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  1. New Member Introductions
    I'm in the market to purchase motorcycle pants and I'm debating between denim with kevlar or denim with knee protection. I'm a new rider so I won't be doing anything crazy enough to necessitate serious protection but the fact that I'm new might be enough reason to invest in quality gear all...
  2. First Bike / New Rider
    Hi, I just got my first bike and have been doing a little bit of Interstate riding and was wondering if a dedicated motorcycle jacket such as an armrored Cordura or leather is superior to a heavyweight casual leather jacket I already own + motocross style upper body armor? Dedicated jackets...
  3. General Motorcycle Discussion
    I suspect the answer but just thought I'd double check. I'm looking at buying my first leather jacket. (Been using a textile for a while) I've ordered and returned a handful of Jackets from Superstore...but have had a hard time finding one that fits well or is comfortable to ride/wear. I...
  4. Jackets
    Has anyone heard of the brand Perrini? I am interested in this armor jacket of theirs: "CE Approved Full Body Armor" At $60 it seems like an incredible deal, which is what has me suspicious. I'm having a hard time finding any information about the brand or company. I think it might be a house...
  5. First Bike / New Rider
    Hi there! I am a newbie, going to be taking the beginners course in 2 weeks. I wanted to buy some body armor for myself, but can only seem to find one's for men. I have looked around my city for any bike shops we may have, but there are none close to my area. And the only one in my town...
  6. Reviews & Opinions
    I'm not a big proponent of safety gear. I wear a helmet when needed a decent pair of boots and jacket/pants(most of the time). It's a personal choice thing to me. As far as all this new fangled kevlar/cloth. How do you know what you're getting? Is there anything lacking? Do you get...
  7. First Bike / New Rider
    Hello, Does anyone have any experience/knowledge about t-pro forcefield vs. knox back AND chest protective armor? Knox costs more, and I can only buy it online (so I can't see it until after I buy it), but is it worth the money? Which one of the two provides better protection? Thanks, Newbieking
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