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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,240
Posted By Pindon
+1

+1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 30,981
Views: 7,492,031
Posted By Pindon
Cross controling

Also known as a slip
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,153
Posted By Pindon
I decided to stay with my Shoei RF1100. It's a...

I decided to stay with my Shoei RF1100. It's a pain with glasses but I think it will give me more protection.

Everyone makes a choice and sadly the Sharp results made mine.

Best regards,
...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,153
Posted By Pindon
Sharp rating is out.

The rating disappointed me. I was considering buying one, but the ratings are not as good as the 103.

Paul H
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,257
Posted By Pindon
I've got Hyper Lites, in fact I have three...

I've got Hyper Lites, in fact I have three modules (for that extra punch). They work great and people back off when they see them light up. If I had it to do over I would buy the Whelens. Either way,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By Pindon
Alcahol. Best wishes for your friend.

Alcahol.

Best wishes for your friend.
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 81,287
Posted By Pindon
In my opinion you should have found an attorney...

In my opinion you should have found an attorney and sued your former employer. The mere threat of a lawsuit would have gotten you a settlement of some sort. In most states the statute of...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,104
Posted By Pindon
RE: Blew Rod?

I've got an 2009 Suzuki C50. The engine is very similar to the M50, if not identical. I checked the service manual and the mfg. web site and I am pleased to report that the engine is four valves...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 26,479
Posted By Pindon
Credible documentary evidence to substatiate your...

Credible documentary evidence to substatiate your claim, please.

You are entitled to your own opinion but not your own facts.
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By Pindon
Protective Gloves for my Daughter

I need gloves for my daughter. I have looked at Alpine Stars and Racer at the M/c Superstore site. I am looking for high end protective gloves like the racing style full gauntlet type. Does anyone...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,356
Posted By Pindon
Who, in his right mind, would pay 20k for an...

Who, in his right mind, would pay 20k for an unknown, unproven piece of equipment when there are so many high quality, time tested, dependable bikes available at a lower price point? Not to mention...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,124
Posted By Pindon
Once while waiting to make a right turn at an...

Once while waiting to make a right turn at an intersection and looking left, I noticed a light coming toward me. I was uncertain as to what it was, at first I thought it was another car behind the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,486
Posted By Pindon
I have posted this before and I think it maybe...

I have posted this before and I think it maybe useful so at the risk of being redundant I will repeat myself.

I wrap what is basically a "shamwow" around my neck and secure it with a large rubber...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,558
Posted By Pindon
Shamwow

I wrap a Shamwow knock off from Walmart around my neck and secure it with a large rubber band.

The shamwow holds a great deal of water and while riding it cools the blood flowing to my head and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,257
Posted By Pindon
I am an aircraft owner and use retreads on my...

I am an aircraft owner and use retreads on my small airplane. Failures are low because the stress is low. A two thousand pound aircraft touching down @ about 60 or 70 mph stresses the tire briefly....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,824
Posted By Pindon
I am a CPA. At 54 I learned to fly. As soon as I...

I am a CPA. At 54 I learned to fly. As soon as I soloed I bought an airplane and practiced landings in the pattern until I was real good, it was tough but I did it. By practicing.

At 59 I learned...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,094
Posted By Pindon
I wear Tourmaster mesh pants, underneath I wear...

I wear Tourmaster mesh pants, underneath I wear Draggin Jeans Kevlar mesh longjohns. When I'm moving the air blows right through both and I am comfortable. I also feel that the combo will provide...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,895
Posted By Pindon
I agree the helmet is a bit noisy, but then I...

I agree the helmet is a bit noisy, but then I wear earplugs when I ride so it doesn't bother me. I think the reason for the noise is the space they left for intercom speakers, that is, the space...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By Pindon
Thank you. Paul

Thank you.

Paul
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By Pindon
What brand of helmet do the British motor officers wear.

I've seen pictures of them and they seem to be wearing "flip-up" helmets.

Does anyone know the brand?

Thanks

Paul
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,528
Posted By Pindon
If the tank is not metallic it could be the...

If the tank is not metallic it could be the ethanol in the gas.

Just a thought.

Best regards,

Paul
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By Pindon
I got one too, but I got it with a zipper. It...

I got one too, but I got it with a zipper. It cost me $ 5. It was an overun for some construction company. Try Ritz Safety, see if they have a branch in your area.

Best regards,

Paul
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,069
Posted By Pindon
Keep an open mind.

ACR is good, so is Kannad and McMurdo.

Kannad is a large French company and is big in aviation and communications in transportation (shipping).

ACR is based in Ft. Lauderdale and was...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,069
Posted By Pindon
Consider a PLB

I fly a private plane. Since last year the 121.5 ELT beacons have not been monitored. The new 406 ELTs with built in GPS are too expensive at this time. To cover myself in case I go down I bought a...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,469
Posted By Pindon
Forgive my ingnorance.....

Do you wear these with or without regular underwear?

Thanks

Paul
Forum: Vendors 03-22-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,459
Posted By Pindon
They published my review!

As a lark I check the MCSS site and there it was, it took a while, but it's there. I reviewed the Teknic Xcelerator glove, it wasn't a glowing review but the language was clean. I would add that...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 75,066
Posted By Pindon
I considered the C3...

I wear glasses and I thought a modular helmet would be the best choice for me. I researched it a little more and found the SHARP ratings for modular helmets and went with a Shoei RF 1100.

Best...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Pindon
I was looking at that jacket myself, the matching...

I was looking at that jacket myself, the matching pants would make this a great set. I wish it came in a 3/4 length style. Unfortunately Vanson doesn't sell that style.
Forum: Vendors 03-10-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,447
Posted By Pindon
Didn't work for me either.

Didn't work for me either.
Forum: Vendors 03-02-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,459
Posted By Pindon
Speaking of ethics.....

This thread began with an ethics issue. Not to belabor the point I wanted to add my experience.

I recently bought a pair of gloves and wanted to review them on the store site. My review did not...
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