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Forum: Equipment 12-04-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,221
Posted By JTT
All of the above. Actually quite refreshing to...

All of the above. Actually quite refreshing to just peel off whole suit and slip on some sandals. This was my preference if stop was more than a few minutes.
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By JTT
I would concur with the previous poster. I too...

I would concur with the previous poster. I too have had both and found the RC to be warmer.
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By JTT
Keep in mind too that Motoport cordura is not...

Keep in mind too that Motoport cordura is not like most out there. I had the opportunity to see and feel it up close and it is much softer and pliable than normal cordura...very nice. I also had a...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,213
Posted By JTT
Yup. Although I've never done it, as I feel that...

Yup. Although I've never done it, as I feel that would be very unfair to the vendor as it's not their fault. Besides, it would be well within the rights of the vendor to charge me shipping and...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,213
Posted By JTT
Count yourself as lucky, as this is status quo in...

Count yourself as lucky, as this is status quo in Canada and has been for years. In fact here, they hold your parcel ransom for their charges before releasing it to you. Charges appear very much to...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,867
Posted By JTT
I love ingenuity and creative thinking! :ear

I love ingenuity and creative thinking! :ear
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 239,382
Posted By JTT
Yup, left side is the worst, as the right has the...

Yup, left side is the worst, as the right has the benefit of the normal collar velcro attaching to the fixing point of the little tab, so double velcro.

I sounded a little harsh in my earlier...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 239,382
Posted By JTT
Mine is first generation (I believe) and IS new. ...

Mine is first generation (I believe) and IS new. Not heard of velcro breaking in, but perhaps it will get better with age :huh
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 239,382
Posted By JTT
Dear Klim....

I know it's a lot to ask of a $900 jacket, but could you PLEASE splurge on some decent, or even mid range, velcro?

I'm really liking my Badlands suit for the most part. It's very good, however...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,818
Posted By JTT
Ignore the comb over crowd Murmur, jealousy is a...

Ignore the comb over crowd Murmur, jealousy is a ugly thing
http://wineberserkers.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Beard-Comb-Over1.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,818
Posted By JTT
I use a liner that is a cotton like material, not...

I use a liner that is a cotton like material, not stretchy (Sliks Original (http://www.webbikeworld.com/r3/helmet-liner/)). I can kind of just lay it over my head, pull helmet on and it comes off...
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,458
Posted By JTT
I did that with a stock seat in fact. I also...

I did that with a stock seat in fact. I also widened it a bit at the hips. Much better than stock. Ended up coming across a Corbin and have been using it. I still have that stock seat if you're...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,716
Posted By JTT
I agree. I forgot to mention that is good for at...

I agree. I forgot to mention that is good for at least an hour at 50-70 mph.
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By JTT
NeedForSpeed, any chance you've considered...

NeedForSpeed, any chance you've considered building up a shock for us older Tiger owners (2003 Triumph Tiger 955i)? I hear a rumour one was in the works.:ear
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,716
Posted By JTT
I'm a recent Badlands convert. It is a very...

I'm a recent Badlands convert. It is a very draft free jacket, therefore great in cold temps. I thought my old Darien was pretty good, but not like the Badlands.

I've tried a wide variety of...
Forum: Canada 06-06-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,091
Posted By JTT
I concur with most of what has been said. Unless...

I concur with most of what has been said. Unless you really need to make time, avoid all the 100 series highways, they're all boring slab. As zokn noted, it's hard to suggest without understanding...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 239,382
Posted By JTT
Sizing really does seem inconsistent. I'm 6'1",...

Sizing really does seem inconsistent. I'm 6'1", 213lb, 44-45" chest. I usually wear a 36W/34L jean and a 44L suit (38 in suit pants). I'm fairly wide in the shoulders, certainly not narrow...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 1,491,060
Posted By JTT
Really? I tried them but stopping performance...

Really? I tried them but stopping performance was absolutely horrible. Switched to sintered and all was good again. Have worn out one set of front rotors though at around 60,000 kms though, but...
Forum: Canada 04-20-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By JTT
Bedford NS, Protech is no more. Retired.

Bedford NS, Protech is no more. Retired.
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 239,382
Posted By JTT
Thanks Yeti. If it becomes too big of an issue,...

Thanks Yeti. If it becomes too big of an issue, I'll just put a couple of snaps on. Wore mine for the first time today. About 6C and I wore a light down sweater under jacket quite comfortably. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,782
Posted By JTT
Ditto on the Bags Connection bag. The rain cover...

Ditto on the Bags Connection bag. The rain cover works better than any others I've used. Fits nice and snug and withstood 4 hrs in a hurricane with everything dry and secure. Now, of course, you...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 239,382
Posted By JTT
How are people managing, what I "think" is the...

How are people managing, what I "think" is the 1st generation arm adjusting straps? I haven't worn it on the bike yet, but just moving around, the lack of velcro on the tabs has them constantly...
Forum: Vendors 04-13-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By JTT
Ordered up a copy today! ...unfortunately, before...

Ordered up a copy today! ...unfortunately, before I saw this post :rofl
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,778
Posted By JTT
No idea what your talking about :lol3

No idea what your talking about :lol3
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By JTT
Don't worry Dan, you didn't miss anything. ...

Don't worry Dan, you didn't miss anything. Neither really do anything practical.
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 361,538
Posted By JTT
How about this.... ...

How about this....
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Forum: Vendors 03-31-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,602
Posted By JTT
I have had great success with products from...

I have had great success with products from DealExtreme, and never been disappointed. My one comment dxfan is that I find the array of choices overwhelming at times. I usually filter by ratings to...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,792
Posted By JTT
Are there other options than the ijet to control...

Are there other options than the ijet to control players? My issue is awkwardness of changing volumes and tracks while riding. The ijet seems to address this, but are there other options as well?
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,393
Posted By JTT
Eddie, it's an old Aerostich technique. Thin out...

Eddie, it's an old Aerostich technique. Thin out seam sealer with cotul, then soak it into the zipper fabric. While it doesn't truly make a water"proof" zipper, it does do wonders for keeping water...
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,556
Posted By JTT
I wouldn't hold my breath based on the...

I wouldn't hold my breath based on the 950/990/1190s. Flyweights they aren't. I can actually appreciate your quest. I've always said you don't "need" 100+ hp in an ADV bike. Modest power, light...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,575
Posted By JTT
As has been mentioned, a lot depends on how far...

As has been mentioned, a lot depends on how far or long you intend to ride (as much as temp IMHO). BIG difference in staying warm and cosy for 20 mins and warm and cosy for 10 hrs.
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,914
Posted By JTT
I usually default to my Birkinstocks. What I...

I usually default to my Birkinstocks. What I love is being able to slip off boots and step straight into Birks. Work with boot socks or bare feet.

Hey Levain, how do you keep those Keens from...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,256
Posted By JTT
Would you mind posting a pic of this? Trying to...

Would you mind posting a pic of this? Trying to envision the "curve to curve" bit.
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By JTT
PM me the end of the week if you get the lid. If...

PM me the end of the week if you get the lid. If I can find it, it's definitely a medium.
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By JTT
I might have an XD liner at home. I'm out of...

I might have an XD liner at home. I'm out of town till Fri evening, but if your still looking I can dig for it.
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By JTT
USPS. Only way. UPS, FedEx and the rest are run...

USPS. Only way. UPS, FedEx and the rest are run by organized crime up here and will gouge the buyer on delivery. I had no idea they'd pull the same crap going the other direction until Rips...
Forum: Vendors 03-02-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 164,433
Posted By JTT
Thanks Matteo, that helps. By "shield" I'm...

Thanks Matteo, that helps. By "shield" I'm assuming you are referring to the fabric stiffness?
Forum: Vendors 03-01-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 908
Views: 164,433
Posted By JTT
Thanks Matteo, I kind of thought that might be...

Thanks Matteo,
I kind of thought that might be the answer, but I was curious about the S7 and SuperGT venting capabilities. Looks like the 365Pro or Hard Track might be the best solutions. How...
Forum: Vendors 02-28-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 164,433
Posted By JTT
Thanks Matteo! You mentioned the SuperGT, do...

Thanks Matteo!

You mentioned the SuperGT, do you feel it is as effective at warmer temps as the 365 Pro would be? How about the Tour S7? They seem very similar?

Like Shashank, I'd like to...
Forum: Vendors 02-28-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 164,433
Posted By JTT
Matteo, What is the difference between the Ergo...

Matteo,
What is the difference between the Ergo 365 Pro and the Ergo 365 Pro Expedition?
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