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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,707
Posted By grelcar
I have purchased financed bikes a couple of...

I have purchased financed bikes a couple of times. Each time my local credit union took care of the transaction at no cost to me. They contacted the lien holder, faxed paperwork back and forth. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 44,832
Posted By grelcar
Sounds like just about every other dirt bike in...

Sounds like just about every other dirt bike in the 70's. Frustratingly fun.
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,931
Posted By grelcar
I have been using Trufuel 50:1 premix available...

I have been using Trufuel 50:1 premix available in quart cans a all the big box hardware stores for a few years now. My two strokes start easier and run better than when they were new.
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 405,288
Posted By grelcar
It won't do any good. Someone will quote him...

It won't do any good. Someone will quote him every time he make a post.
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 238,893
Posted By grelcar
A whole lot less crying than if they axed the...

A whole lot less crying than if they axed the bikes.

Of course those hotties in apparel would have to get jobs in the mall.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-22-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,341
Posted By grelcar
I'll try to bring some of this great Virginia...

I'll try to bring some of this great Virginia springtime weather with me when I come. Sunny and 75 today. Great riding weather. Must be something going on there week of 7 April, had to search around...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,341
Posted By grelcar
Thanks for all the suggestions. Looking forward...

Thanks for all the suggestions. Looking forward to my visit there in a few weeks. Should be in the 70s by then. Right?

Greg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,341
Posted By grelcar
Sounds like no trip to duluth is complete without...

Sounds like no trip to duluth is complete without a visit to the Anchor Bar.



Reminds me of the port breifings we used to get in the Navy. The entire crew would be drawn to the off limits...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,341
Posted By grelcar
Thanks for the link. Enjoyed reading.

Thanks for the link. Enjoyed reading.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,341
Posted By grelcar
Thanks for the suggestions so far. Definitely...

Thanks for the suggestions so far. Definitely plan to stop by Aerostich.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,341
Posted By grelcar
Duluth

I will be in Duluth for at least a week for work beginning April 9. I will be working in the downtown area. I will not be on a bike. Any advice for places to eat, things to see and do, a good area to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 238,893
Posted By grelcar
If she is not 6'5 that is a really small bike.

If she is not 6'5 that is a really small bike.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-01-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,274
Posted By grelcar
Had a great time. It was nice to meet you guys. ...

Had a great time. It was nice to meet you guys.

Greg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,274
Posted By grelcar
I don't know any of you guys but would like to...

I don't know any of you guys but would like to meet you and join in on your ride.

Greg
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 238,893
Posted By grelcar
Every car and bike dealer in my area charges...

Every car and bike dealer in my area charges between $400-600 documentation" fee. It is printed on the sales contract. Every vehicle I have bought from any car or bike dealer in the last 20 years has...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 238,893
Posted By grelcar
I think most informed buyers who have been...

I think most informed buyers who have been researching a motorcycle or automobile will know more about that product than the average salesman working at a dealership. I know a very successful car...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,021
Posted By grelcar
I ride without my windshield most of the time. I...

I ride without my windshield most of the time. I have done multiple 500+ mile days this way. I tolerate it with the windshield. The turbulence doesn't bother me as much as the lack of airflow with...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 238,893
Posted By grelcar
As far as a salesman not knowing about these new...

As far as a salesman not knowing about these new bikes. I'm sure they would rather spend their time at the dealership talking about bikes that they have in stock now or can get their hands on now and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 170,699
Posted By grelcar
2015 Road Glide :evil

2015 Road Glide :evil
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 58,124
Posted By grelcar
Those Road Glides really seem to wear the bug...

Those Road Glides really seem to wear the bug splatters and mud well.
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,481
Posted By grelcar
at 6'3 and coming off a DR650 you are going to...

at 6'3 and coming off a DR650 you are going to feel like the Heritage Special was designed for a midget.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,050
Posted By grelcar
I looked at a new Harley Road King at a dealer...

I looked at a new Harley Road King at a dealer when the 2009 models first came out. If I remember correctly they wanted MSRP + destination + $695 setup fee + a $895 acquisition fee + a $495...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 46,530
Posted By grelcar
What fixed fork lowers did you have?

What fixed fork lowers did you have?
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,422
Posted By grelcar
If you are able to get the Road King at MSRP +...

If you are able to get the Road King at MSRP + destination + tax without any other fees or market adjustment I would guess that the dealer would offer you no more than $6K or your current bike. Good...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,379
Posted By grelcar
I came up upon a group of about 15 bikes on a...

I came up upon a group of about 15 bikes on a four lane road that was in the left lane passing a slow car in the right lane. This was in a 55 mph zone, the group of bikes were traveling about 50 mph....
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 41,881
Posted By grelcar
I have has magical experiences at the local...

I have has magical experiences at the local Harley dealers. I can go there and walk around the entire store an be completely invisible to all the employees there. I guess I don't fit the image. My...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 87,359
Posted By grelcar
When I was helmet shopping I found that I could...

When I was helmet shopping I found that I could easily put on and remove the Schuberth with my glasses on. Not so with the Neotech.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 399,809
Posted By grelcar
If Harley does come out with such a bike I would...

If Harley does come out with such a bike I would not expect to see it in Harley dealers in North America. I would think that it would be an international model made in plants outside of North...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 170,699
Posted By grelcar
One big advantage Harley has with their new 2014...

One big advantage Harley has with their new 2014 models is that they are available now, or very soon, at the largest full service motorcycle dealer network in the country.
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 37,365
Posted By grelcar
How would the Victory lifestyle and Indian...

How would the Victory lifestyle and Indian lifestyle differ from the lifestyle image that Harley is marketing now?
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 37,365
Posted By grelcar
Should be lots of used Harley hitting the market...

Should be lots of used Harley hitting the market soon. All the hardcore Harley guys over on HD forums are getting rid of theirs because of the water cooling on a couple of new models. Indian might be...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 170,699
Posted By grelcar
It will be interesting to see how much of a...

It will be interesting to see how much of a "market adjust" the shiny new Indian dealers will add to these bikes.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-31-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20,564
Views: 1,037,862
Posted By grelcar
Saw that sign or one just like it at a rest stop...

Saw that sign or one just like it at a rest stop on 64 eastbound this morning
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,663
Posted By grelcar
It is sold here as a laxative in pharmacies. It...

It is sold here as a laxative in pharmacies. It may also be sold as a wood treatment in hardware stores. I have heard it called white oil and paraffin oil.
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,663
Posted By grelcar
Mineral oil and beeswax. Heat the mineral oil and...

Mineral oil and beeswax. Heat the mineral oil and add shavings of beeswax. It will cool to a paste. Apply to boots and heat with a hair dryer or sit them in the hot sun to allow it to soak in. Buff...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5,408
Views: 302,957
Posted By grelcar
I had a close encounter with some bicyclist over...

I had a close encounter with some bicyclist over the July 4 holiday weekend on the Blue Ridge Parkway. I came around a fairly tight curve at or below the speed limit to find three bicyclist stopped,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 9,174
Posted By grelcar
After I took it I came to the conclusion that...

After I took it I came to the conclusion that they probably pass everyone who shows up. There were a few people who should have never passes. They were not even able to follow the instructions on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,747
Posted By grelcar
In Virginia I once saw a pickup on the side of...

In Virginia I once saw a pickup on the side of the road with the hood up and two guys looking under the hood. They were in civilian clothes shooting radar and radioing to patrol cars further down the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,680
Posted By grelcar
I put a lot of miles on my Road King. I like the...

I put a lot of miles on my Road King. I like the fact that I can sit in numerous positions during a long trip. I often slide my feet back to where they overhang the floorboards and ride in a forward...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By grelcar
I have been using the heat moldable insoles that...

I have been using the heat moldable insoles that Red Wings sells in my work boots and others for years. I believe they are rebranded SOLE insoles. All day comfort for me.

Also, I think the socks...
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