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Forum: Equipment 04-10-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,102
Posted By JHG57
Orange pledge works very well and the bugs come...

Orange pledge works very well and the bugs come right off with the next spray. They barely stick at all. Florida love bugs don't stand a chance.

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Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 305,473
Posted By JHG57
To me the RT is a sport TOUR bike and the fjr and...

To me the RT is a sport TOUR bike and the fjr and connie are SPORT tour bikes.
On a side note: I am now getting 50 mpg on my RT at 3000 miles.
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Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 305,473
Posted By JHG57
I just went through the same process as you...

I just went through the same process as you looking for a new Sport Tourer settling on the R1200RT and after a1500 mile weekend ride my thought was "Why did I wait so long to buy this Bike.".

Sent...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 305,473
Posted By JHG57
For me a flashlight and readers makes the sight...

For me a flashlight and readers makes the sight glass visible.

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Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,661
Posted By JHG57
I had the same issue with my vfr... for me the...

I had the same issue with my vfr... for me the cure was a BMW r1200rt


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Forum: Equipment 01-23-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,212
Posted By JHG57
I am on the short end of the spectrum. I wear my...

I am on the short end of the spectrum. I wear my helmet everyday, rain, hail, sleet , single digits up to 100 plus. After about 15 months the liners are getting rough, chin straps are showing wear,...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,066
Posted By JHG57
Ear Plugs :) A neck gaiter works as well

Ear Plugs :) A neck gaiter works as well
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,231
Posted By JHG57
The beginning of December I purchased a pair of...

The beginning of December I purchased a pair of the First Gear TPG Escape Pants. In the rain I stay dry, in 15 degree weather I am comfortable in them with a light wool base layer. ...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,899
Posted By JHG57
You might be surprised how many cyclists still...

You might be surprised how many cyclists still wear wool.
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,899
Posted By JHG57
I am with you all the way Mbrew, there is no...

I am with you all the way Mbrew, there is no substitute for wool base layers. I have found that even in hot weather it helps regulate body temp. I wear it year round. My Synthetics are just sitting...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,899
Posted By JHG57
I have to disagree. Pound for pound it is warmer...

I have to disagree. Pound for pound it is warmer than synthetics, is still warm when wet. It does take longer to dry.
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,394
Posted By JHG57
Solid State Drive will be the best bet for...

Solid State Drive will be the best bet for motorcycle.
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,664
Posted By JHG57
I have found , for me that I always need a bag...

I have found , for me that I always need a bag rated colder than I expect to camp, 0* for 30's etc. Down is the warmest IF it is not wet. Synthetics do not seem to work quite as well but will keep...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,899
Posted By JHG57
I always wear wool, wool socks, wool long johns...

I always wear wool, wool socks, wool long johns and wool sweaters all under my riding clothes. Everything stays warm except my fingers so I purchased heated gloves for them.
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,623
Posted By JHG57
Let me clarify, granted you do not always need to...

Let me clarify, granted you do not always need to replace after a crash, my point was he came out with his skin intact. So the jacket did do what it needed to do. Protected the rider. Is it in need...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,677
Posted By JHG57
Scented dryer sheet will do wonders. Work for...

Scented dryer sheet will do wonders. Work for Helmets too.
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,623
Posted By JHG57
I am thinking the jacket did it's job. I figure...

I am thinking the jacket did it's job. I figure riding gear is all expendable, it does it's job you throw it away and buy new. (I do not have a Fieldsheer Jacket)
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 29,022
Posted By JHG57
http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/1/1/39/10861/...

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/1/1/39/10861/CITEM/Firstgear-Rainier-Jacket-Closeouts.aspx

$199.00 and they have large not the best deal I have seen on them but still not a bad price at all.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 29,022
Posted By JHG57
Not sure how much it helps but the Jacket has...

Not sure how much it helps but the Jacket has Kevlar fabric sewn into the shoulders and elbow areas.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 29,022
Posted By JHG57
It would be hard to go wrong with Arc Teryx. You...

It would be hard to go wrong with Arc Teryx. You could probably just layer the arc under the jacket liner but either way would work.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2009, 05:49 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 29,022
Posted By JHG57
I have the 2009 Teton and the Escape Pants, great...

I have the 2009 Teton and the Escape Pants, great stuff in my opinoin. Yesterday morning we had 25 mph winds with hard rain @ 42*, when I got to work I was dry as a bone and warm. I had on a base...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2009, 03:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,294
Posted By JHG57
Scorpion sells conversion kits for about $120.00....

Scorpion sells conversion kits for about $120.00. Heated shield, cheek pads and breath box.
...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2009, 03:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,774
Posted By JHG57
http://www.swissarmy.com/Pages/Home.aspx They...

http://www.swissarmy.com/Pages/Home.aspx They have every possible configuration known to man kind.
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2009, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 907
Posted By JHG57
I have one of their Leather Jackets that is a few...

I have one of their Leather Jackets that is a few years old now. The closest I see to it on their site is the Mesa (...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 19,185
Posted By JHG57
I am a recent convert to heated gear. I purchased...

I am a recent convert to heated gear. I purchased the gloves first since the fingers seem to be my Achilles Heel and I cant believe I waited this long! The difference is like night and day. I bought...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 19,185
Posted By JHG57
On the coldest of days do you have to run it wide...

On the coldest of days do you have to run it wide open or are you still throttling the Heat Troller back? I am debating 65 vs 90 watt ...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,275
Posted By JHG57
I decided there really is no such thing as a true...

I decided there really is no such thing as a true Breathable jacket that is waterproof. If it is a cold rain I put my rain suit over it, warm rain I just get damp :)

YMMV
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,624
Posted By JHG57
http://www.tourmaster.com/xcart/product.php?produc...

http://www.tourmaster.com/xcart/product.php?productid=109&cat=9
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By JHG57
I have the LG VX8300 as well, I am in no hurry to...

I have the LG VX8300 as well, I am in no hurry to upgrade it to anything else ... It wroks, It works very well. On my family plan we have 4 phones, all of them are different and at times only one...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2008, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,792
Posted By JHG57
I like it :clap I am gonna have to hit the local...

I like it :clap I am gonna have to hit the local wally world and see what they have. I might even throw that on my cruiser. I have found that I disgust the Harley crowd. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2008, 04:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,811
Posted By JHG57
The first time or 2 I put mine on I thought...

The first time or 2 I put mine on I thought "Jeez-O-Pete! These guys are tight in the troat (Ankle)". But that feeling went away quickly, I think it is a matter of 2 things ... 1) The boot loosens...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,516
Posted By JHG57
I have every intention of doing just that :) ,...

I have every intention of doing just that :) , just as you stand by yours. You went to alot of trouble to find data to support yours, kudos and gold stars for you my friend. My head gets sweaty just...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,811
Posted By JHG57
I have been wearing my TourMaster Solution's for...

I have been wearing my TourMaster Solution's for about 16 mos. Fantastic boots, warm in the winter, cool in the summer and they really are water proof. I would recomend them to anyone. :clap
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,516
Posted By JHG57
markk53, You may or may not have noticed the...

markk53,

You may or may not have noticed the word *THINK* in my post more than once ... it is my opinoin ... obviously yours differs from mine. <shrug> I stand by mine :D

-James-
</shrug>
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By JHG57
woot.com is alot like steep and cheap ... highly...

woot.com is alot like steep and cheap ... highly addictive user beware
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,365
Posted By JHG57
If you look at the msds sheets on Plexus and...

If you look at the msds sheets on Plexus and Pledge Aerosal they both have Petroleum Distillates in one form or another. Pledge adds silicones to the mix.

Plexus is carried by most Motorcycle...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2008, 08:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,905
Posted By JHG57
Something to consider ... The Transition II is a...

Something to consider ... The Transition II is a textile not a textile/mesh jacket. They do breathe, but not anything like mesh will. Here in Alabama (High Temps and A lot of Humidity) you may as...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2008, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,516
Posted By JHG57
I think matte is a bad idea on a helmet. It sucks...

I think matte is a bad idea on a helmet. It sucks up the light and does not reflect it back to unseeing motorists, being non-reflective I think they are hotter on your noggin and the matte *might*...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,365
Posted By JHG57
Pledge, Lemon or Orange and a soft cotton cloth....

Pledge, Lemon or Orange and a soft cotton cloth. It Peels bugs off like there is no tomorrow. Kinda makes the rain bead and run like RainX as well.
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By JHG57
I picked up a pair at the 39.99 price. Like...

I picked up a pair at the 39.99 price. Like everyone else, I upsized from a 9.5 to a 10 and the fit is perfect. They did take a little break-in. I was not hurtin for boots .... but for the price, why...
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