Couch Commando wrote
If all your riding is on the road isn't waterproof textile stuff arguably better ?
I'd rather have the abrasion resistance and reusability of leather if it was available.... (I've crashed in both leather and textiles over the past few years and leathers tend to survive better to be used again - tear a textile jacket and in most cases it's fucked completely).
Dodgy Geezer wrote
I had some w/proof leathers from Gericke a few years ago and they do exactly what they say on the tin. Quite heavy and thick, but then they're winter gear so, so what?Deffo waterproof
Yeah - I think you've got (had?) the same thing I had - they don't make em anymore. (and the liners don't last for ever - I managed to get the last liner in the country)
I've got some HG streetline leather trousers that are 100% waterproof (tested extensively). They have a waterproof membrane between the leather and the lining so do get heavy when really wet cos the leather still soaks up the water it just doesn't get through to my legs
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