massflow
 
 
 
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    August 19, 2013
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    April 16, 2015
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Michelin Anakee 3 Tires The replacement for the crowd favorite Anakee 2 tires has arrived! Michelin has vastly improved the Anakee in many ways including wear, feedback and wet weather performance. The Michelin Anakee 3 Tires are a further blend of long tread life, balance and rugged adventure. Features Performance that lasts mile after mile with a new silica tread compound yields even more mileage compared to MICHELIN Anakee 2 tires Innovative tread pattern inhibits irregular wear patterns, while evacuating water, dirt and mud Transverse grooves efficiently evacuate water for dependable wet-weather grip Beveled lateral grooves help shed mud and gravel when riding off-road Enhanced ride qualities and tire architecture engineered for easy maneuverability and precise handling Amazing stability and rider feedback, thanks to a new high-rigidity casing Indented tread grooves help to provide consistent lateral grip even as the tire wears Excellent wet traction and an innovative silica tread compounds offer the best balance between grip and durability Distinctive tread pattern pulls water away from the contact patch Note Anakee 3 tires are Bias Ply unless otherwise noted (e.g. 110/80R19 59H is a Radial Tire). TT indicates Tube Type Tire.
 
Overall rating 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Worst dual sport tire I ever rode!
PostedApril 16, 2015
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massflow
From North Carolina
State:NC
Rider Type:Adventurer
Age:Over 65
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Grip 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Tread life 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Wet Traction 
2 / 5
2 / 5
I put these on my 2005 1200GS. The next few months I rode them for about 1000 miles in all kinds of conditions, wet, dry, mud, rocks, gravel sand, and highway, then took them off and gave them away because I could not possibly live with them until they wore out. This is without doubt one of the worst tires I have EVER ridden, and I have ridden most of them. Other than a pretty good tread life expectation from the miles that I did ride them, I found no condition in which they performed other than sketchy at best. They were prone to butt puckering type slight slips and skids on any kind of dirt, sand, rocks, gravel and wet pavement, under even moderate use. I never felt confident that these tires were going to stay underneath me.
Rides: 2005 BMW R1200GS
No, I do not recommend this product.
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Schuberth C3 Pro Helmet The Rolls Royce of motorcycle helmets, the Schuberth C3 Pro has been designed to improve on the original C3, which was already one of the quietest and most technologically advanced helmets to date. The rear spoiler, which has been optimized during extensive wind tunnel testing, turns the C3 Pro into a real sport helmet, demonstrating outstanding aerodynamic properties at high speeds in excess of 100 mph. With its enhanced aeroacoustics of 82 dB(A) at 100 km/h the C3 Pro is one of the quietest helmets in the world. The C3 Pro is also prepared to accept the integrated Schuberth SCR System , the C3 Pro also incorporates two integrated antennas for increased Bluetooth range and better FM radio reception. The inner lining is made of carefully selected materials such as COOLMAX, Interpower and Thermocool and has been extensively re-shaped and redesigned setting high benchmarks with respect to comfort. Features The shell is aerodynamically tuned, providing more downforce and reducing buffeting Interior helmet sound levels have been reduced to 82 dB(A) at 60 mph C3 84 dB(A) Interior liner has been designed with fewer seams and a more universal interior fit Improved EPS with integrated antennas for SRC-System which improves radio and Bluetooth range Micro-lock ratchet chin strap Large reflective panels on neckroll Improved faceshield ratchet mechanism Integrated sun visor Acoustics A quiet helmet means active safety for the motorcyclist. This permits the rider to concentrate on riding particularly at higher speeds. Many hours in the Schuberth acoustics wind tunnel have ensured that the C3 Pro is as quiet as Schuberth could make it. The comprehensive acoustics package with optimized helmet shell, wind deflector and ergonomic shape of the neck padding make the C3 Pro at 82 dBA one of the quietest helmets on the market. Acoustics package makes helmet quiet Installation of a wind deflector further improves aeroacoustics Only 82dB(A) at 100 km per hour (with naked bikes) Outer Shell The outer shell of the Schuberth C3 Pro is offered in two helmet shell sizes and combines an aerodynamically optimal shape with excellent protection. It is manufactured using Schuberth's typical compression molding process and thus permits great stability and a low weight. Shell material S.T.R.O.N.G. fiber Helmet shell technology from SCHUBERTH permits low weight Glass fiber with a special resin added is compressed in a vacuum at high pressure to form a helmet shell which is exceptionally sturdy Perfected aerodynamics for higher speeds Upward lift 0! Directionally stable No oscillatory tendency No buffeting Spoiler integrated into the helmet shell SRC-System Ready The C3 Pro equipped to accommodate the SCHUBERTH SRC-System C3 Pro (sold separately). To guarantee ideal radio reception, the C3 Pro is already equipped with two integrated antennas to boost FM and Bluetooth reception. Optimum reception at all times FM and Bluetooth antennas integrated into the helmet for optimum reception EPS The EPS foam liner is modular in design to ensure optimal shock absorption. This complex segmentation guarantees enhanced force absorption and distribution. Made of specially optimized EPS foam Complex multizone foaming allows optimal shock absorption Inner Lining A special inner lining of the C3 Pro which was developed according to Schuberth's innovative Comfort Fit concept that ensures the helmet fits comfortably and securely in all situations. The combination of carefully selected COOLMAX and Thermocool materials, with the additional use of Interpower coatings, also make the inner lining a highly-effective moisture removal and cooling system. COOLMAX pad system, completely removable and washable (hand wash, 30C) Optimized fit Variable venting for effective ventilation Adjustable for summer/winter Allergen-free Antibacterial Removable comfort cheek and head band pads Ventilation Thanks to the design of the vents, the supply of fresh air is increased by up to 60. The combination of multipath channels in the EPS foam liner and the head/chin/mouth ventilation ensures that fresh air is distributed effectively over the entire head area. A.R.O.S. and Neck Strap The Anti-Roll-Off System (A.R.O.S.) was especially developed by SCHUBERTH as a safety feature and is incorporated into every SCHUBERTH motorcycle helmet. It ensures that the helmet cannot roll off of the head when the chinstrap is closed and correctly adjusted The helmet cannot pivot off the head from behind The risk of contact between the chin section of the helmet and the chin or throat of the rider is minimized due to the small angle of tilt Reduces the chance of the helmet coming into contact with the chest as the result of an accident Precise setting of the chinstrap length through adjustment on both sides Micro-lock ratchet lock Face Shield The EasyChange visor mechanism makes changing visors extremely quick and simple without the use of tools. City position offers maximum ventilation while traveling at slower speeds Pinlock visor prevents shield from fogging DOT and ECE certified
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Light weight, super quiet, limited vision.
PostedJanuary 6, 2014
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massflow
From North Carolina
State:NC
Rider Type:Adventurer
Age:Over 65
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Noise Level
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Weight
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Probably the lightest helmet I have ever owned, super quiet with visor up or down. The pin lock visor shield NEVER fogs up, even on a cold damp evening ride. The fit is a little too low on my head and limits my vertical field of vision. The airflow is great and you can really feel it when you open the vents, unlike other helmets where you wonder if the vents are open or not. Unfortunately I installed the SRC intercom and it has changed my whole perception of this helmet. See my review of those.
Rides: 2013 Ural Patrol T
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Schuberth SRC System for C3 Pro The new Schuberth SRC for C3 Pro is a communication system which is integrated into the acoustic collar of the Schuberth C3 Pro Helmet. You can install it in your helmet in just a few minutes according to the plug play principle, and it is connected to the antenna integrated into the C3 Pro as a standard feature. Feature Summary Intercom between rider and pillion passenger Bike-to-bike intercom (up to 700m) Intercom conference mode for 3 bikers Mobile phone, MP3, GPS connection Integrated VHF radio with RDS Intercom Up to three motorcyclists can communicate simultaneously with the SRC-System Under ideal conditions the range is up to 700 meters Range of up to 700 metres depending on the terrain and visual contact Automatic re-establishment of a connection when it is cut off Automatic connection set-up by speaking Automatic connection shut-down after 30 seconds silence, two-channel system for communication Phone + GPS The connection between a mobile phone with Bluetooth capability and SRCS is extremely simple to set up. Incoming calls can be accepted with a voice command and using the keys of the SRC-System. This also applies for navigation devices with Bluetooth capability. After the SRC-System has been connected to the GPS device, the rider can receive the voice instructions conveniently over the two ear-phones. Simple control possible by means of voice commands (VOX). MP3 Most commonly available MP3 players can be connected to the SRC-System via the multifunctional USB interface. If the MP3 device supports Bluetooth A2DP technology, no cable is required. Easy to connect thanks to USB Simple control using the SRC-System's control keys VHF Radio The integrated VHF radio now enables you to listen to your favorite station and important traffic announcements while you are traveling. The antenna which is already integrated into the C3 Pro as a standard feature guarantees top-quality reception at all times. Thanks to the RDS function the strongest signal for the selected frequency is always picked up, even at high speeds. You can store up to six radio stations. RDS function for automatic station adjustment User-defined programming possible with SRCS software Traffic news can be received while traveling High-speed selection of the six strongest radio channels in the vicinity at the press of a button ACC (Automatic Gain Control) The SRC-System adjusts the volume automatically according to the background noise Sensitivity can be configured individually with the software supplied Note Always keep up to date. The latest version of the SRC-System is always available to you as a download. If you register your SRC-System, you will be informed by email as soon as a software update is available.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Too hard to use with gloves, tinny sound.
PostedJanuary 6, 2014
Customer avatar
massflow
From North Carolina
State:NC
Bang for the Buck 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Air Flow 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Very Quiet
Loud
Weight
Light
Very Light
Heavy
Vision
Narrow
Average
Wide
The installation is very difficult, especially the first time you do it. The placement and size of the buttons make it almost impossible to operate while wearing anything other than lightweight gloves. They make the helmet very hard to get on and off, as the mike interferes with the closure of the helmet. The audio quality is extremely disappointing. I have a set of Sena SMH10 on my other helmets and they are much more user friendly, and the sound is as good or better. The only reason I bought these were they were made to fit the Schuberth helmet and the Sena would not easily mount on the Schuberth. Definitely not worth the price, especially since I bought two of them.
Rides: 2013 Ural Patrol T
No, I do not recommend this product.
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Sidi Adventure Rain Boots The ultimate Adventure boot combines Sidis best touring and off road features into an effective adventure boot design Sole Soft lugged sole for maximum grip Composite inner sole Protection Rigid, shock resistant, anatomically shaped heel for maximum protection Malleolus external guard to enhance protection of those tender small foot bones Split grain leather inner anti-wear/heat panel Fit Function Membrane equipped to add a water resistant yet breathable barrier between the elements and the rider's feet. Single Flex System upper Exclusive cam-lock buckle system Replaceable strap / buckle system Removable arch support Top grain leather and Lorica construction Slim, cool non-bootie design Cambrelle lining
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Barely water resistant!
PostedAugust 19, 2013
Customer avatar
massflow
From North Carolina
State:NC
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Footbed
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Average
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Great protection and very comfortable but if you ride in really wet weather all day, your feet WILL get wet with these boots. In fact you will have water standing in the boot. I just rode for 7 days in Iceland. All three riders wearing these boots had wet feet everyday we rode in the rain. Spend some money and get the Goretex if you intend to stay dry. I gave mine away after the ride.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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