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View Poll Results: Mesh vs Perforated leather - What do you use in hot weather?
Mesh 31 75.61%
Perforated leather 10 24.39%
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Old 04-03-2007, 01:35 PM   #21
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I've got a mesh and non perforated leather. I use the leather for the colder months and the mesh for the warmer months. I have tried the leather on a warm day and swore that I would never do it again.

I have not had perforated leather. Although I would like to try it and see.

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Old 04-03-2007, 03:01 PM   #22
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Perforated leather! It's alot easier to take a shower when you're done riding than to put skin back on...

However, if you're just city cruising, I can see how a mesh would be just fine...
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Old 04-03-2007, 03:16 PM   #23
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Most good mesh products are good for one crash it seams. While good leather will last you for a few and can usually be stiched back up afterwards. Of course you have to note the word good in my statements.
Your right about that, I have had 3 Joe Rocket mesh jackets so far, they are cheap and do a decent job of protection. Destroyed one on a 30mph mechanical lowside. The other one went through an 80mph tumble, one hole was worn into the left arm and I only had rash there. I have a leather jacket but it is too small now because I got it when I was 16. Only major injuries I have gotten is a severly sprained ankle from not wearing my boots and a broken collar bone from landing wrong. If you get a mesh jacket and go down expect to replace it. It is better than nothing though!
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Old 04-03-2007, 04:37 PM   #24
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Mesh Joe Rocket!

For what its worth...Went down on a slow tumble & the mesh was fine otherwise I would have had a rash from , cause I slid on my shoulder!
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Old 04-09-2007, 09:56 PM   #25
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I have a gixxer so I ride in shorts and T-shirt,J/K I prefer Textile over both.
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Old 04-10-2007, 10:08 AM   #26
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My recent ditch excursion has gotten me thinking about this. I used to wear mesh for the summer months, but I know it won't hold up as well as leather to abrasion.

So I shopped around and found one with leather shoulders and arms, and hard CE padding. I am going to see how it works out but for the money it looks like cheap insurance.

Made by the same people as my jacket that did a fine job when I tested it out last week... :laughing6

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Old 04-10-2007, 10:14 AM   #27
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I have the A* stage... it's perf. leather. So far, it's been great.
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