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WHAT KINDA GEAR DO YOU GUYS WERE IN THE SPRING/SUMMER? WHAT KINDA RIDING PANTS? WHAT KINDA JACKETS? TRYING TO FIND SOMETHING FOR THOSE HOT DAYS THIS YEAR.
 

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My birthday suit and these so i don't get hurt.


damn, look at how much protection these things offer! why would you need anymore ;)
 

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I tried on a pair last night - they fit nice (caution - they are undersized!) You could punch your way through a car with those on - they want $199.00 CDN for them though - F*** That!

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Look back a few threads and you'll see one about clothing.
Worth a look.

I wear the same in the winter as the summer,but not with the thermal layers.

Carbon gloves
Back protector,
Carbon Boots
1 piece leather suit with Knox Armour
Full face lid

The works.

Ash

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When it's really hot out...

teknic supervent jacket
draggin cargo pants (like the dragggin jeans but alittle dressier)
leather gloves
helmet
leather steel toe mechanics/motorcycle boots


not so hot out

Ballistic bants/ballistic jacket
leather gloves
boots and helmet..


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I am going to get shit for this but normally I wear jeans, sneakers, tee shirt and gloves

When I am hitting the beach, its shorts, tee and gloves =(

I know I should wear a bit more but its so damn hot!
 

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I'm gonna buy one of these this summer. Mesh body w/all the leather and pads in the right places! Made by Joe Rocket, $199 US or $229 Canadian.



 

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I try to wear at least my leather jacket, gloves, and jeans... but often I end up in the nylon jacket with sleeves removed (makes it a vest) and no gloves (Cause I did wear gloves for a while with the vest, but got a rather unflattering tan (you can imagine)) and jeans.

I admit I do go out in shorts and a tshirt once in a while, usually when Im on my way to the beach for some jet skiiing.


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I was looking at an Akito 1 piece race suit in Bristol for £200GBP (sale price)on saturday and it looked like a tea strainer:D. The armour needed upgrading, but the suit itself was OK. Shame I can't justify it at the moment. I will probably go for a 2 piece next time.

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So why some of the riders are just wearing a cut off t-shirt, no helmet, no gloves, no helmet. I would thing that any rider when buying a bike, he would automatically buy some riding gear. so why not wear it to protect one self?
is the confidence take over when owning a bike for some time are they thing they know how well they can ride.

Any thought? any one
 

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I think plain ole stupidity accounts for most of it. In south Texas it gets very hot and humid in the summer. Around town I wear combat boots, jeans or sometimes draggin jeans and a helmet. On the road I wear that plus jacket and leather gloves (not power ranger gauntlets just plain deer skin). I don't ride around the block without boots and helmet.
 

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swjohnsey, I reside in DWF area, and last summer I have seem more riders without helmet then any other season, I mean come on guys all it takes one time.
I am looking at getting a bike, and have rode one of the first ninja 600 back in the mid 80's, but have never rode with out some protective gear, yes it is hot as hell but I rather be hot but in one piece.
 

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Please think about riding with gear cuz i used to not and learned my lesson the hard way. In the summer I hit a deer with just jeans, tennis shoes, and a windbreaker without any gloves and I just thank god I was on my ninja250. I had huge scrapes on every joint I can think of, now I only ride in leathers, gloves, jeans and my boots. Don't learn from your mistakes, learn from mine;)

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I wear Joe Rocket Phoenix jacket. Its pretty cool...literally. I wear riding gloves by TECNIC and my helmet (HJC AC-10) of course. I usually don't wear pants...I like to streak. I'm looking to get some Phoenix pants for this midwest humidity.
 

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I ride buck naked [:eek:)] joe rocket perf jacket, agv helmet with smoked sheild. joe rocket speed master gloves . cold days full to peice. with joe rocket gloves and boot with a arai helmet with smoked sheild

"ON ONE WHEEL" [:p]
 

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The most effective piece of gear for reducing injuries is the helment, second boots, third probably gloves. You are more likely to prevent injuries wearing protective pants than a jacket. Armor is pretty much useless from what I read because the only type of injuries pants and jackets are effective against is abrasion. Thick leather works better than anything.

I think there was a British study that found more injuries with gear than without possibly because gear instill a false sense of security.
 

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Originally posted by Rodger Doyle

Full leathers all the time, even at 100 degrees! Better safe and sweaty than sorry.

Rodger
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