Category Archives: Motorcycle / Equipment

Motorcycling: A Summary of Modifications to our 2017 Road Glide Ultra

It dawned on me I never took the time to catalog all of the changes I made to our 2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra since taking delivery back on 30 September 2017.  I documented a lot of those changes, but … Continue reading

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Motorcycling: A Cruise Control Toggle Switch Anomaly

Summary Level FYI: If you own and ride a newer Harley-Davidson touring bike with one of the ‘BOOM!’ infotainment systems that controls your sound system, can call up and control select information from the ECU and a hosts a GPS-based … Continue reading

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Motorcycling: A Home-Made Wireless Charger for the Harley

We have achieved wireless charging on the Harley! It’s basically a wireless charging coil embedded in a rubber mat thin enough to fit behind a smart phone in a Ciro SmartPhone holder, with the circuit board now moved 5′ away … Continue reading

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Motorcycling: The Harley Get’s a Little Attention

For readers who follow all of my journal entries, you’re well aware that I just spent a few days installing sound insulating materials in our new-to-us 2017 Toyota Tacoma truck cab.  My reasons for doing so were two-fold: it was … Continue reading

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Motorcycling: 5 Years Later, We’re Still Loving the Bushtec Trailer

After making several motorcycle trips to Florida and Tennessee on our 2011 Harley-Davidson Wide Glide with all of our gear stuffed in a pair of smallish aftermarket saddlebags and a Saddleman tour bag that was far in excess of the … Continue reading

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Motorcycling: Tweaking My Georgia Veteran’s Tag

From the Georgia DMV Website, “Georgia license plates come in many designs and types, including personalized prestige plates and plates for causes and organizations, such as charities and colleges. You may also be eligible for military tags or antique hobby plates for your classic car.”    I’m … Continue reading

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Motorcycling: Harley’s Boom 6.5 “Radio Touch Screen Protector”

This is one of those things about Harley-Davidson that really irks a lot of owners… Here’s the deal, Harley has fitted its touring motorcycles with these car-like, touch screen “Infotainment” systems since 2013 or something like that.  The technology behind … Continue reading

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