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Forum: Introductions   12-12-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,738
Posted By TheWanderer
I'm the same way TT120, but I got the dirt bike...

I'm the same way TT120, but I got the dirt bike after the KLR so that I could learn to ride better on something more flickable and forgivable. It worked well, because now I can take the KLR in some...
Forum: The Off Topic Lounge   12-12-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 274
  Sticky: Long term sobriety
Views: 38,970
Posted By TheWanderer
What a great forum

What a great forum
Forum: The Off Topic Lounge   12-08-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
  Wtf?
Views: 1,035
Posted By TheWanderer
Yeah, I saw this awhile back and was just shocked...

Yeah, I saw this awhile back and was just shocked like a deer in headlights. Computer controlled super micro machines would even have issues doing this.
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   12-08-2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 23,744
Posted By TheWanderer
I'm running the Kenda 761's this round. Just...

I'm running the Kenda 761's this round. Just spooned them on, so I'll have to defer my opinion until spring. Since I bought the Concours the miles on the KLR have dropped. KLR has been reduced to...
Forum: Introductions   12-06-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,809
Posted By TheWanderer
The most difficult part of learning to ride a...

The most difficult part of learning to ride a motorcycle is proper emergency braking and lean angles because both require you to purposely risk damage to your own bike. If the MSF course spent all...
Forum: Introductions   12-03-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,809
Posted By TheWanderer
I think the NT700 would have been a great bike...

I think the NT700 would have been a great bike had the pricing been set right. Just seems way over priced by a couple grand.
Forum: Introductions   12-03-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,809
Posted By TheWanderer
I'm surprised nobody has mentioned the V-Strom...

I'm surprised nobody has mentioned the V-Strom 650. It's been the hybrid for a lot of people who do mostly street and occasional gravel/dirt fire roads.
Forum: Never let your guard down   11-27-2010, 01:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,642
Posted By TheWanderer
Well, come on by to my town and see about...

Well, come on by to my town and see about straightening out all the moped idiots then, cause they are complete and utter douchebags around here.
Forum: Never let your guard down   11-26-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,642
Posted By TheWanderer
Size of the engine doesn't affect a thing and I...

Size of the engine doesn't affect a thing and I wouldn't care what the stats said. My little 500 ninja was a terror machine and WAY more dangerous then a 600 because it was smaller, weighed less and...
Forum: Never let your guard down   11-24-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,642
Posted By TheWanderer
I agree Buildit... interesting twist talking...

I agree Buildit... interesting twist talking about riding to a pub and drinking.

No more silly then thinking prayers to a fake sky daddy will accomplish anything either.

No more silly then a...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   11-18-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,521
Posted By TheWanderer
Do you have lowering links or something? I have...

Do you have lowering links or something? I have never once scraped pegs and have done some pretty spirited riding in the twisties. Enough for me that is. I just don't like leaning that far over...
Forum: Bike and Rider Gear   11-10-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,795
Posted By TheWanderer
I think Happy Trails carries some great tubes at...

I think Happy Trails carries some great tubes at a great price.

http://www.happy-trail.com/Products/IRC-IX-Heavy-Duty-Motorcycle-Tubes__IRC-XX.aspx
Forum: 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions   11-04-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,979
Posted By TheWanderer
If there is one thing about motorcycles that is...

If there is one thing about motorcycles that is universal... the damn origin of the sound is never where you hear it coming from. Since in most cases you have to be riding to hear it, wind and all...
Forum: How To's & Tech Guides   07-12-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,153
Posted By TheWanderer
I'm do the right turn then u-turn thing. Unless...

I'm do the right turn then u-turn thing. Unless there is a lot of some kind on the left that I can cut through.
Forum: Western Riders   05-30-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,876
Posted By TheWanderer
Tell you what... sounds like you did quite well...

Tell you what... sounds like you did quite well for being an off road newb to keep the bike up in so many challenging situations. ATV parks may label their trail difficulty, but it's based on what...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   05-23-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,062
Posted By TheWanderer
Nothing wrong with a used KLR. Get it cheap...

Nothing wrong with a used KLR. Get it cheap enough, then you just upgrade all the suspect parts to aftermarket and have a better then new KLR. New chain, sprockets, tires, New rear shock, better...
Forum: Never let your guard down   05-18-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,063
Posted By TheWanderer
My motorcycles would just get sold if I don't...

My motorcycles would just get sold if I don't ride when not 100% cause they would rarely get ridden. And I'm a pretty healthy guy, but between work stress, weather and other crap every day, who...
Forum: The Off Topic Lounge   04-18-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By TheWanderer
Global warming and recycling are both scams.

Global warming and recycling are both scams.
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   04-15-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,251
Posted By TheWanderer
Manual is usually set for maximum gas mileage and...

Manual is usually set for maximum gas mileage and perfect conditions. Just toss those suggestions out and go by the seat of your pants. Every situation is different, you take off faster one minute,...
Forum: 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions   04-15-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,420
Posted By TheWanderer
Sorry... where did I say you cared? Did my post...

Sorry... where did I say you cared? Did my post say.. Hey Paper, read this? And it's probably more like 10 times.
Forum: 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions   04-15-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,420
Posted By TheWanderer
I have yet to see proof of anyone saving money by...

I have yet to see proof of anyone saving money by riding motorcycles. There have been claims easily dismissed by the math. Most people cannot BURN their vehicles and only ride motorcycles. I'd...
Forum: 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions   04-14-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,420
Posted By TheWanderer
Apparently Paper dislikes me, calls me a killjoy...

Apparently Paper dislikes me, calls me a killjoy just because I have opinions. I never said my opinions are facts, they are just my opinions. Take em or leave em, and in Papers case he leaves em. ...
Forum: 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions   04-14-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,420
Posted By TheWanderer
I'm not trying to start a war Paper, but to say...

I'm not trying to start a war Paper, but to say air flow has nothing to do with cooling an engine just isn't right. When people trail ride, there will be slow and idle time, not always hauling...
Forum: 2008+ KLR650 Wrenching & Mod Questions   04-13-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,420
Posted By TheWanderer
You must have some pretty amazingly unique MC's...

You must have some pretty amazingly unique MC's Paper. Every MC I have owned definitely cools down while on the road with some air flow and cools down more then just a little bit. Idling around...
Forum: KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion   04-11-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,219
Posted By TheWanderer
About 500 max if I actually want to enjoy the...

About 500 max if I actually want to enjoy the scenery and not over do it, especially on the KLR. That's 10 hours at 50mph on back roads. Add in breaks and time to stop and enjoy the scenic spots...
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