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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,437
Posted By Carl Spackler
Book ranks #1 all-time on the list of of Books...

Book ranks #1 all-time on the list of of Books With a Cool Name That Turn Out to Suck.
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,019
Posted By Carl Spackler
Same here. I can often be found clomping around...

Same here. I can often be found clomping around Pioneer Square at lunchtime having forgotten to change into regular office wear.
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By Carl Spackler
I've a slightly different pair of Helds and I...

I've a slightly different pair of Helds and I found that they do, indeed, stretch out a bit over time.
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,702
Posted By Carl Spackler
I tried a W&S and a Gerbing (new generation). ...

I tried a W&S and a Gerbing (new generation). Went with the Gerbing. I liked the jacket better - cuffs on the sleeves, simple pockets. They're both good on the bike; I think the Gerbing is the...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,127
Posted By Carl Spackler
I just bought a Gerbing. Doesn't work. The shop...

I just bought a Gerbing. Doesn't work. The shop ordered up a new one and it will be here in a week. Not happy about that.

I have tried Powerlet and WnS. The Gerbing is a nicer jacket. I like...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 48,526
Posted By Carl Spackler
I'm with the llama. I have both a full-on Canon...

I'm with the llama. I have both a full-on Canon 5DMkIII set up (DSLR) and a Fuji x100s. I've only had the Fuji for a few weeks but I am blown away by it. The Canon is amazing but it's a big hunk...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By Carl Spackler
Not that I know of. The line is carried at...

Not that I know of. The line is carried at RideWest and South Sound BMW.
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,184
Posted By Carl Spackler
I have these gloves and they're the best I've...

I have these gloves and they're the best I've ever owned.
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By Carl Spackler
Talked to them yesterday. A NC company bought...

Talked to them yesterday. A NC company bought the WA company. Gear is being made in US. Local dealership just received a new shipment of heated liners. Woo Hoo!
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,187
Posted By Carl Spackler
Love my Hilleberg.

Love my Hilleberg.
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By Carl Spackler
Gerbings/Gerbing - What's the deal?

It appears Gerbings was purchased by a North Carolina company with a new logo: Gerbing. They introduced a new version of the heated jacket liner and it's in very limited distribution to date. The...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,973
Posted By Carl Spackler
Oh come now. Just buy my Badlands large and...

Oh come now. Just buy my Badlands large and think of the savings you'll reap!
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,351
Posted By Carl Spackler
Mine's for sale in FM. Size Large - worn once. ...

Mine's for sale in FM. Size Large - worn once. $650.

Such a deal!
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By Carl Spackler
Problem solved. Just got off the phone with...

Problem solved. Just got off the phone with Clearwater and the harnesses were wired wrong. They are overnighting a fix.

Very good customer service.
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By Carl Spackler
Thanks for the tip. I'll give it a try. ...

Thanks for the tip. I'll give it a try.

I checked out your website up in Northern MT - very cool. Doubly cool because that's where I am heading later this week with my fly gear. Love Troy,...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By Carl Spackler
Clearwater Krista Issue

I had a mild condensation issue and returned the lights to Clearwater at their suggestion. They replaced the "O" rings and upgraded the wiring by adding a harness between the stock harness and the...
Forum: Face plant 09-18-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 106,846
Posted By Carl Spackler
Sorry to hear about this. She sounds tough as...

Sorry to hear about this. She sounds tough as nails. Best wishes and godspeed.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8,965
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,268,905
Posted By Carl Spackler
FS: Kendon Dual Stand Up Trailer

Kendon Stand Up trailer for sale. Comes with rock guard, spare wheel/tire, and tie down kit. In excellent condition with fewer than 1K miles. Available in Seattle area. Have around $3500...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,475
Posted By Carl Spackler
I have had a Langlitz jacket and Western Jeans...

I have had a Langlitz jacket and Western Jeans since 1997. Plain and simple, they're the best. All this whale foreskin talk is bullshit. Go visit the place. The old ladies have been there...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By Carl Spackler
Shameless Seat plug? Sounds like this thread...

Shameless Seat plug? Sounds like this thread should be in JoMomma.
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,011
Posted By Carl Spackler
I had them installed on a new 2012 GSA. IMO -...

I had them installed on a new 2012 GSA. IMO - they are worth the money. I love 'em.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-08-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By Carl Spackler
Very nice video!

Very nice video!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,708
Posted By Carl Spackler
JVB - you're a rock star!

JVB - you're a rock star!
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By Carl Spackler
Black. I had them and I liked them.

Black. I had them and I liked them.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-26-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,067
Posted By Carl Spackler
Fucking great.

Fucking great.
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,074
Posted By Carl Spackler
Langlitz Western Jeans.

Langlitz Western Jeans.
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,325
Posted By Carl Spackler
You should stop putting pieces of shit in your...

You should stop putting pieces of shit in your ears.

It's just plain unsanitary.

And while we're on the topic, what were the more comfortable pieces of shit you've put in your ears?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,333
Posted By Carl Spackler
I hear where you're at. I see what you're...

I hear where you're at.

I see what you're saying.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,333
Posted By Carl Spackler
As long as it doesn't feel stinky. Or sound wet....

As long as it doesn't feel stinky. Or sound wet. Or taste loud.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,986
Posted By Carl Spackler
I was concerned about seat height when I bought...

I was concerned about seat height when I bought my GSA last year. I have a 31" inseam. I had Rich's make a custom seat a little lower than stock using the stock pan. Result is perfect. I was...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,538
Posted By Carl Spackler
They work great. Seems like they'll last forever.

They work great. Seems like they'll last forever.
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,042
Posted By Carl Spackler
I ordered the Western pants back in 99 and they...

I ordered the Western pants back in 99 and they still fit. In fact, they keep me from becoming a fat bastard because I can't stand the idea of outgrowing the pants - that's how much I like them. I...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,042
Posted By Carl Spackler
I have a Klim Badlands suit and Langlitz jacket...

I have a Klim Badlands suit and Langlitz jacket and pants. I wear the Langlitz whenever I can. I bought 'em back in '99 when I had a Harley. Sold the bike a few years later but kept the leathers. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,831
Posted By Carl Spackler
I had a an '05 GS and upgraded to a '12 GSA. I...

I had a an '05 GS and upgraded to a '12 GSA. I like the GSA a lot better. If I were you, I'd get a GSA.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,034
Posted By Carl Spackler
Had TT. Went back to Jesse. I find the Jesse bags...

Had TT. Went back to Jesse. I find the Jesse bags to be of higher quality. They feel stronger. I like the attachment mechanism better. I also favor the mounting brackets because they don't use the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,034
Posted By Carl Spackler
Jesse bags.

Jesse bags.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By Carl Spackler
Compressed air?

Compressed air?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,780
Posted By Carl Spackler
S100. Spray it on, rinse it off. It works...

S100. Spray it on, rinse it off. It works great.
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,161
Posted By Carl Spackler
I can definitely sit in the vestibule with the...

I can definitely sit in the vestibule with the chair. I don't have the leg extensions. What I like most about the vestibule in the Keron3 GT is being able to keep boots and clothes outside the...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,137
Posted By Carl Spackler
Had an Armas and sent it back. Tried a Touratech...

Had an Armas and sent it back. Tried a Touratech Campanero and traded it in. Settled on Klim Badlands and I couldn't be happier. Comfortable, great detailing, well-ventilated.
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