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ride engine 2019

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Created by uweh A week ago, 2 Nov 2018
uweh
275 posts
2 Nov 2018 4:47PM
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Hi ,

is the 2018 and updated 2019 really better than the "old" 2017 elite and is the new hook really better ?

thanks in advance

uwe

Youngbreezy
WA, 436 posts
5 Nov 2018 7:49AM
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I had the 2017 and now have the 2018 version ( had a warranty claim but all sorted out)

The buckle system is a lot better on the newer version, there is 2 straps to tighten it down which makes it a lot easier to tighten and it is more secure i guess. I think that is a pretty big improvement otherwise the rest of it seems the same, I have done about a year of consistent kiting on my 2018 harness with no issues

7-Nation Aust
QLD, 84 posts
6 Nov 2018 8:38AM
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The 2019 models have a new material hard shell. Which is much stronger. Allowing a smaller more ergonomic shape to be moulded. This means the harness fits better into your back.

And yes the buckle system updated in 2018 to a better version which is easier to get on and off.

uweh
275 posts
6 Nov 2018 5:12PM
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thanks for answer....is the 2019 really lighter ?

repleb
6 posts
Thursday , 8 Nov 2018 2:28PM
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Mixed feelings ...better because the 2018 has two straps holding the spreader bar down. However I found the buckle system has very little leeway(tight fit) meaning I always wore its smidge looser than I wanted to get it on. However very well made but I ended up selling it because it was becoming a faff



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