? Classic square brick.

I lost count of my kbricks after 7. Kept buying mid/late 80s era krs and krts, riding them for a year...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By wedgeman
Good point. Will do. The brake is not...

Good point. Will do.

The brake is not engaging at all. I had bought some DOT4 and tossed it in. When I press the pedal it blows by and exits around the protector cap.

Will pull it down...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,196
Posted By wedgeman
Klr owner??

Klr owner??
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By wedgeman
Not to knock the fine folks at beemerboneyard...

Not to knock the fine folks at beemerboneyard but......

Is it really $54 for a couple of rubber gaskets??! I got quoted $74 from the dealership and decided it had to be something more. But I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By wedgeman
Broke Brick Brake, seeking simple solution

My black brick ( '92 KRS1100) suffered a blown out rear brake pedal.

it seems that some bufoon I had hired to help move my business decided it was a step to get on the bike. so he stomped on it...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,860
Posted By wedgeman
i've checked out the part #'s on my R1100rt (96),...

i've checked out the part #'s on my R1100rt (96), and they match up for the coil and Motronic box to the 99 R1100 (according to realoem.com). Since i've got my tupperware off, i'm going to yank both...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,860
Posted By wedgeman
last time I checked, a Triple was not made by...

last time I checked, a Triple was not made by BMW.

the K series ALL have a consistent start/run step set, and the R's have a similar but unique process as well.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,860
Posted By wedgeman
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By wedgeman
As of my next court date, I'll have more invested...

As of my next court date, I'll have more invested in awards than in the bike... :bluduh

I could afford a bevy of KLRs at the rate I'm going...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,701
Posted By wedgeman
It's kinda hard to outrun the radio AND the...

It's kinda hard to outrun the radio AND the camera, when you're passing the cop on an interstate.... :bluduh
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By wedgeman
thx i just found somebody who's got a used...

thx

i just found somebody who's got a used one in the $30 range.. hopefully in good shape. time will tell..

am sorely tempted to go ahead and build a relay set for it while i'm waiting for the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,701
Posted By wedgeman
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By wedgeman
Kbike manual/fiche?? Parts lookup...

arrgggggg..

so my low-beam just went out..

traced it down to the high-low toggle assembly getting worn out.. I guess 80k of miles have taken their toll. looks like it just arc'd a bit too long...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,693
Posted By wedgeman
:photog "It worked great!!! right up until...

:photog

"It worked great!!! right up until one day when all of a sudden, it quit"
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,701
Posted By wedgeman
yeah.. i looked it up on KBB, and they came back...

yeah.. i looked it up on KBB, and they came back at $4750.. seemed a bit high to me.

my damn luck, the high/low switch started acting up last night.. :bluduh.. First time I've EVER turned a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,701
Posted By wedgeman
he didn't get me for attempted speeding.. :bluduh...

he didn't get me for attempted speeding.. :bluduh

he got me for the 'rapid deceleration' (which as I'm told is 'reckless driving'). (that was me doing a stoppie to bring it down to a relatively...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,701
Posted By wedgeman
FLying brick..... what to ask

Yeah yeah yeah... it'll be for sale.. get over yerfugginself.. I'll post it in FM soon enough.

THe question is, how to figure out (without spending an assload of time) how much I should ask for a...
Forum: Face plant 08-25-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,797
Posted By wedgeman
Devin, so sorry to hear this.. Helluva way...

Devin,

so sorry to hear this.. Helluva way to join ADV. We might be a group of rough weirdos, but please know we feel your pain.

Our prayers will be with you and your family.

Dave
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 18,444
Posted By wedgeman
this was absolutely a rockin thread, and shows...

this was absolutely a rockin thread, and shows the ADV spirit.

Hope Panther makes it home in one piece.. that ride down the 95 slab from Savannah to Jax is long, flat, and boring. Taking 17 will...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 39,194
Posted By wedgeman
tx.. will try!

tx.. will try!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 39,194
Posted By wedgeman
so when is this pizzarun? i live in st andrews,...

so when is this pizzarun? i live in st andrews, work by the airport, and am on knox abbot almost every day for something. gotta get my calendar lined up to meet some of you FF's soon!!!
Forum: Asia 06-19-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 211,512
Posted By wedgeman
Any ADVr's in Mindinao? Have a logistics...

Any ADVr's in Mindinao?

Have a logistics issue going on.. My brother (inmate here) is enroute to there now - - mother in law just died there. His wife is from Mindinao- - - her mother died...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-17-2010, 05:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,968
Posted By wedgeman
Rob banks. Then you'll be able to have the time...

Rob banks. Then you'll be able to have the time and still not have to eat shit.....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-12-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 39,194
Posted By wedgeman
Which sonic? I live in St andrews, work in...

Which sonic? I live in St andrews, work in Cayce, and have never seen this......
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,633
Posted By wedgeman
good thing you cannooks have cops... who else...

good thing you cannooks have cops... who else would keep the road safe <s>from</s> with drunks???!
Forum: Face plant 10-03-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,417
Posted By wedgeman
excellent news.. I was out in OKC to...

excellent news..


I was out in OKC to visit family in June (edmond).. buncha freakin f'd up drivers out there, for sure.....

When you get the adjustment, be sure to shop at the dealership for...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By wedgeman
:nod absolutely.

:nod

absolutely.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-22-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 934
Posted By wedgeman
bonded & insured, i'd bet.... beer? i'd...

bonded & insured, i'd bet....

beer? i'd look for it...

budweiser doesn't fall into that category.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7,193
Views: 368,457
Posted By wedgeman
somewhere in saluda county. i think

somewhere in saluda county.



i think
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