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Dainese Super Speed Textile Jacket
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Combining exceptional ergonomics with unparalleled technical content has always been a priority for Dainese. The Super Speed Textile Jacket sets the new standard for summer jackets designed specifically for sport riding.  The Dainese Super Speed boasts excellent technical features including composite protectors, aluminium inserts on the shoulders, various adjusters, chest and back protector pockets and a zipper for fastening to Dainese Pants. Made of mesh fabric, the Super Speed offers excellent ventilation, with a removable windproof insert that ensures correct temperature regulation even with changing weather conditions.


  • Composite protectors certified to EN 1621.1/97 Standard
  • Aluminium inserts on the shoulders

Ergonomics and Comfort:

  • Duratex fabric
  • Boomerang fabric
  • Inserts in elasticated fabric
  • Neck adjustment
  • Wrist adjustment
  • Waist adjustment
  • Jacket-trousers fastening system
  • Perforated fabric
  • Removable windproof insert
  • Sanitized® lining


  • Pocket for G1 and G2 back protector
  • Pocket for Thorax chest protector
  • Reflective inserts
  • 2 outside pockets
  • Internal pocket
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High-Quality Textile; High-Quality Price First, I will address sizing. I'm 5'8 and about 145 lbs. I purchased a size 48 and it fits snug, but comfortable. Being that it is a euro cut it is designed to fit tightly against your body which is great for people with smaller or more athletic builds. This type of cut removes a lot of bulk and bunching certain builds can get with some of the American cut brands. It's a Dainese jacket which almost universally means two things: high-quality and high-price. This jacket is no exception. The build quality feels high-end, the armor stays in place, and adding sliders on a textile jacket was a bold and unique move. I've ridden about 1200 miles with the jacket so far and I've yet to have any of the mesh fray which is a good sign. Aesthetically, I personally like the design and color options. I got the black/white/red to go with my black and red helmet. It's a pretty aggressive look, especially with the shoulder sliders, so if you are looking for a jacket that is a bit more subtle or casual the design might be a bit too sporty for you. The airflow is above average and it flows about as well as you can expect from a textile jacket. It's got a bit of mesh on the front of the jacket, on the inside of the arms, and an enormous panel of it along the entire back. The large amount of mesh on the back exhausts heat very well, but it is also the most vulnerable part of the jacket in the event of a crash. For that reason it is recommended to grab the back protector to beef it up a bit. It does come with a windproof liner for those cold mornings and to be able to stretch the jacket into the fall. This is my only jacket right now so I plan on using it all the way into the early winter until I have to put the bike in storage for the season. For as much air as it flows I'm hoping with the windproof liner and some warm base layers the colder temps wont be an issue. My only complaints with this jacket are probably the collar and the price. The collar isn't horrible but if it was lined with something like neoprene it would be more comfortable for those longer rides. As far as the price is concerned, its pretty expensive for a textile jacket. It's got Dainese build quality and a few nice extras like the aluminum sliders, but I still don't know if the price is warranted. For only a bit more money you can actually get a decent leather jacket, so consider exactly what you are looking for before pulling the trigger. Overall, its a great high-end textile jacket with an aggressive design and a handful of features. September 8, 2014
It is a good jacket overall I originally tried on this jacket at Dainese Store in Chicago. I am 5'9 and 180lb. I tried on 50 but was too loose while size 48 was too tight. They were both made in Tunisia. I then went to Cycle Gear and tried on size 50 (made in Armenia), the one they have in stock was a perfect fit. All the armors are at the right place for my body. The airflow is great as long as you are moving and the liner help take the morning chill off my body. The only negative I can think of is the cuff. It is hard to put a Held Gauntlet (size 8) over the sleeve because of the bulk from using the second slap. Otherwise, it is a very good jacket. September 6, 2014
Great jacket! Love this jacket, best I've ever had. Flows a lot of air, I suppose a light color vs. white or silver would be a tad cooler when stopped in traffic. I even feel air flow when sitting still when there is a decent breeze. I weigh 160 lbs., 5'10" and bought a 48. Feels a bit snug zipped up while standing, feels perfect on my bike (2007 Honda VFR ). Thanks for the help Bob and Filip at Revzilla. September 2, 2014
Very good airflow Bought this to wear during Central Valley summers, which means long stretches of 100+ F days. At speed, I don't even notice it's there. Stopped at a light is a different story. Shoulder and elbow armor is very comfortable and feels very sturdy. Hopefully I never go down in it, but it should do the job. August 5, 2014
Sexy jacket, great fit. I live in Jamaica, W.I. where the temp is extremely hot, however I'm comfortable in this jacket for long rides, it lets in enough wind. Haven't tested out the protection as yet, hopefully won't ever have to. July 29, 2014
Excellent Blend of style, protection and function I bought this jacket after reading so many positive reviews on it and i can tell you it didn't disappoint. Fits true to size chart, Armour sits exactly where it should when wearing it. A size 52 fits me well at 5'9 and 165 pounds with an athletic/ muscular build. I use it with a force-field level 2 back-protector and don't even notice it. My only small complaint would be the zipper occasionally gets stuck at the bottom, but this is minor and can be worked around. Over-all this blows away the other 2 mesh/ textile jackets i have owned. July 16, 2014
Flows surprising well but feels sturdy and protective! With the heat of summer already taking effect I had to get myself a jacket that would flow enough air to keep me comfortable. This jacket does not have very many mesh patches, unlike those cheap all mesh ones that my local dealership sells. And obviously it does not flow air as well as these jackets but I feel that the protection I get from this Dainese is FAR superior to those. As far as airflow, it is actually quite surprising how much it flows. With the removable liner out (which is a big plus that it has one) it is rare that I get overly hot. The average temperature here in North Carolina during the summer ranges from 70-90 degrees and throughout this range I have not once been miserable or really sweated in this jacket. Ive even comfortable rode in 102 for about 30 minutes and was not too hot. Obviously at that temperature anything you wear is hot, even a t-shirt. I can not speak enough good things about how comfortable, well fitting, and flowing this jacket is. Not to mention the fact that its a Dainese! Did I mention the fit is excellent? I do not find myself constantly readjusting to get the sleeves out of my way or get my torso comfortable like I do in my Joe Rocket leather jacket. I do have one minor gripe, which is easily solved but worth mentioning. The collar, specifically the right side, is very stiff and can dig into my neck/ Adams apple when I look down at my phone mount. I imagine it would break in if I left it alone but I simply tucked it in. Now its out of the way and only requires an extra 2 seconds when putting on the jacket. I love this jacket and how looks, fits, feels, and looks! (Did I say that twice?) I highly recommend this jacket to anyone willing to spend the money. Just please make sure you get measured and order the right size for you and your build. July 5, 2014
Comfort vs Protection I'm 5'10", 185lbs with 40" chest, 16.5" neck and 33" sleeve length. I bought the 52cm jacket. First observations are that it is light and the sizing is large (my Alpinestar & Dainese leather jackets are 50cm). I bought the 52cm so that I have more room to layer or to just have some wiggle room. The padding on this jacket are minimal compared to my leather jackets (soft armor vs hard armor). Fit-wise, this 52cm jacket comes to my waist similar to my 50cm Dainese Racing leather jacket does. The sleeves come down over my Dainese 4 Stroke Evo short cuff gloves so sleeve length is adequate for me. I have to cinch in the waist straps since the 52cm is larger in torso circumference than my actual measurement. I'm happy with this purchase - it's a good lightweight summer jacket with light armor. Together with kevlar jeans, TCX X-Rap boots and short cuff gloves, this is my preference for in-city riding where speeds are usually lower than 40-45mph. June 27, 2014
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Aaron L: waterproof Sep 12, 2014
Jason A: I live in a tropical island, so I need a jacket that keeps me cool and protected. Also the styling is a plus. Quality from this brand according to the reviews is good. Aug 29, 2014
Mark S: Great jacket! Quality and fit are great. Jacket flows ton of air and keeps me pretty cool even in 90 degree temps. Very happy with the purchase. Aug 9, 2014
Aaron L: 3 season jacket that has a good lining for the cooler days/nights. Looks good, good air flow, and from a company that puts out great products. Aug 4, 2014
Derek C: Brand reputation, style, features, purpose of jacket. Great looking jacket with protection inside. Fan of Dainese products Jul 16, 2014
Tom S: Dianese....they are the best. I have an AVRO C2 Leather Jacket and the protection it provides is unmatched. However, it's way too hot even with the insert out. Riding with my other brand mesh/textile jacket makes me feel unprotected. I'm hoping this jacket, though textile/mesh, will come with the fit, comfort, and protection I've come to expect from Dianese. I wanted the AVRO Textile Jacket to match my AVRO Leather but unfortunately with the sale.....they are out of my size. Boo Hoo Jul 2, 2014
Nicholas R: I decided to splurge on a good summer jacket. I'd rather get something I actually want to wear. Look good, feel good, play good. Once again, when Anthony gets excited about something, I get excited. Jun 29, 2014
Dave S: Because I want to look like a Cold-stone PIMP. This jacket makes that happen...in theory. Jun 19, 2014
TAE MIN K: very good jacket. slim fit, I wish summer season heavy lotation. May 26, 2014
Jeremy P: The feature cost per dollar and apparent build quality led me to choose this jacket over others. May 14, 2014
Robert P: I loved the leather jacket so much that I wanted to get the textile version for summer riding. May 11, 2014
DAVID W: I wanted a jacket that had better airflow for hot summer riding but didn't want to sacrifice safety/protection for it. Having owned serveral different Dainese jackets in the past (Flash 2 & Bora), I'm familiar with their quality and level of protection. This jacket seems to fit the criteria of what I'm looking for this time. And it also just happens to match the colors of my recently purchased motorcycle. May 10, 2014
Eric C: Good looks and trusted name May 7, 2014
Terrence F: Amazing fit!
I wouldn't wear this with a cool breeze. It's quite thin.
May 6, 2014
Joseph P: Super skinny dude, recommeded by sales rep on the phone since I was swimming in the Olympia goods I tried out. May 2, 2014
peter n: Style, Quality Protection and Brand Name May 2, 2014
Carlo B: A great looking jacket hope it better in person Apr 25, 2014
scott l: I needed a high quality tight fitting riding jacket. The styling and quality is unmatched. You get what you pay for and since I dont have the build for the ICON jackets this Euro fit is perfect. Apr 25, 2014
Othmane B: Super stylish and high level of protection for warm weather only Apr 21, 2014
Manjinder S: Recommended by a friend who has one and he loves it. Apr 14, 2014
THOMAS T: I purchased this jacket based on quality of the brand and the athletic fit. Have another Dainese jacket that I love. Apr 13, 2014
Magnus S: Nice Jacket which suits my needs when not wearing the leather. Tried it on , great fit and look...
Cheers Magnus
Apr 9, 2014
Efrain V: the jacket look amazing Apr 7, 2014
C/O Dee Johnson Apt 1: Great textile jacket, fit me perfectly. The sizing chart is close to accurate. I was on the border of a small and a medium, I went with the medium option of course. The Jacket is nice and feels great! I know I will be protected with this. Also picked up Wave G protector and the union belt. Apr 3, 2014
JOSE L H: Brand and style. Mar 24, 2014
A G: Good reviews. Nice style. Fair price. I wanted a warm/hot weather jacket with solid protection. Mar 6, 2014
Lee X: Awesome look and Dainese quality and attention to detail. Mar 1, 2014
Douglas S: HIgh airflow jacket with more than adequate protection, killer aesthetics. Feb 25, 2014
Zachariah B: Dainese, 'nuff said. Plus it is a sick looking jacket for the street Feb 22, 2014
William W: Seeking that balance of protection, cost, and staying cool in the sun. Feb 8, 2014
Robert H: Quality construction and sporty styling. Also, I feel very safe while riding knowing the safety features of this jacket will protect me better than most other comparable jackets made from textile. Nov 13, 2013
A shopper asked: Love this jacket. Is there any other options for inserting a chest protector other than Dainese's? Maybe something forcefield has? Jun 11, 2014
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Patrick B: Hello, I got the Dainese protector and rode with it for a week through the blue ridge. The protection feels great and having it fit into the jackets pocket, even if it is only in one side, makes it extremely handy for securing it in place while riding and then easy to remove. I'd also looked at other options however am please with my choice. Aug 5, 2014
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David K: Sorry I can't help you with that question.

This is my go to jacket 80% of the time. I have two leather jackets, but this is my favorite.
Jun 16, 2014
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Phil E asked: Can anyone advise me the best method of cleaning off bugs and associated stains from the white panels of a Super Speed textile jacket? Feb 25, 2014
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Bobby A: I have this jacket with the white sleeves. I do get bugs on it. I try to wipe them with alcohol pads (the kind you wipe your visor with). That seems to work. I have had to take a soapy cloth to some areas that they bug splat was bad. I hope this helps. Mar 7, 2014
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A S: Try Woolite mixed with water 1:6 in a spray bottle. Spray the area then clean with a clean, white terry cloth towel. Aug 13, 2014
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A shopper asked: Will this jacket be too tight around the arms? Not trying to brag but I'm a gym goer at 5'9 205lbs my arms are pretty good sized.

I'm worried the euro cut might be a bit too snug for me
Jan 5, 2014
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SAHIL P: Hey Hulk,

In my opinion, possibly but it depends on what size you go with. If your chest is wide, and your arms proportionately a bit longer for your height, you might be able to size up. The arms do fit snug, but they feel more snug in the forearm area than in the biceps. I think its to help keep the pre-formed curve to the arms. I'd figure out what size suit jacket fits you well, and try to translate that into a coat size for this.
Jan 7, 2014
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Ian B: A test fit will be the real decider. But I'm of a similar build. I wear a 56 in pure leather (Santa Monica) but sized down to a 54 in the Shotgun textile- The shotgun and it would seem this have a fair amount of stretch material all over which let if fit very snugly, but not uncomfortably at all.

I'd guess a 56 should be a good fit.
Feb 19, 2014
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Rodger J: I have a similar build, and the sleeves are narrower, but it's not uncomfortable. I wear a 54, and overall it's good for me. I think if I went to 56 it might have worked, but I didn't want it loose fitting either. If your chest is above average in size, that too might be pretty snug. Jan 10, 2014
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Matthew G: The arms are quite snug. Especially in the forearm. I am 6'2" 190lbs, average build, and were the size 52 and it fits me just snug enough to not let the pads move around but I suspect that this will be too tight on you if you have developed arms. Jan 7, 2014
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TRUONG P: I am also 5'9 and a gym rat but I am only 170lbs but very big biceps. The jacket fits me pretty well and snug around the arms. My arms around is 14" around straighten and relax. The jacket has about 1-2 inches more before its really tight. Jan 7, 2014
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john r: I'm also 5'9" 205 lbs and it fits fine on my arms. Jan 6, 2014
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Alexandre L asked: Hi, I want to buy this jacket but I cant get my mind on choosing either the size 52 or 54... I'm in qc/canada and the weather here gets cooler quicker so i want to be able to put a sweatshirt under it.. At the store i was only able to testt the dainese jackets with the Laguna seca model.. does this one fit almost the same or is it bigger/smaller ? i'm 6foot tall, 175 pounds and have real long arms lol... thank you Apr 20, 2014
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David K: Well hopefully I can help some. Like you I have long arms. I am 6' tall 198lbs and muscular. I went with size 58 and is just right with a T-shirt or something light.
I suggest you buying the 54 as I know cool weather as I am from Minnesota. I have the same jacket in leather as well. The reason I do not need to bulk up under my textile jacket.
The one thing I have to say; is that I loved the leather so much that I had to have the textile as the fit was perfect.

I hope I was able to help.
Apr 30, 2014
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James C: I would choose the larger size if you wear a sweatshirt under it.
I consider my super speed about a 1/2 size to small. It is useable but to small to use with a sweatshirt. If I were to purchase a super speed again I would get the next size larger.
Apr 26, 2014
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Alexandre L: Thanx, I bought the larger size 54 and dont regret it at all. This jacket is actually smaller than the Laguna Seca one.. Arms are shorter and the jacket fits tighter so the 52 would have been too small. Apr 27, 2014
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woodrow l: I would go with the 54 if you're planning on wearing a sweater sometimes. Also it would allow you to move a little better with some extra room. This jacket is awesome. Apr 25, 2014
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James C: Go big. Apr 25, 2014
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A shopper asked: Hi all!

Does Manis G2 back protector fit Super Speed textile jacket?
May 8, 2014
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kary h: Dont know, but I compared the back protector opening in my size 46 Zen Evo to the opening in my size 44 Super Speed and found the Super Speed is indeed more narrow near the top. Im not sure how the jacket size influences the back protector opening dimensions but you may have a valid concern. Still, I have found this jacket to be great. So much so that I would totally sugest getting the Super Speed jacket and then find the right back protector if the Manis did not fit. May 13, 2014
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Othmane B: The answer is YES! I have a super speed jacket size 48 and it fits spot on, as long as you put it in the proper place. May 8, 2014
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Bobby A: From what I understand the Manis will fit the C2 Versions of the Jackets. I hope this helps.

May 8, 2014
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Vitalii P: Well, it fits very snugly in my 52 size. Honestly, it would be great for 54-56 size, but not 52. May 8, 2014
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A shopper asked: I love the way this looks, and it seems great for the warm weather. My question is, if you fall in this, how will this protect against Road Rash? Or will just fall apart in a slide, and there by chewing your skin up also? Thanks. Apr 30, 2014
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Luke H: In my experience it held up well. The shoulder, elbow/forearm armor took most of the beating. The only scratch on me was some rash on my lower back from the jacket riding up but that was to be expected since I didn't have riding pants zipped into the jacket. Overall the jacket is great quality especially for city riding. If you're looking for something for the track I'd recommend a full piece leather suit though. Textile is great but leather will hold up much should you get off the bike at very high speeds. May 1, 2014
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Kenneth S: Thanks for your answer Luke. What did the mesh parts look like after the fall? What speed were you going? Jul 3, 2014
David A: The jacket will hold up very well in case of a street fall. Elbows, forearms, and shoulders are well protected. Back and chest are a little light on material, but in my opinion its enough to protect you. You can always add back and chest protectors for more protection. If your gonna use this on the track, recommend go leather as should be. I got this jacket for the looks and breathability, one of the best jackets I've bought. May 1, 2014
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LEONIDAS c: I have owned many dainese jackets over the years and I've tested their crash capabilities as well . Dainese's textile based line up is solid. Leather of course is the top protection but then again.. The armor, padding and the fabric itself is extremely thick and resistant and when I crashed I had zero rash related injuries . Hopefully you won't ever hAve to test it. Apr 30, 2014
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Bobby A: This Jacket will not fall apart. I have had an off with a less protective D textile jacket and it saved me from skin loss. But remember that nothing beats leather but this jacket is and incredible alternative. remember to add the G2 Wave back protector to it. May 8, 2014
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Kristopher M asked: Is the wind liner full sleeve or just a vest? Jun 19, 2014
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Guillermo C: Full sleeve. It does protect you from the wind and rain. Jun 19, 2014
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DANIEL K: It's full sleeve. There's a small loop fastener by the wrist to keep it secure

Jun 19, 2014
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David D: The liner is full sleeve but it is not a thermal liner. Jun 19, 2014
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A shopper asked: which pants are best suited to go with this jacket? May 6, 2014
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Matthew G: The Dainese New Drake Air textile pants would be a perfect fit for this jacket due to the waist zipper attachment, but I find that a nice pair of Kevlar jeans works better for me since I still like my pants outside of my boots (Sidi Cobra Air). To see what I mean, look at the reviews for the New Drake Air pants. They seem to ride high on some people. May 6, 2014
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Bobby A: I wear the Drayko Drift (Kevlar Jeans) with this and I have had an off with them and they are super protective and look fantastic. May 8, 2014
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Jorge A. A asked: Hi, I would to buy the Dainese Super Speed Textile Jacket but I need it in Small size. which one is small?

Apr 18, 2014
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kary h: If you cant find a 44 I would definetly suggest trying a 46 (the two smaller sizes). W/ the "european cut" they fit more snug than other markets, but in all the right places. The attack fit is perfect for sport bike riding and I didn't buy this jacket to walk around in. I am 5'7" and 125 lbs. and my 44 seems to be perfect but still looking forward to ~10% volume growth/ expansion that will likely come from wear. May 13, 2014
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Bobby A: take your American coat size measurement of your chest in inches. Add 10 to it and it will fit perfect. I wear a 42 American. 52 Dainese fits me perfect. May 8, 2014
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Ryan C asked: If I'm a 3xl in alpine stars what would I be in Dainese? Apr 15, 2014
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Bobby A: Dainese usually does not use the lettering format. They are very true to size. What ever you were in American coat size add 10 to it. That will help you size a D Jacket. I wear a 42 (American) and Dainese 52 fits perfect. May 8, 2014
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Christopher R: The best thing for you to do is take your chest measurement and compare that to the Dainese size chart (link is on the page with this jacket). These are pretty true to size. May 28, 2014
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A shopper asked: Dainese Super Speed Textile Jacket, but I have a problem whit h the size. Look! I am 5' 7" Chest 39" And Arms 27"
64 kg.
Could you tell me what is appropriate size for me? Please!
Feb 21, 2014
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Phil E: I also have arms 27" with a slightly oversized sump (stomach). Size dilemma, yes. I was fortunate to find a dealer and tried on different sizes and found the perfect fit. I'm size 56 and the arm length was perfect. if you refer to the arm length on the size chart you will see size 56 =24.4. If you are going to purchase a back protector you may have to go up a size depending on it's thickness e.g. Forcefield Back pad insert Pro go up 1 size. As they say "if in doubt try before you buy". They are a beautiful snug fitting jacket. Feb 27, 2014
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Bobby A: I would try a 48 on this I think 50 will be too big. I am a size 42" chest and bought the 52 it fits a tiny bit loose. Mar 7, 2014
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A shopper asked: Hi!
. After to check jackets I liked Dainese Super Speed Textile Jacket, but I have a problem whit h the size. Look! I am 5' 7" Chest 39" And Arms 27"
64 kg.
Could you tell me what is appropriated size for me? Please!
Feb 21, 2014
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Vincent I: Hey, I'm just under 5' 8", 140lbs (64kg). I bought the size 48 jacket and it fits perfect. I don't know my exact chest and arms, but I think I'm around a 37" chest and 27" arms. It fits me snug, but with room underneath for anything from a tee shirt, to a couple shirts and a sport long sleeve. Feb 21, 2014
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Shannon W: Size 50 Mar 2, 2014
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Aaron C asked: Hey guys im new to motorcycle jackets.. so im not sure what to expect but I've always had trouble with something being way to short length wise or the arms being to short. I'm 6'2 and only weigh about 170 so im tall and skinny. My chest size is 38 inches but i feel if i get something that fits my chest size it will be wayyy to short. can I get your opinions?! please and thank you! Feb 21, 2014
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Vincent I: I think you're right about it being too short... I'm 5' 8" , 140lbs, 37" chest, 30" inseam. With the size 48 jacket, the bottom edge lands right at my hip or belt level. If you got a jacket to fit a 38" chest, at 6' 2" I agree it might be short on you. Its a really snug fit though, so I bet if you went up a chest size or two to get the right length, it would still fit well, and you'd have room underneath for extra layers on the colder days. Feb 21, 2014
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travis w: First you must take you measurements.Chest waist and sleeve length, revzilla has a size chart i recommend that you use. I am 5'9" and 185lbs with a chest size of 38"and a sleeve length of 23".Thats a Dainese jacket size #50 on there size chart. Size 50 has a chest size 39.4"& sleeve 23.4"just over my measurements and fits perfectly. Feb 24, 2014
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Joseph K asked: Does this jacket fit taller riders? 6'4 normally wear size Large. Jan 21, 2014
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Enrique B: Yes, it will. I'm 6'2" and I love the fit of this jacket. I normally wear a medium or large shirt wise depending on sleeve length. I'm oddly proportioned in terms of dress shirts (15 1/2 neck, 36-37 arms). The waistline is adjustable on both sides of this jacket. I ordered a 56 for adequate sleeve length. This is quickly becoming my favorite jacket. Jan 21, 2014
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Pascal O: Hi normally wear size 40 in Dainese ( alien jacket ) I am 5'11 39 chest and the size 40 on this one is fit snug for sure. measure your chest size and fallow the charts, better give a call to the customer service they will be happy to answer all your question. it's a beautiful stylish jacket.
Feb 20, 2014
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A shopper asked: I'm about to buy this jacket but a little skeptical on the sizes. I'm 5'9, 165lbs, 38in chest, would you guys recommend a 48 or 50? Please note that I will be getting the mantis back protector with the jacket. Thanks in advance! Sep 9, 2014
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Jon H: I'm around your figure and I bought the 48, it is snug. If you want to add the back protector, I would go with the 50. Sep 9, 2014
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A shopper asked: Will the air frazer textile-leather pants zip to the super speed textile jacket? Aug 31, 2014
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Chris E asked: Is there a reason the price just jumped $20? Aug 1, 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.

Click here to see the full Dainese Size Chart
Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Black/Black/Dark Grey / 44 853666 1735143-P65-44 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Black/Dark Grey / 46 853667 1735143-P65-46 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Black/Dark Grey / 48 853668 1735143-P65-48 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Black/Dark Grey / 50 853669 1735143-P65-50 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Black/Dark Grey / 52 853670 1735143-P65-52 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Black/Dark Grey / 54 853671 1735143-P65-54 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Black/Dark Grey / 56 853672 1735143-P65-56 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Black/Dark Grey / 58 853673 1735143-P65-58 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Black/Dark Grey / 60 853674 1735143-P65-60 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/Black/Dark Grey / 62 853675 1735143-P65-62 Out of Stock
Black/Black/Dark Grey / 64 853676 1735143-P65-64 Out of Stock
Black/White/Red / 44 853622 1735143-858-44 Out of Stock
Black/White/Red / 46 853623 1735143-858-46 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/White/Red / 48 853624 1735143-858-48 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/White/Red / 50 853625 1735143-858-50 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/White/Red / 52 853626 1735143-858-52 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/White/Red / 54 853627 1735143-858-54 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/White/Red / 56 853628 1735143-858-56 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/White/Red / 58 853629 1735143-858-58 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/White/Red / 60 853630 1735143-858-60 Out of Stock
Black/White/Red / 62 853631 1735143-858-62 Out of Stock
Black/White/Red / 64 853632 1735143-858-64 Out of Stock
Black/White/Blue / 44 853644 1735143-N51-44 Out of Stock
Black/White/Blue / 46 853645 1735143-N51-46 Out of Stock
Black/White/Blue / 48 853646 1735143-N51-48 Out of Stock
Black/White/Blue / 50 853647 1735143-N51-50 Out of Stock
Black/White/Blue / 52 853648 1735143-N51-52 Out of Stock
Black/White/Blue / 54 853649 1735143-N51-54 Out of Stock
Black/White/Blue / 56 853650 1735143-N51-56 Out of Stock
Black/White/Blue / 58 853651 1735143-N51-58 Out of Stock
Black/White/Blue / 60 853652 1735143-N51-60 Out of Stock
Black/White/Blue / 62 853653 1735143-N51-62 Out of Stock
Black/White/Blue / 64 853654 1735143-N51-64 Out of Stock
Black/White/Dark Gull Grey / 44 853655 1735143-P64-44 Out of Stock
Black/White/Dark Gull Grey / 46 853656 1735143-P64-46 Out of Stock
Black/White/Dark Gull Grey / 48 853657 1735143-P64-48 Out of Stock
Black/White/Dark Gull Grey / 50 853658 1735143-P64-50 Out of Stock
Black/White/Dark Gull Grey / 52 853659 1735143-P64-52 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/White/Dark Gull Grey / 54 853660 1735143-P64-54 Out of Stock
Black/White/Dark Gull Grey / 56 853661 1735143-P64-56 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black/White/Dark Gull Grey / 58 853662 1735143-P64-58 Out of Stock
Black/White/Dark Gull Grey / 60 853663 1735143-P64-60 Out of Stock
Black/White/Dark Gull Grey / 62 853664 1735143-P64-62 Out of Stock
Black/White/Dark Gull Grey / 64 853665 1735143-P64-64 Out of Stock

Now out of the gates, the Dainese Super Speed is a winner, in my opinion. This is something new from Dianese. This is a very aggressive take on the mesh jacket. You could say that this is the big brother, the aggressive race-inspired brother of the Shotgun, which is one of the most popular mesh jackets that we have at RevZilla.com.

Now if we look at it right out of the gates, a few things are going to jump out at you. Aluminum shoulder sliders on a mesh jacket, really, really nice, and really a race-bred chassis with a race articulation. Now just to talk about sizing really quickly, I have Jason here on my left, 5'10, 175, 40-inch chest, wearing a size 50 in this jacket. You can see that we have . . . It's a . . . The way it hangs on his body . . . He's an athletic build, not as burly as I am, but he's an athletic cut.

We have the textile material in the impact areas, and then in the nonimpact areas, we're going to have a double layer of the larger gauge mesh, and then in the arms we have the boomerang mesh, which is a little bit tighter weave, a different look to it, adds a nice style element, and also flows tons of air.

Now if we also look down on it, you're going to see that we have more mesh that goes all the way down. The key thing early on in this review that I want you to take away is that it's a mesh, but it's a three-season mesh. I'm calling it a three-season mesh because what you can't see until I open it up is there is a removable windproof liner that's now coming with that jacket.

So you'll notice that $300 range, but you really have a jacket that, when it gets a little chilly, when you want to shut that airflow off, you put in your windproof liner, and you're good to go. If you want to beef it up with a base layer or a mid layer, you always have the ability to stretch it even further.

Now before I have you spin for me, we're going to talk about some of the other features here. Double snap up here at the collar, basic stuff, micro flexion darts, which are that reflective material that's woven in. So it doesn't create that big taped area. It works with the style. Embroidered Dianese logo. Notice that we're using . . . I think we even have a light panel of Mugello fabric that comes down here. Mugello is that really nice stretch material.

Moving down, turn face away from me, Jase. Talked about the aluminum shoulder sliders, but underneath that, we have CE-rated armor, as well as in the elbow we have the CE-rated Dianese elbows that go all the way down to your forearm as well. Notice our reflective panel.

Another cool feature that Dianese is using here in the Super Speed is this micro elastication. What it allows you to do . . . If you can look at the way that looks and the amount of fabric, compared to this elasticated stretch panel here at the shoulder, this accordion, you're using dramatically less fabric, and it's actually stronger.

So now, instead of having to have a panel that looks like this everywhere, you have the ability . . . We've seen it in gloves. We've seen it in race suits. It's more expensive to do it, but it's an upgrade in a technology. It's very cool that they're incorporating the micro elastication here.

Underneath Jason's arm, you're going to see another panel of Mugello for stretch. See our elasticated panel that goes all the way to the front, and then we have our basic stitching there. Now turn backwards for me, Jason.

Now up top, from a style standpoint, you do have this area, this patch, that has a soft hand to it. It's a different material. I think it's meant to be a little bit more lightweight, knowing that you're probably going to be potentially in a tucked position, potentially aggressively riding, give you a little bit of a different feel on the top of your back.

Moving down from there, again, double mesh in its construction, moving into a seat. That's that full textile. Notice we do have another band of micro flexion here as well, embroidered Dianese logo here at the bottom, and there's a 360 zip in this jacket as well. So you can always connect it to a pair of gnarly riding pants. Come back around to the front for me.

One of the things I also want to call out is that this is the blacked out, murdered out version, which I totally dig, and we'll sell it for days. There's also a black/white/red version. The other colors in this jacket have a white chassis with red accents and black accents. They really look like that black/white/red racing jacket. Phenomenal that they've made such an aggressive style here on really what's a textile mesh jacket. This is one of those jackets just makes Joe Rocket sad every day that Joe Rocket wakes up.

Opening this guy up, here's my rip-stop windproof liner, very lightweight, but it will block the wind. Notice our big red YKK zipped pocket here. This will take the Dianese thorax protection. Moving it open on this side, I have the liner unzipped so you can see sanitized lining, basic pocket from Dianese. Remember, using upgraded snaps, upgraded zippers, and then we have that mesh lining that in the hotter times of the year, against your body, it's going to be comfortable.

Remember, the Super Speed is going to flow a ton of air, but the nice part is you can take it early spring. You can take it maybe mid fall. Depending on how crazy you are, you could even stretch it further by sticking one of your base layers or mid layers underneath it. Handful of colors available, just over that $300 price point. I would love to hear your feedback. This is a new type of product from Dianese. It's an Apex mesh product with a very aggressive look. I want to know if you like it as much as we do, because I think we really, really dig it.