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post #11 of 18 (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 01:52 AM
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i love my aerostich gear.

the combat lite boots are amazing, comfortble to walk in for hours, and classic looking under a pair of pants.

their elkskin roper gloves are soft enough to slap someone, but tough enough to last a long time of wear, much thicker than deerskin

i don't have a "stich suit" i only have their pants, saving $ for the roacrafter jacket to match my pants.

THE BEST thing about aerostich, is their customer service, seriously, those guys and gals are great. yes, some of the gear is kinda goofy, i never thought i'd wear any of it, but after wearing it, i'll never wear anything else.
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post #12 of 18 (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 08:45 AM
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It is great gear, and I agree with your comments on the customer service. It is not "trendy" riding gear - if you want to look like a 60's cafe racer guy it's not the gear for you (although they now have a wax cotton version of the Darien which sort of actually does look a bit like a belstaff), but it is very practical gear, and incredibly tough and hard wearing. It's the best general purpose waterproof gear I've had. I am officially a convert.

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Hey Charles - did you get a "I rode there" T shirt when you were at the 'stitch?
I didn't get the T shirt. I saw them, but didn't get one.

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post #14 of 18 (permalink) Old 11-20-2012, 08:25 PM
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I bought their combat boot and love it. Not sure I can stomach the suit though, notwithstanding that it would be convenient with business casual that I wear every day but Friday.

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Got it too. Looking good.

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Hey that's pretty cool! BTW, I think that bench would fit perfectly on top of your panniers.

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Don't know, but even with all our stuff in them, I can always find room for a pint of Bourbon.
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