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Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8,898
Views: 1,417,587
Posted By Tip Over
Today, I've given up on my Ultra Classic...

Today, I've given up on my Ultra Classic completely. I'm going back to what I know works for me. The perfect balance of performance, comfort, style and that undefined factor that drives us...



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Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 111,790
Posted By Tip Over
I've been without a car for a year. Yeah....

I've been without a car for a year.

Yeah. Just because you can do it, doesn't make it practical.
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 111,790
Posted By Tip Over
Because, lets be honest, nobody buys any...

Because, lets be honest, nobody buys any motorcycle because it's practical.

Because while a goldwing, like all motorcycles, can be used as a dual sport, sometimes you want to jump a dirt mound...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8,898
Views: 1,417,587
Posted By Tip Over
I want something with mini-ape looking bars, a...

I want something with mini-ape looking bars, a banana seat, and scrambler pipes.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f3/1972_Honda_trail_90.jpg

I've been getting bigger and bigger...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 471,237
Posted By Tip Over
It was 39 degrees, with 80% humidity. At 70 mph...

It was 39 degrees, with 80% humidity. At 70 mph it sucks.


Coldest ive ever ridden in was -10, with sleet comming down. I moved to floruda so i didnt have to deal with it ever again.
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8,898
Views: 1,417,587
Posted By Tip Over
Today, I really want one of these. ...

Today, I really want one of these.

http://www.ridermagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/retro-PICTURE0.jpg

Kinda wish I had been able to do the trade that was offered to me on here a while...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 471,237
Posted By Tip Over
Couple nights ago, I was on my way to work, on my...

Couple nights ago, I was on my way to work, on my bike. 39 degrees out, wet air, and just downright miserable. I was definitely doing the speed limit and nothing more. Hell, my bike didn't even reach...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 641,086
Posted By Tip Over
Be sure to have some thin cardboard slats to hold...

Be sure to have some thin cardboard slats to hold up the rim on both sides. to keep the offset when you are doing the initial tightening.

First time I did it in school it took me 16 hours for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 230,488
Posted By Tip Over
Is that seriously two boxes stacked on top of...

Is that seriously two boxes stacked on top of each other?
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8,898
Views: 1,417,587
Posted By Tip Over
I like Adventure bikes, but have no offroad...

I like Adventure bikes, but have no offroad aspirations myself, so this is really talking to me since I saw the pictures from the show
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8,898
Views: 1,417,587
Posted By Tip Over
As I sit here, looking at various cruisers and...

As I sit here, looking at various cruisers and touring bikes, while waiting for my Harley to be towed to the dealership for repair, I am constantly, inexplicably drawn towards two extremes.

There...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8,898
Views: 1,417,587
Posted By Tip Over
Thicker part in the triple tree gives more...

Thicker part in the triple tree gives more stiffness, and allows what flex there is to be tuned by the part that isn't acted directly upon by the rider, thus enhancing feedback.

Reservoir is...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 111,790
Posted By Tip Over
Seat is amazing, Pretty much nothing compares...

Seat is amazing, Pretty much nothing compares stock. It kinda locks you into one spot, but I've never heard it be an actual complaint.
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 111,790
Posted By Tip Over
The 1800 is only really heavy if you drop it. ...

The 1800 is only really heavy if you drop it.

It's not what you would call "flickable", but it's disturbingly capable.
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8,898
Views: 1,417,587
Posted By Tip Over
Test rode one a little while ago. Pretty much...

Test rode one a little while ago. Pretty much perfection for me, all it needs is a slightly taller windshield and I would be happy.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 111,790
Posted By Tip Over
I eventually want to find a GL1100, and it would...

I eventually want to find a GL1100, and it would be pretty cool to have a police version like that. Just unique enough to stand out.

I already had an Interstate, and being in Florida I would...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 111,790
Posted By Tip Over
1980 is when the fairing appeared from the...

1980 is when the fairing appeared from the factory, 83 introduced hydraulic tappets, making the motor relatively maintenance free,

1987 is when the Flat-4 became a six cylinder, and the wing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9,922
Views: 2,036,929
Posted By Tip Over
I got the same things on mine.

I got the same things on mine.
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8,898
Views: 1,417,587
Posted By Tip Over
That, good sir, is the Biltwell Gringo. I have a...

That, good sir, is the Biltwell Gringo. I have a vintage white one, out of the very first run they did of 'em. It's an amazingly good helmet, especially for the cost. Very nice interior, plenty of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9,922
Views: 2,036,929
Posted By Tip Over
My cousin (actually, my aunt, and her family in...

My cousin (actually, my aunt, and her family in general) is deaf, and for a while he had a pretty cool setup where he could put his hands on a box with different speakers in different parts so he...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8,898
Views: 1,417,587
Posted By Tip Over
I like that bike in general, but I've just never...

I like that bike in general, but I've just never found a good deal when I was looking.
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 641,086
Posted By Tip Over
I don't know why the photos dropped off, sorry. ...

I don't know why the photos dropped off, sorry.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 641,086
Posted By Tip Over
Traded my 11 Wide Glide last week for a 2009...

Traded my 11 Wide Glide last week for a 2009 Ultra Classic, Deep teal/Vintage white. Tasteful amount of chrome. I added the LED daybreaker headlight and the brightass taillight. Other then a set of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,827
Posted By Tip Over
Big Twins do. The Sportster is around 375 for the...

Big Twins do. The Sportster is around 375 for the birth cert on setup.
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,827
Posted By Tip Over
Bigger displacement, running leaner. My Wide...

Bigger displacement, running leaner. My Wide Glide fries my legs in stop and go, so much that I go out of my way to keep moving nowadays.




Depends on the front tire if the rear cylinder is...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,940
Posted By Tip Over
I like a decent size tank bag. Nothing to smack...

I like a decent size tank bag. Nothing to smack your boot on when throwing a leg over, and it keeps the bike thin.

I have saddlebags now, and they've got me caught a few times in tight parking...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By Tip Over
Never Dull. It's a wadding material that is...

Never Dull. It's a wadding material that is petroleum based. I've used it to clean off the rust on my spokes. It's about five bucks at Wal-mart.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 423,166
Posted By Tip Over
I thought I was doing pretty good until a couple...

I thought I was doing pretty good until a couple days ago.

Got off work, went home, showered. Then I decided to run up to the walgreens literally right around the corner to get something to eat. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9,922
Views: 2,036,929
Posted By Tip Over
I know. Ive had it in the shop several times for...

I know. Ive had it in the shop several times for issues that i am told are just Harley quirks. It is frustrating for sure, since the sensors that could cause that wouldnt even allow for a limp home...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9,922
Views: 2,036,929
Posted By Tip Over
It's a 2011 Wide Glide that I picked up as a...

It's a 2011 Wide Glide that I picked up as a leftover with 3 miles on it for a hell of a deal. Nice bike for sure, I am convinced of the Dyna's superiority over the Softail. However, I have learned...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9,922
Views: 2,036,929
Posted By Tip Over
Mine is a Harley Dyna. It doesn't flood...

Mine is a Harley Dyna.


It doesn't flood out. My guess is that for whatever reason the crank sensor doesn't get picked up, so after five seconds the pump and injectors stop. That's just enough...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9,922
Views: 2,036,929
Posted By Tip Over
A little background, I live (and work) right by...

A little background, I live (and work) right by Motorcycle Mechanic Institute, and attended (graduated) there too.

Every morning I stop at the Hess Express for my donuts and water for the day,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8,898
Views: 1,417,587
Posted By Tip Over
Cortez has me leaning towards a Honda Forza as a...

Cortez has me leaning towards a Honda Forza as a backup for the Goldwing I'm trading for. My commute is totally city right now, and the slimness, storage and lack of clutch make it an entertainingly...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 111,790
Posted By Tip Over
So, it's becoming a reality for me. I have some...

So, it's becoming a reality for me. I have some money saved up, and have been in contact with the local Honda dealer. I narrowed down the choice to either a GL1500 or a Valkyrie Interstate, leaving...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 22,987
Posted By Tip Over
Best seat for me, so far, has been my 83...

Best seat for me, so far, has been my 83 Goldwing's that I had refoamed. It was narrow enough to comfortably reach downward, but still supported amazingly well. Close second is the cut down seat I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 57,894
Posted By Tip Over
Soooo... I got to try one out for a bit....

Soooo...


I got to try one out for a bit.

Engine pulls hard. I was seriously impressed with how it felt after the weight loss. It feels happiest about one gear higher then you think.

...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,898
Posted By Tip Over
2011 harley-Davidson dyna wide glide. Supersport...

2011 harley-Davidson dyna wide glide. Supersport windshield and a set of throw over saddlebag, and ive actually gotten to the point of not even owning a carl
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 56,356
Posted By Tip Over
Well. I'm done. Without getting this thread...

Well. I'm done.

Without getting this thread sent down below, I've been worn out by the dealer and my Wide Glide. I want my Wing back.

Out of every motorcycle that I've ridden, which is a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8,898
Views: 1,417,587
Posted By Tip Over
http://powersports.honda.com/assets/flash/model/ga...

http://powersports.honda.com/assets/flash/model/gallery/GoldWingF6B_2013_11.jpg

I've come to the realization that my previous choice, the Electra Glide Police, isn't best for my riding style at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9,922
Views: 2,036,929
Posted By Tip Over
That's why I have the daybreaker LED on my HD,...

That's why I have the daybreaker LED on my HD, but still have stock pipes.:clap
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