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Forum: Americas 03-01-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By pescatore
Wanted: Adventure Bike Skills Class

Maybe won't work for the OP, but I'm curious - please tell me more... Link, maybe? Thanks.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,687
Posted By pescatore
Boston. Bought it in late December, ensuring a...

Boston. Bought it in late December, ensuring a snowy winter. Sorry about that. Only 400 miles so far...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,673
Posted By pescatore
Please tell me more - my google skills are...

Please tell me more - my google skills are failing me. I'm probably picking up some OEM side cases for my GSA in the next few weeks unless the aftermarket gives me a better option. It seems like no...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-09-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 37,291
Posted By pescatore
Sorry to hear you went over, but thanks for...

Sorry to hear you went over, but thanks for taking one for the team :) good to hear the bars held up and did their job.

Also, I totally agree about the paint. I put a towel over the bar and hit it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-08-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 37,291
Posted By pescatore
Just installed the H&B guard on my GSA tonight....

Just installed the H&B guard on my GSA tonight. The instructions were awful, but this thread definitely had some helpful advice (thanks for that - you folks are the damn best!).

My thoughts: The...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7,883
Views: 2,654,565
Posted By pescatore
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/03/a5a6uvub.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/03/a5a6uvub.jpg

Took my brand new GSA out for an inaugural ride on New Year's Day yesterday. It was a beautiful but cold day here in Boston. And now we're getting a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,436
Posted By pescatore
My early Xmas gift showed up last week - a red...

My early Xmas gift showed up last week - a red 2014 F800GSA. I've been reading all the awesome info from fellow inmates and this seems like a great opportunity to say thanks to all contributors. And...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 33,281
Posted By pescatore
It's the HD sport windshield. It works great for...

It's the HD sport windshield. It works great for me. No real buffeting, and just enough cover to keep me out of the wind. It's also adjustable enough that if I do wind up with buffeting, I shod be...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 33,281
Posted By pescatore
I got the Fehling racks from Twisted Throttle,...

I got the Fehling racks from Twisted Throttle, but they took months of delays to arrive from Germany. In fact, it looks like Twisted Throttle doesn't have them listed any more. The racks are specific...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 33,281
Posted By pescatore
My 06 Roadster. Recent changes: HD large gas...

My 06 Roadster. Recent changes: HD large gas tank, Givi E21 side cases (with Fehling racks), Progressive 412 shocks, SuperBrace, stock handlebars on 3.5" risers, gauges relocated to headlight brow,...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 602,054
Posted By pescatore
Is anyone else having problems with the new (USB)...

Is anyone else having problems with the new (USB) units not making a good connection to the cradle? As I'm riding, my left speaker will drop out from time to time. If I reach up and press in on the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 33,281
Posted By pescatore
Ah, yeah I was looking at those too. I think I...

Ah, yeah I was looking at those too. I think I might replace my crappy JC whitney trunk with one of their slightly better ones at some point.



I like the monokey idea, though. One key for...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 33,281
Posted By pescatore
Hey, Superzoom - nice touring setup. Are those...

Hey, Superzoom - nice touring setup. Are those Givi E21 sidecases? How do you have those mounted up? Like em? I ordered the Fehling Givi side racks from Twisted Throttle months ago for my 06 1200R,...
Forum: Regional forums 07-10-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5,946
Views: 629,333
Posted By pescatore
Damn, I miss Blenheim's. (just don't inhale!) You...

Damn, I miss Blenheim's. (just don't inhale!) You just can't get anything like it in New England. I drank a lot of when I lived in NC but I've never been to the factory. Wish I had time to make a run...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 941,819
Posted By pescatore
HD Sport windshield, smoked. *looks around...

HD Sport windshield, smoked.

*looks around on h-d.com*

This one:...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 941,819
Posted By pescatore
2006 XL1200R upgraded

Before: (sometime in 2008)

http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/dd474/vtwin1200r/Sportster%20upgrades/deff97e4.jpg

During: (a couple of months ago, loaded for touring)
...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 718,790
Posted By pescatore
Nice work - how heavy is it? I'd be worried about...

Nice work - how heavy is it? I'd be worried about that with the plywood.
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,131
Posted By pescatore
True, although the rubbermounts have increased...

True, although the rubbermounts have increased horsepower that makes up for the weight gain, or at least most of it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,436
Posted By pescatore
Wish they still did it that way, RedDog!

Wish they still did it that way, RedDog!
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,436
Posted By pescatore
Hey Terry, Nova Scotia was actually my original...

Hey Terry, Nova Scotia was actually my original plan for this past weekend, but I was worried I'd need a little more time to do it right. Hope to make it up there soon! You should def head to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,436
Posted By pescatore
Yeah, I'll definitely post some pics once I get...

Yeah, I'll definitely post some pics once I get the tank running. I agree the cost is frustrating, especially since the stocker is near unusable. I've had it with the peanut tank though. I get...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,436
Posted By pescatore
It's a HD part - 4.5 gal, color matched,...

It's a HD part - 4.5 gal, color matched, therefore the long order time (6 weeks, they say) and somewhere around $650. It's supposed to match the other paint. We'll see. I didn't get to choose a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 941,819
Posted By pescatore
It's a cortech bag. I'm pretty sure it's this...

It's a cortech bag. I'm pretty sure it's this one:
http://www.motorcyclegear.com/parts/luggage/tank_bags/cortech_by_tour_master/mini_magnetic_motorcycle_tank_bag.html

Though mine doesn't have the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,436
Posted By pescatore
Right! Snowmobiles! Now *that* makes sense....

Right! Snowmobiles! Now *that* makes sense. Didn't even occur to me - once again showing that I'm not a native new-englander.
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 941,819
Posted By pescatore
Yeah, that thought crossed my mind too. But this...

Yeah, that thought crossed my mind too. But this is just south of the entrance to Baxter State Park. Considering how strict they are about keeping Baxter wild, I'd say they earned the right to paint...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 941,819
Posted By pescatore
tank bag

Someone was asking about tank bags on Sportys a few days ago. Here are a couple of pics of my 06 XL1200R. The tank bag looks a little odd on the Sporty, but on trips where I want to plug in a phone...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,436
Posted By pescatore
Thanks. It's a work in progress - I have lots of...

Thanks. It's a work in progress - I have lots of upgrades planned for this summer - bigger tank, better luggage, working electrical system, higher seat, lights.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,436
Posted By pescatore
Day 3

The next morning I took a little longer to break camp than usual, because I didn't really have more of a plan than 'Go to Walmart, buy a battery, see if my problem reoccurs' and also because I was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-01-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,436
Posted By pescatore
Day 2

Day two, I headed north for a few miles to check out a view of Katahdin that my new drinking buddy Roger told me about the night before. 'Look for the big rock, you can't miss it.'
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-01-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,436
Posted By pescatore
Maine & New Hampshire Memorial Day weekend

I headed out this past Saturday morning for 3 nights with the intention of riding up to camp near Baxter State Park, then somewhere in the Whites, then onto Grand Isle in Lake Champlain, then heading...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 941,819
Posted By pescatore
Good experience? Would you recommend them? Looks...

Good experience? Would you recommend them? Looks pretty good from here.



Yeah, no kidding. Even the cheap Progressive 412s I just installed were such a huge upgrade. I can't believe I tolerated...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 941,819
Posted By pescatore
Hey I just noticed the background - you're in my...

Hey I just noticed the background - you're in my 'hood! I live in Southie - nice to see another Sporty around here. Looking forward to hearing some long term experience with the new seat. Did you...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,760,352
Posted By pescatore
I do it all the time. It's under 'Thread Tools'...

I do it all the time. It's under 'Thread Tools' on the web, or in Tapatalk, just hit the little icon in the upper right with square and arrow, then tap on 'Subscribe'.
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 941,819
Posted By pescatore
Yeah, that looks about right. I might try the...

Yeah, that looks about right. I might try the same trick with a local shop. I have an extra stock seat that's just screaming for some experimentation.
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 941,819
Posted By pescatore
Garandman, do you have a plan for the seat built...

Garandman, do you have a plan for the seat built up more like a bench? I want something like that too, probably will try to hack up an extra stock seat. I'd much rather find something pre-built...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 602,054
Posted By pescatore
I'm curious why this is the case? I'm thinking of...

I'm curious why this is the case? I'm thinking of picking up a flip-up Nolan soon, and just assumed my existing clamp would work fine with it. Is the problem that the boom mic gets in the way of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,838
Posted By pescatore
Yeah, I saw the part about cold nights, but...

Yeah, I saw the part about cold nights, but wasn't sure how early those cold nights were happening. Hearing that it was July worries me some... ;) Anyway, I can't do it later in the year this year -...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,838
Posted By pescatore
Hey, great report and great pics! Sorry if I...

Hey, great report and great pics! Sorry if I missed this in the report, but what time of year were you there? I saw a sign in one of your pics that said something was on sale until July 6th, but...
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 602,054
Posted By pescatore
Ha! No, I learned that iPhone lesson a long time...

Ha! No, I learned that iPhone lesson a long time ago while running with it. Good suggestion, though. What a dumb feature...
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 602,054
Posted By pescatore
I was actually able to get it mounted up (with...

I was actually able to get it mounted up (with the clamp, not the adhesive, thankfully) a couple days ago - it took a little 'wedging' to get the mount in between the shell and the hard protective...
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