Search:

Type: Posts; User: ricford

Page 1 of 7 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    21
    Views
    551

    If the radio is off, you can hear the danger all...

    If the radio is off, you can hear the danger all around. Just sayin'. This is just me, mind you. The day I took my 14 RT home new from the dealership, I turned the radio on while in the garage. ...
  2. If you change tires, I have found that one of the...

    If you change tires, I have found that one of the first questions to ask is, do you have the correct size spindle to balance the tires. I had a shop replace a set of front tires. It was several...
  3. Replies
    22
    Views
    487

    This brings up a question I have had. Not...

    This brings up a question I have had. Not knowing if the owner has modified the ryde is the big question. I would expect that if I wanted more money 'than it was worth' that would be some clever...
  4. Thread: Self Leveling

    by ricford
    Replies
    33
    Views
    1,265

    I have the vanilla 14 RT. And manual fill is...

    I have the vanilla 14 RT. And manual fill is with an air compressor. The info is on pages 57 and 58 in MY book. The bladder in my ride leaks down. Not superfast but it does leak down. I took it...
  5. Replies
    20
    Views
    851

    When you ride, will you wear White Satin?

    When you ride, will you wear White Satin?
  6. Thread: ECU Flash

    by ricford
    Replies
    1
    Views
    291

    ECU Flash

    I rode to Wick-It in Shreveport, LA today to discuss the ECU flashing. They said that it takes a couple of hours for Stage 1 and cost, after all is said and done, $500. Somewhere on this forum...
  7. Replies
    7
    Views
    345

    I looked closely and tugged wires, found nothing...

    I looked closely and tugged wires, found nothing connected. Ignition off, key removed. I believe it was as someone noted, like a light switch. I took the battery to Batteries Plus. They checked...
  8. Replies
    7
    Views
    345

    Almost Dead Battery

    I WAS going for a ride this morning as the thunderstorm has passed. Not enough power to start or even ignite the computer. 7v. I have a charger on it and will see if that helps. The battery in...
  9. Replies
    13
    Views
    416

    Thanks for the info on ECU. Yes Lew, I do...

    Thanks for the info on ECU. Yes Lew, I do understand now. I'm just wondering why I have never once seen it mentioned here. But doesn't mean it wasn't, I just missed it. I'm game for the upgrade....
  10. Replies
    13
    Views
    416

    Pardon my ignorance but what is ECU tuning and...

    Pardon my ignorance but what is ECU tuning and what gets tuned?
  11. There are 'jeans' manufactured by Bull It, UK I...

    There are 'jeans' manufactured by Bull It, UK I think. I have a pair of the 6 second pants. The lining is kevlar. Really comfortable actually. They go with me on long rides. And speaking of long...
  12. I have had TWO motorists (bad motorists) just...

    I have had TWO motorists (bad motorists) just pull out in front of me when I was two wheeling life. And in a third incident with a car, the car literally pushed me off the roadway because bikes...
  13. Replies
    24
    Views
    772

    Just one more thing. I have been running...

    Just one more thing. I have been running Continental tires since I bought the bike new. I changed after 600 miles based on recommendations that I read here. I am very happy with my tires and have...
  14. Replies
    24
    Views
    772

    Thanks for the replies. I appreciate it. My...

    Thanks for the replies. I appreciate it. My friend is still my friend. He's also an 18 wheel OTR driver. I would guess he is accustomed to seeing very large vehicles that DO require high...
  15. Replies
    24
    Views
    772

    Tire Pressure Argument for the 49th time

    I have read many members use 18 or so pounds of pressure in the front tires. My argument is that that is good. My wrecker driver friend says that I need 44 pounds in the front tires and I'm using...
  16. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,028

    Ryde or talk on the phone. Can't do both. Same...

    Ryde or talk on the phone. Can't do both. Same with texting, can't ryde and text. I think that was said earlier in the post. Just want to re-iterate. My phone is in the rear luggage box though it...
  17. Replies
    34
    Views
    1,105

    Going about this the wrong way. It is not an...

    Going about this the wrong way. It is not an 'investment.' It is a motorcycle to ride in the open air, free. If you want an investment, buy stocks. ...
  18. Replies
    5
    Views
    661

    FS: 1005 miles, the perfect Iron Butt run.

    1005 miles, the perfect Iron Butt run.
  19. I think it is very generous of BRP to put Kendas...

    I think it is very generous of BRP to put Kendas on their bikes. What they are doing is improving tire sales for other companies. Think of it as a public service.
  20. Thread: FOBO Disabled

    by ricford
    Replies
    2
    Views
    225

    FOBO Disabled

    I get that error message on the app. I have new 2032 batteries, rebooted phone, reinstalled the app. Any idea how to make it work. Their tech support no longer exists.
  21. Thread: FOBO Help

    by ricford
    Replies
    10
    Views
    393

    FOBO Help

    I have searched and read the spyderlovers posting on the Fobo system. I replaced the batteries, reinstalled the app (got a you're connected message), rebooted my Samsung 8+. I only installed the...
  22. Replies
    4
    Views
    3,112

    Spyder ryders in Monroe area. I'd like to go on...

    Spyder ryders in Monroe area. I'd like to go on some long rides. The minister above mostly just rides from Calhoun or Choudrant to Downsville to go to church. I'm wanting to ryde to Dallas or New...
  23. Thread: Honda Neowing

    by ricford
    Replies
    17
    Views
    833

    Then, there is this ...

    Then, there is this ttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t30NU_v5YcM
  24. Replies
    5
    Views
    420

    Thanks for the assistance. I have some Q Bond...

    Thanks for the assistance. I have some Q Bond plastic repair which is like Plast Aid except it cures in 10 seconds. Far too quick to mix, apply and maneuver the part in place. It cures as hard as...
  25. Replies
    5
    Views
    420

    Tupperware Tab Broke

    Today someone was helping replace some fender light wiring. He pulled the jack out without lowering it all the way, unaware that the jack had a safety lock that 'almost' cleared the left front rain...
  26. Replies
    5
    Views
    414

    I have 30K miles on a front wheel set of...

    I have 30K miles on a front wheel set of Continental Procontact. shows no sign of wear at all...
  27. Replies
    4
    Views
    175

    Battery Panel Screw Size

    When I got my 14 RT back from the repair shop, the two screws that hold the battery panel cover in place were missing. I drove the 100 miles back Friday to ask to get the missing screws. TWO parts...
  28. Replies
    35
    Views
    2,064

    Just to say it again, the Veskimo has been a...

    Just to say it again, the Veskimo has been a saviour to me. The heat gets me down really badly. It's a heart thing. Block ice over cubes lasts way longer... But hard to find block ice any more... ...
  29. Replies
    46
    Views
    2,863

    I was concerned about 'real' speed with tire...

    I was concerned about 'real' speed with tire size. I'm concerned because (in my Sierra) I had tires just one size larger. I was cruising the interstate at 78 mph, which is in that edgy OK you...
  30. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,442

    I read somewhere that the first CanAm Spyder RT...

    I read somewhere that the first CanAm Spyder RT was out of gas at 100 miles. Just don't know what the tank size was though. And that was only a 2 cylinder engine. I have ridden hard, watched that...
Results 1 to 30 of 201
Page 1 of 7 1 2 3 4