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Old 06-07-2011, 07:02 AM   #37
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Originally Posted by island808 View Post
So how about gear brand recommendations.

I've usually used first gear brand. Seems a lot more durable. gets good reviews, cheaper than the expensive stuff, better than the cheap stuff (olympia for instance).
I use both firstgear and olympia, and neither really is significantly better than the other. FG actually has more budget priced (and budget quality) items than Olympia does.

They are in the same category with their top-end stuff.

Sidi for boots, Spidi is a different company.

You need to have a budget in mind or you're going to get suggestions for $1k jackets on up. If that's fine with you, then roll on.
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