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Forum: Equipment Today, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By atgatt
Scottoiler FS-365 spray. Works well. Just don't...

Scottoiler FS-365 spray. Works well. Just don't get it on the brake rotors.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By atgatt
what is Santa bringing?

I'm hoping for some Sidi Adventure Gortex boots. What's everyone else hoping for??!!

:ear
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By atgatt
Question Sidi ADV goretex vx AS Toucan

I'm in the market for a new boot. I'm looking for max protection without going to the full MX boot as 99% of what I do is on pavement. I have narrowed it down to the Alpinestar Toucan vs. the Sidi...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-20-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,999
Posted By atgatt
I have fought a ticket and won. The officer said...

I have fought a ticket and won. The officer said I went thru a red light... my defense was she was not in a position to see the light or even the stop line. That's it. I said *nothing* more. ...
Forum: Face plant 10-14-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,907
Posted By atgatt
This must be it. ...

This must be it.

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/12/one-dead-after-crash/Z0qhg3k9CjJUnVz3xTla8L/story.html

I happen to live right near 495 (much farther north than Wrentham) and it's a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,768
Posted By atgatt
Haha! Wait a minute, I have been using WD-40 as...

Haha! Wait a minute, I have been using WD-40 as my chain lube for 1,245,567 miles on the original chain and it's perfect! Go ahead, ask me what oil I use. I dare you!

:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,768
Posted By atgatt
Sllr

WOW... this has become a complicated thread.

Slow Look Lean and Roll (on the throttle) folks. Read Proficient Motorcycling for the excruciating details. Just for the record... rolling on the...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,818
Posted By atgatt
air & dry

I bought a pair of Held Air & Dry gloves 2 years ago. They are my favorite glove 3 seasons out of the year. I have a pair of winter gloves for the really cold weather. Love 'em.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,084
Posted By atgatt
Ditto!

Ditto!
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6,185
Views: 1,282,642
Posted By atgatt
I too have a sargent on my 2012 Touring S. The...

I too have a sargent on my 2012 Touring S. The stock seat wasn't that bad. My main issue with it was that it was "tacky" so it locked me in. I would try to slide a bit in the seat and I would...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,544
Posted By atgatt
I have them mounted on my Multi. Love 'em. ...

I have them mounted on my Multi. Love 'em.

http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii564/bostonbear/clearwaters_zps437826da.jpg
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By atgatt
I had one on my old Honda. Loved how when they...

I had one on my old Honda. Loved how when they send you the clock they also include a thank you note.
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By atgatt
All good replies... just wanted to throw this in....

All good replies... just wanted to throw this in. This study has been talked about plenty in other threads but here it is again. I include it here since the OP was asking if armor was really needed...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-09-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,641
Posted By atgatt
BOOM! ...

BOOM!

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/sena-gp10-bluetooth-back-for-gopro
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,438
Posted By atgatt
First Gear Kilimanjaro. I own one (it's my HiViz...

First Gear Kilimanjaro. I own one (it's my HiViz jacket) and it's good bang for the buck.

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/firstgear-kilimanjaro-jacket
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,156
Posted By atgatt
I have the same issue here in Boston. I think...

I have the same issue here in Boston. I think the solution is to move to Florida.
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,423
Posted By atgatt
I don't but I have asked a similar question...

I don't but I have asked a similar question myself... and this was helpful.

http://www.trainwreckstudios.net/abrasion/road.html
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,011
Posted By atgatt
Well... the most important gear you have is you...

Well... the most important gear you have is you brain. Protect it with a helmet as many have said... one that fits properly.

Having said that... if you have not read Proficient Motorcycling by...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,359
Posted By atgatt
Sorry. Just quoted the wrong message.

Sorry. Just quoted the wrong message.
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,359
Posted By atgatt
I decided to not get the touratech locking...

I decided to not get the touratech locking mount... mainly because of this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBZz4bM9SMo


I went with the gadgetguy GPS mount for my Multi. Looks great but does...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,521
Posted By atgatt
Never had one stolen... but it's a new Arai so in...

Never had one stolen... but it's a new Arai so in the top case it goes. I sort of hoped my old helmet would be stolen... but no. :D
Forum: Beasts 01-29-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6,185
Views: 1,282,642
Posted By atgatt
That looks like a ram "ball" and a powerlet plug...

That looks like a ram "ball" and a powerlet plug on the same section of aluminum... did the gadget guy make that?
Forum: Vendors 01-19-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 934
Posted By atgatt
After "forgetting" about 20 plastic ones on the...

After "forgetting" about 20 plastic ones on the ground I finally purchased an AltRider version of this for my Multi. Works fine. Need to take it off for the track but otherwise mission...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,356
Posted By atgatt
Sounds like a close call. Glad you are OK. You...

Sounds like a close call. Glad you are OK. You need to do whatever makes you comfortable.

I wonder sometimes though. I live in the Boston area and there have been at least 5 bicyclists killed...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,574
Posted By atgatt
I have an Arai helmet and I use 2 different...

I have an Arai helmet and I use 2 different visors with it (just like you). Tinted, non-tinted... and also a pinlock ready clear visor. While Arai helmets are infamous for theor quick release...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,156
Posted By atgatt
I prefer the Mulder helmets. :D

I prefer the Mulder helmets. :D
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,553
Posted By atgatt
+1 :clap

+1 :clap
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By atgatt
Agreed. I have dealt with Clearwater several...

Agreed. I have dealt with Clearwater several times and their customer support is outstanding.
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,338
Posted By atgatt
I am a bit jealous. I wear glasses so the...

I am a bit jealous. I wear glasses so the internal sun visors tend to get in the way a little. Even worse... while the pinlock helps with the visor fogging... my glasses tend to fog up as well. I...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,338
Posted By atgatt
I carry extra shields and pinlock inserts in...

I carry extra shields and pinlock inserts in these:
...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,293
Posted By atgatt
+1 on the precision instruments torque wrenches. ...

+1 on the precision instruments torque wrenches. While not cheap I think you get the best bang for the buck with them.

I have 2... including this one for "light duty":
...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,460
Posted By atgatt
I ride a ducati Multi... I'm all textiled up...

I ride a ducati Multi... I'm all textiled up looking like a Power Ranger... stopped at a store having a drink and this guy pulls up. Let's just say he was wearing lots of black. Won't say what kind...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By atgatt
I own and use on a regular basis a RevIt Defender...

I own and use on a regular basis a RevIt Defender suit. Works well... no issues thus far.

:dunno
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,966,836
Posted By atgatt
Well... the pants tucked into the cowboy boots...

Well... the pants tucked into the cowboy boots isn't a great look but I won't give it a fail...

Hard to tell for sure... but it looks to me like his helmet strap is not buckled.
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By atgatt
Ditto on the glendas. 3 years, 0 issues.

Ditto on the glendas. 3 years, 0 issues.
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,099
Posted By atgatt
I wear glasses so the inner visor hits 'em......

I wear glasses so the inner visor hits 'em... instead I just use a tinted visor on my Arai helmet.

Should try contacts but I hate touching my eyeball. :eek1
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 23,740
Posted By atgatt
Completely agree here. :norton I was...

Completely agree here. :norton

I was upgrading from a 2005 Honda Shadow to the Multi this year. I had wanted to get the 2013 GT... but there was a 2012 ST left over and they took $2K off the...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,686
Posted By atgatt
Trick? Is this a trick question? :y0! ...

Trick? Is this a trick question? :y0!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09KLu974Y8s
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,191
Posted By atgatt
:clap Totally agree. I love mine.

:clap

Totally agree. I love mine.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,553
Posted By atgatt
I'm thinking I will let her... with proper...

I'm thinking I will let her... with proper training as you said... and with her Dad making sure she rides safe. Of course, Mom might have something to say about it as well. :D
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