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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-01-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,297
Posted By azia
PM'd you back. Sorry, it's been a while since...

PM'd you back. Sorry, it's been a while since I've been on. Might as share on here for anyone else who may be interested.

I've now gone on a couple long road trips (this August we did Utah,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,125
Posted By azia
Really? I brought my bike in for the maintenance...

Really? I brought my bike in for the maintenance because next time I use the bike will be a 600mile day. Im not quite clear if this is a post replacement check just to be safe or a required...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 66,811
Posted By azia
This is like reading books 1 and 2 in a 3 book...

This is like reading books 1 and 2 in a 3 book series, getting really hooked, then realizing the author hasn't even written 3. Dammit!

I'm subscribed and not-so-patiently waiting for Day 3!!!!!!!...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-25-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,125
Posted By azia
Just had this happen to me at about 16k . OK'd...

Just had this happen to me at about 16k . OK'd the dealer doing it as I don't foresee any free time in the next little while. Cost me approx. $400. Things are a little more spendy north of the border...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,985
Posted By azia
Thanks for the suggestion! Ive tried other...

Thanks for the suggestion! Ive tried other Scorpion models and they didnt fit right. I didn't realize they may be different shapes. Will have to give it a try.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-25-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By azia
My best advice to her? "Get your own bike."...

My best advice to her?

"Get your own bike."

I really admire those people who can ride pillion for long trips. I cannot do it. It is so uncomfortable and to that, I understand why she would...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,985
Posted By azia
Reviving this thread again! Any new "round head"...

Reviving this thread again! Any new "round head" discoveries?

I used to wear an HJC AC-12 then an Icon Alliance helmet. The latter was cheap, heavy, noisy, but so SO comfortable. I bought a new...
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 36,598
Posted By azia
Any plans to make a women's cut (or smaller...

Any plans to make a women's cut (or smaller sizes) in the future?
Forum: Trip Planning 03-04-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 143,426
Posted By azia
My engagement ring and wedding band. The ring is...

My engagement ring and wedding band. The ring is <0.5 carat single stone so it doesn't protrude too much.
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,508
Posted By azia
Flipflops for summer road trips. The cheap $2...

Flipflops for summer road trips. The cheap $2 plastic/rubber kind. They can be strapped to the back of a dry pack and don't take up any room.Otherwise, I just wear my boots, which are all one color -...
Forum: Vendors 02-06-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,825
Posted By azia
Just want to give an update on my order with AVC....

Just want to give an update on my order with AVC.
Order Method: online via their website
Shipping Method: Expedited Parcel
Order Time: evening of July 22
Order Ship Out Date: August 3
Order...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,267
Posted By azia
I'm just shy of 5'2, was around 115-120lbs...

I'm just shy of 5'2, was around 115-120lbs (packed on a little recently! :D), and wore a fitted size XS in Scorpion gear at the time. They have a pair of pants called the Savannah that is quite...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-31-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 143,426
Posted By azia
^ Haha! This x 123123414! So true... It...

^ Haha! This x 123123414! So true...

It might sound uncomfortable but I'm using to wearing low-rise thongs and found that they actually better for riding, especially in hot weather. Plus.....they...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6,172
Views: 2,445,548
Posted By azia
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8313/7981521626_a864...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8313/7981521626_a86409ccc1_z.jpg

We packed for a 3 and a half week trip and only went for 2 so definitely over packed. I'd still bring the same setup as last time,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-19-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 124,115
Posted By azia
WOW!!!!! :eek1

WOW!!!!! :eek1
Forum: Americas 08-17-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,729
Posted By azia
So....that didn't really happen. The planning,...

So....that didn't really happen. The planning, that is.

Tomorrow morning was departure time but the house is half cleaned, the luggage half packed so we may have to push it back to Sunday morning...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-15-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 143,426
Posted By azia
I'm a little scared of this Diva cup thing...to...

I'm a little scared of this Diva cup thing...to my understanding, it doesn't actually absorb anything, just holds it like a "cup" so....how do you take it out? :huh Cleanly, that is.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,297
Posted By azia
Pelicans (actually Storm im2600) came today! ...

Pelicans (actually Storm im2600) came today!

It's night and I didn't take a good side pic but here's one from the front. And I can still put the dry bag on top across with the "integrated" top...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,016
Posted By azia
I notice you're in Canada. Not sure if you'll see...

I notice you're in Canada. Not sure if you'll see this before deal is over but....

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS is $139.92CDN at Staples today only. If you can find a 10% customer appreciation or $15...
Forum: Vendors 07-26-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 209,009
Posted By azia
Just want to say that you guys are FANTASTIC!!...

Just want to say that you guys are FANTASTIC!! Husband and I just picked up his Tornado Hi-Viz jacket this past weekend and it fits perfectly.

You guys were so helpful on the phone and shipping...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,297
Posted By azia
Handlebar goes back on. ...

Handlebar goes back on.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v624/candytrixie/bikestuff/luggagerack19.jpg

2 short brackets seen in last post bolt to the rack and under the tail to brace it - I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,297
Posted By azia
Bike the rack is going onto: ...

Bike the rack is going onto:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v624/candytrixie/bikestuff/luggagerack6.jpg

TCI Borrego rack that's pretty much the top portion of the Moose Racing Expedition rack...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,297
Posted By azia
I checked online but can't find a weight...

I checked online but can't find a weight measurement for this particular rack. On that note, I can't find much of ANY info on this rack. However, there is a bit more info (incl youtube videos) for...
Forum: Americas 07-26-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,571
Posted By azia
This times x1,000,000. There are a lot of people...

This times x1,000,000. There are a lot of people out there who for one reason or another do not wish to share a campsite with someone but are also uncomfortable just flat out saying no. Who cares WHY...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,297
Posted By azia
Moose Racing Expedition Luggage Rack - Review

Just installed the Moose Racing Expedition Luggage Rack on my bike this weekend. Here's the product from Moose Racing:...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By azia
Daytona Roadstars. They're the men's equivalent...

Daytona Roadstars. They're the men's equivalent to the infamous Ladystars.
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,388
Posted By azia
Everyone's threshold for "cheap" is different....

Everyone's threshold for "cheap" is different. What are you looking to spend, max?
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-18-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By azia
I find the shape/length of the Pazzo shorties...

I find the shape/length of the Pazzo shorties more ergonomic for my fingers. I like their adjustability.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-17-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By azia
Used Pazzo shorties on my previous bike (Ninja...

Used Pazzo shorties on my previous bike (Ninja 250) and current bike (F650GS twin). Absolutely LOVE them. Can't say I've tried other ones like Wunderlich, ASV, etc. but I'm quite satisfied with these.
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,124
Posted By azia
I do the hairband every inch or so. You're might...

I do the hairband every inch or so. You're might not using the right hairbands or not tying it tight enough as I've never had that problem and I have very fine, straight hair. There's a brand called...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 31,059
Posted By azia
I think Offcenter has the right of it. I admit...

I think Offcenter has the right of it. I admit your seemingly endless amount of patience but at the same time, also your wife's willingness to delve back into a hobby/sport she's been unsuccessful at...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 86,224
Posted By azia
^Great point. That might need to be a separate...

^Great point. That might need to be a separate thread...cuz I don't know about everyone else but I've been finding a beepload of camping-related goods at my local dollarstore (well, it's $1-3)....
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By azia
I can attest to the accuracy of their...

I can attest to the accuracy of their measurements in this case - having sat on all 3 myself. :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By azia
It's on their website. For F650GS ...

It's on their website.

For F650GS
Lowering Kit (765 mm)
Low Seat - 790 mm

For F800GS
Low Seat - 850 mm
Forum: Trip Planning 07-10-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 540,493
Posted By azia
In Stouffville - approx 30miles (48km) from...

In Stouffville - approx 30miles (48km) from downtown Toronto, Canada. We have a backyard you can pitch your tent or a guest bedroom and your own bathroom. We have 2 cats.

There's a couple tool...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-10-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 147,566
Posted By azia
My new favourite thread. :raabia You lucky...

My new favourite thread. :raabia You lucky bastards, you're the true 1%ers of this world. :D
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,498
Posted By azia
I am 5'2 (okay...5'1 and a half) and just shy of...

I am 5'2 (okay...5'1 and a half) and just shy of 28 inseam. I've weighed between 113-127lb during my riding career.

I used to ride a Ninja 250 stock, then lowered it 2 inches and could flat foot...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-09-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 143,426
Posted By azia
Sometimes I braid my hair but I also hate the...

Sometimes I braid my hair but I also hate the crinkling it makes afterwards and the little pieces that stick out along the braid since my hair is so fine and thin. I do this instead....tie the tail...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,151
Posted By azia
Pelican 1550 vs. 1520 Comparison Needed

I'm trying to decide between the 1550 and 1520 and while I've got the measurements on paper, gotta say I'm more of a visual learner. :0-0

Tried googling it but came up short. Anyone have a photo...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-07-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 477
Posted By azia
Sorry, vendor just told me this isn't available...

Sorry, vendor just told me this isn't available for another 3-4 weeks and I need something sooner so....question no longer valid....
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