About 8 minutes into riding in light rain, on a wet highway, with my 3/4 helmet trying to lift off my head from the wind, my eyes squinting from the air rushing around my sunglasses, my face stinging from the rain and road spray, my hands cold and my arms soaked...
... it clicked.
The gear isn't for the fall. It's to keep you in the best possible mental and physical condition to AVOID the fall!
Lord, I feel like an