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Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   03-12-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,468
Posted By corventure
Everything working right, the reaqr rotor can...

Everything working right, the reaqr rotor can wear quicker depending on braking technique. I have a friend who never touches the rear barke pedal. Others never the front brake lever. Yes... they have...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-19-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By corventure
The general rule of thumb with our GL1800's is...

The general rule of thumb with our GL1800's is that at about 100,000 miles or so it is a good idea to rebuild the alternator. I have a nice rebuilt unit standing by as I 109,000 on mine.
A good...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   02-11-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By corventure
I plug mine in over on the credenza, right next...

I plug mine in over on the credenza, right next to th pool table!!!

Har Har

Corventure Dave
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   02-11-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By corventure
Thanks for the advice. As it turns out, I work...

Thanks for the advice.
As it turns out, I work for one of the worlds largest flower seed producing companies! We have been to Butchart Gardens on a previous trip and stayed for the terrific...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   02-05-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By corventure
Thanks for all the great advice, guys. Bob,...

Thanks for all the great advice, guys.

Bob, I have been trying to send a PM, but the system seems to not be working. Would be nice to cross paths up there. We are looking at July.
Over night in...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   02-03-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,336
Posted By corventure
We did 10 Western States in August 2012 including...

We did 10 Western States in August 2012 including Yellowstone. We stayed in Cody. Just a short ride to the park and rooms are reasonable.
The lower half is doable in a day. Pack a lunch and stop at...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   02-03-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,107
Posted By corventure
Origional SWAt Boots have proven the best for me....

Origional SWAt Boots have proven the best for me. Great traction and protection. They re also so comfortable that I can wear them hiking. They are lace and zipper. No problem shifting and I use boot...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   02-03-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By corventure
Advice needed. Riding up to Victoria, BC Canada

I'm looking for any advice , places that are must see and accomodations on Vancouver Island, Victoria area and Southern BC, Canada. We will be at Port Angeles before heading into Canada.
We are...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   11-21-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By corventure
Helmet House is Tourmaster. I never had an issue...

Helmet House is Tourmaster. I never had an issue with them They have sent me free replacement items the few times I have needed them.
They do however work through the dealer network. Good or bad, it...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   07-22-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 764
Posted By corventure
He put himself right into her blind zone. Well......

He put himself right into her blind zone. Well... at least he had a helmet on...!!! Yes she is a reckless driver... but he demonstrated he is also! Next time he may not be so lucky. And at least she...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-15-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,084
Posted By corventure
For the GL1800 it looks like the most popular...

For the GL1800 it looks like the most popular size is 195-55-16. The biggest advantage is having a true run-flat rear tire. It is consitered the main safety issue, especially if you ever experienced...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   07-03-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,562
Posted By corventure
I have seen two.... one above the other. But that...

I have seen two.... one above the other. But that just seems like overkill to me.
2X the bees getting through. Har Har Har

Corventure Dave
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   07-03-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,644
Posted By corventure
When both center stand feet are on the ground......

When both center stand feet are on the ground... it has to be "One smooth motion" to put it up. I have found most people get it about 1/2 way then stop or reduce the lifting action. My buddy had...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-02-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,721
Posted By corventure
Yes... quite easy to cut. I have also made the...

Yes... quite easy to cut. I have also made the hole for the vent on several windshields.
I recommend the Lexan windshields like the origionials over the many Acrylic replacements. If you have ever...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-02-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By corventure
I got tired of the origional clip - or - holder...

I got tired of the origional clip - or - holder for the passenger com cable, not holding onto the cable end. I tried the hard plastic replacement, but it was really no better.

My solution was to...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-21-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By corventure
Pull off the Centramaics and test ride. Usually...

Pull off the Centramaics and test ride. Usually when something is added and there is a strange noise or other issue... it's a good idea to eliminate the new item when testing in order to find the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-21-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,024
Posted By corventure
I am in agreement with Halfling. It's what I have...

I am in agreement with Halfling. It's what I have been running.

Corventure Dave
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-21-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By corventure
Something seems to have got into the tire. If...

Something seems to have got into the tire. If they were stuck as hard to the sidewall as you say.... there had to be something else in here. Perhaps from air sorce, perhaps from mounting lube or...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-21-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,511
Posted By corventure
Good old article, but worth reviving. Thanks...

Good old article, but worth reviving. Thanks skychs for bringing it back to the top.
When I park mine I just throw the keys with nobs in the locking fairing pouch. In reality anyone can pry the gas...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-21-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By corventure
For stock headlight bulb replacements, fantastic...

For stock headlight bulb replacements, fantastic prices and lifetime guarantee in the bulbs... My go to guy is Don Saenz in Sanger Texas.
972 679 9947

Corventure Dave
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-25-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By corventure
Headset speakers must be positioned properly......

Headset speakers must be positioned properly... right over the ears and close but not touching the ear. The sound quality will be deminished because of the wind and helmet noise.
I am happy with the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-25-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By corventure
My experience after installing them in several...

My experience after installing them in several GL1800's.... is a dramatic improvement in ride and control. Installation is a snap, with the front wheel off the ground.
I know there are other...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   03-29-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,061
Posted By corventure
Good tire choice! Corventure Dave

Good tire choice!

Corventure Dave
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   03-29-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,398
Posted By corventure
For California... Flo and the Lizzard among some...

For California... Flo and the Lizzard among some other insurance carriers, limit the Uninsured Motorist coverage to about $30,000. That's redicilous with so many the un insured and under insured...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-29-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By corventure
I hope someone who has dug into their F6B will...

I hope someone who has dug into their F6B will chime in. I would be cautious about the wiring, seeing the both European and American wings were built on the same assembly line, but had different...
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