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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,164
Posted By nskitts
I think my Road Glide with its huge fairing and...

I think my Road Glide with its huge fairing and the fact it is orange has kept me safer. I have read studies that say the front view is the most important obviously. The larger the your front width...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,418
Posted By nskitts
Turbos have made cars rockets in the past 10...

Turbos have made cars rockets in the past 10 years from what I can tell. Prochargers, etc.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 33,118
Views: 8,074,800
Posted By nskitts
This thread has gotten so good in the past few...

This thread has gotten so good in the past few months, it has no place in perfect line, and every right to be in JM.

Why no move so it can really get out of control??
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,068
Posted By nskitts
I am 6'3" and ride a Road Glide. The good thing...

I am 6'3" and ride a Road Glide. The good thing is you can get a seat that pushes the rider position back farther if it doesn't fit you. I saw a C&C seat that looked really nice that a 6'6" guy had...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 108,601
Posted By nskitts
Neat video. If I remember right, pulling off...

Neat video.

If I remember right, pulling off the BRP anywhere you can is not prohibited. Camping probably is, but it looks like you had the tent tucked in pretty nicely and doesn't look like you...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,306
Views: 616,220
Posted By nskitts
Quoted from cripula: "Of course - it's a 4 speed...

Quoted from cripula: "Of course - it's a 4 speed AMF shovelhead :d

It's not full of oil though, that's a rock to keep the pan from blowing away. The 4 speed drips a little out of the main seal....
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,785
Posted By nskitts
That rear seat looks pretty comfortable for the...

That rear seat looks pretty comfortable for the wife. I hope you two have a good time this spring!! Nice bike!
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By nskitts
Just like that one but with clear doors. The fact...

Just like that one but with clear doors. The fact that when I turn the knob to any different setting whether hotter or colder it kicks the compressor on to cool tells me it is possibly something with...
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By nskitts
Need some refrigerator troubleshooting

I have a commercial double door fridge, a True brand. The problem I am having is that you can set the temperature dial to 5 and it will cool to less than 41 degrees, but in a day or so it will creep...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13,545
Views: 1,341,593
Posted By nskitts
They're reflective at night too.

They're reflective at night too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By nskitts
And no pics of Bessie??

And no pics of Bessie??
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13,545
Views: 1,341,593
Posted By nskitts
I love the yellow and black KLRs with the black...

I love the yellow and black KLRs with the black wheels, and I really like the all black KLRs!
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13,545
Views: 1,341,593
Posted By nskitts
Not all of us Harley guys are bad! ...

Not all of us Harley guys are bad!

http://nhkitts.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles/i-RTtB7TS/0/M/2011-07-20_22-25-40_166-M.jpg
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Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,470
Posted By nskitts
Fill out your profile please. I can't even see...

Fill out your profile please. I can't even see which Harley you have!
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13,545
Views: 1,341,593
Posted By nskitts
I don't think there is anything official for ADV...

I don't think there is anything official for ADV Rider.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13,545
Views: 1,341,593
Posted By nskitts
I am reminded of that every day.

I am reminded of that every day.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13,545
Views: 1,341,593
Posted By nskitts
As I now know from getting started on your...

As I now know from getting started on your awesome ride report. I'm still on the first page! That pic of your mom standing by your dad's grave is a very poignant photo.

I love those Kentucky...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13,545
Views: 1,341,593
Posted By nskitts
Ashland, KY? I was born in Ashland,KY, grew up...

Ashland, KY? I was born in Ashland,KY, grew up across the river in Ironton, and now live in Jackson, forty miles north on 93. I will read the fly and ride. Check out my article in the "Favorite...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13,545
Views: 1,341,593
Posted By nskitts
With 65,000 miles on an '08, I definitely want to...

With 65,000 miles on an '08, I definitely want to see how many miles it will go before opening it up and doing the 685 kit. He said that it did consume a little oil between changes but that's to be...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13,545
Views: 1,341,593
Posted By nskitts
Well, I'm a KLR owner now! Picked up an '08 this...

Well, I'm a KLR owner now! Picked up an '08 this evening. It even went through 4 inches of snow pretty good. Found it on Craigslist a whopping 3 miles from my house! Oh...and it has 65,000 miles,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,859
Posted By nskitts
I am gonna start ridin my Harley on the highway...

I am gonna start ridin my Harley on the highway banging off the rev limiter at a screaming 5500 RPM :rofl


....now the FZ6 I used to ride didn't even wake up until 8,000 RPMs.
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,534
Posted By nskitts
Sometimes I have found that I can't find anyone's...

Sometimes I have found that I can't find anyone's review, opinions I mean, on Harleys.
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,551
Posted By nskitts
Might as well throw the FZ6 in there, I was tall...

Might as well throw the FZ6 in there, I was tall when I had that one too after the strom and before the Harley. Cheap, great MPG, great riding position, and looks pretty good...also is pretty good...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,551
Posted By nskitts
Vstrom 1000 will fit nicely and my pillion said...

Vstrom 1000 will fit nicely and my pillion said it was very comfortable. The 650 gets all the love but the 1000 runs mid 11 second 1/4 mile and will haul all the gear and people you can put on it. I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,413
Posted By nskitts
You might be right on the 8 grand. If you are...

You might be right on the 8 grand. If you are right I would rather just keep it and put 100,000 miles on it and throw it away several years from now. Some people don't mind taking large losses to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 27,931
Posted By nskitts
Oh yes, ADV is very cosmopolitan: <iframe...

Oh yes, ADV is very cosmopolitan:

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/jGJc3Vv_-Qw" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe>
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,413
Posted By nskitts
You might be right on, other than the myth part,...

You might be right on, other than the myth part, because the value is still there for me and I may just keep it and ride it another 20,000 miles and it won't be worth much less. There is a bottom to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,413
Posted By nskitts
Will do, I have a very friendly small town...

Will do, I have a very friendly small town dealership, Baxter's HD, here and I am sure they will treat me right, I just wanted to get prepared for how low of a number I would hear from them. If it's...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,413
Posted By nskitts
I want to trade my Harley in, prepare me...

..for what they will probably offer so that I don't get too disappointed.

I have a 2007 Harley Road Glide, 20,000 miles. It has the old frame and the 5 gallon tank. I want the new frame, and the 6...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 27,931
Posted By nskitts
The PC 800...when my son gets old enough to ride...

The PC 800...when my son gets old enough to ride this is what I am getting him. That way I won't have to deal with the drama of him dating, ever. Sorry Boy, this hurts me more than it hurts you....
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,801
Posted By nskitts
+1 on Dunlop Elite 3s..long lasting tire and I...

+1 on Dunlop Elite 3s..long lasting tire and I have been on reasonable gravel and dirt roads with my Road Glide..it's not going to go the same places as even a KLR but it's doable.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-21-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 98,455
Posted By nskitts
http://nhkitts.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles...

http://nhkitts.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles/i-7kNHg2W/0/M/DSC00306-M.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,194
Posted By nskitts
Wow. :huh

Wow. :huh
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,032
Posted By nskitts
www.roadglide.org if you ride the ugly kind of...

www.roadglide.org if you ride the ugly kind of Harley...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,194
Posted By nskitts
I will always ride. The biggest argument right...

I will always ride. The biggest argument right now around my 4 month old son concerns sidecars. I have buckled for now but will fight again another day!! I can see me and the boy on a Ural setup...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,423
Posted By nskitts
For me, Buell Lightning XB9SX. It has character....

For me, Buell Lightning XB9SX. It has character. I would only replace it with a Triumph.
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 19,611
Posted By nskitts
If he can beat that dude on the yellow GoldWing I...

If he can beat that dude on the yellow GoldWing I want to see it!
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 19,611
Posted By nskitts
Since this thread was a disaster from the start I...

Since this thread was a disaster from the start I am going to go ahead and say it, I am going to put a Ford 300 six cylinder in my Road Glide. They have gears instead of chains and you can fill them...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,426
Posted By nskitts
I like to push my bike so it might matter to me...

I like to push my bike so it might matter to me although I have not been left wanting much more so maybe my old frame is an anomaly or I am not pushing as hard as I think I am.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,426
Posted By nskitts
I have an '07 RG and also an '03 Buell Lightning....

I have an '07 RG and also an '03 Buell Lightning. I am thinking of selling both to get an '09 RG with the bigger tank and the world-changing new frame but I will miss the Lightning! If I didn't...
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