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Old 12-06-2008, 09:48 PM   #11
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I want to go back in time... i wasn't even born in '76,'77. I wasn't born till 86... man i want to go back and see zeppelin, Ozzy, the Misfits, Operation Ivy, The specials.... Man i missed all the good music...thats not to say that Streetlight Manifesto isn't one of the most amazing bands i've ever heard....
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Old 12-06-2008, 09:58 PM   #12
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I want to go back in time... i wasn't even born in '76,'77. I wasn't born till 86... man i want to go back and see zeppelin, Ozzy, the Misfits, Operation Ivy, The specials.... Man i missed all the good music...thats not to say that Streetlight Manifesto isn't one of the most amazing bands i've ever heard....
Just checked out Streetlight Manifesto on YouTube. Never heard of them but I dig it. Listened to a couple songs and it reminded me of one of my all time favs, the Mighty Mighty Bosstones. You a fan of them as well?
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Old 12-07-2008, 04:58 AM   #13
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There is absolutely nothing wrong with the smaller diameter tires on the older bikes.
You're right, my gripe is 90% appearance. I'm sure Mike could crash his bike in corners and curves with a 180 or 200 too. A wider tire just looks better to me on a bike of that size; it's like a Challenger with skinny little bias-ply tires. And I'm absolutely not a fan of the silly-assed 250+ tires they put on "customs."
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Old 12-07-2008, 08:26 AM   #14
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Just checked out Streetlight Manifesto on YouTube. Never heard of them but I dig it. Listened to a couple songs and it reminded me of one of my all time favs, the Mighty Mighty Bosstones. You a fan of them as well?
Absolutely, I was so happy to find out that the Bosstones were back together after like 5 years. I didn't get the chance to see them either.

My favorite part of streetlight is their lyrics, Thomas Kalnoky (Singer, songwriter) really is a genius.
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Old 12-07-2008, 10:09 AM   #15
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There is absolutely nothing wrong with the smaller diameter tires on the older bikes. They supposedly don't last as long, but I still get 12 to 14 thou out of my rear tires and I got 20 thou out of the front one and they will certainly grip all the way to scraping frame parts with no issues. I have ridden mine to the limit 2 up and never had a tire grip issue. Ask Buzglyd. Frame wobbles with the older bikes are there for sure, but the fat tire thing is just a fad to me.
Speaking about the wobble on the earlier baggers has anyone here tried the aftermarket for a fix. I'm planning on installing a bagger-brace on my RG and was wondering if anyone has done so. If you have, is it an improvement?
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Old 12-07-2008, 06:38 PM   #16
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Speaking about the wobble on the earlier baggers has anyone here tried the aftermarket for a fix. I'm planning on installing a bagger-brace on my RG and was wondering if anyone has done so. If you have, is it an improvement?
I almost did but didn't want to spend the dough. A little thicker fork oil helped a lot and it's cheap.
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Old 12-08-2008, 06:57 AM   #17
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Old 12-08-2008, 07:23 AM   #18
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I want to go back in time... i wasn't even born in '76,'77. I wasn't born till 86... man i want to go back and see zeppelin, Ozzy, the Misfits, Operation Ivy, The specials.... Man i missed all the good music...thats not to say that Streetlight Manifesto isn't one of the most amazing bands i've ever heard....

I think the best live shows I ever saw were Lynyrd Skynyrd's Sweet Home Alabama tour and Rush's Farewell to Kings tour both bands were just straight up rock, no pyro bullsh*t just excellent music.
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The Street Glide is nice, but I still prefer the Road Glide.
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Old 12-08-2008, 12:02 PM   #20
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Really, I saw Alice Cooper in '76 or '77 around then anyway, pretty cool show.

"On the Border" was passable I suppose ....It's funny because when Joe Walsh was in The James Gang he did pretty good. Guess it went to his head bein' all famous and stuff..
Saw Alice a few times with Motorhead opening, much better than the Eagles IMO.
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