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Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 285,010
Posted By John T
Congratulations!!!

Congratulations!!!
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 36,468
Posted By John T
MotoPort is not 100% Kevlar, it is a Kevlar...

MotoPort is not 100% Kevlar, it is a Kevlar blend.

I have no idea if this is true, but some time ago I heard Kevlar is not so good for abrasive protection. I understood it works great for tear and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,484
Posted By John T
Here is the $20 pick-up stick from MSF. Or, build...

Here is the $20 pick-up stick from MSF. Or, build you own.
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https://store.msf-usa.org/Images/MSAC2019NC00.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,956
Posted By John T
Here is a another post were I listed some books. ...

Here is a another post were I listed some books.

Look here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=9359064&postcount=20)

*The link to FJRForum in the above post has additional books not...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,274
Posted By John T
Sleeping bag testing - how?

<o:p></o:p> I have read many posts on sleeping bags and have yet to get an understanding of how they are rated.
<o:p> </o:p>
Years ago, I slept in a bag rated for 30-degrees. In 20-degree...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,071
Posted By John T
There I was cruising in NV one night about 1200...

There I was cruising in NV one night about 1200 miles into my ride and I see a rabbit in the middle of the road. It saw my headlight and froze. I did not want to risk a swerve and him take off at the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By John T
Motorcyclist Advisory Council (MAC-FHWA) 2009 Motorcyclist Road Conditions Survey

Every so often I get emails from Nevada's member of the Motorcyclist Advisory Council to the Federal Highway Administration (MAC-FHWA) (http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/mac/index.htm). This morning I...
Forum: Vendors 05-22-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 109,018
Posted By John T
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type"...

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By John T
Try looking at this post over on the FJRForum ...

Try looking at this post over on the FJRForum

http://www.fjrforum.com/forum//index.php?showtopic=20858
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,501
Posted By John T
Not so much related to motorcycle tires, but...

Not so much related to motorcycle tires, but something to consider.

http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=4826897 (http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=4826897)
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By John T
I had a issue such as your with my winter gloves....

I had a issue such as your with my winter gloves.

I took the gloves to a tailor and he put a zipper on the gauntlet to a can make it smaller. Cost me $20 for the pair of gloves.
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,617
Posted By John T
+1 on MotoPort

+1 on MotoPort
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 57,131
Posted By John T
A lot of good info can be found here: ...

A lot of good info can be found here:
Motorcycle Trailer Towing (http://forums.delphiforums.com/MCTrailertowing)

The key to pulling a lot of weight with a bike is your stopping. Many of us who...
Forum: Face plant 04-21-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,224
Posted By John T
That sucks. I hope you get better soon!

That sucks.
I hope you get better soon!
Forum: Face plant 04-20-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,133
Posted By John T
The picture seems to have issues, sometimes it is...

The picture seems to have issues, sometimes it is there, other times it is not. I will see what I cna do to make it show again.

The bike is somewhat ridable. When starting it there was a high...
Forum: Face plant 04-17-2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,133
Posted By John T
Mt. Rose, coming in from Carson City. The...

Mt. Rose, coming in from Carson City.

The intersection not having cameras seems weird to me with as big as the intersection is. However, I was told both roads are in the jurisdiction of NHP, but...
Forum: Face plant 04-16-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,133
Posted By John T
You not alone, I still get fired up thinking...

You not alone, I still get fired up thinking about.

It also bugs me only a single person got out of their car to check on me. I was fine and not hurt, but only the guy behind me check. When I...
Forum: Face plant 04-16-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,972
Posted By John T
That sucks, glad you are okay.

That sucks, glad you are okay.
Forum: Face plant 04-16-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,133
Posted By John T
Thank you all. A guy here at work thinks...

Thank you all.

A guy here at work thinks the guy might not have know he hit me. He tells me if the anti-lock brakes were making noise he might not have heard it.

However, I don't care, I...
Forum: Face plant 04-16-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,133
Posted By John T
Nope, I went to the NHP station to file the...

Nope, I went to the NHP station to file the report and they checked. No cameras on this interscetion.

I do look for the car on my morning drives in now. With any luck I will see it and there will...
Forum: Face plant 04-16-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,133
Posted By John T
I joined the crash club

A few weeks back I woke up to start my day and head to work. When I opened the front door I noticed some snow flurries. No big deal, they were light and not sticking to the ground. However, from...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,533
Posted By John T
Congrats on the gear!!! Here is a link to...

Congrats on the gear!!!

Here is a link to the options I added to my gear:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=9351437&postcount=919
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By John T
No wear on my seat at 30K miles. However,...

No wear on my seat at 30K miles.

However, there is wear on the paint where my knees touch the tank.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,533
Posted By John T
Leatt Brace Fitment Video

I guess the real answer is, I simple want a second one.

Leatt Brace Fitment Video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m53NRq0gkO0

After talking to Wayne, he will adjust the collar on the jacket to...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,533
Posted By John T
#1 I do not have the zipper. However with the 3/4...

#1 I do not have the zipper. However with the 3/4 jacket I don't feel it is needed.

#2 The hip armor is thin.
The problem with your thought is the hip armor is installed in pockets that can not...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 604,606
Posted By John T
brianjonesphoto, <meta...

brianjonesphoto,

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"><meta name="ProgId" content="Word.Document"><meta name="Generator" content="Microsoft Word 11"><meta...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,656
Posted By John T
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type"...

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"><meta name="ProgId" content="Word.Document"><meta name="Generator" content="Microsoft Word 11"><meta name="Originator"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2009, 11:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,488
Posted By John T
In the past I had a problem such as yours. My...

In the past I had a problem such as yours. My solution was to pull in the clutch and rev the engine high. The bike (sport bike with stock exhaust) had a louder bark then the dogs. Only took a few...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By John T
Order one, let me know how it works. I am...

Order one, let me know how it works.

I am guessing the April Fools email went out early.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,520
Posted By John T
I like my motoport gear. I can put the pants on...

I like my motoport gear. I can put the pants on in about 20 seconds and put the jacket on while walking to the bike.

Just find gear there is easy to put on and take off. MotoPort, Stitch, or what...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 604,606
Posted By John T
See the options I put on gear here: ...

See the options I put on gear here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=9351437&postcount=919

Of all the modifications I made I think the emergency pocket was my best option.

In the...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 73,976
Posted By John T
Anyone have a link to the ADV brace? Thank you,...

Anyone have a link to the ADV brace?
Thank you,

Nevermind, I found it burried on their website.
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,333
Posted By John T
Larryboy, I have a handfull of those. They are...

Larryboy, I have a handfull of those. They are great.

Some time back I was on the side of the road at night getting some things out of my trunk I notice in my mirrors two lights coming up on me....
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,333
Posted By John T
Knowledge <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...

Knowledge
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Over on the FJRForum I keep a list of books, and reviews. Each time someone posts a new book I...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 604,606
Posted By John T
Here are my options: 1 - Extra map pocket 2 -...

Here are my options:
1 - Extra map pocket
2 - Key pocket on my left forearm
3 - Reflective stips on the arms
4 - "Emergency Information" pocket.
5 - Extra neck snap
With only the two...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,134
Posted By John T
I went to Sam's club and purchsed two pair of...

I went to Sam's club and purchsed two pair of sunglass frames. One has tinted lens, the other has clear lens.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,269
Posted By John T
I have also read many posts with people...

I have also read many posts with people complaining the MotoPort armor is bad as it has not been tested and certified. They go on to explain that if the armor is that great why not get it tested and...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,451
Posted By John T
More here: ...

More here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=373179

This is what I use:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7682293&postcount=40
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 72,833
Posted By John T
Bring a sharp knife. The brand does not...

Bring a sharp knife.

The brand does not matter, just make sure it is sharp. Before every trip I make I have a mobile knife sharpening business swing my job and sharpen my camping knife, along with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2,746
Views: 748,609
Posted By John T
This video makes me want to go take a night ride:...

This video makes me want to go take a night ride:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vj9Xqc6JcA0

More videos from the same guy:
http://www.youtube.com/user/jdog109socal
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