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1Back to top Go down    I almost heard a HD today on Thu Apr 28, 2016 10:02 pm


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Was running some errands today. When I went into the grocery store there was a guy on an H-D bagger that made about as much noise as a stock K75. I swear this guy has aftermarket pipes that are more mellow than stock.

Obviously not a true American. (But I like him anyhow. I get SO tired of the loud pipes crowd.)

Current stable:
86 Custom K100 (standard fairing, K75 Belly pan, Ceramic chromed engine covers, paralever)
K75 Frankenbrick (Paralever, K11 front end, hybrid ABS, K1100RS fairing, radial tires)
86 K75C Turbo w/ paralever
94 K1100RS
93 K1100LT (x2)
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S (K1 front end)
14 Yamaha WR250R

2Back to top Go down    Re: I almost heard a HD today on Thu Apr 28, 2016 11:05 pm

RicK G

I had one go past in the traffic a few weeks ago and didn't even hear it. All the HDs sold here have to be fitted with pipes that are like that but the dealers include a set of loud pipes in the deal but the goons have to fit them. What annoys me most is that if I went out my front gate with pipes that loud I would get booked within 10 minutes but these F***wits get away with it.

"Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit upon his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." from Mencken's 1919 Prejudices

Bikes 1993 K1100 LT, 1998 K1100 LT, 1993 K75 RT, 1996 K75RT, 1986 K75 GS, 1979 Z1300 Kawasaki X 2 for now

3Back to top Go down    Re: I almost heard a HD today on Fri Apr 29, 2016 12:38 am


yep its nice to see a harly cruise past with just a low puff out the back

there are a few around where I work ...near the city

cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O

4Back to top Go down    Re: I almost heard a HD today on Fri Apr 29, 2016 5:57 am


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These guys better watch out, or they'll be excommunicated by the HD Pope!


1985 K100RT VIN 0028991 My original Very Happy (Historic rego)
1985 K100RT VIN 0029036 BOB the Blue Old Bike (Historic rego)
1990 K100LT VIN 0190452 Work in progress
1984 K100RT VIN 0023022 Work needing lots of progress

1986 K100RT VIN 0090542 Work needing lots and lots of progress
1993 K1100LT VIN 0183046 Work in progress
1993 K75S VIN 0213045 Newest toy, slightly non-original

5Back to top Go down    Re: I almost heard a HD today on Tue May 03, 2016 7:11 pm


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I have tryed stock silencers and louder ones, and I really believe it could be annoying to some pedestrians but make our bikes more audible for the car users...and it makes riding motorcycles safer...


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