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Forum: Vendors 03-15-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,661
Posted By ovenking
Shout out to Motorcycle Innovations and Matt! ...

Shout out to Motorcycle Innovations and Matt!

Great shop and great guy to deal with. :clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-13-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,407
Posted By ovenking
Had the Akra on mine. No noticeable power bump,...

Had the Akra on mine. No noticeable power bump, but the sound, oh the glorious sound. The stock can sounds like an asthmatic bubble maker, and the Akra is much meaner and "growlier", without...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-13-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,407
Posted By ovenking
Great looking bike! Makes me miss my...

Great looking bike!

Makes me miss my GS.:waysad
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-04-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 124,024
Posted By ovenking
Thanks for sending on the files! Can't wait to...

Thanks for sending on the files! Can't wait to get out and explore!
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,153
Posted By ovenking
Most dealers can order pinlocks visors from Parts...

Most dealers can order pinlocks visors from Parts Canada or one of the other ripoff distributors, but the costs are astronomical compared to buying in the US.

I bought mine here: Competition...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,454
Posted By ovenking
FWIW, I wear a medium Arai XD3 and bought a...

FWIW, I wear a medium Arai XD3 and bought a medium HyperX and the fit is spot-on.

The vision out the front is amazing. You'll be amazed the first time just how much vision you have (and wonder...
Forum: Vendors 03-23-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 188,623
Posted By ovenking
I'd love to support Canadian dealers, but have...

I'd love to support Canadian dealers, but have you looked at Rev'It's CAD MSRP lately? I've bought multiple Rev'It items from the vendors on ADV in the past and will continue to do so until there is...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,361
Posted By ovenking
FWIW, Compacc says they're in stock.

FWIW, Compacc says they're in stock.
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,361
Posted By ovenking
Try Competition Accessories...

Try Competition Accessories (http://www.compacc.com/p/Arai-Pinlock-Anti-Fog-Lenses-and-Shields-for-XD-XD-3).
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-14-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,914
Posted By ovenking
I've got the Wunderlich and it works well. Some...

I've got the Wunderlich and it works well. Some slight diffusion on the sides, but really nothing to get hot and bothered about. I ride at night quite a bit and have never had issues with the light...
Forum: Vendors 12-14-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 323,332
Posted By ovenking
Not sure if you're looking for an under cuff or...

Not sure if you're looking for an under cuff or gauntlet style glove, but in my case I use the Comet gloves with my Sands and they work really well.
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 188,623
Posted By ovenking
Hey Booch, I really HATE it when Rev'It decides...

Hey Booch, I really HATE it when Rev'It decides to put stuff on sale! Especially right before Christmas!!! :evil

Anyway, I had a question about the summer gloves (yes, already thinking of next...
Forum: Vendors 11-08-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 37,505
Posted By ovenking
Just want to give a prop to Etmoto for this great...

Just want to give a prop to Etmoto for this great product. Shipping time was reasonable considering it had to get from Singapore to Canada, and Canada Post is hardly the epitome of timely deliveries.
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,536
Posted By ovenking
Great RR! :clap By the way, the missing...

Great RR! :clap

By the way, the missing name of the gentleman on the right from the ferry shot is Dominique.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,505
Posted By ovenking
Also check out Pazzo...

Also check out Pazzo (http://www.pazzoracing.com/) levers. Cheaper than the Wunderlichs, but then again they do not adjust for length, just for reach.

They make long and short versions. I...
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 188,623
Posted By ovenking
Sand combo in stock?

Hey Anthony, I noticed the Sand jacket in black/silver M and Sand pants in black S are both out of stock. Do you have an ETA for when they'll be back in and shipping?

I have some free cash...
Forum: Vendors 02-03-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 188,623
Posted By ovenking
Sand sizing?

Hey Booch, I'm toying with the idea of upgrading from the Dragon to the Sand jacket sometime this year. Waiting for the first batch of user reviews to hear what they have to say about it!

Is the...
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,128
Posted By ovenking
Nice one, Aether. Any chance of posting pics...

Nice one, Aether. Any chance of posting pics looking head-on? I'm curious to see how they visibility is with the lights mounted on the crash bars vs. the fork. Ta!
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 28,386
Posted By ovenking
Not sure what your plans are heading from Alaska...

Not sure what your plans are heading from Alaska to NYC, but if you make a stop in Toronto there's a beer or two with your name on it :freaky . I'll even go out of my way to make sure it's not at an...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 1,933,764
Posted By ovenking
Oisin, I'm guessing you haven't been encountering...

Oisin, I'm guessing you haven't been encountering the same scenery in Patagonia?...:rofl :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 30,129
Posted By ovenking
Very nice report! I might be in Melbourne in...

Very nice report! I might be in Melbourne in June for a wedding, and am considering hiring a bike for after, so it was good to read about your experiences with BikeRoundOz and the route.
Forum: Canada 10-28-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,980
Posted By ovenking
If you manage to get this going I'll be there...

If you manage to get this going I'll be there waiting in line for my next major service:clap .

I love options and the GTA's dealerships could use a bit of competition.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-13-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,548
Posted By ovenking
Darn, too good to be true! Maybe you could use...

Darn, too good to be true! Maybe you could use whatever influence you have over at Rox HQ to get them to machine a similar set for the 658 :evil.

The 658, like the younger and uglier sister,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-11-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,548
Posted By ovenking
Wow, those might just be the solution for my...

Wow, those might just be the solution for my 658GS! I've been having some shoulder issues recently, most likely from a combination of new office furniture (and ergonomics) and having to reach...
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 723,019
Posted By ovenking
Placed my order this morning...Can't wait to show...

Placed my order this morning...Can't wait to show my allegiance! Rick, anyway you could express deliver it to downtown Toronto?...:evil
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By ovenking
Hi Jim, I have a KBC FFR as well and can confirm...

Hi Jim, I have a KBC FFR as well and can confirm that your helmet is "normal". Nothing is missing!

Definitely try earplugs. I ride with the Etymotic Research ER20s and they work very well at...
Forum: Canada 07-02-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 991
Posted By ovenking
The other thing you could try is the Electronic...

The other thing you could try is the Electronic Money Transfer (EMT) thingy, which most of the big banks offer. Provided, of course, that the buyer is setup for online banking, in which case the...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 118,563
Posted By ovenking
Tinted visors?

Anyone have the FX-37 light smoke visor? Would it be suitable for all day and early-evening rides or is it too light/dark?

The only pics I've seen are of the clear and dark smoke visors and...
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 188,623
Posted By ovenking
Thanks for the quick response, Anthony! ...

Thanks for the quick response, Anthony!

Just one more question though before I make a decision...

Which pant does a better job of venting, the Rotor or Mistral? Or do both of them pretty...
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 188,623
Posted By ovenking
Question Summer pants?

So now that temps in Toronto are starting to make their way to the 30s (that's about 90+ for you Yanks :D ) I'm finding the Factor pants to be a bit, erm, sweaty, in commuter traffic.

I'm...
Forum: Vendors 06-09-2009, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 188,623
Posted By ovenking
Thanks Anthony! I gave Aaron at Rev'It a call...

Thanks Anthony! I gave Aaron at Rev'It a call and the zipper connector is on its way! :clap
Forum: Vendors 06-07-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 188,623
Posted By ovenking
Zip not fitting on jacket/pants?

Hey Anthony, I was wondering if you could have someone at the shop see if you have any luck with pairing this combo...

Dragon jacket and Factor pants

After having the set for quite a few...
Forum: Vendors 04-27-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 188,623
Posted By ovenking
Factor pants

I just noticed the Factor pants now come in a short size as well...was this option recently added or am I just really inattentive when placing orders???

The SM regular I got isn't bad, but I...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,166
Posted By ovenking
Just got these in the mail and have been wearing...

Just got these in the mail and have been wearing them around the house. Pretty comfy straight from the box and quality of the leather and craftsmanship is high. Really nice boot for the price.
...
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 188,623
Posted By ovenking
Thanks!

Hey Anthony,

Just placed my order for the Dragon jacket, Factor pants and a helmet, and can't wait to get my hands on them!

I ended up going with the M for the Dragon. I went home and took my...
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 188,623
Posted By ovenking
Damn, now I'm going to lie awake at night...

Damn, now I'm going to lie awake at night wondering if I should just get a cheap jacket for now and wait for the next generation to come out in 2 years! :D
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 188,623
Posted By ovenking
Dragon sizing and other stuff

Hi Anthony,

I need to get myself kitted out within a budget and was looking at the Dragon jacket as an ideal combo of price and features, a jacket I can wear year-round. I'm just starting out in...
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