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admin

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admin says:

You Ask/You Answer: What armour do I need?

"I've been riding for 8 years, and all my kit has some form (or in some case, foam) of armour in the arms, legs, shoulders, back areas. I find some of it uncomfortable, and am surprised that the one bit I'd really like – proper back protection – is just a bit of foam I wouldn't use as a kneeling...

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Borisrevs

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Borisrevs says:

It's not for falling off

I wear a Furygan Sidney textile jacket while riding around town - shoulder back and elbow protection - with some armoured gloves - Dainese with carbon and steel knuckles. It's not really in case I fall off - more for if someone tries to jump me at the lights or, as happened a few weeks ago, I catch someone fiddling with my engine when parked up in central london.... In the summer I've got a skeleton armour vest - I'm not a massive guy, but it helps to make yourself look like your protected as two of my mates have had their bikes jacked at lights over the last couple of years - the successful one was in the London riots - although the other one did manage to fight the guy off....

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snev

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snev says:

Borisrevs

Just get out of London like @55% of Londoners have, (since the 50's) it's a cesspit of crime...... In My Opinion... if that's OK?

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Piglet2010

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Piglet2010 says:

Bike-Jacking?

Just shoot the guy after he has to put his weapon away to ride off, then claim self-defense.  Or garrott him if you live in a place where concealed carry is not legal.

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