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Forum: Equipment 07-03-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 605,050
Posted By MaxThrottle
Very nice. Wayne - can we get a picture of one in...

Very nice. Wayne - can we get a picture of one in high-viz?

If Repko can provide a review of the jacket at 1000+ miles, that would be useful. Maybe I'll have to get another jacket :D.
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 605,050
Posted By MaxThrottle
Late reply, sorry. I do NOT have any issues with...

Late reply, sorry. I do NOT have any issues with water running down my arms, but when I'm riding in the rain I'm not in stop & go traffic. I find that the gauntlet over the cuff (or at least the...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2009, 02:02 AM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 605,050
Posted By MaxThrottle
They will fit in/out with/without liner. They...

They will fit in/out with/without liner. They will also fit between the liner and Kevlar mesh.
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 605,050
Posted By MaxThrottle
Kevlar glove photo (back)

The knuckle guard has some small holes that I allow a decent amount of air to flow through. I had no heat complaints. The glove will fit over a jacket sleeve or under. I forgot to mention this in my...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 605,050
Posted By MaxThrottle
More Kevlar glove photos

You can see that the stitching quality is decent - I'd give it 5/5 stars. They're comfortable. No extra room in the finger tips when wrapped around the grips.

These were XXL gloves, I wear size 10...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 605,050
Posted By MaxThrottle
Kevlar Glove Comments

Before I start, I understand the desire for more photos. Wayne is aware of the web site limitations and I'm glad he is focusing on gear quality, not web experience. I thought briefly about getting a...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 605,050
Posted By MaxThrottle
Thumb Motoport Commentary, Cycleport Ultra II Air Mesh Jacket & Air Mesh Kevlar Pant Review

This is a long overdue review. I wanted to write this review to contribute back to the ADV community, which has been an excellent resource over the years. I have no association with Motoport or Wayne...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-11-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 164,744
Posted By MaxThrottle
Don't confuse the ZUMO 660 with the NUVI 660. The...

Don't confuse the ZUMO 660 with the NUVI 660. The nuvi 660 is NOT waterproof.

The nuvi 660 has an FM transmitter built in which does a reasonable job, and will transmit to an FM radio headset if...
Forum: Europe 03-27-2009, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By MaxThrottle
Insurance suggestions

Did a bunch of searches but didn't come up with anything useful.

I'm querying about motorcycle insurance rates (liability, comprehensive) for a friend who just deployed there, so the (few)...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,708
Posted By MaxThrottle
Motoport

I am not affiliated with Motoport in any way (I own an Aerostich...)

However, all of you with questions may be interested in reading the Motoport thread (for better or worse) and other site's...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 605,050
Posted By MaxThrottle
Pics?

Pics?
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,708
Posted By MaxThrottle
Yes...

I have a 20 year old Aerostitch 2-piece that has seen a lot of the US and has seen temperatures from about 25F-100F.

It's warm for me on anything over 80-ish, and I'm probably going to buy...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,649
Posted By MaxThrottle
Warranty Info

FYI: Cardo Wireless warranty is 1 year. BlueAnt is 2 years.

Both appear to have good customer service. I have had direct and indirect experience with both, which is how I found out about the 1...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-08-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 21,788
Posted By MaxThrottle
550 is now gone from Best Buy online - just...

550 is now gone from Best Buy online - just checked this morning. Let us know how the Amazon Warehouse Used purchase goes.

450 is still available.
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,997
Posted By MaxThrottle
Going back to the original question... I own...

Going back to the original question...

I own this tent and it is suited for camping in hot/rainy weather as well as down to about 40 degrees (minimal wind) if you are packing a decent sleeping bag...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-05-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 21,788
Posted By MaxThrottle
I'll say this... Harley-Davidson announced their...

I'll say this... Harley-Davidson announced their version (Road Tech) of the Zumo yesterday, so I wonder if this had anything to do with the unavailability for the last few weeks and the price jump;...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-05-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By MaxThrottle
rwamf's reply is spot on. Avoid getting the...

rwamf's reply is spot on.

Avoid getting the Micro SD card adapters unless you have a reason for it (cell phone, usually). My experience is that they'll run a lot slower than a simple 150x SD card....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-03-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 393,418
Posted By MaxThrottle
nuvi 500/550

Garmin is introducing the nuvi 500/550 this week as ruggedized, waterproof, motorcycle capable units, but keep in mind that they do NOT have speech-to-text or Bluetooth. Apparently they are being...
Forum: Americas 08-03-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By MaxThrottle
Route Planning

You can't go wrong on either bike, but the KTM will give you a lot more options than the Goldwing, but you know that already.

Like thetourist mentions, the joy is in the journey. 300-350 miles a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-02-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 21,788
Posted By MaxThrottle
Beware of WildDigital.com

Like many others here, I didn't get to a BB in time.

WildDigital pops up first on some search sites, but they get a 0.21 stars out of 10 (I thought it was 5 at first) for customer service (many...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-04-2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,547
Posted By MaxThrottle
Bluhduh clapped_r6: You can run Virtual PC on your...

clapped_r6:
You can run Virtual PC on your G5:
http://www.microsoft.com/mac/products/virtualpc/virtualpc.aspx?pid=howtobuy

It's sluggish. But it does the job.

Intel users:
Parallels...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,043
Posted By MaxThrottle
A late update for those of you looking at these...

A late update for those of you looking at these two systems.

The Interphone RMA process was painless and a replacement was received quickly. Two thumbs up here.

I upgraded my phone to a unit...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,110
Posted By MaxThrottle
Just turned 12,000 miles and would have chimed in...

Just turned 12,000 miles and would have chimed in earlier, but I was out riding. :lol3

Find your GSA yet? I was speaking to someone in the service department and he mentioned that they had not...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,901
Posted By MaxThrottle
Loctite works... so does finger nail polish....

Loctite works... so does finger nail polish. There are guaranteed to be a lot of unwanted bottles
within easy reach among your acquaintances.

:1drink
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,043
Posted By MaxThrottle
$0.02 I bought my Scala FM from the link you...

$0.02

I bought my Scala FM from the link you posted :-) and it was one speaker then. Cardo Wireless still lists them as one speaker. You might want to call Cardo Wireless and check on this. If I...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2007, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,043
Posted By MaxThrottle
Bluhduh Well, well. How timely of my posting... hold on...

Well, well. How timely of my posting... hold on for just a sec...

The Interphone unit that I was using died today during it's recharge cycle. Not sure what the problem was, but now we get to check...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2007, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,043
Posted By MaxThrottle
It is one speaker only, in case you didn't know....

It is one speaker only, in case you didn't know. Haven't tried it, and won't get a chance for the next two or so days, but will try to get to it before the end of the week.
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2007, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,043
Posted By MaxThrottle
Scala Rider FM vs. BlueAnt Interphone

Been testing both units on a cross country ride. Interphone wins IMHO. Here are the pros (+) and cons (-) of each.

Could never get enough data points about this units, so here's something for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2007, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By MaxThrottle
Well? Any update on that DVD?

Well? Any update on that DVD?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,266
Posted By MaxThrottle
15 Apr? Did you mean May? June? Can you ask...

15 Apr? Did you mean May? June?

Can you ask your friend when the 2007 models will be added in on the DVD?

Seems like this is a much backordered item...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 485,943
Posted By MaxThrottle
Allan... just saw your business card taped up on...

Allan... just saw your business card taped up on the wall at the Held North America distributor. And your stinky old gloves :lol3 Nice writeups. Keep them coming.
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,305
Posted By MaxThrottle
Held Customer Service

More info here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=4652446#post4652446

Held gloves have been made the same way for years. Nothing has changed. Distributorship just changed last year (and...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,402
Posted By MaxThrottle
Held Customer Service

Allow me to chime in.

I'm doing an extended ride and at about 3,000 miles on my online purchased Held Steve gloves, one of the rivets pops out. No abuse. Worn with liners (even in summer). These...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-28-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 28,944
Posted By MaxThrottle
Scala Rider FM

Slightly off track, but I believe the interface is similar, if not identical.

I picked up the Scala Rider FM and am just using it with a Bluetooth adapter and phone (the adapter works with a GPS...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2007, 11:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,286
Posted By MaxThrottle
Mc-100

Chiming in late here, but there's also this:

http://www.newenoughhp.com/accessories/covers/nelson_rigg/mc100_motorcycle_pocket_travel_cover.html

It's cheap and packs small...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-08-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By MaxThrottle
Drifter / Sailwing - Don't your units stay...

Drifter / Sailwing -

Don't your units stay on since the Zumo has a battery? All of the other Garmin units with batteries stay on when power is removed... it's actually one of the handy features of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-08-2007, 10:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,066
Posted By MaxThrottle
Not only was Garmin at Macworld, they appear to...

Not only was Garmin at Macworld, they appear to be looking to hire Linux programmers too. One can only hope that they make things easier for enthusiasts to hook in..
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,254
Posted By MaxThrottle
Question How do these filters affect warranty service? I'm...

How do these filters affect warranty service? I'm looking for actual experiences, not theoretical...:ear
Forum: Vendors 01-18-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 742,106
Posted By MaxThrottle
$20 isn't much over a lifetime - just make sure...

$20 isn't much over a lifetime - just make sure you post your lifetime warranty replacement success story when Pelican comes through for you :D
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-10-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 66,118
Posted By MaxThrottle
In case anyone missed it, Zumo now has a 450...

In case anyone missed it, Zumo now has a 450 model out (no Bluetooth, XM, text-to-speech).
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