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Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 596,261
Posted By Tip Over
Traded my 11 Wide Glide last week for a 2009...

Traded my 11 Wide Glide last week for a 2009 Ultra Classic, Deep teal/Vintage white. Tasteful amount of chrome. I added the LED daybreaker headlight and the brightass taillight. Other then a set of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,256
Posted By Tip Over
Big Twins do. The Sportster is around 375 for the...

Big Twins do. The Sportster is around 375 for the birth cert on setup.
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,256
Posted By Tip Over
Bigger displacement, running leaner. My Wide...

Bigger displacement, running leaner. My Wide Glide fries my legs in stop and go, so much that I go out of my way to keep moving nowadays.




Depends on the front tire if the rear cylinder is...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,336
Posted By Tip Over
I like a decent size tank bag. Nothing to smack...

I like a decent size tank bag. Nothing to smack your boot on when throwing a leg over, and it keeps the bike thin.

I have saddlebags now, and they've got me caught a few times in tight parking...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By Tip Over
Never Dull. It's a wadding material that is...

Never Dull. It's a wadding material that is petroleum based. I've used it to clean off the rust on my spokes. It's about five bucks at Wal-mart.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,621
Views: 375,400
Posted By Tip Over
I thought I was doing pretty good until a couple...

I thought I was doing pretty good until a couple days ago.

Got off work, went home, showered. Then I decided to run up to the walgreens literally right around the corner to get something to eat. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8,520
Views: 1,723,901
Posted By Tip Over
I know. Ive had it in the shop several times for...

I know. Ive had it in the shop several times for issues that i am told are just Harley quirks. It is frustrating for sure, since the sensors that could cause that wouldnt even allow for a limp home...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8,520
Views: 1,723,901
Posted By Tip Over
It's a 2011 Wide Glide that I picked up as a...

It's a 2011 Wide Glide that I picked up as a leftover with 3 miles on it for a hell of a deal. Nice bike for sure, I am convinced of the Dyna's superiority over the Softail. However, I have learned...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8,520
Views: 1,723,901
Posted By Tip Over
Mine is a Harley Dyna. It doesn't flood...

Mine is a Harley Dyna.


It doesn't flood out. My guess is that for whatever reason the crank sensor doesn't get picked up, so after five seconds the pump and injectors stop. That's just enough...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8,520
Views: 1,723,901
Posted By Tip Over
A little background, I live (and work) right by...

A little background, I live (and work) right by Motorcycle Mechanic Institute, and attended (graduated) there too.

Every morning I stop at the Hess Express for my donuts and water for the day,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7,515
Views: 1,110,506
Posted By Tip Over
Cortez has me leaning towards a Honda Forza as a...

Cortez has me leaning towards a Honda Forza as a backup for the Goldwing I'm trading for. My commute is totally city right now, and the slimness, storage and lack of clutch make it an entertainingly...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 89,515
Posted By Tip Over
So, it's becoming a reality for me. I have some...

So, it's becoming a reality for me. I have some money saved up, and have been in contact with the local Honda dealer. I narrowed down the choice to either a GL1500 or a Valkyrie Interstate, leaving...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,848
Posted By Tip Over
Best seat for me, so far, has been my 83...

Best seat for me, so far, has been my 83 Goldwing's that I had refoamed. It was narrow enough to comfortably reach downward, but still supported amazingly well. Close second is the cut down seat I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 38,033
Posted By Tip Over
Soooo... I got to try one out for a bit....

Soooo...


I got to try one out for a bit.

Engine pulls hard. I was seriously impressed with how it felt after the weight loss. It feels happiest about one gear higher then you think.

...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,176
Posted By Tip Over
2011 harley-Davidson dyna wide glide. Supersport...

2011 harley-Davidson dyna wide glide. Supersport windshield and a set of throw over saddlebag, and ive actually gotten to the point of not even owning a carl
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 51,238
Posted By Tip Over
Well. I'm done. Without getting this thread...

Well. I'm done.

Without getting this thread sent down below, I've been worn out by the dealer and my Wide Glide. I want my Wing back.

Out of every motorcycle that I've ridden, which is a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7,515
Views: 1,110,506
Posted By Tip Over
http://powersports.honda.com/assets/flash/model/ga...

http://powersports.honda.com/assets/flash/model/gallery/GoldWingF6B_2013_11.jpg

I've come to the realization that my previous choice, the Electra Glide Police, isn't best for my riding style at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8,520
Views: 1,723,901
Posted By Tip Over
That's why I have the daybreaker LED on my HD,...

That's why I have the daybreaker LED on my HD, but still have stock pipes.:clap
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 89,515
Posted By Tip Over
Bought one at 25, Got stupid and traded for a...

Bought one at 25, Got stupid and traded for a "cool" bike.

My GL1100I was amazing, even with a bent frame.
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 38,033
Posted By Tip Over
Now see, I saw it in person last week (the Maroon...

Now see, I saw it in person last week (the Maroon one) and it pretty much confirmed that I didn't like the style, or design. The seat looks too short, front to rear. The plastics are all there, just...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7,515
Views: 1,110,506
Posted By Tip Over
Stopped in to see the new BMW standard, and the...

Stopped in to see the new BMW standard, and the scooters. Turned out they didn't have it yet, but they still had a somewhat poor collection of Triumph bonnies and 2 scramblers.
Did they lower the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 320,700
Posted By Tip Over
Derp is to act in a stupid, silly or childish...

Derp is to act in a stupid, silly or childish manner.

Started out as an image macro saying, over a before and after photo of something darwin award worthy. "I just herped, so hard I derped".
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,837
Posted By Tip Over
That puts them in a better position, I've always...

That puts them in a better position, I've always loved them, but I would have been hard pressed to justify the pricing before.
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7,515
Views: 1,110,506
Posted By Tip Over
Wow. I like that thing. Got a serious old school...

Wow. I like that thing. Got a serious old school flair to it.
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,702
Posted By Tip Over
The VFR800 is one of the very few sport bikes...

The VFR800 is one of the very few sport bikes that I would consider getting. The price is definitely up there, and while I don't discount the fact that motorcycles are a personal choice, there are an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 30,993
Views: 7,497,174
Posted By Tip Over
If it still holds air, it's still good.:D

If it still holds air, it's still good.:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 30,993
Views: 7,497,174
Posted By Tip Over
That's a sporty, they're right around ten grand,...

That's a sporty, they're right around ten grand, figure 500 for the handlebars, and another 300 for the sissy bar.
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,752
Posted By Tip Over
Boss Hoss offered a V6 for a while. Predicably,...

Boss Hoss offered a V6 for a while. Predicably, those who buy BH motorcycles wanted the V8 more.

BMW offers an I6...

I've never been really impressed by 2 strokes. I understand the power to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,049
Posted By Tip Over
The Twin Cam motor seems (to me, at least) to...

The Twin Cam motor seems (to me, at least) to take a really long time to get to a shutdown point. Sure, it gets hot sitting on Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando, but I haven't actually had a light come...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 29,245
Posted By Tip Over
Slide down the highway in denim and see how far...

Slide down the highway in denim and see how far you get before you leave skin, Even the firehose pants I have I don't fully trust to anything past a 5 mile an hour tip over.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 29,245
Posted By Tip Over
Some of the Gear, Some of the time. I have a...

Some of the Gear, Some of the time. I have a pretty sweet Biltwell Gringo Full-face that I wear quite a bit.

Same here, HDforum has it's good points, but I enjoy this place more.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 29,245
Posted By Tip Over
Perceived comfort, mostly. Some of it has to...

Perceived comfort, mostly.

Some of it has to do with not having any storage on the bike either. All I have on the wide glide is a set of throw-over saddlebags, that don't lock, and ain't...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 596,261
Posted By Tip Over
Having test rode one, compared to my stock pipes,...

Having test rode one, compared to my stock pipes, there is no sound difference. I couldn't even tell the water pump apart.
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7,515
Views: 1,110,506
Posted By Tip Over
The more I ride, the more I lean towards touring...

The more I ride, the more I lean towards touring bikes (my current bike is a cruiser). I love the Goldwings, and the Road Kings, and all manner in between, but with my rather average size, and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 38,033
Posted By Tip Over
The new valk has an awful lot of plastic to be...

The new valk has an awful lot of plastic to be called a naked bike...

I like it as a Muscle bike though. I just personally couldn't see taking it over the F6B, and if I was in the market for a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 38,033
Posted By Tip Over
I like the idea of the bike, but I would stick...

I like the idea of the bike, but I would stick with the F6B, since I would end up putting bags and a windshield on the Valk anyway.

It's nice that Honda is trying now though, for a while it seemed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-22-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,905
Posted By Tip Over
Started on an 02 V-Max, and that's when I...

Started on an 02 V-Max, and that's when I actually joined this site. I loved to tool around Montana looking for the perfect roads.

Went an 83 GL1100 interstate when I moved back to florida. Used...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7,515
Views: 1,110,506
Posted By Tip Over
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uL6GmnRmI9o ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uL6GmnRmI9o


Yep. If only Honda had brought it over three months sooner.
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7,515
Views: 1,110,506
Posted By Tip Over
There is a pretty good 1987 FLT Tour Glide for...

There is a pretty good 1987 FLT Tour Glide for sale around here. Wouldn't mind the fairing and bags.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 320,700
Posted By Tip Over
Middle lane for us in Florida. They'll pace right...

Middle lane for us in Florida. They'll pace right off your rear quarter, so you can't move over, even if you put your blinker on.
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