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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,563
Posted By EricD10563
I've never saw a rider who rode worse than the...

I've never saw a rider who rode worse than the person on this video, maybe those who have never ridden a bike and it was their first time and that only lasted a few seconds before they crashed. I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By EricD10563
I would go with the newer model, upgraded frame,...

I would go with the newer model, upgraded frame, I think bigger gas tank, Brembo brakes, etc.. 25k shouldn't be a problem I put 62k on an 09 and have 42k on a 11 HD touring bike with very little...
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,340
Posted By EricD10563
I copied this procedure on how to check for error...

I copied this procedure on how to check for error codes

Harley Diagnostic Codes

To access codes

1- Turn Ignition switch to OFF & Run/Stop switch is to Run.

2- Push odometer reset button...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,386
Posted By EricD10563
I was a naysayer on rider's backrest until I...

I was a naysayer on rider's backrest until I tried one, now it's never off the bike. I'm using the HD adjustable backrest, it's easy to adjust on the fly.

Does your RG come with low profile...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 78,704
Posted By EricD10563
From an ad for 2006 Ultra for sale. "Show us your...

From an ad for 2006 Ultra for sale. "Show us your odometer!!!! We want to see some miles on it this summer so get out and ride! Yes...that is 323,632 miles on an '06 Ultra Classic!" Some just enjoy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 78,704
Posted By EricD10563
If I can I'll try to help any rider,...

If I can I'll try to help any rider, unfortunately we couldn't repair the tire. This thread reminds me of a course I took called Cross Cultural Communication, it was designed to help people learn...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 78,704
Posted By EricD10563
I know what my Harley's have been doing, 97k...

I know what my Harley's have been doing, 97k miles in the last six years. :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,232
Posted By EricD10563
Congrats on the new bike, I've never met a...

Congrats on the new bike, I've never met a Victory owner who wasn't happy with their purchase.
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,232
Posted By EricD10563
I voted for the Harley but I'm biased, I own a...

I voted for the Harley but I'm biased, I own a HD. I like the Victory, but I like the numerous options that are available for the HD and the larger dealer network. I think the fit and finish on the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,386
Posted By EricD10563
Not sure if the new RG comes stock with HD low...

Not sure if the new RG comes stock with HD low profile shocks, if it does you can pick-up used and usually cheap pair of standard HD air shocks. I replaced the air shocks on my 11 Electra Glide...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,573
Posted By EricD10563
09 and newer HD Touring bikes handle fairly well...

09 and newer HD Touring bikes handle fairly well for a lazy big pig touring bike IMHO. I've never had a problem riding with any similar style bike from any MOCO. For 30+ years I rode naked sporty...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,571
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, 06:49 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 24,394
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, 06:35 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 24,394
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, 02:32 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 24,394
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, 01:30 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 24,394
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, 06:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,571
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, 05:26 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 30,895
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, 12:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,606
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, 07:44 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 83,601
Posted By EricD10563
That's been my experience too.

That's been my experience too.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 83,601
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, 10:06 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 83,601
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, 09:53 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 83,601
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, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4,129
Views: 857,341
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, 11:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,938
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 10-10-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,690
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, 09:49 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,690
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, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4,395
Views: 494,967
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, 10:42 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,350
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, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,237
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, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,237
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, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,237
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, 09:10 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 157,292
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, 08:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,530
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, 08:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,530
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, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,963
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, 08:34 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 30,895
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, 09:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,963
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, 10:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,963
Posted By EricD10563
Thanks for the information.

Thanks for the information.
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,963
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...
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