• 08-01-2005
    canada17
    Anyone seen any good deals on armor?
    Anyone seen any good deals on armor (upper body) lately, I have been killing myself at Diablo and think its time to get a set...
  • 08-01-2005
    Prechrysler
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by canada17
    Anyone seen any good deals on armor (upper body) lately, I have been killing myself at Diablo and think its time to get a set...

    http://cgi.ebay.com/RockGardn-Flack-...QQcmdZViewItem

    It appears they only have small, med, and large left. I ordered an XL and they sent me an '05 model because they ran out of the XL for '04. That didn't fit so I returned it and they sent me an '05 XXL/XXXL for only a few bucks more, which fits like a glove...a glove that fits, that is.... They hooked it up.
  • 08-01-2005
    Andrewpalooza
    I got a 661 Pressure Suit, Fox knee/shin guards, and full-finger 661 gloves from JensonUSA.com

    Total cost was like $89.
  • 08-01-2005
    MVRIDER
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by canada17
    Anyone seen any good deals on armor (upper body) lately, I have been killing myself at Diablo and think its time to get a set...


    Cambria Bike Outfitter gave me a great deal on my Dainese full shuttle suit. It was at the Sea Otter, but I think I got their normal web price. It is an 03, got it for $420, tax and all, I think they have 05's for more money.
  • 08-01-2005
    Prechrysler
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Andrewpalooza
    I got a 661 Pressure Suit, Fox knee/shin guards, and full-finger 661 gloves from JensonUSA.com

    Total cost was like $89.

    The reason why the only thing I don't purchase online is food. The days of paying retail prices are done.
  • 08-03-2005
    VooDoo13
    Yea Cambria gots the '04 Flak Jacket for like 109.00 I think. But BeyondBikes has the best deal I've seen on '05 661's for like 129.00 (last time I checked) I'm kinda teeterin back and forth between the RG and 661 myself.
  • 08-03-2005
    Max_winner1
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by canada17
    Anyone seen any good deals on armor (upper body) lately, I have been killing myself at Diablo and think its time to get a set...

    Yeah man Some very good deals on body armour. Its called large bubble Wrap. a whole **** load of that stuff came with my bike. So... I wraped my self with it and went to the DH hill and did not have a problem. It might cost you like 10-20 bucks a role but good for the day. *note after a crash replace the wrap to that area. You do hear the bubbles Popping.

    I hope that tip helps But I dono how Hobo you are so... that's the best deal I can get you. Have fun.
  • 08-03-2005
    canada17
    bought a set
    I tried the Cambria but they only have the large and I'm a it of a clyde so I need the XL, no way im fitting into a large. I tried the bubble wrap idea once...doesnt do well on the skidding, sliding down hill type crash, kind of hot too. I ended up buying the Pressure suit off Beyond bikes for $129.99.
  • 08-03-2005
    keen
    No upper body armor , purchased online . is going to be a deal if it doesn't fit. I speak from experience. I purchased four brand new jackets 661, Azonic , Mace & RG - settled on the rock Garden but the fit on jackets is brand specific - try one on before you buy it.