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Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Got the GS 650 and cruise at 80 on highway. Very...

Got the GS 650 and cruise at 80 on highway. Very comfortable and safe.

No doubt it would be great on fire roads and dirt/gravel roads. Probably more than I want to handle in really rough stuff...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Just went from Yamaha FZ1 to GS650 and wanted to...

Just went from Yamaha FZ1 to GS650 and wanted to slow down and actually appreciate the scenery of twisty country roads.

Loved my Norton Commando. Pure sex!
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Dainese Air Drakes are nice and slim! I have...

Dainese Air Drakes are nice and slim! I have skinny legs too and hate baggy pants.

More expensive but worth it are RUKKA pants.

Revit Airwaves or Airglide are fairly slim also.

Just...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 689
Posted By macbethandbanquo
A new Schuberth C3 pro can be had now for about...

A new Schuberth C3 pro can be had now for about $500 from Europe.

You don't see many used ones because people like them and they last a long time.

I'm suggesting you put it up on the flea...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I have them and they are my favorite pants down...

I have them and they are my favorite pants down here in South Louisiana.

They fit snug and are not baggy like most pants.

They vent well with the fold up panels in front thighs. And after...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Today the C3 is $350.00. Get Em while...

Today the C3 is $350.00.

Get Em while they're hot!
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By macbethandbanquo
You might want to check biker-land de. I've...

You might want to check biker-land de.

I've got a C3 PRO coming in for $501 SHIPPED.

NOT so good of a sale at Revzilla. And I've bought a LOT of gear from Revzilla.
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,640
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I've been riding in South Louisiana since 1969...

I've been riding in South Louisiana since 1969 and have only seen ONE Stitch on a rider.
He was traveling through from Virginia. Saw him in a Piggly Wiggly buying snacks.
I didn't know WHAT...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,101
Posted By macbethandbanquo
After reading this thread I called Evo Shield and...

After reading this thread I called Evo Shield and ordered a black/yellow one that happened to be on sale for $49.

Great customer service over the phone with sizing and molding tips for wear on...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,769
Posted By macbethandbanquo
The original back pad WILL break in half. I had...

The original back pad WILL break in half. I had to order another one. $59.
Like Levian, I've been trying different armory in my Rukka Armax( old model of Armas which I wanted because of regular...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,326
Posted By macbethandbanquo
As to pants I suggest Rukka Armas. Extremely...

As to pants I suggest Rukka Armas. Extremely comfortable w suspenders. With thermal liner out still not to hot in warmer weather.

Next would be the Dainese pants that replaced thei extremely...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By macbethandbanquo
My favorite are the Dainese Air Drakes. Not...

My favorite are the Dainese Air Drakes.

Not baggy, trim fit. Not waterproof but I put a coat of Aero 303 Fabricguard on them and they withstood a moderate one hour ride in rain. I wear these...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,645
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Just ordered my Schuberth C3 Pro today because it...

Just ordered my Schuberth C3 Pro today because it will be my first and only modular. Thought it might be nice to try one.

If it's any quieter than my Arai Profile or Shoei quest I will be...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,342
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Yep! Prices going up. Been watching bikerLand de...

Yep! Prices going up. Been watching bikerLand de for a few weeks for a Schuberth C3pro helmet. Yesterday was $$475.45. Today was $480.

Just ordered and. Total was $501.00. Afraid it would climb...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I just received the Vemar Jiano and the Lazer...

I just received the Vemar Jiano and the Lazer Carbon Monaco this morning.

The Venar was beautiful in its full carbon black look. Tried on and it fit pretty snug but ok. BUT, when I closed the...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Got one arriving tomorrow from Revzilla (on sale...

Got one arriving tomorrow from Revzilla (on sale $299)

Also a Lazer Monaco Window pane. (Same price)

Going to decide which one I want.

I looked at Schuberth C3Pro for $516. So if I dont...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Levian, the Klim 840 pants are not the same cut...

Levian, the Klim 840 pants are not the same cut as Badlands. They are straight legged wheras the Badlands flair out at thighs and knees. I suppose because of people who want lots of room to put on...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Had both the Misano suit and 840 suit. Have to...

Had both the Misano suit and 840 suit. Have to agree with Hikertrash on the Misano. Very lightweight and more like my Revit Airglide.

840 jacket and pants much more substantial.

Tried...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,485
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Nothing like a silver flask with PAPPY VAN WINKLE...

Nothing like a silver flask with PAPPY VAN WINKLE 20 year bourbon. Or the 15 year. Tried all the stuff you guys recommended and agree it was all good. Found Pappys and found my favorite

Seems to...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,702
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Bit the bullet and ordered 3 pair of Duluths on...

Bit the bullet and ordered 3 pair of Duluths on sale. Trying the long leg ones.
Also the Moto Skivvies Adventure. Expensive
suckers!
I like the Ex Officios and the LD Comforts are best on...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,385
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I had the Latitude Misano pants and they fit over...

I had the Latitude Misano pants and they fit over my Alpinestars Toucan which are pretty big.

After reading this thread I agree that the Badlands pants are basically "pantaloons" that are meant...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,337
Posted By macbethandbanquo
That Klim Hi Vis looks great on you!! ...

That Klim Hi Vis looks great on you!!

Cheers!

Mitch
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,614
Posted By macbethandbanquo
King Rat, I'm glad to see the Daytona...

King Rat, I'm glad to see the Daytona Travelstars!! I thought the same as you about the Roadstars. Didn't like the exposed zipper. I ordered a pair of Travelstars last night.
I already have...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,778
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I agree on Toucans! In fact I just withdrew the...

I agree on Toucans! In fact I just withdrew the ones I had for sale because they fit perfectly which is difficult to do in boots.

Protection for ankles is really good on Toucans.
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,727
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Well I bit the bullet and last night ordered from...

Well I bit the bullet and last night ordered from MOTOIN , a pair of Daytona Travel Star Gore Tex for the fantastic price of $370 shipped.

I'm thinking this one will be the Cats Meow for what...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,727
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I have the Combat Tours, the Alpinestars Toucan ,...

I have the Combat Tours, the Alpinestars Toucan , had the Forma Adventures, the Vendramini Daytonas and am now looking to get the Daytona travel GTX or Trans Open

I find myself putting on the...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Been practicing that unhook the bra one handed...

Been practicing that unhook the bra one handed move on my GF. 👌
Gettin better with the zipper! Need more practice tho!😏
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By macbethandbanquo
My Rukka Armax zips from left to right. Since...

My Rukka Armax zips from left to right. Since this is the very first jacket pants combo I ever zipped I assumed they all did this.

I'm not sure it should make any difference which way it...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Tried that method. Sounds simple but I fumble...

Tried that method. Sounds simple but I fumble around to hold the 2 ends!
Can't turn too much at waist like I used to I guess.
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Tricks to zipping pants to jacket?

I have a new pair of Rukka Armas pants and an old Armax jacket. They zip together.
First try was putting pants on, then jacket, then twisting around ( hard for a 71 year old) and searching...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,523
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Santa just ordered a Rukka Basti jacket from...

Santa just ordered a Rukka Basti jacket from FC-Moto that should arrive in couple of weeks! Wow!!
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,498
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I have a Fallkniven U1 in 3G steel with 2 1/2...

I have a Fallkniven U1 in 3G steel with 2 1/2 inch blade that is a folder that does NOT lock made especially for that law.

They also make a locking model.
The entire length openened is 5 3/4...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-14-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,889
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Great for twisties! I also use them for long...

Great for twisties!

I also use them for long stretches of Interstate when I'm heading home after a ride in the twisties. With my new Cee Bailey 18 incher I can ride in a very quiet mode. Great for...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,821
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Aerostich DEER Ropers. Very soft and comfy. ...

Aerostich DEER Ropers. Very soft and comfy.

I have the Elksin ones too. Not ad soft and comfortable but thicker and warmer.

I always carry the 2 pair.
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,290
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Forma adventure in Nubuck. What size? I...

Forma adventure in Nubuck.

What size? I have a brand new pair for sale. 10 1/2

Pm me.
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,851
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I've got a Craft wind proof shirt. It is...

I've got a Craft wind proof shirt. It is fantastic! Kind of pricy but well worth it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-20-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I have the Givi bars on my F650, 2012 model and...

I have the Givi bars on my F650, 2012 model and don't find they stick out much.

You barely notice them when looking from front. Any closer and I feel my legs would get less protection

...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 75,879
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Rukka Armax

Just great!

A couple of weeks ago a purchased a Rukka Armax jacket. I was/am very impressed with everything about the jacket.

But on second thought I upgraded all the armor with...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,614
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Combat tourer

I really like my Aerostich Combat Tourers for both comfort and utility.

My A,pine stars Toucans come in a close 2nd. More protection but a tad clunky.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,262
Views: 254,129
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Cee Bailey 22 inch with Barkbusters on 2012BMW F650GS

Can't find the answer and Cee Bailey does not respond.

Will the Cee Bailey 22 inch Enhanced (with the bar) fit and have clearance with Barkbuster handguards on a 2012 F650GS?

I'd like to try...
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