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Forum: Equipment 05-26-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,213
Posted By AceRider01
Call me cynical, but until more spec and test...

Call me cynical, but until more spec and test results is known of this product, it remains just that, a good idea.

The product website has next to zero technical data, and googling review next to...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By AceRider01
Biker land and motoin are great Germany company...

Biker land and motoin are great Germany company to deal with. Fc moto can sometime be a bit of lottery
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By AceRider01
someone need to produce a knock-off base on Cot...

someone need to produce a knock-off base on Cot One
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,213
Posted By AceRider01
the site looks extremely thin on spec and...

the site looks extremely thin on spec and technical details
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 91,748
Posted By AceRider01
yes weight of cylinder could test % of air still...

yes weight of cylinder could test % of air still in it;

wast one cylinder each year - at least test it once a year - less then $15 is a good insurance to know the jacket still works;
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,964
Posted By AceRider01
There are different types of motorists (not...

There are different types of motorists (not limited to cagers) out there:

1) those who pays attention, have very high situational awareness, drives/ride defensively not only to themselves and to...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,749
Posted By AceRider01
i hear tourtech is coming out with a model...

i hear tourtech is coming out with a model dedicated for washing MC gear - guarantee to take the dirt off from your dirty weekend so you look fresh for the starbuck rides next weekend.

from ther...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 80,305
Posted By AceRider01
Obviously the aldi mc items still contribute to...

Obviously the aldi mc items still contribute to their bottom line.
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By AceRider01
leatt STX for road; Moveo 2015 version also sold...

leatt STX for road; Moveo 2015 version also sold as Scott S15(?)

designed to work with back protector in jackets with them being worn on top rather than underneath jackets...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 80,305
Posted By AceRider01
I think major manufacturer is making way more...

I think major manufacturer is making way more than double of their direct cost. Double is what a retailer mark up.

Just go and have look when your local aldi have them as special buy next time......
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 80,305
Posted By AceRider01
while shopping at my local ALDI stores, i come...

while shopping at my local ALDI stores, i come across 1 textile jacket, 1 textile pants and 1 leather jacket which all claims to be CE 13595 certified to level 2. All the correct documentation is...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,964
Posted By AceRider01
the above theory is great, except there is a lot...

the above theory is great, except there is a lot impulsive/ impatient and uninformed buyers out there - so they dont know any better. ADVrider tend not be those.


Dark clothing can also work if...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By AceRider01
They tend not to work well with a well designed...

They tend not to work well with a well designed peak on dual sport helmet- it blocks out the necessary direct sun ray needed for it to work well.


Yes they are relatively quick to go dark (say...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,187
Posted By AceRider01
I have used both synthetic and down - synthetic...

I have used both synthetic and down - synthetic was a cheap anaconda one we bought many years ago - it's a very light version rated only to 15C comfort sleep (70 filled, i think) - yet we have taken...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,717
Posted By AceRider01
The more expensive ones, while more durable is...

The more expensive ones, while more durable is less breathable. I have horny toad, and is as breathable as plastics.
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 80,305
Posted By AceRider01
You need to re-read the first post. This thread...

You need to re-read the first post. This thread does not deal with helmet. All helmets commercially available today is by law ( and rightly so) certify to conform to a recognised standard, ECE, DOT,...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By AceRider01
if all you need is a thinner liner - careful use...

if all you need is a thinner liner - careful use of scissors also do the job.

XL & 2XL is the same helmet with different liner;
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,209
Posted By AceRider01
Unfortunately a lot of gear don't last that well...

Unfortunately a lot of gear don't last that well even for the 20 to 40 m u are talking about
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,209
Posted By AceRider01
I dont have to ask, because i have done it......

I dont have to ask, because i have done it... some of gear cost $1k each, some cost a couple hundred, some less

I am under no illusion that the main reason it cost 10 times more is not because the...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,209
Posted By AceRider01
Marketing 101- market differentiation... Its the...

Marketing 101- market differentiation... Its the same principle used to sell all high end products. Works extremely effectively.
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,952
Posted By AceRider01
with the hit -ait - it does support the neck very...

with the hit -ait - it does support the neck very well - it pretty much immobilise your neck... (i own one)

i havent seem the helite in action in person, but from internet video. it does seem...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,952
Posted By AceRider01
I say the quicker the inflation the better......

I say the quicker the inflation the better... 100ms (helite) inflation is obviously way quicker than 250ms hitair.... At 25mph or 40khr, its about 1.7 m or 5 feet quicker to full inflation.
at...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,952
Posted By AceRider01
I think hi-side and flying over the bonnet type...

I think hi-side and flying over the bonnet type accidents are where these ' immobilisation' type airbag works best. The hit a wall type crash will require goldwing type airbag to offer any...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,952
Posted By AceRider01
Bering electronic airbag claims 0.03 reaction...

Bering electronic airbag claims 0.03 reaction time PLUS 0.05 inflation time = 0.08s Total Deployment Time - i cant find out how much it cost $


D-Air electronic system claimed total deployment...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,713
Posted By AceRider01
thats correct - Draggin (Aust) is the first for...

thats correct - Draggin (Aust) is the first for level 1 (C-EVO), but Bull-It is the first for level 2, althought Draggin has sinced obtained level 2 certification in their Holeshot range
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,391
Posted By AceRider01
ok i havent even seen the " new" ones... i dont...

ok i havent even seen the " new" ones... i dont understand why BMW go backwards on the NP protector - the orange ones are very very good - and more comfortable and less intrusive than first appeared...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,391
Posted By AceRider01
not Kevlar jeans - according to BMW, its a heavy...

not Kevlar jeans - according to BMW, its a heavy duty jean with 20% kevlar woven into it...

this is totally unscientific but: Kevlar is often being said as 5x better in abrasion testing than thick...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,713
Posted By AceRider01
to be more specific, EN13595 is the only...

to be more specific, EN13595 is the only appropriate standard for testing motorcycle clothing/garment/fabric (not impact protectors).

while it is argued the CE tests are designed to simulates...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,982
Posted By AceRider01
Seriously, motoport is not a reliable source of...

Seriously, motoport is not a reliable source of abrasion resistance data, to put it politely. - this is beside the point the test published is totally inappropriate for MC gear.

So i wonder what...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,982
Posted By AceRider01
"abrasion cycle until material fail" or...

"abrasion cycle until material fail" or Martindale method, is a material durability test and does not simulate the force experienced during a crash as experienced by motorcyclists.

For those...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,102
Posted By AceRider01
top: 1) the middle part where it is sticking...

top:

1) the middle part where it is sticking up higher - cant remember how much was cut off but only a small amount.

2) the shoulder blade area - i used the knife slice down a little (40 degree...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,102
Posted By AceRider01
the back protector pushes a bit against the back...

the back protector pushes a bit against the back of my neck with my riding posture. Got a pair scissors and knives, and gave a bit small shaving - problem solved
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By AceRider01
Fabric softener will damage your fabrics and...

Fabric softener will damage your fabrics and threads FAST...

If you don't want to wash it, just use warm damped cloth to wipe off as much as possible for now.... When washing later, very briefly...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,268
Posted By AceRider01
Used to have Evoline 2 for more than 2 yrs, which...

Used to have Evoline 2 for more than 2 yrs, which fitted me okay even though I could have done with a bit roundness.. Evoline is a slightly narrower fit again which didn't pass my stand-in the shop...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,132
Posted By AceRider01
First post since jun 2011 - congrats:clap ...

First post since jun 2011 - congrats:clap

not quite sure with your post on whether you agree with their assessment about corrosive substance contact. If so, what was the corrosive substance?
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,043
Posted By AceRider01
Has anyone actually worn one of these other than...

Has anyone actually worn one of these other than those in the promotional clips put out by the company.

I am starting to think this is a project of some advertising/marketing company to be used as...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,139
Posted By AceRider01
come on guys, this is just getting really silly...

come on guys, this is just getting really silly now...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,139
Posted By AceRider01
Now, only the Eric got involved earlier this...

Now, only the Eric got involved earlier this whole saga could have been avoided. But i am happy that OP's issue is now resolved.

A few observation and question:

1) Is the TT the distributor or...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,139
Posted By AceRider01
I agree with you the product warranty is with...

I agree with you the product warranty is with manufacturer or its legal representative. TT is the only reseller for products sold in USA. OP cant prove the purchase is with TT. So the only possible...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,139
Posted By AceRider01
i am not whinging but here's my 2 cents: ...

i am not whinging but here's my 2 cents:

1)No lawyers here, but one of the problem at law of claim against retailer of goods which subsequently got resold to someone else,eg OP, is that, the...
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