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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 26,319
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: 432
Posted By '05Train
The liners are not waterproof. Their textile...

The liners are not waterproof. Their textile gear hasn't leaked on me.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,147
Posted By '05Train
The leather itself is waterproof, the liner is...

The leather itself is waterproof, the liner is Cocona.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By '05Train
I had the tall seat on my Adventure for 19,000...

I had the tall seat on my Adventure for 19,000 miles and loved it. It held up great.
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,463
Posted By '05Train
If you're not going heated, Rev It Kelvin H20s...

If you're not going heated, Rev It Kelvin H20s have worked well for me.
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 883,809
Posted By '05Train
Gerbing's heated gear and a Powerlet wireless...

Gerbing's heated gear and a Powerlet wireless controller. Ain't no such thing as "too cold to ride" now.

Right behind that stuff is my Sena SMH-10.

Right behind that would be multiple pairs...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By '05Train
I couldn't have said it any better. Best riding...

I couldn't have said it any better. Best riding boots I've owned.


Sent from my iPad, probably while I'm pooping.
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,147
Posted By '05Train
I haven't gotten the pants yet, though a good...

I haven't gotten the pants yet, though a good friend has a pair. He swears by them. They're fine either over jeans (or khakis, or slacks), or over a thermal base layer. They're adjustable enough...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,071
Posted By '05Train
I have to chuckle whenever I see something like...

I have to chuckle whenever I see something like the above post. Dude owns a $900 jacket and makes a comment like, "There is no such thing as 100% dry", when I've stayed 100% dry in my $200 Olympia...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,147
Posted By '05Train
Heresy maybe, but if you're looking for a...

Heresy maybe, but if you're looking for a waterproof set of leathers, consider the Harley FXRG suit. I've crash-tested the jacket, and it saved my bacon.
...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,726
Posted By '05Train
The pubescent douche nozzle who hit me didn't see...

The pubescent douche nozzle who hit me didn't see my bright red, 900 pound, covered in chrome and LED lights, loud exhaust, blaring Slayer out of the stereo bike when he hit me. FFS, people still...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,071
Posted By '05Train
I rode through a storm with both a name and a...

I rode through a storm with both a name and a category, and stayed completely dry with AD-1 pants and a Moab jacket. My gloves were the weak point (Lee Parks Deertours with 'Stich lobster claws). ...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,221
Posted By '05Train
If the quality of my Held Air Hero gloves was any...

If the quality of my Held Air Hero gloves was any indication (they were abysmal), no big surprise.
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By '05Train
I had a Moab. With both liners in it was...

I had a Moab. With both liners in it was reasonably warm and completely waterproof. The collar was huge, and quite stiff. Lots of pockets, but they're shallow. Venting was pretty good, all things...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,104
Posted By '05Train
I'll always have one on my motorcycles. Bought a...

I'll always have one on my motorcycles. Bought a 7-year ESP with tire & wheel coverage when I bought my Ultra. I average about 30,000 miles a year, so the bike will be covered until just after I...
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,178
Posted By '05Train
I put maybe 10,000 miles on the Held gloves in 3...

I put maybe 10,000 miles on the Held gloves in 3 months. They were coming apart after less than a month...

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f229/rthomp159/Bike%20stuff/IMG_1458.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-08-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,265
Posted By '05Train
I do ride in the DC area, probably more than most...

I do ride in the DC area, probably more than most (30,000 miles a year and counting). I'm used to self-entitled car drivers like Barry thinking they can break whatever laws they like because they...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,178
Posted By '05Train
Same here. I had a pair of Held Air Heros, and...

Same here. I had a pair of Held Air Heros, and while they were spectacularly comfortable, they fell apart after 3 months of riding.

I'm going to toss something out there that's a bit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,265
Posted By '05Train
No we're jumping on Barry because he was in the...

No we're jumping on Barry because he was in the wrong lane 5 minutes early and acted like a spoiled little bitch about it when a rider called him on it.

There was no brake-checking involved, but...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,599
Posted By '05Train
What I'd figured. Thanks for the response.

What I'd figured. Thanks for the response.
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,599
Posted By '05Train
I take it there's still no way to pair the Sena...

I take it there's still no way to pair the Sena to an iPhone for phone and music, and then pair a Garmin 665 to the Sena for GPS directions only?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,265
Posted By '05Train
So you've decided that you're exempt from from...

So you've decided that you're exempt from from the law, and you shout obscenities when you're called on it.

Right.

You're the douche.

Really? How does one clearly act like they're going to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-07-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,556
Posted By '05Train
FWIW, I just gave this a shot again after...

FWIW, I just gave this a shot again after updating the firmware on the SMH-10 today. Same issue as before: phone pairs to the Sena for phone calls and music, Sena can't pair to the Zumo as the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,265
Posted By '05Train
Yup, but the rider was on a Harley, so it makes...

Yup, but the rider was on a Harley, so it makes small people feel bigger by making fun of them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,265
Posted By '05Train
So in other words, you were in the HOV lane when...

So in other words, you were in the HOV lane when you weren't supposed to be, and got butthurt because a guy on a brand of bike you don't care for pointed it out.

Gotcha.

It's that entitlement...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,309
Posted By '05Train
Welcome to riding in central Maryland. I commute...

Welcome to riding in central Maryland. I commute from northwestern MoCo to just outside of Annapolis via some backroads, the ICC, 95, and 100. The ICC is a joy given that it's usually empty. 95...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,608
Posted By '05Train
Currently: 2005 Night Train 2012 CVO Ultra...

Currently:

2005 Night Train
2012 CVO Ultra

Previously:

1978 Hondamatic (awful, awful bike)
1987 ZX600
2009 Nightster
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,759
Posted By '05Train
I had a TT/Kahedo LDC "High" seat on my '12 GS/A....

I had a TT/Kahedo LDC "High" seat on my '12 GS/A. Spectacular seat, super comfortable for all-day (1,000 + miles) riding.

Don't know if it'll fit a '13, but mine is for sale.
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,061
Posted By '05Train
I've been using Gerbing's stuff for about 6 years...

I've been using Gerbing's stuff for about 6 years now. I have no experience with any other brand, nor will I. One of my wife's T5 gloves stopped working. We made a phone call, got a UPS call tag,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,079
Posted By '05Train
Meh, not so much. I guess I just don't put too...

Meh, not so much. I guess I just don't put too much stock into what other people think of what I'm riding. I don't care about esoteric, nor do I care about what fellow bikers think about the point...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,188
Posted By '05Train
Leather breathes, vinyl doesn't. Leather also...

Leather breathes, vinyl doesn't. Leather also won't get nearly as hot in the sun, nor as cold in the winter. Treat it with leather conditioner every once in a while and it'll last you for years.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,127
Posted By '05Train
http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r502/mendolou1...

http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r502/mendolou1/bth_you-went-full-retard-never-go-full-.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,113
Posted By '05Train
This. There's so much going on dynamically...

This. There's so much going on dynamically between the shape of the tire, the flat spot that occurs 11 times a second at 60mph, and the bike's lean (not to mention a sudden application of the brakes...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,885
Posted By '05Train
ROK straps are the shiznit. Sent from...

ROK straps are the shiznit.


Sent from my iPad, probably while I'm pooping.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,423
Posted By '05Train
With a goal of only 368 miles a day, you won't...

With a goal of only 368 miles a day, you won't have a hard part of the trip.

Don't worry about it and enjoy it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 276,287
Posted By '05Train
Harley should water-cool it.

Harley should water-cool it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 276,287
Posted By '05Train
I believe they were only street legal in Poland.

I believe they were only street legal in Poland.
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,319
Posted By '05Train
Well then, I salute your ability to utterly...

Well then, I salute your ability to utterly ignore the laws of thermal gain!

For us mere mortals, any color other than black will be cooler.
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,319
Posted By '05Train
Respectfully, while you may have been fine while...

Respectfully, while you may have been fine while you were moving, a lighter color would have been cooler. I've done extensive riding with both black and gray gear, and standing still or moving, in...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By '05Train
My wife uses one with the boom mic. The speaker...

My wife uses one with the boom mic. The speaker pockets don't work for her, but otherwise she loves it.
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