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Old 09-27-2012, 12:12 PM   #1
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2013 Klim Adventure Rally 2 / Adventure Air

2014 Klim Adventure Rally Suit








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Old 09-27-2012, 01:11 PM   #2
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2013 Klim Adventure Air Suit

Another suit in the release, the Adventure Air, is more unique. It is made with a material Klim calls Carbonite, an abrasion resistant full-mesh fabric, to allow full time ventilation. The chassis holds the armor, has the pockets, and performs the basic functions, but as a mesh suit. Then, to make it waterproof, it is paired with a Gore-Tex stretch shell, designed so it integrates with the mesh pieces.

Klim Adventure Rally Air Jacket

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The Adventure Air can be paired with an optional Gore-Tex 3 Layer rainsuit, designed and patterned to work together:



(sorry for the non-waterproof boots......)

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Old 09-27-2012, 04:56 PM   #3
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Another suit in the release, the Adventure Air, is more unique. It is made with a Schoeller full-mesh fabric, to allow full time ventilation. The chassis holds the armor, has the pockets, and performs the basic functions, but as a mesh suit. Then, to make it waterproof, it is paired with a Gore-Tex stretch shell, designed so it integrates with the mesh pieces.

In these pics, rumored to be of of country and western superstar Randy Travis, you can see that the main chassis looks quite sturdy:








Have not seen pics with both pieces together, and it is not cheap. But, it is a really innovative idea, and a clever design proposal.

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Wow, this looks really, really interesting
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Old 01-04-2014, 07:51 AM   #4
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But, it is a really innovative idea, and a clever design proposal.

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meh, not really, klim is just the one that decided to listen to us desert riders and make it. i'm not the only one who's been popping off emails over the years asking manufacturers to make this, and i guess i shouldnt be surprised its KLIM who is doing it, they have single handedly changed quite a bit in riding gear options over the past few years.

good for KLIM.
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Old 01-04-2014, 08:02 AM   #5
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meh, not really, klim is just the one that decided to listen to us desert riders and make it. i'm not the only one who's been popping off emails over the years asking manufacturers to make this, and i guess i shouldnt be surprised its KLIM who is doing it, they have single handedly changed quite a bit in riding gear options over the past few years.9
The same concept is available for few years in the Touratech Companero suit.
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Old 01-04-2014, 09:08 AM   #6
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The same concept is available for few years in the Touratech Companero suit.
Stadler also offers several suits built like this too (not coincidentally Stadler makes the Touratech suit). Halvarssons Safety Suit was also built on this same principle.
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Old 01-04-2014, 09:19 AM   #7
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oh wow, hadnt seen that before.

i want lighter/simpler stuff geared for dual sport/offroad rather than touring/adv touring. i'm not a KLIM fanboy or anything, but they are doing things pretty good for the more offroad crowd, anyway, more options out there the better we'll all be.
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Old 01-05-2014, 05:07 AM   #8
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And the Motoport Marathon.


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I wasn't aware that Motoport's Marathon liner was designed to be worn over jacket? I thought they were the same as all the other MP liners, meant to be worn under the jacket. The Ultra I had certainly couldn't work that way, but that was a few years back.
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The liners are designed to be worn under the jacket. My bad, I thought the Klim Adventure Air used a goretex liner under it.
Damn! I thought maybe there was an updated system available
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Old 09-27-2012, 04:00 PM   #10
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Any word as to whether the new XERGO armour will fit the older Adventure and Badlands jackets/pants?
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Old 09-28-2012, 04:49 AM   #11
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Looks like the new AR2 has some additional venting in the side chest/pit area and has an additional/redesigned left chest pocket too.
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Old 09-28-2012, 05:25 AM   #12
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Old 10-12-2012, 04:51 AM   #13
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Love my Badlands suit for venting etc but miss the Leatt brace compatibility... Very interested in the AR2!
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Old 10-13-2012, 05:14 PM   #14
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I had been giving feedback to Mark at Klim about improvements I thought the BPro could use then spoke with him at RMAR in Silverton, where he told me a new Mesh Kevlar suit was coming out...... this had me interested as this is my prefered outer combo (Kevlar mesh using a Gore shell for the rainy days)

Then two weeks ago in St. Johns Newfoundland of all places while picking up a 606 at the Toy Box Keith shows me the new dealer catalog with all the specs for this rig and the saliva started to flow. I should've taken pics of the catalog, as the specs were broader and the pictures more close up.

Anyway the use of Kevlar is to me PARAMOUNT (as I've slid down the Tarmac and gotten burns from melting Cordura)... no longer will Motoport have the exclusive Kevlar Mesh kit on the market.

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Adventure Air Jacket and Pant
For the hottest and most humid environments you’ll ever ride in, the KLIM Adventure Air Jacket and Pant will take you there in comfortable style and safety. Engineered with a chassis of highly cut and tear resistant mesh, the Adventure Air redefines ventilation while providing massive storage, advanced impact protection and the ultimate in high-quality fitment and comfort
Schoeller® Keprotec® with DuPont™ Kevlar® mesh outer structure results in extreme Tear and Abrasion resistance
Stretch panels at elbow and shoulder for full range of motion
Superfabric® overlays on slide/impact zones
D3O® VIPER PRO Level 2 Back Protector
D3O® XERGO impact protection at shoulders, elbows, knees and hips
D3O® XERGO is the highest performing D3O® armor ever created providing more impact resistance (Exceeds prEN1621-1:2011 Certification at Level 2 in all testing)
D3O® XERGO shapes are asymmetrical for more wrap around contact points
D3O® XERGO is less affected by temperature remaining stable and flexible through a wide range of heat and cold
D3O® XERGO has excellent breathability
Dow Corning Deflexion™ chest padding integrated into inner harness system
Incredible storage and hydration carrying capacity
High levels of reflective
Integrated support belt

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Old 10-16-2012, 02:23 PM   #15
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I need a mesh suit; I'm probably going to be in an early line for the Adventure Air. (As long as it doesn't cost $2,400!)
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