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Forum: Equipment 11-10-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,688
Posted By _Tuf_
I have them in my Tuono with aluminum bars and...

I have them in my Tuono with aluminum bars and they're ok as long as it's not too cold. If it's in the mid to low 30s they do very little, even on high.
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 102,198
Posted By _Tuf_
I had InEarz.com do remolds for my wife and me...

I had InEarz.com do remolds for my wife and me and we're both extremely pleased with the results. Her ears were too small and now she can wear her IEMs comfortably. Mine fit much better under my...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 102,113
Posted By _Tuf_
I read an article on that somewhere. I wonder if...

I read an article on that somewhere. I wonder if the guy ever made a finished version.



It almost has ... sad eyes. Could have been a character on Wall-E
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 46,281
Posted By _Tuf_
I've always considered Nolan to have a very round...

I've always considered Nolan to have a very round internal shape; is the N103 different or am I just wrong? I have only had my Scorpion modular for a week but I think the quality is just fine and it...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,448
Posted By _Tuf_
Looking forward to hearing more about that helmet...

Looking forward to hearing more about that helmet :ear
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,303
Posted By _Tuf_
I actually bought an X30 w/o trying it on (no...

I actually bought an X30 w/o trying it on (no dealers here in Phx). I must say that the quality of that helmet is very good. My problem was the usual one of being too round and the liner is thin so...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,303
Posted By _Tuf_
I just bought the exo 900 from a local shop. It's...

I just bought the exo 900 from a local shop. It's all about the fit in this case as I have an oval head and most modulars seem to have a round internal shape. I found the SyMax 2 to fit ok but the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,941
Posted By _Tuf_
I just pulled a piece of banding metal out of my...

I just pulled a piece of banding metal out of my rear tire. I had about 6k on the BT-021 and it was developing a flat spot but had a decent amount of tread depth left, but it looks like a new set for...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 32,887
Posted By _Tuf_
Speaking of a small 9mm, anyone ever try the...

Speaking of a small 9mm, anyone ever try the Boberg XR9S (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFcnmf0L9js&NR=1)? Man, that thing is small.
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 32,887
Posted By _Tuf_
The problem I see with this reasoning is that you...

The problem I see with this reasoning is that you just do not know when you'll be attacked. You might have better odds of being threatened in a particular area or type of neighborhood but thinking,...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,379
Posted By _Tuf_
thanks, I appreciate the feedback.

thanks, I appreciate the feedback.
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,379
Posted By _Tuf_
custom ear molds and sound isolation

I was going to have some custom molds made for my TripleFis and usually use the Comply tips because they give me better noise reduction than the silicon tips. For those of you that use customs, how...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 32,887
Posted By _Tuf_
I usually carry but, of course, it depends on the...

I usually carry but, of course, it depends on the usual stuff like destination, will I be able to secure the weapon if I cannot carry it, etc.

My carry gun is usually a Beretta PX4 9mm with the...
Forum: Vendors 05-21-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 102,198
Posted By _Tuf_
Yeah and I've seen several comments by people...

Yeah and I've seen several comments by people that feel the Shures sound even better but I already had the UEs. Even though they fit me fairly comfortably, I think I'm going to have them custom...
Forum: Vendors 05-18-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 102,198
Posted By _Tuf_
I've been using the UE Triple Fi IEMs for a few...

I've been using the UE Triple Fi IEMs for a few months and those are my favorite by far. Not a huge surprise since I'm used to using single driver buds and these are triple. The sound and sound...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2010, 03:23 AM
Replies: 2,307
Views: 585,663
Posted By _Tuf_
ZOIKS! ... so nice. Congratz and you can color...

ZOIKS! ... so nice. Congratz and you can color me envious of that one.
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,758
Posted By _Tuf_
As long as the B King and Vision are out there,...

As long as the B King and Vision are out there, no.
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2,307
Views: 585,663
Posted By _Tuf_
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Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,033
Posted By _Tuf_
What is the approx. fuel range on the newer model...

What is the approx. fuel range on the newer model K12/13GT, C14, FJR, K12S?
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,131
Posted By _Tuf_
I rode a demo. The brakes were very strong, and...

I rode a demo. The brakes were very strong, and very grabby. It is very light and quick in the handling dept. w/ great power. The seating position is aggressive (as you would expect) and between that...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,041
Posted By _Tuf_
I've ridden the F800ST. It is very comfy and...

I've ridden the F800ST. It is very comfy and would probably fit the bill in all categories but for power; it was seriously underwhelming in the power department. I felt it gave off a lot of vibration...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,041
Posted By _Tuf_
I'm open to most models; this inquiry was to get...

I'm open to most models; this inquiry was to get some insight on the best for two-up riding. Many of the ST bikes that lean towards the touring end would probably worth consideration; I'm just trying...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,041
Posted By _Tuf_
I was just reading a bit about the new model; it...

I was just reading a bit about the new model; it even has ABS :evil I'd love to stay on an Italian bike but I figured I'd have to sacrifice some style for practicality (although my wife blanches...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,041
Posted By _Tuf_
Good to know! I even had my head pipes coated in...

Good to know! I even had my head pipes coated in ceramic and knocked the cats out of the link pipe to reduce the heat. I didn't like the way the Sprint cooked the inside of my thighs when I rode it. ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,041
Posted By _Tuf_
I realize I'll have to answer most of these...

I realize I'll have to answer most of these questions for myself eventually but this is all good feedback,and is appreciated. I've actually never ridden the FJ so I suppose I ought to since it's one...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,041
Posted By _Tuf_
From a Tuono to Sport Touring

Been riding a Tuono for the last coupla years and have been mostly happy. After a hiatus of several years, my wife warmed back up to the idea of riding pillion. She did ok on a 10 minute ride but...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,408
Posted By _Tuf_
Was there an over/under? It took 12 replies to...

Was there an over/under? It took 12 replies to tell him that each bike listed was the best choice. :wink:

I'd personally go with the K-bike but the Breva Sport is also something to consider....
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,375
Posted By _Tuf_
What other helmet would you compare it to as far...

What other helmet would you compare it to as far as fit goes? I'm a bit of an egg-shape and stuff like Nolan does not fit me well at all. HJC SyMax2 and IS-Max seem to fit me ok. I'm wearing a...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,617
Posted By _Tuf_
My wife and I are big readers bought two Kindles...

My wife and I are big readers bought two Kindles right when they came out and were $359. The wireless was a make-or-break feature for us. Barnes and Noble came out with the "Nook"...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,647
Posted By _Tuf_
A proper fit is probably the most important...

A proper fit is probably the most important factor. I found the etymotics to fit well, with good noise isolation and the sound to be ok. They're single driver IEMs so you're only going to get a...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,893
Posted By _Tuf_
That is one well-packed bike, Ozart.

That is one well-packed bike, Ozart.
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By _Tuf_
This might be the case, I've heard they're a bit...

This might be the case, I've heard they're a bit big also. I've seen pics of other brands that I was sure would not fit comfortably under a helmet and been wrong so I'm willing to give these a try at...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By _Tuf_
Pretty sweet deal on earbuds

In case you're in the market for a new set of earbuds, the Ultimate Ear TripleFi...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,065
Posted By _Tuf_
Even if you're a conscientious , 'situationally...

Even if you're a conscientious , 'situationally aware' rider and fully anticipate the offending act, it can still be extremely irritating just because of its utter disregard for anything or anyone...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,255
Posted By _Tuf_
I'm thinking of getting this one myself. I have a...

I'm thinking of getting this one myself. I have a Caberg Trip but it never got imported to the US so I want a backup since I don't feel like ordering parts from the UK whenever I need to replace...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2009, 02:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,736
Posted By _Tuf_
Have you tried asking the agent if he or she...

Have you tried asking the agent if he or she knows if the displacement factors in and how much? I know agents aren't actuaries but it my Farmers agent is pretty good with knowing stuff like that...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By _Tuf_
I was discussing this on the AF1 forum and had...

I was discussing this on the AF1 forum and had the Cargobag by Bags Connection recommended to me. After checking them out I really like them so I'm gonna scratch the Cortech idea and decide between...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By _Tuf_
Do those heat shields on soft panniers work?

Thinking of getting some side bags but the pipes on the Tuono ride pretty high. I've seen pictures of guys that have them actually touching the pipes. I really don't want to add brackets or frames to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,840
Posted By _Tuf_
and I've been thinking of going to a cruser ....

and I've been thinking of going to a cruser ....
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2009, 01:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,515
Posted By _Tuf_
I was in a similar situation. I rode both, didn't...

I was in a similar situation. I rode both, didn't like the looks of the Triple so was going to buy a Tiger instead but then I rode the Tuono and the decision was made. It felt better at high speeds...
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