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Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,502
Posted By Reverse
I wear 36x36 riding jeans, and have to say that...

I wear 36x36 riding jeans, and have to say that the compacc jeans are my favorite ones that come with armor. I have both the cargo khakis, and the blue and black jeans. If you order the jeans, go...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,319
Posted By Reverse
If you appreciate more room for your legs, you...

If you appreciate more room for your legs, you need to get the GSA. It has taller seat heights than the GS.

Why buy a GS and then screw around with replacing tank etc.? Just buy the GSA, remove...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,785
Posted By Reverse
I checked out quite a few bashplates, and decided...

I checked out quite a few bashplates, and decided on BMW's heavy duty model. It transfers the forces through a rubber block that has been molded to fit the cooling ribs on the bottom of the engine. ...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,834
Posted By Reverse
bikerland used DHL/US Postal Service for...

bikerland used DHL/US Postal Service for shipping, and the suit arrived without any duty paid (and without paying any VAT in germany -> this means that I got a discount of 20% off their listed...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,277
Posted By Reverse
Very nice! Screwing with Arduino and Raspberry...

Very nice! Screwing with Arduino and Raspberry Pi hardware looks like a lot of fun :-)

For the less technically inclined, I would just like to add that most of what this solution accomplishes can...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,259
Posted By Reverse
Looks similar to this one: <iframe width="560"...

Looks similar to this one:
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/xnHDu-oW7_Y?list=PL9AE23A7F0C9FDC91" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,553
Posted By Reverse
2007 GSA. Complete replacement. I had never...

2007 GSA. Complete replacement. I had never noticed any problem, but am glad they caught this.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,609
Posted By Reverse
They're from amazon: ...

They're from amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005EHHLD8/ref=oh_details_o07_s00_i01?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By Reverse
Just bought my second set of TCX Jupiter boots. ...

Just bought my second set of TCX Jupiter boots.

Waterproof but also breathable (GoreTex), great fit and reasonable price:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,609
Posted By Reverse
LED strips on a roll are great. I used them to...

LED strips on a roll are great. I used them to put lights in my truck bed, but don't think I'd put in on my GSA. I'd have to start cleaning my bike :-)
...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,722
Posted By Reverse
My suit is a mesh (actually AFT) suit, with a...

My suit is a mesh (actually AFT) suit, with a Goretex removable liner that can also be inflated when it gets really cold. For me, in GA and in combination with a heated vest, that suffices...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Reverse
Sent you an email. Thanks!

Sent you an email. Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Reverse
Thanks Jim. While $69 is better than $90, I'll...

Thanks Jim. While $69 is better than $90, I'll give Boneyard a try first :D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Reverse
M6 nut for GS Adventure screen

I a recent move I lost the M6 nut that is part of the screen adjusting mechanism on my 2007 GSA. The attached pics describe it better than I can in words :-)

BMW have apparenly discontinued this...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,722
Posted By Reverse
After riding in cheaper, and mostly acceptable...

After riding in cheaper, and mostly acceptable gear for years (Olympia, Cortech, Fieldsheer, etc.), I finally saved up and bought a Rukka suit 2 years ago.

It is the best gear I've ever owned. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,244
Posted By Reverse
Another vote for Rukka: love the removable neck...

Another vote for Rukka: love the removable neck wrap on my jacket. Waterproof, elastic, and easily closed through velcro strips.

Rukka is not cheap, but it just works.
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,814
Posted By Reverse
You're exactly right. I was ready to purchase...

You're exactly right. I was ready to purchase the Beacon RF1200 and found that Shoei had basically returned to the RF1000 sizing (which means kissing the inside of the chinbar for me). XL and XXL...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,971
Posted By Reverse
Perhaps Caribou (http://cariboucases.com/) can...

Perhaps Caribou (http://cariboucases.com/) can help you secure your case to your bike?
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,450
Posted By Reverse
None of your pics show, all display the broken...

None of your pics show, all display the broken pic link icon. Videos do show.
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By Reverse
OP's from the land of 20% sales tax, so 6 or 7%...

OP's from the land of 20% sales tax, so 6 or 7% isn't going to faze him :lol3
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,842
Posted By Reverse
The GPS recording solutions that are out there...

The GPS recording solutions that are out there (including Contour's) are all proprietary. AFAIK, there's no way to display position and video outside their respective apps.

I own a Contour and...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,127
Posted By Reverse
Check out Powerlet's website: ...

Check out Powerlet's website:

http://www.powerlet.com/img/productImages/primary/PPC-015-DB_p_211_webl.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,256
Posted By Reverse
For me, since I mount my cam on the side of my...

For me, since I mount my cam on the side of my helmet, the most important feature of a camera is that the lens will rotate. If it doesn't, you end up with tilted footage if your helmet's side...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,012
Posted By Reverse
Techmoan has a new review up. I personally don't...

Techmoan has a new review up. I personally don't like the way this camera mounts to the helmet, but is a good value otherwise:

<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,012
Posted By Reverse
The non-rotating lens makes this camera unfit for...

The non-rotating lens makes this camera unfit for mounting on most helmets. I have the Contour mounted on the side of my Shoei and had to rotate the lens 5-10 degrees out of vertical.

Without the...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,012
Posted By Reverse
You have a point. The big slider on the Contour...

You have a point. The big slider on the Contour is one of my favorite features of that cam.

Perhaps this one would be more to your liking:

<iframe width="420" height="315"...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,012
Posted By Reverse
techmoan frequently mentions that the youtube...

techmoan frequently mentions that the youtube videos sometimes stutter,a nd that the originals do not. So no worries.
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,012
Posted By Reverse
There are a lot of good cameras out there, but...

There are a lot of good cameras out there, but they are all too bulky IMO.

Contour got the form factor right: it's the most unobtrusive camera I could find. The round body, the laser level, and...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By Reverse
Looks similar to the Honda Ruckus setup: ...

Looks similar to the Honda Ruckus setup:

http://www.motorscooterguide.net/pictures/HondaBigRuckus.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By Reverse
Doesn't this pick up a lot of vibration? I tried...

Doesn't this pick up a lot of vibration? I tried all kinds oflocations on my GSA and couldnb't find one that wouldn't make the image wobble.
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By Reverse
This guy reviews cameras all the time. I like...

This guy reviews cameras all the time. I like his no-nonsense style. Here's one that might work, although it's not waterproof:

<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,103
Posted By Reverse
Same here. I'm 6'4". Last time I was in Europe...

Same here. I'm 6'4". Last time I was in Europe I visited a store that had the Durban in stock, Tried the Durban jacket on in my usual size - not even close, arms way too short. Italians seem...
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2,205
Views: 289,383
Posted By Reverse
Made yet another offering to the rubber gods: ...

Made yet another offering to the rubber gods:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-X6RZZGEnNyw/UgfgISwKE4I/AAAAAAAA9zI/LA2HHdR-qd8/s800/IMG_20130811_102055.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,348
Posted By Reverse
+1 They vent, but are still waterproof. ...

+1

They vent, but are still waterproof. Best summer boots I've ever owned. They could do with a little more protection, but that's a trade-off I'm willing to make.
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,621
Posted By Reverse
:huh The Rukka Airway is a mesh suit.... ...

:huh

The Rukka Airway is a mesh suit....

Also, I'm the proud owner of an Olympia Stealth suit. Nice, but not in the same class as a Rukka suit.
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,621
Posted By Reverse
I have used the Rukka Airvision pants and jacket...

I have used the Rukka Airvision pants and jacket for three years now (in GA). In summer, it's a fully vented mesh suit that works very well; even the armor is a weave that lets air through (although...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 82,265
Posted By Reverse
Armored _and_ waterproof; the selection is pretty...

Armored _and_ waterproof; the selection is pretty small.

Try the Alter Ego...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,109
Posted By Reverse
Rukka: ...

Rukka:

http://images0.revzilla.com/product_images/0041/4740/rukka_airway_jacket_zoom.jpg
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,390
Posted By Reverse
I tried all the usual suspects over the years:...

I tried all the usual suspects over the years: Cortech, Olympia, Firstgear, etc, etc. None of them were even remotely waterproof, in a short rainstorm or daylong deluge.

I finally spent the money...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,324
Posted By Reverse
I'll let Techmoan do it, his reviews are bullshit...

I'll let Techmoan do it, his reviews are bullshit free and very informative. I agree with just about everything in his review:

<iframe width="560" height="315"...
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