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The Basics

  • On the road since October 2012
  • Travel with a dog and Silkie Chicken 


Blue the Motorcycle

  • 2007 Harley FLHT
  • 1584 ccs
  • 96 cubic inch
  • Over 159,000 miles


Modification for pulling:

  • Oil Bud Oil Cooler
  • hitch from MCHitch


MPG pulling trailer: 30-40 MPG

Worn part replacement: (bought Blue new in 2007, first time unless otherwise stated)

  • Voltage Regulator 80,000 miles
  • Y- pipe 95,000 miles
  • Drive belt at 100,000 miles
  • Wheel bearings, front and rear 120,000 miles
  • Fuel lines inside tank and fuel filter 128,000 miles (also before living on the road around 30,000 miles)
  • Primary chain foot tensioner 128,000 miles
  • Front fork gaskets, gasket behind primary 130,000 miles 
  • Rebuilt Transmission, Replaced Compensator & primary chain 145,000 miles
  • Replaced crank case seal, Stator, voltage regulator 147,000 miles
  • Replaced clutch pack 148,000
  • Replaced faulty stator & Voltage Regulator, rear brake line, primary chain shoe 148,000 miles


Regular maintenance:

  • Rear tire replacement every 5000 miles
  • Front tire replacement 15,000 miles
  • Oil Change 2500 to 5000 miles
  • Spark plugs with oil change
  • Brake pads 15,000 - 20,000 miles


*Learning to do all my own work on the bike as I go.

TicTac the Teardrop Trailer

  • 2012 Little Guy Rascal
  • 490 Dry Weight
  • Full size bed
  • No kitchen
  • Remodeled inside 2015
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