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Old 09-04-2013, 03:17 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by rapidoxidationman View Post

Dude. The gear IS for the fall. Here's proof:

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I wear gear to keep me Dry when it's wet, Warm when it's cold, Cool when it's hot and to protect me from flying bits of stuff... Be it bugs, rocks, birds or whatever.

The fact that it can minimize the damage in a get-off is way down on the list of why I wear it. At the bottom of the list it the attention whore factor of "LOOK AT ME" bright colors or Advertising a brand.

That is why I will never own a jacket from a bold advertiser such as Klim. I like their stuff but unless I can easily de-badge it I won't wear it.
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Old 09-05-2013, 03:20 PM   #32
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+1 on all the above Dakez. Well stated.

The labeling matters little to me as well. I asked Motoport to send the label loose in the pocket and to leave the embroidered bit off the buckle cover. I have their label around somewhere.

If some company wants me to advertise for them they better make me a deal. I've never understood the attraction of manufacturer labels as "style."

Hell, I peel car dealer's stickers off the back of my autos.

Now, a gimme hat or T-shirt, that's paid-for advertising.
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Old 09-08-2013, 05:22 PM   #33
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We all know what gear does. This guy wishes he had more on than he did. Caution - roadrash pics in link

http://www.socalsportbikes.org/forum...d.php?t=261694
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Old 09-08-2013, 06:51 PM   #34
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Last Thursday, escorting a bicycle race. About a half mile behind me the road was dry. 'nuff said?

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