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Forum: Equipment 05-20-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,955
Posted By the_jest
Following up to myself here. I did end up getting...

Following up to myself here. I did end up getting this jacket a few weeks ago, and my thoughts so far are not very positive, I must confess.

It is certainly warm enough for cool days, but it's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,790
Posted By the_jest
Throttle sensitivity/engine braking?

I'm not sure exactly how to phrase this....

I'm a relatively new rider, and recently got a new Triumph Bonneville (no performance mods) that I've been riding a lot.

I recently borrowed a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 716
Posted By the_jest
Easter Bunny busted for riding w/o helmet

The subject says it all. CHP lectures guy in Easter Bunny costume--with head--for riding a sidecar-equipped motorcycle without helmet, and with visibility impaired by the head. Seems a few hours...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,955
Posted By the_jest
Thanks for the comments, everyone. Looks like...

Thanks for the comments, everyone. Looks like this one can really work. I'm on an unfaired bike, but maybe I'll cruise the flea market here for a mesh jacket for the super-hot days....
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Forum: Equipment 03-15-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,955
Posted By the_jest
Rev'it Ignition 2: venting? flexibility?

I've been looking for the perfect jacket for a while now, and I may have found it in the Rev'it Ignition 2, but I have a few concerns that I hope someone could give me input on.

I love the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,595
Posted By the_jest
As another noob who took his course in August, I...

As another noob who took his course in August, I would say: Have it delivered. Apart from the whole weather/salt thing, even.

I learned a lot from my MSF course, but it was mainly about how to...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By the_jest
Thanks all. I ended up looking at some of the...

Thanks all. I ended up looking at some of the RevZilla videos, that do a good job of showing all the features of these systems. It does seem like the Sena is _exactly_ what I'd like to have, and I...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By the_jest
Comms for driver-to-passenger use only?

I realize there are a lot of threads about communications systems here, and I've looked at some without finding what I need, so forgive me if this is answered somewhere.

I'd like some way to talk...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-28-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,634
Posted By the_jest
Was going on a one-mile ride across the city, so...

Was going on a one-mile ride across the city, so instead of bringing a backpack, I just tied my gym bag to the luggage rack with a single knot with its own handle. Retraced that one-mile ride three...
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,881
Posted By the_jest
Just following up a bit here. I made it to my...

Just following up a bit here. I made it to my local Triumph/Ducati dealer and spent a bit of time talking to a few salesmen and straddling a few bikes. It was extremely interesting and I learned a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,881
Posted By the_jest
Thanks to everyone for a lot of extremely helpful...

Thanks to everyone for a lot of extremely helpful comments. I had glanced at the Street Triple but for some reason didn't pay much attention to it--perhaps I mentally associated Triumph only with the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,881
Posted By the_jest
Thanks for the various Guzzi mentions. I was...

Thanks for the various Guzzi mentions. I was actually going to put that down on my list, because it is one of the things I had considered; I like the look a lot but I've read a few reviews that...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,881
Posted By the_jest
Help me buy my first bike

Right. Been wanting to ask this for a while, but now it's time.

I'm a noob, been riding for five months or so, having taken the MSF course. I'm currently on a 2007 Yamaha Virago 250, which is...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,572
Posted By the_jest
Thanks for the suggestions, everyone--this is all...

Thanks for the suggestions, everyone--this is all really useful.

I'm a guy, BTW. That Scooter Girls "Executive" jacket was interesting, but it would be nice to know more about it. Would prefer a...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,572
Posted By the_jest
Good-looking longer jacket?

I'm a new rider, currently wearing a Tour Master Transition 2 jacket that I got from a friend. I'm looking to get a new three-season jacket for shorter trips, that looks less like an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,524
Posted By the_jest
In fact Effervescent...

In fact Effervescent (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=25581) (who got me on here in the first place) already recommended Cameron's book to me, and I'm waiting for it to be delivered later...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,524
Posted By the_jest
noob: learning how tech affects the ride

Hi. I'm a noob, and I know I have a lot to learn. That's why I'm here....

I've been riding for about five months; took an MSF course, read Proficient Motorcycling, and have been riding a Virago...
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