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Forum: General Bike Discussion 10-21-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 366
Posted By ButchA
I know what you mean... I drove my pickup truck...

I know what you mean... I drove my pickup truck this AM at "zero dark thirty" out to my school bus (I didn't want to hit a deer on my bike!) and then when I went back after lunch to drive my bus...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 10-21-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 697
Posted By ButchA
Ta-Da!!! I just snapped a quick photo of my new...

Ta-Da!!! I just snapped a quick photo of my new ride bell with my cell phone. Sorry if the underside of my Aero 750 is a little dirty, but you figure, she's 7 years old now and has almost 31,000...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 10-21-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 697
Posted By ButchA
+1 Same here! :cool: My first bell was...

+1 Same here! :cool:

My first bell was given to me by Christopher back in 2007 when my Aero 750 was brand new. After 7 years and 30k miles, in all kinds of weather, I remember looking down along...
Forum: Technical Discussion 10-15-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By ButchA
I agree with all the others on here. Dunlop D404...

I agree with all the others on here. Dunlop D404 should actually be renamed "Dung Flop" for good reason. They are the crappiest tires on the market!

I tried them a few years ago, and even with...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 10-15-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,213
Posted By ButchA
Very nice!! Enjoy the V-Star! :cool:

Very nice!! Enjoy the V-Star! :cool:
Forum: Technical Discussion 10-14-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By ButchA
Looking at the photo, and thinking back to when I...

Looking at the photo, and thinking back to when I bought my '07 Aero 750, the tool pouch only contained:

The pouch (2)
The cheesy looking pliers (4)
The phillips screwdriver end (12)
The tiny...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 10-14-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 768
Posted By ButchA
It would take a full force hurricane to knock...

It would take a full force hurricane to knock over a motorcycle. A 60-70 mph wind would be strong and would probably yank a motorcycle cover right off, but 125+ mph hurricane wind would do way more...
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-28-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 543
Posted By ButchA
If you have the original OEM spark plug wrench in...

If you have the original OEM spark plug wrench in your tool bag, go ahead and use it. If not, you might want to bite the bullet and get it at your dealer/parts counter. That's what I did when I...
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-18-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,098
Posted By ButchA
I have the Battery Tender Jr on my '07 Aero 750...

I have the Battery Tender Jr on my '07 Aero 750 and it is fantastic in the chilly winter months....
Forum: General Bike Discussion 09-16-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,386
Posted By ButchA
Wow.... Glad you and your GF will heal up. ...

Wow.... Glad you and your GF will heal up. Thoughts and prayers are sent to you both. Deer are the #1 reason why I don't ride at dusk around the small town backroads in Virginia. Freakin' things...
Forum: Technical Discussion 09-13-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By ButchA
Thankfully, here in Virginia, they passed the...

Thankfully, here in Virginia, they passed the "red light law", so motorcycles, mopeds, scooters, and even bicyclists can now (safely) turn on a red light. I think you still have to wait something...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 09-09-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 618
Posted By ButchA
I love my Pirelli MT66's. Incredible tire and...

I love my Pirelli MT66's. Incredible tire and the best bang for the buck out of any tire out there! To some others, yeah I know... I know... They are cheap priced and raise an eye brow. But...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 09-07-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By ButchA
That's incredible gas mileage! Do you ride it...

That's incredible gas mileage! Do you ride it putt putting around like a moped? :razz:

On my 2007 Aero 750 @ 30,370 miles being beautifully broken in, I can get 55 mpg just cruising around back...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 09-02-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 699
Posted By ButchA
I went extremely cheap and wear a pair of black...

I went extremely cheap and wear a pair of black plastic horn rimmed (ZZ Top's "Cheap Sunglasses") style of sunglasses. I got them back when I last donated a pint of blood at a local blood drive, and...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 09-01-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By ButchA
Awesome! I would love it if my wife wanted to...

Awesome! I would love it if my wife wanted to learn to ride a bike, but she won't. I've tried and tried to get her interested in the MSF course, and start out on a little Rebel 250 or something. ...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 09-01-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3,180
Views: 108,353
Posted By ButchA
My wife and took my Aero 750 out and did the...

My wife and took my Aero 750 out and did the "Lake Anna Loop" motorcycle cruise from Richmond, VA up along the backroads, to the lake. Then around a part of the lake by the state park, and back home...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 09-01-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By ButchA
+1 on Progressive for motorcycle insurance. ...

+1 on Progressive for motorcycle insurance.

Even though that Flo chick on the TV commercials is incredibly annoying, and her face is everywhere you look, Progressive has amazing insurance rates...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 09-01-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By ButchA
Just went for a nice Labor Day motorcycle cruise w/ my wife!

We took the Shadow Aero 750 and cruised up to Lake Anna, Virginia and back to Richmond. Nice ride, except my arms are slightly sunburned. It was wickedly hot & humid at 93F and probably 70%...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 09-01-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,729
Posted By ButchA
I've been caught in the rain too. One time it...

I've been caught in the rain too. One time it wasn't too bad, and I was extremely cautious and slowed down to a very safe speed. I got a little wet, but again, it wasn't the end of the world. The...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 08-26-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By ButchA
Very cool. It adds a really nice touch to the...

Very cool. It adds a really nice touch to the bike!
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-26-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 252
Sticky: Oilology
Views: 116,134
Posted By ButchA
I'm not sure of the difference in 100 miles or...

I'm not sure of the difference in 100 miles or 600 miles. But if you have the extended service plan from Honda, then I say let the dealer take care of your Phantom and let them do the 600 mile...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 08-24-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,033
Posted By ButchA
I wouldn't be able to listen to music while...

I wouldn't be able to listen to music while riding. Knowing me, I'd let go of the handlebars and rock out on "air guitar"!!! :lol:
Forum: General Bike Discussion 08-23-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By ButchA
Imagine the weight of a Goldwing or Valkyrie...

Imagine the weight of a Goldwing or Valkyrie transferred into a massive V-Twin 1800. There ya go... There's the VTX 1800.

Big, massive, hefty, but with gobs of power. Throw on a windshield and...
Forum: Technical Discussion 08-22-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,020
Posted By ButchA
Congrats on the switch to Rotella T6. It is...

Congrats on the switch to Rotella T6. It is amazing oil. I am a huge fan and have even written to Shell asking them all about it, since it's JASO-MA certified. It was kind of funny... They replied...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 08-14-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 920
Posted By ButchA
Hmmm... I too am on other forums, and not just...

Hmmm... I too am on other forums, and not just Honda motorcycles.

Hunting & fishing forums
Fender guitars forum
Trumpet and brass players forum
Yamaha keyboards forum
Bicycle forum
Chevy...
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