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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,496
Posted By hyena
Ah. A troll.

Ah. A troll.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,496
Posted By hyena
:poser

:poser
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,955
Posted By hyena
Congrats ! I loved that Sedona Orange they had in...

Congrats ! I loved that Sedona Orange they had in 2011.

Ditto on the 4 point docking system. I'm using it for my girlfriend's backrest now. Will likely add a luggage rack to support a soft...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,955
Posted By hyena
Ditto. I'd go with the 12.

Ditto. I'd go with the 12.
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 23,794
Posted By hyena
I would have been happy had they just taken my...

I would have been happy had they just taken my 2009 GS the 360 mile round trip to the dealer to get the fuel strip replaced.

Seven times.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,395
Posted By hyena
Me too. Hey wait - I DID get the Road...

Me too.


Hey wait - I DID get the Road King. :D My only regret so far is I didn't get one in 2010. I strongly considered it, but instead traded my 2005 GS in on a new 2009 GS.
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Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,395
Posted By hyena
I'm pretty sure I'll add those fork deflectors...

I'm pretty sure I'll add those fork deflectors this winter, or next spring, when I start tweaking my RK. I just hit 5K miles on it in four months (no trips though). I'm lucky size wise - real close...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,300
Posted By hyena
Did you look at the Harley Switchback? I haven't...

Did you look at the Harley Switchback? I haven't ridden one. Considerably lighter than my Road King. They feel comfortable sitting on them in the showroom.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,018
Posted By hyena
Michael Stop at your local Harley dealer,...

Michael

Stop at your local Harley dealer, and test ride a Road King. When you get back on that GS it'll feel smooth as butter.

Personally, I like transmissions you can hear clanking into gear...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,200
Posted By hyena
In addition to resetting your odometer each time,...

In addition to resetting your odometer each time, Medic, if you ever run out of gas again, tilt the bike as far over to the left as you can. Residual fuel in the right lobe of the tank will run over...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,422
Posted By hyena
:lurk A Harley forum would really be nice...

:lurk

A Harley forum would really be nice here. Geez - even the scooter guys have one.
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 23,794
Posted By hyena
I think you make a good point, Sixspeed. I think...

I think you make a good point, Sixspeed. I think that's what happened to BMW. I don't know how else to explain their plunge in quality, which I believe hit it's peak around 2005. Or perhaps my...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 34,763
Posted By hyena
I generally find your posts to be spot on,...

I generally find your posts to be spot on, Bueller, FWIW. And I appreciate your willingness to share your knowledge.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 68,508
Posted By hyena
:poser Thanks, man. Seriously. It was a...

:poser

Thanks, man. Seriously. It was a rough week, and I needed a good laugh.
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,212
Posted By hyena
I like Victorys. Excellent bikes. Check resale...

I like Victorys. Excellent bikes. Check resale value if that's important to you. Around here, Victorys have terrible depreciation. Might just be a local thing. I wouldn't buy a bike because of...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 68,508
Posted By hyena
New Road King owner here, too, after BMW's for 34...

New Road King owner here, too, after BMW's for 34 years. I bought it in late June, just over 4,000 miles on it now. I love it. I've never been so comfortable on the highway. I had some concerns...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,323
Posted By hyena
Harley could build something like that with what...

Harley could build something like that with what they've got in their parts bins. They'd probably only sell three of them, but one would be to me.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,524
Posted By hyena
They replace your crappy strip with another...

They replace your crappy strip with another crappy strip. Six times in my case.
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 21,490
Posted By hyena
Wee Strom, even though I don't have one.

Wee Strom, even though I don't have one.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,500
Posted By hyena
Many many years ago I bought an S10 pickup from a...

Many many years ago I bought an S10 pickup from a guy who specialized in rebuilding wrecked S10 pickups. He was in eastern Illinois. The one I bought had come from Indiana, and had an Indiana salvage...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,323
Posted By hyena
Want.

Want.
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,212
Posted By hyena
I think you've just found your next bike, and...

I think you've just found your next bike, and you're going to be very happy with it.
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,172
Posted By hyena
$800 is a lot better than $1800. Still a lot of...

$800 is a lot better than $1800. Still a lot of money, but you gotta pay to play. I can understand why that bike is worth it to so many.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,172
Posted By hyena
Check with your closest BMW dealer how much the...

Check with your closest BMW dealer how much the routine service costs. One of the guys in the local club told me he was quoted $1800 for the 24K service, including valves.

I'm not trying to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 37,378
Posted By hyena
Funny, the RS doesn't do anything for me. I love...

Funny, the RS doesn't do anything for me. I love that white R with the red frame, though. Except for the headlight. That will have to grow on me.
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,500
Posted By hyena
I'd be running the other direction from that...

I'd be running the other direction from that dealer. Find another one, and take it for a long test ride. 12 miles sure isn't enough.

During one of my many all day trips to get the fuel strip...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,500
Posted By hyena
Just my opinion. $21K out the door for a used...

Just my opinion. $21K out the door for a used bike with a "tainted" title - not a good deal. It's not the bike - all they did was replace a rear shock - we just don't know at this point how much...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 23,794
Posted By hyena
Beautiful Sportster, Rod. Tell us some of what...

Beautiful Sportster, Rod. Tell us some of what you've done to it.

I had also never heard of oil brand affecting vibration.
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 23,794
Posted By hyena
Where will Harley end up in ten years? On...

Where will Harley end up in ten years?

On top. Same as now, like them or not.
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 24,155
Posted By hyena
I'd probably disagree with some of your points,...

I'd probably disagree with some of your points, Solarbronco. (Confining my comments to motorcycles.) I agree the Japanese bikes are reliable and well engineered. Not sure I'd say they're the best...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,697
Posted By hyena
I bought mine in June. The dealer had an amber...

I bought mine in June. The dealer had an amber whiskey and silver without ABS. They sold it a couple hours after I test rode it. Which was OK with me, because I wasn't going to buy it without ABS....
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,697
Posted By hyena
Marshrat, Boatpuller - thanks for the feedback on...

Marshrat, Boatpuller - thanks for the feedback on the soft lowers.

Gas Guy - for reference, I'm 6'2", 35" inseam. I look right out over the top of the stock windshield. Like it was made for me....
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,697
Posted By hyena
Nice review, Cakeeater. I agree with your...

Nice review, Cakeeater. I agree with your comments on the new RK, and I'm glad I bought mine.

Anybody have any experience with the soft lowers Harley sells that snap onto the engine guards? $90...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,406
Posted By hyena
Light beige and dark beige to go with the regular...

Light beige and dark beige to go with the regular beige. They're also working on a color so dull the bike is invisible.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,628
Posted By hyena
Even the German prices seem too high to me.

Even the German prices seem too high to me.
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,519
Posted By hyena
Call Russell and talk to them. Nice folks,...

Call Russell and talk to them. Nice folks, they'll answer all your questions. When I bought mine a few years ago, if memory serves, you got two free adjustments. I used one - they made it too tall...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,559
Posted By hyena
The Highball looks pretty cool to me.

The Highball looks pretty cool to me.
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,519
Posted By hyena
I bought the Airhawk R for my Road King. It...

I bought the Airhawk R for my Road King. It works great. After we switched bikes for 30 miles on a ride, my buddy had one on his Street Glide two days later. A friend at work bought one after...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By hyena
I bought a used ADV seat for my 2009 GS, and...

I bought a used ADV seat for my 2009 GS, and later had the ADV seat done by RDL. Exactly what your contemplating. Works fine. As Kip said, same seat pan.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,416
Posted By hyena
Nice bike ! I didn't even know there was a Sport.

Nice bike ! I didn't even know there was a Sport.
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