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Just paid $1050 for a leather suit.

Discussion in 'Riding Gear and Bike Accessories/Parts' at netrider.net.au started by mick No:8, Feb 19, 2008.

  1. When I first got my bike I thought it would be cheap but so far I spent abit of money on gears.
    Dainese Bora jacket = 700(Aus)
    Dainese Delta pants = 350 (Aus)
    Alpinestar boots = 150 (Aus)
    Alpinestar 3/4 gloves = 90 (Aus)
    KBC airbounre helmet = 300 (Aus)
    Confident and fun on my bike pricless
    How much have you guys spent on bike gear?


     
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  2. Jacket 300, boots 200, helmet 300, gloves 120, draggins 200

    Spending a grand on leathers soon.
     
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  3. I spent 400 on helmet, 200 on a pair of draggins, 140 on 1 pair of gloves, 70 on the 2nd pair of gloves, 400 on 1 jacket, 500 on 2nd jacket, and $100 on a rjays rainsuit.

    The reason i have 2 jackets and 2 gloves is because i have one set for winter, adn one for summer, althouhg i exchange both on random days, and when they are gettin' a but whiffy.

    Total of just over $1800.

    But i have to get another pair of kevlar jeans, and a pair of boots.


    Fingers89
     
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  4. Helmet $550
    Tank Top $15
    3/4 Pants $80
    I can't remember how much my skate shoes cost.
     
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  5. 500 on second hand leather dainese jacket (basically new)
    270 for helmet on sale (was 440) *
    190 for first pair draggins *
    155 for dainese gloves *
    300 for boots
    215 for second pair of draggins *

    edit 35 for tinted visor

    total
    1630 +35 = 1665

    note items with * i got from peter stevens where my bro and i get a little discount

    next items
    summer jacket ~ 320
    back protector ~ 150
    summer gloves possibly

    its expensive but wouldn't be without it
     
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  6. Helmet - $260 (plus $80 for chrome visor)
    Jacket - $360
    Gloves - $80
    and now I'm buying boots (I know.. I know... I haven't bought them yet!!!) around $300 and hopefully a leather suit too.
    Will see! :wink:
     
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  7. I reckon for all my gear over 2K which is a lot considering the half share I went in my bike.
     
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  8. Octane Jacket 200
    Gloves 75 & 80 ( winter/summer )
    Rossi Boots 210
    Draggins 220
    Shoei Helmet 500
    Winter Textile Pants 150

    $1455
     
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  9. 1 pce race suit $2000
    Dianese gloves $300
    Back protector $300
    Puma race boots $600
    Attitude $free
     
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  10. Arai helmet $300 (old stock, scratched from MCAS)
    Firstgear mesh gloves $20 (from USA)
    Alpinestars Magnum leather jacket, CE-approved back insert, Icon knee armour, Oxtar Airtech boots all $710 from the USA :grin:

    Now all I need is a pair of draggins!
     
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  11. KBC-$300
    Shoei- $500
    Visors- $200 (4visors)
    Suomy jacket - $350
    Leather suit- $800
    Back protector $300
    Boots- $350
    Boots2 $500
    Gloves $300 (3pairs)

    TOTAL $3300 KIKES :shock: :shock: :shock: Nearly as much as my first bike
     
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  12. $500 Arai helmet
    $70 tinted visor
    $500 A* leather Track pants
    $700 A* TZ-1 leather jacket
    $300 A* Vortex waterproof boots
    $90 A* Sp-2 gloves 2nd hand
    $120 RST fully perforated leather gloves
    $200 Spidi Sportcomposite H2OUT waterproof gloves
    $220 Icon Hooligan jeans
    $40 DriRider plastic pants (lost)
    $40 RJays plastic pants
    $125 Ventura Bag
    $225 Wave 2 back protector

    $3100ish

    bout to spend $420 on the new A* Supertech R boots (import instead of paying $600 local)
    and $250ish for RJays technical waterproof jacket

    soon to be $3800ish... on gear :shock:

    and im wanting some more vented leathers then, jacket at least, maybe pants....

    then there was insurance, excess from crashing, more insurance, rego n all that shiz.

    oh n a $6500 bike :LOL:

    fark me it adds up
     
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  13. Icon textile jacket $200
    dryrider summit pants $250
    Rjays summer jacket $200
    draggin cargos $210
    Shoei - $500
    Dririder boots $180
    A* SMX4 boots $350
    Gloves $250 (2 pair - summer & winter)
    leather jacket $390

    2320 so far.

    In the next month or two I will have to buy some new pants (I already need a belt to hold the draggins up and the dryriders are running out of velcro)
     
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  14. Where do you buy your visors? I'm looking for an Arai quantum light smoked for my Condor, the shipping and conversion seems to negate any savings from buying overseas.
     
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  15. dunno don't care, :grin:



    But always on special, never pay full price as it will be on special one day!
     
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  16. Black Rose Leather Jacket and Leather Jeans $650
    (comes with back protector and armour built in)
    Black Rose threw in a pair of leather gloves, belt and belt buckle because they are the importer and retailer
    Rossi Boots $160 (from memory - was a while ago)
    Shoei Helmet $700
    Waterproof overpants $20 Aussie Disposals

    After my 6 December prang, I got to go and buy them all again last month. Got the same gear because it worked so well last time!

    WGM
     
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  17. Helmet $750
    Leather jacket $700
    Textile jacket $300
    Boots - $370
    Leather jacket $700
    Leather Teknic Violator 1pc suit $750 (ebay, retails $1700? here)
    Boots $400
    Gloves $120
    Gloves $120
    Gloves $80
    Visors $60
    Backpack $120
    Backpack $260
    Spare helmet $150
    Textile jacket $150 (secondhand for a pillion)

    about $5000 so far.....

    Dont even mention bike mods and accessories!!!! :shock:
     
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  18. Hmm....a bit, but this is for the first year (coming up in a few days) so there's a base/starter outlay that had to be made. Heaps of it bought used or discounted.

    3 pairs of gloves, $300 (commuting, winter, track/weekend fun)
    Helmet and 3 visors $400 (spare clear, 2 iridium)
    2 pairs Draggins $310
    Heaps of earplugs - $50 (everyone should think about 'em)
    2 pairs of boots - $460 (commuting, weekend/track)
    2 piece Berik leathers $550 (weekend/track fun)
    3 Textile jackets $370 (mesh for summer, dry and wet, commuting/higher vis.)
    Textile pants $110 (not much use)
    2 pairs knee sliders $150 (fun++)

    Over $2500 and counting :roll: Still use most of it though.
     
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  19. helmet; $650
    visor; $80
    jacket; $1250
    back plate; $150
    pants: $600
    gloves; $250
    boots; $600
    socks; $10 for 3 pairs, bargain!

    too lazy to add up, but the words 'too much' comes to mind just looking over it. :LOL:
     
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  20. I've got a Rjays helmet I paid $120 for.
     
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