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Brtp4 01-22-2013 07:51 PM

2013 Klim Off Road Gear
 
Fellow ADV Riders,

While the new Adventure Rally 2 Suit may get all the attention, we are even more stoked on the 2013 Klim off road line. We're huge fans of the Dakar, Mojave, Baja, and Chinook pants, all which have not changed for a LONG TIME.

Most of the changes are refinements, although the graphics look MUCH better. One thing that did change; the in-the-boot construction of the Baja and Chinook carry forward, but not under the same name. Going forward, these have been grouped / renamed into the Dakar and Mojave "families". So now, there is a Dakar OTB (over the boot) and Dakar ITB (in the boot) pant (which used to be the Chinook). Same for the mesh pants, the standard is a Mojave OTB (over the boot), there is also a Mojave ITB (in the boot) pant (which used to be the Baja).


Confused? How about some pics?

2013 Klim Dakar Pant:


http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...ps8d017c29.jpg




2013 Klim Dakar ITB Pant (formerly Chinook):


http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...psa8bf0d12.jpg



2013 Dakar Jersey:

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...ps8efe45db.jpg


2013 Mojave Pant
:

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...ps415be30f.jpg



2013 Mojave ITB Pant:


http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...psdd465310.jpg

2013 Mojave Jersey:

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...ps6345dbd3.jpg

2013 Mojave Pro Glove: This is a new vented glove, with an upgraded palm...instead of the typical Clarino synthetic material, it uses Pittards Digital goatskin leather. Still showing it as an illustration, so I am not sure of the timeline. Anyway:

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...psa9c8c62b.jpg

More.....


BP
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vnsfxr 01-28-2013 10:21 PM

Description says tall sizing in Black and Gray..........only shows Black in tall sizing if you go to order.

When is the Gray in Tall sizing going to be available?

Thanks,

Vince

Brtp4 01-31-2013 05:07 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by vnsfxr (Post 20598724)
Description says tall sizing in Black and Gray..........only shows Black in tall sizing if you go to order.

When is the Gray in Tall sizing going to be available?

Thanks,

Vince

Hi Vince.

All sizes, including talls in both dark AND light gray, will be available early March.

BP

Tork 01-31-2013 09:03 PM

Looking to buy the close out dakar pants ,will be wearing over jeans .
I wear a 34 waist in jeans , what waist size in the dakar do I need ?

MtTripper 02-01-2013 09:55 AM

Hey Tork - I am a 33-34 in jeans and the 34 Dakar pants (last year's) fit well, with enough room for padded shorts, yet not too roomy without them. Hope this helps!

Tork 02-01-2013 10:01 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MtTripper (Post 20626514)
Hey Tork - I am a 33-34 in jeans and the 34 Dakar pants (last year's) fit well, with enough room for padded shorts, yet not too roomy without them. Hope this helps!

It does , Thanks .

Brtp4 02-01-2013 10:35 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Tork (Post 20626553)
It does , Thanks .

Hi Tork. Mt. Tripper's info is good, but I want to add one thing...the Dakars are not designed to wear as an overpant. There are people that do it, but functional details like pattern, no side zips, waist configuration, etc will not really work as intended.

You can wear them over something light like basketball warmups, and of course over padded shorts. But they are technically off road pants, and not intended to wear as overpants.

Thanks,
BP

Tork 02-01-2013 12:29 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Brtp4 (Post 20626785)
Hi Tork. Mt. Tripper's info is good, but I want to add one thing...the Dakars are not designed to wear as an overpant. There are people that do it, but functional details like pattern, no side zips, waist configuration, etc will not really work as intended.

You can wear them over something light like basketball warmups, and of course over padded shorts. But they are technically off road pants, and not intended to wear as overpants.

Thanks,
BP

Is there a better choice ?

Afry 02-06-2013 11:05 PM

What are the big differences between the Traverse and the Overlander? I see elbow straps but why if there is no armor?

Hayduke 02-07-2013 05:49 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by eakins (Post 20623466)
any word if Klim is improving the fit of their gloves?

god I hope not. :uhoh Klim gloves work better than any others for me... and I've tried a bunch.

Matt 02-07-2013 07:32 PM

Any info (or pics :evil) on the 2013 Badlands?

Brtp4 02-07-2013 07:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Matt (Post 20674906)
Any info (or pics :evil) on the 2013 Badlands?

That'd be a different thread, but why not:

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...ps6cd28092.jpg

Matt 02-08-2013 12:02 AM

You tease.

:wink:

Where's the thread?

rpet 02-10-2013 07:37 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Afry (Post 20667975)
What are the big differences between the Traverse and the Overlander? I see elbow straps but why if there is no armor?

Yes, please more info on the Overland jacket!

(The Overland apparently has pockets for the usual pads, so the straps make sense.)

Brtp4 02-10-2013 10:53 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rpet (Post 20692081)
Yes, please more info on the Overland jacket!

(The Overland apparently has pockets for the usual pads, so the straps make sense.)

The Overland was originally supposed to replace the Traverse, but now is an additional model. Construction is a little more robust, ex. reinforcement areas are larger. It has adjustable (location) pockets to accept d3o armor, and of course the arm regulation straps.

There is also more room in the shoulders, meaning it will work better when worn over body armor.

BP


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