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Forum: General MC Message Board   10-11-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 596
Posted By RScottie
Yes, gasoline without ethanol does get stale too....

Yes, gasoline without ethanol does get stale too. It can cause varnish deposits.

I don't think it is a bad as the ethanol blends on drawing moisture though.
Forum: General MC Message Board   10-10-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,209
Views: 70,675
Posted By RScottie
Took a little ride from Ashland KY to Gallipolis...

Took a little ride from Ashland KY to Gallipolis Ohio. Road up along the Ohio River, came back through the hills.

Oh, and if anyone is looking for a brand new 2007 VTX1300, they have one at the...
Forum: New Member Introductions   10-09-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By RScottie
I don't ride far at all with the choke partially...

I don't ride far at all with the choke partially out. I estimated a mile or three because I was not sure how far it was to the last stop sign before the 4 lane road. Turns out it is just over 1 mile....
Forum: New Member Introductions   10-08-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By RScottie
I have an '04 1300c and it gets really cold here....

I have an '04 1300c and it gets really cold here. I ride all winter and did not go more than 2 or so weeks last winter, riding when it was dry and no snow.

My bike is cold natured. I have never...
Forum: The OTE (Off Topic Experiment)   10-04-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 350
Posted By RScottie
I looked at a bunch of them. Hers was really...

I looked at a bunch of them.

Hers was really good and deserved my vote.
Forum: General MC Message Board   10-03-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,209
Views: 70,675
Posted By RScottie
Reached a milestone yesterday, 10,000 miles.

Reached a milestone yesterday, 10,000 miles.
Forum: General MC Message Board   10-03-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 941
Posted By RScottie
Have you considered the Honda ST1300?

Have you considered the Honda ST1300?
Forum: General MC Message Board   10-03-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,819
Posted By RScottie
I went to that link and it does not list those...

I went to that link and it does not list those bushings as fitting a 2004 VTX1300c.

The one they have listed for the 1300c is a rubber one with a different part number.

Do you know if the one...
Forum: General MC Message Board   10-02-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,819
Posted By RScottie
So, still learning here, but, how do worn out...

So, still learning here, but, how do worn out bushings effect the ride?

I think mine need replaced as the bolt is not centered.
Forum: General MC Message Board   10-02-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By RScottie
Is that you on the Dragon in your profile pic?...

Is that you on the Dragon in your profile pic? Good lean!

I like that version a lot but I would need the trunk and backseat for my wife. She won't ride on the VTX with me because she says it is...
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-30-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By RScottie
Of course!

Of course!
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-30-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By RScottie
I have located a 2006 Goldwing with 7000 miles on...

I have located a 2006 Goldwing with 7000 miles on it. They are asking $9,995 for it.

I may go look at it soon. It is about 160 miles away and there are nice backroads I can take.

So, even if...
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-29-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By RScottie
Any Goldwing Fans on here?

I have become interested in getting a Goldwing and have found some good deals on gently used ones.

I am hoping to keep my VTX too.

Any Goldwing Fans here?

Any pointers on what to look for or...
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-26-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By RScottie
I should have asked you what your goal was, to...

I should have asked you what your goal was, to get there quickly or to get there with nice scenery a bit slower.

When I have a choice, I always pick slower and better scenery.

Generally, this...
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   09-26-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By RScottie
I love reading about tire recommendations as it...

I love reading about tire recommendations as it can be pretty expensive to try them yourself and really, who needs to reinvent the wheel?

I only have one request though.

Please list the model...
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-25-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,453
Posted By RScottie
I probably will never sell my VTX. I am...

I probably will never sell my VTX.

I am actually thinking of getting a used Goldwing to compliment it.

If I do, I will probably remove the windshield and bags and turn mine in to a nice cruiser...
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-25-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By RScottie
When you plan your trip in Google Maps, tell it...

When you plan your trip in Google Maps, tell it to avoid interstates.

Your ride will be much more interesting.
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-25-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 415
Posted By RScottie
I ride year around. Last winter, there was...

I ride year around.

Last winter, there was not a period of more than 2-3 weeks that I could not ride.

I will ride as long as it is reasonably dry and not storming. I have gotten caught in the...
Forum: New Member Introductions   09-25-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 226
Posted By RScottie
Welcome from northeastern Kentucky!

Welcome from northeastern Kentucky!
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   09-24-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By RScottie
I got about 7000 miles out of a set of Shinko 230...

I got about 7000 miles out of a set of Shinko 230 Tourmaster tires. That's 7000 miles of twisty backroads in eastern Kentucky, Western WV, and Southern Ohio. Very little interstate.

I just...
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   09-18-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By RScottie
Seafoam works wonders, it did on mine that had...

Seafoam works wonders, it did on mine that had sat for years before I got it.
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-18-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By RScottie
When I purchased my 2004 VTX1300c, it had been...

When I purchased my 2004 VTX1300c, it had been sitting for a few years. The owner stated that it had been started every month or so and he had used Sta-bil in the gas.

It did run a little rough at...
Forum: VTX 1300 Riders Board   09-13-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 933
Posted By RScottie
Well, I went with the Pirelli MT66 tires front...

Well, I went with the Pirelli MT66 tires front and back. I paid $398 for them installed.

I know, I could have done it myself cheaper. I intend to collect the tools necessary to properly change...
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-12-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 609
Posted By RScottie
Here's another view:

Here's another view:
Forum: General MC Message Board   09-12-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 609
Posted By RScottie
I took the western side of the Foothills Parkway...

I took the western side of the Foothills Parkway from Wears Valley to Chilhowee to get to 129. It goes much further, pretty much all the way around. I saw an entrance to the east side off 321...
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