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Old 10-13-2012, 07:03 PM
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Any comments on rain gear choices, I am going to look into the Froggtogs

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Can't beat FrogToggs for the price. They work.
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Old 10-13-2012, 08:42 PM
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Inexpensive, waterproof, breathable, lightweight, durable, windproof ... and easy to pack as an extra layer for warmth. Get the motorcycle ones with reflective trim.
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I'm a huge proponent of Frogg Toggs. I believe the ones I own are from their anglers series. It has a jacket which has a hood in the collar, and the pants have a bib. It's perfect. It can go on over top of my full riding romper suit, Joe Rocket jacket and pants and fits into a very small bag which I always have room for. I bought it for about $40 (I think) at the Toronto bike show. Seriously you can't go wrong. On multiple trips I've ridden all day in torential rain staying perfectly dry.
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Old 10-13-2012, 11:22 PM
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I also like the Frogg Toggs. Got mine at a local Academy for $40. Included a small stuff sack for them. Going to pick up a set for my wife before she travels with me.
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See, I've always heard great reviews about the frog toggs and figured I'd buy a pair for myself. The first rainstorm I got stuck in the suit ended up leaking through the crotch seams, leaving me with a bad taste in my mouth, and a tourmaster suit instead. I found that if the fabric was relaxed it worked well, but if there was pressure on it from the inside, or if there was some stretched/tight areas water would leak through. Yes they are cheap, but for durability I'd look elsewhere.


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Old 10-14-2012, 12:17 AM
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I've had frogg toggs for 10 years that I shrimp in with a cast net and have never gotten wet. I use them for my motorcycle and they have never leaked. I have the bibs and jacket. For the money they can't be beat.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:24 AM
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I'm lazy and just wear this all the time.
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Can't beat FrogToggs for the price. They work.
They do keep the water out but do they last? My front zipper broke after a year and they began to tear after two years. Okay, I ripped them on a fence but they do not seem to be as tough as some other suits that I have had.
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They do keep the water out but do they last? My front zipper broke after a year and they began to tear after two years. Okay, I ripped them on a fence but they do not seem to be as tough as some other suits that I have had.
Gotta second that on the zippers. I've never gotten wet using mine, but I have cussed at the jacket zipper on more than one occasion. I do like the price and reflective piping in the garments.
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