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Old 21 Feb 2012
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Water proof over trousers and jacket

At my work I saw a chap with trousers that zip right up and open the side of the leg. I hate getting into trousers with boots etc, does anybody know of water proof over trousers and jackets that can easily and quickly got into. I wear Hein Gerick Jacket with similar trousers that are okay in the rain but the heavy rain, over protection would be better. If you know of waterproof gear please tell me the make etc. and I'll look up their sites.
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G'day,

The only wet weather overtrousers I've ever seen like that are the Harley Davidson ones (as usual covered with the brand logo). You might look like a bit of a nob if you're riding a BM, but if it's raining that hard will you care??
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Like http://www.outdoorgear.co.uk/Regatta...ku44210101.asp ?

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You might want to look in Lidle this Thursday 23rd Feb one piece waterproof £17.99 Some of thier stuff is not so good, but its always worth a look.

I think aldi do similar kit around the same time.
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Try your nearest agricultural merchants.
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cheap and cheerful and look like they would do a good job.
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I use the regatta full zip ones myself easy to get on and work in worst of weather pack down to small size.
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Aerostich make some really nice oversuit type riding gear, but they are fairly expensive too.
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You may want to look at " Frog Togs " .
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Hey,
the best raingear trouser and jacket i ever found was the Berghaus gore lite. they are absolutely rain safe, very, very comprehensive (when they packed it is just the size of a fist) and you can zip them off for coming in:
[url=http://store.berghaus.com/p/fast-light/mens-gore-tex-paclite-shell-overtrousers/432373]Men's GORE-TEX
for me it is very important that the size of the clothes are very small (while not wearing) for using it for riding with a motorcycle.
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You may want to look at " Frog Togs " .
We have these, and they 5uck.
Yes, very lightweight and easy to put on, but after a few weeks the trousers started leaking. Jackets are still fine after driving for months through the rainy season in Central America, but the trousers are still leaking.
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