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REV'IT! Tornado HV Jacket Commuters and serious touring enthusiasts from all over the world asked for it, so here it is REV'IT! has developed the REVIT Tornado HV as the high-visibility version of the immensely popular and multi-functional REVIT Tornado jacket. The only difference is that the high-vis variant's outer shell is made of 600D polyester CE-EN471 certified fabric and features additional reflection panels at critical areas. Now you can be safe and cool at the same time. PROTECTION FEATURES Outer shell PWRshell 750D , PWRshell mesh , Monaco Performance cowhide , polyester dull 450D , polyester 600D EN471 Insulation detachable 2-in-1 thermal liner membrane Waterproofing Breathability detachable hydratex G-liner Visibility 3M Scotchlite reflection at shoulders and upper arms , laminated reflection at chest and back Protection Knox Flexiform CE protection at shoulders and elbows Back Protector (sold separately) Seesoft Back Protector -Type KN Type KN / Size 106 fits 48-58 ERGONOMIC FEATURES Fit tour fit, regular Adjustability adjustment straps at hips and upper arms, flexisnap, adjustment tab at cuffs Ventilation ventilation panels at chest, back and arms Features collar hook, stretch lips at elbows, double short connection zipper Pockets inner pockets, slit pockets
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
The best mesh jacket I have owned
PostedJune 17, 2013
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steve907
From Kansas City
State:KS
Rider Type:Road Warrior
Age:55-64
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Style 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Comfort 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Protection & Durability 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Air Flow 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Features 
4 / 5
4 / 5
I bought this strictly for summer riding in the humid midwest. It's the coolest summer jacket I have ever worn.
Pros:
- Perfect ventilation for summer riding.
- Extremely good looking. Even my wife likes it.
- Excellent quality construction and materials.
- Excellent visibility. Pedestrians notice me much more frequently now. I'm hoping that means that drivers do too.
- A great liner. Very comfortable, toasty warm in the mornings, works great as a separate jacket. (I have not tested it in the rain.)
Cons:
- The collar is not that comfortable when closed. The overlap area chafes after an hour or so.
- The pocket zippers (2 outside, 1 inside) are stiff and difficult to operate one-handed.
- It would be nice to have one or two more inside pockets.
Overall: Highly recommended.
P.S. Revzilla service is excellent.
Rides: 2008 BMW R1200RT
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Nolan N104 Helmet - Solid Colors Nolan N104 Helmets represent an evolutionary step for Nolan as they replace the much touted N103 Helmet. When compared the older N103, the Nolan N104 Helmet offers a helmet which is much lighter (7oz), features a lower profile through the use of multiple shell sizes, better aerodynamics, as well as a much larger viewport for increased visibility. The (patented) chin guard rotation movement with elliptical trajectory makes it possible to keep the total size of the helmet's front section to a minimum when the chin guard is open. The sail effect is consequently highly reduced, and riding comfort is still guaranteed, even when the chin guard is lifted. The new ultrawide eyeport is the largest of any Nolan helmet, both vertically and laterally, for maximum field of view. The AIRBOOSTER ventilation system is equipped with an air intake in the chin bar, another intake in the brow, and two rear extractors at the rear. The inner comfort lining includes removable cheekpads, inner liner, neckroll and chin curtain and is easily removable and washable as well as antifungal and antibacterial. New, redesigned comfort liner also accommodates eyeglasses much more easily than before. All Nolan N104 helmets are also N-COM B4 ready ( N-COM B4 is designed expressly for the N104 and is sold separately). Shell Features Injected polycarbonate GE Lexan shell 7oz lighter than the Nolan N103 Two Shell engineering allows Nolan N104 to offer sizes from 2XS to 3XL (2XS-LG and XL-3XL) Dimensionally correct sizing allows ample cubic volume in chin/nose area Faceshield Features Face shields are now sized to fit the two different shell sizes (2XS-LG and XL-3XL) Ultra wide eye port opening is the largest on any Nolan helmet for superior visibility Shield is changed by a simple push button mechanism Pinlock shield included with each helmet VPS (Vision Protection System) is new slider bar to lower, push button release for instant retraction VPS lens is scratch and fog resistant Chin Bar Features Centromatic chin guard opening mechanism requires dual action, simultaneous action to prevent accidental opening Dual action opening mechanism is positioned in the centre of the chin guard and allows for easy, one-handed opening Ventilation N104 has new AIRBOOSTER ventilation system, ensures optimal ventilation where is is most required Air intake in the chin guard draws air in and onto the inside of the faceshield 3 position top vent (closed, crown vent, crown/brow vent) 2 venturi exhaust ports at rear of helmet New plastic vent tube channels in EPS disperse cool air throughout the helmet interior Inner Liner Features removable cheek pads, inner liner, neck roll and wind protector The inner padding of the new N104 is easily removable and washable and antibacterial The shape of the inner comfort padding facilitates eyeglass wearing Reflective insert at the centre of the roll neck further improves the rider's visibility at night Neck roll can be removed easily, for more comfort in the warmer months Other Features N-Com Communication System compatible (sold separately) Features new Microlock2 quick-release retention system Microlock2 consists of a plastic ergonomic opening lever, and of a second aluminium toothed and holding lever Microlock2 minimizes the possibility of unintentional opening while still making it ergonomic and easy to use Meets or exceeds D.O.T. standards
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Terrific features, not sure about the comfort
PostedJuly 9, 2012
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steve907
State:KS
Rider Type:Adventurer
Age:55-64
Gender:male
Bang for the Buck 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Style 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Comfort 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Protection & Durability 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Air Flow 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Features 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Fit
Small
Small
Large
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Loud
Shape
Narrow
Round Oval
Round
Vision
Narrow
Exceptionally Wide
Wide
Pros ---
It's very high quality for the price.
The flip-up works great
Ventilation is good.
Sunvisor is very handy (but too short)
OK ---
The face shield has 4 pre-set positions: closed, 1/3 open, 2/3 open, fully open. It closes automatically about 30 mph.
Cons --
It's too small. Or maybe too round. I wear XL's normally. When I first tried on this XL, it was pretty snug. I wore it around the house for an hour or so and it was bearable. But on my first ride more than a couple of hours, I get very uncomfortable pressure points: forehead, rear crown, both sides of my jaw. It may be too round for my oval head.
Recommended: order a size LARGER than you normally wear.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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