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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 05:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,113
Posted By Chickenlegs
Used POR15 two part epoxy on a boat trailer....

Used POR15 two part epoxy on a boat trailer. Brushed it on. Self-leveling, gives a nice durable finish and cleans up easy. Looked like it was sprayed. POR15 doesn't have any UV protection so don't...
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4,052
Views: 469,153
Posted By Chickenlegs
Had the opportunity to look at the bikes first...

Had the opportunity to look at the bikes first hand recently. Price entry was 31k, with the top being 37k. Was visually appealing. Lots of valve train noise, and transmission sounded to shift heavy. ...
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
Posted By Chickenlegs
Nailed it! Sent from my iPhone using...

Nailed it!


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Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,703
Posted By Chickenlegs
No one mention to check the brake fluid level in...

No one mention to check the brake fluid level in the module under the seat? Pretty sure that's what faulted mine.


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Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,291
Posted By Chickenlegs
I like the exercise in hooligan styling. The...

I like the exercise in hooligan styling. The bobber scene is all the rage right now, much like the chopper phase was 15 yrs back. It's not for everyone, but it doesn't have to be. Thing is you can...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,860
Posted By Chickenlegs
Had a 2001 roadking. Had a bad wobble if you...

Had a 2001 roadking. Had a bad wobble if you upset the rear while aggressive cornering. I refer to it as a pogo ride. Swing arm stabilizer didn't help much. My 08 Roadglide had the same wobble. Not...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-14-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,429
Posted By Chickenlegs
If your going to do this, you have to do it...

If your going to do this, you have to do it right. You'll need fire, either on the launch, the landing or both. Without something blazing your keeping things very amateur.


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Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,860
Posted By Chickenlegs
I put 75k on a RK. Was a good tourer. I added...

I put 75k on a RK. Was a good tourer. I added fairing lowers. Cut the shield down till I could just see over it. Rode with a novelty plastic helmet. 5'7" 30" inseam.


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,545
Posted By Chickenlegs
Ive always heard the task referred to as wheelie....

Ive always heard the task referred to as wheelie. Speaking of which, I had to build a honda sportbike motor once due to the owner riding excessive wheelies. Seems the oil pick up didnt do so great...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By Chickenlegs
Removed the front cover. Compensator shaft bolt...

Removed the front cover. Compensator shaft bolt is an E10. Once removed along with the washer I pryed on the front cover using the two top tangs that the alternator belt cover bolts too. Then...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By Chickenlegs
Front engine cover removal - R1200

I'm in the process of removing the front cover for powder coating to address the corrosion issue. So far I have all the bolts and pulley removed. What I'm uncertain about is the bearing in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By Chickenlegs
Does the bike fire? Camshaft position switch? ...

Does the bike fire? Camshaft position switch?


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Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By Chickenlegs
Rox 2" risers. Gives you adjustability up and...

Rox 2" risers. Gives you adjustability up and back.


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-05-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 737
Posted By Chickenlegs
Run HWY 219 south. Goes from buffalo NY to...

Run HWY 219 south. Goes from buffalo NY to Bluefield West Virginia. From there it turns into 19 just north of Bristol TN. Really great scenic ride with mom, & pop Main Street, nice curves, and ideal...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,337
Posted By Chickenlegs
You could always use your windshield washer. If...

You could always use your windshield washer. If he likes to tailgate it should cool him off a bit.


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Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,927
Posted By Chickenlegs
Very good grasshopper, you have acquired life...

Very good grasshopper, you have acquired life lesson.


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Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,570
Posted By Chickenlegs
You only live once, and most don't even do that....

You only live once, and most don't even do that. Ride on!


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Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By Chickenlegs
I need someway of changing up leg position from...

I need someway of changing up leg position from time to time. Coming from a cruiser I enjoyed both forward controls and hwy pegs. My knees get to screaming during long use on the ST pegs.


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Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By Chickenlegs
What's the correct level? Sent from my...

What's the correct level?


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Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By Chickenlegs
Checked rear brake master cylinder and it could...

Checked rear brake master cylinder and it could use a little fluid. I've not found an additional reservoir. One for the front, one for the rear. Should there be another one also?




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Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By Chickenlegs
The 'most of the time' part of my description. ...

The 'most of the time' part of my description. Sometime the servo doesn't engage and I end up riding without servo brakes and with the fast blinking of the ABS light. I plan on checking the clutch...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By Chickenlegs
Short answer - bought the wrong bike. Works good...

Short answer - bought the wrong bike. Works good for short runs, but long distance comfortable its not. And yes, the RT would be the better choice but I don't care for the bigger fairing cause its...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By Chickenlegs
I don't have hand guards as this is an ST and not...

I don't have hand guards as this is an ST and not a GS (I didn't get any feedback on road warriors). I have changed the bars and added risers. With saying that is what I'm looking for, a switch...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By Chickenlegs
Servo-assisted linked ABS problem, wheres the gremlin?

I have a 2005 with the servo assisted linked ABS. Here's my problem:

I have an intermittent problem with its initialization. I get the fast blink, then the servo engages (most of the time),...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
Posted By Chickenlegs
Got some paint work started. Looks red, however...

Got some paint work started. Looks red, however its burnt orange, w/black, pinstriped with silver to match the wheels and such. Loads left to do.

http://i57.tinypic.com/2hz4pqb.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 25,482
Posted By Chickenlegs
As long as they keep selling golf balls, dog...

As long as they keep selling golf balls, dog collars, and coffee mugs they will be fine.


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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-19-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,974
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, 09:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,117
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, 04:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,610
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, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,796
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, 04:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,818
Posted By Chickenlegs
---nailed it!!

---nailed it!!
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,831
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, 05:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,523
Posted By Chickenlegs
Shad SH49 maybe?

Shad SH49 maybe?
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,831
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, 08:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,831
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, 10:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,850
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, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
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, 06:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,799
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, 10:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,089
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, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
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 ...
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