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Forum: Hacks 01-19-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,320
Posted By hackman
HD sidecar.

You will probably also have to get some new hardware to connect the '86 sidecar to the '00 FLH. At least I had to when I put a '90 TLE on my '06 Roadglide.

and Usk Coastie is bang on re the raked...
Forum: Hacks 11-19-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,411
Posted By hackman
front tire

I strongly suspect setup. I'm running Dunlops, and they seem as good as any. I get 16,000 miles plus on the front and 5,000 miles on the rear. I think I got about 35,000 miles on the last hack tire....
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,791,544
Posted By hackman
What a ride

Doug: I know I'm being repetitive here but I have to say that your riding and writing abilities are wonderful. Both this and your previous trips are the stuff of dreams for most of us, but seeing...
Forum: Hacks 09-15-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,394
Posted By hackman
HD Power

Just my $.02 worth; My rig is an '06 Roadglide with 5 speed and 88 ci engine. stock HD sidecar. I wouldn't waste my money on the slipons, louder does not equate to more power. I put in a set of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,692
Posted By hackman

Try to bring some of that southern sunshine along with that Bruins jersey will ya. The others are right, you'll never go wrong as a Red Sox or a Bruins fan in the Maritimes.
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,791,544
Posted By hackman
I'm in

Here we go again Doug. Over 24,000 hits on your thread in 3 days. We are looking forward to your adventures and always great ride reports.
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 195,960
Posted By hackman
Great Ride

Well RoadHD, I can't really add anything the to what the others have said (but it won't stop me from trying!). I've followed your RR since the start and it is great. You have a natural gift for...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 600,568
Posted By hackman
Thumb Fantastic

Doug, it's so great to follow someone with the balls (and the brains) to live the dream. As the others have said, Great ride report and a fantastic ride.

I'm loving it! (How do you give more...
Forum: Hacks 08-04-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,201
Posted By hackman
HD Hack

Well, I can only go so long listening to people saying that HD would have been better off building something like a Ural. You're comparing chalk and cheese guys!

I love the Ural. If I could...
Forum: Hacks 05-11-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,580
Posted By hackman
HD Hack

Jorg: I love your rig. What are you running for tires?

Here's a pic of my rig. I put on a raked triple tree (gives great handling and no more damper) and a reverse (cause I'm old and basically...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-28-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 57,457
Posted By hackman
Great Smoky Mountain N.P.

Lots of rain riding to Dixie last summer. Nine days on the road; seven of them in the rain!
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 32,944
Posted By hackman
Great Report

That sir was an excellent job; both the ride (yes, you are a REAL rider!) and the writing.

Thank you
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,549
Posted By hackman
Merry Christmas

You must have been a good lad for Santa to bring you such a cool ride. Congrats on a nice looking rig.
Forum: Hacks 10-21-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 78,596
Posted By hackman

I have been following your adventures from the start and I first want to tell you (as has everyone else) how much both the text and photos have been enjoyed.

I will admit that I thought you were...
Forum: Hacks 10-17-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By hackman

you can go to the united sidecar association site( ( and download books in pdf format. They're worth reading,, imho.

Great looking rig, enjoy it, and take...
Forum: Hacks 07-07-2009, 05:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By hackman

In 2004 I brought in a complete unit (Electra glide and HD sidecar) from Florida. Bought it on E bay and zero problems.

Since then I've brought in a bike and a sidecar separately with no...
Forum: Hacks 07-04-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,205
Posted By hackman

I'm also too far away to be of assistance, but have a suggestion. Contact your nearest Harley Davidson dealer for the name of a contact person in the local HOG chapter (we're everywhere!).

Forum: Hacks 07-02-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,921
Posted By hackman
first rides

My only real advice is "take care!". My first time on my rig is when I picked it up at the shop and rode about 75 miles home. As I tried to wrestle the beast out of the shop yard I could only think...
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,976
Posted By hackman
Car tire on HD rig.

The comments are all very interesting. However, does anyone know of a car tire that would fit the 16" rim on a Harley roadglide. I'm really only interested in the rear tire as my life cycle is...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 81,121
Posted By hackman


I just wanted to let you know I'm loving your posts. looks like a wonderful trip (despite the occasional shower). And it's a great looking setup (despite the wonky wheel).
Forum: Hacks 05-21-2009, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 357,918
Posted By hackman
Rainbow Bridge

Big Don; speaking a as lifelong dog lover; that rainbow bridge is a wonderful sentiment for all of us who have lost our four legged friends.

Nice looking Road Glide K mart (but I admit to being...
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,369
Posted By hackman
springer Raked trees

They make 'em for the heritage springer. is that a different triple tree?
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,369
Posted By hackman
Raked Triple Tree

I have an '06 roadglide with an HD sidecar. I put on a Liberty 5 degree over raked triple tree on in the winter of 07/08. I love it!

no more steering damper and it feels like power steering has...
Forum: Hacks 03-13-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,206
Posted By hackman
Great looking rig. Welcome to our world. At the...

Great looking rig. Welcome to our world. At the risk of stating the obvious, be very careful starting out.

A few hours on a large empty area and some sandbags in the hack would be good advice....
Forum: Hacks 08-05-2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,658
Posted By hackman
Sounds like a good project might...

Sounds like a good project might find some useful geometry info from this site.
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 451,759
Posted By hackman
My compliments Gypsy. You are in beautiful...

My compliments Gypsy. You are in beautiful country, great adventure, really great photos!
Forum: Hacks 05-06-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 357,918
Posted By hackman
Mya and HD

Here is Mya just before she decided to take a run at a porcupine. So much for enjoying the ride! I'm in the process of trying to train her to be good in the hack. It is a struggle!
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