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Forum: Equipment Today, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By ElTigre1
Open the ankle zippers and use...

Open the ankle zippers and use strap/Bungie/rubber band to close the leg over the boot? I have done this with other similar situations.
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,007
Posted By ElTigre1
Had some of these "back in the day", but they...

Had some of these "back in the day", but they don't have enough lateral support since my ankle reconstruction. But they are gorgeous and you can't get more authentic traditional than these. Old...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,986
Posted By ElTigre1
I think the insurance experience is greatly...

I think the insurance experience is greatly influenced by the agency. Some years ago I was riding a pretty good clip on a curvy road. I came out of a curve and looked up to see the road became an...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,117
Posted By ElTigre1
No such thing, These do have the best venting...

No such thing, These do have the best venting for non-mesh pants that I have found:

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/agv-sport-telluride-h2o-vented-pants?gclid=CJOwzemV7rwCFWUOOgodOngAAg
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 36,329
Posted By ElTigre1
Rick? Rick? You out there, buddy?:dunno

Rick? Rick? You out there, buddy?:dunno
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,946
Posted By ElTigre1
http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/duty_calls.png

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/duty_calls.png
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By ElTigre1
I think these are the originals: ...

I think these are the originals:

http://www.originalbeemerbuddies.com/
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By ElTigre1
First Gear (and possibly otheres) makes pants in...

First Gear (and possibly otheres) makes pants in tall sizes. Here's an example from MotorcycleGear.com:
...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,883
Posted By ElTigre1
My BMG (Belstaff) Mercury jacket is superb. ...

My BMG (Belstaff) Mercury jacket is superb. Warmest jacket I've ever worn. Made out of Cordura. Has a nice storm flap built in and has never leaked. And it lists at $249.
...
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,262
Posted By ElTigre1
A two inch hole-saw.

A two inch hole-saw.
Forum: The Garage 01-15-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,994
Posted By ElTigre1
I have heard good things about Spencer, but never...

I have heard good things about Spencer, but never used his services. Here's another guy who seems to do good work, I have saved his site for future reference, and I believe I got it from a posting...
Forum: Vendors 01-08-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By ElTigre1
I use all of these sites: ...

I use all of these sites:
http://motorcycle.jaxed.com/cgi-bin/mash.cgi
http://www.onecraigs.com/
http://www.cycletrader.com/
Forum: Vendors 01-03-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 33,264
Posted By ElTigre1
I'm very interested in the H2) gloves, but I...

I'm very interested in the H2) gloves, but I wonder about sizing. Glove sizing seems to be all over the map, even among the same manufacturers. Could gloves be exchanged if sizing doesn't match my...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By ElTigre1
Haven't used these, but I've seen several good...

Haven't used these, but I've seen several good reviews:

http://www.compacc.com/p/sliders-cold-pro-kevlar-armored-gloves
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 21,455
Posted By ElTigre1
Excellent assistance and response from Andrew. ...

Excellent assistance and response from Andrew. Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,963
Posted By ElTigre1
M riding buddy has a pair of these, i've not...

M riding buddy has a pair of these, i've not used them, but they might be what you are looking for.


http://www.aerostich.com/aerostich-triple-digit-covers.html
Forum: Vendors 12-16-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 21,455
Posted By ElTigre1
Any way to get a list of glove and/or boot...

Any way to get a list of glove and/or boot inventory. Should I PM for this?

Thanks much.
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,303
Posted By ElTigre1
I wish I had half your boot budget.

I wish I had half your boot budget.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By ElTigre1
Hope it works for you, but I have found that...

Hope it works for you, but I have found that gloves with fabric backs just don't seem to break in. They need excellent flex panels just behind the armor to work for me. I had the Held Warm n Dry...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,619
Posted By ElTigre1
This is a smoking deal on some very nice gloves. ...

This is a smoking deal on some very nice gloves. be forewarned , they run small. Quality stuff and worth the normal retail. For $59.95 they can't be beat. ...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,118
Posted By ElTigre1
Lazarus? Izzat you?

Lazarus? Izzat you?
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,639
Posted By ElTigre1
With Klims, no. Italian muffs? Certamente!

With Klims, no. Italian muffs? Certamente!
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,659
Posted By ElTigre1
Since the only non-ethanol gas in FL is marine...

Since the only non-ethanol gas in FL is marine gas, there aren't many places to buy it. Therefore I run the 10% ethanol most ofg the time. I don't think it is good for the bike, but don't have much...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By ElTigre1
As I understand it, Belstaff, the old-line...

As I understand it, Belstaff, the old-line manufacturer of some wonderful gear doesn't really exist anymore. It was bought out and turned into a boutique. The original line has been continued by...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By ElTigre1
A long-time riding buddy mine with Sasquatch feet...

A long-time riding buddy mine with Sasquatch feet bought a pair of these and loves them. Check out the customer reviews.
...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,174
Posted By ElTigre1
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=42...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=429068
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,615
Posted By ElTigre1
I don't know why it broke, but I know I would...

I don't know why it broke, but I know I would never put it on my bike again and I wouldn't replace with another from the same manufacturer.
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,454
Posted By ElTigre1
http://www.motorcyclegear.com/street/closeouts/tex...

http://www.motorcyclegear.com/street/closeouts/textile_jackets_and_pants/fieldsheer/slip_on_textile_motorcycle_pants.html
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By ElTigre1
I don't like full-length jackets, so haven't...

I don't like full-length jackets, so haven't tried the BVMG Discovery, but I love my BMG Mercury jacket. Absolutely waterproof and probably too warm for most Florida winters with the liner in. ...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,002
Posted By ElTigre1
Thanks for the review, Tall (I'm not calling a...

Thanks for the review, Tall (I'm not calling a 6'8", 280lb guy a "Bastid, even if he calls himself that). When I bought my Vanson They were very accomodating, but that was nearly 10 years ago. I...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,002
Posted By ElTigre1
I'd be very interested in yor thoughts about the...

I'd be very interested in yor thoughts about the Odyssey jacket. My old Vanson Night Falcon Cordura jacket was similar but it was cut VERY short. The Odyssey look a good bit longer. The photos on...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,111
Posted By ElTigre1
I don't understand why any consumer would have...

I don't understand why any consumer would have "brand loyalty". If I have a good experience with a product I look to them first, but I'm in no way committed to buying just because a name is on it. ...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By ElTigre1
First generation (2001-2005) Yamaha FZ1. I have...

First generation (2001-2005) Yamaha FZ1. I have owned Harley, Guzzi, Honda, Suzuki, Ducati Triumphs... and others. My FZ1 is undoubtedly the best do-it-all bike I have ever ridden.
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,254
Posted By ElTigre1
I think it is hard to beat Teknic for protection...

I think it is hard to beat Teknic for protection and warmth. Both jackt and pants are made of Cordura, very important to me. Sizes run more generous than most.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,013
Posted By ElTigre1
Alpinestars SMX4. 50,000 miles and no leaks.

Alpinestars SMX4. 50,000 miles and no leaks.
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By ElTigre1
One of my favorites is downgrading waterproof...

One of my favorites is downgrading waterproof gear because it doesn't flow enough air.
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,386
Posted By ElTigre1
First-time post by a distraught Mom. Hang in...

First-time post by a distraught Mom. Hang in there, Mom.
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By ElTigre1
You can usually talk to the owner, Andy, if he is...

You can usually talk to the owner, Andy, if he is in. I'd ask for him and, if not there, leave a message.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,296
Posted By ElTigre1
The 12,000 service on my R1200ST was just under...

The 12,000 service on my R1200ST was just under $700 and that included the brake flush. That was done at a shop with $80 per hour rates. As for doing the work yourself, If it's a pain in the ass...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By ElTigre1
Alpinestars 46 fit my 11.5 feet perfectly. I...

Alpinestars 46 fit my 11.5 feet perfectly. I think the main variance in boots is width and shape. I can't find a Sidi that's comfortable, but I think the lengths are similar.
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