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Forum: Equipment 01-04-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,006
Posted By license2ill
I think he's speaking of the body armor thread...

I think he's speaking of the body armor thread and specifically to the statements from BMW and Wickermann77.
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,006
Posted By license2ill
Good question. I suppose just understanding the...

Good question. I suppose just understanding the information is a start. How to start demand for proven issues and certification? Good question. Ride naked? maybe. Do what cruiser riders do and sing...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,006
Posted By license2ill
Haha, sounds like the boys at Fieldsheer's...

Haha, sounds like the boys at Fieldsheer's marketing headquarters don't really know what they are buying either. Wow, the state of this industry is a complete cluster.

BTW, those results are using...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2007, 07:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,006
Posted By license2ill
If you ask a muslim, Islam is the world....

If you ask a muslim, Islam is the world. Religious fervor is the same, regardless of where it comes from.

Anyhow, the mere fact that Aerostich has been producing stuff often at a more reasonable...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,006
Posted By license2ill
While I agree with you on that, it may not have...

While I agree with you on that, it may not have always been true of their opinion or actions. Goldfine did send one of his products in to Cambridge for testing, I believe, a few years ago....
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,326
Posted By license2ill
In case you missed the question in the other body...

In case you missed the question in the other body armor thread. Can you please post the same information for the shoulder and elbow pieces in your jersey?

This info is only specific to the back...
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,801
Posted By license2ill
I think the multiple layers construction is more...

I think the multiple layers construction is more of a concern for cut resistance requirements as well. I wonder how Keprotec fairs in cut resistance, especially when used in impact-abrasion areas.
...
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,801
Posted By license2ill
Sounds like it's just the jacket, no pants, and...

Sounds like it's just the jacket, no pants, and from what Varnsverry said it sounds like there may be more options at similar price points available. I'm curious what he is referring to as those...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,006
Posted By license2ill
You mean more justifications and religious...

You mean more justifications and religious fervor? Mega churches are catching on across the nation, and Islam is taking over the world. Don't make the Taliban any righter.
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,006
Posted By license2ill
Then come back and tell me why the hell we're...

Then come back and tell me why the hell we're talking about melting points and not real protective values that matter. Seems a simple diversion by one company in a warped attempt to find legitimacy...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,006
Posted By license2ill
You think 27% Kevlar content is going to change...

You think 27% Kevlar content is going to change the melting point of nylon and lycra drastically?
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 52,072
Posted By license2ill
So much of the market for this stuffis based on...

So much of the market for this stuffis based on mystique, and we know how far that goes in BMW's pricing structure to begin with, it's of no surprise really, I guess.

The thing about the real...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 52,072
Posted By license2ill
Did they tell you what energy level the tests...

Did they tell you what energy level the tests were done at?

The reason CE and Cambridge are set-up with a pass/fail mark of 35 and 25kN, respectivley, is that injuries happen at the point of that...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 52,072
Posted By license2ill
Yeah, they probably haven't bothered. They...

Yeah, they probably haven't bothered. They haven't bothered to even perform the mandatory minimum EN13595 on their textile garments either. I will give them credit for purchasing boots that are meet...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2007, 03:46 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 52,072
Posted By license2ill
Feel matters little in terms of real performance...

Feel matters little in terms of real performance issues. It's got EN1621-1 pads in it, the minimum. Are they Type-A size or Type-B? It will say on them.

The T-Pro shirt can be had with Cambridge...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2007, 04:25 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 52,072
Posted By license2ill
How abouts the certs for the limb armor pieces? ...

How abouts the certs for the limb armor pieces?

That cert info is specifically only for the back protector piece.
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2007, 10:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,712
Posted By license2ill
Ride Magazine performed a test of "all weather"...

Ride Magazine performed a test of "all weather" suits not long ago:

http://www.ridetriangles.com/pdf/587/213149.pdf

and rain suits:

http://www.ridetriangles.com/pdf/543/204019.pdf

This is...
Forum: Vendors 01-02-2007, 09:53 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,801
Posted By license2ill
Thanks for those links. I think I might add a...

Thanks for those links. I think I might add a couple to my sig for safe keeping.
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 52,072
Posted By license2ill
The Forcefield name brand was started in 2003....

The Forcefield name brand was started in 2003. The T-Pro brand has been around for many years and was bought by Davies O'Dell in 2000, according ot Richard Andrews at Davies O'Dell. Davies O'Dell...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 52,072
Posted By license2ill
They used to, but I think they stopped that...

They used to, but I think they stopped that practice recently due to the dissemination of that indicting info and questions surrounding the practice. Either way, their products for the past few years...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2006, 06:38 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 52,072
Posted By license2ill
Braxton worked for T-Pro in the US in the '90's....

Braxton worked for T-Pro in the US in the '90's. Similar to Wayne at Motoport and Difi, he is still working with their old designs and currently selling them today out of the basement. Anything...
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2006, 04:00 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,801
Posted By license2ill
Crash Protection?

Anything besides a bunch of stupid anecdotes?
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,801
Posted By license2ill
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2006, 03:04 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,801
Posted By license2ill
I'm not a vendor, shmuck. Anybody with half a...

I'm not a vendor, shmuck. Anybody with half a friggin brain could figure that out.
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2006, 03:01 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,801
Posted By license2ill
It was about discussion at the NTSB, not...

It was about discussion at the NTSB, not commercial postings. This entire site jsut took a huge dump on itself.
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2006, 02:59 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,801
Posted By license2ill
Whats the idea of moving this to the vendors...

Whats the idea of moving this to the vendors forum? Ridiculous.

Move my posts back to equipment where the ideas can be thoroughly discussed, and show some wisdom.
Forum: Vendors 12-07-2006, 01:21 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 23,650
Posted By license2ill
As I 've said before, it has been painfully...

As I 've said before, it has been painfully obivious from the start of any discussion of Motoport that Wayne is not versed in these issues at all, is short on facts, and I'm past the thought of that...
Forum: Vendors 12-06-2006, 10:50 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 23,650
Posted By license2ill
Perhaps you should be asking yourself why you are...

Perhaps you should be asking yourself why you are not joining in with similar worthwhile critique.
Forum: Vendors 12-06-2006, 10:49 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 23,650
Posted By license2ill
Well, there are certainly many other choices of...

Well, there are certainly many other choices of clothing that provide superior weather protection, and similarly modest crash protection value as Aerostich garemnts and a number of other products.
Forum: Vendors 12-05-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 23,650
Posted By license2ill
One of the excuses that many cruiser riders will...

One of the excuses that many cruiser riders will say about not wearing protective gear is that it isn't nearly effective enough or it doesn't provide enough range of use to be worth the hassle,...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2006, 01:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,775
Posted By license2ill
The last thing you want to do is remove any...

The last thing you want to do is remove any useful crush space from the forehead area. Removing the comfort foam from the rear o the helmet would be a better alternative. However, it the helmet is...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2006, 07:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,557
Posted By license2ill
The reputations for the entire industry were made...

The reputations for the entire industry were made while competing technologies were being erected and switchovers were occuring in different parts of the country. Everything is either CDMA or GSM,...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2006, 03:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,557
Posted By license2ill
T-mobile will give you coverage where Verizon...

T-mobile will give you coverage where Verizon won't. I've had the same experience in a number of places in Southern California, where they all have better coverage than other areas. Verizon has...
Forum: Vendors 12-04-2006, 03:16 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 23,650
Posted By license2ill
Great. Now we know they used a machine to show us...

Great. Now we know they used a machine to show us when the foam inserts break. The only way this relates to motorcylist impact protector tests and standards, CE approval, or torso protection is that...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2006, 05:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 24,004
Posted By license2ill
I've been checking out tents and bags, and am...

I've been checking out tents and bags, and am looking towards Big Agnes www.bigagnes.com for both. The superlight(SL) tents are highly rated by Backpacker Mag www.backpacker.com and Outside Mag...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2006, 04:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,557
Posted By license2ill
Haha. I did something similar with my Ipaq. It...

Haha. I did something similar with my Ipaq. It has a setting for WMP that allows the media to continue playing after closing the app. You have to repopen and press stop to actually kill it. No more...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2006, 01:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,557
Posted By license2ill
Yep. Fred Durst, Paris Hilton, and Vida Guerra...

Yep. Fred Durst, Paris Hilton, and Vida Guerra love to leave their vids, pics, and phonebook on the server for safe keeping.:evil
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2006, 10:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,557
Posted By license2ill
I was contemplating that option the other day to...

I was contemplating that option the other day to upgrade into an all-in-one that I'm guaranteed to take wit hme all the time. As it stands right now, I leave the PDA in the car or at home since it...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2006, 10:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,557
Posted By license2ill
Pocket PC's come with IE on them, and I'm pretty...

Pocket PC's come with IE on them, and I'm pretty sure there are versions of other browsers for download. I've never used it, sure it's pared down a little, but it looks pretty much the same.
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2006, 07:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,557
Posted By license2ill
Yeah, the service providers still are only really...

Yeah, the service providers still are only really making money on voice usage, as far as porfitability, so they go as lean as possible with any support for data usage, as little as they have to to...
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