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Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-16-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Peter Goldwing
I see no helmet! Around here they'll crucify you...

I see no helmet! Around here they'll crucify you for that.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-16-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 850
Posted By Peter Goldwing
I thought most of the riders in here are like me ...

I thought most of the riders in here are like me
"live and let die"( got that from James Bond)
Wait till next year when Ill do the Dragon backwards, with no helmet and no brakes
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-15-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Hey Doc, I like the BMW in the first pic but the...

Hey Doc, I like the BMW in the first pic but the little Honda is cute. In Fl we dont need insurance up to 50CC
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-14-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,267
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Glad to hear you're not hanging up your gloves...

Glad to hear you're not hanging up your gloves yet.
Some of my happiest moments were on the bike. I never feel "chained" to it.
True that at some point in a long trip I wished I had a car with me...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-13-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,267
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Bet you dint know Canada borders France

Bet you dint know Canada borders France
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-13-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,267
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Derby Line VT is a town right on the border....

Derby Line VT is a town right on the border. The dividing line passes to the towns library. I would find that interesting to explore.Maybe he wants to see the other half.
Google it ...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-13-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,267
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Wherever you go , make it fun. Stay for at least...

Wherever you go , make it fun. Stay for at least two nights at the same place every 3 days or so. Dont plan more then 250 miles per day. You could try climbing Mt Washington in NH as an adventure...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   10-12-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 87,635
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Gorgeous pic Foodman. How could you put 450K...

Gorgeous pic Foodman.
How could you put 450K miles with a layoff of 30 years? I did not ride for 35 years but my total motorcycle mileage revolves around 100k .Novice some would say.
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   10-10-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 87,635
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Nice to have something to reminisce about

Nice to have something to reminisce about
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-10-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,139
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Yesterday I took a look at the brake pads . ...

Yesterday I took a look at the brake pads .
Last they were changed at the same time. The rear one is halfway thru while the front ones , which take 80% of the brunt is just a bit used.
As I said...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-10-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,139
Posted By Peter Goldwing
I went back and looked at the beginning of Trip...

I went back and looked at the beginning of Trip to Far away. All liquids were changed in 2016. (I left the maintenance log book in NJ)

I understand the recommendation and Im sure a few change...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-10-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,139
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Sorry, sometime I screw up . English is not my...

Sorry, sometime I screw up . English is not my native language.
What's a mesquito anyway ?
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-09-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,139
Posted By Peter Goldwing
You must have been really scared. Please dont do...

You must have been really scared. Please dont do it again. Scared people create the problem, just as a beginner skier doesnt belong on diamond slopes.
He IS the problem.
I rode many great rides in...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-09-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,139
Posted By Peter Goldwing
I rode the Dragon three times before this...

I rode the Dragon three times before this occasion without any problems. Fast too but not two up with 40-50 lb additional stuff
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-09-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,139
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Next time I go to the Dragon ill put the bike in...

Next time I go to the Dragon ill put the bike in the first gear all the way down so all of you can say WHATABOY:laugh:
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   10-09-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 87,635
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Foodman, didn't you sell your bike and use the...

Foodman, didn't you sell your bike and use the car for trips? Are these old pictures behind the bike windshield?
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   10-09-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Peter Goldwing
I told a friend of mine and he called about this...

I told a friend of mine and he called about this bike.
It is sold, he was told
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-09-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,139
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Wink I use both sets most of the time, but they...

I use both sets most of the time, but they linked. I think the back with one in the front

In those 4 years I put about20-30 K on the bike. Im no expert but I dont think the brake fluid should be...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-09-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Whats the idea?

Whats the idea?
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-08-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,139
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Well maybe that was a poor choice of words on my...

Well maybe that was a poor choice of words on my side. instead of "aggressive ride" I should have used "spirited ride " . After all Im not Giacomo Agostini

All I said about critics is still valid
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-08-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,139
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Darn it I asked for advise and get criticized....

Darn it I asked for advise and get criticized. Get a life OLD MEN.Period.
John , I ride mostly in 3rd gear in the twists But even with engine brake WHICH I UNDERSTAND you still have to use the...
Forum: Guns & Ammo   10-08-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
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Views: 120
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Looks comfortable!

Looks comfortable!
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-08-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,139
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Rear brake failure

The bike was two up ,loaded with long trip stuff.
In getting to the Dragon from the Tennessee side I used the brakes quite a bit.
We were 3/4 thru the Dragon when the rear brakes got next to...
Forum: Events   10-07-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 20,548
Posted By Peter Goldwing
Tail of the Dragon Oct 5 ,...

Tail of the Dragon
Oct 5 , 2019https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191007/d34cf904e3dfe6ddbf42d71180e6979a.jpg

Sent from my SM-J320V using Tapatalk
Forum: Events   10-07-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 20,548
Posted By Peter Goldwing
We did over 500 miles in one day to escape...

We did over 500 miles in one day to escape future rain.
Had about 10 days on the road. Generally speaking it was in the hot side.

I enjoy being on the road with my wife. She's very organized ...
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