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Is it just me, or anyone else has an impression, that armors covered in 100% with fabric will easily, quickly be worn out on elbows and beck, due to lack of hard protectors?
Or maybe, these areas are reinforced with some tough materials, like kevlar, aramid?
have you tried the poc on already? i did and i found it quite heavy in comparision to the 1.0 one.
Originally Posted by Huck Banzai
Not yet; shops tend to not stock the biggest sizes, Ill have to track one down. The VPD Tee I have is pretty light IMO, I would expect the 2.0 Jacket it to be heavier with the VPD elbows, and it has more chest padding minus the hard plastic.
Originally Posted by sethimus
I want to swap for a more low profile look, but more importantly - the shoulder caps on the Tee are goofy feeling, and moreso - the plast cap pokes into my clavicle plate occasionally and sends me into creepsville [it feels very icky]
That looks like it has potential.
Originally Posted by Mo(n)arch
How about the Leatt 3DF knee pads? anyone seen 'em? I'm comparing them to the POC Joint 2.0 VPD.
Originally Posted by norbar
I'm rocking the 661 sub gear with a Troy Lee CP5900 roost guard.
The 661 armor def works, I've had a few pretty hard crashes landing on my shoulder and sure I've gotten marks but nothing too bad.
I paid 15 bucks to a tailor and had a zipper put on. It was not originally implemented in this first generation to keep the cost down and weight. I have played around with different versions of zips to test, might see production soon. What riders like about our TLD is how customizable they are, you can remove, add to, tweak every pad around the entire garment.
Originally Posted by weedkilla
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I have last 2 that stik linked above. The sleeveless I use for Moto. Can't even tell its there. Very comfortable and protects from roost.
Originally Posted by stiksandstones
For dh, I where the full sleeved suit. Simply the most comfortable armor I have had. Works great with the leatt since the padding can be removed. Protection is good and yes I have tested it.
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A zip would absolutely make the TLD the best armour I've used. And I still cant believe how well it actually protects - I'm sure that unless you plan on landing on something sharp and pointy then it is better at reducing injury than hard shell armour of years gone by.
When my son worked out that crashing hurts and t-shirts and neck braces still leaves lots of space for ouchy bits that get no sympathy I talked him into getting the same as me - https://www.troyleedesigns.com/products/5231-02
If the next generation is easier to get out of I will probably plump for the long sleeve.
Stik - could you post a pic of zip ideas? Or are we to wait for production versions? If you need input from a serial crasher..........