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Firstgear Women's Kilimanjaro Jacket

The Flagship jacket in the Firstgear line, often imitated and never duplicated, it's the jacket that others aspire to be. If you could only have one jacket - this is it. With its exceptional fit and attention to detail the Kilimanjaro is comfortable in any weather, any season, anywhere, anytime. Battle-tested to the ends of the earth - and now in its third decade - it keeps you warm when it's cold, cool when it's hot and dry when it's wet. It's the multi-tool of motorcycle outerwear. Kilimanjaro, gear you can depend on.

Features:

  • Women's fit: Tapered to fit a woman's shape
  • Hypertex waterproof and breathable outer shell made of 400 denier nylon and 100% seam sealed construction provides a barrier to keep the elements outside of the jacket.
  • To resist abrasion, shoulders and elbows reinforced with 640 denier nylon
  • Fully adjustable D3O T5 CE Armor in the shoulders and elbows delivers the same protection as standard CE foam armor, but is thinner and more flexible, resulting in a more comfortable, flexible fit - EVA dense foam back pad
  • When warm, supply fresh air direct to the body using two- 6” shoulder vents, Two  9” pit vents and two 9-1/2” back exhaust vents ---shoulder vents can be held open by folding the cover inward to hook and loop closure
  • Main closure held in place by a two way #8 YKK Vislon zipper, shielded from the elements by a double storm flap with rain gutter and secured using  spring snaps – inside the placket for easy access is a security pocket with a red slider for increased visibility
  • Collar closure utilizes a slider snap that allows up to 1-1/2” adjustment for a personal fit
  • Integrated  on the front chest are two cargo storage pockets to secure your stuff, protected from moisture by #5 YKK rubberized zippers
  • More storage in the two lower front cargo pockets – seam sealed pocket bags and an envelope opening, closure uses hook and loop – plus – there are two front side pockets protected by #5 YKK rubberized zippers
  • Compression straps on the bicep and forearm adjusts to fit you
  • Integrated into the collar is an under-the-helmet rain hood to keep water from running down your neck
  • One time adjustable waist belt with hook and loop closure - sleeve cuffs can be adjusted to fit you
  • Stretch material used in the shoulder, arm and elbow joints add flexibility and is waterproof and breathable
  • Removable, insulated thermal liner with wind blocking, adjustable, neoprene cuffs
  • Interior pocketing in all Firstgear jackets are in the same location, whether the liner is in or out. On the left side, chest high is a mobile device pocket with  flap closure using hook and loop to secure – On the right side is a cargo pocket that is 12” wide and 8” tall to hold whatever you need for the adventure ahead
  • Extra wide reflective taping on front, arms and back for improved night visibility
  • Jacket- to-pant 10”  full conjunction zipper ; fits easily through liner portal
  • HiViz color Jacket made of polyester for best colorfast results - Nylon Day Glo has a tendency to release this color
  • 2 Year Limited Warranty
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Firstgear Women's Kilimanjaro Jacket 4.6 5 134 134
Thick collar was a deal breaker I really wanted this jacket to work. But the rain hood and it's two layer pocket was just too thick to be comfortable. It rode too high and rubbed severely on my helmet. Everything else was great. I went with a Tour Master Transition 3. It actually is a bit smaller cut, no neck issues and worked better for me. December 16, 2014
Well made well featured jacket I'm very pleased with this jacket. I have only had it a month but in that time I have been impressed. The construction and material seem very good to excellent. (However the liner zipper is insubstantial the teeth pull apart under minor tension and the liner is marginal. I use my own fleece so the liner is largely inconsequential to me. If they had to go cheap on a component to meet the price mark the liner was the right place to do it.) I bought the high-vis yellow and it is definitely bright. It screams LOOK AT ME. I live and ride in the Middle east where motorcycles are invisible to drivers. I have had far less close calls wearing this jacket. There are plenty of pockets and the adjustable fitting tabs work well to customize the fit. The collar is high and stiff making it hard to turn you head to look when merging. I'm confident the collar will soften over time and it certainly keeps out the drafts. The wrist closures work well. I have no complaints what so ever with the shell. If fitted right the armor is exactly where it is supposed to be with no flopping around. I did replace the back protector with the Icon D30. Maybe overkill, maybe not I hope to never to find out. The back protector that came with the jacket is adequate. I wear a 46-regular sport coat and am 6' 205lbs. The size large fits perfectively (I usually wear an XL.) There is enough room to accommodate extra layers but is by no means baggy. As to ventilation, I wont know until summer the design and location of the venting appears logical. I did a lot of research before purchasing this jacket and I found it to be the best bang for the buck. Wish they sold it without the liner for $20 cheaper. This is a first class jacket in a mid price range. December 15, 2014
100 % waterproof....sort of I've had this jacket over a year riding through all seasons in Indiana. I've ridden through below freezing temperatures with this jacket no problem. My only complaint and I'm not sure if this has happened to anyone else, is that when riding in the rain the black crease on the opposite side of the elbow can get wet. Other than that, this a perfect jacket for harsh weather riding. December 2, 2014
Function and fashion Bought this jacket after about 6 months of research. It was hard to forgo the sexy black leather options, but I knew that I wanted something durable, waterproof, and capable of adapting to as many seasons as I can ride. I also have a limited budget and didn't want to drop $500 or $600 on a jacket (however beautiful) that didn't keep me dry in the rain. This jacket is extremely comfortable and fits perfectly. I am 5'4" and about 125# and the small gives me enough room to fit some wool layers underneath. There are lots of options for adjustments and I'm hoping that the off-white color that I chose will keep me a bit cooler in the summer than the black mesh jacket I've been wearing until now. I'm also hoping it will improve visibility. (I wasn't ready yet to go for the hi-viz look.) I like the fact that this jacket is more function than fashion without making me look like an astronaut or firefighter. I'll report back when I have the chance to wear it in more extreme conditions than I've experienced so far. Overall, I'm very happy with my purchase. October 13, 2014
great jacket i purchased my first Kilimanjaro in 04. i ride as long as the roads are dry(i dont use heated gear). 17deg(f) to 50deg(f) it works fine with the liner in. 50-70deg(f) no liner and start opening vents. above 70 get a second mesh jacket . im getting the hi-viz Kilimanjaro next. November 23, 2014
Great affordable Winter jacket This is my second Kilimanjaro jacket. I purchased the Hi-Viz jacket this time around, because I want to be more visible to cagers. My grey Kilimanjaro jacket will be my backup. I primarily use this jacket for winter riding. I have ridden in temps ranging from 25-60 degrees in this jacket with no issues at all. This baby keeps me warm. The added touch is the waterproof liner and that works too! I bought the 4X because I wear an Icon Stryker Vest underneath. The First Gear Jackets are USA fit and are on the large size vs. the European fit jackets. With the added room to layer underneath, this jacket rates very high in my book. Can you buy an Aerostitch? Sure, but why pay so much when you get the same quality with this jacket? Until this jacket proves otherwise, I will continue to buy from Revzilla and the FirstGear products. November 23, 2014
Excellent System Jacket I use this jacket as part of riding system. I purchased it to provide: 1. Visibility- via its color 2. Thermal protection 3. Waterproofing 4. Fall protection- armor and material It does an excellent job of the first 3, luckily haven’t tested #4. I’ve gone on long rides in both torrential rain and in temperatures down to 34 degrees at highway speeds and the jacket has done great. People see you in this jacket! The adjustable sizing allows you to synch everything down in the summer or loosen things up in the winter. I wear an the Icon Chest/back protector underneath jacket. Fit and finish is great. Pockets are very located in good locations and operation is good- zippers and Velcro. It’s hot in the summer time, but I live in the Carolinas and I think you would sweat no matter what kind of jacket you wear. Liner is easy to install and remove. November 15, 2014
Great jacket Love this jacket! It is cut big, probably about a size or so. Lots of pockets easy to lose things with all the storage available. A true 3 to 4 season jacket. The venting is great, Fall in Wisconsin is 35 in the morning and 70 in the afternoon, a pain to plan for but this jacket does it! October 20, 2014
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Firstgear Women's Kilimanjaro Jacket
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Christopher C: Really like my Kilimanjaro, recommended for my girlfriend who's new to the sport. Comfy, all season, and good pockets. Get the high viz one--a video of a group ride really shows how well it stands out in a pack. Nov 26, 2014
John F: It's the jacket that fits my daughter best, and I like the quality. Oct 21, 2014
Wade M: My wife wanted to look as cool as me! Oct 6, 2014
Betty Lise A: Had a Kilamanjaro before, loved it. Really liked the high viz yellow. Been using this jacket for over a year now and it's really comfortable. I am very very pleased with it and would order the exact same thing again. Sep 16, 2014
Paul N: A friend's wife has this jacket and likes it. Jun 2, 2014
Rich H: Excellent women's jacket. My wife has one already, this is our second. Very versatile in varying temps with zip in liner. Cordura nylon in slide positions and some armor offer safety. Dayglo Yellow is a favorite with great versatility. Priced competitively. -Nutnfancy Feb 19, 2014
George W: After trying several jacket brands and types the First Gear was the best fit for my wife, she loves riding her own bike, and we needed a better jacket option. She really loves this jacket because of the fit and style. Nov 12, 2013
Chris Van M: Great reviews. Firstgear makes quality products and this has d30 armor. I want my wife to be as safe as possible when she's riding on the back of my bike. This also keeps her warm, dry, and cool with the vents opened. She's very happy with this jacket (and matching pants) Oct 24, 2013
Doug M: Enjoyed good quality and performance of other Firstgear products in the past as well as reading many good reviews of this particular product. Sep 15, 2013
Scott S: Features, comfort, and match my jacket Aug 17, 2013
A shopper asked: Hi from Aus
I am undecided as to if this jacket will fit me my measurements are:
chest 123 cm
waist 113 cm
Hip 130 cm
Looking for hi vis jacket and this one looks great can you advise if this would fit or provide other suitable?
cheers

Margot
Oct 31, 2013
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Sara K: Hi Margot. I busted out a centimeter tape measure and my measurements are 92 chest, 82 waist and 101 hip and the Medium Kilimanjaro fits me great. I might have been able to get away with the Small, but I have oddly large shoulders for a woman my size, and wanted room to wear fleece underneath since things get chilly where we tend to ride. I'm a bit smaller than you, but proportionally, it seems like a L or XL would work good for you. Overall, I was looking for a jacket made for fir a woman's proportions and have been really happy with it. It has a waist belt to cinch. Good luck! We ran into some adventure riders from Australia last summer. Fun bunch, you are!! Sara, Flagstaff AZ Nov 2, 2013
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Scott S: Margot,
Love the jacket, but it might be tight around the hips. My measurements (with light weight seats on) are:
Chest 106cm
Waist 98cm
Hips 111cm
It is snug through the hips, loose in the chest/waist area.
I put the jacket on and measured the outside at it's max around the hip area and it was about 129-130cm.
Hope this helps.
Nov 8, 2013
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Lila C: I'm not familiar enough with the metric system to know for sure by the measurements you provided. My hips are larger than my chest, and it fits me fine. I just followed the sizing guidelines they provided. It's a great jacket. I've ridden for hours in the rain with mine now, and it keeps me bone dry. Nov 1, 2013
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Firstgear Women's Jackets

Size Dress Size Bust (in) Waist (in) Hip (in)
WSM 4 - 6 32 - 34 25 - 27 34.5 - 36.5
WMD 8 - 10 34 - 36.5 27 - 29.5 37 - 39
WLG 12 - 14 37 - 39.5 30 - 32.5 39.5 - 42
WXL 16 - 18 40.5 - 43.5 33 - 35.5 42.5 - 45
W2XL 20 - 22 44 - 46.5 36 - 38.5 45.5 - 48
W3XL 24 - 26 47 - 49.5 39 - 41.5 48.5 - 51

Contour Mesh jackets are designed for a tight fit; you may need to get a size larger than you would normally expect, depending on your body type.

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

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Black / WXS 800583 FTJ.1206.01.W000 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Black / WSM 800584 FTJ.1206.01.W001 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black / WMD 800585 FTJ.1206.01.W002 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Black / WLG 800586 FTJ.1206.01.W003 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Black / WXL 800587 FTJ.1206.01.W004 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black / W2XL 800593 FTJ.1206.01.W005 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Black / W3XL 800594 FTJ.1206.01.W006 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Silver/Dark Grey / WXS 800600 FTJ.1206.02.W000 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Silver/Dark Grey / WSM 800601 FTJ.1206.02.W001 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Silver/Dark Grey / WMD 800602 FTJ.1206.02.W002 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Silver/Dark Grey / WLG 800603 FTJ.1206.02.W003 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Silver/Dark Grey / WXL 800604 FTJ.1206.02.W004 In Stock: Ships next business day
Silver/Dark Grey / W2XL 800605 FTJ.1206.02.W005 In Stock: Ships next business day
Silver/Dark Grey / W3XL 800606 FTJ.1206.02.W006 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
HiViz/Black / WXS 800612 FTJ.1206.03.W000 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
HiViz/Black / WSM 800618 FTJ.1206.03.W001 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
HiViz/Black / WMD 800619 FTJ.1206.03.W002 In Stock: Ships next business day
HiViz/Black / WLG 800620 FTJ.1206.03.W003 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
HiViz/Black / WXL 800621 FTJ.1206.03.W004 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
HiViz/Black / W2XL 800622 FTJ.1206.03.W005 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
HiViz/Black / W3XL 800623 FTJ.1206.03.W006 In Stock: Ships next business day