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  1. Monk
    03-11-2017 02:43 PM - permalink

    That triple tree will make a huge improvement!!

    After talking with Paul and looking around at where the certified people are located. I decided to have mine done by Fred Harmon. He is in Fort Worth which is about the same number of miles for me as it was to Paul's place.

    Mine is scheduled for the end of April.

    On another note. I know it can be a problem traveling very far to visit an unfamiliar area. If you ever want to come in this direction, let me know. If I can make myself available during your visit window. I think we can make the best use of your time by getting to the good stuff during your visit, with very little if any detours on not so fun roads.


  2. Rapidray
    03-11-2017 11:41 AM - permalink
    Hey Bob, I was hoping you might see this and have some suggestions even. Also, where do you think you will get your Traxxion serviced since Paul Bihm is no longer doing it? I installed some Traxxion forks myself but I think I might need a triple tree and I don't think I want to tackle that myself. Just curious if you had any thoughts on that. Thanks in advance.
  3. jsrinhsv
    12-26-2016 07:40 AM - permalink
    good morning.. thinking of getting a complete traxxion suspension upgrade. Do you know or have recommendation of who might be doing this kind of work around us?
    Steve in Hot Springs Village
  4. 1potter1
    10-23-2016 10:06 AM - permalink
    I booked a room in Harrison for Monday night. you can give me a call or text Monday evening to when and where's convenient for everyone to meet?
    If you guys would like things to warm up and dry out a little before getting out, I'm in no hurry to get back to KC.
  5. TommyOne
    06-26-2016 11:33 PM - permalink
    Hey Bob hope your doing great. Looks like you had a good ride at the SMRI event. Man I would have loved to have been there. Looking for some info. My wife loves to visit nice state parks that has a nice lodge. I thought about trying one out in Ar. Do you have any suggestion on any that stands out. I sure did enjoy riding with you and Donnie in Wise. Man that was an awesome ride. Look forward to seeing you again in the future. Good travels Thanks Tommy Lee
  6. Monk
    03-31-2016 06:14 PM - permalink
    I just took off a Pirelli Winter Snow Control 210 serie 3 . I got 6,663 miles from it. On better roads, like you have, it will last longer than that.

    Currently, I just installed a Pirelli Centurato P1. Elrod recommended it as a light Runflat that is a good twisty tire. I plan to wear it out and try to do a comparison between the two.

    Yeah, the last time I talked with Mike he expressed real concern about continuing to ride. Feels like it is just a matter of time if they continue.

    Hey, are you making the trip over to Arkansas for the Fall ride with the F6B group? It would give me the opportunity to return the favor and show you some of our good stuff in the Ozarks!!

  7. yardart
    03-31-2016 05:03 PM - permalink
    Bob, could you give me the information on Pirelli car tire on Goldwing, I got a friend that wants to try the Pirelli, since the Michelin is no longer available.

    Last time I talked to Michael Kennedy, he is trying hard to sell his wing. scared after Wimpys deer accident ..
    Thanks Terry Rogers
  8. magnaone
    02-11-2016 11:34 AM - permalink
    thanks for reply how is it doing so far you have to order at sams
  9. ChuckAmen
    01-26-2016 06:58 PM - permalink
    Monk, I'm trying to remember, is Harrison the second weekend of October? Thought I saw a date but I can't find it. Thanks
  10. hwilks
    01-03-2016 09:50 PM - permalink
    Hi Monk,

    It's time for me to buy another rear tire,
    I see You have ridden 155,000 on CT's which ones have You had the best luck with?
    Which tire do You recommend? I am having trouble find the Michelin Primacy Ap3 Zp.
    Tirerack has a Michelin Primacy HP Zp for 183.00 ???


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    Retired and riding the Ozarks - Arkansas Ridgerunner

    Red - 2014
    Pirelli SnowControl Runflat 195/55/16 40 PSI
    Pirelli Cinturato P1 RunFlat 195/55/16 44 PSI
    Traxxion by Paul Bihm - Midwest Custom Cycle Work
    Darkside #623 - 200,000 Darkside Miles and Counting
    IBA # 42128


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