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Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,838
Posted By Rabon
That picture is worth a thousand words if you...

That picture is worth a thousand words if you really study on it. Harley's attn to detail in marketing and advertisement is nothing short of brilliant. :D
Forum: Alaska 04-27-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,465
Posted By Rabon
Heated gear is like a credit card, I don't leave...

Heated gear is like a credit card, I don't leave home without it. :D
I remember leaving Pinedale, Wyoming a few years back in the first week of August the temp was 33 degrees.
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 259,548
Posted By Rabon
You know how sometimes you get to thinking and...

You know how sometimes you get to thinking and one thing leads to another?:D
I was thinking about the Riders Edge course again (which I find a very
interesting tool not really used by anyone...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 259,548
Posted By Rabon
Harley knows where they want to go and how to get...

Harley knows where they want to go and how to get there. They will sale a ton of these to Dealers who offer the Riders Edge classes. These classes appear to be between 70-80 percent female and Harley...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-21-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7,959
Views: 7,457,504
Posted By Rabon
My Wife got her motorcycle license and 1st Bike...

My Wife got her motorcycle license and 1st Bike for her 60th birthday a few years back. If we go on longer trips she rides with me, but if we're not leaving Alaska she usually rides her own Bike.:D...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By Rabon
When we were looking at this bike I was somewhat...

When we were looking at this bike I was somewhat concerned about the power or lack of power as it turned out it has plenty of good power. We ride in the mountains most of the time and quite often...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By Rabon
My Wife rides a 950 T, She is about 5ft 5" and...

My Wife rides a 950 T, She is about 5ft 5" and has a claimed weight of about 130, we spend most of the time on the main highways and a great deal of time in rain and wind as we are on the coast and...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 56,135
Posted By Rabon
Is this a Joke ?

Is this a Joke ?
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,563
Posted By Rabon
Harley Davidson Ultra, 6 gallon tank with a 260...

Harley Davidson Ultra, 6 gallon tank with a 260 mile range (tested and confirmed). :D:D
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,452
Posted By Rabon
I am surprised at the amount of fear the cr 500...

I am surprised at the amount of fear the cr 500 generates with no mention of the Suzuki Cyclone. :rofl
Forum: Alaska 06-27-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,784
Posted By Rabon
I ran from Kasilof to Fairbanks (Parks Highway)...

I ran from Kasilof to Fairbanks (Parks Highway) leaving at 6:40 AM on June 20 and returning to Soldotna (Same Route) at 4:17 on June 21. My 1st issue was with my first gas receipt the time was about...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 261,059
Posted By Rabon
I was following this thread quite a while back...

I was following this thread quite a while back and became interested in the engine used in the bolt and found it was used in the V Star 950. Things have a strange way of working out and my Wife...
Forum: Alaska 05-29-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,568
Posted By Rabon
If you get into a sizable store front in that...

If you get into a sizable store front in that area the temps will drop (often substantial) I tend to keep a heated jacket with me at all times. :D
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,063
Posted By Rabon
Hi Bloodweiser how are you getting along with...

Hi Bloodweiser how are you getting along with your Switchback ?
Starting to see quite a few in this area and the guys who have them are liking them. :D
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,063
Posted By Rabon
I'm in the Kenai area 60 miles South of Anchorage...

I'm in the Kenai area 60 miles South of Anchorage as the crow flys or about 150 road miles around the arm. I think everyone who has the health, the means and a motorcycle should make the trip. My...
Forum: Alaska 05-14-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,784
Posted By Rabon
Great, I'll watch this one. I think the Park will...

Great, I'll watch this one. I think the Park will still be a giant block of ice, dress warm.:D
My run towards the end of June will also be a shake out run for my August trip to the lower 48.
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,063
Posted By Rabon
The brakes on this bike are excellent and have a...

The brakes on this bike are excellent and have a good feel to them, but I really can't comment on the ABS as I haven't needed to get on them hard enough to activate the system. I will admit the newer...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,063
Posted By Rabon
I just moved from an 02 Ultra Classic to a 13...

I just moved from an 02 Ultra Classic to a 13 Ultra Limited, I am getting about 43 mpg running 2 up through the mountains and have mixed feelings as to whether I really like the newer frame better or...
Forum: Alaska 05-12-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,381
Posted By Rabon
Its up to you and your kid. Way too many people...

Its up to you and your kid. Way too many people these days spend way too much time worrying about everyones business but their own. :D
Forum: Alaska 05-11-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,784
Posted By Rabon
I shouldn't have seen this thread :D, it got me...

I shouldn't have seen this thread :D, it got me too thinking a bit. I am located in Kenai and it appears to be 504 miles to Fairbanks by way of the Parks Highway which would give me 1008 up and back,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 261,059
Posted By Rabon
I hear they are calling it Thunderbolt the...

I hear they are calling it Thunderbolt the Wonderdolt. :D
Forum: Alaska 04-30-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,391
Posted By Rabon
If you go into Edmonton you will probably be...

If you go into Edmonton you will probably be there long enough to establish residency before you find a way back out. :D, you can avoid it by simply taking the Devon cutoff just South of town it will...
Forum: Alaska 04-29-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,676
Posted By Rabon
When your are between Anchorage and Homer I would...

When your are between Anchorage and Homer I would suggest a side trip into Hope, there is a lot of mining History in the area, a nice campground (State operated) with hiking if thats your thing , Its...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,786
Posted By Rabon
I was going to try a Japanese bike but kept...

I was going to try a Japanese bike but kept falling asleep just reading about them. :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,999
Posted By Rabon
I just traded my 02 Ultra for a 110 ANV Limited...

I just traded my 02 Ultra for a 110 ANV Limited and I can only hope it's as good as my 02 was. :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,190
Posted By Rabon
At 38 degrees, I would put the windshield on and...

At 38 degrees, I would put the windshield on and ride it. :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 68,513
Posted By Rabon
I don't pay much attention to the current line so...

I don't pay much attention to the current line so I may very well be wrong but in the Dyna line I think only the Switchback has the FL front end.
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 68,513
Posted By Rabon
The Crossbones may fill the bill, it was built on...

The Crossbones may fill the bill, it was built on the softail. It was discontinued a few years back.
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 68,513
Posted By Rabon
I also moved from a RK to an EG (Ultra) I liked...

I also moved from a RK to an EG (Ultra) I liked both. I ride in a fairly cool climate and spend well over half my time in rain (Coastal Alaska and western Canada) I prefer the EG by a wide margin,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,642
Posted By Rabon
I ride an 02 Electra Glide an have never had it...

I ride an 02 Electra Glide an have never had it happen but it concerned me enough to put fresh swing arm bushings in every Winter.:D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By Rabon
Thanks for the help, thats now on the got to list...

Thanks for the help, thats now on the got to list and looks like a great route to Pinedale Wyoming. My Wife said we will be so close to Mount Rushmore it would be a shame not to catch it also, and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By Rabon
Little help please (Montana Riders)

I am trying to find Bear Tooth Pass which is located to the South of Billings and Bozeman and I can't find it in any of my Atlas/maps etc. Can someone tell me where it is ? My Wife and I ride down...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 18,501
Posted By Rabon
The only way mike bike would hit a 100 mph and...

The only way mike bike would hit a 100 mph and get 42 mpg would be to push it off the Sear's Tower. :D
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 34,588
Posted By Rabon
I've been on a Geezer Glide for years and I'm not...

I've been on a Geezer Glide for years and I'm not going back. :D
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,035
Posted By Rabon
Which Model years are the generation 1s ? Thank...

Which Model years are the generation 1s ?
Thank you.
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 34,588
Posted By Rabon
I ride an Electra Glide Ultra (with Lowers) and...

I ride an Electra Glide Ultra (with Lowers) and have spent a great deal of time on Road Kings. I live in Coastal Alaska and spend a lot of time in Western Canada and average a little over 20K miles...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,700
Posted By Rabon
They should have designated that bike the 1200 C...

They should have designated that bike the 1200 C Ultra Ugly. :D
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,669
Posted By Rabon
Harleys suck, I have two of them and looking at...

Harleys suck, I have two of them and looking at #3. :D
Forum: Alaska 09-16-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By Rabon
Your Season ?

We appear too have had a bit more foul weather this season than normal. I checked my mileage yesterday and was just over 16 K miles, at this time last season I was at 21.5 K miles so I'm way off...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,403
Posted By Rabon
Vibration is kind of an individual thing, what...

Vibration is kind of an individual thing, what bothers one may not bother another. The RK uses the unbalanced engine which shakes just a bit of idle where as the balanced engine used in the Softails...
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