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Forum: Rider Down   10-14-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By outbackzack
Red Wing 4416's Men's 4416 Electrical...

Red Wing 4416's


Men's 4416 Electrical Hazard Insulated Waterproof Steel Toe LoggerMax 9-inch Logger Boot | Red Wing Work Boots...
Forum: Rider Down   10-13-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 112
Posted By outbackzack
Today Was My Day

I dropped her. I dropped my motorcycle. More specifically, I had an ultra low speed low side. Like all but stopped, planning to stop, in order to figure the best path into a parking spot. We were in...
Forum: Motorcycle Safety   10-12-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 502
Posted By outbackzack
The fact that you know and respect your...

The fact that you know and respect your limitations will make you a better rider than any throttle twisting hellraiser out there. When you do get caught in rain, you will be fine.







Of...
Forum: Stories From the Road   09-01-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By outbackzack
Yeah, I'm already an automatic suspect when it...

Yeah, I'm already an automatic suspect when it comes to new weight limit signs in the area, or at least I was when I was younger and they made getting home in a loaded truck almost impossible for me....
Forum: Stories From the Road   09-01-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By outbackzack
Littlestown. Grew up in the 'burg, never achieved...

Littlestown. Grew up in the 'burg, never achieved escape velocity from the square, just managed a low orbit:biglaugh:
Forum: Stories From the Road   09-01-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By outbackzack
South Central PA beware!

PennDOT has placed a new stop sign on the stretch of road I like to refer to as the "Tail of the Iguana" which consists of PA 233 from PA 34 to PA 997 with what used to be a single stop at the...
Forum: Schedule a Ride   08-17-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 167
Posted By outbackzack
I too like foods. So much so I had to trade in my...

I too like foods. So much so I had to trade in my C50 on a bigger bike.
Forum: Friends and Family   07-29-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,762
Posted By outbackzack
Merriweather Post as a concert venue is what...

Merriweather Post as a concert venue is what turned me off of live music, or rather the fact that I blacked out there one evening during an Allman Brothers concert, around the time they went into one...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion   07-03-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,043
Posted By outbackzack
Pretty much all big air cooled V-Twins are going...

Pretty much all big air cooled V-Twins are going to cook you.



My Strat has similar drawbacks, we had to cut last weekend's ride short because my wife was roasting on the back. It was crazy...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion   06-16-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,614
Posted By outbackzack
I always filled my tank around 120 miles. The...

I always filled my tank around 120 miles. The light came on somewhere between there and 130. The longest I ever pushed it was 164, and that was terrifying.



In the very early 1990's I pushed...
Forum: Stories From the Road   06-12-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 724
Posted By outbackzack
A skilled truck driver can grab a cone in a...

A skilled truck driver can grab a cone in a construction zone with their dual wheels, and hurl it at a tailgater---Or so I have been told by other skilled drivers:biglaugh:
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion   06-03-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 957
Posted By outbackzack
Pretty short list for 27 years with a motorcycle...

Pretty short list for 27 years with a motorcycle license, mostly because I took a break to raise a family.



1979 Honda CM400T
2006 Suzuki Boulevard
2013 Yamaha Stratoliner S
Forum: Stories From the Road   06-01-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
  Finally
Views: 197
Posted By outbackzack
Finally

Between weather and work, I have ridden a total of two times this year, and both ended in cold wet rides home in the rain.


So this morning the wife and I pulled out early, went to the Lincoln...
Forum: N00be Questions   09-29-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By outbackzack
I had a crazy rattling at the rear of the engine,...

I had a crazy rattling at the rear of the engine, turned out that one of the posts on the chrome plated side cover broke. Always check the simple stuff first.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion   09-25-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 916
Posted By outbackzack
Nice.

Nice.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion   08-31-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,631
Posted By outbackzack
The C50 BOSS is still possibly the best looking...

The C50 BOSS is still possibly the best looking stock bike made.



I bought my Stratoliner without a test ride, from nearly 150 miles away. I did actually take the trip to see it, and probably...
Forum: Stories From the Road   07-21-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By outbackzack
Not too long ago, I dropped my bike off to have...

Not too long ago, I dropped my bike off to have some work done, the wife picked me up and brought me home. A few days later, she, I and our oldest grandson went to pick it up. The plan was for...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion   05-27-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By outbackzack
If you include washing and waxing the bike?...

If you include washing and waxing the bike? Absolutely. I spent two hours yesterday doing just that, in high humidity and mid 80 temps. Only to have it all washed away today by Mother Nature about...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion   05-01-2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By outbackzack
I upgraded from my Bully to a Stratoliner, but I...

I upgraded from my Bully to a Stratoliner, but I still hang around this place, I am not online as much, but this is still one of my stops. Way more than the Star forums.
Forum: Stories From the Road   11-26-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By outbackzack
I am starting to think my garage may have...

I am starting to think my garage may have gremlins.

I was well into a woodworking project, when my planer/joiner started throwing metal shavings. I do not know what it was planing inside, but I...
Forum: Stories From the Road   11-25-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By outbackzack
The Bully was sold to my son in law. There is...

The Bully was sold to my son in law. There is still a pair of grand bikes at my other kid's home, including a custom 02 Vol, but right now, I am planning on how much I can get done in the space...
Forum: Stories From the Road   11-25-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By outbackzack
Unexpected...

I left my Stratoliner at the repair shop this morning. It had developed an oil leak somewhere low on the crankcase. Seeing as how it was also due for the scheduled service, and it is just about time...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion   11-24-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By outbackzack
Seems to be a solution, in search of a problem.

Seems to be a solution, in search of a problem.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion   10-15-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By outbackzack
Early in my life, my mother worked in the local...

Early in my life, my mother worked in the local shoe factory. Most small towns had some sort of industry back then. I can remember the smell of rubber and sweat from when my grandmother would take me...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion   10-08-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 153,802
Posted By outbackzack
Looked at all the dead bugs on the front, and...

Looked at all the dead bugs on the front, and questioned if it was really October yet:biglaugh:
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