DarkMark
 
 
 
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    November 6, 2012
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    June 24, 2013
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Alpinestars Toucan Gore-Tex Boots Features Innovative lateral ankle protection with supporting biomechanical link between the upper boot and the lower foot structure provides support and control Medial side structure is contoured for perfect fit and flexibility fit, with reinforced polymer sculpturing for grip and protection against bikes heat and impact Advanced TPU protection layer covers the internal heel counter and toe box enhancing support and rigidity in key impact areas Coated leather panel forms the outer surface of the toe box providing effective abrasion and weather resistance Heel is encased in a molded external protector for increased impact dissipation and absorption Ankle protector is carefully shaped around the ankle bone, with reduced volume, to optimize protection and comfort High modulus shin guard incorporates an innovative, vertical, flex blade system offering improved forward and rearward control and a high level of impact and abrasion resistance Advanced instep and Achilles accordion flex zone construction gives superior comfort, control and support Medial surface stamped calf suede panel improves grip and protection Wide entry aperture for convenience, with secure upper TPR and Velcro closure flap to allow broad ranging calf fit adjustment and support. Boot can be worn under and over riding pants and denims for adaptability Closure system features 2 aluminum buckles for security with memory adjustment and a quick release locking system featuring a self-aligning design for easy, precise, and reliable closure Screw fixed buckle base is replaceable Upper collar and inner lining are formed with breathable mesh for riding comfort and freshness Full waterproof and breathable Gore-Tex lining ensures 100 moisture protection while maintaining high levels of perspiration exchange Removable anatomic structured footbed Internal toe box and heel counter are built-in, under the outer skin for robust protection Unique Alpinestars advanced sole construction, fully perimeter stitched, is fully replaceable. The sole construction includes a structured midsole and rigid insole with an integrated steel shank for excellent feel and rigid comfort and safety The Toucan Gore-Tex boot is CE certified
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Excellent protection with comfort
PostedJune 24, 2013
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DarkMark
From Singapore
State:WA
Rider Type:Adventurer
Age:45-54
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Style 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Comfort 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Air Flow 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Fit
Small
Slightly Large
Large
Footbed
Narrow
Average
Wide
I wanted a boot that protected my foot and ankle but that didn't feel like a ski boot if I wanted to walk at all. These fit the bill for me.
Solid boot. Sturdy platform for standing on pegs. Waterproof. Can walk without looking like a robot. I wear a 9 1/2 and got size 9 and they are fine with boot socks.
I just rode from Singapore to Bangkok in 2 1/2 days. Through rain and topical heat and I still love them. No real complaints except you will have a tough time pulling jeans over them but I won't wear these if I'm going for a ride that I would wear jeans on.
Rained for the last day of the ride and the boots kept the rain out. Feet never felt too hot but I wouldn't call them cool either but I wasn't looking or that.
These boots are spendy but I believe they will be well worth the money I spent if I ever need them in a situation I never want to find myself. I don't feel like I need to crash to feel like the money was worth it. These are outstanding boots and comfortable to walk around in.
I wore them for eleven hours, two days in a row and three more on the last day without complaint on the boots. I did have them tighter than need be but corrected that and they were great.
Go ahead, you're worth it.
Rides: 2011 Suzuki DL650 V-Strom
Yes, I recommend this product.
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REV'IT! Tornado Pants The REV'IT! TORNADO trousers combine maximum cooling, through air mesh panels, with abrasion-resistant fabric and CE-approved armor at the knees, to give you ultimate temperature flexibility in adventure touring trousers. Like the REV'IT! TORNADO jacket, the trousers are equipped with the all-new 2-in-1 liners that combine a 100 waterproof membrane with a thermal insulated liner, which are easily zipped out and stowed away for hot weather days. These trousers are so practical and easy to get on and off (with or without liners), thanks to the full length zippers, that you're going to wonder how you ever lived without them. REVIT PROTECTION FEATURES Outer shell polyester rib, PWRshell mesh, polyester 600D, PWRwax 500D, PWRshell 500D stretch, polyester dull 600D, 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 knees, perforated EVA foam at hips Visibility laminated reflection at upper legs and calves ERGONOMIC FEATURES Fit tour fit, regular Adjustability adjustment straps at waist, adjustment tab at ankles Ventilation ventilation panels at legs Features short connection zipper, elastic at waistband, adjustable protector pockets, easy entrance zipper Pockets slit pockets NOTE The Tornado Pants run 1 size larger compared to other REV'IT! Pants and to what the size charts indicate. If you measure up to be a size 52, you should go with a 50 instead.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Very nice pants
PostedDecember 24, 2012
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DarkMark
From Singapore
State:WA
Rider Type:Adventurer
Age:45-54
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Style 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
FIRST! Read the sizing instructions for this model!
I tried to buy airwave but they didn't have my size. I went to, these in a similar size and they were 2 sizes too big.
After reading the sizing instructions and talking to a rep I reordered these and they are perfect.
I live in the tropics and need good airflow and good protection. These provide both. Pants are warm standing still and my fairing keeps me out of the wind but to get pants with armor these offer a good compromise.
I won't be using the liner even though it will help with rain, I just don't think I can tolerate the thermal insulation. I'll be wearing a rain suit over these pants and my airwave jacket when I get hit with the daily cloudburst.
Wile these fit well, I will be adding some suspenders to keep them up as they are a bit looser without the liner in place.
Overall I'm very happy with these pants and would recommend them for summer riding and withy he liner probably into a mild winter.
Rides: 2011 Suzuki DL650 V-Strom
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Held Air Hero Gloves The gloves formerly known as the Held Air Stream! Palm is highly abrasion-resistant sweat-resistant and colorfast kangaroo leather Back is ventilated mesh (100 polyester with leather detailing Unlined palm Back is fully lined with Kevlar and Cool Max Adjustable Velcro closure at cuff Special step seam prevents pressure points on inner hand and enhances feel Fingers are perforated with mesh sides Hard plastic knuckle protection Side of hand and ball of thumb are reinforced Side of hand and fingers are protected with Superfabric
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Nice gloves. Gauntlet is confusing
PostedNovember 13, 2012
Customer avatar
DarkMark
From Singapore
State:PR
Rider Type:Adventurer
Age:45-54
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Style 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Fit
Small
Slightly Large
Large
These gloves are nice. I measured out to a size 9. thumb fits but the fingers are a bit long. Isn't a huge problem since I am not doing much more than braking, shifting and raising my face shield.
These gloves allow a lot of airflow. The gauntlet is confusing because it restricts some of the airflow into sleeves and on the arms. For true hot weather gloves these w/o the gauntlet would probably be perfect.
I recommend them for protection in hot weather but would probably opt for a short glove next time around.
I live in the tropics where it is always 80-85 degrees F and 60-80% humidity
Rides: 2011 Suzuki DL650 V-Strom
Yes, I recommend this product.
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2of 2voted this as helpful.
 
REV'IT! Airwave Jacket Let the air in on those hot summer days, when the heat of the tarmac seems to burn right through the soles of your feet. There's just no excuse not to get on your bike when you have the REV'IT Airwave jacket. It allows for maximum airflow to keep you cool, whilst keeping you well protected with a combination of durable PWR shell fabric at the impact zones and strong mesh fabric at the chest, back, and arms. Available in 5 striking color combinations, to match either the black or silver Airwave trousers. PROTECTION FEATURES Outer shell polyester 600D , PWRshell mesh , Lorica reg, polyester rib , polyester 600D EN471 Visibility laminated reflection at upper arms and back Protection fully perforated EVA foam at back , Knox Flexiform CE protection at shoulders and elbows , CE prepared for Knox Advance X CE back protector ERGONOMIC FEATURES Fit tour fit , regular Adjustability adjustment straps at hips, adjustment tabs at collar, upper arms and cuffs Ventilation ventilation panels at chest, back and arms Features jeans loop, short connection zipper Pockets inner pockets, slit pockets Please Note The size small Airwave jacket only accepts the Ladies Knox TP2 back protector . All other sizes of the Airwave take the standard Knox TP2 back protector . Additional Note The shoulders and side accent panels on the Silver/Neon and Silver/Red colorways are black, not dark grey as shown in product images.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great here in the tropics
PostedNovember 6, 2012
Customer avatar
DarkMark
From Singapore
State:WA
Rider Type:Adventurer
Age:45-54
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
I bought this for use in throughout southeast Asia. I live in Singapore where it is 80-85 degrees everyday and 60-80% humidity and this coat is excellent.
Warm when you stop but not overbearing. Once you get rolling it is great. I wear long sleeve under armor heat gear under this coat and it works wonderfully.
The staff at Revzilla were helpful in finding the right size and it is perfect. I couldn't be happier.
I am 5'9" and weigh 180 and I wear a Large
Rides: 2011 Suzuki DL650 V-Strom
Yes, I recommend this product.
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