If I could limp the crippled Nightowl to to Charlottesville, I’d have four days attending the Haystack conference to fix its dead fuel pump before I had to continue to the Fontana Getaway.Continue reading 2019 Haystack Conference and Fuel Pump Saga – Day 2
This year I rode the Nightowl down to the 2019 Haystack conference on search relevance. I rode the entire way there with a dead fuel pump. Strange, but true.Continue reading 2019 Haystack Conference and Fuel Pump Saga – Day 1
I ended last year’s riding season just short of the mileage due for the 18k miles service interval. Consequently, I needed to get this most demanding of the scheduled service tasks out of the way before the start of the busy 2019 riding season. Continue reading Nightowl 18k Service (early 2019)
During the trip home from the west coast last year, I noticed some strange behavior in the fuel gauge on the Nightowl. It would suddenly show empty and then gradually return to its previous position. This post describes how to fix this problem.Continue reading Cleaning the K1600 Fuel Sender
I could have waited until I got home, but I wanted to see just how hard it was to perform this service while on the road. Continue reading Nightowl 12k Service On-the-Road
Back in the mid-nineties, I began to outgrow the performance capabilities of my 1992 Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail (the Cruiser). (Sport bike riders: shut the hell up; I know Evolution Harleys weren’t high-performance to begin with.) In addition to several suspension and drivetrain upgrades, I spent a fair amount of time and money to pry more power out of the venerable Evolution power plant. Continue reading Musings on Engine Technology and the Future
The final tally for the trip was 3866 miles in roughly 88 hours of travel time.
Continue reading MIAZ 2011 wrapup