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Forum: General Bike Discussion 03-31-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,389
Posted By ButchA
My wife is the only one who rides on the back,...

My wife is the only one who rides on the back, 2-up with me. She loves it and loves the nice country road cruises that we take a lot in the summer months.

However, my wife will NOT ride solo. ...
Forum: Technical Discussion 03-18-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 661
Posted By ButchA
NGK here too... DPR6EA-9 is what is standard in...

NGK here too... DPR6EA-9 is what is standard in my Aero 750. No need to try anything else. 31,280 miles and my '07 Aero 750 is still going strong. No problems, no worries.
Forum: General Bike Discussion 03-16-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 836
Posted By ButchA
That's great about Rotella... I will be needing...

That's great about Rotella... I will be needing an oil change in a few hundred miles or so. I'll pick up a gallon jug of T6 at Walmart along with a Purolator filter, probably this weekend.
Forum: Technical Discussion 03-15-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 569
Posted By ButchA
From I understand, going up just a hair won't...

From I understand, going up just a hair won't have any effect at all. On my Aero 750, the manual specs say 160/80-15 on the rear. I'm running 170/80-15 and there are no clearance issues at all. I...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 03-12-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 419
Posted By ButchA
I run my Pirelli MT66's at 30 lbs (front) and 35...

I run my Pirelli MT66's at 30 lbs (front) and 35 lbs (rear) and don't have any issues at all. They are amazing tires! :cool:
Forum: General Bike Discussion 03-12-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 419
Posted By ButchA
Pirelli MT66 is an AWESOME tire! Best "bang for...

Pirelli MT66 is an AWESOME tire! Best "bang for the buck" out of them all. There's lots of threads on here about them. :cool:
Forum: Technical Discussion 03-11-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 569
Posted By ButchA
I have the Pirelli MT66 on my Aero 750 and love...

I have the Pirelli MT66 on my Aero 750 and love them! Right now, I have 31,250 miles on my bike and the tires still look fantastic!

2007 Honda Shadow Aero 750
Original OEM tires - Bridgestone...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 03-10-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,162
Posted By ButchA
Speaking of helmets, my beloved HJC AC-3, open...

Speaking of helmets, my beloved HJC AC-3, open face helmet is 8 years old! :shock:

Peel apart a section of the inner liner, and you'll find the manufacturer info, make/model, serial number, ...and...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 02-08-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,226
Posted By ButchA
Look at the 2015 Shadow Aero on the website. ...

Look at the 2015 Shadow Aero on the website. Look closely at it. Really look close...
See the rear disc brake and ABS?

Read the specs... Honda is still going to use the ridiculous outdated...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 12-09-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 507
Posted By ButchA
I echo all the comments about the Pirelli MT66! ...

I echo all the comments about the Pirelli MT66! I got them on my '07 Aero 750 and love them! Granted, I have only about 5,000 miles on them so far, and they still look brand new!

I've said it...
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-30-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 614
Posted By ButchA
Another vote for the Pirelli MT66. I have them...

Another vote for the Pirelli MT66. I have them on front and rear and they are great! They are (IMHO) the best bang for the buck out of all the flavors of motorcycle tires.

I've run Bridgestone...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 11-27-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,197
Posted By ButchA
Regarding this thread about various oils, let me...

Regarding this thread about various oils, let me throw this into the mix...

2000 Chevy Silverado 1500LS 4.8L V8, runs like a top. 190,000 miles.
Rotella T5 synthetic blend 10W-30. Purolator...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 11-09-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 709
Posted By ButchA
I can't ride with music. It would be...

I can't ride with music. It would be dangerous....

I'd let go of the handlebars and rock out on air guitar or air drums or something! :shock: :lol:
Forum: General Bike Discussion 11-09-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,593
Posted By ButchA
I am partially AGATT, depending on weather and...

I am partially AGATT, depending on weather and where I ride.

Extreme summer temps, 98F in the shade, etc... easy cruise on the backroads: T-shirt, jeans, boots, and my 3/4 open face helmet but...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 11-08-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By ButchA
Another vote for Pirelli MT66! The "best bang...

Another vote for Pirelli MT66! The "best bang for the buck" tire on the market today! :mrgreen:
Forum: General Bike Discussion 11-04-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,305
Posted By ButchA
I'll chime in and then I'll go get some popcorn...

I'll chime in and then I'll go get some popcorn ready....

If your under warranty and/or have the service plan agreement, then go ahead and let your local Honda dealer do the oil changes.

If...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 11-03-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 869
Posted By ButchA
Hmmm.... I had an old '81 Honda Silverwing...

Hmmm....

I had an old '81 Honda Silverwing GL500. I got married and had kids (you know how the story goes...) The last time I remember owning/riding the Silverwing: Spring 1986.

1986 - 2007...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 11-01-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 712
Posted By ButchA
I know... Like I said originally, it was mind...

I know... Like I said originally, it was mind boggling and shocking all at the same time. One minute the guy was slowing down at the intersection, hits the painted white arrow/left turn pavement...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 11-01-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 712
Posted By ButchA
Unhappy What a shock... I just watched a rider go down!

As I just wrote on Facebook:

To all motorcycle riders: Wow, what a shock... I did my good deed of the day, but am still in shock because it was a Honda Shadow motorcyclist - - right there next to...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 10-21-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 499
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: 40
Views: 1,249
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: 40
Views: 1,249
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: 464
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: 1,553
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: 721
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...
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