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Forum: Beasts 12-22-2010, 02:11 PM
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Posted By geo-k
Transportation Revolution is a really nice shop,...

Transportation Revolution is a really nice shop, but you will always pay full retail. Shop rates are $95/hour if I remember right.
You would have to drive pretty far for spectacular. I live on the...
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21,425
Views: 6,199,338
Posted By geo-k
I'm in New Orleans! Honestly, I don't think you...

I'm in New Orleans! Honestly, I don't think you will have much trouble importing. US regs are pretty easy going compared to UK. You could always "part" your bike out, ship it, and buy a wrecked...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,282
Posted By geo-k
I have a set of Teknic/Knox knee pads I bought...

I have a set of Teknic/Knox knee pads I bought from Motosuperstore for $5 a while back-they fit right in. The pants are a little loose in the legs, IMHO, to use knee pads though. Strap on knee...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,282
Posted By geo-k
Yeah Bri, I'm a jackass. Didn't mean it harsh...

Yeah Bri, I'm a jackass. Didn't mean it harsh either. It's all good.

Come on, "codpiece"? I thought that was funny.

Don't dis the Scram!:war Triumph rules!
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,282
Posted By geo-k
...gee, thanks for the dig Codpiece. , and...

...gee, thanks for the dig Codpiece.

, and didn't I just write a glowing review for you Brian?
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,282
Posted By geo-k
I got my new pair of Dakars last week from Atomic...

I got my new pair of Dakars last week from Atomic Moto. I didn't have a chance to ride in them until yesterday. They fit great.
Brian was extremely helpful! He thoroughly checked out the pants I...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 21,425
Views: 6,199,338
Posted By geo-k
Sorry, these are in the Triumph Accessory...

Sorry, these are in the Triumph Accessory catalogue online, in case I was vague.
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2010, 03:51 PM
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Posted By geo-k
Anybody use one of the Tiger oversized...

Anybody use one of the Tiger oversized handlebars? I was mulling over a bar replacement for wrist issues and these looked cool. They also have color matched bar risers, and it seems like there...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21,425
Views: 6,199,338
Posted By geo-k
The tenth digit of the VIN is the year. For...

The tenth digit of the VIN is the year. For 2010, the alpha/numeric digit is "A".
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21,425
Views: 6,199,338
Posted By geo-k
Alright...my right wrist is hurting enough:eek1 ...

Alright...my right wrist is hurting enough:eek1 that I am serious about doing something on the handlebar/riser front.
I have read about a couple of Renthal and Pro Taper bars on this thread, but...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,282
Posted By geo-k
Fortuntely Atomic Moto is one of the best with...

Fortuntely Atomic Moto is one of the best with regards to customer service and assistance on sizing. Brtp4 has contacted me personally, and I feel confident he will do his best to assist me in...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,282
Posted By geo-k
Jagas, I am 5'8" and around 160lbs as well. 32...

Jagas, I am 5'8" and around 160lbs as well. 32 Levi's are snug, and 34's are loose. I think the Dakars fit everywhere pretty good, but the waist. Atomic Moto was very accurate in their description...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,282
Posted By geo-k
Sorry to hear you are having a similar issue. I...

Sorry to hear you are having a similar issue. I was worried going up a size would make the pants baggier and too long. They are maybe a half inch short in the riding position, but according to...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,020
Posted By geo-k
+1! I have had mine for 3 years, and I didn't...

+1! I have had mine for 3 years, and I didn't get overheated today at 92+ degrees and 90% humidity (it's dry today).:wink:
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,282
Posted By geo-k
2010 Klim Dakar

I received my pants last week from Atomin Moto. Got a recommendation to go with a 32 waist based on info PM'd back and forth. Generally I think this is accurate, but I was wondering if anyone else...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,108
Posted By geo-k
They sell a couple of Bell helmets. The Zephyr,...

They sell a couple of Bell helmets. The Zephyr, which I bought and tried on at home. It was cheap, crappy, and really heavy. I had that fishbowl feeling. Returned it.
The other was a motocross...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,108
Posted By geo-k
Bell Helmets

Just looked at the Sharp ratings again, and was wondering if anyone knew if Bell's Euro helmets (which ALL get a 5 star rating) have US equivalents. Most manufacturers have different names for...
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21,425
Views: 6,199,338
Posted By geo-k
...and Berik.

...and Berik.
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,487
Posted By geo-k
I meant to ask about sizing as well. I know Klim...

I meant to ask about sizing as well. I know Klim in general seems to size small in some other gear. I normally wear a medium in things like Underarmour boxer briefs.
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,487
Posted By geo-k
Just to clarify, which pair? The Klim's, or one...

Just to clarify, which pair? The Klim's, or one of the other suggestions?
Also, what did you mean by "relief"? Is that a euphemism for taking a leak?
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,487
Posted By geo-k
How are they in the heat? Ohh...you live in...

How are they in the heat?
Ohh...you live in Oregon- has it been hot yet? (For reference I live in Louisiana).
Thinking these might be a cheaper alternative to 661 EVO shorts/Tpro, etc.
Klim...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,487
Posted By geo-k
Klim Tactical Shorts

Anybody hear anything about these yet?

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/ProductImages/300/2010-Klim-Tactical-Shorts-Black.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,621
Posted By geo-k
Which ones are these? (name of the model) ...

Which ones are these? (name of the model)

http://assets3.revzilla.com/product_images/0001/9384/SixSixOne_Kyle_Strait_Knee_Guard_detail.jpg
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21,425
Views: 6,199,338
Posted By geo-k
I think that 's the "oily ragger"! It's a low...

I think that 's the "oily ragger"! It's a low tech version of a Loobman.


http://www.ourgreatescapeblog.com/Assets/photos/styleB/may_v5/094.jpg
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21,425
Views: 6,199,338
Posted By geo-k
I did the LED idiot light conversion and AI...

I did the LED idiot light conversion and AI removal kit from newbonneville.com this weekend. I have a couple of comments on the procedure for those that may not have done these upgrades, but are...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21,425
Views: 6,199,338
Posted By geo-k
NO BS! Glad you are still around! Did you have...

NO BS! Glad you are still around! Did you have gloves on? What kind if you did so I can get another brand!? Owwwey!
How did the bike do? Looks like another shift lever, left engine cover...
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2010, 02:44 PM
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Views: 6,199,338
Posted By geo-k
Rode to work today. 30 miles each way, 24 of it...

Rode to work today. 30 miles each way, 24 of it over Causeway Bridge outside New Orleans. 65 MPH with 20-30 mph gusting headwinds. Brutal. Thought ride back would be tailwinds, but it shifted to...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21,425
Views: 6,199,338
Posted By geo-k
When I first looked at the bike, I had the owner...

When I first looked at the bike, I had the owner ride it down the street so I could watch it and listen to it (also, I can check out how the owner treats it, and make sure the wheels don't fall off...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21,425
Views: 6,199,338
Posted By geo-k
Grizz, if I was selling products, I would pay you...

Grizz, if I was selling products, I would pay you for the plugs...or at least discount some stuff for you (ahem, Brent).
Looks like a good product, but 30 seconds seems kind of long. I counted it...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21,425
Views: 6,199,338
Posted By geo-k
Eek You know, after the second time leaving them on,...

You know, after the second time leaving them on, I got the same obsession. That why I asked about the LED's. I hadn't really considered them necessary prior (my Honda VT500 is 26 years old, and is...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21,425
Views: 6,199,338
Posted By geo-k
Thanks Mista Vern! I have been waiting for the...

Thanks Mista Vern! I have been waiting for the day to be greeted by YOU!...and I agree, the Caspian blue is awesome in person.

Yes, IslandMoose, it is a locking cap. I also got the number...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21,425
Views: 6,199,338
Posted By geo-k
New to me

Just picked this up yesterday. 2007 with 2,400 miles. Has TORS, skid plate, rear grab bar and headlight grill. Will be ordering AI removal kit and flyscreen (I will occasionally commute 35 miles each...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,953
Posted By geo-k
I have a '84 VT500C. Paid $1,000 for it because...

I have a '84 VT500C. Paid $1,000 for it because it was the only half way decent bike I could find with a valid legit title in my area.
Had mushroomed valve tips (suspect it was from aftermarket...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,934
Posted By geo-k
They have one on ebay in my neck of the woods for...

They have one on ebay in my neck of the woods for $8749, at Friendly Honda in Baton Rouge, LA....
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,426
Posted By geo-k
If you like your BMG gear, I wear a a Zodiac. ...

If you like your BMG gear, I wear a a Zodiac. It's airy without being perforated/mesh. 90 degrees and 98% humidity is fine while moving, and that's standard weather for 6 months of the year here in...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 36,815
Posted By geo-k
Me too

I have been toying with this idea for a while myself. To the point that I bought some 13 or more yards of Keprotec from a company out of Canada that was getting rid of it on the cheap. I looked into...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,331
Posted By geo-k
Depends on the base. In the New Orleans area,...

Depends on the base. In the New Orleans area, the Bellechasse base will double pump a civilian through without batting an eye. The Algiers base at 1/10th the size and less ordinance than a police...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By geo-k
Sorry Paul. Not trying to take any sales away! ...

Sorry Paul. Not trying to take any sales away!

It has the Belstaff/Barbour look, but like I said, I wanted to know if anyone has actually worn one, or any Weise jacket for that matter.

They...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,010
Posted By geo-k
,also, you pronounce the second vowel in an "ie"...

,also, you pronounce the second vowel in an "ie" or "ei" sequence. So, weiss is pronounced "vise", and wies is pronounced "veese".
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By geo-k
Weise Jacket

I called the distributor for Weise jackets in the US, Canton Cycles in Winsted, CT, and asked about the Weise Cambridge. It has the Barbour International, Belstaff Trialmaster look, but is made of...
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