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OfflineSteve398

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    Wardrobe clear out!
    « on: 2022-08-04 18:30:19 »
    Motorcyclists are horders of the worst sort, and that includes me!  Just for interests sake, how many jackets and (pairs of) gloves do we have hidden away?


    As you will see from the ‘For sale’ section it’s clear-out time, but there’s still stuff that I won’t move on. I confess to 4 suits and about 8 pairs of gloves, despite that the Klim Marrakesh and Rukka Forsair gloves are my ‘go-to’ for almost every occasion.


    Anyone else care to confess, just so I don’t feel too guilty on my own?

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      Re: Wardrobe clear out!
      « Reply #1 on: 2022-08-04 18:45:30 »
      It's not a competition, however, I've got 2 jackets + pants in the loft (3 in total) and 9 pairs of gloves in my bike kit storage area.

      Does that make you feel any better Steve.
      « Last Edit: 2022-08-04 18:50:01 by David. »

      OfflineFourbears

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        Re: Wardrobe clear out!
        « Reply #2 on: 2022-08-04 19:52:35 »
        Prompted me to look. One set of leathers and at least two older textile suits besides my Oxford Mondial laminate suit. Several pairs of gloves both summer and winter plus they have all just been joined by a Held Jakarta mesh jacket yesterday. Got fed up with melting in the Mondial jacket. Oh and two pairs of riding jeans.

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          Re: Wardrobe clear out!
          « Reply #3 on: 2022-08-04 21:07:45 »
          5 pants (e.g., Aerostitch, Klim)
          4 coats


           :alas:
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            Re: Wardrobe clear out!
            « Reply #4 on: 2022-08-04 21:31:52 »
            3 suits,
            1 extra pair of Rukka trousers
            1 pair leather trousers
            4 pairs of gloves
            2 pairs of boots (1 pair still in the box, unused)

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            Re: Wardrobe clear out!
            « Reply #5 on: 2022-08-04 21:45:05 »
            I think I need to up my game!


            2 helmets
            2 pairs of gloves maybe 3 actually!
            1 pair of leathers
            1 textile suit
            1 textile jacket
            2 pairs of boots

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              Re: Wardrobe clear out!
              « Reply #6 on: 2022-08-05 14:55:42 »
              Blimey,  I'm in the minimalist category....
              1 BMW System 7 helmet
              1 Held Caprino gore tex laminate jacket
              1 BMW Streetguard trousers
              1 JTS kevlar jeans
              1 pair Daytona touring boots
              1 pair TCX short boots
              1 pair Alpinestars 365 gloves
              1 pair BMW short gloves
              1 pair Tesco waterproof over trousers.
              Vini, Vidi, Velcro....... I came,  I saw, I stuck around.

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                Re: Wardrobe clear out!
                « Reply #7 on: 2022-08-05 17:40:09 »
                OK, I’m no longer feeling guilty!  :)


                My wife is horse mad, and explained when we first met that it isn’t buying the horse that swallows your money, it’s equipment and keeping the thing.


                Biking isn’t much different now is it? Motolegends isn’t far from me and to hear them talking glibly about bike kit well into four figures is horrifying. Lord knows how youngsters can afford decent new kit.


                Most of my kit has been gathered over 49 yrs of bike riding, my leathers and boots are 23 yrs old now but still serviceable… well kinda, the Daytona boots are rather like Grandads spade, they’ve been resoled three times and re-lined once!


                Thanks for responding 👍


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                  Re: Wardrobe clear out!
                  « Reply #8 on: 2022-08-05 20:22:18 »
                  4 x Helmets. 5 if you include the one i made into a bedside lamp.
                  4 x waterproof suits
                  3 x pairs of boots
                  4 x pairs of jeans
                  1 x leather jacket
                  1 x set over waterproof over trousers and coat.
                  About 8 pairs of gloves
                  I seem to own more biking kit than casual walkabout gear.
                  « Last Edit: 2022-08-05 20:41:09 by Doctor T »
                  Trust me am a retired Doctor and lecturer at Oxford University of Structural and Mechanical engineering.

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                    Re: Wardrobe clear out!
                    « Reply #9 on: 2022-08-05 20:55:43 »
                    4 x Helmets. 5 if you include the one i made into a bedside lamp.
                    4 x waterproof suits
                    3 x pairs of boots
                    4 x pairs of jeans
                    1 x leather jacket
                    1 x set over waterproof over trousers and coat.
                    About 8 pairs of gloves
                    I seem to own more biking kit than casual walkabout gear.


                    Good man! 👍

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                      Re: Wardrobe clear out!
                      « Reply #10 on: 2022-08-06 13:38:15 »
                      Just like a woman with shoes and handbags. You can never have enough :)
                      Trust me am a retired Doctor and lecturer at Oxford University of Structural and Mechanical engineering.