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Old 12-26-2013, 08:29 PM   #16
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... a guy on a well farkled KLR who had the BMW Atlantis suit. It rained on us for a solid 12-14 hours one day and his suit never leaked.
Good to know. I've only tested mine up to one hour in a downpour.
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Old 12-26-2013, 11:10 PM   #17
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Atlantis 4 is breathable like all leather - but please dont think you would be comfortable once the temp is in 85f or 29c, even if you are moving. You will also need some windproof clothing underneath if you ride in temp below 60f or 15c.
I'd say 60F is about mid-range for the Atlantis suit with nothing more than a light-weight shirt and boxers under. Below 40F i toss a rain jacket on for an extra layer of air insulation and better neck protection. Monday i did 80 miles in 10F with a heavyweight fleece shirt and boxer briefs and it was definitely too cold. Same shirt with thermal long johns (and rain jacket) on the return trip at 20F was fine (although dealing with a chincy IS-Max helmet was distracting).

Most of all, i'm impressed with how comfortable the Atlantis pants are on or off the cycle. Sorry, no transit comparison.
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Old 12-27-2013, 12:25 AM   #18
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If I worked at a dealership, I'd be thinking about wearing gear the shop sold.
It's advertising for the shop, It lets me know the product lines better and I get a discount. I like discounts.

That said the transit suit is nice, if you don't live somewhere hot and dry. I like that the transit jacket is cut slightly longer, but not a full 3/4 length jacket.
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Old 12-27-2013, 03:07 AM   #19
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Heresy maybe, but if you're looking for a waterproof set of leathers, consider the Harley FXRG suit. I've crash-tested the jacket, and it saved my bacon.

http://www.harley-davidson.com/store...leather-jacket

http://www.harley-davidson.com/store...xtile-overpant

There are several online dealers which offer 20% off as well.

Nice thing about the FXRG gear is that they don't turn you into a rolling Harley billboard.
I agree, I have both the Atlantis4 and the fxrg. I prefer the fxrg and wear it every day that the temp is under 85.
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Old 01-17-2014, 08:34 AM   #20
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What is the waterproof membrane on the H-D stuff, some proprietary "tex" fabric?
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Old 01-17-2014, 01:25 PM   #21
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What is the waterproof membrane on the H-D stuff, some proprietary "tex" fabric?

I am not sure, except that it is not a GoreTex membrane (else there would be GT logos all over it). It sure does work though!! I will take a look at it when I get home......

Hmmm, "HarleyTex"? "HogTex"?? "CruiserComfort"???
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Old 01-17-2014, 08:15 PM   #22
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I am not sure, except that it is not a GoreTex membrane (else there would be GT logos all over it). It sure does work though!! I will take a look at it when I get home......

Hmmm, "HarleyTex"? "HogTex"?? "CruiserComfort"???
The leather itself is waterproof, the liner is Cocona.
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