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Tim, I lived in Midland/Odessa/Andrews off and on for the first 59 years of my life. Wow! In the last fourteen years I've forgotten how flat and dry it is. I enjoy revisiting through your videos.

I have a Vance and Hines exhaust for my KLR. I bought it from a fellow TWT member since I love the sound of a thumper. His sounded great as I followed a 100 yards back. Later I realized hearing is good and there's no use degrading it anymore. My abused ears ring night and day. It's still in the box.
 
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Thank you kindly, Mitch. :)


Been waiting. That was a close figure at the end...almost 89ish!
Much appreciated. I have a couple of vids where I go over 100 on it. People always seem surprised. I'm like, "Well, it is the original ton-up bike, after all." :D :)


Tim, I lived in Midland/Odessa/Andrews off and on for the first 59 years of my life. Wow! In the last fourteen years I've forgotten how flat and dry it is. I enjoy revisiting through your videos.

I have a Vance and Hines exhaust for my KLR. I bought it from a fellow TWT member since I love the sound of a thumper. His sounded great as I followed a 100 yards back. Later I realized hearing is good and there's no use degrading it anymore. My abused ears ring night and day. It's still in the box.
You would be astonished at how much the area has changed. Sometimes I don't even recognize it myself. But yes, it's perpetually as flat as a dime and you can almost always count on it being too dry most years. Cheers.
 
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When I got back into amateur radio during the pandemic, I knew it was only a matter of time before being a ham and being a motorcyclist intersected in a video. Here's a ride and a look at my simple HF station that talks around the world with ease:

 
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When I got back into amateur radio during the pandemic, I knew it was only a matter of time before being a ham and being a motorcyclist intersected in a video. Here's a ride and a look at my simple HF station that talks around the world with ease:

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Nice, there is a pretty good amateur radio presence here. I need to get my HF off the ground, I have have a good HF radio. I made a dipole and it's laying in the attack. I've never taken the time to actually install it. I have a couple of those 40ft pushup poles. I eventually would like to put a tower up. If I plan it right I shouldn't have a problem putting a nice sized tower up.

Still need to fix the radio in the truck also :-/
 
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Nice, there is a pretty good amateur radio presence here. I need to get my HF off the ground, I have have a good HF radio. I made a dipole and it's laying in the attack. I've never taken the time to actually install it. I have a couple of those 40ft pushup poles. I eventually would like to put a tower up. If I plan it right I shouldn't have a problem putting a nice sized tower up.

Still need to fix the radio in the truck also :-/

Once you get things in motion, there very much is a snowball effect. That's how it happened for me both times around. Before you know it, antennas are strung everywhere and you're talking to guys in Australia while simultaneously ruining your next-door neighbor's TV reception. It's an addictive hoot. :)
 
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Lack of adhesion is apparently a problem with aftermarket tank knee pads. Hopefully this will fix it:

 
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Lack of adhesion is apparently a problem with aftermarket tank knee pads. Hopefully this will fix it:


UPDATE: This method did not work. When I got home today, it was 103º in my garage and the carpet tape was letting go. So in the best interest of the viewer, I took the video down.
 
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I got to ride and review a Grom last week and discovered that I really like the bike. I totally get why this little motorcycle has become a miniature legend in its own time, but just can't figure out exactly how I would use it personally if I owned one:

 
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