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Old 01-12-2019, 08:52 AM
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Originally Posted by sailmotion View Post
Here's how I see it:

Buy the "cheaper" suit for $55 (realize it sucks)
Buy the Hi-vis for $125 (problem solved)

In the long run, the HI-vis cost you $180 - why not just buy it now for a $55 discount?
There you have it. We us the HI vis Orange HD ones they work well The heavier ones. Ours get used a lot they holed up well. Buy the better HD ones on sale and save a lot.
 
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Old 01-12-2019, 08:58 AM
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Originally Posted by burbur2 View Post


what is your bike year and milage on it?
which one and why??
 
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Originally Posted by coolbreeze3646 View Post
Or you could go with the "New Arrival" at HD, FXRG Rain Jacket @ $345.00 and Rain Pants @ $360.00 sold separately.
https://www.harley-davidson.com/stor...t-9810219vm--1
https://www.harley-davidson.com/stor...t-9837419vm--1

Have not looked at them at the dealers; however, for that price, they should automatically put themselves on like the Iron Man suit when it starts raining.
Performance textiles are AWESOME. They are expense to develop and produce, but the advantages they offer are worth it if you can afford the price.

Schoeller makes some AWESOME products. Yes this HD suite is expensive. Yes I have the Hi Viz and use it and it works very well. However if I could afford this new suite it would be in my saddle bag.

The wife and I have really began to embrace the technology. From our underwear, base layers, outer layers, gloves, rain gear and helmets. It is expensive and we add a piece or two each season and it has greatly improved our riding enjoyment.

There is an organization here in NC that i have visited and toured more than once. They work with these companies to develop, test and create the manufacturing processes. They have made a believer out of me.

I go back to when we were more avid snow skiers. Once we started buying the better gear our enjoyment increased. I went mainly with Spider and my wife with Bogner. Our ski suites combined were close to $3k total. But while out friends were freezing or did not want to get out, we were enjoying the slopes. We still have them after 15 years, still in great condition and still work. But I am sure todays technology runs circles around them.

From a comfort standpoint this new HD from Schoeller would be much better.

https://www.schoeller-textiles.com/en/
 
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Originally Posted by Prot View Post
This is what I have. Many people swear by it

https://www.harley-davidson.com/store/hi-vis-rain-suit
Thats the one I have too. It works.
 
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BB2, a friend of mine said this.

go to Outdoor World and check out their Gortex fishing gear, rain jackets and gators.
 


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