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  1. Medievalist

    It actually is the same ship, though. They raised the battleship Yamato and rebuilt it into a starship.

    So if it's named after either one, it's named after both.

    Doctor Sane told me so. Friendly little hippo feller.

    G'night all!

  2. nox

    @abenormal @jlw

    Rideapart does a good motorcycle denim roundup. The dainese jeans do not do well.

    We’re just unimpressed with Dainese’s denim offerings. Perhaps it’s the too-Euro styling or the lack of innovation and technical excellence which otherwise defines the brand.

    I wonder how long a belt sander would last against your leg before it tore through the cotton and flung the knee pad out of the way. There are much better options out there.

    Revzilla really is awesome. Please avoid using your local bike shop as a show/fitting room before purchasing from revzilla; otherwise they'll be gone soon. Where I live there's such a small market that shopping for motorcycle clothes feels like going to winners or value village. You're lucky if you can find your size and luckier if you can find a matching set.

  3. dacree

    Old school riding pants where nothing more than heavy denim jeans with grease rubbed in everywhere except the lower butt and inside of the leg. They were almost impossible to tear or rip and provided protection to the rider which only leather could match. They called those jeans greasers. Not only does the term refer to the grease in the jeans but also aviation slang for a smooth landing.

    Talking to some very old riders, there is still debate whether the term greaser, when referring to a person, refers to their hair or their jeans.

    It's amazing the things older people can tell you that can't be found on the internet.

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