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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-12-2004, 08:50 PM Thread Starter
 
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need some serious protection GLOVES

ok, laugh if you wish, pocketbike racing is taking off like you cannot imagine!
i ate it last night running practice laps and am now looking for gloves and a full leather suit - the suit i am planning to get is below, so i need gloves to match that will also offer plenty of protection - but i am also on a budget - as this suit is probably going to cost $400 and that is a bit higher than i originally wanted to spend anyway
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-12-2004, 09:00 PM
 
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We all understand that when you have a budget to watch you try as much as possible. But when its talking about your skin being riped off or not I think $400 is pretty cheap compared to the hospital bills.

I understand about the budget. Just messing with you.

Here is a site that has a lot of gloves and nice prices for you as well.

http://www.motorhelmets.com/htm1/app...oves-table.htm
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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-12-2004, 10:02 PM Thread Starter
 
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trust me, i know a little about the skin ripping off thing - i have 2 scraped up shoulders, both my forearms and my left knee and my left pinky finger have a chunk taken out! this is why i wish for a full leather suit with gloves - then a pair of racing "shoes"/boots to protect my "piggies"
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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-12-2004, 11:00 PM
 
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Smart idea there.
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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-12-2004, 11:22 PM
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Listen I have a full set of leathers and gloves for my big bike and pocketbike. They are the best investment you can make while riding a bike of any size. I've low sided on both bikes and they have saved my hide on both bikes...






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post #6 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-13-2004, 12:10 AM
 
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big bikes, little bikes..crashes all hurt ...smart move with the gear!!!!
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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-13-2004, 01:34 AM
 
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I think we need to get some then Matt. We need to keep our hide.
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post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-13-2004, 07:40 AM
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$400 for a set of leathers is a steal, where are you getting them?

I have some Alpinestar GP+ gloves I bought at Helmet Harbor in Gilbert, great gloves.
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post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-13-2004, 12:43 PM
 
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I have gotten great deals on jackets at www.newenough.com. They also have good prices on full suits, pants, boots, and gloves.
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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-13-2004, 02:02 PM
 
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New Enough has great stuff !!! There customer service is very good too.
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