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Forum: Face plant 07-31-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,387
Posted By Trophy Mike
http://i1000.photobucket.com/albums/af121/brosiph/...

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Fitting tribute. Take care my friend.
Forum: Vendors 07-28-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 37,218
Posted By Trophy Mike
Correction has been made. You shouldn't see any...

Correction has been made. You shouldn't see any error pop-ups.
Forum: Vendors 07-23-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 37,218
Posted By Trophy Mike
As an active current here-and-now dealer but alas...

As an active current here-and-now dealer but alas not the owner of Rukka we cannot control changes the manufacturer may make in materials or country of origin. We do however offer and tout our...
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 37,218
Posted By Trophy Mike
Sorry for the delayed response. Rukka gloves are...

Sorry for the delayed response. Rukka gloves are currently produced in countries that include China, no doubt a cost-cutting move as with most garment manufacturers. This does not make them...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,545
Posted By Trophy Mike
When did this all of a sudden become a bad thing?

When did this all of a sudden become a bad thing?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,545
Posted By Trophy Mike
Give up the rag? Fuggedaboutit. 321085

Give up the rag? Fuggedaboutit.

321085
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,545
Posted By Trophy Mike
Just say "If you don't need a helmet you're...

Just say "If you don't need a helmet you're probably right." Most times they'll offer a handshake.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,319
Posted By Trophy Mike
Riding with or in proximity of such a group can...

Riding with or in proximity of such a group can be a risk even on the most perfect day as rain will present itself anytime -- nothing like sharing lanes with the inexperienced pre-conditioned by...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,319
Posted By Trophy Mike
Riding club hydrophobia

What's your take on patch clubs that cancel any ride if there's a hint of moisture in the forecast? We're not talking about a delayed start because of a mini-monsoon but of week long forum discussion...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,871
Posted By Trophy Mike
Yes, we're that other Rukka dealer (since 1999)....

Yes, we're that other Rukka dealer (since 1999). Our expertise is fitment as we've been doing this a while and Rukka's own sizing charts can be less than reliable. Some closeouts still available. Do...
Forum: Vendors 12-01-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By Trophy Mike
Stormy Monday Rukka Sale at Trophy Cycle Apparel

after Black Friday comes the inevitable
Stormy Monday Rukka Sale at Trophy Cycle Apparel

Rukka AirWay/Air-Y Jackets
Orig $899 SALE $699-$749

*Outlast PCM Top or Bottom Base Layer
$59 value...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,404
Posted By Trophy Mike
another Vanson caveat -- stick with their...

another Vanson caveat --
stick with their Competition Weight
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By Trophy Mike
At 6'8" you most certainly will need a custom...

At 6'8" you most certainly will need a custom jacket. Otherwise you'll be buying too big just to get an appropriate length. The Vanson Properf leathers can be ordered semi-custom (increased body and...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By Trophy Mike
At 250 denier polyester the First Gear Meshtex is...

At 250 denier polyester the First Gear Meshtex is somewhere on the evolutionary scale between a mollusk and another mollusk. No abrasion resistance. There are very few truly protective alternatives...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,558
Posted By Trophy Mike
Our recommendation has always been not to wear...

Our recommendation has always been not to wear smaller than your measured size. So an 8.25 gets a 9 in the Agadir. Exception would be for waterproof gloves like the Rain Star and Warm n Dry which...
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 37,218
Posted By Trophy Mike
Do not see this from our end but thanks for the...

Do not see this from our end but thanks for the heads up.
PM sent.
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 37,218
Posted By Trophy Mike
No, just haven't been chattering as much as...

No, just haven't been chattering as much as usual. While we still offer Armas (www.trophycycleapparel.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=88_96&products_id=280)and AirWay/AirVision...
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By Trophy Mike
Held Rain Star gloves only at Trophy Cycle Apparel

Waterproof warm/hot temp performance hands down better than any spring/summer rain glove including the Held Score II.

Score II vs Rain Star...
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 37,218
Posted By Trophy Mike
The orange protectors are the Rukka D30 Air...

The orange protectors are the Rukka D30 Air System. Like the Rukka proprietary (black) RVP Air Protectors they adhere to CE prEN 1621-1 2010 standards except for the D30 back protector which rates CE...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,460
Posted By Trophy Mike
Thorough review from meticulous end-user who...

Thorough review from meticulous end-user who actually paid for the gear (this time)? Final acceptance of Gore Lockout was destined. With stateside Gore warranty repair now available it's all the more...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,561
Posted By Trophy Mike
Caution when ordering Rukka trouser lengths. Most...

Caution when ordering Rukka trouser lengths. Most of our clients are C2 (regular). C1 (short) is typically a person 5'8" with a 58 euro body/weight. Almost no one wears the C3 (long) unless they're...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,188
Posted By Trophy Mike
We switched to the Agadirs and have never looked...

We switched to the Agadirs and have never looked back.
Forum: Vendors 11-25-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 475
Posted By Trophy Mike
Stormy Monday Sale at Trophy Cycle Apparel

after Black Friday comes the inevitable
Stormy Monday Sale at Trophy Cycle Apparel
now thru Monday Nov 26th

Vanson Leathers 15% Off

Outlast PCM Top or Bottom Base Layer
$59 value FREE with...
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 21,843
Posted By Trophy Mike
If non-paid endorsement means anything you might...

If non-paid endorsement means anything you might have noticed the guys wearing their own Rukka kit before the BMW bankroll kicked in.
Forum: Vendors 10-16-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 37,218
Posted By Trophy Mike
GERMANY DEFEATED AGAIN! (at least in Rukka...

GERMANY DEFEATED AGAIN!

(at least in Rukka price war)

U.S. warranty, easy exchanges from
America's favorite Rukka dealer
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,020
Posted By Trophy Mike
Correctamundo. Rukka is based in Finland with...

Correctamundo. Rukka is based in Finland with manufacturing there, Portugal and elsewhere in Europe. Germany is not the capital of Paris though they did own it for a time during the early to mid...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,020
Posted By Trophy Mike
Not exactly. U.S. prices are now below Teutonic...

Not exactly. U.S. prices are now below Teutonic levels. Still want the German experience?

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Forum: Equipment 08-29-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,001
Posted By Trophy Mike
As someone who measures custom suits for Vanson I...

As someone who measures custom suits for Vanson I can tell right off that you are not an off-the-rack fit. With Vanson in your immediate area put aside your time constraints and go custom. It just...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By Trophy Mike
Any mesh gear, if it's made of polyester as 99.9%...

Any mesh gear, if it's made of polyester as 99.9% of them are, mean very minimal to no protection. If you must wear gear that incorporates this material assume you are most likely open to abrasion...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By Trophy Mike
We had sold these for years and they are the most...

We had sold these for years and they are the most optimum protection in the mesh jacket arena. 1000 denier cordura is many times more abrasion resistant than the polyester used in 99% of mesh...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,114
Posted By Trophy Mike
If you measure a half size go to the next full...

If you measure a half size go to the next full size with any of the Held full size gloves. Never order anything under your measured size especially when dealing with Gore-Tex or any lined glove. The...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,172
Posted By Trophy Mike
Anyone on our team want to take this one?

Anyone on our team want to take this one?
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,425
Posted By Trophy Mike
Held has been distributed in N. America solely by...

Held has been distributed in N. America solely by HELD-USA for the past 8 years.
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,866
Posted By Trophy Mike
Whatever your outfit choice the mesh itself...

Whatever your outfit choice the mesh itself should be composed of kevlar, cordura AFT or a high denier (1000d) cordura. All other materials regardless of how cool and comfortable offer very little to...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By Trophy Mike
The fingerless gloves are a steal at $6.95.

The fingerless gloves are a steal at $6.95.
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,425
Posted By Trophy Mike
While a great idea the Air n Dry presents some...

While a great idea the Air n Dry presents some overriding compromises. They're bulkier than a straight Gore-Tex glove like the Warm n Dry (cold) or Rain Star (cool/hot) and not capable of providing...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By Trophy Mike
The Held Air n Dry may not give you the best...

The Held Air n Dry may not give you the best airflow or wet weather performance. Better to go with the Gore-Tex Warm n Dry (cold) or Rain Star (general season).
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,460
Posted By Trophy Mike
I've heard there's this display at the...

I've heard there's this display at the Smithsonian...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,553
Posted By Trophy Mike
The basic or regular Marathon has been...

The basic or regular Marathon has been discontinued for some time. The Marathon Steel with its additional steel abrasion panels and Outlast temperature stabilizing membrane represent the better value...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,772
Posted By Trophy Mike
Anecdotal evidence has shown Rukka Gore-Tex...

Anecdotal evidence has shown Rukka Gore-Tex textiles to be waterproof over a longer period of time than their leather counterparts. Add to that the superior abrasion resistance of Armacor-based...
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