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    Weather Mid March in Iowa is a real crapshoot. ...

    Weather Mid March in Iowa is a real crapshoot. Also as Spike said, sand, salt, and debris on roads at that time is probably more of a concern than the weather. Weather conditions are obvious, road...
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    Lots of threads on ethanol blended fuel on this...

    Lots of threads on ethanol blended fuel on this site through the years. Bad stuff. Stay away from it if you can. Don't put it in any of your vehicles or gasoline engine power equipment if regular...
  3. Thread: Tank Bags

    by Tiger66
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    I don't use a tank bag. I have a Hopnel brand...

    I don't use a tank bag. I have a Hopnel brand tank bib that has a pouch that is big enough to accommodate a fair sized point and shoot digital camera. That said, I don't use it for a camera carrier....
  4. With this setup I noticed a difference of about...

    With this setup I noticed a difference of about 1MPG.
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    All the plastic on my 1300 does kind of turn me...

    All the plastic on my 1300 does kind of turn me off, just like all the plastic chrome on my new Toyota Highlander. Plastic chrome has got to be a lot cheaper to manufacture than chrome plated metal...
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    Bad deal! At least you know who did it. I...

    Bad deal! At least you know who did it. I usually find my stuff damaged and no note or no one around. It's amazing how much Honda charges for fenders!
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    If nobody buys it, it will go away.............is...

    If nobody buys it, it will go away.............is that what happened to our VTX?
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    Thanks for posting the video. Brings back...

    Thanks for posting the video. Brings back memories of the last time I was there. Looks like nice weather and a good time. Looks like I will be getting mybikes out of hibernation very soon. Been a...
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    Great bike. Definitely deserves recognition. But,...

    Great bike. Definitely deserves recognition. But, if you built it for the purpose of receiving awards, be prepared for some dissapointments. Shows can be very "political". Local clubs and local...
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    So, don't assume that because you get a paint job...

    So, don't assume that because you get a paint job that the rider will become a recluse and never ride again :thumbup:[/QUOTE]
    I don't recall saying that. Thought I said to do what makes you feel...
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    It's nice to have a "perfect" bike but the...

    It's nice to have a "perfect" bike but the reality is that you can become a nervous wreck enjoying the ride when a vehicle is kicking gravel up in front of you or you think some rider parks too close...
  12. Thread: Tour tank

    by Tiger66
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    Unless you are "touring" most of the time, why...

    Unless you are "touring" most of the time, why not just get one of those gas containers specifically designed for motorcycles? Carry it when appropriate.
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    Riding 400 miles in a group is much harder than...

    Riding 400 miles in a group is much harder than riding 600 miles alone. Long trips.........I go solo for all the stated reasons. Wife worries a little but I check in often. Might put one of those...
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    I just did a search on Cycletrader.com and found...

    I just did a search on Cycletrader.com and found at least 6 new 1800's listed, various models and a wide range of prices.
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    Red Bike and Blue Bike

    Red Bike and Blue Bike
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    My next new bike will likely be an Indian. I...

    My next new bike will likely be an Indian. I like the looks and Polaris builds good bikes. Will wait for second production year model and then get rid of one of my X's.
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    I currently own a 1300R and 1800T. What Spike...

    I currently own a 1300R and 1800T. What Spike said is very true. I find the 1300 to be more relaxing to ride around town and on shorter rides out in the countryside. It also gets around 8MPG...
  18. Thread: windshield

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    National Cycle, Hondaline, and Clearview use the...

    National Cycle, Hondaline, and Clearview use the same type of DOT certified plastic. I do know that I will go to Clearview for a replacement when/if I need one. Based on this comment, Maybe I...
  19. Thread: windshield

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    I have both. The Hondaline is definitely better...

    I have both. The Hondaline is definitely better than the MS. The Hondaline is made from the Lexan type plastic while the MS is plexiglass. Don't know if MS has changed to the better plastic...
  20. Thread: Big boy seats

    by Tiger66
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    I had my stock seat modified in the same way you...

    I had my stock seat modified in the same way you were offered. Had foam trimmed to set me back further and straighter. Also had gel pad insert added. Stayed with the same vinyl cover. Cost $100. ...
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    I have been using a GoPro camera for a couple of...

    I have been using a GoPro camera for a couple of years. I mount it to the handlebars with a Ram Mount system. It can be controlled with a WiFi controller that is small and has glove friendly...
  22. Thread: Airhawk

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    I took apart the stock seat, cut out some of the...

    I took apart the stock seat, cut out some of the foam to position me further back and a little deeper and put in a gel pad insert. Made the seat pretty comfortable for less than $75.
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    Any hard surfaced road!

    Any hard surfaced road!
  24. Thread: Buying a vtx

    by Tiger66
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    Now you're on the right track. I got my new...

    Now you're on the right track. I got my new 1800T for $8900 and it's a lot more bike.
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    Wonder how long it will be until both sites are...

    Wonder how long it will be until both sites are unusable. I like the comparison to ObamaCare.
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