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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,585
Posted By glynb
I have an XM satellite radio receiver in my tank...

I have an XM satellite radio receiver in my tank bag, and listen through ear buds under an HJC Symax flip front helmet. Works perfect for me on the ST. The receiver is powered through a 12 volt plug...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 316,927
Posted By glynb
I travelled all over the Colorado mountains last...

I travelled all over the Colorado mountains last year on vacation on my 02 ST1100. Never skipped a beat and had a great trip.
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,467
Posted By glynb
You have an 02 Aprilla Futura with 54K on it, and...

You have an 02 Aprilla Futura with 54K on it, and you wonder if you can get a few more long trips out of it? That bike is good for 100K and many more trips, so keep on a ridin it.

Thank you for...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,665
Posted By glynb
I've had my 2002 ST1100 since 04. In that time I...

I've had my 2002 ST1100 since 04. In that time I have put on about 40K trouble free miles. It is absolutely reliable, with no fears of riding cross country or around town (14 states travelled thus...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,787
Posted By glynb
A friend of mine had a Ducati and absolutely...

A friend of mine had a Ducati and absolutely loved it. He was not a wrench, and had to take the bike to Dallas (about 250 miles), which was where the nearest dealer was, to have it worked on. If I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 316,927
Posted By glynb
Hey Wayne, Love the stickers on the...

Hey Wayne,

Love the stickers on the panniers of your 1100. I also have stickers on both panniers of my 1100 for all of the national parks and towns (Moab, Silverton) that I have visited (14...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,729
Posted By glynb
ST1100 or 1300- can't go wrong for touring.:clap

ST1100 or 1300- can't go wrong for touring.:clap
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,638
Posted By glynb
Thanks for the advice, guys. Apparently chains...

Thanks for the advice, guys. Apparently chains are a hell of a lot better than when I last dealt with them.:clap
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,638
Posted By glynb
Modern Chain Drive

Hey Guys,

Looking for some wisdom from the collective here.

I have always ridden either shaft drive bikes, or belt driven scooters in the past 15 yrs. I had a chain drive dirt bike in the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,058
Posted By glynb
I would take it to a shop and have it gone...

I would take it to a shop and have it gone through, or take a good bike mechanic with you to go over the bike as closely as he can.

If I couldn't do that I would pass for the next one. I...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,274
Posted By glynb
Maybe not pretty, but certainly practical and...

Maybe not pretty, but certainly practical and functional. Excellent job on the fabrications you are doing to the ST. I love watching the old girl taking a new shape.
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,750
Posted By glynb
I test rode a basic F6B today, and had the same...

I test rode a basic F6B today, and had the same impressions that you did. The motor is amazing, and smooth as silk. I examined the plastics on it closely, including the side panniers. The set up was...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,716
Posted By glynb
+1- What he said. St's and Goldwings last...

+1- What he said.

St's and Goldwings last forever if you do just the basic routine maintenance on them, so you don't necessarily have to buy a new one.

Find a one or two owner ST or Wing that...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By glynb
The 750 Aero's with the shaft drive are simple...

The 750 Aero's with the shaft drive are simple and extremely reliable bikes, just not real fast. Typical Honda quality. Pull the trigger and have fun.
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,443
Posted By glynb
I have had a hard time changing bikes. I...

I have had a hard time changing bikes. I currently own a 2002 Honda ST1100 that I have farkled and fussed with until it seems like it is perfect for me. I have owned it for 9 yrs. Recently I...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,047
Posted By glynb
Of course I vote for the ST1300 or ST1100, but...

Of course I vote for the ST1300 or ST1100, but then again I'm biased.:clap I've ridden both and prefer the 1100 more, because it feels more touring oriented to me. The 1300 feels more sport...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,468
Posted By glynb
What about the kid's boss. I thought when a job...

What about the kid's boss. I thought when a job was done, then it was checked one last time by the sr. tech, especially if it's something that could cause catastrophic damage to the bike or rider if...
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By glynb
Your girlfriend is the best art of the entire...

Your girlfriend is the best art of the entire show. Someone that looks like that and rides too! You need to seriously hold on to her dude.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-03-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,157
Posted By glynb
I just bought a new Nuvi 550 with Ram mount at...

I just bought a new Nuvi 550 with Ram mount at GPS City for about $230.00, so they're still available.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-31-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,414
Posted By glynb
Hey Shu, Just wanted to tell you that I...

Hey Shu,

Just wanted to tell you that I ordered the usb cable you suggested from usbfirewire and conducted the upgrade on my Nuvi 550 that you detailed. The only differences were that I did not...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,406
Posted By glynb
I've owned my ST for 8 yrs and have done a lot of...

I've owned my ST for 8 yrs and have done a lot of research on the ST1100. You ae right in your statement that the ST1100 is one of Honda's best built, most reliable motorcycles. The ST1100 was...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,406
Posted By glynb
Cash only is the only way to go! Damn things are...

Cash only is the only way to go! Damn things are as expensive as a car.
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,406
Posted By glynb
Well Kentucky you were right!. I rode my...

Well Kentucky you were right!.

I rode my beloved ST to the Yamaha dealer, and test rode the Super Tenere. What a great machine, tough as a truck, and was getting ready to pull the trigger...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,406
Posted By glynb
Honda vs Yamaha advice

Hey Guys,

Need some input from you gurus here. I have only owned Honda motorcycles, being on my 3rd Honda motorcycle with the ST1100. On all of my Honda's I have been used to excellent...
Forum: Vendors 12-07-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 43,607
Posted By glynb
Got my Omni-cruise today. A very well built...

Got my Omni-cruise today. A very well built peice of equipment, much better than the piece of crap vista-cruise that slipped all the time. Very simple concept. I'm looking forward to using it on the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,586
Posted By glynb
Go to st-owners.com to get all of your questions...

Go to st-owners.com to get all of your questions answered, including all info on replacing the 28 amp alternator with the 40 amp unit. I think for the value of the bike, that it will run for as long...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,909
Posted By glynb
[QUOTE=Outwardbound;19786371]Oh yeah..and another...

[QUOTE=Outwardbound;19786371]Oh yeah..and another thing..

When I bought my 13 I looked at several 11's. I decided on the 13 because I was "done" with carb'ed bikes. I never thought I really...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,909
Posted By glynb
Not a huge deal. The timing belt is changed at...

Not a huge deal. The timing belt is changed at 90K miles. Everybody I talk to that has done it said the old belt was just fine. There's a video on youtube through ST-Owners.com that gives you step...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,609
Posted By glynb
I rode to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison in...

I rode to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison in August------absolutely beautiful. I also went to the Colorado Monument, Arches NP, Mesa Verde NP, Silverton, Durango, and Moab.

The west is...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,734
Posted By glynb
Thank You, great ride report and photos. I may...

Thank You, great ride report and photos. I may get up that way next year.
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 48,601
Posted By glynb
Great ride report and photos! You have an...

Great ride report and photos! You have an entertaining writing style too.:deal Thanks and keep us posted.
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 316,927
Posted By glynb
That's a shame about your Connie. They are great...

That's a shame about your Connie. They are great bikes. I can answer a few of your questions:

1. You will not need to replace your cables if you raise your bars an inch. I have Gen-Mar bar risers...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,734
Posted By glynb
Great ride report. How bout a picture of...

Great ride report. How bout a picture of Mary:evil
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,994
Posted By glynb
The Honda motorcycles that I have had (have) were...

The Honda motorcycles that I have had (have) were (are) extremely well made motorcycles that have given me no problems at all, other than routine maintenance. On the other hand, the Honda lawnmower...
Forum: Vendors 07-10-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 32,436
Posted By glynb
Hey DeBandi, Are you still in business?:ear...

Hey DeBandi,

Are you still in business?:ear I wanted to order the 50 state decal set.:deal Your website is closed.:cry
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 251,977
Posted By glynb
I consider the sport touring bike as being the...

I consider the sport touring bike as being the best of all things road bike. Speed and agility, yet the ability to carry a lot of stuff while traveling at high speed in comfort. I also think that the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-21-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,314
Posted By glynb
I'll be travelling from Louisiana to the...

I'll be travelling from Louisiana to the Yellowstone area for about 2 weeks in August. I plan on wearing Underarmour wickable underwear and t-shirt. On top of that will be a Fieldsheer cooling vest,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By glynb
The odds of anything bad happening to you are...

The odds of anything bad happening to you are small, but just use commons sense, and be careful. I've been told the following by experienced Mx. travelers:

1. Have your money hidden, and a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,274
Posted By glynb
I have Gen-Mar bar risers on my ST, which raises...

I have Gen-Mar bar risers on my ST, which raises the bars about 1.5 inches. Heli-Bars also make risers and bars that raise the position, and brings the bars back. These are adjustable to your...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,274
Posted By glynb
Excellent build. It will run forever!

Excellent build. It will run forever!
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