Teiz Motorsports One Piece Riding Suits - Official Thread

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by TheNedster, Feb 14, 2009.

  1. keiji

    keiji Long timer

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    Nikwax is a wax based DWR. I haven't read anything specific on the mixing of wax with the others.

    Most, if not all nylon/polyester technical fabrics are coated with a DWR from the mill they are produced from. If the lombard beaded water at all when it arrived, then it had a coating.

    What happens when you coat a fluorocarbon dwr with silicone is that some sticks, but is otherwise repelled by the fluorocarbon. So it is water-repellent for a very short time. However, if you try to coat it with a fluorocarbon based DWR again, the residual silicone will repel that!

    The net result is that you get a garment that wets out very easily :cry.
  2. El Birdo

    El Birdo Been here awhile

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    What a thread.:eek1 I had to read throught it all before going to bed. Great posts and replies and customer service :thumb

    I'm close to purchasing a Lombard and have a question seeing as some things came up during the read.....

    For the guys who have had the Lombard.....Anyone DISLIKE the fact that the zips run up instead of down?

    Can anyone comment on sleeve length as far as it feels shorter or longer than expected? I'm on the long arm side so I don't want it to fit too short.

    How about photos of the liner outside of its shell.


    Of course I need to decided on size now I'm stuck between ordering a M,L or M-Tall..

    I appreciate everyones input....all 1525 posts
  3. Spam16v

    Spam16v Squid Rocket

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    i'm a long arm/long torso and i have a regular ventura jacket, and it's spot on. i was warned, long is LONG.
  4. El Birdo

    El Birdo Been here awhile

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    :D :D :D I couldn't wait for your responses so I just had to order one --grey. :D :D :D
  5. teizms

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    Thanks for the support and the order.
    There are multiple opinions on the zip direction. we feel this works well because its one motion of going down and coming up. you will be able to form an opinion soon :)
  6. El Birdo

    El Birdo Been here awhile

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    You're welcome :D
  7. inmate-n00b

    inmate-n00b Ciao, Marco

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    So GHAZI, does the Lombard come with any factory waterproofing?

    Is it safe to put a silicone based spray on it?

    I just bought a bunch of cans from walmart, dangit!! :bluduh
  8. teizms

    teizms Long timer

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    hello,
    no it does not come with any factory water proofing and you can use silicone based sprays. they actually work very well with the lombard
  9. Gray Dragon

    Gray Dragon Geezer rider

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    I checked my order status and the payment is listed as: IPN Verified [Completed (Unverified)]

    Is this normal since the product hasn't yet shipped, or do I need to do something?

    Thanks

    Kevin
  10. teizms

    teizms Long timer

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    worry not. everythin is fine with yr order
  11. Gray Dragon

    Gray Dragon Geezer rider

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    Thanks
  12. splat matt

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    So what would be the best way to waterproof the garment silicone sprays or a product like NIKWAX?
  13. ErikY.

    ErikY. Here, Now.

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    I bought the suit that's in the original thread. Got it last year and have used it a fair bit in shoulder season and Winter.
    Great bang for buck, great service.
    Cheers,
    Erik
  14. splat matt

    splat matt ::.::::..::.:::.::::

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    Anyone in the Ohio area (Dayton or Columbus) that may want to meet and show off their Lombard suit?

    Matt
  15. cccbarkbuster

    cccbarkbuster Been here awhile

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    Just pulled the trigger for a Lombard in hi-viz orange pending trial fit for sizing! Hope it arrives before it gets hot.
  16. teizms

    teizms Long timer

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    the siclicone sprays work well but i think some customers have also commented about having success with nikwax
  17. MillCreek

    MillCreek ADV Risk Manager

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    For several years, I have washed my motorcycle textile gear using Nikwax products from REI. When my Lombard needs cleaning, I will use Nikwax on it as well.

    I clean the gear first using a mild liquid detergent and then use the Nikwax TX Direct Wash In Waterproofer. I have used Granger's combined product: one step wash and waterproofer and did not have as good results as the Nikwax products.
  18. GHO100

    GHO100 Crazy George

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  19. teizms

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  20. cccbarkbuster

    cccbarkbuster Been here awhile

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