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Old 02-06-2013, 07:15 AM   #1
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KLIM womens line

Can anyone confirm they will have something along the Badlands Pro level for women in the new line?

I know the line exists and I know they already have the product on hand but I can't find out if they will include a product of that level.
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Old 02-06-2013, 08:28 AM   #2
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Hey there,

I would definitely ask the guys at Atomic Moto to help you out, they give fantastic service there and kinda specialize in Klim gear.

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Old 02-06-2013, 11:47 AM   #3
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had not heard that rumor, my wife will be tickled! she is constantly complaining about the lack of high quality womens gear for small women. (5'6, 115 lbs)
and she lusts after my bablands gear!
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Old 02-19-2013, 04:43 AM   #4
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Womens Klim gear comment

My wife is 5'9" and 115 lbs and is very happy with her Klim mens's gear, it seems like mens and women's sizing with this gear is about the same since you really need some room for layering and this isn't a styling exercise. I would follow the Klim sizing chart that Revzilla posts AND talk with them if you're not certain.
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Old 02-19-2013, 06:27 AM   #5
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I know that they made an effort to do some market research regarding women’s specific gear about a year ago. However the poll was so poorly executed it disappeared shortly after they published it. Women’s specific gear is a necessity for those who think that men’s gear should fit.. Narrower shoulders for a certain torso length, wider hips, longer legs for a certain waist, are all complaints that I hear repeatedly from the women I ride with. RUKKA has it figured out.
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Old 02-19-2013, 09:19 AM   #6
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Klim gear does not fit curvy women. Period. If you're built like a boy with slim hips, the guy versions are fine. I wish someone would come out with a serious line of women's gear that is more affordable than Rukka.
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Old 02-19-2013, 10:52 AM   #7
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Can anyone confirm they will have something along the Badlands Pro level for women in the new line?

I know the line exists and I know they already have the product on hand but I can't find out if they will include a product of that level.
I saw the 2013 catalog at this years bike show, the KLIM dealer showed me the pictures of the women's badlands pro line. It was black with purple stitching. Supposed to be coming some time this spring... planning on purchasing it for my wife. I was told that only the badlands pro was coming in a women's version.
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Old 02-19-2013, 02:26 PM   #8
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Klim gear does not fit curvy women. Period. If you're built like a boy with slim hips, the guy versions are fine. I wish someone would come out with a serious line of women's gear that is more affordable than Rukka.

The women at revzilla would love to help ya...



http://www.revzilla.com/womens-motorcycle-gear

my wife loves her Rev'it womens gear as much as her Rukka
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Old 02-20-2013, 04:27 AM   #9
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I saw the 2013 catalog at this years bike show, the KLIM dealer showed me the pictures of the women's badlands pro line. It was black with purple stitching. Supposed to be coming some time this spring... planning on purchasing it for my wife. I was told that only the badlands pro was coming in a women's version.
Well, damn. My wife is not a purple (or pink) kinda woman. I'm glad they are doing the badlands pro, though.
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Old 02-20-2013, 06:57 AM   #10
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I don't understand why motorcycle apparel companies think that women want ANYTHING in pink, purple or baby blue. Basic black and gray is fine. Then if I want to be girly, I can add a tee shirt that's pink, purple or baby blue. And some perfume. And full makeup. And some long nails and a lovely jewelry ensemble to complete the look. NOT.
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:15 AM   #11
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The women at revzilla would love to help ya...



http://www.revzilla.com/womens-motorcycle-gear

my wife loves her Rev'it womens gear as much as her Rukka
My wife has a rather pricey suit from Rev it and revzilla. It's not in the same league as Klim and we have decided that any gear that comes with an additional layer to be waterproof is a waste of money.


Adding the layer in the jacket is not a big deal but adding the layer in in the pants, on the side of the road, is absurd. It's also about like wearing a plastic bag.


I can just open and close vents on my Klim gear for almost every condition that we encounter on a long ride. Her Rev it stuff requires stopping and that sucks. Most of the time, she just ends up soaked and cold because it's too much trouble to stop.


I'll also add that the "thermal" layers that come with rev it gear suck. They stay in the closet, always.
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Old 02-20-2013, 08:31 AM   #12
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I don't understand why motorcycle apparel companies think that women want ANYTHING in pink, purple or baby blue. Basic black and gray is fine. Then if I want to be girly, I can add a tee shirt that's pink, purple or baby blue. And some perfume. And full makeup. And some long nails and a lovely jewelry ensemble to complete the look. NOT.
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Well, damn. My wife is not a purple (or pink) kinda woman. I'm glad they are doing the badlands pro, though.
To be fair, the black suit with purple stitching(fairly dark purple) was actually not very noticeable. I would venture that you have a hard time telling the difference between the men's and women's suit from 10 feet.

Time will tell when they eventually release some pictures....
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Old 02-20-2013, 11:32 AM   #13
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There is no comparison to Klim gear. It is well made, easy to adjust. Love the stuff.
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Old 02-20-2013, 04:02 PM   #14
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Can anyone confirm they will have something along the Badlands Pro level for women in the new line?

I know the line exists and I know they already have the product on hand but I can't find out if they will include a product of that level.
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I saw the 2013 catalog at this years bike show, the KLIM dealer showed me the pictures of the women's badlands pro line. It was black with purple stitching. Supposed to be coming some time this spring... planning on purchasing it for my wife. I was told that only the badlands pro was coming in a women's version.

Here's a link to an article on the Enduro 360 website.

The trim stitching looks more pink than purple to me.


http://www.enduro360.com/2013/02/18/...m-womens-gear/


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Old 02-20-2013, 07:56 PM   #15
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Pink? :puke

How could a serious gear company like Klim possibly think serious women riders want PINK?
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