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Old Nov 14th 2017, 01:31 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Nitrouz View Post
Of course...been there. But I highly doubt a high end cowhide protects you less than Kangaroo. Yes the kangaroo (Mugello) is lighter and softer, but I can't justify paying almost 3 times the price when the protection is very similar. So I don't think the hospital invoice reasoning stands in this case. It's not like I'm choosing between the Mugello or squidding.
...my apologies...i thought you did not buy either.....but in the end 5k is still cheap
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Old Nov 14th 2017, 01:50 PM   #12
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All good. Relative to losing life absolutely 5k is cheap. Just can't seem to justify the less weight and softer leather with similar protection when I only ride once or twice a week. But yes, I completely agree with where you're coming from. Protection is priceless.
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Sounds about right. I got my Misano D-Air for about $1600 USD and couldn't justify the Mugello.
where did you get Misano for $1600? That's a steal.
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Old Nov 15th 2017, 12:29 AM   #14
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Aside from the cost, doesn't kangaroo leather not last as long and has to be replaced sooner compared to cow?
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Old Nov 15th 2017, 01:26 AM   #15
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Fuk nice suits!
Not in my price range, back to the old axo
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Old Nov 15th 2017, 01:28 AM   #16
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shit does my bum look big on that bike?
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The new D-Air suit has a bigger airbag installed that also covers the ribs. Saw it in person (mounted and the airbag itself) at D-Store Milano in September already. Actually a good thing if not ...

The problem with the bigger airbag is, that it also requires a bigger CO2 cartridge. The new one is double the size of the old one and super long! It's still placed in the rear hugger. When you bend your back, e.g. in a tucked down position on the straight of when dragging elbows, the new (straight and long) CO2 cartridge puts pressure on your back.

I haven't tried the suit since they did not have the correct size. But the store manager told me that all MotoGP and SBK riders he knows ditched the new airbag and are still arcing with the old system because of the bigger cartridge they don't like.

Your should seriously try the suit and test the "feel" of the new cartridge before buying one!
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Old Nov 15th 2017, 01:32 PM   #18
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The new D-Air suit has a bigger airbag installed that also covers the ribs. Saw it in person (mounted and the airbag itself) at D-Store Milano in September already. Actually a good thing if not ...

The problem with the bigger airbag is, that it also requires a bigger CO2 cartridge. The new one is double the size of the old one and super long! It's still placed in the rear hugger. When you bend your back, e.g. in a tucked down position on the straight of when dragging elbows, the new (straight and long) CO2 cartridge puts pressure on your back.

I haven't tried the suit since they did not have the correct size. But the store manager told me that all MotoGP and SBK riders he knows ditched the new airbag and are still arcing with the old system because of the bigger cartridge they don't like.

Your should seriously try the suit and test the "feel" of the new cartridge before buying one!
...Now that's informative !
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Old Nov 16th 2017, 04:49 PM   #19
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This new design and colors are way better than the old ones, i love it(the price excluded) 🤣
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the new suits are avaliable to configure in ducati sumisura.
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