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Forum: Technical Discussion   12-11-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By ButchA
Found it... Here's a photo of my '07 Aero 750. ...

Found it... Here's a photo of my '07 Aero 750. Look close to the left, at the passenger's footpeg and you'll see the pigtail end of the Battery Tender Jr zip tied on the down tube.
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Forum: Technical Discussion   12-11-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By ButchA
I have mine snaked in through the storage...

I have mine snaked in through the storage compartment, and then carefully out the side compartment to the frame down tube by the seat. I zip tied the pigtail end/connection to the down tube, so it's...
Forum: Technical Discussion   12-11-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 687
Posted By ButchA
Ditto... When I replaced my front brake pads, I...

Ditto... When I replaced my front brake pads, I went to the Honda dealer and got the OEM pads that they recommended.

Tip: The guy also said that all brake pads have a teeny tiny, microscopic,...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   12-03-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,342
Posted By ButchA
I have 34,000+ miles on my '07 Shadow Aero 750. ...

I have 34,000+ miles on my '07 Shadow Aero 750. My wife and I have cruised all day down to NC on it, gone out to the Blue Ridge Mts on it, etc... BUT - - we have to stop about every hour/hour & a...
Forum: Technical Discussion   11-04-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By ButchA
Thanks... It was the first time -ever- that I...

Thanks... It was the first time -ever- that I changed my own plugs on my '07 Aero 750.
Forum: Technical Discussion   11-03-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By ButchA
I agree with Pastordave1 and tbfoto. I have the...

I agree with Pastordave1 and tbfoto. I have the OEM Honda plug wrench ($12 dollars - well worth it!). It made changing my plug very easy. No problems, no worries. The thin, but very rugged gauge...
Forum: Technical Discussion   10-17-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 302
  Sticky: Oilology
Views: 151,670
Posted By ButchA
I second what tbfoto is saying in his post...

I second what tbfoto is saying in his post above...

Purolator PureONE filters are more engineered for automobiles. Purolator (regular) filters are fine for motorcycles. I have been using the...
Forum: Technical Discussion   10-17-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 302
  Sticky: Oilology
Views: 151,670
Posted By ButchA
Normal Purolator filter for Aero 750: L14612...

Normal Purolator filter for Aero 750:
L14612 (short) L14610 (longer one)

Purolator ONE filter
PL14612 (short) PL14610 (longer one)
Forum: Technical Discussion   10-13-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,362
Posted By ButchA
My thoughts exactly... Rotella T6 is amazing...

My thoughts exactly... Rotella T6 is amazing oil. Do a Google search on it and you'll see countless website links to forums (not just here) where motorcyclists from all over the place rave about...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   10-09-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 449
Posted By ButchA
Great post!!! I have ridden the BRP from Afton...

Great post!!! I have ridden the BRP from Afton Mountain south a ways down, but never rode Skyline Drive. I've been over it/across it many times though.

Beautiful scenery up in the mountains! ...
Forum: Technical Discussion   10-07-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 990
Posted By ButchA
What's winterizing? ;) Some of us ride all...

What's winterizing? ;)

Some of us ride all year long (weather permitting). I'll admit, I don't ride when it's like 38F or so, but I do crank up my Shadow Aero 750 and let it warm up every few...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   09-07-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,208
Posted By ButchA
MPG on my '07 Shadow Aero 750? Normal,...

MPG on my '07 Shadow Aero 750?

Normal, gentle, cruising = Avg: 52 mpg (best ever: 56 mpg)
Highway riding/riding 2-up = 46 mpg
Worst mpg: 42 (was hauling a$$ on the interstate, riding it like I...
Forum: General Bike Discussion   08-16-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,564
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   07-25-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 848
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, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 848
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, 05:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,040
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, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,246
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, 09:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,246
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, 09:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,765
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, 05:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,226
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   06-28-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,385
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, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
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, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
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, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
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, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
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...
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