Dainese Manis D1 G Back Protector Insert
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Dainese Manis D1 G Back Protector Insert

The best upgrade for your Dainese jacket or race suit, the Dainese Manis D1 G Back Protector Insert is articulated CE level 2 armor that no one should go without. With 4 ways of stretch in this hard shell protector, the Manis D1 G offers a greater degree of movement and protection than similar back protectors on the market. 

Protection:

  • Back protector certified to CE - Cat. II - EN 1621.2/2014 level 2

Ergonomics and Comfort:

  • Back protector with 4 degrees of freedom:
    • Longitudinal stretch
    • Longitudinal bending
    • Torsion
    • Lateral bending controlled by special tensioner
  • External perforated plates
  • Crash absorb perforated absorption material
  • Reduced contact area

Specifications:

  • Choose G1 for Women's Jackets
  • Choose G2 for Men's Jackets
4.8 / 5
Bang For The Buck
4.5 / 5
Protection & Durability
4.7 / 5
Features
4.4 / 5
Comfort
4.3 / 5
Style
4.7 / 5
Air Flow
4.3 / 5
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Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Black / G1 994582 1876097001N In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / G2 994585 1876098001N In Stock: Ships within 24 hours

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great product, though lacking size range
The product itself is great, with excellent build quality. However, I wish there was another size - my jacket is a Dainese D1, size 48, and the "mens" size recommended by Revzilla wouldn't fit, so I ordered the smaller size "womens" and it does fit in the jacket but I think it could be built slightly larger. Thus is would be great if they had a small, medium, and large back protector that fit accross the range of sizes of their jackets...as well a better sizing chart would be even better, saving time ordering, sending back, and ordering again.
November 16, 2015
Ride:
2015 Triumph Street Triple R
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
Good protection for your Dainese jacket
Good solid protection for your newer Dainese jacket. Dainese changed the pocket on their jackets a few years ago so if you have an older jacket like mine this will not work very well. It will fit inside the pocket of the older models however it will stretch the pocket a lot which causes the protector to bow out. This produces a large hump back look when wearing the jacket. If you have a newer D jacket this should not be a problem as the pocket is made of this protector.
August 6, 2015
Ride:
2011 Ducati 1198 S
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
4 / 5
Style
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Upgraded Protection
I'm using the Manis D1 G1 with the women's Dainese Racing D1 jacket. The back protector has a fairly substantial thickness. I went up a size in my jacket to be able to fit the protector but it was good compromise for the upgraded protection. After 5 or 10 minutes, I didn't really notice it much and by the end of my 200 mile ride it just seemed to be part of the jacket.

If you already have a race fit jacket beware of the space needed to add this protector. Definitely recommend.
April 19, 2015
Ride:
2006 Honda CBR600F F4I
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Air Flow
4 / 5
Great back protector option
I'm 5'11" and Manis D1 G2 covers great portion of my back, it fits in the large insert pocket of Dainese Laguna Seca Tex 52 but its a tight fit. It did tightened the jacket a bit but I can move freely, I'm fit so this didn't constrained jackets mobility and it actually helped get the jacket more fit then loose around my sides. Very happy with fitment, i just hope it will come handy when I'll need it.
April 29, 2015
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
Ride Safe -- Protect your back
Just got my back protector in. Sturdy and very cool looking unit. Fit into the large pocket of the Dainese Air-Frame textile jacket with no problem. My back feels complete protected by this piece and has a really comfortable position when getting low on the bike. Great purchase for anyone wanting to stay alive on a motorcycle.
July 20, 2016
Purchased
4 months ago
Ride:
2012 Triumph Thruxton
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
3 / 5
Comfort
2 / 5
Style
3 / 5
Air Flow
3 / 5
I feel safe
This thing is not comfortable, but on the same note, I honestly forget about it until I'm off the bike and walking around. It makes any jacket get a nice humpback.

I have mine in a Dianese air crono mesh jacket and it drastically decreases the air flow that I felt the few times I wore the jacket without the back protector in it. But the safety trade off alone obliterates any loss of airflow. Especially in a mesh jacket.

Definitely would purchase again, and when the weather gets colder, this back protector will migrate to a new leather jacket.
October 3, 2015
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
4 / 5
Features
4 / 5
Comfort
4 / 5
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4 / 5
Air Flow
3 / 5
Great back protector
This is a very substantial back protector. You definitely feel it in your jacket, but you also feel very protected. It isn't unlike any other Dianese product, it's top quality.
March 9, 2015
Ride:
2014 Ducati Monster 1200 S
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Saved my back
Went down, landed on my back, hopped right back up. Only a few sore muscles in my back that night and the next day. Aside from that I am fine. Fits perfectly in my Dainese jacket.
December 15, 2015
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Love it
Bought it for the extra protection in my backpack, and can also wear it in my textile jacket from Dainese
December 18, 2015
Purchased
1 year ago
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
4 / 5
Comfort
3 / 5
Style
5 / 5
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4 / 5
Good for what it's made for
I bought it for my Dainese Mike Leather Jacket. It fits really tight, at first I thought I'd ordered the wrong one, but with patience you can get it into the pocket. It feels solid but flexible. I think it's a really good back protector. But if you want to use your cool Mike Leather Jacket for a night out (without riding the motorcycle) then it's better to take it off as it adds weight and bulk to the jacket, not so confortable when you are not riding (but that's obvious, ha)
March 28, 2016
Ride:
2015 Honda CBR500R
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Why did you choose this?
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Fit and finish
Tuyen B on Oct 25, 2016
Jacket feels almost too light without this, compared to a leather jacket with built in protection.
S T on Oct 4, 2016
Fit and finish
Tuyen B on Oct 25, 2016
Cool product. I gotta figure out how to better fit it into the back pocket of the Laguna Seca one piece racing suit.
George M on Oct 6, 2016
Jacket feels almost too light without this, compared to a leather jacket with built in protection.
S T on Oct 4, 2016
Back protection for my Dainese VR46 Air-Tex Jacket.
Abdulla A on Oct 3, 2016
This product is well constructed and fits perfectly into my Dainese Air Crono Mesh Jacket. Otherwise, the jacket had no back protection.
Tom M on Sep 22, 2016
Went with the Danes Jacket!
JAD D on Sep 10, 2016
To go with my Super speed textile jacket.
Salvador A on Aug 23, 2016
Recommendation from a friend.
Jesse T on Aug 14, 2016
Fits perfectly in my Ducati Dainese Summer mess jacket. CE rated. Flexible. Going to use it in my track jacket also.
Bob M on Aug 10, 2016
To go with my Super Rider Jacket.
Deezle on Jul 14, 2016
same i like the brand. never tried armour so trying it now.
cfusionusa on Jul 1, 2016
Seems like the best option that offers the most protection my Dainese Super Speed C2 Perforated Leather Jacket.
JAIME A on Jun 28, 2016
Needed a summer jacket and the Dainese reputation and style were big factors - wanted to add the additional back protection, reading reviews including one on crash protection provided made it a no brainer.
John M on Jun 26, 2016
I am improving my Dainese jacket!
SERGIO IVAN O on Jun 22, 2016
Fits my new jacket
Mark T on Jun 18, 2016
I always upgrade my jackets inner protection. This fits great and doesn't make my jacket bulky or awkward to wear.
Raul G on Jun 17, 2016
Needed additional protection for my Dainese Jacket.
M Y on Jun 14, 2016
I swap this between my leather and textile jackets, which is a fairly simple process. It always kind of feels like I have a backpack on when I'm wearing it, but it's mostly unobtrusive and certainly gives me some peace of mind. Let's hope I never have to review its effectiveness.
DanielDeScrambler on Jun 13, 2016
necessary insert for my racing d1 women's jacket
Juvanessa L on Jun 6, 2016
I love the flexible design to promote more comfort yet still have the same back protection of the more rigid predecessors.
TERRANCE C on May 26, 2016
Simply chosen to fit a Dainese jacket
Steven M on May 20, 2016
replacement
Sergio C on May 11, 2016
I'm a little disappointed that I had to buy a back protector for a $400 jacket. But....that doesn't change the quality and fit of Dainese gear. It's simply superb!
RRob on May 9, 2016
Never ride without a back protector. Dainese product is one of the best quality, comfort and coverage!
RRob on Apr 23, 2016
IT DOES NOT FIT THE HYDRA FLUX JACKET
roadking666 on Apr 19, 2016
Needed/wanted this pad for the Dainese Racing D1 Perforated Leather Jacket. Perfect fit and looks like it can handle an aggressive fall.
E R on Apr 8, 2016
This fits my Dainese Veloce Jacket
Edward V on Mar 29, 2016
Got it obviously for the added protection. Plus if I really wanted to rock that new Dainese jacket I got, I def wanna use this.
Danny C on Mar 11, 2016
For my wife
Timothy S on Mar 10, 2016
Fits with my Dainese Jacket
Jacqueline C on Feb 28, 2016
Added back protection to my Dainese Tintop jacket
Akil N on Feb 10, 2016
big, but it covers that most important spine, so all good...!!!
Bryan L on Jan 26, 2016
Need it for my Dainese jacket and liked the concept of more mobility in the armadillo design verses a turtle shell.
sara g on Jan 17, 2016
I needed an insert for my Dainese Air-Flux Jacket.
Alejandro R on Jan 9, 2016
My son wanted it for Christmas. Then he changed his mind cause his girlfriend got it for him before I did! So now he is getting the front tire.
Mark V on Dec 21, 2015
Just needed the back protection,Should come with jacket as much as dainese charges!!!!
Lynwood T on Nov 30, 2015
I wanted it for my summer jacket, for me Dainese is one of the best brands and it fits in the jacket really well.
Martin W on Nov 30, 2015
Fit snugly in the outer pouch of my Dainese Super Speed textile jacket. Solid construction.
Christopher W on Sep 29, 2015
just need it for protection and I like Dainese products
PolarBear on Sep 22, 2015
For protection with my jacket
Nittin A on Sep 16, 2015
For new AIr Frazer
Brian L on Sep 11, 2015
BECAUSE I HAVE DAINESE SUPER SPEED JACKET
THIS WILL FIT IN IT
GreenShot on Sep 8, 2015
I have one and it works great in Dainaise Jackets...
Getting another jacket eventually, so im getting this on closeout ...
larry m on Sep 2, 2015
Just bought a new Dainese fabric jacket (Laguna Seca) and I realized how important it has become to me to wear shoulder and elbow/forearm armor. The back protector just seemed like the logical next step. Plus I think it will fit in my Zen leather jacket, too.
B E on Jul 31, 2015
It fits in my Air Frame jacket's back pocket.
Danh B on Jul 14, 2015
for safety
CHRIS C on Jun 26, 2015
Protection! I want to feel/be secure and protected above all else!
Chris J on Jun 13, 2015
So far so good, i like the feel of the protector on my back, gives me a since of relief and it is very comfortable. I have no issues with this product.
Bryan S on Apr 28, 2015
I needed a back protector and liked the flexibility and protection this offered.
Joshua S on Mar 11, 2015
Cool product. I gotta figure out how to better fit it into the back pocket of the Laguna Seca one piece racing suit.
George M on Oct 6, 2016
Back protection for my Dainese VR46 Air-Tex Jacket.
Abdulla A on Oct 3, 2016
What are the dimensions of this protector? It would be very helpful to know.
Steve N on Sep 21, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The D1 Manis G1 has the following approximate measurements::

16 inches long
10.5 inches wide (at widest point)
1.5 inches thick (at densest point)

I used a tailors tape measure, but the item is bowed to curve with your back and had elasticated panels that stretch and foam shock absorption, so others might get slightly different results depending on level of use. I've had mine seven months.

Hope that helps!
Does the Dainese Manis D1 G Back Protector Insert fit into the Dainese Air-flux Textile Jacket back protector slot?
A shopper on Feb 18, 2015
Hi!

What is the measurement for G1 & G2?

Thanks.
A shopper on Nov 21, 2015
Will the Dainese Manis D1 G Back Protector Insert fit into the Dainese Air-Flux Textile Jack back protector slot?
A shopper on Feb 18, 2015
Will this fit the Dainese Super Speed C2 Perforated Leather Jacket?
A shopper on Jun 22, 2015
What size (G1 or G2) is going to fit the Dainese air frazer jacket size 46? I assume G2 but the size make me this the G1 is the better fit.
tsuyoshi t on Jun 4, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I Just bought the G2 and was able to fit it in the Dainese Air-3 Textile Jacket pretty good fit. G2 for Males and G1 for Females.
What's different about the D1 vs the other Manis insert? I'm looking to purchase a back protector for a Dainese Razon Perforated Leather Jacket and want to know if the Manis will fit.
Nikesh A on Nov 12, 2014
BEST ANSWER: D1 in dainese terms just means that its a new product, they started doing that in late 2014. so if an article has a D1 it just means its the newer product. in 2016 it will prob be D2. For the Razon... i think the pocket is not made for the Manis just for the Wave, so if you want to be sure get the Wave, they started fitting the pockets for the manis in 2014 so if your jacket has velcro on the top right and left it will take the manis, if not, bad luck mate.

Cheers from Germany
hi i am using Dainese Crono mesh size 58
when i purchase the jacket , i tried using the Mantis G2 and fitted nicely

i have a few qns:

1) does the D1 and the older version exactly same size?

2) will the new D1 protect label stated " Mantis D1 G2'?
A shopper on Feb 28, 2015
BEST ANSWER: 1) I am not sure how it compares to the older version, but the current model's dimensions are approx 16" long, 10.5" wide (at widest point), and 1.5" thick (at thickest point).

2) Yes, my tag for the G1 reads "D1 Manis G.1" so it will definitely say which size it is on the tag.
Hi... I recently bought the air frazer jacket size 52(brazil)... Does it fits this jacket model perfectly? Thanks
A shopper on Aug 25, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes it does. It fits my Size 48 Air Frazer perfectly. I had to struggle a little inserting the head for the first time, but It's east insert once the head is in.
Will this fit into the Dainese Super Speed C2 Perforated Leather Jacket?
Garret S on Jun 22, 2015