KORI began as a groundbreaking innovation for motorcyclists, a vision of perfect freedom and uncompromised safety.
Today, we are growing into a brand with genuinely developed products with high Swedish made quality and we have
taken our vision of freedom and safety to meet sports enthusiasts with different specializations that and likeminded needs.

For us it is the feeling and experience of the sport or activity that sets focus on which needs to be solved and how
the products should be designed.

Our first product, KORI-D3O which is a new concept of back protectors that can be transformed into a back pack.
In this blog you will follow our journey and our inspirations.

KORI Encouraging Freedom. Encouraging Safety.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Back protection with D3O

kori pack protector with d3o viper pro

KORI has been to the National Institute for Materials Testing in BorĂ¥s numerous times to test different materials and material combinations during the development of our KORI back protector/backpack. During those visits we really experienced how difficult it is to achieve the higher standards of protection, Level 2. Also we have seen horrifying examples of protections that were CE certified but did NOT resist the tests.
Therefore KORI really welcomes the report on back protectors 2011 :16!
"Market control of back protectors", a report from the Swedish Consumer Agency, is interesting reading both for manufacturers and consumers. As our KORI-D3O back protector wasn’t on the market when the tests were done, KORI is not included in this report. The important facts, nevertheless, are summarized in the analysis and recommendations at the end of the report, “Our recommendation for consumers”:
“- Choose a Level-2 protection, that should be comfortable…
- Try it on before buying and make sure you get the right size. It should be size marked.
- Ask for the user information before buying, you should know how to replace it, store it, wash it …”
KORI are proud to include the D3O protector Viper PRO, so how would KORI-D3O have managed from that perspective that the Swedish Consumer Administration described?
- KORI-D3O is a Level-2 protection and is extremely comfortable and flexible
- KORI-D3O has a size labelling and instructions for how to measure in D3O’s “USER INFORMATION” accompanying the product, and of course also on KORI’s web site.
- KORI-D3O has user information (on Swedish and English!) for how to use, store, clean etc.

Read more about KORI-D3O
Go to D3O’s webb site
Read the report (in Swedish)
Go to KORI’s webb site