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post #1 of 3 Old 05-20-2014, 09:49 PM Thread Starter
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Fly Terra Trek II

Hello everyone,

I was wondering if you guys had an opinion on the Fly Terra Trek jacket and Butane pants. Motorcycle Closeouts is offering the combo for $169, which is crazy cheap for a jacket and pants. I am in the market for a new riding gear setup (moving from Arizona to the Northeast), so this setup got my attention.

Should I consider a lower cost setup like the Fly or go with nicer gear that will probably last longer? Thanks for the help!

Combo Deals - Fly Terra Trek II Jacket and Butane Pants
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post #2 of 3 Old 05-20-2014, 11:13 PM
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Terra Trek jacket

I have a Terra Trek 2 jacket. Like your deal, got it on sale for $99. I am on my second season wearing it everytime the temp is 75 and under. For the money, it has been a great jacket. Good protection, very warm with a fleece under it, and comfortable. Decent vents for a colder weather jacket. Been in rain a few times and no issues, but it is a coated nylon, so.... My next jacket will be a little nicer. Not that there is anything wrong with the Fly, I like some other jackets better. I guess the price makes me wonder about how long it would last in the long run. Pilot Motorsports, BMG Adventure, Roadgear...many options if money is not an issue.

I still like the Fly, and it has been a great jacket, but my Pilot mesh jacket is nicer quality, so their 3/4 length Trans Urban may be next. The Fly will give you good service for quite a few years though. The price is right for pretty good quality.

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post #3 of 3 Old 05-22-2014, 04:48 PM
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I have a few jackets I bought on sale. Not that particular one, but they have all been good. I did finally get an Aerostich suit and don't need any of those others anymore.

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