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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,759
Posted By trc.rhubarb
During the peak of riding season and wanting a...

During the peak of riding season and wanting a hot bike, not a lot of negotiating power.
When there's a pile of snow on the ground and it's a slower model, anything is up for discussion.

All...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I bought the emulsion front and went all out on...

I bought the emulsion front and went all out on the back. The front has never gotten exactly where I would like it. It's either too soft or too hard and has too much rebound. I know I can have it...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By trc.rhubarb
That's a big hole with big threads. Are you sure...

That's a big hole with big threads. Are you sure they stripped? Maybe just the first thread needs repair/chasing?
I can't imagine stripping that out with anything short of a 1" impact gun.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4,196
Views: 384,922
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Disappointing that the RoadGlide didn't come with...

Disappointing that the RoadGlide didn't come with liquid cooling.
Maybe next year....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I'll change the oil again this weekend and see if...

I'll change the oil again this weekend and see if a new filter makes a difference.
My guess though, based on the running warm and cold is the thermostat for the cooler... is that a big job or a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Oil pressure

On a recent trip (got back last night) the bike did something strange 3 times.
After riding for a few hours in the mid 90's(temp), running between 4-5.5 RPM and running fine, I would stop for gas....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,193
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I take a couple advil every 8 hours whether I...

I take a couple advil every 8 hours whether I need it or not when I do back to back 12+ hour days.
I may not need it at the time but by the time I do need it, and I will, it will be too late.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,374
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I replaced my entire unit at about 60k miles...

I replaced my entire unit at about 60k miles after looking at the inside of the original.
For me, it seemed that the seal had leaked and let water in.
Not a lot but some rust on the surfaces and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,779
Views: 375,258
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Indeed. Just glad they aren't moving and I'm...

Indeed. Just glad they aren't moving and I'm getting away quickly.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I've managed to break my brake lever with the TT...

I've managed to break my brake lever with the TT guards.
I don't anticipate they are more than brush guards and won't protect me from a hard impact with an immovable object. On the other hand, I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,158
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Same day if you like as long as you are over 18....

Same day if you like as long as you are over 18. if you don't pass, you will still have your permit. I'm not sure the limit on failures.
You can take the DMV test or, if you like, take a class and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,158
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Haha, you must really be new to CA! All sorts...

Haha, you must really be new to CA!
All sorts of people show up to get their DL by arriving illegally.
Besides, you're legal.

Getting a permit will get you 6 months of riding without an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,158
Posted By trc.rhubarb
He hasn't moved here until he has a permanent...

He hasn't moved here until he has a permanent residence AND don't also live somewhere else.
I've known people to live here for years with out of state plates and licenses... saving on VLF

Your...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Same happened to me, but it was the master. ...

Same happened to me, but it was the master.
Overfilling gave me enough pressure to make it manageable.
You don't really need the clutch except to stop. I made it from near Bonneville to San...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,069
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I wish I was at $150/year :) Progressive...

I wish I was at $150/year :)

Progressive charges me more for every bike BUT each bike comes with about a 10% discount.
When I added the R90, it was so cheap that it lowered the price of my total...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4,196
Views: 384,922
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I agree with you 100%. Fuck I hate BMW riders....

I agree with you 100%.
Fuck I hate BMW riders. About the only thing worse than a BMW ass is a Ducati rider. When will they learn that there is only ONE real bike! The only thing worse than a guy...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I use a wax leather conditioner. I park it in...

I use a wax leather conditioner.
I park it in the sun, ride and park in the rain, etc...
Leather looks different than new but doesn't look damaged except where my legs rub the seams.

Lexol...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,857
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I see what he's saying too. It was the rider's...

I see what he's saying too. It was the rider's fault for being there when he wanted to pass. It was the rider's fault that they were on Harley's too being "black Harley FLSCHXWTF baggers". 2 bikes...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,354
Posted By trc.rhubarb
The day I brought home my 07GSA (used), I missed...

The day I brought home my 07GSA (used), I missed a shift on a very short freeway onramp and hit 121 Mph GPS recorded. Ya, I missed and that's when I found out what happens past 4500rpm so I kept...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,937
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Wow, that would look really nice next to the R90...

Wow, that would look really nice next to the R90 in the garage.
Good thing I can't afford it though... it might get very expensive :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4,196
Views: 384,922
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Rear brake issue on my softail was the high reach...

Rear brake issue on my softail was the high reach to the pedal. I changed to a lower pedal and all was better with the rear brake.

My current and previous rides have lower pedals from the factory....
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,750
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Ya... mine did well until I opened the motor...

Ya... mine did well until I opened the motor up...
Cams, "hydrosolid" lifters, replaced the ECU with ThunderMAX (my undoing) and wideband O2 sensors, etc...
Just have to keep tuning but I get bored...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,750
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I did too until I messed with it. I'm almost up...

I did too until I messed with it. I'm almost up to 180 miles per tank...got a lot more tuning to do.
I don't know why I keep messing with my bikes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4,196
Views: 384,922
Posted By trc.rhubarb
You left out "While in a rainstorm so hard you...

You left out "While in a rainstorm so hard you can't see the road but if you stop you will be run over and you are heading towards the biggest, darkest funnel shaped cloud you have ever seen!"
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,937
Posted By trc.rhubarb
It's hanging out in Road Warriors ...

It's hanging out in Road Warriors
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=927556
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4,196
Views: 384,922
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Kansas tries real hard! :lol3

Kansas tries real hard! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,750
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Been waiting for this but those pics are...

Been waiting for this but those pics are underwhelming.
I'm not sure I like the downward tilt on the fairing either.

Just not digging the new styling. I might keep my current a very long...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I bounce off mine all the time. Bike is still...

I bounce off mine all the time. Bike is still pulling hard when it hits.
Not as bad as with the HD though at 6100!

Generally I do this after riding the Ducati for a few days.

The...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I would have loved to have seen this before my...

I would have loved to have seen this before my master took a dump in the middle of nowhere. it would have saved a 500+ mile banzai trip home. It's tough having no way to release the clutch.

It...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
Posted By trc.rhubarb
If you buy yourself some speedbleeders (works...

If you buy yourself some speedbleeders (works great when you have 1 or 2 bikes but gets expensive after that), you will find it so easy, you might just change fluid every 12 months to keep it fresh....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,959
Posted By trc.rhubarb
07 GSA - ~70k miles Final Drive, Drive...

07 GSA - ~70k miles
Final Drive, Drive Shaft/Swing arm and clutch Master Cylinder all between 60-68k miles
Shocks worn out by 40k
Fuel quick connects broke when they thought I might touch them....
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,659
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Save me one ot them DRZs would ya? :lol3 ...

Save me one ot them DRZs would ya? :lol3

Seriously, learn to fix the basics yourself... bad mechanics live for guys like you that don't know enough to ask more questions.
I'm with the team that...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 12,355
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Looks like you opted for the lead u-joint option....

Looks like you opted for the lead u-joint option. That's a nasty failure. Did it destroy the swingarm or just bang it up? Looks like it must have totally destroyed it.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Looks an awful lot like this one with a different...

Looks an awful lot like this one with a different color pattern.
http://www.touratech-usa.com/media/xUwpVj/01-044-1030-01-lg.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,777
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Mine were terribly loud on the right road at the...

Mine were terribly loud on the right road at the right speed but quieter than the K60s I have now.
Different is the pitch though.

Performance... they lasted over 10k before I removed them for a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9,094
Views: 1,816,220
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Ya but they sure look fun!

Ya but they sure look fun!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,692
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I was coming home from work on a long commute...

I was coming home from work on a long commute this week on the Harley. Not just a harley but the biggest of the land barges doing about 80 or so. Car full of young guys pulls up next to me and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 12,355
Posted By trc.rhubarb
That's fucking brutal. Are you going to keep...

That's fucking brutal.

Are you going to keep going? If he hasn't left yet, he can pick up mine and you can swap bikes on the trailer so you can finish the trip.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4,196
Views: 384,922
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I used to think this was the case until I picked...

I used to think this was the case until I picked up a Duc.
I've never had so many random wimmin talk to me about my bike before, even my wife's friends.
Now because of said wife, I've never tried...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4,196
Views: 384,922
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I think you're wrong. The people you have put...

I think you're wrong. The people you have put into your stereotype may not look at electric bikes but I, for one, see one in my future. Once they become a bit more convenient and value priced.
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