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Forum: Equipment 05-01-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,475
Posted By CanyonRider
I'm with you. I never felt the armor in my...

I'm with you. I never felt the armor in my jackets would stay put and offer the best protection. I have removed all the armor from my jackets and wear the Thor Impact Rig Armored Shirt...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By CanyonRider
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=910683...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=910683

CR
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,985
Posted By CanyonRider
They have had alot of complaints about the Fly -...

They have had alot of complaints about the Fly - a quick google search will turn up several forum discussions. It appears the Polyurethane sealant used on the underside breaks down, becomes sticky...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,811
Posted By CanyonRider
I have nothing to add regarding boots, but I have...

I have nothing to add regarding boots, but I have a question for those that ride-to-hike. Riding and hiking are two of my favorite things - just did three days on the AT last weekend. I'd love to...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,011
Posted By CanyonRider
I also had the DB top bag was never happy with...

I also had the DB top bag was never happy with what I could pack in it and how to support it on the bike. Here are pics from several trips with it
...
Forum: Americas 10-29-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,958
Posted By CanyonRider
I could not agree more. I learned this lesson on...

I could not agree more. I learned this lesson on an aborted TAT attempt. Let's just say 1 plated, kick-start dirtbike + 1 525KTM + 1 V-twin Ducati does not equal a good time for all.

Comparable...
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By CanyonRider
Ahhh, but they were water-tight. Right? :lol3 ...

Ahhh, but they were water-tight. Right? :lol3

My rain pants have a strap that goes under the heal of the boot to keep them from riding up - a key feature. :thumb

CR
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By CanyonRider
Type 3 - what I use. ...

Type 3 - what I use.

http://www.treds.com/products/waterproof-motorcycle-rain-boot/

Love'em!

CR
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,512
Posted By CanyonRider
+1 Been using for 2yrs with wife & kids. Works...

+1
Been using for 2yrs with wife & kids. Works great! - did I mention it is free?
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,503
Posted By CanyonRider
My setup - made my own: Radian custom molded...

My setup - made my own:

Radian custom molded earplugs.
http://www.radians.com/radsite/index.php/products/industrial-safety-products/item/radians-custom-molded-earplugs

Earbuds molded into the...
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 144,325
Posted By CanyonRider
Chain Slider

Some may already know, but for those state-side (or other places w/o a Cagiva Dealer) who need a new chain slider (like me), you can go to your MV Agusta dealer and order part# 800087356. Cost $31...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-13-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,694
Posted By CanyonRider
Dang! Sorry I missed it. Had business travel in...

Dang! Sorry I missed it. Had business travel in the NE. Looks like you had the usual fun!
Cash
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,178
Posted By CanyonRider
In my seemingly endless search for the perfect...

In my seemingly endless search for the perfect boot, I've decided (for me) there is no such thing. I find Gore-Tex and other waterproof solutions too hot most of the time and less the 100%...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,574
Posted By CanyonRider
I wear the same armor against the skin regardless...

I wear the same armor against the skin regardless of what or where I'm riding:

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/thor-impact-rig-armored-shirt

What I wear over it depends on the ride and the...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,704
Posted By CanyonRider
I was looking at this and like the price, but the...

I was looking at this and like the price, but the thing is 38" long folded up. How da heck do you carry it on a bike?
Forum: Americas 08-20-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By CanyonRider
I'm headed that way from NC on Sept 9, planning...

I'm headed that way from NC on Sept 9, planning to be back here around the 22nd. I'm riding rather than trailering - hoping for good weather. I should be in NH around the 14th, then planning a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,656
Posted By CanyonRider
This is a very timely discussion as I am planning...

This is a very timely discussion as I am planning a 10-14day trip next month. In the past I've done detailed planning and ridden with 2 or 3 other folks. The problem is I've always had to plan...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,718
Posted By CanyonRider
After trying many setups with speakers, earbuds,...

After trying many setups with speakers, earbuds, Bluetooth, hardwired, etc, I've settled on a combo that I really like.

I don't like speakers in the helmet because you have to crank them up to...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By CanyonRider
Here's a couple pics of the zipper: ...

Here's a couple pics of the zipper:

http://canyonrider.smugmug.com/Hobbies/Hiking/i-dQ2JTTT/0/L/IMG_4999-L.jpg

http://canyonrider.smugmug.com/Hobbies/Hiking/i-bbRqdwv/0/L/IMG_4998-L.jpg

The...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,722
Posted By CanyonRider
This was my criteria - I use a 4yr old 13"...

This was my criteria - I use a 4yr old 13" MacBook with Basecamp & all my route & tracks. I can save tracks during a trip or change my route and upload to my GPS. I have a SD card reader dongle...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By CanyonRider
I wear them to work each day and zip them off...

I wear them to work each day and zip them off when I get to the office - zip them back on to go home. I have had zero problems with the zipper so far, but I've only had them for 3 months. I'm...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By CanyonRider
Vendramini Aero Motorcycle Boots

I have these in black and LOVE them. Sooo comfortable, super quick on/off, ventilation you can really feel, and some protection (lateral crush resistance, stiff heal cup and toe box).

Here's a...
Forum: Americas 08-09-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By CanyonRider
Last time I was there (2011) Old Fort Rd and Bat...

Last time I was there (2011) Old Fort Rd and Bat Cave Road from Rt9 to Old Fort was not paved. Are you looking for dirt or avoiding it?
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 19,923
Posted By CanyonRider
I have these and LOVE them. Sooo comfortable,...

I have these and LOVE them. Sooo comfortable, super quick on/off, ventilation you can really feel, and some protection (lateral crush resistance, stiff heal cup and toe box). Goofy looking? - maybe...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-28-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 23,415
Posted By CanyonRider
Latest Convert to BaseCamp

Hi. Long time user of Delorme Topo and Mapsource on Windows platform, but an avid Mac fan, so I was excited when Basecamp for Mac came out. I downloaded it Friday and converted my maps from PC to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,935
Posted By CanyonRider
Yeah the truck is a diesel weighing over 7000lbs....

Yeah the truck is a diesel weighing over 7000lbs. Its built on the 1-ton super-duty chassis and is rated for 1000lbs on the tongue and 10,000lbs towing. It's a beast! My favorite feature is you...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,935
Posted By CanyonRider
Here's my 400lb+ Cagiva on the back of my...

Here's my 400lb+ Cagiva on the back of my Excursion. I use a JoeHauler. I added a second cross brace so I have four tie-down points and added a ramp. Works great!
...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By CanyonRider
In my seemingly endless search for the perfect...

In my seemingly endless search for the perfect boot, I've decided (for me) there is no such thing. I find Gore-Tex and other waterproof solutions too hot most of the time and less the 100%...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,007
Posted By CanyonRider
Same here - comfortable and works great. $11 on...

Same here - comfortable and works great. $11 on Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/Radians-Custom-Molded-Earplugs-Blue/dp/B003A28OW6/ref=sr_1_1?s=hi&ie=UTF8&qid=1373294317&sr=1-1&keywords=Radians
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,313
Posted By CanyonRider
Thanks for the glove test. I agree with you that...

Thanks for the glove test. I agree with you that I wouldn't expect it to work on perforated material. I'm going to try it on my rain pants that have begun to leak at the seams. Hopefully a cheaper...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,752
Posted By CanyonRider
It appears they make a 33L and a 46L that use the...

It appears they make a 33L and a 46L that use the old Monokey mounting system and they can be mounted either as top cases or side cases.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-16-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,751
Posted By CanyonRider
Looks awesome! I'm definitely in for September....

Looks awesome! I'm definitely in for September. :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-14-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,751
Posted By CanyonRider
A green DRZ! Awesome! Looks to be in good shape...

A green DRZ! Awesome! Looks to be in good shape with some great farkles. :thumb Congrats!
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 144,325
Posted By CanyonRider
Looks like an epic ride! I'm planning a trip...

Looks like an epic ride! I'm planning a trip from NC to NH and back in late July or early August on the GC. Do you plan on posting updates of your progress?

BTW, like your choice in rides. I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-31-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,751
Posted By CanyonRider
Definately let me know next time. I'd love to...

Definately let me know next time. I'd love to ride with you guys again - a nicer group of guys I have yet to find! :thumb

I have tracks from that area all the way to Springer Mtn in GA that I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-31-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,751
Posted By CanyonRider
Oh, yeah. I learned about it after the fact. We...

Oh, yeah. I learned about it after the fact. We rode right by and didn't see it. Also, now I recall that creek crossing is south of 40 (and Buzzards Roost). Like you said the crossing is much...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-30-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,751
Posted By CanyonRider
I'm not familiar with Buzzards Roost. We started...

I'm not familiar with Buzzards Roost. We started in Weaverville, NC, went thru Pisgah, Max Patch and then down to that crossing. I'm glad we were headed south because on the north side of that...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-30-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,751
Posted By CanyonRider
Aww, com'on Andy! I made it across there on my...

Aww, com'on Andy! I made it across there on my Cagiva. :D

http://canyonrider.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Cagiva/i-bmHHfTz/0/L/IMG_2459-L.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,600
Posted By CanyonRider
Here's how that crossing looked the last time I...

Here's how that crossing looked the last time I was there. :D

http://canyonrider.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Ride-Routes/i-Z5vkMDD/0/L/IMG_4408-L.jpg

Nice shot:



Here's mine:
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 144,325
Posted By CanyonRider
Got tired of having power run to a cigarette...

Got tired of having power run to a cigarette lighter in my tank bag to power/charge all my gizmos - which always seemed to be in the way during refueling. So I added a pair of powered USB ports to...
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