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Does anyone have 2 sets of full face leathers they don't want for 2 blokes. One to fit a well built guy 5ft 6 and a slightly less well built guy 5ft 7.

Spike and I are working on something.

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Used to, but they went to a track day addict some years back.

I do have a set of leather salopettes, like leather trousers with a bib top that I inherited with an impulse-buy Harley a few years ago.

They are earmarked for a discardia donation to the local MAG branch to flog on but if they are of any use you can have them.
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It's a nice thought but it's a full set of race leathers we need ie unbroken at the waist in case it rides up during an accident.

Having said that are they Harley stamped ?

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Re: Full Leather Race Suit x 2
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Spike and I are working on something.
Leather Butt(s)?

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It's a nice thought but it's a full set of race leathers we need ie unbroken at the waist in case it rides up during an accident.

Having said that are they Harley stamped ?

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I'm afraid not. They are definitely dodgy looking though. I only ever wore them with a hoodie over the top and under jeans.

Porl Thompson ex guitarist of The Cure gave me some brand new chaps a couple of years back. He'd bought them to wear on his Harley but got them home and couldn't face wearing them in public (which when you look at some of his stage outfits speaks volumes).

They were seriously dodgy looking. I gave them straight to MAG and they hung them up at Brightona. They hadn't even thought of a price when someone strolled up with a fistful of £20s and ran off with them as happy as can be.
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Nice thought but it's not IB related.

Plenty of time to look for a good pair of suits.

I had a lovely pair of chaps once.......................

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What about matching top and bottoms that have a full zip around to connect them together?
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Let me see if that's safe to use on a race track.

When I was at Brands Hatch only one pieces suits were allowed.

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PS It did cross my mind recently that early GTs and GTS are cheap enough to buy to play with and race now...
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Built as in hung? Bloody British English.

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What are full face leathers anyway?
(I'm looking beyond the obvious gimp mask....)
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You can dress him up, but taking him out in public is another issue entirely.
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Birreh... if you post a photo here on MV of yourself wearing the full leathers including a gimp mask, I will sponsor you for your next IB ride.

Anyone else want to sweeten the pot?
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I'm sure I can arrange something.

Watch this space for details.

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just to let you know... i won't be taking the photos Stubborn emoticon
Will you at least be saying "Bring out the gimp"?
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i plan on being in a distant location for the entire fiasco there are some activities that one just doesn't want to get involved with.
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DOH!
Just gave away my 1 piece race suit to the salvation army last month... I am 5'6"
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It's all about timing eh ?

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Anyone else want to sweeten the pot?
I'd buy into that train wreck
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I sent this to Bill but thought I would add this here for anyone interested in racing. I used a 2 piece zip-togather suit for a couple of years while racing streetluge, "actually I used one up and was on my second suit when I quit" Most of us wore the zip suits and we crashed all the time. It was always the same crash too, lying on your back, sliding feet first at 70mph. In all those wrecks I never saw a single suit separate at the zipper. Not saying it can't happen, but I honestly saw probably 50 plus wrecks over the years and never saw one fail. Fair warning though, wear something underneath your leathers. We had a guy in the summer wearing boxers and nothing else under his leathers. Had a LONG slide at about 75mph down a steep hill and the zipper got hot enough from the friction to brand a zipper mark on his lower back lol.

Edited to add the type of racing we did, streetluge.
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