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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:21 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
On a different topic, do any of you have a rattle...

On a different topic, do any of you have a rattle when the sun shield is deployed? I do and it is starting to annoy me. It also doesn't happen all the time. If I raise and lower the shield a few...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
When you quote a post and say you call BS, this...

When you quote a post and say you call BS, this is exactly what most people would assume you are doing and why I was getting more than a little irritated with you. Perhaps in the future, you can be...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
On a related note, I had an interesting...

On a related note, I had an interesting conversation with a guy at Nexx North America a couple of days ago. Apparently, there was until recently a different company called Nexx United States which...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
Is English not your first language? This is a...

Is English not your first language? This is a serious question because if it is, then you are aware that you have now twice publicly called me a liar and I'm just a bit irked by that. If English is...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
My e-mail from Nexx dated 31 March 2015: ...

My e-mail from Nexx dated 31 March 2015:

Dear Steve;

We can assure you that you can only buy any NEXX Helmets with Pinlock included in the Portuguese market, every other market if you get your...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
Ummm... OK. So Nexx is just hiding the fact that...

Ummm... OK. So Nexx is just hiding the fact that it is standard from their customers. I get it.

Seriously, it is not listed on their web site for either Europe or North America.

Kinda...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
Call whatever you want, but show me where Nexx...

Call whatever you want, but show me where Nexx claims it is included as a feature. :deal The Nexx website makes no claims that it is included... only "ready." I have an e-mail from Nexx North...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
No US warranty support and not DOT sticker, but...

No US warranty support and not DOT sticker, but yes, you can. :deal
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
Well... they don't exactly do that. In Portugal,...

Well... they don't exactly do that. In Portugal, they come standard. In the rest of Europe, retailers are including it but Nexx claims it is NOT included from the factory except in Portugal.
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
I'll have to wait on that answer for another few...

I'll have to wait on that answer for another few days. I honestly just haven't paid much attention to that. On my first ride, I tried with the vents both open and closed and didn't notice much...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
Yup... not an option. The padding in the neck is...

Yup... not an option. The padding in the neck is already pressed nicely up against the base of my skull. I hope I'm describing that correctly, but it is actually VERY secure and comfortable but...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
OK... so here is my only issue with the XD1. The...

OK... so here is my only issue with the XD1. The sun screen just doesn't cover as much as I would like. I don't consider this a deal breaker but more of a minor irritant.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 37,396
Views: 9,811,558
Posted By cliffy109
I stand corrected. I have taken Parks' class and...

I stand corrected. I have taken Parks' class and respect his opinions on the matter. I also know that when riding 2 up, the last thing I personally would want is to feel like I'm moving both the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 37,396
Views: 9,811,558
Posted By cliffy109
Again, this gets to the problem partially being...

Again, this gets to the problem partially being the bike itself. The guy can't lean properly because her arms are wrapped around him. If she had a grab bar, he would be freed up to lean like he...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 37,396
Views: 9,811,558
Posted By cliffy109
Type of pillion seat has a lot to do with it. ...

Type of pillion seat has a lot to do with it. Take for example a BMW RT, Yammaha FJ1300 or other sport touring bike... Those have hand grips for the pillion to grab, rather than leaning into the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 37,396
Views: 9,811,558
Posted By cliffy109
Good Lord. Wrong bike to be riding 2 up in such...

Good Lord. Wrong bike to be riding 2 up in such a spirited manner. No where for her to grab except what she is doing which binds up the rider and leaves him unable to shift his weight like he needs...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
Yes, it is down all the way. ...

Yes, it is down all the way.

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m4vgndMj0D1rvodugo1_500.jpg

If you're not a Monty Python fan, I sincerely apologize. :rofl
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
Now for a review. I rode to work with the XD1...

Now for a review. I rode to work with the XD1 for the first time today. When I left the house, it was 47 degrees and as predicted, it fogged every time I came to a stop. It did clear off pretty...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
Its on our end only because Americans are willing...

Its on our end only because Americans are willing to pay the extra money. Your examples of the Sidi andSchberth made sense when the exchange rate wasn't so favorable against the Euro. The way...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
So about this pricing thing... Once you factor in...

So about this pricing thing... Once you factor in the additional cost of a Pinlock, we are paying more than $150 more than they do in Europe. Considering the strength of the US dollar, we should...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
Ok... several updates so I'm going to break this...

Ok... several updates so I'm going to break this into a few posts. I got to ride with the helmet today and I'll post a review of that later. My comments this time have to do with Nexx's seeming...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
By the way... I am really irritated at this whole...

By the way... I am really irritated at this whole thing. Leaving aside the fact that Americans are going to be paying a LOT more than Europeans, why are there currently no US sources to buy the...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
But if you want a size large, they don't have...

But if you want a size large, they don't have them and can't tell you when they will be in stock. Unfortunately, this is an object lesson in the supply/demand curve. Clearly the European retailers...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
Hmmm... quite a price disparity. They have no...

Hmmm... quite a price disparity. They have no size large in stock at the moment but I think I will hold on for a bit before deciding what to do. The one I got from Revzilla is the "bird in the...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
Awwww jeez... if only I had a medium head. I'd...

Awwww jeez... if only I had a medium head. I'd take you up on that in a heartbeat. Now, a large and we would be talking!

Thanks.

Edit to add: I just saw that your husband has the...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
I'm going to have to do that. I missed that the...

I'm going to have to do that. I missed that the Revzilla site clearly states the Pinlock is an additional cost (my bad for not reading it), but they have told me they don't have current plans to...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
OK... I'm a bit irritated. I got my helmet from...

OK... I'm a bit irritated. I got my helmet from Revzilla last night. I'm happy with the helmet, but not a few issues.

1. The US model does not come with the Pinlock insert. This in spite of...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
next question is when the X-Comm will be...

next question is when the X-Comm will be available in the US.
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
Ordered mine on Friday. According to the UPS...

Ordered mine on Friday. According to the UPS tracking site, it should be waiting for me when I get home today!!!
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
Funny how that happens. Great illustration of...

Funny how that happens. Great illustration of the supply/demand curve. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 37,396
Views: 9,811,558
Posted By cliffy109
So she likes riding without protection. I'm not...

So she likes riding without protection. I'm not sure I see the problem here. Lots of young ladies like unprotected riding. LOL.
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
Ummm... OK. Didn't we have this conversation on...

Ummm... OK. Didn't we have this conversation on page 6? LOL. I thought we had all decided that the shield was smooth with no lip or recess for the pinlock insert. :freaky

Whatever... I want...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 39,079
Posted By cliffy109
Now wait a second... this one has a different...

Now wait a second... this one has a different shield! Look at that line in it. That is what I was talking about with the "recessed for pinlock". That little crease is what I saw on other Nexx...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 37,396
Views: 9,811,558
Posted By cliffy109
Just a question... why are cruiser riders the...

Just a question... why are cruiser riders the only ones I ever hear refer to a "sweeper"? "My [insert name of poor handling bike here] isn't great in the twisties but its actually pretty good in the...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,901
Posted By cliffy109
I'm relatively certain Schuberth will be...

I'm relatively certain Schuberth will be launching a DS helmet next year. I can't wait that long. My C3 has taken a beating over the last 4 years and is ready for replacement now.
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,118
Posted By cliffy109
I'm really curious about the back armor issue. ...

I'm really curious about the back armor issue. This particular study actually found an increase in injuries when the back armor is present. Not sure how that is even possible. Makes me wonder if...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,901
Posted By cliffy109
They are made by Nexx and it is really the same...

They are made by Nexx and it is really the same helmet except the XD1 does come with the sun shade. However, the TT version is carbon fiber which accounts for the cost difference.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 14,597
Posted By cliffy109
So who gets to decide how much HP is "needed" on...

So who gets to decide how much HP is "needed" on the street? A European bureaucrat? Pretty good track record those guys have.

And exactly how much HP does this guy think is OK? Is it 130? 135?...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,823
Posted By cliffy109
Wha... I don't know... AAAAHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!

Wha... I don't know... AAAAHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,102
Posted By cliffy109
I have one and love it. I take it off in the...

I have one and love it. I take it off in the winter because it is just too cold and I don't ride very far when it is this cold out. I would argue that it does indeed make the seat more comfortable....
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