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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,219
Posted By atgatt
Ditto!

Ditto!
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5,886
Views: 1,162,933
Posted By atgatt
I too have a sargent on my 2012 Touring S. The...

I too have a sargent on my 2012 Touring S. The stock seat wasn't that bad. My main issue with it was that it was "tacky" so it locked me in. I would try to slide a bit in the seat and I would...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,065
Posted By atgatt
I have them mounted on my Multi. Love 'em. ...

I have them mounted on my Multi. Love 'em.

http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii564/bostonbear/clearwaters_zps437826da.jpg
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By atgatt
I had one on my old Honda. Loved how when they...

I had one on my old Honda. Loved how when they send you the clock they also include a thank you note.
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By atgatt
All good replies... just wanted to throw this in....

All good replies... just wanted to throw this in. This study has been talked about plenty in other threads but here it is again. I include it here since the OP was asking if armor was really needed...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-09-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,228
Posted By atgatt
BOOM! ...

BOOM!

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/sena-gp10-bluetooth-back-for-gopro
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,087
Posted By atgatt
First Gear Kilimanjaro. I own one (it's my HiViz...

First Gear Kilimanjaro. I own one (it's my HiViz jacket) and it's good bang for the buck.

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/firstgear-kilimanjaro-jacket
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,785
Posted By atgatt
I have the same issue here in Boston. I think...

I have the same issue here in Boston. I think the solution is to move to Florida.
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By atgatt
I don't but I have asked a similar question...

I don't but I have asked a similar question myself... and this was helpful.

http://www.trainwreckstudios.net/abrasion/road.html
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,608
Posted By atgatt
Well... the most important gear you have is you...

Well... the most important gear you have is you brain. Protect it with a helmet as many have said... one that fits properly.

Having said that... if you have not read Proficient Motorcycling by...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By atgatt
Sorry. Just quoted the wrong message.

Sorry. Just quoted the wrong message.
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By atgatt
I decided to not get the touratech locking...

I decided to not get the touratech locking mount... mainly because of this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBZz4bM9SMo


I went with the gadgetguy GPS mount for my Multi. Looks great but does...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,753
Posted By atgatt
Never had one stolen... but it's a new Arai so in...

Never had one stolen... but it's a new Arai so in the top case it goes. I sort of hoped my old helmet would be stolen... but no. :D
Forum: Beasts 01-29-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5,886
Views: 1,162,933
Posted By atgatt
That looks like a ram "ball" and a powerlet plug...

That looks like a ram "ball" and a powerlet plug on the same section of aluminum... did the gadget guy make that?
Forum: Vendors 01-19-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By atgatt
After "forgetting" about 20 plastic ones on the...

After "forgetting" about 20 plastic ones on the ground I finally purchased an AltRider version of this for my Multi. Works fine. Need to take it off for the track but otherwise mission...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,183
Posted By atgatt
Sounds like a close call. Glad you are OK. You...

Sounds like a close call. Glad you are OK. You need to do whatever makes you comfortable.

I wonder sometimes though. I live in the Boston area and there have been at least 5 bicyclists killed...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,325
Posted By atgatt
I have an Arai helmet and I use 2 different...

I have an Arai helmet and I use 2 different visors with it (just like you). Tinted, non-tinted... and also a pinlock ready clear visor. While Arai helmets are infamous for theor quick release...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,284
Posted By atgatt
I prefer the Mulder helmets. :D

I prefer the Mulder helmets. :D
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,372
Posted By atgatt
+1 :clap

+1 :clap
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By atgatt
Agreed. I have dealt with Clearwater several...

Agreed. I have dealt with Clearwater several times and their customer support is outstanding.
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,996
Posted By atgatt
I am a bit jealous. I wear glasses so the...

I am a bit jealous. I wear glasses so the internal sun visors tend to get in the way a little. Even worse... while the pinlock helps with the visor fogging... my glasses tend to fog up as well. I...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,996
Posted By atgatt
I carry extra shields and pinlock inserts in...

I carry extra shields and pinlock inserts in these:
...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,749
Posted By atgatt
+1 on the precision instruments torque wrenches. ...

+1 on the precision instruments torque wrenches. While not cheap I think you get the best bang for the buck with them.

I have 2... including this one for "light duty":
...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,223
Posted By atgatt
I ride a ducati Multi... I'm all textiled up...

I ride a ducati Multi... I'm all textiled up looking like a Power Ranger... stopped at a store having a drink and this guy pulls up. Let's just say he was wearing lots of black. Won't say what kind...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By atgatt
I own and use on a regular basis a RevIt Defender...

I own and use on a regular basis a RevIt Defender suit. Works well... no issues thus far.

:dunno
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 31,148
Views: 7,552,141
Posted By atgatt
Well... the pants tucked into the cowboy boots...

Well... the pants tucked into the cowboy boots isn't a great look but I won't give it a fail...

Hard to tell for sure... but it looks to me like his helmet strap is not buckled.
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By atgatt
Ditto on the glendas. 3 years, 0 issues.

Ditto on the glendas. 3 years, 0 issues.
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,488
Posted By atgatt
I wear glasses so the inner visor hits 'em......

I wear glasses so the inner visor hits 'em... instead I just use a tinted visor on my Arai helmet.

Should try contacts but I hate touching my eyeball. :eek1
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 20,408
Posted By atgatt
Completely agree here. :norton I was...

Completely agree here. :norton

I was upgrading from a 2005 Honda Shadow to the Multi this year. I had wanted to get the 2013 GT... but there was a 2012 ST left over and they took $2K off the...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,343
Posted By atgatt
Trick? Is this a trick question? :y0! ...

Trick? Is this a trick question? :y0!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09KLu974Y8s
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,942
Posted By atgatt
:clap Totally agree. I love mine.

:clap

Totally agree. I love mine.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,890
Posted By atgatt
I'm thinking I will let her... with proper...

I'm thinking I will let her... with proper training as you said... and with her Dad making sure she rides safe. Of course, Mom might have something to say about it as well. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,890
Posted By atgatt
I have taken my 8 year old son and 10 year old...

I have taken my 8 year old son and 10 year old daughter out on my bike numerous times. Helmet, jacket, gloves. I wanted them to enjoy something with me that I am passionate about. We had fun.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,100
Posted By atgatt
RevIt Monster gloves are my hot weather go to...

RevIt Monster gloves are my hot weather go to gloves. Anything over 100F and I'll just ride naked anyway.

:dllama
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5,886
Views: 1,162,933
Posted By atgatt
I just installed the AltRider crash bars on my...

I just installed the AltRider crash bars on my multi this past weekend. Seem beefy enough. For the record... they mount to the same point on the frame that the radiator mounts to... but not ON the...
Forum: Face plant 05-06-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 34,781
Posted By atgatt
Ouch! That looks like it hurt! Hope you are...

Ouch! That looks like it hurt! Hope you are getting some good drugs! :lol3

Those boots look pretty good to me so I don't think you could have done much more to protect yourself. Hope you get...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By atgatt
Yo, der_saeufer. Indeed go Bruins! :1drink ...

Yo, der_saeufer. Indeed go Bruins! :1drink

I tend to be a bit of a Revit fan boy. I normally wear a revit defender suit and love it for the most part so take my advice with a bit of salt. :D
...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 24,286
Posted By atgatt
depends on usage

I myself have a hero 3 black. I bought that one mainly for the video quality which is very good. Alas...

Here's my problem... I normally use it for vlogging so you need a microphone......
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,159
Posted By atgatt
Probably been discussed before but when the temp...

Probably been discussed before but when the temp is > 98.6 F... you probably want to focus more on keeping the heat out. That is, don't open the vents. In that type of crazy heat I would want to...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5,886
Views: 1,162,933
Posted By atgatt
new member of the Multi club

Leftover 2012 1200ST. Just brought it home today. :clap

http://i1260.photobucket.com/albums/ii564/bostonbear/ducati2_zps00dabece.jpg...
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