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Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By Craneguy
http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/agv-sport-torin...

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/agv-sport-torino-jacket

No owner reviews, but you can watch the video.
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By Craneguy
I have the last generation Rukka mesh gear...

I have the last generation Rukka mesh gear (Airway?). I'm riding in 40-45c (104 - 113f) and 80% humidity.

Of course you'll be hot when you stop, but it flows air very well when you're moving. As...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 105,542
Posted By Craneguy
You're not alone mate. I was just quoted almost...

You're not alone mate. I was just quoted almost exactly $3,000 installed by the dealer in Dubai.
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 105,542
Posted By Craneguy
There's also the ECU update. Not sure if that can...

There's also the ECU update. Not sure if that can be done without the dealer's black box.
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 105,542
Posted By Craneguy
Just wanted to add my 2c about the fork clunk. ...

Just wanted to add my 2c about the fork clunk.

I don't get it in Sport mode, but it's very obvious in Touring and Urban (only went into urban to test the forks)

The dealer won't do a thing...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By Craneguy
There is an updated version, but although I'm...

There is an updated version, but although I'm talking to the manufacturer, there is no retailer for them yet.

They can be purchased from the manufacturer direct, but on in lots of 5. Cost will be...
Forum: Vendors 04-30-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 24,822
Posted By Craneguy
Helmet hooks and flashlight arrived yesterday. ...

Helmet hooks and flashlight arrived yesterday.

All looks good, I'll post pictures once it's installed.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-30-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 926
Posted By Craneguy
"My Tracks" for android. Zero dollars. No...

"My Tracks" for android. Zero dollars.

No idea of what's out there for Apple, but there's probably many similar apps.

If you still have a dumb phone and you really want to go cheap, search...
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 24,822
Posted By Craneguy
Thanks George. Will do. It generally takes 3 to 5...

Thanks George. Will do. It generally takes 3 to 5 days for things to reach me after they're recieved in New York.
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,449
Posted By Craneguy
I tried offshore racing and my bike sank. What's...

I tried offshore racing and my bike sank. What's the trick? Inflatable knee-sliders? :rofl
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 30,383
Posted By Craneguy
Got my Skiveez and hat. Great product! Rode...

Got my Skiveez and hat. Great product!

Rode 600km in them last week and the temperature was 38c (100f) I got home and tossed the Skiveez aside meaning to hand-wash them later. I'm a batchelor, so...
Forum: Vendors 04-19-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 24,822
Posted By Craneguy
Payment Sent. Thanks George. These will...

Payment Sent. Thanks George.

These will eventually end up in Oman (near Dubai) with me. I'll do my best to promote them for you.
Forum: Vendors 04-19-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 24,822
Posted By Craneguy
Thanks George, I was just about to complete...

Thanks George, I was just about to complete checkout. I'm in for the flashlight too! Send me a paypal invoice for the lot please. craneguy@gmail.com
Forum: Vendors 04-19-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 24,822
Posted By Craneguy
In for 7! One each (well, two for me!) for our...

In for 7! One each (well, two for me!) for our little riding group.

What happened to the flashlight? I don;t see it on the site.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,664
Posted By Craneguy
Get a "Screaming Banshee" horn! It's basically a...

Get a "Screaming Banshee" horn! It's basically a Stebel that kicks in after a set (by you) delay and also flashes the high beam. Around $100 and on each of my big bikes. Gives unobservant drivers...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,613
Posted By Craneguy
I use it all the time here (Middle East)...

I use it all the time here (Middle East) approaching intersections with cars in them. It seems to help.

Unlike the US, outside lane campers here will move over when they see you. For the blind,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,472
Posted By Craneguy
Aux lighting is my go to visibility improver, but...

Aux lighting is my go to visibility improver, but I do have a grey Revit with hi viz sleeves for commuting.

What I will never understand is the use of black or camoflage rain gear. I have a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,287
Posted By Craneguy
I read somewhere that the magnet thing was a...

I read somewhere that the magnet thing was a myth, but who knows.

It took a few months but I got my community to raise the sensitivity on the sensors. I can ride by the barrier, but not with side...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By Craneguy
www.advmonster.com (http://www.advmonster.com) ...

www.advmonster.com (http://www.advmonster.com)

The owner is an inmate here. sanjoh I think.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,537
Posted By Craneguy
I'm putting together a survival kit, and there...

I'm putting together a survival kit, and there have been some very useful tips here.

Has anyone had any experience with inflatable splints? Seems like an arm and a leg one would be amazing for...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By Craneguy
Just close the lid. Depending on the length of...

Just close the lid. Depending on the length of the ride you may or may not need to drill some air-holes. :rofl

Cute pic.

Here's mine. I had to squish her down a bit to fit in a spare helmet...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By Craneguy
Thanks Stuza!

Thanks Stuza!
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,625
Posted By Craneguy
PM me if you want in. If I get enough interest...

PM me if you want in. If I get enough interest I'll play middle-man with the manufacturer.
Forum: Americas 04-05-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 23,613
Views: 1,798,278
Posted By Craneguy
So that's why you wanted a roll of that sealing...

So that's why you wanted a roll of that sealing tape. Crankcase indeed! :evil

Which reminds me. I've had it a year...I should probably have it sent over to you!
Forum: Americas 04-03-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 23,613
Views: 1,798,278
Posted By Craneguy
I'm a big fan of No-tells. Cleaned often, private...

I'm a big fan of No-tells. Cleaned often, private garage underneath and 24 hour free pron. What's not to love?

Some even have private swimming pools :evil
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By Craneguy
Surely that's the point of spending (a lot of)...

Surely that's the point of spending (a lot of) extra money on the Zumo line? It should connect directly to the SMH-10 on your helmet by bluetooth.

That better be how it works or the Zumo 390LM I...
Forum: Americas 04-01-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 23,613
Views: 1,798,278
Posted By Craneguy
Hey Trice, another quater inch and you can come...

Hey Trice, another quater inch and you can come visit us in Oman!

Just picked up a new Multistrada, so the GSA is available :evil
Forum: Africa & Mid East 04-01-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By Craneguy
Most of my little group will be in Dubai for a...

Most of my little group will be in Dubai for a couple of days on the 24th of April. Drop me a PM with your contact information and maybe we can meet up?
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,625
Posted By Craneguy
Here's what the manufacturer sent me on the...

Here's what the manufacturer sent me on the CB030:

Dear {craneguy}
Thank you for your inquiry,
Actually, we did not a distributor in USAat present
How many pieces are you want to order?
We...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By Craneguy
I just had a reply from the manufacturer of the...

I just had a reply from the manufacturer of the twin camera DVR system. The new model is the CB030 and is actually 720HD.

You can view the presentation / brochure PDF here:...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,520
Posted By Craneguy
I wear soccer (the other football) socks with my...

I wear soccer (the other football) socks with my Sidi Adventure Goretexes. Wicking, padded and even have an L and R on them for a great fit. It's bloody hot here and I don't notice any dampness or...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 03-27-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By Craneguy
Come and see us in Muscat! It's closer to 4 hours...

Come and see us in Muscat! It's closer to 4 hours (remember the speed cameras photograph your face, so no chance of a ticket) :evil

Iran is an expensive proposition, and isn't really possible in...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By Craneguy
Those are all car cams. Very difficult to mount...

Those are all car cams. Very difficult to mount on a bike and not waterproof. I have tried two car versions, and I just couldn't get them to mount properly on the screen, and they both came with...
Forum: EMEA 03-22-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By Craneguy
This. Oman Air can get 2 bikes from Oman to...

This. Oman Air can get 2 bikes from Oman to Turkey for $500. The UK is even cheaper as they have a direct flight to London.
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By Craneguy
I've been searching too. There's not a lot out...

I've been searching too. There's not a lot out there. Most people will go on about GoPro's etc, but I don't want to have to mess with SD cards or have to attach and remove cameras every 5 minutes. I...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-19-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,075
Posted By Craneguy
Majority of cash, credit cards and passport go in...

Majority of cash, credit cards and passport go in a ziploc behind one of my knee pads. Anywhere but your pockets is fine really.

Just be careful no one's looking if you have to get it out.
Forum: EMEA 03-19-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By Craneguy
I have an '07 fully loaded 1200 GS Adventure for...

I have an '07 fully loaded 1200 GS Adventure for sale here in Muscat. It's got 25,000kms on it.

As far as I know there are only 2 KTM990's and one 1190 ADV R in the country. Slim pickings.
...
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 63,976
Posted By Craneguy
6'-1" 33" inseam See below. Fit all of them...

6'-1" 33" inseam

See below. Fit all of them just fine.
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,480
Posted By Craneguy
I live in the Middle East. Every biker here would...

I live in the Middle East. Every biker here would pay $300 so they could ride through the summer. PM me and we'll work out a licensing deal!
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,451
Posted By Craneguy
The new ones have arrived. The cables are thicker...

The new ones have arrived. The cables are thicker which is good, and since I ordered the 22" version I don't have miles of axtra cable dangling. It's just enough to put the plugs in while they're...
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