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Forum: 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions   09-12-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,128
Posted By fradsham
to keep the battery healthy, take it out (unless...

to keep the battery healthy, take it out (unless you are in a heated garage) and every month just put it on trickle charge to keep it topped up. Also a good time to clean up the chain, and if the...
Forum: 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions   09-12-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,183
Posted By fradsham
Ouch, I feel you pain. I find mine is getting...

Ouch, I feel you pain. I find mine is getting harder to start each day. I need to adjust the valves again but really want to open the her up to see, but afraid that I will find something similar and...
Forum: 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions   07-16-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,626
Posted By fradsham
:icon_worthless: Sorry for the interruption...

:icon_worthless:

Sorry for the interruption but some pics of before and after for those of us who do not have a clue of gift wrapping a KLR is all about.
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   07-16-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,572
Posted By fradsham
Sorry for the delay, have been away for work. The...

Sorry for the delay, have been away for work. The jacket is a Tourmaster Transition 2.

One day I will upgrade to the Transition 3 but I cannot seem to wear this one out. It has seven vents (six...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   07-07-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,572
Posted By fradsham
just a vest over a tourmaster jacket (best jack I...

just a vest over a tourmaster jacket (best jack I have ever owned for all seasons).
Forum: How To's & Tech Guides   07-07-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,662
Posted By fradsham
No offence but the last time I listened to an...

No offence but the last time I listened to an helicopter tech was at a campsite, it involved drinking, a lot of high wind, tape for fixing bullet holes on military copters, and the following morning...
Forum: 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions   07-07-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 22,536
Posted By fradsham
Revitalising an old thread to see which top case...

Revitalising an old thread to see which top case is better of the Happy-Trail 43L (http://www.happy-trail.com/KLR650/Aluminum-Top-Box-43-Liter.aspx) or the 58L...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   07-07-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,572
Posted By fradsham
GMAX 11D dual sport helmet with smoke screen and...

GMAX 11D dual sport helmet with smoke screen and Olympia vest and gloves.

Love the helmet because it also comes with a winter (dual-layer) shield and mouth/nose removable guard to reduce fog-up...
Forum: 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions   07-07-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,659
Posted By fradsham
I have not made the jump yet because I have found...

I have not made the jump yet because I have found a cheaper way to reduce oil consumption by changing the sprockets, but I am interested in piston options. I have read on the wossner and it seems...
Forum: Show Off Your Bike   07-07-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,975
Posted By fradsham
You may have to change the name from KLR to ULR...

You may have to change the name from KLR to ULR since it now looks much like a Ural.

http://hooniverse.com/wp-content/gallery/visits-03-2013/ural-1.jpg

Nice job, how much was custom and how...
Forum: Show Off Your Bike   07-07-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,355
Posted By fradsham
Awesome...someday I hope to get to that neck of...

Awesome...someday I hope to get to that neck of the woods...
Forum: Introductions   07-07-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By fradsham
welcome tyrex13 to the most respectful and...

welcome tyrex13 to the most respectful and knowledgeable KLR owners on the net. I have been here for several years and I am still finding out great stuff. The search engine is a great tool for...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   07-07-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,572
Posted By fradsham
Does this quality as being visible: ...

Does this quality as being visible:

http://fradsham.com/klr650/hivis2.jpg
Forum: How To's & Tech Guides   07-07-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,662
Posted By fradsham
:desismiley1:Thanks Normk for the great info... ...

:desismiley1:Thanks Normk for the great info...

:12: time for a reality check on the KLR...It is over 20 years old and still uses cotter pins to keep the wheel on, it has not advanced to lock...
Forum: Introductions   07-07-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 812
Posted By fradsham
congrats on the great investment in fun! And...

congrats on the great investment in fun! And welcome to the forum.

Ride Safe...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   07-06-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 376,298
Posted By fradsham
Went for a ride today out to Cape St. Francis...

Went for a ride today out to Cape St. Francis (furthest NE point of Avalon in Newfoundland) while we skirted the outer edge of what is left of Hurricane Aurthur.
...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   07-03-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By fradsham
and for those who like a spill... ...

and for those who like a spill...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BfIXCSdimM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEgUpxMdEfA
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   07-03-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By fradsham
an if only this one had some music... I could...

an if only this one had some music... I could only imagine the view in person..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yR3x5IJfxg
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   07-03-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By fradsham
And for the Speed junkies...91 mph (or ~146 Km/h...

And for the Speed junkies...91 mph (or ~146 Km/h for us canuks, GPS speed) on a KLR.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OJLCFMgg6w
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   07-03-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By fradsham
video # 2, now I want to take a trip... ...

video # 2, now I want to take a trip...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1medPTxiRpQ
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   07-03-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By fradsham
KLR video

This is a couple KLR riders...on a busy street. ...wait for it..wait for it... okay don't wait for it, just it gets a little cramped on the roads...
Caracas Venezuela
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   07-03-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By fradsham
I would still consider option #1 since the guys...

I would still consider option #1 since the guys at topgun do rebuilds and I have not heard anything but good news regarding their service, also there are spring options if you are running fully...
Forum: Bike and Rider Gear   07-03-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,283
Posted By fradsham
that is why I love the center stand, just spin...

that is why I love the center stand, just spin the tire...no moving the bike out of the garage... and it comes in handy when changing a tire as well...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   07-03-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By fradsham
:mexican wave:just awesome...

:mexican wave:just awesome...
Forum: 1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods   07-03-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,006
Posted By fradsham
I usually wait 10 minutes to let the oil fully...

I usually wait 10 minutes to let the oil fully settle back in the base, but others may say less. :character00201:
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