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Motorcycles

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Tck13, Mar 15, 2006.

  1. EgliComet

    EgliComet Well-Known Member

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    Nice! Thanks! Brand seems popular in Europe, but not so much here in the 'States; I had never heard of them.

    I just bought these:
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/FURYGAN-TD0...40?pt=Apparel_Merchandise&hash=item19d8b1c6e0

    To get a feel for sizing and fit and finish.

    If everything checks out, I'll get these for winter, as they look great:
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Furygan-LAN...otorcycle-Gloves-Black-Sz-Large-/111069055871
     
  3. EgliComet

    EgliComet Well-Known Member

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    Tonight's ride home.
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    ...LOL... Drippin' Wet will make these for folks... Just send them a shot of you...

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  5. MarioImpemba

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    So I caved and bought a Vanson Velociraptor replete with armor, and some Vanson Technical Rider pants...

    Between this gear and the bike insurance, I have +$1k into the bike this month, phew...

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    Bought dem Fury 'gan gloves, too, so now just need some boots.

    Also, washed the ol' girl:

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  6. Rumpelstiltskin

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    Just saw this and it made my liddle wee wee stand up. yes it is a photoshop but I would order a white bike and paint it. Blue bikes are always the fastest ones

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  7. SplasH

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    I'd rather have a yellow one. So sad they dropped the colour to bring white... Their yellow superbikes and supersports where simply stunning. I would kill for a yellow 749 R
     
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  8. Cool The Kid

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    Yellow Ducs are like yellow Ferraris... just perfect

    Motorcycle brahs... would I be doing my bike a disservice by getting a cheap chain? I'm thinking of getting a Bikemaster or something. Admittedly I did a piss poor job of maintaining my last one
     
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    the choice between a cheap chain with a clip master link or a more expensive one with a rivet type link. Hmmmm

    Get a quality chain with a riveted master link. And since you should redo your rear sprocket when you redo you chain (and your front with every 2 changes), make sure you stay away from aluminum. Chains eat teeth on those faster than fat kids inhale cupcakes. Here is a DID X-ring chain and both sprockets for 135 beans.
     
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  10. Rumpelstiltskin

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  11. MarioImpemba

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    A 749R?! Out of all the Ducati's you could have picked?
     
  12. MarioImpemba

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    The leather case for the oil tank is just silly...

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  13. SplasH

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    Yeah I like the underdogs :p I prefer middle weight sports bikes, the 748 is way too unreliable and the 848 is too close to a 1048. So yeah, 749R for me.

    The disservice will be to you, not your bike. A cheap chain will need more maintenance and adjustments in addition to wearing out faster, meaning the same for your sprockets, I don't think it's worth it. As for fast rivet, they're actually illegal on anything with an engine here, so that tells you how much of a good idea it is to put one on a bike. I wouldn't trust one on anything with more than 30bhp.
     
  14. Rumpelstiltskin

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    I hate tank bags but this little bag is cool
     
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    OK I will get a legit chain. I want to do track days next year so I might as well do it all right
     
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    Yeah Vanson isn't cheap. What kind of boots are you considering? Yes I know I know - no plastic or titanium bits. whatever you do, don't go the Mickey Rourke route. We will clown you til the end of eterity

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    A. That was never an oil tank...Guzzis are wet sump motors.
    B. They are made to look like the original tool boxes from a V7 Sport.
     
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    I'm loving this seat. I hate the idea that these cafe bikes are being made as single seaters.

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    That Buel has alternative style mufflers like I had on my old Monster i.e. painted truck exhaust tips.

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  20. MarioImpemba

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    [​IMG] Nice. That actually makes me kind of like it then, lol.


    You got me all wrong breh. I am not at all opposed to power-rangers gear, my only prereq for a jacket was made-in-the-usa, which is basically nonexistant from Alpinestars, etc, etc. Plus, for $350 with armor, I'm guessing the Vanson quality will shit on most other offerings in that price range. Maybe not. Just a guess.

    Boots I am open to anything, and have no idea where to start or what to look for. I am looking for the best protection for the $, looks mostly irrelevant. I def do NOT want some harley-dude looking bullshit street boots like that MR pic. Barf. I do want some speed-racer track looking boots. I think they'd be cool.

    After laying the bike down and reading all these ATGATT horror stories, I've been motivated to get proper gear.

    I rode to work today in jeans, my Marc Jacobs jacket and Wolverines today, as per usual [​IMG][​IMG]


    Lol, poorman's Night Rod?
     

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