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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #150 on: February 17, 2017, 02:11:10 pm »
I washed mine before I sent it back to Cali for adjustments. Although I'm sure they get a lot of gear that is an olfactory challenge, this son of a east Tennessee mountain girl was raised with better manners. I noticed no difference in stiffness at all when it came out. I agree with the comment about it not staying wet long. It was darn near dry coming out of the spin cycle.

I hit mine with Febreze every now and again to try to keep it from getting too bad. No one has complained (yet).

Agree with that I put mine on and rode home. I do have to use my Amazon Prime and grab some of the fabric protector. When I was out at the factory they showed some examples of gear that did not use the Fabriguard 303 https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B00KN0UOEE/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #151 on: February 17, 2017, 11:33:55 pm »
Does Motoport make anything that isn't mesh? I didn't see anything on their site.

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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #152 on: February 18, 2017, 02:15:48 pm »
Does Motoport make anything that isn't mesh? I didn't see anything on their site.

Oh yeah - the mesh is perfect for me but not recommended for anyone with milder summers and a colder riding season. The jacket actually keeps me cool just standing in it in the summer. It's like portable breezy shade. You would freeze in this stuff north of Texas or FL.

You want the stretch Kevlar. My hard riding Canadian buddy has lots of miles on his. He rode a circle around the 4 corners of the country in Motopor stretch Kevlar.
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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #154 on: March 26, 2017, 02:24:36 am »
Wow I just found this thread and the timing is perfect as I had a fitting and ordered a jacket and pants two weeks ago.i ended up with a mesh jacket w liners and mesh/stretch overpants.
I live in so cal and wanted the coolest gear possible to ride in the heat. liners for the short cold/wet season here.about four weeks wait time but if everything fits I well be a happy camper.
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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #155 on: March 26, 2017, 10:15:52 am »
Jay, your gonna love your new gear. It certainly adds a new level of safety to riding.
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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #156 on: March 27, 2017, 02:04:56 am »
+1 ^^^ Welcome to the club  :beerchug:
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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #157 on: March 29, 2017, 09:40:44 am »
Hi,
        The problem is, the Motoport Mesh  KEVLAR.....

Is probably as cool or cooler than any other gear out there and.....

Gives as good or BETTER protection than any other gear!

That's pretty hard to beat!!! :great:
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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #158 on: April 02, 2017, 04:40:14 am »
thanks for the encouragement , my gear arrives next week just in time for my trip to Zion.
I've never been ATGATT (my riding Buddy's are all pirate's ).
this is a major expense and I'm second guessing myself.

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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #159 on: April 02, 2017, 05:20:55 am »
thanks for the encouragement , my gear arrives next week just in time for my trip to Zion.
I've never been ATGATT (my riding Buddy's are all pirate's ).
this is a major expense and I'm second guessing myself.

thanks
jay

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        Seems like expensive till you have a slide down the asphalt! :-X

Then it's cheap! :great:

I shake my head everyday, watching people riding with cut off shorts, and flip flops! :(
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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #160 on: April 02, 2017, 07:12:17 pm »
thanks for the encouragement , my gear arrives next week just in time for my trip to Zion.
I've never been ATGATT (my riding Buddy's are all pirate's ).
this is a major expense and I'm second guessing myself.

thanks
jay

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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #161 on: April 23, 2017, 03:35:13 am »
i,m back and have traveled twelve hundred miles in my new gear, ( California , Nevada , Colorado , Utah )
the fit and quality are fantastic. i,m not to sure about the hot weather wear ability of the pants yet but i wore shorts and it wasn't too bad i think i need light long pants and i well figure this out soon, not much airflow across my legs and the armor does restrict air across my knees.
thanks for the tip about the cable lock.
all in all i am a very happy camper

are any of you're +1 wearing motoport ?
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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #162 on: April 23, 2017, 10:44:50 am »
My wife has a Motoport mesh jacket and pants that I found on eBay for about half the price of new. It fits her well enough that we didn't have to send it off for adjustments. She has mentioned that it's a little warm, but she agrees that protection is more important. We both wear light pants or shorts and technical shirts under the gear.

My philosophy was that I was not going to put the most important person in my life in gear that was any lower in quality or protection than what I wear, even though she rides with me only a small percentage of the time. Buying used instead of new was the only compromise I made. This stuff is so durable that even used it looks new.
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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #163 on: April 27, 2017, 11:22:19 am »
I know this is really great stuff from reviews and such, but ALOT of their stuff is god-awful looking, case in point:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/XXL-MOTOPORT-Motorcycle-ONE-PIECE-SUIT-Rain-Gear-Waterproof-MOTO-Line-DIFI-/302273266818?hash=item4660e40482:g:MewAAOSwZVlXvJOc&vxp=mtr

WTF could someone be thinking wearing this?? I think one would be laughed at even at a gay-pride parade- and that takes some doing!

I could live with plain black with some reflective accents tho....

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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #164 on: April 27, 2017, 11:39:52 am »
That's not very tolerant and inclusive is it?
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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #165 on: April 27, 2017, 11:55:22 am »
That's not very tolerant and inclusive is it?

Really, why not?
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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #166 on: April 27, 2017, 03:14:56 pm »
I know this is really great stuff from reviews and such, but ALOT of their stuff is god-awful looking, case in point:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/XXL-MOTOPORT-Motorcycle-ONE-PIECE-SUIT-Rain-Gear-Waterproof-MOTO-Line-DIFI-/302273266818?hash=item4660e40482:g:MewAAOSwZVlXvJOc&vxp=mtr

WTF could someone be thinking wearing this?? I think one would be laughed at even at a gay-pride parade- and that takes some doing!

I could live with plain black with some reflective accents tho....

PS/Edit :D
ROTFLMAO, nevermind, LOL, "never worn, still has tags" it's no wonder gents, but even the mindset to create such a monstrosity!


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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #167 on: May 02, 2017, 01:16:24 pm »
That's not very tolerant and inclusive is it?

Really, why not?

Stupid post. There isn't a parade on earth where I wouldnt wear my Motoport gear with pride  ;)

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Re: What Motoport to buy?
« Reply #168 on: May 04, 2017, 01:55:58 am »
Hi,
         Riding a Black C14 and and wearing Black Motoport Gear....

I notice people, getting out of my way sometimes, thinking I'm a Cop!

All good, I'll take it, where I can get it!

Here's another pitch...

As Swampcat stated....

This gear is so wear resistant, that you could actually wear it for 20 years and then sell it and get half your money back...

An opinion I agree with!!! :great:
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