SixSixOne Assault Pressure Suit Armor and Pads

3.4/5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $130.00

Product Description

SixSixOne Assault Pressure Suit '11. The comp and assault suits use a side zippered entry with adjustable Velcro closure. The use of open weave stretch fabric offers a very comfortable fit. The use of perforated EVA and tight mesh offer comfort and durabi

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Matt a Downhiller from Ramona, CA

Date Reviewed: January 12, 2009

Strengths:    good overall protection
not too bulky
doesnt get to hot

Weaknesses:    kidney belt really just holds the back brace from moving

Bottom Line:   
rode at anderson this past weekend.
ate it twice pretty hard off one of the rock drops.
overcleared it the first time and flatlanded.
hit my shoulder pretty hard. and walked away unharmed.
dirt and weeds were all stuck to me from the impact.
saved my shoulder!
wont ride without it!

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Favorite Trail:   Anderson Truck Trail

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $90.00

Purchased At:   online

Bike Setup:   08 Giant Glory 1, WTB seat, monkey lite DH bars

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by SAVAGE-RIDER a Weekend Warrior from Barrie

Date Reviewed: December 29, 2008

Strengths:    - Good spine and shoulder protection
- Bulky..? pro/con
-Chest piece has..okay protection.

Weaknesses:    - Kidney protection belt dosent do anything
- Seems kinda cheaply stitched
- A bit bulky but might be a strength
- Shoulder pads seem wide apart

Bottom Line:   
Bottom line.
I'll probably wear to Blue Mountain or Whistler.
Good protection..better than wearing nothing.
Has a few faults..but most can be dealt with while wearing the suit.

3 chillies for vaule...coulda had a better budget while making the suit.
3 chillies for overall cause ive wiped out before and it has saved my a$$ one or two times.

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Favorite Trail:   Backyard

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $95.00

Purchased At:   Got it for a gift. 9

Similar Products Used:   none.

Bike Setup:   2006 Devinci Johnson

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by phnord a Downhiller from VA

Date Reviewed: November 4, 2008

Strengths:    Comfortable, lightweight

Weaknesses:    shoulder pads, cheap manufacturing

Bottom Line:   
I bought this suit because it seemed less bulky and more comfortable to wear compared to other suits...and it is. The spine protection is solid and the big velcro strap around your stomach keeps it in place. The real weaknesses are the shoulder pads and the tiny velcro straps for them. After one ride they were already coming loose and wobbling around on my shoulders. Doesn't seem like they will do much in the event of a crash and there really are no other adjustments to make on the shoulders. Not to mention, the whole thing seems cheaply stitched together.

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Favorite Trail:   The Shed

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Similar Products Used:   Core Saver

Bike Setup:   Custom Stinky

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:5
Submitted by seaneboy a Downhiller from Vancouver

Date Reviewed: August 25, 2008

Strengths:    Comfortable and tough

Weaknesses:    Lack of adjustability in shoulder pads, strange sizing.

Bottom Line:   
Much more bulky than the pro suit, shoulders are really widely spaced apart, altho a jersey on top can help keep them in place. The kidney belt seems quite useless as it moves alot, even when strapped real tight. The back protection has been redesigned for '08 and feels bulkier than previous models i tried on in stores. Protection is very good, i've had some big crashes at Whistler and been real happy to have been wearing this suit. Extremley over priced in most stores in Vancouver area, definetley recommend buying on ebay. Make sure you try a few different brands and various sizes before buying.

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Favorite Trail:   A-line@Whistler

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $90.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   none

Bike Setup:   Orange 224

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Spencer Amundsen a Cross Country Rider from Salt Lake City

Date Reviewed: September 7, 2007

Strengths:    Dosn't restrict movement
Fits well
Good protection

Bottom Line:   
Actually I use this for skiing, as do a bunch of my buddies. It fits well under my coat without noticable bulk or discomfort. Has saved me from injury many times.

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Favorite Trail:   bobsled

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $75.00

Bike Setup:   Jamis Dakar XLT 2.0

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