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Events, Meetings, and Ride Outs / New Twisted Trophies Founding Member
« on: October 13, 2021, 03:15:43 pm »
Member Kiloecho and wife were visiting his new grandchild in San Antonio and headed home to Tennessee by way of New Braunfels, Texas so we got to have breakfast and take a little Hill Country ride.  Yaga 1973 joined us and a good time was had by all on a few fun roads on the way back to my house, where they stayed for the night.  They left Tuesday morning headed for East Texas to visit a friend on the way home.  Oh, I didn't mention that Kiloecho and his wife are now officially "Twisted Trophies Founding Members"!  I need to get his shirt design done so the two of them can proclaim it to the world! :745:

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On Two Wheels - Bikers Chat / A NEW TIGER IN THE WORKS
« on: August 24, 2021, 06:29:34 pm »
Got the email and camo photo of a new Tiger in the works.  Interesting, but chain drive.  Have to wait for production for the details to be revealed.

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On Two Wheels - Bikers Chat / New Triumph products coming to market
« on: July 20, 2021, 02:40:22 pm »
So now Triumph has decided to jump into an extremely crowded market and produce dirt bikes with the intent to be competitive in racing.  I applaud their guts, but have my doubts about how successful they will be among the likes of the Japanese brands that have thrown millions of dollars into that product over the years.  I suppose next we'll get a Moto GP effort, but we'll apparently never see another quality touring machine like the Trophy again from the brand.

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Time Out - General Chat / FYI ON A NEW GENERAL PURPOSE JACKET
« on: June 07, 2021, 03:19:08 pm »
NOT necessarily for use on a motorcycle, but may be possible.  I get these updates from Indiegogo, a crowdfunding site, about new products becoming available and this one caught my eye as very interesting:

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/gamma-all-season-graphene-infused-heated-jacket/x/13792476

Bear in mind that this is a Crowdfunding site!  I have no affiliation with Indiegogo, but I have contributed to a few campaigns for products promoted on the site and have been very pleased with them to date.  What surprised me was that the order for a quantity of 3 was less per unit than any other quantity.  $165 is not a terrible price for a good jacket, and I've spent more on some things in the past only to find out that they didn't quite live up to the billing.  If anyone is interested in giving one of these a try I would be willing to be one of a quantity level buy.  Supposed to be an August ship date.

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 :046:  I get emails from Indiegogo, a crowdfunding site on new items coming up and the latest is VERY interesting.  Morph.  Bluetooth 5.2 LE ready Wireless ANC earbuds, with a case that operates as a separate controller and allows switching seamlessly from one to another Bluetooth source into the earbuds.  24 hour battery life and it's Qualcomm ANC that monitors noise actually being received in the ear canal so it doesn't need the earbuds to create a seal.  Phone, laptop, gaming console, media player, tv, whatever you want to pair to it that broadcasts a Bluetooth signal.  Like a portable Bluetooth router that I have really wanted for a long time.  Think about it.  Mount the receiver/transmitter so it can be removed when desired on the tank, closer to the Trophy Audio, and switch whenever you want from Trophy Audio, to a Bluetooth GPS or any other source.  I would pair it to the Sena and let the Sena prioritize the phone over the Morph's signal and that would end all the connection issues for multiple devices.  My only question would be how glove friendly the controller is to switch signals.  Not a deal killer since I keep a stylus on a keyback attached to a chest pocket zipper if needed, but a niggle.  Expected to start shipping in November this year and the early bird buy in is $104 US.  We'll see!!!!!

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Items for Sale / Klim and Knox D30 Riding Gear Armor Only
« on: March 28, 2021, 03:55:45 pm »
I have the following armor out of my old riding gear that was bought last year to replace the original crappy foam that came in it 11 years ago.  My new gear already has D30 so my old Olympia gear is phased out and I am offering the untested D30 I had put in it.
Knox Microlock back protector $45
Klim D30 Shoulder pads $30
Klim D30 Elbow pads $30
Klim D30 Hip pads $30
Klim D30 Knee pads $30

Unfortunately shipping will kill you on these things since they're so heavy, so if you're in Texas, or want to join the "Twisted Trophies" on one of their get togethers I will gladly bring them along or meet somewhere halfway between you and New Braunfels to hand deliver them.  Pictures are available on various websites.
Thanks for looking,
Glenn

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Events, Meetings, and Ride Outs / Calling All "Twisted Trophies"
« on: March 14, 2021, 11:00:15 pm »
It seems that member Saddle Tramp is going to be in the warmer part of the nation for another 6 weeks, and in that time frame he needs to put some miles on his new to him Darkside R1200GSA and has asked if we have any plans for a short get together by the Texas members.  Personally I'd open that to ALL Twisted Trophies members, so what do you say.  Should we cook something up to help him get the, ahem, bugs out of his new ride?  I figure it may be a good time for all!

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Time Out - General Chat / ANOTHER TEXAS "TWISTED TROPHIES" MEMBER
« on: November 29, 2020, 10:17:20 pm »
All the Twisted Trophies members should be aware that I met and rode with new forum member YAGA1973 earlier today and he is the newest member of the "Twisted Trophies".  Now there are 2 of us in one town!!!!  New Braunfels will never be the same, and I can always tell the officer it must have been the OTHER blue Trophy he saw speeding last week! :745:

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