Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 30 of 48

Thread: It's been a long winter; what did you buy for the riding season?

  1. #1
    Muricane is offline Male
    MY AV IS ME Muricane's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Posts
    38,252
    Rep
    1532
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)

    It's been a long winter; what did you buy for the riding season?

    Registered users don't see these ads.
    I spent too much.























    4 of these:


    Most of my stuff is from a local company that makes amazing gear (Velocity) and he had a blow out sale. So for all of that stuff, I was just under $1000.

  2. #2
    Muricane is offline Male
    MY AV IS ME Muricane's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Posts
    38,252
    Rep
    1532
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    I forgot that most of my riding group bought these, so I did too:


  3. #3
    Space Cowboy mctoad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Halifax
    Posts
    1,780
    Rep
    1069
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    This year will be my first year riding on the street.

    What I have so far.









    What I still want / need







    And some type of overpant.
    Last edited by mctoad; 03-07-2013 at 09:46 PM.
    We don't go to Ravenholm.

  4. #4
    meow hank's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Halifax
    Posts
    12,445
    Rep
    1148
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Nothing as I am bikeless

    In the market for one though and the gf is taking her course next month so probably one for her as well
    how much for the ape?

  5. #5
    Muricane is offline Male
    MY AV IS ME Muricane's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Posts
    38,252
    Rep
    1532
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Wife was going to get her licence this year...then she got 2 speeding tickets.

  6. #6
    Alfa as Fuck DUKE's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    K'town, ON
    Posts
    9,501
    Rep
    1620
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    No new riding gear other than couple of new tshirts. Ordered some parts for the good old bike:

    new break and clutch reservoir assembly
    new belt guard
    new air filter
    black braided break lines
    one piece black steel ionized grips (installed)
    New turn signals to remove the dogazz license plate holder.

    I bought a really nice side mount for the license plate but now I am told they are illegal in Ontario... Don't know if I want to risk it and become a target by cops. They don't like Harley riders much.
    Veni, Vidi, Vici

  7. #7
    Muricane is offline Male
    MY AV IS ME Muricane's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Posts
    38,252
    Rep
    1532
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    I see lots of side mounts at the local cruise nights. I think what it comes down to is don't ride like a jackass and you wont be hassled. I'm going on season 4 with my yellow sport bike and I've never been bothered.

  8. #8
    n00b Duggan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Edmonton
    Posts
    14,386
    Rep
    1191
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Are the kevlar jeans dragon skins? I am looking to grab a pair.

  9. #9
    n00b Elcoopto's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Location
    God's Country
    Posts
    24,936
    Rep
    444
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)

  10. #10
    Muricane is offline Male
    MY AV IS ME Muricane's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Posts
    38,252
    Rep
    1532
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Duggan View Post
    Are the kevlar jeans dragon skins? I am looking to grab a pair.
    Mine are velocity.

    They're all probably made in the same factory overseas though.

  11. #11
    n00b Duggan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Edmonton
    Posts
    14,386
    Rep
    1191
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Thanks for the heads up. I am also wieghing out the option of trading my bike in on a speed triple but I would guess with the amount of snow, I am still 2-3 months from a test drive

  12. #12
    Muricane is offline Male
    MY AV IS ME Muricane's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Posts
    38,252
    Rep
    1532
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    I was looking at the Daytona 675 as my next bike, but after just sitting on one, there's no way I could ride it for any amount of time. Torture rack.

  13. #13
    Alfa as Fuck DUKE's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    K'town, ON
    Posts
    9,501
    Rep
    1620
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Speed Triples are sexy...
    Veni, Vidi, Vici

  14. #14
    Alfa as Fuck DUKE's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    K'town, ON
    Posts
    9,501
    Rep
    1620
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    If I was on the market for a new bike this would have been at the top of my list: 2013 HD CVO Breakout... 240 back tire, 1700cc... fucking monster.
    Veni, Vidi, Vici

  15. #15
    Red is the New Green Cheddar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    Location
    You sister's bedroom
    Posts
    25,126
    Rep
    2630
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Thinking about heading down to the states to buy another wr450 or ktm. Will probably get an older model and keep my Z another year. Looking for a new helmet for myself and the wife. Only got a tank of gas through the bike last year being so busy with work so hoping to get more in this year.

  16. #16
    Muricane is offline Male
    MY AV IS ME Muricane's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Posts
    38,252
    Rep
    1532
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    There were some smoking deals on helmets this winter. motorcyclegear.com was selling the JR RKT-201 for $9.99 a couple weeks ago.

  17. #17
    Red is the New Green Cheddar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    Location
    You sister's bedroom
    Posts
    25,126
    Rep
    2630
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    I'll be getting shoei or arai.

  18. #18
    Muricane is offline Male
    MY AV IS ME Muricane's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Posts
    38,252
    Rep
    1532
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Neither of those fit my head.

    I think AGV will be my helmet of choice for many years to come.

  19. #19
    Red is the New Green Cheddar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    Location
    You sister's bedroom
    Posts
    25,126
    Rep
    2630
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    If they don't the soumy would probably work for your basketball head.

  20. #20
    Muricane is offline Male
    MY AV IS ME Muricane's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Posts
    38,252
    Rep
    1532
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    A local shop had Suomy Vandal on for $79, but alas my glasses wont fit in them.

  21. #21
    Muricane is offline Male
    MY AV IS ME Muricane's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Posts
    38,252
    Rep
    1532
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Why am I even looking at helmets? I bought my AGV less than a year ago.

  22. #22
    Space Cowboy mctoad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Halifax
    Posts
    1,780
    Rep
    1069
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Can anyone recommend a decent all round over pant?
    We don't go to Ravenholm.

  23. #23
    Muricane is offline Male
    MY AV IS ME Muricane's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Posts
    38,252
    Rep
    1532
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    I have these: http://www.canadasmotorcycle.ca/tekn...Fc5AMgod42YAbQ but they are really warm when you're not on the bike. I'm hoping the kevlar jeans will help with that.

  24. #24
    Hole digger Michael's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Halifax/Atlantic Ocean
    Posts
    15,817
    Rep
    557
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    wouldn't mind picking up another z this spring but I doubt it will happen. would have to be a 1000 tho.

  25. #25
    n00b Duggan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Edmonton
    Posts
    14,386
    Rep
    1191
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by DUKE View Post
    If I was on the market for a new bike this would have been at the top of my list: 2013 HD CVO Breakout... 240 back tire, 1700cc... fucking monster.
    My buddy is a Polaris dealer rep, if he can get a good enough price on the Victory Judge, I would consider it.

  26. #26
    n00b keiffer_madness's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    1,828
    Rep
    20
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)



    Toss up between these gloves,



  27. #27
    n00b
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Parts Unknown
    Posts
    344
    Rep
    77
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Love me some RS Taichi, they make excellent gear.

  28. #28
    Space Cowboy mctoad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Halifax
    Posts
    1,780
    Rep
    1069
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    This photo didnt show up in my original post, but I also bought one of these

    We don't go to Ravenholm.

  29. #29
    Hole digger Michael's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Halifax/Atlantic Ocean
    Posts
    15,817
    Rep
    557
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Fz6?

  30. #30
    Space Cowboy mctoad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Halifax
    Posts
    1,780
    Rep
    1069
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Yup, 2008
    We don't go to Ravenholm.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •