GreasyGringo
 
 
 
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    May 29, 2013
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    November 12, 2013
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Gerbing's Mounted Port Kit Kit with receiving port for Gerbing's coax power plug Inlcudes 1 panel mount assembly, battery harness with fuse pack, 1 right angle coil cord (4 feet long)
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Works . . .
PostedNovember 12, 2013
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GreasyGringo
From Philadelphia
State:PA
Rider Type:Moto Enthusiast
Age:35-44
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Style 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Does what it's supposed to. Easy to install. Quality materials.
Rides: 2009 Buell XB12XT Ulysses
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Arai Helmet SAQ Faceshield Fits the following Arai Full Face helmets RX7 Corsair Quantum 2 Profile Vector Quantum/f Quantum/s
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Good optics and quality . . .
PostedNovember 12, 2013
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GreasyGringo
From Philadelphia
State:PA
Rider Type:Moto Enthusiast
Age:35-44
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Quality and fit are excellent as Arai face shields always are.
The amber color I chose is the most orange of any amber colored shields or glasses I've had. Don't know if I'll be able to get accustomed to it.
Purchasing tinted optics online without seeing in person is just a tough proposition, I guess. Hate to keep buying until I get one I like.
Rides: 2009 Buell XB12XT Ulysses
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Gerbing 12V Temp Controller (Single / Portable) Dial in your comfort level with a simple turn of the dial! Unlike older rheostat type thermostats, Gerbing's coreheat12 digital temp controllers draw just enough current to maintain the heat you need. Our Temp Controllers allow you to adjust for your desired heat output of our 12v products. Gerbing's Temp Controllers are not designed to be used with our 7v products. If you intend to use this to control both a jacket and gloves simultaneously, you'll also have to purchase a Splitter . It is highly recommended by RevZilla that you purchase a Dual Controller if you are thinking of wearing multiple heated items as you will save money in the long run. Dial in your level of comfort. Digital controller insures that your heated clothing uses only as much power as requested. Wires are UL listed and completely safe, in all weather conditions. Three-Year Warranty. Attach this controller to any solid object with Velcro, or attach to your belt with our convenient, optional clip-on case.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Does what it's supposed to . . .
PostedNovember 12, 2013
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GreasyGringo
From Philadelphia
State:PA
Rider Type:Moto Enthusiast
Age:35-44
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Product works fine. Construction quality appears high. I expect it to last.
Two oddities:
1) Sometimes it will stop flashing and no longer pass current to the downstream jacket or gloves. Turning knob all the way CCW to off then back on clears this condition and the LED blinks green once again with current flowing. Not sure if this is some safety feature or a flaw. You can find yourself cold for no reason. Then you have to pull over and fumble with it before getting back on the road.
2) It would be nice if the adjustment knob had firm detents so it'd be more likely to stay in the position you chose. It's easily moved when brushed against.
Rides: 2009 Buell XB12XT Ulysses
Yes, I recommend this product.
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REVIT Levante Jacket For those who dont want to choose between a waterproof, a traditional leather, and an air-mesh jacket, the REVIT Levante is a silver-bullet solution. This jacket, which comes fully equipped with CE-approved armor at shoulders and elbows, features a full mesh outer shell with an easily removable two-in-one fully waterproof thermal liner that can be stored in the back pocket when not in use. With the membrane removed the jacket can be upgraded with a Challenger cooling vest insert to take the edge off riding in hot weather. PROTECTION FEATURES Outer shell polyester rib, PWRshell mesh, Insulation detachable 2-in-1 thermal liner membrane Waterproofing detachable hydratex G-liner (5000mm H2O) Breathability detachable hydratex G-liner (5000g/m2/24hrs) Composition Outer shell 100 polyester Lining 100 polyester Membrane 100 polyamide (100 polyurethane coating Lining membrane 88 polyester, 12 polyamide (insulation 100 polyester) Protection Knox Flexiform CE protection at shoulders and elbows Back Protector (sold separately) Seesoft Back Protector -Type RV Type RV / Size 04 fits SM-MD Type RV / Size 05 fits LG-2XL Type RV / Size 06 fits 3XL-4XL Visibility laminated reflection at upper arms, reflective logo at back ERGONOMIC FEATURES Fit Tour fit, regular Adjustability UTA tab at cuffs, flexisnap, adjustment straps at waist and upper arms, adjustment tab at under arm Ventilation ventilation panels at chest, back and arms Features Prepared for Challenger Cooling vest insert, prepared for Vest Connector HV, stretch lips at elbows, short connection zipper, jeans loop Pockets Stash pockets, membrane storage pocket, hand warmer pockets, inner pockets
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
SImple and functional
PostedMay 29, 2013
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GreasyGringo
From Philadelphia
State:PA
Rider Type:Moto Enthusiast
Age:35-44
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Style 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Fit
Small
True to Size
Large
This jacket is my first textile jacket after my twenty year old leather is reaching near disintegration. I was after a multi-season jacket that would be comfortable/cool enough to be worn all summer without complaint. I also needed something without brash racer-boy graphics, which I can't deal with in any form. This jacket, thus far, has succeeded in those two areas and is a pleasure to wear.
I tried four other jackets in this price range and style group before choosing the Levante. It just felt like it fit more naturally and had a higher quality construction that some of the others. The user "controls" are very well thought out . . . easily adjustable neck snap closure that can be used with gloves on, the cuff velcro which can also be operated with gloves on, the torso and bicep snug adjusters are great and and keep the jacket from billowing in the wind.
Ventilation is great with plenty of air movement even at low speed. The two external fold-over pockets are simple and the right size. The cut of the arms is long enough (I often find this a tough area to find satisfaction) to cover my wrists when riding the various bikes I ride.
Only two things I'd change to make it perfect for me: An external breast pocket and a right-handed zipper.
Rides: 1964 Harley Davidson FLHF
Yes, I recommend this product.
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