ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: davidji
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,370
Posted By davidji
I've got the waterproof patrols, and I've ridden...

I've got the waterproof patrols, and I've ridden maybe 65k miles (105k kms) in them. I'll wear them all year long, cold, wet, hot. Not my absolute favorite in the hot, and sometimes I'll choose...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,099
Posted By davidji
Did the original engine only last 20k miles?

Did the original engine only last 20k miles?
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,307
Posted By davidji
Nice. I really like that yellow/black color...

Nice. I really like that yellow/black color scheme on those bikes!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 324,947
Posted By davidji
I think these guys forgot about it too: ...

I think these guys forgot about it too:
http://www.businessinsider.com/20-north-american-cities-with-the-worst-traffic-2013-1?op=1

But not them:...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 324,947
Posted By davidji
Your commute takes you to mexico city?

Your commute takes you to mexico city?
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By davidji
EK 3d chains?

What experience have you had with the EK 3d chain (http://www.threed-chains.com/html/product-catalogue/index.html)?

They sound great, but pretty much everything I read is a vendor post on a forum....
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,307
Posted By davidji
Do you mean it will loose in a street race on the...

Do you mean it will loose in a street race on the straight stretches? Or that it's somehow unpleasant?

Honestly the Versys my favorite bike for long straight highways. It always feels like a...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,964
Posted By davidji
Without a lining, does it look like the clothes...

Without a lining, does it look like the clothes you wear underneath would abrade and ruin the waterproof layer?

I had a different brand of nylon pants with a fixed goretex lining that held up for...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,307
Posted By davidji
Big change in the Ninja 650R was 2012. If...

Big change in the Ninja 650R was 2012.

If you want hard luggage, 2006-2011 might be the best choice. I think 2012 is also when then engine was detuned. 2009 introduced rubber engine mounting,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,307
Posted By davidji
The Versys is a street bike. Yeah it (and all...

The Versys is a street bike. Yeah it (and all street bikes), can be taken on dirt roads and beyond, but it's still a street bike.

I've put 48k miles on a 2nd gen Versys and 16.5k on a 1st gen...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8,655
Views: 1,738,727
Posted By davidji
Auto-correct, or freeway spice hazards?

Auto-correct, or freeway spice hazards?
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By davidji
How to replace a Contour Roam Battery?

Yeah I know the official story: the Roam is a sealed unit, and battery is not user replaceable. Absurd. It must be user replaceable. And someone must have done it.

Any tips? What battery does...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By davidji
The connectors on the liner I got back from...

The connectors on the liner I got back from Gerbing seem much better than the ones on it before. The strain relief part flexes as well as those things ever do. I think it's gonna last a long time....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,790
Posted By davidji
Looks better than demo loops I've been on. ...

Looks better than demo loops I've been on. Went to a demo day in Libmo once, but I didn't end up riding. Might try to do another.
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By davidji
These from Johnson Leather are pretty much...

These from Johnson Leather are pretty much armored leather jeans
http://www.johnsonleather.com/pants_M-1001.htm
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By davidji
Aren't the older Tuonos in your links all V-twins?

Aren't the older Tuonos in your links all V-twins?
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By davidji
It's free. I had gotten a return authorization...

It's free. I had gotten a return authorization back in January, but decided I'd rather put up with using the Y-cable and keep my liner than ship it back and be without it. Kept it through the long...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By davidji
why my gerbings liner failed

I'm about to ship my Gerbings liner back for the 3rd time to fix the power connection to the gloves. It's failed on me each season I've had it.

This time I inspected closely, and on both sides the...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,256
Posted By davidji
Interesting. I didn't try them sitting on a bike....

Interesting. I didn't try them sitting on a bike. I was concerned about where they'd be in crash position.

I lay face down on the floor, and if I were sliding across the pavement it would be on...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,256
Posted By davidji
The Icon Compound overpants are being returned. ...

The Icon Compound overpants are being returned.

The sizing is screwy, at least in the smaller sizes. Leg too long--in the femur area. The knee is too low.

Like the Aerostich Transit pants,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,801
Posted By davidji
Comparing the gen 1 & gen 2 FZ1s is like...

Comparing the gen 1 & gen 2 FZ1s is like comparing apples and uh, uncomfortable apples with really short range.

Insisting on FI eliminates a lot of budget bikes. I get why you want it though. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By davidji
BA bags are different because the pad slips into...

BA bags are different because the pad slips into a sleeve at the bottom, in liu of insulation in that part. They aren't gonna roll with you like that. Also despite the claims, when I looked into...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,206
Posted By davidji
In California and I think most of the rest of the...

In California and I think most of the rest of the US 3-wheeled vehicles are also allowed HOV lane access. Here we have Express lanes as well: free to vehicles that qualify for HOV, toll for the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,206
Posted By davidji
Interesting about the real fuel capacity, On...

Interesting about the real fuel capacity, On another forum I read a guy claiming it had greater range than an NC700x (not sure he was going by experience with either). Surprised, I googled and found...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,206
Posted By davidji
My commute is 104 miles round trip on my Versys....

My commute is 104 miles round trip on my Versys. 106 miles on the FZ1. If I believe the odometers.

The FZ1 has a 250 mile range on a good tank. The Versys a bit less, but either will do my...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,206
Posted By davidji
Curious the fuel tank range on those bikes while...

Curious the fuel tank range on those bikes while commuting. Can you go over 300 miles on the V7?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,057
Posted By davidji
Don't forget modified vehicles. Here there are...

Don't forget modified vehicles. Here there are lot more 9-second (standing start 1/4 mile drag time) Camaros on the street than Veyrons.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,057
Posted By davidji
FWIW there's one Audi RS-5 1/4 mile drag result...

FWIW there's one Audi RS-5 1/4 mile drag result on dragtimes.com, 12.278 @ ~112MPH...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,436
Posted By davidji
Mine are. They have stretchy straps. Pretty...

Mine are. They have stretchy straps. Pretty secure when my leg is bent. Easy enough to slide on/off when leg is extended. Shouldn't be hard to find similar. Mine are Knox Cross knee armor (the...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,256
Posted By davidji
You got the leather/mesh ones up in Canada? Do...

You got the leather/mesh ones up in Canada? Do you wear them in the cold as well? I ordered the leather/textile (non mesh) ones.
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,256
Posted By davidji
If I wanted to buy mesh gear (and mesh overpants...

If I wanted to buy mesh gear (and mesh overpants might be very nice a few days of the year) I would certainly consider those. If I had to crash in mesh, off the top of my head I can't think of any...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,256
Posted By davidji
I actually had 'em before starting this thread,...

I actually had 'em before starting this thread, but they're not sized to go over my clothes so I hadn't commuted in them until today.

The Transit are better at 95F/35C and sunny than the textile...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,256
Posted By davidji
I did that when I only moto commuted...

I did that when I only moto commuted occasionally. I hated overpants. When I started doing it regularly, I started wearing textile pants I had that were a bit on the large side over work pants.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 104,450
Posted By davidji
240 miles or more isn't uncommon. My best is...

240 miles or more isn't uncommon. My best is 243, and I could have gone a bit farther.
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,333
Posted By davidji
Great detail, thanks. Curious how it does...

Great detail, thanks.

Curious how it does in the heat. Also in the wet.

Sounds like great gear other than the safety part being an unknown (same as most textile gear).
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,333
Posted By davidji
What is the shell made of (according to the...

What is the shell made of (according to the garment label)?
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,183
Posted By davidji
Cycle Gear stores have changed in recent years....

Cycle Gear stores have changed in recent years. The few Cycle Gear Superstores still seem to carry a lot of brands. The regular stores have a heavy focus on the cheap Cycle Gear brands like Bilt.
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,183
Posted By davidji
Beach Moto (http://beachmoto.com)is in LA. You...

Beach Moto (http://beachmoto.com)is in LA. You can look at their web site to see if they have what you want.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,432
Posted By davidji
Got any references for that? You don't give your...

Got any references for that? You don't give your own location, so even if you're talking about your local laws, few of us would know where.

I've never ever seen a driver or rider pass a line of...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,490
Posted By davidji
Here too if you're lucky. The only one from my...

Here too if you're lucky. The only one from my list likely to be found that cheap in good shape is the Seca 2.
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 07:50 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014