chauncerel
 
 
 
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    June 20, 2011
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Dainese Razon Leather Jacket The road flashing beneath your saddle, the wide open spaces of the prairie, the pulsing of the pistons you can feel in your arms and everywhere else as sunlight glints off the engine chrome, and choppers riding in formation roar down the road. Constructed in leather that is both thick and soft at the same time, the Razon jacket combines innovative technical solutions like patented Microelastic inserts with the essential style and strong character of the bikers who wear it. Provided with removable composite protectors, ventilation, and removable thermal lining, this jacket is also available in a Women's version. Protection Composite protectors certified to Standard EN1621.1/97 Ergonomics and Comfort Microelastic elasticated inserts Inserts in elasticated fabric Neck adjustment Waist adjustment Jacket-trousers fastening system Air inlets on the chest Removable thermal liner Sanitized lining Other Tutu cowhide leather Pocket for G1 and G2 back protector Pocket on removable liner 2 outside pockets Internal pocket
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
style and substance
PostedApril 23, 2012
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chauncerel
From las vegas
State:NV
Rider Type:Cafe Racer
Age:35-44
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Protection & Durability 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Air Flow 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Been riding with this jacket for a few months now, and it is easily my favorite riding jacket. Everything you expect from Dainese with a very cool yet stealth look.
Great cool weather jacket... decent flow through the vents and arms panels as the temps rise, but it will be limited when it gets hot.
As another reviewer mentioned, it is not an aggressive race fit, but it is a slim italian fit... right in line with dainese sizing.
very versatile, very comfortable, and very good looking. will not do well when it's hot, but unperfed leather never does.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Dainese Anfibio Cafe Boots The challenges on the North Circular, trips down to the beach in Brighton, nights in the clubs where rockers hang out in their leather jackets, badges, and grease. This heavy-duty boot with the unmistakable style of the boots of the time is dedicated to the magic of the 60s and the Cafe Racer world and has been revised with modern technical solutions. Made in cowhide with split leather inserts, the Cafe Boot features nylon inserts over the ankle and a breathable double jersey mesh liner under a vintage look to satisfy even the most technical and demanding rockers. Protection Nylon ankle guard Polyurethane inserts on heel and toebox Ergonomics and Comfort Cowhide upper Split leather inserts with rubber finishing Closing with laces Temperature adjustment Double jersey airgap liner Other Non-slip rubber sole Gear shift guard
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
3 / 5
expensive for what it is
PostedApril 23, 2012
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chauncerel
From las vegas
State:NV
Rider Type:Cafe Racer
Age:35-44
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Style 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Comfort 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Air Flow 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Features 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Fit
Small
Slightly Large
Large
I usually love Dainese gear, but this pair of boots leaves me wanting a bit more.
First, they look much chunkier than in the photos (video wasn't yet available at the time of purchase)... they have a big boxy toe box, and a thick rubber sole. i was expecting a Vietnam era combat style boot, but they are more like goth rocker boots... not necessarily bad, but make sure you watch the video and not just the photos for a better representation of the 'look.'
The boots are comfortable with ample room in the toebox. I wouldn't necessarily call the fit big as the length seems right on for the size, but they are very roomy and they look boxy on your feet. This does make handling the foot controls a bit awkward at first if you're used to a slimmer fitting boot or shoe, but nothing that you can't get used to.
Secondly, an issue with these boots just comes from the amount of protection for the price point. I expected a bit more from a Dainese developed boot... wasn't expecting a raceboot, but the protection feels soft for this level of pricing. There are plenty of 'military/ cafe' style boots with at least equal reinforcement and protection for less money.
Quality and workmanship are always top notch with Dainese, this one just lacks styling finese and protection. I find them much chunckier than expected, and a bit light on the protection. Overall, they are a decent boot, just expensive for what you're getting.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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AGV K3 Helmet The K-3 is near the top end of the AGV entry level range. GP-tech lines and Valentino Rossi replica helmet graphics make this the ideal helmet for young riders and fans of the racing world. The only full-face thermoplastic model in the AGV range, the K-3 is the perfect choice for riders in search of a safe, high-quality helmet with attractive design at a modest price.The K-3 design is inspired by the latest AGV developments starting from the Stealth, S-4, and Ti-Tech and continuing with the Blade/Blade LX and GP-Tech that have so clearly and distinctive defined the companys style. This makes the helmets immediately recognizable and distinguished from all the other proposals on the market. In the same way, the differences with the helmet that the K-3 has replaced are equally evident. Features Fabrics Dry-Lex with hygienic treatment Inside padding Removable and washable (excluding neckroll) Number of shells 1 shell size Retention System Double-D ring Shell Painted HIR-TH (high resistant thermoplastic) resin Shield Mechanism Perimetrical visor seal, XQRS (Extra Quick Release System) - shield replacement without tools in few seconds Ventilation System Front air intakes and rear extractors Note Helmet comes with clear shield, tinted shield available for purchase separately.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
great for the price
PostedNovember 2, 2011
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chauncerel
From las vegas
State:NV
Rider Type:Cafe Racer
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 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Fit
Small
Slightly Small
Large
Shape
Narrow
Long Oval
Round
I bought this helmet as a passenger helmet for my wife. As I only needed a casual passenger helmet, I wasn't looking for a whole lot, but after seeing it, i think this helmet is pretty awesome. The styling is really great, the build quality is good and it's very well ventilated.
The wife has a long oval head, and this helmet fits the bill. I couldn't find another helmet in a long oval anywhere near this price point. The other thing, she tried on several other helmets in XS, but in this she wears a S.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Sports design and safety matched with elevated comfort levels are the concepts at the heart of the new Portland 2 jacket developed for use in the warmer months thanks to the air inlets in Boomerang mesh and the built-in Shield Air G2 back protector, which together with the removable composite protectors ensures safety in case of fall. The ergonomic design is the result of construction in stretch Mugello fabric that guarantees a constantly tight fit and the possibility to fasten the jacket to the pants by zipper. The liner has been provided with silver ion treatment to keep hygiene levels constantly high. Protection From Shock Removable composite protectors certified to EN 1621.1/97 Standard. Includes Shield Air G2 back protector certified to EN 1621.2/2003 Standard(Lev. 1). Abrasion And Tear Resistance Mugello fabric. Boomerang mesh inserts. Ergonomics Adjustment strap on neck. Wrist adjustement. Waist adjustment. Jacket-trousers fastening system. Temperature Regulation Nanofeel liner with Silver ion treatment. Air vents. External fabric with water resistance treatment. Other Features Reflective inserts. 2 outside pockets. Internal pocket. NOTE Dainese made a change in production the zippers / buttons as pictured are red anodized. However, when the jacket went into production it was produced with black zippers / button pulls, so the pictures / video are inaccurate in this respect.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great protection for a summer jacket!
PostedJuly 18, 2011
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chauncerel
From las vegas
State:NV
Rider Type:Cafe Racer
Age:35-44
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 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
Been riding in the dry heat of Las Vegas for the last couple of weeks in the Portland 2 and it is great. 100+ degrees and this jacket isn't too hot... Considering the outside temperature, this jacket works well enough to keep me relatively cool while providing a high level protection. It could use more airflow since there are no perfs on the arms, but it is a tradeoff for more protection.
Style is very stealth and tailored in all black. Sizing is true to Dainese for a fitted look.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Bell RS-1 Helmet - Solid Colors The all-new Bell RS-1 Solid Helmet bridges the gap between the top-of-the-line Bell Star and the value-minded Vortex with an amazing blend of mid-line price and high-end performance. Starting with a lightweight Kevlar/fiberglass composite shell, the RS-1 brings it with Bells vaunted Velocity Flow Ventilation system providing cool comfort, a super stable aerodynamic profile keeping the helmet still at speed, and the versatile Click Release shield system for fast, easy shield swapsnot to mention an amazing variety of tint and coating choices. The Bell RS-1 Helmet should be a game changer in the mid-high end helmet assortment. The RS-1 Helmet will prove its worth on track and street alike. Contour Cut Cheekpads and a plush, removable, washable liner cradle the head in comfort while Bells exclusive Magnafusion magnetic strap keeper makes flapping strap ends a thing of the past. All told, its one great helmet at a modest price. Need help with the sizing Watch our sizing video or give our Gear Geeks a call! Features Snell M2010 Certification Velocity Flow Ventilation Super Stable Aerodynamic Signature 3Mode Shield - Lock, Ratchet, Crack ClickRelease Shield Mechanism NutraFog II Anti Fog Coating Contour Cut Cheekpads Removable/Washable Liner Agion (R) Antibacterial Liner Kevlar/Fiberglass Shell MagnaFusion Strap Keeper Five-year Warranty Comes with clear faceshield
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Fantastic!
PostedJune 20, 2011
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chauncerel
From las vegas
State:NV
Rider Type:Cafe Racer
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 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Weight
Light
Light
Heavy
Vision
Narrow
Wide
Wide
Helmet looks great, feels great, is light and has a generous field of vision.
my face is a bit wide, so i needed to change out the cheek pads, and now it fits perfectly.
Swapping out face shields is a breeze and the transitions shield is the icing on the cake. Great helmet for this pricepoint. Couldn't be happier.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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 Dainese Quito Leather Shoes
Dainese Quito Leather Shoes
Futuristic lines and painstaking attention to detail distinguish Quito, the ankle boot in cowhide and split leather expressly designed for city-touring. The quality of the materials used and the application of soft inserts and protections in composite material make the Quito ankle boot safe, sturdy, and comfortable. Ankle height, with closing at the sides by straps over the laces, and an abundance of original personalisation make Quito ankle boots destined for certain success. Features Leather version is perforated Cowhide Topskin leather Composite inserts Soft inserts Honeycomb fabric lining
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
nice casual bike shoe
PostedJune 20, 2011
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chauncerel
From las vegas
State:NV
Rider Type:Cafe Racer
Age:35-44
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 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great style on and off the bike. These offer a good amount of protection for the weekend ride or commute without looking like Ricky Racer when walking around. The materials and workmanship are always top notch with Dainese. Very Cool.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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 Dainese Gasket Gloves (XS)
Dainese Gasket Gloves (XS)
Dainese Gasket Gloves Focus Ventilation and comfort during riding even when temperatures rise are the concept behind the development of this summer glove provided with mesh fabric on the back, mesh inside the fingers and perforated palm that let a flow of air caress the hands. The Neoprene cuff with cuff strap, inserts in elasticated fabric, and pre-curved fingers ensure ideal ergonomics and the greatest freedom of movement. A reinforced palm and soft inserts complete the features vaunted by this super-ventilated glove. Features Inserts in thermoplastic resin on the knuckles Cowhide leather Goatskin Stone PU Spandex fabric Reinforced palm Reinforcement on the line of the hand Tightening strap Inserts in elasticated fabric Elasticated inserts Pre-curved fingers Perforation on inner side of finger Soft inserts Microplastic elasticated inserts (PCT Patent pending)
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
awesome summer gloves
PostedJune 20, 2011
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chauncerel
From las vegas
State:NV
Rider Type:Cafe Racer
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 
5 / 5
5 / 5
These gloves are beautiful, offer an ample amount of protection in a summer glove and still ventilate reasonably well. Quality and craftsmanship as expected from Dainese.
My one gripe is that in the right pinky, the stitching protrudes a bit and rubs in a way to make it noticeable, but not necessarily uncomfortable. this is not the case with the left side, so i'm guessing it's just variation in the handcrafting. Hopefully it'll go away after some break-in.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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