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Old 08-06-2013, 08:19 AM   #21
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Who in this thread, commutes daily in full leather?
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:44 AM   #22
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Mesh jacket with leather arms and shoulders and chaps.

So i probably where the most leather.
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Old 08-06-2013, 02:13 PM   #23
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For relaxed riding I use kevlar Draggin' jeans. They are pretty comfortable and appear pretty well constructed. They also have coverage.

This...They have Kevlar in every place he was rashed and they look like regular jeans. Cycle Gear has some house brand Kevlar jeans for 1/2 the price of the "Draggins."
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Old 08-06-2013, 03:50 PM   #24
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Mesh jacket with leather arms and shoulders and chaps.

So i probably where the most leather.
He left out the steel plated leather thong cod piece. He's being nice. It's something that cant be unseen.
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Old 08-06-2013, 06:09 PM   #25
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There are different grades of textile gear.

Essentially, the cheaper stuff (polyester) doesn't work as well as a higher quality nylon.

Olympia has a nice write up on it. http://olympiamotosports.com/features/
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Old 08-06-2013, 07:47 PM   #26
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I use to commute in an aero stitch suit over my work clothes every day. It kept me clean and I didn't worry about rain.

I went down once in jeans at about 40mph. I slid on my hands and knees as well as my arms too. The gloves fingertips ground off and got my fingers and palms. The jeans ripped up and I got a hole in my knee that took 6 months to heal up. After that, I never rode in just jeans again.

If you are going to ride daily, Aerostitch all day!
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These threads always crack me up. There are two ways to guarantee you won't get road rash:

Don't crash
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