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Old 12-20-2012, 03:44 PM   #1171
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Got the shim plate today thanks. here's hoping you are able to ride comfortably in the new year
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Old 12-21-2012, 12:37 AM   #1172
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Mandy seems to have fairly strong opinions as to whether I should be riding over the next couple of weeks. Not sure what might have set that off.... So I guess I'll be driving to Cemetery Circuit then. And probably can't commit to riding at the Manfield open day early Jan....
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Old 12-21-2012, 08:58 PM   #1173
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Mandy seems to have fairly strong opinions as to whether I should be riding over the next couple of weeks. Not sure what might have set that off.... So I guess I'll be driving to Cemetery Circuit then. And probably can't commit to riding at the Manfield open day early Jan....
what?

its taken a little dig in the ribs from a klr for Mandy to suddenly realize that you can't be trusted to act in a mature and sensible manner when on two wheels???

I suspect she's the one who has been sabotaging gus all this time so that you spend more time fixing than riding...
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Old 12-21-2012, 09:17 PM   #1174
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Actually she has mentioned that she won't be passing the phone across when Andy Mac calls. She has decided that he is trouble, pointing out the Maungtooks ride, where I arrived home at 10.30, & the more recent Odlins Rd ride.... None of that was my fault of course...
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Old 12-21-2012, 11:08 PM   #1175
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Actually she has mentioned that she won't be passing the phone across when Andy Mac calls. She has decided that he is trouble, pointing out the Maungtooks ride, where I arrived home at 10.30, & the more recent Odlins Rd ride.... None of that was my fault of course...
He's got a lot to answer for

GT's knee/leg
Andrews floppy wrist
my dislocated pinky
your rib tickle

what esle?
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Old 12-22-2012, 01:22 AM   #1176
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Just caught up with this, good to see you are recovering and the bike's not totaled.
I would blame Mark for this.... him and that KLR are a couple of dangerous bastards, keep well clear of them in future.
Good news about the house painting though, can you get someone to do that on ACC?
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Old 12-22-2012, 12:29 PM   #1177
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Good news about the house painting though, can you get someone to do that on ACC?
Don't give me ideas...
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Old 12-30-2012, 10:00 PM   #1178
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Given my Spidi Jacket has just celebrated its 15th Birthday, time to retire it I think...The Armour was well past its use by date

Mandy bought me a new RST Adventure Pro Series Jacket to replace it. That discussion goes easier if you've recently been injured. Bought for $399 from TSS Red Baron, after a minor haggle (listed at $429) - the $399 price applies at Moto-One & NWA websites, so...Nationwide is only bringing in the Gunmetal Jacket & Pants, so colour selection is limited unless you want to import. I've actually got this mainly for the venting, rather than winter riding comfort... Didn't get the pants - they didn't have my size.



I actually did a lot of research prior to committing to this. From my perspective, this is a cheaper version of the Rev'it Sand Jacket, with a few minor tweaks. I also looked at the Klim Traverse & Latitude Jackets, but the costs of importing these took them outside of my ideal price range.

Here's the RST YouTube blurb



I'll do a further write up once I have had a chance to ride with it..
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Old 12-30-2012, 10:41 PM   #1179
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That's a nice looking jacket. Will you be able to zip it to your pants? I don't feel comfortable unless pants and jacket are connected.
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Old 12-30-2012, 10:49 PM   #1180
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That's a nice looking jacket. Will you be able to zip it to your pants? I don't feel comfortable unless pants and jacket are connected.
Thanks. Zipped together jacket & pants isn't something I have ever worried about. The zip pitch is completely different between the Jacket & current tired (but soon to the replaced) Neo leather pants, so no, they won't zip together.
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Old 12-30-2012, 11:03 PM   #1181
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The jacket keeps my pants up, that's important to me. .
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Old 12-30-2012, 11:29 PM   #1182
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The jacket keeps my pants up, that's important to me. .
I wear braces...
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Old 12-31-2012, 12:22 AM   #1183
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new jacket

just bought my 8 yr old a new jacket in November. Dri-Rider. He will grow into it or I Can sell it o Motu .

Very good bike shop in Hamilton $399 RRP for $165

have asked Koko to post a pic. Early morning ride wih Dad between Raglan and Ruapuke. Toto gorge lookout
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Old 12-31-2012, 10:36 AM   #1184
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Here is the picture, he looks like a pro.

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Old 12-31-2012, 11:39 AM   #1185
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Thanks. Zipped together jacket & pants isn't something I have ever worried about. The zip pitch is completely different between the Jacket & current tired (but soon to the replaced) Neo leather pants, so no, they won't zip together.
when you are done with the Neo's you can sell to someone who owns a R1200C
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