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Riding in your hoodie...

Discussion in 'Riding Gear and Bike Accessories/Parts' at netrider.net.au started by philfromaccounting, May 26, 2015.

  1. Hi gang,

    Anyone seen or purchased these? Kevlar lined hoodie with CE armour.

    http://roadskin.com.au/shop/roadskin-hoody-rain/

    Seems perfect for nipping around the local area. Suits my April-September wardrobe of hoodies and jeans!


     
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  2. Looks like it'd be pretty loose fitting so I question it's effectiveness. Would at least beat riding in only a regular hoodie.
     
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  3. They flap around like a bastard, at 80 its ok, at 100 it's quite tiresome, faster? I'm not enough of a sucker for punishment to find out. They are very cool though, excellent for summer commuting.
     
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  4. Style over performance in this case. I imagine if you came off it would ride up and be pretty useless at protecting you.

    disclaimer; I am not a full ATGATT advocate, and occasionally ride in normal jeans and runners. Just pointing out a possible downfall to it if you are expecting protection.
     
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  5. Also at $199 you could buy a textile jacket + a normal hoodie to wear underneath
     
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  6. But you'd totes look like Jax from Sons of Anarchy
     
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  7. Mmmmmmmmmmm
     
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  8. pretty useless, Had a mate come off while wearing one. It just rode up and provided no protection.

    Might work if you were sliding head first?
     
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  9. Hmm good point. Loose bits also wouldn't be great if you come off.
     
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  10. Maybe better off getting something from the speed and strength range, textile jacket with built in removable hoodie for the same price.
     
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  11. I don't buy into all this Kevlar crap.

    I wear full leathers 100% of the time!
     
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  12. pics or it didn't happen
     
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  13. Hey greg you get off on seeing blokes in leather dont you?
     
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  14. some mainly laddie boys
    anyways how do you shower ? you know in your leathers?
     
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  15. I just wouldn't go there for me...trust me. I would cause accidents if I strapped leather on this bod on out in public...and not for good reasons.
    A bit of leather shared in private, well why not ;)
    In my case of riding leather though it is the catch cry... Why won't somebody please, please think of the cows! :woot:
     
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  16. Leather only when on bike !!
     
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  17. why are you allways crashing?
     
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  18. I haven't stacked a bike since 2004!
     
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  19. last time you rode?
     
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  20. That was written with a petulant tone Mr!
    Some of us are not built to be encased in leather and in public view...it scares the children...if I can accept it, why oh why can't you? ;)
     
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