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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 10:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,480
Posted By Hikertrash
S & W J frame in motorcycle pants pocket. When...

S & W J frame in motorcycle pants pocket. When commuting to/from work, I carry my G17 AIWB.
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By Hikertrash
My Neotec is the noisiest helmet I've ever owned....

My Neotec is the noisiest helmet I've ever owned. It also vents better than any other so I compromise. I also have to wear earplugs if riding longer than an hour or my ears are ringing.
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,689
Posted By Hikertrash
Considering that it wouldn't fit in the washer...

Considering that it wouldn't fit in the washer with other clothes, I'd say Giant.
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,292
Posted By Hikertrash
The 2014 Latitude has 2 chest pockets that are...

The 2014 Latitude has 2 chest pockets that are mesh lined which serve as vents. Older versions had solid pockets. Klim's sales rep mentions this in a YouTube review and I have owned 3 of them (2014...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,292
Posted By Hikertrash
The BP does have better outer material than the...

The BP does have better outer material than the Latitude, but please don't think the chest pads and kidney belt are a replacement for separate ones. The kidney belt is more of just a belt to hold the...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,566
Posted By Hikertrash
Awesome idea! I'm gonna steal your grip tape and...

Awesome idea! I'm gonna steal your grip tape and shutter button idea.
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By Hikertrash
+1 Probably cheaper, too after the discount.

+1

Probably cheaper, too after the discount.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,364
Posted By Hikertrash
Sounds a bit odd coming on at 130mi. My 2011 GSA...

Sounds a bit odd coming on at 130mi. My 2011 GSA got about 300 miles per tank until I took it up to the Arctic Circle last summer and then it's been getting 320 miles per tank. It could be engine...
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 33,858
Posted By Hikertrash
I didn't care for the jacket liner. It's waist...

I didn't care for the jacket liner. It's waist length, but my Marathon was 3/4 length so there's a gap between my pants and jacket liner. It did keep me warm, but I chose to use a Rev'it rain jacket...
Forum: Vendors 11-05-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,481
Views: 237,030
Posted By Hikertrash
Thank you, sir! I appreciate all the legwork. I...

Thank you, sir! I appreciate all the legwork. I guess I'll take a look at the other options.
Forum: Vendors 11-05-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 1,481
Views: 237,030
Posted By Hikertrash
Hi Brian, Do you know if the Barkbusters...

Hi Brian,

Do you know if the Barkbusters Blizzard handguards will fit overy the 2011 1200GSA factory handguards?

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/barkbusters-blizzard-universal-handguards
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By Hikertrash
Firstgear Adventure mesh jacket. A couple of us...

Firstgear Adventure mesh jacket. A couple of us did a review of it if you search. It's all mesh and 3/4 length.
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,781
Posted By Hikertrash
That's what I carry and we actually used it a...

That's what I carry and we actually used it a couple times on our Arctic Circle trip last summer. I wouldn't want to wait around for it to dry.
Forum: Americas 10-21-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,214
Posted By Hikertrash
Algodones is an easy crossing, too. Would've...

Algodones is an easy crossing, too. Would've taken less than 10 minutes had I not forgotten cash and had to walk back over to usa to use a working atm.
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Hikertrash
If you call them, they'll ship small items usps...

If you call them, they'll ship small items usps to save you the $$. If ordered online, it's automated to only use ups shipping. I've done that in the past when shipping was going to be more than the...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,820
Posted By Hikertrash
Actually France has some better gun laws than...

Actually France has some better gun laws than usa. Much easier to own class 3 weapons over there than here.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 232,890
Posted By Hikertrash
Did you try ordering a different color? Black was...

Did you try ordering a different color? Black was always back ordered for me, but I called and asked if grey was in stock and it always was so that's what I ordered.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,184
Posted By Hikertrash
They were and I just went to biker-land.de to...

They were and I just went to biker-land.de to post the link to it, but they no longer carry the Companero jacket, just the trousers. I emailed Stadler last month and they said they'd also sell the...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,184
Posted By Hikertrash
I'm really liking the Dainese jacket with the...

I'm really liking the Dainese jacket with the fold down vents, but it is expensive for a goretex liner jacket. I'd look at the Stadler companero jacket. Touratech sells it for $1500USD, but you can...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,184
Posted By Hikertrash
They're still cheaper than the usa. Revit Sand 2...

They're still cheaper than the usa. Revit Sand 2 jacket is $330 shipped to usa vs. $485 from a usa vendor.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 232,890
Posted By Hikertrash
The new Badlands have bigger arms now. They've...

The new Badlands have bigger arms now. They've finally fixed that complains so many of us have had.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Hikertrash
I have them and love 'em. They're not the same as...

I have them and love 'em. They're not the same as the Helds other than they both have two hand pockets. They do have some thinsulate in them although it's not noticeable. I've been wearing mine...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,552
Posted By Hikertrash
Bmw Atlantis 3 gloves. They'll last you many...

Bmw Atlantis 3 gloves. They'll last you many years
Forum: Vendors 10-12-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By Hikertrash
They also have an active thread here in Vendors...

They also have an active thread here in Vendors (manned by HI-VIZ Brian)where they'll answer any questions about their products including modeling clothing, taking pictures and suggesting products...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Hikertrash
They're so thin you don't even know they're...

They're so thin you don't even know they're there, so no they're not restrictive at all. I had the Kevlar mesh pants. I usually wore LD Comfort long pants under them when touring or my regular work...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Hikertrash
The hip armor is more of a soft open cell foam...

The hip armor is more of a soft open cell foam similar to a thin sponge. Mine were installed in my pants when I bought them used, but I'd be pissed if I paid $50 for them. I honestly don't think they...
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,481
Views: 237,030
Posted By Hikertrash
Please do. I would think they'd even be popular...

Please do. I would think they'd even be popular in Europe with the scooter commuters.
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By Hikertrash
Look on GSPOT.There's a new member with pics on...

Look on GSPOT.There's a new member with pics on his GSA.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 904
Posted By Hikertrash
Who makes that Tail bag you have on the bike?

Who makes that Tail bag you have on the bike?
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 232,890
Posted By Hikertrash
Rukka does make venting jackets. The AirRider and...

Rukka does make venting jackets. The AirRider and Airman use Cordura AFT. They're also much cheaper if purchased from a European dealer. I find European made motorcycle clothing seems to be marked up...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 232,890
Posted By Hikertrash
I used to be between a L and XL in my Badlands,...

I used to be between a L and XL in my Badlands, but now with the latest ones, I'm between a Med and Large. I wish they'd be more consistent with their sizing.
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 97,936
Posted By Hikertrash
The sizing is going to be all over the place...

The sizing is going to be all over the place depending on what version you try on. I sold my Badlands over a year ago because the biceps were too tight to wear a fleece under it after a month of...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By Hikertrash
I've owned the touratech, wunderlich, wolfman...

I've owned the touratech, wunderlich, wolfman and giant loop tank bags, but my Bags Connection City bag has been my favorite and longest owned tank bag. I love the easy on/off at the gas station...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,643
Posted By Hikertrash
I had a pair and noticed the backs of my hands...

I had a pair and noticed the backs of my hands warming up because of the metal lining, but my finger tips still got real cold even at 45F
Forum: Vendors 09-29-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 156,152
Posted By Hikertrash
Doh:huh Thanks!!

Doh:huh

Thanks!!
Forum: Vendors 09-29-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 156,152
Posted By Hikertrash
What was the answer to this? My backcountry 40L...

What was the answer to this? My backcountry 40L came in today and the backpack straps are also installed backwards. If they were redesigned this way I'd like to know the proper way to attach them.
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,785
Posted By Hikertrash
Bmw large softbag. Sounds like it'll meet all...

Bmw large softbag. Sounds like it'll meet all your needs. New they're about $200 but sell often in the FM for $125-$150 shipped.

...
Forum: Vendors 09-27-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 156,152
Posted By Hikertrash
Same here. I have FedEx and ups accounts and...

Same here. I have FedEx and ups accounts and never received a shipping notice.
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By Hikertrash
Check out London Bridge Trading Company. They...

Check out London Bridge Trading Company. They make some of the best deployment bags on the planet and regularly mark them down to about $100 or so. They have wheels and are semi rigid with enough...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 881
Posted By Hikertrash
Just be careful, the new ones seem to walk away...

Just be careful, the new ones seem to walk away quite easily. Some folks have replaced the rubber string with a thin wire to prevent them from falling off.
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