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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 22,165
Posted By alii1959
AK650 and TheProphet have said it very well. I...

AK650 and TheProphet have said it very well. I don't understand the obsession with the way others ride their ride. I don't give a rip what you ride....just ride, man, ride. While I may not like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 22,165
Posted By alii1959
Yes, because they were a discontinued item and...

Yes, because they were a discontinued item and the local dealer didn't have one in stock.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 22,165
Posted By alii1959
Stupid, stupid me.....I have read this whole...

Stupid, stupid me.....I have read this whole thread. I am an ignorant fool.

Further, I feel compelled to reply...again.

I keep hearing people say they wouldn't buy a Harley because of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 22,165
Posted By alii1959
These are always the weirdest discussions. I...

These are always the weirdest discussions.

I have owned Kawasaki, Yamaha, Suzuki, and Triumph motorcycles. All were nice. I really enjoyed them. Each change in bike was warranted by various...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 45,906
Posted By alii1959
It is amazing to me that so many of the posters...

It is amazing to me that so many of the posters continuously state that they want HD to broaden their market appeal, then when HD does roll out something completely different they immediately bash...
Forum: The Garage 11-29-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,767,785
Posted By alii1959
dhallilama--looks a lot like my workspace....cept...

dhallilama--looks a lot like my workspace....cept I don't have a concrete floor...yet. I do my best work in chaos. I really would feel at home there.
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 73,601
Posted By alii1959
Just read the last two posts, before mine....this...

Just read the last two posts, before mine....this is weird I am 5'6" as well. Didn't have any trouble lifting the big girl when she took a nap....well, a couple of naps...and I am 55.
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 73,601
Posted By alii1959
Was for me...

I spent a great deal of time looking for a new bike when I got off of the GSXR (due to an aging back). Took a hard look at everything. Even those that didn't suit me much. Kept coming back to the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,859
Posted By alii1959
I replaced the front fork inserts and the rear...

I replaced the front fork inserts and the rear springs with progressives. Since then, I haven't felt many curves that weren't planted. Maybe I never rode it fast enough to get the wobble before,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-02-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 153,570
Posted By alii1959
Congratulations!! 33 is a great milestone. It...

Congratulations!! 33 is a great milestone. It is exciting to be married that long and still having a blast! How do I know....my wife and I celebrate 35 years next Feb, and we are having the time...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,287
Posted By alii1959
Laugh I have a Bersa as well

I have a Bersa as well
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,287
Posted By alii1959
Hey, I was actually considering an Uberti or...

Hey, I was actually considering an Uberti or Ruger Vaquero for CCW....probably would need an older Harley though.
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,287
Posted By alii1959
Sadly, the truth is that I was actually...

Sadly, the truth is that I was actually considering a GP100 3" .357...which they had in stock. That thing was massive. At 5'6" and 150lbs, I would have had to hire someone much larger to conceal it...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,287
Posted By alii1959
I am a luddite!

I ride a Harley! AND, I just ordered a Ruger SP101 .357revolver for CCW. And I am excited about both......old and pathetic I are a luddite.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6,699
Views: 373,366
Posted By alii1959
I am able to get out on the road once a week for...

I am able to get out on the road once a week for about 20-25 miles, most of my riding is in the house on a trainer. I have been known to go for 30-40 miles on occasion. I ride a Cannondale F7,...
Forum: Face plant 09-05-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,628
Posted By alii1959
Glad he is fine. I know how scary this is for...

Glad he is fine. I know how scary this is for you, mi wife has gone through this too. I was hit by a BMW SUV in May. No harm to me, bike slight damage. It is hard for spouses to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 35,667
Views: 9,026,420
Posted By alii1959
Is it just me...

or are you guys making a photo thread boring.......

BTW, most of us just skip over your dribble!!
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,000
Posted By alii1959
I have had my '04 RK classic for just over 2...

I have had my '04 RK classic for just over 2 years. While it is not a sport-bike it has been a much better bike than I expected. With a few farkles it has come to fit me like a glove and suit my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 35,667
Views: 9,026,420
Posted By alii1959
Picked up an "extra" large belt years ago to...

Picked up an "extra" large belt years ago to strap my daughter to me when she was really small. We did serious hiking that way as well as motorcycle.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,542
Posted By alii1959
I had a 1982 650Maxim....loved it! I would still...

I had a 1982 650Maxim....loved it! I would still like to have had it. With some modern suspension it would have been a blast. I changed the handlebars to flat bars. Put some Perelli's on it and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,542
Posted By alii1959
I don't either. Matter-of-fact, the only people...

I don't either. Matter-of-fact, the only people I really don't like are those that ride so seldom that their skills are eternally rusty. I have never been on a group ride for that reason. I hate...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,542
Posted By alii1959
Hey, Dakez! Cool commercial. I guess I...

Hey, Dakez!
Cool commercial.

I guess I must be hanging out in the wrong places. When I rode the other bikes in my previous posts no body put them down. Now that I am on a Harley and ride ATGATT...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,542
Posted By alii1959
Well, I don't know about anyone else, but for me...

Well, I don't know about anyone else, but for me my Road King is quite amazing. She and I have been in four states and regularly take day trips to unwind. I ride every day, regardless of the...
Forum: Face plant 07-08-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,554
Posted By alii1959
Well, for those who asked, and thank you for...

Well, for those who asked, and thank you for doing so, I was checked out and am fine. A bit of a bruise inside my right calf, but it is healing nicely...running and bicycling seem to help.

I took...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 73,601
Posted By alii1959
So far, going on 3 years of ownership, I like my...

So far, going on 3 years of ownership, I like my Road King Classic "04, better every day. It is the only bike that I can't keep from messing with.

Just changed the suspension yesterday. ...
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,402
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Views: 316,126
Posted By alii1959
Dear God, that reminds me..... When we lived...

Dear God, that reminds me.....

When we lived in west Texas, I had a '79 Honda Accord that had a really bad carb. I decided, in my infinite wisdom, to rebuild the carb. Didn't have proper tools. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,542
Posted By alii1959
But, we must remember the Lennovo lesson. Once...

But, we must remember the Lennovo lesson. Once IBM was no longer overseeing their efforts....well, quality...you know. HD is a global company like most others. Unfortunately, that often means that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,542
Posted By alii1959
Felt the same way about Harleys. I liked the...

Felt the same way about Harleys. I liked the fact that the dealerships were widespread...should you have a problem; the fact that there always seems to be someone who can work on them; and the fact...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,941
Posted By alii1959
Since 1981: 1981 Yamaha 250 Exciter 1982...

Since 1981:

1981 Yamaha 250 Exciter
1982 Yamaha 650 Maxim
2006 Kawasaki 250 Ninja
2001 Triumph Sprint
2008 Suzuki GSXr600
2004 Harley-Davidson Road King Classic

Had a few years without a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 950,559
Posted By alii1959
My Road King Classic gets washed when it...

My Road King Classic gets washed when it rains....well, sometimes I clean the whitewalls (which I may have to eliminate the next set of tires). Hard to polish when I am riding.

I talked to a...
Forum: Face plant 06-15-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,554
Posted By alii1959
Well, I am done with this whole thing. The...

Well, I am done with this whole thing. The checks from the Insurance company have come in. Now the decisions begin.

I think I can bend everything back to close to normal. So, seeing hows she...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 35,667
Views: 9,026,420
Posted By alii1959
I have that jacket...love it. Yeah, the pirates...

I have that jacket...love it. Yeah, the pirates always give me a double take. Although I am not a wing nut.
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,219
Posted By alii1959
[QUOTE=Hammerdown77;24287955]Alright, you guys...

[QUOTE=Hammerdown77;24287955]Alright, you guys recommending I check out Victory were right. Swung by the local dealer today. They have some nice bikes, and it seems like they actually had people...
Forum: Face plant 06-10-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,554
Posted By alii1959
Nope. I don't think anything really. The guy he...

Nope. I don't think anything really. The guy he hit in the face might have been a wee bit tipsy...might mitigate the whole thing. Not sure.

As far as I am concerned: Dr. gave me clean bill...
Forum: Face plant 05-29-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,554
Posted By alii1959
Well, I am not sure how many charges were...

Well, I am not sure how many charges were actually brought. I only have the accident report. He may or may not have been charged for assault as well.

I sent the accident report to my insurance...
Forum: Face plant 05-28-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,554
Posted By alii1959
I was in Evans, Ga at the intersection of...

I was in Evans, Ga at the intersection of Washington & Gibbs roads. I think the guy in the pickup is going to press charges...not sure, I was still shaky when that discussion was being held. The...
Forum: Face plant 05-28-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,554
Posted By alii1959
Hey, is that a car...no, its an SUV!

Today, on the way home from work, I was stopped at a red light watching traffic and checking my six. Suddenly, I noticed a blue BMW barreling down on me from behind. It seemed to be going rather...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,542
Posted By alii1959
Well, I find that this debate never seems to end....

Well, I find that this debate never seems to end. And, as always I seem to be pulled into the vortex.

I have spent most of my adult riding life looking at and dreaming of Harley's. Sadly, I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,794
Posted By alii1959
I'm a gap guy myself. I am always adjusting my...

I'm a gap guy myself. I am always adjusting my speed to keep "them" away. Whether it means going faster or slower doesn't matter to me. Always remember "ride to ride again".
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,542
Posted By alii1959
Its kinda funny hearing you guys poke fun at HD...

Its kinda funny hearing you guys poke fun at HD for their sales tactics. Ducati seems to be learning from HD....pretty girls hanging around the test ride trailer, guys leading the ride in full...
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