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Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By xhungus
I think its a great idea and know that Klim have...

I think its a great idea and know that Klim have been offering a free emergency 'stat card' with some of their jackets that you can order with personal info on it including allergies, blood type and...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,478
Posted By xhungus
I have recently been re-outfitting myself with...

I have recently been re-outfitting myself with camping gear to replace all my old tired gear and in my research I was turned onto camping hammocks. The idea sounded great; small pack-size, light,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,582
Posted By xhungus
Intent isn't the be-all-end-all in law... take...

Intent isn't the be-all-end-all in law... take drunk driving for instance:

Somebody gets drunk and decides to drive home. Their intent is to drive to wherever they were planning on going. If...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,582
Posted By xhungus
I looked but couldn't find anything... however...

I looked but couldn't find anything... however she was convicted under the Criminal Code of Canada for:

Criminal negligence

219. (1) Every one is criminally negligent who
(a) in doing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,582
Posted By xhungus
I agree 100%... The Quebec Highway Safety...

I agree 100%...

The Quebec Highway Safety Code states:

382. Except in case of necessity, no person may stop a road vehicle in such a manner that it will block a sign or signal, obstruct...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 324,081
Posted By xhungus
Another option to keep the mosquito's at bay... ...

Another option to keep the mosquito's at bay...

Tailor-made bug sock http://www.dream-hammock.com/BugSock.html
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 324,081
Posted By xhungus
Not that it will help to narrow things down but I...

Not that it will help to narrow things down but I highly recommend taking a look Dream Hammock. Their quality is outstanding and each hammock is made-to-order. The owner Randy is also not averse to...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,227
Posted By xhungus
Gore-tex is definitely the only way to go IMO,...

Gore-tex is definitely the only way to go IMO, but usually quite pricey.

I have been wearing the TCX X-Five plus goretex boots for a few months now and stayed completely dry.

Best part is they...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 11,509
Posted By xhungus
I completely agree... the Ninja is very often...

I completely agree... the Ninja is very often overlooked. I commute on mine everyday and its great for afternoons in the twisties or a weekend away.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 11,509
Posted By xhungus
Ninja 650

Ninja 650
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By xhungus
I love my Kriega R30 backpack and recommend it...

I love my Kriega R30 backpack and recommend it alot. Its waterproof, holds lots of stuff, has the best harness I've ever seen, durable, reflective... it really is just about the perfect pack.
...
Forum: Face plant 06-09-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 43,906
Posted By xhungus
I'm sorry that this happened to you... and that...

I'm sorry that this happened to you... and that one persons momentary lapse in judgement has negatively affected so many people.

I think the best thing is to focus on yourself and take the time to...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,429
Posted By xhungus
Does it need to be mesh? Have her try...

Does it need to be mesh?

Have her try something in Kangaroo hide. I use the Held Sambia and they do have a giant knuckle protector but they are very comfortable, breathe well and provide great...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,342
Posted By xhungus
I use the Source WXP 2L hydration bladder and I...

I use the Source WXP 2L hydration bladder and I don't find it that much of a PITA to use with the Badlands Pro. I would recommend a bladder with a removeable hose so that you can actually leave the...
Forum: Canada 06-07-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8,786
Views: 527,312
Posted By xhungus
Thanks alot! I will give them a call.

Thanks alot! I will give them a call.
Forum: Canada 06-07-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8,786
Views: 527,312
Posted By xhungus
Anybody have any recommendations on where to get...

Anybody have any recommendations on where to get a rear tire installed in Ottawa?

The bike is a Ninja 650 and i have the new tire in hand. OGTC won't do it because I didn't buy it from... I would...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By xhungus
I use the Rev'It Airwave pants and they flow tons...

I use the Rev'It Airwave pants and they flow tons of air for around $200.
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 784
Posted By xhungus
The Neotec uses 3 shell sizes I believe: - 1...

The Neotec uses 3 shell sizes I believe:

- 1 for XS, S, M
- 1 for Large only
- 1 for XL, XXL

Neotec cheek pads in sizes: 31mm, 35mm and 39mm. All Neotecs come with 35mm cheekpads stock...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 784
Posted By xhungus
I got my helmet and cheek pads from Revzilla......

I got my helmet and cheek pads from Revzilla... the link to the Neotec cheekpads is here: http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/shoei-neotec-cheek-pads. Just select the 31mm cheekpads from the...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 784
Posted By xhungus
The medium is probably the better fit for you but...

The medium is probably the better fit for you but you likely need the thinner cheek pads. The helmet comes with 35 mm cheek pads stock but 31 mm are available. I got the 31 mm cheek pads for my...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By xhungus
I found the Rev'It Airwave pants tight in the...

I found the Rev'It Airwave pants tight in the legs... I have thick quads but nothing crazy so they seemed to me to be cut skinnier than average
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By xhungus
Amok Draumr - Innovative new hammock setup

I came across a video on youtube recently about an innovative new hammock system and thought I would share it. The company is called Amok Equipment from Norway (I think) and they seem to have just...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,886
Posted By xhungus
There are tons of options and people will...

There are tons of options and people will recommend their favorites but I would recommend you just get yourself geard properly but cheaply to start off.

Once you have a few miles under your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,874
Posted By xhungus
I'm in the 6'3" 250# category myself and a Ninja...

I'm in the 6'3" 250# category myself and a Ninja 650 was my first bike. They are very easy to ride with lots of torque throughout the powerband. The tractor-sounding parallel twin certainly doesn't...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,072
Posted By xhungus
I have about 5 hours of heavy rain riding over...

I have about 5 hours of heavy rain riding over the last month with my Klim Badlands Pro jacket and Overland pants and have not experienced a drop of water getting through.

Their stuff is a bit...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By xhungus
I just did the firmware update. It was working...

I just did the firmware update. It was working great before and its working great after.

I use a PC to update but Mac should be just as good. Their manager utility is well done.
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By xhungus
+1 on the Bluetooth headset. I use a Sena SMH10...

+1 on the Bluetooth headset. I use a Sena SMH10 and find the controls very intuitive.

The batteries last a long time, its waterproof and they have different models so you can use your own earbuds...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,038
Posted By xhungus
Rev'It Airwave jacket and pants for the warmest...

Rev'It Airwave jacket and pants for the warmest weather. I like their Seesoft armor, the jacket flows tons of air and the price is right.

Only gripe about it is that the collar was made too...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,424
Posted By xhungus
I have the Airwave pants and jacket in silver and...

I have the Airwave pants and jacket in silver and they are awesome on those really warm days. I carry a single piece rainsuit that packs very small to throw over top if I ever get caught in the...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By xhungus
I just recently picked up the Overland pants and...

I just recently picked up the Overland pants and notice they have some little drain holes near the bottom cuff so obviously on some Klim gear this situation was considered.

It begs the question...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,465
Posted By xhungus
I use the Held Sambia gloves as my short-cuff...

I use the Held Sambia gloves as my short-cuff warm-weather glove and I love them. The tactile feel is fantastic and they vent quite well.

I also feel they have a good amount of protection for a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,089
Posted By xhungus
Fantastic RR! Looking forward to more :ear

Fantastic RR! Looking forward to more :ear
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,552
Posted By xhungus
Piss on the haters... wear what you like...

Piss on the haters... wear what you like especially when talking good quality protective gear.

I also commute on a Ninja 650 and wear Klim Bandlands jacket and Overland pants. I wanted good...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,072
Posted By xhungus
I use the Klim Overlands pants with a Badlands...

I use the Klim Overlands pants with a Badlands Pro HiViz jacket and I could not ask for a better combo for commuting. For the Overland pants I ordered a size up from my pant size and can use them as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By xhungus
Africa Twin maybe? If so then yes, well over 400...

Africa Twin maybe? If so then yes, well over 400 lbs
Forum: Face plant 12-03-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,696
Posted By xhungus
^ What they said... by the looks of things you...

^ What they said... by the looks of things you are lucky to be alive!

Nice replacement too... EX650's are fun :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,640
Posted By xhungus
I do agree with that point about starting...

I do agree with that point about starting young...

I think absolute best chance you can give your kids on 2 wheels is:

1. Start them on dirt young.
2. Give them a few years in a cage to learn...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,640
Posted By xhungus
Great debate and a topic that I have been...

Great debate and a topic that I have been thinking about since my children were born. They are still young and I have lots of time to figure out my stance on this issue but I think the subject is...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 101,862
Posted By xhungus
What an amazing story Candiya... thank you for...

What an amazing story Candiya... thank you for having the courage to share it.

The honesty and emotion in your writing is incredible. I have no doubt that you will continue to find strength and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 118,055
Posted By xhungus
Fantastic RR... the brilliance of your adventure...

Fantastic RR... the brilliance of your adventure is in its simplicity, enjoy every minute of it!

As many others have pointed out as well, brilliant photography!
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