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Forum: Equipment 05-04-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By hamiamham
I have BMW Air whatever boots and use them pretty...

I have BMW Air whatever boots and use them pretty much year around here in the Northeast. Very comfortable. I run very hot.
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By hamiamham
Pacsafe makes a helmet bag. Stick your boots in...

Pacsafe makes a helmet bag. Stick your boots in there, pull the cable tight and lock it to your bike.
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By hamiamham
Ok that is the way I have it set up curently....

Ok that is the way I have it set up curently. I'll test to see if the vents are actually open or if there is some issue.
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By hamiamham
really dumb question shoei gt air

bought mine in 2014. 3 vents that I can find; chin, top front and top back. what setting on each flows the most air? Middle of winter I don't find my head ice cold which I think I should so...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,032
Posted By hamiamham
Personally I think getting hot in the head with a...

Personally I think getting hot in the head with a snowball while riding could cause enough distraction to cause a crash. So - I'm my mind - it goes quite a bit beyond mere anti-social behavior. If...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 88,341
Posted By hamiamham
I have the buckle holder. Works like a charm.

I have the buckle holder. Works like a charm.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,521
Posted By hamiamham
Could also rent a sat phone for the week for...

Could also rent a sat phone for the week for emergency coms.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,521
Posted By hamiamham
Electrolyte tablets. You will probably be...

Electrolyte tablets. You will probably be sweating your balls off.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,032
Posted By hamiamham
Next time you see the car just call the cops. You...

Next time you see the car just call the cops. You know guy driving erratically and waving something that looks like a gun out the window. A felon stop by some of your city's finest often results in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,734
Posted By hamiamham
For me I find I can find the appropriate winter...

For me I find I can find the appropriate winter gear to stay warm and comfortable while in the summer there is nothing I can do to stay cool especially in traffic in the city. I have mesh everything...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,413
Posted By hamiamham
My 6 year old daughter - yes she is 6 and a girl...

My 6 year old daughter - yes she is 6 and a girl - enjoys motorcycles - God bless that child - so I take her to the Javits Center here in NYC for the annual show. She typically rocks a tutu or other...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,881
Posted By hamiamham
I live in NYC and am not embarrassed to say I...

I live in NYC and am not embarrassed to say I started off riding a 250cc scooter. There is enough going on in the city with sh-tty roads, even sh-ttier drivers, people running red lights, not being...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 43,262
Posted By hamiamham
I'll dig it out for you guys but I found an...

I'll dig it out for you guys but I found an interesting article comparing the total cost of ownership - original purchase price, fuel, maintenance, etc - of electric bikes vs gas and - while the...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,136
Posted By hamiamham
You guys are both correct. According to a major...

You guys are both correct. According to a major lithium battery maker one must multiply the cca of a lithium battery by 1.5 times to get an accurate comparison to a lead acid battery.
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,136
Posted By hamiamham
reading the specs are 200cca really enough to...

reading the specs are 200cca really enough to start car and truck engines? Full disclosure I know nothing about these things.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-02-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26,137
Views: 1,876,558
Posted By hamiamham
Why is everything a fuck job in this city? $15 to...

Why is everything a fuck job in this city? $15 to use a hose? That's a bad joke. You should tell us the place so we can boycott them. OK. Rant over.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-15-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26,137
Views: 1,876,558
Posted By hamiamham
If your bike is parked on North Moore St in...

If your bike is parked on North Moore St in Tribeca (or anywhere in the city given the wind) you might want to go out and check on it. All black bike parked between Hudson and Greenwich lost its...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By hamiamham
I second Alan at safermoto. I've been wearing...

I second Alan at safermoto. I've been wearing mine for 5 plus years. Only thing it goes over and jacket not under it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-02-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By hamiamham
Not sure how far back in history you want to go...

Not sure how far back in history you want to go but a few ideas. Mystic seaport in Mystic, CT. Battleship Cove in Fall River, MA. And if you want Whaling nautical history come out and visit us on the...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,498
Posted By hamiamham
check out goruck bags / I have one and I think...

check out goruck bags / I have one and I think their design and workmanship are excellent.
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,544
Posted By hamiamham
Well the work boots were made out of whatever...

Well the work boots were made out of whatever leather work boots are normally made of. When I came to I was lying on my back and my bike was behind me. In any case feet are an extremely high risk...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,544
Posted By hamiamham
buy a real motorcycle boot and not some work...

buy a real motorcycle boot and not some work book. I was wearing a work boot when I did a high-side and the material abraded clean thru; I was going less then 30mph at the time. If you can't afford...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26,137
Views: 1,876,558
Posted By hamiamham
If you are buying it from a dealer surely he will...

If you are buying it from a dealer surely he will have some solutions for you - a temp plate - or what have you. You should be able to walk in and ride out.
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,021
Posted By hamiamham
Maybe not a factor for you but here it's illegal...

Maybe not a factor for you but here it's illegal to ride with buds. The cords are a dead giveaway for the coppers.....
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,585
Posted By hamiamham
I have a gut and wear under amour heat gear in...

I have a gut and wear under amour heat gear in the loose fit and it has NO compression whatsoever. You dont need an athletic build to wear their stuff if you choose the right fit for your body type.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By hamiamham
EPM Performance in NJ did right by me with...

EPM Performance in NJ did right by me with Hyperpro shocks
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-16-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26,137
Views: 1,876,558
Posted By hamiamham
Sure is. Starting in the 60's there is on-street...

Sure is. Starting in the 60's there is on-street parking with no meters on Park.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,833
Posted By hamiamham
F650GS TWIN vs F700

Can someone explain the differences. Obv the former was produced only until 2012...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,777
Posted By hamiamham
Depends on how much security you want. At the...

Depends on how much security you want. At the expense of weight almax chain and squire locks rate very well.
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By hamiamham
if you want to take protection to the next level...

if you want to take protection to the next level go for the Forcefield Action Shorts.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,615
Posted By hamiamham
I have a house on Nantucket and am somewhat...

I have a house on Nantucket and am somewhat familiar with MV. While I generally agree with most of the comments above I have to say that early June is pretty early season for the islands. Grade...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,791
Posted By hamiamham
In. Group buy. Let's go. I don't care about a...

In. Group buy. Let's go. I don't care about a discount per se just want first crack at the production run.
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,490
Posted By hamiamham
just a bought a gt air myself from klutch nyc....

just a bought a gt air myself from klutch nyc. Need to figure out the venting but so far, so good.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-06-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26,137
Views: 1,876,558
Posted By hamiamham
Having issues getting a dealer to inspect the...

Having issues getting a dealer to inspect the bike for the inspection sticker. Anyone on this board work as a mechanic and can come to me in Tribeca to do my 2 bikes. Will pay for the convenience.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 93,495
Posted By hamiamham
have people pre-ordered these?

have people pre-ordered these?
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,523
Posted By hamiamham
very interesting thread. If cell coverage that a...

very interesting thread. If cell coverage that a cell phone would be first on my list. If not then we can discuss the merits of spot, INreach, a sat phone. or a plb. You can survive for days if not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 93,495
Posted By hamiamham
Going on a year now.. is it even coming out...

Going on a year now.. is it even coming out...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 93,495
Posted By hamiamham
Will this rekluse clutch fit the 798cc TWIN made...

Will this rekluse clutch fit the 798cc TWIN made between 2008-2012 branded - for whatever reason at the time - as the F650GS / I have a rekluse clutch in my 2006 F650 single and love it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26,137
Views: 1,876,558
Posted By hamiamham
Maybe this is just me but given the tremendous...

Maybe this is just me but given the tremendous numbers of pot holes in Manhattan I find myself staring at the road ahead of the bike now instead of looking around for cagers and pedestrians trying to...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,106
Posted By hamiamham
I've had similar issues with my pinlock in the...

I've had similar issues with my pinlock in the past. Basically the "pins" that hold the pinlock insert to the inside of your shield are not perfectly round. At least with mine depending on how you...
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