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Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 35,276
Posted By alii1959
My Road King is an '04, and at the 30K service I...

My Road King is an '04, and at the 30K service I spent the money and had the cam chain tensioners changed. I had the Screaming Eagle hydraulic version installed. Mine weren't spent, but the change...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-22-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,495
Posted By alii1959
Blip the throttle.......I ride a Harley:D

Blip the throttle.......I ride a Harley:D
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,032
Posted By alii1959
Went from a GSX600r to a Road King. Changed the...

Went from a GSX600r to a Road King. Changed the brake pads. Changed the shocks and added fork cartridges. Its still not a sport bike, but I find myself riding at nearly the same speeds..........in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,528
Posted By alii1959
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,528
Posted By alii1959
Well I for one will never naked speed...

Well I for one will never naked speed again........got a beetle launched up my hoooha, took 3 nurses, a paramedic, a preist, a rabbi, and a budhist monk to sort things out (still walk with a limp).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4,385
Views: 462,203
Posted By alii1959
I am not sure where, or by which manufacturer,...

I am not sure where, or by which manufacturer, one expects to find a better long distance tourer than a Harley. They say the new ones are amazing. But, I don't have the wallet for that.

So, I...
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1,465
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 331,373
Posted By alii1959
Chainsaws.....

Before taking the bar, chain, plastic sheilding off of a jammed saw, make sure the chain brake is fully disengaged, or you will feel like a moran😡
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,384
Posted By alii1959
I rode a Ducati Hypermotard when they first came...

I rode a Ducati Hypermotard when they first came out.....doesn't suit me at all. I have tried Ducati after Ducati....really want to like them. They are sexy, sound amazing, etc...but I don't enjoy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,384
Posted By alii1959
I know that there are many bike in-between, but...

I know that there are many bike in-between, but it is just a bit of jolt sometimes recognizing that somethings just aren't what they used to be.

Had held-bars on my GSXr, didn't help much. My...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,384
Posted By alii1959
So, I am getting old.....

I went to the local Japanese multiline dealer a couple of days ago to pick up a battery for the Road King and while I was there I checked out some of the bikes. Hmmmm.

I traded in a GSXr for my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,082
Posted By alii1959
AK650 and TheProphet have said it very well. I...

AK650 and TheProphet have said it very well. I don't understand the obsession with the way others ride their ride. I don't give a rip what you ride....just ride, man, ride. While I may not like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,082
Posted By alii1959
Yes, because they were a discontinued item and...

Yes, because they were a discontinued item and the local dealer didn't have one in stock.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,082
Posted By alii1959
Stupid, stupid me.....I have read this whole...

Stupid, stupid me.....I have read this whole thread. I am an ignorant fool.

Further, I feel compelled to reply...again.

I keep hearing people say they wouldn't buy a Harley because of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,082
Posted By alii1959
These are always the weirdest discussions. I...

These are always the weirdest discussions.

I have owned Kawasaki, Yamaha, Suzuki, and Triumph motorcycles. All were nice. I really enjoyed them. Each change in bike was warranted by various...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 50,450
Posted By alii1959
It is amazing to me that so many of the posters...

It is amazing to me that so many of the posters continuously state that they want HD to broaden their market appeal, then when HD does roll out something completely different they immediately bash...
Forum: The Garage 11-29-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6,445
Views: 2,855,921
Posted By alii1959
dhallilama--looks a lot like my workspace....cept...

dhallilama--looks a lot like my workspace....cept I don't have a concrete floor...yet. I do my best work in chaos. I really would feel at home there.
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 78,354
Posted By alii1959
Just read the last two posts, before mine....this...

Just read the last two posts, before mine....this is weird I am 5'6" as well. Didn't have any trouble lifting the big girl when she took a nap....well, a couple of naps...and I am 55.
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 78,354
Posted By alii1959
Was for me...

I spent a great deal of time looking for a new bike when I got off of the GSXR (due to an aging back). Took a hard look at everything. Even those that didn't suit me much. Kept coming back to the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 20,265
Posted By alii1959
I replaced the front fork inserts and the rear...

I replaced the front fork inserts and the rear springs with progressives. Since then, I haven't felt many curves that weren't planted. Maybe I never rode it fast enough to get the wobble before,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-02-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 161,684
Posted By alii1959
Congratulations!! 33 is a great milestone. It...

Congratulations!! 33 is a great milestone. It is exciting to be married that long and still having a blast! How do I know....my wife and I celebrate 35 years next Feb, and we are having the time...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,394
Posted By alii1959
Laugh I have a Bersa as well

I have a Bersa as well
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,394
Posted By alii1959
Hey, I was actually considering an Uberti or...

Hey, I was actually considering an Uberti or Ruger Vaquero for CCW....probably would need an older Harley though.
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,394
Posted By alii1959
Sadly, the truth is that I was actually...

Sadly, the truth is that I was actually considering a GP100 3" .357...which they had in stock. That thing was massive. At 5'6" and 150lbs, I would have had to hire someone much larger to conceal it...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,394
Posted By alii1959
I am a luddite!

I ride a Harley! AND, I just ordered a Ruger SP101 .357revolver for CCW. And I am excited about both......old and pathetic I are a luddite.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7,329
Views: 416,235
Posted By alii1959
I am able to get out on the road once a week for...

I am able to get out on the road once a week for about 20-25 miles, most of my riding is in the house on a trainer. I have been known to go for 30-40 miles on occasion. I ride a Cannondale F7,...
Forum: Face plant 09-05-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,757
Posted By alii1959
Glad he is fine. I know how scary this is for...

Glad he is fine. I know how scary this is for you, mi wife has gone through this too. I was hit by a BMW SUV in May. No harm to me, bike slight damage. It is hard for spouses to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 36,120
Views: 9,392,637
Posted By alii1959
Is it just me...

or are you guys making a photo thread boring.......

BTW, most of us just skip over your dribble!!
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,126
Posted By alii1959
I have had my '04 RK classic for just over 2...

I have had my '04 RK classic for just over 2 years. While it is not a sport-bike it has been a much better bike than I expected. With a few farkles it has come to fit me like a glove and suit my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 36,120
Views: 9,392,637
Posted By alii1959
Picked up an "extra" large belt years ago to...

Picked up an "extra" large belt years ago to strap my daughter to me when she was really small. We did serious hiking that way as well as motorcycle.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4,385
Views: 462,203
Posted By alii1959
I had a 1982 650Maxim....loved it! I would still...

I had a 1982 650Maxim....loved it! I would still like to have had it. With some modern suspension it would have been a blast. I changed the handlebars to flat bars. Put some Perelli's on it and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4,385
Views: 462,203
Posted By alii1959
I don't either. Matter-of-fact, the only people...

I don't either. Matter-of-fact, the only people I really don't like are those that ride so seldom that their skills are eternally rusty. I have never been on a group ride for that reason. I hate...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4,385
Views: 462,203
Posted By alii1959
Hey, Dakez! Cool commercial. I guess I...

Hey, Dakez!
Cool commercial.

I guess I must be hanging out in the wrong places. When I rode the other bikes in my previous posts no body put them down. Now that I am on a Harley and ride ATGATT...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4,385
Views: 462,203
Posted By alii1959
Well, I don't know about anyone else, but for me...

Well, I don't know about anyone else, but for me my Road King is quite amazing. She and I have been in four states and regularly take day trips to unwind. I ride every day, regardless of the...
Forum: Face plant 07-08-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,885
Posted By alii1959
Well, for those who asked, and thank you for...

Well, for those who asked, and thank you for doing so, I was checked out and am fine. A bit of a bruise inside my right calf, but it is healing nicely...running and bicycling seem to help.

I took...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 78,354
Posted By alii1959
So far, going on 3 years of ownership, I like my...

So far, going on 3 years of ownership, I like my Road King Classic "04, better every day. It is the only bike that I can't keep from messing with.

Just changed the suspension yesterday. ...
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,465
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 331,373
Posted By alii1959
Dear God, that reminds me..... When we lived...

Dear God, that reminds me.....

When we lived in west Texas, I had a '79 Honda Accord that had a really bad carb. I decided, in my infinite wisdom, to rebuild the carb. Didn't have proper tools. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4,385
Views: 462,203
Posted By alii1959
But, we must remember the Lennovo lesson. Once...

But, we must remember the Lennovo lesson. Once IBM was no longer overseeing their efforts....well, quality...you know. HD is a global company like most others. Unfortunately, that often means that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4,385
Views: 462,203
Posted By alii1959
Felt the same way about Harleys. I liked the...

Felt the same way about Harleys. I liked the fact that the dealerships were widespread...should you have a problem; the fact that there always seems to be someone who can work on them; and the fact...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,058
Posted By alii1959
Since 1981: 1981 Yamaha 250 Exciter 1982...

Since 1981:

1981 Yamaha 250 Exciter
1982 Yamaha 650 Maxim
2006 Kawasaki 250 Ninja
2001 Triumph Sprint
2008 Suzuki GSXr600
2004 Harley-Davidson Road King Classic

Had a few years without a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 1,006,926
Posted By alii1959
My Road King Classic gets washed when it...

My Road King Classic gets washed when it rains....well, sometimes I clean the whitewalls (which I may have to eliminate the next set of tires). Hard to polish when I am riding.

I talked to a...
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