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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-05-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,890
Posted By Assero
https://cdn3.bigcommerce.com/s-6gl39/product_image...

https://cdn3.bigcommerce.com/s-6gl39/product_images/uploaded_images/nc30tolao-1024x696.jpg?t=1430830842
Honda NC30 to Lao
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,684
Posted By Assero
Thanks Panhead_Dan, I'll give it a try. ...

Thanks Panhead_Dan, I'll give it a try.

Meanwhile, at my local coffee house I was given this just after posting to ADV... How did they know?
...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,684
Posted By Assero
This is the way to do it in Indonesia, and fresh...

This is the way to do it in Indonesia, and fresh ground coffee is available in just about every town. Fabulous coffee. I did try the same "kopi tubruk" technique in Thailand though, and after waiting...
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By Assero
https://cdn3.bigcommerce.com/s-6gl39/product_image...

https://cdn3.bigcommerce.com/s-6gl39/product_images/uploaded_images/just2daystogo-20offallorders.jpg?t=1430567837

Just a reminder. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,763
Posted By Assero
Most Impressive Engine of our Time? ...

Most Impressive Engine of our Time?

https://cdn3.bigcommerce.com/s-6gl39/product_images/uploaded_images/rollsroycemerlinengineinsitu.jpg?t=1430223771

Rolls-Royce Merlin V12.


For what it is...
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By Assero
Assero Gear is on social media. Do join us! ...

Assero Gear is on social media. Do join us!

Flickr.com (https://www.flickr.com/photos/assero/) for high resolution photographs of our gloves, and some beautiful shots of MV Agusta.

Instagram...
Forum: Vendors 04-20-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By Assero
A Guide to Motorcycle Shops in Kuala Lumpur

While a little off-topic in terms of clothing for anyone venturing to S.E. Asia there's a copiously illustrated post on our blog from last weekend's trip to Malaysia:

"A Guide to Motorcycle Shops...
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By Assero
You have PM. :D

You have PM. :D
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By Assero
What size are your hands? I ask because we are...

What size are your hands? I ask because we are nearly out of size 10 (Large) Helios Pro's so we can only test 8's (Small) and 9's (Medium) right now.
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By Assero
Conductive thread is a great idea. It is on the...

Conductive thread is a great idea. It is on the list for the next version of the Helios Pro but that won't be until next year. We couldn't get the thread in time for the first batch, and we need to...
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By Assero
Just a reminder! :D ...

Just a reminder! :D


https://cdn3.bigcommerce.com/s-6gl39/product_images/uploaded_images/advrider-aprilpromoreminder-20-off.jpg?t=1429181748 (http://asserogear.com/)


Remember to use the...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,209
Posted By Assero
Depending on your bike, a lightweight pack-down...

Depending on your bike, a lightweight pack-down backpack to carry beer to camp.

And a large knife or machete suitable for cutting wood to make a fire.
Forum: Vendors 04-13-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By Assero
I've been keen for us to make a Keprotec glove...

I've been keen for us to make a Keprotec glove with a white back for a while. We didn't think there would be a huge demand so we have concentrated on black. If you would like a pair, we could make...
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By Assero
Thanks. We're working on various pants designs at...

Thanks. We're working on various pants designs at the moment. A jacket or two will follow but not until Q3/Q4 2016.
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By Assero
Right now we're making stock for an Assero Dealer...

Right now we're making stock for an Assero Dealer in Chiang Mai who we will announce next month. Next up will be Dealers in Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur.

I will be in Bangkok and Chiang Mai fairly...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,219
Posted By Assero
This statement puts it best, "All gear has...

This statement puts it best, "All gear has trade-offs." I am a motorcycle gear designer and fabric choice is always a trade-off between abrasion resistance, cost, "handle" and how it feels, and what...
Forum: Face plant 04-09-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,158
Posted By Assero
Without matching the gear with the road speed, a...

Without matching the gear with the road speed, a bundle of torque can jump the rear wheel out. Done it myself once or twice but without the falling off part (pulled the clutch in real fast). A...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,125
Posted By Assero
This sounds good! No reason not to tour with a...

This sounds good! No reason not to tour with a sportsbike, especially to the Alps. When you get there, which is a bit of a hike, the roads are fantastic.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,324
Posted By Assero
We make gloves designed specifically for hot and...

We make gloves designed specifically for hot and humid conditions. $20 off until May 4th for ADV'ers, and free shipping. 100% textile, made from abrasion resistant Schoeller Keprotec. Air flows...
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By Assero
https://flic.kr/p/r4mmF4https://farm9.staticflickr...

https://flic.kr/p/r4mmF4https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8790/16446840473_87141ed8e2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/r4mmF4)
Assero Arx Summer Motorcycle Glove

We have uploaded some high resolution photos...
Forum: Vendors 04-05-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By Assero
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8714/17037848621_e2...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8714/17037848621_e2d5655c58_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rXzqNH)

"Let's get a coffee!" Any excuse for a ride... :D


Happy Easter!
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By Assero
http://cdn3.bigcommerce.com/s-6gl39/product_images...

http://cdn3.bigcommerce.com/s-6gl39/product_images/uploaded_images/jukis.jpg?t=1425135868


Assero HQ - Not Exactly a Sweat Shop


This is where we prototype every Assero garment and...
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By Assero
Quality control in China has improved immensely...

Quality control in China has improved immensely in the past decade but there remains a pervasive business culture which takes some getting used to. If you want something done right in China IMHO the...
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By Assero
For the next production run, we expect to make a...

For the next production run, we expect to make a wider range of sizes. So far we've been selling the pants in Thailand. For the US market I expect we will run them to a waist size 40" in a 32" and...
Forum: Vendors 04-01-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By Assero
Background

Assero Gear was born in Thailand. It is based on our experience of motorcycling in South-East Asia. We wanted gear suitable for hot and humid conditions that was also rugged and versatile. Pants that...
Forum: Vendors 04-01-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By Assero
The Official Assero Gear News and Discussion Thread

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LATEST NEWS (saves scrolling to the bottom of this thread)
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May 2, 2015...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By Assero
Actually, IMHO, the limiting factor is not the...

Actually, IMHO, the limiting factor is not the sensor size but rather the need for the waterproof cameras to have one layer of additional toughened glass over the lens element. This results in a...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,602
Posted By Assero
+1 main zipper break on my BMW AirFlow 3 jacket....

+1 main zipper break on my BMW AirFlow 3 jacket. Replaced with a #5 no-name toothed zipper, for $5 in Chiang Mai, which has proven reliable for the past two years.

The AirFlow jacket does appear...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,620
Posted By Assero
I run a 6" LED bar between the forks all the...

I run a 6" LED bar between the forks all the time, day and night. Not that I go out at night. Too much drink-driving around these parts.

In Thailand, a flashing headlight means, "Get outta the...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By Assero
Not sure about the best voice app but if you want...

Not sure about the best voice app but if you want to get rid of Vlingo you will need to root your phone. Try the XDA forum (http://forum.xda-developers.com/?query=galaxy+s2#) for good advice. Once...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,366
Posted By Assero
Alternatively, a more aerodynamic version is...

Alternatively, a more aerodynamic version is available for the solo rider...

http://i1190.photobucket.com/albums/z459/tanto4872/ADVrider/ScooterRiderHyderabadIndia.jpeg
Forum: Face plant 03-20-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,816
Posted By Assero
Face Plant isnīt usually funny, but this made my...

Face Plant isnīt usually funny, but this made my day. Class. Pure class. :thumbup

Thanks for posting.
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,270
Posted By Assero
For daily riding in North Thailand I wear a BMW...

For daily riding in North Thailand I wear a BMW AirFlow 3 jacket, upgraded with Forcefield forearm and back armour, zipped to Motoport Cordura jeans. Underneath, a synthetic athletics shirt copes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 16,417
Posted By Assero
Thanks. This is really educational and useful....

Thanks. This is really educational and useful. And I think it ends the argument. :rogue
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 239,427
Posted By Assero
In the last twelve months: Driving to dinner...

In the last twelve months:

Driving to dinner in Chiang Mai one evening, it was dark as I rounded a corner on a dual carriageway at about 45mph to find a six feet wide freezer chest being pulled...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-18-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 417,188
Posted By Assero
Sunrise, North Thailand, this morning.

http://i1190.photobucket.com/albums/z459/tanto4872/NC30Trips/SunriseRt1234off1089NorthThailand.jpg

Sunrise, 18 April 2012, on Route 1234, off the 1089, in the mountains of North Thailand.
Forum: Face plant 08-14-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,210
Posted By Assero
Does this mean that, in these circumstances, to...

Does this mean that, in these circumstances, to avoid the high-side accident that follows locking the rear wheel, one should cut the throttle before releasing the rear brake, thereby avoiding the...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,979
Posted By Assero
Sorry. I wasn't meaning to rant on you, it's the...

Sorry. I wasn't meaning to rant on you, it's the manufacturers that get my goat.

FWIW, I've recently received a pair of Motoport Cordura 1000 pants and I'm impressed with the soft "hand" of the...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,979
Posted By Assero
The truth is, anything made of Cordura 500 lasts...

The truth is, anything made of Cordura 500 lasts around one second in a slide. After that, your skin comes into contact with the asphalt. Is it really worth it?

Checkout these videos, testing...
Forum: Face plant 08-12-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,686
Posted By Assero
That looks like a sweet road, and a soft landing...

That looks like a sweet road, and a soft landing patch. Glad to hear you're okay. Sounds like you've got some skills.

It reminds me to imagine there's two trucks coming the other way on the apex...
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