1. tino19625

    Bikes and breakfast

    Nice group locally, if you want to ride/chill for a morning - I went to the last one here and they have a few groups in other areas on the east coast of the US... Poolesville MD October 17 Sunday, October 17, 2021 9:00 AM 11:00 AM POOLESVILLE TOWNE CENTER19639 Fisher Avenue Poolesville, MD...
  2. leatal

    Another header for 2020+ bikes

    Looks like Carpenter is close to producing a different header for our beloved Rockets. They say it is a "3 into 2 into 2 into 1 header" and named it the "TXL". Doesn't look too bad if ceramic coated and equipped with heat shields. Not too promising for the GT model though.
  3. maurice

    OTHER APPEALING BIKES

    I enjoy looking at other bikes that meet my checklist and would be interested in yours. Kawasaki concours 14 and Tamaha Fjr 1300. Current checklist: speed, cruise control,shaft drive,hard bags, good suspension and handling ( not over 700lbs), comfortable both long and short distance, dependable...
  4. Ishrub

    Why can't our bikes be made of this steel?

    Very entertaining embedded video! :cool: Hardox 400 https://www.ssab.com/products/brands/hardox/products/hardox-400 Not sure I'd need to upgrade to Hardox450 then. ;)
  5. Kevin frazier

    Bikes Blues and Bbq nuff said

    Hope this picks up steam.
  6. Boog

    Fort Nine's list of best used bikes

    Well dang, Triumphs bikes didn't make his list. But I do agree about the Honda XRs and I have a Star now that really does make the grade it seems. Yet somehow I can't help but think the mighty Rocket III should be on his list. Cost-wise, the used market is great and the reliability is not bad...
  7. Joesmoe

    Resource Download 2004-2009 RAMAir, stock headers [do NOT use on later bikes]

    This map was shared by @warp9.9 to @vindex1963 for his bike. The bike was subsequently dyno'd. 2006 Classic, Ram Air, cat bypass, homebuilt mufflers, 20222_2SA base tune Custom dyno tune Power Commander-V 140hp 154tq CANNOT be used on ROADSTERS or Touring
  8. Journeyman28778

    Banning Bikes From Public Roads Becoming Reality?

    https://autos.yahoo.com/motorcycle-monday-banning-bikes-public-180000355.html I see no sign of this where I live, but with all that is going on- who knows?
  9. maurice

    Torque difference between bikes

    Wondered what others observed on this subject. My honda vtx 1800, when you accelerate, it would throw you back as it propelled you forward. On this rocket, no throwing back, just forward. Have you noticed this, and if so what is the explaination? Is it 2 cylinder vs 3? Thanks in advance!
  10. Boog

    Boog's bikes; a Short Novel.

    Our new brother @Larry_M gave me an idea with his introduction thread; our bike history. This new idea cost me close to a day of typing my story and I want to share it here now. This was quite the challenge for me. I found two different lists of bikes I have started over the years and while...
  11. maurice

    These Bikes Are Dangerous!

    Truck pulling up next to me with his gal, window open arm out with thumbs up sign smiling almost slammed into the car in front of him at a stoplight. Next light he said that was quite a compliment I gave you huh? Attention grabbers, like a good looking woman in a skirt standing on a corner!
  12. Terry S

    Terry from Christchurch NZ, Hi team my bikes running rich.

    Gidday everyone, I ride a 2007 Rocket 3 Classic that i've had since new. Its got over 90000 klm on it, mostly open road klms as I prefer riding that. For around town riding I have a Vespa 300 scooter that is a perfect town bike. After the last two years servicing my Rocket hasn't been running...
  13. Mr G

    Come on let's see those beautiful bikes

    I know the weather's rubbish at the moment but it won't be long till the weather changes so let's see those gorgeous bikes , to start off here's mine .
  14. ehh

    Hacking our bikes

    Some of you may read articles from "pc.matic". Should we be concerned about our bikes being hacked as it is certainly concerning reading this article. Could Your Car Be Responsible For Your Next Data Leak? My 2013 Roadster should be safe (I think) but I'm not too sure about my Explorer as it has...
  15. Dr.D

    Wheelbase on new Bikes

    So I found out this weekend that the wheelbase on the new bikes is 66 inches. What do you make of that? I may have some new report about how it sits for riders of different stature if your interested. My dealer did sit on one.
  16. Sparky59

    Baldwin,Mi. Blessing of the Bikes

    Anyone going this next weekend? Won't be able to make Friday but, very tempted to go for Saturday and Sunday morning...:whitstling::whitstling::whitstling:
  17. Paul Bryant

    Rare bikes found

    Rare Motorcycle: 1938 Vincent "Series A" Among Others Found In L.A. Warehouse Stash And Now For Sale
  18. Allan S

    GP bikes in Toronto is clearing out Rocket 3 parts at huge discounts

    I'll post the link and have a look for yourself OEM Models - Triumph For example for a roadster: T2501231 INSTRUMENT ASSEMBLY, KPH ALL YEARS 1 Normal price $1280.05 1 only $249.99 these are Canadian dollars. Hope someone finds this useful!
  19. Timbo

    An age thing? Baldies and bikes!

    Went to the Manchester Bike Show on Saturday and my mate bought his 18 year old son along for a look in the hope he would get into bikes one day. So, making use of the lad, we sent him off to get the coffees while we mooched. Half an hour later he finds us, commenting "Though it would be easy...
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