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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By dragos
Very fine, thanks. I have a GT Air and an Arai...

Very fine, thanks.
I have a GT Air and an Arai XD4 and I prefer the quality of
the sunglasses I use in the XD4 (and very often in the GT Air).
The sun shield of the GT Air is convenient, and...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By dragos
SW Motech.

SW Motech.
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,278
Posted By dragos
I have a Yellow GT-Air (and a Hi-Viz XD4), both...

I have a Yellow GT-Air (and a Hi-Viz XD4), both are very visible.
Unfortunately the Neotec I got for my wife is not available in Yellow, just White.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 375,092
Posted By dragos
Makes sense.

Makes sense.
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,776
Posted By dragos
That didn't happen to me in some recent all-day...

That didn't happen to me in some recent all-day trips through mostly heavy rain, while being outfitted with GoreTex top-to-bottom.
I think a lot of the waterproofing comes down to the fit&cut, and...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,835
Posted By dragos
I posted the Andy Strapz setup few pages ago:...

I posted the Andy Strapz setup few pages ago: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24516270
It's not completely frameless, but the frames are very small an unobtrusive.
The setup itself...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-12-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,835
Posted By dragos
Not sure they can be used without frames on this...

Not sure they can be used without frames on this particular bike.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,835
Posted By dragos
The owner and his passenger seem to disagree.

The owner and his passenger seem to disagree.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,835
Posted By dragos
Exactly. You can also mount the HB Gobis on the...

Exactly. You can also mount the HB Gobis on the racks if you want.

The MM system seems to waste quite a bit of space on the left of the bike to achieve that balanced look.

The HB system is the...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 17,344
Posted By dragos
Nice selection right there.

Nice selection right there.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By dragos
I'd rather see this discussion go on here:...

I'd rather see this discussion go on here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=945150
Forum: Orange Crush 07-08-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 70,137
Posted By dragos
Wouldn't it be possible to use some external...

Wouldn't it be possible to use some external clips / clamps?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 70,137
Posted By dragos
I'm not sure the DNA by itself solves everything....

I'm not sure the DNA by itself solves everything.
I certainly don't understand the attitude of some dealers out there. I had a chat with my dealer (MotoPabst in Dusseldorf, Germany) before the first...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 17,344
Posted By dragos
The same can happen with mechanical parts...

The same can happen with mechanical parts (brakes, levers, suspension parts, clamps, tires).
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By dragos
The 2014 Tech 10s are completely redesigned. Said...

The 2014 Tech 10s are completely redesigned. Said to be more flexible, lighter, and buckles are excellent.
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By dragos
No idea, didn't have to deal with that yet.

No idea, didn't have to deal with that yet.
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By dragos
No, they're not overkill. If you go offroad you...

No, they're not overkill.
If you go offroad you need as much protection as you can stand, that is, buy the most protective boots you find comfortable (Enduro boots and comfort don't go together that...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 70,137
Posted By dragos
That is possible, the tests were done with the...

That is possible, the tests were done with the pre-filter.
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24313950&postcount=367
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 70,137
Posted By dragos
I know what you say. Nothing against foam filters...

I know what you say. Nothing against foam filters on this side, an I bought an Unifilter that is waiting to be installed at the very first sign of dust.
For now I installed the KTM mesh socks, the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 70,137
Posted By dragos
Why is this getting repeated when measurements...

Why is this getting repeated when measurements showed the exact opposite happening?
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,502
Posted By dragos
I guess it depends a lot on what bikes you are...

I guess it depends a lot on what bikes you are looking at specifically. I don't think I've seen any review describing bikes like the KTM 1190 Adv or the Multistrada as bland, quite the opposite, the...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 17,344
Posted By dragos
A modern plane is much more complex than a WW1...

A modern plane is much more complex than a WW1 plane yet much less likely to fail.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-04-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 70,137
Posted By dragos
RobZorba, really, you seem to take yourself too...

RobZorba, really, you seem to take yourself too seriously. It's the internet.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 381,221
Posted By dragos
Review of the 1190R with quite a bit of offroad. ...

Review of the 1190R with quite a bit of offroad.
https://vimeo.com/99521342
<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/99521342" width="711" height="400" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,835
Posted By dragos
Andy Strapz have an excellent soft bags solution...

Andy Strapz have an excellent soft bags solution as well:
http://www.andystrapz.com/products-details.php?productId=194&productCategoryId=22&Level=1
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By dragos
Enduristan Sandstorm 2E/3E works well.

Enduristan Sandstorm 2E/3E works well.
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 277,730
Posted By dragos
There are 2 errors in your statements: 1. they...

There are 2 errors in your statements: 1. they can't "capitalise to it" by ADDING all those touring features AND keep it at 200 kg (wet, no lees) and 2. It's not at all that "many" are waiting for...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 277,730
Posted By dragos
The HP2 and SuperEnduro are huge enduro bikes,...

The HP2 and SuperEnduro are huge enduro bikes, not Adventure bikes. They're very minimalistic.
A machine named AfricaTwin would have a windscreen, fairings, luggage mounts, big tank.

The KTM 1290...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,927
Posted By dragos
And others. But Arai took their time (that means...

And others. But Arai took their time (that means costly R&D) to make a good implementation.
Which is exactly what they, and Shoei, and Schubert, are doing with their helmets in general, and that's...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,927
Posted By dragos
To me it is. It's detachable (so it doesn't add...

To me it is.
It's detachable (so it doesn't add weight if you don't need it), it doesn't make the internals of the helmet more complex and less secure, and it's more flexible (can work as a sun...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,437
Posted By dragos
There are real dyno tests proving that. It's not...

There are real dyno tests proving that. It's not about believing or not, it's been measured.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,835
Posted By dragos
If you have the Wings, they will fit anyway. ...

If you have the Wings, they will fit anyway.
The removal of passenger handles is necessary for the bags to work with the stock exhaust.
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,927
Posted By dragos
Maybe you can spend some quality time reading...

Maybe you can spend some quality time reading WBW's review of the Arai system you mention.
http://www.webbikeworld.com/r5/arai-pro-shade-review/
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,835
Posted By dragos
I really don't see how that happens. From your...

I really don't see how that happens. From your photos (and my own tests with a similar setup), you can see that the bottom of the bag is pushed upwards by the exhaust+the exhaust mount and that the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,835
Posted By dragos
I thought about doing that as well, but in that...

I thought about doing that as well, but in that case the whole weight of the right pannier is actually sitting on the exhaust, instead of hanging from the top belts on the seat. No idea if the...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By dragos
http://www.webbikeworld.com/r5/arai-pro-shade-revi...

http://www.webbikeworld.com/r5/arai-pro-shade-review/
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By dragos
Touratech (Stadler) Companero. Expensive but...

Touratech (Stadler) Companero. Expensive but protective and flexible. http://www.touratech.co.th/companero/
The Stadler EVO line: http://www.stadler-bekleidung.de/index.php/produkte-en.html?cat=2...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,210
Posted By dragos
I suppose you think of yourself as intelligent.

I suppose you think of yourself as intelligent.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,835
Posted By dragos
One more thing: it might be possible to make them...

One more thing: it might be possible to make them work if you get rid of the passenger handles.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-22-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 83,835
Posted By dragos
The answer is "no". You can see in the photo...

The answer is "no".
You can see in the photo that I have a pack on the passenger seat in order to keep them high.
Or I can keep them low and take advantage of the heat shield that I installed on...
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