RevZilla Gear Discussion / Q&A

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by BoochZilla, Jan 21, 2009.

  1. OldManRiver

    OldManRiver In for the long haul

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    My dad (copa mundial) and I drove into philly today looking for a good pair of pants for a south america trip im departing for in the next few weeks. After walking down the scenic sidewalk to their shop I opened the door and was amazed. On top of the great selection, RevZilla had outstanding customer service. Matt brought me through and taught me everything there was about my options. After trying on a few pairs we decided on the one. Little did we know we would leave with Rain gear, 2 sets of gloves, and some pretty cool stickers.

    these guys are great. they believe in personal service that caters to the avid rider.

    thankyou.
  2. Giuseppe

    Giuseppe Medium-Viz

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    I placed an order for a new helmet Sunday night after 10:00 pm. When I arrived home from work today (Tuesday) there was a box from RevZilla waiting for me. I didn't even know the helmet had been shipped, since it arrived on my doorstep only three hours after the shipping confirmation e-mail hit my inbox!

    I need to ride around a bit and see if these guys have opened a store two blocks from my house that I just haven't noticed yet...:rofl
  3. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    Hi Giuseppe,

    No, I promise we aren't sitting in a van at the end of your driveway either...

    We are set up to be fast, the inherent processing and lag time in this industry is one of the big reasons I founded RevZilla with my partners to begin with. I knew we could do it faster and was frustrated with my online options.

    Thanks for noticing the effort and giving us a nod.

    Anthony

  4. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    Yo Old Man!

    Love the name. We call one of my riding buddies that.

    Glad you gave us a shot and came to to get sized up. That was Matt that helped you out. He's KullZilla on here.

    Let us know what else we can do for you. Thanks again for the nod.

    Anthony

  5. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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  6. Helladius666

    Helladius666 Adventurer

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    How on hell is your chest 44 to 46 and you weight 250lb?, I'm also 6'10" and my chest is 62 and also wear 38/38 levis's...is it your hair dude? :huh
    p.s. I tip the scales at 260lb also
    In any case I 've found a nice shop in UK (sales through ebay) with jackets for us "high"landers, if I recall well their username in Ebay was raceleathers look it up....bought 2 jackets so far and 1 was too large :evil
  7. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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  8. Skitch

    Skitch Riding the range

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    Just got my new Scirocco the other day. Been looking at it to replace my old Killimanjaro, and this new dsicounted price pushed me over the top. Marcus helped me with my order, and he was spot on with his recommendations. Just wish I would of seen this thread first in order to get the extra discount.
  9. wrxtance

    wrxtance Been here awhile

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    Yo guys - got a Cayenne Pro jacket from you about 8 months ago. The jacket is great and I have managed to get two other riding buddies to buy some more rev'it jackets.

    I recently was on a longer tour of Newfoundland with some 450 miles of off-road so the jacket needed a good washing. Upon removing all the pads, I found that the left elbow pad was cracked all the way through at the bend joint, the right had started to crack, and both shoulder pads have started to crack at the bend too.

    I've never stuffed the jacket into a small space and have alway hung it on the hanger it came with. You ever see this?

    I have e-mailed Rev'It USA asking for a replacement set of pads but wondering if you or anyone else have had issues with these pads. They are there for safety and may not work as well as intended if they are broken.
  10. Skitch

    Skitch Riding the range

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    No problem. It was a fine mail order experience.

    Put some miles on the jacket this weekend, and I'm very happy with it.
    My only obeservations:
    1. Wish it had pull tabs on the other zippers like it has on the main zipper.
    2. European main zipper will take some time getting used to.
    3. Wish it was a little heftier too.
    4. And wish it was a double zipper so you could zip it up a little from the bottom while seated on the bike.
    5. Zippers for the lining and the vents overlap.
    Minor stuff. Looking forward to seeing how the insulation layers work as the temo drops here in NM.

    Considering over pants next. Recommendations?
  11. Donk45

    Donk45 Adventurer

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    I've been checking a bunch of all season jackets out (mostly REV'IT) on Revzilla and can't decide which one to buy. What do you guys recommend?

    I dont really ride in the rain but sometimes get stuck in it. I want something a little sporty, but definitely warm enough for temps in the low 50's/mid 40's. I drive a can am spyder (3 wheel) and will be doing some riding in November here in the DC area. The jackets that I am looking at are listed below (no part order), but I just cant decide. I do have a REV'IT air jacket that I love...

    -REV'IT Ignition Leather Jacket : I really like the look of this jacket, but im not sure how warm it will keep me?

    REV'IT Sirocco Jacket : like the looks, seems like a really good jacket, but doesnt jumpt out to me like some of the others

    REV'IT Cayenne Pro Jacket: awesome jacket (from reading about it) but im not sure if I need to or want to spend this much money.

    The other two that I am considering are the

    Scorpion XDR Shock Waterproof Jacket - Really like this one too, how does it compare in quality to the REV'ITs?

    Teknic Freeway Textile Jacket -like the high vis yellow.

    ANy help would be greatly appreciated.
  12. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    Hi Donk,

    I have a 48 and a 50 REV'IT Ignition here. That is touted as a 3.5 season jacket with full detachable wind/water and thermal linings. REV'IT! is out of many of the Ignitions right now and we only have one left of each.

    Truthfully we have been really impressed with the Scorpion Jackets, but comparing the two, all REV'IT! is significantly more technical and feature rich than anything else weve seen. Its the details that truly separate the REVIT line apart.

    I don't believe I have the Scorpions here, but I do have more REV'IT! pants & Jackets in stock than anyone in North America. So we should be able to easily size you and compare multiple pieces for style, fit and function.

    Feel free to call me if you would like to speak before you come down.

    Anthony

  13. Donk45

    Donk45 Adventurer

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    Big thumbs up to Revzilla!!! I was just out at their philly store today and Anthony was awesome/very helpful. I highly recommend Revzilla and the guys behind the killer website.

    I ended up buying the REV'IT Dragon with High Viz and some black pants (cant even remember the model right now). I was there for good hour and Anthony helped the entire time.:freaky
  14. Donk45

    Donk45 Adventurer

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    Hey booch, I sent you another PM.
  15. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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  16. CopaMundial

    CopaMundial Wow, that broke easy

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    Might be a little late in the year for feedback on the summer gloves, but I'll give two thumbs up on the Airvolution gloves.

    I typically wear a small or size 8 glove, but I've had to go with a Medium on some thicker Rev'it gloves. The Airvolution gloves are closer fitting, so I went with a small. The first couple of days that I wore them I was a little worried that they were too small, but now I've put a few thousand miles on them and they are my first-choice glove. They have broken in to a nice custom-fit.
    I haven't crash tested them yet, but I'll see what I can do about that and I'll get back to you.
  17. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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  18. YBViking

    YBViking Bedroom Adventurer

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    i've got the Off Track jacket (love it!) and have decided it's time for new gloves. I like to wear a gauntlet style, preferably water proof.

    here's the thing- based on riding position, the gauntlet needs to fit over the jacket to prevent rain running up the sleeve. I like the looks of the Farenheit H20, but not sure if it'd slip easily over the jacket sleeve.

    Does this glove fit my specs? OR will a trial be necessary to be absolutely sure?

    TIA
    YB'
  19. Donk45

    Donk45 Adventurer

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    Hey Anthony, I just ordered the REV'IT Unix H2O Gloves yesterday (size Large) and they just showed up to my door. They fit perfect!!
  20. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    Hi Vik'

    There are a handfull of directions you could go - For warm weather I would recommend the Zenith H20 - if you are not in the sunbelt, south or out west a cool/cold weather option to fit your needs would be the REV'IT! Tempest, Unix H20 or Farenheit H20. The REV'IT! Kelvin covers the cold and waterproof factors, but has a slightly smaller cuff for inside wear.

    I think the best value in the bunch is the Unix H20 - has the very thin yet warm Exkin liner and is on Sale. The Tempest has beefed up protection and a PCM layer for temperature regulation. The Tempest features Exkin as well. Exkin is REV'IT!'s best insulation for warmth and tactile sensitivity - it is only used in a few pinnacle items in the lineup. You can learn more about Exkin in the video below.

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    Let me know what else I could offer.

    Anthony