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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-31-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 87
Posted By cldryder
1982 GL1100 loping idle on choke

I think I got at least one dirty carb but before I start that job I want to make sure that's what it is.

Bike was serviced and ran good last year. No alcohol premium with Stabil for storage. NEw...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-18-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By cldryder
1982 GL1100 rear shocks air valve?

1982 GL1100 rear shock air valve? - where the heck is it? manual doesn't say. CB900/1000's always had it under rt side cover but that's the gas tank on the Goldwing.

thx for answer.

MArk in MN
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   07-07-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By cldryder
Back in the saddle again ...

I've been away from the forum for a while.

4th of July 2015. After the fireworks crossing the street on foot got hit by a car. Severe broken pelvis and wrist. Needed 2 surgeries on the pelvis....
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   08-17-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,149
Posted By cldryder
I've brought a lot of neglected jap bikes back to...

I've brought a lot of neglected jap bikes back to life. unless the work required is "just for the fun of it" you'd be money ahead (by a lot) to part out the bike you've got on ebay and buy something...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   08-08-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,892
Posted By cldryder
Bought the CL450 from my older brother when I was...

Bought the CL450 from my older brother when I was 18. Shortly thereafter it blew a head gasket so I rebuilt it in my parents basement as we had no garage. No one was home when I finished the...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   08-05-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By cldryder
Glacier NP Going to the sun road const. complete?

Visited Glacier NP a few years ago. Much construction. Is the "going to the Sun" road reconstruction finally complete?

Thx in advance for help

Mark in MN
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   07-11-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By cldryder
Zumo 550 Pinout Diagram?

Got a 7 year old Zumo 550. Still really like it.
This year tried to use it on bike and in the car (different cradles) and it would not power up in either location.

Powers up fine via USB...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   04-25-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By cldryder
Everyone, thx for replies and info. When I do it...

Everyone, thx for replies and info. When I do it again I'll just plan on the const. activity.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   04-22-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By cldryder
Glacier NP Going to the sun road const. complete?

I went thru GNP several years ago and it was a less than pleasant experience due to the extensive road construction. Was wondering it if was finally completed?

I happily make the trip again but...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   02-18-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By cldryder
Hand signals for motorcyclists

Thought I'd share this this approach has served me well thru 40 years of riding and a lot of passengers. No intercom needed.

Communication between a rider and passenger is important particularly...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   04-23-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,033
Posted By cldryder
Update

Daughter's 5 year USMC commitment ends this june. We never did get to do any trips together during her service due to scheduling difficulties common for service personnel in small units .

She's...
Forum: Altered Induction   01-20-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,480
Posted By cldryder
Cover the bike as closely to the ground as...

Cover the bike as closely to the ground as possible. Put a trouble light with 100 watt bulb under the bike close to the oil pan. Wait several hours. The bike will start right up.
(this only works...
Forum: GoldWingFacts.com and Motorcycle.com News   01-20-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,693
Posted By cldryder
50 tips

The writers missed a few of the most important ones:

1. Do a "shakedown" trip where you ride as far as you expect to on a long day. 1/2 way thru your 1st day is the wrong time to find out that...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   01-14-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By cldryder
Need a bike rental in/near Jacksonville NC

spending a week near Jacksonville NC the end of May to celebrate daughters discharge form USMC. Brother in law and I would like to rent bikes but so far all I can find are Harley's and scooters.
...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   11-14-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By cldryder
Put my bikes away last week. Good thing as we...

Put my bikes away last week. Good thing as we got 16" of snow on Monday. Hoping we have a "normal" spring which means the bikes can come back out again around April 12th. Personally, as a resident...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   11-12-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 888
Posted By cldryder
I just shipped a bike from MN to North Carolina. ...

I just shipped a bike from MN to North Carolina. Cost me a little less than $500 and the shipper was a real nice guy that took great care loading and securing the bike.

www.semperfihaulers.com/
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-20-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By cldryder
"If you want to go fast do it the race track and...

"If you want to go fast do it the race track and TL1000R is an oxymoron."

Some truth to that (heavy bike with worse than average stock suspension) but the TL is still loads of fun on a track. My...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-17-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By cldryder
Sending a bike to active duty Marine daughter

Trained my daughter to ride several years ago. Got some good advice here and thought some here would enjoy the following. She went USMC and is now in NC and can finally have a bike again. Shipping...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-13-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 871
Posted By cldryder
An '86 GoldWing will be a GL1200. They have a...

An '86 GoldWing will be a GL1200. They have a history of expensive alternator problems. Ask the current owner if he ever had the alternator replaced. Ditto for timing belts as those should be...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-07-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By cldryder
What to visit in Maine??

Starting next years major road trip plan. Thinking about a visit to the northeast as the farthest NE we've ever been is Niagara Falls.

Lookong for suggestions ...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-07-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 696
Posted By cldryder
"Exactly. Must be booming everywhere except...

"Exactly. Must be booming everywhere except wherever we happen to be."

It is BOOMING if you happen to work for the government.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-07-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By cldryder
Need a business with dock near Camp LeJuene NC

Daughter is active duty USMC. I am trying to arrange to ship her bike to her without paying a fortune. I have been advised that a lot more shipper options exist if delivery is to dock or forktruck...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-01-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By cldryder
I had a GL1500 for several years. Great bike. ...

I had a GL1500 for several years. Great bike. Never used a drop of oil.

One note: when most often starts after a few seconds of cranking then then fires when you let off the starter button so...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   09-29-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By cldryder
Two bikes, one for touring and one for when you...

Two bikes, one for touring and one for when you have a need for speed. Works for me.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   09-29-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By cldryder
Took the car instead of the Bike

I know. Shame on me. My wife and I have taken a cross country bike trip every year for a long time. Starting in MN you are 600 miles from anywhere interesting excluding the various tours around...
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