Episode 9 – The Gear Episode – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Episode 9

On today’s episode we are discussing riding gear, our favorite gear, worst gear, and what the most overpriced/hyped gear is.

  • Favorite Riding Gear (1 each)
    • Boots
      • Ken – Justin Original Work Boots 8″ Pulley Square Toe $115
      • RB – HD (Wolverine) Foxfield boots
      • Justin – fly m16 $99
    • Jackets
      • RB – Harley Mecca Textile/Mesh Jacket w/body armor in shoulders/elbows
      • Justin – astars $99
      • Ken – Street & Steel leather jacket $200
    • Helmets
      • Justin – lane splitter $250
      • Ken – Bell Qualifier DLX MIPS Accelerator Helmet $270
      • RB – Bell qualifier DLX helmet line
    • Squid Gear (non-protective)
      • Ken – Leather vest
      • Justin – UV sleeves
      • RB – Moisture wicking long sleeve shirts
  • Worst Gear Tried
    • RB – Speed & Strength Riding Sneakers and Jackets/Vests
    • Justin – bilt rain gear/ amazon goggles
    • Ken – Haven’t tried a lot of gear
  • Most Overpriced/Hyped gear Ken, Justin, RB (conversational)
    • Brands –
      • Icon Gear
      • Roland Sands
      • Harley-Davidson
    • Piece of gear –
      • Kevlar lined jeans
      • Riding sunglasses with the foam around the eyes
  • Best Low-Cost Gear – 1 each
    • Ken – HJC helmets
    • Justin – UV Sleeves
    • RB – Foam ear plugs
  • Leather vs Non-Leather
    • Justin, non leather
    • Ken, Leather tends to last longer
    • RB, leather, durability