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Forum: General Bike Discussion 07-29-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 459
Posted By ButchA
I've seen ugly Honda's before, but I agree, the...

I've seen ugly Honda's before, but I agree, the NM4 takes the cake!

Seriously, Honda... WTF were you thinking? :shock:

http://powersports.honda.com/images/nm4/gallery/NM4_2015_05.jpg
Forum: General Bike Discussion 07-27-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By ButchA
I also have my new one (thanks Old Dad!) mounted...

I also have my new one (thanks Old Dad!) mounted in the same place where the original one (thanks Christopher!) was mounted since 2007...

Lower left frame tube, just before the bracket for the...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 07-27-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 88,557
Posted By ButchA
What did I do to my bike? Uh, at around...

What did I do to my bike?

Uh, at around 3:30am this morning, I woke up to thunder and lightning, and ran outside to throw the cover on my Shadow Aero 750! Thankfully it wasn't a solid downpour...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 07-26-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,475
Posted By ButchA
You said it and are 100% right on the money... ...

You said it and are 100% right on the money... Honda's CBR crotch rockets are everywhere. They rival Kawasaki's Ninja sales and riders.
Forum: General Bike Discussion 07-26-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 360
Posted By ButchA
I've been on the Blue Ridge Pkwy a few times and...

I've been on the Blue Ridge Pkwy a few times and it is beautiful. What's kind of funny is that I have not been on Skyline Drive. Call me cheap... Why pay $10 bucks or whatever, to drive on a...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 07-26-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,475
Posted By ButchA
I agree with a lot of posts about Honda. They...

I agree with a lot of posts about Honda. They SERIOUSLY need to bring back the 1300 series of cruisers or even the beloved VT1100.

The VTX 1300 was a beautiful cruiser and they should have kept...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 07-21-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 480
Posted By ButchA
+1 Also, don't buy a bell for yourself/bike....

+1

Also, don't buy a bell for yourself/bike. It won't work. The "mystical power" of the guardian bell only works when you receive one by a fellow motorcyclist.

There's lots and lots of...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 07-20-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By ButchA
This thread serves as a reminder that fall will...

This thread serves as a reminder that fall will soon be upon us before we know it, and the freakin' deer will be all over the place (rut season).

I agree with the comments about venison steaks,...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 07-19-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By ButchA
It's great and I truly appreciate it! The...

It's great and I truly appreciate it!

The ride bell or guardian bell or gremlin bell (whichever name you call it) serves as a bond between motorcycle friends. Everyone is free to believe as as...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 07-19-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By ButchA
Update: THANK YOU, OLD DAD!!! :mrgreen: ...

Update:

THANK YOU, OLD DAD!!! :mrgreen:

The ride bell came in the mail this afternoon. I ran right out and hooked it up to the bottom left frame tube of my Aero 750!

I owe you one! :mrgreen:
Forum: Technical Discussion 07-17-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 246
Sticky: Oilology
Views: 109,187
Posted By ButchA
According to the chart as seen here... ...

According to the chart as seen here...
Motorcycle Oil Filter Cross Reference (http://motorcycleinfo.calsci.com/FilterXRef.html)

You would take #5 on the chart, like most Honda Shadows.
...
Forum: Technical Discussion 07-17-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 626
Posted By ButchA
Yes. Rotella T6 is 5W-40 and is perfectly fine...

Yes. Rotella T6 is 5W-40 and is perfectly fine for any motorcycle. In fact, it helps with cold weather starts and is fully synthetic.

My '07 Shadow Aero 750 loves it. It shifts like butter and...
Forum: Technical Discussion 07-17-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 626
Posted By ButchA
Purolator L14610 (3" long filter) - - will work...

Purolator L14610 (3" long filter) - - will work fine.
Purolator L14612 (2.5" filter) - - will work fine, and a little easier to install/uninstall as it's TIGHT underneath there!

Rotella T6 - -...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 07-17-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 981
Posted By ButchA
I did a small wheelie many many years ago on my...

I did a small wheelie many many years ago on my old '74 Honda CB360T. If I remember right, I was in a vacant parking lot. I just revved the engine, yanked the handlebars, and let the clutch out...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 07-16-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By ButchA
Thank you!!! :D

Thank you!!! :D
Forum: General Bike Discussion 07-16-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By ButchA
Unhappy Aaaagh!!! It's gone (my ride bell!!!)

Oh man... I can't believe this...

After all this time, 7 wonderful years, I happen to look down at the bottom left frame tube on my '07 Aero 750, and my brass ride bell is gone!!! :shock:

It...
Forum: Technical Discussion 07-13-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 305
Posted By ButchA
Wow, what a tire! Check this out... ...

Wow, what a tire! Check this out...
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/71B5uZMyvPL._SL1500_.jpg

Look at the tread pattern on the Michelin Commander II. Man, it looks like you could ride the...
Forum: Technical Discussion 07-13-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 305
Posted By ButchA
There are tons of threads about tires. Lots of...

There are tons of threads about tires. Lots of people like the Metzeler ME880 from what I've read. Others like Bridgestone too. It all depends on how and/or where you ride. Do you ride in the...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 07-11-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By ButchA
Same here. I checked various sites like...

Same here. I checked various sites like motorcyclesuperstore and bikebandit and others for brake pads vs going to the Honda dealership parts counter.
Honest man, straight up honest... by the time...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 07-06-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 253
Posted By ButchA
Same here, along with a useless pair of pliers. ...

Same here, along with a useless pair of pliers. I honestly believe some not-so-nice person at most Honda dealerships, takes various tools from the tool pouch after they uncrate the motorcycle, just...
Forum: Technical Discussion 07-04-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 246
Sticky: Oilology
Views: 109,187
Posted By ButchA
Good Lord, that's like what my full size...

Good Lord, that's like what my full size International school bus takes - although probably a little more than that. AmTram T444RE (rear engine) and the "444" is probably the cu. in.

Underneath...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 07-03-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 735
Posted By ButchA
+1 You all remember the story I've told on...

+1

You all remember the story I've told on here... My daughter's boyfriend has a crotch rocket. A Kawasaki Ninja 650 (I think) or something, whatever... I don't know... The kid keeps tinkering...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 06-30-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By ButchA
I like it... Just enough gear that serves a...

I like it... Just enough gear that serves a purpose.
Forum: Member Introductions 06-29-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 635
Posted By ButchA
US Coast Guard 1979-1996* Yeoman, First Class...

US Coast Guard 1979-1996*
Yeoman, First Class (E-6)
Mostly stationed on east coast, New England area, and the eastern Great Lakes (Cleveland, OH and Buffalo, NY).

*In 1996 & 1997 (if you all...
Forum: General Bike Discussion 06-29-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 914
Posted By ButchA
I can't/won't wear a FF helmet... No matter...

I can't/won't wear a FF helmet... No matter what... I'll get all freaky and claustrophobic, hyperventilate and pass out, because I can't breathe! :shock:

I love 3/4 helmets because you can...
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