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Useful Tips

Useful tips for open face and off-road helmets

Helmet cleaning

Use a solution of mild soap or non-abrasive detergent and luke warm water to clean your helmet. Dry the helmet at room temperature and never expose it to excessive heat.

WARNING : The helmet can be seriously damaged by some common substances without this damage being visible. Do not paint, apply stickers, use petrol or other chemical solvents.

Storage

After the helmet has been cleaned, put it in a helmet bag and store on a solid, leveled surface, as the helmet may be damaged if it rolls around of falls to the ground.

Liner cleaning

Use a solution of mild soap and luke warm water to clean your liner. Dry the liner at room temperature and never expose it to excessive heat.

Useful tips for full face and modular helmets

Helmet cleaning

Use a solution of mild soap or non-abrasive detergent and luke warm water to clean your helmet. Dry the helmet at room temperature and never expose it to excessive heat.

WARNING : The helmet can be seriously damaged by some common substances without this damage being visible. Do not paint, apply stickers, use petrol or other chemical solvents.

Storage

After the helmet has been cleaned, put it in a helmet bag and store on a solid, leveled surface, as the helmet may be damaged if it rolls around of falls to the ground.

Visibility

Tinted and dark visors are not to be used at night or under any poor visibility conditions as they reduce transmitted light to the user.

Liner cleaning

Use a solution of mild soap and luke warm water to clean your liner. Dry the liner at room temperature and never expose it to excessive heat.

Useful tips for jackets

Selecting your jacket

Choose a jacket that match your lifstyle.

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Useful tips for bibs and pants

Selecting you bibs or pants

Choose a bib or a pant that match your lifstyle.

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Useful tips for boots

PrimaloftTM liner cleaning

Follow these indications to clean and dry Primalofttm CKX boot liners: Machine wash with cold water (30˚C/85˚F) using the gentle cycle. Do not bleach. Lay flat to dry or tumble dry low (40˚C/100˚F). Do not dry clean, iron or steam.

Warmth retention

To stay warm when snowmobiling, make sure to keep your hands and feet dry and warm.

Extremities are the first body parts to feel the cold because our brain is programmed to protect the vital organs first. Therefore, it neglects the bloodstream for extremities and focus on the head and chest. So you must take special care to your feet and hands using CKX products!

Useful tips for underwear

A second skin

Using SKIN underwear that sticks on your skin under a CKX jacket, bib or pant is the best way to maintain your body heat and core warm. In fact, wearing thick or loose clothing will cause spreading moisture from your body and will quickly become a source of discomfort. In addition, SKIN underwear are designed to act as a second skin that does not interfere with your movements.

Useful tips for gloves and mittens

Warmth retention

To stay warm when snowmobiling, make sure to keep your hands and feet dry and warm.

Extremities are the first body parts to feel the cold because our brain is programmed to protect the vital organs first. Therefore, it neglects the bloodstream for extremities and focus on the head and chest. So you must take special care to your feet and hands using CKX products!

Useful tips for goggles

Each shade its function:

Clear : Recommandée pour les journées nuageuses et au moment du couché de soleil.

Yellow : Improves contrast, reduces glare. High Intensity tint for maximum sight performance during low light driving. Excellent for night riding and for cloudy conditions.

Orange/Amber : Heightens contrast in partly cloudy and sunny conditions. Blocks high amounts of blue light to highten contrast and visual acuity.

Blue : Reduces glare from visible white light and hightens contrast.

Pink : Provides the best optics for the widest variety of light conditions. Enhances depth perception, increases contrast, and maximizes visual acuity.