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Old 12-28-2011, 12:27 PM   #1471
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I like and made in USA too.
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Old 12-28-2011, 12:50 PM   #1472
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Beautifully made, have mine since 2004
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Old 01-11-2012, 04:59 AM   #1473
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For me it would have to be Warm and Safe heated gear. I just traded up my Gerbings gear using the WandS trade up program.

Everything is much better quality then Gerbings. The owner of the company is easily accessible. And most importantly it keeps you warm.

My only gripe is that the heated socks are just too hot and can burn your feet. I will try wearing an undersock.

The remote wireless thermostat works great. The jacket clings to your body due to elasticated panels.

I just traded in my luke warm Gerbings gloves for W&S gloves and hopefully they will be good too
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Old 01-13-2012, 04:47 PM   #1474
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I agree about the Warm and Safe. One more thing, for the ladies out there these jacket liners fit a female body a lot better than any other heated liner out there, the ladies sizes really are made women's bodies.
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Old 01-14-2012, 07:58 PM   #1475
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The best thing I have ever invested my money is an exo2 Heated vest. It's far better quality than any other heated gear I've owned! I ride down into the teens now because of it.
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Old 01-15-2012, 05:14 PM   #1476
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Sidi Adventure Goretex Boots and BMW Pro GS Summer Gloves.
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Old 01-15-2012, 06:04 PM   #1477
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sidi adventure goretex boots...
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Old 01-23-2012, 04:42 AM   #1478
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+1
+2 but with Held Namib gloves.
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Old 01-25-2012, 07:44 AM   #1479
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A good pocket knife. Don't care the brand. Buy one, it may save your life! Just make sure to acquire a decent, high quality blade that will keep an edge, then maintain it!
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Old 01-26-2012, 08:40 PM   #1480
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I really like my arai xd3 and i think for the money i spent, my Alpinestars Koln jacket was a good purchase. the whole dark gray and black fits my aesthetic tastes exactly. (wish I could get any jacket I wanted in dark colors, earth tones, orange trim optional...)
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Old 01-26-2012, 11:27 PM   #1481
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My speed and Strenghth "Hell-n-Back" Jacket

I am tall and broad, this jacket fits perfectly. got the hi-viz yellow and black, and wear it year round, even in the humid/hot Louisiana heat, it is comfortable, fleece and liner underneath and it was warm enough in my late October blue ridge parkway ride.
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Old 01-28-2012, 10:39 PM   #1482
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Best and least expensive

I bought a Stebel Nautilus electric air horn for my street bike. That thing gets attention period, the look of shock and surprise on some peoples faces is priceless.
It was less that $20.00
One of the most satisfying purchases...
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Old 01-28-2012, 10:54 PM   #1483
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My AU$250 proper waterproof hiking tent.
Why I spent years sleeping in leaking cheapass K-Mart tents on rides I will never know.
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Old 01-29-2012, 07:51 AM   #1484
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Sidi boots and Arai helmets.
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Old 02-02-2012, 03:32 AM   #1485
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Motion Pro Trail Tool

Great little piece of kit, all sockets from 8 to 19 (you need to add your own sockets, but they all fit in the zip pouch), screwdrivers, allenkeys and all packs into a little case the size of a cigarette box. Strong and portable. Now there's a great combination.

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