ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 40
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: tlempke
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,082
Posted By tlempke
I just got a sena smh 10r, rode with it from...

I just got a sena smh 10r, rode with it from Columbus, Ohio to Milwaukee and back tomorrow. Works really well and is great with the earbud adapter.

Sent from my GS3
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,403
Posted By tlempke
Get a Mont Bell, incredible sleeping bags! ...

Get a Mont Bell, incredible sleeping bags!

http://www.montbell.us/products/list.php?cat_id=10

Sent from my GS3
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,659
Posted By tlempke
Feel free to PM me too if you make it to...

Feel free to PM me too if you make it to Columbus, Ohio.

Sent from my GS3
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,659
Posted By tlempke
On my Sportster I charge my phone off my battery...

On my Sportster I charge my phone off my battery tender connection. Works really well when riding.

Here are the parts you'd need.
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,659
Posted By tlempke
Have fun and safe travels!

Sounds like a great trip to me! Enjoy the roads from a fellow Harley rider.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,961
Posted By tlempke
The Shoei rf1200 has emergency release cheek pads...

The Shoei rf1200 has emergency release cheek pads that pull out from the bottom so the helmet can be removed more "safely". Haven't had to use it yet on my helmet, I wonder how effective it is. Those...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 37,845
Posted By tlempke
I don't have a problem doing it if the situation...

I don't have a problem doing it if the situation is right for me and I can do it easily and safely. I was tempted to today when I encountered a cage going 20 in a 45 :baldy however there was too much...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,191
Posted By tlempke
I'll second that on a well built helmet. My Bell...

I'll second that on a well built helmet. My Bell Vortex, even with the chin curtain was very noisy. My new Shoei RF1200 with the chin curtain on is amazingly quiet. On my Bell, there were rear vents...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,457
Posted By tlempke
My new office has dedicated motorcycle parking :D...

My new office has dedicated motorcycle parking :D

Sent from my GS3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,171
Posted By tlempke
Sorry mods, please move to the appropriate page. ...

Sorry mods, please move to the appropriate page.

Sent from my GS3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,141
Posted By tlempke
I waited a week or two so I could get used to...

I waited a week or two so I could get used to riding at night. I was working night shift when I got my bike and wanted to ride locally at night before going all the way to work.
Forum: Face plant 03-30-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,864
Posted By tlempke
I have had a rock get kicked up and hit me in the...

I have had a rock get kicked up and hit me in the face while on the road. I had my visor up but luckily had my Wiley X glasses on under the visor. The rock didn't hit me in the glasses but I sure was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,171
Posted By tlempke
Did he have time to avoid this?

Just saw this clip on Youtube. Back story is that this youtuber was lent the Ducati to film some videos and he ends up wrecking a practically brand new Panigale that does not belong to him.

Do...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,248,368
Posted By tlempke
I ride a Sportster but am happy on anything as...

I ride a Sportster but am happy on anything as long as it's got two wheels and a motor. :beer:

However I have met plenty of "Hardcore" Harley riders who scoff at my hi vis jacket, full face Shoei...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,248,368
Posted By tlempke
:sly: Sent from my GS3

:sly:

Sent from my GS3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,248,368
Posted By tlempke
Exactly how I feel. Sent from my GS3

Exactly how I feel.

Sent from my GS3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,248,368
Posted By tlempke
Unfortunately, where I live I ride and commute on...

Unfortunately, where I live I ride and commute on congested highways in Columbus, Ohio. Hell, I saw a chick the other day eating a bowl of cereal with a spoon on the freeway. I wish I didn't have as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,248,368
Posted By tlempke
I've had a few close calls in the 200 miles I've...

I've had a few close calls in the 200 miles I've gotten in so far this year. I can't stand when cages use their windshield wiper spray when I am behind them. Already had that happen twice this year.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,248,368
Posted By tlempke
I had a funny one at the dealer the other day....

I had a funny one at the dealer the other day. Had to get an oil filter for the bike and the conversation went like this. Keep in mind, I am wearing my Hi Viz jacket, riding pants and boots the whole...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,457
Posted By tlempke
As long as both bikes have space to maneuver I...

As long as both bikes have space to maneuver I don't mind sharing a spot at all. Hope others feel the same. I'm guilty of using a sidewalk from time to time but don't make a habit of it.

Sent...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,130
Posted By tlempke
I haven't found color to be an issue, only being...

I haven't found color to be an issue, only being stopped in traffic or at a stop light. On the highway, I have rarely been overheated in the summer.
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,208
Posted By tlempke
I have the RF 1200 and am waiting for the...

I have the RF 1200 and am waiting for the photochromic "transitions" shield to come out. The dark smoke wasn't dark enough? I see that Shoei has the light, mellow and dark smoke as their tinted...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,459
Posted By tlempke
The type of stove really depends on where you...

The type of stove really depends on where you will be riding and how long you will be away from "civilization" I have three backpacking stoves that I use depending on my needs.

The first is my...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,052
Posted By tlempke
All of the skull candy ear buds I've had have...

All of the skull candy ear buds I've had have worked perfectly for the highway. I buy the ones that have the pause/play button on the cord which I can use while riding. It is nice to be able to turn...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By tlempke
Congrats! Looks great in white. I just picked up...

Congrats! Looks great in white. I just picked up a new Shoei RF-1200. It was a big purchase but I can't put a price on protecting my head. Can't wait for warmer weather here in Ohio!
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,397
Posted By tlempke
I have a turtle fur neck warmer that is long...

I have a turtle fur neck warmer that is long enough to tuck into my jacket as well as be tucked up into my helmet so it stays in place. Very good at blocking the wind and keeping me warm. Like the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 21,175
Posted By tlempke
I wear a Hi Viz jacket and have reflective tape...

I wear a Hi Viz jacket and have reflective tape on my helmet. I work nights and ride all the time at night. I get a lot of looks at bike night but what do I care? It helps my piece of mind and...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By tlempke
Never thought about this but I do rotate running...

Never thought about this but I do rotate running shoes so I understand the idea. However, I replace my helmet every five years maximum unless I take a spill (knock on wood) and then I'll replace it...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,576
Posted By tlempke
The bell vortex is a great helmet to start with....

The bell vortex is a great helmet to start with. I have one and while I prefer my new Shoei RF 1200 the vortex served me well. It can be a little noisy but I wear ear plugs or ear buds when I ride...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,885
Posted By tlempke
Buy an MSR tent by Cascade Designs and be happy...

Buy an MSR tent by Cascade Designs and be happy for the life of the tent. I have had mine for six years now and it is still going strong. They are very light weight backpacking tents that a pretty...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-15-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,402
Posted By tlempke
Awesome thread and trip! Subscribed for more

Awesome thread and trip! Subscribed for more
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-12-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4,507
Views: 669,764
Posted By tlempke
Ohio has some great covered bridges, where is...

Ohio has some great covered bridges, where is this at?

Sent from my GS3
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,727
Posted By tlempke
The only time I've used the head strap was while...

The only time I've used the head strap was while scuba diving. I would not trust it on my helmet. However, go pro's come with sticky mounts that work well on helmets. I've used them on shotguns while...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-09-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11,257
Views: 3,852,278
Posted By tlempke
Just joined the forum a few days ago, now I want...

Just joined the forum a few days ago, now I want a dual sport... here's my current bike.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/09/2a2eny2e.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/09/2epa7y8y.jpg

Sent...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 33,432
Posted By tlempke
All I wear are exoficcio boxers, they are by far...

All I wear are exoficcio boxers, they are by far the best I've ever owned.

http://www.exofficio.com

Sent from my GS3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-09-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4,507
Views: 669,764
Posted By tlempke
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/09/ehypu8av.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/09/ehypu8av.jpg

Sent from my GS3
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,409
Posted By tlempke
Get an MSR and call it a day. I have the Hubba...

Get an MSR and call it a day. I have the Hubba one man and the Hubba Hubba two man, both of which have served me flawlessly. As an Eagle Scout and a ranger at Philmont Scout Ranch, I have had...
Forum: Vendors 01-07-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 31,135
Posted By tlempke
So glad I found this thread, after reading every...

So glad I found this thread, after reading every post I'm sold! I currently ride a Harley so I'm 99.9% on the street but these pants with the armor additions are just what I've been looking for. USA...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 39,342
Posted By tlempke
I broke the mold when I got my Harley which is my...

I broke the mold when I got my Harley which is my first bike. I won't ride without a full face helmet which is my new Shoei RF 1200, leather gloves, boots and 95% of the time I wear my tourmaster hi...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,245
Posted By tlempke
I ride a Harley too so no flaming from me. Looks...

I ride a Harley too so no flaming from me. Looks like an epic trip!

Sent from my GS3
Showing results 1 to 40 of 40

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 06:59 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015