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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,708
Posted By '05Train
Stick your fist into your armpit and frantically...

Stick your fist into your armpit and frantically flap your elbow up and down -
They love that :wink:[/QUOTE]

I'll give that a shot.....:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,708
Posted By '05Train
On the Night Train.....Harley riders wave...

On the Night Train.....Harley riders wave enthusiastically, UJM/cruiser riders wave periodically, DS, ST riders and BMW riders rarely wave.

On the KLR.......Anyone on a DS either waves, gives the...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,272
Posted By '05Train
Yup. Different tools for different jobs.

Yup. Different tools for different jobs.
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 25,373
Posted By '05Train
I'm on a KLR and love them.

I'm on a KLR and love them.
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 25,373
Posted By '05Train
Yes it does. You can see it in this post...

Yes it does. You can see it in this post (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26470508&postcount=75).
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,447
Posted By '05Train
Either unlined Lee Parks DeerSports or BMW GS. ...

Either unlined Lee Parks DeerSports or BMW GS. Both work very well.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,945
Posted By '05Train
Between bikes, gear, accessories/farkles, and...

Between bikes, gear, accessories/farkles, and repairs....Not to mention fuel, maintenance, and all the money for motels and road food since 1977......


It's astronomical.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,776
Posted By '05Train
I ran a K60 on my GS/A a few years back. Hated...

I ran a K60 on my GS/A a few years back. Hated it. Pulled it off and threw it out after about 2,500 miles. It worked well off-road, but was awful on pavement, and terrifying in the rain.

I'm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By '05Train
I've had a set on the K16 for right around 2000...

I've had a set on the K16 for right around 2000 miles. I'm running 42/43 and have noticed minimal wear so far. I'm not gentle on them.
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By '05Train
Honestly, my R3 would have to be in tatters for...

Honestly, my R3 would have to be in tatters for me to replace it.
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By '05Train
I've posted about my love for the R3 in several...

I've posted about my love for the R3 in several threads here. It's not warm in winter, but it's a fantastic 3-season suit if you don't mind using a rain liner periodically. The armor is just about...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By '05Train
Bob's BMW is about an hour south of Hunt Valley.

Bob's BMW is about an hour south of Hunt Valley.
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,992
Posted By '05Train
There's a reason you don't see people who work in...

There's a reason you don't see people who work in the heat for a living wear black.

But hey, wear what you wish.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,668
Posted By '05Train
Amen to this. Every time I start talking bikes I...

Amen to this. Every time I start talking bikes I get a disapproving look.
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,992
Posted By '05Train
Maybe useless for you. Whether the helmet is...

Maybe useless for you. Whether the helmet is moving or not, the black helmet gets hotter. And unless you never stop at lights, for gas, or in traffic, that means something.

With a larger helmet...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 25,373
Posted By '05Train
Holy thread resurrection Batman! I burned up...

Holy thread resurrection Batman!

I burned up the stock rear tire on my KLR in a little over a thousand miles. I wanted a replacement that was a bit more street-friendly but would still give me...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,992
Posted By '05Train
Or you're not feeling it. Link on the first page...

Or you're not feeling it. Link on the first page shows the temperature difference, and that simple test can be easily duplicated. Whether or not you feel the difference, the difference is there.
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,209
Posted By '05Train
Outlast is the shiznit. I've got both a set of...

Outlast is the shiznit. I've got both a set of Lee Parks Deersports and Rev It Kelvin H2Os that have Outlast in them, and it's amazing how the heat from the grips works its way around the gloves.
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,992
Posted By '05Train
Not if you ride in traffic. I've been...

Not if you ride in traffic.


I've been stuck in DC traffic for hours. I've removed black helmets and ridden lidless it was so hot. I've been stuck in the same traffic with my light grey helmet...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,992
Posted By '05Train
I'll never own a black helmet again. I've been...

I'll never own a black helmet again. I've been substantially hotter in a black 3/4 helmet than I've been in a light grey full-face.
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,322
Posted By '05Train
I accept the fact that I may be crushingly stupid...

I accept the fact that I may be crushingly stupid or careless, but....

- Cell phone and solar charger (which is also a tiny AM/FM radio that has a crank for power too).
- Credit card. Usually...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,749
Posted By '05Train
It does. I find that people treat me with...

It does. I find that people treat me with respect when I treat them with respect. That means letting other adults make adult decisions. Even if/when I don't agree with their decisions.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,749
Posted By '05Train
All the time. I get that. My daughter rode...

All the time.

I get that. My daughter rode with me quite a bit before she turned 18. She wore what I told her to wear. She's an adult now. She knows what I'd prefer she wears, but ultimately...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,749
Posted By '05Train
Insurance does have caps. You're also not "at...

Insurance does have caps. You're also not "at fault" if you hit a deer, or if there's road debris, or any number of other scenarios. If you're that concerned, perhaps you shouldn't be riding.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,749
Posted By '05Train
Horseshit. Your insurance will cover your...

Horseshit. Your insurance will cover your passengers, however if you are not at fault in an accident, your passengers can't sue you.

True, but there are seatbelt laws. There's no law requiring...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,749
Posted By '05Train
That's your choice. It is, after all, your bike....

That's your choice. It is, after all, your bike.

But as a pragmatist, I understand that the person on the back of my bike is an adult and can make their own choices. If an accident occurs, then...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By '05Train
Interesting. Mine has no heating element in the...

Interesting. Mine has no heating element in the collar. I suppose I ought to call them and have them send me another.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,749
Posted By '05Train
No, that's a good justification for adults to...

No, that's a good justification for adults to choose gear.
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By '05Train
I recently replaced my old...

I recently replaced my old pre-Microwire/Thinsulate-lined Gerbing's with a brand-spanking new Gerbing's. It's a nice upgrade in that it gets warm much quicker. The downside is that the collar isn't...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,702
Posted By '05Train
It's always entertaining watching someone lean...

It's always entertaining watching someone lean into a brazenly stupid argument by making fun of the way someone posts.
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By '05Train
I run them on my K16 and love them. Great rain...

I run them on my K16 and love them. Great rain grip, and they're fantastic in the dry. Very predictable with no weirdness. I don't think I'd use another tire.
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,702
Posted By '05Train
I mix brands and profiles all the time on my KLR....

I mix brands and profiles all the time on my KLR. It's no big deal.

My Harley's got a radial in the rear and a bias-ply up front, and it's been that way through tens of thousands of miles and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,749
Posted By '05Train
My wife's an adult; she can dress herself.

My wife's an adult; she can dress herself.
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By '05Train
The Gerbing's website and Revzilla will show the...

The Gerbing's website and Revzilla will show the watt/amp draw for each item of clothing. Make sure you've got enough power left over to run the bike.

I'd start with a jacket liner and gloves...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,830
Posted By '05Train
This may be the best mid-layer I've ever used. ...

This may be the best mid-layer I've ever used.

I've used it several times under my Latitude Misano, and it simply kicks butt. It is completely, 100% windproof. And it's warm. It's crazy how warm...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,097
Posted By '05Train
Overpants are great for commuting, or going...

Overpants are great for commuting, or going anywhere that you'd want/need to be in something other than riding pants.

Riding pants fit better and are more comfortable, as you've got less material...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By '05Train
My non-heated winter gloves are Rev It! Kelvin...

My non-heated winter gloves are Rev It! Kelvin H2O, which look like they've been discontinued. They're Gore-Tex, and they have a Schoeller lining as well. About the only ding to them is the hard...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,435
Posted By '05Train
- Bought a KLR to ride in the winter. No worries...

- Bought a KLR to ride in the winter. No worries about road salt or whatever.

- When it's to nasty to ride the KLR, there's always bourbon.
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By '05Train
I have a Freeway and love it. It's a shame that...

I have a Freeway and love it. It's a shame that Teknic went out of business and I won't be able to replace it.
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,603
Posted By '05Train
I had a Madstad on my Harley Ultra; it totally...

I had a Madstad on my Harley Ultra; it totally transformed the bike.
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