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Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,064
Posted By vink
Of course the Italians invented bikinis...

Of course the Italians invented bikinis Foggeddabouddit
I really enjoy the pics of Sicily, my mothers family is from Messina
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-12-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,796
Posted By vink
Thumb Great pic's

dc thanks for sharing your trip. I am looking forward to spring and back up to HWY 20.
Cheers
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,793
Posted By vink
you guys rock

What a great adventure. and a punctured lung to to boot. Thanks for the pic's. I relocated from CO to WA and miss those mountain adventures.
Vink
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 101,981
Posted By vink
Safe travels and so sad to hear of your loss. The...

Safe travels and so sad to hear of your loss. The sound of the wind has always had healing properties for me, and I hope for you as well.
Vink
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,475
Posted By vink
Air hawk

I have been very pleased with my air hawk. Yes It does make me sit higher and I inflate just enough for comfort and avoid the squishy feeling. It does add many miles to my riding day and I think...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-06-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,546
Posted By vink
Thanks, It's all starting to make sense. Vink

Thanks,
It's all starting to make sense.
Vink
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-04-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,546
Posted By vink
Thanks usgsr I think it will be a tracking down...

Thanks usgsr
I think it will be a tracking down thing.
Vink
Seattle
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-04-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,546
Posted By vink
Thanks Ace The PD call is a good idea, I will...

Thanks Ace
The PD call is a good idea, I will check that one out.
I am jost going to approach this one one step at a time.
It's a 73 xl 350 and I hope it all works out.
The owner's last phone #...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-04-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,546
Posted By vink
Thanks Dan I will look into this. Vink

Thanks Dan
I will look into this.
Vink
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-28-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,546
Posted By vink
I like way 3

Thanks Kmoe
You may have been through this...
I think way 3 sounds like the best option. I will check it out at the DMV.
Good info
Vink
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-28-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,546
Posted By vink
without a title in WA state

How does this work? I live in Seattle and I came across a 1973 enduro in a friends garage. He wants the bike out of his garage, however his buddy who is out of touch stored the bike there for the...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,675
Posted By vink
Hey thanks Snowmule some good info here. Vink

Hey thanks Snowmule some good info here.
Vink
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,675
Posted By vink
Yes they seem quite nice, can i ask here how is...

Yes they seem quite nice, can i ask here how is it sitting on the pads, for an all day ride etc?
It's hard to know if they will have pressure points or seams right where you sit.
Thanks
Vink
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,675
Posted By vink
Thanks for the input. I think i might make up a...

Thanks for the input. I think i might make up a padded seat piece for my knox shorts and see how i tolerate during a ride it before plunging into a new short.
Vink
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,675
Posted By vink
Hey thanks Hootowl Good to know, I currently...

Hey thanks Hootowl
Good to know, I currently have the Knox which work well just sitting there. (i don't really notice them) The folks at Sportbike Track Gear love Knox gear and were very helpful...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,675
Posted By vink
Thanks for the reply, what you are saying makes...

Thanks for the reply, what you are saying makes sense. I think the sitting on the pad all day for a few days would be intolerable as well.
Vink
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,675
Posted By vink
Good to hear, does the upper back of leg, butt...

Good to hear, does the upper back of leg, butt padding get uncomfortable?
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,675
Posted By vink
I figured as much, thanks for the reply. I...

I figured as much, thanks for the reply.
I don't actually have much padding in that area.
I was sitting in my gear and felt like there was nothing between my butt and the chair. Maybe 1/4 inch of...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,394
Posted By vink
I love em

Hey i don't know much about the bike. I have ridden a 1200GS and a r1200s and they are great. I love the boxer twin. The styling the finish and the sound it's a great machine. BMW's are great I wish...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,675
Posted By vink
Forcefield shorts

A lot of good info posted on armor, i have learned a lot, thanks.
Like someone mentioned as i upgrade my protective gear i also am finding the weak spots in my protection and making changes along...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By vink
Thanks It looks as though it would shed rain...

Thanks It looks as though it would shed rain well, good to get some feedback.
Vink
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,557
Posted By vink
Klim lattitude

I just purchased the Klim Lattitude pant and i am very pleased. First of all Touratech in Seattle went to great lengths to make sure I was satisfied and that the pants were the best fit, excellent...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By vink
Micro-Swirl Edging

Micro-swirl edging?
I have a 95 ST1100 and need something to help keep rain from hitting me square in the face shield. Living in Seattle not riding in the rain isn't an option. Does anyone have...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 896,935
Posted By vink
Best and least expensive

I bought a Stebel Nautilus electric air horn for my street bike. That thing gets attention period, the look of shock and surprise on some peoples faces is priceless.
It was less that $20.00
One of...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,335
Posted By vink
Atgatt

I hear your question,
I have often asked myself the same.
When I was young and ignorant of the potential dangers i am aware of now, i felt plenty safe on my bike, wearing a denim jacket, work...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,658
Posted By vink
I have heard that the Klim do have good venting,...

I have heard that the Klim do have good venting, I guess time will tell. I will eventually fill the closet with bomber summer leathers, but until then I will make do.
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,756
Posted By vink
warning device

I like the idea.
If an suv has it why can't a bike. We are going further and further from the civilized world many of us solo and like it that way. But I wouldn't want to trade in my time card over...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,523
Posted By vink
Adventure books

A lot of good books in this post
I second Neil Pearts Gost Rider
& Ted Simon's Jupiters Travels
One of my favorites,
Close to the Wind by Pete Goss (a gripping solo yacht race from France to...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,658
Posted By vink
So I tried the Traverse pant in my size 34 waist...

So I tried the Traverse pant in my size 34 waist and they were most comfortable but then went to the 36,r more room for compression shorts.
I bought the Latitude pant and normally wear a sz 34 waist...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,531
Posted By vink
one peice suit eh

If Gerbings was making a suit for me, this is where i would start..
A piece of gear as rugged and sturdy as say a Klim Badlands Pro, with Armacor in impact & sliding areas, and heavy Cordula in wear...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,658
Posted By vink
Thanks for the feedback

Thanks for the feedback
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,658
Posted By vink
I noticed that too with the lo rise fit, but it...

I noticed that too with the lo rise fit, but it does seem to make sitting more comfortable.
Thanks for your reply.
vink
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,658
Posted By vink
Good feedback Yeah the Stitch gear is really...

Good feedback
Yeah the Stitch gear is really nice i think i want some venting if they only had vents.....
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,658
Posted By vink
I'v seen the Lattitude they look great just seem...

I'v seen the Lattitude they look great just seem a bit lightweight in the seat. Other than that nice pant.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,658
Posted By vink
Good feedback, over all are there any other good...

Good feedback, over all are there any other good points or drawbacks with this pant.
Thanks
Vink
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,658
Posted By vink
Good info Thanks for the replies. Vink

Good info
Thanks for the replies.
Vink
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,809
Posted By vink
Nice choices thanks for the replies, I like the...

Nice choices thanks for the replies, I like the d30 in the icon, and the juggernaut has nice protection over the scapula, with a nice back protector. I am not a hudge fan of the plastic explosive...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,809
Posted By vink
Atomic moto has some great items, thanks all for...

Atomic moto has some great items, thanks all for the replies.
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,809
Posted By vink
Which body armor to buy?

I am looking to add to my protective gear, and I've seen some armored pants that look the part. Bohn and the Forcefield does anyone wear these, which do you like? What else is out there? I currently...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,190
Posted By vink
I'v got an ST1100 for just that a 2 up touring...

I'v got an ST1100 for just that a 2 up touring bike. I took one out for a day with my wife and she then wanted me to get one, almost more so than I did. I had my eye on it for a while. Mine is a 95...
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