Klim Gear - Europe

Discussion in 'Europe' started by Los_Greekos, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. Los_Greekos

    Los_Greekos n00b

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    Hey!

    I'm looking to buy a Klim Badlands Pro suit, but prices in europe seem to be quite alot higher then in the US. Also all the vendors I've found are selling the set for around 1650 € (compared to US 1250 €).

    If someone know a shop that sells them for less please pm me :)

    Also the supply of Klim gear seem really bad in Europe compared to the US, anyone know of a shop with good stock?
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  2. OlivierS

    OlivierS Adventurer

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    I would order straight from the united states if I were you. Chances are the european shops wont have stock either and you will have to wait anyway.
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  3. Fast_Boy_Slim

    Fast_Boy_Slim Don't call me Wighty

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  4. Los_Greekos

    Los_Greekos n00b

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    Problem is that If I order from the states Ill likely have to pay toll and tax for it, which puts me above the cost of ordering it from inside the EU.

    Yeah seen Adventure-Spec, they seem to have a good stock but their prices are just the same as the rest of EU.
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  5. Harty

    Harty Bloody Good Bloke!

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  6. Berin

    Berin Been here awhile

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    which is why it looks as though it's cheaper in the US... the Eu importers have to pay tax too.

    If you buy grey market you won't have the guarantee, which I've had honoured by Adventure Spec on 2 year old kit. Just stump up if you want it.
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  7. Possu

    Possu de-nOObed!

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    Just heard from two reputable sources that Klim have been bought out by Polaris (owners of the Victory cruiser brand plus possibly Rotax etc) and that a 15-25% price is on the immediate horizon, i.e. Traverse jackets will be £300+ in the next week or two. :eek1

    As much as I like Klim, there comes a point when they'll price themsleves out of the market.

    If you're looking to buy, then I'd buy now.
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  8. Harty

    Harty Bloody Good Bloke!

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    Cheers, I've just ordered some powerxross gloves!
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  9. Muug

    Muug Muug

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    Did you try this? A belgian friend of mine started this shop a few years ago. He imports Klim too. And loads of other stuff.

    www.motoadventurestore.be

    Price for jacket and trousers is 1600 euro, according to his site.
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  10. IamTRooPeR

    IamTRooPeR TRooPER from Belgium

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    that is not great news,
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  11. Possu

    Possu de-nOObed!

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    Sad but true, I've already seen the price increases take effect on the websites of several UK Klim vendors.
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  12. Grumpy old Man

    Grumpy old Man Been here awhile

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    Just for information purposes:

    Switzerland you go to Orange Adventures...

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