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Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,174
Posted By oilers
Which Harley best – 34 inch inseam

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> I’ve got a Gold Wing but find it lacking character; am considering something...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 126,392
Posted By oilers
edmonton

Hi Veronica
I'm in Edmonton, shoot me a pm if you're looking for any help while coming through. Peter.
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,464
Posted By oilers
gerbings

I tried the battery-powered Gerbings and promptly returned them for a refund.
- impossible to change heat setting once gloves are on
- poor battery life

I now use wired Gerbings; they're great....
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 28,487
Posted By oilers
Day 1 with my new CBX (summer 1979). ...

Day 1 with my new CBX (summer 1979).

http://i882.photobucket.com/albums/ac30/hansenpb/1979CBX1000-3-1.jpg

Fun machine.


http://i882.photobucket.com/albums/ac30/hansenpb/1979CBX1000-2.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,110
Posted By oilers
I put 15,000 km on an ST1300. Here we are in the...

I put 15,000 km on an ST1300. Here we are in the Rockies.

http://i882.photobucket.com/albums/ac30/hansenpb/Image045.jpg


Electric-motor smooth. Good power and brakes. Reliable as a...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By oilers
tried the battery gerbings

I tried the battery powered gerbings but didn't like them, returned to shop.

The battery sits in a pocket on the back of the glove. To adjust heating, you push on a spot on the battery to cycle...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,938
Posted By oilers
I took the bike back to the dealer and showed...

I took the bike back to the dealer and showed them the problem. I found out that on the DL 1000, the front wheel is installed at the dealer during prep. They gave it a real thorough inspection (I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,938
Posted By oilers
I had a closer look and discovered the bloody...

I had a closer look and discovered the bloody wheel is on backwards!! The directional (rotation) arrow on the front wheel is pointing backwards, just like the tire. I had no idea you could mount a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,938
Posted By oilers
Front Tire Installed Backwards on a K8

I was checking my new Strom 1000 (08) and noticed the front tire has been installed backward - the arrow on the sidewall is pointing the wrong way. The bike has 7,000 trouble free km on it. Should I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,522
Posted By oilers
The dealer where I bought my Vstrom said it cost...

The dealer where I bought my Vstrom said it cost them $13,000 annually for insurance for ONE demo plate (!!!). The Vstrom I was considering had a few hundred km on it from demo rides. I asked a lot...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,359
Posted By oilers
I sold my Honda ST1300 because I couldn't get...

I sold my Honda ST1300 because I couldn't get comfortable on it (6-2, 34 ins inseam). I wanted a machine with more upright seating and room to stretch out. After a lot of reading I settled on a...
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