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Forum: Equipment 04-05-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 607,970
Posted By taki5
Ive been away from the Motoport website for a...

Ive been away from the Motoport website for a while, but I happen to be on there recently. I noticed the new website, it looks to be an improvement.

Can somebody correct me if I am wrong, but...
Forum: The Garage 11-08-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,275
Posted By taki5
i understand they have some limitations, but for...

i understand they have some limitations, but for $15 a set, i would pick them over a standard set of flat wrenches..
Forum: The Garage 11-06-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,275
Posted By taki5
Good deal on Gearwrench tools at Advance Auto

I buy my oil filters at Advance Auto, and noticed they now sell Gearwrench tools. They have a deal on 5 piece metric or SAE wratcheting wrenches - $15.00 a set. It seems like a good deal, so I just...
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By taki5
wow, old post...i purchased Motoport kevlar...

wow, old post...i purchased Motoport kevlar gloves late last year, and now the gauntlet fits under the sleeve easily, problem solved...while they took some getting used to, i much prefer the kevlar...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,152
Posted By taki5
I have an 06 fz6 that i commute 60 miles round...

I have an 06 fz6 that i commute 60 miles round trip, about 6 months out of the year, its a wonderful bike, and as others have mentioned, it does it all. 50 mpg, handles well (for what it is), can do...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,949
Posted By taki5
i wanted to thank you for sharing your story, and...

i wanted to thank you for sharing your story, and i wish you the best in your recovery - as somebody else mentioned having the right attitude is paramount.

i do have a gear question for you...i...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 607,970
Posted By taki5
i have an ultra II air mesh, air mesh pants, both...

i have an ultra II air mesh, air mesh pants, both with quad armor (and i am an average height/build). my bike has a E52 givi case, and thats it. i cannot stuff both the jacket and pants in an empty...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,331
Posted By taki5
so do you keep the wire in your motoport sleeve,...

so do you keep the wire in your motoport sleeve, or do you have a heated vest?
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,331
Posted By taki5
Jim Williams, do you put the warmnsafe gauntlet...

Jim Williams, do you put the warmnsafe gauntlet over your motoport jacket cuff?
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 607,970
Posted By taki5
please post a review and pictures once you...

please post a review and pictures once you receive them. thanks!
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 607,970
Posted By taki5
I sent an email to Wayne today asking about the...

I sent an email to Wayne today asking about the winter version of his gloves, and he said he currently has XL size available, but nothing else.
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,250
Posted By taki5
nothing. the liner has a very tight velcro...

nothing. the liner has a very tight velcro closure around the neck (as tight as you want it to be), ive never had a problem with water running down through the neck opening. the longest rain ride...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By taki5
thanks for the replies, they are helpful. i...

thanks for the replies, they are helpful.

i need gloves that can sustain my 60 mile round trip highway commute during upper 30s/lower 40s temps - this is the temp limit of my air mesh...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By taki5
Cabelas Pinnacle xl mittens / gloves

http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/templates/links/link.jsp?id=0041449960399a&type=product&cmCat=SEARCH_all&returnPage=search-results1.jsp&Ntt=pinnacle&Ntk=Products&sort=all&_D%3AhasJS=+&N=0&_D%3Asort=...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By taki5
not to hijack, but if AlanCT doesnt take them,...

not to hijack, but if AlanCT doesnt take them, ill take the Hippo Hands...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By taki5
i recently purchased some air mesh kevlar...

i recently purchased some air mesh kevlar pants/liner with quad armor including the sacrum armor.

other than giving me some bubble butt when standing, its mostly unobtrusive while riding my FZ-6....
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 607,970
Posted By taki5
i recently asked Wayne about the winter version. ...

i recently asked Wayne about the winter version. he said it would not have any carbon fiber or the knuckle protector, but he didnt say when it would be available.
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,309
Posted By taki5
sorry, i meant gpx gloves. the reason i said...

sorry, i meant gpx gloves. the reason i said possibly not as good materials/workmanship is because the other gloves are made with kangaroo leather and/or stretch kevlar, which have a known track...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,007
Posted By taki5
GIVI makes two soft case bags that locks onto...

GIVI makes two soft case bags that locks onto their racks:

T457
T459

I found them on twistedthrottles website.
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 760
Posted By taki5
usually i use a c-clamp and a block of wood to...

usually i use a c-clamp and a block of wood to tighten the piston back into the caliper, or sometimes theres a special tool that you have to use to push the piston back in place. you have to open...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 607,970
Posted By taki5
kinda slightly off topic...i have heard Motoport...

kinda slightly off topic...i have heard Motoport has a walk in shop with off the shelf items, i cant seem to find an address on their website.

do they have all products available off the shelf?...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,371
Posted By taki5
thanks for the review, i would also like to see a...

thanks for the review, i would also like to see a little more wrist coverage.
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,371
Posted By taki5
can you comment on the closure? it looks like a...

can you comment on the closure? it looks like a small velcro strap, but im concerned the gloves might come off during a crash.
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,309
Posted By taki5
Held Namib/Alpinestar GX-P/Motoport gloves?

Im looking for a fairly protective glove with knuckle armor and good abraison resistance and ive narrowed it down to these 3. they cost about the same, and are from reputable manufacturers. Im hoping...
Forum: Vendors 06-19-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,286
Views: 747,129
Posted By taki5
i assume youre talking about Pelican cases...for...

i assume youre talking about Pelican cases...for my fz6, i have purchased a used givi sidecase rack, and plan on bolting the Pelicans to the rack directly. they wont be quick release, but then again,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,423
Posted By taki5
on one of the fz6 specific forums recently posted...

on one of the fz6 specific forums recently posted their trip: Maine - California - Maine on an fz6, with no real issues to speak of, 500-800 mile days...

that should tell you its should do fine...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 607,970
Posted By taki5
Yes, you are correct. Im speaking from my own...

Yes, you are correct. Im speaking from my own personal experience here, I should have mentioned that. My previous jacket was a Teknic Sprint, which had the waterproof membrane as the outer layer and...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 607,970
Posted By taki5
thanks again to you and to 1life2live...here is...

thanks again to you and to 1life2live...here is my million dollar question...if you wear air mesh + liner, and use gauntlets over the air mesh, then, do you get water running down your arm and right...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 607,970
Posted By taki5
Jim, i have the same issue. ive stopped wearing...

Jim, i have the same issue. ive stopped wearing gauntlet gloves for the summer, in lieu of some short cuff elkskin gloves i bought at Cabelas. i tuck the gloves under the sleeve, and zip up tight....
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 607,970
Posted By taki5
MaxThrottle, thanks for the review. can you...

MaxThrottle, thanks for the review. can you comment more on the gloves? did you like them, pros/cons? maybe a few pictures of the gloves, up close palmside and closure method? the motoport website...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,582
Posted By taki5
i was looking for a review on the Safety Grips,...

i was looking for a review on the Safety Grips, but i now understand you havent purchased them yet. looking forward to your review a few months from now.
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,582
Posted By taki5
hi, did you ever get your Halvarssons gloves?...

hi, did you ever get your Halvarssons gloves? could you update us please?
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,364
Posted By taki5
when folded, it reminds me of my swingline...

when folded, it reminds me of my swingline stapler.

then they took it away from me.
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 893
Posted By taki5
very timely. we bought a bike for my older...

very timely.

we bought a bike for my older son this weekend, it was a Specialized 12" bike, aluminum frame, ~$150. very simple bike, coaster brakes, etc. the basics.

they also make a 16"...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By taki5
that sounds like the approach i have to take,...

that sounds like the approach i have to take, smaller gauntlet that fits under the air mesh, but over the liner...even this will be hard to do, because the liner cuff has snaps that snap to the air...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2009, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By taki5
motoport sleeve cuff vs. gauntlet gloves question

i recently aquired a motoport air mesh jacket, an upgrade from my teknic sprint jacket. i also use lee parks gauntlet gloves.

with my old jacket, the gauntlet was big enough (and the jacket...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2009, 04:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,754
Posted By taki5
the E52 i bought brand new is missing the black...

the E52 i bought brand new is missing the black round post in the middle of that latch, makes it much easier to open the flap, almost too easy.
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,360
Posted By taki5
1. mine came with risers...i agree, very...

1. mine came with risers...i agree, very comfortable.
2. i bought the bd43 headlight mod on fz6-forum...its good enough for me now.

i also average 48-50 mpg, with a 60 mile round trip commute....
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,360
Posted By taki5
im still here! the tall windshield works...

im still here!

the tall windshield works ok, i am ~5'-9", and the wind hits me right at my faceshield, although its fairly laminar flow (not turbulent).

someday ill probably go with a Puig...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By taki5
Hotcams says they do not make a shim kit.. ...

Hotcams says they do not make a shim kit..

EDIT:

the kit that Amotostuff.com sells says that its a Hotcams kit. im a little confused. I am trying to get confirmation from Hotcams.

EDIT...
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