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Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,396
Posted By jackstrat
I know it is apples and oranges, but you can buy...

I know it is apples and oranges, but you can buy a Jeep Wrangler (new) for the price of the GSA...And yes, cream of the crop motos have always been expensive, but even I could afford a BMW RT100 back...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,396
Posted By jackstrat
Price of New GS 1200 Adv

Just received my latest BMW newsletter... This stuck out like a sore thumb:

R 1200 GS Adventure, Well equipped at $21,550

Holy moley! $22K for an adventure bike?

jackL
Forum: Hacks 06-01-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 431,830
Posted By jackstrat
Wow, is this thread still going? My two...

Wow, is this thread still going?

My two cents: If you own it, you can complain about it. Period.

I loved our '07 Ural. Wish we still had it. Been looking over Ural.com the past few months....
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 99,201
Posted By jackstrat
Wonderful trip report, pics, and the Ural. I...

Wonderful trip report, pics, and the Ural. I really miss our Ural!!!! Continued safe trip!!!

Jealous in Chicago!

JackL
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,287
Posted By jackstrat
Now that is a rig!!!! Congratulations to the...

Now that is a rig!!!! Congratulations to the owners and the builders!!!!

jack
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 769
Posted By jackstrat
Hannigan Sidecar Customer Service - Big Thumbs Up

As I reported awhile back on this forum and the sidecar.com forum, the wife and I purchased a Hannigan Classic Twin sidecar back in September. It handles great, looks great, and provides a large,...
Forum: Hacks 10-06-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3,436
Views: 583,003
Posted By jackstrat
Wish I had $17K, I would certainly consider it....

Wish I had $17K, I would certainly consider it. What a beauteefull rig!!!!

Jack
Forum: Hacks 09-22-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,769
Posted By jackstrat
HackPirate, Do you have an auxillary gas...

HackPirate,

Do you have an auxillary gas tank or carry extra gas? What distance were you able to go between fill ups?

Jack
Forum: Hacks 09-21-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,769
Posted By jackstrat
Hackpirate, nice rig! Very nice! jack

Hackpirate, nice rig! Very nice!

jack
Forum: Hacks 09-20-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,769
Posted By jackstrat
The DL1000 was actually one of the first bikes we...

The DL1000 was actually one of the first bikes we considered as a sidecar rig but at the time I decided against it because of the frame style (no downtubes, etc.). I now realize that subframes are...
Forum: Hacks 09-18-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,769
Posted By jackstrat
Unfair name calling there... I am not a Harley...

Unfair name calling there... I am not a Harley fashion slave. I test drove and or shopped every bike on the planet and it happened the HD FLHTC fit me, fit my wife, and fit my needs better than...
Forum: Hacks 09-18-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,769
Posted By jackstrat
I was just looking at the fuel moto site and with...

I was just looking at the fuel moto site and with their stage 1 kit and cams you're looking at close to 100 HP and 100 FT lbs of torque if I read the dyno charts correctly. Wonder what the gas...
Forum: Hacks 09-16-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,769
Posted By jackstrat
Crampfan, are you running an oil cooler? I was...

Crampfan, are you running an oil cooler? I was wondering if heat (but it was a cold day) was the problem I ran into 100 miles down the interstate when the engine seemed to lose 10-20 horses. I went...
Forum: Hacks 09-15-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,769
Posted By jackstrat
My 2011 FLHTC is the 96ci model, something like...

My 2011 FLHTC is the 96ci model, something like 1580 CCs. It has more power than my 1500 Kaw Nomad, but not much more. The power is actually quite good in the 4,000 RPM range but I prefer to ride in...
Forum: Hacks 09-15-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,769
Posted By jackstrat
2011 Harley FLHTC with Hannigan Classic Twin Sidecar

I realize this is an Adventure Rider forum, but since I had a Ural, want an Adv Rider rig someday, and posed pre-purchase questions regarding this rig, I thought I would share the result.

Other...
Forum: Hacks 09-11-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 104,190
Posted By jackstrat
I absolutely love your rig!!! Not sure if...

I absolutely love your rig!!!

Not sure if the wife would ever go for it given what we invested in ours...

http://thewoodshop.20m.com/motorcycle/Hannigan/GEDC0382sm.jpg
Forum: Hacks 09-11-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,961
Posted By jackstrat
Last Thursday (9/8/11) we rode "North" up I24,...

Last Thursday (9/8/11) we rode "North" up I24, I57, I80, and I355 from Murray KY to Chicago IL. It was 450 miles, one day. Light headwind. I tried to keep up with traffic, which was approximately 70...
Forum: Hacks 09-11-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,961
Posted By jackstrat
Just returned from Hannigans where they installed...

Just returned from Hannigans where they installed the Classic Twin Sidecar on our 2011 HD FLHTC. On the trip down, no sidecar, we averaged 44 mpg over the 450 miles of Interstate. On the return trip...
Forum: Hacks 07-12-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,484
Posted By jackstrat
Thanks for the guide suggestions. We had a Ural...

Thanks for the guide suggestions. We had a Ural for 3 years so we are not completely new to sidecars, though I know the Harley with a sidecar is a totally different animal with the higher CG, etc.
...
Forum: Hacks 07-12-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,484
Posted By jackstrat
One more thing...I asked about mounting the dual...

One more thing...I asked about mounting the dual sport (with the larger wheel) to the Harley and Hannigan basically said no way. Said it would not handle correctly.

jackL
Forum: Hacks 07-12-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,484
Posted By jackstrat
Thanks again for the replies. Still a bit...

Thanks again for the replies.

Still a bit nervous about our choice, but we ordered the Hannigan Classic Twin. It is 6" wider and $500 more than the Classic, otherwise the same.

Have a couple...
Forum: Hacks 07-11-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,484
Posted By jackstrat
Thanks for your replies! Great info. jack

Thanks for your replies! Great info.

jack
Forum: Hacks 07-11-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,484
Posted By jackstrat
Hannigan Classic -- Small Sidecar wheel

As I posted on the sidecar.com forum...

I am trying to decide between the Spalding and Hannigan Classic sidecars for our 2011 Harley FLHTC (Electra Glide Classic). I realize this is not an...
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