Motorcycles

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

  1. BostonHedonist

    BostonHedonist Senior member

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    My feelings for Gasolina Boots have deepened, and not for the positive. Yesterday I had this happen to my new-ish boots while zipping them up:
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    I contacted customer service more than 24 hours ago and haven't heard back yet... Let's see if I hear from them.
     


  2. TRINI

    TRINI Senior member

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    Damn - i hope they take care of that for you. No issues with mine (yet)
     


  3. Rumpelstiltskin

    Rumpelstiltskin Senior member

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    It's the only colour it comes in. Fortunately it comes with all the bells & whistles: ABS, traction control, electronic suspension, tire pressure monitor, on board computer, quick shifter, heated grips, the Akra exhaust and some carbon fiber bits and pieces.
     


  4. Rumpelstiltskin

    Rumpelstiltskin Senior member

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    Get on your knees and thank God/Allah/Jehovah/Zeus or even that fat happy big belly dude that the zipper failed at home and not during a slide
     


  5. Fang66

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    Not their fault that a YKK zipper broke, but yeah hopefully they would have returned your contact more promptly.
     


  6. brokencycle

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    Their customer service response seems to be sporadic. I once waited two or three days to get a response. Once I responded to their response they were always very prompt.
     
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  7. BostonHedonist

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    Right, well I heard back this morning. They were apologetic and said I could take it to a repair shop and they would Paypal me reimbursement for the job up to $30. I took it to the local shoe guy who charged $20. So they're taking care of it.
     


  8. TRINI

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  9. Rumpelstiltskin

    Rumpelstiltskin Senior member

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    "Dress for the slide (or for flying through a car window), not the ride."
     


  10. MarioImpemba

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    I didn't even bother riding my bike the past 2 weeks when it was 100 deg; rather just not ride when it's like that.

    Without fail, everytime I see someone riding in shorts and a tshirt I just think, "damn, that dudes crazy!"; I don't even wear that much gear, but geeze!

    In other news, I'm getting real tired of engine hiccups; might try to tackle swapping jets in the carb this weekend - never worked on a carb before.
     


  11. Rumpelstiltskin

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    I rode on sunday and it was about 95 degrees . I had on full gauntlets and my Dainese Santa Monica jacket (why oh why did I change my order last minute from the perforated version in blue?) I drank a little more water and pissed a little less but I was fine. And I was even better after the quick rainstorms chopped the heat and the humidity
     


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    Nice article. I have to admit I was skeptical but it's true that modern ventilated jackets are damned good at keeping you cool, especially riding at speed. I actually leave one of my liners in unless it's close to 90, as I've actually been COLD riding in 70-egree weather. Combined with a vented helmet at the right gloves, you can be perfectly comfortable riding fully geared in any weather.
     


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    Any Confederate enthusiasts on here?
     


  14. John Doe

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    By all accounts I've read Robert E. Lee was a pretty amicable fellow.
     


  15. John Doe

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    Seriously though, I like some of the newer bikes looks and the industrial design elements they incorporate. I saw a segment on a Velocity Channel show about the company and their newest model. They are cool, expensive, and essentially a one hundred plus year old engine design, which is cool but I think what you pay for is design over performance. Don't get me wrong, I like the bikes but I think they're overpriced and a more of a niche/boutique type of bike.
     
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