I got a new jacket and back protector recently. I also had a new pair of gloves that I hadn't started wearing yet. Took all these out for the first time yesterday for the ride home and it was sooo painful. The jacket was comfortable enough (despite the back protector); just need to get used to range of motion til it loosens up at points of movement. The gloves were terrible though... no tactile feel of the handle bars. It felt so rigid... I didn't have the same feeling of connection with the throttle. Also, my index finger was numb after my 40 minute commute. Weird. How do you guys break in new gloves? Until this happens, it's not really fun riding at the moment. Possibly even a bit dangerous.