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What is your opinion on Rev'it SeeSmart padding?

What's up team.
I hope you're having a good quarantine.

Question for the masses:

What is your opinion of Rev'it's SeeSmart Protection?
https://www.revitsport.com/en/learni...tective-armor/

For around town and perhaps out of the city, I tried on their GT-R Air2 Jacket with this in the elbow and shoulder and I have to say it felt SUUUUPER flimsy.
https://www.revitsport.com/en/jacket...44699.html#101

Though it's rated CE 1 it feels flat and floppy as a pancake.
I cant imagine it offering any real protection...

Does it work? is it a sham? Were they able to squeak by a CE1 rating by testing under just the right conditions?
Or is the stuff legit and Im being old school to think that padding needs to feel like armor?

(I've never played with the D3O stuff but they must share the same properties.)

First-hand experience with going down while wearing the stuff is especially welcomed.

Thanks!
Chris from NYC

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post #2 of 2 Old 05-29-20, 01:39
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I donít have personal experience with it but itís CE rated and looks similar to other high end options out there. Hard does not mean energy absorption. You want hard to prevent puncture but nylon and leather are pretty good at that. Gel was the best there was 20 years ago. Now weíve moved onto what amounts to a solid gel like substance. Absorbs and dissipates probably becomes somewhat rigid on impact as it distributes the energy. Put it against a solid surface and punch it and find out what it does.
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