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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.

Amazing scenery, great ride, wonderful time.

Amazing scenery, great ride, wonderful time.
Monument Valley, Utah-9/2011 photo by Johney Harper!

Friday, February 24, 2012

Latest Stratoliner update

A lot of questions about the new Stratoliner were floating around at Thursday's meeting and today I can report that we can all breathe a sigh of relief in the knowledge that the dealer fixed all the problems (both) and it now meets my current approval standards.  In other words I can sleep at night knowing I did not make a huge mistake…a small one maybe.  The squeak was due to some small bracket scrapping against the swing arm and the ride problem was alleviated by backing off the pre-load settings.  All good to go especialy when we get the accessories installed like passing lamps, GPS- (NUVI car type), engine and saddlebag guards and a luggage rack.  You can tell a seasoned veteran of motorcycling from a beginner by their understanding of the fact that there is no problem with a motorcycle that more money can't solve.

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