Ok, so Monday morning was beautiful and I went for a spin. Did black spur and decided to back up toolangi. This road has bitten me before. Last time hurt, but I have come a long way since then. That was SR's striking. I knew my tyres were getting on a bit, but got in the zone. Hit a left hand corner at a speed I knew I could do it. Well I thought I could.... I didn't do anything perceivably wrong other than push too hard on tyres that were past their use by date. Lowsided and ended up sliding on my arse at 80 ks. I didn't get a scratch on me thanks to my berik leathers and sidi boots. My dainese gloves went through the palm. Have ordered some of takamii's to replace Bike is ok. Oggy knob took most. My folding lever, didn't. So have to replace that and the gear shifter and some scratching on the engine case. Anyway, sorry about the essay. Quick question about the leathers. They are only displaying some fairly light scuffing. The stitching has obviously all burnt off are they still safe to use?