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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-12-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 49,315
Posted By mattoid1
Chevy Volt, had heard of it but only that. Good...

Chevy Volt, had heard of it but only that. Good on you for conserving energy while driving!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-11-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 49,315
Posted By mattoid1
Almost 350 mpg?! What model Chevy is that? You...

Almost 350 mpg?! What model Chevy is that? You fuckers aren't trailering your cars now, are you?
Forum: Road Warriors 06-07-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5,706
Views: 1,164,822
Posted By mattoid1
I ordered a mustang vintage wide touring seat for...

I ordered a mustang vintage wide touring seat for my 1200R, should be here by Thursday. Will go from there, maybe forward mid mount controls. It had not been cared for the best, any suggestions for...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5,706
Views: 1,164,822
Posted By mattoid1
Thanks for the replies! I tested a Harley Sun...

Thanks for the replies! I tested a Harley Sun Downer seat yesterday, a big improvement. I have had Mustang seats in the past and will try one of those also. The sun downer raised me up a bit and the...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-28-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5,706
Views: 1,164,822
Posted By mattoid1
Hey guys, I picked up an '08 Roadster a couple...

Hey guys, I picked up an '08 Roadster a couple weeks ago. Going to change seats: a Harley Sundowner or Mustang wide touring. Any one have advice on a set up? Wife wants to ride a bit with me, on the...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-25-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,588
Posted By mattoid1
I also have an Electra-Glide, the wife loves that...

I also have an Electra-Glide, the wife loves that seat. She has been with me for several 500 mile days and naps regularly. I have come to not worry so much about that, as long as she doesn't nod and...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-22-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 39,829
Views: 10,656,392
Posted By mattoid1
I know, those are expensive cars!:D

I know, those are expensive cars!:D
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-09-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,321
Posted By mattoid1
This. I've ridden one bike with buckhorn bars,...

This. I've ridden one bike with buckhorn bars, don't know why they exist. At first I thought you were referring to a garden tiller! LOL
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-09-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 81,666
Posted By mattoid1
The question is still- Is this stupidity or...

The question is still-
Is this stupidity or passive aggression?[/QUOTE]

Stupidity. Yours.:D
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-28-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,132
Posted By mattoid1
Your wife's father. (In-law)

Your wife's father. (In-law)
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-25-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 81,666
Posted By mattoid1
Well, that did not take long. What a Moran!:D

Well, that did not take long. What a Moran!:D
Forum: Road Warriors 03-14-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,720
Posted By mattoid1
Rent a serious-touring adventure bike to ride to...

Rent a serious-touring adventure bike to ride to Starbucks. Wining!:D
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-04-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 81,666
Posted By mattoid1
I doubt it is actually a Harley thing.

I doubt it is actually a Harley thing.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-03-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 47,561
Posted By mattoid1
Great ride and report! Thanks for the pics of...

Great ride and report! Thanks for the pics of Schofield Pass, I'm 99% sure that I will never see it in person. NFW.
Forum: Road Warriors 03-02-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 56,154
Posted By mattoid1
What is it about Sportsters? I'd like to find a...

What is it about Sportsters? I'd like to find a 1200r myself. Traded a 750 Vulcan for a 1500 Vulcan Classic in 2003 after I, too, had shopped Harley's. Rode that 43,000 miles, sold it and bought a...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-15-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 39,829
Views: 10,656,392
Posted By mattoid1
I-90 was probably boring also. Next time try...

I-90 was probably boring also. Next time try riding the area west and south of Sturgis. And go any time but late July-early August. :norton
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-09-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,196
Posted By mattoid1
Not since I began riding street bikes.:D

Not since I began riding street bikes.:D
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-03-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 93,409
Posted By mattoid1
[QUOTE=Karlfitt;26076521]Went down to Tucson to...

[QUOTE=Karlfitt;26076521]Went down to Tucson to visit a friend and watch the SuperBowl with him.

It was raining on Saturday, so not much to do. We decided to stop by the Harley dealer to look...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-28-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 93,409
Posted By mattoid1
I was thinking of a maintenance issue also. My...

I was thinking of a maintenance issue also. My 2011 Electra Glide has had no issues in 40,000 miles, but I look it over regularly and take care of it. It also rides better than my 1150 GS, and is my...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-25-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,061
Posted By mattoid1
May have saved you some time, most of the BMW...

May have saved you some time, most of the BMW riders I meet will talk your leg off. Whether I'm on the Harley or the GS, enthusiastic riders they are. There was an incident in 2012 when I stopped for...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-18-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 93,409
Posted By mattoid1
Seventy two pages of subjective opinions, and not...

Seventy two pages of subjective opinions, and not many facts (this is the internet). The main detractors of Harley Davidson seem to piss themselves, crap their pants, and believe they possess the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-09-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,577
Posted By mattoid1
Quite an imagination.

Quite an imagination.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-25-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,186
Posted By mattoid1
Great report Mia! Thanks for sharing.

Great report Mia! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-13-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 93,409
Posted By mattoid1
The Harley shops around here (Sioux Falls and...

The Harley shops around here (Sioux Falls and Sioux City) have lots of youngsters in them. No one favorite bike to them it seems, the under 40 crowd ride Street Glides to Sportsters and in between....
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,447
Posted By mattoid1
I've ridden my carbureted vulcan 1500 from 800 ft...

I've ridden my carbureted vulcan 1500 from 800 ft el to 12,500 several times without changes, no problem. I think she will be fine.
Forum: Road Warriors 11-25-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,663
Posted By mattoid1
Rodteague, nice bike! Any chance of you sharing...

Rodteague, nice bike! Any chance of you sharing more pics and info? I think I would enjoy one, but have never ridden one.
Dave
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-14-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,242
Posted By mattoid1
WL, good suggestions also. I had forgotten about...

WL, good suggestions also. I had forgotten about that area. Strawberry Point to Elkader and on to Prairie du Chien is a great ride. Stop at Gunder and have a Gunder Burger, one pound!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-14-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,242
Posted By mattoid1
I second the Loess Hills suggestion, they run...

I second the Loess Hills suggestion, they run from north of Sioux City down to south of I80,at least. A ways from Ames, but well worth the trip.
If he is a fan of British iron he should check out...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-26-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23,169
Views: 7,134,310
Posted By mattoid1
XT Traveler, thanks for the reply. My wife is 130...

XT Traveler, thanks for the reply. My wife is 130 and I am 195, sounds as if the Scrambler is close to what I am looking for. I'm going into harvest now so will have a few months to research.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-26-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 23,169
Views: 7,134,310
Posted By mattoid1
I have not read through the entire thread, so...

I have not read through the entire thread, so forgive me if this has been covered. Those of you that ride two up with your Scrambler, how is the bike for that application? I'm looking for my next...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,045
Posted By mattoid1
Thanks for the report! I rode through Hell's...

Thanks for the report! I rode through Hell's Canyon in June. I stayed in Riggens the night before, nice area.
Forum: Road Warriors 09-24-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 32,087
Posted By mattoid1
WitH the marketing dept. they have, they will be...

WitH the marketing dept. they have, they will be fine. They build a decent bike for what it is, and will put their name on anything. I'm a bit surprised at the number of people who have the brand on...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-21-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 54,728
Posted By mattoid1
Thanks for the reply, enjoy the Triumph.

Thanks for the reply, enjoy the Triumph.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-21-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 54,728
Posted By mattoid1
Eek Nice looking scrambler. I am 61 and mostly rode...

Nice looking scrambler. I am 61 and mostly rode dirt in my younger days. At 50 I switched to street riding and am approaching 100,000 miles ridden in the last 11 years. I ride an E-Glide and just...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-13-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,892
Posted By mattoid1
Congratulations! Great pics and ride, best wishes...

Congratulations! Great pics and ride, best wishes to you and your new wife.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-10-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,377
Posted By mattoid1
Doctors and lawyers gots student loans to pay...

Doctors and lawyers gots student loans to pay along with the Harley.:deal
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-01-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,954
Posted By mattoid1
"It keeps the bugs down":rofl Good rain gear...

"It keeps the bugs down":rofl

Good rain gear is a must. The forecast often is off a bit, if needed' adjust the route to dodge violent storms. Or wait it out over coffee and pie.
On a nine day...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-20-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,255
Posted By mattoid1
I had D&D pipes on a Vulcan 1500, loud as fuck. A...

I had D&D pipes on a Vulcan 1500, loud as fuck. A couple friends who owned Harley's thought they sounded great! Rode that a few times to Denver, I was happy to get there and shut it off.
Forum: Road Warriors 07-20-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,255
Posted By mattoid1
I have the stock exhaust on my Harley, have had...

I have the stock exhaust on my Harley, have had for 36,000 miles. I don't care for loud exhaust systems and personally think riders that ride through neighborhoods showing them off are disrespectful....
Forum: Road Warriors 07-20-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,255
Posted By mattoid1
I enjoy my Electra Glide, and have owned German...

I enjoy my Electra Glide, and have owned German and Japanese bikes as well. I would not mind having a Night Hawk in the current stable as well. They seem like great bikes. Ride what you like.
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