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Old 01-30-2013, 07:41 PM   #151
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I want to go back over every nut and bolt to make sure they're properly tightened. I think I just snugged everything during the assembly because I knew once I got it done it was coming back apart for fork seals and set up for me. Solid 30 minutes worth of work and it should be safe to ride.

Fix't! 'cept for the fork seal part... that should take an xtra hour or so
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:45 PM   #152
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From what I've heard, riding a DR feels just like riding a KLR except you're head doesn't sway left and right constantly scanning the ditches for aluminum cans.
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:49 PM   #153
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Well, if'n you're feeling frisky, bring it and we'll wrench on it after the day's ride is over.

I'm sure we'll get it right after a few beers.
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:51 PM   #154
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WAIT, WHAT?!? Who gives a SHIT about SAFE to ride? Does that fooker start?
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:52 PM   #155
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:54 PM   #156
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Well, if'n you're feeling frisky, bring it and we'll wrench on it after the day's ride is over.

I'm sure we'll get it right after a few beers.
We fixed Kelly's bike right up at Tuna's after lots of beers... The more wobbly we got, the less his front end was
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Old 01-30-2013, 08:27 PM   #157
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Got the KLR250 finished up, if I can get a shakedown cruise done may bring that.
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Old 01-30-2013, 08:38 PM   #158
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Old 01-30-2013, 08:38 PM   #159
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We fixed Kelly's bike right up at Tuna's after lots of beers... The more wobbly we got, the less his front end was


Troof!
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Old 01-31-2013, 02:58 AM   #160
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Does that fooker start?
Almost. I think the battery is shit. I charged on low all day Sunday.
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Old 01-31-2013, 03:37 AM   #161
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I'd say if ya got room bring 'em within reason of course after all it's not a swap meet...yet

Gonna be lots of bike related knowledge wandering around drinking beers looking for something to do
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:43 AM   #162
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I'll bring the 88 KLR and the RM250 and we can turn it into a swap meet.
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Old 01-31-2013, 06:58 AM   #163
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I'll bring the 88 KLR and the RM250 and we can turn it into a swap meet.
Both of those belong under the trash can next to the Natty we left there
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Old 01-31-2013, 07:06 AM   #164
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Both of those belong under the trash can next to the Natty we left there
Negative. Plenty of good parts for cheap to be had.
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Old 01-31-2013, 07:36 AM   #165
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Since the DR isn't quite ready, plan B is in motion.

I thought KLRs were allergic to knobbys?

On the good side, that cold front that whipped through brought very little rain. Got really bad in Tallahassee for an hour, then just windy after that. So, probably no more than a tenth of an inch of rain, at most. Down side is likely some trees fell over in the area (but, now easy fire wood), which may impede some of the trails. Regardless, riding conditions should be spot on perfect (especially for folks like me with them air cooled motors).
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