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Re: What do you want to see from Iron Heart Racing?
« Reply #120 on: March 04, 2018, 10:50:35 am »
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Re: What do you want to see from Iron Heart Racing?
« Reply #121 on: March 04, 2018, 11:03:09 am »
Yeah in my concept the the coin pocket is inside and just made from the same material as the pocket bag. It's a coin pocket not a watch pocket.

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Re: What do you want to see from Iron Heart Racing?
« Reply #122 on: April 24, 2018, 08:18:37 pm »
As someone who probably fits into the young Iron Heart wearing motorcyclist demographic, the biggest thing for me would be the option for added protection. I'm thinking either pockets for D30 armour, or with armour already built in. That's part of the reason why I ride with a Belstaff, rather than sticking one of my Iron Heart jackets. I do ride in my IH jeans, but it would be reassuring to be able to include protection on the knees and hips. Most of my riding is urban, so I'm travelling at low speed and take the view that 21oz is at least going to offer some more protection than riding along in a pair of store bought jeans.

In terms of styling, Iron Heart already nail it, that's why I wear your stuff. But for a brand so built around motorcycling in its marketing, I've always thought the lack of protection is a bit of an oversight. To my mind, it sounds as though the IH Racing line could be a good way of addressing that gap.

I have to agree with footandmaff. IH Jeans offer the best level of protection that can be offered from a jean. I like the fact that I can commute in them but I would never wear them on a serious ride out - I wear leathers or my Rukka gear.

I'm a little unsure of what Iron Heart Racing means. Most of what IH makes presently represents the classic motorcycle wear of riders of low to medium performance machinery, like Harleys or classic triumphs and like.

An option would be to weave kevlar fibres into the denim at stress points to create stronger resistance to cutting or tearing in the event of an 'off'

Certainly, there's no reinventing the wheel in this area - which is why Belstaff are still turning out their Trophy jacket after 50+years. God only knows how many Harley Davidson No.7 orange and black jackets have been sold....

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Re: What do you want to see from Iron Heart Racing?
« Reply #123 on: April 28, 2018, 03:25:20 pm »
oh i wouldn't mind a "sportier" jacket like the HD ones...
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Re: What do you want to see from Iron Heart Racing?
« Reply #124 on: April 29, 2018, 05:08:08 pm »
Currently I commute in a Rukka Realer/Nivala Jacket - it's light, it's soft, it's comfortable, it's waterproof, it contains D30 armour for the shoulders, elbows, chest and back - designed in a way that you barely even notice they're there. It even came with a separate goose down thermal jacket as a liner.

It's frick'n awesome and is puritanical in its design - it cost £1200 and looks dull.

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I do like the 1946 riders jacket that IH do though - perhaps it could be made from 25oz denim with leather raglan shoulders and padded elbows.

Like a biker version of the Melton Wool Varsity jacket, but tougher...

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Re: What do you want to see from Iron Heart Racing?
« Reply #125 on: April 29, 2018, 05:36:02 pm »
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but built the Iron Heart way...

...capable of taking a beating and loving it

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Re: What do you want to see from Iron Heart Racing?
« Reply #126 on: March 20, 2019, 07:27:59 pm »
I’d like to know whether there is any news on this front. Since this came up I’ve been holding off on buying an all weather armour-capable jacket/coat for my motorcycle riding. I’d hate to get something similar to @momo ‘s Rukka jacket above and IH to come out with it’s own killer version some months later.
Is this only wishful thinking at this stage? Should I give up and buy a regular bike jacket and forget about the IH dream jacket?
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Re: What do you want to see from Iron Heart Racing?
« Reply #127 on: March 20, 2019, 08:04:03 pm »
I'm probably wrong but I thought IH Racing wasn't happening. But, it looks like IH Ignition is happening since Haraki-san has been posting pics of Ignition products on IG.
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IHSH-129 size L (blue)
IHSH-37 blue/orange L or XL depending on fit
IHSH-19

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Re: What do you want to see from Iron Heart Racing?
« Reply #128 on: March 21, 2019, 10:21:15 am »
Thanks for the tipoff @gaseousclay , I’ll try to see what IH Ignition is up to.
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Re: What do you want to see from Iron Heart Racing?
« Reply #129 on: March 21, 2019, 01:27:32 pm »
Thanks for the tipoff @gaseousclay , I’ll try to see what IH Ignition is up to.

I'm sure you've already found it but here's the Ignition Works Inc IG page:

https://www.instagram.com/ignitionworksinc/?hl=en
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IHSH-129 size L (blue)
IHSH-37 blue/orange L or XL depending on fit
IHSH-19