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Old 12-09-2012, 11:26 PM   #1
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i saw its a ballistic jersey evs but not sure which production year it came out. not sure where to get it, was hoping one of you guys know.
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Old 12-11-2012, 09:13 AM   #2
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That's an EVS G6 Ballistic Jersey. They're currently available. I can get my hands on them right now.
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Old 12-11-2012, 09:22 AM   #3
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Great mother of God. Does that go under your track suit? Or for dirt riding?
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Old 12-11-2012, 09:30 AM   #4
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Unless it's supposed to go underneath something, I doubt it's for dirt. Way, way too much exposed soft cloth and velcro, one roll in the clay and it's done for until you wash it.
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Old 12-11-2012, 09:31 AM   #5
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I figured they'd put it under their dirt suits

But if its for the track I might get one depending on how much it weighs and how free you are to move around in it. Def put my womans mind more at ease.
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Old 12-11-2012, 09:36 AM   #6
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It's for under leathers. I use a similar one from Dainese under my 1-piece. It replaces all the built-in protectors, covers much more but doesn't restrict your movements and the protectors are more likely to stay in place in a crash


It's NOT for use by itself since it's made for impact and not abrasion protection - that's what the leather is for.

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Old 12-11-2012, 09:42 AM   #7
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It's for under leathers. I use a similar one from Dainese under my 1-piece. It replaces all the built-in protectors, covers much more but doesn't restrict your movements and the protectors are more likely to stay in place in a crash


It's NOT for use by itself since it's made for impact and not abrasion protection - that's what the leather is for.
Hmmmmm. Very cool. Thanks for the info! Do you have to get a specific type of leather suit to accommodate for the extra armor? I know most suits already have the armor built in, so unsure if this would still fit with those type suits or if I needed to find a suit with minimal built in armor
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:04 AM   #8
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Hmmmmm. Very cool. Thanks for the info! Do you have to get a specific type of leather suit to accommodate for the extra armor? I know most suits already have the armor built in, so unsure if this would still fit with those type suits or if I needed to find a suit with minimal built in armor
Any suit with removable armor will do. In all the ones I've had, the armor was in velcro pockets. It may need to be a size bigger than you'd usually need since the chest protector adds some circumference.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:08 AM   #9
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Thanks SVS, that's handy for us who hope to eventually ride on a track.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:09 AM   #10
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Any suit with removable armor will do. In all the ones I've had, the armor was in velcro pockets. It may need to be a size bigger than you'd usually need since the chest protector adds some circumference.
alright, cool. thx for info.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:10 AM   #11
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Thanks SVS, that's handy for us who hope to eventually ride on a track.



I've crash tested mine several times and walked away without even bruises - it does protect significantly more than usual suit armor
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:29 AM   #12
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Whaaaat? In a race!

Worth it's weight in gold. Getting banged up sucks, even 13 year old Teflon didn't like shaking off crashes. It was cool showing my scuffs off after a wreck, but there was always an unspoken "...and I hope it never happens again" at the end of every story.

On my old sig, I mentioned being afraid of electric fences. Had I been wearing something like that...
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:33 AM   #13
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Whaaaat? In a race!

Worth it's weight in gold. Getting banged up sucks, even 13 year old Teflon didn't like shaking off crashes. It was cool showing my scuffs off after a wreck, but there was always an unspoken "...and I hope it never happens again" at the end of every story.

On my old sig, I mentioned being afraid of electric fences. Had I been wearing something like that...
Last one in training (on the track), the one before that in a race. I bruised a fingertip last time, that was all
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:40 AM   #14
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Well, no tracks in Hawaii anymore, but am anticipating a move to <drumroll>

Monterey, CA!

Will have to build up to Laguna Seca- but that's a chance of a lifetime I don't plan on missing. A bruised finger after an off? No wonder the pros are all so spry after their wrecks.

A good armor suit like that will be on me, one way or another.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:43 AM   #15
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My last crash was in the last turn on Laguna Lost the front
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:00 AM   #16
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Wow. That's the one I always nail flawlessly...

On Gran Turismo 5, in a pretend car.

I've got no room to laugh, I've ridden trails that'd make your hair fall off on obsolete dirtbikes, but watching people's gopro footage on Youtube gives me cold sweats.
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:03 AM   #17
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Wow. That's the one I always nail flawlessly...

On Gran Turismo 5, in a pretend car.

I've got no room to laugh, I've ridden trails that'd make your hair fall off on obsolete dirtbikes, but watching people's gopro footage on Youtube gives me cold sweats.
I went around Laguna over 9000 times in GT5 too before I went IRL It does NOT prepare you for the actual elevation changes, it's a damn rollercoaster
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:10 AM   #18
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Whoo! In game, I take the Shelby Cobra approach to the Carousel- Crossed up, quick, and crapping my pants.

It makes me nervous in the game, I can't imagine actually dropping off the side of that at speed... whoooo, willies.
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:13 AM   #19
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Whoo! In game, I take the Shelby Cobra approach to the Carousel- Crossed up, quick, and crapping my pants.

It makes me nervous in the game, I can't imagine actually dropping off the side of that at speed... whoooo, willies.
IRL there is a tree standing by itself at the bottom of the Corkscrew, you can easily see the top of it before turn-in. If you just aim at that you'll stay on track even though you can't see most of the turn until you're in free fall
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:27 AM   #20
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I just moved to Monterey... Laguna is about 10 miles from my house, so pumped to get out there... I too have done it about 9000 times in GT
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