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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #60 on: March 16, 2010, 12:53:19 pm »
Why did he decide to stop you yesterday, you been riding around for how long on the old bike - methinks he is jealous!!

+1 Pistol ! I think you are correct ! Going to get everything sorted next month  :deal:

So till then I will be playing dodgems  :biggrin:
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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #61 on: March 16, 2010, 01:49:34 pm »
You were not wheeling up the main drag were you???? :mwink:
 

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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #62 on: March 16, 2010, 03:05:06 pm »
You were not wheeling up the main drag were you???? :mwink:

Nope ! No Wheeling anywhere for the new bike ! I`m still trying to get it right on the IT  ::)
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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #63 on: March 16, 2010, 03:08:25 pm »
Ladies and gentlemen ! A drum roll please ! This is the moment you have all been waiting for ! For the first time ever on this forum I present to you . . . . . . . . . . My KLE`s first ride report !  :biggrin:

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=46811.0


Enjoy !
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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #64 on: March 19, 2010, 11:51:27 pm »
Ok the figures are in ! Filled her up on the 18th to go travel some gravel (ride report will follow as soon as I get some time)

14.060 litres @R8.11 =R114.03

197.7km

=14.08km/l

Thats rather heavy but I was belting her along at 170km/h for a long stretch and did not drop below 140km/h all the way from Barkly East to Elliot.

Will fill her up on sunday to get the figures for my gravel stint, then tar to Maclear and tar back to Elliot !

Will keep you all posted !

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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #65 on: March 20, 2010, 05:47:10 am »
Glad you enjoying the bike  :thumleft:

How long has the bike been standing?  Should you not change oil and filter before riding too much?
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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #66 on: March 20, 2010, 09:47:41 am »
Not sure how long the bike stood! I do have a service planned for the end of the month when pay day arrives !  :thumleft:

Oil still looks good but I`m sure that the air filter needs a wash ! I have some filter oil on order!

The service will include oil, oil filter, fuel filter and plugs and air filter  !

Will do a tech day of it with photos  :biggrin:
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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #67 on: March 20, 2010, 11:00:31 am »
fuel filter, dont think it has one. Oil & filter is easy.
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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #68 on: March 20, 2010, 11:03:51 am »
What do you guys think of my fuel milage considdering the speeds I was doing?  :deal:
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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #69 on: March 20, 2010, 11:10:29 am »
What do you guys think of my fuel milage considdering the speeds I was doing?  :deal:
Pretty good, my KLR got 16km/l on my last tank and I never even went above 160kph indicated/around 145 actual
 

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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #70 on: March 21, 2010, 09:14:37 pm »
I usually get about 200km before it goes onto reserve which is about 11 litres so it works out to about 18km per litre. Most of my riding is around JHB then to Kyalami or Zwartkops so a mixtyre of urban anf highway .... but I take it quite easy.

If you push a KLE it sucks it dry very quickly.....
 

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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #71 on: March 24, 2010, 09:04:48 pm »
Ladies and gentlemen ! A drum roll please ! This is the moment you have all been waiting for ! For the first time ever on this forum I present to you . . . . . . . . . . My KLE`s first ride report !  :biggrin:

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=46811.0


Enjoy !

Baie nice Glen!!!
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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #72 on: April 03, 2010, 12:41:24 pm »
Ok just some fuel slips so you guys can see the milage I`m getting  :deal:

27/3/2010 : 77.8km + 4.730l fuel = 16.44km/l

28/3/2010 : 133.0km + 8.58l fuel = 15.50km/l

1/4/2010 : 241.9km + 12.040l Fuel = 20.09km/l

So this is starting to look interesting !

The fuel usage on the 28th was to Barkly and back at night so I took it easy and got 15.5 km/l while the 1/4/2010 was a trip to Maclear sitting at 130km/h and I got just over 20km/l ! To Maclear its relativly flat while to Barkly its up the mountains . . .

Will keep you all posted as the km roll by . . . . :mwink:

And yes I know I owe you all a ride report but that will come in good time ! :deal:

Cheers !  :thumleft:
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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #73 on: April 06, 2010, 10:42:47 pm »
Today we recieved a parcel ! Thats my bike and I recieved a parcel !

Wonder what it could be?  ::)
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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #74 on: April 06, 2010, 10:48:40 pm »
So I decided to open the package !  :D

And look what the courier brought me !  :biggrin:

A set of SW-MOTECH crash bars I ordered last week from ChrisL !  :drif:
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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #75 on: April 06, 2010, 10:54:53 pm »
So after a bit of fiddling here and there . . . .
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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #76 on: April 06, 2010, 11:02:03 pm »
I ended up with this !  :D

Thanks alot ChrisL for the excellent parts and service !   :deal:

Will be contacting you again as the bank balance allows me to !  :3some:

The bling has begun !  :mwink:
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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #77 on: April 07, 2010, 05:38:36 am »
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Looks lekka

How about some day time pics? ;D
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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #78 on: April 07, 2010, 06:14:40 pm »
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Re: GlenInk`s 2006 KLE 500 Thread !
« Reply #79 on: April 07, 2010, 06:34:30 pm »
nice  :happy1:
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