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REV'IT! Airwave Jacket The REV'IT! Airwave is a staple summer jacket. Packed with features that make this jacket a hit with riders in warmer climates, the Airwave includes large ventilated mesh panels on the arms, chest and back, CE rated armor in the shoulders and elbows, a pocket for a REV'IT! Seesoft Back Protector, zippered connections for the Airwave Pants, as well as a jeans loop and adjustments at the sleeves and waist. When rising temperatures have you looking at your leather or textile jackets like they are some sort of medieval torture device, the REV'IT! Airwave will allow you to ride with comfort and protection. PROTECTION FEATURES Outer shell polyester 600D, PWRshell mesh, Lorica reg, polyester rib, polyester 600D EN471 Visibility laminated reflection at upper arms and back Protection Knox Flexiform CE protection at shoulders and elbows Back Protector (sold separately) Seesoft Back Protector -Type KN Type KN / Size 105 fits SM Type KN / Size 106 fits MD-4XL ERGONOMIC FEATURES Fit tour fit , regular Adjustability adjustment straps at hips, adjustment tabs at collar, upper arms and cuffs Ventilation ventilation panels at chest, back and arms Features jeans loop, short connection zipper Pockets inner pockets, slit pockets Additional Note The shoulders and side accent panels on the Silver/Neon colorways are black, not dark grey as shown in product image.
 
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Lightweight and breezy, but buy the SAS or TP2 back protector
PostedApril 9, 2012
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Brock
From Dallas
State:TX
Rider Type:Commuter
Age:25-34
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Jacket is extremely well built. Good stitching, bar tacks, and the design sits very well in riding position. Its also amazingly light, much lighter than my Triumph Raptor and Integra mesh jackets. Velcro cuffs have a large adjustment range and are much faster than zips or buttons. Neck seems a bit tight, but it gets better once it breaks in. The sleeve hi-viz is awesome and looks great with Revit's Athos vest.
There are 2 big gripes for me. One is the zipper is backwards. The pull is on the left side, backwards from every other jacket I've owned. Its oddly disorienting to have to switch like that. My one other gripe is the default back pad is awful. Its a perforated 2cm thick piece of foam more suitable for a mouse pad than riding. Pay the extra money for the Knox TP2 or SAS protector.
So summary, its a great high quality lightweight jacket, but go for the back protector upgrade. Definitely will be looking at the rest of Revit's lineup now.
Yes, I recommend this product.
 
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