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Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 697,206
Posted By Unleaded
Thanks. I'd like to know what works for a...

Thanks. I'd like to know what works for a smaller shield. I'm 6'2", but I'm still a believer in smaller shields/quiet air. I have a VStream sport on the bike now - same basic size as stock, but...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 697,206
Posted By Unleaded
Which screen are you using?

Which screen are you using?
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,882
Posted By Unleaded
SOLAS is a great option. It's ridiculously...

SOLAS is a great option. It's ridiculously adhesive, and is used for life preservers, etc. it should work very well for your application.
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 697,206
Posted By Unleaded
FJR1300 Thread

I'm sure you're right. I have no need for more height or pullback than the MV offers....and wouldn't have needed that if I didn't have some extra height added to the saddle, so I didn't consider any...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 697,206
Posted By Unleaded
CSI: the MV Motorrad risers raise the bars, are...

CSI: the MV Motorrad risers raise the bars, are adjustable forward and back, and are also adjustable for angle. The shallower angle does indeed make the bars wider, but keep in mind that adjusting...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 697,206
Posted By Unleaded
Congrats! Both are beautiful.

Congrats! Both are beautiful.
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Unleaded
That's a great setup! Wish they made them for...

That's a great setup! Wish they made them for street helmets...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 697,206
Posted By Unleaded
Measure from your lights to the ground on a level...

Measure from your lights to the ground on a level surface. Place a line (electrical tape/whatever) on a wall at that measurement.
From 25' feet away, your dims should be centered about 2" below...
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,791
Posted By Unleaded
You know, all my posts to this thread until now...

You know, all my posts to this thread until now were via Tapatalk, and thus I didn't see your avatar or taglines. I didn't realize you WERE LDComfort. :lol3
So be honest - is SOME of your...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-10-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10,513
Views: 3,462,861
Posted By Unleaded
Here's mine. Might be time to stop farkeling and...

Here's mine. Might be time to stop farkeling and get the leaves off my roof. :lol3

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v449/Huskerman/398CB306-011B-4084-ADBF-61EDC68D23E2_zps1twj87c8.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,791
Posted By Unleaded
Aerostich Roadcrafter - PITA?

I'm afraid I'm not up to that standard yet! I have done two SS1K rides, and a good friend and I are planning a 1500/36 to Tuscon in February or March. But 1500+ in 24 is beyond my current limit. I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-09-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,469
Posted By Unleaded
Glad it is what you were looking for. That's why...

Glad it is what you were looking for. That's why we're fortunate to ride in an age where there are so many choices. :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 697,206
Posted By Unleaded
Congrats! You will love it.

Congrats! You will love it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-09-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,469
Posted By Unleaded
Super Tenere ES vs. Non-ES?

While I don't disagree with the idea behind this, I think "ideal" is a tough target for any suspension system - including any ES variety - when taking always-changing road conditions into account. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-09-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,192
Posted By Unleaded
:clap The PCH was a good bike, actually. ...

:clap

The PCH was a good bike, actually. I only meant that it's a motorcycle that's more "scooter" than your scooter. :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-08-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 105,982
Posted By Unleaded
Recently sold, but man, what a great bike. ...

Recently sold, but man, what a great bike.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v449/Huskerman/Mobile%20Uploads/2013-05/72D3227A-C24E-4CDD-ABCA-98416E2E0F83_zpssolfipkj.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,791
Posted By Unleaded
Think maybe I could ride with you for awhile, you...

Think maybe I could ride with you for awhile, you know, until I get comfortable with the look? I could rest easy knowing they weren't staring at ME. :lol3




This was a big question mark for...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,791
Posted By Unleaded
Aerostich Roadcrafter - PITA?

That's interesting info. Didn't know that. Awesome info in the responses so far, for a guy like me with no RC experience. Wouldn't have considered changing zippers. Or not. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By Unleaded
Skene P3's mounted on Panniers

Can't help either, but the Skenes are great. I have them mounted on my license plate and can't say enough good things about them. I didn't pull mine straight (plumb) as per the directions. They...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-08-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10,513
Views: 3,462,861
Posted By Unleaded
...And one of my all-time favorite designs. ...

...And one of my all-time favorite designs. Awesome bike! Congrats!
Forum: Battle scooters 12-08-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,192
Posted By Unleaded
Your scooter next to a PCH? I see what you did...

Your scooter next to a PCH? I see what you did there.....:lol3

I think the BMW scooters look great. And I agree - they encompass what many urban riders are asking for. I'd love to ride one...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,791
Posted By Unleaded
:lol3 Well black sure does look good.... ...

:lol3

Well black sure does look good....






Good info. Thanks. First time I've seen that comment...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,885
Posted By Unleaded
I've never owned any Klim gear, and this is one...

I've never owned any Klim gear, and this is one guy's opinion....
http://m.motorcycle-usa.com/390/7522/Motorcycle-Article/Klim-Adventure-Rally-Suit-Review.aspx

One of the articles I read after...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 697,206
Posted By Unleaded
Agree. The mirror mounts are great, and I have...

Agree. The mirror mounts are great, and I have mine mounted there too. Great visibility. The Skenes I mentioned are extra brake indicators - I misunderstood!

I have a friend with whom I ride...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 697,206
Posted By Unleaded
Nice find on the bike! What did you do for LEDs?...

Nice find on the bike! What did you do for LEDs? I just added a Skene set on each side of the license plate last week, but I found lots of good options.
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,957
Posted By Unleaded
Sig P938 in a Crossbreed Supertuck, appendix...

Sig P938 in a Crossbreed Supertuck, appendix position when off the bike. Tank bag when on. There's a better chance of breaking bones after falling on my gun than needing it while riding, I figure. ...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By Unleaded
My hydration system...

After years of using a Camelback in a small backpack for long rides in hot weather, I decided to figure something out that could be carried by the bike. The pack that started as cool and weightless...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 697,206
Posted By Unleaded
Three great choices. I have ridden all three and...

Three great choices. I have ridden all three and enjoyed them all. Much ado was made in the moto rags about the poor linked-braking system on the Connie. I don't ride all that aggressively, so I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 697,206
Posted By Unleaded
:thumb Are you still enjoying your FJR,...

:thumb

Are you still enjoying your FJR, Rider?
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 697,206
Posted By Unleaded
It's definitely not silly. I struggled with the...

It's definitely not silly. I struggled with the looks of the VFR originally, as did nearly every other motorcyclist on the planet, to Honda's chagrin. :lol3. Somewhere around here are my original...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,882
Posted By Unleaded
Both good questions. The red reflectors on the...

Both good questions. The red reflectors on the B33 I have aren't meant to be removed, so I just used white Solas behind the clear lenses. I would think white behind the red lenses would give you...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 697,206
Posted By Unleaded
FJR1300 Thread

I absolutely loved the VFR. It will go down as one of my all-time favorites. I put Heli-bars and 30mm peg lowers on it, and did 20000 miles in two years, including two 1000 mile days. It had the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 697,206
Posted By Unleaded
FJR1300 Thread

Same deal here, initially. My trade was not a very marketable bike (VFR1200), but when they throw that huge trade difference at you initially, it's hard not to feel insulted and pissed off. I did....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-07-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,469
Posted By Unleaded
If your loaded weight falls within the designed...

If your loaded weight falls within the designed optimum range of the ES, and if you change often between riding two-up and solo, you might really enjoy the ES.

I don't have a Tenere, but I just...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4,264
Views: 697,206
Posted By Unleaded
That is a STEAL! I paid $12,000 for mine in...

That is a STEAL! I paid $12,000 for mine in October and felt like I got a good deal. They wanted 2 grand more for their ES at the time. I actually didn't want the ES, although I would've liked to...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,882
Posted By Unleaded
That's interesting. That article indicates that...

That's interesting. That article indicates that Solas is somewhat stretchable. The rolls I have are definitely not. Must be different thicknesses available...? Even the slight camber on the back...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,882
Posted By Unleaded
I've got a combination of 3M reflective decals...

I've got a combination of 3M reflective decals and Solas tape on my FJR. The regular 3M stuff seems bright until you see the Solas. Amazing. I even put some of it behind the clear lenses on my...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,791
Posted By Unleaded
Thanks for the thoughts. Much appreciated - all...

Thanks for the thoughts. Much appreciated - all of them. Does anyone know the difference between the "ballistic" panels on the Classic, and the 1000d panels on the R3? Just curious, as I couldn't...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,791
Posted By Unleaded
Would you buy black again? Surely it's hotter...

Would you buy black again? Surely it's hotter wearing in the summer? The black looks great, but I'm leaning heavily towards the gray with hi-viz panels....
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,791
Posted By Unleaded
How do you find the RC vs the Latitude in the...

How do you find the RC vs the Latitude in the heat?
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