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Only a matter of time until I jumped on here!
Hows it going everyone? I am a just a 20 year old adventurer who bought his 2015 r3 back in November last year. I manged all of the winter storage maintenance by awkwardly stalking all of your posts and learned a lot haha.
 

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If anyone wants to ride or talk about University or just talk about their motorcycle experience sometime let me know.
Also forgot to say that I spent like 2 years looking into this stuff. I actually bought ALL of my gear FIRST, thinking I needed the top line ( I am dumb, lesson learned big time). Now that I have no money left, time to look into what fantastic creations you all have. Cheers!
 

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Not dumb at all... it makes perfect sense to buy the very best gear as it may very well be the difference between injury and no injury. I did the same thing. I had all of my gear before I picked up my bike and I skimped on nothing. If you can't afford good gear, you're not ready yet, IMHO.

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As long as you're buying well reviewed gear from reputable companies don't worry about it! I spent about 1500 on my gear for this year (my first season) and have no regrets. There really is a difference between cheap and quality gear. That said, welcome!
 

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IMO you actually saved money, because when I first rode, I bought nearly all cheap stuff, only to buy better gear less than a year on which in the end made me spend more money. Good for you.
 
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Welcome fellow Ontarian. I've got the same jacket and love it, got the alpinestars chest and back protectors for it too.


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I think buying the gear first is the smart way to tackle it, and yeah, good gear is worth it. I know I would have hated to have the bike sitting there waiting on me to buy my gear.
Spent probably $1400 in my first season for gear.
I'd love to say once you've got it you're done.... but I just came home with a new Dainese suit this last weekend.... stoopid Visa....
 

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Awww man why you gotta go there with the Leathers. Now I gotta try to low-ball someone who might be selling a pair haha
 
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