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by ptilford
Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: best tire that has long life and best ride
Replies: 26
Views: 2339

Re: best tire that has long life and best ride

My vote is for the Michelin Commander II. This tire has served me well for two sets. My average miles on them are 15-18,000. The difference is that on the first set I got antsy and replaced the tires because I was a little paranoid, but I learned. I ride heavily loaded as my trips are long term and ...
by ptilford
Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:40 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: WHAT ARE THE CHANCES "FULL MOON I GUESS"
Replies: 16
Views: 1149

Re: WHAT ARE THE CHANCES "FULL MOON I GUESS"

Amazing, now bolts! It seems there may not be any perfect solution but I have not experienced any issues due to a lack of airflow and I have several thousand miles since my road debris/oil filter incident. I bought my cover from "Wingstuff." If you look at their website and search, "belly pan," you ...
by ptilford
Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:55 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: WHAT ARE THE CHANCES "FULL MOON I GUESS"
Replies: 16
Views: 1149

Re: WHAT ARE THE CHANCES "FULL MOON I GUESS"

I now use a metal belly pan for added protection for my oil filter! During a long ride and being out of state I damaged the filter but I was unaware of the severity until I changed oil. The road debris was on a highway where road construction was being done on an adjacent portion of the highway but ...
by ptilford
Mon May 01, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Reserve Fuel?
Replies: 12
Views: 3429

Re: Reserve Fuel?

All posts are interesting on this subject but I am curious about gas mileage numbers. Over many thousands of miles on my 2008, 1800 ABS I have averaged 37-38 in town and 41-42 out in the open. Even on my trips to Utah, Colorado, New Mexico where I rode tens of thousands of feet in altitude change, u...