2013 Klim Adventure Rally 2 / Adventure Air

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by Brtp4, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. LocuL

    LocuL Gnarly Infantry

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    yep its a bummer. I have the dollars in hand and could i realistic save the money till 2014...:rofl
    Got to try the Rukka Armas in the next fevv days.
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  2. Y E T I

    Y E T I Unpossible

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    It's such a shame. I was really looking forward to Adventure II, it resolves (or would, IF they would make the damn thing) all of the minor issues I've had with the Adventure and the Badlands and combines the best features of both. I had my money ready to send . . . :cry


    DAMMIT KLIM WHY??!! :becca
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  3. Brtp4

    Brtp4 Powdercoat it.

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    Hello Bastimentos.

    Until they are in my hands I cannot be 100% certain, but my understanding is that the Badlands is not getting any changes to armor or pattern. Either would be a fairly significant change, and the style # is same year.<year.


    BP</year.
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  4. bastimentos

    bastimentos Been here awhile

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    Thanks for your help, ready to order as soon as you have confirmation either way.
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  5. Desertbilly

    Desertbilly Long timer

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    Too bad. I was hoping for the ADV Air suit this season.
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  6. sonoran

    sonoran Making ADV great again

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    Dammit. :becca
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  7. F650Dakar_Norway

    F650Dakar_Norway What off-season?

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    Klim has a stellar warranty followup. The first Adventure Rally Suit series of 2010 had some issues ( Gore-Lockout failures, outer shell fluffing up on outer fabric etc. ), but their followup is legendary well.

    This goes to show their impeccable quality control.
    Their gear lineup is fabricated in China - so there must be strict standards and specifications at large here. Surely not an easy logistical chain of fabrics and quality control overseas here.

    Thumbs up and hope they do well :deal
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  8. Andreas240

    Andreas240 Adventurer

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    Thanks for a good thread with solid information. I was wondering if theres an update of where Klim is as far as the 2x new suits ... I dont want to buy Badlands Pro and just to find out the new release of the new stuff is just around the corner ...

    Cheers
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  9. Y E T I

    Y E T I Unpossible

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    They had them at the BMW rally and said they will have them for next year. I really hope they do. But, they said they would have them in 2013 and they cancelled them.

    I already have a Badlands so I've already got a great jacket. :deal
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  10. dragos

    dragos Belzebut

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    I understand both the Rally 2 and Air will be shown in Europe next week. I guess they will be available soon?
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  11. Enigmagic

    Enigmagic wat

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    Have you heard anything since? I'm thinking of refreshing my gear soon and I'll probably hold off if they're actually going to release the Rally 2 in the next few months.
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  12. dragos

    dragos Belzebut

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  13. Enigmagic

    Enigmagic wat

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    Excellent, thanks. Guess I'll wait for a new jacket :1drink
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  14. Little Bike

    Little Bike Air/Clutz Sue

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    Really like the idea of the Air. Be nice if Klim made a neck brace compatible jacket in women's sizes. We do adventure riding too.:ddog.

    On our own bikes. In hot to cold/rainy weather. We fall off in the dirt and wear Leatt braces.

    You can get away with men's pants if you're tall, but not jackets. The armor ends up in the wrong places.:deal
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  15. 2 SPOT

    2 SPOT wannabe

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    meh, not really, klim is just the one that decided to listen to us desert riders and make it. i'm not the only one who's been popping off emails over the years asking manufacturers to make this, and i guess i shouldnt be surprised its KLIM who is doing it, they have single handedly changed quite a bit in riding gear options over the past few years.

    good for KLIM.
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  16. dragos

    dragos Belzebut

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    The same concept is available for few years in the Touratech Companero suit.
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  17. JTT

    JTT Long timer

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    Stadler also offers several suits built like this too (not coincidentally Stadler makes the Touratech suit). Halvarssons Safety Suit was also built on this same principle.
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  18. 2 SPOT

    2 SPOT wannabe

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    oh wow, hadnt seen that before.

    i want lighter/simpler stuff geared for dual sport/offroad rather than touring/adv touring. i'm not a KLIM fanboy or anything, but they are doing things pretty good for the more offroad crowd, anyway, more options out there the better we'll all be.
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  19. levain

    levain STILL Jim Williams

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    Yeah. Its hardly revolutionary. Its more about how well the outer is integrated to the inner. If the two act as one for donning/doffng it'd great. Otherwise its just another vented suit with an ill fitting flopping rain jacket over the top.
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  20. Brtp4

    Brtp4 Powdercoat it.

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    Gentlemen, I knew that Motoport build suits with the Shoeller Kevlar mesh, and figured others did also. I do not think those suits were made to work with an integrated, packable, 3-layer stretch Gore-Tex rainproof shell that can be packed and carried in the suit.


    BP