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post #1 of 11 Old 11-26-2012, 05:19 AM Thread Starter
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Stole this from ADV. As one member asked over there......Did all the zip ties break at once?

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post #2 of 11 Old 11-26-2012, 02:13 PM
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This better looking than my bike at the moment!!!!!


This what a good running bike looks like after you let an incompetant mechanic at it.....lol....

Wonder if that is what is wrong with mine????.....lol.

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A photo like that definitely deserves a story to go with it.



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A photo like that definitely deserves a story to go with it.
Well-told it is, on ADV.

And, it ain't over.

'I rise in flames," cries the Phoenix.

The pile of scrap shown was actually cobbled together again; then, when the welds of the welds began cracking and falling apart, a hyper-reinforced replacement was essentially re-fabricated from the pieces . . .

Fascinating, continuing story.

Read all about it on ADV.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=843744
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Cool. Thanks for the link, Damocles.



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Wow! That's quite the read!

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post #8 of 11 Old 11-26-2012, 07:46 PM
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I haven't seen the walking in the desert pic before...but....had seen the washing my bike in the shower pic!!!!

Hmmmm....????

Nuff said!!!


For a frame to have been so badly broken, you must have never looked at it at all. Sorry, I feel for the bike more than the owner.....take some pride in ownership for Christ's sake! Even if it is a lowly KLR...damn...what a shame!!!....

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post #9 of 11 Old 11-26-2012, 08:39 PM
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Cool. Thanks for the link, Damocles.
You're most welcome, planalp!

Glad you (and 650Stew) "get it," and are capable of enjoying the saga!

I, too, find the resurrection and creation of the "indestructible" KLR fom the remains, intriguing.
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post #10 of 11 Old 11-26-2012, 09:57 PM
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In the first repair, the backbone was repaired with a length of sewer pipe.

He gets kudos for sourcing OEM material for the repair...

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