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Forum: Equipment 11-28-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,872
Posted By melodicly
lots of great info! thanks a lot! It makes a...

lots of great info! thanks a lot!

It makes a lot of sense to me to have the pinky and ring finger tied together I just have yet to find a pair of gloves with that feature. Been pretty busy though...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,872
Posted By melodicly
I lived in the San Juan Islands for a bit and...

I lived in the San Juan Islands for a bit and loved it but my heart and home will always belong to New Orleans. One of these days I will drag a band through the Islands and up to Alaska. Great people...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,872
Posted By melodicly
Great thanks guys! That's 4 different gloves that...

Great thanks guys! That's 4 different gloves that I haven't looked at before. Those knox gloves look pretty serious. I might have to find someone that stocks them and try them on (unlikely I'm sure)....
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,872
Posted By melodicly
most protective gloves

I'm a new rider and long time musician so I am looking for some really protective gloves but since I live in New Orleans I would prefer them to not be black and nothing but thick leather. There are...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,284
Posted By melodicly
I've been trying to get back here and thank you...

I've been trying to get back here and thank you guys for the ideas. I'm slowly researching all of them, but have been pretty busy. Keep 'em coming though as even though I am making good money right...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,284
Posted By melodicly
Question would love help w/ helmet, jacket, gloves etc for noob

I haven't been here in a while as life just hasn't afforded any sort of bike activity, but I am back and ready to take the plunge again. I need EVERYTHING however and the number of just flip face...
Forum: Face plant 09-13-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,958
Posted By melodicly
I think I wil go with your descion and sacrifice...

I think I wil go with your descion and sacrifice a small comfert over safety. Thanks. Glad it is workin out for ya finally! Props for taking your time to research everything so well.
Forum: Face plant 09-13-2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,958
Posted By melodicly
I have been thinking about buying that same...

I have been thinking about buying that same helmet, but it doesn't look like it held up as well as I would hope. I have heard of flip ups causing verious problems, but it looks like it tried to open...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2007, 01:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,516
Posted By melodicly
this has saved my dog and me from many a nasty...

this has saved my dog and me from many a nasty storm, while holding 4 other backpacks under the fly and under six pounds...

http://marmot.com/fall_2007/equipment/tents/backcountry/bise_2p

they...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2007, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By melodicly
know a place that sells them in the states? I...

know a place that sells them in the states? I went to their website and have to say they have some good lookin helmets.
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2007, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By melodicly
gotta have one! snell/dot approved? can't seem to...

gotta have one! snell/dot approved? can't seem to find it any links? Thanks
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,783
Posted By melodicly
Living in New Orleans I would really like to...

Living in New Orleans I would really like to learn where I can get one of these. Pads get real hot real quick, but pavement is much harder to deal with than heat. Any ideas? I can find the buckles...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-03-2007, 07:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,245
Posted By melodicly
That's what I needed. I guess I really should...

That's what I needed. I guess I really should have posted this on that forum, but work has actually picked up a bit for the last couple of weeks so haven't had much 'putor time. It sounds like with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2007, 03:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,245
Posted By melodicly
sounds like a new thread Rob. nothin personal. I...

sounds like a new thread Rob. nothin personal. I would love to talk to ya about China (as well as bikes), but you will probably get a better response on a new thread involving, "5'6" rider wants...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-01-2007, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By melodicly
C.o.b.b.

Count on bein busted
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-30-2007, 09:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 485
Posted By melodicly
noob in SE would like some friends

Hey guys, I live in New Orleans but travel A LOT. I often in Atlanta, Chattanooga, Birmingham, Baton Rouge, Nashville and Asheville. I have riden many friends bikes, but never for longer than an hour...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-28-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,245
Posted By melodicly
Thanks guys this is very helpful. I would like to...

Thanks guys this is very helpful. I would like to see the new 800gs as that just might be the best of both worlds, but I think my fear of the wee feeling like a bigger bike than it is are not really...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,245
Posted By melodicly
Yeah I have glanced at the versys, but it just...

Yeah I have glanced at the versys, but it just really isn't appealing to me. The Vdtrom seems like the bike, but I am a little nervous about the "big bike" feel. I am only 5'11" and 145lbs. It is a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2007, 01:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,245
Posted By melodicly
thanks everybody. very informative as usual....I...

thanks everybody. very informative as usual....I think I am gonna have to go Vstrom, but I do like the light nimble feeling the GS offers, but I just think I would be more interested in long trips on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,245
Posted By melodicly
where did it go? edited: I didn't even...

where did it go?

edited: I didn't even realize this section existed!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,245
Posted By melodicly
thanks alot....I have heard nothing but great...

thanks alot....I have heard nothing but great things about the vstrom, but yeah most of my riding will be local roads with a trip every four months or so. I wonder, would the larger front wheel on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,145
Posted By melodicly
Smirnoff Citrus Twist. Add a little water if u...

Smirnoff Citrus Twist. Add a little water if u want to cool it, if not it still very smooth, kinda cheap and won't leave you with that fuzzy taste in your mouth after a warm night of drinking. I love...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2007, 06:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,245
Posted By melodicly
f650gs vs vstrom abs again

Hey guys, I put this in the regional forum, but figured I would drop it here too. Want a bike for mostly commuting in New Orleans where the roads are TERRIBLE! It is not uncommon to see 10 car sized...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-22-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 279
Posted By melodicly
Cool2 NE1 from Nawlins?

Hey everybody. My name is Dale and I have been watching this forum for a year or two now. I live in New Orleans but travel to Chattanooga pretty often to visit family and just be in the mountains. I...
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