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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 18,969
Posted By dbg326
I'll usually park in normal spaces, but I in no...

I'll usually park in normal spaces, but I in no way see it as a self-centered, douche move if someone parks on the sidewalk, provided that pedestrian traffic is unhampered. Most European countries...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,727
Posted By dbg326
I don't have any firsthand experience with it,...

I don't have any firsthand experience with it, but I was, and still am considering picking up an Alpinestars Messenger as a cold/inclement weather jacket...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-27-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By dbg326
'02 Yamaha Vino 50cc

I may be joining the scoot community sooner rather than later! I stumbled across an '02 Vino for sale in my immediate area. From my limited research, I've learned that it has the 2T Miranelli...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-13-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,831
Posted By dbg326
Hey, I've only been back for 4 months, and am...

Hey, I've only been back for 4 months, and am experiencing withdrawals. The travel bug has bit hard..
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,968
Posted By dbg326
I haven't put many miles on mine, so not much...

I haven't put many miles on mine, so not much experience, but while it flows a ton of air, I just don't have much confidence in it standing up to any kind of tumble at all, despite the solid sleeves...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-08-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,831
Posted By dbg326
I spent last semester abroad in Germany, and got...

I spent last semester abroad in Germany, and got to do some traveling. It was definitely interesting to see 2 wheeled vehicles used as a primary method of transport on a much larger scale. Also...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,518
Posted By dbg326
If I run over my bike, does Kawasaki owe me a new...

If I run over my bike, does Kawasaki owe me a new one? Damn...why have I waited this long...

In all seriousness, the device functioned as it was designed to, and was broken while protecting your...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 19,304
Posted By dbg326
Not to hijack this thread, but what is the...

Not to hijack this thread, but what is the difference between the Vendramini Marathons, and the Marathon Steels? Steel shank? Either way, I believe I may have found my next pair of boots.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-22-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,457
Posted By dbg326
NH seems to have fairly loose terminology when it...

NH seems to have fairly loose terminology when it comes to registration, so I think it should fall under the definition of "moped" as follows:

"Moped" shall mean a motor-driven cycle whose speed...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-22-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,457
Posted By dbg326
Suzuki FZ50

I was messing around on CL as I often do, and came across an ad for a Suzuki FZ50. I know it's sort of the red-headed stepsister of the Suzuki lineup from the late '70s and early '80s, and it's a...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By dbg326
Rockgardn Flak Jacket+Forcefield Back Protector?

After some reflection, I've come to the conclusion that I'd prefer an armor system that is separate from my jackets. I've been looking around, and came across the Rockgardn. Everything I've read...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By dbg326
KZ Brake Overhaul

I'm going through the whole front brake system on my KZ, and had a couple questions for you guys. Noob questions, so please bear with me...or flame me, whichever you prefer.

First of all the...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,017
Posted By dbg326
I would definitely second this advice. While I...

I would definitely second this advice. While I have next to no experience in comparison to many here, I have learned this lesson quite well. Case in point- last summer I was looking to add a "top...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,572
Posted By dbg326
I use BMG Ezeon pants. No frills overpant, 500D...

I use BMG Ezeon pants. No frills overpant, 500D Cordura, and waterproof to boot. Only downside is that there's no included armor, but I wear strap on knee/shin armor anyways, so not a problem for...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,700
Posted By dbg326
For those of you with his products, are there...

For those of you with his products, are there armor pockets, or is the only option the additional padding? And any pictures in the real world would be awesome as well, if you have some. I'd like to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 9,415
Posted By dbg326
I brought my own full-face and was able to ride...

I brought my own full-face and was able to ride with the shield open, using my prescription glasses as "eye protection." No illusions about what they'd actually do, but I didn't sweat quite as much....
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By dbg326
BMG Ezeon overpants are pretty cheap ($140), are...

BMG Ezeon overpants are pretty cheap ($140), are waterproof in my albeit limited experience, and don't have included armor. Zippers go about 3/4 up the leg. They're unlined, so they should be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,598
Posted By dbg326
About 100 pages of related reading material! ...

About 100 pages of related reading material!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=145779
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,294
Posted By dbg326
I do have one concern. I may be wrong, but...

I do have one concern. I may be wrong, but doesn't CF shatter/splinter into some nasty pieces when subjected to a hard enough impact? I have no first hand experiences though... that being said,...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By dbg326
This is right along what I was thinking as well. ...

This is right along what I was thinking as well. I can easily tolerate wearing the Voyage's with pants off the bike, and if I'm going anywhere where I'll have a place to securely store a pair of...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By dbg326
Opinions on "Riding Shoes?"

I'm wondering what your opinions on "riding shoes/sneakers" are. From what I can guess, thoughts on these are going to be about the same as kevlar jeans- better than nothing, but nowhere near as...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By dbg326
I have the Air-Frame jacket...I believe it's the...

I have the Air-Frame jacket...I believe it's the next step up from the Air-Flux, but I could be mistaken. Anyways, I'm quite happy with mine. Fits my slender frame great, armor feels like it would...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,336
Posted By dbg326
I don't mean to hijack the thread, but how does...

I don't mean to hijack the thread, but how does the toebox compare with something like a roadrace or touring boot, height-wise? Most of my riding is on the street on a UJM, so the Crossfire might be...
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,045
Posted By dbg326
Welding Advice for a Beginner

Hey guys, I've taken a look through a couple of the welding threads here, and didn't feel like hijacking them to ask my own questions. I'm looking into picking up welding this coming summer, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2,794
Views: 825,922
Posted By dbg326
Seriously impressive :clap

Seriously impressive :clap
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 74,560
Posted By dbg326
My first bike/work in progress...sorry for the...

My first bike/work in progress...sorry for the horrendous pic.

http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s371/dbg326/427459_10151999809695004_730550317_n.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By dbg326
I'm failing to see how taking the key could ever...

I'm failing to see how taking the key could ever be considered bad form? Perhaps someone could enlighten me?... :ear
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,221
Posted By dbg326
I am the only rider in my family, unless you...

I am the only rider in my family, unless you count the run my uncle on my mom's side had in the '70s, and apparently one of my aunts rode as well. I'm off at school, and an adult, however my parents...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,830
Posted By dbg326
For warm weather, I use Dainese Sickles. I'm...

For warm weather, I use Dainese Sickles. I'm definitely going to pick up something with gauntlets at some point, even if they are only leather welding gloves. The more options, the better in my...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,919
Posted By dbg326
Draggin does make kevlar liners. Basically long...

Draggin does make kevlar liners. Basically long johns that you wear under your street clothes, only, they're kevlar. I'm thinking of picking up a pair this summer to give them a shot.

Oh, and...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,054
Posted By dbg326
Dirt or street?

Dirt or street?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-22-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,964
Posted By dbg326
Looks incredible! I've been looking for ways to...

Looks incredible! I've been looking for ways to eliminate the drop seat/frame on my KZ, and I can't believe it's taken me so long, but I believe I've found it.
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,617
Posted By dbg326
I wear these on the street...They're probably...

I wear these on the street...They're probably more than I should've spent, but that's in the past.

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/alpinestars-bionic-sx-knee-protector

...and while I haven't...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,302
Posted By dbg326
Might give the dri-fit Nike Elite basketball...

Might give the dri-fit Nike Elite basketball socks a go. Some of those have double padding in the heel and forefoot. Kinda spendy though, although cheaper than some of the aforementioned options. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,821
Posted By dbg326
Oh, in no way was i discounting the fact that the...

Oh, in no way was i discounting the fact that the rider's competence is the primary factor in all of this. I just felt that the OP made it clear that the rider was taking responsibility for all that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,821
Posted By dbg326
I don't see it like that, just emphasizing that...

I don't see it like that, just emphasizing that cagers should be more aware. The post accepts the fact that there are inherent risks involved in riding, and that the rider must take responsibility...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,821
Posted By dbg326
Amen.

Amen.
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,089
Posted By dbg326
Naturally, should've guessed! I'll have to steal...

Naturally, should've guessed! I'll have to steal that from ya, as the velcro is a bit annoying.
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,089
Posted By dbg326
I bought overpants w/out armor, and use A*...

I bought overpants w/out armor, and use A* knee/shin guards underneath. Spendy for what they are, but comfortable and gives a little more coverage than the neoprene slip on pads.

Out of...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,728
Posted By dbg326
Post your impressions, as I was looking into...

Post your impressions, as I was looking into these as well!
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