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Old 12-06-2010, 04:15 PM   #1
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Klim adventure suit with quad armor?

Has anyone tried it? Will it fit?
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Old 12-06-2010, 05:38 PM   #2
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Has anyone tried it? Will it fit?
If you mean a motorcross/enduro pressure suit like this
..that's no problem.

I use a Dainese armour suit, Dainese pro shorts
and CTI knee braces under a size XL jacket and a 36" inseam pair of trousers. No problems.

The jacket is cut quite roomy, and the pants are also OK for mentioned knee braces and protective impact shorts underneath.
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Old 12-06-2010, 07:53 PM   #3
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Motoport quad armor???

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Has anyone tried it? Will it fit?
Now you're talking! The armor is the only lame thing about the Klim suit.
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Old 12-07-2010, 01:53 PM   #4
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I love the suit but the tiny armor gives me 2nd thought. And the taverse suit lacks abrasion resistance. I fear the quad would be. To large to fit.
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Old 12-07-2010, 05:31 PM   #5
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I love the suit but the tiny armor gives me 2nd thought. And the taverse suit lacks abrasion resistance. I fear the quad would be. To large to fit.
As mentioned the jacket is roomy enough to take a full MX armour jacket - or ATV quad as you call it. The pants are also capable of acommodating MX knee braces. It all depends on what size you choose.

Check this review - stating what you need to consider sizewise etc.:
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Old 11-28-2012, 03:50 PM   #6
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I agree that the armour in the Adv jacket is too small. So why buy it? Why not get Klim's offroad jacket without any armour. It's Goretex. Vents are a little smaller, but the cost is one third.

Do you guys prefer pressure suits or MX style strap on armour under the jacket? Why? Thx
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:29 AM   #7
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Could someone post more info about upgrading the jacket with Quad Armor?
I saw an upgraded suit few time ago at the Flea Market, but the post is lost.

Is it possible to install the quad armor pads in the internal pockets without modifications?
If mods are needed, is it an easy mod?, I mean, Can it be performed by a mere mortal?
What about the pants?

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Old 11-30-2012, 05:56 AM   #8
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I agree that the armour in the Adv jacket is too small. So why buy it? Why not get Klim's offroad jacket without any armour. It's Goretex. Vents are a little smaller, but the cost is one third.

Do you guys prefer pressure suits or MX style strap on armour under the jacket? Why? Thx
this is a fine solution if you are going to ride strictly offroad.. but there is no superfabric on the Traverse offroad shell. The Adventure jacket will take a fall and slide on pavement where I question the ability of the Traverse to do the same. I own both.
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:39 AM   #9
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There was a jacket for sale in the FM awhile back that the guy sent the jacket to Rainy pass and had them install large enough pockets to accept Motoport Quad armor. I'm thinking that is what the OP is referring to. I couldn't find the ad unfortunately, but it was done, and looked it made that jacket about as good as it could possibly be
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:51 AM   #10
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My Adv jacket is pretty roomy but not roomy enough to fit my Juggernaut pressure suit underneath. The arms are way too tight for that extra bulk. I was thinking that the Forcefield armor might be a better choice because it is lower profile.

I am planning on upgrading the armor to the new Klim D3O XERGO, if and when it becomes available. It will still be small but seems to jump one CE category.
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