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Offline Curtie223

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This is why we wear gear!!
« on: April 16, 2012, 06:40:14 pm »
Check out this Video. Pretty much sums it up folks. No one is perfect. and I wish i followed AGATT but please try to when when you can cause you just never know!!

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-When you see another rider keep in mind that is another friend you haven't had the chance to meet yet!!
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Offline PAULRIDES

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Re: This is why we wear gear!!
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2012, 08:49:19 pm »
Crap, that is scary.  :groan
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Re: This is why we wear gear!!
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2012, 06:07:57 pm »
i'll be the first to admit i dont follow atgatt but i do wear my puddin' bowl, gloves, boots and long pants all the time. i just hate to wear a jacket even in the winter.


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Re: This is why we wear gear!!
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2012, 07:56:04 pm »
:lol

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Offline PAULRIDES

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Re: This is why we wear gear!!
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2012, 09:16:09 pm »
I truthfully don't see many (percentage of riders) wear gear.  ::)


Am I missing something.  ???
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Re: This is why we wear gear!!
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2012, 10:27:16 am »
   Amen to that.  Last weekend I witnessed a few riders looking like they had been walking in the dessert all day, well wearing only helmet and gloves is better than nothing but with today's materials on the market, you don't have to sweat it out in cowhide during hot wheather. Ever wonder why the Arabs wear those "sheets" ?  When I ride if ilt's too hot for me I go with 4 wheels and a roof. I use a part mesh protective jacket that breathes well and still protects the skin, thus protecting from sunburn and dehydration, which many peeps seem to overlook, I tell you when I am totally covered including Knee/shin guards , chest forearms shoulder gear, I still manage to beat the heat. Sometimes when I leave work and it's 80+ out and I'm carrying my jacket I hear "damn ain't it hot for a coat?" I just smile and say, you never skidded across pavement have you?
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Re: This is why we wear gear!!
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2013, 12:00:42 pm »
I have noticed that the newer the rider the less likely he is to have gear, and the more likely to take chances. If you watch the Mulholand Hwy. vidioes the experienced riders have all the gear and do not go down, while almost everyone that goes down has no gear. I learned towear gear 47 years ago with my Mini-Bike in a cow field. Nothing major, but it did hurt. Hit once on the road, bruised but no Hamburger off of me. Ride safe!

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Re: Re: This is why we wear gear!!
« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2013, 03:15:23 pm »
Yeah that's why I always wear some gear. Got knocked under a 4wheeler when I was 12 and my leg looked like that and was on cruches half the summer

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Re: This is why we wear gear!!
« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2013, 09:26:15 pm »
The shot of that hand gave me the hebbie jebbies. I don't usually wear much gear, just always long pants and boots but I may give that some thought.
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