Monday, February 25, 2013

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Margaret Rides Again!

Yup, this was her 3rd time EVER to ride a motorcycle.  And I have to admit, not because she is my wonderful wife, she did fantastic!

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Monday, February 18, 2013

Murphy Strikes Again

Well, after mentioning that I hoped Murphy wouldn't be around in my post about oil changes, he struck.  I was on my merry way home from work Monday enjoying the highway and weather when I started smelling something awful.  If you have ever worked construction and had to cut Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic you would recognize the sharp tingling burnt plastic smell that is specific to that material.  At first I thought maybe there was construction going on close to the highway and the wind had blown the smell in my direction so I didn't pay much attention to it.  But, 20 minutes, 30 minutes, 40 minutes, and on and on until I got home I was still smelling it.  Not good.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Chapter Meeting February 2013

This months chapter meeting was the coldest of the year.  Margaret chose to go with me and we bundled up and hit the road.  The tempurature was 51 degrees when we left the house with a very strong northern wind.  It didnt take long for the cool air to chill us both.

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Sunday, February 3, 2013

Oil Change- Part 1

I am absolutely amazed at how many people I know and meet that do not perform their own oil changes.  Personally I just dont get it,  the savings are just too great not to do it yourself.  Doing it yourself also helps you familiarize yourself more with your bike.  Another thing that blows me away is that the process is in your owners manual!!!!  HD makes it very easy by providing great diagrams and oil quantities for the crankcase, tranny, and primary.  They even provide diagrams of how to read the oil levels from the dipsticks!!! No special HD shop manual, tech manual, or secret HD service cryptography stone tablet is necessary.

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