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Forum: Equipment 01-12-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 17,266
Posted By macbethandbanquo
That Klim Hi Vis looks great on you!! ...

That Klim Hi Vis looks great on you!!

Cheers!

Mitch
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,977
Posted By macbethandbanquo
King Rat, I'm glad to see the Daytona...

King Rat, I'm glad to see the Daytona Travelstars!! I thought the same as you about the Roadstars. Didn't like the exposed zipper. I ordered a pair of Travelstars last night.
I already have...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,420
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I agree on Toucans! In fact I just withdrew the...

I agree on Toucans! In fact I just withdrew the ones I had for sale because they fit perfectly which is difficult to do in boots.

Protection for ankles is really good on Toucans.
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,031
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Well I bit the bullet and last night ordered from...

Well I bit the bullet and last night ordered from MOTOIN , a pair of Daytona Travel Star Gore Tex for the fantastic price of $370 shipped.

I'm thinking this one will be the Cats Meow for what...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,031
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I have the Combat Tours, the Alpinestars Toucan ,...

I have the Combat Tours, the Alpinestars Toucan , had the Forma Adventures, the Vendramini Daytonas and am now looking to get the Daytona travel GTX or Trans Open

I find myself putting on the...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Been practicing that unhook the bra one handed...

Been practicing that unhook the bra one handed move on my GF. 👌
Gettin better with the zipper! Need more practice tho!😏
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By macbethandbanquo
My Rukka Armax zips from left to right. Since...

My Rukka Armax zips from left to right. Since this is the very first jacket pants combo I ever zipped I assumed they all did this.

I'm not sure it should make any difference which way it...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Tried that method. Sounds simple but I fumble...

Tried that method. Sounds simple but I fumble around to hold the 2 ends!
Can't turn too much at waist like I used to I guess.
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Tricks to zipping pants to jacket?

I have a new pair of Rukka Armas pants and an old Armax jacket. They zip together.
First try was putting pants on, then jacket, then twisting around ( hard for a 71 year old) and searching...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,294
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Santa just ordered a Rukka Basti jacket from...

Santa just ordered a Rukka Basti jacket from FC-Moto that should arrive in couple of weeks! Wow!!
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,268
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I have a Fallkniven U1 in 3G steel with 2 1/2...

I have a Fallkniven U1 in 3G steel with 2 1/2 inch blade that is a folder that does NOT lock made especially for that law.

They also make a locking model.
The entire length openened is 5 3/4...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-14-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,710
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Great for twisties! I also use them for long...

Great for twisties!

I also use them for long stretches of Interstate when I'm heading home after a ride in the twisties. With my new Cee Bailey 18 incher I can ride in a very quiet mode. Great for...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,603
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Aerostich DEER Ropers. Very soft and comfy. ...

Aerostich DEER Ropers. Very soft and comfy.

I have the Elksin ones too. Not ad soft and comfortable but thicker and warmer.

I always carry the 2 pair.
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,223
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Forma adventure in Nubuck. What size? I...

Forma adventure in Nubuck.

What size? I have a brand new pair for sale. 10 1/2

Pm me.
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,335
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I've got a Craft wind proof shirt. It is...

I've got a Craft wind proof shirt. It is fantastic! Kind of pricy but well worth it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-20-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,040
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I have the Givi bars on my F650, 2012 model and...

I have the Givi bars on my F650, 2012 model and don't find they stick out much.

You barely notice them when looking from front. Any closer and I feel my legs would get less protection

...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 70,978
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Rukka Armax

Just great!

A couple of weeks ago a purchased a Rukka Armax jacket. I was/am very impressed with everything about the jacket.

But on second thought I upgraded all the armor with...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,977
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Combat tourer

I really like my Aerostich Combat Tourers for both comfort and utility.

My A,pine stars Toucans come in a close 2nd. More protection but a tad clunky.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 241,795
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Cee Bailey 22 inch with Barkbusters on 2012BMW F650GS

Can't find the answer and Cee Bailey does not respond.

Will the Cee Bailey 22 inch Enhanced (with the bar) fit and have clearance with Barkbuster handguards on a 2012 F650GS?

I'd like to try...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 249,647
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I'm really pleased with my Klim latitude suit....

I'm really pleased with my Klim latitude suit. Especially since I got them almost new from forum members.

Also just picked up the Badlands pants (and didn't have quite the cash to buy...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,508
Posted By macbethandbanquo
In the new Latitude Misano, the chest POCKETS are...

In the new Latitude Misano, the chest POCKETS are now lined with MESH, which acts as a VENT. And indeed, it DOES vent well!!

The older ones had a nonbreathable material.

I have the new...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,550
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Pm'd you!

Pm'd you!
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,550
Posted By macbethandbanquo
What is your build? Chest size, waist, length? ...

What is your build? Chest size, waist, length?

I may have some gear that you might like.

I'd suggest the Klim Latitude stuff. I'm in Southeast too, Southern Louisiana.

Works...
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By macbethandbanquo
My gear is practically brand new, hardly broken...

My gear is practically brand new, hardly broken in, so I don't want to wash it just yet.

I'm a little leery of the hydrogen peroxide method.......it bleaches hair! LOL.

Hadn't worn...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By macbethandbanquo
How do you get BUG Splat off Goretex?

I have a couple of Goretex jackets and was wondering what you guys use to clean the bug "debris" off your jackets?

We are in the middle of "Love Bug" season here and have to clean the...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,300
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Youre welcome, Rob! It took me a LOOOONG time to...

Youre welcome, Rob! It took me a LOOOONG time to figure that out for myself.......Duuuuh! I could hear them opening up and filling the cavity of my ear canal.

Also, I found that there are...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 102,278
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Pretty good day today! Was looking for the...

Pretty good day today! Was looking for the matching pants for my high Vis Misano jacket and had seen a couple of used pairs for $250 and $300

Then I came across a new pair (only tried on) in...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,927
Posted By macbethandbanquo
What size are you Dave? I have 2 pairs of Klim...

What size are you Dave? I have 2 pairs of Klim pants in 36 waist. The silver Chinooks that go IN the boots and the old Dakar silver ones outside the boot. Both only worn inside the house. Let me...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,674
Posted By macbethandbanquo
BEST solution is to get a pair of rainproof...

BEST solution is to get a pair of rainproof gloves that fit UNDER the jacket. Perhaps a shorty glove with little or no gauntlet. It's what it do.

I like the tennis bracelet idea!
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,300
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Have ridden for years with them. After trial and...

Have ridden for years with them. After trial and error, and different plugs, the ones that fit me best (and are SOFT and don't put pressure on your ears are:

MOLDEX SOFTIES 6600

NOISE...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 102,278
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Right! No offense taken. Just returned...

Right! No offense taken.

Just returned from 100 mile ride with Misano in temps from 78-90. Started with ALL vents closed and neck closed. Very nice! As ride progressed to 80, I unzipped...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,442
Posted By macbethandbanquo
The Klim Latitude Misano models are on sale. ...

The Klim Latitude Misano models are on sale. $479 for jacket.

Just got mine today. Well pleased.
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 102,278
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Got my Klim Misano Latitude Hi Vis in today! ...

Got my Klim Misano Latitude Hi Vis in today! Initial impressions: quite pleased!

I ordered a Medium and it fits exactly as I had hoped! Trim and fitted. ( I have a LARGE Black Latitude and ...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 102,278
Posted By macbethandbanquo
:browI certainly WILL let y'all know. ...

:browI certainly WILL let y'all know.

Revzilla emailed me it was shipped Fed Ex and should be here Thursday.

I'm going to try it on and check fit and look with several pants I own:

BMW...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 21,358
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I just ordered the Hi Vis Misano Jacket yesterday...

I just ordered the Hi Vis Misano Jacket yesterday because of the temporary sale.

I have the black 840 Latitude suit and use it for cooler weather and will use the light colored lighter Misano...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 102,278
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I have an 840 Black Latitude in Large and it's a...

I have an 840 Black Latitude in Large and it's a fairly good fit but read that the Misano could be cut big so TODAY I ordered the on sale Hi Vis Misano in Medium.

Very helpful comments on...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,580
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Interesting thread! Living in Southeast...

Interesting thread!
Living in Southeast Louisiana it's also pretty difficult to find gear that does it all.
After years of my own personal research ( I'm a gear whore) I've come to the...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By macbethandbanquo
I wear the Alpinestars Vapor knee pads beneath my...

I wear the Alpinestars Vapor knee pads beneath my Klim in the boots pant

Pad is slim enough to go inside either Alpinestars Toucan or Forma Adventure

Not bulky at all and much better...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,329
Posted By macbethandbanquo
RKA Pine Flat

I looked around for weeks and finally narrowed it to 2. The Wolfman and the RKA.
I BOUGHT THE 13 liter expandable 4point Pine Flat. Pricy at $154 but sits great on the GS tank. Not too high, not...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,266
Posted By macbethandbanquo
Have a couple of Opinels. Great steel and easy...

Have a couple of Opinels. Great steel and easy to sharpen

My favorite one was made by Cold Steel years ago. Rubberized handle and, I believe, Carbon V steel.

Leave it stored in my...
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