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post #1 of 24 Old 07-22-2007, 08:21 AM Thread Starter
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Am i vain ?

Hi all: I am looking at a TourMaster jacket. The problem is the dealer has them only in gray and my 1000K6 is red. I know the gray will be cooler than black (which goes with any color). So am I just being vain or will I look like a noob out on the roads???

I know this is stupid, but I had to ask.

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post #2 of 24 Old 07-22-2007, 08:26 AM
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Yes, but aren't we all Get the grey it goes with anything as well as black IMHO.

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gray and black are the worse colors to get, a high vis yellow tee shirt will offer you more protection cause you will at least be seen



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Get a red jacket, helmet and pants. Then everyone will KNOW you're a noob!

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gray and black are the worse colors to get, a high vis yellow tee shirt will offer you more protection cause you will at least be seen

+1 :mrgreen:

All joking aside, please consider brighter colors if you have the option.
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Here's vain and a-retentive for you -

I have a yellow helmet, and yellow and black jacket for my yellow V-Strom.
I have a silver helmet, and silver and black jacket for my blue/silver W650.

Sometimes I look at them on the gear rack side-by-side and want to kick
myself. Can't believe I did it!

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Mine is Black

I bought a Black jacket because it was the only color I could get with the warmth I needed. I got an Icon Mil Spec Vest to go over the jacket for I am warm and can been seen.
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Anyone else think wearing a safety vest makes you look like a tool? This is a vanity thread, right?
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Hi all: I am looking at a TourMaster jacket. The problem is the dealer has them only in gray and my 1000K6 is red.
Works for me. Silver and red were my high school colors. :mrgreen:

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Back in the 1970's, I had a black XS1100E, a Daytona Orange and Silver R90S, and a red/white/blue Can-Am. I had custom made color matched leathers for each bike. I even changed the trim color on the black bike and leathers from red to yellow at the same time. Is that vain enough for you?

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