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Forum: Equipment 06-07-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 86,226
Posted By wegster
Oof, now I read the rest of the thread. ...

Oof, now I read the rest of the thread.
Ricky, here's wishing a speedy recovery!

My air mesh jacket (not shirt) does indeed have the arm/elbow straps.
Regarding heat and humidity, misc..I live...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 86,226
Posted By wegster
I haven't read the rest of the thread yet and I...

I haven't read the rest of the thread yet and I know it's a few weeks worth of postings, but - this isn't too surprising. I do love the gear, and think Wayne's passionate about his belief in it, and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,062
Posted By wegster
DR TRIP PROLOGUE/MISC --------------------- ...

DR TRIP PROLOGUE/MISC
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This is sort of a random collection of thoughts, on different subjects, about the trip, in no real order...basically, things I thought about or meant to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,062
Posted By wegster
DR DAY 8: HEADING HOME - Aug 31st ...

DR DAY 8: HEADING HOME - Aug 31st
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I woke in the morning, remembering that I had to fly out today, and while I'd printed out my itinerary for each of the various...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,062
Posted By wegster
DR DAY 7: BACK TO GRAN JIMENOA - Aug 30th ...

DR DAY 7: BACK TO GRAN JIMENOA - Aug 30th
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I woke in the morning relatively early for me, and realized I'd gone to sleep before really packing...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,062
Posted By wegster
Hi Thor - yeah, I read your report on...

Hi Thor - yeah, I read your report on stromtroopers, didn't see the one on advrider, but the decision was made relatively rapidly (from ok, this could be fun, to 'ok, going' within like 3 days or so)...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,062
Posted By wegster
You can contact MotoCaribe, although I'm unsure...

You can contact MotoCaribe, although I'm unsure if they're willing to just rent the bikes out. http://www.motocaribe.com

The few rental places I'd seen were all for bikes much smaller, along the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,062
Posted By wegster
DR DAY 6: BEACH DAY! - Aug 29th ...

DR DAY 6: BEACH DAY! - Aug 29th
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We headed out after breakfast for 'the beach day,' with us deciding to ride it, and not worrying so much when we got to the beach,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,062
Posted By wegster
DR DAY 5: HORSES, DIRT, WATER AND THE MOUTH OF...

DR DAY 5: HORSES, DIRT, WATER AND THE MOUTH OF THE DEVIL - WHAT COULD BE BETTER? - Aug 28th

Today was a pretty active and interesting day. Breakfast was buffet, but with omelets to order, and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,062
Posted By wegster
DR DAY 4: In SEARCH OF THE SUN - Aug 27th ...

DR DAY 4: In SEARCH OF THE SUN - Aug 27th
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The next day we packed up and headed out towards Samana, up through 'Tail of the Iguana,' and through some cool...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 86,841
Posted By wegster
Great trip report, thanks for sharing, and all...

Great trip report, thanks for sharing, and all the pics! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,062
Posted By wegster
DR DAY 3: SANTIAGO, CIGARS, AND THE ELUSIVE...

DR DAY 3: SANTIAGO, CIGARS, AND THE ELUSIVE BATTERY CHARGER.. - Aug 26th
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The next morning the weather hadn't improved much,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,062
Posted By wegster
DR DAY 2: FIRST REAL RIDE - Aug 25th ...

DR DAY 2: FIRST REAL RIDE - Aug 25th
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For this trip, they'd been fully booked, but the others were part of a group that couldn't get their schedules sorted, so...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,062
Posted By wegster
DR Day 1: FINALLY HERE! - Aug 24th ...

DR Day 1: FINALLY HERE! - Aug 24th
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I woke up around 9, although I'm guessing somewhat as I'm writing this a few days later, and time tends to not have as...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,062
Posted By wegster
A LONG DAY TRYING TO GET TO THE DR - Aug 23rd ...

A LONG DAY TRYING TO GET TO THE DR - Aug 23rd
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Warning: This was sort of a big suck day, I was getting really stressed out, and I'm sure it...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,062
Posted By wegster
THE JOYS OF FLYING, AND FORGETTING STUFF - Aug...

THE JOYS OF FLYING, AND FORGETTING STUFF - Aug 22nd
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I'm usually pretty good at trip planning, but not always so great at doing...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,062
Posted By wegster
Riding the Dominican Republic

I just got back from riding the DR with one of 'my other forum' (SVRider) sponsors, MotoCaribe (http://www.motocaribe.com) , on a DL650.

Warning - it's gonna be long, skip to the pictures if you...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By wegster
Riding the Dominican Republic

I just got back from riding the DR with one of 'my other forum' (SVRider) sponsors, MotoCaribe (http://www.motocaribe.com) , on a DL650.

Warning - it's gonna be long, skip to the pictures if you...
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 110,983
Posted By wegster
Just another happy Motoport customer chiming in,...

Just another happy Motoport customer chiming in, as this thread's still alive..
I own the motoport air mesh kevlar pants, and currently waiting delivery of an air mesh kevlar waist cut jacket to...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 627,003
Posted By wegster
Interesting. I'm in NC, and have the mesh pants,...

Interesting. I'm in NC, and have the mesh pants, have had them for a few years now, up to 104*F temps or so, just ordered a matching air mesh jacket after checking the 'state of the art' out there...
Forum: Vendors 07-28-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By wegster
I've also been looking for a Shuberth C2 to...

I've also been looking for a Shuberth C2 to replace my aging Caberg, but I get the impression they no longer have a US distributor. eBay has the 'remnants,' but mostly in XS, S, or XXL.

A few BMW...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,237
Posted By wegster
Used it on my F650 for a while, mostly on-road...

Used it on my F650 for a while, mostly on-road but some off. As mentioned, make sure it's *secure*, and it's fiddly to get the right air amount, usually less than you think.

The airhawk roughly...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2008, 09:48 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 155,836
Posted By wegster
I hear ya, no one wants to 'test' their gear,...

I hear ya, no one wants to 'test' their gear, myself included (although I have gone down in my motoports, no damage to me or gear), but sadly, eventually someone does.



Exactly. I don't care...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 155,836
Posted By wegster
I'd be curious to see what Wayne has to say about...

I'd be curious to see what Wayne has to say about tri (and quad) armor vs The T-Pro/Forcefield.

FWIW, the quad armor is essentially a layer of APS, which I believe is the same material (although...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 1,096,724
Posted By wegster
Damn, sorry to hear it, but here's hoping for a...

Damn, sorry to hear it, but here's hoping for a quick recovery. Couldn't ride for a month (still have a recovering foot), and it sucked, now screwed my leg, although hopefully only 'downtime' of 2...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 1,096,724
Posted By wegster
Wearing riding pants/boots, or jeans/etc? ...

Wearing riding pants/boots, or jeans/etc?

How long to recovery?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 1,096,724
Posted By wegster
What happened??

What happened??
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2007, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19,516
Views: 1,096,724
Posted By wegster
Looks like fun. Looks to be around 2 hours from...

Looks like fun. Looks to be around 2 hours from me in NW Raleigh (to Lumberton, anyways), and I just borked my leg, but let me know in another 2 weeks or so, might be a good chance! :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 190,340
Posted By wegster
Hmm, Saturdays are bad for me, it's usually the...

Hmm, Saturdays are bad for me, it's usually the one night I manage to get out and do things, anddoing 7-9pm or so is sort of 'in the middle' of that time.

Would prefer Saturday lunch if it's got...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 190,340
Posted By wegster
Much better, thanks. Had to go to the ER Sunday...

Much better, thanks. Had to go to the ER Sunday night/monday early am, as it got worse. They did little but gave me pain meds and crutches, and put my leg into an immobilizer thingy (removable). ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 190,340
Posted By wegster
ok, so femme and I got geared up, rode out in the...

ok, so femme and I got geared up, rode out in the rain. A bit late, we pulled in at 7:30. Lo and behold, we have the only two bikes in the lot. :-(

So, we ate and took some pics...to follow...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 190,340
Posted By wegster
Of course. When I did a trip to the mountains, I...

Of course. When I did a trip to the mountains, I rode through NC, SC, GA and TN, and it seems every time, I'd wind up riding in the rain over the mountains. That just doesn't mean I'd _prefer_ to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 190,340
Posted By wegster
Should be going, but am looking at the weather. ...

Should be going, but am looking at the weather. Not sure if I'm riding the DRZ or the F yet, but short of it puring rain, will likely be there..
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-22-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By wegster
Yeah...I do think the trails were marked well,...

Yeah...I do think the trails were marked well, plus the danger and warning signs, but....once near the end it seems the arrows just went away, and I had no clue how to get out. I'm sure once you've...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,463
Posted By wegster
@jlnance Pretty sure that belt driven Beamer...

@jlnance

Pretty sure that belt driven Beamer is the new F800, in the ST model, the new 'upsize' from the F650 Scarver..
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-20-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 805
Posted By wegster
Well, almost made it. Actually got up early...

Well, almost made it. Actually got up early (agh!), and was going to ride out with Femme..went and shuffled the garage around, got the F650 out (haven't ridden it lately, and need to), and aired up...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 805
Posted By wegster
What time?

What time?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By wegster
Mini Ride report- NCMP (Henderson, NC)

So, I've been wanting to go check out NCMP since I got my DRZ. I managed to break my foot, postponing it a month, but decided this weekend was 'the time.' Posted on AdvRider, but as usual, no...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 805
Posted By wegster
I'm not far from Creedmoor Rd (I'm off...

I'm not far from Creedmoor Rd (I'm off Leesville), but....what time?

I am so not an early riser..
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-16-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By wegster
No worries, perhaps next time. Looks like a...

No worries, perhaps next time. Looks like a couple of people might be going, and a friend and his wife will show up for a bit..he's trying to convince her to let him get a bike, so I'll likely be...
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