- Motorcycling has been a life changing experience. I hope sharing the info and pictures on the Blog gives you some idea how impressed I am with the experience, travel and the people I have met. Made new friends especially among Riders here in Orange County. Special recognition to Johney (Wrench)-helps with all the maintenance stuff+rides, plus other great riding friends: Ken Y., Luis V. & Minita, Chuck & Patty, John R., Joe, Carolyn, Gregg, Charlie & Carol, Rick, Stan P., Ed & Susan P., Barry, plus Terry, Bob B., Brian H., Glenn, William & Daveta Jo, Bob (Concho) and others. ************* DISCLAIMER: This is my personal write-up (Blog) of motorcycling news, rides and events that I am involved with in some way and not affiliated with any group, organization or club that might be mentioned herein. There should be no confusion regarding the fact these are my personal comments and not those of any other entity.
Wednesday, March 05, 2008
New LOUD Stebel horn
Finally got the new Stebel horn installed. Bought a bracket from Road Star Riders forum and it was supposed to easily replace the existing front horn using the same two stock bolts. I had the dealer install it and from what he tells me the bracket needed some modification. The horn is supposed to be kept as vertical as possible for it to work well, but it is at a 40 deg. angle and it still works great, so hopefully there will be no issue. Looks like the bracket for the horn was made with a different year Road Star in mind so it may need to be replaced.
It's definitely LOUD and even used it already on the freeway as a car started to move into my lane just in front of me. Blasted the horn and at least got her attention, I still had to back off a bit but no harm anyway.
It's small enough to fit right in where the stock horn was.