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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By sixspeed
It seems that Utopia makes one for your bike: ...

It seems that Utopia makes one for your bike:

http://utpr.com/victorylinks.html

I like mine.... actually I love mine! It's not QD so if yo need to remove it to ride two up you will need to...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By sixspeed
Do you have or did you try a backrest? Not...

Do you have or did you try a backrest?

Not sure if they have one for you model of the Vic, but adding a Utopia backrest to my HD Cop Road King seat solved all of my slouching problems.

Mine...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,974
Posted By sixspeed
Interesting thesis and one oft repeated here,...

Interesting thesis and one oft repeated here, though not in this sub-forum.

Unless you're wringing every nano-HP of performance out of a performance motorcycle you're not a real motorcyclist but...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-19-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 60,947
Posted By sixspeed
In case someone missed this one over in the...

In case someone missed this one over in the Harley thread. The orange and black bike on the orange and black railroad.

Pipestone Pass tunnel sans track, catenary and a Little Joe. Breathtaking...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-19-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,616
Posted By sixspeed
Ouch! Now I'm fantasizing about my RK on the 'ol...

Ouch! Now I'm fantasizing about my RK on the 'ol Milwaukee Road at Pipestone Pass Tunnel :D
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,545
Posted By sixspeed
How timely. C&D on how emissions and fuel...

How timely. C&D on how emissions and fuel efficiency regulations are driving forced induction:

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Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 662,112
Posted By sixspeed
The front of the cop seat uses a hex bolt to...

The front of the cop seat uses a hex bolt to attach to the u-shaped frame bracket as a sort of hinge.

The back of his seat has a KONG dog toy replacing the air spring and air tank (or spring...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,532
Posted By sixspeed
The Steel... you're dating yourself! :D ...

The Steel... you're dating yourself! :D

Uphill slow
Downhill fast
Profit first
Safety last.
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,673
Posted By sixspeed
Yep. Shopping, test riding, and more test riding...

Yep. Shopping, test riding, and more test riding is the key. Made easy thanks to the MoCo's no strings attached hassle-free test ride policy.

Interestingly I shopped a whole lot of bikes (and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 77,752
Posted By sixspeed
Woot? Today's youth aren't gonna get old and fat...

Woot? Today's youth aren't gonna get old and fat like me and ride a Harley? :rofl

At the end of last Saturday's ride we stopped at an HD dealer near to an interstate bypass. A young urban fellow...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,477
Posted By sixspeed
Unlike some folks I'm not predicting HD's demise...

Unlike some folks I'm not predicting HD's demise because they don't make ADV bikes or sport bikes... he-double-ell, the best poster at the HD museum was the one from the early 1900's that had a son...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,477
Posted By sixspeed
Hmmm, "Harley Ad Campaign" gets 13m+ hits on...

Hmmm, "Harley Ad Campaign" gets 13m+ hits on Google. :D

Was unable to find any advertising campaigns by the MoCo that hit the target group you mention. A few references to a "Harley riding gun...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,477
Posted By sixspeed
Wouldn't the same argument be able to be made for...

Wouldn't the same argument be able to be made for BMW motorcycles.

They sell a premium product at a premium price point and they've done so largely with a legacy platform of Boxer engines whose...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,477
Posted By sixspeed
Can't say that I follow your logic here. ...

Can't say that I follow your logic here.

Are you saying that after the current generation of Harley riders die off that people will no longer grow old and ride Harleys? :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,940
Posted By sixspeed
A short distance from the eastern exit of the...

A short distance from the eastern exit of the Allegheny tunnel on the PA turnpike is a small cross marker up on the rocks.

I was stuck in side the tunnel tube on labor day 2011 and when traffic...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,477
Posted By sixspeed
This theory comes up occasionally in HD or...

This theory comes up occasionally in HD or Victory threads.

The same accolades could be said about HD, and they are already successful at all of the above. Love or hate HD and cruiser/tourers, in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-29-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 626,474
Posted By sixspeed
Bigger bike bigger picture! :D ...

Bigger bike bigger picture! :D


http://i820.photobucket.com/albums/zz121/rule292/IMG-20130825-00065.jpg (http://s820.photobucket.com/user/rule292/media/IMG-20130825-00065.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 57,303
Posted By sixspeed
I love the KONGed cop seat on your Dyna! :evil ...

I love the KONGed cop seat on your Dyna! :evil

I've got the air ride one on my FLHP and thank heaven it hasn't leaked or busted yet because it rides like a baby buggy and fits my posterior...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,089
Posted By sixspeed
Test rde them all over and over again to develop...

Test rde them all over and over again to develop a favorite. HD dealers are top notch for allowing (actually ENCOURAGING) test rides at will and NOT harassing you with follow up E-spam or high...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 34,468
Posted By sixspeed
One other thing about the cop seat is that due to...

One other thing about the cop seat is that due to the air bag (now spring shock) the seat sits with a noticeable forward rake. It does tend to slide you forward into the tank.
And it does sit waaaay...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 34,468
Posted By sixspeed
May all your days be sunny and nice with that new...

May all your days be sunny and nice with that new cop glide. Perfect riding weather here east of the big muddy, been out each and every day. :clap

I'm tempted to try a few more HD two-up loaner...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 34,468
Posted By sixspeed
Sweet. The 2014's do look cleaner than the 00-14...

Sweet. The 2014's do look cleaner than the 00-14 cop bikes.

Even though (for me) the cop seat makes you sit much higher and further back I still think it's the most comfortable seat my arse...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 34,468
Posted By sixspeed
Just to let you know that adding cruise to a...

Just to let you know that adding cruise to a 2009-2013 Police bike is a (relatively) simple matter and ends up costing under $100. Just have it enabled on the HD tech computer and wire two pins from...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 34,468
Posted By sixspeed
Beau-tee-ful FLHP! You're ARE gonna LOVE that...

Beau-tee-ful FLHP! You're ARE gonna LOVE that bike. They just feel right. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5,076
Views: 1,005,129
Posted By sixspeed
OH NO!!! Prayers for a quick get-back...

OH NO!!!

Prayers for a quick get-back Sarah so you can enjoy at least the tail end of riding season!!!
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,167
Posted By sixspeed
+1 :clap I've got a really, really boring...

+1 :clap

I've got a really, really boring stretch of multi-mile speed trap that I regularly travel. A 70 mph road posted at 45 mph. Monotonous and hard to keep at the speed limit.

Just spent...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5,076
Views: 1,005,129
Posted By sixspeed
Any thoughts on an early-2000's XL1200S Sportster...

Any thoughts on an early-2000's XL1200S Sportster Sport?

I have the itch for a Sporty now and again and I see a nice sport around me.

Something about a roadster or sportster sport appeals...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 48,080
Posted By sixspeed
Just went out of my way to go to a far off HD...

Just went out of my way to go to a far off HD dealer (Schaeffers in Orwigsburg) to get my cruise enabled since pre-2014 HD cop bikes have it disabled in the ECM.

No pressure long time family...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4,385
Views: 461,539
Posted By sixspeed
Mrs Sweetie and I went to our fave bbq restaurant...

Mrs Sweetie and I went to our fave bbq restaurant that has outdoor seating last night. There were half a dozen plus Harleys out front. A brace of Road glides, a gorgeous new Amber Whiskey 2014 Ultra...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 48,080
Posted By sixspeed
I must not seem like an insurance risk since I've...

I must not seem like an insurance risk since I've test ridden a whole lot of HD's before I bought and they never asked me for proof of insurance. They just copied my license; I guess it's because I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 662,112
Posted By sixspeed
Now get us some pix!!! :) I guess I'm a...

Now get us some pix!!! :)

I guess I'm a "stereotypical" Harley owner because I think that 2009 Teal/White combo is the best "retro" scheme HD has ever done on the modern bikes. :evil

I so...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 16,668
Posted By sixspeed
It would be nice to have an HD sub-forum since...

It would be nice to have an HD sub-forum since lots of like "diversity" in the garage.

After getting back into bikes a few years I've gotten a lot of good advice on this forum on things from...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 16,668
Posted By sixspeed
The Tenere is a bike that does everything...

The Tenere is a bike that does everything extremely well. Brakes, handles, accelerates and goes anywhere you point it. Responsive and modern. A fun bike to ride within it's capabilities, both...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 48,080
Posted By sixspeed
After trying to "research" what pegs to add, I...

After trying to "research" what pegs to add, I took the advice of the fellow that sets up the demo bikes at my dealer.

I went with 50829-07A which are the long adjustable highway pegs in chrome. ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 16,930
Posted By sixspeed
You might try all dealers withing riding range. ...

You might try all dealers withing riding range. Each dealer picks and chooses the seats to keep on hand for the program. I had to travel a bit for the two-up sundowner to demo for my FLHP.
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 47,643
Views: 9,740,445
Posted By sixspeed
With my 2010, if it got even slightly warm I...

With my 2010, if it got even slightly warm I didn't hear the pump prime and the bike wouldn't start. Sometimes it would need to sit for two hours till it cooled enough to prime and run.

My bike...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,583
Posted By sixspeed
I'm SO blessed not to be a "pop culture" kind of...

I'm SO blessed not to be a "pop culture" kind of guy so I don't worry much about doing and buying what others are going crazy for. All for the better since I've wasted a small fortune on new...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,583
Posted By sixspeed
Time to trade whilst the wallet is still intact. ...

Time to trade whilst the wallet is still intact. A bagger is an easy bike to like (coming from someone who previously hated baggers).

Might not be the hottest bike to trade to a dealer but...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,820
Posted By sixspeed
We had one here in PA last year. A 71 year old...

We had one here in PA last year. A 71 year old woman lost control of her trike.

Admittedly the way to go out when you have to go out.

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Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,820
Posted By sixspeed
Resurrection of the Servi-car. Looks pretty...

Resurrection of the Servi-car. Looks pretty decent.

Next up is to make the "trunk" into an integral pet carrier.

Heck, we might even buy one if it could tow a trailer that could hold a 100#...
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