RevZilla Gear Discussion / Q&A

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

  1. testrider

    testrider Been here awhile

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    Thanks, Anthony. I thought it was a new standard that just got published that I wasn't aware of...

    You really need to adjust your wording. I guess you can say it's "better than CE Level 2" (like BMW's new orange color armour in their suit) but if you freely advertise your own specs designations, you'll lose your believability soon... :-)

    -mike-
  2. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    Thanks Mike. Adjusted.

    Sometimes in the haste of quickly answering the same questions many times over its easy to occasionally miss a detail like that.

    Thanks again for catching it.

    Anthony
  3. derf36

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  4. BoochZilla

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  5. BoochZilla

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    Lois Pryce, famed adventure rider, will be visitng the RevZilla Philadelphia Store on May 2nd to do a Book Signing as well as give a talk about her experiences traveling the globe on her bike. Lois will be speaking around 2pm. All are welcome. In her honor, Revzilla will be hosting a meetup and ride-in from Eurosports in Coopersburg Pa to RevZilla in Philadelphia. Eurosports is located just South of Allentown, about 1 hour's ride from RevZilla.

    Full Lois Pryce Event Details Here

    The Meetup will take place between 10am and 11am and leave just after 11 to hopefully arrive in Philadelphia around 12pm. There will be plenty of bike parking and Vitamin water is sponsoring refreshments for the crowd. Please see our thread on ADVRider.com or give us a call or email to ask any questions.


    RevZilla Philly Store Address:
    38 Jackson St
    Philadelphia, Pa 19148


    Eurosports Address (for Meetup)
    303 S. 3rd Street Route 309
    Coopersburg, Pa 18036
  6. GS N RVN

    GS N RVN Been here awhile

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    Patrick sold me a Cayenne Pro (Light Grey -Red) and now I am ready to buy pants for the summer riding. Patrick suggested the turbine pant. What size and color do you guys recommend?

    Measurements are as follows:

    Hips: 40 1/4"
    Waist: 41"
    Outseam: 43 1/2"
    Inseam: 31"

    I wear my pants over my boots (Aerostich Sidi Combat Lites).

    Thanks
  7. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    Hey GS,

    Thanks for dropping a line. Hopefully the new Cayenne Pro is treating you well. Such a great jacket.

    Based on size charts and what I have seen, it is looking like you will be right in the sweet spot of a 54 Short for REV'IT! numeric sized pants. You did measure your waist around your belly-button, correct? Your jeans waist size goes out the window with REV'IT!. Their pants are designed for a much higher waist.

    UPDATE:
    After talking with Jerry and taking a deeper dive he will be a 56 regular based on being a bit taller and needing a longer inseam.

    Color is really up to you. Naturally the lighter colors will be slightly cooler in the Summer as they will reflect more of the suns rays. We sell an equal amount of both.

    Give us a ring tomorrow if you like and we will be more than happy to fill in any blanks you have on the Turbine Pant features or any other REV'IT! warm weather pants options in the lineup for that matter.

    Also did you see the Comet Glove which was just released? It is a great new addition to REV'IT!'s hot weather lineup for 2009. Easily their best textile adventure glove to date. Just a thought.

    Looking forward to hearing back.

    Anthony
  8. OftKilted

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    While thermal range for a given piece of gear can be very subjective, is there enough feedback on the Infinity to put any numbers to the thermal range that riders have experienced being comfortable with the suit?

    Pre-manufacture (back in 2006) the Rev'iT Infinity introduction thread indicated that at speed the four direct chest vents (this was prototype), along with the climate change membrane would provide excellent thermal characteristics.

    With the changes from prototype to production and the apparent chest vent changes what have users reported as workable with this four season piece of gear?

    How well does the climate change membrane and venting work both from the perspective of keeping you warm in the cold (for those of us who ride when it gets down to 20F) and cool in the heat? (The ever present problem of leaving when it is 29F when you go to work, and nearly 64 when heading home comes to mind, a situation I've seen all too often in the past several weeks.)

    To put the inquiry into perspective, I'm currently using a pair of Kelvin gloves that on an naked sports bike without heated grips or other hand protectors to deflect the wind are comfortable down to ~38F (without pre-heating them) for a 45-60minute commute at 55-65mph. I have (with a thin liner glove inside them) used them down to 14F ... but the 45minute trip in left my fingers uncomfortably cold. When much below that upper 30's number I'll put them between two hot water bottles to juice up the PCM and 'pre-warm' them and that will get me in to work. So, from my experience I'd say that the Kelvin gloves have a comfortable thermal range from 38F-75F for extended trips (over an hour). And that with liners, and other tools that they can get into the 20's for short trips of no more than an hour.


    Thanks again for the information!
  9. OftKilted

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    :huh *sigh* :baldy

    So, 4 pages of droolable goodness about the Genius gloves and no possibility in sight. That is mildly disapointing. Given the definitive answer there, the Rev'IT Treo (three finger waterproof winter gloves) are a no as well I would assume.

    Though, given the minimal price differential between the Tempest and the Genius it probably isn't cost effective for them to import two almost identical gloves and lead to possible consumer confusion.
  10. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    Hey Josh,

    You nailed it. I may be overgeneralizing, but the Genius seems to be Tempest with a gaiter in the guantlet.

    Expect to hear form REV'IT! re' the Infinity

  11. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    Not sure if folks have seen it, but we have started a REV'IT! FAQ section on the first post in this thread.

    REV'IT! FAQ

    Feel free to post any other common questions here and we will append and answer them.

    Anthony
  12. Badger278

    Badger278 Been here awhile

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    In general I hate (dislike) answering questions about how warm or cold something is good for. Every one of us has different feelings when it comes to what is comfortable, and weather conditions can vary from hot/humid-hot/dry-cold/damp-cold-dry and these have a great effect on your comfort as well.

    What I can say is that the Infinity wicks well, and is likely to be usable in moderately hot weather, but it is not mesh, and can't be expected to perform like a t-shirt either. :)

    As for the Genius/Tempest, they are EXACTLY the same other than the gauntlet. :norton
  13. GS N RVN

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    Pants arrived today. Length seems good, but a lot of room in the waist. I can bunch up about 2" with my hand. I can cinch it down with the belt, but is this too loose? Fit around legs seems ok with liner.

    I will call the shop tomorrow.

    JW



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    Hey GS,
     
    Thanks for dropping a line. Hopefully the new Cayenne Pro is treating you well. Such a great jacket.
     
    Based on size charts and what I have seen, it is looking like you will be right in the sweet spot of a 54 Short for REV'IT! numeric sized pants. You did measure your waist around your belly-button, correct? Your jeans waist size goes out the window with REV'IT!. Their pants are designed for a much higher waist.
     
    UPDATE:
    After talking with Jerry and taking a deeper dive he will be a 56 regular based on being a bit taller and needing a longer inseam.
    
    Color is really up to you. Naturally the lighter colors will be slightly cooler in the Summer as they will reflect more of the suns rays. We sell an equal amount of both.

    Give us a ring tomorrow if you like and we will be more than happy to fill in any blanks you have on the Turbine Pant features or any other REV'IT! warm weather pants options in the lineup for that matter.

    Also did you see the Comet Glove which was just released? It is a great new addition to REV'IT!'s hot weather lineup for 2009. Easily their best textile adventure glove to date. Just a thought.

    Looking forward to hearing back.

    Anthony

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    Patrick sold me a Cayenne Pro (Light Grey -Red) and now I am ready to buy pants for the summer riding. Patrick suggested the turbine pant. What size and color do you guys recommend?

    Measurements are as follows:

    Hips: 40 1/4"
    Waist: 41"
    Outseam: 43 1/2"
    Inseam: 31"

    I wear my pants over my boots (Aerostich Sidi Combat Lites).

    Thanks

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  14. OftKilted

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    While I can understand the dislike of giving something an expected thermal range, this information even in a limited form can provide valuable insight to buyers. Even comparing it to other garments in your own line can provide help. (As a note of comparison, both Scorpion and Rukka both provide limited thermal information in their catalog for 2009. Scorpion provides temperature ranges [which are likely conservative], and Rukka has a rather hazy temperature bar, that doesn't give actual numbers, just a bar that goes from blue to red and a general indication of where the gear is expected to fall in that range.)

    As for the Infinity, thank goodness it doesn't behave like a t-shirt. They're not particularly good against road-rash ;-) And while they can be cool, wind and sun burn aren't my favorites.

    I am extremely encouraged with the comments on the wicking aspect of the material. It sounds that with a solid base-layer for a given expected temperature it will give users much flexibility.

    The confirmation that the only difference between the Genius and the Tempest is the gauntlet sounds like I may be looking back at the Tempest for cold and wet weather gloves. My Kelvin's tend to get rather soggy in the rain, even with the waterproof liner.

    Question:
    With the addition of the Gore-Tex to the stable of available materials, can we (hopefully) look forward to the possibility of Gore-Tex Pro Shell Leather gear coming from Rev'IT? (And that gear coming to the U.S.?)

    Thanks again!
  15. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    Interested in the answer to the Gore-Tex shell question...

  16. KullZilla

    KullZilla Work Hard, Play Harder

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    For those interested, the new AFX Dual Sport Helmets have been on backorder for months and just came back in stock.

    There are gonna go quick, we have them for sale at 103.99


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  17. advnirvana

    advnirvana Been here awhile

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    Do you have dark visors available for the AFX also?
    Thanks
    Andy
  18. BoochZilla

    BoochZilla Metal.Moto.Mania.

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    Hey Nirvana,

    We do have them.

    AFX FX-37 Shield

    Light Smoke ($26.99)
    Dark Smoke ($26.99)
    Silver Mirror ($32.99)

    Happy to help you out.

    Anthony

  19. ovenking

    ovenking Unfloppable

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    I just noticed the Factor pants now come in a short size as well...was this option recently added or am I just really inattentive when placing orders???

    The SM regular I got isn't bad, but I think the SM short would just fit me better overall, esp. with placement of the knee pad.

    Think I might just have to do an exchange...
  20. BoochZilla

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