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Thread: New Leathers - Any suggestions?

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    Grow'd up Mini Trail munchy's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by glennhendricks View Post
    Not trying to be a PITA but a serious question. Why do you choose leather over fabric riding gear. I'm interested in the reason(s) for choosing leather.
    Melting point. DAMHIK.

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    Two Reasons:

    1-Leather is more abrasion-resistent.
    2-Leather is cool ( in a "Wild One"/Fonzie way).
    ATGATT= All The Gear (I feel like wearing) At The Time
    '01 R1200C, '04 R1150R; '05 F650GS;

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    KINCHY
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    No doubt Vanson will set you back. Albeit my opinion, first off it's a quality product, you feel like you have decent protection on when you zip it up. It's cool and everyone knows it costs a lot and it fits right and looks good. On the down side like most leather options you will need to carry raingear. I wear mine from 50 to 75 degrees. If the weather forecast suggests rain it's Olympia time.

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