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Old 10-13-2006, 06:41 AM   #16
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I'll go one better:

I have a TourMaster jacket and pants that I'll donate to our young grasshopper IF they pay postage to OH.

Its a Med blue (faded, but never down) jacket and newer looking Large pants. They fit and they're the OP's.

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I'm in for $50 towards the MSF or RE course.
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Old 10-13-2006, 08:35 AM   #17
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I'll throw in a size large Joe Rocket mesh jacket, and even pay postage. It's a bit faded (character), but looks fine. PM us young'un.
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Old 10-13-2006, 08:48 AM   #18
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The gear isn't for the fall. It's to keep you in the best possible mental and physical condition to AVOID the fall!

it's for that and a lot more. If we dressed specifically to fall we would all wear total armor, or ride in some metal crash designed capsule. We don't plan or try to fall (tho I did when I was younger, on dirt, we planned and did crashes all the time)
Anyhow, with me, just putting on the gear changes my mindset from casual (which seems to be your attitude) to serious. This IS a serious venture we all choose to undertake. Try to get your mind wrapped around the fact that your life is in danger everytime you saddle up. Go from there with the attitude of decreasing the odds against you,,gear, training, practice, and survival attitude. I get pumped up putting on the Sidi's, tourmaster, pants, and big gloves,,and of course my XD!,,it's my way of doing pre-flight checks, and it's fun!
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Old 10-13-2006, 09:07 AM   #19
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Anyone else up for helping with the cost of a class? His school schedule keeps him from hanging out to get into the class on standby, but there are a few RE classes left he could get into.



Class + gear and he's off to a good start.

He says he's refusing charity but he doesn't know us too well.
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Old 10-13-2006, 05:12 PM   #20
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I had low speed gravel spill six months ago. Without ATGATT I would've been bumped and bruised.

Convinced me.
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Old 10-14-2006, 05:37 AM   #21
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I am almost emberased to admit, my wife bought my gear months before I got my bike, I was still saving up for the bike and had two helmets, two jackets, a textile road suit, boots and gloves in the closet, I just wish she had gotten the Suit in RED not Blue altho on my XRR I look pretty partiotic
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Old 09-01-2013, 05:13 PM   #22
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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
...It's also for the fall
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Old 09-02-2013, 02:39 PM   #23
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The gear isn't for the fall. It's to keep you in the best possible mental and physical condition to AVOID the fall!

it's for that and a lot more. If we dressed specifically to fall we would all wear total armor, or ride in some metal crash designed capsule. We don't plan or try to fall (tho I did when I was younger, on dirt, we planned and did crashes all the time)
Anyhow, with me, just putting on the gear changes my mindset from casual (which seems to be your attitude) to serious. This IS a serious venture we all choose to undertake. Try to get your mind wrapped around the fact that your life is in danger everytime you saddle up. Go from there with the attitude of decreasing the odds against you,,gear, training, practice, and survival attitude. I get pumped up putting on the Sidi's, tourmaster, pants, and big gloves,,and of course my XD!,,it's my way of doing pre-flight checks, and it's fun!
Absolutely how I look at it. Attitude adjustment is part of donning my gear, a moment to reflect on the hazards of riding and time to shift gears from happy traveler to alert and wary rider. It's all part of the process of staying alive in a hostile environment on an unforgiving machine.

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Old 09-02-2013, 02:58 PM   #24
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Dude? Seriously? You resurrect a thread this old for yet another dumbass emoticon? You do realize your very few posts are 99% a waste of everyone's time, not to mention ridiculously ironic, right?

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Old 09-02-2013, 04:54 PM   #25
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No point in trying to tell someone to wear ATGATT...

"Stupid is as stupid does".
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Old 09-02-2013, 07:37 PM   #26
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"Stupid is as stupid does".
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:54 AM   #27
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Holy shit I didn't realize this was a dinosaur thread
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Old 09-04-2013, 01:00 PM   #28
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Holy shit I didn't realize this was a dinosaur thread
HappyForNow (banned) bumped this one and you responded to him, so don't feel bad. He deleted 50+ posts before getting banned.

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Old 09-04-2013, 02:02 PM   #29
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HappyForNow (banned) bumped this one and you responded to him, so don't feel bad. He deleted 50+ posts before getting banned.

Jim
The mods dropped a few of his threads into Jo Momma but he blanked his posts before the wolves could get to him...

I wonder who's fake n00b he was?
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Old 09-04-2013, 02:16 PM   #30
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Ooooohhhh...was THAT were all the frakin' ATGATT threads came from?!
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