Archive for the 'Harley-Davidson' Category

True-Track Stabilizer

Very soon now the weather will be warming up and it will be time to ride again.  Can’t wait!  This winter I have been working on a few improvement projects for the ’08 Ultra Classic.   The biggest problem I have seen with the ’08 has been poor handling.  The bike feels squirrelly in the corners, […]

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’08 Ultra Classic break in

I took the ’08 Ultra to the Harley dealer a week ago to get a few minor problems looked at under warranty. The two problems were the shocks were very “bouncy” and the clutch was kinda rough on take-off. I had called several weeks ago to drop off the bike, they were taking “appointments” for […]

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’08 Ultra Classic Update

We’ve had the Ultra for three weeks now, and as is typical, with I get a new bike we start having either cold or rainy weather every weekend. This year is no exception. But, I have managed to get past the 500 mile break-in and can start to ride the bike a little harder. Below […]

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Final – LT vs. Harley Touring Shootout

After riding the BMW K1200LT for almost 4 weeks now, the final decision is in!  The judges, Barbara and I came to a unanimous decision.  There was no disagreement between us.  It was an interesting comparison.  The BMW K1200LT is a fine motorcycle.  Some of the things we liked about the bike were: Power – […]

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A Biker

I saw you hug your purse closer to you in the grocery store line. But you didn’t see me put an extra $10.00 in the collection plate last Sunday. I saw you pull your child closer when we passed each other on the sidewalk. But you didn’t see me playing Santa at the local mall. […]

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