Rate my gear v. Im a newb *pics*

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  1. The Acclude

    The Acclude Makin' love is cool, but sometimes she needs her h

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    Here is what I have so far

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    (jacket is on its way)

    http://www.newenough.com/firstgear_meshtex2_jacket_page.htm

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    Arai Quantum/F & alpine stars gloves

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    The gloves are pretty thick at the finger tip, so it feels like I have stitiching under my nails. Is that normal for bike gloves, or should that wear down a bit over time? Me thinks I should try another set.
     
  2. GCEX

    GCEX Drifting Along

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    Looks good to me.

    To keep your helmet smelling fresh & clean w/o having to clean it all the time pick up some head socks. It'll keep your helmet from smelling funky.

    For the gloves you can always turn them inside out and cut off some of the offending material. Other than protection one important thing about gloves is how well you can "feel" the controls when you have them on. I bought a 2nd pair of gloves that are nice, but damn they are so thick my hands go numb. They are now strictly cold weather gloves.
     
  3. Hobie1

    Hobie1 No longer self-employed & now hating life

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    Good choice on the helmet, but those gloves won't protect shit...
     
  4. Hobie1

    Hobie1 No longer self-employed & now hating life

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    BTW- get on eBay and get some leather gloves that go a couple inches beyond your wrist...
     
  5. Matt2000ss

    Matt2000ss OT Supporter

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    I almost got that jacket.

    Here is my new gear;

    My jacket is solid black, but i couldnt find a pic of a black one
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    Helmet is silver
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  6. s a x m a n

    s a x m a n New Member

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    gear is better than no gear ... but when you get the money invest in some leather ... leather will save your skin 99.9% of the time
     
  7. solo

    solo up and down

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    Why is it important to have gloves that have a high arm protection?
     
  8. mnewell

    mnewell Lucy.

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    My gear:

    Jackets
    Teknic Lightning 2-Piece Leather Suit (for serious rides)
    Joe Rocket Blaster Jacket (I hate this jacket)
    Old Black Leather Jacket (Used to be my dad's back in the 50s/60s)

    Helmet
    Arai RX-7RR4 (Haga replica)
    AGV (spare for friends/when I am pocketbiking)

    Gloves
    Teknic Violator Pro
    First Gear Insulated (for winter/pocketbiking)

    Boots
    AlpineStar SMX

    I really want to get another jacket and some textile pants...

    You need boots too dude.
     
  9. mitsuguy16

    mitsuguy16 New Member

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    i got the same first gear jacket... but i heard if u fall at highway speed, ur screwed with the mesh... so get some leather
     
  10. The Acclude

    The Acclude Makin' love is cool, but sometimes she needs her h

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    Picked up the jacket today, and

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    to new gloves :coold:



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  11. TheRightToRemainSilent

    TheRightToRemainSilent I count six shots, nigga.

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    i got a joe rocket phoenix 3.0 jacket
    joe rocket GPX gloves
    and a VEGA modular helmet
     
  12. erok81

    erok81 All your canyons are belong to me!!

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    I have a Joe Rocket leather jacket/Spidi Vert2 boots/Astars GP Pros for normal street riding.

    For canyons I have the same but instead of the jacket I have a Spidi R2 wind suit with a Bohn Proracer backprotector.

    Oh yeah, and a Suomy Xaus Valencia replica helmet.
     
  13. cactusman

    cactusman ever prickly, always stickly.

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    I saw this idiot today.. wearing a textile bike jacket & helmet, and shorts and tennis shoes. I had to laugh. I'd take pants and short sleeves over that combo..

    He was just cruising around on his gixxer. I had to laugh when he went through an intersection from a stop, with the flow of traffic.. winding 1st out reaaally slowly. All the while, standing on the pegs. I knew what he was gonna do in plenty of time before he did it. He popped a wheelie for all of a second, maybe. The funniest thing was, it looked as if he made this motion like he was on a bmx bike.. lol
     
  14. GoodKnight

    GoodKnight New Member

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    3 Arai Quantum f's
    1 HJC CL12
    FirstGear Yellow/black leather Honda jacket
    Teknic Lightning leather
    Jor Rocket Pheonix
    FirstGear textile pants
    FirstGear Yellow/black leather pants
    Teknic boots
    Sidi Vertebra II boots
    Teknic Violator gloves
    FirstGear SpeedTech gloves

    And just got another pair of Alpinestars gloves, will be picking up another Arai Quantum F, and a pair of Joe Rocket textile pants soon.
     
  15. Smitty

    Smitty New Member

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    I see that shit all the damn time. I just laugh at them every time. I guess some people dont like skin :ugh:
     

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