To be an old-school Harley guy, you really have to appreciate the elegance and simplicity of the air-cooled V-Twin. It might not be the most efficient and at it’s core, it might be the evolution of a 100-year old tractor engine, but without it, there wouldn’t be an American-made motorcycle.
My friend Kelly has one of these lights on his Road Glide and it makes him incredibly visible in traffic. Because I spend so much time running around town on the Sportster, it made sense to consider this as a safety upgrade for the Sporty.
Sue’s clutch was slipping a little and since I didn’t really know how many miles were on the clutch pack (the bike has 85,000+), I decided to buy a kit and replace the plates. This isn’t a really tough job, but you will need to pay attention to what you’re doing.
Over the last few days I’ve been trying to articulate what it is about these machines that is so appealing to me. It’s been more difficult than I thought it would be, but here are seven things I love about riding a motorcycle.
A beautiful ride up Logan Canyon to Bear Lake with a return via the Mirror Lake Highway. Our early morning start made for a very nice 350 miles with only the last hour or in the heat after dropping down into Kamas and home over Parleys Canyon.