Leather (for the rider) Clothing
http://enchantedmtn.com/poorcow/brooks/index.html Brooks Leather
http://leathercat.com/index.html Leather Clothing.
http://shadow.newspeak.org/gearframe.html Leather Clothing, helmets, etc.
The best place I have found is in Boaz Al. It's called The Leather Outlet.and is run by Bill and Janet Reynolds. They really cater to bikers. Give them a call at (256)593-0092. They always have a lot of jackets and vests and chaps in stock in just about all sizes. All quality stuff too.
Richard (95 ACE)
I buy from allamericanleathers.com.... These folks are bike savvy, have really excellent quality, and reasonable prices. I have had my wifes jacket custom made by them.... great job too!.
Whiplash 98 ACE T-D
Cooling/Heating Vest Information:
http://www.dciem.dnd.ca/DCIEM/Fact-Sheets/General/G-13.html Canadian military, air-cooling vest
http://www.wrightsafety.com/showcase/thermalwear/ Phase-change vest ($250-400)
http://www.ilcdover.com/Industry/Safety/coolvest.htm Ice Pak vest ($209), Ice-chilled water circulated ($285)
http://www.mistymate.com/ Misty Mate, water mister ($20-50) [$13 at Sam's]
http://homepages.luc.edu/~sdiaz/ Sue's page, recipe for Electric Vests, etc.,