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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27,553
Views: 6,565,594
Posted By rspennac
a. No b. I think a lot of riders get overly...

a. No

b. I think a lot of riders get overly excited and try to show off for the camera and thats when they get in trouble.

c. I don't think killboy or the other photo outfits pay the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,564
Posted By rspennac
+1 on that comment. I am not trying to sway you...

+1 on that comment. I am not trying to sway you to a bemmer but the point Boxer-lust makes is important to consider.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,531
Posted By rspennac
I think it all about the rider. A few years ago...

I think it all about the rider. A few years ago I took the Advanced Rider MSF course. At the end of the class we were graded on our slow game (as I call it). This was mostly slow speed manuvers in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,942
Posted By rspennac
My kids are 8 and 11. I take them for rides as...

My kids are 8 and 11. I take them for rides as often as they want to. The 11 year old doesn't like the big roads so we just ride where we can keep it under 20 ish.

My 8 year old like to go out...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,700
Posted By rspennac
Glad to hear you are not hurt too bad. Thanks...

Glad to hear you are not hurt too bad. Thanks for taking the time to post. Actually seeing crashed gear will help (some) people make better choices about what to wear.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 100,059
Posted By rspennac
The response I got for #1 when I informed the...

The response I got for #1 when I informed the wife was... You're such an asshole!

2. R1200RT

3. I actually had a street bike in high school but didn't really ride much so I sold it. The RT...
Forum: Americas 02-25-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,095
Posted By rspennac
I have in-laws that live in Southern WV, I've...

I have in-laws that live in Southern WV, I've been around the state a few times. I really like riding there. There are lots, and lots of curvey roads. There also is the Appalachian trail if you go...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-07-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9,214
Views: 2,870,274
Posted By rspennac
Just a plain old RT... but it sure is fun showing...

Just a plain old RT... but it sure is fun showing up unanounced to the Saturday morning Ducati club rides on a bagger.
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 585,116
Posted By rspennac
So, a few weeks ago I ordered the Kevlar racing...

So, a few weeks ago I ordered the Kevlar racing gloves. I wasn't sure what size to get so I used the "trace your hand" method. It seemed that large would be the best size.

They arrived shortly...
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 585,116
Posted By rspennac
I knew that pocket was there but I didn't want to...

I knew that pocket was there but I didn't want to keep the rain liner in it. Your idea is just briliant!

A+ for you.
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 585,116
Posted By rspennac
That collar looks way too loose. When fully...

That collar looks way too loose. When fully closed, it is snug around my neck sort of like how a shirt an tie fit. Its not overly tight but it does keep the wind out.

As far as the pants go,...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 585,116
Posted By rspennac
I have the 1000 D cordura jacket and pants. In...

I have the 1000 D cordura jacket and pants. In the summer I ride with no liner in the jacket or pants, the air flows just fine.

If the temp is 90+ it doesn't matter what kind of gear you wear,...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 585,116
Posted By rspennac
1LIFE2LIVE - I don't need to send them back and I...

1LIFE2LIVE - I don't need to send them back and I think you are right, they probably would switch them. I am good with what I have.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 585,116
Posted By rspennac
These are the gloves that I received

There are a few differences.

The first difference is the gloves in the ad have those cool looking carbon fiber inserts over each knuckle and also the fiber weave between the wrist strap and large...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 585,116
Posted By rspennac
Motoport Kevlar Gloves

This is the picture taken off of the motoport website for these gloves.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 585,116
Posted By rspennac
I had heard this same thing when I bought my...

I had heard this same thing when I bought my jacket and pants in 2007. Recenetly I ordered the kevlar racing glove. They arrived a few days ago. The tag says "MADE IN CHINA."

Later, I'll post...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 585,116
Posted By rspennac
I read about the water soaking trick for the...

I read about the water soaking trick for the kevlar glove (probably here too!) I'll try that when they arrive too.

I have the rain liner for both pants and jacket and the insulation for the...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 585,116
Posted By rspennac
I bought my ultra II pants and jacket set three...

I bought my ultra II pants and jacket set three years ago and have been very happy with the set. I just ordered a set of kevlar racing gloves.

If mototport starts making boots I'll probably...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-23-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 223,409
Posted By rspennac
This was the first bike that I owned (the one in...

This was the first bike that I owned (the one in the picture isn't mine)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-31-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2,003
Views: 525,284
Posted By rspennac
I just wish I was giving the douche bag biker...

I just wish I was giving the douche bag biker wave. You know the middle finger?... it's so original and cool too! Well, the best I can come up with is the middle finger smiley

Enjoy!:fyyff
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-25-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,371
Posted By rspennac
Jamie Z is right on the money. It appears that...

Jamie Z is right on the money. It appears that the problem is that the MapQuest only sends the start and end points.

I discovered a little thingy called the Mapsource disk that came with my...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-24-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,371
Posted By rspennac
I created the routes using MapQuest.

I created the routes using MapQuest.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-24-2010, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,371
Posted By rspennac
My MapQuest custom routes are funny

I created custom maps on MapQuest and loaded them on my 2730. I created a test route around my neighborhood too. Once I got on my bike and brought up the test route i noticed that the start and end...
Forum: Face plant 06-11-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,285
Posted By rspennac
Can you get those at Harbor Freight?

Can you get those at Harbor Freight?
Forum: Face plant 06-03-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,506
Posted By rspennac
I'm sorry you wiped out but when I first saw the...

I'm sorry you wiped out but when I first saw the title I thought you were trying to out run a train. I thought oh sh!t this is going to be really bad.
Forum: Face plant 06-02-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,195
Posted By rspennac
I was going to ask if you slid and tumbled but...

I was going to ask if you slid and tumbled but then I decided to help myself and re-read your OP. Yep, you slid and rolled. Clearly your gear kept your skin off the road. Lately the little voice...
Forum: Face plant 05-31-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,195
Posted By rspennac
...uh I think he'll fix your pants and jacket for...

...uh I think he'll fix your pants and jacket for free. I have a motoport outfit too. I haven't tested it though.

I'm glad that you are ok.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-12-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By rspennac
I just bought a 2730 also. My Dell lap top with...

I just bought a 2730 also. My Dell lap top with XP professional found the GPS in no time at all. But I ran into similar problems when I tried to get my POS Acer (something) lap top with vista to...
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