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Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6,876
Views: 1,275,611
Posted By blackfriar
15,000 mile oil and filter change.

15,000 mile oil and filter change.
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,199
Posted By blackfriar
I had the same issue with my Sidi Canyons. Like...

I had the same issue with my Sidi Canyons. Like others have said, I got used to it. You'll be glad you got the boots.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-13-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 48,467
Posted By blackfriar
We finally had some good riding weather. I have a...

We finally had some good riding weather. I have a few hundred cold miles on this year, but Saturday was comfortable. I rode down to Madison to check out the sales at the Trek store. I took the...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By blackfriar
I have no experience with Schuberth or Nolan, but...

I have no experience with Schuberth or Nolan, but I have had a Shoei Neotec for three riding seasons. I really like it. The construction quality is excellent, it is quiet, and has good ventilation...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 69,410
Posted By blackfriar
Thanks Milo. Each winter I look at getting a...

Thanks Milo. Each winter I look at getting a different bike, but once I get those two out of the garage in the spring I pretty much forget about making a change.

Edm, that is the only Dyna model I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,871
Posted By blackfriar
I rode up to the UP on Wednesday to have lunch...

I rode up to the UP on Wednesday to have lunch and pick up some pasties. It was a great day to ride. It's supposed to get chilly again this week, but this is an early and welcome start up here.
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 69,410
Posted By blackfriar
Today I took the Harley out for the first time...

Today I took the Harley out for the first time this season. It was over fifty degrees when I left Green Bay, but it was down in the forties in Kewaunee County. It takes me a while each year to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,871
Posted By blackfriar
I got out for my first ride today. We have hit...

I got out for my first ride today. We have hit an unusual warm spell here. The sun was out and it was a great day to get the bike out and get those first few miles on it.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6,876
Views: 1,275,611
Posted By blackfriar
I put the panniers on, put some air in the tires,...

I put the panniers on, put some air in the tires, took it off the Battery Tender, and went for my first ride of 2015. This is pretty early for this part of the country.
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,229
Posted By blackfriar
I went to the Revzilla site about five days ago...

I went to the Revzilla site about five days ago and looked for a size large Hornet x2 in matte gray. There weren't any in stock, but I was able to leave my email address and they will contact me...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-12-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By blackfriar
I am riding the Team Motorsports bus from De...

I am riding the Team Motorsports bus from De Pere, WI to the show on Saturday. It is always a good motorcycle fix in the middle of winter. Most of the manufacturers are back after not having a...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,279
Posted By blackfriar
I tried one on and it fit the same as my Neotec. ...

I tried one on and it fit the same as my Neotec. I am thinking about grabbing this deal. Did you buy from Revzilla, Wavy?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 385,594
Posted By blackfriar
I'm assuming you got those lights hooked up...

I'm assuming you got those lights hooked up Diesel, as it was pretty bright up here last night. Looks good! I envy you guys out riding. Amazingly, there is no snow up here right now, but our...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 385,594
Posted By blackfriar
Looks great Kevin. I am envious of your riding...

Looks great Kevin. I am envious of your riding weather. Have fun!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,056
Posted By blackfriar
I have used one for my HD and BMW the last two...

I have used one for my HD and BMW the last two winters. I bought a second one this fall just to make my life easier. The winters seem to be getting longer up here.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,798
Posted By blackfriar
I ordered the BMW panniers for my 2011 when I...

I ordered the BMW panniers for my 2011 when I bought it. I have had no problems with them. They have been through a lot of rain and I have not experienced any leakage.
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 40,247
Posted By blackfriar
The question forces me to choose between emotion...

The question forces me to choose between emotion and utility. As I have two bikes now and no promise of another, I would have to choose the Harley. The GSA has done all I hoped it would when I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,566
Posted By blackfriar
I bought mine in March of 2012. The first trip I...

I bought mine in March of 2012. The first trip I took it on I checked the sight glass the second night and there was nothing there. I called my dealer in the morning and he said to put a couple of...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,636
Posted By blackfriar
Another vote for the Sidi Canyons. They are the...

Another vote for the Sidi Canyons. They are the first real motorcycle boot I have had and I wish I had bought them years ago. They are good for walking for me, although I don't go on long hikes...
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,974
Posted By blackfriar
This isn't about the rally, but I am on...

This isn't about the rally, but I am on Manitoulin Island tonight. I rode up from Port Huron, MI, this morning and caught the 1540 ferry. I had never put my bike on any ferry, so it was an...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-26-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 76,490
Posted By blackfriar
There doesn't seem to be much activity in this...

There doesn't seem to be much activity in this thread this summer, but I am grabbing a Rustic Road here and there when I can. I rode RR 16 on Thursday. It's an easy ride through Point Beach State...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 18,410
Posted By blackfriar
I always check out Road Warriors to see if there...

I always check out Road Warriors to see if there is something I might like better than my Harley. So far nothing has made me want to switch, but the local BMW dealer is taking on Ducati in the fall...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,304
Posted By blackfriar
I will admit that I have become pretty reliant on...

I will admit that I have become pretty reliant on the TPMS. I am due for tires soon and plan to get the Tourance Next front and rear. I have the original Tourance EXPs on now and am satisfied with...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-10-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 76,490
Posted By blackfriar
I got out today and road the four RRs in Waushara...

I got out today and road the four RRs in Waushara and Adams Counties. It was a good day to ride and I took a nice lunch break at the rest stop at Highways 13 and 21. Quite a bit of dirt and gravel...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-19-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 76,490
Posted By blackfriar
I took a ride west today to ride RR 47. There was...

I took a ride west today to ride RR 47. There was one detour on the way and then the road between Tigerton and 153 is under construction. So I could only ride the portion from 153 north to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,113
Posted By blackfriar
I got mine at Beemer Boneyard. Don't remember...

I got mine at Beemer Boneyard. Don't remember what I paid, but it seemed reasonable.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-29-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,197
Posted By blackfriar
reddawg, I will have my yellow GSA. Hope to see...

reddawg, I will have my yellow GSA. Hope to see you there!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-27-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,197
Posted By blackfriar
I will be there on Saturday. Usually I park in...

I will be there on Saturday. Usually I park in the trees just north of the VIP building and walk through the tunnel to the pit and vendor area. After checking that out I go over to Turn 3. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,715
Posted By blackfriar
When I had my Sportster I rode it down to what...

When I had my Sportster I rode it down to what was then a Ducati dealership in Saukville WI. When I pulled into my parking space I confidently swung my leg over the bike and let go. Unfortunately, I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-17-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 76,490
Posted By blackfriar
I got out today for my first assault on the...

I got out today for my first assault on the Rustic Roads this year. My last RR adventure was late October and the weather was about the same today. It was about 60 and windy. I started with a demo...
Forum: The Garage 04-18-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6,543
Views: 2,940,923
Posted By blackfriar
This is a pretty weak effort compared to most,...

This is a pretty weak effort compared to most, but I am excited about having a dedicated garage for my bikes. I have a duplex and have decided to leave one side empty and have the garage available. ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 69,410
Posted By blackfriar
Has anyone gotten one of the new Lowriders? ...

Has anyone gotten one of the new Lowriders? Pictures and initial impressions would be appreciated!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,685
Posted By blackfriar
A couple other places for food are Sammy's Pizza...

A couple other places for food are Sammy's Pizza and Grandma's. You will see Grandma's when you visit the aerial bridge area. It's a pretty touristy place, but a good stop. A drive along Skyline...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 523,519
Posted By blackfriar
Yeah, toowoomba, that's how I felt too. But it...

Yeah, toowoomba, that's how I felt too. But it has been a great bike to ride and that makes it feel worth it. I love that color; enjoy the bike!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-06-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 17,973
Views: 946,932
Posted By blackfriar
I will be coming down to your FSH for the IMS...

I will be coming down to your FSH for the IMS this Saturday. It's not too great up here either. Can't wait to wallow in bikes and bike gear for a few hours.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 523,519
Posted By blackfriar
"My wallet is lightened up". Ha, ha, I remember...

"My wallet is lightened up". Ha, ha, I remember that feeling as I rode mine home a couple of years ago. Love the looks and new features on 14 GSA, but am not ready for another wallet lightening...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 523,519
Posted By blackfriar
Let me be the first to congratulate you...looks...

Let me be the first to congratulate you...looks great!
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 69,410
Posted By blackfriar
I don't think the Sportster compares well to the...

I don't think the Sportster compares well to the Dyna either. I hadn't taken a test ride on my FXDL before I bought it, but I knew I had made a big step up even on the ride home. I liked the lower...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 69,410
Posted By blackfriar
My 04 FXDL vibrates, but I think it's just...

My 04 FXDL vibrates, but I think it's just "normal" Harley vibration. I have been thinking about getting a leftover anniversary model from a local dealer, but after reading these posts I believe...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,011
Posted By blackfriar
I can't speak for the GSW, but it did take me a...

I can't speak for the GSW, but it did take me a few times to get the right leverage on it. It is a big bike to get up on the stand and I needed to figure out a technique that would work.
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