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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-06-2007, 11:33 AM Thread Starter
 
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joe rocket lucky jacket

Hey everyone does anyone have the lucky jacket that joe rocket put out? I wanted to get one, but I wanted to know if its somethig that I can wear when the weather is cooler. I have a leather one, but I was wanting one with a little more protection. Thanks
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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-06-2007, 12:47 PM
 
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JR stuff is cheap mass marketed junk. Buy a real leather suit that will protect your ass if you go down.

Everyone I know that has gone down wearing JR stuff just shreads apart and they still have tons of road rash.

When I went down a few weeks ago I slid 200 feet and didn't get one mark of road rash on me. My leathers are still wearable, I just need to get one seam sewn back up. The helmet is trashed, and my leathers don't look the greatest anymore, but who cares...all that matters is my gear saved my ass.
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post #3 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-06-2007, 01:32 PM Thread Starter
 
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Thanks for the looking out I'll save my money.
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post #4 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-06-2007, 02:00 PM
 
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Thanks for the looking out I'll save my money.
No prob! I hate seeing people waste their money on something that isn't all that safe.
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post #5 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-06-2007, 02:42 PM
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I have JR jacket and JR gloves
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post #6 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-06-2007, 03:13 PM
 
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A* so I'M good,..
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post #7 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-07-2007, 05:01 PM
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I have a JR Reactor meshie jacket. Seems good to me
It's a meshie, so it not going to have super crash protection, but it's armored, and better than a t-shirt!

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they make the one i posted in a strap on version
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post #8 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-12-2007, 02:53 PM
 
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I agree. Comfortable cheap gear > no gear
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I have a JR Reactor meshie jacket. Seems good to me
It's a meshie, so it not going to have super crash protection, but it's armored, and better than a t-shirt!
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post #10 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-13-2007, 08:25 AM
 
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For my personal protection, I have bought a Teknic chicane jacket and Teknic lightning gloves. Both are made of leather and feel great no matter how hot it is outside. I like the quality and have seen how well the product holds up during low and high speed "incidents". All comes down to how much you care about your skin.
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post #11 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-13-2007, 12:11 PM
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i went down in a jr stuff and it held up fine



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i had an atomic jacket and a set of agv leather pants on and slid on my ass and back so the jacket worked and is still wearable



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