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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,825
Posted By rpclark
I've uses plugs similar to the tt plugs for...

I've uses plugs similar to the tt plugs for years, from Walgreen. They are only $4-5. Have the same tapered mushroom light shape and slide right in with a quick spin between my spit-on thumb and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,519
Posted By rpclark
I've always worn a well washed and broken in jean...

I've always worn a well washed and broken in jean jacket. It works well in OH in the 90s with high humidity. Sleeves unbuttoned, one buttoned in front. I've got a half helmet with a half snap on...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,628
Posted By rpclark
I want a Honda Rebel, 400cc, F.I. , tubless...

I want a Honda Rebel, 400cc, F.I. , tubless tires, belt drive, centerstand, all LEDs. Highly unlikely. An updated Buell thumper, cruiserish styling would be nice, too.
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,899
Posted By rpclark
I had an 05 Superglide till a few months ago. 28k...

I had an 05 Superglide till a few months ago. 28k mi, bought new. I killed me to get rid of it due to health, balance reasons. Would have been 50k mi or so. 1 repair in 9 years- a turn signal bulb....
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,596
Posted By rpclark
I had an '05 Superglide since new until a month...

I had an '05 Superglide since new until a month ago. It was the most satisfying, comfortable, maintenance free and best looking, sounding and riding bike I've owned since 1975 when I started....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,713
Posted By rpclark
Isn't it terrible the way intersections always...

Isn't it terrible the way intersections always have those quiet Goldwings and BMWs piled up.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-26-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,249
Posted By rpclark
Will it fit on the back?

Will it fit on the back?
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,833
Posted By rpclark
I don't recall ever riding a bike that wasn't...

I don't recall ever riding a bike that wasn't fun. Car either, except a couple unreliable ones. Driving for 50 yrs, biking for 35+. He'll, even bicycles are fun. :1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,638
Posted By rpclark
I'm trying to understand why bikes are made...

I'm trying to understand why bikes are made without centerstands, or why anyone would buy one without.
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 52,800
Posted By rpclark
No one CAN buy them. They're not available. ...

No one CAN buy them. They're not available.

Just because MOST won't buy them, I guess that means we don't get ANY.
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 493,280
Posted By rpclark
They don't sell at all. Besides not being here,...

They don't sell at all. Besides not being here, just look around. "I would buy GSXYZRR if it was 1600cc and 200hp instead of ONLY 1200cc and 150hp."
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,843
Posted By rpclark
On the same page you link to there is a Harley...

On the same page you link to there is a Harley compact quick release that is several inches shorter, which I have had for 5 years. It's on about 80 pct of the time, off/on in 30 sec. when the mood...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 986
Posted By rpclark
"Hey, watch this. . . ."

"Hey, watch this. . . ."
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 8,213
Posted By rpclark
Like it or not our society treats driving as a...

Like it or not our society treats driving as a right which is rarely withdrawn to much effect. Look at the number of drivers with no license who have multiple DUIs. Until there are severe penalties...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,657
Posted By rpclark
My Harley's always low on power.:muutt

My Harley's always low on power.:muutt
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 48,833
Posted By rpclark
http://shop.nationalcycle.com/perl/cycle/nresults2...

http://shop.nationalcycle.com/perl/cycle/nresults2.html?search_model=bm-063


A lot of their stuff is cheaper at independent cycle parts sellers.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,074
Posted By rpclark
!! You go 70mi. in 80 min in CT during rush hour!...

!! You go 70mi. in 80 min in CT during rush hour! !
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,176
Posted By rpclark
Laugh I'd like to see a video of someone changing a...

I'd like to see a video of someone changing a rear tire on a Harley along side the road.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,476
Posted By rpclark
To bad someone doesn't accidently lock the disc...

To bad someone doesn't accidently lock the disc on the ass who parks across three spaces.
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 16,869
Posted By rpclark
and don't forget fuel tank flanges.

and don't forget fuel tank flanges.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,166
Posted By rpclark
Anyone interested in factual information on...

Anyone interested in factual information on helmet use google "Harry Hurt". Heres a condensed list of his findings. Most kids today never heard of him.
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,882
Posted By rpclark
Only place I've heard the terms "girl's bike",...

Only place I've heard the terms "girl's bike", "Harley crowd", "big-twin camp" etc. is on the web.:ken
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,661
Posted By rpclark
I'll take that CL360 above. Updated to 21st...

I'll take that CL360 above. Updated to 21st century of course. FI, counterbalanced.
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,471
Posted By rpclark
It was rated cruiser of the year last...

It was rated cruiser of the year last year...[/QUOTE]


By buyers?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,289
Posted By rpclark
I went in a REAL river about 35 years ago. Took...

I went in a REAL river about 35 years ago. Took maybe 3hours to get it out and the water kicked out of the engine, by myself. Lucky only about 3 feet of water near shore. Road street only ever since...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,413
Posted By rpclark
For me it depends on the bike/equipment. My...

For me it depends on the bike/equipment. My Nighthawk 750 would be fine without a windshield for a couple hours, not bad but a little vibey. With a windshield my arms would get quite tingley because...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 393,949
Posted By rpclark
Is there a BMW-bashing thread somewhere?

Is there a BMW-bashing thread somewhere?
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 393,949
Posted By rpclark
My friends who ride Harleys: Airplane mechanic,...

My friends who ride Harleys: Airplane mechanic, mail man, corporate chef, iron worker, warehouse supervisor, insurance salesman, truck driver (x3), registered nurse. Plus several other acquaintances,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 393,949
Posted By rpclark
Only asshat comment I've had in 35 yrs of riding...

Only asshat comment I've had in 35 yrs of riding all 5 major brands was from a vstrom rider.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,133
Posted By rpclark
As a trucker for 30ish years, TBW has been around...

As a trucker for 30ish years, TBW has been around for around 20 I think. Every truck I owned since '92 has been TBW. All disengaged immediately when braking. Cruise control would sometimes shut off...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By rpclark
My Superglide is the perfect all around bike for...

My Superglide is the perfect all around bike for me, and about as close to a standard as I can find these days. I've got Harley's smallest quickrelease, 30sec on/off. On for higher speeds,cold, bugs....
Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,052
Posted By rpclark
whats the matter with properly sized and adjusted...

whats the matter with properly sized and adjusted mirrors.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
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Views: 513
Posted By rpclark
Question why

do supermotos have dirt fenders.:jjen
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-21-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,187
Posted By rpclark
One reason many other countries have more...

One reason many other countries have more accessible health care is because everyone pays, if only indirectly through taxes. Here if you don't have insurance and get sick or injured and are indigent...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-21-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,807
Posted By rpclark
It's your bike, you don't have to ride it at all...

It's your bike, you don't have to ride it at all if you don't want. Screw others who don't like it.:kat

I rode year round in the 70s and 80s, unless there was ice on the ground. Always had 400ish...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 17,289
Posted By rpclark
Everybody has different priorities at various...

Everybody has different priorities at various stages of their lives. It's YOUR bike, YOUR truck, YOUR trailer, and your life. Why would anyone else care. :fyyff
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,611
Posted By rpclark
Takes up less space in garage. Easier to load...

Takes up less space in garage. Easier to load bike. Easier to clean bike. Spin wheels to clean them. Easier to change fluids. Safer to let kids sit. Easier to sit on at rest stops. IT'S ALWAYS THERE....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 21,529
Posted By rpclark
If countersteering isn't practiced and become...

If countersteering isn't practiced and become second nature then in an emergency situation you will die.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,869
Posted By rpclark
As a podiatrist for many years I have found this...

As a podiatrist for many years I have found this condition to be incurable. The only solution is to never ride a motorcycle again. The only solution is to trade all your bikes on a Vespa.:flug
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By rpclark
http://www.americanwire.com/motorcyclewheels.php ...

http://www.americanwire.com/motorcyclewheels.php

Try this. No personal experience, though. Guaranteed tubeless wires.
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