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    Gloves.

    Got two nice pair of m/c gloves last week from the discount bin at one of our local m/c shops. Basicaly two for the price of one. And folk say this m/c lark is expensive.

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    I bought some biscuits today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonez View Post
    Got two nice pair of m/c gloves last week from the discount bin at one of our local m/c shops. Basicaly two for the price of one. And folk say this m/c lark is expensive.
    Ever heard the saying ... You get what you pay for ... ??

    Ask yourself ... why didn't they sell without the discount ...
    Sweat wipes off. Road-rash doesn't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FJRider View Post
    Ever heard the saying ... You get what you pay for ... ??

    Ask yourself ... why didn't they sell without the discount ...
    Old stock.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FJRider View Post
    Ever heard the saying ... You get what you pay for ... ??

    Ask yourself ... why didn't they sell without the discount ...
    Another thing I'd rather pay for a $30 pair of chrome or black 7/8" motorcycle handle bars than those Renthal l(sic) taper bars any day of the week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FJRider View Post
    Ever heard the saying ... You get what you pay for ... ??

    Ask yourself ... why didn't they sell without the discount ...
    And while I'm at it under $30 for me 10,000kms trouble free is wonderful. Or riding in rain in PVC yellows and gumboots while other riders suites are leaking at the seams and socks are soggy...I could go on but I wont. Good luck with your overpriced kit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Berries View Post
    I bought some biscuits today.
    Ginger Nuts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonez View Post
    ... Good luck with your overpriced kit.
    I'm still using the same water-proof riding gear I bought in 1996. No issues ... so ... as I said ... you get what you pay for.

    I've used PVC gear in the past.

    Then I bought quality and never regretted it ...

    Just because it's new does not make it quality.
    Sweat wipes off. Road-rash doesn't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FJRider View Post
    I'm still using the same water-proof riding gear I bought in 1996. No issues ... so ... as I said ... you get what you pay for.

    I've used PVC gear in the past.

    Then I bought quality and never regretted it ...

    Just because it's new does not make it quality.
    Well I've had my PVCs since the early '80s nah nah

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    Well gave the gloves a test today on a 3201km ride in the rain all the way. Conclusion-BRILLIANT!! Glad I got them. Also tested out my new boots (also on discount) and my old Dainese two piece leathers.Been a while since I've used them and put on a bit of extra weight. Lot better fitted now. Oh and the cheap helmet performed extremely well also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonez View Post
    3201km ride in the rain


    Quality of gear is found at the time of a crash.
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    but once again you proved me wrong.
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    I was hit by one such driver while remaining in the view of their mirror.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nzspokes View Post


    Quality of gear is found at the time of a crash.
    Are you always a negative nanny? It's so so tedious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nzspokes View Post


    Quality of gear is found at the time of a crash.
    Oh and I forgot to add I have 500m000kms of riding under my belt in all weather and all type of road conditions so do have a fair idea of what works and what doesn't.

    Get some training.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonez View Post
    Oh and the cheap helmet performed extremely well also.
    there's much more to a helmet than crash protection. Poor fitting and poor breathing helmets cause distractions when riding, sometimes at critical times.
    the gap between cheap and expensive in terms of quality has moved a lot decent fittings visors and vents so they don't get steamed up much more standard now

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    Quote Originally Posted by jellywrestler View Post
    there's much more to a helmet than crash protection. Poor fitting and poor breathing helmets cause distractions when riding, sometimes at critical times.
    the gap between cheap and expensive in terms of quality has moved a lot decent fittings visors and vents so they don't get steamed up much more standard now
    Agree completely. My one gave me complete confidence riding in the wet. Very good snug fit and I prefer double Ds on my helmets which this one has.

    The resident safety idiot with safety in his nick makes it seem like riding in the rain is difficult.

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