indiana ride thread

Discussion in 'Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States' started by tpar1220, Jan 2, 2009.

  1. riderIN

    riderIN Been here awhile

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    Last "practice" before SBR.
    Broke in what was new on bike/D606,chain,sprockets,saddlebag.../before next weekend.
    Took off from home with nothing on radar,but light sprinkle at my house at 11.
    1 mile later pouring rain,for the next 20 miles.Rest of the day was cloudy no more rain except last 1 mile.:clap
    Yellowwood Forest
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    Little guy was so scared,i had to wait till it came back out of shell

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    Monroe Lake
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  2. Old Broken Marine

    Old Broken Marine Adventurer

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  3. AC909

    AC909 Great Job!

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    Looks like another great ride Tom!
  4. Indiana Bones

    Indiana Bones Ride or Die

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    What's psi....?

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  5. oPAULo

    oPAULo jack of all terrain

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    Only the fast riders worry about that stuff.

    Your good.:D
  6. nickgindy

    nickgindy KLR Basher

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    He did hit and kill a squirrel this day. Due to me submitting the video to Peta they have asked me not to release that part of the video until all the Peta celebrities have twittered about this sick unloving act.

    He also tried to take out a dog.
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  7. nickgindy

    nickgindy KLR Basher

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  8. zamboni9

    zamboni9 Long timer

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    Ha. I didn't mean to hit that little squirrel.
  9. nickgindy

    nickgindy KLR Basher

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    Give your excuses to Peta.
  10. nickgindy

    nickgindy KLR Basher

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    Johnson357 ralleying
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  11. Mr.Dabalina

    Mr.Dabalina Been here awhile

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    Saweet!!! Came home to find the shelves I put up 5 years ago had fallen on my land cruiser. The good news is the only thing that made it to the hood was my snowboard with edges made of steel. Could have been worse, my wife is getting ready to buy a 2010 touareg this week. [​IMG]
  12. indypup

    indypup ╭∩╮( º.º )╭∩╮

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    My first thought was that you had run into the wall...lol :eek1
  13. Mr.Dabalina

    Mr.Dabalina Been here awhile

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    Haha. It does look appear that way. I park that close so the bike can fit behind it. In the winter my bike sits in front of my cruiser. Hadn't even thought about that. Scary thing is, this one had the least amount of weight on it. Although over the recommended weight, I had doubled the fasteners that hold it to the wall.
  14. AC909

    AC909 Great Job!

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    Ah man sorry to see that. I recognize a certain Adidas gym bag that you used on the Loose Nut 12' on one of the other shelves. Good times.
  15. nickgindy

    nickgindy KLR Basher

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    Shoulda fastened with duct tape.
  16. tpar1220

    tpar1220 such a pud..

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    thats the kinda thing that would happen to me too. only difference is... i would much rather all that crap fall on my klr... not my truck! :deal
  17. Mr.Dabalina

    Mr.Dabalina Been here awhile

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    Agree...my luck though my bike would have then fallen onto my truck.
  18. dfye55

    dfye55 Been here awhile

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    I'm planning to ride up to see the http://pierceton.us/event/vintage-motorcycle-show/ May 18 9am-3pm. Currently I plan to ride up day before, hopefully on my ct90, camp at Chain Of Lakes state park, see the show and ride home that afternoon/evening. :D

    Details in flyer not shown on web link: In city park on St. road 13 by old railroad depot.

    six classes pre 1960, 1961-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1993, custom or modified, and best of show. bike entry fee $10 for first, $5 for additional entries.

    bring spare parts to sell, no vendor fees
    want to sell a bike?... no charge
    free admission door prizes

    Info jimvjmc@gmail.com pm me for his phone number
  19. knudsen

    knudsen Peanut Gallery Sup.

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    PETA, People Eating Tasty Animals? Yummy!

    Hey pup, I'm not the best rider in the world, certainly not the fastest, but I don't crash much at all. Raising the tail and dropping the front has decreased trail. A lot of problems on a bike will mysteriously reverse symptoms and mock the opposite problem if they are wildly off. Also it looks almost like it's tucking, and you can accelerate out of that (easier said than done, especially with trees around, but might need to enter the turn slower and accelerate more as or before it starts to tuck). Third possibility could be rebound on the front. If it's got way too much damping on the rebound, it could be loading up on the bumps, never returning to normal ride height, then after a couple big bumps or a lot of smaller ones, you have pretty compressed forks, leading to even less trail. You might get some more ideas on suspension setup if you can have someone video you riding on some good bumps. You may also want to measure the trail.

    Why is the preload cranked up all the way on the rear spring? You are way better off with some soft bottoming once in a while than with a harsh ride all the time, or worst, the geometry wacked.

    Just something for you to think about. I've never even owned what I consider a really good trail bike, but I've ridden some good bikes, and I did play a dirtbike on TV :evil Now if you'll excuse me, I've got a fork to strip down... :D
  20. indypup

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    Thanks! I weigh about 275# with gear so that's why I have the preload at max on the rear. I don't think I've ever bottomed it out though at least it doesn't ever feel like it. It has a pretty big bumper on it that might be masking the bottoming out. I'm going to set the preload back to stock and see what happens though. ;)