Energieko
 
 
 
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    May 3, 2012
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    April 22, 2013
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Pro Grip Rim Tape Features Simple Application on clean dry surfaces Enough tape for both sides of two wheels 7mm X 6 meters Includes applicator
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
2 rolls not necessary
PostedApril 22, 2013
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Energieko
From Bloomfield
State:NJ
Rider Type:Commuter
Age:18-24
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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After reading some of the other reviews, I was scared that I would need to order two. Other reviewers say that you CAN and WILL mess up, and they give you no extra tape. Based on the reviews I thought this was down to the millimeter and there was zero play or room for error, literally.
In reality, by the time I finished I had at least a foot left, which may not seem like much, but if you don't mess up too severely, you at least have a few spare inches on each wheel to get the gap to close properly. A tip I recommend and did myself is that instead of trying to get the edges to match up perfectly, just have one overlap the starting edge slightly. This kit comes with an applicator. If you have front and rear stands (which I did) you can simply feed the tape, hold the applicator firmly in place and spin the wheel around by hand. Use scissors while you are still holding the applicator, and snip the end, and then overlap the starting point by an inch or two.
If you do each wheel fairly well, you don't need a second roll and you may end up with a few inches to a foot left of tape to spare. If you are anticipating peeling all the tape from a wheel for a do-over, you won't make it. As for my rim size, this was done on a 2013 White Kawasaki 300. It is good and reflective.
Rides: 2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300
Yes, I recommend this product.
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REV'IT! Tornado Jacket The REV'IT! Tornado Motorcycle Jacket is built to be your secret weapon against the heat of summer. The REV'IT! Tornado combines durable open mesh panels that flow air better than the competitions, with REVIT! styling and features. The REV'IT! Tornado Jacket is equipped with CE-approved armor, so you dont have to sacrifice safety for comfort. And for the unexpected shower, or cooler day, a removable 2-layer inner jacket provides both waterproofing and insulation. Its wearable separately too, for added convenience when off the bike. REV'IT! PROTECTION FEATURES Outer shell polyester rib, PWRshell mesh, polyester 600D, Monaco Performance cowhide, neoprene, Lorica reg Insulation detachable 2-in-1 thermal liner and membrane Waterproofing detachable hydratex G-liner (5000mm H2O) Breathability detachable hydratex G-liner (5000g/m2/24hrs) Composition outer shell 86 polyamide, 14 polyester lining 100 polyester membrane 100 polyamide (100 polyurethane coating, insulation 100 polyester) Protection Knox Flexiform CE protection at shoulders and elbows Back Protector (sold separately) Seesoft Back Protector -Type KN Type KN / Size 106 fits 48-58 Visibility laminated reflection at chest and back ERGONOMIC FEATURES Fit tour fit, regular Adjustability UTA tab at cuffs, flexisnap, adjustment straps at hips and upper arms Ventilation ventilation panels at chest, back and arms Features collar hook, stretch lips at elbows, double short connection zipper Pockets slit pockets, inner pockets Note Tornado Jackets run 1 size larger compared to other REV'IT! Jackets and to what the size charts indicate. So if you measure up to be a size 52, you should go with a 50 instead.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Saved my skin, albiet too soon
PostedMay 3, 2012
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Energieko
From Bloomfield
State:NJ
Rider Type:Moto Newb
Age:18-24
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Protection & Durability 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Air Flow 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Fit
Small
True to Size
Large
I am surprised at how soon I had to put this gear to the test. I ordered this suit 8 days before I crashed and totaled my bike. I got out of it with nothing but a sore tailbone and a swollen and bruised hand. I am happy I had this fantastic jacket and pants. I am also upset that I had to use them so quickly, but my riding days are not over. The suit held up pretty well, as I said I hardly had a scratch on me. ALL THE GEAR ALL THE TIME!!!
A simple description of the accident was that I lost control in the curve on a 25 mph twisty road and low sided off the road onto dirt/rocks. It has two rips (the seat of the pants to one side, and a small section of elbow on the jacket) and and some spots with abrasion, but I plan to wash it, stitch it up, and continue to use it for the rest of this season.
I've tested with the liner and without, the ventilation is lovely and the insulation and waterproofing works like a charm. I am 6'1, 165 lbs, rather slim, and I went 48/48. The pants could use an inch or two more length (noticed when in the riding position) but the waist fits my 32 waist nicely, and also fit with jeans under and a heavy belt. I also went with the SASTEC back armor upgrade. I did size 1/12 and cut it up with a box cutter using the demo foam as a template. It cuts easy and there is a Revzilla video reviewing various armor that describes how it's done.
I wish I hadn't scuffed up and ripped such a nice suit in an accident so soon, but I would definitely buy this all over again if I didn't feel this one deserve a little more use. Likely next year. :)
Yes, I recommend this product.
 
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