Need Some Leathers! Any Ideas???

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Re: Need Some Leathers! Any Ideas???

Post by gray » May 5th, '15, 18:11

Thought I'd just add my expierence ,
Had quite a few sets of leathers from cheap to the more expensive , last two sets altered by Gerry ( excellent )
But this year treated myself to BKS bespoke made to measure at Exmouth and.....wow it's like they grew on you :D
So yes expensive , but if you can stretch to it , worth every penny in my opinion :D :-bd

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Re: Need Some Leathers! Any Ideas???

Post by AshM750 » May 5th, '15, 19:48

Thanks for all your input, I will definetly get a decent set a some point when I can afford it, maybe next year. :)):
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Re: Need Some Leathers! Any Ideas???

Post by Kata » May 6th, '15, 05:47

Good point about checking the fit with helmet too. My helmet was always catching on the hight collar of my dianese leather jacket. Blody irritating.

As for thickness of leathers most manufacturers not thickness and its important to note if decorative panels are just that or if the manufacturer bas used them to put in smaller cheaper panels.

My recent off really tore into my leathers and itwas. Basically just sliding down the road. Had a few small holes in my leathers. Dont think id wear textileas after that.

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Re: Need Some Leathers! Any Ideas???

Post by billinom8s » May 6th, '15, 08:00

dont forget that lwr gerry can repair your lether bits.



on the point about helmet and leather fit.

i think moose had an issue with the hump on his set and the fact that his lid pushed against the hump so he couldnt get his head to tilt back far enough when leant forward on his bike.

gerry either removed the hump or reshaped it.
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Re: Need Some Leathers! Any Ideas???

Post by AshM750 » May 11th, '15, 20:39

Well everyone, I bought a set of matchin RICHA Trousers for my jacket and the company (PGH Motorcycles Plymouth) sent me the wrong ones, so I rang them up and they said they disscontinued that model of RICHA so its no longer available. I have sent them back and even though it was not my fault they sent me the wrong ones I still had to pay return postage!!! Wont buy from them again!!! :-q

Anyway, I went to my local bike shop and tried these on(see below), I cant believe how well made they are compaired to Richa, RST, alpinestars ect. They are very well made and fit beautifully, SO I BOUGHT THEM! :)):


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Re: Need Some Leathers! Any Ideas???

Post by Kata » May 11th, '15, 21:47

I'm glad you got that design. That way we wont clash... :-)

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Re: Need Some Leathers! Any Ideas???

Post by Jimbo04zx10r » May 12th, '15, 10:23

Very nice

and with a 360 degree zip so track day ready :)):
Electronic's keeps the boys upright, the men keep it on the knee slider :)

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Re: Need Some Leathers! Any Ideas???

Post by AshM750 » May 12th, '15, 20:27

Thanks guys, Will take a few weeks to wear them in. I ended up buying them from that FC MOTO, I saved over £150. :wink:
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Re: Need Some Leathers! Any Ideas???

Post by LWR GERRY » Sep 16th, '15, 16:24

Thank you guys for the thumbs up for me,
always happy to help :-bd
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