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Old 04-16-2012, 08:17 AM   #1
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Fly Racing Two Piece Rain Suit

Does anyone use the Fly Racing Two-Piece rain suit?

http://www.flyracing.com/street/appa...iece-rain-suit

It's about 70 bucks from most online retailers... haven't found any reviews on storefronts, very little in google or ADV rider. First, does it work (waterproof)? Is it breathable or hot as a trash bag? Are you happy with it?
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Old 04-16-2012, 10:15 AM   #2
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I was looking at them as well, want the hi-viz but seems to be out of stock every place I looked

Would also like a review vs. Frogg Toggs or similar
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Old 04-16-2012, 10:33 AM   #3
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I was looking at them as well, want the hi-viz but seems to be out of stock every place I looked

Would also like a review vs. Frogg Toggs or similar
Same here... Frogg Toggs seems to be sold out everywhere, at least in reasonable sizes.
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Old 04-17-2012, 12:15 PM   #4
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Wow, no reviews online...and apparently no actual users on ADV either.
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Old 05-01-2012, 04:27 PM   #5
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Bumping to see if anyone has come out of the woodwork.

These things are on sale at Motorcycle Closeouts for $59.99...
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Old 12-06-2012, 01:26 PM   #6
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now on sale for 29.99 on Motorcycle Superstore.. Anybody?
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:44 AM   #7
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For only 29.99, I'd definitely try these...but they only have size 4X left. Bummer.
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Old 12-10-2012, 05:41 AM   #8
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now on sale for 29.99 on Motorcycle Superstore.. Anybody?
For $30 it is disposable and if you don't have anything else it is worth the roll of the dice.


I suspect the number of folks actually using rain suits has dwindled over the years. I found that when traveling in the summer with one they were way too frickin hot. I dreaded the time I would have to use it and in light showers I would not stop to put it on. I also found, on occasion, there were not a lot of places to stop and put it on and by the time I did I was already wet.

I have decided to only use gear (when traveling or when rain is expected) that is waterproof, namely goretex, The better breathability of such materials, not having to stop, not having to pack extra stuff, and not sweating my arse off is well worth the price of admission.

With all the waterproof textile products on the market today there is much less need for rainsuits.
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Old 12-12-2012, 03:44 PM   #9
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I see your point, but it depends on where you are. I use rain suits because down here in the South, I only wear mesh gear, year round. Even in winter it's fine to just throw a wind layer underneath the mesh. 8ish mos out of the year it's too hot/humid for anything else IMO, so I'm not dropping 300+ on non mesh gear for a few months' use. If a I were further norrh I'd be doing just what you said.
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Old 12-28-2012, 12:22 PM   #10
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I bought one, but is hanging in the basement until Spring...
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