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Online vstroman

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2 piece rain suit and helmet recommendations?
« on: March 24, 2021, 15:07:43 »
Just looking for advice on the best 2 piece rain suit to go for, I don't like the all in one type suits with the long angled zipper,
also looking for a new lid, kind of interested in on of those adventure style helmets with the peak. I'd imagine it must cause some turbulence though at speed.
I prefer a proper dark visor to those internal sun shields so that isn't a factor for me.

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Re: 2 piece rain suit and helmet recommendations?
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2021, 16:48:47 »
Scott waterproofs seem to get good reviews:




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Re: 2 piece rain suit and helmet recommendations?
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2021, 23:04:53 »
Evening, my best and most waterproof suit is a Danish Army goretex jacket, and British Army goretex trousers. No pooling in the lap and the trousers have a full length zip so they're easy to get on and off.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Genuine-British-Army-Lightweight-MTP-Waterproof-MVP-Goretex-Trousers-Pants/223717740976?_trkparms=ispr%3D1&hash=item34169dd1b0:g:YDEAAOSwVZ9dsC-b&amdata=enc%3AAQAFAAACgBaobrjLl8XobRIiIML1V4Imu%252Fn%252BzU5L90Z278x5ickkgCVySCgrNFPU8Iu85TabMEnj5EDljrjjzhIMdBTj1f%252FBkkHDi6JqOa6SbYARgFhY6D8ODURONqebom11thsueRIAJm0rj%252BI6HoDuvYlFZ3GQdEdyK17sLghrZ0imX5Lt%252B4%252Ftm0b7%252BfMEgTotx4obEnvn53k0rEI7PbU9HxG0Sx9tQ2FKY2XDNnnce5Es6O2YT29He7iTf%252BTJxQGJPMikG%252FGaBLpHZcbSKbsq7gtJ25EKbChuqpLPAyH47hZF1UtHcEC5C5JvSnUrdwBrdCsP8KctiwJ6znHEpE8VxnbR1%252FlBYGLm1EobHnK3FChg6sSgxKh8MlLh69Vb4dPdoCBnSyzkznaAdfQ8LuACih7tDvv8Rat8HCnK3u2puwVUuTqPnFY986%252BAwHXVTgJQwpgr6fzNRtJJ%252Baxig0PkitLvyrDQ31doHv3Yii%252FOU36whGsKj2hss5iXXidt1hNMLOJUmf0ADwB65JSeXmHcA0aswmSI3wE%252FsOrB5fWoP%252BV86OTjlyJyu6fV9PU7NK2x8lOTO%252FmdV3o%252BalnQ1OChdIGxBWWJORkum4tiOsnehRrrmFQ2Z6pEc8cCr1%252ByRC9ZOXi9FAmDUv7gsYywRugoCcnQFJkqlR%252FlbcMMS9oZbugQC7lAvhy1nC8fzMBAvReKGFyCHlFeu2OvQmx9w4Ky0htjYyl%252BIOOiief4f0L7elcaPzv3PuU029oXwqF5%252BkN5wmEU7ncu0PUwXlCwbDg3jew0lz%252B7ln%252FcsS13t7Ge2ZtXrXD6RF%252B%252BzLi3WtHoOzk%252Bu1HJJmr%252BbK8P99xcNu5yTqEWmxE%253D%7Ccksum%3A223717740976a3127baa9ac84ef898990c3cb26f1743%7Campid%3APL_CLK%7Cclp%3A2334524

Regarding helmets, I used to have a Arai Tour x. The fit was great, but the quality wasn't the best. the paint around the mouth vent flaked off.

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Re: 2 piece rain suit and helmet recommendations?
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2022, 22:54:51 »
Hello, have used a Richa two piece waterproof suit after recommendation from a mate. Very good at keeping out the rain, and for early morning starts when cold I just wear the jacket over leathers til the 2nd coffee stop, then stick it in a lightweight bag on my back. Paid maybe £80 for it, great buy. Dave

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Re: 2 piece rain suit and helmet recommendations?
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2022, 14:31:51 »
Military gortex for me. If it can keep a grunt dry whilst out the field, it'll keep a bike rider dry - well it does me  :thumb:

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Re: 2 piece rain suit and helmet recommendations?
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2022, 16:53:55 »
Helmet wise I have no complaints with the AraiTour X4
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