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Forum: Equipment 04-16-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,416
Posted By Trinity
I live in north Texas, so share your weather...

I live in north Texas, so share your weather related "warmth" issues. There are a lot of related threads; however, based on personal experience, I recommend the "Motoport" brand gear. The "search"...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By Trinity
FirstGear makes some decent, mid-range waterproof...

FirstGear makes some decent, mid-range waterproof gear in tall sizes. (I got mine at www.motorcyclegear.com .) If you are just looking for outerwear (i.e., no padding/protection), check out the...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,676
Posted By Trinity
Perhaps *this* is what you are searching for: ...

Perhaps *this* is what you are searching for: http://www.stubplug.com ? (Note: I don't have one, but I had bookmarked it as a really good idea.)
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,584
Posted By Trinity
Given our Texas heat and my tendency to dehydrate...

Given our Texas heat and my tendency to dehydrate easily, I wear a 100 oz. Camelbak about 9 months of the year. I wear it on the outside of my jacket with the straps pretty loose/non-binding. I've...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,931
Posted By Trinity
Another contact wearing, light sensitive, long...

Another contact wearing, light sensitive, long time Oakley fan here. For the bike, I have some "square wires" with non-polarized iridum lenses that are so optically clear that a few times, I've felt...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,553
Posted By Trinity
One ancillary item for hot weather riding that...

One ancillary item for hot weather riding that deserves mention in this discussion is the LIBERAL, pre-ride application of cornstarch baby power in all sweat prone areas. :evil I've found that this...
Forum: Vendors 07-18-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,109
Posted By Trinity
Did anyone mention installation of a Centech or...

Did anyone mention installation of a Centech or Blue Sea fuse box to power accessories? Maybe the benefits of relay vs. non-relay fuse box? Pehaps a recommendation for the best/closest wire to tap to...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,553
Posted By Trinity
A couple of years ago, I replaced my very...

A couple of years ago, I replaced my very satisfactory First Gear mesh jacket with a Motoport Kevlar Mesh jacket. The added "beefiness" of the material and ribcage armor of the Motoport reduces the...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By Trinity
Unless you are in very dirty/dusty conditions, I...

Unless you are in very dirty/dusty conditions, I don't recommend a UV filter at all...typically the cheaper ones don't have the multi-coat technology of a good lens (i.e., why put a cheap piece of...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By Trinity
The Nikon 18 - 200 mm lens is a very useful...

The Nikon 18 - 200 mm lens is a very useful travel lens. Admittedly, it is not the sharpest or fastest lens that Nikon makes; however, stopped down a bit, it provides VERY good photos in an extremely...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,349
Posted By Trinity
FWIW, the REI store in Dallas, will usually let...

FWIW, the REI store in Dallas, will usually let you set up (in the store) pretty much any of the smaller size tents they carry in stock. (I did this before buying my Hubba Hubba...)
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,349
Posted By Trinity
There are LOTS of good threads here re:...

There are LOTS of good threads here re: camping...packing, tents, hammocks, stoves, etc.

My additional piece of advice for camping in Texas, Arkansas or Colorado is to make sure any tent you get...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,153
Posted By Trinity
Here's another vote from a self-admitted jacket...

Here's another vote from a self-admitted jacket "ho." For general, three season riding, I choose from amongst three waist length summer/fall jackets (two mesh, one solid; one Motoport, two First...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,045
Posted By Trinity
I've worn my Motorport mesh jacket, with high viz...

I've worn my Motorport mesh jacket, with high viz accents, for two years of Dallas, Texas summers. I have not treated it with 303 [doh] and the high viz has definitely faded a bit. That said, the...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,525
Posted By Trinity
I've been wearing Ocuvue extended wear contacts...

I've been wearing Ocuvue extended wear contacts (monovision) for the last ten years or so. They are super comfortable in all but the most gritty environments and give me FAR better peripheral vision...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
Posted By Trinity
FWIW, I have a BMW "Tourguard" jacket in size...

FWIW, I have a BMW "Tourguard" jacket in size "98." According to the tag, this equates to a US 40L; however, it fits me perfectly and I wear a 44L in most suits. For reference, I'm 6' tall and wear a...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By Trinity
Good thread. IMPORTANT NOTE: For whatever...

Good thread.

IMPORTANT NOTE: For whatever solution you come up with, make SURE that the tripod and head are fully contained. Unless you've used loc-tite on everything (which defeats the...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Trinity
While it's not nearly as robust as the Garmin...

While it's not nearly as robust as the Garmin app, I've found the forecasts and radar reports in the Accuweather app to be quite good... (And while I'm not a KLR rider, Accuweather is a WHOLE LOT...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2009, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By Trinity
If they are comfortable, the Etymotics are an...

If they are comfortable, the Etymotics are an excellent product. I found that the Etymotic ER6i plugs effectively blocked noise AND with a good ear canal seal, had great sound. (Especially for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,019
Posted By Trinity
Another vote for the Carbtune... I have only used...

Another vote for the Carbtune... I have only used the TwinMax once and while it wasn't bad, I think the CarbTune is sensitive and easy to use. (FWIW, my buddy who has both thinks that the Carbtune is...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,005
Posted By Trinity
A few years back, a friend gave me his old Widder...

A few years back, a friend gave me his old Widder vest. It wasn't bad and convinced me how nice electrics could be... I then saved my dinero and bought a Gerbings full jacket...bulkier for sure, but...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By Trinity
For water and/or wind protection, I have an...

For water and/or wind protection, I have an oversize Marmot "Precip" jacket that goes OVER my Motoport mesh jacket. For insulation, I use varying weights of windblock fleece (or Gerbings electrics)...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By Trinity
Glad to hear that Big Ear is making it right for...

Glad to hear that Big Ear is making it right for you!! FWIW, I just checked the Etymotic site and they *do* list the beige tips for the 6i here: http://www.etymotic.com/ephp/er6i-acc.aspx
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By Trinity
I would advise you to check out the Comply foam...

I would advise you to check out the Comply foam tips at http://www.complyfoam.com/

Personally, the Ety silicone multi-flanges work for me, but I've heard a LOT of good reports about the...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,472
Posted By Trinity
Web site was down for a couple of days, but they...

Web site was down for a couple of days, but they are alive and well. I shipped a jacket out to them last week and I got a call from Wayne his'self asking for a couple of clarifications this morning....
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By Trinity
I would definitely see about a warranty...

I would definitely see about a warranty repair/replacement. I'm on my second pair of Sidi waterproofs and neither set has leaked a drop...ever. In fact, my original pair have a break in the reflector...
Forum: Vendors 09-28-2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By Trinity
+1 Girlfriend's ER6i's were replaced at no charge...

+1 Girlfriend's ER6i's were replaced at no charge even though they were out of warranty by 5 months. IMHO, their service is on par with the "best of the best" treatment that I've gotten from...
Forum: Americas 08-16-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By Trinity
I believe the D-Rose is up for sale...you might...

I believe the D-Rose is up for sale...you might want to check before booking anything. There are a ton of good places to stay and eat in Kerrville...also in Fredricksberg, but expect to pay some...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,605
Posted By Trinity
I tried one at my local REI a couple of weeks...

I tried one at my local REI a couple of weeks ago...no way to really lean back and relax without....well, you know...:eek1 Needless to say, I walked out without it...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 08-05-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,282
Posted By Trinity
FWIW, unless we get a sustained cold snap, most...

FWIW, unless we get a sustained cold snap, most of the nice color in northern Arkansas doesn't seem to appear until early November.

Since you're in North Texas, please feel free to check out the...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Trinity
10.5 A/B here...Sidi brand boots with the...

10.5 A/B here...Sidi brand boots with the addition of the "Super Feet" insoles and boot socks works for me. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By Trinity
As a slight twist on this thread, I had the same...

As a slight twist on this thread, I had the same issue and ordered a new clutch switch. When it arrived, I started pulling things apart to install the new switch. While the original switch seemed to...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,849
Posted By Trinity
What type of foam tips are you looking for...?...

What type of foam tips are you looking for...? FWIW, a lot of folks who use Etys seem to like the "Comply" brand foam tips over the Ety branded ones. (Just google "comply + foam")
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,689
Posted By Trinity
I'd have to say that my experience with the...

I'd have to say that my experience with the Camelbak quality is quite different than Decodent. I own three of 'em and my girlfriend owns two more...we use them weekly during the entire summer riding...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,604
Posted By Trinity
Perhaps not a lot of help, but I had one on my...

Perhaps not a lot of help, but I had one on my '04 GSA...installed tobinators as well. The combination really quieting things down tremendously. (FWIW, I'm 6'1" and was getting a lot of buffeting...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By Trinity
As a result of having several MESH panels for...

As a result of having several MESH panels for airflow, they definitely are NOT waterproof with the liner removed. That said, I've got a pair and after upgrading the knee armor, they're my absolute...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,516
Posted By Trinity
It's not cheap, but a set of shortened, after...

It's not cheap, but a set of shortened, after market shocks is one way to approach the issue without messing with the integrity of the bike. A guy in our local club did it with Ohlins and he was VERY...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,593
Posted By Trinity
Wow...that sucks... Just goes to show that there...

Wow...that sucks... Just goes to show that there are a lot of variants out there. I got my customs (with sound) from Earinc. about four years ago. They are super comfy and the sound is quite good. My...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,593
Posted By Trinity
In terms of all-day, multi-day comfort for custom...

In terms of all-day, multi-day comfort for custom plugs or Etymotics, try lubing them with Oto-ease before inserting them in your ears. The plugs will seat better in your ear canal, the resulting...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,241
Posted By Trinity
I would also advise you to check out the First...

I would also advise you to check out the First Gear Air Mesh 2.0 pants from www.newenough.com. I've had mine 2 years and absolutely love 'em. The included, removable waterproof, windproof liner...
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