I'll chime in:
I did a 550mi round trip in 16oz jeans, engineer boots, full face, and a vanson mark2 perforated jacket. It was hot but it was OK.
I did not like the lack of pockets.
I recently got an Aerostich suit in hi-viz. It's nice because I can wear my gym clothes and zip up and not worry. Do I look stylish? Fuck no, but I like and feel confident that I have knee protection, better abrasion protection than jeans. And when I am at my destination, I just pop out of...