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post #1 of 30 Old 05-21-2014, 08:59 PM Thread Starter
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Any interest in a KLR650 Adventure Type Decal

I'm a 2009 KLR rider. Some of my red plastics have faded so I went ahead and black plasti-dipped the offending parts. I got to admit I really like the look and was planning on doing the side fairings also, but at the moment I need to sell my beloved KLR (its in the Market Place if you're interested).

Anyway, back to the point, I'm also a graphic designer and before I decided to sell my bike I made a GS Adventure type of vinyl decal for KLR650's that I think would look great on a 2008+ KLR. Since I'm in the process of selling I'm not going to make any changes to the bike, but I didnt want to see the design go to waste so I wanted to see if there was interest out there for such a sticker. I have Photoshop mock ups showing the size and placement, but just need three more posts before I can upload them here.

So, is there any interest out there?

I'll just leave the printer file in eps format here so anyone can download it and either take it to your local print shop of choice or find a place online.

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post #2 of 30 Old 05-21-2014, 09:03 PM Thread Starter
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Not trying to make money off this, just thought since the GS's and Strom's have their cool stencil/adventure decals we should, too.

If there's a lot of interested people I can order up a bunch and we can collectively save money, or I'm more than willing to give out the design file for anyone to take to their local print shop.

The design is set up for a vinyl cut out, which means if you have a vinyl plotter or know someone that does you can "print" this on any color vinyl you want. I was going to get mine made in 3M reflective material.
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This makes 15 posts, now I can unlock the links and images feature. (I hope)
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These are just Photoshop mockups. No decals have been made yet. The top photo is my bike. Bottom is obviously just a stock image.




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Looks good! I'm still rocking my stock graphics though so I would pass... Nice decal though!

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Roughly what would they cost? I'm interested as I removed my decals (with a pressure washer initially) your decals look sharp!

A KLR is not a motorcycle, it is a blank canvas with which to paint the rest of your life.
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Roughly what would they cost? I'm interested as I removed my decals (with a pressure washer initially) your decals look sharp!
Still looking for an online printer. My local shop quoted me $50 for two (one for each side). They explained that $50 was their minimum charge so I'm asking for another quote for 100 stickers right now. I'll keep you posted on what I find.
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So my local printer never got back to me and I haven't seen much interest in doing a bulk print, so I'll just leave the printer file in eps format here so anyone can download it and either take it to your local print shop of choice or find a place online.

This place seems to have decent prices for low quantities (I'm not affiliated with them at all), but there are tons of them out there.

Not selling decals, its yours to keep and do what you want with it. I take no responsibility for placement or quality because your results may vary.

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That is very cool need a helmet version
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That is very cool need a helmet version
Sure, why not. Here is the print shop friendly eps file you can download from my DropBox at 3.25" x 1". Hopefully this size will work for most helmet shapes. I didnt want to make it too big because the curve of the helmet could cause bubbles in the decal.

Most people will not be able to open this type of file because you wont have the design software, but you can save it to your computer and insert it in Microsoft Word document to see what it looks like (exactly the same as the samples above just smaller).

Again, this is free for anyone here to use for your own purposes, but please do not steal my design and distribute it in any way to make money for yourself (unless you plan on sharing )
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