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Old 05-11-2008, 04:03 PM   #77
Waco
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Originally Posted by hankgs
Most accidents occur within a 2 mile radius of your home... I, too have responded to many M/C accidents and the low speed, low impact are seveve if not wearing a minimum of [B]Helmet, Jacket, Jeans and gloves[/B
Precisely. Dressing for an 80 mph crash is better, but the chances of being in an accident where the added protection of a full suit with armor makes much difference is low. I wear my Aerostich for weekend rides, but I take my chances on my short, low-speed commute.
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