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Forum: Europe 03-23-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By pingvin
Norway got very strict rules riding outside roads...

Norway got very strict rules riding outside roads in the terrain, thousands of dollars/euros/pounds if you get caught. And Norwegians generally hate dirt bikes riding in the terrain.

Same rules in...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,485
Posted By pingvin
+1...but the bolts comes loose and disappears :( ...

+1...but the bolts comes loose and disappears :(

Have the Pro 5.5HD with the old plastic straps, worked fine but only used once so fingers crossed will last....

Got some other Leatt stuff as...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,319
Posted By pingvin
Thanks. Sounds like you more or less confirm my...

Thanks. Sounds like you more or less confirm my thoughts about the D-Explorer, both jacket and pants. Also like to connect jacket and pants, less draft when cold and ensures jacket doesn't ride up in...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,319
Posted By pingvin
Yes, also an option but in 10 weeks I surely will...

Yes, also an option but in 10 weeks I surely will crash and then the stowaway jacket is no more:cry And a lighter set up so could get cold if really cold outside even with layers.

And like...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,319
Posted By pingvin
Had another look and still think the Dainese is...

Had another look and still think the Dainese is more what I want. But the mesh pants might be a possibility (with over pant of some sort for cold weather).
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,319
Posted By pingvin
Did consider going south from Santiago as well...

Did consider going south from Santiago as well and then it would be a different story. Much cooler than further North from what can understand. Some parts in South Chile looks a bit like Norway...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,319
Posted By pingvin
For info also looked at other setups: ...

For info also looked at other setups:

-Touratech Companero is an option but don't like the look very much and seems bulky?

- Pressure suit and shell jacket, wearing just pressure suit when...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,319
Posted By pingvin
Have looked at Motoport and believe it works. But...

Have looked at Motoport and believe it works. But doubt it will be that warm compared to the Dainese jacket even with the liner in. The Dainese is after all a normal jacket with the vent panels...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,319
Posted By pingvin
Thanks for reply. That's surprising...

Thanks for reply.

That's surprising considering the Airway pants are mainly mesh and the sand 2 only got 2 medium vent zips. Actually got a pair of rev'it mesh pants but black and less mesh than...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,319
Posted By pingvin
4 season setup mixing brands

Planning for South America trip beginning of next year. Problem is don't handle either extreme hot or cold weather very well. Looked at the TT Companero and like the concept but not the style and...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By pingvin
That Motoquest suit do look nice. Really like the...

That Motoquest suit do look nice. Really like the option using the waterproof layer under or over the jacket and good that thermal layer is also a destination layer. Suspect the price is a bit more...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By pingvin
The other jackets mentioned may have good venting...

The other jackets mentioned may have good venting but nothing near the Dainese D-Explorer. Mesh panels on the entire back and chest plus full length arm entilation ZIPs makes it almost into a mesh...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By pingvin
Shad Zulupack

Shad got some nice bags. Actually Shad (which I believe is Spanish?) has cheated as Zulupack actually is a kayak bag manufacturer (http://www.zulupack.com/zulupack.php)

Considering their 55L and...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By pingvin
If you want to take it one step further, you may...

If you want to take it one step further, you may want to consider a chest protector with integrated rin protectors. The protector from Spidi can either be used with straps as shown or snapped into a...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By pingvin
Yes :D If you have a pressure suit like...

Yes :D

If you have a pressure suit like mentioned above, the jacket may have a loose fit. But if using jacket with built in armour, it should fit tight(ish) so armour doesn' move out of position...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By pingvin
...or buy a sas-tec chest protector...

...or buy a sas-tec chest protector http://www.sas-tec.de/en/protectors/chest-protector/

For street I use this from Dainese, not to bulky and well ventilated. No need for straps or anything, if...
Forum: Latin America 02-11-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By pingvin
Plan is simply buying new bikes and sell when we...

Plan is simply buying new bikes and sell when we leave. Which is one reason why we're planning for Santiago, seems like Chile is a good place buying bikes and large city means plenty options.
...
Forum: Latin America 02-11-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By pingvin
South or North from Santiago?

Planning trip in South America and plan was going from Santiago and North to Bolivia/Peru.

But looks like mostly rocks north of Santiago so considering going South instead. Looks much greener...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,126
Posted By pingvin
Klim got some nice pants that are similar to mx...

Klim got some nice pants that are similar to mx pants but with Cordura so should take tarmac sliding OK (though not nearly as well as leather pants of course).

...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 348,178
Posted By pingvin
Disassemble clutch adjuster

Bought aftermarket levers but must reuse some parts including the adjuster shown below. But don't know how to take it apart and afraid damaging anything if using to much force since part plastic.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-25-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,739
Views: 462,562
Posted By pingvin
Last part of 9km hill race :D <IFRAME...

Last part of 9km hill race :D

<IFRAME height=315 src="//www.youtube.com/embed/L_j71jkK6_Q" frameBorder=0 width=560 allowfullscreen></IFRAME>

Not very serious and for everyone, old and new...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,311
Posted By pingvin
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2576...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25768968&postcount=82
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,685
Posted By pingvin
Smartwool! (and heated soles if really cold) ...

Smartwool! (and heated soles if really cold)
...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,545
Posted By pingvin
How warm is the W&S when not connected to...

How warm is the W&S when not connected to battery? Will it be as warm as any other softshell? Bit risky relying on battery alone for long trips away from civilisation.
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,921
Posted By pingvin
Don't like the full hippo hands but ordered this...

Don't like the full hippo hands but ordered this from OBR. http://www.obradvgear.com/index.php/products/enduro-grip-mitt
...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,713
Posted By pingvin
Maybe have to change my mind. Out riding today...

Maybe have to change my mind. Out riding today but heated grips didn't work. But even wearing medium warm gloves (hate those big bulky ones) I was still OK. But my home made cheapo hand guard...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,713
Posted By pingvin
Maybe obvious, but preferrably both. Takes 5min...

Maybe obvious, but preferrably both. Takes 5min taking guards off when summer if that's an issue.

But if had too choose, heated grips...just.

-13 degC / 8degF oustside...going riding :D
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,485
Posted By pingvin
Maybe not:...

Maybe not: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=14746906&postcount=2

"Crashed hard in the Cosmo suit, this Oct in Moab, and walked away from it... Well, OK a few broken ribs from my arm...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,485
Posted By pingvin
The Astars A8 and the Leatt 5.5s have 360deg hard...

The Astars A8 and the Leatt 5.5s have 360deg hard shell rib protection. Others like the new Spidi Warror jacket and the Acerbis Cosmo Level 2 Protection jacket, covers partly, like half way around,...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,744
Posted By pingvin
Think the Fox bomber is cross between the Klim...

Think the Fox bomber is cross between the Klim Adventure and a normal MX glove. If riding a lot of tarmac/dual sport, the Adventure is probably a better/safer glove than the Bomber. Not convinced the...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,485
Posted By pingvin
42" around chest. Except for the back protector,...

42" around chest. Except for the back protector, the protectors were big enough, more the fabric that was tight (tighter than I like anyway).

Think I will get a pressure suit from another brand....
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,744
Posted By pingvin
Fox Bomber

Very happy with Fox Bomber gloves. Feels lots more protective than MX gloves but still not stiff or bulky. Had pair for years and still almost as good as new.

...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,485
Posted By pingvin
Leatt 5.5 Body protector

Ordered it from Revzilla and received it a week ago. Ordered it in Large according to height but was to small for me. Need to loose some weight but also to tight on arms and generally everywhere....
Forum: Vendors 12-16-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 183,541
Posted By pingvin
Spidi Warrior Jacket

Will the Warrior jacket interface well with Leatt neck brace?
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 53,401
Posted By pingvin
Bullett proof

Litterally...

http://www.leatherman.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-leatherman-Site/en_US/Blog-ShowPost?p=130
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By pingvin
Just ordered Leatt 5.5 body protector, not...

Just ordered Leatt 5.5 body protector, not received it yet but maybe a bit extreme/bulky for other than pure enduro? Will let you know when got it.

One big advantage is that assume will interface...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,842
Posted By pingvin
+1. My favourite gear ever! Takes zero space when...

+1. My favourite gear ever! Takes zero space when packed so always bring it along, also on travels when skiing and so on. And zero bulk so fits under even the tightest leather jacket. Like others...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,127
Posted By pingvin
Chain Pickle Chain Cleaner and Degreaser

http://www.webbikeworld.com/t2/chain-pickle/

Never tried it myself, use the s100 which works great but not cheap.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-16-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By pingvin
OK, thanks! Will look more into maps you mention.

OK, thanks! Will look more into maps you mention.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-09-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By pingvin
Had Quest and Zumo 550 and normally use gdb...

Had Quest and Zumo 550 and normally use gdb files. No big thing but convenient with Garmin if no special reason to use something else.

Would normally buy 390LM or 590LM but just wondering if the...
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