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Forum: The Gun Enthusiast 02-05-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 817
Posted By r1cochet
My 4-1/2” Hammerli X-esse (a.k.a. Sig Trailside...

My 4-1/2” Hammerli X-esse (a.k.a. Sig Trailside in the US).

https://i.imgur.com/AdwfJLm.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/b9haQwr.jpg
Forum: Softail Models 01-12-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By r1cochet
Your saddlebag is sumping? I think I recall a...

Your saddlebag is sumping? I think I recall a thread about that...
Forum: Touring Models 01-06-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By r1cochet
‘Road King on a budget’ = Heritage Softail

‘Road King on a budget’ = Heritage Softail
Forum: General Harley Davidson Chat 12-30-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 66,474
Posted By r1cochet
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Forum: General Topics/Tech Tips 12-22-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,010
Posted By r1cochet
You can always see wear bars even when the tire...

You can always see wear bars even when the tire is new. Wear bars make it easy to see when the tread wears to the legal limit (2/32”). The ‘tread depth’ is to the bottom of the tread grooves, not to...
Forum: Engine Mechanical Topics 12-03-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,653
Posted By r1cochet
Slim vice grips to grab the socket and rotate...

Slim vice grips to grab the socket and rotate clockwise to tighten the bolt.
Forum: General Harley Davidson Chat 11-28-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By r1cochet
I own a Bell Bullitt helmet and wear it...

I own a Bell Bullitt helmet and wear it occasionally. Fits me well, same sizing/fit as Shoei or HJC. Noisier than either of those examples. Large eye port, excellent visibilty for a FF.
Forum: Softail Models 11-01-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,878
Posted By r1cochet
You mention the swarf and expansion risks. You...

You mention the swarf and expansion risks. You forgot: drill->spark->gasoline->ka-boom!
Forum: Softail Models 10-03-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By r1cochet
The AGM batteries need a special technique to...

The AGM batteries need a special technique to charge when deeply discharged. The chargers detect the low voltage and shut off.

Set this up so you can do all these steps in close proximity. You...
Forum: Sportster Models 09-14-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,925
Posted By r1cochet
My '99 XL1200S ...

My '99 XL1200S

https://i.imgur.com/f7TIRVI.jpg

Bought this at the end of '98 and sold in 2013 when I bought my Heritage Softail.

Forward controls, Samson 2:1 exhaust system, S&S air...
Forum: Softail Models 05-19-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,305
Posted By r1cochet
Nice bike! Suggested basic add-ons: -...

Nice bike!

Suggested basic add-ons:
- Engine guard
- Passenger foot boards
- Luggage rack

I also added
- HD Heated grips ('nostalgic' were the only ones available for the FLSTC)
- HD...
Forum: General Harley Davidson Chat 05-10-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,812
Posted By r1cochet
Much hype on the news last Friday morning about...

Much hype on the news last Friday morning about maybe the highway would be closed due to flooding, so I rode my DR650 to work instead of my Heritage -

http://youtu.be/zWVqgA-4Pgg
Forum: General Harley Davidson Chat 04-18-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,922
Posted By r1cochet
You didn't mention your age or insurance cost....

You didn't mention your age or insurance cost. That is the biggest factor on choice of bike, at least for us up here in Ontario.

If you want to go Harley, for 5'8"/250+, a Sportster may be on the...
Forum: Touring Models 02-25-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,987
Posted By r1cochet
I also went with the BAL-2 12 led version, for...

I also went with the BAL-2 12 led version, for the greater side angle. I commute frequently in rush hour traffic... i set the tail-lamp (no-brake) to a dimmer setting so there is more difference when...
Forum: Project Room 12-16-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By r1cochet
Drain the gas out of the tank and check the...

Drain the gas out of the tank and check the condition of the inside of the tank. Fresh gas please. If the carbs weren't drained before storage, you'll most likely have to disassemble and clean the...
Forum: General Harley Davidson Chat 12-08-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,691
Posted By r1cochet
As noted above... In addition to...

As noted above...




In addition to addressing the motorcycle seat, you may be able to improve your situation by improving your gluteus maximus, especially the section that gets pinched between...
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