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Forum: General Bike Discussion   08-16-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,689
Posted By ButchA
2007 Honda Shadow Aero 750 Bought brand new,...

2007 Honda Shadow Aero 750
Bought brand new, right off the showroom floor - June 2007.
Mileage: 00,000 at purchase.
Purchased Honda's extended service plan at time of purchase too. (it paid for...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   08-02-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,741
Posted By ButchA
LOL... I am always so tempted to put on the hard...

LOL... I am always so tempted to put on the hard rock station on my school bus's radio, but I'd get in so much trouble! You just know one of the little munchkins might drop a dime on me once they...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   07-29-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,741
Posted By ButchA
ME: 2000 Chevy Silverado 1500 LS, 4.8L V8...

ME:
2000 Chevy Silverado 1500 LS, 4.8L V8 engine, 5 speed stick shift (one of the rare ones where GM mated a manual transmission to a V8 in a pickup truck).

WIFE:
2006 Chevy Cobalt LT, 2.2L 4...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   07-25-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 558
Posted By ButchA
This is fantastic... Lots of vintage bikes! :D ...

This is fantastic... Lots of vintage bikes! :D

My old '85 Silverwing GL500 (in the 1st thread, as the OP), was one of the cheaper ones that didn't come with the rear trunk. I didn't mind and...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   07-25-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 558
Posted By ButchA
Classic and vintage Hondas (we all owned one, right?)

To go along with the thread about "What was your first bike..." I wanted to go in a different direction and talk about old classic, vintage, Honda motorcycles from back in the day.

I know I have...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   07-23-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 779
Posted By ButchA
(1) 1974 Honda CB360T (bought used) (2) 1981...

(1) 1974 Honda CB360T (bought used)
(2) 1981 Honda Silverwing GL500*
* sold the old Silverwing when my wife gave birth to our twin daughters (1986).

- - - - 20+ year break - - - -
In June...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   07-18-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By ButchA
Pirelli MT66 is by far the "best bang for the...

Pirelli MT66 is by far the "best bang for the buck" out of any tire out on the market! You can order them online and have them shipped to you if your shop doesn't carry them in stock.

I agree...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   07-08-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By ButchA
Mine too. Pirelli MT66 is, arguably, the "best...

Mine too. Pirelli MT66 is, arguably, the "best bang for the buck" of any tire on the market!

Bridgestones are nice. Metzelers are even nicer. But price by price, comparing this and that, the...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   07-04-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,620
Posted By ButchA
I don't and won't listen to music while on my...

I don't and won't listen to music while on my Aero 750... I'd wreck in a heartbeat! :shock: I'm one of those nutty multi-instrumentalist, play-a-little-of-everything, wide variety of musical taste,...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   06-29-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,975
Posted By ButchA
I haven't been to the Dragon, but I know lots of...

I haven't been to the Dragon, but I know lots of people who have.

One of these days, I'll find a way to get down there and ride it, just once.... :)
Forum: General Bike Discussion   06-27-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,134
Posted By ButchA
I agree with Old Dad... Hang onto the Aero 750 a...

I agree with Old Dad... Hang onto the Aero 750 a little longer and get it paid off. Double up on payments if you can swing it to get it paid off quicker.

The absolute LAST thing you need is a...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   06-24-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By ButchA
No problem... They are great and loaded with so...

No problem... They are great and loaded with so many cool features. Pack 'em up and go for a long vacation and not worry about anything!

They measure 14"W x 11"H x 8.5"D and the best part is no...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   06-24-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By ButchA
Here's some better views... Right side...

Here's some better views...

Right side saddlebag, all mounted and secure
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q215/butchammon/c62063ed-62e9-48dd-885b-9cfffc2c06d9_zpstoqvfqdy.jpg

Left side...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   06-24-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By ButchA
Okay... Here you go.... Left side, close up...

Okay... Here you go....

Left side, close up front mount
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q215/butchammon/RiverRoad.SaddlebagsL_zpscb9jy90h.jpg

Right side, close up front mount...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   06-23-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By ButchA
Thanks... That's what I plan on doing. I plan...

Thanks... That's what I plan on doing. I plan on a big trip up to upstate New York to my sisters horse farm and visit her and my 91 year old mom (God Bless her - my mom is still going!) I have...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   06-23-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,239
Posted By ButchA
Ever since 2007 and 32,800 miles later, I still...

Ever since 2007 and 32,800 miles later, I still have on windshield on my Shadow Aero 750. I just dealt with the wind all this time and never really had a cause for concern.

But now that I just...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   06-23-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By ButchA
River Road saddlebags all mounted (Update!!)

Woo-hoo... I found a set of Cobra saddlebag mounts at a really decent price, and they bolted right on, as you see.

Left side Shadow Aero 750
...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   06-21-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By ButchA
Thanks... I appreciate it... My wife and I...

Thanks... I appreciate it...

My wife and I were just toying around with the idea and measurement of the original bags, leather strap over the fender, vinyl strap/clasps to go around the shocks,...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   06-21-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By ButchA
Um... My wife and I just went out to the Shadow...

Um... My wife and I just went out to the Shadow Aero 750 and experimented with the new River Road (medium) slant saddlebags...

We removed the seat(s), laid the saddlebags over the rear fender,...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   06-20-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By ButchA
Thanks... I just checked out my local Honda...

Thanks... I just checked out my local Honda dealer. They would have to order the OEM saddlebag brackets for the '07 Shadow Aero 750, but they'd be here in about 2-3 business days. No biggie...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   06-20-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By ButchA
Wow, what a Father's Day present!!

Wow, what a surprise... My daughters just surprised the heck out of me with a pair of River Road slant (medium) saddlebags with removable liners!! :mrgreen:

I just have to go buy the chrome...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   06-19-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By ButchA
Went on a nice cruise up in Maryland...

Since I was a little bored today and it was nice (but still hot) outside, I took my '07 Shadow Aero on a nice little solo cruise. I left my house here in the west end of Richmond, VA and went up...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   06-17-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,141
Posted By ButchA
Rotella T6 5W-40 fully synthetic is ABSOLUTELY...

Rotella T6 5W-40 fully synthetic is ABSOLUTELY PERFECTLY FINE in Honda Shadow Aero's! I've been running it in mine for a few years and love it. No problems at all - not even once! :mrgreen:
Forum: General Bike Discussion   06-16-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,141
Posted By ButchA
Favorite oil? Easy... I always buy Rotella T6...

Favorite oil? Easy... I always buy Rotella T6 at WalMart along with a Purolator L14612 filter. Very inexpensive, and amazing performance!
...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   06-14-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,060
Posted By ButchA
Ouch... I know you're upset. I would be too. ...

Ouch... I know you're upset. I would be too. We all would be on here. But just think - it could have been a LOT worse! Rest up and heal up quickly! You're bike can be fixed up soon enough.
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