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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By Gypped
It is probably going to be a pretty long time...

It is probably going to be a pretty long time before the next version, as I'm pretty sure this is brand new. I don't know how long they've been available online but they were literally putting them...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By Gypped
If you have a long oval head, none of the Bilt...

If you have a long oval head, none of the Bilt helmets are going to be comfortable for very long unless you go up quite a bit on size. They have their pretend Italian line of helmets that are...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By Gypped
Thumb LS2 Stream Helmet Review

I recently purchased a LS2 Stream helmet in the Omega Red graphic from a local dealer. I had been looking online for an alternative to my Arai Signet-Q (which was a replacement for an Icon Airmada,...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-29-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 611,142
Posted By Gypped
That's what I don't get about some of the...

That's what I don't get about some of the comments... I'm not interested in the bike because of the guys who are trying to sell it - I'm interested in the bike because it's a match for what I want....
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7,464
Views: 3,083,393
Posted By Gypped
Thanks! That's the sort of thing I was looking...

Thanks! That's the sort of thing I was looking for, but I didn't realize how big of a deal it would be. This was the first time on the new air mattress, and getting her to camp at all is a bit of a...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7,464
Views: 3,083,393
Posted By Gypped
My fiance's bike and mine, ready for a trip up to...

My fiance's bike and mine, ready for a trip up to the BRP last week. She did a couple almost 500 mile days on her Sporty. :clap I would have brought the Street Triple, but needed the luggage to...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-29-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 611,142
Posted By Gypped
I was initially going to head up to one of the...

I was initially going to head up to one of the test rides as a prospective buyer, but a change in finances and my wedding coming in November dictated a less expensive option. So I've got a shiny...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By Gypped
I frequently music/gps share with my fiance when...

I frequently music/gps share with my fiance when we ride, and we have never had the issue you've mentioned. There's a relatively sizeable population here, although not as large as Montreal. As was...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-17-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,441
Posted By Gypped
The only time I've looked at an Rx, the seat cowl...

The only time I've looked at an Rx, the seat cowl was on and I can't find any pics of it off in a quick search. I imagine it would be the same as the passenger seat on a Daytona. So, it would...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-15-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 314,865
Posted By Gypped
My agent had to spend a good amount of time on...

My agent had to spend a good amount of time on the phone getting it classified properly. If I had gone insurance shopping first, I'd likely have gone with a different bike at the time.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-15-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 314,865
Posted By Gypped
None of the bikes I've financed had any insurance...

None of the bikes I've financed had any insurance requirements, but I'd hate not to have it.

When I had my N1k, we had to check with 6 or 7 insurers before we found a decent price, which was...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,628
Posted By Gypped
With the Nealey kit you don't use rubber cement,...

With the Nealey kit you don't use rubber cement, and the worms are supposed to stay good for a long time as long as they're packed up. I haven't had to use mine yet, but it's a few years old and...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,713
Posted By Gypped
I just purchased one of their new long oval full...

I just purchased one of their new long oval full face models this weekend - LS2 Stream, to compare to my Signet-Q. I'm going to put up a full review sometime this week, since there's nothing on it...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,713
Posted By Gypped
A large part of it is going to be head shape vs...

A large part of it is going to be head shape vs helmet shape - if I try to wear anything besides an Arai Signet-Q, I have to go with medium or large. The aforementioned Signet-Q, I wear a small and...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-28-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,601
Posted By Gypped
I don't know if they still have it, but Beach...

I don't know if they still have it, but Beach Blvd Motorsports had a FJR demo a couple months ago. It was a standard suspension 14. They're pretty good about demo rides in general over there as...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,713
Posted By Gypped
Price is not indicative of how safe a helmet is. ...

Price is not indicative of how safe a helmet is. It is usually, but not always, an indicator of build quality, features, etc. So long as the helmet meets certification, such as DOT/ECE/Snell, they...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By Gypped
As far as off the shelf options go, I think the...

As far as off the shelf options go, I think the only current production items are the Tourmaster Solution series. They aren't the heaviest duty boot, but do at least have some protection.

If...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,219
Posted By Gypped
Gasolina boots are beautifully made and...

Gasolina boots are beautifully made and relatively rugged, but they definitely don't offer protection on par with a lot of modern motorcycle boots. They are comfortable, don't twist or flex easy,...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-11-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,017
Posted By Gypped
As another option, there's the Yamaha Road Star...

As another option, there's the Yamaha Road Star Warrior. They made it from 02-09 as their "power cruiser".

Claimed 40* lean angle, has a tach, FI, reasonably powerful (77-80 hp and 100-104...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-07-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,714
Posted By Gypped
For whatever reason, I've had that happen a few...

For whatever reason, I've had that happen a few times with dealers - I actually bought a brand new Ninja 1000 last year, and when I picked it up, the tires were crazy low. I went and had a talk with...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By Gypped
Even if that does mean it was manufactured in...

Even if that does mean it was manufactured in 2006, that still makes it almost 9 years old. However, according to a quick google search, the date code for anything made after 2000 is 4 digits. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By Gypped
Oddly, I don't see that as an option - you can...

Oddly, I don't see that as an option - you can ship to Canada and Mexico though.

I'm personally digging the kevlar undies though - you can get them with Sas-tech shoulder/elbow/knee pads also. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By Gypped
This is the second result from google:...

This is the second result from google: https://www.louis.de/en/artikel/highway-1-denim-jeans/211047
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By Gypped
I can't speak for the OP, but I found it to be a...

I can't speak for the OP, but I found it to be a very noisy helmet. I bought one just as a cheap commuting helmet, and thought it would be nice to have a modular. I work nights, so the light on the...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-15-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 611,142
Posted By Gypped
My question is why you feel the need to keep...

My question is why you feel the need to keep harping on about this ad nauseam. How about going and bitching about the MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 for a bit? It's a pricey sport-tourer from an...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-09-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,329
Posted By Gypped
I went through the Dragon on my metric cruiser a...

I went through the Dragon on my metric cruiser a couple years ago on my way to Iowa to visit family, and actually heard a Harley rider tell another one that exact thing about going over the...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,728
Posted By Gypped
As far as the Airmada goes, I had picked up one...

As far as the Airmada goes, I had picked up one on clearance that took a pretty long time (somewhere between 900-1.1k miles) to break in but was perfect after it had... I had to get a new one after...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,934
Posted By Gypped
This was the first result when I googled "how to...

This was the first result when I googled "how to load music on Android". (http://www.howtogeek.com/150995/how-to-get-music-onto-your-android-phone-without-itunes/)

It's got 3 methods in the...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-19-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,714
Posted By Gypped
I bought it from BBMS in Jax, they got it from...

I bought it from BBMS in Jax, they got it from down there. They are okay to deal with, but usually their prices and fees aren't quite as good as you can find elsewhere. When I went to Sargent's...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-19-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,714
Posted By Gypped
As far as I'm aware, neither of those '14 ES are...

As far as I'm aware, neither of those '14 ES are available: The one at BBMS in Jax was a demo that they sold about 5 or 6 weeks ago, and the one from Ft Myers is currently sitting in my garage (I'm...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-17-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,714
Posted By Gypped
I just picked up a leftover 14 with ES about a...

I just picked up a leftover 14 with ES about a week and a half ago, traded in my RS Tour Deluxe as it started having problems and my fiance would rather I spend her money on a new bike than...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By Gypped
I don't see mention of a helmet, do you already...

I don't see mention of a helmet, do you already have that sorted out?

As for the other stuff, it depends on exactly how limited your budget is and how big a trade-off you're willing to make. ...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-18-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,159
Posted By Gypped
Per the youtube page, he is... His explanation...

Per the youtube page, he is... His explanation is basically that driving sanely is sooooooo boooooring, you guys. :huh
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,532
Posted By Gypped
If their rates weren't so ridiculous... and he...

If their rates weren't so ridiculous... and he hadn't been dead since 2013. :deal

I'm definitely against him legalizing zombie marriage however, as I'm sure that's next on his agenda.
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,532
Posted By Gypped
It's going to be different for everyone of...

It's going to be different for everyone of course, but I switched from Progressive (which I had for the same reason as you - no coverage from USAA) to Allstate.

I had a Ninja 1000 that...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-08-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,890
Posted By Gypped
Probably all the other accessories that are...

Probably all the other accessories that are available, I'd assume. Just in that video they mentioned saddlebags and windshields - there's probably chrome pieces and gewgaws to "customize" the bikes...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-30-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 326,231
Posted By Gypped
:deal

:deal
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,690
Posted By Gypped
There are apps on android that will pass gps data...

There are apps on android that will pass gps data over bluetooth, but I don't know if there are any for the iphones. It should be easy enough to find in the app store if there, I would assume.
Forum: Road Warriors 12-26-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3,852
Views: 1,062,808
Posted By Gypped
There's a bookstore down the street from me that...

There's a bookstore down the street from me that used to have a signed poster of the bike, which was my total knowledge until I saw the pic again here and googled it. I may have to see if they still...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-18-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,972
Posted By Gypped
Nope. There are a few people on the RSW forums...

Nope. There are a few people on the RSW forums that made themselves a set of mid-mount 'highway pegs', but I can only remember one that actually relocated the controls and he never shared the...
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