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    May 25, 2012
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    June 5, 2013
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REV'IT! Pacific H2O Rain Suit In developing the Pacific H20 rain suit, one of REV'IT!'s main goals was to make it easy to put on in just a few seconds about the time it takes you to get soaked during a heavy shower. Mission accomplished. The solution lies not only in the long, diagonal front closure, but especially in the newly developed, non-stick, PVC-free coating on the inside of the Power Nylon outer shell. The result is a 100 waterproof, breathable, and very practical all-weather companion that will meet the demands of any rider. Convenient features include a storage pocket on the upper leg. For safety, reflection panels on the shoulders and lower legs ensure great visibility. If you need to stand out in traffic even more, the Pacific H2O comes in a high-visibility neon yellow option. PROTECTION FEATURES Outer shell PVC-free PWROxford with PU coating, PVC-free PWROxford EN471 with PU coating (in Neon Yellow color only) Waterproofing 100 waterproof Composition 100 polyester (100 polyurethane coating) Visibility reflection at shoulders and legs, reflective logo at chest and back ERGONOMIC FEATURES Fit tour fit, regular Adjustability adjustment tabs at upper arm, cuffs and ankles Features PVC-free XL front zipper Elastic at waistline Includes transport bag Stash pocket on left leg EN343 certified
 
Overall rating 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Needs several fixes and adjustments
PostedJune 5, 2013
Customer avatar
wool
From Minneapolis
State:MN
Rider Type:Commuter
Age:18-24
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Air Flow 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Features 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Fit
Small
Slightly Small
Large
I am 5’6” tall, 160lbs with an athletic build. I ride a stock 2006 Ninja 650R. I originally ordered a size medium, but it was huge so I returned the medium and reordered a small (Revzilla has a great return/ exchange system). Underneath the suit, I wear a Rev’It Ignition 2 Jacket with shoulder, elbow and back armor. On the bottom I wear jeans and TCX X-Action touring boots. Overall the suit fits well, but there could be more room in the seat and less room in the cuffs of the pants. The Ninja 650R has a relatively upright riding posture but on a bike that has a more tucked in position, the lack of room in the seat will cause the front of the suit to dig into your throat as the fabric pulls down. The boots I wear are touring boots with a sleek profile, the leg cuffs on the suit are huge and cannot be adjusted tightly enough to stop them from flapping or catching on lower parts of the bike like the pegs, shifter, but this can be stopped by adding a reflective strip around your ankles (think reflective ankle straps like cyclists use). Also, the collar on the suit is very high which it should be to stop water from entering the top of your jacket, but the collar isn’t lined very well. The collar should be lined in a soft microfiber or neoprene material to stop it chafing on your neck. The zipper also digs into my adam’s apple/ throat and my facial hair gets caught in it because the closure isn’t lined/ dosen’t have an adequate zipper garage. Now, on to waterproofness…for commuting in light rain at city speeds to highway speeds the suit is fine for an hour or so, but any longer or at freeway speeds, the suit will fail. Water enters through the leg cuffs (which can’t be tightened enough), the lap area where the zipper ends and the butt from contact with a wet seat. The suit is okay, but there are a lot of negatives. Here are the pros: the styling is great! Clean and subdued. The logos and reflectivity are nice as well. The wrists and shoulders can be adjusted tightly using the velcro straps, so no flapping around. The front zipper/ flap system is easy to use. It would be nice to see magnets vs. velcro though. The suit packs down relatively small using a compression sack about the size of a softball when the straps are cinched down (the stock sack is ok, but not small enough). Overall it gets the job done but I bet there are better items out there.
No, I do not recommend this product.
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Kriega Kube Pocket Optional / removable accessory pocket for Kriega backpacks and waistpacks. Features Water resistant YKK water-resistant zip 1000D Dupont Cordura 3M Scothlite reflective logo/stripe Hypalon zip-'garage' Padded construction Double velcro attachment Fits R30, R25, R20, R15,Hydro-3, R3, R8 170(H) x 85(W) x 40(D) mm 0.5-litre capacity
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great add-on to a Kriega pack
PostedMay 11, 2013
Customer avatar
wool
From Minneapolis
State:MN
Rider Type:Commuter
Age:18-24
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Ease of Install 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Performance 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Finish 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Durability 
5 / 5
5 / 5
This is a simple, no-nonsense add-on to a Kriega pack that I would highly recommend. It's much larger than I thought it would be and can hold my keys, full size HTC Thunderbolt with Otterbox Defender case and a leather wallet with roughly 6 cards and a few bills. Makes gas stops a breeze and it's nice to have a phone handy when needed rapidly. Definitely recommended.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Kriega R25 Backpack The Kriega R25 motorcycle backpack has a quick release QUADLOC harness, which is Kriega's own tried, tested and highly recommended system, unique to the rucksack industry. An innovative extremely efficient load-carrying system designed for motorcycle riders. Unlike conventional harness systems the load is carried on the hips chest, transferring the majority of the load away from the shoulders and thereby preventing the neck strain experienced with regular rucksacks. Ergonomically designed with no arm restriction for long distance comfort on a motorcycle. Features Main compartment - YKK oversize zip Side access pocket with 4-point load compression Internal magazine sleeve, which can accommodate a 14 laptop Internal key-clip SUPERSPACE 5mm airspace fabric Oversize YKK coil zips Upgraded harness to enable a wider range of rider to get the perfect Kriega fit Fully hydration compatible - reservoir relocated from outer pocket to main compartment Optional Kriega 3 Liter Hydrapak + Tube avaliable (sold separately) Hydration tube routes out and over the shoulder through a covered duct located top, center of the main compartment Reflective web loops on sides of pack to facilitate easier fastening of US-10 expansion pack Schoeller DYNATECH with integrated 3M Scotchlite reflectivity 1000D Dupont Cordura base harness 420D nylon ripstop - lightweight yet extremely strong CNC 6061-T6 alloy buckles Expanding outer pocket 10 year guarantee 25-liter capacity 520mm(H) x 300mm(W) x 160(D) mm
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Best motorcycle back pack on the market
PostedMay 11, 2013
Customer avatar
wool
From Minneapolis
State:MN
Rider Type:Commuter
Age:18-24
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Ease of Install 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Performance 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Finish 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
This is a great pack for everyday commuting. I'm 5'6" @ 160lbs riding a 2006 Ninja 650R. I've used it for a couple hundred miles now going to work, the gym and even a short weekend trip. Getting it properly adjusted isn't intuitive, but once adjusted it's "set it and forget it" so no big deal.The first few rides my shoulders were sore, but after proper fitting the pack, it is great! The fit and finish is very nice. No loose threads, double and triple stitching everywhere, beefy zippers, sturdy buckles and strong fabrics are used all over on this pack. It would be nice to see the aluminum buckles in different anodized colors as an option. Dislikes: would like more reflective detailing, main zipper should be a two-way zipper, more internal organizing. Overall this is an awesome pack and I would recommend it to anyone.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Firstgear Fargo Gloves Features All leather glove with full gauntlet Clarino palm with grip gel print on fingers and thumb Waterproof/Breathable using Hipora membrane Bemberg cool lining for comfort Thinsulate 40 gram insulation for warmth 1-handed elastic cord closure Adjustable wrist strap for a custom fit Reflective piping for night visibility Box-construction with tapered finger for a comfortable fit 2-year limited warranty
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Know what you're getting!
PostedOctober 4, 2012
Customer avatar
wool
From Minneapolis
State:MN
Rider Type:Commuter
Age:18-24
Gender:male
Style 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Comfort 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Air Flow 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Features 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Fit
Small
Slightly Large
Large
Ok, I opened the package and really like the gloves. The outer is all leather and the palm is a suede type of leather. The embroidery and logos are nice. Not over done in my opinion. The gloves fit about 1/2 size to 1 size too large. I fit right into the size large on the chart, but I ordered a medium. The gloves fit well over my leather/ textile Rev'It Ignition 2 Jacket. I like that you can cinch them up on the gauntlet and near the wrist. There is enough room for me to fit a pair of Smartwool Liner gloves inside which adds about 10degrees F or so of temperature range on these. I live in Minnesota, so I'm used to cold and these gloves will take me into the mid 30s without liners and mid 20s with merino wool liners. These gloves do not have armor! I was surprised since most motorcycle gloves should have armor in my opinion. I should have read the description better, but these will work since I need a pair of cold weather gloves this season. To be honest, these are just like a pair of mountaineering gloves yo might find at REI. The only specialty feature directly for motorcycling is the visor wipe (which is very useful) and the fact that they're made by a motorcycle company. These gloves are good, just know what you're getting and you won't be disappointed.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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REV'IT! Fly Gloves It might be hot out, but thats no reason to sacrifice style or protection for comfort. The REV'IT! Fly Glove is a fully perforated summer glove that will let the air in, but keep the asphalt out, thanks to its all leather construction, PU injected fingers, and knuckle and schoeller-keprotec palm protection. All these features are wrapped up in the best fitting lightweight gloves youve ever worn. REVIT PROTECTION FEATURES Outer shell goatskin, Karvin cowhide (PU coated) Lining tri-fleece liner Composition outer shell 100 leather lining 100 polyester Protection PU injected finger knuckles and knuckle, schoeller-keprotec at palm, EVA foam at palm ERGONOMIC FEATURES Fit tour fit Adjustability adjustment tab at cuff Ventilation fully perforated outer shell Features stretch lips at fingers and backhand, short cuff Please Note Production gloves do not have ES on the palm as shown in video and photos.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Awesome gloves, but not perfect sizing
PostedJuly 8, 2012
Customer avatar
wool
From Minneapolis
State:MN
Rider Type:Commuter
Age:18-24
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Style 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Comfort 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Fit
Small
Small
Large
A nice pair of subdued, black leather gloves. Great air flow, good protection, good looks! Problems: I wish the velcro strap was a bit longer, the fit is off for my hands. I normally wear a medium in all clothing items, but I ordered a large for these, but the fingers are slightly too long and the width is slightly too narrow. These would fit narrow, long hands perfectly, but someone with short, sausage fingers not so much. I like the gloves so much that I'm going to wear them for a bit and have them altered at a local leather shop. I recommend getting one size larger than you would normally.
Rides: 2006 Kawasaki EX650 Ninja 650R
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Kriega US-30 Drypack The Kriega US-30 is 30-litre capacity 100 waterproof motorcycle tailpack. Unique design solution enables fitment can fit directly to the bike's subframe or solid mounting under the seat. The US-30 also comes equipped with removable shoulder and waist straps, so it can be carried courier style, on or off the bike. Base anti-slip mesh also doubles as a pocket to store the shoulder and waist straps when the US-30 is attached to the bike. The shoulder strap connects to the large D-rings at each end of the pack and the waist strap connects to 2 fold away buckles at the corners of the mesh-pocket. The Kriega US-30 motorcycle tailpack is designed to work perfectly with pretty much any motorcycle, via a super secure attachment to the sub-frame. The pack is easily attached/removed by 4 x quick-release buckles, and no extra bungees or rain covers are required. The Kriega US-30 tail pack utilizes the latest generation of fitting straps US Alloy Hook Straps allow tailpack combinations of up to 90-liters to be carried with confidence and convenience. Easy on/off with no loose straps remaining. Custom CNC milled, aircraft grade, 6061-T6 alloy hooks attach to the four discreet web loops located on the sub-frame of the bike. Fitting method is particularly suitable for traditional one-piece motorcycle seats and bolt-on seat pads/racks, as well as standard seats. US packs can be mounted inline or across the seat. See US Alloy Hook Strap page for full fitting instructions. For use as a tankbag, Kriega US Tank Adaptor must be purchased. Features 1000D Dupont Cordura (100 waterproof main body) RHINOTEK abrasion resistant fabric HYPALON abrasion resistant re-enforcement DRYPACK removable tape-seamed liner (white) 420D nylon ripstop - lightweight yet extremely strong Acetal ITW Airloc buckles YKK water-resistant zips 6061-T6 alloy fitting hooks Side access zip pocket (water-resistant) Coated-mesh pocket Shoulder waist straps 1 x set US Alloy Hook Straps included 10-year guarantee 30-litre capacity 445mm(H) x 295mm(W) x 225mm(D)
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great product, only one issue
PostedJuly 8, 2012
Customer avatar
wool
From Minneapolis
State:MN
Rider Type:Commuter
Age:18-24
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Ease of Install 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Performance 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Finish 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Durability 
5 / 5
5 / 5
I've been using this product for a few days now and it's so much nicer than using a backpack, especially on hot and humid summer days. You can easily fit 3 to 4 days of clothing in the US 30 if you pack light. I use this for commuting to work and the gym. Normally I carry a change of clothes, a pair of shoes, a BJJ uniform, a pair of workout shorts with t-shirt, a water bottle, a lunch box along with some odds and ends like wallet, cellphone, keys and eye drops. I could probably fit the items into a US 20 pack if I had to, but I like having some room to spare for extra items. If I need any additional space I carry a bungee net. The Kriega has enough strong attachment points where you can use a bungee net for extra items on top of it. The pack mounts fairly well on my 2006 Ninja 650R. I wish the seat on my Ninja was wider to support more of the pack, but the cinching straps really secure the pack well on the bike, so I have no worries about it coming off or loosening. My only two wishes for improvement is that Kriega would figure out a way to waterproof the side zip pocket and add some organizer slots for pens, cell phones and a key clip because after riding the small items commonly held in the side pocket get scattered around. Because the pocket isn't water proof, I need to use ziplock baggies to protect my cellphone, wallet and any other non-waterproof items--not that big of a deal but it's something to be aware of. If organization is something you worry about, don't get this pack since it's basically a cavernous space to store your items. I love this pack though! If you're into "Inception Packing" (look it up on the Google machine) this pack is perfect! Bravo Kriega!
Rides: 2006 Kawasaki EX650 Ninja 650R
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Knox Advance X CE Back Protector CE approved armor incorporates trauma lite honeycomb protection Comfortable energy absorbing armor retro fits many products The Knox TP2 is a standard shape that fits many older Men's REV'IT or Teknic jackets and may fit other brands as well The Knox TP2 will fit in Women's REV'IT Turbine and Women's REV'IT Ignition Jackets Measures approximately 15 in length, 11 at its widest part, and 1 in thickness.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Good product, but wish it had better ventilation
PostedJune 18, 2012
Customer avatar
wool
From Minneapolis
State:MN
Rider Type:Commuter
Age:18-24
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
This is a good product, but I wish it had better ventilation. It fits perfectly in my Rev'It Gear 2 jacket pocket and is very comfortable even with a backpack on, so much so that I don't really even notice it when it's on. In the mid to hotter temps (70 to 90 degrees) your back will be damp from sweat, but that's to be expected in temps that hot anyways with a backpack on. I wish they (Knox) could develop a pad with large ventilation holes that is the same rating protection wise that will fit inside a back protector pocket in Rev'It jackets. For $29.99 this is a simple and inexpensive upgrade for any Rev'It compatible jacket, it would be stupid not to buy it, especially if you bought a jacket from Revzilla give that you get ZLA cash. If I had a different jacket, I might try using another back pad that has better ventilation, but for my jacket, this one fits almost perfectly and I have no major complaints.
Rides: 2006 Kawasaki EX650 Ninja 650R
Yes, I recommend this product.
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TCX X-Action Boots Based on their extremely popular 2009 Synergy boot, the X-Action has been revamped for 2011. Fully waterproof, this boot is made of top grain leather with microfiber and polyurethane panels strategically placed in high wear areas for longevity and durability. UPPER leather and micro fibre, front and rear padded area for a better comfort, rear reflexing insert LINING waterproof PROTECTION new malleolus protection, shin plate, polyurethane shift pad integrated in the sole FOOT BED anatomic and replaceable SOLE new touring sole, bi-injected with specific grip area and superior stability
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Good boot for commuting and casual riding
PostedJune 18, 2012
Customer avatar
wool
From Minneapolis
State:MN
Rider Type:Commuter
Age:18-24
Gender:male
Style 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Comfort 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Fit
Small
Slightly Large
Large
Footbed
Narrow
Wide
Wide
I purchased these boots on Thursday and wore them every day since then, so 4 days total. I normally wear a size 8.5 or 9 in casual shoes (think Puma Clyde, Adidas Samba). I've ridden about 300 miles so far in these. At first these boots were very stiff and it was hard to feel the brake and shifter--I was worried I would need to return them, but they've softened up a bit and work very well now so I can actually feel the controls. I admit I wore the boots around the house to soften them up and now they fit really well! The soles are stiff, but fairly comfortable and flexible enough to walk in when doing errands at the grocery store, etc. I wouldn't want to walk miles on end in these, but for quick errands they'll be just fine. They don't look too outrageous like "storm trooper boots", but the shifter pads are a dead give-away that they are motorcycle boots. I wish the shifter pads were in the same leather like the rest of the boot for a more subdued look, but as far as dedicated motorcycle boots go, these are pretty incognito. I've also ridden with these in the rain and no water gets in, although your feet will get damp from the inside as these don't breathe very well. I wear Smartwool socks with my boots and my feet were comfortable in mid 80 degree temps. I would avoid cotton socks and stick with thin merino wool or coolmax socks as these boots don't breathe very well. I think they seem fairly durable, but that will need to be evaluated after a few months of riding. I wish these were stitched to the sole/ last as they would be more durable and the last/ sole could be replaced as these are glued together and oftentimes glued boots, regardless of application fail after a few months of hard use. The leather outer is ok in terms of appearance, but it almost looks like these are a fake leather, however the product discription says they're real leather...hmmm. The leather outer does scuff a bit, but I don't mind as these are meant to be used and abused, so it adds to the character of the boots. In terms of protection, these boots are good. They have a reinforced toe box, heel counter and have hard plastic in the ankle and shin plate. The grip on the soles is good too and I haven't had any issues with slippage when putting my foot down on any surface. The soles are slippery when wet on the metal parts of the bike like the kickstand/ foot pegs, but I assume that this is the case with most rubber soles and metal objects. Anyway, these are great as everyday commuter boots, I just need to evaluate the durability!
Rides: 2006 Kawasaki EX650 Ninja 650R
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Scorpion EXO-500 Helmet - Solid Colors The Scorpion EXO-500 immediately catches the eye with its innovative design, enhanced by a superb sharp ridge on the underside of the shell. Inspired by its older brother, the Scorpion EXO-1000, the EXO 500 Helmet is based on GT philosophy and is fitted as standard with the latest generation face shield. The EXO-500 also integrates the SpeedView built-in retractable sunvisor treated with anti-fog coating on both sides. Comprising 3 shell sizes and a lighter, more durable shell than its predecessor, the Scorpion EXO-500 Helmets will drastically change your expectations of a standard full face helmet. Featuring a very soft KwikWick 2 inner liner and triple density foam cheek pads, the EXO500 is also equipped with the revolutionary Airfit technology and a state-of-the-art ventilation system. Chances are, this Scorpion will steal the show from much more expensive helmets. Features KwikWick 2 liner soft, moisture wicking, hypoallergenic, removable, and machine washable SpeedView retractable sunvisor treated with antifog on both sides AirFit technology inflate and deflate the cheek pads to make it fit perfectly for a better fit, greater safety and shock absorption SpeedShift visor system enables extremely quick visor changes EverClear no-fog visor optically-correct, aero-tuned shield with state-of-the art fog-free technology and anti-scratch hardened coating Advanced polycarbonate composite engineered shell quiet, aero-tuned designed and wind-tunnel tested EPS-lined chin bar for additional protection Triple density foam cheek pads 3 shell sizes 3 year warranty
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Great helmet with a few drawbacks
PostedMay 30, 2012
Customer avatar
wool
From Minneapolis
State:MN
Rider Type:Commuter
Age:18-24
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Fit
Small
True to Size
Large
Noise Level
Quiet
Slightly Loud
Loud
Weight
Light
Slightly Heavy
Heavy
Shape
Narrow
Long Oval
Round
Vision
Narrow
Average
Wide
I've used this helmet for the past few weeks. It's great helmet with solid features at the $200 price point. There are a few issues though. First, the helmet whistles when the vents are fully open and you tilt your head forward at speed, even lower speeds like 40 mph. The whistling might be more of an issue with my windscreen directing air at the vents as opposed to an actual issue with the helmet, but something to be aware of. Secondly, I can't fit my glasses underneath this helmet. There are no channels for eyewear. I do have a -5.75 RX with thick lenses and frames so that might be an issue. Thirdly, the sun shield is great, but a darker tint is needed and it doesn't reach to the bottom of the eye port which means that there is an awkward line in the line of sight at times if looking at the motorcycle controls. Fourth, the helmet doesn't fully seal above the face shield which means that small amounts of water can enter from the top in a heavy downpour, but one shouldn't be riding in rain that bad anyway. Yes, there are a few issues with the helmet, but overall the helmet is really nice and clean and has lots of great featured for the price point.
Rides: 2006 Kawasaki EX650 Ninja 650R
Yes, I recommend this product.
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REV'IT! Ignition 2 Jacket How can you improve on a jacket that's already considered one of the most multi-functional, 3-season, leather mesh styles You dig deeper and make it even better. REV'IT! proudly presents the REVIT Ignition 2 jacket without a doubt the most versatile leather mesh jacket available on the market. Its 3-in-1 layer system enables you to transform it from a 3-season, waterproof, and insulated touring jacket to a full airflow summer mesh jacket, simply by removing the separate layers included. Unbelievable function, versatility, comfort, and style this jacket has REV'IT! written all over it. PROTECTION FEATURES Outer shell Monaco Performance cowhide, Dynax mesh, PWRshell 500D stretch, PWRwax 500D, suede leather Insulation detachable thermal bodywarmer Waterproofing detachable hydratex 3L (5000mm H2O) Breathability detachable hydratex 3L (7000g/m2/24hrs) Composition outer shell 59 leather, 40 polyamide, 1 elastane lining 100 polyester thermal liner 100 polyamide (insulation 100 polyester) membrane 100 polyurethane (tricot 100 polyamide) Protection ProLife CE protection at shoulders and elbows Back Protector (sold separately) Seesoft Back Protector -Type KN Type KN / Size 106 fits 46-60 Safety stitching Visibility reflection at back and elbows ERGONOMIC FEATURES Fit tour fit, regular Adjustability adjustment straps at waist, adjustment tabs at cuffs Ventilation VCS I zippers at under arms, ventilation panels at chest and back Features stretch lips at elbows, short and long connection zipper Pockets slit pockets, document pocket, inner pockets
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Seems excellent upon first glance!
PostedMay 25, 2012
Customer avatar
wool
From Minneapolis
State:MN
Rider Type:Commuter
Age:18-24
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
I just received my package from UPS. I tried on the jacket and it's awesome! Much better than I was expecting. Where I live we get all the "squid brands" that are over done and too loud, but this is sleek and classy-very European! I'm 5'6" tall and 155 to 160 lbs with an athletic build. I have a 16.5" neck, 38" chest, 30" waist, 29.5" arm length, 12" biceps and 7" wrists. I was worried that the jacket would be too small for me, but it fits great. The jacket is very comfortable and fits great with all the liners in. Without the liners it's a bit loose, but I don't ride too much without a couple layers on as I'm in Minnesota and it doesn't get too hot here. Sitting on my 2006 Ninja 650R, it's very comfortable on the bike. I will update soon when I have more miles on my bike using this jacket. The attention to detail is just perfect-- the leather and the "mesh" are a great compromise. The mesh is very tight weave and looks almost just like cordura too me. The protection on the leather speaks for itself and hopefully I'll never have too find out about the durability of the mesh. My only gripes are: I wish the neck opening had a bit more adjustability as well as the sleeve cuffs. The neck is tight, not too tight where I can't breathe, but tight enough that I might get the snaps adjusted at a local leather worker. I have a big neck from grappling so most people my size should be just fine. The second gripe is that the 1st snap is too loose for me on the cuffs, but the 2nd snap is too tight. You can fit the sleeves under a gauntlet glove, but I still wish that I could find a compromise between the 1st and 2nd snaps. Despite those two issues, I I think the jacket is a great product!
Rides: 2006 Kawasaki EX650 Ninja 650R
Yes, I recommend this product.
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