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Dainese Racing Perforated Leather Jacket
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This product has been replaced by the Dainese Racing C2 Jacket.  The updated version has no meaningful changes outside of being CE approved. 


  • Composite protectors certified to EN 1621.197
  • Co-injected shoulder with aluminum insert

Abrasion and Tear Resistance

  • Cowhide leather
  • S1 fabric

Comfort Ergonomics

  • Jacket-trousers fastening system
  • Waist adjustment
  • Inserts in elasticated fabric
  • Elasticated inserts
  • Collar with elasticated inserts

Temperature Regulation

  • Air inlets on the chest and sides
  • Sanitized lining
  • Localized perforation


  • Pocket for Wave G1 and G2
  • Reflective inserts
  • Internal pocket
  • 2 outside pockets
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Dainese Racing Perforated Leather Jacket
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
MANJUNATH B: Need good protection at high speeds Jan 13, 2014
Alexander U: Really? It's top notch Dainese what else could you possibly want? Oct 11, 2013
Zachary C: i love the design, i love the color scheme (i got white, black and red), need a jacket with some great protection that'll breath because i live in florida. plus its a very high quality construction Oct 9, 2013
Christopher O: Needed a leather jacket and I had tried on this exact model over at DucatiTriumphNYC. I'd rather buy from you Zilla guys due to the ZillaCash and I actually had a gift certificate to use here. Aug 20, 2013
A shopper asked: Whats the diffrance between "Dainese Racing Perforated Leather Jacket" & "
Dainese Racing Leather Jacket"? Can u pls help me out on this thanks you
May 13, 2013
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Adriano J: The leather is perforated (tiny holes) in local areas throughout the jacket. It's like the "summer version" of the Dainese Racing Leather Jacket. Otherwise, they are identical. May 20, 2013
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MadRock: And it breathes very well! I feel so comfortable in it, it's the first jacket I don't want to rip off my body instantaneously after I finish a ride on a hot day. May 23, 2013
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A shopper asked: Hi,

I live in Portland , or where the temp does get hot and cold. Would you recommend use of this jacket in winter months?

Dec 6, 2013
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Nermin K: Hi,
I bought this jacket this is a great jacket for spring/summer months but i would not recommend it for winter. Its Perforated so you will get a lot of cold air that is why its great for summer.

Having said that - i ended up going down and lucky i had this jacket on me. I walked away without any scratches on my body granted i had glows etc. This jacket did a great job and it was worth the money. I ended up with 12 stitches on my face but that was caused by my helmet because it was slightly bigger then my ideal size and my bike was unfortunately totaled. Anyways i thought i would throw this out there for anyone thinking about getting this its great jacket and defiantly saved my butt. Good luck and ride safe.

Dec 6, 2013
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Alexander U: Okay so it's roughly 35 - 45 degrees where I am now and I'm able to fit a long sleeve, short sleeve and light hoodie underneath this and I stay pretty warm. You'll want to have some gloves that can go over the sleeve opening to prevent air from traveling up the sleeve. Depending on how many months it's super cold you can get away with this jacket because for me 9-10 months outa the year it's fantastic especially in the summer and come on the jacket just looks and feels insanely good. I absolutely recommend this jacket just maybe not as a winter jacket due to the perforation. Dec 6, 2013
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Kurt H: This is a heavily perforated, unlined, jacket and it flows a lot of air. It's great when the weather gets warm, but I'd pick a different jacket when riding below 65-70f or when there's a chance of precipitation.

Hope this helps.
Dec 6, 2013
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alex k: I used it though the summer/fall and loved it, but it was too cold once the Temp went under 50F.
I guess if you wear it with windblock under, then it would work.
Dec 7, 2013
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Josh S: I would not wear this as a winter Jacket. This is a great summer, however it does not come with a liner. I feel that it would be a bit a cold winter with this jacket. Dec 7, 2013
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Bill M: I would be a little Chilly in Portland for winter. It works well for Socal but a cold day for me would be 60. It's a great 60-90 degree jacket Dec 8, 2013
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Matthew V: I wouldn't wear it below 60F Dec 10, 2013
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A shopper asked: looking to upgrade to a leather from textile. I ride and will continue to ride sport touring/adventure bikes with an upright seating position. Is the Dainese racing peforated jacket good for the upright position for commuting and long trip rides, or is it more meant for a tucked position on the track? Sep 1, 2013
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Brian V: I've ridden it in both positions...comfortable either way. VERY good extended body armor in shoulders and esp forearms. You'll need to add a good backplate though.

Size runs a bit small (it's a euro-cut). If you're muscular at all go a size larger.

Great 3-season jacket. The stretch panels breath well, as do the 4 vents which zipper closed. Good even in summer heat.

Love the jacket.

Sep 25, 2013
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Brent B: It is comfortable in any position when it comes to the shoulders, back and torso, but the elbow and forearm armor definitely wants to have a decent bend in your arms to feel natural. It doesn't dig into you if your arms are near straight or anything, but it will give you kind of an elastic sensation that you need to be exerting a little force to keep your arms straight. Sep 26, 2013
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efrat m: In my opinion, it can be worn either way comfortably, just make sure the fit is correct. Meaning make sure it fits like a race jacket. I ride a zx6r, but have seen people wear it on bikes with an upright seating position. They say it is perfect. Hope this helps Sep 25, 2013
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Matthew V: It's really a versatile jacket. I've worn mine for two long trips 6 and 12 hours of constant riding and didn't feel the wear on my arms. Before stretching out it can feel a bit like a race jacket though. Sep 25, 2013
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Jeff S: This jacket is rad, it fits incredibly well, is insanely comfortable and flows air beautifully. I would think you would dig this jacket no matter what bike or body position you're riding. Sep 25, 2013
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scott r: this jacket is the perfect combo of air-flow and protection. I use on my sport bike and sport touring bike. It is great!
Sep 26, 2013
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enzo scognamiglio S asked: I am needing a good leather jacket. Something that I can pair up with leather pants for the occasional track day and the weekends. I live in arizona and want somthing that flows will have above average protection and will last.
I am having a hard time picking between this jacket (Dianes Racing Perforated) vs Alpinestars GP-R vs Alpinestars Jaws.

Anyone have any imput or suggestions. 98% Street use, keep in mind its arizona. What is the best bang for the buck? any other jackets you suggest?
Thanks for your help!
Nov 11, 2013
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Matthew R: I was debating between the Jaws and the Dainese as well. Ultimately I went with the Dainese for the quality, and the venting is excellent. With the Jaws the vents are only on your chest, with the Dainese they are on chest and arms and they flow incredibly well. Plus the fitment is excellent. I ride in San Diego, I've used this jacket throughout summer and I'm still wearing it now with some layers for the winter. Nov 12, 2013
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Tim V: The Racing Perf flows a ton of air. It flows enough air to keep cool in the heat and humidity of Texas. Even with a back protector airflow is good. Depending on your track day organization the Air Frazer is almost as technical with less cost and even more air flow. Nov 11, 2013
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Jeff S: the racing with perfs is great for summer -- live in austin and it's my go to jacket. arizona you might want to get white. Jan 9, 2014
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We highly recommend finding a cloth tape measure and taking the time to take these measurements. Dainese sizes will not necessarily correlate with fitment in other brands.

  • Chestwidth: Measure from under/top of armpit cross chest to under/top of other armpit, then across back to first armpit
  • Waist: Measure at the hourglass of your torso, (circumference measured at your belly button)
  • Hips: pelvic bone to pelvic bone, the widest part of your hips below the waist
  • Inseam: from crotch to big ankle bone
  • Outseam: from waist to big ankle bone
  • Gloves: Using a flexible measuring tape, measure around your hand, behind the knuckles, not including the thumb.

Men's Dainese Jacket Sizing

Dainese Size Chest (cm) Sleeve Length (cm)
42 84 55.1
44 88 56.2
46 92 57.3
48 96 58.4
50 100 59.5
52 104 60.4
54 108 61.2
56 112 62.1
58 116 62.3
60 120 62.6
62 122 63.5

Sizing information is provided by the manufacturer and does not guarantee a perfect fit.

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Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Black/Black/Red / 44 855517 1533661-684-44 Out of Stock
Black/Black/Red / 46 855518 1533661-684-46 Out of Stock
Black/Black/Red / 48 855371 1533661-684-48 Out of Stock
Black/Black/Red / 50 855519 1533661-684-50 Out of Stock
Black/Black/Red / 52 855520 1533661-684-52 Out of Stock
Black/Black/Red / 54 855372 1533661-684-54 Out of Stock
Black/Black/Red / 56 855373 1533661-684-56 Out of Stock
Black/Black/Red / 58 855374 1533661-684-58 Out of Stock
Black/Black/Red / 60 855375 1533661-684-60 Out of Stock
White/White/Red / 44 855396 1533661-L94-44 Out of Stock
White/White/Red / 46 855528 1533661-L94-46 Out of Stock
White/White/Red / 48 855397 1533661-L94-48 Out of Stock
White/White/Red / 50 855398 1533661-L94-50 Out of Stock
White/White/Red / 52 855529 1533661-L94-52 Out of Stock
White/White/Red / 54 855399 1533661-L94-54 Out of Stock
White/White/Red / 56 855400 1533661-L94-56 Out of Stock
White/White/Red / 58 855530 1533661-L94-58 Out of Stock
White/White/Red / 60 855531 1533661-L94-60 Out of Stock
Black/White/Red / 44 855376 1533661-858-44 Out of Stock
Black/White/Red / 46 855377 1533661-858-46 Out of Stock
Black/White/Red / 48 855378 1533661-858-48 Out of Stock
Black/White/Red / 50 855379 1533661-858-50 Out of Stock
Black/White/Red / 52 855380 1533661-858-52 Out of Stock
Black/White/Red / 54 855381 1533661-858-54 Out of Stock
Black/White/Red / 56 855382 1533661-858-56 Out of Stock
Black/White/Red / 58 855521 1533661-858-58 Out of Stock
Black/White/Red / 60 855383 1533661-858-60 Out of Stock