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Old 06-10-09, 10:21 AM   #1
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How lucky can I get?

While out shopping the other day my bride encouraged me to buy this as an early combination Birthday / Father's Day gift for myself. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS...opranktools-20

I've never owned one before, I just wore a sweatshirt or denim jacket or a rain slicker. The price at the LBS seemed reasonable and it certainly came in handy on this morning's commute as it was 52F at 04:00 this morning. I've also got a yellow waterproof helmet cover arriving shortly by Fed-X from the Hostel Shop to round out the package.
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Old 06-10-09, 10:46 AM   #2
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On a clear day you may be visable from Cleveland with that combo on. And, you'll be dry and comfy on those other days.
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Old 06-10-09, 10:48 AM   #3
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I have a performance generic rainsuit. Given the grease and grime that exists out on wet roads, I was a bit afraid to get something nice. Also there is this triftiness thing I have. It has served me well for LO these many years. Also it washes well so grease and grime seem not to be a problem.

Jump on the offer.
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Old 06-10-09, 11:40 AM   #4
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You could be visable from space!
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Your link shows to a UK site and no price given on it.

That colour shows up well in traffic and the make is a recognised good one. Don't know how warm it is but it will keep the wind out and hence stop you losing heat. Good choice on the jacket.
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I think you bought the last one ... thanks a lot! :-)
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I wonder why my wife bought me one with a Bullseye on the back of it? LOL!
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You be styl'in dude
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Good kit's a lasting joy. Many happy miles in it!

(In answer to your question, 'how lucky can I get' - probably that's the pinnacle. Downhill all the way in flappy binliners and duct tape from here onwards)

Enjoy!
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You could be visable from space!
yeah just like those penquins in Antarctica. no no wrong image.

though you were a lucky guy as the item is not longer available on that amazon.com link.

nice.
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