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PC800: Re: how was your trip?
Written by Ahall77379@aol.com on 7/2/2000 at 12:53 am

>Hey Don!
>
>I sent you a couple of e-mails about the trip. Maybe you did not receive
>them? I am sending this one to you and the list, so you should get it
twice.
>Let me tell you, I was one tired puppy when I returned from the ride. I
>parked the bike and did not touch it for three weeks! I rode it around the
>neighborhood the other night, though. (Down to the stop-n-go for a six pack
>and back home. Now that's a ride!) I also wore out the rear K-555 which was
>new last spring. (that's one reason I have not ridden it to be truthfull) I
>can tell you that the PC performed flawlessly, as did the trailer. Glad I
had
>it. We ended up going through Little Rock and then south into Louisiana
>instead of going through Vicksburg in order to avoid the rain. I am getting
>the fever to be out on the road again, but I will probably never ride that
>far again unless I am on a larger bike. I would like to be able to have
more
>ergonomic options on a ride that long. That said, I intend to keep riding
the
>PC for quite a while. I'll just limit my rides to a two state limit! OK,
>maybe three if headed east!
>
>As far as tires, since this is being posted to the list, I am considering
all
>brands (all brands?) at this time. I am also too lazy to search the
archives
>(the nerve!) & what's the point of the list if not to gab about tires and
>such? The PC requires a 140/80-15, but I am wondering who (whom said the
>grammermaniac) has tried a 140/90-15 in say an Elite or any other type of
>tire. There are quite a few brands/models of this size on the market. Yes,
>let's stop with the oil thread and go back to the tire thread! Glad I am
>fortunate enough to have a 4 day weekend, I may need it. Please feel free
to
>change the subject line as required by law in the applicable state ( of
mind
>). Later Don. & listers
>
> Alan in Houston 89'
>
> Rifle +2
> Vista Cruise
> Audiovox CCS-100 cruise control
> Tour Master tankbag
> Utopia Driver's backrest
> Hondaline passenger backrest
> Dunlop K555's
> Mobil 1 15w-50
> Cycle Mate CM 2000 trailer
> Hitch Doc hitch
> GenMar risers - ahhhh!
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Ahall77379@aol.com
7/2/2000, 12:53 am
PC800: Re: how was your trip?
>Hey Don! > >I sent you a couple of e-mails about the trip. Maybe you did not receive >them? I am sending this one to you and the list, so you should get it twice. >Let me tell you, I was one tired puppy when I returned from t
my95pacificc...
1/11/2004, 09:54 pm
Front End Maintenance.
I am new to the PC-800. In reading the mail I see reference to several things that I might want to do. 1. Easy fork oil drain - is there a service procedure or note to follow. 2. What is the deal with the tapered steering bearings.

    goldwingman40
    1/12/2004, 03:50 am
    Front End Maintenance.
    John, There is no real easy fork oil drain because Honda chose to leave off the drain screws along with some other stupid things. You can pull the front wheel and then go up the bottom end of the fork slider and loosen the screws that hold