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    Rukka or other brand ?

    I might consider some new clothing, at the moment I use Rev-It which has been very good, but from time to time we all fancy a change

    So, what would be your recommendation ? I know that Rukka is excellent but is it worth the price tag and if so which model would be the best choice

    I don't tour anymore so need a suit for U.K weather/use only, obviously safety and protection against the elements is important as is the weight / practicality

    Any suggestions ?

    Thanks in advance

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    I would certainly look at Rukka gear if it were within your budget. Coincidentally I am selling a Rukka Nivala suit which is in tip top condition due to lack of use and significant weight loss. By all means have a look and if it would fit you I'm sure we could sort something out re price. https://www.ukgser.com/forums/showth...lent-Condition

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    Quote Originally Posted by olde coney View Post
    I might consider some new clothing, at the moment I use Rev-It which has been very good, but from time to time we all fancy a change

    So, what would be your recommendation ? I know that Rukka is excellent but is it worth the price tag and if so which model would be the best choice

    I don't tour anymore so need a suit for U.K weather/use only, obviously safety and protection against the elements is important as is the weight / practicality

    Any suggestions ?

    Thanks in advance
    Rukka Nivala is IMO opinion the best textile suit available for your needs - incredibly comfortable totally waterproof and warm when the down liner ( in itself a wonderful bit of kit) is in

    Klim badlands is also very very good but stiff and more off road focussed IMO

    If you cant pick up a decent 2nd hand one on here do not fear the customs issues with going to the likes of FC moto
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    Just got a Nivala having tried on Klim, BMW and Stadler

    By far the most comfortable and functional - but very expensive!

    1st impressions after a few weeks wear are that it is excellent...

    I suppose you get what you pay for?

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    Thanks for the quick response

    Unfortunately your suit would be too big for me, I have also lost some weight

    It's a real shame because having already done some research your suit would be ideal for my requirements, and you are offering it at a great price

    GLWS

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    I had excellent wear from Halvarssons kit in the past, well priced and well made
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    Rukka,Dane, Stadler, newer Richa laminate looks good quality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by olde coney View Post
    Thanks for the quick response

    Unfortunately your suit would be too big for me, I have also lost some weight

    It's a real shame because having already done some research your suit would be ideal for my requirements, and you are offering it at a great price

    GLWS
    Well put some weight back on and buy it.
    A Needy Twat

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    Quote Originally Posted by Udders View Post
    Well put some weight back on and buy it.
    putting weight back on wouldn't be too difficult, however shortening my legs might prove a bit more problematic

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    Quote Originally Posted by olde coney View Post
    putting weight back on wouldn't be too difficult, however shortening my legs might prove a bit more problematic
    Shortening your legs? I bet ATT has a chain saw
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    I have heard a rumour that the Nivala suit is being discontinued and replaced. I haven't heard what the replacement will be yet, or when.

    Rukka doesn't vent well (at all?), so if you need a well vented suit, it might be worth avoiding. Rev'it Poseidon 2 gtx is a superb suit and almost half the price of the Rukka, but needs a lot more wearing in, as does Klim kit.

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    I had a Hein Gerricke Pro V for years, loved it and looked after me very well. Got old and worn out (bit like me) so started looking around. Did loads of research, reviews etc, tried loads on and specifically wanted 3 ply laminate. I thought the Rukka was very stiff and heavy as well as too expensive for me. Klim was too rich for me too. Eventually went for the BMW Streetguard suit-which was on offer. Had it for over a year now, keeps me warm, dry as a bone and has worn in lovely. I reckon I'll get 5-8 years out of it like I did the HG. I think I paid about £700 for the suit compared to nearly double that for the Rukka so personally I feel it's a good investment.

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