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Forum: Equipment 04-29-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,624
Posted By CreatureCore
I also use the latitude with ad1 pants combo. I...

I also use the latitude with ad1 pants combo. I commute in a suit to work so the overpants are needed. As for jacket the Klim has more features and way better styling as well as the life time Gore...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,565
Posted By CreatureCore
Here is a reply i stole off an aprilia forum: ...

Here is a reply i stole off an aprilia forum:



Regarding CE-approval

The CE stnadards are a set of performance requirements for motoryclist protective gear, a couple of which are specific...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,565
Posted By CreatureCore
That is not type b armor. This is, ...

That is not type b armor. This is,
http://www.johnsonleather.com/type-b_limbs.htm

http://www.johnsonleather.com/compare.htm

Revzilla used to sell the type-b, and when they did it was the...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,565
Posted By CreatureCore
Yeah I was going to have them customize...

Yeah I was going to have them customize roadcrafter armor, but the tpro shoulder piece is perfect for the elbow and knee pockets. For back protector I bought the rev'it seesoft piece and used the tf5...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,565
Posted By CreatureCore
The forcefield t-pro type b armor is way better...

The forcefield t-pro type b armor is way better than both sastec and d3o. The forcefield has a residual force of only 8.80 KiloNewtons at 50 Joules. It also passes the CE testing with a force of 100...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,458
Posted By CreatureCore
If just buying armor upgrades for existing...

If just buying armor upgrades for existing jackets the best you can get is t-pro type b armor. Passes the ce level tests at 100 joules instead of 50. At 50 joules transmits only 8.8 kilonewtons. That...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By CreatureCore
roadcrafter armor size

Would anyone with a roadcrafter handy be able to tell me the dimensions of the elbow and knee pads? Thanks in advance.
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 627,252
Posted By CreatureCore
Started my motoport process today. I had a motor...

Started my motoport process today. I had a motor shirt in stretch kevlar sent to me that was in stock in my size. After reading how bulky motoport was and some people complaining about how it feels i...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,820
Posted By CreatureCore
This is true, but at $100 he's not actually going...

This is true, but at $100 he's not actually going to find a pair of pants that are water proof. With these he can wear a cheap pair of non breathable rain pants since it is winter in the rain.
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,820
Posted By CreatureCore
For $122 off amazon the carhartt mens quilted...

For $122 off amazon the carhartt mens quilted bibs are made of 1000 denier cordura. Are fully lined to keep you warm as well. Full leg zips. Abrasion resistance is better then 99% of the crap out...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,957
Posted By CreatureCore
Yes most of the firstgear lineup are priced...

Yes most of the firstgear lineup are priced cheaper then rev'it and dainese. But that doesnt mean anything. Rev'it and Dainese for the most part also use cheap materials until you get into the super...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,957
Posted By CreatureCore
Firstgear went down in quality a long time ago. I...

Firstgear went down in quality a long time ago. I have an old pair of firstgear over pants that are made of 100% cordura. Seems are all solid. Super water proof and its zippers and suspenders are all...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,588
Posted By CreatureCore
I have one of the first few generation of...

I have one of the first few generation of roadcrafters. Mine is so old it was before they added pit vents and armor pockets. I had the gf sew pockets into the liner for me and my roadcrafter now has...
Forum: Vendors 10-28-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 44,317
Posted By CreatureCore
Out of curiosity ever thought about using the...

Out of curiosity ever thought about using the same material to make a 3/4 length touring jacket? I know if i could get a level 2 certified jacket for around 400 with good venting (bicep, armpit,...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,452
Posted By CreatureCore
Yes but Olympia uses better materials and is...

Yes but Olympia uses better materials and is priced accordingly. They certainly aren't the best you can buy, but for the price you pay it's very much worth it. Just the armor sucks. I always replace...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,452
Posted By CreatureCore
Before you put money down on the new rev'it...

Before you put money down on the new rev'it products should be aware they stopped using cordura in the sand and instead using a cheap polyester replacement. Rev'it is not worth the cost. If hiyou...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 16,915
Posted By CreatureCore
For cheaper then those jeans by rev'it motoport...

For cheaper then those jeans by rev'it motoport will make you custom jeans made of 100% 1000d cordura. You send then your favorite pair of jeans and they will replicate it. The rev'it jean is made of...
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 905
Views: 163,413
Posted By CreatureCore
When talking about porsche or ferrari you are...

When talking about porsche or ferrari you are talking about exotic sports cars, those come in loud look at me colors. You look at high end bmws, mercedes, and audis, your choices are grey and black....
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 905
Views: 163,413
Posted By CreatureCore
Going to guess the same reason high end cars...

Going to guess the same reason high end cars almost all come in only grey or black. When making something that costs a lot of money to produce you do not want to stock up on something that will get a...
Forum: Vendors 07-04-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 44,317
Posted By CreatureCore
I dont suppose you have an inventory over in...

I dont suppose you have an inventory over in manhattan do you? I see the website has the company address in FL but your location is in manhattan. Be cool to see the pants in person if possible.
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,104
Posted By CreatureCore
I don't get why it's so bad to spend thirty...

I don't get why it's so bad to spend thirty seconds to put on new gloves. You stop at red lights i assume when you hit one. Just pretend it's a red light stop. The aerostich 3 finger over gloves are...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,486
Posted By CreatureCore
I think the problem with d30 is it does exactly...

I think the problem with d30 is it does exactly what it says it will do. On impact it becomes hard. That is not a good way to dissipate force. It wouldn't be much different than hitting the ground...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,486
Posted By CreatureCore
This image shows the held and bmw armor taking...

This image shows the held and bmw armor taking 2nd and 3rd both being sas-tec

http://www.teizms.com/images/articles/motorradpage.jpg
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,486
Posted By CreatureCore
The bmw armor is just reshaped sastec armor which...

The bmw armor is just reshaped sastec armor which in itself is very good armor. They are just behind forcefield in the best armor you can buy category. Unfortunately the d30 in independent tests has...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,979
Posted By CreatureCore
Teiz Sahara, perforated cordura, super fabric,...

Teiz Sahara, perforated cordura, super fabric, and sastech armor. Combine that with a paclite goretex shell that can be had on eBay under 100 rather easily and your golden. A water proof liner will...
Forum: Vendors 01-10-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 244,771
Posted By CreatureCore
The collar design is a good idea that was poorly...

The collar design is a good idea that was poorly executed. It simply does not work well. A snap positioned on the upper chest would be far more effective. As is the collar just bunches up into a loop...
Forum: Vendors 01-08-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 244,771
Posted By CreatureCore
The design on the collar catch was never that...

The design on the collar catch was never that great on the rev'it products. It's done a lot better on the teiz products. What really bothers me about the new rev'it products is they stopped using...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By CreatureCore
Even if the outside jacket was solid cordura it...

Even if the outside jacket was solid cordura it would not provide any water resistance. In fact it would do the opposite and get soaked giving a larger chance for water to seep into the water proof...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,472
Posted By CreatureCore
The first gear monarch jacket has as water proof...

The first gear monarch jacket has as water proof shell and is 100% water proof. It's also on close out for under 200 right now over at motorcyclegear.com
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,740
Posted By CreatureCore
You might also want to consider the first gear...

You might also want to consider the first gear Rainier if you haven't already used the horizon. It also has a water proof shell and can find it for cheap over at New enough and happy trails. Not many...
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,761
Posted By CreatureCore
I also have a long oval shaped head. I have found...

I also have a long oval shaped head. I have found most icons are the right shape, but they are just cheaply made. The bell rs1 fits amazing and is a great venting helmet, but fogs so bad. The...
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By CreatureCore
I have the darien pants which are now made the...

I have the darien pants which are now made the same way as the ad1s with the flaps over the pockets and the gusset over the fly. Since i got them i swear its rained every day. With them and my...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,154
Posted By CreatureCore
You obviously have a lot less choices then a guy....

You obviously have a lot less choices then a guy. Olympia and Rev'it have women specific gear to look into. Also Teizms.com has the custom made revolution 1 piece. Just watch the video for the...
Forum: Vendors 11-29-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 600,532
Posted By CreatureCore
Im glad you went back to the snap adjusters as...

Im glad you went back to the snap adjusters as they are just a much better way to get a good fit. As for the emails, we did email with no real resolve, but I am satisfied with how you have handled...
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 600,532
Posted By CreatureCore
I have had 2 long over due reviews. One for the...

I have had 2 long over due reviews. One for the powershell and the other for the navigator jacket.

Ill start with the powershell. I bought this used from a member here earlier in the year. It was...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,837
Posted By CreatureCore
I much prefer a 1 piece suit for commuting needs....

I much prefer a 1 piece suit for commuting needs. Its just so much easier and faster. That said there arent many great 1 piece suits. I had the teiz powershell 1 piece suit, and it was probably the...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,086
Posted By CreatureCore
Found the sv with the pelican case bolted to the...

Found the sv with the pelican case bolted to the stock seat for you
http://i1095.photobucket.com/albums/i474/m4coyotehunter/IMAG0151.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,086
Posted By CreatureCore
The best large tailbag imo is the north face...

The best large tailbag imo is the north face basecamp duffle. Can find the 70 liter for around 90 new. Its waterproof and has 2 long daisy chains to tie it down to anything. Super tough design that...
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 600,532
Posted By CreatureCore
I picked up a power shell a few days ago used off...

I picked up a power shell a few days ago used off an inmate on this bored. The quality is top notch. Feels very protective and flows a ton of air with the vents open. Will put it through its paces on...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 30,606
Posted By CreatureCore
Well I ordered a rev'it sirocco jacket from them...

Well I ordered a rev'it sirocco jacket from them as they are the only people who had it listed anywhere. I was really excited to find it in the right size as their website said they only had 3 sizes...
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