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Forum: Technical Discussion 04-06-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By ButchA
64,000 miles :?: Your VLX is a year older...

64,000 miles :?:

Your VLX is a year older than my '07 Aero 750. I've got 28,150 miles (so far) and you've got me beat by more than double odometer readings! Wow, you must ride the hell out of...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-06-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,201
Posted By ButchA
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.... That's all I gotta...

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.... That's all I gotta say!!!! :shock:
Forum: General Bike Discussion 04-06-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 356
Posted By ButchA
In the cold months, I wear a pair of black...

In the cold months, I wear a pair of black thinsulate lined work gloves to keep my hands warm.

I just picked up a new pair of River Road Swindler perforated leather gloves the other day as my main...
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-06-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By ButchA
No sweat... For anyone wondering about the...

No sweat...

For anyone wondering about the 5W40 viscosity in Rotella T6, it is okay and still perfectly fine to use in a motorcycle even though the manual calls for 10W30. It just means that the...
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-05-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By ButchA
Shell Rotella T ---- 15W40 Heavy duty regular oil...

Shell Rotella T ---- 15W40 Heavy duty regular oil
Shell Rotella T5 --- 10W30 Synthetic Blend
Shell Rotella T6 --- 5W40 Full Synthetic
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-05-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By ButchA
Gotta give a "thumbs up" to Rotella T6 and Purolator oil filters

Earlier today, I stopped at WalMart and picked up some Rotella T6 oil and a Purolator filter for my Shadow Aero 750. I picked up 3 qt bottles instead of a whole gallon, as the remaining oil in the...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 03-29-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,631
Posted By ButchA
Same here... I change my own oil after I saw...

Same here...

I change my own oil after I saw the prices what the shop wanted to charge! I was like, Whisky Tango Foxtrot, are you serious?!? :shock: :mad:

Front brakes I can do myself, after...
Forum: Technical Discussion 03-23-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By ButchA
Same here... From what I've read, everybody...

Same here... From what I've read, everybody keeps using NGK and a few have gone to Iridium (incredible plug, but very expensive).

For my '07 Aero 750, I have 27,800 miles and am on the 2nd set of...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 03-19-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 753
Posted By ButchA
+1 The Pirelli MT66 tires are (in my...

+1

The Pirelli MT66 tires are (in my opinion) the best bang for the buck out of any tire out there. Great tread, great handling, no issues at all with mounting/balancing, and most importantly -...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 03-17-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,456
Posted By ButchA
My helmet? I bought it as soon as I brought my...

My helmet? I bought it as soon as I brought my 2007 Shadow Aero 750 home from the dealer. (I had to borrow a helmet (aaack!! a horrible, wickedly claustrophobic, FF helmet! :shock: ) so I could...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 03-17-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By ButchA
I don't have a shock adjustment wrench. All I...

I don't have a shock adjustment wrench. All I have done is grab a hold of the shock (while wearing leather gloves), get a real good grip and with a lot of muscle power and grip strength, just go...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 03-17-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By ButchA
That's good to know... I need more Rotella T6...

That's good to know... I need more Rotella T6 and it's always on sale at Wal-Mart (or anywhere else) for a good price.
Forum: General Bike Discussion 03-01-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,605
Posted By ButchA
Based on various topics and threads on this...

Based on various topics and threads on this forum, I voted for the Metzeler brand even though I'd never used them. Lots of people are happy with the ME880.

Dunlop (Dung Flop) D404 is arguably the...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 02-23-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,067
Posted By ButchA
I say the simplest method is to wear thermal long...

I say the simplest method is to wear thermal long johns (the heavy duty kind that you'd wear under a camo hunting outfit, out in the chilly woods).
Forum: General Bike Discussion 02-23-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By ButchA
Tire pressure (psi). What do you like to run?

Here's a question for you all - do you stick with the recommendations in the owners manual and/or on the side of the shaft drive housing, or do you kind of do your own thing and run the tires...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 02-23-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 685
Posted By ButchA
+1 on the Pirelli MT66. I also have them and...

+1 on the Pirelli MT66. I also have them and they are fantastic tires for the money! :)
Forum: General Bike Discussion 02-21-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 944
Posted By ButchA
2007 Shadow Aero 750 - the last time I looked at...

2007 Shadow Aero 750 - the last time I looked at the odometer, it read: 27,780.
Forum: General Bike Discussion 02-20-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,238
Posted By ButchA
Full face or 1/2 helmet? I'd split the...

Full face or 1/2 helmet? I'd split the difference and go with a 3/4 open face helmet with a ratcheting face shield.

Full face helmet = I'll get claustrophobia and will have "issues".
1/2 helmet...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 02-17-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,646
Posted By ButchA
LOL... I guess I wasn't the only one who thought...

LOL... I guess I wasn't the only one who thought that! :)

I have seen chaps in the stores and catalogs. I just can't bring myself to even try a pair on, or worse - buy them and wear them on the...
Forum: Technical Discussion 02-16-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 593
Posted By ButchA
I echo the comments about the Battery Tender Jr. ...

I echo the comments about the Battery Tender Jr. I have one on my Aero 750 and it is awesome!

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Attach the two cable ends (Pos &...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 02-13-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By ButchA
Same here... I have seen some of those custom...

Same here... I have seen some of those custom gas gauge things that mount/replace your original gas tank locking cover, and have gauge needle inside them. I agree that they wouldn't work well on a...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 02-01-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,625
Posted By ButchA
Crazy Dave... That's perfect! "Spinning...

Crazy Dave...

That's perfect! "Spinning Wheel" by Blood Sweat & Tears is excellent! There's the vocal line by David Clayton-Thomas that goes, "Ride a painted pony, let the spinning wheel spin". ...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 02-01-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,625
Posted By ButchA
Normally I don't listen to music on the bike,...

Normally I don't listen to music on the bike, because knowing me, I'd let go of the handlebars and rock out on "air guitar" or "air drums" or something! :shock: :lol:

What gets me going is bands...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 01-30-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By ButchA
Same here... I have a stem mount clock on my...

Same here... I have a stem mount clock on my Aero 750 and bought it from Clocks 4 Bikes. Great company, very friendly, and family oriented too. They treat you right.

Looking for a Motorcycle...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 01-25-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By ButchA
Wow... All I did was just let my Aero 750 run...

Wow... All I did was just let my Aero 750 run for about 15 minutes, and I even held the throttle slightly revved for a little bit too. Trust me, my bike got nice and warmed up.

Anyway, down here...
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