Rukka Nivala 2.0 Gore-Tex Trousers
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Rukka Nivala 2.0 Gore-Tex Trousers
The Rukka Nivala 2 trousers are a high-performance motorcycle garment with unparalleled Gore-Tex Pro 3-layer lamination, CE level 2 protection, and Armacor-strengthened panels.
Representing the apex of touring clothing, the trousers feature a 100% breathable, windproof and waterproof Gore-Tex Pro stretch membrane, laminated to a high-tech aramid fibre and abrasion and tear-resistant Cordura textile shell.
The Nivala 2 includes extremely warm, detachable duck-down trousers with 70g filling (90/10 down/feather) that not only provides optimal thermal retention on the bike but can also be worn separately! For long-term comfort, the trousers utilise an innovative AirCushion on the inside seat that reduces condensation, acts as a climate buffer and enhances comfort, with an Antiglide Keprotec material seat to prevent sliding!
Rukka's patented CE level 2 D3O Air XTR protectors are equipped at the hips and knees for maximum impact protection.
The trousers also boast a connecting zip to any Rukka jacket to form a one-piece suit (including the Rukka Nivala 2 jacket), come readily equipped with braces for a secure fit, reflectors on the rear calves and two waterproof zippered pockets on the front.
- Armacor shell consisting of high-tech aramid fibre and Cordura
- Armacor strengthenings on knees
- 3-Layer Gore-Tex waterproof laminate pro layer
- Detachable duck-down thermal trousers with 60g filling (90 down/10 feather)
- Rukka D30 Air XTR limb protectors at knees
- Rukka AirCushion system at the seat
- Rukka Antiglide Keprotec at the seat
- Zipper closure ventilation at inner thigh
- Elasticated panels on sides of garment
- Connecting zip to any Rukka trousers
- Detachable braces (included)
- Double-tightening waist closure
- Two waterproof exterior pockets
- Zip and velcro cuff adjustments
Waist Measurement: Measure around your natural waistline, around the top of the hip bones, inline with the navel while keeping the measuring tape parallel to the floor.
Leg Measurement: Measure from the highest point of your crotch down to your ankle, along your inner leg.
|Reg Leg C2 (cm)||81||82||83||84||85||86||87||88||89||90||91|
|Short Leg C1 (cm)||74||75||76||77||78||79||80||81||82||83||84|
|Long Leg C3 (cm)||88||89||90||91||92||93||94||95||96||97||98|
|UK Size||Universal Size||Waist (cm)|
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Rukka was founded in a Finnish farm kitchen in 1950, initially called 'AB Sportsbeklädnad Urheiluvaatetus Oy’.
Shortly afterwards they bought their first "welding" gear, enabling them to make waterproof seams and launch their first range of waterproof clothing. Thankfully for international audiences, they changed their name to the less-intimidating "Rukka" in 1966, which was the nickname of founder Roger Störling. Nowadays, Rukka is an independent division of one of Europe's largest sportswear manufacturers.
Things have moved on since the PVC waterproof of the 80's, Rukka are at the leading age of motorcycle clothing development, working with leaders such as W.L. Gore and DuPont on new materials and testing. Every material is extensively tested by Rukka and the material manufacturers in every condition you'll find motorcycle riders.
The flags in the Rukka logo spell Rukka in the international flag alphabet, a tribute to Rukka's roots in sailing, which, along with motorcycle riding, can create the most testing weather conditions any of us are likely to encounter.
Why Would You Choose Rukka?
There are a great many motorcycle clothing brands competing for your attention and cash, and at Infinity Motorcycles we carefully filter the brands we offer so that they all excel at something.
Rukka, hailing from Finland as they do, excel at creating clothing that is useful in harsh winter climates and is extremely tough. Many consider it to be the highest-tech motorcycle clothing available on the market today, and we certainly wouldn't put up a counter-argument.
Being hardy, tough and well-built, it naturally lasts a long time – so the adage "buy cheap, pay twice" is definitely relevant here. Rukka is more expensive than some other brands, but can last much longer and consequently comes with generous warranties, so factoring this in you can get a lot more clothing for your money with Rukka.
One of the reasons for Rukka jackets' toughness is the attention and care taken during construction. The stitching and attention to detail at wear points on Rukka products has a legitimate claim to being the best in the business, and it is an aspect of motorcycle clothing that is often ignored by the cheaper brands, resulting in excessive wear and a need to replace your motorcycle clothing more frequently.
What most people think of when they think of Rukka, even more than their extreme toughness and weather resistance, is features. Rukka have more features, clever additions and high tech fabrics than any other brand we can think of that caters to the same audience. From armour and armour pockets on every stretch of jacket, to the advanced Gore-Tex and Superfabric materials that make the jackets weather and abrasion resistant, respectively – their special features run the gamut from life-saving, to leg-saving, to simply day-saving.
That's the short version of why you would choose Rukka – for the long version, with a hefty dose of personal experience, come into one of our Infinity stores and talk to one of our knowledgeable staff.
Why Not Rukka?
It's also important to recognise that you might not choose Rukka for some roles. While Rukka make very versatile motorcycle clothing (great for off-road, sports and touring – a really rare combination), it's not Dainese race gear, and it doesn't want to be.
Similarly, if you're not sure if you'll still be riding motorcycles in five years’ time (for whatever reason), some of the advantages of Rukka motorcycle clothing will be a bit lost on you. Although you'll still have the advantage of top of the range protection, it might not be so important to you that the construction is high enough quality to last for years on end, or that Rukka jackets and trousers come with a five year warranty & Rukka gloves come with a two year warranty.
All in all, however, we think Rukka are an incredibly good brand of motorcycle clothing, and deceptively good value for money.
Rukka at Infinity
Rukka make excellent clothing suitable for off-road, sports and touring motorcyclists. As the clothing is so good at such disparate roles, they make a good choice for the dedicated motorcycle rider looking for a single set of clothing to wear for all conditions.
At Infinity, many of our shop staff have worn Rukka as well as our other brands, and will have strong opinions on what's best for you and your riding style! We recommend coming in to our stores to take advantage of their expertise, as well as to take the most important step when buying motorcycle clothing – trying on the clothing for size.
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Excellent, safe, comfortable kit from RUKKA
Don't look at the initial cost price, consider the total cost of ownership. The fact that RUKKA is prepared to put these m/c trousers up for a free six-year warranty (you'll need to register for this over and above the standard warranty) shows their commitment to making first class motorcycle gear. I visited Infinity in Farnborough where Josh had the patience of a saint in helping me select the right kit for me. Since buying these trousers, I've worn them for the last few outings on my R nineT when the temperatures have been low single digits. The separate down-filled long-johns are a must when temps are low and it supremely comfortable. Of course, the Nivala trousers are heavier but not uncomfortably so. Clearly very well constructe, they give a sense of safety and security. The Nivala Jacket and Trousers zip together and this is excellent. No drafts whilst riding. Yes, Rukka is expensive. It's also most excellent. It'll last a long time. Money well spent in my book!