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Dainese Shield Air G Level 2 Back Protector 

A special core in Crash absorb® shock absorbing material works in synergy with the integrated honeycomb structure of the plates, providing this touring protector with excellent shock absorbing properties. Through this innovative structure, the Back shield air Level 2 meets the stringent requirements of the standard EN 1621.2 lev.2. Extreme thermal comfort is guaranteed by the micro perforations of the plates and perforated Crash absorb® material which, combined with double jersey mesh liner, maximizes breathability of the protector.

Features:
  • Back protector certified according to the standard EN 1621.2/2003 (Lev. 2)
  • Perforated plates
  • Liner in double jersey

Specifications:

  • Choose G1 for all Women's Jackets
  • Choose G1 for Men's Jacket sizes 44 and 46
  • Choose G2 for Mens' Jackets sizes 48 and up

Measurements:

  • G1 measures 15.5"h x 10.5" at widest point
  • G2 measures 18.5" x 10.5" at widest point
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Dainese Shield Air G Level 2 Back Protector 4.5 5 42 42
Dainese Shield Air G Level 2 Back Protector I purchased this to go under my Dainese Racing C2 Perforated Leather Jacket size 50 (i have a 41in chest and and 5'10") to add extra protection. The G2 fits perfectly. I like my leathers to be a bit more form fitting and adding the back protector, all though about 1" thick, didn't make the jacket too tight, if the jacket had a pocket I could easily wear a chest protector as well. It is very comfortable and barely noticed when worn, It also breathes decently. I would definitely recommend the back protector to pair with any Dainese jacket. Shipping was fast and easy, product arrived as described. April 16, 2014
Great Buy Bought it because I wanted to be protected of coarse. I wish that the jacket I bought came with one but I'm glad that I got to choose the better back protection. It fits great and doesn't alter the way i ride my bike or wear my jacket. March 15, 2014
Awesome fast shipping great product and fit, super deal dainese #1 February 10, 2014
Free with jacket Boy did I score when I purchased a close out Dainese jacket recently. The jacket is terrific and I received this back protector for free during a special promotion. Like all my other Dainese gear this protector is also top notch. It fits the jacket properly and looks to offer plenty of protection. January 27, 2014
Perfect balance between confort and protection. Bought this for an Air-Frame jacket and it fits great. Allows for great airflow, but be sure to buy a jacket big enough so that it won't be too fit. Dainese tends to be a bit small and this make the jacket feel even smaller. I usually and 52 but bought a 54 for the jacket, but could have gone for a 56. January 16, 2014
Good fit Great product and good fit into the jacket. I recomend this product good price December 30, 2013
Comfy back protector I got this free with the purchase of the Laguna Seca D-dry Jacket. I can't complain at all about price because it was free. Although the msrp does seem competitive with other back protectors out on the market. For anyone with a Dainese jacket that this will fit in, it does not add any discomfort. It fits well in the pocket of the jacket and when I'm on the bike I completely forget its even in the jacket. I am 5'9" and I feel like it does a good job with the overall coverage of my back. Although it would be nice to see some tail extension. Other than that, if I had actually purchased this seperately I would not have been disappointed. November 5, 2013
great bit of back protection The Dainese Shield Air G Level 2 Back Protector is great, fits very well with my jacket (Dainese leather racing pelle non perf) protects from shoulder blade to shoulder blade and nape of neck to bottom of spine I have the mens size G2. It breaths very well (Australian summer weather) and can't hardly feel its there, its flexible so moves with you even when you get into tank/tuck position, there is a minimal lump from protector but hardly noticeable and nothing to worry about whens its protecting your spine its optimum protection Dainese the best!! AAAAA+++++ Happy customer November 1, 2013
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Dainese Shield Air G Level 2 Back Protector
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Ryan R: GO with the Wave G Apr 3, 2014
Alex W: While I do not use spine protection religiously, I usually do wear it. Living in arizona I wanted spine armor with good ventillation. I needed this one to go with a dainese jacket I had recently purchased. Mar 1, 2014
Axel H: First time rider and need some back protection. This seemed to be a good choice. Feb 18, 2014
Martyn J: Great protection for the recreational rider, max air flow and all at a great price, even when you consider the international shipping! Jan 31, 2014
Jose D: Good protection. Oct 29, 2013
Chris E: There's never any substitute for Dainese products so when it came to buying a back protector, reading the previous reviews as well this was an obvious and easy choice to make.

With the international shipping costs added its made this piece of equipment 'premium' in terms of price, but would you really want to compromise your own safety and protection for a few bucks. I'm hoping that I'll never have to find out how good this product is, I'm happy with the peace of mind it gives
Oct 2, 2013
Andrew R: Fits Dainese Super Speed Textile Jacket (Euro 60) Sep 29, 2013
Pj H: I went down and this protector saved me from never walking again uncomfortable at first cuz I wear a woman's race dainese jacket. Would of ordered that also but your out of my size Sep 12, 2013
Clayton P: came free with the jacket. Sep 10, 2013
Jill P: Gift for a friend. Sep 3, 2013
Joy T: This was the the recommended piece and because the force was sold out. Aug 31, 2013
John G: I chose this item because I wanted level 2 back protection for my Dianese jacket Aug 15, 2013
A shopper asked: Very new to riding and looking for gear info. The Revzilla review of the Dainese back protectors list the Dainese Wave as a Level 1 Back protector and the Dainese Shield Air G as a Level 2 Back Protector. But say that the Wave is a step up from the Air. How can that be if the Wave is a Level 1 and the Air is a Level 2. My question is which one offers better protection in the case of a crash the Wave or Air? And is the Level 1 or 2 classification refer to style, fit, or protection? Aug 30, 2013
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John L: Level 1 or 2 refers to the protection standards. Level 1 is less than level 2, so the Shield Air G offers more protection than the Wave G. G 1 and G2 refer to the size of the back protector, G1 is smaller than G2. I also looked at both back protectors before getting the Shield Air G, and it is larger than the Wave G in size and shape (rectangle vs oval) and covers more of your back for better protection. Sep 3, 2013
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John M: Level 2 is a measure of protection. Level 2 is better than Level 1. The Air G is much thicker than the Wave. I have mine in my cold weather jacket as it wouldn't fit in my Dainese summer leather jacket. I haven't ridden with mine yet, but it's comfortable in the jacket, and as I say, much thicker and more protective. Sep 5, 2013
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Lowell P: The Dainese Shield Air G Level 2 is an excellent back protector. it shieldd yhe spine very well znd is light weight. I use this back protector in both my Dainese Evo Gator coat (winter riding) Nd ainese Sep 3, 2013
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Carl F: I can't answer your question about crash protection, not having a chance to test it. I believe the Lev does refer to protection level. It comes in two sizes, G1 and G2. Sep 4, 2013
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A shopper asked: Hi Guys,

Will it fit my Dainese Cage Leather Jacket size 50? Should i take air shield G2?

Thanks!
Sep 2, 2013
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Kenny F: Hello,

While I cannot answer you question. What I CAN tell you is that I highly suggest you go with the Alpinestars Bionic Air Back Protector Insert. It's Level 1, but it's a lot more slimmer and will not give you too much of a hunchback like this Shield G2. The Shield G2 made me look like a ninja turtle...
Sep 19, 2013
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A S asked: hu,
does it fit in Xantum D-Dry?
thx!
Avi
Jan 5, 2014
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Dave H: A, I don't know about the Xantum D-Dry, however my Dainese Shield Air G Level 2 back protector (size: G2) is 10 3/4 inches wide at it's widest and 18 3/4 inches tall when measured on the concave side. (The side against your back.) It just fits into the back protector pocket of my size 52, DUCATI Fighter Jacket (by Dianese of course) however you must work it into the pocket inch by inch. Once in the pocket it doesn't move at all. Jan 7, 2014
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scotty c: I don't know. I use it in both the Dainese Horzon and the Ducati Fighter jacket and it fits exactly as it should. Sorry I can;t be of more help. Jan 6, 2014
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A S: thx Scotty!
I got an answer and thoght you'd like to know it too.
For the Xantum it's the wave G2.
bye
Jan 7, 2014
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A S: thx a bunch Dave! Jan 19, 2014
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A shopper asked: Is there a trick to fitting this inside an Avro jacket? The jacket is size 48 and I can cram it in there but I'm not sure the zipper will close without ripping... Aug 30, 2013
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David G: I'm assuming this is regarding the size G2 because it is larger and can be a very snug fit at first. I have the G2 in a size 50 Dainese Rebel jacket and it fits without a problem. One quick note, there are two pockets, of different size, for back protectors in my last two Dainese jackets. According to the Revzilla YouTube video review for the Dainese Shield Air G, the G2 size should fit jackets down to a size 48. Aug 30, 2013
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steven k: It's a tight fit and I worried that I would break it but it fits. Its different when you first wear it. I will testify that it works, I had a wreck about 6 months ago and am fine in large part due to it Aug 30, 2013
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Carlos P: There are 2 sizes the G1, that should be used in jackets with sizes below 52 and G2 for bigger jackets. You should have bought the wrong one. Aug 30, 2013
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Jose D: Some jackets has two overlap back protector pockets, one biger than the other, make sure you are using the right one. Aug 30, 2013
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A shopper asked: Hi. Will this fit my Dainese Razon size 52?Will it be too tight?And, if so, should I buy the G1 or the Wave?Thanks! Jan 28, 2014
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Robert T: Hi, I currently use the air back protector in my avro leather jacket and it fits fine in the back pocket. it does bulge a bit when my jacket is zipped up but it is still comfortable and offers great protection. I was going to buy the wave because has a flatter profile but if I was going to use a back protector, I didn't want to half-ass it. Also, it does actually breath quite well.
My jacket actually has a divider in the back pocket, im guessing one side is for the wave and the other for the air.
Jan 28, 2014
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Robert B: I bought the Shield G2 to go into a size 50 Dainese Atallo D Dry jacket. This is a fairly sporty trim fitting jacket. It wouldn't fit- about an inch too long. I bought a Wave G2 and it fits fine in the Atallo (but it offers a lower CE Level 1 protection rating).. If in doubt go with the Wave. I put the Shield in a BMW Ventilated Suit where it fits fine and is a vast improvement over the BMW rock hard 'foam' back protector. Jan 28, 2014
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Vladimir N: G2 should fit fine,fits well in my size 54. Jan 28, 2014
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A shopper asked: And how thick does it taper down to at the edges?

Thanks!
Jan 15, 2013
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kyle1175243: No measurement, but it did not change the fit of my jacket, without the winter liner. It tapers quite a bit to the edges....perhaps to about 1/4" or so. Apr 8, 2013
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RevZilla: The Dainese Shield Air G is approximately 1in thick throughout the entire back protector. It does not taper until the last half inch at the edge. Jan 17, 2013
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A shopper asked: Hello, will this fit Dainese Webber size 52? The jacket is shorter than others at the back, and not sure Shield will fit, and if yes - G1 or G2? Nov 6, 2012
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kyle1175243: Measure your pocket and check the G2 diminsions on D site or ZLA by phone. I would bet it would fit, as the G2 I have in my 52 jacket stops at about my belt. Apr 8, 2013
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RevZilla: Good question! Your jacket will still require the G2 Dainese Shield Air G Level 2 Back Protector. Nov 6, 2012
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A shopper asked: What are the dimensions of this back protector? It looks larger than the wave g back protector insert, will it fit in the avro jacket insert pocket? Apr 15, 2012
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RevZilla: The dimensions are 10.5" by 19". The Avro jacket has pockets for both the Wave and Shield Air back protectors. Apr 19, 2012
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nagilfarswake: I just measured mine, and it is 10 1/4" at its widest point, and 18 3/4" tall. May 18, 2012
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A shopper asked: is the g2 the larger size with 6 ribs shown in the middle pic?? for men size 48 and up and is the g1 the smaller size with 5 ribs shown in the first pic? I would like to know cause just bought a dainese racing leather pelle jacket size 56 and would like the larger size thanks Dom. also I recently bought a pair of dainese full meatal rs gloves from revzilla went for a ride today and wow they are great and you guys deliver quick that's guys. Oct 10, 2013
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Heather P: I purchased the g2 small to fit inside my size 42 (women's size) jacket and it fits and gas 5 sections. You would want the larger size with the 6 sections for sure. Oct 10, 2013
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A shopper asked: Is this compatible with the Dainese Super Speed Textile Jacket? May 4, 2013
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nickburns19: The Shield Air should be compatible with the Super Speed Textile Jacket even in a G2 size. I just bought this jacket in a size 52 but am going the Forcefield route instead (Medium, G2). I originally bought the Air Flux jacket in the same size with the G2 Shield Air back protector, but returned both since the jacket was just a hair too tight to accept it. I did, however, take measurements of the back protector and compared it to my Super Speed Textile jacket and it would have worked perfectly.

Two words of caution though:
1) The Jacket has two pockets for backprotectors. One for the G1 and one for the G2 to make sure that your protector isn't loosely fitted and moving around on you when riding.
2) If the jacket size you order is snug, you will want to move up a size since the Shield Air is pretty thick (i.e. - ~2")
May 17, 2013
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A shopper asked: what is the best back protector for avro leather jacket?, the Dainese Wave G Back Protector or Dainese Shield Air G Level 2 Back Protector , thanks Mar 1, 2013
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RevZilla: The Forcefield BackPad Insert Pro for Dainese is considered to be the best option seeing as it is CE Level 2 certified and is capable of absorbing multiple impacts. The Shield Air G and Wave G are what we consider to be "One & Done," back protectors. By this I mean, once the back protector absorbs a certain amount of energy (usually one crash or major impact) it is no longer usable as it will not function properly. That being said, the Back Pad Insert is your best option, followed by the Air G, and lastly the Wave G, which is CE Level 1. Mar 5, 2013
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A shopper asked: Can I use this Shield Air G2 with Dainese Theodore Jacket? Oct 20, 2012
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RevZilla: Yes, the Dainese Shield Air G Level 2 Back Protector is compatible with the Dainese Theodore Jacket. Oct 22, 2012
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A shopper asked: I have a size 54 Aug 18, 2012
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RevZilla: You want to choose G2 for Mens' Dainese Jackets sizes 48 and up. Aug 24, 2012
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A shopper asked: Title is pretty self explanatory :)
Thanks!
Jul 27, 2012
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AlexAlex: You would need G2 for your jacket. - I have a 52 and also use a G2. Ride safe Nov 17, 2012
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A shopper asked: Can this fit into Rev'it Tornado HV Jacket? Apr 25, 2012
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RevZilla: Yes, this will fit but may fit better if inserted upside down due to the shape of the pocket in your jacket. If you are looking for level 2 protection for a REV'IT! Tornado, then you may want to consider the Forcefield BackPad Insert Pro in Type "B," Size "SM" as it is a direct fit to the pocket and will provide more coverage. Also, trimming a SAS-TEC in size 1/12 is always an option. Apr 26, 2012
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A shopper asked: Would that armor be compatible with a size 52 Alpinestars MX-1 Jacket? Apr 1, 2012
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RevZilla: The Dainese Shield Air G Level 2 Back Protector (size G2) was not made for your Alpinestars MX-1 Leather Jacket but should still fit. Your jacket was originally designed to accept the Alpinestars RC Back Protector but can also accept the Alpinestars Bio Armor Back Protector. We would recommend both of those in size Large for your size jacket. Apr 10, 2012
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