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03-16-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,489
Posted By lh4x4

I bought 15 Street 750 new and put over 7K on it....

I bought 15 Street 750 new and put over 7K on it. 2K was touring with a 45 lb back pack with camping gear to attend the 75th Sturgis Rally. I was comfortable all the way. I'm 6'3" and 210. I did add...
02-27-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 17,782
Posted By lh4x4

It has been almost two years since I posted. Now...

It has been almost two years since I posted. Now I am 78 and my collection has grown to 26. I added some used bikes to cover what I thought were gaps.

58 FLH
80 FLT
99 FXSTS
08 Cross Bones...
02-07-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,281
Posted By lh4x4

I have loaded and unloaded from trucks for years....

I have loaded and unloaded from trucks for years. I hook a winch ($50 at HF) with a remote control in the bed. The wench is reversible so I just sit on the bike on a ramp that is wide enough to have...
02-01-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,137
Posted By lh4x4

My dealer has the same program. I do my own...

My dealer has the same program. I do my own services except the 1K which the dealer throws in gratis with a new bike purchase.

So from the 5K on I will be doing my own services. With 400K + miles...
01-21-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,030
Posted By lh4x4

Documenting the !k for warranty purposes is a...

Documenting the !k for warranty purposes is a easy as doing the 1K service.

I take a photo of the speedometer, the shop manual along with the tools including the belt tension gauge, torque wrench...
12-21-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,973
Posted By lh4x4

As you said you signed the papers. What you are...

As you said you signed the papers. What you are doing now is called buyers remorse.

Suggestion. Adding debt is never a good thing to do. Never ever.
12-19-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,240
Posted By lh4x4

Idaho - At 78 my memory is failing. The...

Idaho - At 78 my memory is failing. The dealership has fun with me when I ride in. They ask which one did I ride and most of the time I didn't remember right off so I tell them the Harley.
12-16-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 21,222
Posted By lh4x4

I enjoyed the Buell Ulysses since 08 and toured...

I enjoyed the Buell Ulysses since 08 and toured on it extensively. The longest tour was the 12 day 9K ride with two of my sons to the Arctic Circle in 09.

I waited for EBR to come out with a...
12-11-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,051
Posted By lh4x4

You can successfully change all ABS fluids with...

You can successfully change all ABS fluids with just a little extra effort.

Drain front and rear as always. Then turn the ignition on and off many times. That is what the digital tech does but in...
11-05-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,572
Posted By lh4x4

I have similar nerve damage and loss of...

I have similar nerve damage and loss of flexibility in my feet. I just switched to lifting my leg up. Works fine except a little tiring in stop and go traffic.
10-02-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,532
Posted By lh4x4

Unfortunately he is right. The future of H-D is...

Unfortunately he is right. The future of H-D is linked to world sales. He is just being honest.

The efforts of the Trump administration is to turn around the unfair trade agreements and return as...
09-22-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,164
Posted By lh4x4

For the most part no one knows the future. At 78...

For the most part no one knows the future. At 78 I don't spend any time wondering when I will quit. I started riding in March of 1956.

Currently I have decided not to tour alone in remote areas...
09-14-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,046
Posted By lh4x4

I started riding in March 1956 and have no plans...

I started riding in March 1956 and have no plans to stop any time soon.
It was a Whizzer. In 58 I bought a new Simplex.

Had metrics until age 65 when I got my first H-D. Just over 500K lifetime...
09-12-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,948
Posted By lh4x4

I have toured the North American Continent for...

I have toured the North American Continent for the last 16 years on everything from a Street 750, Sportsters,cruisers and touring including a Road King including carrying all the needed gear to camp...
09-12-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 469
Posted By lh4x4

Welcome. My son who had about 20 years in the Air...

Welcome. My son who had about 20 years in the Air Force lives in Vegas. I visit every year during Laughlin River Run and we ride down to Laughlin for it.
09-08-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 17,125
Posted By lh4x4

Why are folks bashing the big rear tire and the...

Why are folks bashing the big rear tire and the raked out front? This model is for those that like that style like the style the V Rod was and the current Breakout is.

The Fat Bob S is the...
08-27-2018, 10:31 PM
08-24-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,240
Posted By lh4x4

I do not understand bashing a dealer without even...

I do not understand bashing a dealer without even giving them a chance to respond. But that's just me.
08-10-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,932
Posted By lh4x4

They are what they are. Variants of the...

They are what they are. Variants of the Revolution engine. They all trace their heritage back to the V-rod. So that makes 16 years of history for H-D with full jacketed water cooled engines. Some...
08-01-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By lh4x4

The lean burn 14.6:1 is applied to all engines in...

The lean burn 14.6:1 is applied to all engines in vehicles not just air cooled as some posters seem to think. That AFR will not change in the future as it is the AFR that produces less of the three...
07-27-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,197
Posted By lh4x4

For a built engine copper core remains the best....

For a built engine copper core remains the best. The only advantage of iridium is that the concentrated spark ignites alcohol blends faster and are self cleaning so they last a very long time. That...
07-25-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,761
Posted By lh4x4

OP - Well excuse me noob. I have had over 60...

OP - Well excuse me noob. I have had over 60 metrics from the 60's on. 22 of them were Honda's up to the Rune and VTX 1800.

At age 65 I went to H-D and had 33 of them that combined I put over 400K...
07-25-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,198
Posted By lh4x4

I have 21K on my 15 1200T and consider it one of...

I have 21K on my 15 1200T and consider it one of the best midsize touring bike that there is. I take it as often as I do the 14 RK also 21K and the other big touring bikes.

Great low speed...
07-14-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,929
Posted By lh4x4

I have all the models oh H-D Twin Cams from 88 to...

I have all the models oh H-D Twin Cams from 88 to 120 and 107 and 114 M8. They have taken me from ocean to ocean, Key West to the Arctic Circle, 49 States and most of Canada with over 400K miles and...
07-09-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,181
Posted By lh4x4

Reading and absorbing the full article was well...

Reading and absorbing the full article was well worth the time. Much more so than the few lame posts that obviously missed reading or understanding what was said.

He did identify the reason for...
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