KLR only pics!!

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by damasovi, Jan 17, 2007.

  1. SteelCityADV

    SteelCityADV Anti-Chrome

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    Gravel Eddie Gravel Eddie

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    SwampyDeadHead Been here awhile Supporter

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    motogoat Been here awhile Supporter

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    Fixed that for yah....
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  6. Canyon Man

    Canyon Man "60% of the time, it works every time" Mr. Fantana

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    Base Camp in Ocoee, TN. Thunder Rock Campground was a good place to leave our trucks, coolers, etc.

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    Found some old abandoned logging roads, climbed the mountain via the untrodden route.

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    Remote camping site. Drove down a steep bank from the forest road, then through the woods for 400 + meters after the 1/4 mile long foot trail ended. It was a badass spot to camp after we collected two trash bags worth of trash and burned it. People f'ing suck leaving their trash behind in such a beautiful place (North GA. at this point). Anyways, we fixed it and then drank all of our whiskey....note to self, bring more whiskey next time.

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    Another angle. Water was frigid yet refreshing (once you got out).

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    You probably cant tell, but the road behind was a blast. We jumped these pigs a few times, went through some real deep water crossings (mud bottom), and had two steep hill climbs. This old logging road was about 1-1/4 mile long and was closed as well. Closed roads are like a dare when I'm on the KLR. We road these things like 2-stokes...lol

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    Just taking a break...I bailed on this oops, didn't want to be under it as went in the hole. The trail we were on is the higher ground in the right of the pic, lol. Broke the right mirror and small part of my pride.

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    Best trip yet on the KLR. 115 miles in three days. We avoided every open road we could. Never pushed this bike through soo much technical riding. It's capable if you let it do its thing. We went over 30" downed trees, cut passable holes through the limbs of partially down trees. Found ourselves in places that people haven't been in a long time. EPIC!
  7. AzMtnThumper

    AzMtnThumper Been here awhile

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    SwampyDeadHead Been here awhile Supporter

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    I like your style. I ride that area alot and will be back up there on Saturday if this gas shortage situation clears up. If you'd be willing to share some more detail about where that water fall and campsite via private message I'd appreciate it. I've also got some spots I can give you GPS points for some good dispersed/secluded camping. And we also pack out alot of other peoples trash.
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  9. Canyon Man

    Canyon Man "60% of the time, it works every time" Mr. Fantana

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    Will do
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    Weekend camping trip.
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    KPfromCT Been here awhile

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    What people here assume it looks like:

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    What it actually looks like:

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    The Givi Dolomiti 30 liter top box was originally bought for the Tiger Explorer but it has been the perfect commuting top box on the KLR. That is, once I got the mounting locations for the Givi mounting hardware where I wanted them on the KLR rack. It sits lower and farther forward than with the crappy plastic Givi mounting plate.
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    freeway crash Been here awhile Supporter

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    Sorry my friend, I like the crate!
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    AzMtnThumper Been here awhile

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  17. Andyota

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    You're not kidding! I have a northern NM route in my plans. Maybe next weekend.
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  18. Canyon Man

    Canyon Man "60% of the time, it works every time" Mr. Fantana

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    She's purtty. Need to throw some dirt on her
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  19. greggski

    greggski The Great Misspeller

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    New Cogent Dynamic Moad Adventure shock on my old 2005 Klr650. (Which I have had since new) What a game changer! IMG_20210606_180943_467.jpg


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  20. SwampyDeadHead

    SwampyDeadHead Been here awhile Supporter

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    Did you do the forks too? I just installed the same shock and also did the DDC fork kit. I haven't had a chance to ride since the refresh but next week will be in WNC riding. Should be a huge improvement. Stock was horrible with camping gear loaded.