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Old 08-06-2011, 06:58 AM   #1
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Retail shop with a good offroad gear selection?

Looking at getting a pressure suit and neck brace but would prefer to try things on and see what works vs trial and error through ordering. Anyone know of a place/s that has a good selection of different brands of gear? I'd like to take a look at the Acerbis Koerta/Cosmo - Thor - EVS - Tekvest. Also considering Klim later on. Any retails that would have the adv/new badlands (I know not out til fall) jackets/pants on hand? Cyclegear is an option I'll check out but any other suggestions would be appreciated.

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Old 08-06-2011, 02:41 PM   #2
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Old 08-06-2011, 06:11 PM   #3
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+1 MiniMike stocks lots of good offroad gear...and you get to ride the Cherohalla while you're there.
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Old 08-07-2011, 02:23 PM   #4
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Looking at getting a pressure suit and neck brace but would prefer to try things on and see what works vs trial and error through ordering. Anyone know of a place/s that has a good selection of different brands of gear? I'd like to take a look at the Acerbis Koerta/Cosmo - Thor - EVS - Tekvest. Also considering Klim later on. Any retails that would have the adv/new badlands (I know not out til fall) jackets/pants on hand? Cyclegear is an option I'll check out but any other suggestions would be appreciated.

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Cycle Gear has gone from bad to worse, at least the location here in Raleigh. Virtually everything they have is either their house brand or last year's leftovers at this year's prices. Other than the fact that they're open Sunday and Monday, they have ZERO going for them anymore.

And unless you need a fender or air filter for a CRF450, their hard parts selection is close to laughable.

It's the Dollar Store of bike shops with shopping mall prices.
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Old 08-07-2011, 04:19 PM   #5
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It's really hard to find a place that has the pressure suits to try on.

Honestly they are all wonderful when you compare them to a standard chest guard. I had a wreck a few years ago and hit hard enough for the edge of the chest guard to crack 2 ribs. MiniMike has more than parts. He has real world knowledge and all of us idiots that support him and try, break, and approve of the gear.

If you were in North GA, my wife's dealership has 3-4 different neck brace brands to try on.
TellicoCamper reminded us to be careful of adding the 2 togther. If the neckbrace is too bulky, then the suit will bind on it and vise versa. One more thing to research for you....
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