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  1. that would have taken me off the 100' drop on the inside of the turn.
  2. I remember thinking "this is gonna hurt" I was right. 10 mile ride back to the truck. ouch!!!
  3. So last year my son and I were riding on a lake bed. It was really slick and muddy. I was working on my sliding but found when I got around too far the back tire would catch and launch me. This was no big deal as we were riding on mud. So 3 weeks ago I was on a blue groove fire trail. Coming about a turn about 20 mph and the back tire started sliding. I did my best to steer into it with no luck. I got a quick trip to the ground with a torn ligament in my ring finger and a pretty bad concussion. Anyways my question is this. What do you do when the back end gets too far around? Thanks, David
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    08 Klr 650

    I've done some great mods to mine that I really suggest. 1. KTM super moto front fender. Really helps with the wind. 2. Added some fog lights. 3. Luminar lip adjusted up an extra 1" 4. SS brake line. I also moved my plate. I will be adding my new Dunlop 606's this week David
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    Exhaust for 08 KLR650

    I think it looks horrible and sounds like a 69 vw bug. lol
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    Exhaust for 08 KLR650

    Been looking into exhaust systems, anyone got any advise?? David
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    So....KLX 650 or DR 650?

    If it helps I really like my 08 klr650. I've really enjoyed riding it on the street and it does well on the fire roads. I don't think I would try to that the black diamond trails on it but I would give the blue trails a shot. I would say it is 70 street David
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    08 Klr 650

    I must say I still am really happy with the 08. runs like a champ and handles well. I found a link for a guy that has done massive testing on the HP and can get it up to 45. I don't think I need that much power for the money but with a jet kit, airbox mods, air filter and pipe you can get 3 or 4 more at 5K rpm. I got the coretex bags and it is great for camping. David http://www.patmanracing.com/klrdyno.htm Great read.
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    Dumbest things you've done to/with your bike

    Had my brand new 1986 GSXR750, the first ones you could get. Met my buddies at the lake to go skiing. After a day of fun we all got back to the parking lot. In front of everyone did the same as above. Steering was locked. I pomptly slammed my new bike onto the ground. Oh and myself. David
  10. I hope it works for you. CA sucks in that regard. Keep us posted. David
  11. I would think a CR125 would be much faster than a crf250F it those are the bikes your comparing. Other bikes would have a different result like the crf250r. David
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    bike goes boom

    It's fun to watch things blow up. Just not my things.
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    Washing helmet insides

    Mine just stinks. Yuck!!! Have to try some of these tricks. David
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    XR650L vs KLR650

    Great!!! Enjoy the ride and post pics. David
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    bike goes boom

    The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.
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