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Forum: Equipment Today, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By '05Train
The Lee Parks gloves are magnificent assuming you...

The Lee Parks gloves are magnificent assuming you get the correct size. It's best to try them on, as there's a wide variance in size.

They're always at the IMS shows, and it's worthwhile to get...
Forum: Equipment Today, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 867
Posted By '05Train
Well, there's the bragging rights to the...

Well, there's the bragging rights to the expensive stuff......

For the typical rider who's not riding 50,000 miles a year through single-track, the 2-layer is just fine.
Forum: Equipment Today, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By '05Train
Below is a picture of my Lee Parks PCI gloves...

Below is a picture of my Lee Parks PCI gloves post-wreck. Long story short I was T-boned by a texting teenager. I went through the windshield, hit the ground, slid/rolled/tumbled for about 100...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 867
Posted By '05Train
Yup. Unless you're riding only on the gnarliest...

Yup. Unless you're riding only on the gnarliest of single-tracks, the Latitude Misano is your jacket.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By '05Train
These are amazing gloves. Armor in a glove...

These are amazing gloves.

Armor in a glove is nearly meaningless. If/when your hands hit the ground, your primary concern is abrasion, your secondary concern is impact and compression damage,...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By '05Train
SMH-10? Mine's been drenched in the rain time...

SMH-10? Mine's been drenched in the rain time and time again. It's never missed a beat.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,727
Posted By '05Train
'Stitch's function has been surpassed (especially...

'Stitch's function has been surpassed (especially in ventilation and storage) by nearly everyone.

And again, for the money they charge, I can get a more functional jacket with better visibility...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,727
Posted By '05Train
Aerostich made great stuff 25 years ago. ...

Aerostich made great stuff 25 years ago. Unfortunately, they're still making the same stuff while the rest of the motor clothes world has passed them by.

I have a pair of AD-1 over pants that...
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By '05Train
The BMW banana suit packs up very small and works...

The BMW banana suit packs up very small and works very well.
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,610
Posted By '05Train
Holy crap I feel stupid now. I'd written them...

Holy crap I feel stupid now. I'd written them off as useless map pockets. It never occurred to me that those were vents.
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,610
Posted By '05Train
Chest vents? What am I missing?

Chest vents? What am I missing?
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By '05Train
It depends on your priorities. A Gore Tex suit...

It depends on your priorities. A Gore Tex suit is too warm for me above about 90 degrees, so a suit that breathes and has a separate liner makes much more sense. A suit like a Rallye 3 is...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By '05Train
No, they're riding pants, not overpants.

No, they're riding pants, not overpants.
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By '05Train
Sorry, couldn't resist.... ...

Sorry, couldn't resist....


http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f229/rthomp159/Bike%20stuff/D5931D95-1A02-499E-BEB3-119EB77BEADB_zpsr6ixq6c1.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By '05Train
Bingo. The Latitude Misano pants and jacket...

Bingo.

The Latitude Misano pants and jacket will set you back $879.98 right now through Revzilla. That's a boatload of money, but it's really a great suit.
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By '05Train
I've got a pair of Airglides for sale in the...

I've got a pair of Airglides for sale in the classifieds if you're interested.

They're good pants, and with your armor you'd be good to go.
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,610
Posted By '05Train
Made me look. Both jacket and pants are made in...

Made me look. Both jacket and pants are made in Vietnam.

The fit on the pants is odd. As I said, I'm snug at the waist, but perfect everywhere else. Fewer IPAs will fix that. The jacket is...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 91,610
Posted By '05Train
Revzilla got me my Hi-Viz Misano jacket & pants...

Revzilla got me my Hi-Viz Misano jacket & pants today (ordered Sunday). I'll test them out tomorrow, but my initial impression is pretty good.

I'm 6'2", 34" inseam, and generally 200 pounds,...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,946
Posted By '05Train
Thanks to the current sale on Klim gear, I...

Thanks to the current sale on Klim gear, I ordered a Hi-Viz Latitude Misano jacket and matching grey pants.

I still love the R3 and will continue to use it as my go-to suit in warmer weather, I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 397,535
Posted By '05Train
So much for being the bigger man, eh?

So much for being the bigger man, eh?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 397,535
Posted By '05Train
4 bikes, none chain driven.

4 bikes, none chain driven.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 397,535
Posted By '05Train
200,000 miles on Harleys, never had to change a...

200,000 miles on Harleys, never had to change a belt.


Sent from my iPad, probably while I'm pooping.
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,543
Posted By '05Train
I've put 3,000 miles on a new K16GTL in less than...

I've put 3,000 miles on a new K16GTL in less than a month. I've hybrid-ized it with a GT to better fit me. GT screen from Aeroflow, GT seat, GT luggage rack, and the black GT windshield trim and...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By '05Train
If you stack 'em right, you can probably get 8 or...

If you stack 'em right, you can probably get 8 or 10 in there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 397,535
Posted By '05Train
Just different costumes. Sent from my...

Just different costumes.


Sent from my iPad, probably while I'm pooping.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 397,535
Posted By '05Train
I've been riding for nearly 40 years. Most of my...

I've been riding for nearly 40 years. Most of my adult life I've been on Harleys. They are excellent tools for covering vast distances in enormous comfort, and can be a tremendous amount of fun on...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By '05Train
Bingo. The Klim is a great jacket, but it'll...

Bingo.

The Klim is a great jacket, but it'll cook you in the summer. The Rallye keeps you as comfortable as you're going to be in triple-digit temperatures.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,110
Posted By '05Train
:clap:clap:clap :D

:clap:clap:clap

:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,110
Posted By '05Train
Yup. Too many sanctimonious pricks who are...

Yup. Too many sanctimonious pricks who are convinced that their way of dressing and riding is the only correct way, and that anyone who deviates from their way is stupid and needs reeducation.

I...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,190
Posted By '05Train
Yeah, imagine that........:rofl ...

Yeah, imagine that........:rofl

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f229/rthomp159/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-06/A4C5F040-6AF8-49E4-86C3-6F6E4FAD0946_zpsj3livota.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,190
Posted By '05Train
Amen. There are crusaders on every side of every...

Amen. There are crusaders on every side of every issue. I don't have time for them.

If our paths ever cross, first round's on me.
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,190
Posted By '05Train
There's way, WAY too much civility in this...

There's way, WAY too much civility in this thread. Shouldn't we be slinging insults at one another?




I kid. El Gato, you've always struck me as a reasonable person. Thank you for...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,190
Posted By '05Train
That's your choice, and I respect it. As I said,...

That's your choice, and I respect it. As I said, there's no question that you're generally better off wearing more gear than less.

But by the same token, you're also generally better off in a...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,190
Posted By '05Train
I'm not suggesting that anyone does what I did. ...

I'm not suggesting that anyone does what I did. Quite the opposite; do what you're comfortable doing. The notion that you have any control how or where your head lands in a wreck is BS. It wasn't...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,190
Posted By '05Train
This is oft-repeated on many forums. ...

This is oft-repeated on many forums. Unfortunately it's advice that's worth exactly what was paid for it.

Every accident is different. I personally know two people who had horrific accidents...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,305
Posted By '05Train
I'm fortunate enough that I can still wear...

I'm fortunate enough that I can still wear "regular fit" rather than "relaxed fit" jeans. It takes some work to get the cuffs over the armored calf of the boot, but otherwise they're fine.


Sent...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By '05Train
I've used MM for my Chevy truck's EBCM, and they...

I've used MM for my Chevy truck's EBCM, and they did exactly what they advertise. Dealer wanted $2400 to fix my truck's ABS, it took me an hour and $150 to fix it using them. Solid outfit.

...
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 56,502
Posted By '05Train
Just an update here on the Balance Oiled...

Just an update here on the Balance Oiled boots....

I've had them nearly two years now, and even though all my bikes are Harleys now, they're still my go-to boot. They're beat to hell, but still...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 30,962
Posted By '05Train
I've owned Hondas, Yamahas, Kawasakis, BMWs, and...

I've owned Hondas, Yamahas, Kawasakis, BMWs, and Harleys. I've worn jeans and t-shirts on all of them. I've ridden helmet-less on all of them. I've ridden in astronaut-gear on all of them. Bikes...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By '05Train
The liners are not waterproof. Their textile...

The liners are not waterproof. Their textile gear hasn't leaked on me.
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