Did KLIM do what many of ADV grrls in general wanted? Thanks Colleen for pointing me to REVZILLA (look to your right and click on the RevZilla widget to check this suit out) who has the new KLIM Altitude Gore Tex Suit for women on their website. Due out March 1st, 2014, KLIM said they would introduce a suit for females, similar to the Misano Latitude and I have to admit this sure looks like it. Will they add black as an option? I can’t wait to try this on for size literally. I bought my Traverse gear in 2010 and I am ready to have a suit that fits better. Retail price on par with the guys…$569.99 for the jacket and $489.99 for pants. Not cheap but it’s female KLIM gear!!!! Thoughts????
So, we see in this video some KLIM dirt bike apparel in the making, there is supposed to be an ADV line coming out in March 2014 as well. Cheryl and I feel like we have been waiting a long time to see KLIM’s female gear and what exactly have they come up with for the gals out there to wear. I have said all along that I was confused as to why the R&D of this line has taken so long…
How do you stay warm when riding in the winter? For us it’s Gerbing’s heated liner and gloves, LDComfort base layer and Need I say more for our socks….these work…and are comfy too…
This works as well… Continue reading
We hope KLIM gets their act together and come out with a DUAL SPORT suit in female sizing that is the same quality as the guys in the very near future. We LOVE KLIM but it seems other companies such as BMW are a head of the game treating grrls as equals when it comes to the ADV suits.
COME ON KLIM!
Dear KLIM! You know we as advgrrls LOVE your gear, but let’s not over do it when it comes to PINK and calling us girls. We took your survey and I bet many did too. It’s grrls or women I mean really??? The pink piping might appeal to some but those who ride ADV bikes I hardly doubt will be interested in PINK, we just want good gear, equal to the guys that fit our bods!
This is just one part of the completely new 2013 line from Klim.
with 2013 KTM 690 Duke
What do you think about this “monopoly” happening in this market?
Photographer : Jeff Allen
What is Polaris Industries up to? The Minnesota-based outfit is buying companies across a wide product range: electric-car makers GEM and Goupil Industrie, engineering and prototype firm Swissauto, outdoor-gear- maker KLIM and even Indian. An all-new Indian powered by a redrawn V-Twin engine is expected from Polaris’ Spirit Lake, Iowa, plant this year. There is also a “strategic partnership” with electric-motorcycle-producer Brammo. Continue reading
Addition of KLIM enhances Polaris offerings in the parts, garments and accessories market
THANKS DAVE for the heads up!
MINNEAPOLIS (December 6, 2012) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the acquisition of Teton Outfitters, LLC, a privately owned, Rigby, Idaho-based company which designs, develops and distributes KLIM Technical Riding Gear. Calendar year 2012 sales for KLIM are anticipated to approach $30 million. KLIM is an industry leader in technical riding gear. This acquisition adds KLIM to Polaris’ growing parts, garments and accessories (PG&A) business. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Sounds too good to be true but apparently it is!
Rigby Idaho is central to some of the world’s most authentic, adventuresome and demanding riding conditions. It’s no wonder why KLIM creates the most technical riding gear available… we live where it’s most needed!
This ADV riding makes ours look like a walk in the park…amazing pics and story!
Posted on August 9, 2012 by Dave
There had been a lot of focus on the outstanding achievements of our sponsored racers this year, with good reason due to their incredible results (Graham Jarvis, Lyndon Poskitt and Stan Watt), so now their various expeditions are in progress we thought we’d switch the focus to our supported Adventure Riders
July 20th 2012
As you will see from the pictures you can tell the last day of our trip to Idaho and back was typical “wet” coast weather. While riding in temperatures from 12 C to 42 C…basically low 50′s to triple digits in Fahrenheit, we almost had to turn the heat on for the last push.
Last day of riding for us was actually something we expected…pouring rain almost all the way home from Fort Stevens. But in meanwhile who does not LOVE a fire while camping…? The second to last day was a mix bag. We just took our time and enjoyed exploring.