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Anyone have an opinion on these?

http://www.aerostich.com/riderwearhouse.store

I don't think I want full leathers, too hot in the spring/summer here for them for sure but I want some comfort and protection. At least more than bluejeans and Joe Rocket Phoenix Jacket have to offer.
 
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Aerostich makes top quality gear. Pricey, but most who wear it say it's worth it.
Ever think of fully perforated leathers? I wear mine when it's 85 + .
 

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Everyone I know who has one loves it. Great quality and top notch customer service. worth the price in the long run
may we need a pole, 1 piece or 2?
 

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Don't have one, but I've touched them :) I really want to get one myself, everybody I know that has one swear by it and never rides without it. I'll keep the leathers for canyon use, but it would be nice to have something to commute in that you can just throw on over your normal street garb...

-R.
 

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I think AllyCat is getting one for her B-day, maybe she can give us lots of info!!!!
 

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My boyfriend's got one. Loves it! He got the one piece, mainly because it forces him to wear riding pants, which are easy to leave at home on a quick trip. They wear well, and you can send them back to Aerostich for repairs whenever needed. I would like to pick one up for myself, but my budget isn't quite as deep as his!
 

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Yes, I ordered the one piece suit, they do repairs if you rip them. I purchased the suit for rain and lighter protective gear. I also am purchasing full leathers though, as I am doing 2 track days. There is nothing that can protect like leather, for years I wore just my 501's for riding with a leather jacket.
I like riding in the cold weather, leather affords more warmth.

If you do go with Areositch, ask for samples of the colors. Michael Moore told me to ask and they shipped me off some.
Made making the choice of color easier :)
 

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Instead of the Roadcrafter I got the Darien Light jacket & pants. Love 'em. The fabric isn't as heavy as the regular Darien or the Roadcrafter, but I find it pretty versatile. You can wear it in hot weather with some of the 43,137 zips opened, or put a polarfleece jacket or vest on under it and be pretty toasty. A nice plus is when I rode for a couple of weeks in New Zealand, I was able to pull the armor out of the jacket and wear it as a normal garment while travelling or off the bike. I doubt I would have been able to pull that off with most moto gear.

The only downside is certain monster riders will accuse you of wearing a geezer suit. I prefer to think of it as the 'adult' Joe Rocket jacket... ;D ;D ;D
 

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I have a 2 piece roadcrafter that is my usual riding gear. I swap out for mesh jacket in the summer, though, b/c the 'stich is really - really hot at low speeds. The 'stich is an amazing piece of gear. I can't think of anything I would change although I do have a Bohn armor back pad (made for the stich) instead of the regular foam one that is an option on the stich. I wanted something with more hard plastic to it than the stich foam. BTW, check the clearance section of their website -- I got my 2 piece for 400!! about 1/2 price.

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I've had my aerostich one piece suit since 1995. It is very durable and versatile for street riding. I've gone through several 2 piece leathers in the last 9 years but the Aerostich still looks new. You can throw them in the wash and hang them up to dry. Make sure you order some knee, hip and elbow pads for it.

I agree with Mike, Bohn makes a very good back protector for it.
 

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I have the 2-pc and think they make a very nice piece of gear. the 2pc lets you shed the pants if you are traveling and want to walk across the street for food or just need to shed them because it is too hot. The vents work as well or better than any full coverage suit I've ever worn.... Make sure you order the backprotector and have them add velcro for the knee sliders.
 
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