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Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   05-10-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By jameslemoore
Thanks John. Mine was an '09 as well. Can't...

Thanks John. Mine was an '09 as well. Can't wait to get back in the saddle again.

She is somewhere in Chico now with a new master......
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   05-10-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By jameslemoore
Angry Sellers Remorse

Well, I sold my KLR about a month ago... and I'm really sad. Unfortunately, I needed a car to haul the kids around in, so I had to do it. Hopefully in a month or so (and if I can sell a couple...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   02-16-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,230
Posted By jameslemoore
871 is taken... by me!

871 is taken... by me!
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   01-03-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,872
Posted By jameslemoore
Here...

Here (http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/article/20121229/NEWS01/312290021/Visalia-PD-investigating-fatal-motorcycle-crash) is an article on the accident.
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   01-03-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,872
Posted By jameslemoore
Yes, the guy was wearing his helmet, I don't know...

Yes, the guy was wearing his helmet, I don't know if it was strapped or not. I didn't pick up or inspect the helmet, but I could see it was severely damaged... nearly broken in half, and it was a...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   01-02-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,872
Posted By jameslemoore
Reminder: Ride Careful Guys

This last week I was driving along in Visalia and a guy with his SUV stopped in the road was flagging me down. As I pulled up I saw a downed motorcycle... about 40 ft further I saw a helmet... and...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   11-12-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 376,502
Posted By jameslemoore
Sold it. :mad: Hated to do it, hopefully...

Sold it. :mad:

Hated to do it, hopefully I'll be able to get one again in the spring. For now, I have a few more bucks in the down payment fund for the new house.
Forum: Never let your guard down   11-04-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,511
Posted By jameslemoore
Ran over a young rattle snake the other day on a...

Ran over a young rattle snake the other day on a ride with a couple friends. I was lead and it was squiggling across the road. By the time I saw it it was too late to avoid. When my friends passed...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   11-03-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,871
Posted By jameslemoore
Thats pretty cool Darkside, looks like you've got...

Thats pretty cool Darkside, looks like you've got some nice riding area's up there.
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   11-01-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,871
Posted By jameslemoore
Nice! I would love to get a go pro. Here's...

Nice! I would love to get a go pro.

Here's some videos I took with my phone...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYvd8W6zD9I&feature=youtube_gdata_player
...
Forum: 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions   10-03-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,854
Posted By jameslemoore
Yes, this has happened to me. I finally traced...

Yes, this has happened to me. I finally traced the problem to my battery connection. I had installed the battery maintainer cable and the battery cables were not making good contact. In my case...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   09-26-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 38,953
Posted By jameslemoore
41 years old here. Tom Cruise...

41 years old here.



Tom Cruise couldn't reach the pegs on a KLR, let alone the ground!
Forum: Show Off Your Bike   09-15-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,723
Posted By jameslemoore
Yep, that is the Coaling Airport. The weight and...

Yep, that is the Coaling Airport. The weight and balance is fine. I don't overload it too much. I did on a camping trip and it was still just fine. Most of the time it is just more convenient for...
Forum: Never let your guard down   09-01-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,511
Posted By jameslemoore
This one is a little hard to watch... dog...

This one is a little hard to watch... dog suffers. Guy on scooter goes down.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzSf0LZYaJo
Forum: Never let your guard down   08-30-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,511
Posted By jameslemoore
Red face Ran Over Animal/Hit Road Debris Thread

Always looking to learn from others experiences... What have you hit, how fast were you going, how did you respond, and what was the outcome?

I hit a rabbit around midnight on a country road while...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   08-30-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,023
Posted By jameslemoore
Question Ignition Lube... What To Use?

My ignition (where the key goes) is really getting difficult. On padlocks I use a drop of gun oil and that works awesome... much better then graphite imo. Would this be ok on the ignition lock? ...
Forum: Show Off Your Bike   08-25-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,723
Posted By jameslemoore
Yea, that's the 24 gallon Action Packer. I got...

Yea, that's the 24 gallon Action Packer. I got it specifically for a camping trip. I was going to put the 8 gallon back on when I got home but I absolutely love all the room so I've decided to keep...
Forum: Show Off Your Bike   08-25-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,723
Posted By jameslemoore
My Sport Utility Vehicle

http://i1109.photobucket.com/albums/h433/jameslemoore/2012-08-12_19-49-21_710.jpg
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   08-23-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,167
Posted By jameslemoore
Google "zinc in oil" or "ZDDP." To sum it...

Google "zinc in oil" or "ZDDP."

To sum it up...:

While the new oils are much better than oils of the past, one thing they continue to reduce is zinc based "anti wear" additives. Rotella had...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   08-23-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,167
Posted By jameslemoore
I run the synthetic Rotella. I change it every...

I run the synthetic Rotella. I change it every 3,000 miles (this is about once a month as I ride quite a bit). I also add enough zinc to get the ppm up to 3-4,000.

ETA: I used the kawi oil on...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   08-12-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By jameslemoore
Well, I'm having no luck finding a rear Anakee......

Well, I'm having no luck finding a rear Anakee... anywhere.

Now I'm checking out the Conti Trail Attack. Anyone here ever try them?
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   08-07-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,665
Posted By jameslemoore
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   08-07-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 376,502
Posted By jameslemoore
I painted the cloth part of my stock KLR saddle...

I painted the cloth part of my stock KLR saddle bags. They were getting very faded from the sun... kind of a light brownish/maroon color. Now they are nice and black again.

I used Krylon satin...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   08-06-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,287
Posted By jameslemoore
I vote go with a new one. I just got a $129...

I vote go with a new one. I just got a $129 garmin nuvi from costco and I ordered the Ram Mount set up specific for my gps for $40 more off ebay. The new garmin's come with life time maps and...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   08-02-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By jameslemoore
Thank you sir!

Thank you sir!
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