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Personally I wear at least the jacket and helmet when riding my sports bike. I am tempted to ride with less gear on the GROM just because I won't be going as fast but of course I dont promote riding with no gear so I'm not going to be doing it often. Just on rare occasions.

In most videos it seems like people ride with just a helmet. Crazy guys. I'd at least get a thin protective jacket and kevlar jeans. Or wear gloves and elbow pads if you are just going to be wearing a T shirt.

What is everyone else going to be wearing for protective gear?

Riding naked or going to wear a one piece for a 150cc motorcycle?
 

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Well, in summer, I have Fox motocross body armour which is a mesh vest with armour at all the points that could hit the ground. Lets the breeze in nicely in the sunshine and doesn't make you too hot. A helmet, which is a legal requirement, and covered legs (no shorts). I very very rarely ride without short boots to cover ankles as a minimum. Armoured gloves always.

In other weathers, "proper" jacket with armour inserts, draggin Jeans and proper boots. Helmet / gloves as above.

The purpose of protective clothing is to act as the sacrificial goat to wear away instead of your skin!

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I always wear full gear. I have a schubert C3 helmet and my jacket has superfabric which is great stuff. I have used many gloves over the years, but my favorite are Held. As an active member in the motorcycle community and an MSF instructor I've seen quite a few accidents so gear is one place i don't concern myself trying to save money.
 

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how about a helmet similar the style of helmet they use in Sons of Anarchy :D

As cool as it looks I would still get a full face helmet just to be safe. These helmets don't offer any chin protection.
 

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That actually looks pretty light weight and breezy. It would probably be a lot better than a leather jacket on those hot humid days.

Looks expensive though.
Nice not too bad for the price but I would slap on a shirt underneath so it doesn't look too fruity. this is perfect to ride with the Grom. I wouldn't spend that much though. A goat skin or at least 1.3mm leather jacket would be good.
 

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A back protector is crucial since so many people will be attempting wheelies with the grom it'll protect your back from getting any pegs from stabbing in to your spine. Elbow and forearm protection is good too.
 

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Full leathers for me. All metal gloves are sweet. Since the Grom won't be going to fast I would invest on textiles for more ventilation so you don't drown in your own sweat.
 

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Full leathers for me. All metal gloves are sweet. Since the Grom won't be going to fast I would invest on textiles for more ventilation so you don't drown in your own sweat.
All metal gloves? Wouldn't that take most of the feel out? When you mention all metal it just makes me think of this...

 

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Lol no not knightmen gloves hahaha :p

Dainese makes full metal gloves. They are not what you think. It's construction is a combination of titanium knuckles, safety stitching, kevlar lined and all the good stuff to protect your hands.

 
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