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Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,215
Posted By EricD10563
Congrats on your new scooter, would like to hear...

Congrats on your new scooter, would like to hear your impression of the bike after you get a few miles in.
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,866
Posted By EricD10563
Thanks, gotcha and I agree, I'm talking about a...

Thanks, gotcha and I agree, I'm talking about a weave not a wobble. I've rode out a few tank slappers on other bikes and you're right that's a different feeling from the start.
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,866
Posted By EricD10563
Same weave/wobble on my Road King and Electra...

Same weave/wobble on my Road King and Electra Glide, they handle a little differently but both still suffer from the same issue that's been my experience.

Can someone define the difference between...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,866
Posted By EricD10563
I used to rent older touring Harley's and have...

I used to rent older touring Harley's and have ridden others, the older models to me felt like there was a disconnect between the front and rear. It was a big improvement IMHO with the new frame in...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,866
Posted By EricD10563
I've experienced the "wobble" on both my 09 Road...

I've experienced the "wobble" on both my 09 Road King and 11 Limited, only occurs during a sweeper at fairly high speeds and usually (not always the case) something upsets the suspension while in the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,215
Posted By EricD10563
I would go with the 2012 it comes with the 103ci...

I would go with the 2012 it comes with the 103ci motor, lowers, less miles and I think one or two other extra's that others may know. You're paying 25% more though for that newer bike, for me it's...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,491
Posted By EricD10563
No putt no butt, that's what a woman told me...

No putt no butt, that's what a woman told me after I told her I rode a Honda.
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,936
Posted By EricD10563
Sidi On-Road boots get my vote for an all around...

Sidi On-Road boots get my vote for an all around boot, comfortable, great weather protection and nicely made.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 73,626
Posted By EricD10563
That's been my experience too.

That's been my experience too.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 73,626
Posted By EricD10563
Wow you must have purchased the bike without ever...

Wow you must have purchased the bike without ever even looking at it, you didn't notice that a RK just as a big flat windshield without many amenities, did you think there was some hidden features...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 73,626
Posted By EricD10563
This was on my 09 Road King with the bike loaded...

This was on my 09 Road King with the bike loaded up during a road trip. My current bike a Electra Glide Limited runs out of steam a little sooner than the RK, but will pull to a 100 without a problem...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 73,626
Posted By EricD10563
Have you come to a conclusion, is it the bike or...

Have you come to a conclusion, is it the bike or the rider?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-15-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 737,314
Posted By EricD10563
On a Harley Electra Glide having a blast. ...

On a Harley Electra Glide having a blast.
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Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,154
Posted By EricD10563
62k miles on a 09 Road King (96ci motor) when I...

62k miles on a 09 Road King (96ci motor) when I traded it in and currently 38k miles on my 11 Electra Glide Limited (103ci motor), neither bike ever had the motor opened nor do they burn oil, stock...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,666
Posted By EricD10563
Now I'm sorry I contributed to this...

Now I'm sorry I contributed to this thread....really
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,666
Posted By EricD10563
I worked for a Honda dealer from 16-22 years old...

I worked for a Honda dealer from 16-22 years old left in 1984 and when I saw the direction that Goldwings were going I said what you said who would want to ride that and my boss/owner/friend said...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,599
Posted By EricD10563
I'd ride with you, I don't care what you ride,...

I'd ride with you, I don't care what you ride, but I might make fun of your bike :1drink but I expect you to do the same. You'll have to come my way though if people are yelling at stop lights I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,241
Posted By EricD10563
My best is 14.779 miles on the rear tire with a...

My best is 14.779 miles on the rear tire with a stock HD branded Dunlop on a 09 Road King.
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By EricD10563
Mixed riding around town and a lot of road trips,...

Mixed riding around town and a lot of road trips, I ride between 15-20k miles a year, I'm not easy on tires no burnouts or drag racing but I ride at a decent pace, other's get better mileage on the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By EricD10563
That's what they're supposed to be harder...

That's what they're supposed to be harder compound in the center, softer on the edges. Not sure if the OEM HD are exactly the same but I've read they are....
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By EricD10563
I usually average about 11k miles from the rear...

I usually average about 11k miles from the rear and 16k miles for the front. I've gotten more than 21k from a front tire and the best for a rear as been a little over 14k. I've been using Dunlop OEM...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,689
Posted By EricD10563
I forgot about this thread and was thinking about...

I forgot about this thread and was thinking about a K1600GT, I'll think some more about it.
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,301
Posted By EricD10563
Different Phil (unless he changed his last...

Different Phil (unless he changed his last name)but wow lot's of coincidences, give me a shout if it's ever for sale, if I can I wont let another one pass me by. Again nice bike and they are hard to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,301
Posted By EricD10563
Nice bike, Westchester mmm I'm from Westchester,...

Nice bike, Westchester mmm I'm from Westchester, NY is yours from New Rochelle previous owner Ken or could that be a Mike or Phil bike not many Rickman's around but I knew three guys that had them....
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,408
Posted By EricD10563
Thanks for the advice from everyone, I was pretty...

Thanks for the advice from everyone, I was pretty sure that the maintenance cost would be high, I owned two BMW cars in the past. Wanted to at least make sure I could change my own oil, I'll most...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,491
Posted By EricD10563
Who cares, it's just a motorcycle. :scratch but I...

Who cares, it's just a motorcycle. :scratch but I have a feeling Harley will still be here and some of the naysayers here will be riding one too.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,408
Posted By EricD10563
Thanks I just watched a Youtube video on the...

Thanks I just watched a Youtube video on the process, you're right not really that hard but I'm SMH at the design. I'm still giving it some thought, it's a very nice motorcycle....
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,408
Posted By EricD10563
Thanks for the information.

Thanks for the information.
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,408
Posted By EricD10563
Harley rider here, but in the last week I've been...

Harley rider here, but in the last week I've been thinking about K1600GT it's one heck of a bike at least that's what I've read and it as a sweet engine sound.

Maybe a silly question but is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-27-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,481
Views: 280,067
Posted By EricD10563
Yosemite National Park ...

Yosemite National Park
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Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,494
Posted By EricD10563
I got this one new in 1987 as a leftover and this...

I got this one new in 1987 as a leftover and this is what it looked like when I sold it in 2009. It was a nice bike all motor not much frame but if you knew how to ride it, it was rewarding. I used...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,301
Posted By EricD10563
When my friend passed away his father called and...

When my friend passed away his father called and gave me first shot at buying his Rickman, been regretting not buying it ever since. Picture below looks exactly like his but with a different exhaust....
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,689
Posted By EricD10563
I hope BMW comes through for you, that would...

I hope BMW comes through for you, that would really give this adventure a happy ending.
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,689
Posted By EricD10563
Well I have to say this makes for good reading,...

Well I have to say this makes for good reading, but man I can feel your pain. You've made what to me seems like a horrible experience into a well written story, thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 642,282
Posted By EricD10563
Nice bike congrats, I would look into a backrest...

Nice bike congrats, I would look into a backrest for the wife especially with the sloping rear seat of the SG, another thing stock seats from the Electra Glide usually can be found cheap, I got one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,652
Posted By EricD10563
In traffic I cover the front brake or other...

In traffic I cover the front brake or other situations that I think I might be surprised (deer country etc) I used to ride more often covering the front brake but the grips are large on a Harley and...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,675
Posted By EricD10563
Shifting on a HD tourer is like shifting a Semi,...

Shifting on a HD tourer is like shifting a Semi, nothing hurried about it, slow and deliberate is more like it.
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,675
Posted By EricD10563
If you find a VFR under powered you might hate...

If you find a VFR under powered you might hate the Harley, my old 1985 V65 Sabre would eat my Harley up everyday of the week without even breaking a sweat. Sounds like a big switch to me, and there...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,679
Posted By EricD10563
Ran this over about three years ago, new tire of...

Ran this over about three years ago, new tire of course and between the tow, hotel room and a new tire cost me about 500 dollars.
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 35,670
Views: 9,029,352
Posted By EricD10563
I stopped watching after the arrogant prick kept...

I stopped watching after the arrogant prick kept pointing it out and those have to be the smallest "cut outs" I've ever seen, if they're even cut outs. They look like a place to seek if you broke...
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