Epic Flex: No restrictive zipper to hinder your movements.
Warm: Hot_Stuff lining, Seal_Tight and Water_Gate_3D construction.
Maki_Tape 2.0: Improved neo tape seal for superb flex, water resistance and seam reinforcement
Protection: Crash_Padz at shins and ribs
Two years ago ION developed a brand-new design concept for getting into the nozip wetsuits which is still absolutely unique in the industry. In 2018 the STRIKE AMP NOZIP starts its second season, offering our Strike customers a fully double lined version of the Strike Amp and all its features yet without any zip for maximum freedom of movement.
Competitive or performance hungry riders who are keen to showcase their radical riding skills.
. Double Thread GBS
. Revised neckline for easy entry
. Hot_Stuff lining
. Enlarged Knee Panel Knee_Panel oder: Enlarged knee panel
All ION Wetsuits use the new Aqua-α ™ technology. Aqua-α ™ is a solvent-free and completely water-based glue. We also use dope dye, which is great for the workers at the factory as there is nearly no bad smell from the glue. The difference is huge. A good step for the people behind all the great wetsuits!
Improved version of highly elastic neoprene tape securing every inch of lower body seams and highly stressed cuff area.
"What’s the most common thing a customer does in the shop?" They pull on the arms of the wetsuit to test its elasticity. But hey, the stretch in the legs is equally as important! Therefore the new Ninja_Knees feature uses the same highly elastic material that is used in the arm and shoulder panels. The result is an amazing freedom of movement for your legs and knees.
With an additional seam to allow a more body-specific fit around the neck, it provides superb water resistant sealing. The Water_Gate 3D is used in all Select Level and AMP Level models.
All stress points are reinforced and secured from the inside with Melco tape for increased lifespan. If you accidentally left the suit in the trunk of your car on a hot day, they can start to peel off. Don't panic! Gently use an iron over the affected area as the glue is activated by heat.
To improve flexibility and comfort, all ION wetsuits come with the Contour_Cut. It greatly enhances flex in the collar, wrists, elbows and insteps.
at the legs keeps you dry single seam calf - easy entry - more flex at calf - less fragile seams and better sealing
Whenever two flaps overlap there is a chance that water can accumulate. In order to combat this we assure that quick water release is provided when needed, so Drain_Holes are secured in place from the inside and won't expand.
All back zip and long leg ION wetsuits come with detachable velcro Leg_Loops and plush panels above the ankle. The loops can be wrapped tightly around the ankle to prevent water from rushing into the suit. To avoid loosing the Leg_Loops whilst on the water, they come with a unique construction of extra strong velcro. If you choose not to use the velcro loops, they can be easily removed by hand. Front zip models don't have the plush panel, but do come with Leg_Loops attached to the suit.
A small webbing loop on the neck of ION wetsuits and tops to attach the safety line of ION sunglasses.
It's been an ongoing discussion if this feature is needed at all, but we've decided to keep it and it's placed on the inside of the suit. Please note, only store water resistant keys in order to avoid any damage. FRONTZIP - Placed on the chest underneath the over head flap.
. Highly abrasion resistant. . Great strength against tearing. . Primarily used on knee panels or buttock area
Additional Neoprene pads provide protection against pressure and impact, which can often cause injury to sensitive and vulnerable parts of the body (shins, ribs). The number of pads vary according to the suit and each pad consists of a special high density K_Type Neoprene Foam to dampen the force of impact.
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