‘It’s one of the com­fi­est suits I’ve ever worn’ What’s not It’s a great suit for track­days be­cause it is so light, but I wouldn’t use it for rac­ing as

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Dainese Trick­ster race suit £1499

Tester Matt Wildee Time tested Two years/5000 miles What’s good Quite a lot. Th­ese are Dainese’s kan­ga­roo skin of­fer­ings and as such are light, sup­ple and very com­fort­able. De­signed pri­mar­ily for track­days I’ve also used the suit for many long, 12-hour days in the sad­dle, too.

Com­fort is very im­pres­sive, es­pe­cially be­cause at 6ft 2in I’m at the top of their size range, but the num­ber of stretch pan­els mean they can ac­com­mo­date a range of body shapes. The lin­ing is ex­cel­lent – it’s so slip­pery that it al­lows you to move around with ease and de­spite be­ing sweated in for the last two years, the an­tibac­te­rial in­gre­di­ent means it hasn’t de­vel­oped any smells. ( Yes it has – says ev­ery­one at MCN).

It’s one of the most com­fort­able suits that I’ve used and even after 3000 miles and count­less days on track it still cleans up well. Best of all, the suit has re­cently been re­duced in price, mean­ing you can pick it up from Dainese’s web­site for £1100. I’m not sure how well the leathers would stand up to mul­ti­ple crashes. It doesn’t have el­bow slid­ers and I man­aged to hole the el­bow drag­ging it on a kerb, but that’s more down to me be­ing a silly git.

El­bow holed drag­ging on a kerb The Dainese Trick­ster suit is still go­ing strong after two years Good pad­ding at the shoul­ders

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