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Joe Rocket Ballistic Revolution Jacket

A sleek and low-key touring jacket, the Joe Rocket Ballistic Revolution Jacket provides all season versatility and heavy duty construction to keep you protected from the elements.

Features:

  • Waterproof Rock Tex 600 outer shell
  • 840D Ballistic Nylon reinforced shoulders, elbows & forearms
  • CE approved armor at the shoulders & elbows
  • Removable spine pad with pocket for optional CE spine protector
  • Two-way main zipper with dual closure button secured storm flap
  • FullFlex articulated back expansion panels
  • Variable Flow ventilation system with waterproof zippers
  • Extended fleece lined collar with VELCRO® brand closures closure
  • Removable Cynix insulated full sleeve liner
  • 5 outer pockets (2 chest, 2 cargo & rear storage)
  • 4 interior liner pockets
  • 10-point SureFit custom adjustment system (waist, torso, wrists, & arms)
  • Extended back with elastic hem for improved fit
  • Reflective stripes with 360º visibility

Note: The 8" zipper for pants attachment was sewn on backwards and WILL NOT mate with any pants.

4.6 / 5
Bang For The Buck
4.7 / 5
Protection & Durability
4.5 / 5
Features
4.3 / 5
Comfort
4.4 / 5
Style
4.8 / 5
Air Flow
3.6 / 5
Fit
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Large

Joe Rocket Men's Jacket Sizing

Sizing Notes!

For Tall Sizes add 3" to torso length and add 2" to the arm length.

Size Chest (in) Waist (in) Arm (in)
SM 38-40 29-31 32
MD 40-42 32-34 33
LG 42-44 34-36 34
XL 46-48 36-39 35
2XL 50-52 39-42 36
3XL 54-56 42-45 36.5
4XL 58-60 45-49 36.5
5XL 61-63 49-53 37

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

How To Measure

C Chest Measure around the fullest part of your chest, under the armpits, keeping the measuring tape parallel to the ground.
W Waist Measure around your natural waistline, around the top of the hip bones, inline with the navel while keeping the measuring tape parallel to the ground.
A Arm (Neck to Wrist) Standing up straight with your arms at your sides, measure from the base of your neck at the center of your spine, along the top of your shoulder and down to your wrist bone, along the outside of the arm.
Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Black/Black / SM 921916 1352-1002 In Stock: Ships next business day
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Black/Black / LG 921918 1352-1004 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black/Black / XL 921919 1352-1005 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black/Black / 2XL 921920 1352-1006 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black/Black / 3XL 921921 1352-1007 In Stock: Ships next business day
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Black/Grey / MD 921929 1352-2603 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black/Grey / LG 921930 1352-2604 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black/Grey / XL 921931 1352-2605 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black/Grey / 2XL 921932 1352-2606 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black/Grey / 3XL 921933 1352-2607 Out of Stock
Black/Red / SM 921922 1352-2102 Out of Stock
Black/Red / MD 921923 1352-2103 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black/Red / LG 921924 1352-2104 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black/Red / XL 921925 1352-2105 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black/Red / 2XL 921926 1352-2106 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black/Red / 3XL 921927 1352-2107 Out of Stock
Black/Hi-Viz Neon / SM 921934 1352-4602 Out of Stock
Black/Hi-Viz Neon / MD 921935 1352-4603 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black/Hi-Viz Neon / LG 921936 1352-4604 Out of Stock
Black/Hi-Viz Neon / XL 921937 1352-4605 Out of Stock
Black/Hi-Viz Neon / 2XL 921938 1352-4606 Out of Stock
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For the money and style, this is a good buy
Joe rocket ballistic revolution jacket review

First impressions:

Styling is nice, I like the fact that this jacket flashes a good deal of hi-viz yellow while still being less than 100% conspicuous. The hi-viz has been strategically placed so that it is directly visible in the front and rear when in the riding position. This does work too, I notice a lot of people looking back at me in their rearview mirror. Joe Rocket is the only brand I've seen that makes this stylish option available in an adventure style longer jacket. I do get compliments on the jacket’s look.

Putting on this jacket for the first time, it was easy to adjust everything to where it fits right. The zippers on the sleeves and the outside pockets are waterproof which means they're stiffer than your regular zips and they open and close very smoothly without grabbing fabric around them and binding. This alone is already good.

All outside pockets are waterproof, the upper pockets have waterproof zippers and the lowers fold over below the opening so the opening itself faces down and prevents water from coming in easily. The rear butt pocket is just barely big enough to hold the liner or a pair of gloves with hard armor. Nothing special there.

The neck closure flap is too small and there isn’t enough velcro, if you wear a balaclava it can pop open for no reason, and the snap at the top of the flap is hard to fasten if you’re wearing
The main double zipper is a pain to get started, I have no idea who needs a double ended zipper here. I’ve used the feature a few times to go to the bathroom, but that’s about how useful it ends up being.

While the body of the jacket is nicely waterproof, the main closure of the jacket is NOT. In the rain, and if the jacket bunches up at your waist, which it will because it’s an adventure style jacket, water can get blown into the main zipper if you ride a naked bike like I do. The zipper is just your regular cloth variety and once it gets wet, your clothes will start getting wet. The closure has a back-fold that should prevent water from getting into the zipper, but the fasteners to keep it closed are four measely snaps which don’t provide a very positive closure where it’s needed the most. This area is also the weak spot when it comes to cold weather as cold air can get thru. It could have used a true double closure.

In warmer weather this will be a hot jacket due to a lack of direct venting, but the protection of the jacket might just be worth it as it feels very solid and safe.

The inner liner is warm enough for 50 degrees without any layers underneath, but the pockets in the liner are rather pathetic. On the right side are two pockets, side by side, one of which has a velcro closure and another which has a stretchy closure. Neither of these pockets is wide enough to hold a smart phone and the only use I see for them is holding sun glasses or a Nokia 5190 from 1995. On the left side is a larger pocket that will hold a smart phone but instead of being a top loading pocket it has a zipper up the front side of it. Being made out of flimsy fabric and equipped with a small tooth zipper, and with a flap that covers a zipper, the overall effect is that opening and closing the pocket while you're wearing the jacket is a pain in the butt and requires two hands without gloves on. That and the side opening means things are likely to fall out of it when you open it. Oh and the same pocket on the actual jacket is a top loading design that actually works. I have no idea who designed this liner, but the 90s want their design back.

Overall, I’m pleased with the jacket, I would buy it again as it does perform well enough for the price point. The styling can’t be beat and I don’t intentionally ride in the rain enough for the non-waterproofness of the main zipper to be a huge problem. This jacket could use a re-design in a few areas, but the niggles aren’t deal breakers by any means.
March 25, 2015
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
4 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
4 / 5
Air Flow
3 / 5
great in any situation
I was thrown from my bike while wearing this jacket and came out unscathed. I slid on my back for about 30 yards and the jacket didn't tear, just looked dirty. You'll have to replace the padding at the spine bc it's just cheap foam but its worth it. I used this jacket in the southeast while in 55-30 degree weather and it was great. I was never cold or uncomfortable. Hope that helps
December 1, 2014
Ride:
2014 Yamaha YZF-R1
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
4 / 5
Features
4 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Fit
Small
True
Large
Air Flow
3 / 5
great for cold to moderate temperatures
This jacket looks great, feels great and definitely has a bang for the buck. Has a removable insulated lining, which keeps you pretty warm. You can take it out and open the vents to be fairly comfortable around 70-80F, but anything above that you will start to sweat. Rain-resistant rather than rainproof in my opinion. Stayed decently but not completely dry. If you have a thick neck, the top velcro latch is not going to close; the neck hole is pretty small. Otherwise, a great, comfortable, stylish jacket.
Be prepared to be mistaken for a cop at night though...
May 4, 2015
Ride:
2006 Honda CMX250C Rebel
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
4 / 5
Features
4 / 5
Comfort
4 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Fit
Small
True
Large
Air Flow
4 / 5
good value-looks sharp-snug fit
5-8 155lbs, 32" waist and the medium fits perfect. Would not want it any "snugger". Collar not a problem with cooler/mild temps. I ride generally in 50 degrees and up.comfortable fit. Appreciate the length-covers lower back. I purchased this based on the reviews and having previously owned a Joe rocket Ballistic jacket that saved my hide in a bad accident. If you are new to textile jackets, get one with armor-it makes a difference and you won't know it's there.Very happy with this purchase
April 17, 2015
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Air Flow
5 / 5
Excellent Jacket
Excellent jacket. Love the style. The fit was good. Great price. Revzilla is awesome.
March 30, 2015
Ride:
2013 Suzuki DL650 V-Strom
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
4 / 5
Features
4 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
4 / 5
Air Flow
3 / 5
Perfect
This was exactly what I wanted in a jacket. Has everything I want and more. It's not as warm as I want but riding with the liner in 50 and above at thruway speed is nice an warm. I bought a XL and I'm a 46 in chest. Should of bought a L for a better fit. But no complaints other then to many pockets. I have so much junk in the pockets I have to clean them out once a week. But all round great jacket
July 6, 2015
Ride:
2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
4 / 5
Comfort
4 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Got my jacket today
First thing the hi vis yellow is hi vis yellow it practically glows in the dark its that bright. I'm 6 ft 2 274, and the XXL fits me very well. Should be room for an extra warm liner or two for the cold Iowa winters. The double zipper one word wierd and a little annoying to get it seated right. All in all this jacket should work very well for fall winter for me. I can' wait to try it out.
September 29, 2014
Ride:
2013 Triumph America
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
This Jacket is as Cool as It Looks!
This is a comfortable riding jacket. Fit and finish is very good. the jacket easily adjusted to my build with the straps around the mid-section. Pads stay in position and do not move while offering great protection where needed. Looks to be usable in the summer but due to colder weather now, have not been able to tell for sure. This jacket looks as good on as in the pictures!
November 6, 2013
Ride:
2014 Indian Chief Vintage
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
4 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Fit
Small
True
Large
Air Flow
4 / 5
Great style, features, protection
This jacket is great. The style is very nice with plenty of features. Enough pockets with exceptional velcro closures. I am 5'8 175lbs athletic build, so I ordered the large. It fits perfectly, not sure what the fit will be with a bulky sweater, but I have worn with my suit jacket (commuter) and it was great. It hasnt gotten really cold yet, so I can't comment, but it has been in the 50s and i did not feel uncomfortable at all. Just the opposite. The removal liner is helpful, but this is not a warm weather jacket. The construction is well done. The zipper gives me a hard time, but it may be user error. All in all, I am extremely happy with this purchase.
July 27, 2014
Ride:
2012 Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa
Initial Test Says It's a Winner
Santa brought this after I dropped serious hints (eg URL link to exact size/color, etc.) Had a chance to try it out over the weekend. Weather was mostly sunny, mid and upper 50's with moderate wind. I was riding highway all day with speeds in excess of 70 mph. Felt no draft, cold spots, etc. True to form for Joe Rocket, sizing runs a little small. I'm a 42 jacket size with 34" waist. The "L" fits me close, with the only complaint being that the arm holes are cut a little high...e.g. the sleeves hit me under the arms a little more than they should. However, the rest of the fit is right so I know an XL would be too big. There are several places to adjust chest room, sleeve tightness and grip around the waist. The liner is warm though I'd have chosen an even heavier liner since it can come out. The pockets are numerous and ample. They're designed to be waterproof with either a lip or a foldover feature. Even though the back side is longer to accommodate the seated position, it doesn't interfere with the cycle's seat or bunch up when you sit down on the bike. The only area where I may need to make a mod is the neck closure. The velcro tab is fairly small and with gloves on it was hard for me to attach the closure to keep out of my neck. However, I was under way and I didn't have any prior practice so I may get used to it. When compared with other jackets in the $300 - $450 range, the JR is a very good choice.
December 29, 2013
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Why did you choose this?
RevZilla Store
Looks stylish, has a red accent (fastest color!), and is the right size for my giant 6'7" frame.
Kenneth M on Oct 19, 2016
I needed a cold weather jacket. I'm not totally satisfied with this product though. There are too many seems at the shoulder area: when it rains, I arrive at work with wet shoulders.
Shigu on Aug 10, 2016
Looks stylish, has a red accent (fastest color!), and is the right size for my giant 6'7" frame.
Kenneth M on Oct 19, 2016
Perfect jacket for city or road.I use this model in my trip Mexico to Prudhoe Bay Alaska and Back, and was perfect. Es una chamarra perfecta para viajar. la use en mi viaje hasta Alaska desde Mexico sin ninguna problema, es muy buena y resistente. pueden ver mas en mi pagina de Facebook Dubanok
Dubanok on Sep 5, 2016
I needed a cold weather jacket. I'm not totally satisfied with this product though. There are too many seems at the shoulder area: when it rains, I arrive at work with wet shoulders.
Shigu on Aug 10, 2016
Great price and well made jacket
GRIFFIN C on Aug 2, 2016
Great touring jacket. Fit me like a glove.
William A on May 14, 2016
Great fit and look, love the 2 front pockets for wallet and cell phone ...
Waterproof (I ride/commute year round in the Seattle Washington area and I assure you this jacket is waterproof!)
Great road rash and back protection.
The only negative I have is that the neck strap should be longer and I had a snap come off within the first month (not worth returning for though)
Ed R on Apr 2, 2016
I really liked the look of the jacket. It carries the image of a cross between a touring adventure jacket and a street jacket. It had a good price and seemed like a good starter jacket.
Jared J on Mar 26, 2016
Had an earlier version years ago that really impressed me. After owning this one for about 2 years, I'm equally impressed. It is a great value
ed f on Mar 25, 2016
looks good
paul m on Feb 21, 2016
a very nice looking Quality with the protection I want for touring.
Joseph F on Feb 4, 2016
After extensive research and watching dang near every video on every jacket ever made.... I landed on the Joe Rocket Ballistic Revolution. The reason? Looks, price, reviews, fit, armor, and price. That being said, I havnt tried it yet but will give a review after a few hundred miles on my Thruxton Ace whilst wearing it. Until then...
Mark K on Dec 6, 2015
Needed a protective jacket for touring.
Alain M on Jul 21, 2015
Saved my arm in a crash
demoncamber on Jul 19, 2015
Good value and desired features
Autumn I on Mar 10, 2015
Impressed with the reviews, priced right for my first textile jacket and had the features I was looking for. I reviewed A LOT of jackets before deciding on this one. Here's hoping it performs well during an Alberta riding season. Cheers.
T I on Feb 26, 2015
This is my 3rd Ballistic, loved everyone and each new iteration has been better then the previous.
Later,
Norm
Norman D on Jan 2, 2015
My first motorcycle jacket had to have several key features; Versatel in most weather conditions, ability to store items in pockets, and be well made. This jacket had it all.
Robert B on Dec 26, 2014
for my boyfriend.. i have a Joe rocket jacket and i want him to have one for christmas... i think it will look good on him.. i like mine very much
Iva R on Nov 18, 2014
Like the style. Like the cost.
Matthew M on Oct 23, 2014
Price, feature, benefit
Alexander H on Oct 22, 2014
I like the Joe Rocket mesh jacket I've used for 6 months.
Steven P on Oct 10, 2014
I liked the style has good reviews and I was looking for winter warm jacket.
Frank V on Sep 24, 2014
Value - Appearance - Brand
Dan S on Sep 23, 2014
Wanted a low cost winter jacket for very short commute to work. Have a Joe rocket jacket and like it so I am trying this one out. I liked that it had a hiviz option. Got rear ended before so now I look for visibility in my gear.
christian b on Sep 16, 2014
I already ride Joe Rocket products for textile gear, and appreciate the brand's quality and functionality.
James H on Aug 27, 2014
Reviews
Blake G on Aug 4, 2014
Great experiences with Joe Rocket....this jacket replaces a worn out 10_ year old "Ballistic" jacket. I expect great results and appreciate the more sleek design of the new ballistic jacket.
St Louis R on Jun 18, 2014
Good price point, and I've been very happy with Joe Rocket products before.
Christopher R on May 16, 2014
I have a friend who swears by Joe Rocket. This more or less met my needs.
Bernhardt W on May 6, 2014
sexy
Joshua R on Apr 9, 2014
Price
Gary M on Mar 15, 2014
I have a old Joe Rocket Ballistic and it has been good to me. Time for a new one. And the price is great.
F X on Feb 25, 2014
it looked cool
kevin p on Jan 17, 2014
because here in virginia beach the weather can go from sunny to a downpour in a moments notice also it can start raining whenever also. i choose this jacket for the many things and seasons i can get through with this jacket and it makes more sense to buy something i can use year round versus having multiple jackets. looks good and i like storage pockets cause i do listen to music while riding as well as carry other things on my that i would rather have in a jacket pocket versus a pants pocket.
vincent b on Jan 16, 2014
A good looking jacket while im rideing or on a date....cant wait to waer it....awsome
michael l on Dec 9, 2013
Love my Reactor 3.0 for Florida 10 months of year - but we do get some 'florida' cold at nights in Dec/Jan/Feb that makes Reactor a bit too breezy -- expecting same quality from Joe R outta this guy.
Jeff Y on Nov 29, 2013
I needed something slick for wet and winter riding. Tired of big bulky coats.
Plus compare to other jackets. this looks good on any Bike I choose to ride.
I'm just hope it does justice to its look in the could month to come.
Daniely R on Oct 20, 2013
form and function plus it looks bad ass!
Andrew W on Sep 24, 2013
Perfect jacket for city or road.I use this model in my trip Mexico to Prudhoe Bay Alaska and Back, and was perfect. Es una chamarra perfecta para viajar. la use en mi viaje hasta Alaska desde Mexico sin ninguna problema, es muy buena y resistente. pueden ver mas en mi pagina de Facebook Dubanok
Dubanok on Sep 5, 2016
Great price and well made jacket
GRIFFIN C on Aug 2, 2016
How warm of weather would you wear it up to? I currently live in the northeast but moving to the northwest soon in a month or so. Where I'm moving to gets low 80s summers. Would you say this jacket has enough vents to keep me cool in low to mid 80s? I don't really want a mesh as I believe that would be too much ventilation but Im having difficulty finding a textile jacket that can be worn in the mid 80s
Daniel R on Jun 2, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes, go for this jacket. I do tons of research on whatever I buy (type A that way), since I like quality but money can be a factor, so I'm pretty picky when it comes to criteria. I'd rather have less things, but quality items, rather than a whole wardrobe of riding gear for each month of the year.

This jacket not only looks awesome, but it fits really well too (comfortable, yet form-fitting enough that it doesn't make you feel like the Michelin man). The inner liner is great - if you pull it out, you can wear it in much warmer weather comfortably. If it gets chilly, use the liner and it helps a ton.

I live in the SouthEast, and have had this jacket since October. I still have my Joe Rocket mesh jacket from before, but I hardly ever wear it unless it's 90-95+ out. This jacket does have venting, but if you close it all up, it's super wind and rain-proof. My mesh jacket, in any dribble of rain whatsoever, soaks my shirt completely.

The sleeves and waist are a nice length; feels like would offer a lot better protection in a crash. The neck is super nice in colder weather too; the lower necklines on mesh jackets can be a pin.

It's a pretty aggressive looking jacket for what it is. I went for the high-vis; it's not quite yellow but not quite green. More yellow and less green than I expected, but still not gaudy looking.

The padding is good too.

All around a super jacket for the price. Go for it. You'll need the cold and wet protection way more than super hot weather anyways where you're moving.

Cheers
Would this be a good jacket for a cruiser? Have a shadow and need a new jacket. Thanks
Sean R on Jun 7, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I have a Triumph America and used this jacket to commute in temps between the mid 30s through to the 70s. It is comfortable in a upright seated position. If the style has you concerned, I would suggest not worrying over it. For one it isn't too far removed from more classic cruiser styles, while providing good bang for the buck protection that far exceeds the other cruiser style of just a t-shirt.
I am between sizes and I am curious if the 10 point adjustment system only pulls material in or if it can also give some slack as well. I would prefer not to sacrifice this jacket's sleek design. For that matter would it puff out if I did round up a size?
Thomas H on May 18, 2014
BEST ANSWER: HI Thomas,
There are no expandable sections in the jacket so the only adjustment is to pull things in. I'm 5' 10" at 175# and wear a large. Most of the adjustments I've made have been one snap tighter. The waist belt adjustment is Velcro so it's infinitely adjustable. I use an electric liner which works much better the tighter it hugs your body so I don't feel the need to change any of the adjustments on the jacket once set up with the liner in. In hotter weather with the vents open the missing liner gives a lot of room to let air flow through the jacket with the vents open. I don't believe it will puff out because of the multiple adjustment points. Oh yeah, this is my 3rd Ballistic 3/Revolution jacket and I've been very happy with the quality/price comparo on every one. The only need to replace them is that I've worn them out. I have not tested the waterproof performance at this time.
Later,
Norm
Hi,

Planning to get this product. Would like to know if this is waterproof 100% does it consist of thermal liner?

Thanks
Ha bs H on Dec 9, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hey there, after having this product for some time now I can confirm that at first, it will be waterproof, and of course it comes with a thermal liner which will actually keep you kinda hot even cold days. The "waterproof" will definitely keep you dry, but if your caught in severe rain don't expect this coat to stay dry. I can of course confirm its durability, I lowsided going 35 mph and the coat had a few scuffs but maintained remarkably well. I would definitely recommend this for anyone.
Is the shoulder armor in this jacket removeable?
Austin H on Feb 19, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Austin H.,

The shoulder armor is removable. The jacket is very comfortable for both riding and walking. The problem i have with this Jacket is that the zipper failed almost immediately. It was rather disappointing.
I'm looking for a street jacket to protect me, is this what i need?
A shopper on Nov 3, 2015
BEST ANSWER: This one is good for winter riding, but not for summer. It will protect you with a decent back protector, but you may want to ride without it during the summer. I bought this one for the winter and a mesh jacket for the summer.
What is the venting on this jacket like? It's hard to tell from the pictures but it appears that there might be vents in the underarm area and exhaust vents hidden under the fabric folds on the back. Are there?

I'm looking to use this as a Northern California cold half of the year jacket. It will probably handle the cold fine but how about the warmer days (ends of the cold season, sporadic warm days in the middle of winter)? How warm outside could it be and still be comfortable? How warm outside could it be and still be bearable?
A shopper on Nov 12, 2013
BEST ANSWER: There's a vent in the front, going from the armpit up toward the inside point of the collar bone in the front, and from the back of the arm pit down about 5 inches in the back. Seals are great.

I ride this thing in NorCal (Oakland), and did a couple of miles in mid-30s degree weather last night with the liner in and a thermal long-sleeve beneath that- a bit chilly, but not bad at all for 15 minutes or so on the freeway on a naked bike. WIth a proper hoodie, you're OK for sure. Mine tends to get a weird draft up the back, but I think that's from the way I sit on the bike.

In warm weather, it gets pretty muggy since it's water proof. Once you're moving, it's fine and vents well. On surface streets with a full windshield, you're gonna roast quick but that's true for any jacket.
Concerning the hi viz version of the jacket, is it more of a green or a yellow? I have a green kawasaki ninja (in the standard kawasaki green) and I am wondering how well the hi viz version would match that.
Jazz W on Sep 19, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I actually purchased the black and gray colored one, and the color didn't match exactly how the picture looked, so realistically it would most likely be a bit off from the standard kawasaki green. But I can't say for certain though. BTW it has a double zipper just so you know (2 zippers are needed to close the front of the jacket up) and it can be bothersome.
I watched the video and know that this jacket is good for spring and fall so what about summer and winter? I live in Southern California, summer will be around 85 F most time of year and winter will be 65F. Can it keep me warm in winter or cool in summer (most concern is summer)? Thanks
Thinh N on Nov 25, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I wore it in 95* summer temps in Colorado this year and had few complaints. I tend to run cold, so I overdress a bit. That said, I bet this would be a great jacket for CA, given the cool desert mornings and warm afternoons. I like it.
Just wondering if it comes in blue? im having a hard time finding a dual sport jacket in blue with good length. i am 6'3 170 lbs and im leaning towards a medium tall i dont know if that will be long enough in the arms however. Any help?
A shopper on May 14, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi,

I'm 6'4", 220 lbs, and purchased a large, and it fits perfectly. It's very true to size, so if you find that you're normally a medium, go with a medium.

Hope that helps!