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leather jackets
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RE: leather jackets
(11-08-2017 09:06 AM)postoak Wrote:  So these full leather jackets have no armoring? My cheap leather and mesh jacket has armored elbows, shoulders, and some light armoring above the back bone. Of course, I know leather feels and looks great. I have a bomber jacket I bought in January of 1993 which is still going strong.

A lot of leather jackets have armor or at least pockets for them. Fox Creek, Vanson, Roland Sands Design, Schott and Joe Rocket all have leather jackets that either come with armor or have pockets for armor.


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11-08-2017 09:51 AM
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Frulk Offline
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RE: leather jackets
My leather Harley Davidson Jacket is set up for armor. Had to buy it separately though.
11-08-2017 10:51 AM
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postoak Offline
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RE: leather jackets
I guess I don't need full leather, then. The way I get through a bit colder temperatures is to insert my liner and wear a long sleeve shirt and a windbreaker over that. When it is too cold for that I break out my winter coat, which is some sort of synthetic that is wind proof. As it gets successively colder I then go to long sleeves and the windbreaker under it.
(This post was last modified: 11-08-2017 10:57 AM by postoak.)
11-08-2017 10:57 AM
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RE: leather jackets
Lotsa ways to skin a cat... or a cow for that matter

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It doesn't matter what I ride, where I ride, or how far I ride... it only matters THAT I ride...every day...Ferret
11-08-2017 01:30 PM
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