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What is with people wearing riding jackets when not riding

Here in Mass its obviously winter. Now I have seen this a hand full of times already and I find it very odd. What is with people wearing riding jackets out when they are obviously not riding. I just saw it again last night the guy was wearing a a black "Shift" track leather jacket protective armor and all. What a poser tool bag. I dont think these jackets are stylish at all unless you have a rocket as an accessory out in the parking lot.

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I believe they are flaming homosexuals.
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Because unlike you some people wear their gear enough so its comfortable to them to wear anytime. I wear my black one when I'm not riding, tho I do take the armor out
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I believe they are flaming homosexuals.
I used to work at a local gaybar and the manger of the place whom was a pretty gay himself was buying a leather jacket. When the salesman asked him if he rode a motorcyle scott concerned with being a poser went and bought himself a ducati monster the next day. He never wore the jacket or rode the bike.....

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Note to self...don't EVER wear riding jacket when not out on my bike.

Not that I would but definitely won't after reading this.

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when i first got mine, i used to wear around the house, and when i went out in the cage. i took all the armor out first. i wore it to break it in. I dont wear it unless i'm riding now.

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I'm starting to this in Cali. Guy came into work one night wearing an Icon merc jacket. when I asked him what he was riding he looked confused and said he was driving a mustang. Now I know a stock mustang corners pretty good but I don't think he had to worry about dragging a knee.
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I've seen it a little bit lately. More harley looking jackets than anything but I've thought about asking people if they ride or not.
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I'm starting to this in Cali. Guy came into work one night wearing an Icon merc jacket. when I asked him what he was riding he looked confused and said he was driving a mustang. Now I know a stock mustang corners pretty good but I don't think he had to worry about dragging a knee.


Anyone watch Rob and Big? There was an episode wear Rob was cleaning out his closet and found his old, but still new, Alpinestars jacket with the tags still on. He said he bought it because he thought it was going to be the new trend at the clubs. I think he ending up THROWING OUT the brand new jacket!
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I'm starting to this in Cali. Guy came into work one night wearing an Icon merc jacket. when I asked him what he was riding he looked confused and said he was driving a mustang. Now I know a stock mustang corners pretty good but I don't think he had to worry about dragging a knee.
Whats funny is the guy I saw last night that was wearing the "Shift" jacket was walking to his 03 Mustang Cobra.

Maybe its a Ford Mustang thing... what a confused group of individuals

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Whats funny is the guy I saw last night that was wearing the "Shift" jacket was walking to his 03 Mustang Cobra.

Maybe its a Ford Mustang thing... what a confused group of individuals


Well I've owned Mustangs and I like them....BUT cornering definitely wasn't their strong suit.

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Well I've owned Mustangs and I like them....BUT cornering definitely wasn't their strong suit.
Is that why I see so many of them wrapped around trees

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so does wearing my helmet and jacket to bed make me weird? the winter months are just so long and it makes me feel closer to my bike....


when you turn your bike on, does it return the favor?



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so does wearing my helmet and jacket to bed make me weird? the winter months are just so long and it makes me feel closer to my bike....

Like this??

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I think I have the best one for you guys. I ate dinner one time at the Food Court (Lake Forest Mall in Gaithersburg) and I saw this guy wearing the Suzuki Yoshimura leather jacket. Really nice looking jacket with all those patches. I even approached the guy and ask him what bike he rides. The guy told me he doesn't even own a bike and added that he wears it to pick up girls. That was kinda strange for me to see him wearing that because it was pouring down rain that night and I was like.... where's his helmet? I knew he didn't leave it outside. I just walked away after he answered my question.
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Anyone watch Rob and Big? There was an episode wear Rob was cleaning out his closet and found his old, but still new, Alpinestars jacket with the tags still on. He said he bought it because he thought it was going to be the new trend at the clubs. I think he ending up THROWING OUT the brand new jacket!
I seen that episode,.. That was a sweet jacket,.. Yet they did not trow it away,..I wonder what they really did to it,..They are always at Venice Beach maybe if I ever see them I'll ask,..They both are still cool dood's,.. ha hA
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def a sick lid btw

but yea ive seen the influx in motorcycle jackets around here


i mean i no mass is no as the "ghey state" but i mean wtf

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yeah im pretty sure the d-bag in the bike jacket sans bike was the first to die in hostel 2
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Like this??

just like that, but minus the shirt and shorts. just jacket and helmet baby! i like to feel the material on my bare skin...

when you turn your bike on, does it return the favor?



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