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Old 4 Sep 2006
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Very suave old boy !
I especially like the ammunition holder under the left breast pocket [that's what it looks like anyway ] .

Methinks a trip to Blighty to get "kitted out " would be in order !
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can't think of anywhere where bright orange is a camoflage
Parts of Australia. !!!


Chaps - with tank bag Motobins part no 98725 43 UKP
http://www.motobins.co.uk/

For those not in the UK .. and without a hein-gericke store - (the UK one does not do international orders)
http://www.hein-gericke-store.com/wEnglisch/
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I did a 300 mile ride in chaps and leather jacket a couple of years ago, good heavy leather from Fox Creek. Air temp was 50. Very windy interstate ride, and it started raining with 150 miles to go. Windshield but no fairing. Put on Frogg Toggs on top of everything to stay dry, and it still took 3 hours to thaw after getting home.

I hung up the leather jacket and the chaps after that ride and bought some high tech gear instead.
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[quote=Frank Warner]Parts of Australia. !!! (where orange camoflage works)

Hmm.......I think I'll just drift down and check that out Frank, I'll meet you in a couple of years for a , just gotta get through the America's first.
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Talking Ammo holders?

[quote=Dodger]Very suave old boy !
I especially like the ammunition holder under the left breast pocket [that's what it looks like anyway ] .

Nah Dodger, there for my lipsticks

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Hmm.......I think I'll just drift down and check that out Frank, I'll meet you in a couple of years for a , just gotta get through the America's first.
Try Utah if you're out that way .. been told that is similar to OZ.

--- I'm thinking of getting the Hein Gericke Taureg stuff too. The german site does international shipping and the jacket is on special. Oh the last shipments from UK and USA were orderd on thursday and I had them all on turesday ... 5 days to Australia .. very quick for the post. Of course I was not desperate for them.
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