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Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 112,581
Posted By rmcnelly
Nice color choice BTW! :-) From what I've...

Nice color choice BTW! :-)

From what I've read, the handlebar risers solve the problem. They move the grips up and back towards you.
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 112,581
Posted By rmcnelly
I've been dealing with the pain between my...

I've been dealing with the pain between my shoulder blades by scooting forward on the seat. Handlebar risers solved this problem on my Valkyrie, and I'm considering getting this set for the Wing:
...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,192
Posted By rmcnelly
The warmest weather I have been in with the R-3...

The warmest weather I have been in with the R-3 so far was about 87F and it did feel much cooler to me than my old Roadcrafter.

I live on the east coast and it is always humid here. I ride a...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,192
Posted By rmcnelly
Ugh, I hope mine doesn't leak like this.

Ugh, I hope mine doesn't leak like this.
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,192
Posted By rmcnelly
Maybe one of the Pop Up events will make it to a...

Maybe one of the Pop Up events will make it to a location near you. The nice thing is they will do custom alterations to fit you.
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,192
Posted By rmcnelly
I think the original Roadcrafter Light was made...

I think the original Roadcrafter Light was made in Vietnam (I may have the country wrong but it was overseas), but they are now beginning production of an R-3 Light made in the USA (which is what is...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,192
Posted By rmcnelly
There is no way you would fit in a 40R. My...

There is no way you would fit in a 40R. My actual inseam is 30" but in boots it's closer to 32". I wonder if a 42L would even be a little short for you, looking at their sizing page.
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,192
Posted By rmcnelly
I called Aerostich at the time and they suggested...

I called Aerostich at the time and they suggested a 40L for me 5'10'", 155lbs, 30" inseam, 30-32" waist. I'm now 175lbs with a 34" waist and moved up to the 42R. I think the sizing guide on their...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,192
Posted By rmcnelly
Thanks! I got it used in 2000 (eBay) and it has...

Thanks! I got it used in 2000 (eBay) and it has a build date of 4/97. I was very fortunate to have found a used one in my size (40L) and it originally fit like it was tailored for me. I don't...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,192
Posted By rmcnelly
It's gonna take some time to acquire the patina...

It's gonna take some time to acquire the patina of the old one ;-)


--Rick
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Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,192
Posted By rmcnelly
My new R-3 arrived today. Ordered it from the...

My new R-3 arrived today. Ordered it from the Raleigh Pop Up event on 4/12. I went from a 40L to a 42R as my belly has grown over the years.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,570
Posted By rmcnelly
AeroStich backorders and delivery delays?

My new R-3 arrived today. Ordered it from the Raleigh Pop Up event on 4/12. I went from a 40L to a 42R as my belly has grown over the years. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,192
Posted By rmcnelly
I called and my new red/black 42R R-3 (ordered at...

I called and my new red/black 42R R-3 (ordered at the Raleigh event and supposed to ship today) has been delayed 2-1/2 weeks. She said the R-3's are more difficult to sew together and all of them are...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,570
Posted By rmcnelly
AeroStich backorders and delivery delays?

I called and my new red/black 42R R-3 (ordered at the Raleigh event and supposed to ship today) has been delayed 2-1/2 weeks. She said the R-3's are more difficult to sew together and all of them are...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 112,581
Posted By rmcnelly
I'm 53. Gl1800Riders.com ...

I'm 53.

Gl1800Riders.com

GoldwingDocs.com



--Rick
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Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,570
Posted By rmcnelly
I placed an order for a new R-3 at the Raleigh...

I placed an order for a new R-3 at the Raleigh Pop Up event 12 April. I called yesterday and they told me it would ship 18 May! Red with Black ballistics 42R.
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,192
Posted By rmcnelly
Called and was told my new R-3 will ship 18...

Called and was told my new R-3 will ship 18 May!!! Woot!:clap
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 645
Views: 112,581
Posted By rmcnelly
Moved up from a '98 Valkyrie to a 2012 Goldwing...

Moved up from a '98 Valkyrie to a 2012 Goldwing Audio Comfort. Very surprised that it feels lighter yet is 150lbs heavier. All my GW riding friends had been telling me how the fuel tank under the...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,192
Posted By rmcnelly
Here is their webpage on the R-3: ...

Here is their webpage on the R-3:

http://www.aerostich.com/suits/one-piece-suits/r-3-one-piece-suit.html
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,192
Posted By rmcnelly
Roadcrafter 3???

I tried on the R-3 at the PopUp event in Raleigh. It felt lighter than my 15 year old Roadcrafter. The zippers worked easily and smoothly and the rep said they switched manufacturers of the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-20-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11,509
Views: 1,382,027
Posted By rmcnelly
Ha! Yes, I used to have a 60Cx and know what...

Ha! Yes, I used to have a 60Cx and know what slow is ;-)

Thanks for pointing me to the link, it was very helpful!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-20-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11,509
Views: 1,382,027
Posted By rmcnelly
I went ahead and transferred them with the card...

I went ahead and transferred them with the card in the Montana. Actually I was very surprised with how fast they transferred. It was fast enough for me.

But then City Navigator NT map upgrade...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-19-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11,509
Views: 1,382,027
Posted By rmcnelly
Thanks PBrad and Cataract2. I'll put everything...

Thanks PBrad and Cataract2. I'll put everything on the card then.


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Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-19-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11,509
Views: 1,382,027
Posted By rmcnelly
Question I'm new to this and would appreciate some...

I'm new to this and would appreciate some guidance. I am awaiting delivery of a Montana 600 and the NT Maps DVD. I already have a blank 8GB microSD card. Should I install the maps to the card or...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,257
Posted By rmcnelly
Some info here: ...

Some info here:

http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news-new-bikes/hondas-nc700s-become-750s/23898.html
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 185,890
Posted By rmcnelly
Multistrada 1000 Absolute hoot to ride but...

Multistrada 1000

Absolute hoot to ride but the instrument panel quit working after I washed the bike the first time. Discovered this was a well known problem. I was lucky it worked again after...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 65,507
Posted By rmcnelly
Rode "The Snake" ...

Rode "The Snake"

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-LQ9wQJep0mM/UEvTKVdf3KI/AAAAAAAAMA4/4CtpHx_JLPc/s512/DSCF1205.jpg
...
Forum: Vendors 08-16-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 36,161
Posted By rmcnelly
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 65,507
Posted By rmcnelly
Folks on the VRCC convinced me to make it to the...

Folks on the VRCC convinced me to make it to the Meet in the Middle ride 01SEP12 at West Jefferson, NC. We'll stay there that night, maybe more than one night, then move up to Marion, VA.
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 65,507
Posted By rmcnelly
Thanks for the PM Tracy, we'll give you a call...

Thanks for the PM Tracy, we'll give you a call once we get out that way.

I've ordered the America Rides Maps and hope they will be handy:

http://americaridesmaps.com

We will look for a place...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 65,507
Posted By rmcnelly
Tracy, How is the weather and temperature...

Tracy,

How is the weather and temperature range up there during the first week of September? It's been awhile since I made a similar trip maybe 5 or 6 years ago and spent the whole week at Deals...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 65,507
Posted By rmcnelly
Tracy, I'm planning to take the week of...

Tracy,

I'm planning to take the week of Labor Day off and explore some twisties with my girlfriend. We haven't formalized our route but would like to ride around your area, include the Dragon's...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 65,507
Posted By rmcnelly
Just got back from 260 mile ride :D THIS...

Just got back from 260 mile ride :D

THIS BIKE ROCKS! :happay
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 65,507
Posted By rmcnelly
Thanks Tracy! What surprises me the most is...

Thanks Tracy!

What surprises me the most is how well it pulls from super low rpms. Slowing for small town speed limits I don't have to downshift if I don't catch a light. Smooth!

This is the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 65,507
Posted By rmcnelly
Just picked this one up last week, a '98 standard...

Just picked this one up last week, a '98 standard w/13,000 miles. The previous owner had a lot of carb work done since they were gummed up when he got it. Runs great and is a hoot to ride.
...
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,748
Posted By rmcnelly
I have an earlier Multistrada 1000. It's an...

I have an earlier Multistrada 1000. It's an awesome ride but DO NOT WASH the bike without covering the instrument panel. I learned this the hard way as the instruments didn't work the next day. ...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,849
Posted By rmcnelly
Past helmets

My ex used tracing paper to outline the graphics on her helmet, cut it out, then used the cut out to trace it on to the reflective tape. Without flash the helmet looked stock.

I loved the look we...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2007, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,629
Posted By rmcnelly
Thanks! My bike had a 94mm Lukes kit in it...

Thanks!

My bike had a 94mm Lukes kit in it with a JE piston.

The website you referenced for the coated piston has strange choices for available sizes: 93.94 or 93.95 ?
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2007, 05:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,629
Posted By rmcnelly
Thanks Paochow! Is that a teflon coating on...

Thanks Paochow!

Is that a teflon coating on the skirts?
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,629
Posted By rmcnelly
Where did you get the coated piston? Cost? ...

Where did you get the coated piston? Cost?

My 470 has ongoing problems, and I need anew piston.
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