Racing Suits Vs Touring Suits.

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Racing Suits Vs Touring Suits.

Postby James » Wed Jan 14, 2015 12:22 am

What is the difference between Motorcycle racing suit and touring suits? Are racing suits provides more protection?

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Re: Racing Suits Vs Touring Suits.

Postby Michael J » Wed Jan 14, 2015 1:15 am

[quote="James"]What is the difference between Motorcycle racing suit and touring suits? Are racing suits provides more protection?

If you mean leather vs. textile, leather doesn't melt during a prolonged slide.

Also - racking gear will usually fit quite snugly so that the padding and/or armor doesn't move around and stays where it is needed, and is usually cut to accommodate a crouched riding position.

Touring gear (leather or textile) fits more loosely to allow for layers underneath to meet changing weather conditions.
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