Upcoming BMW Rallye 4 Suit

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Trancedancer, Aug 24, 2012.

  1. Trancedancer

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    Hey!
    I just heard rumours today, about an upcoming upgrade to the current BMW Rallye 3 Suit...the BMW Rallye 4 Suit, coming in march...anybody has any information at all about this? I am considering buying the 3 or the Touratech Companero Suit...but with the 4 around the corner, it might be worth some wait...anybody? :-b
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  2. Kurlee

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    Good! Hopefully that will bring down the prices on the Rallye 3.
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  3. Happy BMW

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    sounds good hope they use a differt color for the long sizes. black sucks in the summer and i have a hard time finding light colored rideing pants that i like
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    This.

    That's my only gripe about the R3; the pants I have are too big around the waist in order to get enough leg length.
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  5. Hikertrash

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    The only difference is the R4 will not be made of whale foreskin. With the new water boxer coming out, they thought it wouldn't be a good idea. I prefer the whale foreskin for it's durability so I'll stick with my R3.
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  6. Trancedancer

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    Thanks for replies! I have seen photos of the Rally 4 now...different colours, one grey and red, and another in blue, that I really liked! Also, there will be a "lite"-version of the Rally, cheaper but without a separate goretex-layer, goretex will be integrated into the jacket. Prices seemed similar, but I'm sure prices on Rally 3 will drop. :-)
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  7. Ron from BC

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    Are you going to share the pics you've seen??
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  8. Trancedancer

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    If I could, I would! I saw them at a dealers...so I don't have them myself. :-(
    But the blue one was really nice!!! And there were some minor designchanges as well...I think they will show up real soon, so keep an eye open!
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    You need to take your camera and get back there right now!! :wink:
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    Yeah.. I really want to see this thing.....zero info on the web and my local delear aint even heard of it as yet

    Wylde Bill
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  11. levain

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    Aren't they generally the last to know anything:lol3
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  12. bitwise

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    Saw some pics of the new colors and from what the dealer told me, blue on blue is replacing the black suit. I believe he said it was still the rallye 3. The other color was similar to the lighter suit, I think without the red bits though.

    They have pics of them at the dealership in SF. I think the black looks great, and was a little surprised to hear they are discontinuing it.
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  13. Hikertrash

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    I like the black suit, but purchased the grey jacket because it was $100 cheaper than the black one. Not sure the logic behind it, but that would certainly keep people from buying them.
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    Perhaps it's just where I live but the prices on the "outdated" BMW gear aren't that much better than when it was new.
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  15. yellowbirdrs

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    I think the new R4 it's going to be more expensive with the gortex fabric for the jacket. My guess is they will approach the Klim and the Rukka tags :cry. Also the R2P keep the value way to high for an undated suit so I don't really think the new R4 it's going to in the same price range.
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  16. Adventure MotoX

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    FWIW, The prices at my local BMW dealer have dropped dramatically on the Rallye 3.
    Im in Ottawa Canada...

    They were about 900$ here for the jacket and its now about 549 or 579$ - I cant remember.
    Pants are under 500$... In either the Black or the Grey/Blue
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    I read that they were introducing a new 'entry level' GS suit which was cheaper with a different design and color scheme etc but I thought the 'new' suit was just new colors on the existing R3 model (red/black/grey)
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  19. Happy BMW

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    The jacket looks like the R3P the pants look new
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