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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 212,158
Posted By jraugie1
Coyote in the NY Catskills

2AM - Chased me down across a field and tried to bite my front wheel while I was moving. Killed him dead. Broke my shifter off but I stayed up. Had tufts of hair in the fairing cracks and wheel rim....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-21-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,222
Posted By jraugie1
This thread is useless without pix!

Enjoy....:1drink

http://jraugie1.smugmug.com/photos/swfpopup.mg?AlbumID=45141268&AlbumKey=ktBsxZ
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,295
Posted By jraugie1
Badlands Collar

I just rode with mine in a torrential downpour that lasted about an hour at 30mph. If you move your head around water runs in from somewhere (helmet maybe). If you look straight ahead all is well. I...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By jraugie1
Kicktand

I bought this setup for my DRZ and I like it a lot too. My kickstand stop was machined too low and did not make contact with the switch when up. I drilled and tapped a hole and placed a small machine...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,011
Posted By jraugie1
Beemer Gloves

+1 for these
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By jraugie1
Grace

Bring it! And welcome to the asylum.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-10-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By jraugie1
WTT Museum

+1. Not to be missed. Allow several hours, especially if you like Harley history.
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,295
Posted By jraugie1
Revit CP

+1. That's why I sold mine and got a Rukka.
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,261
Posted By jraugie1
Klim or Rukka

I have the ArmaS and Badlands. The ArmaS has almost no vents so is my winter jacket. The Klim has vents everywhere. The Badlands will leak just a little thru the vents in long hard rains at speed and...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,010
Posted By jraugie1
4 pairs so far

and never an issue with any of them. OnRoads even survived a crash and were still useful if ugly.working on the Adventures and CBT Lites now.
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By jraugie1
better yet

and an additional 25% off coupon for one item item at checkout...today anyways.
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,295
Posted By jraugie1
Klim Badlands

The Klim Badlands jacket does not have a liner, Goretex or otherwise. It has a Goretex laminated to the shell.
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,295
Posted By jraugie1
Sizing

I have both Klim and Rukka gear. Rukka is straight up EU sizing like BMW. a 54 Rukka is a L in a Klim jacket. Klim pants run skinny on hips and thighs but waist sizes are accurate. Check their...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 24,538
Views: 4,231,295
Posted By jraugie1
Heat guard

FMF sells a heatshield for the pipe. It is not as large as the stock one but it works and not too spendy. Plus it has the FMF logo on it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-18-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By jraugie1
Cracked plastic on my topcase

Anyone know somebody that can properly weld a plastic topcase base? It is a stock Triumph piece and I have purchased another and it has cracked as well in the same spots. I did the Youtube soldering...
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,155
Posted By jraugie1
I'm in!

Two sets here. What a great present! :clap
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-29-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,083
Posted By jraugie1
Just moved here from SF Bay Area

Thanks for posting these routes CvilleRider. I just moved to Hamden and I am trying them out on my DRz. So far they rock and it is keeping my camera busy. Keep them coming, especially the dirt ones....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-12-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 110,294
Posted By jraugie1
New local

I just moved back to Delaware county after many years in California. Gonna watch this thread. Great roads for the DRz here! Game on!:freaky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-12-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,623
Posted By jraugie1
coming

My first time! See you in the morning.:ricky
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,623
Posted By jraugie1
Agreed

+1
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,749
Posted By jraugie1
Vents

The Klim Badlands has vents on the sleeves, under the pits, and across the back and up by the shoulders. Airflow is not a problem as long as you are moving over 30mph. When it start to rain you don't...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,901
Posted By jraugie1
Top Off

I have the more expensive Slime Kit which has a much heavier duty compressor and power options. This one is designed to simply add a couple of pounds to your bike tire and is not made to fully fill a...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,184
Posted By jraugie1
Zune

I have a MS Zune that I just put in the map view top of my tankbag held in place with a little velcro. I can work the controls thru the clear plastic and I use isolation headphones. I bought a short...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,440
Posted By jraugie1
Wow!

I have a set of Kristas on my Sprint for about a year now. I paid a lot more then they are listed now. Love em. I went back to Adventure Design in the Bay area where I bought them to get an on/off...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,749
Posted By jraugie1
Revit

The Revit CP vents better than almost any full coverage jacket out there. If you are not concerned about rain that is what I would go with. The Revit liners are a pain and that's why I sold it to a...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 17,591
Posted By jraugie1
Better than nothing!

I am actually glad that CycleGear is marketing this line of cheap shit. It is the least expensive gear I have ever seen and goes on sale for half price almost every month. $40 helmets and boots and...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,933
Posted By jraugie1
ArmaS

Mine has never leaked anywhere in 3 years but as other posters have noted you have to pay attention to details when suiting up. Waterproofing is kind of a system that needs to work together. I...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,128
Posted By jraugie1
Disagree here

Hmmm. I have a Rukka ArmaS that has never leaked but is heavy and not vented. Also my BMG Discovery never leaked but has the same issues as the Rukka. My Revit CP jacket let me down in heavy rain but...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,623
Posted By jraugie1
Held

I just saw Held jackets at the BMWRA Rally in NC and I liked what I saw. I can't remember who the vendor was but it was all 20% off. They had an adventure style jacket and I really liked the...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,375
Posted By jraugie1
Obvious choices

I have tried many variations of gear over the miles and some have proven to be keepers I keep coming back to.

1) Sidi OnRoad boots because they have never ever ever leaked. You don't realize how...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By jraugie1
Fisher Seat

I sent my stock seat to Fisher with my specific request for foam density etc and they redid it for $175 plus shipping. It is wider, taller, and better. Now I ride all day.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,097
Posted By jraugie1
Jiffy Lube on Stevens Creek Cupertino, CA

I just took 3 gallons there and they were happy to take it. You have to take your containers home with you.:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-31-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By jraugie1
Motostrano

I don't know if anyone has been to Motostrano lately but I was there a couple of days ago. They have nothing in house for a motorcyclist anymore. All the Wolfman and Ducati stuff is gone. They had a...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,726
Posted By jraugie1
Helmet color

I have silver, white and a hiviz helmets. I have noticed that I am definitely noticed more by cagers with the hiviz helmet on. It is very definite.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By jraugie1
Really?

I'm all for helping a brother out but you want someone to pu your stuff then package and mail it to you to save about $10?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 934
Posted By jraugie1
If it was me....

I would change the SoCal route completely. PCH and HWY1 sucks once you hit Long Beach and head North. I would go Rt74 in San Juan Capistrano to Elsinore, have a meal at the Lookout, then up Rt 15 ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By jraugie1
NorCal Summit Road off Rt 17

ALERT! They just did a bunch of tar and gravel patching on Summit Rd near the schools and churches on the south side heading towards the Summit Store. Just be careful especially on the shoulders.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4,934
Views: 454,807
Posted By jraugie1
Summit Rd

I live just off Summit and I have been down all the roads mentioned here without problems. The locals are cool as long as you aren't riding like its Baja. Slow way down for horses and pedestrians,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24,538
Views: 4,231,295
Posted By jraugie1
drz400s lighting upgrade

I am using my drz more and my sprint less and less on our norcal mountain roads. Anyone recommend a lighting upgrade? The stocker is barely usable on the twisty roads at night.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,312
Posted By jraugie1
Begin the begging now! DRZ exchange.

Please! Anyone got a roadbike my friend Ron can borrow for a week? I can leave my 2009 DR-z400S all set up for you to use while we are gone if that helps the cause. he arrives on Saturday and we hope...
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