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Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,298
Posted By Harleytoo
Good question I would like to know too.

Good question I would like to know too.
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,298
Posted By Harleytoo
+2 on the Roadster. Pick mine up in Friday.

+2 on the Roadster. Pick mine up in Friday.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,298
Posted By Harleytoo
Actually the one time I rode a touring model it...

Actually the one time I rode a touring model it fit me poorly
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,298
Posted By Harleytoo
Should be about the same. Both are cruisers and...

Should be about the same. Both are cruisers and the offset in an increase in insurance for the larger engine is probably off-set by the lower cost of the bike.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,298
Posted By Harleytoo
LOL, no, I have caught my limit as it were. ...

LOL, no, I have caught my limit as it were.

The ministry elements aside;

Really, after having owned the RK for 7 years and having been around both Harley and Triumph in that time - I have to...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,298
Posted By Harleytoo
Chaplains role is really not to "save" or...

Chaplains role is really not to "save" or convert. It is a presence ministry. It's about being there for the Bikers we are with. If the other happens fine, but my role is to serve and support.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,298
Posted By Harleytoo
No, please don't get me wrong. While the machine...

No, please don't get me wrong. While the machine does not limit me or God, it can limit who will listen. Sad as that is.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,298
Posted By Harleytoo
Yes, without a doubt other doors can be opened,...

Yes, without a doubt other doors can be opened, and again, Triumphs are seen in a bit different light by true HD riders than other brands. There is recognition.

Additionally, so much of my...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,298
Posted By Harleytoo
I have to agree. The dual headlights and the...

I have to agree. The dual headlights and the basic analog gauges look fantastic to me. It has everything you need and nothing you don't, IMO. In fact, the fact that it is so basic (engine, tires and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,694
Posted By Harleytoo
I have had my Road King Custom since buying it...

I have had my Road King Custom since buying it new in '05. It has been a pretty solid ride. As I noted in another thread I am considering replacing it with a Rocket 3 Roadster, but have not pulled...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,298
Posted By Harleytoo
Yea, I am dealing with RPM. I have bought...

Yea, I am dealing with RPM. I have bought multiple bikes from them over the years. Clif, Boris and Lindsey are all old friends. Its one of the best shops in town in my opinion.

My '05 has the 95...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,298
Posted By Harleytoo
Thanks, but at 6'5" with a 38 inch inseam, all of...

Thanks, but at 6'5" with a 38 inch inseam, all of those look like mini-bikes to me. I am way too big to ride them. Really, its either keep the Harley or get the Roadster. Yea, there are other...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,298
Posted By Harleytoo
Rocket 3 Roadster - Harley Thoughts

Hey guys, has been a while since I have been on this forum, but had a question that I expect I can get some honest feedback on with a bit of a limit to the bashing if I go to either a Triumph or...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,485
Posted By Harleytoo
I think I just threw up a little in my...

I think I just threw up a little in my mouth....:puke1
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,485
Posted By Harleytoo
TLDR; Having both a GSA and a Harley, I...

TLDR;

Having both a GSA and a Harley, I definitely use a different "type" of gear on both.

I have a few jackets that are cross-over, but generally, I base what I wear on a few factors;
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By Harleytoo
THanks. I tell ya, I am really lovin this seat....

THanks. I tell ya, I am really lovin this seat. Spent most of the day yesterday on it and it really works very well. I had a Corbin, which I really liked, but it was just too wide. This one really...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,297
Posted By Harleytoo
As a bit of an aside, I was afforded the...

As a bit of an aside, I was afforded the opportunity to road captain for the Triumph Demo van last week. While I own my GSA and a Harley, I have bought and been friendly with one of the local Triumph...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By Harleytoo
XPC Racing Seat - Custom

Hey, guys and gals. Been a while since I have been on (been out riding too much - oh, yea!).

Anyhow, here is a link to an article I just finished that I will be sending to BMW ON and have up on...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,443
Posted By Harleytoo
Thanks, Jim, I will try your method. It is...

Thanks, Jim, I will try your method.

It is really odd to me that it would read low then read high a month later. But it sounds like this it not necessarily uncommon.

Oh, well, live and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,443
Posted By Harleytoo
Correction, after much closer inspection there it...

Correction, after much closer inspection there it a finger nail sliver visible at the top of the sight glass.

Too much oil?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,443
Posted By Harleytoo
Wierd Oil Issue

So a month or so ago I was stopped for coffee and noticed that I was about a quart low. I filled it to just above mid-sight window and have checked it perodicly (as usual since).

Today I rode...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By Harleytoo
Ok, I am going to go out on a limb here (seeing...

Ok, I am going to go out on a limb here (seeing that I have an '07 as well) and speculate that the '07 was one of the better model years. Especially, if you lucked out and got one with the bottom (as...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,152
Posted By Harleytoo
Check out Twin Headlight Ernie's (Dakota...

Check out Twin Headlight Ernie's (Dakota Motorsport). I am running it and really like it. He builds a good plate for a great price.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,877
Posted By Harleytoo
Wow, I just looked at my tach - and low and...

Wow, I just looked at my tach - and low and behold there are actually numbers below 5000 RPM!

Who knew.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 609,411
Posted By Harleytoo
While the screen may not be great, the problem...

While the screen may not be great, the problem (IMHO) is your helmet. I like the XD2 as well, but after suffering the same problems switched to a Shoei X10 and all that went away. I use a Nolan N-Com...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,780
Posted By Harleytoo
With your inseam I dont get that either. I am...

With your inseam I dont get that either. I am 6'5" with a 38" inseam and do not feel overly cramped. I run mine high in front and low in back to keep pitch out of it, and have ridden thousands of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,286
Posted By Harleytoo
Wait, these are my absolute favorite! Cost...

Wait, these are my absolute favorite!

Cost - Year 1 resale of Yamaha 1/2 original cost
Motor - GS runs under water and can be fixed on side of road
Drive-by-Wire - Cable can be fixed on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,104
Posted By Harleytoo
Some form of crampbuster plus the Cat "O" ring is...

Some form of crampbuster plus the Cat "O" ring is a nice combo. I do not like the huge paddle design of the crampbuster unless you use it alone. The simple wrap around design and small size of the...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,793
Posted By Harleytoo
Yea, they seem like really good guys and that is...

Yea, they seem like really good guys and that is exactly what I want to have them do to mine. Thanks for the input Jonny.
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,793
Posted By Harleytoo
Talked to Mitch at XPC today...

Talked to Mitch at XPC today (http://www.xpcracing.com/ (http://www.xpcracing.com/)). They were very friendly and discussed, at lenght, with me the changes I wanted to the stock seat. Due to my...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,793
Posted By Harleytoo
Good to know. The problem I have with the...

Good to know.

The problem I have with the Russell seats is that they are ridiculously wide. Even my Corbin is a bit wider than I would like. I want the stock seat width and profile, but with a...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,793
Posted By Harleytoo
Rich's Custom Seats

Can those of you who own one of these give me your impressions?

I am considering sending my seat in to them to have it extended back about an inch and set up where there is not forward pitch to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,196
Posted By Harleytoo
Roadrage, I got a pair of cheap clamp on fold up...

Roadrage, I got a pair of cheap clamp on fold up pegs that are inside the span of my handlebars when folded up and only about 1/2 inch outside that down (well inside the width of my panniers). I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,196
Posted By Harleytoo
Obviously with a 38 inche inseam, no bike is...

Obviously with a 38 inche inseam, no bike is totally comfortable, but I took a cue from my Harley and put a set of highway pegs on the crash bars. I found that on really long trips I can alternate...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,032
Posted By Harleytoo
Sorry, complete failure on my part Wilber, not...

Sorry, complete failure on my part Wilber, not Weber (Weber makes grills!).

Found them and sent a note, will check Penske as the last shock I had from them worked really well.

Does anyone...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,196
Posted By Harleytoo
Oh, sorry, you asked about 2 up. Have not...

Oh, sorry, you asked about 2 up.

Have not done a lot of that, but IMHO, some form of back rest is a must. Just not sure what is available.

The stock seat is not great for 1 up or 2 up. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,196
Posted By Harleytoo
You have seen a lot of great stories about the...

You have seen a lot of great stories about the value of the BMW, and variability of the GS. From the post I get that you are about the same size as me (6'5"). If you have a longer inseam you will be...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,879
Posted By Harleytoo
Sounds good. Let me know. Could be a bit more...

Sounds good. Let me know. Could be a bit more Christmas cash for you and a Christmas project for me. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,032
Posted By Harleytoo
What is the WorksPerformance web site? Are these...

What is the WorksPerformance web site? Are these better than Weber? Better cost?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,196
Posted By Harleytoo
I have both, and love them both for different...

I have both, and love them both for different reasons. I commute on the BMW and run them both on long haul trips. Best of both worlds. Bought my 2007 GSA used and have been really happy with it. My...
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