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As a matter of interest, how many helmets, jackets, pairs of pants, gloves, boots etc etc, do riders typically have at any one time? Asking for a friend 馃槈
 

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1 helmet, 3 pairs of riding pants, 5 jackets, 5 pairs of gloves, 2 pairs of boots.

To be fair, I've upgraded some gear and am not wearing the hand-me-downs...and factor in rain gear.

My wife thinks it's crazy, but there's certain gear for different situations and seasons. I just spent a bunch of money upgrading my camping gear, then comes the suspension...... After I'll be thinking about further apparel upgrades. I'll be needing a new helmet by then.
 

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Brilliant. I鈥檒l show that to my Wife. You鈥檙e worse than me. I agree though, horses for courses. I鈥榲e got 3 helmets, 2 jackets, 2 pants, 2 jeans, 3 pairs of gloves. Various armour, back protectors etc. Cheers 馃憤
 

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When guys post pictures of their bikes in their garages, I like to look at what they have in there. I've seen guys where whole walls were covered in motorcycle apparel..... Like more than in my local dealer! 馃槀. Makes me not feel so bad.... Also show the wife. 馃ぃ
 

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I don't even want to count the number of jackets, pants and gloves I have. I might get depressed at the amount of money spent hahaha.

Probably what I have fewest of is boots (3) and helmets (4). Everything else a half dozen or more :)

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So are you asking in "total" or just what I wear for ADV riding?
As my wife often ask me; "Do you need a different riding outfit(gear) for each bike?"

Here it goes;
For ADV riding;
  • 4 Helmets - 2 Arai XD-4s, 1 Klim Krios, 1 Shoei Neotec
  • Klim Badlands Pro - Khaki - Jacket and Pant
  • Klim Badlands Pro - Grey/Black - Jacket and Pant
  • Klim Carlsbad - Jacket and Pant
  • Klim Vented Pant
  • Klim Induction Jacket
  • 3 pairs of boots - Aplinestars Toucan, Alpinestars Belize, Sidi Crossfire 3
Cruiser:
  • 3 Helmets
  • 5 leather Jackets
  • 2 pair of riding boots
  • Klim Denim riding pants
Sportbike/Track
  • 2 Helmets
  • Two leather zip together pants (vented and unvented)
  • 6 Leather Jackets (some zip to the pants for the track, and a couple are vented)
  • 1 Pair of leather boots
Don't let my wife see this!
 

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Currently ...
  • 3 helmets
  • 4 glove pairs
  • 3 jackets
  • 2 footwear
  • 0 pants
  • 2 winter-related riding pant wear
  • 1 rain suit
  • 3 neck protectors (for winter)
  • 0 garage
 

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2 helmets
4 jackets
1 pr of pants matching one of the jackets
4 pairs of gloves.
5 pairs work boots (i have to wear steel toes at work so I use those in lieu of moto boots.)
1 set frog togs.
 

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4 helmets
2 pair boots
5 gloves
4 jackets
3 pants
1 set leathers
2 sets of rain gear
HMMMM I'm sure I'm missing something

OH yea, I also have a full set of Aprilia winter Adventure gear for cold weather riding.
 

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5 Helmets
4 pairs of boots
8 pairs of gloves
5 jackets
3 pairs of Pants
1 set of rain gear

10 Bikes

I think I have a problem. :unsure:

thankfully im not a sick as AdvArt, very sick man right there!!
 

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3 helmets I wear. 6 in total.
10 jackets, leathers and textiles.
4 pairs of jeans including gortex.
4 pairs of boots
Probably 12 pairs of gloves.

I am lucky to have 3 bikes and do tend to wear different outfits on different bikes.
 

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5 Helmets
4 pairs of boots
8 pairs of gloves
5 jackets
3 pairs of Pants
1 set of rain gear

10 Bikes

I think I have a problem. :unsure:

thankfully im not a sick as AdvArt, very sick man right there!!
Yes you do!!!!!
You NEED more gear:

5 more Helmets
6 more pairs of boots
2 more pairs of gloves
5 more jackets
7 more pairs of Pants
9 more sets of rain gear


:D This way your gear matches the # of bikes.(y)
 

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Good point there AT-D
 
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A glorious 7, but my beautiful bride has just put the kibosh on me temporarily. Tho to be fair I've been on a spree replacing a ton of gear for my upcoming trip. She's also supporting my decision to upgrade the forks to ohlins... whenever they're back in stocks vs throwing money at the oem jobbers..... So she's definitely a keeper and I can always use a reality check when it comes to motorcycle equipment.
 
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