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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 08:03 PM
Replies: 541
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Posted By leafman60
Nick, the first 10 days I will be with a group...

Nick, the first 10 days I will be with a group riding BMW's from the factory down through the Alps and Stelvio Pass to Mandello d L ! ( I've done that in the past.) I will be on a BMW F700GS (800...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,634
Views: 402,639
Posted By leafman60
Beautiful scenery ! I gotta do that. ...

Beautiful scenery !

I gotta do that. Been all over Europe but not Norway.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
I'm doing a Europe trip in late September and I...

I'm doing a Europe trip in late September and I have considered doing the Norway coast for part of it.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 8,932
Views: 1,300,280
Posted By leafman60
That 09 may have been so low due to the weak...

That 09 may have been so low due to the weak spring on the rear shock. I bet that dude was riding on the rubber bumper.

I'm 6-2 and installed a spring to give proper sag. The bike is tall...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
If you are taking the Nuovo Falcone to Norway, we...

If you are taking the Nuovo Falcone to Norway, we must have a lot of pictures!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
Man, that thing looks good!

Man, that thing looks good!
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6,752
Views: 1,023,488
Posted By leafman60
Steering Head Bearing Replacement- BMW X Country,...

Steering Head Bearing Replacement- BMW X Country, X Challenge
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Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6,752
Views: 1,023,488
Posted By leafman60
From the XCo thread- After 24,000...

From the XCo thread-



After 24,000 miles, I have finally replaced my worn steering bearings on my XCountry.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 41,908
Posted By leafman60
I've been running a set of Michelin Commander II...

I've been running a set of Michelin Commander II tires on my SGlide. It's a good tire but made of a relatively hard rubber compound to get very good mileage.

I'd rather have something softer and...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
By the way, you're really good with that GoPro...

By the way, you're really good with that GoPro camera and your video productions!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
Awesome! Thanks, Nick.

Awesome! Thanks, Nick.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
I too am planning, plotting some sort of...

I too am planning, plotting some sort of cross-country trip on my Falcon.

Since my bike is the city-slicker version, I will most often be running on pavement. I'm thinking about a trip through...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
Nitram, apparently the HUGE battery installed at...

Nitram, apparently the HUGE battery installed at the factory was an effort to provide increased electrical reserve capacity for add-on equipment etc.

Remember, these motors are rather...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
Great pictures from Banquo and Bootlace....

Great pictures from Banquo and Bootlace. Beautiful bike and awesome scenery. Great shot of the "Dull" sign. hahaha

Also, everybody needs to read Nick's Great Adventure with his NFalcone.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-20-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
Yes, it was for you! Great pics and...

Yes, it was for you!

Great pics and report!

Nothing like a New Falcon. The mighty bird flies.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
530 chain (5/8 inch X 3/8 inch) The battery...

530 chain (5/8 inch X 3/8 inch)

The battery support pan bolts to the frame but you will probably have a difficult time finding a spare unless someone on here can speak up with a suggestion. Making...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-18-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
Nick, you are being awfully quiet up there!

Nick, you are being awfully quiet up there!
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8,932
Views: 1,300,280
Posted By leafman60
You're welcome. Sorry for all that dirt on my...

You're welcome. Sorry for all that dirt on my bracket. It's just above the wheel, ya know!
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8,932
Views: 1,300,280
Posted By leafman60
If you don't have the threaded insert, look into...

If you don't have the threaded insert, look into making your own bracket that would extend over to the bolt that holds the plastic tail shroud down.

Of course, you know BMW uses those little...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8,932
Views: 1,300,280
Posted By leafman60
Ok, here ya go. Yes, that bracket, item 6 in...

Ok, here ya go.

Yes, that bracket, item 6 in the schematic is what you need. You don't need the rubber donut part that attaches to bracket 6 and holds the switch.

The bracket you need bolts to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 41,908
Posted By leafman60
Same trip. How about this for you old-timers. ...

Same trip. How about this for you old-timers.

The genuine, original "Walton's Homeplace" in Schuyler (Skyler) VA

Remember John-Boy Walton? "Good night, John-Boy."
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 41,908
Posted By leafman60
Sorry I missed this post. The windshield...

Sorry I missed this post. The windshield attachment is my bacon-saver, led radar alert from Marc Parnes. Can't leave home without it!

The tank bag is a magnetic First Gear piece that works great....
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,057
Posted By leafman60
You may want to visit the long-running Dyna...

You may want to visit the long-running Dyna thread here-

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24627024#post24627024
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 8,932
Views: 1,300,280
Posted By leafman60
Ok, will try later today. The 07 model may be...

Ok, will try later today. The 07 model may be different and not have provision for this bracket. I'm betting you could still fabricate something to bolt to the rear of the plastic cover.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
Hey, whatever happened to Volano? Havent seen...

Hey, whatever happened to Volano? Havent seen him here in a long while!
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8,932
Views: 1,300,280
Posted By leafman60
Johnny, that rear screw looks to thread into the...

Johnny, that rear screw looks to thread into the bracket that holds the ventilation switch - item #6 in the charcoal canister parts depiction and that bracket attaches to the bike's frame. It is not...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-14-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
Are the shock internals re-buildable?

Are the shock internals re-buildable?
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,460
Posted By leafman60
Any experience of extraordinary heat generation...

Any experience of extraordinary heat generation by just about any motorcycle is likely caused by the very lean fueling maps required these days for meeting air pollution testing. This is true for all...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 41,908
Posted By leafman60
Have you seen the new "wireless" stick coil...

Have you seen the new "wireless" stick coil system offered by Accel?

http://www.accel-ignition.com/motorcycle/stealth-supercoil.html
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
Has anyone ever disassembled and re-built the...

Has anyone ever disassembled and re-built the rear shocks from these bikes?
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 41,908
Posted By leafman60
Coil in horn location- I've never done it but...

Coil in horn location- I've never done it but I've seen it done. Check out this past thread on HD Forum-

http://www.hdforums.com/forum/softail-models/345336-coil-relocation-to-horn.html
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
Lookin good, Boot !

Lookin good, Boot !
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
We need more Falcon pictures from other riders! ...

We need more Falcon pictures from other riders!

Nick and I are in North America where Falcons are not even supposed to exist! You euro boys have them all so please put up some pics!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-08-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
Well, I did just that today! This afternoon, I...

Well, I did just that today! This afternoon, I had to run an errand so I took The Mighty Falcon along the beach road to give you guys a look at the beach of Alabama and NW Florida.

It has become...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 41,908
Posted By leafman60
I agree, I'd go for the 96 inch engine.

I agree, I'd go for the 96 inch engine.
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 41,908
Posted By leafman60
The cam chain tensioner thing was way back on the...

The cam chain tensioner thing was way back on the early Twin Cam (TC) engines introduced in 1999, 15 years ago. That issue and a few other glitches were fixed by H-D.

I never owned a TC from that...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-08-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
I reside in a resort area on the Gulf of Mexico...

I reside in a resort area on the Gulf of Mexico but all the best riding is north of here into the farm country. I'll try to fight the traffic sometime and get some Falcon pics along the beach and...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-07-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
Okay, I know you all are probably tired of seeing...

Okay, I know you all are probably tired of seeing my Falcon but I gotta try to keep up with Nick and his pictures!

I made a pleasant, late afternoon stroll on the Falcon again today. The rural...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 41,908
Posted By leafman60
Hi guys. I have a past post with details on...

Hi guys. I have a past post with details on suspension options.

06 -up have the good forks and some improvements in the frame.

If you want a good running Dyna, look at the Super Glide Custom...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 51,380
Posted By leafman60
Nick, I just got in at dark from another late...

Nick, I just got in at dark from another late afternoon run on mine.

My bike is set up for highway running but I can imagine that these things would be great on dirt with the correct tires etc....
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