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Hi everyone,
How much safety gear do you wear when you ride?
More specifically, How much gear do you wear on:
1) Sporty day rides
2) Quickie market runs
3) Commuting

I wear a Bell Star Viper, full grain Bates leather jacket, Shift Vertex gloves, and Sidi B-2 boots.
At the moment, I'm lacking better leg protection

The hardest part for me was always wearing the boots, even on shorty trips
but I've trained myself to just put them on before I have time to grumble. :)

cheers!
 

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I always wear:

Spyke Leather Jacket
Arai Condor Helmet
Alpinestar GP-Tech gloves
Sidi Vertigo Corsa Boots
Either one of my pairs of Draggin Jeans.

If I'm hitting the twisties, I strap on my ufo spinal protector.
 

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I cant find jeans that fit how I like them, so I wear normal denims...

:/

Anyone know a tighter fit jean for riding?
 

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I'm working on dropping some tonnage so I can wear better gear. I'm not the safest in the gear department but every ride includes...

1) Hard Leather Shoes (doc martins)
2) Joe Rocket Mesh/Textile Phoenix 5.0 Jacket
3) Scorpion Gloves (getting some ZX gloves this weekend)
4) Jeans
5) Scorpion EXO400 Helmet

I never ride with less period. Too many idiots out there. Some day I'll be thin enough to get some decent riding pants.
 

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I always wear all the gear I have all the time and will hopefully be getting some better pants but right now I wear..

1. Joe Rocket helmet
2. Joe Rocket gloves
3. Switch between leather and textile jacket depending on weather but always leather for twistys
4. A* jeans
5. A* boots

+1 to the too many idiots, I just do not want to die because some d-bag is trying to drink his coffee and talk on the phone.
 

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Helmet, gloves, jacket (mesh or perf-leather, based on weather), Sidi boots. If it's cool enough (rare here in S. Fl), I'll wear my leather sport pants too; otherwise jeans (I gave my Draggin jeans to my pseudo-step-son, Alex - they don't fit my fatness any more :()
 

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Only time I squid it up is moving the bike to or from the back yard.
1.HJC CS-12
2.Teknic textile jacket
3.sturdy denim jeans (no emo, stretch denim here)
4.A* SP-2
5.A* SMX-4 (jeans ALWAYS tucked in.)
 

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So I'll probably get called an idiot but I don't care...I wear:

Shoei rf1000
shift hybrid jacket
alpinestars sp-1
shorts or jeans most of the time shorts
sometimes I'll throw the knee sliders on if I want to do really aggressive riding
and just regular shoes: basketball or casual

I have boots but I don't like them at all. Only use them for the track.
 

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SMR type ride: Revit jacket/pants, t-pro shirt, pants, back protector, helmet, held kangaroo gloves, sidi vertigo corsa boots.

Short trip: Jeans, helmet, gloves, back protector, revit jacket, sidi boots.

Would like to get leatt brace and pockets for t-pro armor sewn into draggin jeans.

Ethan
 

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Short trips around the corner to the store commute to work etc.

Scorpion EXO-700 lid
Joe Rocket textile jacket
Joe Rocket Phoenix gloves
High top leather hiking boots

Long rides/twisties/When I know I'll be riding hard
Add to list above
Joe Rocket Alter Ego pants
Joe Rocket Super street Boots (Not comfortable at all)
 

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I don't do short rides to the store or commute to work, twisties/long roads or formerly trackdays only for me. This is what I wear:

AGV TiTech full face helmet
Dainese 1 piece suit, either Jack-F prof or Rossi 06 suit.
Dainese rossi gloves or Dainese x-knuckle full gauntlet type
A* full back protector
Sidi Vertigo Corsa boots

and to protect my hips/tailbone I got a standard football girdle that has hip and tailbone armor because I can't get the dainese under armor short thing they make.

Some ask why I wear a full suit when I have 2 other jackets and leather Dainese pants. Well, when on the bike, a suit is more comfortable to me than a jacket and pant combo. I don't care what others say how I look. I'm not posing at all by wearing racing stuff, it is the most comfortable thing you can wear when on the bike with the huge protection benefits.
 

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Shoei X11
One of 4 jackets depending on weather.
Kevlar jeans/leathers/overpants depending on weather.
Gloves
Sidi boots or Icon boots depending on destination.
 

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commuting-shark rsr2 helmet
leather or textile jacket
olympia airglide overpants
held phantom gloves
sidi sport tepor boots

aggresive riding-shark rsr2 helmet
leather jacket
textile pants underneath kevlar jeans with icon fieldarmor knee pads(saved my leg from some real pain 2 months ago!!)
held phantoms
oxtar tcs evo rx boots

just bought an alpinestars tz-1 1 piece suit so I should be wearing that from now on for track and twisties--woo hoo
 

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Work:

Helmet
Leather jacket
Gloves
SIDI B2 boots

Just out riding:

Full leathers
B2 boots
helmet
Gloves
 
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