River Road Mesa Leather Jacket
Dang Good Jacket
What can I say, bought this jacket for cold weather riding. It done the job keeping warm. The inside pocket could be bigger for the amount of space it occupies. The end of the arm holes are big. That's good because it allows room for winter gloves to tuck inside the arms.
Not sure about airflow, I've kept them zipped up. But it is a Solid leather body, NO neoprene panels that get cold.
I got a size 40, with liner in, I still have room for a few layers and a hoodie, but that's about it. I'm 5'6'', 140lbs. rather slim build.
Pretty comfortable jacket. I came from top brands of jackets. I bought bellow 400 dollars jackets and they suck. I also wore other brands of jackets at this same price, and those suck. The Mesa jacket is very comfortable, warm, and maneuverable.
March 23, 2015
I'm 6'2 225 and I ordered the 46 and it fits perfect
March 9, 2015
So far so good
So far so good, still breaking it in. It looks nice. I ride a 2013 Triumph Bonneyville and the look is appropriate. the leather is good quality (smells good too!), workmanship seems good. Overall, very happy for the quality at this price range.
So far, the fit is ok. Its a bit constraining, but to be fair, i am early in the break-in process.
At this point, i would recommend without reservation.
January 26, 2015
Great jacket and comes in sizes for big men
I am 5'11" 290lbs with a 54 inch chest and 48 inch waist, and this jacket fit me great in the body, the sleeves were about 3 inches too long but I liked the jacket enough to take it to a leather shop to have the sleeves shortened. It provides enough air flow to keep you cool on warmer days but in my opinion it is a three season jacket here in California. My only complaint about this jacket would be it is not made in the USA.
November 17, 2014
I spent several nights researching leather jackets on Revzilla and settled on this one. I based my purchase on the video review, style and price. This jacket seemed perfect. Revzilla shipped super fast! I just got it today after work and the main front zipper doesn't work. That might seem like an anomaly but I just purchased my wife a River Road Rambler from a different online store and it had the exact SAME problem. The zipper separates as you zip it. Both jackets are being returned. There's a serious quality control issue here so I can't recommend this brand. What a huge disappointment! . Revzilla Customer serive was great though and sent me an RMA right away.
My humble opinion, Avoid this brand.
September 9, 2014
never rode with this, but here's my 2 cents
I read a lot of reviews on this jacket and for me this seemed like a good deal. All in all, i like the jacket. I measured my chest at a 40.5", so i ordered a 42. maybe if i was riding with a jacket and tshirt on and that was it, that would be fine. I'm 5'10", 200lbs, average build. I realize that the jacket is not supposed to be loose, but if you wanted anything other than a tshirt underneath it, you are out of luck. I am going to a local bike show this weekend, so i am returning this and going to try and see what i can find there, if no luck, i will be ordering a 46 when i get back in this same jacket so i can wear a sweatshirt and possibly a vest underneath, plus a gat piece if going through a rough part of town.
February 13, 2014
I did alot of research on jackets, and glad I did. The river road mesa is a BA jacket. Leather is supple, yet very thick. Armor is well placed. Stitch work is top shelf. I'm 5'11" and 165, with a 39" chest. The 40 was too snug, so returned it for the 42, and fits perfectly. Works great as a biker jacket, and looks nice enough to be worn socially. Liner is warm. Thanks Revzilla for a great experience!
December 16, 2013
Great jacket for the price
The leather is heavy and really good quality for the price. Ive been using mine in 50-60s deg weather in upstate ny, and it has been quite enjoyable. It is sized a bit big, so if you are between sizes, definitely go down a size.
October 21, 2013