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Forum: Road Trips
Yesterday, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By skootchnc

check with the various weather stes before you...

check with the various weather stes before you leave, Most of the time it's pretty nice, running 5-10 degrees cooler on top, compared to the towns below.
Be aware of frontal systems, and or storm...
07-14-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,527
Posted By skootchnc

we stayed at Skyline Village inn.... just up the...

we stayed at Skyline Village inn.... just up the road a couple of miles. they had a simple meal program for breakfast, and dinner.... (eggs, bacon, and toast, breakfast, and whatever they were...
07-05-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,034
Posted By skootchnc

Group rides to the mountains are "by invitation...

Group rides to the mountains are "by invitation only"
this is NOT the time to be teaching new riders, or dealing with "friends of friends"

Last time I allowed a "tag-along" with us.... Saturday...
06-26-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,103
Posted By skootchnc

Sunpie worked the trick on my '05 FLTRi

Sunpie worked the trick on my '05 FLTRi
05-21-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,778
Posted By skootchnc

it depends on where I'm going.... I'd just as...

it depends on where I'm going.... I'd just as soon NOT roll out in the rain, but heading for what I felt was an important event, I put on the rain gear, and rode for 2 hours to get clear of the...
Forum: Road Trips
05-17-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By skootchnc

GENERAL "rule of thumb" the BRP is about 5...

GENERAL "rule of thumb" the BRP is about 5 degrees cooler, than the area below.
This weekend highs are forecast for upper-80s, to low 90s, and the weather looks to be clear and sunny...

Normally...
04-19-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 321
Posted By skootchnc

welcome, from raleigh

welcome, from raleigh
04-13-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,809
Posted By skootchnc

Motorcycling, is not inherently dangerous... ...

Motorcycling, is not inherently dangerous...
However it is extremely unforgiving of
inattention
ignorance
incompetence
and
stupidity
04-12-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,846
Posted By skootchnc

if you mean Do I travel in the same direction...

if you mean
Do I travel in the same direction as a random group of strangers, maintaining roughly the same speed, until they, or I turn off?
Then yes....
If you mean, do I ride up into a group...
04-09-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,972
Posted By skootchnc

what makes H-D "premium"???? simple H-D says...

what makes H-D "premium"????
simple H-D says they are.... and thousands of guys will line up for a H-D tattoo.... even guys who don't ride.....
A marketing stroke of genius.... stable, or otherwise
03-23-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,972
Posted By skootchnc

Any rider, who doesn't think their bike is the...

Any rider, who doesn't think their bike is the best ever built..... must have the wrong bike
03-10-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 61,089
Posted By skootchnc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNlCJYgRnlE&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNlCJYgRnlE&feature=share
we've long suspected Harley doesn't give one.... but it seems they will sell you one.
Does this make dealerships pimps?
I predict much...
Forum: Road Trips
03-09-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,078
Posted By skootchnc

I pour over maps, and satellite view for...

I pour over maps, and satellite view for PLANNING..... but I load up the route into the GPS, so I can enjoy the ride, and not spend time trying to remember where/when I need to turn.
very helpful on...
03-08-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,230
Posted By skootchnc

why??? you ask... if for no other reason that...

why??? you ask...
if for no other reason that to piss off all of the "right people"

mission accomplished
02-13-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,353
Posted By skootchnc

2001 FLTR has the TC-88 .... either your friend...

2001 FLTR has the TC-88 .... either your friend has updated the cam tensioners... or you should...
50K......... just a bit past broken in....with proper care, will last will past 100-150K, and parts...
02-10-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,517
Posted By skootchnc

my 05 FLTRi was bone stock TC-88 until the front...

my 05 FLTRi was bone stock TC-88 until the front cam bearing [email protected] 140,000 mile
Then I had a massive case of "while I'm in there" and just flat over did everything....
NOT complaining, but when...
01-28-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 33,189
Posted By skootchnc

I'm big on the Raleigh area.... big enough to...

I'm big on the Raleigh area.... big enough to have top quality medical care (if you ever need that)
a couple of hours to the beach, but far enough that hurricanes are just a hockey team (LOL)
A...
01-07-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By skootchnc

swing arm bushings while in there....

swing arm bushings while in there....
01-02-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 377
Posted By skootchnc

welcome, from Raleigh.... plenty of good roads,...

welcome, from Raleigh.... plenty of good roads, and good groups around you
Forum: Road Trips
12-30-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,667
Posted By skootchnc

here you go.... more loops than you'll use ...

here you go.... more loops than you'll use

https://www.appalachianbackroads.com/
12-30-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 24,938
Posted By skootchnc

small buildings, where the salesman, or the...

small buildings, where the salesman, or the mechanic was either the owner, or the owners child, or wife. Family business where the people you dealt with , knew the product, and took the time to know...
12-29-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,609
Posted By skootchnc

best advice I've ever seen.... "if the opinion...

best advice I've ever seen....
"if the opinion of others is important to you...get a Street Glide"
11-30-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,948
Posted By skootchnc

I highly recommend going back to work.... Since...

I highly recommend going back to work....
Since I retired, between my wife and two daughters, have conspired to keep me hopping with honey-do and daddy-do lists. I'm down to just over 15,000 miles a...
11-18-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 30,710
Posted By skootchnc

miles........... lots and lots of miles my...

miles........... lots and lots of miles
my first 6 months, I added a better seat, and a better windshield.... all of the nacy chrome was added by the first owner... 3 years 10,526 miles....
after I...
11-16-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,437
Posted By skootchnc

I have my harness come out under the front of the...

I have my harness come out under the front of the seat. I tuck it away during warm months, and can get it out in a flash, when it's time to put on the grebings
Pretty much anything you want.. is...
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