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Discussion in 'Vendors' started by REV'IT!, Apr 30, 2014.

  1. SRTie4k

    SRTie4k Northeast Explorer

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    Hey Rev'It, I have a suggestion.

    You guys really need to put more ventilation holes in your back protectors, or redesign them as "mesh". Your RV series back protectors just simply don't flow enough air, especially if you compare it to something like the Dainese Pro Armor back protector, which is fully mesh and still CE level 2.

    There are tons of back protectors which have much better airflow than yours, and yours leaves me with a very sweaty back on hot days, despite the fact I'm wearing your Tornado 2 (and previously the Airwave 2) mesh jacket.

    Aside from that one gripe, I do love your gear.
  2. REV'IT!

    REV'IT! Motorcycle apparel

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    Thanks for the suggestion SRTie4k, we'll pass it along to our design team.

    Happy Riding,

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  3. REV'IT!

    REV'IT! Motorcycle apparel

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    Hey AdvRiders!

    What do most of you wear under your riding gear during summer? Did you know that wearing proper moisture wicking base layers could tremendously increase your comfort in hot weather? It seems counterintuitive to put on extra layers in already hot conditions but we combine highly stretchable yarns with strategically placed engineered knitting patterns (following the so-called body mapping principle) to help draw moisture away from areas of the body that need it the most. By drawing moisture away from the body, it can quickly evaporate and keep the rider comfortable.

    Check out our Airborne summer base layers.
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  4. deadflagblues

    deadflagblues I need more bikes

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    Always rock Nike Dri-FIT under my gear.

    Great pic! My friend owns the house in your advert.
  5. Frenchman83

    Frenchman83 Adventurer

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    Under Armor Tech shirts and shorts
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  6. brock29609

    brock29609 '17 V-Strom 650 rider

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    Rev'it!, do you all sell your short connection zippers? That size appears to be impossible to buy in the USA.
  7. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    Do you need both sides or just one side?
  8. brock29609

    brock29609 '17 V-Strom 650 rider

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    I don't have an immediate need for either, but I like to keep them around for when I add non-Rev'it items to my collection. Most of my stuff is Rev'it but some of it is not.
  9. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    If Rev'it won't help you out with this I probably have some extra zippers. Not sure if all the short length zippers are the same length between all clothing sizes (probably are) so you would have to let me know the length of your existing stuff you want to match to make sure my stuff is the same.
  10. brock29609

    brock29609 '17 V-Strom 650 rider

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    That would be great. The problem with Rev'it zippers is that they're the YKK Vislon 8VS. In America all our zippers are the 8V. The 8VS and 8V are incompatible.

    I'm looking for 8" zippers, but I can easily shorten any that are longer. I have a little baggy full of zipper stops.
  11. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    I'll look around this evening to make sure the ones I have are 8". Trust me, I know all about zipper matching issues.
  12. Goettens

    Goettens Been here awhile

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    I bought a pair of Revit Alaska Goretex gloves, the label on it is just like on this picture.

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    Mine also says "Style: Summit H2O". Is this info correct? At first I thought it was mislabeled, it actually is a legit Revit Alaska Goretex. :dunno

    Also, mine actually is a salesman sample too. Maybe it's a thing with those?

    Edit: forget it, found an issue with the stitching, I am returning it.
  13. swimmer

    swimmer armchair asshole

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    Totally forgot about this. This measures 8". It's the stock Rev'it zipper. I only use the long zipper . Send me a pm with your address if you want it. I assume I am just stick it in an envelope.

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  14. REV'IT!

    REV'IT! Motorcycle apparel

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    We don't usually sell these but if you need one at some point, feel free to contact our USA customer service and they'll be happy to help you out - info@revitusa.com

    Cheers,

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  15. REV'IT!

    REV'IT! Motorcycle apparel

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    Goettens,

    Could you please let us know where these were purchased?

    Thank you,
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  16. glbtrekker

    glbtrekker Adventurer

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    @REV'IT! can you help me with a suggestion for the right adventure suit? I live in the southern part of the US and ride in conditions from freezing temperatures in the winter to upper 90’s in the summer. I ride a larger adv bike in all conditions from off-road to twisties and highspeed freeway usage. My three greatest concerns in order of importance are abrasion resistance, ventilation and fit.

    I like the looks of the Sand 3 jacket and pants, but my concern is abrasion resistance as it’s only 500D in the knees and elbows?

    Unfortunately, my local shops only carry the Wind Jacket, and the material on the elbows seemed to be incredibly thin, is the Sand 3 material a lot heavier? Or should I consider something else?

    Also, what about fit? I’m 5’10” and #165, with a really short torso and very long and skinny legs (arms too ). I measure 39” Chest, 38” at the navel and #36 at the waist (I typically wear a size 34 waist…36 is usually too big). My inseam is 34.” What size would you recommend? Thanks!
  17. flux_capacitor

    flux_capacitor I know a shortcut!

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    I see you’re in East TN. I’d suggest a ride over to Eurosport Asheville. They have a good selection of Rev’It. I live in Atlanta and NOBODY stocks it here which is unbelievable to me. Also I wear a Sand 3 jacket and feel like it’s very well built and versatile too. Over 90 it’s not meshy enough but close. Good luck.
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  18. NZRalphy

    NZRalphy I'm not half as good as I think I thought I was

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    Hey gbltrekker I had the same issue and I the end went with the Dominator gtx. It is more expensive but gosh what a jacket! Super pleased. Note that it is heavy and took 6mth to soften.

    Revzilla will allow free returns so order two different sizes and return the one that doesn't fit.
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  19. REV'IT!

    REV'IT! Motorcycle apparel

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    Hey glbtrekker,

    Finding one jacket and pant combo that does absolutely everything is going to be tough. Since abrasion resistance is your highest priority, leather will serve you best. A jacket and pant combo like Ignition 3 will give you great abrasion resistance thanks to the leather in the high impact areas and versatility to wear in pretty much any weather conditions as it has large mesh panels for hot weather as well as a thermal and waterproof liners. If you prefer a combo that is more "Adventure" oriented, the Cayenne Pro combo also has leather at the high impact points for maximum abrasion resistance. Although this Combo is more summer oriented, you may be able to wear it year round with proper mid-layers made specifically to wear underneath jackets like Cayenne Pro.

    Although jackets like Sand 3 don't have leather inserts, keep in mind that the PWR|shell 500D fabric is still highly durable. This material is our take on Cordura®. Consisting of 100% high-performance Polyamide yarns, PWR|shell takes the best properties of Cordura® - high melting point, tremendous tear- and abrasion-resistance. In addition, the CE-Level 2 SEEFLEX™ armor offers very large coverage and protects you from not just impact but road rash as well in case the exterior material does wear through.

    As far as size and fit, it'll vary based on which garment you choose. If you have an idea on which combo you are leaning toward, let us know and we'll recommend a size. Otherwise, please refer to our size chart for reference.

    Cheers,

    REV'IT!
  20. REV'IT!

    REV'IT! Motorcycle apparel

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    Hey AdvRiders,

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    Adventures await!

    REV'IT!