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Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By Ape76
Question How did you get the Bioarmor to fit into place...

How did you get the Bioarmor to fit into place without adhesive? Does it move at all when riding or feel secure?
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 97,087
Posted By Ape76
Thumb Not in Walmart but I found Champion C9 brand base...

Not in Walmart but I found Champion C9 brand base layers at Target that actually fit true to size and work well for cool or warm weather. Can catch them on sale under $15 sometimes.
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By Ape76
Thumb Nice pics & review. Def considering a set.

Nice pics & review. Def considering a set.
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 986
Posted By Ape76
http://www.webbikeworld.com/r2/motorcycle-helmet/k...

http://www.webbikeworld.com/r2/motorcycle-helmet/kabuto-ff5v-helmet-review/
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 986
Posted By Ape76
I always heard good things about OGKs in the past...

I always heard good things about OGKs in the past but never tried them. Will take a look at local IMS show
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 627,997
Posted By Ape76
Question [If you place an order for our Ultra II Air Mesh...

[If you place an order for our Ultra II Air Mesh Kevlar Pant from now to Christmas and your close to a standard size, were giving away a free Aero-Tex Pant Liner. $99.00 normal cost.

Best...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 17,160
Posted By Ape76
Pertaining to the Kushitanis: I wasn't...

Pertaining to the Kushitanis:

I wasn't knocking you for it. They look great! Fit is quite important so price shouldn't matter if you can afford it. I'm just upset because I thought they were...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 17,160
Posted By Ape76
Nice looking "jeans." Did you pay $610 for them?...

Nice looking "jeans." Did you pay $610 for them? :eek1
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 17,160
Posted By Ape76
I'm going thru the same dilemma. Give this...

I'm going thru the same dilemma. Give this article a look:
www.mcnews.com/mcn/model_eval/2012SeptJnCmpro.pdf (http://www.mcnews.com/mcn/model_eval/2012SeptJnCmpro.pdf‎)‎...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,626
Posted By Ape76
I agree with you. Was kinda disappointed that...

I agree with you. Was kinda disappointed that there was no real riding gear present in the "75% off" sale. Only small "gadgets" that no one bought hence the reason they are closing them out...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 20,064
Posted By Ape76
You get what you pay for especially with the...

You get what you pay for especially with the crappy Bilt brand. As others mentioned crappy stitching, fit is off, etc.

I picked up some "race gloves" for local rides on closeout. Wore them 3...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By Ape76
These are all great but quite expensive. Syed...

These are all great but quite expensive. Syed Leathers are awesome too. Also try Spartan Leathers which are more affordable and seem to get great reviews:
http://www.spartanleathers.com/
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By Ape76
Look around for closeouts if you know what fits...

Look around for closeouts if you know what fits you best.

Fyi...
http://www.compacc.com/p/Shoei-RF-1100-Motorcycle-Helmets-Enigma-Graphic
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,619
Posted By Ape76
I'm on a naked bike as well and have experienced...

I'm on a naked bike as well and have experienced this. Use ear plugs as others said earlier and get a properly fitted helmet; lighter weight helps too. My Suomys have "O" buffeting at higher speeds...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By Ape76
I have tried both On and can confirm that they...

I have tried both On and can confirm that they don't fit the same. RF1000 is rounder in comparison to the RS1 which I could not wear in the same size...

Try On a RF1100 or Qwest.
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,730
Posted By Ape76
Nice review I have been considering this

Nice review I have been considering this
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By Ape76
On the same boat so tried the Gt Air but could...

On the same boat so tried the Gt Air but could barely get it over my head. Nolan N85 will be next. Hear they are quality lids for the money.

Never tried the Vega and the Bilt just didn't feel...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By Ape76
Sizes?

Sizes?
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,151
Posted By Ape76
Great advice all! Always "get the best gear you...

Great advice all! Always "get the best gear you can afford."

I currently have an ad up for small Motoport jacket in the classifieds as well...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,246
Posted By Ape76
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,756
Posted By Ape76
Elkskin is similar but generally a bit thicker...

Elkskin is similar but generally a bit thicker and stronger. Of course quality depends on the stitching, etc. I'm considering the Aerostich Competition Ropers myself because they have a bit of...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,246
Posted By Ape76
Thanks! I would like to hear more regarding the...

Thanks! I would like to hear more regarding the Leatt too...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,246
Posted By Ape76
Bumping this thread for more feedback :ear

Bumping this thread for more feedback :ear
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 37,859
Posted By Ape76
The leather gear I tried on from Rev'it seems...

The leather gear I tried on from Rev'it seems well made but I"m both concerned and disappointed in the Sand trousers. Why would the charge so much if 50% is polyester...? :huh
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By Ape76
I know TCX street boots usually fit wider but not...

I know TCX street boots usually fit wider but not sure about the Dirt versions. You may want to try them on...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 627,997
Posted By Ape76
Would def like to see better photos depicting...

Would def like to see better photos depicting this and more...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 627,997
Posted By Ape76
Their GP2 track pants fit my style well for...

Their GP2 track pants fit my style well for preferred "slim fit." I'm considering their Riva Cordura jacket to zip into the GP2's making a nice 2 piece however the Riva looks "puffy" in the arms for...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,438
Posted By Ape76
I bought the Freeze out glove liner in medium...

I bought the Freeze out glove liner in medium even though I normally wear small gloves so they run small. Also I noticed some of the liners had seams opening up in the store so that warranty will...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,717
Posted By Ape76
I have a Sparx Stryder as well and have been able...

I have a Sparx Stryder as well and have been able to fit my glasses in with some tinkering. I find most "touring" oriented helmets to fit glasses comfortably (Arai & Shoei) based on my intermediate...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,917
Posted By Ape76
I got to check out some of the Bilt gear in...

I got to check out some of the Bilt gear in person and agree with what most others stated. My personal opinion is don't go in with high expectations and it's probably best not to use of any of their...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,227
Posted By Ape76
The AGV line specifically the T2 seem to fit your...

The AGV line specifically the T2 seem to fit your profile so check them out...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,706
Posted By Ape76
Picked up a cheap pair of Bilt street boots Black...

Picked up a cheap pair of Bilt street boots Black Friday that seem adequate. If they start falling apart I can replace them for 5 years so why not...They don't compare to other race oriented boots...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,090
Posted By Ape76
Cycle gear guarantees them so I would just get a...

Cycle gear guarantees them so I would just get a full refund...Most of their own brands (Bilt) get mixed reviews :huh
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By Ape76
I just bought these to give them a shot for...

I just bought these to give them a shot for colder weather but haven't tried them on the bike yet. They fit true to size (small 8"). They seem well built for the price. I have to get used to the...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 67,952
Posted By Ape76
Bad Dad, That's one heck of a crash! :eek1 ...

Bad Dad,

That's one heck of a crash! :eek1 Glad you came out ok for the most past. Mesh gear just scares me in general even though it may be suitable for really hot weather...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,114
Posted By Ape76
That's odd because the street/touring boots had a...

That's odd because the street/touring boots had a higher heel than normal to me :huh...I guess the GT's are slightly different...

Very good quality btw.
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,114
Posted By Ape76
Update

I didn't realize that I could see these so close to me. It's not a retail store but call ahead for viewing. The street boots were really nice and comfortable. I found the sizing to be spot on...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,114
Posted By Ape76
I wasn't familiar with Formas but they seem like...

I wasn't familiar with Formas but they seem like a great value at these prices...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,174
Posted By Ape76
I registered on the Arai site then emailed...

I registered on the Arai site then emailed customer care directly from there. They were quite responsive and helpful and I hear TSP is as well...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,486
Posted By Ape76
This is what I heard so Silk better at retaining...

This is what I heard so Silk better at retaining heat...?
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