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View Poll Results: Knock-off jackets
Blue Repsol 1 6.67%
White Repsol 5 33.33%
"Leather" Honda 4 26.67%
Textile Honda 6 40.00%
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post #1 of 10 Old 02-28-2012, 12:34 AM Thread Starter
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Knock-off jackets poll

Well I'm gonna get one. I'm in the same boat as EDFD... But I'm gonna get one of these just for fun with a little extra refund $$. Already have an all black jacket so I'm leaning toward one of the white ones, but like them all. Here are the links>>

Repsol:
eBay - New & used electronics, cars, apparel, collectibles, sporting goods & more at low prices

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eBay - New & used electronics, cars, apparel, collectibles, sporting goods & more at low prices

Honda "Leather":
eBay - New & used electronics, cars, apparel, collectibles, sporting goods & more at low prices

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eBay - New & used electronics, cars, apparel, collectibles, sporting goods & more at low prices

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post #2 of 10 Old 02-28-2012, 04:31 PM
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Where's the picture of your bike? That's going to be a huge deciding factor.
That white Repsol is pretty sweet looking.

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post #3 of 10 Old 02-28-2012, 04:35 PM
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Cheap stitching and fake leather, not my idea of a good riding jacket. When it comes to what protects my body, it's cheaper and easier to replace leathers vs skin. I have no idea what the quality of the cheap ones are but I can tell you right now I would never chance it.

If it's between those options, I'd go with the textile Honda. Even though leather should be more protective, in Texas with that heat you need to be comfortable with a jacket that you will feel like wearing even in 100+ temps.

Edit: Crap, they're all cheap. Nevermind I guess, no opinion.

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Where's the picture of your bike? That's going to be a huge deciding factor.
That white Repsol is pretty sweet looking.
See the vid I posted about the dan's in your exhaust thread! Black with red splatter... I'm prolly gettin' the white repsol since it's textile, armored, white for sun reflection, and it's got Honda logos.

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Think of all those poor nauga's that perished in order to produce those jackets...





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Think of all those poor nauga's that perished in order to produce those jackets...





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Not to mention all the ones that make my Nikes!

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See the vid I posted about the dan's in your exhaust thread! Black with red splatter... I'm prolly gettin' the white repsol since it's textile, armored, white for sun reflection, and it's got Honda logos.
Oh yeah, I didn't put 2 and 2 together.

The Red Honda jacket will match your bike better, but I still think the White repsol looks better in general.

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post #8 of 10 Old 02-28-2012, 09:00 PM
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I have to agree with KooK, when it comes to safety and keeping this ridiculously good looking body in one piece, I would make damn sure I would be buying a quality made real cowhide jacket or high quality textile. I've had 'synthetic leather' belts and gloves and they don't ever come close to the durability of the real deal, couldn't imagine how the coat would last when you need it most...just my .02.

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My .02.... save your money. Why buy some junk jacket that won't help in a crash? Let the buyer beware, right? Beware my friend, beware. Find a nice closeout Joe Rocket or Icon jacket if you need a new one, but if you wanna throw your money away, send it to me. I wanna get some Renthals for the 9er.

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textile looks nice. i have white leather on my A-stars jacket, looks sharp at first, but bug guts never srcub out.

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