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post #1 of 3 Old 08-31-2006, 11:00 AM Thread Starter
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Buying Riding Gear In greater Toronto Area

Hi All!

I'd like to pick up soem riding gear.. jackets, pants, boots, etc this weekend.

Any recommendation as to who has the best slection? I would like to try on the gear before purchasing.

(Also, sugggestions as to what gear to purchase would be helpful as well.)

Thanks,

Tom

PS: I live North and East of Toronto but anywhere in the GTA is fine with me.

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post #2 of 3 Old 08-31-2006, 03:46 PM
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GP Bikes in Ajax.

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I got most of my stuff from Parker Brothers on Dundas St. near the 427. I have the Joe Rocket Hard Drive Jacket, Joe Rocket Ballistic 4.0 Pants, Joe Rocket leather gauntlet gloves. I find the pants too hot during the summer but great during the spring and fall. I got my excellent Sidi Thunder Boots from NewEnough.com. I doubt you will find any boots in common sizes in stock at this point in the season, but you never know. The best selection is usually in March or early April for most gear. I prefer the water repelling feature of nylon/kevlar jackets and pants over leather. They breathe a little better than solid leather and may offer more protection than perforated leather. You might also want to consider LDComfort riding shorts. They will keep you dry, and are seamless, which helps delay/prevent monkey butt.

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