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Forum: Equipment 04-26-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,343
Posted By totomoto
I am curious to hear how the Shark fits you once...

I am curious to hear how the Shark fits you once it arrives. I have a Scorpion that fits well and I am looking for alternatives. No luck so far with any other helmet I tried.
The only issue I see...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By totomoto
Bmw, Dainese, and Spidi offer nice adventure...

Bmw, Dainese, and Spidi offer nice adventure jackets, too. They all have a more European cut.
KTM makes a great adventure leather/textile jacket (HD adventure jacket) but it's hard to find.
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,364
Posted By totomoto
BMW, Dainese, and Revit all make extra small 3/4...

BMW, Dainese, and Revit all make extra small 3/4 length jackets for women.
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By totomoto
Dainese SF Pelle Leather Jacket Women's Size 44/ US Size 6

Oops, posted in wrong section. Please delete.

Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,818
Posted By totomoto
According to KTM Austria, the HQ Adventure jacket...

According to KTM Austria, the HQ Adventure jacket is made out of 420 Denier Cordura, not polyester.
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By totomoto
+1 on BMW gear. At 5'-5" and normal weight,...

+1 on BMW gear. At 5'-5" and normal weight, Olympia is going to be way too big. I recently tried the new BMW NeonShell jacket and the cut was perfect (I am 5'-5"). Another option is Rev'it or...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-04-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 98,929
Posted By totomoto
Thanks for the thorough review. It really helps...

Thanks for the thorough review. It really helps to read about real-world experiences with gear.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-30-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 98,929
Posted By totomoto
Leslie, I am really enjoying your ride report and...

Leslie, I am really enjoying your ride report and check it every day for a new post.
I read about Williamsburg in an architectural book that discussed the American approach to historic...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,150
Posted By totomoto
Also have a look at BMW gear. My comfort shell...

Also have a look at BMW gear. My comfort shell suit is absolutely waterproof and good in a wide temperature range. Their NP armor was tested as one of the best.
Forum: Photos 04-25-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8,547
Views: 8,455,719
Posted By totomoto
Once and for all: can someone clarify if this...

Once and for all: can someone clarify if this thread is just about women in various clothed/unclothed states (and bikes as a minor/negligible bonus) or about spouses, s.o., B/F of the male category...
Forum: Americas 03-27-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,673
Posted By totomoto
The SV is great bike for touring. I used mine for...

The SV is great bike for touring. I used mine for a lot or trips around CA. If you happen to be in San Francisco, let me know. I can give you some tips for great roads around here.
Forum: Photos 03-22-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 424,729
Posted By totomoto
Another one from the Northern California coast. ...

Another one from the Northern California coast.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/--pkOedtMpgc/Uy6DwaWflLI/AAAAAAAAAlo/kmWsBDsLi0c/s800/CA%2520coast.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,697
Posted By totomoto
There is a review of the new Altitude suit here: ...

There is a review of the new Altitude suit here:
http://moterrific.com/2014/03/03/episode-36-happy-first-birthday-moterrific-bike-recalls-boot-chatter-and-the-klim-deep-dive/

… and an image when...
Forum: Photos 01-10-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8,547
Views: 8,455,719
Posted By totomoto
During a scenic break ...

During a scenic break
http://photos4.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/1/2/e/600_322500302.jpeg[/QUOTE]

That's an awesome pic.
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By totomoto
BMW women's Atlantis Suit 4

Does anyone have a pic of the women's Atlantis suit (actually someone wearing it) ? I couldn't find an image of it anywhere, not even in the BMW catalog, and I would like to get an idea of the cut.
Forum: Photos 12-14-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8,547
Views: 8,455,719
Posted By totomoto
[QUOTE=Parap;22981659]Great :clap I like it and...

[QUOTE=Parap;22981659]Great :clap
I like it and have similar pics of my wife :eek1

http://sidecar.freeiz.com/Po1kl.jpg

Where the hell is the bike in these pics? Remember, this thread is about...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,896
Posted By totomoto
In hot weather I wear the gray airflow pants and...

In hot weather I wear the gray airflow pants and the comfortshell jacket. If it is really hot it may be better to not use mesh because the evaporation effect dries you out quickly, whereas a jacket...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-30-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 108,221
Posted By totomoto
I really enjoy reading your RR, especially...

I really enjoy reading your RR, especially because I rode the same roads this summer on my F800R (but stayed on campgrounds). I hope this trip helps with your healing process... I think riding is a...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,115
Posted By totomoto
I can highly recommend Daytona Road Stars (or...

I can highly recommend Daytona Road Stars (or Lady Stars, if she needs the extra height). I can attest that they are completely waterproof, comfy, and durable. They feel way more solid than all the...
Forum: Photos 09-11-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8,547
Views: 8,455,719
Posted By totomoto
No, because the GS is super comfy and nice to...

No, because the GS is super comfy and nice to borrow for a ride if you are getting tired of your smaller primary bike.
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,914
Posted By totomoto
I had to try different pairs of the same size at...

I had to try different pairs of the same size at the store before I found the ones that fit perfectly. Because they are handmade, there are slight differences with each pair. The best way is trying...
Forum: Photos 08-05-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 8,547
Views: 8,455,719
Posted By totomoto
Does she know that you are posting these on the...

Does she know that you are posting these on the interwebz?
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 390
Posted By totomoto
Firstgear Z-Pilot Leather Jacket Size 34

sorry, post in wrong category, please go to flea market. mods, please remove..
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-28-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 64,334
Posted By totomoto
Subscribed.

Subscribed.
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,554
Posted By totomoto
I would have used a vacuum cleaner.

I would have used a vacuum cleaner.
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,828
Posted By totomoto
I have the BMW cooling vest and it was really...

I have the BMW cooling vest and it was really useful in up to 100-degree heat this weekend. It even worked with my comfort shell jacket because it has large vents.
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,697
Posted By totomoto
Klim put out considered women's jacket color...

Klim put out considered women's jacket color schemes for vote:
http://klim.polldaddy.com/s/womens-color-options
Please vote down pink!
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,590
Posted By totomoto
My Daytona Roadstar boots. Sturdy, comfy, and...

My Daytona Roadstar boots. Sturdy, comfy, and absolutely waterproof. Soles can be replaced for another 10 years of life.
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,625
Posted By totomoto
I had a Quest which tortured me just above my...

I had a Quest which tortured me just above my ear. Switched to Scorpion 750 which fits almost perfectly. Also tried the 500, seems to be ok, too, but not all Scorpions have the same shape. Is...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,505
Posted By totomoto
What bike do you have? I had no trouble attaching...

What bike do you have? I had no trouble attaching them to my SV. I put the bags over the seat with the large velcro straps, one strap around the tail, and the other two around the foot pegs. Being...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 28,546
Posted By totomoto
Rev'it is made in China, don't know about the...

Rev'it is made in China, don't know about the others (I heard some Klim, too). Is made in China better than made in Pakistan? Who knows.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-03-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,743
Posted By totomoto
She could try another training school that is...

She could try another training school that is more individually paced:
http://www.motorcycleuniversity.net/learntoride/beginner.php

..or just take the MSF again. Sometimes students just don't...
Forum: Vendors 05-20-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,865
Views: 305,966
Posted By totomoto
+1. I have looked for information about fabric...

+1. I have looked for information about fabric materials on several manufacturers' websites and couldn't find much. I, too, came to the conclusion that whenever fabrics are called some fantasy name...
Forum: Photos 04-15-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4,196
Views: 878,890
Posted By totomoto
Best road close to home

What is the best road close to home (more or less 2 hrs away) that you ride and enjoy on regular basis? Show us your pics or videos.

I start with Highway 198 close to Hollister. Every time I ride...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,120
Posted By totomoto
I have had the BMW Comfortshell jacket and pants...

I have had the BMW Comfortshell jacket and pants for a year and I am very happy with the set. It's absolutely waterproof and is good in a large range of temperatures. I have ridden in it up to 100...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-12-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 934
Views: 518,724
Posted By totomoto
I really enjoyed reading your RR. I read it in...

I really enjoyed reading your RR. I read it in two evenings. It even made me consider riding to Alaska although the cold and rain never intrigued me, so it wasn't on my wish list for riding, esp....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-01-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 19,679
Posted By totomoto
This is the area where four German tourists died...

This is the area where four German tourists died including 2 kids. They attempted to cross Mengel Pass in a Minivan (yes, Minivan) going west, realized it wouldn't be feasible, decided to turn around...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 654,240
Posted By totomoto
I got interested in the Kevlar jacket but judging...

I got interested in the Kevlar jacket but judging from the pictures on the Motoport website and some posts in this thread, the jackets all look way too big on people, in my opinion. The sleeves look...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-13-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 140,193
Posted By totomoto
Awesome Tiger Angel women's leather suit Size 6-8

I tried on this great leather suit made by Tiger Angel in Australia. Unfortunately, it was too big for me otherwise I would have bought it right away. The leather is the best quality I have ever seen...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,460
Posted By totomoto
+1 for SasTec. It always fares well in tests and...

+1 for SasTec. It always fares well in tests and is really comfortable.
http://www.sas-tec.de/en/
In the U.S., it is available at Revzilla and select motoshops.
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