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Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 40,399
Posted By AceRider01
helmet comes with different cheek size and crown...

helmet comes with different cheek size and crown pads consider using a smaller one to relieve the pressure. If you can feel the hard bits pushing on your head, then either your have a head shape or...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By AceRider01
looking at the numbers, i am guessing there is...

looking at the numbers, i am guessing there is probably 2 shell size: one for XL & XXL; and one for XS to L

usually the cheek pad size designate thickness. You can also create more room for...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 65,881
Posted By AceRider01
for corded system: the distance before full...

for corded system: the distance before full inflation is: the sum of a) distance for slack to be taken up and b) inflation time x speed @ impact.

The best of the corded system is Helite at the...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By AceRider01
Standard trekker is great looking for road and...

Standard trekker is great looking for road and forestry type road use - it probably would not survive constant slow speed drop well when riding true off road.
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,669
Posted By AceRider01
well, i was finally ready to buy the Holeshot -...

well, i was finally ready to buy the Holeshot - but no one in Aust stock them - so i called the headquarters: yep next shipment is not expected till mid July.

I asked : are draggin jeans all made...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 65,881
Posted By AceRider01
I owned a Hit-air vest, but am going to replace...

I owned a Hit-air vest, but am going to replace with a helite soon.

Hit-air is the " original " mass marketed air bag vest/jacket - the inflation time was 0.5 second which i thought (that many...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By AceRider01
search on ebay for these "converter" mounts (to...

search on ebay for these "converter" mounts (to change to using go-pro....
Eg:...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,156
Posted By AceRider01
CV, i am not sure the humidity level in...

CV,

i am not sure the humidity level in Tulsa, Oklahoma during summer time. Unless if is always dry heat, i really would not bet on using Atlantis 4 as a regular suit in hot sun-baking weather...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By AceRider01
anyone dealt with bekleidung-motorrad.de

Hi anyone dealt with the above on-line merchant? especially our german friends... i am looking to order a few things there.


AR
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,156
Posted By AceRider01
Seriously, unless you have super high-temp...

Seriously, unless you have super high-temp tolerance, and only assuming relative humidity is less than 70% and you are constantly moving above 30mph or 50km/h, i would say it's good up to about 85F...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,198
Posted By AceRider01
Only some of top end BMW gear are good. If you...

Only some of top end BMW gear are good. If you can get them when they are on sale, then you can pick up at worth the money price (still expensive). Regular pricing is way over the top.

Sidi...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By AceRider01
if you are handy and comfortable dismantling the...

if you are handy and comfortable dismantling the black plastics of the case (from inside), then you can drill and screw a couple tie down points along the black pieces. Yes that's how GIVI does it -...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,271
Posted By AceRider01
thanks for the info on weight- it's a good...

thanks for the info on weight- it's a good comparison against other fully protective layer lined jeans.

My question in relation to seams is based on my understanding the protective lining has to...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,231
Posted By AceRider01
XD4 has a better vent at forehead - GT better...

XD4 has a better vent at forehead - GT better vent at top of head.

XD4 no sun visor - and Protec Tint from Pinlock dont work well on XD4 due to visor shape and the presence of Peak - it just...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By AceRider01
the issue is well known to GIVI due to either...

the issue is well known to GIVI due to either puddle of water accumulating in the opening mechanism area or lids not clamping tight enough when box packed gear is trying to bulge out.

Good news is...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By AceRider01
what's your luggage capacity requirement? Budget ...

what's your luggage capacity requirement? Budget


if you search hard enough, some AU company are selling Pelican 35L for about $150 each incl delivery. cant remember where they are

good old...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 83,548
Posted By AceRider01
U might be happy to find out XL and XXl uses the...

U might be happy to find out XL and XXl uses the same shell, just different padding (crown and cheeks). All replaceable. I bought the cheek pads intended for XXl to fit in my XL and was a perfect fit...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By AceRider01
"hitting the brick wall" would be figuratively...

"hitting the brick wall" would be figuratively speaking. yes at 72km/hr, it is likely to be mortal even if you have goldwing type airbag.

However, it is entirely possible to hit a "softer" item at...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By AceRider01
I have the hit-air model from safermoto. over 2...

I have the hit-air model from safermoto. over 2 years

a few factors to consider would include:

1)activation time /distance - all cable actuated system has a delay- i cant see how, even with...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 51,961
Posted By AceRider01
The TUV link provided by seller proves it's CE...

The TUV link provided by seller proves it's CE approved (that is not arguable ) - to what standard is what it is unknown.

The seller argues that TUV carried out the tests under EN13595-1 and they...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By AceRider01
well dont forget when you put layer of materials...

well dont forget when you put layer of materials - you need to go up in sizes (one way of putting it) - so what fits you now is not going to fit once they done the surgery to it.
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,840
Posted By AceRider01
thanks for the info Zeede

thanks for the info Zeede
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,840
Posted By AceRider01
thanks for the review - do let us know more when...

thanks for the review - do let us know more when you have a chance to ride.


there is a few version of Moveo - dynamic, carbon...etc - which version did u get.



Is there any thing special...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By AceRider01
The extra non locking latches on the side are...

The extra non locking latches on the side are givi's responses to complaints about water leakage in heavy rain especially when they are used as panniers. The latches can be retrofitted to v1 of the...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,271
Posted By AceRider01
Resurgence Gear PEKEV Jeans seem to hold very...

Resurgence Gear PEKEV Jeans seem to hold very good promise - apparently the sample material they sent lasted 23.2s on abrasion testing done according to EN13595-2.

It doesnt mean the whole pants...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By AceRider01
as pointed out in other threads - Items for sale...

as pointed out in other threads - Items for sale does not mean they have them in stock. - items marked GREEN as in stock - expect dispatch 3-7 days..., Items marked YELLOW as not in stock - will...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By AceRider01
No, unfortunately I don't have one but have been...

No, unfortunately I don't have one but have been keeping an eye on it... You can buy on line through a FC moto or direct from the company. There isn't a lot of reviews on them except those paid ones.
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By AceRider01
Moveo is another brand designed to be worn over...

Moveo is another brand designed to be worn over most normal jackets
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By AceRider01
I would say its a 30 to 45 degree beam so...

I would say its a 30 to 45 degree beam so relatively narrow. True wide beam led is usually achieved through diffusing lens or reflector... Not possible with a wedge.

You can buy a led wedge with...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By AceRider01
i recently bought a set from this ebayer - very...

i recently bought a set from this ebayer - very bright - brighter than my Vstrom headlight (renowned for its own brightness) even in day light - within 5 metres at night in direct line of sight, it...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By AceRider01
Can someone who has personally seen the 2...

Can someone who has personally seen the 2 versions of the D30 educate me, because the D30 version i have seen is quite useless- which corresponds to a comparisons done by a magazine (i cant remember...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By AceRider01
Yes I would classify this test is closer to...

Yes I would classify this test is closer to reality of how material would behave than the Martindale type test. EN13595 tests, originally developed by Cambridge University (in 90's?) are, to date,...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By AceRider01
The figures quoted by vendors should be treated...

The figures quoted by vendors should be treated with a degree of skepticism especially when there is no source information to show the tests conducted are independent or even scientific in any way.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,308
Posted By AceRider01
i really dont understand why there is such...

i really dont understand why there is such tendency for people, who seemingly have no vested interest, to stand so readily to defend and promote the interest of a manufacturers or retailers and...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 51,961
Posted By AceRider01
I dont feel bad, but is a bit stunned by the...

I dont feel bad, but is a bit stunned by the character attack - i always believe it's the job of consumers and forum members to question vendors claim. But perhaps i am naive to think that :huh....
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,669
Posted By AceRider01
well those are written by marketing people, all...

well those are written by marketing people, all the EN13595-1 certified jeans i have seen incl C-EVO, Holeshot and Bull-It's Voloce, the "safety layer" is all around - it's about the only way they...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 51,961
Posted By AceRider01
Yes moderator mistaken me for a competitor...

Yes moderator mistaken me for a competitor "shitting the thread" ..... my post was deleted - i asked had i shown any disrespect, then they should edit my thread but i am certain my issue raised is...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 51,961
Posted By AceRider01
Gruesome, perhaps my use of the term "motorcycle...

Gruesome, perhaps my use of the term "motorcycle clothing" was not entirely accurate - by that i meant jackets and pants only and do not include other items.- Gloves, boots and air bag protectors are...
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 34,675
Posted By AceRider01
Well I am not a competitor ( what makes u think...

Well I am not a competitor ( what makes u think that) You have mistaken me for that.. I am just a little guy who has got a deep interest in appropriately tested MC safety gear.

I did not make any...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 51,961
Posted By AceRider01
well the whole point of thread is about the list...

well the whole point of thread is about the list of clothing pass EN13595-1 tests (even if the title is not clear, the first thread makes it clear); It is the only testing standard suitable for...
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