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Forum: Vendors 09-08-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,064
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
2GB card

PM sent.

MT
Forum: Face plant 02-20-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,808
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
When you get to the point when you feel this is...

When you get to the point when you feel this is no longer the case, it's time to quit riding. We all need to continue to work on our skills.

Your analysis of the incident tells me you have the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-03-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,031
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Well, I"M impressed! I had pretty much decided I...

Well, I"M impressed! I had pretty much decided I was done with IBA rides for the year, with it getting dark earlier, being colder, and of course being deer season. I guess I could learn a thing or...
Forum: Vendors 08-20-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,635
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Hbc200

Andy,

Any idea on when the HBC200 will be available?

Thanks,

MT
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,516
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Touche! :thumb You're right - I came down 77...

Touche! :thumb

You're right - I came down 77 to 81, then 81 to Knoxville. No construction. The only issues I had were dense smoke blowing across the road from a giant mulch pile fire :huh in...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,516
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Yes, that's a shame. Had you received counseling...

Yes, that's a shame. Had you received counseling earlier in life, there's a good chance that might have been averted.

:D

Seriously, though, congrats on your achievement, and especially your...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-04-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 22,251
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Neat thread!

I spent a few years flying up and down Victor 20 in the early 80's. That airway (V-20) runs East-West between Houston and Gulfport, MS, so I got to look at this area a lot from 3 to 8 thousand feet,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 20,853
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
The thread title got my attention, then when I...

The thread title got my attention, then when I saw your user name I thought "I'll bet he's from Pittsburgh." Ha! Excellent sense of humor!

Very nice report, Jon. Thanks for taking us along for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,952
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
I hate to nitpick, but if you go to...

I hate to nitpick, but if you go to Baltimore/D.C., then turn East, it's going to take you a loooooong time to get to Charleston.:wink:

Having made the above smarta** remark, I wish I could offer...
Forum: Vendors 08-31-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 97,263
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Wait - wait! I have a question! Has anyone...

Wait - wait! I have a question!

Has anyone used one of these to drink while wearing a full face helmet? How does it work? Do you spray up from under the chin piece, or open the visor and squirt...
Forum: Face plant 06-18-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,941
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
I'm not being critical, but that is a great way...

I'm not being critical, but that is a great way to end up hurt (DAMHIK). Best to make the decision NOW that, if/when you drop your bike, you'll take your time and be careful getting it upright.
...
Forum: Vendors 05-16-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 35,143
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
John, PM sent - need to exchange a pair. ...

John,

PM sent - need to exchange a pair.

MT
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 35,143
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Received my Formulas

I got my Formula gloves from Velocity Gear today. I got the all tan (with black knuckle protection). They are very nice looking gloves, even though the look like something you could wear to your...
Forum: Vendors 05-05-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Motoport Group Buy on ST-Owners.com

If anyone out there missed the ADVrider group buy at Motoport last year (like I did), here's another chance. You can go to ST-Owners.com and sign up, then get the details buy searching for...
Forum: Vendors 04-21-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 35,143
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Hi John, PM sent today. MT

Hi John,

PM sent today.

MT
Forum: Vendors 04-13-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 35,143
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
John, I sent a PM regarding sizing a few...

John,

I sent a PM regarding sizing a few days ago. I just wanted to let you know in case you missed it.

Thanks.
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 35,143
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
I guess I'm abnormal. Mine are too big. PM...

I guess I'm abnormal. Mine are too big. PM sent.

The gloves themselves, though, look like they're built for combat. Very substantial. Compared to these my favorite deerskin gloves feel...
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,857
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
I'm not an IBA member, but have an "Iron Butt"...

I'm not an IBA member, but have an "Iron Butt" subscription and have agree that it is a high quality magazine. Lots of good info, well presented. Plenty of general motorcycling material.

MT
Forum: Vendors 04-05-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 35,143
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
John, Who are you shipping with (to the...

John,

Who are you shipping with (to the continental U.S.)? I have received two emails about supposed shipments from DHL, but they look a little suspicious to me, so I haven't opened the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-24-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,082
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
That was a nice report - sounds like it was a fun...

That was a nice report - sounds like it was a fun ride. Thanks for sharing.

MT
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-20-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 30,952
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Most excellent! Congrats on the ride, and thanks...

Most excellent! Congrats on the ride, and thanks for a really nice report.

MT
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-20-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,022
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Twigg, Nice job. Your perseverance and...

Twigg,

Nice job. Your perseverance and flexibility served you well, and your eloquence served us well through a most entertaining ride report. Nice job indeed.

I am also impressed with the...
Forum: Face plant 03-18-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,140
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Man, that's a kick in the gut. I'm very sorry to...

Man, that's a kick in the gut. I'm very sorry to hear of your loss.

Thoughts and prayers for him, his family, and friends.

MT
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 78,032
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Thanks Steve. The visor is one of the big...

Thanks Steve. The visor is one of the big attractions for me. It's good to know it works well.

Tim
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 78,032
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Thanks for the review. Does the inner sun visor...

Thanks for the review. Does the inner sun visor stay put? I read a review somewhere that the visor would drop down when hitting a bump - any issue with this?

Here's another take-it-with-you bag...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-28-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 30,952
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Ratman: Pretty girl you have there admiring your...

Ratman: Pretty girl you have there admiring your bike from the doorway!

De Eee: Good luck! I look forward to your report.

MT
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,474
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Just a thought: if you find someone following...

Just a thought: if you find someone following you, don't go home. If it's a real nutball, you don't want him/her/it to know where you and your family live.

I have to agree with most of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,553
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
I found the "Ride Like a Pro" DVD by Jerry...

I found the "Ride Like a Pro" DVD by Jerry Paladino very helpful for developing skill and confidence in low speed maneuvers after I took the BRC. (No affiliation, just a satisfied customer.)
...
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 35,143
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
I'd say lose the dots. They're not a...

I'd say lose the dots. They're not a deal-breaker, but I think the glove would look cleaner without them. I can't see them being conspicuous enough to enhance safety. If you really want visible...
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 35,143
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Color preference

Velocitygear,

You asked about color preferences. I like two colors in gloves: "Natural tan" (or whatever it's called) and black. Black with a natural palm (or vice versa) works as well.

No...
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 35,143
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Customer service

FWIW, I posted above that I was charged $157 for the Prodigy gloves instead of $149. SEVEN minutes later I got a notice from PayPal that I had been issued an $8 refund. Pretty good response time!...
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 35,143
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
[QUOTE]www.highvelocitygear.com/sizing.htm...

[QUOTE]www.highvelocitygear.com/sizing.htm (http://www.highvelocitygear.com/sizing.htm) USE the EU portion of the chart please.. [\QUOTE]

**I don't know if anyone else had this problem, but on my...
Forum: Vendors 02-04-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 35,143
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
I'm in for a pair of the Prodigy's. Possibly a...

I'm in for a pair of the Prodigy's. Possibly a pair of Exhibition Pro as well.

MT
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Opinions Requested: Mounting Krista LED lights

I bought a set of Clearwater Krista lights through the ADV group buy (thanks to Glenn Stasky, the president of Clearwater Lights, and ADV inmate Meltdown, who organized the group buy!). I will be...
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,088
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Boondox, PM sent. MT

Boondox,

PM sent.

MT
Forum: Vendors 01-19-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 36,059
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
I received my order. Thanks for the quick...

I received my order. Thanks for the quick service.

This gizmo is so light, it would only need a small piece of velcro to stick it to something. Also, it would be easy to drill a hole for a...
Forum: Face plant 01-17-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,982
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Makes sense to me, thanks for the clarification. ...

Makes sense to me, thanks for the clarification. Now I just need to find some aftermarket crosshairs.

MT
Forum: Face plant 01-17-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,982
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Aim for it? Interesting, I've never heard that...

Aim for it? Interesting, I've never heard that one. What's the logic? I'm not being critical, just wondering if I'm thinking the same thing you are.

Mark, good luck with your decision. I'm...
Forum: Face plant 01-10-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,230
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Excellent post. The video and discussion are...

Excellent post. The video and discussion are very worthwhile.

The horn vs. braking comments make me think that an accelerometer wired to the horn would be neat - get on the brakes hard enough and...
Forum: Vendors 01-09-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 36,059
Posted By Miles Tugeaux
Kai Ju, I don't use PayPal. Will you take a...

Kai Ju,

I don't use PayPal. Will you take a check?

MT
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