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Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-10-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By rpeters549
Even Pledge works well for a little while.

Even Pledge works well for a little while.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   08-16-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By rpeters549
I have yet to see a sidewall marked 'for...

I have yet to see a sidewall marked 'for car/truck use only'.

I admit not looking for it either. :rofl:

I went through a lot of the 'WTH are you doing???'. I am an EVOC instructor with our...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-29-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By rpeters549
I was also VERY pleased with the Silverstars...

I was also VERY pleased with the Silverstars...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-04-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By rpeters549
Glad you like your choice! You're the one who...

Glad you like your choice! You're the one who rides it after all.

Once I went dark (Austone) I never looked back and found no reason whatsoever to even consider it.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   03-18-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,299
Posted By rpeters549
Appreciate that! Healing good, but the last bit...

Appreciate that! Healing good, but the last bit is going very, very slowly.

Had the bike back and made a bad discovery-- turns out the shop forgot to reinstall the rear caliper. Tried my rear...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-08-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,273
Posted By rpeters549
I always just changed mine every other year. ...

I always just changed mine every other year. Easy and cheap.
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   03-03-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By rpeters549
Never heard of a pole with a plastic liner like...

Never heard of a pole with a plastic liner like that. But then again this is the most snow at once in my almost 45 years in this area.

Like that famous quote. it's 'Abby-normal'. :wink2:
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   03-02-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By rpeters549
No bike riding for a few days- snowmageddon

We get occasional snow here in the Willamette valley. But not since '69 have we been hammered like this. We got 18" over less than two days. Had to drive the Bronco a lot. No power for 3 days. ...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   03-02-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By rpeters549
Having also worn those vests for years I could...

Having also worn those vests for years I could not imagine doing it on a bike. You still want some protection on your arms/shoulders/etc which means you will probably also wear a jacket. Ballistic...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-09-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By rpeters549
I understand wanting to get all the old oil out...

I understand wanting to get all the old oil out and I myself have done the starter bump thing. But personally I would caution abut overthinking it. Just the drain plug and filter with new oil have...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   02-02-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 943
Posted By rpeters549
Same as so many others. I/we towed to utah...

Same as so many others. I/we towed to utah several times, Wyoming, all over. No issues whatsoever. I think of it this way:

A state with smog regulations is not going to pull an out of state rig...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   01-21-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,402
Posted By rpeters549
:ROFL::ROFL::ROFL: That can really...

:ROFL::ROFL::ROFL:

That can really happen???!!!???

I carry concealed almost everywhere. I admit I am in a 'special' group of folks, but concealed means concealed. Nobody will EVER know it is...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   01-21-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By rpeters549
In the old days the governing body wasn't really...

In the old days the governing body wasn't really involved in marriage. You made promises, you kept them. John if you two are dedicated to each other, who cares and kudos! Our tax system is a bit...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   01-21-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,299
Posted By rpeters549
Back, but have been 'modified duty' (light duty)...

Back, but have been 'modified duty' (light duty) since. We have a time line in which if I am not released back to full unrestricted duty I could be forced to retire (i have enough time in and am...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   12-24-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,299
Posted By rpeters549
Well CRAP!! Headed to work a few weeks ago...

Well CRAP!!

Headed to work a few weeks ago (11/26/18) when wouldn't you know it---- Bambi charges up from the river side of the road and takes me out. Deer hit me at a full run on the left side...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   12-24-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,407
Posted By rpeters549
The straight up thing is normal ish like that. ...

The straight up thing is normal ish like that. Figure it is like having a couple inches shorter tire mounted. Geometry then makes the bike much more upright.

Not to start a war, but have you...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-06-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,223
Posted By rpeters549
And the tilt thing worked great, too! But, I also...

And the tilt thing worked great, too! But, I also had a trailer hitch installed and did not want to remove it. Just propped a 2x4 under it to hold the stuff in the air.

Sent from my XT1565 using...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-06-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,223
Posted By rpeters549
I know this is old, but, mine was a breeze. Just...

I know this is old, but, mine was a breeze. Just roll it out the back when the bike is on the center stand. Have to angle/wiggle a bit, but easy.



Sent from my XT1565 using Tapatalk
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-22-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By rpeters549
I bought the brightest LED bulbs from...

I bought the brightest LED bulbs from superbrightleds.com in the factory style (glass encased) and was very happy with them. Fit perfect, very bright, never burnt out in almost 130k.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-22-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,223
Posted By rpeters549
Another fan of the Austone. Got 33k out of mine...

Another fan of the Austone. Got 33k out of mine and never a negative anything with it.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   07-19-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By rpeters549
One would think think riders/drivers responsible...

One would think think riders/drivers responsible enough to not need nanny laws, but...
Glad we have them with so my irresponsible folks on the road.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-19-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,403
Posted By rpeters549
Better to replace them early than too late...

Better to replace them early than too late...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   07-13-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By rpeters549
Bump for you! The Austone was AWESOME on my 2000...

Bump for you! The Austone was AWESOME on my 2000 SE...
I would not consider ANY other tire for the rear of a GL1500.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-13-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,403
Posted By rpeters549
I cannot fathom getting anything close to 30k out...

I cannot fathom getting anything close to 30k out of a motorcycle tire! Heck, I only got 33k out of an Austone! My best was 18k on an E3.
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   05-13-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By rpeters549
Might be sold...

Might be sold...
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