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Forum: Road warriors Today, 07:19 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 35,186
Posted By nskitts
One of the reasons I bought a RK was because I...

One of the reasons I bought a RK was because I think they look the best with a sidecar. My wife says no right now for getting one for my 2 year old to ride in but damn, how cool of a dad would I be...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 07:24 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 35,186
Posted By nskitts
I just picked this 2013 Plain Jane up as a great...

I just picked this 2013 Plain Jane up as a great winter buy. The fairing bikes are all the rage right now and I see the Road King as a return to the elements of motorcycling and at a great value. I...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,024
Posted By nskitts
I think it's the design of some cruisers. If they...

I think it's the design of some cruisers. If they are the unlowered Harley touring you can push the bikes to the very edge of the tires. My last set of tires were feathered on the edges where I...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,024
Posted By nskitts
I have owned both an FZ6 and now a Road King. I...

I have owned both an FZ6 and now a Road King. I loved the FZ6 but I had to rev it to get any power, but it was a great bike. I like the Road King better, and I try to find the most curvy southern...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,024
Posted By nskitts
Don't forget to run the recommended air pressure...

Don't forget to run the recommended air pressure in the rear shocks when carrying you finance, it will help bottoming out.

As a Road Glide owner I can say that the 2015 is supposed to be the best...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,213
Posted By nskitts
Gorgeous bikes! Don't be afraid to get them dirty...

Gorgeous bikes! Don't be afraid to get them dirty and enjoy the ease of maintenance a HD requires.

Looking forward to more pics of your adventures on them and a follow up review.
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 961,190
Posted By nskitts
I found this one in a barn covered in dust for...

I found this one in a barn covered in dust for $400. I cleaned the carbs, cleaned the bike, and sold it for $1800. To this day I regret selling it:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,229
Posted By nskitts
Frankly, I'm more worried about your risk of a...

Frankly, I'm more worried about your risk of a stroke.
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2,399
Views: 662,691
Posted By nskitts
Maybe a Nolan N44 would fix this, it has a huge...

Maybe a Nolan N44 would fix this, it has a huge eye opening. I would like to say that I don't care what I look like riding the Road King with a full face, but honestly, looks of the helmet are...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,399
Views: 662,691
Posted By nskitts
I'm looking for a new full face to wear on the...

I'm looking for a new full face to wear on the Road King. The new Bell Bullitt, while being a nostalgic throwback, seems to offer a great field of vision in a low profile shell.
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2,399
Views: 662,691
Posted By nskitts
Why not rent a Harley instead? Just the sales tax...

Why not rent a Harley instead? Just the sales tax you will pay will pay for the rental.
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,654
Posted By nskitts
It's one of the most passionate things that...

It's one of the most passionate things that people obsess over in motorsports for some reason, and I have been guilty of it to some extent.

I use Mobil 1 15w50 because it's much cheaper than...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2,399
Views: 662,691
Posted By nskitts
It has right at 20,000 miles, 16,000 by me with...

It has right at 20,000 miles, 16,000 by me with synthetics used at appropriate intervals. It has never failed me and the engine sounds great and the tranny shifts like it should. This new 103 in the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2,399
Views: 662,691
Posted By nskitts
I just picked up this 2013 Road King from a guy...

I just picked up this 2013 Road King from a guy wanting to sell during the cold months. I had been wanting to get away from the bat wings and shark noses and back to the basics with just a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,654
Posted By nskitts
Mobil 1 15w-50!!!!

Mobil 1 15w-50!!!!
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,716
Posted By nskitts
I've said it before, but I will say it again,...

I've said it before, but I will say it again, those black wheels make that bike look awesome, a subtle timeless awesome. Please don't change a thing.
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By nskitts
Nice looking craftsmanship but you have to sell...

Nice looking craftsmanship but you have to sell that in the Vendors section.
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,372
Posted By nskitts
OP asked between Ducati and BMW. Stick to that,...

OP asked between Ducati and BMW. Stick to that, don't tell him which Jap, Triumph, or Harley to buy.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,822
Posted By nskitts
You didn't even mention a milk crate. Hippie, you...

You didn't even mention a milk crate. Hippie, you blow my mind.
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,095
Posted By nskitts
A KLR tank! Someone please go to Myrtle Beach and...

A KLR tank! Someone please go to Myrtle Beach and rescue that 650L, she doesn't deserve this...no bike deserves to be treated this way.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,298
Posted By nskitts
If I vote for Harley is there any way for anyone...

If I vote for Harley is there any way for anyone to know?
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,399
Views: 662,691
Posted By nskitts
I love the way those black rims look. I am...

I love the way those black rims look. I am thinking of having my Road Glide wheels painted black.
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,370
Posted By nskitts
The '12 I reckon, the '09 is gonna be 6 years old...

The '12 I reckon, the '09 is gonna be 6 years old January and will start to seem older to folks on the used market if you try to sell it, and by the time your are a season or two into it, it will...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,953
Posted By nskitts
I could tour on this naked: ...

I could tour on this naked:
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,464
Posted By nskitts
The best bang for the buck is going to be with...

The best bang for the buck is going to be with the pre-'09 bikes. You can get a Road Glide for 10 grand if you get an '06-'08 possibly. But it won't be mine as I am gonna keep it awhile longer!...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,464
Posted By nskitts
I really think it's an overblown issue much like...

I really think it's an overblown issue much like everything else. I ride my 2007 Roadglide to its limit quite a bit on the curves, etc and I am not feeling all kinds of slop and flex with no brace....
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,464
Posted By nskitts
No. An '09 with 20,000 miles on it in good...

No.

An '09 with 20,000 miles on it in good condition will be 13-15,000 I would say.
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By nskitts
The '09 is the first year of the much hyped new...

The '09 is the first year of the much hyped new frame and also was not lowered from the factory like the Roadglides of later years were.

So, there is only that year of a full length suspension,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By nskitts
A friend had me list his 2012 Streetglide a few...

A friend had me list his 2012 Streetglide a few weeks ago on Craigslist. He wanted a quick sell so he had me list it for $15,000 and sold it two days later.

I have an '07 Roadglide and will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 13,135
Posted By nskitts
I think my Road Glide with its huge fairing and...

I think my Road Glide with its huge fairing and the fact it is orange has kept me safer. I have read studies that say the front view is the most important obviously. The larger the your front width...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,443
Posted By nskitts
Turbos have made cars rockets in the past 10...

Turbos have made cars rockets in the past 10 years from what I can tell. Prochargers, etc.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 36,120
Views: 9,391,157
Posted By nskitts
This thread has gotten so good in the past few...

This thread has gotten so good in the past few months, it has no place in perfect line, and every right to be in JM.

Why no move so it can really get out of control??
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,400
Posted By nskitts
I am 6'3" and ride a Road Glide. The good thing...

I am 6'3" and ride a Road Glide. The good thing is you can get a seat that pushes the rider position back farther if it doesn't fit you. I saw a C&C seat that looked really nice that a 6'6" guy had...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 113,881
Posted By nskitts
Neat video. If I remember right, pulling off...

Neat video.

If I remember right, pulling off the BRP anywhere you can is not prohibited. Camping probably is, but it looks like you had the tent tucked in pretty nicely and doesn't look like you...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,399
Views: 662,691
Posted By nskitts
Quoted from cripula: "Of course - it's a 4 speed...

Quoted from cripula: "Of course - it's a 4 speed AMF shovelhead :d

It's not full of oil though, that's a rock to keep the pan from blowing away. The 4 speed drips a little out of the main seal....
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,674
Posted By nskitts
That rear seat looks pretty comfortable for the...

That rear seat looks pretty comfortable for the wife. I hope you two have a good time this spring!! Nice bike!
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By nskitts
Just like that one but with clear doors. The fact...

Just like that one but with clear doors. The fact that when I turn the knob to any different setting whether hotter or colder it kicks the compressor on to cool tells me it is possibly something with...
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By nskitts
Need some refrigerator troubleshooting

I have a commercial double door fridge, a True brand. The problem I am having is that you can set the temperature dial to 5 and it will cool to less than 41 degrees, but in a day or so it will creep...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15,923
Views: 1,771,264
Posted By nskitts
They're reflective at night too.

They're reflective at night too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By nskitts
And no pics of Bessie??

And no pics of Bessie??
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