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Forum: Equipment 05-19-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,831
Posted By Kytann
Thank you. This is exactly the kind of...

Thank you. This is exactly the kind of information I was looking for.

I typically get caught in ONE rainstorm per year. This weekend I have a motorcycle trip planned, and it looks like 50%...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,831
Posted By Kytann
Thanks Walter. Some more useful information...

Thanks Walter. Some more useful information being posted in this thread. Maybe the signal to noise ratio will improve now.
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,831
Posted By Kytann
I don't wanna get in some pissing match about...

I don't wanna get in some pissing match about who's more hardcore about riding everyday. frankly I don't care. I already stated that if it's heavy rain I leave the bike at home. I have a sports...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,831
Posted By Kytann
Sorry Sport. I deleted that comment right after...

Sorry Sport. I deleted that comment right after I posted it. And your response was a helpful one.

I should use the preview function more instead of posting and then editing.
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,831
Posted By Kytann
Yes, and that's the goal I said I was trying to...

Yes, and that's the goal I said I was trying to achieve, as I stated before



Therefore by not reading the question I was asking, his comments were not the slightest bit helpful. And neither...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,831
Posted By Kytann
I have very water resistant leather pants. ...

I have very water resistant leather pants. Whatever they applied at the factory is still new enough to be effective, so I'll take your comment as uninformed.



I should know better than to ask...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,831
Posted By Kytann
I've gotten three good responses. Ph0rk -...

I've gotten three good responses.

Ph0rk - I've used Mink oil in the past on boots. Since that's the most natural option I'll probably go that route.

SF_Rider - that Bag Balm stuff looks like...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,831
Posted By Kytann
Not helpful in the slightest bit. I'll give...

Not helpful in the slightest bit.

I'll give you a clue, we sometimes have huge downpours of rain that cover the entire state. If it's going to be like that, I'll take the car. Sorry, I ride for...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,831
Posted By Kytann
Yeah I actually own a rainsuit, for when there is...

Yeah I actually own a rainsuit, for when there is an actual deluge of water.

I'm more talking about how the jacket seems to soak up water like a sponge, and get really heavy. So I suppose water...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,831
Posted By Kytann
How to waterproof my leather jacket

I'm asking. I've never done it before, and I've been caught in a few rainstorms where the jacket seems to soak up the water, not repel it.

It's a First Gear, not that that detail matters much,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,233
Posted By Kytann
Sure. At the moment I've grown into them and...

Sure. At the moment I've grown into them and find I can do longer days in the saddle on my Dyna than I could on anything else. Maybe that'll change as I get older and my back gets more sensitive. ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2010, 02:19 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,233
Posted By Kytann
Let me just address this point real quick. ...

Let me just address this point real quick.

Did you take my advice and browse craigslist for touring models?

You'll find, at any price-point, a pretty equal number of sales for bikes that're...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,233
Posted By Kytann
It's crap like this that perpetuates the belief...

It's crap like this that perpetuates the belief harley's break down alot.
The only things that've broken on my Harley are due to my own ham-fistedness, not to the design or the manufacture. Just...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,566
Posted By Kytann
That's a pretty clean looking one. For an old...

That's a pretty clean looking one. For an old bike, I like it.
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,566
Posted By Kytann
Thanks. It works pretty well on the Dyna's. ...

Thanks. It works pretty well on the Dyna's.

Not sure if it is applicable to sporties, but it's worth a look. The frame lugs were already there, I just bought the mid control take-offs from...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,566
Posted By Kytann
On my Fat Bob I've got forward controls and pegs....

On my Fat Bob I've got forward controls and pegs. But I also added the brackets for mid-pegs. Most of the time I keep the peg there folded up, but on the open road I now have 3 different places to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,601
Posted By Kytann
And how is that different from what I posted? ...

And how is that different from what I posted?

Basically the only difference being in how the engine mounts to the frame. You can get 90% of the '09s improvement from aftermarket parts on an '08.
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 394,149
Posted By Kytann
Actually the most dangerous thing isn't speed,...

Actually the most dangerous thing isn't speed, it's the speed differential.

(I inserted here to illustrate a point, not because I do 55 everywhere)
Say I'm traveling along a highway at 55. If...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,601
Posted By Kytann
I think the main difference in between the '08s...

I think the main difference in between the '08s and the '09s is the engine locating links.

Which can be purchased aftermarket from True Track here
http://www.true-track.com/tt_products.html

I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 394,149
Posted By Kytann
I didn't realize how much bias there was in the...

I didn't realize how much bias there was in the print mags until I started ignoring what they wrote and riding bikes I liked, instead of ones they liked.

The mag Catterson heads is the worst. ...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 394,149
Posted By Kytann
I know that road. Beautiful area. Every time...

I know that road. Beautiful area. Every time I'm there I'm driving under the speed limit, mesmerized by the beauty of the area. Yes drive, I usually go down there to go camping and 4x4ing in the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 394,149
Posted By Kytann
Well said.

Well said.
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 641,801
Posted By Kytann
This is my favorite one so far. Looks awesome...

This is my favorite one so far. Looks awesome with that Knobby front tire!
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,445
Posted By Kytann
I was presuming that, because nowhere was it...

I was presuming that, because nowhere was it stated he was using that much oil. I posted that number from my previous experience in the car world.
Not to mention you hadn't posted anything on the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,445
Posted By Kytann
You're just having the shittiest possible luck...

You're just having the shittiest possible luck with regards to oil aren't you.

Definitely manufactured on a Friday, afternoon, before a 3-day weekend....
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,445
Posted By Kytann
Reading comprehension, you has it? No? Alot...

Reading comprehension, you has it? No?

Alot of people complain that the aforementioned usage rate seems excessive, yet alot of manufacturers will stand by that number.
It came up alot when I...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,445
Posted By Kytann
Agreed. But my point was that number is across...

Agreed. But my point was that number is across all car and bike manufacturers, not just Harley.

If they do engine work before that point, than they're going beyond the average.

Good luck
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,445
Posted By Kytann
(1) Don't jump so fast. Remember where the oil...

(1) Don't jump so fast. Remember where the oil filter is on these bikes? Tends to drip oil in everything below it when you do an oil change. I'm guessing the dealer did it, so you wouldn't've...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 20,160
Posted By Kytann
:rofl good find!

:rofl

good find!
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,584
Posted By Kytann
You know, whenever I see you post Nacht it's...

You know, whenever I see you post Nacht it's always trolling for some cause. Usually very effectively. Hell look at the response you've got here from people.

Makes me wonder though, with so many...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,584
Posted By Kytann
Uh yeah, so now you're making shit up? ...

Uh yeah, so now you're making shit up?

That's a new low, even for you
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,584
Posted By Kytann
*whine whine* that's the same internet drivel...

*whine whine* that's the same internet drivel being said everywhere.

Highly developed with teams and billions of dollars 600, versus a heavier (they had a weight penalty after this first race or...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,584
Posted By Kytann
A Short Stroke 1400cc variant would've been...

A Short Stroke 1400cc variant would've been interesting, especially in the sport-bike use of the Buells. One of the things favored of the 900 version was it's revvability.

It wouldn't have been...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 25,053
Posted By Kytann
Glad you liked it. Replacing the seat was...

Glad you liked it.

Replacing the seat was one of the first things I did on mine.

Next you'll be looking at a loud exhaust to uncork the rest of that horsepower :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,584
Posted By Kytann
Truest statement in this entire thread

Truest statement in this entire thread
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,584
Posted By Kytann
You have a point. But they were getting close to...

You have a point. But they were getting close to being competitive.

Problem is, like always, they're chasing a moving target against other companies that have exponentially more money to spend...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,584
Posted By Kytann
more like a couple hundred laid off. Even if you...

more like a couple hundred laid off. Even if you don't look at the individual impat, that's still a really unfortunate blow to the local economy up here in the upper-midwest.
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,601
Posted By Kytann
I used to have attitudes like that. Than I...

I used to have attitudes like that. Than I realized that no matter how nice or bad the sales staff treats you, you only deal with them once for an hour or two.

I'd recommend not giving up. ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,069
Posted By Kytann
preferably the non-ethanolated kind (is that a...

preferably the non-ethanolated kind
(is that a word?)
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,238
Posted By Kytann
I did test ride those Rocket III's. They felt...

I did test ride those Rocket III's. They felt huge to me, so maybe that would be good choice for ya.
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