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Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By nashopolis
I have the same problem with the one piece - I...

I have the same problem with the one piece - I seem to recall they are the same.

Better start eating fried chicken!
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By nashopolis
Got the same helmet in fact I was wearing it...

Got the same helmet in fact I was wearing it tonight! The fit is at least a size large for me. Chin strap sits back further than I'd prefer. Friction shield action is pretty weak - make sure to watch...
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By nashopolis
Ivan that's definitely a thought 750 engine in an...

Ivan that's definitely a thought 750 engine in an older rig. That could be sweet!

I know at least with my Ural I'd want to redo the wiring and the rest of the perishable bits while I was...
Forum: Hacks 04-25-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By nashopolis
Is it fair to infer the 750 alot less maintenace...

Is it fair to infer the 750 alot less maintenace intensive?
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,512
Posted By nashopolis
Great picture I admire your go for it attitude!

Great picture I admire your go for it attitude!
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By nashopolis
I hadn't seen the k-net stuff before - looks like...

I hadn't seen the k-net stuff before - looks like what I was imagining.
I was planning on trying something vaguely dirt oriented which most strap on armor seems to run towards. I'm not imaging it...
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By nashopolis
My 99 deco 650 Ural vs 2013/2014 tourist or T

Well I've kept up reading over the years but haven't ever really gotten the bug to get a newer model....until now.

I'm thinking about longer trips than across town and wondering how far my old gal...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By nashopolis
Over the pants knee guards for quick commutes

After trying over suits and over pants for running around on low speed errands -
as well as a few kinds of under the pants knee armor set ups. I find none of them to my liking.

I've gotten a...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By nashopolis
Give me a shout if you decide to sell them - but...

Give me a shout if you decide to sell them - but I hope you figure it out
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,070
Posted By nashopolis
Yep thanks - real reviews are gold

Yep thanks - real reviews are gold
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,765
Posted By nashopolis
I love that green - good luck with your trip!

I love that green - good luck with your trip!
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,687
Posted By nashopolis
I have a one piece roadcrafter which I think is a...

I have a one piece roadcrafter which I think is a bit more cumbersome than my mish mash of two piece gear. One piece gear is great if it fits perfectly -no gaps and everything is covered. Two piece...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,817
Posted By nashopolis
yeah I agree - I was nervous to to lower it below...

yeah I agree - I was nervous to to lower it below my knee when standing but even 1-2" lower still has it stilling high on some bikes.
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,817
Posted By nashopolis
ATLthruxt thanks for the kind offer - I'll...

ATLthruxt thanks for the kind offer - I'll holler at you in PMs

for me the issue I've been having with the fit is that the circumference of the limbs seems to really be much larger than what I...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,817
Posted By nashopolis
I'm not too concerned about fashion either in...

I'm not too concerned about fashion either in this case.

It does seems like fit will help with function or that is partially my issue right now. I feel like I'm hearing the 2 piece zipped...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,817
Posted By nashopolis
Heh

Heh
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,817
Posted By nashopolis
thanks for the response - Here's my question...

thanks for the response -
Here's my question for you - did the two piece give you any more range of movement not being totally attached at the waist?

For me it seems like there isn't enough...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,817
Posted By nashopolis
Thanks for the input Agreed I'm sort of in...

Thanks for the input

Agreed I'm sort of in it now as i know there isnt a return option.
I'm hoping it can win it! Time might help...

I'm planning on giving the folks at aerostich a call too...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,817
Posted By nashopolis
One piece RC fit vs 2 piece or alternatives in other brands

After 1000 weeks of hemming an hawing I finally got a roadcrafter this spring!

After using leather jackets, mesh jackets and various overpants - I was looking for a good go to setup for my...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,623
Posted By nashopolis
I think your blog got hacked

I think your blog got hacked
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,115
Posted By nashopolis
I have one cause I really liked the looks it's...

I have one cause I really liked the looks
it's okay - not sure I would buy it again even discounted.

The shield is friction fit and perpetually coming loose - lost a screw 2 rides back because I...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 16,698
Posted By nashopolis
Burninator thanks x1000 for the first decent pics...

Burninator thanks x1000 for the first decent pics I've seen of the ex country jeans ever! I've been hemming and hawing over these for awhile but lack of solid info kept me out.

Would you describe...
Forum: Hacks 09-08-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By nashopolis
Totally awesome!

Totally awesome!
Forum: Hacks 08-12-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By nashopolis
The spitfires look like they'd work load rating...

The spitfires look like they'd work load rating wise - good to know I've got options.

Thanks guys
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,140
Posted By nashopolis
What's the beef with the sidecar in the space I...

What's the beef with the sidecar in the space I wonder? Are they jealous they didn't think of it first?
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By nashopolis
Any suggestions on solo tires for my 650 Ural

Background:
I'm going to put my Ural tub on a Moto Guzzi later this fall - after that i will run my ural Solo or sell it as a solo. Wrinkle in the current plan, I'd like to take it on one last...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,140
Posted By nashopolis
I don't have an answer yet but I'm sorting...

I don't have an answer yet but I'm sorting towards similar goals I'll post up any thing I figure out.

I've had the same idea to use my sidecar as a display - sad to hear folks don't like you doing...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,318
Posted By nashopolis
Is this similar to the veskimo system?

Is this similar to the veskimo system?
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,143
Posted By nashopolis
I think some sort of mesh style thing would be...

I think some sort of mesh style thing would be perfect for you. Throw some rain gear on if it rains on you - good to go!

Teiz seems like it might be a good choice as well aerostich like...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,143
Posted By nashopolis
Well I haven't had my one piece for too long but...

Well I haven't had my one piece for too long but I'll tell you what I think.

For your situation unless you are commuting a lot I think I'd recommend against a RC. It really shines in the 50-75...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By nashopolis
I was curious about these too - especially since...

I was curious about these too - especially since they have a side rack option
Got any pictures?
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,864
Posted By nashopolis
I've read that thread on and off since it has...

I've read that thread on and off since it has been going.

Is there any info in there about stealth camping in a city...Except maybe to avoid big cities? Plenty about little burgs and the country...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,138
Posted By nashopolis
As it happens - I asked about most of those and...

As it happens - I asked about most of those and they said yes - they are adding new alterations to the light line steadily. I'd say give them a call.
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,138
Posted By nashopolis
Two details that might be useful to some The...

Two details that might be useful to some

The new city suit is a two piece RC light with 500d ballistics so a bit better than the 200d on the RC light one piece plus it has a liner.
and
Most of...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,576
Posted By nashopolis
I think people appreciate the whole package with...

I think people appreciate the whole package with aerostich
Wearability, good abrasion resistance and seam strength along with the padding in the right places - all are important for the gear to do...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,828
Posted By nashopolis
The spec sheet also says don't handle it too much...

The spec sheet also says don't handle it too much as the coating degrades with contact and abrasion
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,576
Posted By nashopolis
A few thoughts - while I enjoy reading HFL and...

A few thoughts
- while I enjoy reading HFL and I appreciate their unique take on moto-land journalism - i feel like they often speak definitively whether they have some empirical reason to back it...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By nashopolis
thanks for your input finding crash stories...

thanks for your input

finding crash stories from darien light and RC light owners is harder than I thought

Maybe they are all great riders and never crash!
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By nashopolis
I kept searching and it seems that indeed while...

I kept searching and it seems that indeed while not the equal the regular that the light is a tough cookie and likely to do what you buy these things to ultimately do.
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By nashopolis
anybody crash test their light roadcrafter or darien?

I'm trying to decide on some gear - looking for some input if you have personal experience you'd want to share.

if you crashed in your Light roadcrafter or darien - how did it hold up? Holes...
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