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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 37,311
Views: 9,784,629
Posted By sixspeed
A bruised ego beats a bruised body any time. :D

A bruised ego beats a bruised body any time. :D
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,274
Posted By sixspeed
It may be emotional in certain cases but our own...

It may be emotional in certain cases but our own anecdotal experiences skewer our opinions.

I'm not as interested in their statistics but I would love to have a data set containing the exact...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,391
Posted By sixspeed
We should drop them in that crack and let them...

We should drop them in that crack and let them become fuel for the great Centrailia mine fire. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,274
Posted By sixspeed
I certainly am not qualified to challenge their...

I certainly am not qualified to challenge their statistics but having a staff of 9 PhD's isn't all that expensive if your "team" of statisticians is in Beijing or Bangalore.



What amazes me...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,391
Posted By sixspeed
Always wondered why the Japanese manufacturers...

Always wondered why the Japanese manufacturers (and to an extent Polaris with Vic/Indian) choose to clone Harley's "antiquated" V-twin and not BMW's antiquated boxer?

Only enough business in...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5,271
Views: 1,063,424
Posted By sixspeed
Mind if I borrow that:

Mind if I borrow that:
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,670
Views: 1,007,170
Posted By sixspeed
One even the haters will like. Simply......

One even the haters will like. Simply... beautiful.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=338516&stc=1&d=1427761589
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,389
Posted By sixspeed
Why oh why does the same childish crap come up in...

Why oh why does the same childish crap come up in every HD thread.

Nope, HD doesn't make a sport, ADV or sport touring bike. That makes them out of touch with the whole world?

Yet somehow BMW...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,391
Posted By sixspeed
http://www.advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=78
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,391
Posted By sixspeed
It's almost as if some folks are terminally...

It's almost as if some folks are terminally unhappy and want the rest of us to be. Too bad we both wear FFs or the whole world would see two really happy happy riders.

As long as my "Hardley"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 19,564
Posted By sixspeed
Too bad he couldtn't pull out a badge or active...

Too bad he couldtn't pull out a badge or active FOP membership card.

This "maybe" 10 over story would never have happened.

If the OP was polite and respectful and is as squeaky clean as he...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,391
Posted By sixspeed
Do you ride your Burgman to work ATGATT with your...

Do you ride your Burgman to work ATGATT with your grip on the back and a BLE decal on your helmet? :roflThese Harley threads are better than a good BLE/UTU catfight.
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 38,813
Posted By sixspeed
If we could fit a 103# and 75# lab in there with...

If we could fit a 103# and 75# lab in there with us that's how we'd roll! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By sixspeed
It seems that Utopia makes one for your bike: ...

It seems that Utopia makes one for your bike:

http://utpr.com/victorylinks.html

I like mine.... actually I love mine! It's not QD so if yo need to remove it to ride two up you will need to...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By sixspeed
Do you have or did you try a backrest? Not...

Do you have or did you try a backrest?

Not sure if they have one for you model of the Vic, but adding a Utopia backrest to my HD Cop Road King seat solved all of my slouching problems.

Mine...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,092
Posted By sixspeed
Interesting thesis and one oft repeated here,...

Interesting thesis and one oft repeated here, though not in this sub-forum.

Unless you're wringing every nano-HP of performance out of a performance motorcycle you're not a real motorcyclist but...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-19-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 65,743
Posted By sixspeed
In case someone missed this one over in the...

In case someone missed this one over in the Harley thread. The orange and black bike on the orange and black railroad.

Pipestone Pass tunnel sans track, catenary and a Little Joe. Breathtaking...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-19-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,227
Posted By sixspeed
Ouch! Now I'm fantasizing about my RK on the 'ol...

Ouch! Now I'm fantasizing about my RK on the 'ol Milwaukee Road at Pipestone Pass Tunnel :D
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,939
Posted By sixspeed
How timely. C&D on how emissions and fuel...

How timely. C&D on how emissions and fuel efficiency regulations are driving forced induction:

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Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 677,386
Posted By sixspeed
The front of the cop seat uses a hex bolt to...

The front of the cop seat uses a hex bolt to attach to the u-shaped frame bracket as a sort of hinge.

The back of his seat has a KONG dog toy replacing the air spring and air tank (or spring...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,756
Posted By sixspeed
The Steel... you're dating yourself! :D ...

The Steel... you're dating yourself! :D

Uphill slow
Downhill fast
Profit first
Safety last.
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,965
Posted By sixspeed
Yep. Shopping, test riding, and more test riding...

Yep. Shopping, test riding, and more test riding is the key. Made easy thanks to the MoCo's no strings attached hassle-free test ride policy.

Interestingly I shopped a whole lot of bikes (and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 84,057
Posted By sixspeed
Woot? Today's youth aren't gonna get old and fat...

Woot? Today's youth aren't gonna get old and fat like me and ride a Harley? :rofl

At the end of last Saturday's ride we stopped at an HD dealer near to an interstate bypass. A young urban fellow...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 28,936
Posted By sixspeed
Unlike some folks I'm not predicting HD's demise...

Unlike some folks I'm not predicting HD's demise because they don't make ADV bikes or sport bikes... he-double-ell, the best poster at the HD museum was the one from the early 1900's that had a son...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 28,936
Posted By sixspeed
Hmmm, "Harley Ad Campaign" gets 13m+ hits on...

Hmmm, "Harley Ad Campaign" gets 13m+ hits on Google. :D

Was unable to find any advertising campaigns by the MoCo that hit the target group you mention. A few references to a "Harley riding gun...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 28,936
Posted By sixspeed
Wouldn't the same argument be able to be made for...

Wouldn't the same argument be able to be made for BMW motorcycles.

They sell a premium product at a premium price point and they've done so largely with a legacy platform of Boxer engines whose...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 28,936
Posted By sixspeed
Can't say that I follow your logic here. ...

Can't say that I follow your logic here.

Are you saying that after the current generation of Harley riders die off that people will no longer grow old and ride Harleys? :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,640
Posted By sixspeed
A short distance from the eastern exit of the...

A short distance from the eastern exit of the Allegheny tunnel on the PA turnpike is a small cross marker up on the rocks.

I was stuck in side the tunnel tube on labor day 2011 and when traffic...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 28,936
Posted By sixspeed
This theory comes up occasionally in HD or...

This theory comes up occasionally in HD or Victory threads.

The same accolades could be said about HD, and they are already successful at all of the above. Love or hate HD and cruiser/tourers, in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-29-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4,417
Views: 646,677
Posted By sixspeed
Bigger bike bigger picture! :D ...

Bigger bike bigger picture! :D


http://i820.photobucket.com/albums/zz121/rule292/IMG-20130825-00065.jpg (http://s820.photobucket.com/user/rule292/media/IMG-20130825-00065.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 65,952
Posted By sixspeed
I love the KONGed cop seat on your Dyna! :evil ...

I love the KONGed cop seat on your Dyna! :evil

I've got the air ride one on my FLHP and thank heaven it hasn't leaked or busted yet because it rides like a baby buggy and fits my posterior...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,352
Posted By sixspeed
Test rde them all over and over again to develop...

Test rde them all over and over again to develop a favorite. HD dealers are top notch for allowing (actually ENCOURAGING) test rides at will and NOT harassing you with follow up E-spam or high...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 38,813
Posted By sixspeed
One other thing about the cop seat is that due to...

One other thing about the cop seat is that due to the air bag (now spring shock) the seat sits with a noticeable forward rake. It does tend to slide you forward into the tank.
And it does sit waaaay...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 38,813
Posted By sixspeed
May all your days be sunny and nice with that new...

May all your days be sunny and nice with that new cop glide. Perfect riding weather here east of the big muddy, been out each and every day. :clap

I'm tempted to try a few more HD two-up loaner...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 38,813
Posted By sixspeed
Sweet. The 2014's do look cleaner than the 00-14...

Sweet. The 2014's do look cleaner than the 00-14 cop bikes.

Even though (for me) the cop seat makes you sit much higher and further back I still think it's the most comfortable seat my arse...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 38,813
Posted By sixspeed
Just to let you know that adding cruise to a...

Just to let you know that adding cruise to a 2009-2013 Police bike is a (relatively) simple matter and ends up costing under $100. Just have it enabled on the HD tech computer and wire two pins from...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 38,813
Posted By sixspeed
Beau-tee-ful FLHP! You're ARE gonna LOVE that...

Beau-tee-ful FLHP! You're ARE gonna LOVE that bike. They just feel right. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5,271
Views: 1,063,424
Posted By sixspeed
OH NO!!! Prayers for a quick get-back...

OH NO!!!

Prayers for a quick get-back Sarah so you can enjoy at least the tail end of riding season!!!
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,368
Posted By sixspeed
+1 :clap I've got a really, really boring...

+1 :clap

I've got a really, really boring stretch of multi-mile speed trap that I regularly travel. A 70 mph road posted at 45 mph. Monotonous and hard to keep at the speed limit.

Just spent...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5,271
Views: 1,063,424
Posted By sixspeed
Any thoughts on an early-2000's XL1200S Sportster...

Any thoughts on an early-2000's XL1200S Sportster Sport?

I have the itch for a Sporty now and again and I see a nice sport around me.

Something about a roadster or sportster sport appeals...
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