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Old 08-06-2012, 10:25 AM   #27
TheWorstKind
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Joined: Nov 2007
Location: Virginia Beach, VA, USA
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ATGATT to me means:

FF helmet with proper eye protection. Most of the time that includes ear plugs.

Jacket and pants with impact protection, good tear and abrasion resistance. I like mc specific clothing because it gives me room to move.

Gloves with impact and tear/abrasion resistance. A dual retention system is a must for me. Don't go cheap with gloves - the human body has more nerve endings in the hands than in the genital area.....

Boots with a grippy sole, low heel, maybe even some shin/ankle armor.

A downside to denim (aside from low tear/abrasion resistance) is that denim tends to "grab" the road surface, often times causing a crashing rider to tumble vice slide, which in turn can lead to (more) broken bones.
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