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Old 2nd December 2015, 09:09 PM
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Default Ixon gear, any good?

Looking an at Ixon t.extile jocks and pants online, never had that brand before, are they any good?

http://www.motorcycleshop.ie/ixon-ea...ite-2137-p.asp

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Old 2nd December 2015, 09:16 PM
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Default Re: Ixon gear, any good?

French brand, very good
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Old 3rd December 2015, 12:23 AM
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Default Re: Ixon gear, any good?

Their promo videos are awesome!
Have never owned any, the place with the big windows have some if you want to check quality?
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Old 3rd December 2015, 12:37 AM
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Default Re: Ixon gear, any good?

Friend has a one piece for approx 7years and it's a brilliant suit.
Might go for ixon myself if the right suit pops up
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Old 3rd December 2015, 12:58 AM
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Default Re: Ixon gear, any good?

had an ixon jocks a year, used daily, never had an issue with it! bought matching ixon pants and cannot fault them either! would happily buy ixon again!
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Old 3rd December 2015, 01:04 AM
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Default Re: Ixon gear, any good?

I have Ixon leathers and they are a great bit of kit.
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Old 3rd December 2015, 01:05 AM
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Default Re: Ixon gear, any good?

Originally Posted by sharpbikes
had an ixon jocks a year, used daily, never had an issue with it! bought matching ixon pants and cannot fault them either! would happily buy ixon again!
Are they good and waterproof?
Would they hold out heavy rain like of late?
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Old 3rd December 2015, 01:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Japcati
Are they good and waterproof?
Would they hold out heavy rain like of late?
sorry should have said mine were leather
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Old 3rd December 2015, 03:28 PM
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Default Re: Ixon gear, any good?

Originally Posted by sodbuster
Looking an at Ixon t.extile jocks and pants online, never had that brand before, are they any good?

http://www.motorcycleshop.ie/ixon-ea...ite-2137-p.asp
I bought that exact Ixon gimp jocks and the Summit gimp pants to go with them about 9 months ago. I've worn them practically every day since - daily 20 minute commute to work and a good few ride outs at the weekends.

The jocks is holding up okay but I find in rain I'll end up with a wet patch on my stomach and if there's anything in your pockets it's guaranteed to be wet or at least damp (I destroyed an Iphone in 10 minutes in moderate rain when it was in my pocket). It's fairly warm even on cold days though.

The pants are ripping at seams and have a good few holes in them at this stage. They don't seem good quality and the knee protection is cr*p.. they slip down the pants and end up sitting way below your knee no matter what you do.

The jocks is alright but the pants are kak!
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Old 3rd December 2015, 03:32 PM
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Default Re: Ixon gear, any good?

Originally Posted by Japcati
Are they good and waterproof?
Would they hold out heavy rain like of late?
The above Ixon textile jocks won't keep out heavy rain.. it can deal with light/moderate but you'll be getting wet in heavy stuff!
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Old 3rd December 2015, 04:56 PM
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Default Re: Ixon gear, any good?

Ive an Ixon Krypton jocks no issues with it keeps the rain out looks nice and fits well.
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Old 3rd December 2015, 05:33 PM
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Default Re: Ixon gear, any good?

Have ixon textile trousers and the let in around the balls. Mine are a few years though and have been through some serious weather . . . time to invest for me
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Old 11th August 2017, 04:19 PM
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Default Re: Ixon gear, any good?

bit of a bump here.......




I see motorcycleshop.ie have the Ixon Nebraska jocks on sale, 145.00 down from 249.00 euro, gotta be a good deal right

http://www.motorcycleshop.ie/ixon-ne...ki-17063-p.asp

Anyone have one of these jockss by any chance ?

Just looking for something handy for the scootah - auto ftw

Click the image to open in full size.
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Old 11th August 2017, 04:44 PM
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Default Re: Ixon gear, any good?

Be careful buying Ixon online anywhere, their sizes can be a fair bit off.
Great leathers, as good as Alpine Stars, but just be careful with the sizing.
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Old 11th August 2017, 04:48 PM
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Default Re: Ixon gear, any good?

Originally Posted by PJ
Be careful buying Ixon online anywhere, their sizes can be a fair bit off.
Great leathers, as good as Alpine Stars, but just be careful with the sizing.


tks man, be buying off the lads in Cork.....so im sure it wont be an issue.
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Old 11th August 2017, 04:57 PM
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Default Re: Ixon gear, any good?

Originally Posted by Duke RR
tks man, be buying off the lads in Cork.....so im sure it wont be an issue.
Good stuff, not like the asshole bike shop I bought from in "The Wee County"
And refused to take them back because it wasn't his fault.
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Old 11th August 2017, 05:18 PM
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Default Re: Ixon gear, any good?

Originally Posted by PJ
Good stuff, not like the asshole bike shop I bought from in "The Wee County"
And refused to take them back because it wasn't his fault.
really.....,, you have rights man !
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Old 11th August 2017, 08:24 PM
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Default Re: Ixon gear, any good?

Originally Posted by PJ
Good stuff, not like the asshole bike shop I bought from in "The Wee County"
And refused to take them back because it wasn't his fault.
Originally Posted by Duke RR
really.....,, you have rights man !
he doesn't have the right to a refund
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