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Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 41,087
Posted By ManiZ
Got my windblock pant liner about a month ago and...

Got my windblock pant liner about a month ago and have only had the chance to try it twice but I have to admit I am underwhelmed. It doesn't get all that warm compared to the Gerbing gloves that run...
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 222,615
Posted By ManiZ
Yes, the Raider. Any idea on an ETA?

Yes, the Raider. Any idea on an ETA?
Forum: Vendors 10-30-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 222,615
Posted By ManiZ
I am bound to get alternator whine on my bike...

I am bound to get alternator whine on my bike with the reduced power draw of these bulbs. Any way to address that with high-power resistors?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,596
Posted By ManiZ
This book is an excellent general-purpose...

This book is an excellent general-purpose reference. You'll notice the author mentions right on the first page and it is NOT a replacement for the factory service manual. The purpose of this book is...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 635
Views: 133,408
Posted By ManiZ
Clutch plate dream catchers! LOL! You guys are...

Clutch plate dream catchers! LOL! You guys are having a great time. I just discovered this thread and look forward to catching up.
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,328
Posted By ManiZ
Forcefield Extreme Harness Flite. I never ride...

Forcefield Extreme Harness Flite. I never ride without it, no matter the distance or temp.
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,158
Posted By ManiZ
Gerbing's T5 gloves and 'microwire' jacket liner...

Gerbing's T5 gloves and 'microwire' jacket liner plus their dual-temp controller have served me very well over the past 3 years. I did buy their socks last year too, but they were a pain because I...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By ManiZ
Bikepilot, thanks for the input. I am in the...

Bikepilot, thanks for the input. I am in the market for boots as well but had never heard of AXO. The link you posted isn't working, but were they similar to these?...
Forum: The Garage 11-07-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,693
Posted By ManiZ
Garage containment mat on a budget; ideas?

I need 2 containment mats for my garage, one per car, to contain snow-melt, rocks etc. the tires will be tracking in. This kind on Amazon...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-10-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By ManiZ
Ah, that brought back from memories, especially...

Ah, that brought back from memories, especially of Superior. Thank you sharing.
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,999
Posted By ManiZ
My thought exactly. Keep a simple one line window...

My thought exactly. Keep a simple one line window asking for the email address to automatically send the price of whatever item someone happens to be looking at. Would keep it hassle-free for both...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,942
Posted By ManiZ
The news story says he was headed to work.

The news story says he was headed to work.
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,272
Posted By ManiZ
Thanks for your input and for going on the trip!...

Thanks for your input and for going on the trip! As a Pakistani American, I should shed some light on the attitude towards women. The negative press focuses on a very small segment of the rural...
Forum: Face plant 07-28-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,662
Posted By ManiZ
This has to be my favorite FP story. Thank you...

This has to be my favorite FP story. Thank you for resurrecting the thread; I hadn't read it before. You gained wonderful perspective at a (thankfully) minimal physical cost and shared it with us so...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,272
Posted By ManiZ
Moin thanks for the PM; amazing RR! The scenery...

Moin thanks for the PM; amazing RR! The scenery is gorgeous. I am a Pakistani American who has only seen the places you are currently riding through in pictures; such shame.

Excellent idea to...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,500
Posted By ManiZ
Pretty cool :clap

Pretty cool :clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,532
Posted By ManiZ
I look forward to reading you updates. Looks like...

I look forward to reading you updates. Looks like you're having a ton of fun!

But why do all your pics look like they were taken with the beta version of some first-gen digital camera...or an old...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,214
Posted By ManiZ
Good for you. You did what was right for you and...

Good for you. You did what was right for you and the wife. As someone already said, Alaska will be there when you're ready; perhaps even with the mrs. along.
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,284
Posted By ManiZ
That is a phenomenal job right there. Well done!

That is a phenomenal job right there. Well done!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,837
Posted By ManiZ
Wanted to add one more thing. After my last lane...

Wanted to add one more thing. After my last lane departure incident, I wrote to James Davis (who runs msgroup.org) and asked for advice. He replied quickly with a detailed response but one line...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 22,718
Posted By ManiZ
Hmm...where is the "I hate all cops" crowd today?...

Hmm...where is the "I hate all cops" crowd today?

Hats off to the off-duty cop; he likely saved other people's lives from this douche. Even better to hear the couple escaped with their lives.

I...
Forum: Face plant 07-02-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,587
Posted By ManiZ
Is that blood on the top end of the speedometer...

Is that blood on the top end of the speedometer needle?

Great to hear you escaped relatively unscathed. Any crash you can walk away from is a fine one. You learned several lessons that will now...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-02-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3,811
Views: 853,632
Posted By ManiZ
http://img28.imageshack.us/img28/7881/jkrv.jpg

http://img28.imageshack.us/img28/7881/jkrv.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 820,421
Posted By ManiZ
HAHAHA! That is absolutely epic. I think I will...

HAHAHA! That is absolutely epic. I think I will laugh about this one for weeks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,837
Posted By ManiZ
I stopped caring about speed after my 3rd (yes,...

I stopped caring about speed after my 3rd (yes, THIRD) "lane-departure excursion" in the canyons. Against the odds, all 3 were uneventful for me and the bike. The last was a year and a half ago....
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,606
Posted By ManiZ
Holy shit that sucks. More so because I have...

Holy shit that sucks. More so because I have Bridgestones on my bike too. No issues yet with below-freezing temps and I bet hardly anyone has experienced this, but it is bad regardless. Their...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,389
Posted By ManiZ
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,649
Posted By ManiZ
I really don't think you should buy boots. Some...

I really don't think you should buy boots. Some heads are impossible to get logic into, not matter how well-reasoned it may be or how often it may be repeated.

Experience is the comb life gives us...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,084
Posted By ManiZ
The problem with the toes is that they are the...

The problem with the toes is that they are the smallest extremities we have, smaller than our fingers. So they have a high propensity for getting cold as it is. Plus they sit right behind the boot's...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,084
Posted By ManiZ
There is a very simple reason for using the dual...

There is a very simple reason for using the dual controller; you need to be able to control your core temp separately from the extremities. A warm core keeps the extremities warm through blood...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-03-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 2,478,039
Posted By ManiZ
This is NOT a sign I came across in person. I saw...

This is NOT a sign I came across in person. I saw it on Sjaak Lucassen's site from his around-the-world tour. Great sign!

http://www.sjaaklucassen.nl/images/stories/R1-Intro/8.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 1,863,238
Posted By ManiZ
Thank you, I needed to hear that. I have thought...

Thank you, I needed to hear that. I have thought about Clayton's story frequently since finding about it yesterday; even woke up in the middle of the night with my thoughts in a turmoil. I had taken...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 1,863,238
Posted By ManiZ
Oh my God. Just found this thread and read the...

Oh my God. Just found this thread and read the end of Clayton's book. Oh my God. May be I shouldn't have; will be impossible to ride with a clear head in the near future. My thoughts are with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 820,421
Posted By ManiZ
LOL! I got pwned with the fake locales. Suits me...

LOL! I got pwned with the fake locales. Suits me well! :rofl

Good to see the nuclear waste got properly disposed off, at least!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 820,421
Posted By ManiZ
No, not quite. Urban riding was Portland but...

No, not quite. Urban riding was Portland but unless Icon is lying for some unexplained reason, here are the locations listed on the intro frame for each of the "sections":


Rain Forest: Pantalian...
Forum: Vendors 09-27-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,143
Views: 181,544
Posted By ManiZ
Got mine last Friday, installed them Sunday night...

Got mine last Friday, installed them Sunday night w/ Skene IQ-170 controller but haven't been able to ride since then. Will take pics and post them this weekend. Really pleased with the brightness...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,810
Posted By ManiZ
I think there may be a case of mistaken identity...

I think there may be a case of mistaken identity going on here because some of the comments just don't make sense.

There are two similar-sounding companies. Both are called Draggin Jeans but have...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,810
Posted By ManiZ
Have had my Draggin Drayko Drift for over a year...

Have had my Draggin Drayko Drift for over a year and love them. But you have to bear in mind that with the amount of Kevlar/Dyneema coverage, these jeans are pretty warm in the reinforced areas. On...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,869
Posted By ManiZ
I tried Spencer and the experiment failed...

I tried Spencer and the experiment failed miserably. I don't ride much and only put on about 5000 miles on the modified seat in 14 months. The seat started out great but became excruciatingly painful...
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,000
Posted By ManiZ
Olympia Viper jacket works well for this temp...

Olympia Viper jacket works well for this temp range. You will need a good thermal base layer like the Schampa warmskin (a thick fleece works too). Then zip in the jacket's included quilted and...
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