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Old 22nd November 2013, 21:03   #1351
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Guys, A friend gave me this chest protector as he had no use of it having hung his boots from professional racing. Has anyone used these stuff and what do you think?
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Old 24th November 2013, 22:23   #1352
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Guys, A friend gave me this chest protector as he had no use of it having hung his boots from professional racing. Has anyone used these stuff and what do you think?
Like the FOX ones sold in the eBay and elsewhere, these aren't meant for proper road use. Yes plastic armor aren't by default used in road armor, these are primarily for off-roading. Of course you have different back protector which extend till the coccyx, which is its main job. But I'd suggest unless you're specifically using it for racing events, I'd suggest you to get a proper jacket, first for versatility, ease of use and carryability.

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DSG Primal Gloves and Spartan Pro Gear Perseus Knee guard review

After contemplating for l..............

For those who are looking forward for knee protection in formal attire , these are perfect match! Only concern is the longivity of the elastic bands and strips! That only time will tell.
Yes, the Velcro, apart from the fit and finish which is really impressive for the price, close to Force Field stuffs. The velcro is one to watch, I've heard from users that velcro does tend to loosen overtime. But by default, most velcro do give up on most of the gear after a prolonged use.

If you can keep a tailor and a piece of velcro handy just in case, would almos make it last a lifetime.

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Like the FOX ones sold in the eBay and elsewhere, these aren't meant for proper road use. Yes plastic armor aren't by default used in road armor, these are primarily for off-roading. Of course you have different back protector which extend till the coccyx, which is its main job. But I'd suggest unless you're specifically using it for racing events, I'd suggest you to get a proper


jacket, first for versatility,

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Guys, A friend gave me this chest protector as he had no use of it having hung his boots from professional racing. Has anyone used these stuff and what do you think?
Ashok, this stuff is great to wear under (or over) a T-shirt on a hot day or while riding off road through tight trails where there is a lot of rocks and bushes and branches. I have a similar one by Thor, but its a full zippered mesh and hard armor combination vest. Its called the Impact Rig, and my version ("SE") has a built in kidney belt as well.

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They have underpants/shorts like this as well, to be worn under normal pants.

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Has anyone used the Wildcraft saddle bags? I can't find any review anywhere.

http://www.wildcraft.in/Products/Wil...d-1809741.aspx

I think these can be used as 2 separate sacks as well as one saddle bag.
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Another advantage I found while wearing this is, I could grip the fuel tank much better, have felt the same?
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Any place in Mumbai where one can go check these out?
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Any place in Mumbai where one can go check these out?
Check out the link of their web site that has the list of dealers in different cities

http://spartanprogear.com/Enquiry.aspx?mc=1
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Guys, A friend gave me this chest protector as he had no use of it having hung his boots from professional racing. Has anyone used these stuff and what do you think?
These are used for motocross. These will not be comfortable for street riding or any sorts.
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These are used for motocross. These will not be comfortable for street riding or any sorts.
Yup, getting proper gear now. this is going to be show piece at home
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Any place in Mumbai where one can go check these out?
If you need quality gear, head to either at Tardeo. PRS and Bachoo Motors are located within few meters of each other.

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If you need quality gear, head to either Tardeo. PRS and Bachoo Motors are located within few meters of each other.
I've been to both. Checked out some Airohs at Bachoo before heading to PRS to get the HJC. Will pay both a visit again.
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Back again with another gloves question. I did not go for my earlier choices - saved a little more and now I am looking between AGV Sport Willow and Cortech Hydro GT
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Quoting my old post - AGV it is. I have placed an order and I hope to get them soon. Thank you for helping me to choose

Now next question - My current job warrants that I have to be in full formal all the time (including tie), so I have to wear a professional \ executive looking footwear. I am currently using a pair of formal shoes from Clarks, but would love to have something which offers better protection and looks executive.

I did take a look at the Harley line of accessories, but did not see anything which catches my fancy.

Is there any footwear available in India which can give good protection while riding and can go well with formal dress code?

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Quoting my old post - AGV it is. I have placed an order and I hope to get them soon. Thank you for helping me to choose

Now next question - My current job warrants that I have to be in full formal all the time (including tie), so I have to wear a professional \ executive looking footwear. I am currently using a pair of formal shoes from Clarks, but would love to have something which offers better protection and looks executive.

I did take a look at the Harley line of accessories, but did not see anything which catches my fancy.

Is there any footwear available in India which can give good protection while riding and can go well with formal dress code?

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Something like this? The trouser would cover all of the ankle anyway.
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Something like this? The trouser would cover all of the ankle anyway.
Duh! Now, why didn't I think about this? I have one with me, lying in one of the cartons. Let me dig it out.

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