Category Archives: Jackets & Trousers

Tested: Klim Traverse II jacket

Tested: Klim Traverse 2 jacket In a line: Smart looking, well vented and lightweight waterproof shell UK price: £409 (bought discounted from Adventure Spec) Weight: 1025g (verified) Size tested: Large (me: 6ft 1in/186cm • 210lbs/95kg) See also: Adventure Spec Linesman Adventure … Continue reading

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Quick Look: Adventure Spec Trail Waterproof Shell jacket

Quick look: Adventure Spec Trail Waterproof Shell* jacket UK price: £375 Weight: 715g (verified) Size tested: Large (me: 6ft 1in/186cm • 210lbs/95kg) * Yes, the label pictured top right was confusing See also: Adventure Spec Linesman, Klim Overland and Aerostich … Continue reading

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Review: Aerostich AD1 Light Pants

Tested: Aerostich AD1 Light overtrousers. Where: Spain, Morocco, Ireland; wherever it’s cold and wet. Price: $367 from Aerostich. Weight 1220g + armour. Available in grey, black and tan. See also: Rukka PVC onesie. Fyi: Aerostich supplied the AD1s for review  What … Continue reading

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Tested: Adventure Spec Linesman jacket

Tested: Adventure Spec Linesman softshell jacket Where: 1600km off-road tour in southern Algeria, a few days in Morocco in April and another month riding in Morocco in November. UK price: £249 Supplied free for testing by Adv Spec Weight: 1011g + … Continue reading

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Tested: Klim Outrider pants review

updated autumn 2019 Tested: Klim Outrider pants. Where: 3000km over a month in southern Morocco. Then another 5000 in Morocco and Spain and another 1000km in Algeria in 2018 and again in 2019. UK price: £165 at Adventure Spec. See also: Klim Dakar … Continue reading

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The Right Trousers? Klim Dakar 2016 ITB quick test

Tested: Klim Dakar 2016 ITB pants. Where: Over 200 miles trail riding in the Pyrenees. UK price: £155 at Adventure Spec Solid construction, good fit, look good in olive. Dry quickly on the move. Poor venting when seated in hot, slow … Continue reading

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Heated jackets for motorcycling

Turn on, Plug in but don’t Chill Out on winter’s long road. If you live outside the tropics and like to ride on anything other than sunny summer days, heated clothing makes sense on a bike. Your bike produces excess electrical power … Continue reading

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