Category Archives: Motorcycle / Equipment

Motorcycling: Post Florida Trip Motorcycle Maintenance

Setting aside the October 2015 accident in Daytona Beach where a little old lady side-swipped us with her car — sending Debbie to the Emergency Room and the 2013 Road King CVO to the salvage yard — we’ve enjoyed 8 … Continue reading

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Motorcycling: Adding Non-OEM Audible Alarm to Road Glide

It’s a little thing, but with our 2017 Road Glide I’ve been missing the reassuring “chirp” that came from the security system’s siren on our 2013 Harley-Davidson Road King CVO’s whenever the ignition was turned on or off, or if … Continue reading

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

It dawned on me I never took the time to catalog the changes I’ve 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 they are … 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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