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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... Today, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16,744
Views: 2,742,100
Posted By James Adams
:thumb Gaerne boots are good for wide feet

:thumb Gaerne boots are good for wide feet
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16,744
Views: 2,742,100
Posted By James Adams
enclosed trailer

2015 Haulmark Passport PPT7X16DT2 7x16 tandem axle enclosed trailer for sale.

I bought it to move from Texas to Colorado and now that it has served its purpose well, it's time for it to go to a...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-04-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 158,798
Posted By James Adams
Like these, or something more serious? ...

Like these, or something more serious?

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/84eJ-T28rskyUm-XQCTT2vnQR_841BOdflfg_EtTYZF7=s800
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16,744
Views: 2,742,100
Posted By James Adams
free, apparently :lol3

free, apparently :lol3
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16,744
Views: 2,742,100
Posted By James Adams
I'll be in the market in a few weeks. Gotta make...

I'll be in the market in a few weeks. Gotta make sure I don't have any surprises with moving expenses. :thumb
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16,744
Views: 2,742,100
Posted By James Adams
Is a shiny 2014 CRF250L that much worse than a...

Is a shiny 2014 CRF250L that much worse than a WR250R that it sells for significantly less than a 7 year old WRR commands? :scratch

Or is it just a really good deal?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,221
Posted By James Adams
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/7JRfs8gyqQaxNIpS...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/7JRfs8gyqQaxNIpSq5GpxINYT-jtcGd4LC4_29WV4opg=s1000

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/PzzMm4M85u_uuqDYfNnN-XjG-MKBd7nEKTaKDNcv_Eo=s1000
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13,453
Views: 1,854,889
Posted By James Adams
They're advertising that same bike on their own...

They're advertising that same bike on their own web site (http://motoitaliacolorado.com/Motorcycles-Moto-Guzzi-Stelvio-1200-NTX-ABS-2013-a2b47607-aee3-402c-8439-a4a101245fac) for $12,499 :lol3
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,536
Posted By James Adams
The RevZilla video is what sold me on the glove,...

The RevZilla video is what sold me on the glove, but I don't think I ever watched it the whole way through. :lol3 I wore the gloves a lot on my Stelvio and K1200GT and it never even occurred to me...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,536
Posted By James Adams
I had no idea that some people think it gets in...

I had no idea that some people think it gets in the way. :scratch

It's completely unnoticeable to me. Lots of good gloves have rather bulky protection in that area (and for a good reason).

Now,...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,536
Posted By James Adams
You didn't mention a budget, but you generally...

You didn't mention a budget, but you generally get what you pay for.

I've had great experience with the Rukka Apollo in the warmer weather. It's truly unlined and completely waterproof. I use a...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,530
Posted By James Adams
The one they just released is still called the...

The one they just released is still called the XD4.

http://www.webbikeworld.com/r2/motorcycle-helmet/arai-xd4-review/
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,994
Posted By James Adams
It's a neat concept, but you eliminate the...

It's a neat concept, but you eliminate the possibility of moving the bike while you have the tent set up.
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,219
Posted By James Adams
http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/stylmartin-oxfo...

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/stylmartin-oxford-boots
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,539
Posted By James Adams
I'm a big Klim fan in general, but the Rev'it...

I'm a big Klim fan in general, but the Rev'it jackets a bit more closely and have more adjustability. The new Cayenne jacket would be my go-to for a high-end "mesh" jacket.
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,114
Posted By James Adams
Reviving an old thread here. I just got in a new...

Reviving an old thread here. I just got in a new Rev'it Dominator jacket. It's a heavy-duty jacket, like a step above the old Klim Badlands Pro (but a different style than the Klim Adventure Rally)...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-14-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,040
Posted By James Adams
I assume you run steel bars then? :rofl

I assume you run steel bars then? :rofl
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,273
Posted By James Adams
I have a gray one that I purchased from a local...

I have a gray one that I purchased from a local dealer. I rode in it this afternoon in the 90-degree humidity that we have here in Texas and it was surprisingly tolerable—which is as good as it gets....
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13,453
Views: 1,854,889
Posted By James Adams
:photog sorry, couldn't help myself

:photog

sorry, couldn't help myself
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,829
Posted By James Adams
I bought a full Rukka suit from Biker Land in...

I bought a full Rukka suit from Biker Land in Germany (significantly over $1k :patch), and I wasn't charged anything for duty. Shipped via USPS. Same with my helmet and accessories from FC Moto.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13,453
Views: 1,854,889
Posted By James Adams
He's had it for more than 5 minutes now, it's a...

He's had it for more than 5 minutes now, it's a record. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 799
Posted By James Adams
The WRT is doable on anything from a big GS to a...

The WRT is doable on anything from a big GS to a TTR-125 given the right tires and some decent suspension travel. I did it on my Stelvio without any drops. It wasn't a cakewalk but there was really...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,874
Posted By James Adams
:nod Kevlar is a plastic of sorts (a...

:nod

Kevlar is a plastic of sorts (a synthetic polymer, at least), but one benefit of aramid fibers like Kevlar is that they don't melt like nylon or polyester, instead they melt and decompose...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,829
Posted By James Adams
Just because it's ECE-rated doesn't mean it that...

Just because it's ECE-rated doesn't mean it that it meets DOT standards. I have an ECE-rated Schuberth that I bought from FC Moto specifically because it is lighter than the DOT-rated version. I'm in...
Forum: Racing 06-10-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,383
Posted By James Adams
19th, 27th, and 28th for Manny, Scott, and Ned...

19th, 27th, and 28th for Manny, Scott, and Ned this afternoon. :clap
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,874
Posted By James Adams
Most fabrics in quality motorcycle jackets are...

Most fabrics in quality motorcycle jackets are nylon-based, including your typical varieties of ballistic nylon like Cordura. Armacor is a ripstop ballistic nylon/aramid (Kevlar) blend. Typically,...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,135
Posted By James Adams
$330 might already be a reduced price. The...

$330 might already be a reduced price.

The only sticky point will be if the face shields have been redesigned and become NLA before the helmet has reached the end of its service life. If the...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By James Adams
What I want to know is if I can wire any of those...

What I want to know is if I can wire any of those up backwards and have it cool me instead. :lol3

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/wZ18v5UBzVoOr8b7DjQYZVvqxK0rmC2ySWIGKia-ENiI=s600

...and yes,...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,829
Posted By James Adams
You will always get charged in EUR when you...

You will always get charged in EUR when you purchase from one of the European vendors, regardless of which currency you are seeing the prices in. The USD price that they show is an estimate that's...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,224
Posted By James Adams
:stupid I loved them. I tried on a new...

:stupid I loved them.

I tried on a new Badlands and was disappointed. It looks nice and has some great features but didn't have that "sturdy" feel of the old model. I ended up ordering a Rev'it...
Forum: Racing 06-10-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,383
Posted By James Adams
Great job on this morning's stage by team ISYK,...

Great job on this morning's stage by team ISYK, with Manny, Scott, and Ned coming in 16th, 19th, and 23rd, respectively. :clap
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16,744
Views: 2,742,100
Posted By James Adams
I know, that's why I answered your question. I...

I know, that's why I answered your question. I use Tapatalk, too, and I know how to easily see if the title has useful information... :1drink
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16,744
Views: 2,742,100
Posted By James Adams
$7k in title

$7k in title
Forum: Racing 06-09-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,383
Posted By James Adams
Only one from this event, as far as I can tell....

Only one from this event, as far as I can tell. http://www.dakar.com/dakar/2015/us/dakar-challenge.html
Forum: Hacks 06-09-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,189
Posted By James Adams
:nod I'm 5'11" and I can't fit comfortably in the...

:nod I'm 5'11" and I can't fit comfortably in the normal Ural sidecar—not enough leg room.
Forum: Racing 06-09-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,383
Posted By James Adams
here:...

here:...
Forum: Racing 06-09-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,383
Posted By James Adams
After this morning's stage, these are the Dakar...

After this morning's stage, these are the Dakar Challenge standings:
http://i.snag.gy/QFtMG.jpg

It look like Manny just finished this afternoon's stage in a 20th position, Scott in 24th, and Ned...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By James Adams
:stupid This is the view from that area: ...

:stupid

This is the view from that area:
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/ZzkracFdNfbjrHJ_42OMdgjbJZWoj7dPxBV4ORbdvo8=s1000

I like to camp near the intersection of 305 and 376...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,840
Posted By James Adams
NWCC...

NWCC (http://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/reportGenerator/view/customSingleStationReport/daily/1128:co:SNTL/-7,0/WTEQ::value,SNWD::value,PREC::value,TOBS::value,TMAX::value,TMIN::value,TAVG::value) says the...
Forum: Racing 06-06-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,383
Posted By James Adams
:clap Scott Bright made it in 1:57.84; both...

:clap

Scott Bright made it in 1:57.84; both Scott and Ned were in the top half of the standings. :pynd

For some perspective, the first place time was Matthias Walkner...
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