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Forum: Equipment 05-25-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By ElTigre1
That's just slicker than snot. He sure makes it...

That's just slicker than snot. He sure makes it look easy, but I'll bet I could screw it up royally. Really well thought out. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,314
Posted By ElTigre1
Racer gloves are among the best you can buy IMHO....

Racer gloves are among the best you can buy IMHO. This closeout on them at Sportbiketrackgear is a screaming deal. Be forewarned - they run small.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,314
Posted By ElTigre1
True, dat. Sizing is all over the map, even with...

True, dat. Sizing is all over the map, even with same model, same brand. I had Held "Steves" in size nine, nice fit. Replaced them and had to got to a size ten. Ordered Warm 'n dry, which are...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,474
Posted By ElTigre1
Teknic has gone out of business, but you can...

Teknic has gone out of business, but you can still find their stuff on closeout or on EBay. I have the AquaVent and it is an excellent jacket. Fit is true to size, more so than most any I have...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-25-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By ElTigre1
Good MC accessory/apparel shop Athens/Atlanta

I am driving from Tallahassee, FL to Atlanta and Athens next week. I have had one heck of a problem trying to find any store with a really good selection of name-brand boots. I'm sure there is a...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By ElTigre1
Open the ankle zippers and use...

Open the ankle zippers and use strap/Bungie/rubber band to close the leg over the boot? I have done this with other similar situations.
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,920
Posted By ElTigre1
Had some of these "back in the day", but they...

Had some of these "back in the day", but they don't have enough lateral support since my ankle reconstruction. But they are gorgeous and you can't get more authentic traditional than these. Old...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,881
Posted By ElTigre1
I think the insurance experience is greatly...

I think the insurance experience is greatly influenced by the agency. Some years ago I was riding a pretty good clip on a curvy road. I came out of a curve and looked up to see the road became an...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By ElTigre1
No such thing, These do have the best venting...

No such thing, These do have the best venting for non-mesh pants that I have found:

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/agv-sport-telluride-h2o-vented-pants?gclid=CJOwzemV7rwCFWUOOgodOngAAg
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 58,572
Posted By ElTigre1
Rick? Rick? You out there, buddy?:dunno

Rick? Rick? You out there, buddy?:dunno
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,676
Posted By ElTigre1
http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/duty_calls.png

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/duty_calls.png
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By ElTigre1
I think these are the originals: ...

I think these are the originals:

http://www.originalbeemerbuddies.com/
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By ElTigre1
First Gear (and possibly otheres) makes pants in...

First Gear (and possibly otheres) makes pants in tall sizes. Here's an example from MotorcycleGear.com:
...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,263
Posted By ElTigre1
My BMG (Belstaff) Mercury jacket is superb. ...

My BMG (Belstaff) Mercury jacket is superb. Warmest jacket I've ever worn. Made out of Cordura. Has a nice storm flap built in and has never leaked. And it lists at $249.
...
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,486
Posted By ElTigre1
A two inch hole-saw.

A two inch hole-saw.
Forum: The Garage 01-15-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,477
Posted By ElTigre1
I have heard good things about Spencer, but never...

I have heard good things about Spencer, but never used his services. Here's another guy who seems to do good work, I have saved his site for future reference, and I believe I got it from a posting...
Forum: Vendors 01-08-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By ElTigre1
I use all of these sites: ...

I use all of these sites:
http://motorcycle.jaxed.com/cgi-bin/mash.cgi
http://www.onecraigs.com/
http://www.cycletrader.com/
Forum: Vendors 01-03-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 36,100
Posted By ElTigre1
I'm very interested in the H2) gloves, but I...

I'm very interested in the H2) gloves, but I wonder about sizing. Glove sizing seems to be all over the map, even among the same manufacturers. Could gloves be exchanged if sizing doesn't match my...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By ElTigre1
Haven't used these, but I've seen several good...

Haven't used these, but I've seen several good reviews:

http://www.compacc.com/p/sliders-cold-pro-kevlar-armored-gloves
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 27,680
Posted By ElTigre1
Excellent assistance and response from Andrew. ...

Excellent assistance and response from Andrew. Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,483
Posted By ElTigre1
M riding buddy has a pair of these, i've not...

M riding buddy has a pair of these, i've not used them, but they might be what you are looking for.


http://www.aerostich.com/aerostich-triple-digit-covers.html
Forum: Vendors 12-16-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 27,680
Posted By ElTigre1
Any way to get a list of glove and/or boot...

Any way to get a list of glove and/or boot inventory. Should I PM for this?

Thanks much.
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,123
Posted By ElTigre1
I wish I had half your boot budget.

I wish I had half your boot budget.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,185
Posted By ElTigre1
Hope it works for you, but I have found that...

Hope it works for you, but I have found that gloves with fabric backs just don't seem to break in. They need excellent flex panels just behind the armor to work for me. I had the Held Warm n Dry...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,833
Posted By ElTigre1
This is a smoking deal on some very nice gloves. ...

This is a smoking deal on some very nice gloves. be forewarned , they run small. Quality stuff and worth the normal retail. For $59.95 they can't be beat. ...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,494
Posted By ElTigre1
Lazarus? Izzat you?

Lazarus? Izzat you?
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,340
Posted By ElTigre1
With Klims, no. Italian muffs? Certamente!

With Klims, no. Italian muffs? Certamente!
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,656
Posted By ElTigre1
Since the only non-ethanol gas in FL is marine...

Since the only non-ethanol gas in FL is marine gas, there aren't many places to buy it. Therefore I run the 10% ethanol most ofg the time. I don't think it is good for the bike, but don't have much...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By ElTigre1
As I understand it, Belstaff, the old-line...

As I understand it, Belstaff, the old-line manufacturer of some wonderful gear doesn't really exist anymore. It was bought out and turned into a boutique. The original line has been continued by...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By ElTigre1
A long-time riding buddy mine with Sasquatch feet...

A long-time riding buddy mine with Sasquatch feet bought a pair of these and loves them. Check out the customer reviews.
...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,141
Posted By ElTigre1
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=42...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=429068
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,306
Posted By ElTigre1
I don't know why it broke, but I know I would...

I don't know why it broke, but I know I would never put it on my bike again and I wouldn't replace with another from the same manufacturer.
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,721
Posted By ElTigre1
http://www.motorcyclegear.com/street/closeouts/tex...

http://www.motorcyclegear.com/street/closeouts/textile_jackets_and_pants/fieldsheer/slip_on_textile_motorcycle_pants.html
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By ElTigre1
I don't like full-length jackets, so haven't...

I don't like full-length jackets, so haven't tried the BVMG Discovery, but I love my BMG Mercury jacket. Absolutely waterproof and probably too warm for most Florida winters with the liner in. ...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By ElTigre1
Thanks for the review, Tall (I'm not calling a...

Thanks for the review, Tall (I'm not calling a 6'8", 280lb guy a "Bastid, even if he calls himself that). When I bought my Vanson They were very accomodating, but that was nearly 10 years ago. I...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By ElTigre1
I'd be very interested in yor thoughts about the...

I'd be very interested in yor thoughts about the Odyssey jacket. My old Vanson Night Falcon Cordura jacket was similar but it was cut VERY short. The Odyssey look a good bit longer. The photos on...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,392
Posted By ElTigre1
I don't understand why any consumer would have...

I don't understand why any consumer would have "brand loyalty". If I have a good experience with a product I look to them first, but I'm in no way committed to buying just because a name is on it. ...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By ElTigre1
First generation (2001-2005) Yamaha FZ1. I have...

First generation (2001-2005) Yamaha FZ1. I have owned Harley, Guzzi, Honda, Suzuki, Ducati Triumphs... and others. My FZ1 is undoubtedly the best do-it-all bike I have ever ridden.
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,600
Posted By ElTigre1
I think it is hard to beat Teknic for protection...

I think it is hard to beat Teknic for protection and warmth. Both jackt and pants are made of Cordura, very important to me. Sizes run more generous than most.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,292
Posted By ElTigre1
Alpinestars SMX4. 50,000 miles and no leaks.

Alpinestars SMX4. 50,000 miles and no leaks.
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