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Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,490
Posted By 2tallnwide
My friend's '09 Ultra just turned over 100K miles...

My friend's '09 Ultra just turned over 100K miles on his way home from the Festival today with no issues. I wouldn't buy his though....:lol3
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,267
Posted By 2tallnwide
Glad you got it back alright, hate it turned out...

Glad you got it back alright, hate it turned out to be the stator though. Really hate I posted I was thinking about selling it now too. I get first dibs if/when you decide to get rid of it. :deal
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Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,499
Posted By 2tallnwide
I dig the old Max too, but they are a dime a...

I dig the old Max too, but they are a dime a dozen. That custom Max looks like it would be two and a half hoots to ride. :D
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 18,004
Posted By 2tallnwide
There are plenty of options, loved my GS, and...

There are plenty of options, loved my GS, and love the Tiger I'm selling when I get home as well. Just happen to love my wife a lot more, and want her to enjoy riding with me. That means having a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 71,798
Posted By 2tallnwide
Flaw = MSRP

http://images.psndealer.com/dealersite/images/redrockharley/vp3905285_1.jpg

:D
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,499
Posted By 2tallnwide
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5455/7059775849_d435...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5455/7059775849_d4357683f9_z.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,508
Posted By 2tallnwide
The last time I went down from contact with...

The last time I went down from contact with another vehicle was that very thing. Woman stopped at stop sign, looked both ways then pulled right into me. :huh damn near missed her, didn't hurt me,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,508
Posted By 2tallnwide
Getting noticed, and actually saving your life...

Getting noticed, and actually saving your life are two completely different things in my experience. My loud pipes getting noticed events usually involved the police noticing me. That's the kind of...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,508
Posted By 2tallnwide
I've ridden all over the world, with and without...

I've ridden all over the world, with and without loud pipes. If they make you feel safer then have at it. I figured it out for myself long ago.

Bought this for a friend yesterday after class.
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Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,508
Posted By 2tallnwide
Just glad I figured out how to accelerate, brake,...

Just glad I figured out how to accelerate, brake, and change lanes so I don't have to have irritating pipes to save my life.

Although I reckon the guys riding without a helmet, front brakes,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,508
Posted By 2tallnwide
I don't have loud pipes, so when I encounter life...

I don't have loud pipes, so when I encounter life threatening situations I simply turn the stereo up to avoid death.

It seems to be working like a charm thus far....:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,237
Posted By 2tallnwide
+1, and added to. :D

+1, and added to. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 34,292
Views: 8,415,784
Posted By 2tallnwide
+1....:d

+1....:d
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,495
Posted By 2tallnwide
The first one, top left. It's the only one with a...

The first one, top left. It's the only one with a real motorcycle in it. :lol3








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Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,998
Posted By 2tallnwide
Seems to me the Japanese really started building...

Seems to me the Japanese really started building their Harley clones after their smooth refined cruisers went unsold. :dunno

If Harley upped their game from competition I would guess it was the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,998
Posted By 2tallnwide
From one of the tests... "Several of us agreed...

From one of the tests... "Several of us agreed that with its excellent suspension, cornering clearance, powerful brakes, comfort, and smooth and quiet operation the Victory was the pick of the litter...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,998
Posted By 2tallnwide
To me his point was some folks dig a rumbling...

To me his point was some folks dig a rumbling snorting V8 Muscle car over a modern, faster, better braking, performance car...the same as some riders would rather be on a crude vibrating mass than a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 34,292
Views: 8,415,784
Posted By 2tallnwide
Too clean as well. :D ...

Too clean as well. :D


http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_LxZ4Mi3rR3Q/Sh5qxYy6_EI/AAAAAAAAW3g/zfXtL0uPqZU/s1600/img_9019.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,998
Posted By 2tallnwide
Now these I don't get, but it ain't my money so I...

Now these I don't get, but it ain't my money so I don't have to...:D

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I will...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,998
Posted By 2tallnwide
Not my cuppa, doubt I'd ever own one, but I get...

Not my cuppa, doubt I'd ever own one, but I get it, glad they enjoy them, and would love to try one out one day. :deal

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/BcZ6r1Vq9Qg"...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,998
Posted By 2tallnwide
Wow, I think you completely missed his point....

Wow, I think you completely missed his point. :huh ...or maybe I've just been in the desert too long...:D

Even more mind boggling is the thought of people still buying Chrysler products in...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,998
Posted By 2tallnwide
"the paint and polish on the Harley can’t be...

"the paint and polish on the Harley can’t be beat. At this price point, the Ultra Limited is all-inclusive, a wonderful combination of power, handling, braking and comfort. Throw in the fact that it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 34,292
Views: 8,415,784
Posted By 2tallnwide
We'll be heading up there again in a few weeks,...

We'll be heading up there again in a few weeks, haven't had our pics made on the new bike yet. :D

Sure hope we don't get caught behind them slow ass neon Wings again though...


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Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,120
Posted By 2tallnwide
Yeah the high end Ultras are quite a bit more...

Yeah the high end Ultras are quite a bit more than our RGU as well. I think ours was $21K.

I'm planning on doing a Roadmaster demo, and a demo of the 2015 RGU when they finally release it. Don't...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,998
Posted By 2tallnwide
I know they changed the touring frames in '09,...

I know they changed the touring frames in '09, but don't remember scraping on Ozello riding the '08 RK I test rode back then either. Maybe it was lowered.

Harleys aren't normally my cup of tea...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,998
Posted By 2tallnwide
Just curious, which touring Harley was it, and...

Just curious, which touring Harley was it, and what year model?

We spent a week riding in northeast Georgia last year right after we bought the 2013 Road Glide Ultra. I scrapped a floorboard once...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,120
Posted By 2tallnwide
Looks are relative to the eyeballs of each...

Looks are relative to the eyeballs of each individual I reckon. I love the Vision's looks for example. :lol3

If two different bikes turn out to be a coin flip in so far as intended use, value,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 50,367
Posted By 2tallnwide
I didn't think I needed that crap either for many...

I didn't think I needed that crap either for many years. I'm 54 now, my reflexes, and attention span aren't what they once were. Being gone overseas working over half the time, and splitting what...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 623,899
Posted By 2tallnwide
My wife really liked the Wing more than I did,...

My wife really liked the Wing more than I did, but she liked the RGU almost as well, and really liked the Harley clothing a lot better so we got the RGU instead...:lol3
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Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,120
Posted By 2tallnwide
Really liked the Vics, and thought my next new...

Really liked the Vics, and thought my next new 2up bike would be an XCT as well, but my wife did not like the way the tour pack fit her.

Ended up inadvertently buying a RGU because she liked the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,998
Posted By 2tallnwide
Having a harder time unloading the Triumph...

Having a harder time unloading the Triumph inventory right now? :wink:

I saw a 2015 CVO RGU online last night.
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,998
Posted By 2tallnwide
Nice bikes, it's not hard to see what they were...

Nice bikes, it's not hard to see what they were copying either.

2014 Road King Classic
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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-12-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,633
Posted By 2tallnwide
Oh I know...:lol3 While she's catching up...

Oh I know...:lol3

While she's catching up with her friends in Nashville, I'll be putting some miles on the pig...:D
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-11-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,633
Posted By 2tallnwide
We are heading out to Charleston to see the...

We are heading out to Charleston to see the G'kids for a few days, then to the north Ga mtns for a few days, then to Nashville for a few days, then to the Festival.

Yes I am putting the bike on...
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2,490
Views: 249,129
Posted By 2tallnwide
You typed that like it's a bad...

You typed that like it's a bad thing...:lol3....one man's competence may quite well be another's miserable nightmare.

Such is life. :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 34,292
Views: 8,415,784
Posted By 2tallnwide
It's the same with every type motorcycle, I've...

It's the same with every type motorcycle, I've passed guys that looked like they took a wrong turn off of a race track somewhere...:lol3

A lot of these keyboard warriors would piss themselves...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 34,292
Views: 8,415,784
Posted By 2tallnwide
They don't call them Mo-tards fer nuthin'...:lol3...

They don't call them Mo-tards fer nuthin'...:lol3

Obligatory pic...


http://photos1.blogger.com/hello/55/3348/1024/03639.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 15,998
Posted By 2tallnwide
My suggestion, try them all, and pick the one...

My suggestion, try them all, and pick the one that suits you best, regardless of what anyone else thinks. :deal

Metric cruisers are great bikes, many of them can be had for a song used. Buying...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,447
Posted By 2tallnwide
I put a thousand miles or so on a Warrior, while...

I put a thousand miles or so on a Warrior, while it was fun to ride, it was a miserable PITA after a hundred miles. It belonged to a close friend of mine so I wasn't able to alter anything to see if...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-07-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 32,302
Posted By 2tallnwide
https://scontent-b-pao.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v...

https://scontent-b-pao.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/1907309_10201927118000016_9112267793987573205_n.jpg?oh=e66311bdd132ba9efcf19218ab0a4514&oe=549C837B
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