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Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
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, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
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, 04:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,056
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, 03:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 764
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, 05:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
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, 05:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,018
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, 03:55 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,138
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, 04:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,497
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, 04:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
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, 04:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
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, 03:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
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, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
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, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
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, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
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, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
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, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,561
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, 04:56 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 18,254
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, 04:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,636
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: 59
Views: 2,293
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: 1,410
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: 18
Views: 1,561
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: 3,587
Posted By Chickenlegs
---nailed it!!

---nailed it!!
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,154
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: 2,167
Posted By Chickenlegs
Shad SH49 maybe?

Shad SH49 maybe?
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,154
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: 8,154
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: 5,372
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: 741
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: 1,673
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: 5,748
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: 543
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: 543
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: 1,335
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: 2,049,878
Posted By Chickenlegs
Stay thirsty my friend,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

Stay thirsty my friend,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
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: 2,049,878
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: 23,128
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: 2,209
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: 2,049,878
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: 783
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...
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