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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-19-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,311
Posted By Chickenlegs
I keep thinking I may pull up stakes and move out...

I keep thinking I may pull up stakes and move out there. I've ridden there a few times. It was my honeymoon destination back in 03 on my first road bike and first long road trip. Ended up riding all...
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,204
Posted By Chickenlegs
Toilet brush works great in tight areas. ...

Toilet brush works great in tight areas.


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Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,200
Posted By Chickenlegs
I'd just move south. Sweet tea anyone? ...

I'd just move south. Sweet tea anyone?


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Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By Chickenlegs
Garage parlor - massaging my R1200ST to full erection

So, since Ive yet to find a support group for modi-holics, and no one presented me with a decent offer for the purchase of my R1200ST, I've decided to massage her into more of what I want/need in a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,401
Posted By Chickenlegs
---nailed it!!

---nailed it!!
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,652
Posted By Chickenlegs
Cycle World Ride Review: ...

Cycle World Ride Review:
http://www.cycleworld.com/2014/08/11/2015-harley-davidson-road-glide-touring-motorcycle-review-first-ride-photos-specifications/
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,869
Posted By Chickenlegs
Shad SH49 maybe?

Shad SH49 maybe?
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,652
Posted By Chickenlegs
I agree, the image fits. However, Im sure...

I agree, the image fits. However, Im sure aftermarket support will have some solution to keep things ugly.

Damn, why do I gravitate to ugly bikes?
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,652
Posted By Chickenlegs
Pictures

Hurs sum pitures:

http://i62.tinypic.com/260uyv7.jpg
http://i61.tinypic.com/160r6nm.jpg
http://i62.tinypic.com/2yll3xg.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,040
Posted By Chickenlegs
Cruise it not a biggie till you have it. Then,...

Cruise it not a biggie till you have it. Then, it's the best way to make time when you have to run the big slab chasin time zones.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-09-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By Chickenlegs
What you need is carb cleaner. Not the aerosol...

What you need is carb cleaner. Not the aerosol type but the liquid type found at dealerships. Yamaha makes one, Honda etc. Remove the carb then carb bowl. Your looking for the pilot jet. It's the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-09-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,537
Posted By Chickenlegs
Sold my Roadglide on CL thru a fly and ride. I'm...

Sold my Roadglide on CL thru a fly and ride. I'm in Alabama, he was from San Francisco. Did a wire transfer after him being happy with the bike.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-24-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,533
Posted By Chickenlegs
My experience with my wife: Took riders...

My experience with my wife:

Took riders safety course
Started riding Honda Rebel (she loved it, was comfortable, all that stuff)
Bought Sportster 883 lowered it, crash bars, etc.
She rode it...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Chickenlegs
Heres my reasoning for buying the ST: R -...

Heres my reasoning for buying the ST:

R - needed more wind protection (had one before this bike)
RT - too hot in the humid south
GS - seat height up there

So I liked the ST and thought it ...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Chickenlegs
BMW R1200ST - Sport position not working

Got a R1200ST, that the ergo's aren't working with what I want for long distance, two up. So far Ive installed the handlebar conversion to the top of the triple tree as well as Rox adjustable...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-13-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By Chickenlegs
Could you inflate them with the bikes exhaust?

Could you inflate them with the bikes exhaust?
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,014,029
Posted By Chickenlegs
Stay thirsty my friend,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

Stay thirsty my friend,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By Chickenlegs
Riding jacket/pants which one?

Im looking to buy new riding gear for two up long distance sport touring. Im looking for gear that is weather resistant in that I dont care to have to stop and make the decision of whether or not to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,014,029
Posted By Chickenlegs
Living the dream!

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So far the best bikini:
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Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 22,905
Posted By Chickenlegs
A couple suggestions for you: Just north of...

A couple suggestions for you:

Just north of Atlanta GA you should visit Stone Mountain. From Wikipedia: Stone Mountain is well-known not only for its geology...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,128
Posted By Chickenlegs
Looking for adventure type bike for two up, vertically challenged

Im looking for a bike for two up travel, tent camping, something that has a low seat height, relatively light or at least feels light. A bike that can be taken off road without imtimidation to my...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,014,029
Posted By Chickenlegs
Great RR!!

I must say Ive spent the better part of 4 work days reading your RR from start to finish (yeah I have a gravy job with lots of free time). Thanks for your time in sharing. The pics and reading are...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 744
Posted By Chickenlegs
Arai Signet Q - lots of wind noise

My new Arai compaired to my old Fulmer - Loud!

I just recently bought a couple of new Signet Q's for the wife and I with intentions of:
1. Having nice helmets that prove safe
2. Are light, fit...
Forum: Americas 09-01-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By Chickenlegs
Stop by Barbers Motorsports Park/Museum in...

Stop by Barbers Motorsports Park/Museum in Birmingham, AL if you come this far south. Try Motorcycleroads.com to single out riding by state.
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 705,210
Posted By Chickenlegs
Luggage rack for my R1100R

I needed some support or luggage rack to hold my T-bag. Two up tent camping sure eats up space fast. The T-bag uses the backrest as support but still needs something to hold up the bottom. I decided...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 705,210
Posted By Chickenlegs
Windshield for my R1100R

The start: An old windshield system I had sitting around. I bent some conduit and welded some spacers to bolt the base shield to
http://i48.tinypic.com/r1x7pz.jpg
Top bar: Nut-cert added to bolt...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 28,041
Posted By Chickenlegs
I just picked up a 98 75th anni r1100r and Im...

I just picked up a 98 75th anni r1100r and Im needed a shield also. Anyone else have anything? Like the original OP it doesnt have brackets either.
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,766
Posted By Chickenlegs
I dont care for the GL. I worked as a metric...

I dont care for the GL. I worked as a metric tech for a few years, and never had a fondness for em.

Id like to think I could buy something of reduced weight, sell the trailer, have good brakes,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,766
Posted By Chickenlegs
I had test rode a FJR1300 with the wife on back,...

I had test rode a FJR1300 with the wife on back, and she wasnt havin it. Seems she really likes the Barker lounger of the roadie. Its lazy, and layed back. So I start looking at other types of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,766
Posted By Chickenlegs
Sport Touring vs cruiser - How much is different?

Ive logged over 120K on HD touring chassis, and while Ive enjoyed most of it, I always find myself wanting a sport touring bike after having ran thru the twisties. I normally travel two-up and tent...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 180,439
Posted By Chickenlegs
Great reading. I stumbled across the RR a couple...

Great reading. I stumbled across the RR a couple days back, and couldnt stop reading! Ive logged lots of miles on HD touring chassis' but never as has been demonstrated by you. To me it really takes...
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,110
Posted By Chickenlegs
I know little of the RT and its reliability, but...

I know little of the RT and its reliability, but I can say I bought a new RoadKing in 2001 and put down 75,000 miles before I sold it to buy another bike. You cant beat the ease of maintenance, and...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,077
Posted By Chickenlegs
I normally take at least one long road trip a...

I normally take at least one long road trip a year, in which we tent camp for the most part. After some 10yrs of doing this I have grown tired of having to place everything just so and only being...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-09-2010, 04:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By Chickenlegs
Im leaving Fri morning, anyone with anything else?

Im leaving Fri morning, anyone with anything else?
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2010, 04:30 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,272
Posted By Chickenlegs
My thoughts: If you one up on a bike how can you...

My thoughts: If you one up on a bike how can you not have enough room to store your stuff, but if your two up and tent camp then its a whole new ball game. Ive camped two up for 10 years now, and it...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 25,389
Posted By Chickenlegs
If you use the search function at hdforums.com,...

If you use the search function at hdforums.com, Im sure its a topic that has been beat to death. From personal preference, both offer good protection, but the frame mount handles/rides far better...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 19,596
Posted By Chickenlegs
Yes, they are speaker pods I built. I also...

Yes, they are speaker pods I built. I also modded a tour pak to hold speakers and fins w/taillights:
http://img35.imageshack.us/img35/6242/tourpak005640x480.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 19,596
Posted By Chickenlegs
I would love to hear the real world report on...

I would love to hear the real world report on engine heat. I know from experience that my 08 Roadie (96"), turned into a scorcher once the warm weather hit. After throwing enough money at it, I got...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,126
Posted By Chickenlegs
Having your wife enjoy your hobby is a good...

Having your wife enjoy your hobby is a good thing, unless youd rather not spend time with her. If its not eating anything sitting, then keep it. Variety is the spice of life, and you wouldnt want...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By Chickenlegs
Im thinking of the second week in Sept and I plan...

Im thinking of the second week in Sept and I plan on burning two weeks of vacation. I need some roads or places of interest, anyone.
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