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Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By LookMaNoHands
Since you're in CO

Talk with Dan Ballard at Bitchn' Stichn', in Lakewood near 9th and Simms. Over the years he built an extra low seat for my wife's GSA as well as a couple custom jobs for both of our HD's. His...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-10-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By LookMaNoHands
Thanks All! Sadly, my wife has ruled out the...

Thanks All! Sadly, my wife has ruled out the yard art approach... I'll check out the pay it forward thread.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-09-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By LookMaNoHands
What to do with old Hog parts?

Hey all,
Siting on a bunch of random trim pieces from my last '07 bagger that I can't figure out what to do with. Started listing them on fleabay, but between work and school I honestly don't have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,438
Posted By LookMaNoHands
I pulled a TrailMaster Aspen camper about 15k...

I pulled a TrailMaster Aspen camper about 15k miles with my FLHT, the trailer was braked with a swivel hitch and I had a brake controller mounted in the trunk. With the brake controller set, the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,809
Posted By LookMaNoHands
We traded off an flht and an flstc on a pair of...

We traded off an flht and an flstc on a pair of GSA's this summer and didn't look back. Comfort, acceleration, braking, handling and touring capabilities all blew away the bar and shield models. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-25-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By LookMaNoHands
Idaho and W Montana next week (9/1 - 9/7)

Hey all,
We're planning on leaving Denver this friday or saturday, headed up the Idaho panhandle before turning east to see Glacier than home through Yellowstone. No firm plans but I'd like to hit...
Forum: Face plant 08-22-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,319
Posted By LookMaNoHands
First time offroad, first time down

Deciding it was time for our first adventure, my wife and I on our GSA's set out on CO-68 out of Bailey bound for Deckers or beyond. We had a blast on FR560, through the stream crossing and into the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-20-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By LookMaNoHands
These guys always put on a killer ride. I bailed...

These guys always put on a killer ride. I bailed on the 2009 run at the 750 mile mark to keep my partner from killing himself. Schedule has prevented me from riding with them again but I'm really...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,242
Posted By LookMaNoHands
A couple years ago on my loaded down FLHT with my...

A couple years ago on my loaded down FLHT with my now wife on her overloaded FLSTC. Can't find it on the map but it was near Taos, down 5 or so miles of heavily switch backed 10% grade with loose...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,004
Posted By LookMaNoHands
I swapped the air springs on my '07 for a set of...

I swapped the air springs on my '07 for a set of Progressives, 440's on the rear and new Progressive coils up front. I called and talked through my riding style and got their recommendation. I also...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 35,105
Views: 8,755,454
Posted By LookMaNoHands
"This video is private..." Damn, if she's that...

"This video is private..." Damn, if she's that thin skinned maybe a FF helmet is in order.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,467
Posted By LookMaNoHands
Agreed with the previous posters, I'm at the...

Agreed with the previous posters, I'm at the other end of the scale but my 5'3" 110 lb wife comfortably pilots her GSA everywhere. She's confident enough over the past few months that she's itching...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,231
Posted By LookMaNoHands
I did two multi week tours in Fox Creek leather,...

I did two multi week tours in Fox Creek leather, what made me switch was the amount of rain on the 2nd trip from
Denver looping through the PNW and down the coast into the redwoods. Piling raingear...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,780
Posted By LookMaNoHands
I have it on my 2012 GSA and am second guessing...

I have it on my 2012 GSA and am second guessing including it. At 400 miles in I picked up a nail in the rear tire. Since I was at home,I'd normally throw a tube in it and run it to the cords but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,989
Posted By LookMaNoHands
My job has me on the road 48 weeks a year and...

My job has me on the road 48 weeks a year and these Eagle Creek Pack-it Folders work well for me. There is a stiff plastic card inside with folding instructions for every type of clothing. When you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 28,288
Posted By LookMaNoHands
Rode cruisers pirate style for many years. First...

Rode cruisers pirate style for many years. First multi day tour it rained, than snowed and back to rain for 3 or 4 days straight. Bought a cheap full face after day 2 and suffered through the rest...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,176
Posted By LookMaNoHands
Hey all, I'll jump in here. My wife and I...

Hey all, I'll jump in here.
My wife and I recently moved to a pair of adventure bikes after years in the Harley touring world and interested in meeting up with others. I'm out of town during the...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,645
Posted By LookMaNoHands
In 4 years I haven't had a zipper problem with...

In 4 years I haven't had a zipper problem with either of my BD's. The Pyramid has but I'm at least the 3rd owner and one was REI rentals.
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,645
Posted By LookMaNoHands
Did you PM me earlier, or was that another Bill...

Did you PM me earlier, or was that another Bill interested in BD tents? Can't remember who all I've told this to.

I've been using a BD Lighthouse for the past few years, usually with my...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,436
Posted By LookMaNoHands
Been using a Black Diamond Lighthouse for the...

Been using a Black Diamond Lighthouse for the past few years and it's the first tent I've been truly happy with. Single wall, two poles, big optional vestibule. I've used it down to zero degrees...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 962
Posted By LookMaNoHands
With so many people going digital I'd keep an eye...

With so many people going digital I'd keep an eye on fleabay...

http://photography.shop.ebay.com/Processing-Equipment-/29993/i.html?_catref=1&_fln=1&_trksid=p3286.c0.m282
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,479
Posted By LookMaNoHands
I have a stack of (mostly)black t-shirts from...

I have a stack of (mostly)black t-shirts from towns I've stopped in on road trips...
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By LookMaNoHands
Thanks all. 5 gallons pulling a trailer...

Thanks all.

5 gallons pulling a trailer turned out to be juuuusssssttttt enough a couple places last year, and we had to bypass a couple others 'cause I wasn't sure I'd make it.

I've had...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 392,247
Posted By LookMaNoHands
I've been lurking on a suspension posting on...

I've been lurking on a suspension posting on HDForums and one poster there just begged to be bashed...

The MOCO service interval for fork oil is 50k. Mine has been changed at 15k and changed to...
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By LookMaNoHands
Aux tank plumbing, check me on this please...

Excuse my ignorance, I went to business school instead of majoring in something useful so while I'm not sure about the science I know EXACTLY what this will cost:D. The bike is an '07 Harley tourer,...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,073
Posted By LookMaNoHands
Have you seen a physical therapist about what's...

Have you seen a physical therapist about what's causing the pain? In my case an ace bandage helped with the pain short term but caused a whole lot more problems down the road. 6 months of rehab 2x...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,025
Posted By LookMaNoHands
All 3 of the stands I've found are more for...

All 3 of the stands I've found are more for parking or polishing, none of them lift the wheel far enough to clear the fender (had to have someone else R&R it last time, I forgot about clearing the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,025
Posted By LookMaNoHands
That could work, send me the details please...

That could work, send me the details please...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,025
Posted By LookMaNoHands
The last time I needed one on the road was June. ...

The last time I needed one on the road was June. Everett WA could get me in immediatly but clipped me for 4 bills. Somewhere in Seattle it would be $50 cheaper but would take another 48 hrs. Parts...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,025
Posted By LookMaNoHands
I emailed those guys to see how high "maintenance...

I emailed those guys to see how high "maintenance and cleaning" was... From the video, it looks like "just far enough to polish the spokes"...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,025
Posted By LookMaNoHands
Looking at it again, after a couple of beers, the...

Looking at it again, after a couple of beers, the full length rear fender is gonna be the biggest problem.

A center stand and a bobbed fender, THAT may be the ticket...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,771
Posted By LookMaNoHands
Once again, thanks all... I'm keeping notes. ...

Once again, thanks all... I'm keeping notes.

The girlfriend is suggesting dirt bikes for "our" next set of toys (1 of 1000 reasons I love her, she's also on a HD tourer) so I'm looking for a LD...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,025
Posted By LookMaNoHands
Anybody put a center stand on an HD

OK, I admit I have not dug through the 21+ pages of images/misc/paperclip.gif Harley - Why no centerstand?...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,771
Posted By LookMaNoHands
There's a guy 5 miles from my house that works...

There's a guy 5 miles from my house that works wonders, we spent a good part of a day getting my seat dialed in for touring. With the custom backrest and seat heater it's as comfy as an office chair...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,771
Posted By LookMaNoHands
I admit I love HD's styling, and even after 35k...

I admit I love HD's styling, and even after 35k miles I'm still surprised at how well that big pig handles at 5mph... What got me thinking about changing mounts was writing up my winter upgrade...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,338
Posted By LookMaNoHands
What's that thing weigh loaded?

What's that thing weigh loaded?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,771
Posted By LookMaNoHands
Forgot to add. I'm 6'7" and 250 so I consider a...

Forgot to add. I'm 6'7" and 250 so I consider a custom seat a given, not an option...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,771
Posted By LookMaNoHands
'07 FLHT. Got cruise, and it's gone over more...

'07 FLHT. Got cruise, and it's gone over more than once with just a nick in the chrome...

Honestly, riding position is my biggest complaint and is the only one not readily fixed. I was OK with...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,771
Posted By LookMaNoHands
Hog to GSA, a couple questions...

Hey all,

I've started debating on either replacing my '07 bagger with an Adventure, or relegating it to 2nd bike status. Too many reasons to list here and I don't want to turn this into another...
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