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Sweating To Death ?

Discussion in 'Main Forum' started by lisa lou, Jun 22, 2017.

  1. lisa lou

    lisa lou Off Roader

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  2. Beelady

    Beelady Race Rep

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    I have a two piece mesh suit and mesh gloves. All good advice re. vents open on helmets, plenty of water etc. I always feel fine once moving but waiting at junctions and at lights I'm always surprised how quickly it can get much too hot for comfort.
    Most of my friends who live in places like Spain, Dubai and Canada choose to do without leathers in summer. Maybe if I lived in a warmer climate I'd do the same but for the few heatwaves we get here I'd rather put up with the discomfort for a while.
     
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  3. megawatt

    megawatt British Superbike

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    I wear a ventilated summer jacket with elbow, shoulder and back padding. Good at Temps above 25c. I wear a tight fitting waterproof jacket underneath it when it goes cool.
     
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  4. james port

    james port Twist N Go

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    if it gets to hot i drive
     
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  5. Blade rr6

    Blade rr6 Race Rep

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    My one piece leathers are heavily vented, so not that bad in the summer. In the winter i chuck a hoodie or waterproof over the top. The main problem is the winter turns my winky into a button mushroom!
     
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  6. megawatt

    megawatt British Superbike

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    No change there then.
     
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  7. Blade rr6

    Blade rr6 Race Rep

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    Couple of egg cups and a kidney dish in the summer mate!
     
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