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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 23,507
Posted By 2tallnwide
Bruce Rossmeyer's in Ormond Beach has a mid...

Bruce Rossmeyer's in Ormond Beach has a mid control VRod for sale.

FWIW, twenty years ago I wouldn't piss on a Harley if it was on fire. Bought my first one last year at 53 years of age though. :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 904,124
Posted By 2tallnwide
Saw this sitting in Bruce Rossmeyer's the other...

Saw this sitting in Bruce Rossmeyer's the other day. Still one of the best looking motorcycles ever made to me.

http://s25.postimg.org/nxms20uwf/036.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 27,339
Posted By 2tallnwide
Can actually find a new 2012, or get a barely...

Can actually find a new 2012, or get a barely used Nomad for much less...:deal
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,629
Posted By 2tallnwide
I use to have a 125 Vino to putt around on, and...

I use to have a 125 Vino to putt around on, and would take it more often that not for errands n such. Scooters are great 2nd, 3rd, or 4th bikes...:D

Miss the little scooter, especially now that...
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,629
Posted By 2tallnwide
If I had those two you have I'd be looking for...

If I had those two you have I'd be looking for something completely different....

Probably one of these two.....

http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/PhotoGallerys/VMAX-vs-RIII-6.jpg



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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,420
Posted By 2tallnwide
Did them on bicycles for years before getting my...

Did them on bicycles for years before getting my first motorcycle. Have done them so much on motorcycles over the years I feel almost as comfortable on the back wheel as I do both wheels.

Always...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,711
Posted By 2tallnwide
Well obviously he wasn't riding too fast, or he...

Well obviously he wasn't riding too fast, or he wouldn't be here posting about a near miss. :deal

I try not to ride in the center of a lane regardless, I simply feel road debris, oil, etc, will...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,216
Posted By 2tallnwide
My buddy just traded his '09 Ultra Classic with...

My buddy just traded his '09 Ultra Classic with over 100,000 miles on it for a new Ultra Limited. I doubt you'd go wrong with either bike, and since you don't keep them long usually...nah, I'd...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,399
Posted By 2tallnwide
Each individual will differ in what constitutes...

Each individual will differ in what constitutes comfort, performance, etc. My ex loved the GS, my wife now, not so much. The ex hated Harleys, the wife now, not so much. My wife now hated the Tiger...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,575
Posted By 2tallnwide
Loved doing two mile or so wheelies on my KLR, it...

Loved doing two mile or so wheelies on my KLR, it would balance at 70 to 75 mph as long as I had the energy, and road to do it. Passing cars, rounding bends, of course I was a little crazier in my...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-30-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,036
Posted By 2tallnwide
Another great festival, got me looking for a...

Another great festival, got me looking for a vintage bike again as well. At 6'4" 350 am not sure what to get though...:D

Some pics from this year....
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Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,160
Posted By 2tallnwide
My friend's '09 Ultra just turned over 100K miles...

My friend's '09 Ultra just turned over 100K miles on his way home from the Festival today with no issues. I wouldn't buy his though....:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-01-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,343
Posted By 2tallnwide
Glad you got it back alright, hate it turned out...

Glad you got it back alright, hate it turned out to be the stator though. Really hate I posted I was thinking about selling it now too. I get first dibs if/when you decide to get rid of it. :deal
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,314
Posted By 2tallnwide
I dig the old Max too, but they are a dime a...

I dig the old Max too, but they are a dime a dozen. That custom Max looks like it would be two and a half hoots to ride. :D
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,511
Posted By 2tallnwide
There are plenty of options, loved my GS, and...

There are plenty of options, loved my GS, and love the Tiger I'm selling when I get home as well. Just happen to love my wife a lot more, and want her to enjoy riding with me. That means having a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 79,794
Posted By 2tallnwide
Flaw = MSRP

http://images.psndealer.com/dealersite/images/redrockharley/vp3905285_1.jpg

:D
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,314
Posted By 2tallnwide
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5455/7059775849_d435...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5455/7059775849_d4357683f9_z.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,269
Posted By 2tallnwide
The last time I went down from contact with...

The last time I went down from contact with another vehicle was that very thing. Woman stopped at stop sign, looked both ways then pulled right into me. :huh damn near missed her, didn't hurt me,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,269
Posted By 2tallnwide
Getting noticed, and actually saving your life...

Getting noticed, and actually saving your life are two completely different things in my experience. My loud pipes getting noticed events usually involved the police noticing me. That's the kind of...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,269
Posted By 2tallnwide
I've ridden all over the world, with and without...

I've ridden all over the world, with and without loud pipes. If they make you feel safer then have at it. I figured it out for myself long ago.

Bought this for a friend yesterday after class.
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,269
Posted By 2tallnwide
Just glad I figured out how to accelerate, brake,...

Just glad I figured out how to accelerate, brake, and change lanes so I don't have to have irritating pipes to save my life.

Although I reckon the guys riding without a helmet, front brakes,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,269
Posted By 2tallnwide
I don't have loud pipes, so when I encounter life...

I don't have loud pipes, so when I encounter life threatening situations I simply turn the stereo up to avoid death.

It seems to be working like a charm thus far....:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,215
Posted By 2tallnwide
+1, and added to. :D

+1, and added to. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 35,683
Views: 9,038,204
Posted By 2tallnwide
+1....:d

+1....:d
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,662
Posted By 2tallnwide
The first one, top left. It's the only one with a...

The first one, top left. It's the only one with a real motorcycle in it. :lol3








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Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 27,339
Posted By 2tallnwide
Seems to me the Japanese really started building...

Seems to me the Japanese really started building their Harley clones after their smooth refined cruisers went unsold. :dunno

If Harley upped their game from competition I would guess it was the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 27,339
Posted By 2tallnwide
From one of the tests... "Several of us agreed...

From one of the tests... "Several of us agreed that with its excellent suspension, cornering clearance, powerful brakes, comfort, and smooth and quiet operation the Victory was the pick of the litter...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 27,339
Posted By 2tallnwide
To me his point was some folks dig a rumbling...

To me his point was some folks dig a rumbling snorting V8 Muscle car over a modern, faster, better braking, performance car...the same as some riders would rather be on a crude vibrating mass than a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 35,683
Views: 9,038,204
Posted By 2tallnwide
Too clean as well. :D ...

Too clean as well. :D


http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_LxZ4Mi3rR3Q/Sh5qxYy6_EI/AAAAAAAAW3g/zfXtL0uPqZU/s1600/img_9019.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 27,339
Posted By 2tallnwide
Now these I don't get, but it ain't my money so I...

Now these I don't get, but it ain't my money so I don't have to...:D

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I will...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 27,339
Posted By 2tallnwide
Not my cuppa, doubt I'd ever own one, but I get...

Not my cuppa, doubt I'd ever own one, but I get it, glad they enjoy them, and would love to try one out one day. :deal

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/BcZ6r1Vq9Qg"...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 27,339
Posted By 2tallnwide
Wow, I think you completely missed his point....

Wow, I think you completely missed his point. :huh ...or maybe I've just been in the desert too long...:D

Even more mind boggling is the thought of people still buying Chrysler products in...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 27,339
Posted By 2tallnwide
"the paint and polish on the Harley can’t be...

"the paint and polish on the Harley can’t be beat. At this price point, the Ultra Limited is all-inclusive, a wonderful combination of power, handling, braking and comfort. Throw in the fact that it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 35,683
Views: 9,038,204
Posted By 2tallnwide
We'll be heading up there again in a few weeks,...

We'll be heading up there again in a few weeks, haven't had our pics made on the new bike yet. :D

Sure hope we don't get caught behind them slow ass neon Wings again though...


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Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,809
Posted By 2tallnwide
Yeah the high end Ultras are quite a bit more...

Yeah the high end Ultras are quite a bit more than our RGU as well. I think ours was $21K.

I'm planning on doing a Roadmaster demo, and a demo of the 2015 RGU when they finally release it. Don't...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 27,339
Posted By 2tallnwide
I know they changed the touring frames in '09,...

I know they changed the touring frames in '09, but don't remember scraping on Ozello riding the '08 RK I test rode back then either. Maybe it was lowered.

Harleys aren't normally my cup of tea...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 27,339
Posted By 2tallnwide
Just curious, which touring Harley was it, and...

Just curious, which touring Harley was it, and what year model?

We spent a week riding in northeast Georgia last year right after we bought the 2013 Road Glide Ultra. I scrapped a floorboard once...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,809
Posted By 2tallnwide
Looks are relative to the eyeballs of each...

Looks are relative to the eyeballs of each individual I reckon. I love the Vision's looks for example. :lol3

If two different bikes turn out to be a coin flip in so far as intended use, value,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 56,315
Posted By 2tallnwide
I didn't think I needed that crap either for many...

I didn't think I needed that crap either for many years. I'm 54 now, my reflexes, and attention span aren't what they once were. Being gone overseas working over half the time, and splitting what...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 642,393
Posted By 2tallnwide
My wife really liked the Wing more than I did,...

My wife really liked the Wing more than I did, but she liked the RGU almost as well, and really liked the Harley clothing a lot better so we got the RGU instead...:lol3
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