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Forum: Vendors 06-09-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,681
Posted By IRideASlowBike
How are those mid-May orders coming? :wink:

How are those mid-May orders coming? :wink:
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20,917
Views: 5,985,288
Posted By IRideASlowBike
I believe that's a Thruxton seat with the rear...

I believe that's a Thruxton seat with the rear cowling removed.
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,444
Posted By IRideASlowBike
By the way if you guys need a tester :evil for...

By the way if you guys need a tester :evil for your gear, I ride a Triumph Scrambler as my only transportation year round in the Northeast US. Temperatures went down to 0 Fahrenheit this winter. ...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,444
Posted By IRideASlowBike
:clap

:clap
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By IRideASlowBike
The rear still has plenty of tread left. I...

The rear still has plenty of tread left. I expect the rear to go 10,000 easy. I ride a Triumph Scrambler.
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By IRideASlowBike
Avon Distanzia cupping

My front Distanzia is cupping. Should I replace the tire? It's not at the wear bars yet. Only about 8,000 miles on both tires.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,810
Posted By IRideASlowBike
So these tires are not good on wet pavement? The...

So these tires are not good on wet pavement? The Michelin site doesn't have a "raindrop" icon next to them like they do for the PR4, for example.
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,988
Posted By IRideASlowBike
Olympia AST 2 is not waterproof. The Ranger is a...

Olympia AST 2 is not waterproof. The Ranger is a mildly upated AST.
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,444
Posted By IRideASlowBike
:huh Nobody forces them to write it. ...

:huh

Nobody forces them to write it. Lifetime warranty means lifetime warranty.
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By IRideASlowBike
I have a Sony RX100 and I would never use that...

I have a Sony RX100 and I would never use that camera in the way you suggest. Vibration, dust, debris, bugs, and rain (assuming you don't hide it in time) will destroy that camera very quickly. ...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,988
Posted By IRideASlowBike
I would pretty much give up hope of finding a...

I would pretty much give up hope of finding a truly waterproof jacket for under $400. If you want true waterproofness, by all accounts you will most likely have to buy a Goretex product, and that...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,286
Posted By IRideASlowBike
Yep, I have Distanzias front and rear on my...

Yep, I have Distanzias front and rear on my Triumph Scrambler now, and the front is showing deep sidewall cracking and scalloping. I maintain tire pressure meticulously to factory spec, and the tire...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By IRideASlowBike
Might this be the new "winter setup"...

Might this be the new "winter setup" thread?
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By IRideASlowBike
Well, considering this is a motorcycle forum......

Well, considering this is a motorcycle forum... no.
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By IRideASlowBike
Both. You will not want to sit and walk around...

Both. You will not want to sit and walk around in motorcycle gear at school, and for the length of your commute, you could be halfway there by the time you put everything on.

Your best options...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By IRideASlowBike
I'm glad you're proud of your "boy toys". ...

I'm glad you're proud of your "boy toys".

I'm saying "waste" because as I and several others have said already, you will most likely stop wearing it regularly, based on the information about the...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By IRideASlowBike
+1. He'll find out soon enough what works for...

+1. He'll find out soon enough what works for him and what doesn't. It's just a matter of how much money he's willing to waste.
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,444
Posted By IRideASlowBike
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,444
Posted By IRideASlowBike
Oh snap! :lol3

Oh snap! :lol3
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,444
Posted By IRideASlowBike
How the fuck did you get any of that from my...

How the fuck did you get any of that from my post? I was merely telling about my experience in January, when the lifetime warranty was obviously still in effect. I bought a Gerbings jacket liner in...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By IRideASlowBike
^ This.

^ This.
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By IRideASlowBike
Have you ever actually tried any of this gear on?...

Have you ever actually tried any of this gear on? If you haven't, then trust me, the reality is probably different from your expectation.
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,444
Posted By IRideASlowBike
Powerlet makes good stuff. When (if) my old...

Powerlet makes good stuff. When (if) my old Gerbings ever fails so completely as to be beyond repair, I'll probably switch to Powerlet.

I've already switched from the Gerbings heated glove liners...
Forum: Vendors 05-22-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,681
Posted By IRideASlowBike
Thank you! What are you using for a pannier...

Thank you! What are you using for a pannier frame and rear luggage rack?
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,930
Posted By IRideASlowBike
:huh I'm as much for ATGATT as the next guy,...

:huh

I'm as much for ATGATT as the next guy, but for a scooter... Well to put it simply, I just wouldn't bother. This may be an unpopular opinion here, but that's me.

Of course I'd wear a...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20,917
Views: 5,985,288
Posted By IRideASlowBike
+1 on the aux lights and the tank bag. Which...

+1 on the aux lights and the tank bag. Which Wolfman is that?
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,444
Posted By IRideASlowBike
As I said in an earlier post, I sent my old...

As I said in an earlier post, I sent my old Gerbings jacket liner for warranty repair in January and it was repaired at no cost. The jacket is at least 3 years old, probably 4.

When I bought it,...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,444
Posted By IRideASlowBike
I sent in my jacket liner for repair in January...

I sent in my jacket liner for repair in January and it was repaired at no cost. The liner is at least 3 years old. :dunno
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20,917
Views: 5,985,288
Posted By IRideASlowBike
Just got this in the mail today from Cogent...

Just got this in the mail today from Cogent Dynamics in North Carolina. Looking forward to installing it and testing it out, hopefully tomorrow.

...
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,681
Posted By IRideASlowBike
Jason, one final request. Could you post photos...

Jason, one final request. Could you post photos of all three sizes of panniers installed on some bikes for comparison? I know these pannier systems are made mainly for the big ADV bikes, but if you...
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,681
Posted By IRideASlowBike
About to purchase two 38L panniers. Jason, do...

About to purchase two 38L panniers. Jason, do the mounting kits also take a month to arrive, or do you have them in stock and can I order them at a later date?
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20,917
Views: 5,985,288
Posted By IRideASlowBike
He had to remove the front fender to fit the...

He had to remove the front fender to fit the knobby Duro tire on the front. The bike was on stock tires during the trip to Patagonia.
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20,917
Views: 5,985,288
Posted By IRideASlowBike
This guy is on this forum. His avatar is RoadHD....

This guy is on this forum. His avatar is RoadHD. Awesome ride reports. He went to Patagonia on that Harley too.
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20,917
Views: 5,985,288
Posted By IRideASlowBike
PVC tube with tools hose clamped to the skid...

PVC tube with tools hose clamped to the skid plate through the skid plate holes. I ride a Triumph KLR. :D
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 20,917
Views: 5,985,288
Posted By IRideASlowBike
Look further up the wires. The O2 sensors are...

Look further up the wires. The O2 sensors are attached to the wiring harness by a quick-disconnect plug. Press on the tab and they're off. Then heat shrink the ends of the plugs and tuck them out...
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20,917
Views: 5,985,288
Posted By IRideASlowBike
This is what happens when you need some...

This is what happens when you need some motherfucking chairs.

https://scontent-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/t31.0-8/10256582_10204189929056710_309159585483001945_o.jpg
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,681
Posted By IRideASlowBike
Jason, what kind of wait time should I expect if...

Jason, what kind of wait time should I expect if I ordered 2 panniers and possibly a top box in gray powdercoat?
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,813
Posted By IRideASlowBike
Powerlet heated glove liners under Revit Alaska...

Powerlet heated glove liners under Revit Alaska GTX winter gloves. Powerlet makes better glove liners than Gerbings. More comfortable, warmer, and more even heat with no wires digging into your...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20,917
Views: 5,985,288
Posted By IRideASlowBike
MPG numbers that vary that much must be due to...

MPG numbers that vary that much must be due to rider error, i.e., not filling up the tank to the same point each time.
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20,917
Views: 5,985,288
Posted By IRideASlowBike
How the hell do you get 57 mpg? I've never...

How the hell do you get 57 mpg? I've never gotten higher than 50. Do you go 55 mph the whole time or something?

:huh
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