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    Leather...or textile?

    Which do you prefer?

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    Leather is heavier, hotter, more expensive and requires a separate rain suit but looks much cooler and, with equal armor, is better protection. Within the 50-90 degree temperature range, I normally opt for leather. Above or below, textile.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockbottom View Post
    Leather is heavier, hotter, more expensive and requires a separate rain suit but looks much cooler and, with equal armor, is better protection. Within the 50-90 degree temperature range, I normally opt for leather. Above or below, textile.
    Exactly!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cowboyatheart View Post
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    Not much of a contest in the "looks cool" category





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    Quote Originally Posted by rockbottom View Post
    Not much of a contest in the "looks cool" category
    yeah, but I was always taught "Dress for the accident, or to prevent it!"
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