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Old 10-12-2011, 10:27 AM   #2641
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Looking at the Power Shell, interesting choices for the vents... most suits/jackets I see have zippered "slash" type vents...but these are flaps. Just curious about the motivation behind them... easier to manufacture? more airflow? Am sure you have obsessed over every detail, it'll be interesting to see if more suits show up with this type venting.
the main reason is more airflow.
these types of vents are available on other gear as well - like some bmw and rev'it items.

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Old 10-12-2011, 04:10 PM   #2642
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I would be very interested in the Powershell suit if it came in High viz yellow or at minimum yellow. Despite all of the fine safety work you have put in to the suit, avoiding an impact in the first place through visibility is of primary importance to me. My current gear is High viz and it does get noticed. Very nice product otherwise.
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Old 10-14-2011, 12:06 PM   #2643
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I would be very interested in the Powershell suit if it came in High viz yellow or at minimum yellow. Despite all of the fine safety work you have put in to the suit, avoiding an impact in the first place through visibility is of primary importance to me. My current gear is High viz and it does get noticed. Very nice product otherwise.
actually we are really working very hard to get in some hi viz cordura for the power shell. hopefully we will have some good news very soon. just keep an eye on the forum for updates.


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Old 10-15-2011, 12:51 PM   #2644
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Old 10-18-2011, 12:23 PM   #2645
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Can anyone comment on the durability of the Mojave or Mojave 2 after some pavement surfing? Some other mesh suits I've read about have literally torn apart... hopefully Ghazi didn't have anyone at the factory test that "feature"!
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Old 10-18-2011, 04:10 PM   #2646
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Can anyone comment on the durability of the Mojave or Mojave 2 after some pavement surfing? Some other mesh suits I've read about have literally torn apart... hopefully Ghazi didn't have anyone at the factory test that "feature"!
I've had my Mojave for a couple of seasons now and love it. It is holding up very well but I've only been down with it in the dirt. Never on pavement. I think of textile mesh protective gear as single use. If you do any serious pavement surfing I suspect you'll need a replacement. I don't know that for a fact, so maybe others will chime in with more fact based info.
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Old 10-18-2011, 06:59 PM   #2647
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I've had my Mojave for a couple of seasons now and love it. It is holding up very well but I've only been down with it in the dirt. Never on pavement. I think of textile mesh protective gear as single use. If you do any serious pavement surfing I suspect you'll need a replacement. I don't know that for a fact, so maybe others will chime in with more fact based info.
Agreed on the single use aspect...over in another thread someone mentioned an off in an Olympia Stealth @ 25 mph and the thing basically fell apart & caused some bad skin injuries. Pretty much ruled it out after that. I don't mind it lasting for 1 trip down, but I'd hope it'd at least hold up that one time.
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Old 10-19-2011, 12:25 PM   #2648
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Agreed on the single use aspect...over in another thread someone mentioned an off in an Olympia Stealth @ 25 mph and the thing basically fell apart & caused some bad skin injuries. Pretty much ruled it out after that. I don't mind it lasting for 1 trip down, but I'd hope it'd at least hold up that one time.
For the ultimate protection on the street (for mesh gear) - i recommend going with leather mesh instead as that will be far sturdier.

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Old 10-24-2011, 12:18 PM   #2649
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tons of pictures:

Navigator & Power Shell suits
(KTM 950 & VStrom rider have a Power Shell - F650 Rider is wearing the Navigator):
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...7727781&type=3
Also available on Flickr if you want to see these photos in hi res:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/teizms/...7627768601735/



Navigator suit DS ride (both riders are wearing Navigator suits):
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...7727781&type=3
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Old 10-26-2011, 09:22 AM   #2650
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Even more pics have been uploaded - this time to highlight the various features of the suits. Click on the album links for your photo fix

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Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...7727781&type=1



Flickr album:http://www.flickr.com/photos/teizms/...7627845524345/


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Old 10-26-2011, 01:15 PM   #2651
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I've ridden about 15,000 miles in my Lombard 3. I love the suit. The quality is great. No it isn't waterproof but I liked it enough to buy a second as a backup. When I wear these out, I'll be getting whatever suit Ghazi is making at that time. Loyal customer here.
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Old 10-26-2011, 07:30 PM   #2652
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I'm some time from getting new gear but am very interested in the Power Shell One-Piece. Is the leg bottom (cuff) large enough to fit over MX boots ( I have Sidi Crossfires)? I tried a Revit Infinity and it wasn't large enough to fit over the boot.

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Old 10-27-2011, 10:39 AM   #2653
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I'm some time from getting new gear but am very interested in the Power Shell One-Piece. Is the leg bottom (cuff) large enough to fit over MX boots ( I have Sidi Crossfires)? I tried a Revit Infinity and it wasn't large enough to fit over the boot.
Yes the Power Shell can be worn with off-road boots (MX). There are straps on the back to tighten the legs against the boot as well :



Take a look at this album. This vstrom rider is wearing a power shell over alpinestars off-road boots in all the pictures:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/teizms/...7627768601735/

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Old 10-27-2011, 10:44 AM   #2654
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I've ridden about 15,000 miles in my Lombard 3. I love the suit. The quality is great. No it isn't waterproof but I liked it enough to buy a second as a backup. When I wear these out, I'll be getting whatever suit Ghazi is making at that time. Loyal customer here.
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Old 10-27-2011, 01:42 PM   #2655
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I've been communting in my new powershell and really love this suit. Easy on/off, comfortable, high quality build and good looks.

Nice work Ghazi!
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