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Klim Induction Jacket

The Klim Induction Jacket was created for motorcyclists who need the functionality of a premium, fully-ventilated mesh jacket without compromising the protective qualities found typically in heavier textile jackets. Constructed with proprietary Klim Karbonite Mesh Technology which yields a final highly-flexible material that is up to 750% stronger than polyesters used by other brands. The Induction Jacket exceeds military spec requirements for tensile strength and includes impact protection technology with integrated D3O armor in the elbows and shoulders.

Construction Features:

  • Mesh construction for maximum ventilation
  • Heavy abrasion and tear-resistant mil-spec derived Klim Karbonite nylon mesh
  • Built with Klim Rhino-Stitch construction technology
  • Abrasion zones at elbows, and shoulders: 840D high-tenacity 6.6 nylon for outstanding abrasion resistance and durability
  • UV-resistant treatment on main mesh material
  • Fleece-lined soft collar
  • Breathable moisture-wicking internal mesh comfort liner
  • Includes a separate waterproof liner
  • 3M Scotchlite reflective material on upper/lower arms and upper back for nighttime visibility
  • Reflective positioning designed for maximum biomotion perception
  • Hypalon zipper garages
  • Hypalon tabs on velcro wrist adjusters
  • YKK zippers throughout

Protection:

  • Adjustable D3O EVO armor at elbows
  • D3O EVO shoulder pads
  • D3O level 1 back pad

Fit:

  • Articulated fit
  • Shorter hip length cut
  • Two adjustable arm straps
  • External waist adjustment straps
  • Micro-injected zipper-assist
  • Internal belt loops allow integration with standard pant belt

Storage Features:

  • One external upper chest pocket
  • Two lower hand pockets
  • Two inner chest pockets
  • One hidden passport pocket
  • One forearm emergency ID pocket
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Klim Induction Jacket 4.9 5 36 36
Great jacket for my long ride I had a Joe Rocket Phoenix, but wanted something with a bit more protection, durability and matched my current KLIM pants. Originally ordered the Medium based on reviews of size, but it was so tight in my chest and arms that I could barely lift my arm to my Sena headset to answer a call. I am 5'10", 178lbs so I'm not sure how others fit into their Mediums if they are the build they stated. Go Large. It has great pads and decent airflow. The sleeves were the only issue with airflow, but I don't think there is much they could do to fix that and keep it durable and protective. The rain liner worked very well in the rain, but gets SO hot that I would only put it on and off when I felt the rain start. It does not breath, but doesn't say it does so that's not an issue. I would recommend this jacket for anyone in warmer weather. My trip took me from the deserts of Arizona, the southern and northern coast of California, higher elevations of California, Utah, Wyoming and Colorado with temperatures ranging from 50 - 110 degrees. The only thing I wore underneath (when not using the liner) was a t-shirt or thermal depending on the temperature. July 18, 2014
Excellent addition to my gear selection I have several other pieces of Klim gear and am already a fan and the Induction didn't disappoint. It is not cut like any other of my Klim jackets, it is far trimmer. You will typically not wear the jacket with much underneath so I think that's appropriate. As a result there is no bagginess to flap in the wind, and the lean fit means all the armor will remain in place in the event you need it. Folks should be careful wearing any mesh garment on long rides over 90°, you'll get dehydrated at an alarming rate. All told the Induction has made a worthwhile addition to my gear and I'm glad I bought it. July 18, 2014
An excellent springtime/summertime riding jacket I have a Rev-It Sand 2 outfit and it's done a great job in the rain and the cold, and I found myself wanting a mesh jacket for the warm season. I ride a 2013 BMW R1200GSW with an aftermarket windshield which had me hankering for more ventilation and I found this jacket at my local BMW dealership. I tried it on and it just felt right. I weigh in around 240lbs and am 5'11 and found the XXL to fit almost perfectly. The arms seemed slightly long for me at this size but to go down one size wouldn't accommodate my awesome beer laden chest/belly. The adjustable Velcro wrist straps fixed this seeming problem immediately and as I hopped on a test bike, everything fell into place. There's a lot to like about this jacket, good looks, well rounded and solid back, elbow and shoulder protection that is placed perfectly. It's mid-summer here in California and my commute can have me leaving work where the temps are in the 90's and 40 miles later I'm at the coast and the temps are in the high 60s. I find myself using the comfort liner in the mornings (mid-50s) and stowing it for the trip home, so you're looking at a 40 to 50 degree range of comfort for this jacket. Not too shabby. Fit and finish is excellent, little things like the fleece-lined collar and the little rubber thumb-tab near the bottom of the front main zipper that allows you to easily zip up the jacket while wearing gloves. There is an external chest pocket (heart side) with a tethered waterproof bag to stow a wallet or phone, two lower hand pockets and two inner chest pockets with zippers and a hidden 'passport pocket' although I'm not sure my passport would fit without folding it in half. There's also a little emergency ID pocket on the forearm that I originally thought was for an ignition key until I was better educated. It has an asterisk to notify any emergency medical personnel, this is where one is to keep their list of medical issues. A couple of notes; the comfort liner affixes with 3 nice and easy tabbed snaps which fasten into 3 elastic loops, one in the back of the neck and the other two in the sleeves. It's super easy to snap in and out but I've found myself putting the comfort liner on first, gripping the edges of the sleeves and popping the jacket on over as I'm switching it from morning to day's end. Also, when it's hot out, (80s or above) the comfort liner makes me sweat so I stow it and the comfort level of the jacket without the liner is fantastic. The articulation of the elbows is perfect and it feels almost like wearing nothing at all and yet there's D30 armor covering your pointy parts. I'm seriously considering dropping the big bucks for the Badlands or the Adventure Rally jacket for next season as I'm so impressed with the build quality and comfort of Klim. This is coming from someone who used to say "why the heck would I spend that much on a jacket". July 11, 2014
Fantastic Fit, Amazing Airflow, Belligerent Branding. I'm 6'6" 36" dress shirt sleeve length: I bought a 2XL - it fits perfectly in body and sleeve length. Not too bulky, not too snug. The airflow is off the charts amazing. It's 35C outside, I had a sweat on wearing a just t-shirt on the front step, put the jacket on and I was worried that I might be too hot. Not so. I hopped on the bike and as soon as I got over 5K the breeze became very apparent, popped it up to 60K and I was thinking I might even get cold. Great summer protection. Branding: Klim, you make great gear, but back off with the branding already. At the prices you charge I would expect something a little less in your face, understated even. As it is, the only way your branding could get more obnoxious would be as a forced facial tattoo. This is 90% of my decision to give this jacket a poor rating for style. July 10, 2014
The BEST mesh jacket. I've owned other mesh jackets, and It comes down to comfort vs protection. This jacket offers more protection than any of the other mesh jackets out there while still delivering on the air flow front. Additionally this is one of the few mesh jackets I've ever owned that doesn't move around at high speed. July 2, 2014
WOW! Love this thing. This was a great purchase. I live in the Seattle area and we do get warm days despite anything you may have herd. This jacket just adds to the pleasure of a day long ride. KLIM, an American company has cut the jacket to fit Americans, not euro cut apparel designed to fit Ethiopians. Every aspect of this garment is tops from style to function and Anthony's review is spot on. Great job KLIM. July 1, 2014
KLIM is the porsche of riding gear. Are you sick of Hollister sized riding clothes? Are you sick of riding clothes that last 5 rides? Are you sick of buying other name brand riding gear and seeing how cheap they are made? Yeah, me too. Buy KLIM, it may be more, but it is what riding gear today should be, look like, feel like. Zippers that last, fitment that is actual, protection and ruggedness. KLIM is doing a lot right with all their clothes. June 30, 2014
You get what you pay for After many years with substandard jackets, I finally decided to invest in a nice one. I am 5'7" and 215 lbs so often have issues with needing short length and belly room. In the past, I was forced to buy something too large and too long to fit comfortably. But the Klim manages to fit even in the large size. I am 44 in the chest as well as the belly. While it is snug around the middle, the upper half still fits very well so no bagginess. And I feel good knowing the protection level is way up compared to other jackets. Armor is all that they say. You don't even know it is there. And it is plenty cool. Excellent jacket! June 30, 2014
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
E D: I've got a Gore-Tex riding jacket, but it's not comfortable when temperatures reach around 90F degrees. This is still my preferred jacket for spring and fall riding. However the Klim Induction jacket works great for the summer. Just be sure to zip up the side pockets or be prepared to lose the contents. Jul 22, 2014
Ron M: need good airflow and a collar that closes in front of the neck Jul 21, 2014
Richard O: I have been riding more in the heat and I need a coat that is a little cooler than the Badlands coat I've used off road, Jul 18, 2014
Robert B: I'm hoping my research pays dividends! Jul 13, 2014
Manuel J A: Summer in Arizona is brutal...even on short commuting rides...it is a very comfortable jacket for my purpose during the summer adventure rides. OOOrah! Jul 8, 2014
Ebrahim A: Need high end protection in the summer, Finally! Jul 6, 2014
vernon v: klim is top of the line for Sled gear, I've had just about ever winter jacket and loved them all. I'm expecting the quality and craftsmanship to be the same. Jun 16, 2014
David B: Saw it on the new products page of Revzilla when I signed on. The video reviews are great. Easy to buy with confidence. Jun 9, 2014
Adam S: Because even though the Klim Overland jacket wasn't right for me, I was impressed with the quality of that jacket and the size large fit me better than anything else i've tried. Also, I wasn't aware of the Induction jacket when I ordered the Overland and because the added ventilation of a mesh jacket and slightly shorter length are probably more appropriate for me than the Overland. Jun 8, 2014
Gentil N: Venting and durability. Jun 6, 2014
B B: High quality, hot weather, high vis. Includes liner for cool wet weather. Sounds good for N. Cal. Riding. Won't know for sure till I get it. Jun 5, 2014
David E: Has D3O armor and looks good. Jun 2, 2014
Shanon M: I find Klim products to have unquestionable quality and craftsmanship. Apr 25, 2014
Robert P: I currently own the BMW Air Flow jacket 3. In comparison, the Klim Induction jacket offers a waterproof liner feature that the BMW Air Flow does not have. I cant wait to receive the Klim Induction jacket for further comparisons. Feb 28, 2014
A shopper asked: I'm 5'11" 195 lbs. I plan on using this jacket in the sunshine of Las Vegas summers. And I'm a fair weather rider so I will never ride in the rain and therefore never use the inside liner. Do you think I should go with medium or large? I would be using this in the extreme heat of Las Vegas summer primarily. Feb 13, 2014
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Michel W: In the dry weather of vegas a mesh jacket will dry you out very quickly. You have no humidity where you live, get a well vented non mesh jacket and a water cooling vest. You need to protect your body from the wind while riding in high heat dry climate weather or you run the risk of dehydration. Mar 2, 2014
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john d: and with the liner? Mar 16, 2014
Michel W: Any water proof wind proof liner, even goretex, will bake you in hot weather. Need a breathable shell with vents to control cooling. Try looking at an all cordura outfit from bmw, teiz, or stretch kevlar from motoport. Use those with a cooling vest in dry heat. In high humidity the mesh Klim would work well. But again for the cost I probably would go motoport mesh kevlar. Mar 16, 2014
Adam K: I just returned from a long weekend in Las Vegas... I rented a Harley for a couple of days. I brought my Klim with me and it was awesome! I rode in temps ranging from 60 (in the Spring mtns and Mt Charleston) to 105 in the valley... and it worked flawlessly. When it got cooler I tossed the rain liner in... hotter I took the liner out and soaked my tshirt. 105 degrees sucks but it was bearable. Jun 23, 2014
A S: Go Medium man. I'm 6" 180lbs. I'm going medium cos it looks quite roomy in the torso area and the sleeves look long in the video. I prefer my jackets abit closer to my body so it doesnt twist and bunch up if you ever come off the bike. I'm rather slim though So I'm going down a size. I don't ride in the rain either. Mar 14, 2014
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TAN L: I also have the Latitude Misano and the Induction jacket. The Latitude jacket is a little roomier than the Induction jacket. The Induction jacket is designed to fit closer to the body because it's a summer jacket, no layering in hot weather.

Sleeves are a bit long but engineered that way so that the sleeve doesn't pull out of the gloves.

I'm 5'9" 165 lbs with 40" chest and I wear size LARGE in both jacket.
Jun 7, 2014
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Kevin R: I have a Latitude Misano jacket. Will the cut and sizing of the Induction be similar? Mar 3, 2014
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john d asked: what is the temperature range of this jacket approx? Mar 16, 2014
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Robert P: Hello John, I have "not" received my pre-ordered Klim Induction Jacket yet because it premires in June 2014, this summer. However, I believe the jacket is advertised as a three (3) season jacket-spring, summer and fall. I hope this helps answer your question.

Rob
Mar 16, 2014
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Robert P: Hello John, I have "not" received my pre-ordered Klim Induction Jacket yet because it premires in June 2014, this summer. However, I believe the jacket is advertised as a three (3) season jacket-spring, summer and fall. I hope this helps answer your question.

Rob
Mar 16, 2014
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A shopper asked: 5 foot 11 and 205 pounds 45 in chest 41 waist. (36w 31 L pants, 44 regular jacket, 17 in neck 34/35 shirt)
Should I get a large or an extra large?

Thanks
May 31, 2014
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Gilbert T: I am 5'11" tall weighing 210lbs, have a muscular athletic build, 45" chest, 34" waist, large arms, and broad shoulders...I got a size large, it is quite snug. I have almost no room left in the bicep area of the jacket and a small amount of room left over in the waist. This is without the internal liner. With the liner on the jacket is considerably tighter, but still able to wear it. I don't really have any room for layering, but its a hot weather jacket and I am not really planning on layering anything underneath. The jacket is fitted and there is no flapping or loose material while riding, which is the way I like it. I believe the extra large would be too big for me. Hopefully this info could help others with sizing concern. Jul 15, 2014
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TAN L: I'm 5 foot 9 and 165 pounds with a 40 in. Chest and 34 waist. My Induction jacket is a size large. The jacket fits perfect (close to the body) along the arms and shoulders but a little loose around the waist since I have more of an athletic build.

This summer jacket is designed to fit a little snug yet have plenty of room around the belly if you have a slight gut. There is an adjustment around the bottom of the jacket if you like a tighter fit below the waist. In addition, the jacket has three inside pockets.

Since your frame is slightly larger than mine, I recommend getting an XL.

Hope this help on your decision.
Jun 1, 2014
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Robert S: I'm 6' even, 205-210 lbs, 44" chest, 36" waist, 34" inseam, 35" sleeves. I bought a size L Induction and it's snug but will work for me (just got it today). No way I will be able to do heavy layers underneath it, and I wish the sleeves were 1/2" longer, but overall I like the fit and the jacket feels great.

From your 41" waist it sounds like you may have a bit of a gut. That and your 45" chest I think rule out a L. I'd try an XL first.
Jun 1, 2014
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Shanon M: I'd go with the XL

I wear a Med in the Latitude and with the Induction the Medium didn't fit.... Went to the Large and it fit like a glove - with no room to spare....

I'm 5'8" 180LBS

I'd suggest going with the XL
Jun 1, 2014
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James G: I'm not sure if you need an XL. I'm 6'3" and weigh 285 so I ordered a 3XL. And I have plenty of room. I may have been able to drop down to a 2xl. Hope this helps. I absolutely love the jacket. Jun 6, 2014
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james c: I would. I got a xxl for a 51 inch chest. It fits fine. Snug fit on this jacket compared to other Klim jackets i have. Which is good sometimes. Jacket really lets air through. Jun 1, 2014
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John D: I'm about the same measurements and went with the xtra large. It's a little big but happy with the choice. I think large would have been a bit too snug. Jun 1, 2014
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Tony S: I'm 190 lbs, 44R jacket, 16.5 inch neck, and 34 shirt length. The Large fits me perfect. Jun 12, 2014
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Samuel T: So, I'm 5'10" and 175 and got the large, fit is good. For you, I would go the XL. Jun 1, 2014
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Alvaro C: im a 36 waist I bought size L perfect fit. May 31, 2014
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Rob W: I would get the extra large. Jun 1, 2014
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todd p asked: is the armor removable? Jul 18, 2014
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T Douglas S: The armor is removable. The jacket is outstanding. I also have the Badllands Pro and this jacket complements it well. Jul 18, 2014
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PETER C: The armor can be removed by taking it out of the "pockets". Jul 18, 2014
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William J: Yes it is. From elbow, shoulder and back. Jul 18, 2014
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Alvaro C: Yes it is fully removable Jul 18, 2014
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Darin K: Yep! I just washed mine today after finishing my 4600 mile ride. It was covered in bug guts. They didn't all get washed out in the rain. The instructions for washing do not specifically say to remove them, but I did. Little velcro closed flaps keep them in place. I am really loving this jacket. It, and it's rain liner did an exceptional job in the rain. Jul 18, 2014
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ken w: Yes armor is removable . Armor is D30 best on the market. I love my induction jacket. I looked at all the mesh jackets I could find and this is the top of the line. Jul 18, 2014
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todd p: Thanks for your response! I have purchased the jacket, and await its arrival! Jul 19, 2014
ken w: Yes armor is removable . Armor is D30 best on the market. I love my induction jacket. I looked at all the mesh jackets I could find and this is the top of the line. Jul 18, 2014
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Dan P: Yeah all the pockets have Velcro closures on the inside. The armor you get is really good though, really flexible and comfortable. Jul 19, 2014
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James G: Yes. They are removable. Jul 20, 2014
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A shopper asked: Do you know if Klim would consider producing a size large with sleeves that are 1.5" to 2" shorter in length? As is, I love this jacket but, like Anthony and most people under 6' tall, the sleeves on the large are too long for me, and the medium is too tight in the chest. Klim would open up a huge market segment with a second size large for us "non-tall" folks. Apr 30, 2014
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TAN L: I'm 5 foot 9 and 165 pounds 40 in. chest and 34 waist. My large Induction jacket fits fine. The sleeves are designed lightly longer so when you're in the riding position, it doesn't pull out of the gloves. Jun 1, 2014
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A shopper asked: The grey and the "hi- viz" looks good standing there in the video...but in real world riding there are bugs and dirt....what is method of cleaning? Apr 28, 2014
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TAN L: Turn inside out and wash in cold water (remove armor). Do not use fabric softener and hang to dry. Jun 1, 2014
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TAN L: I did buy this jacket but haven't received it yet. It's scheduled to ship out in June.

If it's like the Klim Latitude jacket, it can be wash in warm water and tumble dry in low heat, just remove the armor before washing.

I'll update the answer when I get the Induction jacket.
Apr 28, 2014
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Tina-Kevin M asked: How heavy is this jacket? Light enough to wear all day? Apr 16, 2014
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Adam K: It's not a heavy jacket but that's relative. Giving the heaviest touring jacket a 10 I'd give this one a 3-4. Hope this helps. May 28, 2014
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TAN L: The Induction jacket weighs 4 pounds. Yes, I can wear this all day.
The Latitude jacket weighs between 5 1/2 - 6 pounds.
Jun 1, 2014
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SIZING INSTRUCTIONS

We highly recommend finding a cloth tape measure and taking the time to take these measurements.  Klim sizes will not necessarily correlate with fitment in other brands.

Klim Men's Jacket Sizing

Size Weight (lbs) Height (in) Chest (in) Waist (in) Sleeve (in)
XS 70 - 104 59 - 62 32 - 34 24-27 24 - 25
SM 105 - 155 63 - 72 35 - 37 28-31 26 - 27
MD 156 - 186 65 - 72 38 - 41 32-35 28 - 29
LG 187 - 210 66 - 76 42 - 45 36-39 30 - 32
XL 211 - 230 68 - 76 46 - 50 40-43 33 - 34
2XL 231 - 264 68 - 81 51 - 55 44-47 35- 36
3XL 265 - 299 69 - 81 56 - 60 48-51 37- 38
4XL 300 - 349 69 - 81 61 - 65 52-55 39 - 40
5XL 350+ 69 - 81 66 - 70 56-59 41- 42

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

Click here to see the full Klim Size Chart
Product Style RevZilla SKU ID Manufacturer Product # Availability
Black / SM 943975 5060000120000 Out of Stock
Black / MD 943978 5060000130000 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / LG 943981 5060000140000 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / XL 943984 5060000150000 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / 2XL 943987 5060000160000 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black / 3XL 943990 5060000170000 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Grey / SM 943977 5060000120600 In Stock: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Grey / MD 943980 5060000130600 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Grey / LG 943983 5060000140600 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Grey / XL 943986 5060000150600 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Grey / 2XL 943989 5060000160600 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Grey / 3XL 943992 5060000170600 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
High Vis / SM 943976 5060000120500 Out of Stock
High Vis / MD 943979 5060000130500 Out of Stock
High Vis / LG 943982 5060000140500 Out of Stock
High Vis / XL 943985 5060000150500 Out of Stock
High Vis / 2XL 943988 5060000160500 Out of Stock
High Vis / 3XL 943991 5060000170500 Out of Stock