What's Happening Today?


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roadwanderer2
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Joined: Thu Aug 08, 2013 4:03 am
Location: Tucson Arizona
Motorcycle: previously owned 83 GL1100A aspencade traded for a motorhome, 1981 honda GL500i silverwing interstate, 1974 yamaha xs400, 1974 Honda cb450 twin cam, 1983 honda vt30, 1982 honda 700 shadow, 1972 cb750four, and my first bike, a brand new 1982 honda CM400e. now own-1986 GL1200 aspencade SEi
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Re: What's Happening Today?

Post by roadwanderer2 » Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:38 pm



landisr wrote:
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:41 pm
So, RW2.. Where is your new home. Arizona?

Ron in AZ
im off of the i10 and N.Fort Lowell near E.1st ave in Tucson.

Stuart.



Aussie81Interstate
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Joined: Thu Nov 27, 2014 2:34 am
Location: Penrith Australia
Motorcycle: 2001 GL1500F6C Valkyrie
1982 CX500 Turbo (restoration project)
1981 GL1100 Interstate (sold)
1988 GL1500 (sold)

Re: What's Happening Today?

Post by Aussie81Interstate » Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:14 pm

Here is a link to a very brief video -of the bike starting.

Nothing startling as we had some issues during the day - and one of the injectors is not working - but it started




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WingAdmin
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Location: Strongsville, OH
Motorcycle: 2000 GL1500 SE
1982 GL1100A Aspencade (sold)
1989 PC800 (wife's!)
1998 XV250 Virago (sold)
2007 Aspen Sentry Trailer

Re: What's Happening Today?

Post by WingAdmin » Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:37 pm

Just spent $800 replacing tires on my car, and this afternoon my wife killed the front tire on her car with a pothole - so there's another $1200 gone on tires. Not exactly a great day.


That said, I pulled out my snowblower this morning for the first time this year, primed it, set the choke and pulled the starter, and the engine fired up before I had even pulled the starter all the way out! 20 year old snowblower, gotta love that Briggs and Stratton. They don't make them like that anymore!





Aussie81Interstate
Posts: 974
Joined: Thu Nov 27, 2014 2:34 am
Location: Penrith Australia
Motorcycle: 2001 GL1500F6C Valkyrie
1982 CX500 Turbo (restoration project)
1981 GL1100 Interstate (sold)
1988 GL1500 (sold)

Re: What's Happening Today?

Post by Aussie81Interstate » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:37 am

Gotta love potholes - but at least it was in the car- might have been different if you were on the bike.

Still an expensive morning.

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detdrbuzzard
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'79 750f.'85450sc
'06 st1300a

Re: What's Happening Today?

Post by detdrbuzzard » Sat May 05, 2018 10:12 pm

went riding this morning
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'99 ST1100, '93 se
'75 cb750k, '79 cb 750f, '79 cb750 superK
cb 450sc, sunL70
'06 ST1300a
.... william

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Stew
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Joined: Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:40 am
Location: Smokey Point, WA - USA
Motorcycle: 2000 GL1500 SE
2005 Honda CRF230F

Previous bikes:
2003 Honda Ruckus
1993 Honda Elite SR
1986 Honda CR125R
1979 Yamaha GT80

Re: What's Happening Today?

Post by Stew » Sat May 05, 2018 10:57 pm

I rode out to my mothers to take her on a practice ride in preparation for a day trip I'm taking her on for her 71st b-day! It was a short ride from her place in Oso out to Darrington and back and she loved it and had a great time, we are looking all set to make the trip down to Long Beach and back in mid June.
Winging it every chance I get 8-)

19,119 miles when I got it from dad Oct 15, 2017 --- 23,128 miles and counting as of July 30, 2018!

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roadwanderer2
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Joined: Thu Aug 08, 2013 4:03 am
Location: Tucson Arizona
Motorcycle: previously owned 83 GL1100A aspencade traded for a motorhome, 1981 honda GL500i silverwing interstate, 1974 yamaha xs400, 1974 Honda cb450 twin cam, 1983 honda vt30, 1982 honda 700 shadow, 1972 cb750four, and my first bike, a brand new 1982 honda CM400e. now own-1986 GL1200 aspencade SEi
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Re: What's Happening Today?

Post by roadwanderer2 » Mon May 07, 2018 12:37 pm

Just finished shoveling out about 4 cubic yards of stone and gravel from the back of my p/u truck to line each side of my new sidewalks and driveway apron in 93* temps this morning. Maybe later i'll take a bike ride up Mt. Lemon this afternoon when the temps here hit 102* to put a few miles on the bike,(which has been sitting idle for a few weeks), and get a little sun tan lol.

Stuart.

Aussie81Interstate
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Location: Penrith Australia
Motorcycle: 2001 GL1500F6C Valkyrie
1982 CX500 Turbo (restoration project)
1981 GL1100 Interstate (sold)
1988 GL1500 (sold)

Re: What's Happening Today?

Post by Aussie81Interstate » Tue May 08, 2018 9:17 pm

Been travelling for a few weeks for work, and have come to the conclusion I need a new rear tyre on the Valkyrie.

Rang a few motorcycle local dealers yesterday, to see if they could get the tyre changed for me and also if they would swap it to a car tyre.

Of the 3 I called - one took three minutes to answer the phone, and then ummed and ahhed if they would do it - then said the boss would call me back.

The second dealer answered quickly - seemed knowledgeable and was ok to change it - just needed to make an appointment, estimating an hour to do the work - as I don't have any facilities to take the rear wheel off.

The third dealer never answered.

Purchased a 205/55/16 tyre this morning and took it to dealer number 2, and fingers crossed I should have a new rear tyre on the bike tomorrow morning.

The old rear tyre is over 8 years old - gone hard and was starting to slip a bit when cornering - so it needs to be done.

Will take a few photos when it is fitted, and let you all know how it feels.

Cheers



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