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Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-27-2016, 07:51 AM
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Posted By Cousin Jack
If it didn't blow, it was as close to a blowout...

If it didn't blow, it was as close to a blowout as I ever want to experience! Thanks for the hint of the acetone/transmission fluid penetrating oil.... I'm gonna try that!
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-24-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By Cousin Jack
I put on a Bridgestone MC tire that I had...

I put on a Bridgestone MC tire that I had forgotten I had bought six months ago at a sale...... found a kid in Yakima that will mount them for me for $32. I can handle that, but he won't mount car...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-24-2016, 02:35 PM
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Views: 965
Posted By Cousin Jack
And..... Rebirth! Got her up and movin'...

And..... Rebirth! Got her up and movin' again..... gonna have to replace that stubborn lug nut, she's pretty rounded off. Still not actually sure what almost put us down.... the screwdriver...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-24-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By Cousin Jack
Rebirth!

Terrible accident? Nope.... I just tipped Great White over to replace the blown tire with my spare wheel with fresh rubber.... got all the lug nuts loose except one, which doesn't seem to want to...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-23-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Cousin Jack
Me talkee, you talkee......

Hey, good people.... if the lovely Red and I become a Miata/Goldwing Traveling Salvation Army Show, we're gonna want a communication system bike to car.... John has already suggested a Motorola UHF...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-23-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By Cousin Jack
Thank you very much, and you're right.... an...

Thank you very much, and you're right.... an inter-vehicle communicator will be absolutely essential.... Have you any idea of what kind and where I can go to get it?
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-23-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By Cousin Jack
We're done...sorta.......

We may be done as a long-distance motorcycling couple.... While we've only had one accident in well over a quarter million miles (a deer strike in Michigan nearly a decade ago), my wife suffered the...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-22-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By Cousin Jack
Not yet, Tim.... I'll put it over and see as soon...

Not yet, Tim.... I'll put it over and see as soon as we get a new tire on our spare rear wheel...... Thanks for your good wishes, btw.....
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-22-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By Cousin Jack
Darkside Reborn

Today my Red and I set out on a leisurely Sunday ride, on our 2005 Goldwing...... ten miles out of town, on a country lane, at about 55-60 mph, we had a catastrophic loss of air pressure in our...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-09-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,997
Posted By Cousin Jack
That's absolutely a piece of cake... I've done it...

That's absolutely a piece of cake... I've done it twice, and if I can do it, anybody can. I do it in my carport after laying down a couple of pads for the crash bars to rest upon. Just make sure...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-08-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,997
Posted By Cousin Jack
Easy DS RF tire to put on.....

When running long, hot distances with a trailer, I like a run-flat car tire on the back.... I have two rear wheels, and when not "on the road," I run a motorcycle tire. My problem is not getting a...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-06-2016, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Cousin Jack
Beware confusing the means with the ends....

I'm bedazzled by the story of Ed March, a young Brit who has circumnavigated the earth on a Honda C90 (see below) -- a small and simple motorcycle that most of us would scorn as a garage ornament. ...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-05-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By Cousin Jack
The Motorcycle That Gave Us Everything

Goldwing. What an incredibly apt name for a machine that I've been in love with for a quarter century. We've owned three: an 1100 Interstate, a 1500 Aspencade, and now a 1800A. They have carried...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-05-2016, 08:39 AM
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Views: 237,557
Posted By Cousin Jack
Today I drank coffee in the early am with my vet...

Today I drank coffee in the early am with my vet buddies, then rode to Cle Elum and back on my rattletank KLR, and then I set to work on the Goldwing 1800..... A lever got disconnected on my...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-02-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,343
Posted By Cousin Jack
"It's your head, you decide....." (And I...

"It's your head, you decide....."

(And I promised I wouldn't get further drawn into this, but...what the heck!)

Sometimes it's just "not your head." It's other people's head, too. If you're...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   04-19-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By Cousin Jack
Ebay, with Dave0430's help.......

Ebay, with Dave0430's help.......
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   04-18-2016, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Cousin Jack
Got it! Thanks Dave!

Got it! Thanks Dave!
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   04-18-2016, 11:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By Cousin Jack
got one! thanks, guys!

got one! thanks, guys!
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   04-18-2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Cousin Jack
WTB, tailight assembly, 2005 1800A

I need to replace a right rear taillight assembly on my beautiful 2005 GL 1800A ..... If you have one for sale, pm Cousin Jack!
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   04-18-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By Cousin Jack
Just offhand, do any of you know of any "triking"...

Just offhand, do any of you know of any "triking" companies that might have some to sell? Or have any of you triked your bike and have a unit for sale?
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   04-17-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By Cousin Jack
Cracked tail light lens.....

Hey, folk...... I just discovered a cracked tail light lens on my 2005 GL1800A.... no idea how that happened.

I also have no idea on where to get another.... I tried Honda Directline but I...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   04-16-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By Cousin Jack
Sometimes, good deeds come back....

Some years ago, Red and I came from the Eastern Mountains on our sweet running old Goldwing. We'd crossed the prairies, and then the Rockies via Lolo Pass, and were now in the wheat fields and...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   04-15-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By Cousin Jack
Poulens Honda of Yakima, Wa, did the job without...

Poulens Honda of Yakima, Wa, did the job without question in three hours, even though I didn't buy it there. I showed them my letter, and they set me up an appointment. I like and trust their...
Forum: NASSIR Meet n Greet Forum   04-14-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 34,105
Posted By Cousin Jack
Hey, Buddy, we went ahead and booked in the...

Hey, Buddy, we went ahead and booked in the KOA........ hope to see you there......
Forum: NASSIR Meet n Greet Forum   04-14-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 34,105
Posted By Cousin Jack
Okay... we booked at the KOA, luxury tent site...

Okay... we booked at the KOA, luxury tent site with elect/water, July 11-14..... And she was able to sell us a KOA value card while on the phone....saves a considerable amount of money..... She...
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