ATGATT: Woah, I get it now!

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by LMJ, Oct 11, 2006.

  1. kellyk7

    kellyk7 Who knows

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    I am almost emberased to admit, my wife bought my gear months before I got my bike, I was still saving up for the bike and had two helmets, two jackets, a textile road suit, boots and gloves in the closet, I just wish she had gotten the Suit in RED not Blue altho on my XRR I look pretty partiotic
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  2. LuciferMutt

    LuciferMutt Rides slow bike slow

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    ...It's also for the fall
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  3. Scott_F

    Scott_F Been here awhile

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    Absolutely how I look at it. Attitude adjustment is part of donning my gear, a moment to reflect on the hazards of riding and time to shift gears from happy traveler to alert and wary rider. It's all part of the process of staying alive in a hostile environment on an unforgiving machine.

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  4. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Dude? Seriously? You resurrect a thread this old for yet another dumbass emoticon? You do realize your very few posts are 99% a waste of everyone's time, not to mention ridiculously ironic, right? :rolleyes

    Jim :brow
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  5. NYTrainer

    NYTrainer Been here awhile

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    "Stupid is as stupid does".
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  6. Vertical C

    Vertical C Long timer

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    Irony
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  7. LuciferMutt

    LuciferMutt Rides slow bike slow

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    Holy shit I didn't realize this was a dinosaur thread
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  8. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    HappyForNow (banned) bumped this one and you responded to him, so don't feel bad. He deleted 50+ posts before getting banned.

    Jim :brow
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  9. SlipChip

    SlipChip Adventure Commuter

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    The mods dropped a few of his threads into Jo Momma but he blanked his posts before the wolves could get to him...:lol3

    I wonder who's fake n00b he was?:deal
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  10. LuciferMutt

    LuciferMutt Rides slow bike slow

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    Ooooohhhh...was THAT were all the frakin' ATGATT threads came from?!
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  11. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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    I wear gear to keep me Dry when it's wet, Warm when it's cold, Cool when it's hot and to protect me from flying bits of stuff... Be it bugs, rocks, birds or whatever.

    The fact that it can minimize the damage in a get-off is way down on the list of why I wear it. At the bottom of the list it the attention whore factor of "LOOK AT ME" bright colors or Advertising a brand.

    That is why I will never own a jacket from a bold advertiser such as Klim. I like their stuff but unless I can easily de-badge it I won't wear it.
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  12. MotoTex

    MotoTex Miles of Smiles

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    +1 on all the above Dakez. Well stated.

    The labeling matters little to me as well. I asked Motoport to send the label loose in the pocket and to leave the embroidered bit off the buckle cover. I have their label around somewhere.

    If some company wants me to advertise for them they better make me a deal. I've never understood the attraction of manufacturer labels as "style."

    Hell, I peel car dealer's stickers off the back of my autos.

    Now, a gimme hat or T-shirt, that's paid-for advertising. :D
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  13. mike

    mike Long timer

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  14. dwoodward

    dwoodward Long timer

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    Last Thursday, escorting a bicycle race. About a half mile behind me the road was dry. 'nuff said?

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