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Old 10-10-2011, 06:35 PM   #12
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wow - great feedback

Originally Posted by Ko View Post

With regards to 'compromising', that's the wrong way to start a conversation about kevlar products

lol yeah i dont think i worded that correctly. i just wanted to say gimme your priority list of features

Originally Posted by Ko View Post

My wife and I would be in the market for a 2-piece suit with 360 zipper, if the suit is not a compromise

All our 2 piece stuff always has 2 sets of zippers, one 360 and one 8 inch so you can take your pick

Originally Posted by BikePilot View Post

Just for starters, legs and arms need to be pre-curved so that they fit best when a rider is in a riding position. On a kevlar suit (like my dual layer GPII), the material itself can be quite thick, this is fine in most places, but a real problem behind the knees and elbows, especially combined with the insufficient pre-curve of the suit. The material bunches up badly, making it uncomfortable to ride a sport bike while wearing the suit. There's no reason the back of the knee needs exactly the same amount and thickness of material as the front of the knee - the back of the knee should have fairly thin, stretchy stuff. The front thick, super-durable stuff. Same with the wrists, a wrist closure should allow the jacket to close snugly around a wrist without much extra bulk so full gauntlet gloves can be worn (motoport is too bulky, for that matter so are the leather jackets I got from you are a bit bulky in the wrist and hard to wear with gloves too).
take a look at the new Diego updates - we have added fabric panels behind the blows and arms for added comfort then you are sitting on the bike. The updated cuffs on the new textile stuff works excellent too - much more comfortable and easier to work with.
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