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Old 11-18-2013, 08:06 PM   #1
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KLIM Badlands Pro

Getting ready to pull the trigger on a Badlands Pro jacket and pants....unless someone can convince me they are just crap and I should buy something else.

Only thing I noticed is the weight of the jacket...but then again I have BMW's Tourshell for my R1200RT and it's a bit heavy...but it worked great coming through Yellowstone with temps around 34 degrees and rain/sleet/snow. Didn't get wet, didn't get cold...looking for the same thing with KLIM.
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Old 11-18-2013, 11:18 PM   #2
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You won't be disappointed spend the money.
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Old 11-19-2013, 01:54 AM   #3
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If you're MIL or LE, buy them through promotive.com for a fraction of retail. Great jackets, but I'd never pay retail when I can buy them for $629.


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Old 11-19-2013, 07:38 AM   #4
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As former military, you can go to govx.com and get them for $699.
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Old 11-19-2013, 08:18 AM   #5
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That one looks the same as Promotive--Active or Retired military or gov't employee.

I am medically discharged with disability, therefore not eligible....
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Old 11-19-2013, 09:40 AM   #6
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you should be fine - I'm not active or retired - only a 4 year veteran and i was able to sign up.
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Old 11-19-2013, 12:17 PM   #7
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Badlands review

It's a great jacket as reviewed (not a paid advertisement) here:

http://www.rideadv.com/ride-adventur...-Jacket-Review
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Old 11-19-2013, 12:34 PM   #8
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It's big and heavy. It has a lot of mass. If that's what you like, you're going to like it.
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Old 11-19-2013, 03:13 PM   #9
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Doesn't feel any heavier than the BMW Rallye 3 suit that it replaced. So far I really like it.
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Old 11-22-2013, 01:01 AM   #10
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It's big and heavy. It has a lot of mass. If that's what you like, you're going to like it.
I think I read it was 6.5 lbs...but that seemed light.
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Old 11-22-2013, 01:09 AM   #11
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I've got jacket and pants,don't find them any heavier than others I've owned.The only thing I would say if your in a colder climate you'll need inner liner or fleece.
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Old 11-22-2013, 05:14 AM   #12
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As former military, you can go to govx.com and get them for $699.
Thanks for the info. Another place to spend my money
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Old 11-22-2013, 06:30 AM   #13
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Worth every penny - and the built in Kidney belt takes most of the weight off your shoulders
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Old 11-22-2013, 01:23 PM   #14
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I got mine this week. In a very scientific "hold one in each hand" weight test vs. my '10 Firstgear Rainier (sans liner), they seemed to weigh about the same. So that's nice.
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Old 11-25-2013, 08:33 PM   #15
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