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Forum: Hacks 03-20-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,140
Posted By DrFaulken
Hey that (used to be) my bike!

It was a hoot to get the blog post from you asking if you now own my CB400T.

Here's the first post about Adama, which talks a little bit about why I bought him, and how he got his name:
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Forum: Vendors 10-16-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
LOL what a jerk! I hope he bought a different...

LOL what a jerk! I hope he bought a different color from you. My girl likes the orange jacket :)
Forum: Vendors 10-12-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
Interesting story: a potential BeachMoto customer...

Interesting story: a potential BeachMoto customer emailed Dennis with some questions about the Cayenne Pro jacket. Dennis routes them to my review on my blog...
Forum: Face plant 07-03-2009, 05:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,524
Posted By DrFaulken
I am glad to hear you weren't hurt. I have held a...

I am glad to hear you weren't hurt. I have held a CCW permit for almost thirteen years now, so your post was of particular interest to me.

I've carried my Kel-Tec PF-9 in a SmartCarry holster for...
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,685
Posted By DrFaulken
If it's cool w/ Dennis I'll post the prototypes...

If it's cool w/ Dennis I'll post the prototypes my co-worker designed for him about a month ago.

The thing I like about Dennis's efforts is that those designs will fit more easily on a bike or car...
Forum: Vendors 06-10-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
You're welcome. I keep logging miles and miles in...

You're welcome. I keep logging miles and miles in my Turbine. I ordered the Turbine pants from Dennis, and they will probably serve as my four-season pants given my tolerance for cold temperatures.
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Forum: Vendors 05-25-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
Despite some of the design oversights, I think...

Despite some of the design oversights, I think the Turbine is a fantastic jacket. When the weather is super hot in Virginia, I don't mind getting rained on, so having the waterproof liner isn't a...
Forum: Vendors 05-25-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
No, nor does it have the fabric loops at the cuff...

No, nor does it have the fabric loops at the cuff to hold the sleeves down for the Cayenne Pro liner.

It's a shame, really. I have worn my CP liner a few times for temperature control, and it...
Forum: Vendors 05-22-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
FlyGirl, I had to go and read your smash-em-up...

FlyGirl, I had to go and read your smash-em-up post :eek1 I am really sorry.

It has been 45F or so in the morning here, with temps in the low- to mid-80s by my ride home. I've taken to wearing my...
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
This is exactly what I did. After growing up in...

This is exactly what I did. After growing up in dog-breathing-in-your-face Oklahoma, I decided to punish myself by moving to Virginia. The humidity sucks.

So far I've found the Turbine to vent a...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2009, 05:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,099
Posted By DrFaulken
I retrofit my JC Whitney case with the hinges. I...

I retrofit my JC Whitney case with the hinges. I did an awful hack job of it, but the hinges seem sturdy and there is no obvious wear around the installation points in the plastic.

However, I...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2009, 05:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,099
Posted By DrFaulken
Opened one of my JC Whitney racks today before...

Opened one of my JC Whitney racks today before heading out on a ride. I was digging around for something and put my tool kit on the open side of the lid.

SNAP!

Both plastic support wires broke,...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,099
Posted By DrFaulken
Figures -- the day after I post about this on my...

Figures -- the day after I post about this on my blog and on the FZ6 forum I visit the deal is apparently dead.

I tried using the instructions and it was still $90. I bought my last case for $63...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,099
Posted By DrFaulken
I bought a JC Whitney top case thanks to this...

I bought a JC Whitney top case thanks to this thread, with the discount. I used the included mounting plate on top of my 2004 BMW R1150R and the case developed a crack a short time later. I am pretty...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,852
Posted By DrFaulken
Heard back from Nick over at Iron Pony today, who...

Heard back from Nick over at Iron Pony today, who talked to the Gmax rep:



Oh snap ... I wrote to the guy I sold my old 08 model to (I sent him my new visors that came with the 09) and he said...
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2009, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
That's Cylon, my FZ6. First bike, and it was the...

That's Cylon, my FZ6. First bike, and it was the right choice for me. I will own additional bikes in the future, but this one does just about everything I need. The only thing it wouldn't do well is...
Forum: Vendors 04-28-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
Tried my TURBINE for the first time today. It was...

Tried my TURBINE for the first time today. It was 89F on the way home this afternoon. Pretty comfortable, I'll have to give it a few more tries with my lower Puig screen installed before passing...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By DrFaulken
I have purchased multiple Rev'It items from...

I have purchased multiple Rev'It items from Dennis, and he is extremely responsive and reputable. A previous experience with another small time shop owner who had poor customer service skills made me...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,852
Posted By DrFaulken
The good news is, my flip-tint shield came in...

The good news is, my flip-tint shield came in today. The bad news is that I can't figure out how to mount it to an 08 visor without drilling. :\ Apparently several sites claim that it is possible to...
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
Hey FF Burger, I am up in Richmond and really...

Hey FF Burger, I am up in Richmond and really wish I had my TURBINE today. Dennis got a size 54 out to me super quick last week, but it might be too big for me in the mid-section. He sent a 52 out...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,852
Posted By DrFaulken
^^^ Oh snap! Nick from Iron Pony is sending...

^^^

Oh snap! Nick from Iron Pony is sending me a flip-tint shield ASAP. I'll compare the mini-shield vs the full shield and write back once I've had a chance to try them out.
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,203
Posted By DrFaulken
Tourmaster Synergy heated fleece jacket. Thanks...

Tourmaster Synergy heated fleece jacket. Thanks to my Cayenne Pro jacket it never gets cold enough outside for me to use the jacket -- and when the temperature is that low I don't ride.

Not a...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,852
Posted By DrFaulken
WHAT? I CAN'T HEAR YOU BECAUSE THE HELMET IS SO...

WHAT? I CAN'T HEAR YOU BECAUSE THE HELMET IS SO DAMN LOUD. ;)

It can be noisier when all of the vents are open. I honestly don't notice because most of my bikes have touring windscreens on them...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,852
Posted By DrFaulken
From Nick at Iron Pony (who is great, I've dealt...

From Nick at Iron Pony (who is great, I've dealt with him before):



He is trying to order one for me on Monday. It looks like they are going away from the flip visor? I wrote back to him, so...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,852
Posted By DrFaulken
Yep, pretty sure it's a 2009. To my knowledge...

Yep, pretty sure it's a 2009. To my knowledge they only made matte black, the Crusader, the snake, and the dragon (in two colors each style) in 2008.

Interestingly, the product literature on the...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2009, 04:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,852
Posted By DrFaulken
My white 2009 helmet arrived from Iron Pony on...

My white 2009 helmet arrived from Iron Pony on Wednesday. I would have responded sooner, but I was too busy riding. :) Price was $121 shipped and as usual Iron Pony's order processing was super fast...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
Hi Dennis, Here's a silly-ish question: does...

Hi Dennis,

Here's a silly-ish question: does the liner from the Cayenne Pro zip into the Turbine? I know the Turbine doesn't have a liner, but is it possible to re-use the one from my CP? It would...
Forum: Vendors 04-13-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
Cool, I'll put an order in once I sell my R1150R.

Cool, I'll put an order in once I sell my R1150R.
Forum: Vendors 04-13-2009, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
43" at complete rest / exhalation. Almost 45" at...

43" at complete rest / exhalation. Almost 45" at inhalation. :\

My sleeve length is like 35", do you have an idea what the sleeve lengths are for the M54 and M56?

Rev'It: I am really impressed...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2009, 04:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,852
Posted By DrFaulken
It's the 2008 Rev'It Cayenne Pro (my review...

It's the 2008 Rev'It Cayenne Pro (my review (http://journal.drfaulken.com/revit-cayenne-pro-textile-motorcycle-jacket-review/)). I bought it from Dennis over at Beach Moto (http://www.beachmoto.com),...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,852
Posted By DrFaulken
2009 Gmax GM68S helmets

I own a 2008 Gmax GM68S helmet (original ADV thread (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=298577&highlight=gm68s), my personal review...
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
Hey Dennis, would you recommend going with an XL...

Hey Dennis, would you recommend going with an XL again if I got the Turbine? Or do you think I could go size L due to the lack of liners? I like the fit of the Cayenne Pro, but I've been doing too...
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
Looks good, if you would answer some questions I...

Looks good, if you would answer some questions I have about the material in different sections I would appreciate it. I am not sure from the photo what is mesh and what is something else.
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2009, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
Yep ... it is pretty uncanny how I emailed with...

Yep ... it is pretty uncanny how I emailed with Dennis twice and he got my sizing 100% correct on multiple items. I was really nervous about spending a lot of $$$ on gear after my experience with...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,704
Posted By DrFaulken
I have the Knox Cross Sport shirt, which I think...

I have the Knox Cross Sport shirt, which I think was the version before the one you listed. You can read my review here (http://journal.drfaulken.com/knox-cross-sport-shirt-motorcycle-armor-review/),...
Forum: Vendors 03-26-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
New site is yet another incremental improvement...

New site is yet another incremental improvement for the user experience. Good job. :) I emailed you with some suggestions. The good news is you are in the "refinement" stage and not the "omg what do...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,324
Posted By DrFaulken
Thank you very much, that's a helpful link. ...

Thank you very much, that's a helpful link.

If I was good enough at soldering I might try the earphone mod to my Q2 headset :\
Forum: Vendors 03-24-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 329,435
Posted By DrFaulken
Just wanted to check in and say how much I still...

Just wanted to check in and say how much I still love my Cayenne Pro jacket. I rode in at 35F ambient today with nothing but a tshirt on underneath. Granted, I am half-Yeti, but even you warm-weather...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,324
Posted By DrFaulken
Does anyone know what the noise reduction is on...

Does anyone know what the noise reduction is on those ER6is? I wear -33 earplugs, which is why I can't hear my Scala Q2 headset for shit at highway speeds, even with an amp. However, I don't listen...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 41,059
Posted By DrFaulken
Fantastic write-up! I've owned the Q2s for awhile...

Fantastic write-up! I've owned the Q2s for awhile but just recently started trying to use the MP3 player functionality.

My volume has been extremely low thus far, even when the MP3 player (I've...
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