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    October 3, 2012
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Roland Sands RSD Ronin Leather Jacket The RSD Limited Set utilizes exclusive oiled leather to create a limited edition collection of riding jackets and accessories. Much like every custom RSD bike, the merging of heritage and modern components creates the perfect combination of style and function. RSD jackets are built to ride, but still retain everyday comfort. Roland Sand Design's fit program ensures subtle ergonomic fit and functionality, and armor-ready styles provide pockets for RSD CE certified armor. Features Detailed caf style, with shorty snap collar and front zip pockets RSD Limited Set hand finished washed and waxed cowhide (Main body leather thickness 1.2mm) Performance riding fit, with rotated, pre-curved sleeves, dropped back length, and relaxed collar opening Perforated leather interior trims Perforated sleeve venting Sleeve zip pocket Side zipper waist adjust Zip close cuffs Satin poly lining with custom RSD repeat numbers heat emboss Soft lined electronics security pocket Stretch mesh cargo stuff pockets Zip close interior chest pocket Armor ready shoulder, elbow, and back protector pockets
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Slim fitting & stylish, more fashion than protection
PostedJuly 22, 2013
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PDXgearhoarder
From Portland
State:OR
Rider Type:Road Warrior
Age:45-54
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Protection & Durability 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Air Flow 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Features 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Fit
Small
Slightly Small
Large
It's almost a casual jacket than a full blown riding jacket. Also if you've got a bit of a gut like me it can be a bit snug. But it's very soft and supple and I love the light clay color. I bought both the black and clay, with only the black with shoulder and elbow armor for actual riding. I might go ahead and put armor in the clay, but lately I'm wearing it more off the bike than on. The wrist zips are a bit snug as well. Still a great jacket though.
Rides: 2006 Yamaha YZF-R1
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Klim Latitude 840 Pants Gore-Tex 2-layer performance shell Guaranteed to keep you dry CE-rated integrated armor system 840d Cordura laminate exterior used throughout High-mobility active fit patterning Max flow ventilation 4 ports 2 thigh intakes 2 rear leg exhausts 1 external thigh pocket Mesh comfort liner Jacket-to-pant zipper integration system Comfort-fit stretch panel in seat area Raised waist back with elastic fit Side waist adjustment straps Industrial grade 3M scotchlite Reflective panels and trim Reinforced knees and high-abrasion zones Leather inner knee and lower leg Adjustable boot cuff with zippered expansion Panel and snap closures Rubber coated buttons YKK zippers throughout
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Slim-fit, no snow skirt, but great waterproof pants
PostedNovember 12, 2012
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PDXgearhoarder
From Portland
State:OR
Rider Type:Road Warrior
Age:35-44
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Air Flow 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Fit
Small
Slightly Small
Large
I'm about a 35 inch waist and got a Medium and they're definitely tight on me, but the height is just right. Overall the fit is snug but feels very secure, and the materials and protection offered are pretty stellar. And they're definitely waterproof as my drenched downpour commutes can attest. The lack of a snow skirt doesn't really bother me. I wish they had a little more reflective material in them, but otherwise I'm really happy with them.
Rides: 2006 Yamaha YZF-R1
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Klim Latitude 840 Jacket Featuring a full-body Cordura GORE-TEX laminate construction, the Latitude delivers guaranteed waterproofness, excellent breathability and uncompromised protection and durability in a package of tremendous value. The GORE-TEX membrane is laminated directly to an 840 denier Cordura shell material. The result is a jacket ready for any adventure. Features Gore-Tex 2-layer performance shell Guaranteed to keep you dry CE-rated integrated armor system (D3O armor upgrades available for purchase separately) 840d Cordura laminate exterior High-mobility active fit patterning Max flow ventilation 5 ports 2 arm and 2 pit zips intakes 1 back exhaust 6 external pockets [2 long chest map pockets, 3 cargo pockets, 1 sleeve i.d. pocket 4 internal pockets [2 zippered, 2 open stash 1 secret internal pocket Mesh comfort liner Jacket-to-pant zipper integration system Zippered waist/hip expansion panel Adjustable waist cinch straps 2 sleeve adjustment straps Lined comfort collar Velcro adjustable wrist closures Industrial grade 3m scotchlite Reflective panels and trim
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great heavy-duty, slim-fit waterproof jacket
PostedNovember 12, 2012
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PDXgearhoarder
From Portland
State:OR
Rider Type:Road Warrior
Age:35-44
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 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Fit
Small
Slightly Large
Large
You pay a little extra, but then you get a higher level of thoroughness and consideration in the design and eventual performance of the piece. It's really well made, but it's very stiff ballistic nylon and will take a little breaking in. Arm and pit zip vents seem to work well, and the cuffs are easily operable with one gloved hand.
My ONLY gripe with this jacket are the two waist pockets at the front. Lift up the top flap and you'll see that a bit of the pocket body comes up as well, intending to be rolled down so that it protects its contents better once velcroed in place. Not quite a dry bag, but it's meant to be better than a regular pocket. The only problem is when riding, with the front of the jacket at times bunching up, the top flap closure doesn't stay on the velcro and your keys or whatever can get a little damp. Otherwise the thing is pretty bomber.
The zip to the Pant is a bit tougher to get to and operate than in other jacket-pant combinations, but once it's in place again it's very secure and comfortable. I really like this jacket.
Rides: 2006 Yamaha YZF-R1
Yes, I recommend this product.
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REV'IT! Tour Winter Socks The fabrics used in REV'IT socks quickly wick moisture away from the skin, while ventilation channels keep the feet cool, dry, and comfortable. REV'IT adds pure Merino wool for extra insulation to keep your feet warm even on the longest winter touring ride. The anatomically shaped foot-bed supports and cushions your feet, providing support where they need it the most. 29 MICROFIBER, 22 POLYAMIDE, 19 MERINO WOOL, 12 ROBUR, 11 MYTLAN, 5 ACRYLIC, 2 ELASTANE
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
LOVE these socks.
PostedOctober 29, 2012
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PDXgearhoarder
From Portland
State:OR
Rider Type:Road Warrior
Age:35-44
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Air Flow 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Fit
Small
Slightly Large
Large
These babies are articulated like you wouldn't believe. Rev'it's sock designers are not kidding around. Every panel seems to have a purpose and built-in functionality. Even the color blocking makes sense. The inner yellow stripe is to remind you that it's the medial side of the sock. The left is designed for the left, the right for the right. For gear geeks, it's pretty awesome. I don't know what all the panels are meant to do, but I do know that these socks are incredibly comfortable, don't move around in my boot, aren't soaked at the end of the ride, and haven't shrunk by much at all. Bomber socks. Worth every cent.
Rides: 2006 Yamaha YZF-R1
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Arai Dual Pane SAI Faceshield Dual pane SAI face shield for the Arai Corsair V, Defiant, RX-Q, Vector 2, Signet-Q and Defiant Helmets.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Fantastic against fogging.
PostedOctober 29, 2012
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PDXgearhoarder
From Portland
State:OR
Rider Type:Road Warrior
Age:35-44
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Style 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Protection & Durability 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Air Flow 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Loud
Weight
Light
Slightly Heavy
Heavy
Vision
Narrow
Exceptionally Wide
Wide
I've got the hi-viz Arai paired with this dual-pane and it's great. My morning commute can be as long as 45 minutes, which is a long time to be breathing in and out underneath a helmet that's being rained on, but I'll only get the smallest penny-sized amount of fogging down around the nostril areas toward the tail end of the ride. Otherwise the visibility and anti-fog longevity is outstanding. The best anti-fog solution I've tried.
Rides: 2006 Yamaha YZF-R1
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Klim Balaclava The lower half is constructed using WINDSTOPPER for complete protection from the wind while the upper half is constructed with Coolmax reducing heat under your helmet and controlling moisture from sweating. A Lycra stretch back panel along with ergonomic patterning has created a perfect fitting balaclava. This technical head sock is guaranteed to be the most comfortable balaclava you have ever worn.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Best balaclava money can buy
PostedOctober 29, 2012
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PDXgearhoarder
From Portland
State:OR
Rider Type:Road Warrior
Age:35-44
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Style 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Pretty much perfect design and execution. The material over the head and face is soft, flexible, comfortable over the face, not too tight, very breathable, and warm under the helmet. I double up around the neck with the Klim neck gaiter and I'm pretty much impermeable to wind or rain once the helmet with pin lock is on. Very comfortable. It still leaves some marks on the face after wearing for a length of time, like the morning commute, but the comfort and warmth it provides is well worth it.
Rides: 2006 Yamaha YZF-R1
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Icon Highway Hanky It is no way to live dust-choked nostrils and lungs backfiring from the spent fumes of open pipes. The Icon One Thousand Highway Hanky addresses these particulate needs of the modern rider with a distinctly low-tech solution. A finely woven cotton outer layer combined with a microfleece lining allow the hanky to be worn as either a mask or as an insulating neck gasket. Equally adept for robbing stagecoaches, reducing inhaled dust, or preventing ride-numbing neckline drafts, the Highway Hanky provides a barrier against those that would do you harm. Features Custom metal snaps for size adjustments 100 cotton front 100 polyester fleece backed
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Soft fleece underbelly; only wish it were BIGGER
PostedOctober 29, 2012
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PDXgearhoarder
From Portland
State:OR
Rider Type:Road Warrior
Age:35-44
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Fit
Small
Slightly Small
Large
The fleece is pretty sweet. As a do-rag or bandit cover it's very soft and comfortable. But in the do-rag configuration, the top panel isn't quite large enough to be tucked underneath the snap enclosure. It would've been nicer if the Hanky was just bigger overall without the snap arrangement. It's a little thick to tie knots into, but that's okay. As it is, the snaps are just the right size for me; however, depending on your size head it might be a bit off, it's a bit of a crapshoot. But I'm stoked with both Hankies. Very stylish, soft, fits great, and absorbs more sweat than a regular cotton handkerchief.
Rides: 2006 Yamaha YZF-R1
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Icon Patrol Waterproof Gloves Eighty percent of the controls on a motorcycle are operated with your hands. The Patrol waterproof gloves were designed to keep you in control when the weather turns foul. The fully insulated and waterproof design provides maximum comfort and protection. The chassis is not only waterproof but features a mild precurve design to reduce hand fatigue. The palm is constructed of Battlehide goatskin for optimum feedback yet maintaining durability. Reinforced rubber knuckle armor covers the backhand along with a reflective graphics package. Finally, an integrated goggle wipe built into the thumb helps keep your shield clear. Waterproof textile chassis Abrasion resistant premium grade Battlehide goatskin palm Reinforced rubber knuckle armor Reflective graphics Goggle wipe on thumb Precurved palm and finger design
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Great bang for the buck, just OK rain protection
PostedOctober 29, 2012
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PDXgearhoarder
From Portland
State:OR
Rider Type:Road Warrior
Age:35-44
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Style 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Protection & Durability 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Air Flow 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Fit
Small
Slightly Large
Large
First ride in full downpour and they got soaked through, so they're not fully waterproof that's for certain. But then again they cost sub $100 so I didn't really expect them to be. What they are however are huge. I wear mediums in almost every glove ever made, but had to get the small in these, which fit me perfectly. Had the same issue with the Rimfire and Turnbuckle gloves - smalls are my mediums. Weird.
But anyway for what you pay these are great gloves. The gauntlets work great, the shield wiper on the left finger works better than other manufacturer's designs, and they are very plush and comfortable. They're just not 100% waterproof. But that's not going to keep me from wearing them with my Icon Patrol jacket and pant combo. It's all about the hook-up for this little camper.
Rides: 2006 Yamaha YZF-R1
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Icon Patrol Waterproof Overpants Anyone who has ridden in the rain knows it's your legs that bear the brunt of the precipitation. From tire spray to wind blast to passing vehicles - keeping your lower half dry has been a challenge. Until now. Introducing The Patrol Waterproof Pant. Built using the same materials and techniques as the jacket, the Patrol Waterproof Pant will go the distance with unmatched safety, comfort, and weather protection. To keep out the wind and rain, the abrasion resistant nylon chassis is fully seam-sealed and includes full-leg waterproof YKK zippers and quick action magnetic storm flaps. Housed within the chassis is a full complement of Field Armor CE approved impact protectors. Finally, the 3M reflective graphics package ensures you'll be seen on the darkest nights. Features Removable Icon CE field armor impact protector knee Removable Icon CE field armor impact protector hip Waterproof seam sealed construction YKK waterproof zippers Magnetic storm flap closures 3M reflective panels Six storage pockets Full-length side zippers Removable suspender system These pants are sized to fit as overpants. If you wear a size 34 pant-buy a size 34 Patrol Overpant if you intend to wear them over your jeans. If you plan on running commando-buy a size 32
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
3 / 5
It's nice, I like it, but I wish it were better made.
PostedOctober 29, 2012
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PDXgearhoarder
From Portland
State:OR
Rider Type:Road Warrior
Age:35-44
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Air Flow 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Here's the problem: the last snap on the left inner gaiter fell out. This is the inner sleeve that's designed to keep spray out of your jeans; there are three snap closures at the bottom, and the last one closest to the ankle just fell out of its enclosure in the fabric. So now I can't snap closed the inner sleeve all the way and have to make do with just the two snaps protecting my pant cuff from getting soaked.
And I'm not going to return it because it's such a small defect that I can live with it, but I wish Icon, when they source these types of designs, would make sure that even the most insignificant snap closure isn't going to fall out or fail on first wearing, literally the first time I put them on. That sort of thing doesn't inspire a lot of confidence in the rest of the garment's design or construction.
Rides: 2006 Yamaha YZF-R1
No, I do not recommend this product.
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Icon Women's Federal Jacket Hand cut and machine sewn from the finest Brazilian cowhide, the Federal jacket is available with two unique finishes. The black jacket features a drum-dyed antique leather finish with a refined matte finish. The red Federal features an aniline-dyed natural grain treated with a hand-applied waxed leather finish. The pattern was developed over years of testing for maximum performance on bike, and maximum impact off. Internally the Federal packs a full complement of D3O CE approved impact protectors shoulders, elbows, and a CE approved back protector. Oversized YKK zippers, with a tactical black oxide finish, provide the secure closure. Removable insulated vest liner provides additional core warmth when needed. The Federal jacket, the professionals' choice. Features ICON WOMENS SPECIFIC FIT BLACK DRUM-DYED ANTIQUE FINISHED BRAZILIAN COWHIDE SMART RED ANALINE-DYED NATURAL GRAIN BRAZILIAN COWHIDE D3O CE CERTIFIED ELBOW AND SHOULDER IMPACT PROTECTORS D3O VIPER CE CERTIFIED BACK PROTECTOR CUSTOM YKK ZIPPERS QUILTED SATIN VEST LINER WAIST CINCH BELT
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
My lovely wife loves this coat
PostedOctober 29, 2012
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PDXgearhoarder
From Portland
State:OR
Rider Type:Road Warrior
Age:35-44
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 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
She's pretty stoked about getting this as a present. It looks sexy and it's got D3O armor as well, so it's as functional as it is fashionable. It's VERY red, so just be prepared to stand out in a crowd. The red just looks incredible.
Rides: 2006 Yamaha YZF-R1
Yes, I recommend this product.
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