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Author Topic: Motorcycle Protective Gear  (Read 812 times)

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Offline Claviger

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Motorcycle Protective Gear
« on: October 06, 2018, 05:36:50 PM »
I just received my 2018 rule book, looking through the rules section it mentions nothing about material aside from synthetics or perforation.  I have seen mentioned that suits that are perforated or use leather derived from other than cow skin are not allowed.

Are the above items true and if so, how can a competitor get a complete rules listing to avoid problems like that when reading the rules?

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Re: Motorcycle Protective Gear
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2018, 06:18:52 PM »
It doesn't specify cow leather over any other critter -- but it does say leather.

You HAVE a complete rules listing if you have the Rulebook.  If you have problems understanding how the rules apply to your outfit I'd say you should contact the M/C officials.  They're listed on page 200 of your book.  Van Butler, Russ O'Daly, Scott Mattern - start with those guys.
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Re: Motorcycle Protective Gear
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2018, 12:50:50 AM »
Slim... not quite true... the hide of the Nauga is not an acceptable racing leather  :roll:
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