Tag: kevlar

Motoport / Cycleport Ultra Air II mesh kevlar jacket goes back for a refund

Motoport / Cycleport Ultra Air II mesh kevlar jacket goes back for a refund

With all of the riding and motorcycling mishaps last week, I neglected to post that Wayne Boyer of Motoport has broken his usual policy and offered to take my jacket back for a refund. You can read the whole saga if you haven’t been following along. The short story: I sent my jacket back for […]

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Remembering Ghost Rider, 2008
By September 30, 20081 Comments Read More →

Remembering Ghost Rider, 2008

My friend Ghost Rider passed away on July 4th, 2007. The following fall his mother and family put together a benefit ride to Yorktown, Virginia. We did it again this year, this time heading up to the Blue Ridge Parkway. The weather called for rain for most of the day. I was not deterred for […]

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Wayne from Motoport / Cycleport responds
By September 25, 200813 Comments Read More →

Wayne from Motoport / Cycleport responds

Wayne, president of Motoport / Cycleport, responds to my complaints on advrider.com

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Never give Motoport the benefit of the doubt: how I got screwed into a $650 jacket that doesn’t fit
By September 23, 200815 Comments Read More →

Never give Motoport the benefit of the doubt: how I got screwed into a $650 jacket that doesn’t fit

Motoport trapped me into a sub-standard fitting jacket by talking me into returning a jacket for alterations, thus violating their return policy.

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Motoport / Cycleport Ultra II Air Mesh kevlar pants and jacket: take two

Motoport / Cycleport Ultra II Air Mesh kevlar pants and jacket: take two

My altered Ultra II Air Mesh kevlar jacket and pants arrived while I was away in California last week. The initial order was very mis-sized, and I had sent the jacket back to have it resized, and the knee armor on the pants relocated. After almost three weeks of waiting, I was really anxious to […]

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Motoport / Cycleport kevlar motorcycle glove review

Motoport / Cycleport kevlar motorcycle glove review

My disappointment with Motoport continues as I log two hundred miles in their kevlar motorcycle racing glove.

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First impressions: Motoport Kevlar motorcycle jacket, pants, and gloves

First impressions: Motoport Kevlar motorcycle jacket, pants, and gloves

I attempt to get the best textile motorcycle gear money can buy. $1200 and six weeks later, I get a 37-pound box of disappointment.

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