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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 01-09-2008, 09:55 PM Thread Starter
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Komodo Ceno - Leather Suit

i posted up a few pics earlier today about the suit. i noticed a few threads asking about leather suits in general and more specifically for Komodo leathers. i just picked up this Komodo Ceno from Safety First Racing. Kevin was very helpful and hooked me up with an awesome deal. all komodo suits there are 25% off.

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Ceno $599.25
Meso $749.25
FX $944.25


here is the manufacturer's write up.

Komodo Ceno Series Racing Leathers - Discontinued
The Ceno was designed and developed by reginoal and national level riders who wanted a high quality race suit that offered great protection at a competitve price. The Ceno offers outstanding features from external carbon forearms, stretch keprotec in all the right places and supple leather that you can wear all day. The Ceno is used currently used by many race teams across the nation and is highly tested.

# 1.2mm to 1.4mm premium drum dyed full grain cowhide for superior abrasion and tear resistance
# External pre-curved carbon protection at elbows and forearms
# Aero hump for better suit aerodynamics and impact absorption
# Triple and double stitched seams throughout entire suit
# Removable CE approved armor at shoulders, elbows and knee/shins for maximum protection and comfort
# CE approved armor at hips (removable)
# High density temper foam at impact zones
# Double layer leather at all impact zones
# Air vents on shoulders for additional ventilation and moisture release
# Full frontal perforation at chest, thighs, and aero hump for maximum airflow
# Hidden zippers at biceps for additional ventilation
# Anti-bacterial and non-allergenic mesh lining for maximum breathability
# One piece neoprene collar
# Stretch Keprotec panel from the crotch to ankle for great fit and maneuverability
# YKK Zippers, the highest grade of zipper life and strength
# Colors: Red/White; Blue/White (left); White/Black
# Sizes: 38-52 (US)

there wasn't much info out there on this suit from actual owners from what i could find so i thought i'd give you guys a little closer look at it. i'm 6' 185lbs. according to the websites i was a size 44 but when i tried a 44 on it was way too small. really tight in the legs and in the shoulders. i ended up getting a 46. i'm going to see what the first few weekends bring but just trying it on makes me think i'll need to bring in the wrists a bit along with the legs. but not much. remember you also need room for a back/chest protector.





as you can it's perforated throughout. i would have preferred a neoprene coller and i believe this is available on the newer versions but the new versions also went up significantly in price.



double walled leather at the butt.


Speed hump...not perf'd.

this is the hip. it's double walled w/ padding. on top of that every "impact" area has CE approved armor in the removable liner. every spot is essentially doubled up. this is a very nice option since it allows you to take out any armor you don't want or upgrade any of it as you see fit. (further pics show the actually CE armor w/ the padding.)




At the elbow. Hard CE armor w/ soft padding underneath.




this is the shoulder. as you can see the padding is sewn in place. the next picture shows the removable CE armor in the liner below.




this is at the knee. same as the shoulder, double padded w/ removable CE armor. just below the knee there is also armor at the shin.






here is a picture of the removable liner at the wrist. it's zippered in around the front but zelco'd at the wrists, etc.



besides the perforation there are also zippered vents. this a picture just below the armpit.



it was hard coming across suits or anything for that matter that actually promoted the CE armor that was actually approved. this is reassuring.



this suit is well protected as you can see. it's great quality and for the price it rivals higher end suits. for those of you who are interested in grabbing one before they are all gone here is Safety First Racing's Info and pricing on the suits. they carry more then the suits, just ask. i hope this helps if you are the fence about a suit.

Kevin at Safety First Racing took great care of me.

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when i start to come undone, stitch me together.
when you see me stretched remind me of what left this outlaw torn."

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Here's a pic of that suit in action. Nice choice btw...

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That is one FASSSSST suit! Looking fwd to seeing you grow into it this season!!

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Kevin is a good guy. Been friends with him for a long time. I am glad he hooked you up.
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Nice looking suit. Looks to be good quality.

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That is one FASSSSST suit! Looking fwd to seeing you grow into it this season!!

(it sure made Nolan fast)
hell yeah! is it may yet?

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Here's a pic of that suit in action. Nice choice btw...
Mmmmmmm, that suit looks pretty hawt

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That's the same suit I have, but mine is black and white. I love it! Comfortable and a ton of protection!

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ok, i'm 6 foot 5 182 lbs. I'm thin and muscular. What size suit should I look for? I dont wanna order and it be way too small
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ok, i'm 6 foot 5 182 lbs. I'm thin and muscular. What size suit should I look for? I dont wanna order and it be way too small


I am a 46 and I am almost 6 foot 2 and I weight 205. You are an odd size since you are so thin. I thnk a 46 might be too short. You might need a 48 but it will be baggy on you I think.
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I'm 5'10" and I have the 44....the arms and legs are about 1.5" too long on me. I'm also fat weighing in at 205.

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ok, i'm 6 foot 5 182 lbs. I'm thin and muscular. What size suit should I look for? I dont wanna order and it be way too small
like said in the original post i'm 6' 185 or so. the 46 is just about right. i could use .5" to 1" shorting in the legs and arms. great fit everywhere else. with your height and weight i think you're going to need changes to the suit regardless of the brand. 48 or 50 is probably your best bet but plan on having someone take in the mid section for you. see your pm's.

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For anyone else who's wondering about Komodo sizing, I just bought a size 42 Ceno suit. I am 5'8", 163 lbs. It fits correctly with all armor in position, including my Knox back protector, but I need about 2 inches off the legs and 1.5 off the arms. I'm having a little extra stretch material added so it will fit my fat calves. I brought it to Alexa to get her input on how it should fit. She made all kinds of good suggestions. I can't wait to see how much nicer it feels after she's done with it.

I ordered it by the chart because I matched each dimension, and most were right in the middle of the range too. But, that didn't account for individual differences such as my calves, and the exact length of arms and legs. I'm also having the collar, cuffs, and leg ends replaced with a softer material. This will fit more comfortably inside the boots and gloves.

It sure is well made. It's built like a tank, so it will need some real break-in. But it is also full of CE armor and double layers of leather. If I had to fall down, this is a suit I'd want to have on.
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bump to say goodbye to my old suit. you treated me well...godspeed.

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