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  1. Leather jacket fitting?

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    Hey guys. I just got back into riding and I'm used to wearing textile gear, but I decided to go with leather gear this time. I'm kinda confused in terms of how a sports-leather jacket is supposed to fit. The jacket I'm wearing is snug but it looks pretty short. My belly is exposed if I raise my...
  2. Recommended Gear for newbie(hot weather)

    My boyfriend is just about to buy his first bike and I want to get him some good quality gear (that won’t break the bank!) He already bought a helmet but that’s it. He doesn’t want to wear a thick jacket since it’s rather hot where we live, I still want him protected though. So any...
  3. Suzuki motorcycle textile oxford jacket review

    First Gear Moto
    For the Spring/Summer collection, Suzuki designers took the popular Suzuki Motorcycle Textile Oxford Jacket design and gave it a fashion makeover. The result? An industry first that blends the lines between city streets and rugged adventure terrain. This crossover piece combines all the...
  4. How should a leather jacket fit?

    New Member Introductions
    I'm shopping for a new leather jacket and I'm looking at Dainese jackets. The size 38 fits perfectly but doesn't have room for a sweatshirt underneath and the next size up, 40 is loose enough that the armor shifts around slightly. I've never owned a motorcycle so I don't know if I'll want to...
  5. Dedicated Jacket vs. Leather + Armor

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi, I just got my first bike and have been doing a little bit of Interstate riding and was wondering if a dedicated motorcycle jacket such as an armrored Cordura or leather is superior to a heavyweight casual leather jacket I already own + motocross style upper body armor? Dedicated jackets...
  6. Leather Jacket with padding vs armor?

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    I suspect the answer but just thought I'd double check. I'm looking at buying my first leather jacket. (Been using a textile for a while) I've ordered and returned a handful of Jackets from Superstore...but have had a hard time finding one that fits well or is comfortable to ride/wear. I...
  7. Has anyone heard of Perrini?

    Has anyone heard of the brand Perrini? I am interested in this armor jacket of theirs: "CE Approved Full Body Armor" At $60 it seems like an incredible deal, which is what has me suspicious. I'm having a hard time finding any information about the brand or company. I think it might be a house...
  8. Motorcycle Gear..HELP

    First Bike / New Rider
    So I am taking the BRC this weekend and I believe I am buying a used Ninja 250r from a friend. 1. What are some good brands to look for when purchasing a helmet, gloves, etc.? 2. Is it necessary to buy all the gear including jacket, pants, boots? Or can I get away with a helmet and...
  9. Need help choosing jacket (v star 950)

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi, I just bought my new bike 2009 yamaha v star 950. And I need to buy the gear. Can anyone share their views on which jacket should I get? I personally like multi-color (black,white, blue/red) jackets, plus I think they increase my visibility as well. but I dont know if there is any...
  10. Icon TiMax

    Does anyone know where I could acquire original Icon Timax jackets? I know they discontinued this product but on amazon they're consistently selling them only in yellow.
  11. Identify This Jacket?

    can anyone identify the jacket and gear this guy is using? thanks!
  12. Need help choosing gear

    First Bike / New Rider
    So I'm starting to get my riding gear together, I've already got a helmet, however I need to get a jacket and I'm having a hard time picking one out. Any suggestions on brands or types? I'm on a budget so I'd like to get something affordable, however I have time so I can save if a more expensive...
  13. What is your favorite Road Bike Jacket?

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    I haven’t been able to find a web site for reliable reviews. Could you please recommend a motorcycle jacket that has great safety features? I have a road bike would really prefer a jacket without all the big logo’s and lettering.
  14. Safest Motorcycle Jacket For Road Bike

    I haven’t been able to find a web site for reliable reviews. Can you please recommend a motorcycle jacket that has great safety features? I have a road bike and prefer something without all the big logo’s and lettering.
  15. Any experiences with ICON jackets?

    Im going to purchase my first jacket soon and was looking around at my local powersports shop (beechmont motorsports) at helmets and i saw a jacket that i am considering buying. It was an ICON leather (blue/white) priced at $199 and seemed like a good deal. i didnt get to write down the jacket...
  16. Best Motorcycle Gear

    First Bike / New Rider
    I need a recommendation for some motorcycle gear! In your opinion, what is the best gear for all weather riding? I'll start. Helmet - Scorpion EXO-400 Gloves - Alpine stars Vega Drystar Boots - Sidi Jacket - Yoshimura leather Pants - Jeans