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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-22-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1,864
Views: 201,487
Posted By maydaymike
I was also at the BamaRides event on Saturday. I...

I was also at the BamaRides event on Saturday. I had a great time on my Bonneville. Can't wait to do it again!
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-18-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 40,019
Views: 10,734,568
Posted By maydaymike
Photos from a few of my previous trips. Does...

Photos from a few of my previous trips. Does anyone know when and why they took down the old wooden sign? Not enough dragons?
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-18-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 40,019
Views: 10,734,568
Posted By maydaymike
:roflQuote from the manufacturer's website "It’s...

:roflQuote from the manufacturer's website "It’s just a big gleaming menace to society…" :rofl
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-15-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 20,096
Posted By maydaymike
http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff103/maydaymik...

http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff103/maydaymike_album/20140422_202823_zpsa3c18b65.jpg

I did my first SS1000 the day before my 40th birthday last April. The bike is a 2010 Bonneville T-100. ...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-14-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,501
Posted By maydaymike
Where are you located vteec? If you can get one,...

Where are you located vteec? If you can get one, the 883R would probably be a better bike for your needs than the Iron. The Bonnevilles are great bikes as well. I have 91,000 miles on my 2010...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-27-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,315
Posted By maydaymike
I have the rack pictured by the OP on my Dyna. ...

I have the rack pictured by the OP on my Dyna.

http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff103/maydaymike_album/IMAG0021_zpsuhtqzlxm.jpg
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-26-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 40,019
Views: 10,734,568
Posted By maydaymike
Chevrolet and GMC trucks? Including Tahoe,...

Chevrolet and GMC trucks? Including Tahoe, Yukon, and Escalade.
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,755
Posted By maydaymike
Me too!

Me too!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-11-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23,224
Views: 7,152,404
Posted By maydaymike
I use the 5-40 rotella synthetic (blue jug) in...

I use the 5-40 rotella synthetic (blue jug) in the colder months in my Bonneville. During the summer, I switch to a 20-50. Currently running 'quicksilver' motorcycle oil, avalible at walmart
Forum: Road Warriors 04-24-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,685
Posted By maydaymike
Those are great bikes! My '89 had 167k on it...

Those are great bikes! My '89 had 167k on it when I sold it in 2008, all but 10k of that was mine. Still had the original clutch and rear brake shoes when I sold it.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-24-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,685
Posted By maydaymike
87,000 miles on my 2010 Bonneville T-100, bought...

87,000 miles on my 2010 Bonneville T-100, bought new in April 2011. Aside from the usual maintenance stuff(chain/sprockets, brake pads, tires, spark plugs, etc), I've replaced the rear wheel...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-23-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 96,308
Posted By maydaymike
Richer, performance oriented jetting could make...

Richer, performance oriented jetting could make the difference. The 2001 Bonnie that we had (bone stock) didn't like to start or idle below 50 deg F. It required constant adjustment of the choke,...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-23-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 96,308
Posted By maydaymike
The EFI bikes start easier in the cold if that is...

The EFI bikes start easier in the cold if that is a concern.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-21-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 96,308
Posted By maydaymike
It's almost as ugly as mine! ...

It's almost as ugly as mine!

http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff103/maydaymike_album/20140110_215627_zpsde64aa87.jpg
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-25-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,133
Posted By maydaymike
No option listed for one piece suits, either.

No option listed for one piece suits, either.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-25-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 82,516
Posted By maydaymike
:thumb Cool! What year is it? I noticed the...

:thumb Cool! What year is it? I noticed the rear brake's still on the left. Also, Where is the rest of your seat? :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-07-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 33,888
Posted By maydaymike
Thanks for the great stories, klaviator!

Thanks for the great stories, klaviator!
Forum: Road Warriors 02-05-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,264
Posted By maydaymike
That looks like a proper toolkit to me! New...

That looks like a proper toolkit to me! New Bonnevilles come with a single allen wrench (5mm) that can be used to remove the seat. The Harley didn't come with anything at all.
Forum: Road Warriors 02-05-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 700,099
Posted By maydaymike
:fpalm Is it Friday again already?

:fpalm Is it Friday again already?
Forum: Road Warriors 02-05-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 700,099
Posted By maydaymike
Why can't they make big twins, and especially...

Why can't they make big twins, and especially Sportsters that look like this? They look almost like normal motorcycles. Does every bike they make now really need a 25" seat height?
Forum: Road Warriors 02-03-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 21,445
Posted By maydaymike
I put 13" Hagon shocks on my Street Bob. I...

I put 13" Hagon shocks on my Street Bob. I ordered them form Dave Quinn, and they worked great right out of the box. It is a very noticeable improvement in ride quality and cornering clearance. No...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-02-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,831
Posted By maydaymike
First one is the 2010 Bonneville T-100, purchased...

First one is the 2010 Bonneville T-100, purchased new on 4/23/11.

Second is the 2014 Harley Street Bob, purchased new on 5/31/14.

Both of these photos were taken on 12/31/14, to close out the...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-02-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 700,099
Posted By maydaymike
Close-up of the front mounting. These brackets...

Close-up of the front mounting. These brackets came with my used seat. I'm not sure if the brackets are for the current generation '09-newer bikes, or the '08-down. I had to drill one hole in each...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-02-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 700,099
Posted By maydaymike
The front is mounted on the stock police road...

The front is mounted on the stock police road king/e-glide brackets. I drilled a hole in each one and attached them to the bike with a longer bolt through the rear gas tank mount. The rear is sitting...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 19,499
Posted By maydaymike
:clap:clap It arrived today! So Oct 5 to Dec...

:clap:clap It arrived today! So Oct 5 to Dec 20th, with at least 5 weeks of that waiting for the backordered gray fabric.
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 19,499
Posted By maydaymike
Order placed on Oct 5th for a gray/black R3. ...

Order placed on Oct 5th for a gray/black R3. Received email notice this afternoon that my order has shipped. Maybe I'll have it before Christmas. The tracking info is not showing up on FedEx yet.
Forum: Road Warriors 12-13-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By maydaymike
It depends. My 2010 T-100 (build date 2-10) has...

It depends. My 2010 T-100 (build date 2-10) has the new style electronic speedo, but the 2010 base model mag wheel bike (build date unknown) I test rode had the mechanical speedo with the cable. ...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 19,499
Posted By maydaymike
Called in today to check on my order... Gray...

Called in today to check on my order... Gray fabric still on backorder. The nice young lady on the phone said they should be receiving it any day now, and that the gray suits would be moved to the...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-20-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 700,099
Posted By maydaymike
http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff103/maydaymik...

http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff103/maydaymike_album/IMAG0023_zpssqfomowa.jpg

My 2014 Street Bob, with improved suspension, police seat, floorboards.
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 19,499
Posted By maydaymike
I called for an update on my order, and...

I called for an update on my order, and apparantly the gray fabric is backordered again. I was told that ETA on the fabric is mid to late November.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-18-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10,568
Views: 2,302,893
Posted By maydaymike
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 19,499
Posted By maydaymike
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 19,499
Posted By maydaymike
I thought of that, but I figured if I were going...

I thought of that, but I figured if I were going to drop $1000 on a suit, it would be exactly what I wanted. Hopefully the problems they were having with the gray have been solved. I ordered gray...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-17-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 71,909
Posted By maydaymike
That looks like a nice, well used, well loved old...

That looks like a nice, well used, well loved old Shovel. :clap
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 19,499
Posted By maydaymike
Well, that's good news! I ordered mine on 10/5...

Well, that's good news! I ordered mine on 10/5 and was quoted 6-8 weeks. I'm getting an off the rack size with no alterations, so maybe mine will come early as well.
Forum: Road Warriors 10-14-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 71,909
Posted By maydaymike
Yup. I was camping there in the swap meet all...

Yup. I was camping there in the swap meet all weekend. We had two spots back to back, so I may have been facing the other way, where our tables were. I sat back and watched several people look at...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-29-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By maydaymike
/\ This... The Plexifaring GT works great,...

/\

This... The Plexifaring GT works great, except it is a little noisy. I'm 6'1", and i think that if it were a few inches taller it may improve things a little.
Forum: Road Warriors 09-17-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 71,909
Posted By maydaymike
My muffler still drags before the board as well,...

My muffler still drags before the board as well, even with the longer 13" shocks. I would be interested to see how you mounted your seat, if you could maybe post some photos .
Forum: Road Warriors 09-16-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 71,909
Posted By maydaymike
If I wanted to use the airbag or new spring/shock...

If I wanted to use the airbag or new spring/shock setup, I would have to fabricate a lower mount to the frame. With the Kong, it just attaches to the seat frame, and simply rests on the bike frame...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-16-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 71,909
Posted By maydaymike
It is indeed the Switchback floorboard kit. It...

It is indeed the Switchback floorboard kit. It fits fine with the stock Street Bob pipes, though I understand that there may be interference with some of the other OEM and aftermarket exhaust. The...
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