This entry started from a posting I contributed to on the HDForums site. I decided to expand upon the various talking points there into a more full-fledged discussion about the hows, whys, and considerations of adding electronic gadgets to your ride. My experience involves a 2016 Harley-Davidson Heritage, so specific examples in this post may … Continue reading Motorcycles, Electronics, and Upgrades — Considerations and “How to do it Right”
When the wife and I first decided to get our bike licenses a couple years ago, once we had committed to the class, we went to the two convenient Harley-Davidson dealerships close to us. We started at Maverick Harley-Davidson in Carrollton, Texas, our home town and just about 5 miles from the house. We ended … Continue reading The Pain of Upgrading your Motorcycles and Computers
Back in late July (2018) my wife wrecked her bike. She's a very careful, deliberate rider. She gears up very well, including leather half-chaps that cover the knee, kevlar jeans, kevlar arm sleeves, and, of course, a helmet. Likely these pieces of gear prevented her accident from being worse than it was. I had just … Continue reading The Accident Story
While I'm sure this is true of many bike brands and models, on my 2016 Harley Heritage Classic (FLSTC) there are two ways to turn off the bike.
Fiddling with your ride. One of the simple joys of owning a motorcycle for those that are (at least slightly) handy. It seems that anytime I have 10 minutes to spare from work, family, etc. that I find myself Googling phrases like "cool motorcycle gadgets". First off, bear in mind that while your bike alone … Continue reading Not a Lot of Room Under the Seat (aka “Upgrading your Bike”)