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06-17-2019, 11:00 AM
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Posted By moparnut72

I should have posted this in the 2018+ Softail...

I should have posted this in the 2018+ Softail section. Going there I saw that there is a lengthy thread about the Heritages. I will go through that thread so no need to post on this one. Thanks.
kk
06-16-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By moparnut72

Heritage Classic

I am looking for some advice or opinions. I have a 2017 Slim S which I have generally enjoyed. It has been fun to ride around town and day trips. However last weekend I did over 800 miles. It beat me...
06-16-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,683
Posted By moparnut72

There is a guy on the XL Forum who rides a Sporty...

There is a guy on the XL Forum who rides a Sporty in Iron Butt rallies. He goes by Parrothead on that site. I think he is here too, ccomley or something similar. I would have liked to have kept mine...
06-16-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By moparnut72

I would think something is wrong with your bike....

I would think something is wrong with your bike. However I had a tire wear like that on the front of my pickup recently. there was nothing wrong with the alignment. It was an expensive tire to boot....
05-29-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 20,448
Posted By moparnut72

I was in Reno Harley maybe a month ago. They had...

I was in Reno Harley maybe a month ago. They had quite a row of used bikes in the main showroom. Most of them were extremely low mileage. They weren't giving them away though. Usually they keep the...
05-29-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,777
Posted By moparnut72

I am also interested in your results. I have...

I am also interested in your results. I have tried a number of things and have had mixed results. I've tried a ew things, recurve, fangs etc. I have had good results until I exceed 60 mph then...
05-27-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 139,408
Posted By moparnut72

There have been good reviews on this tire....

There have been good reviews on this tire. Secondly my Indy recommended it. I still have a good 402 on the front and he said it would work with it and return better mileage than a 402. He also stocks...
05-27-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By moparnut72

+1 on the Sportster. I know you said no on a...

+1 on the Sportster. I know you said no on a Sporty. I am 6' and rode one for two years. You will fit on one just fine. I went to a Big Twin for touring purposes but I love Sportys. I would love to...
05-27-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,645
Posted By moparnut72

The Dodge/Ram dealer in Reno puts nitrogen in all...

The Dodge/Ram dealer in Reno puts nitrogen in all the tires of all the vehicles on the lot. I didn't bother arguing with them for $60. Still pisses me off though. I have started patronizing another...
05-27-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 139,408
Posted By moparnut72

I just put an Dunlop American Elite on the rear...

I just put an Dunlop American Elite on the rear of my bike. It is supposed to have a harder compound in the center for longer life and softer on the edges for good cornering. In the 70's when I did...
05-27-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,550
Posted By moparnut72

I ride a Softail Slim which is a pretty low bike...

I ride a Softail Slim which is a pretty low bike with only 25* lean angle.So I have to lean or at least weight the inside of the bike when riding somewhat aggressively. I use counter steering to...
05-25-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,214
Posted By moparnut72

When I was in the Army, I was selected during...

When I was in the Army, I was selected during basic to go to driver's school to get a government driver's for some motorpool driving. The sergeant teaching the class said at one point "there is no...
05-25-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,576
Posted By moparnut72

You can change the belt on a Sportster without...

You can change the belt on a Sportster without tearing half of the bike apart. So Harley does know how to do it.
kk
05-24-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,084
Posted By moparnut72

I like watches too, but I will stick with my...

I like watches too, but I will stick with my Tissot Touch for dress up and my Wengers for everyday use.
kk
05-23-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,006
Posted By moparnut72

My Slim is quick very responsive. Try another...

My Slim is quick very responsive. Try another bike.
kk
05-23-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,627
Posted By moparnut72

I ride a 2017 Slim. I have tried everything I can...

I ride a 2017 Slim. I have tried everything I can think of to eliminate buffeting. I thought I had the problem licked with a recurve windshield and fangs on the forks. I put the windshield on mainly...
05-23-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,805
Posted By moparnut72

I don't believe I have heard anyone say this...

I don't believe I have heard anyone say this before but this is the way I ride. The pulling arm is going to be more stable and controllable than the pushing arm. As the wind and or acceleration is...
05-19-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,112
Posted By moparnut72

Tongue in cheek when I posted that but I don't...

Tongue in cheek when I posted that but I don't own one myself. Used responsibly, ok I guess, still noisy. What happened to rakes and brooms?
kk
05-19-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,112
Posted By moparnut72

I think leaf blowers should be outlawed anyway....

I think leaf blowers should be outlawed anyway. All the users do is blow their stuff onto everyone else's property mainly the public's. I guess they work good for drying bikes after washing. I...
05-17-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,324
Posted By moparnut72

I've been over a hundred a few times out in...

I've been over a hundred a few times out in Nowhere Nevada cruising at 80 and having to pass a cage going just a bit slower than me. And my bike is still pulling pretty hard at that speed as well and...
05-17-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,403
Posted By moparnut72

My Indy is just over a block away. It is super....

My Indy is just over a block away. It is super. He carries popular sizes and a few brands, mainly Dunlops, Michelin and Metzler. He sells them for about the same as J&P, Revzilla and other popular...
05-17-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,825
Posted By moparnut72

"There have been threads in here about who likes...

"There have been threads in here about who likes to ride alone.... I am one of those riders"

I am one of those too. I have a hard time telling someone that I am not interested when they want to go...
05-17-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,825
Posted By moparnut72

I recently lost the covered storage for my 5th...

I recently lost the covered storage for my 5th wheel RV. I cleared a part of my lot to park it but had my doubts due to the tightness of the area. I happened to have watched some truck driving...
05-17-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 14,401
Posted By moparnut72

I will relate an experience I have been going...

I will relate an experience I have been going through with a couple of dealers, auto type however. One of the tire Pressure sensors quit working in my wife's car. It normally wouldn't be a problem...
05-15-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 874
Posted By moparnut72

The dealer should get you a new seat, no if's,...

The dealer should get you a new seat, no if's, and's or but's. And they shouldn't be making you do all the leg work. They screwed up and need to make it better.
kk
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