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Well I went and splurged on another piece of high end gear. I tell myself that it’s always cheaper than doctor bills...

I’ve owned 2 other Aerostich Roadcrafters in the past and decided to try out their newest unlined version called the R3. Of course I just had to have it in blue...LOL

I got the additional back and hip armor for added protection. Thank the good Lord above I’ve never had to test out the crash protection these suits have to offer. But I like knowing that I’m better protected just in case. They’re not cheap, but in my opinion they are worth every penny!

Anyone else rockin‘ a Stich?...

 

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Bean rock'in the 'Stitch since the late '80s, luv em. How does the R3 compare to the regular Roadcrafter? Is it as easy to get in 'n out of?
The only fool to do Riel/Reyhouse on a FZ6; or any I4 for that matter. :LOL:
 

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Looks like a warm suit for the colder temps. What’s temps does it feel best in? Can you wear it in temps above 75 degrees?
 

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It isn't too warm, I've worn it in anything from mid 20s to 116. It fits over other clothes, so depends on what you wear underneath. Winter I wear sweat pants 'n heated jacket, summer shorts. Then when I stop for lunch, take off the 'Stitch I'm rock'in shorts 'n cowboy boots; a real slave to fashion!!! :ROFLMAO:

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Any suggestions for a hi-viz vest to wear over the Roadcrafter? Aerostitch doesn't have anything like that, and while I presume there's tons of stuff for construction workers, I don't know how the sizing would work to ensure it would go over the suit.

The suit was one of my rare super deals. I'd seen an estate sale down the block about 10 years ago and I went down to see if something dire had happened to my neighbor. It turns out that that was just the agent's sign, the neighbor was moving and letting them clear the house. I figured as long as I was there I'd take a quick look around. I got in the garage and saw the suit on a rack, and figured I'd better look at it. Then I heard a "are you going to buy that?" from behind me and saw someone else eyeing it. I said I was definitely looking, so I tried it on, it fit, and the sales agent said "that will be $75".

My neighbor's son had an FZ1 or something like that and I think the neighbor had a 700 Nighthawk, but I doubt he rode with him much as the suit looked unworn -- no bug splatter or dirt, brand new as far as I could tell. They are going for about $1300 now and when I got it (and put it in the closet for "someday when I get a street bike again" they were about $1100. $75 seemed too good to pass up.
 

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Any suggestions for a hi-viz vest to wear over the Roadcrafter? Aerostitch doesn't have anything like that, and while I presume there's tons of stuff for construction workers, I don't know how the sizing would work to ensure it would go over the suit.

The suit was one of my rare super deals. I'd seen an estate sale down the block about 10 years ago and I went down to see if something dire had happened to my neighbor. It turns out that that was just the agent's sign, the neighbor was moving and letting them clear the house. I figured as long as I was there I'd take a quick look around. I got in the garage and saw the suit on a rack, and figured I'd better look at it. Then I heard a "are you going to buy that?" from behind me and saw someone else eyeing it. I said I was definitely looking, so I tried it on, it fit, and the sales agent said "that will be $75".

My neighbor's son had an FZ1 or something like that and I think the neighbor had a 700 Nighthawk, but I doubt he rode with him much as the suit looked unworn -- no bug splatter or dirt, brand new as far as I could tell. They are going for about $1300 now and when I got it (and put it in the closet for "someday when I get a street bike again" they were about $1100. $75 seemed too good to pass up.
Years ago, I was buy'in something at Cycle Gear, 'n they gave me a hi-viz vest. Since revzilla bought cycle gear you can find all kinds HERE
 
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