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Roland Sands Ronin Leather Jacket
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Roland Sands RSD Ronin Leather Jacket

The RSD Limited Set utilizes exclusive oiled leather to create a limited edition collection of riding jackets and accessories. Much like every custom RSD bike, the merging of heritage and modern components creates the perfect combination of style and function.

RSD jackets are built to ride, but still retain everyday comfort. Roland Sand Design's fit program ensures subtle ergonomic fit and functionality, and armor-ready styles provide pockets for RSD CE certified armor.

Features:

  • Detailed café style, with shorty snap collar and front zip pockets
  • RSD Limited Set hand finished washed and waxed cowhide (Main body leather thickness 1.2mm)
  • Performance riding fit, with rotated, pre-curved sleeves, dropped back length, and relaxed collar opening
  • Perforated leather interior trims
  • Perforated sleeve venting
  • Sleeve zip pocket
  • Side zipper waist adjust
  • Zip close cuffs
  • Satin poly lining with custom RSD repeat “numbers” heat emboss
  • Soft lined electronics security pocket
  • Stretch mesh cargo stuff pockets
  • Zip close interior chest pocket
  • Armor ready shoulder, elbow, and back protector pockets
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Roland Sands Ronin Leather Jacket 4.6 5 134 134
Very stylish, but not worth the money I bought this jacket intending it for daily wear and loving the look of it. Once I received it and wore it around the house a bit, I immediately noticed the stitching on the collar coming loose, with the leather underneath only held together with what looked like weak adhesive. For a $600+ piece of gear, this is absolutely unacceptable. Stitching along the cuffs and back were also poor. The jacket also comes without armor, so that's another $90 on top of that. The armor itself, while CE rated, still felt like the bare minimum they could do to get it through the inspection process. I wouldn't trust this jacket in a crash, and for the high price, why bother? A normal leather jacket will do just as well if you only want to look cool. Venting in the jacket was actually more than adequate, the arms of the jacket are heavily perforated and after borrowing a friend of mine's jacket to try it on the road, actually found myself getting cold while riding at night. I live in southern California and am a very warm blooded person, so this was... surprising. There's not a way to zip these closed, so I would not recommend this if you live in a colder climate. The ventilation might make for decent summer gear, although there is much better equipment at lower prices designed specifically for that. Overall, this is absolutely not worth your money. I don't know why anyone would honestly keep this, aside from the style aspect. I didn't even know my friend owned this same jacket until I brought up my concerns over it, he regrets buying it from a company without a good return policy. I don't think I'll be purchasing any Roland Sands gear in the future, the shoddy workmanship of this jacket was insulting. What a huge overall disappointment. July 7, 2014
Great style The styling of this jacket cannot be understated. I have had the honor of taking a spill while wearing it. The jacket held up great but the cuff zippers can't take a beating - teeth fell out of the one during the accident. No tearing at the numerous seams or anything though. Overall I'm very happy with it. I'm right between the MD and LG sizes and purchased a MD. It is a bit snug but not constricting. Fits like a glove. June 30, 2014
Sweet Jacket I'm 5'7" 150, athletic build, and I originally ordered a M, but exchanged it for a small. The M fit nice everywhere except for the arms, which were a little baggy and long. The jacket is really nice, and I cant wait for the leather to break in some. I also ordered the armor, or to me, there's no point. June 16, 2014
Great style and build quality but very big Great styling and nice thick quality feel. I usually wear a 48 euro jacket. Sometimes a 46 if it has enough stretch panels. I'm 5'9" 155lbs, a little lanky. The Small RSD Ronin fit larger than the 48 euro and the sleeves were about 3/4" longer than some 48 euro jackets. The mid section was fairly loose as well. I would say the SM starts at around a 50 euro size. June 15, 2014
Worth the $$ - so just get it if you're considering. Recently picked up the Ronin after waffling for a couple weeks over the price. I tried a couple other jackets in the $400 range, but wasn't happy with the fit, feel, features or style. Finally pulled the trigger on the Ronin and I'm glad I did. It fits great, has the style I wanted and looks/feels exactly how you'd expect a $600 jacket to look/feel like. Stats: 6'-0", 175lbs, 42" chest. I ride a Triumph Thruxton so it's a café stance on the bike #forward, but not crouched#. I went with the medium and it fits perfect - shoulder seams sit right on top of where my arm and shoulder meet, sleeves cover all the way down to my wrist when I'm riding, the bottom sits just below my belt line when standing, but still covers when riding and the jacket fits snug all around, but not so much you feel overly restricted. If I open the side zips there's enough room for a hoody on cooler days. The jacket is super comfortable when riding. The inside of the arms are perforated in places, so the jacket breathes really well. There's enough storage for the essentials - phone, wallet, hat - but the pockets are done in such a way that you don't look bulky, or feel uncomfortable on the bike after filling them up. The jacket has only one button #on the collar#, but everywhere else is zippers - super easy for quick adjustments on the road. Basically, you're never going to be on the road and thinking more about fixing your jacket than riding. I bought the jacket in black. It's more of a matte black than some of these other jackets. And the leather is smooth - no graining. Aside from the "RSD" buttons on the collar, this jacket is branded in only one visible location - on the inside of the left sleeve, just above the wrist, they stamped "Roland Sands" into the leather - it's very subtle. YKK zips throughout and zero snagging. I think that basically covers it. If you're considering this jacket and are on the fence solely because of the $600 tag, get it. Take it from me and don't waste your time or your efforts trying to find a less expensive alternative - just spend the extra 1/3 so you can get out and ride sooner. June 11, 2014
Exudes quality From the point I got the jacket I knew it was a high quality product. The smell, the feel, even the included smooth wood coat hanger... I'm a 1.88 m, 73 kg, skinny-athletic build, and prefer more fitted clothing, so I ordered a medium. The fit was tighter than I expected at first but it's getting broken in pretty well after two weeks. I'm wearing it with full armor to help it break in a little more, but I'm totally happy and satisfied with the fit. It does fit slightly smaller than what the fitting chart says so if you prefer a more loose fit or especially if you want to wear another layer underneath, round up in the sizing. Regarding protection and sturdiness, it feels very solid, definitely very confidence inspiring. I do however use another more protective jacket for longer trips and more aggressive riding as the armor isn't particularly large. I bought this for commuting, something that would protect me on the bike while looking very good off of it, and it fits the bill perfectly. It's not cheap, but in my opinion worth every penny, both stylewise and protectionwise. May 19, 2014
Awesome jacket Worth the money? Yes. I have used this for 3 seasons and I have no complaints. You'll look good on and off any bike in this jacket. Has plenty of pockets and supports armor which is plus. If you can only afford one jacket for the year, I highly recommend you purchase this one. May 14, 2014
Awesome! This is an awesome jacket. Warm enough below 60 and good air flow when above 70 May 5, 2014
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Christian H: I hear its a great jacket. Jul 29, 2014
Julian H: Just love the brand. Need a solid, basic black leather that I can wear on the bike around town and on foot. Tried it on in-store and its beautiful. Close call between Clay and black... Jul 24, 2014
Leon D: I recently just purchased a Triumph Thruxton 2014, its a classic and this leather makes the final statement of what i want people to know about my lifestyle. I tried it in stores but be careful, the displays maybe have been worn by many and might give a different feel compared to a new non-broken one in. You want your own fit, you gotta buy one and give it love and it'll give you the love back to make those heads turn. I'm 5'8, 158lbs 39.5 chest, gym rat. consider armor parts fellas and layers. Jul 23, 2014
George A: looks great and offers protection with optional padding. Jul 1, 2014
DARYL B: Looks not function. Jun 24, 2014
G I: Because this look urban and fashion and fonctionnal for motocycle in the same time, May 19, 2014
Rick E: Cool jacket - great reviews May 14, 2014
John K: I choose this item because i matches the style of my harley crossbones 50s style bobber. And i made some research on Rolands gear and it seamed like a perfect jacket for me. May 13, 2014
David L: I love the look, design that went into this jacket. Looks like a lot of thought was put into this jacket before its production. That and the reviews of this jacket has received cant wait till my tabacco Ronin jacket arrives so excited. Apr 26, 2014
Jason B: The city.. too many visible zippers and shiny things.. (although i liked the collar).. the clash.. too eddy munster.. the barfly.. too simple.. the ronin was the right mix of design detail without being too flashy, and the offering of the tobacco variant sealed the deal. Apr 22, 2014
Roger W: It's within and it fits. Apr 9, 2014
Jonathan N: I rip around on a black Ducati streetfighter. I'm not a racer boy or a hog lover. This jacket looks sick! Apr 5, 2014
Matt B: Best looking jacket and referred from a friend who has one! Mar 29, 2014
Michael C: So I can ride a motorcycle without looking like a power ranger. Mar 18, 2014
Paul D: WAY AWESOME! Super nice leather, and looks great. Mar 10, 2014
Jason B: awesome leather jacket with classic style. plus roland sands is a cool moto-dude. this thing is awesome. Feb 28, 2014
seung pyo h: looks good Feb 23, 2014
M A: Beautiful Feb 21, 2014
M A: Style and features / safety options. Feb 15, 2014
Chase A: Wanted a high quality simple leather jacket. Plus I won $1,900 on Super Bowl Sunday. That was the only way I could justify spending that much $$ on a jacket. Feb 11, 2014
James S: Bloody beautiful jacket guys! Ridden in all sorts of conditions with it so far and it's been a perfect leathery with good style to- boot. Cheers. Jan 13, 2014
Nasser B: I chose this jacket, because he is very nice and well I like is that fact Roland Sands.
NB
Dec 18, 2013
Donna M: My son choose this for Xmas. Dec 9, 2013
Patricia H: My son wants it for Christmas. Dec 6, 2013
Joshua N: The fit, feel, cut and protection this jacket offers is top quality. Dec 5, 2013
Mel-Jovan S: I love this jacket. I wear it when I ride my S1000 and when I am just out around town. The pads can be removed easily for casual wear. I love the cut of the jacket. I purchased a medium size. I am 5'7" 170lbs and fits perfect. Nov 29, 2013
Che C: Don't want an armor for riding a Vespa. This jacket has the good look and provide enough protection.
Good investment because it can be use for riding protection and as casual wear.
Nov 23, 2013
Wilfred F: Looks awesome. Gets chicks Nov 18, 2013
Erik M: Just look at it! Nov 11, 2013
Nelson H: looks great. My wonderful totally broken in high end 12 year old leather jacket was stolen and I really hope this one is as perfect as my last. I'll let you know! Nov 4, 2013
roy L: Great style and can use armor. Liked the video on revzilla Sep 7, 2013
Vincent L: Awesome product from a reputable manufacturer. Good, high quality leather, very stylish on and off the bike. Great purchase! Aug 26, 2013
Taro S: This jacket is seriously sharp! Runs about a size small unless you like a real tight fit. Aug 25, 2013
Jimmy A: Chosen for quality, construction, and protection. Aug 20, 2013
A shopper asked: I recently purchased the Ronin in medium after reading the reviews and previous questions. I love the jacket but I find that contrary to opinion, it seems to be quite a bit generous for a medium. I'm 5'11, 150lb with a 30" waist and 39" chest. I like things a lot more snug and the medium is a bit too baggy for my taste (i can easily wear a thick hoodie underneath as well as armor). I was looking for an opinion on anyone who has purchased the small, and how much of a size difference there is between the medium and small?. I live in Canada so unfortunatly I cannot easily try the small one on and return it if needed. I just don't want to purchase another jacket, wait for shipping, and find that I can't even fit in it haha. Aug 25, 2013
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Joy T: Hey, I just received my size small Ronin in 2tone-Red and was in the same predicament being a fella Canadian. I'm 5'10, 158lbs, 31" waist and 38" chest. I prefer wearing slim fitted clothing (think Zara-M/L and Levi's 511's-31x32)

The sleeves are not baggy (without armour), the armpits are cut high just as I like it and the cuffs end at my wrist area. My jacket fitment are as follows:

Without any armour + t-shirt + waist zipper in OPEN position = perfect in chest / perfect in waist.
Without any armour + t-shirt + waist zipper in CLOSE position = perfect in chest / about perfect in waist
WITH all armour + t-shirt + waist zipper in OPEN position = about perfect in chest / perfect in waist

Without any armour + thick hoody + waist zipper in OPEN position = Ok in chest and snug in waist
WITH all armour + thick hoody + waist zipper in OPEN position = uncomfortably tight in chest / lay-off-the-timbits-tight at the waist

So.. what size? It all depends on many factors:
Majority of Use; off or on bike - If off, get SMALL (unless you prefer 24/7 baggy et al.)
Cold Tolerance - If warm blooded, get MEDIUM (sweaty is tolerable but freezing mentally paralyzes ability to ride safely)
Hoodie Materials - If hoodie is of high tech, thin and lightweight get SMALL (check out the selection at MEC, pricey but so was the Ronin)

Note: I just got mine and has yet to "break-in", any snuginess now should disappear.

With that being said, your comment of being "a bit too baggy", considerations of our fitment / body measurements and most importantly because the number one reason for buying our Ronins are for it's sexiness, our priority is based on looks.

I think you would be happier with the small. Hope this helps.
Sep 19, 2013
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A shopper asked: The ring on the back of the jacket attached to the yoke, what is that used for? Aug 16, 2013
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Lou J: Since it's hard to imagine Roland thinking that we would hang up a $600 jacket by this grommet, really, one has to see this as a design element, more then anything else.

The Ring creates a point of visual focus on the back of the jacket, echoing the lines of the leather back panels and doing exactly what happened in your case; drawing ones attention inward to the rider wearing the jacket.

Personally, I see no practical purpose. Imagine the jacket without it. Then with it. Which do you prefer?
Sep 3, 2013
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Manuel M: My wife uses it for target practice, I for one haven't found much of a practical use for it. Although I can see you using it as a coat hanger (like the ones in the Jon), it's clearly designed to be a lot sturdier than the finger loop at the collar which makes sense given the weight of the jacket. Aug 21, 2013
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Abraham H: The metal grommet hole is intended to hang the jacket on a hook. Using the yoke or collar of any jacket will stretch it out. This stretching is worse for leather jackets. Best is to hang the jacket on a hanger, but that is not always available. Aug 21, 2013
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Timothy J: Not sure but I use it to hang the jacket up sometimes when I'm at a bar. You can turn the jacket inside out and hang it up with the ring. that way, if something gets spilled on it at least it's in the inside. Aug 19, 2013
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A s: The ring is for hanging on a hook, but most hanging hooks I've seen have a ball at the end that's a little bit bigger than the ring, so I guess it's just there to look cool. Aug 19, 2013
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Andres C: it doesnt have a purpose, its for fashion. Unless you hang your jacket from the outside, which doesnt make sense. It does have a loop on the inside of the collar. Aug 19, 2013
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Chris F: I don't use it for anything. I think it is just there for looks. Aug 19, 2013
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Don T: I use it to hang the jacket on a hook. Aug 19, 2013
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Christopher G asked: Howdy, where is the Ronin SD jacket made? Please don't tell me China...
Thanks, chris
Sep 25, 2013
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A s: I believe they're made in India. Sep 25, 2013
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Lou J: "Finely Crafted in India." Sep 25, 2013
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Don T: It's made in India. Sep 25, 2013
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James H: Mine is made in India Sep 25, 2013
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Abraham H: India Sep 25, 2013
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Andres C: USA Sep 25, 2013
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A shopper asked: Hi I'm wanting to know what size I should go for, in 5'9" 165lb with a 40" chest?? Thanks! Sep 15, 2013
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A s: Hi. I went to the Revilla store and tried on both the large and medium in the Ronin jacket. I am 5 foot 8 inches tall and 175 pounds. The large fit me perfect. The medium was tight. I also purchased the armor to go in the jacket. The jacket is awesome. I think you will be happiest with the large for sure since we are close in size. That is unless you like your jackets extremely skin tight. II think the large is the way to go for sure. I hope this helps. Revzilla is awesome! Sep 15, 2013
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Steven R: I used their size chart and then went up one size. I have a 44 inch chest which according to the chart is an XL. But I went XXL because I dont like form fitting jackets. Since I purchased the jacket, I have lost 30lbs and could probably go to an XL, but I still dont find the XXL to be too huge.

With your weight and size you could probably fit an M if you prefer to be form fitting.
Sep 16, 2013
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Alan M: I am 5'9" 180lbs with a 42 inch chest and 33 inch waist. This jacket fits perfectly in a large. The design and feel is flawless. I cleaned it once really well with leather honey and it is breaking in nicely. I highly recommend this jacket. I would think a large would work for you also. I hope this is helpful. Sep 17, 2013
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Peter K: I'm 6' with a 46" chest and the XL fit perfectly. If I were you, if you plan to wear sweaters, etc., underneath, go Large. If you'll be wearing it over a t-shirt, go medium. You also want to see where your arm length measurement falls, and order accordingly. At any rate, it's a fantastic jacket! Sep 15, 2013
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Alan M: I am 5'9" 180lbs with a 42 inch chest and 33 inch waist. This jacket fits perfectly in a large. The design and feel is flawless. I cleaned it once really well with leather honey and it is breaking in nicely. I highly recommend this jacket. Sep 17, 2013
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Koichiro Y: Well I'm 5'7" weighing around 145 and the small fits me perfectly with a tee shirt on, any other layers and it would be to tight and uncomfortable. Sep 15, 2013
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A shopper asked: Looking to get this jacket for my husband who is 6'1" and 165 lbs. I am concerned about the length of the jacket itself. Would this be long enough to go past the top of the waist band of jeans (not old man jeans, but not sagging either)? Nov 19, 2013
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Matthew H: I can't necessarily answer yes or no, but details on my sizing might help. I am 6'3", 205lbs. My inseam on jeans is always 34". I bought an XL and it fits perfectly. It's bit on the snug side which I think is appropriate for a motorcycle jacket, but not so tight that I can't wear it as a casual jacket. And I still think there is enough room if I decided to put armor in it. I keep the side zips closed and girth is about right for me like that. Length in front comes down a couple inches below my belt (wearing regular rise jeans). It's certainly cut longer in the torso than a Dainese jacket I have (which is a much sportier cut). Quality is solid and it's good looking jacket. I would imagine that too much girth rather than not enough length will be the sizing issue for a tall lean guy. Nov 19, 2013
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Lou J: Hard to say, but you'll probably be ok. The back of the jacket cuts downward, ala many motorcycle jackets, to give coverage in some degree of lean on the bike. Your question may be coming from seeing the video on the sight with the guy around your husband's height, and seeing his belt exposed...? I would have the same question.

You have to watch fit, in general, with this jacket, as it is cut quite oddly. The upper arms are strangely "Popeye," too wide, while the lower arm is cut too narrow. If you're husband works out, and has muscled forearms, watch out. I can barely zip the sleeves. Luckily, Revzilla is great with returns/exchanges. Hope this helps!
Nov 19, 2013
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David N: I'm 6'2", 205 pounds, the jacket sits at or just below the waist band on my jeans. I do not wear the low rise jeans. The cut of the jacket is more of a short style jacket, unlike my other leather bomber jackets. This is a quality jacket, fits snug but that's the idea of the jacket. Get him the jacket, he'll love it! Oh, the RS gloves are excellent as well! Nov 23, 2013
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A s: hi. I am 5 foot 8 & a hundred and eighty pounds and the jacket fits me perfect. I don't think he is too tall for the jacket. I think it will fit him good given his height and weight. I think the jacket will break right at his waist level as it is slightly below my belt line. The jacket is awesome. He will love it. Nov 20, 2013
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brett c: Good choice, yep they do sit over the waist of casual jeans.. Nov 19, 2013
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A shopper asked: Just wondering what the size of that stash pocket on the forearm is. Could it hold an Iphone or EZ pass? I think if it can hold a phone then the volume control would be really convenient. Nov 19, 2012
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outerlimits: Ok, I just tried putting my car's EZ Pass into the sleeve pocket on the Ronin (Size S) sort of fits but it's bulky and you cannot close the zipper. It feels restrictive and uncomfortable and the rough velcro nibs pull at the satin interior. I personally would place it in a different pocket. This is the EZ Pass transponder issued by Massachusetts. Perhaps other states have a different size.

The iPhone 4S has no problems fitting. Takes a little finessing to get past the zipper with the headphones plugged in, but it fits with plenty of room and I can barely tell that it's there.
Dec 12, 2012
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outerlimits: I can fit an iPhone 4S in the stash pocket with headphones plugged in. It fits if I position the phone with the headphone jack facing downward towards the hand. The volume controls are accessible as the phone sits close to the zipper. I wear a S, so larger sizes may be more spacious. It's a tight fit and likely would put some strain on the headphone plug. Not sure about the EZ pass. That might be too big. Nov 26, 2012
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RevZilla: The stash pocket on the right forearm of the Roland Sands Ronin Leather Jacket is not large enough to hold an iPhone but will hold an EZ Pass, though it is not EZ (see what I did there?) to get it in and out of the pocket. Nov 20, 2012
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TheContinental: Yes, I just tried my iPhone 5 in there, and it fits. There's also a cellphone pocket in the right interior of the jacket that's just barely wide enough for the iPhone. Mar 7, 2013
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AB13: it would easily fit ez pass. if you have a 3.5 inch phone like the iphone 4s it will fit. Dec 11, 2012
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A shopper asked: I'll be riding in cali in a few weeks and need a stylish but comfortable jacket. It should be in the 60s-70s. How would this perform? Sep 5, 2012
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utahrider67: Perfect !!!
I ride a street triple (no windshield) and think between 55-80 is the ideal temp for this jacket.

Above 85 and Im getting hot (but I get hot very easliy) and under 55, its a tad nippy with the perforated arms at freeway speeds.

60's and 70's, this jacket is just great and my jacket of choice.

I'm riding with just a simple shirt underneath, no extra layers. Add a layer (or thicker shirt) and this can go lower.
Nov 12, 2012
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RevZilla: This jacket would not be ideal in cooler weather since if offers perforation in several places and is designed to flow a decent amount of air. Ultimately though personal temperature tolerance, your base layers, and the speed and duration of your trip are going to be the decided factors in whether or not you are comfortable in a specific temperature range while wearing this jacket. It is a very nice looking jacket though, and any Roland Sands Designs Jacket would be a stylish choice. They also have a nice relaxed fit without feeling sloppy, so they are quite comfortable to ride in provided that they fit you properly.

http://www.revzilla.com/search?query=rsd&x=0&y=0#v2-facets[]=234&page=1&page_size=96&sort=featured&query=rsd
Sep 6, 2012
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John B: I'm looking for a jacket that will be a good, long lasting jacket on and off the bike. there is plenty of info here about on the bike, being a motorcycle jacket, however! I want a jacket that I can wear around town or just whenever I need a jacket as well. Do any of you guys wear it around town? And if so is it warm in cooler weather (not on the bike). Do the perforations make it useless warmth wise? Nov 29, 2013
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AB13: it is thick enough to be riding without any layers till 50s. anything at 40s you will need a hoodie inside the jacket. the leather is thick so anything above 70s and you might find it too hot !!! hope this helps. this is an awesome jacket and a worth while investment which will last number of years to come.

Safe Riding!!

AB
Dec 11, 2012
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gtrpicker1: Sweet spot for this jacket is between 45 and 75, so you should be good. Sep 19, 2012
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A shopper asked: ^As above Jun 8, 2012
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Ponyboy312: Yes. I wear it here in Chicago where the temperature is currently in the 80s (Fahrenheit). The perforations make the jacket breath tremendously. Aug 22, 2012
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RevZilla: For 25-30 degress Celsius (77-86 degrees Fahrenheit), this jacket may be a little warm, since the perforation is only on the sleeves and the interior trim. It really depends on your personal temperature tolerance. In stop and go traffic, you'd likely get hot, but when moving, you'd be at the upper limit of it's temperature range. Jun 8, 2012
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MrZib: I found the jacket was comfortable and flowed enough air for 25-30*C or 85*F, it was even nicer if I did not zip the jacket up completely as more air could get though. Above that, almost any jacket will be hot and sweaty and I don't ride if it's that hot anyways because it's just unpleasant. Sep 5, 2012
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Robert B: It wouldn't be bad if you got it in the Smoke color. The jacket has good air flow. I wear mine on days up to about 29 degrees Celsius, but when it is warmer, it can get sweaty if not in motion. On hot days I do tend to take it off when I dismount. Jun 18, 2012
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Bren: I'm rocking it in Houston TX where it's 100 degrees and 100% humidity for 100 days in the summer... and NO I don't hide with it on a horse with a cowboy hat. HA HA. Jun 13, 2012
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A shopper asked: I'm 5'11", weight 165 and have a 40inch chest with an athletic build. I'm reading that this jacket fits small...but how small are we talking? I see the Large is for chests 41-44...just don't want to be swimming in it! Mar 30, 2012
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Michael Jason B: The Jacket fits like a fitted T-shirt on chest and shoulder areas. Also depending on size of your arms, its the same kind of fit. Upgrade to a larger size if you're planning to get the additional protection, but if you're good with the way the jacket is then keep it fitted. Take into consideration what you're gonna be using the jacket for (i.e. Commuting/racing). Apr 2, 2012
TheContinental: We're about the same size: I'm 6'0", 155 pounds, and normally wear a 38L. I have a medium. For me the body has a tailored fit, just enough room for a thin base layer, but not a whole lot more. Arms are the perfect length. If you wanted to wear more base layers, I'd go with the large. If not, I think the medium would fit you comfortably snug. Mar 7, 2013
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Geoffrey: I'm 5'10" 185lbs 42inch chest. I think you might be able to get away with a medium if you want more fitted. I bought the large and the shoulders were perfect and the sleeve length was perfect. Not sure how the medium length wise is though.

It's a bit looser than my track jacket. That's almost skin tight.
Apr 4, 2012
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Mirrory: I have the small and a 36" chest. A medium will be a nice fit. A large would fit as well. But keep in mind leather breaks in and will actually go up half a size at best. If you get snug, after a few uses, it will be a very close and custom fit. Apr 2, 2012
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Ponyboy312: I'm 5'7", 160 lbs, athletic build. The medium fits me perfect with and without the armor installed. Aug 13, 2012
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Sean H asked: Ok so I just got this jacket and it is the FIRST motorcycle jacket I have owned. Planning on picking up a bike this month so it won't leave the house until I am 100% sure its a keeper.

I am 6,0', 160lbs and bought a medium. The sleeves are perfect and the chest fits just right. The jacket is heavier and stiffer than I thought and the elbow armor was a royal pain in the a*# to put in. Now that it is there it does seem to 'float' a bit but I am hoping that this will settle in if I start using it. My only two concerns to know if I got the right size are:

#1 - The neck - I have about a half an inch clearance all around and can look all around with minor rubbing, however, leaning over in a riding position I feel more friction on the throat. Is this normal or expected? Not sure how snug the neck should be.

#2 - Not much room at ALL to add any layers. I can add extra clothes but anything that sticks out of the neck (like a hoody) will not happen. I know these jackets are intended to fit snug, but I am a pretty lean guy with a 36in chest.

Just looking for some reinforcement that the medium is for me. If the sleeves are perfect (which is rare with my alien body type, long arms and skinny), the shoulders are perfectly aligned, my concern in going with a large is that the body will be too loose and the armor won't line up as expected.

Finally, I have to say that my first impressions have been excellent so far. I went with the Black and was surprised with how heavy and durable it felt. All of the pics I have seen make it appear like the leather is very wrinkly and worn, but this is not the case. Very smooth, soft, durable leather. I have the RS Diesel Gloves and can fit them UNDER the jacket for a nice snug fit.

Let me know if this is expected, if I am crazy, or if I should consider a larger jacket. Perhaps I just need to STFU and enjoy it but at $710 with armor and NO EXPERIENCE I am a bit paranoid...

Ride a Toyota Matrix (buying a Triumph this month)...
Jun 14, 2014
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Charlie T: OK Sean, let me see if I can shed some light on your predicament. I am 5'10" weigh 155. I bought the large. It is important to be able add layers for colder days. This is especially true as the ventilation on this jacket is good and it will be chilly without something underneath on cold days. In regard to the neck a large may be better as well as you certainly don't want your neck to be constrained. Lastly I agree the elbow pads are a pain, but once in you can pretty much forget them. I had pretty much the same problem you do. I suggest you hold on to the Medium, order the large and see which works best. From my experience I think you will prefer the large. I really like this jacket so I'm hoping you can get it to work. I am very safety conscious and this is the best leather jacket I've seen to date. Jun 17, 2014
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Sean H: Awesome thanks - Just ordered the large so I can compare and return what didn't work out. I agree it would be nice to add layers and in this version I can't. Jun 17, 2014
Peter K: I'm 6' and weigh 185. I generally wear a large or extra large in something in a jacket and I went for an extra large in my Sands Ronin. The extra large fit a tad on the large size when standing... but on the bike, the (slight) extra room gave me the flexibility feel comfortable in varied positions while riding. Additionally, I can throw a sweater on underneath and not be feeling like I'm wearing a straight-jacket... not that I've ever worn one. I think that for all riding scenarios, you'd be better off with a large.... and you can add a few pounds on, to boot. Jun 17, 2014
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Sean H: Thanks for the feedback that helps for sure! Plus it would be nice to add some more meat to my frame... couldn't do that with the medium unless I really stretch it out! Jun 17, 2014
Sean H: Thanks Michael, gonna get the large and compare. Its very snug now so hopefully the large is not too loose or I will have to stay with the medium. Thanks again! Jun 17, 2014
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Michael C: It's leather so it will stretch a bit and loosen up. You want snug so the armor stays in place. Enjoy! Jun 17, 2014
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A shopper asked: Hello. Is the RSD Tracker jacket sized the same as the RSD Ronin? I own the Tracker but intend on buying the Ronin in a few days, just need to get sizing right. I don't want the jacket to be too bulky. Mar 6, 2014
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Yendis B: I recommend to size up. I have the Ronin in Gray and Brown. I love these jackets but definitely go one size up from whatever you would "normally" wear. Keep in mind I workout and have an athletic build. Im 6'0" 210 lbs, with very broad shoulders, and big arms. With that said the sleeve length was a little long, however I like having the extra reach while I ride. Apr 25, 2014
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Sung T: I never tried the Ronin so I can't say. I'm a 42R-43R chest and use a large and it fits perfectly.

My only gripe is the leather is pretty rigid and stiff. Maybe I need to break it in?
Mar 6, 2014
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Martin L: I noticed that the sleeve width on the Tracker is slightly smaller in comparison to the Ronin. It's not a bad thing. But that's the only difference I noticed. Apr 25, 2014
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Adrian S: I have 2 RSD jackets and I find the sizes uniform across them so XL is the same across the leather and fabric jackets - same fit Mar 11, 2014
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A shopper asked: I am wanting to know about size I am 6'2" and 225lb and 49" chest I am a big guy just wondering if any larger guys have bough this jacket? Mar 4, 2014
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Matthew H: I am 6'3", 215lbs. 44" chest, broad shoulders, narrow waist. I bought this jacket in an XL and it fits well, a tad on the sporty/tighter side. I'm guessing you could get a good fit with an 2XL. Mar 5, 2014
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Brian T: I bought the large and it has a slim fit. I'm 5'11" 190 and fit. for you an xxlarge would fit if you have a beer belly, Maybe xlarge if your waist is slim.I love this jacket Mar 4, 2014
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Charlie T: Here is what I can tell you. I am 5ft 10in and 155 lbs and wear a 40 jacket. The large Ronin jacket fits me well. Mar 4, 2014
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Yendis B: Im 6'0" 210, and I workout. My Chest is slightly smaller than yours, and I wear the 2XL. Apr 25, 2014
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Joshua N asked: Hi all,

I'm waiting for my black/large Ronin to arrive tomorrow.

I'm curious about how this jacket will hold up if it gets rained on. I live in Los Angeles so rain really isn't an issue, until it is. If I ride to work and have it get rained on will it discolor the leather or dye? Will the leather get stiff? Etc..

Thanks for any and and all help.
Dec 3, 2013
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Keith R: Rain won't melt leather. Great jacket overall. Kept my skin attached on the left side of my body during a low side. For the money, I wish it were made in the US though. Dec 9, 2013
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A s: I can only speak towards the Tobacco colored jacket but when I had my crash (while wearing it) I was stuck in a torrential downpour for about 4 hours before getting picked up. Yes, it was a Charlie Brown-esque moment. Color looks just as good as the day I bought it. Dec 9, 2013
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Josh B: Hey Josh.

I've had this jacket over a year now, and I've had it rained on a handful of times. It's held up well and there hasn't been any discoloration or major stiffness. From what I remember it might have gotten a tiny bit stiff initially, but it's a non-issue. I actually have the tan and the black Ronin and they're both still in great shape. I'm sure riding in the rain isn't the best thing for it though!

Best,
Josh
Dec 9, 2013
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Louis D: The look of these jackets is best when abused a bit. The sometime rain you mention will add a quality and personality you can not buy of the rack. Jan 25, 2014
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A shopper asked: I am 6'3" 170lbs. 38" chest. I need he sleeves to be long enough but I want a jacket that fits snug. I really like this jacket but the XL might be too baggy. Can these jackets be tailored or should I just look elsewhere ? Any recommendations? I may have to unfortunately be stuck with tall sizes. Nov 28, 2013
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RONALD G: well I am 6'1" 170lbs with 40" chest. I purchased a size Large. The sleeves and chest fit just right and the bottom of the jacket comes just a about an inch below my waist. I do have long arms and a long torso too. It actually fits me so perfectly in every area, that I purchased the jacket it two different colors. My favorite jacket. It is fitted, but if you are going to put any of the pads in the back, shoulders or elbow, it will tighten the jacket up. I would think that the larger you go in size, the wider its going to be. With you dimensions being so similar to mine, I would say go with the Large Nov 28, 2013
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ajay k: I found the sleeves a little long. Bearably long but I guess I have short arms because a dianese small fits me fine. Me and other Europeans must have small arms. It's hard to tailor the jacket because there are zippers where your hands come out of the sleeves. So difficult to shorten. Maybe ask customer service for a pic of the hand parts. Good jacket overall. Mine fits snug because I put the armor in. Always makes it a bit more snug. Cheers Nov 28, 2013
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chris m: I'm 6'1" 215lbs 42" Chest. I have the Large. I measured from the top of my arm to the wrist bone. (I used a tape measure, haha) 24" Without the armor and standing the sleeve cuff sits halfway between my wrist bone and thumb. In a simulated tuck; the cuff sits on my wrist bone. I have worn the jacket with the armor and there is really no noticeable difference in fit. Hope this helps Nov 28, 2013
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Louis D: The arm length of these jackets are very long in my veiw. Go fore what will fit in the chest and I think you will be pleased Jan 25, 2014
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A shopper asked: Does anyone else find the sleeves on this jacket to be too big? Especially in the size small. Oct 2, 2013
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John M: I have a size large ronin and the sleeves are a perfect fit for me. I think the last thing you would want is short sleeves when reaching for your handlebars, especially in cooler weather. I'll make the point that I have RSD short gloves which aren't designed to overlap the jacket sleeve nevertheless, I still think that the jacket sleeve is a perfect length either way Oct 4, 2013
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Chris C: I have the Ronin in a size Medium (Me: 5'10", 190lbs) and it fits nicely, however, I do think the sleeves are big even with the armor in. They should be long to accommodate a riding position but there is about an inch to much around making it harder to use gauntlet gloves. Would love to have it tailored but don't want to compromise the protection factor. Oct 4, 2013
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Jorn J: Not at all. I got the small - which was a little bit small on me - and the sleeves are not wide at all. When zipped it's more tight side. Oct 4, 2013
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Tracy Y: No Oct 4, 2013
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Gustavo O asked: Has anyone done any medium-long distance road touring with this jacket? Say 12 days, 250 miles per day.
Thanks.
Jul 17, 2014
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Charlie T: Gustavo,

I have not made any rides this long. I can tell you that I am very happy with this jacket. Considering there weight of the leather and the amount of protection it gives you with armor installed, it is remarkably comfortable. The ventilation is good and i Have found it comfortable up to about 75 degrees. Hope this helps. By the way it has been my experience that the sizes run small
Jul 18, 2014
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Brian T: I love this jacket, but it should only be considered a summer riding jacket. If it gets chilly out you'll freeze. It's not too bad with some kind of fleece liner underneath. Jul 17, 2014
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Gustavo O: Thank you Brian. I am planning a 12 day spring-summer tour, mostly backroads thru small towns. Some mountain passes will probably get down to the low 50´s so as you point out layering will be needed. Every day I will probably be off the bike as much as on, walking around, taking pictures, talking to the locals. I´ve done this before but with a heavy adventure jacket. Not very comfortable for those off-the- bike activities. I´m wondering if this jacket can be a solution for 5 hours on the bike and 4 hours off the bike every day. Jul 18, 2014
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William H asked: I don't care for the elbo armor. Will the d30 elbo and shoulder armor fit? Jan 21, 2014
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Charlie T: Hi William,

First off i think you will really like this jacket. Its very well made and at least for me is a perfect fit. In regard to the armor, I bought the Roland Sands and although a little difficult to get into the pockets it is unobtrusive, very flexible, and you really don't notice its there. It is thinner than most of the armor I have seen and is multi layered so it flexes well with movement. As to wether other armor would fit the pockets, I can't really comment, but what you might do is contact Roland Sands directly and ask them. I have spoken with them on another matter and they were very upfront and helpful. Good luck.
Jan 21, 2014
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Mark K: There are pockets inside the jacket that would let you put in lots of different armor if you like. The RSD stuff is quite lightweight, I use it as a round town in the summer jacket. Jan 21, 2014
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Louis D: Yes with modifications Jan 25, 2014
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John B asked: I'm looking for a jacket that will be a good, long lasting jacket on and off the bike. there is plenty of info here about on the bike, being a motorcycle jacket, however! I want a jacket that I can wear around town or just whenever I need a jacket as well. Do any of you guys wear it around town? And if so is it warm in cooler weather (not on the bike). Do the perforations make it useless warmth wise? Nov 29, 2013
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Kjell H: John, I bought mine in the spring 2013... I live in Philadelphia...I love the jacket and I wear it more off-bike than riding...besides my Belstaff, this one is in my top 3 of leather/motorcycle/jackets I have ever owned. I really like the side pockets (inside), the zippers and the overall cut. I design and innovate for a living so I am extremely interested in details: not "how much it cost" type questions, but why, how...
Is it hot? It's fairly think leather, hence it does not breathe so yes it can get hot (then again, I grew up in Norway). The upside is that you can easily wear a tshirt/light shirt under and use jacket as "winter jacket"...depending on your location of course. Hope it helps
Regards
Kjell
Dec 2, 2013
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A s: Off the bike, this jacket works pretty well. I use it as my "walking around" jacket during the colder months, and although I've gotten plenty of complements (the tobacco color looks great), no one ever notices that it's a purposeful motorcycle jacket, even with the armor in. With a hoodie or sweater under it, this should be fine for around town during the winter. Dec 2, 2013
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kane p: I wear mine around even when I am off the bike. I have worn it around town with a t-shirt under when it is in the 40's and very windy, and have been very comfortable. However, there is only a thin lining so it would be too cold while in the 30's or below without a baselayer or sweater. A thin merino wool sweater with this jacket has worked for me in the 30's. Dec 2, 2013
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A shopper asked: Hi;

I recently tried on several Dainese jackets in various sizes, and I found that I couldn't lift my arms up more than chest height in any of them. What sort of range of motion can one get while wearing a Ronin jacket? After riding for a few hours, if one wanted a quick stretch it would be a real pain to have to take off one's jacket first.
Sep 21, 2012
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outerlimits: I have full range of motion in my Ronin with full armor. However, it may depend upon your build. I am a slim athletic build. My Ronin is snug in the shoulders/chest, but I carry no extra weight in the gut so the jacket is free to ride up to just over my belly button when I life my arms over my head to stretch. Dec 12, 2012
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TheContinental: When the jacket was new, it was a bit of a struggle to get to the collar snaps. Now that it's broken in, I have no trouble at all, unless I have a base layer under it with the armor in. Then it's a bit difficult to bend my elbow far enough to get to my neck. Mar 7, 2013
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Susano: I'm about 5'7 and kinda skinny. The large was still a bit snug but I don't have any issues with motion. This is without the padding, by the way. Sep 23, 2012
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Tucker M asked: Has anyone else had a problem with the elbow armor slipping down the sleeve into the forearm? After a few hours of wearing the jacket, the armor ends up about slipping down the sleeve and doesn't cover my elbow. It seems like the armor pockets either aren't in the right place or are too big. Has anyone encountered this? Do you have a fix other than sewing the armor in? Feb 5, 2014
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Manuel M: I've actually had problems with the shoulder pockets. They don't position the armor correctly so I have one piece of armor in a higher position than the other which is frustrating and uncomfortable.the elbows seem ok for me. I guess it depends on who was manning the sewing machine that day... Feb 5, 2014
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Louis D: Assuming your arms are of near normal proportions There may be an issue with the stitching or material placement or cut. Mar 1, 2014
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Chi-Ho L asked: I have the brown jacket for two seasons now. The leather looks a bit faded and dry. What's the best way to clean and maintain the leather? Oct 31, 2013
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kane p: i use leather honey on mine, and let it sit overnight. feels awesome in the morning Nov 1, 2013
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Peter K: I wipe mine down (now and then) with Lexol leather cleaning products. Nov 1, 2013
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A S asked: How does the sizing/fit on this jacket compare to the Roland Sands Tracker? I found that the tracker in a small fits me very well but don't have a Ronin to try on. Oct 2, 2013
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brett c: The sizing is spot on for me, I love the jacket , I use it as a social jacket more than a riding jacket. The only thing is under my right arm in between the perforated leather and the stretch panel stitching has come away about two inches, but it is still a great jacket. Oct 11, 2013
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Joseph B: The jacket is consistent with my normal size albeit I always get one size larger when I am going to use the insert protection pads Oct 2, 2013
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A shopper asked: Hey guys, I am almost 6'4" and quite slim at 190lbs. I am concerned about the sizing of the jacket, mainly getting the correct length in the sleeves while still keeping a slim fit. What would you recommend? Also if I was to grab an XL to ensure enough length, could I then take it to a tailor to have the rest of the jacket slimmed down, or would this weaken the seams? Thanks Sep 10, 2013
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Kirby P: All jackets are different. as far as leather goes you could definitely get it tailored. I understand your concern for length as I too am 6'4". As a rule of thumb for jackets I usually order a size bigger then my shirt size (XL) so I start by ordering a XXL as revzilla offers One Free exchange per order. Being tall, be more concerned with arm length then body. as a motorcycle jacket should be short and sit right at your belt line. Sep 26, 2013
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Yendis B: Im 6'0" 205lbs. The XXL is perfect. I lift weights on a regular basis. The sleeves are a tad long, but the shoulders and overall girth of the jacket fit very well. I have (2) Ronins. Oct 2, 2013
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A shopper asked: Just wondering if that internal pocket can fit a faceshield around the lower body?

Cheers
May 18, 2013
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RevZilla: Okay, to be honest with you, these internal pockets are one of the most awesome features (or at least, features I use most often) about this jacket! I have been able to throw things from a baseball cap, to a water bottle in there. Sure, it might look like I have an unhealthy growth on my side, but it works! You should be able to get a helmet visor in there, but, it will not be the most comfortable, since it would have to sit vertical rather then horizontal, wrapping around your body. The pocket is about 6 inches tall, by 6 inches wide, and has seemingly unlimited depth (limited by how uncomfortable you are willing to be, squeezing things against your side.) May 30, 2013
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alex y: No, the larger net pockets end at the side seam. The back panel only has a zipper for the back armor. A faceshield will not fit in any of the built-in pockets. May 29, 2013
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A shopper asked: I just purchased this jacket in dirty smoke and curious to know which summer gloves you are using with this? -Im currently using the Alpinestar's SPX 2012 Carbon glove but they just don't complement the jacket as well. May 1, 2013
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RevZilla: The Ronin is such a stylish jacket, why not keep the flow going? The Diesel, Domino, Mission, and even the Barfly, will look awesome, with the supple leather you are familiar with on the Ronin. RSD is where its at right now. May 8, 2013
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Marine57: I'm wearing black Teknic Chicane gloves and love them. Easy to break in and can wear the Spring through Fall. May 1, 2013
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A shopper asked: I'm living in France and Roland protections are impossible to find. On the road, I carry a dorsal Scott brand. Is that protection (3DO) of another brand may fit on the jacket Ronin? Mar 29, 2013
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RevZilla: Klim D3O T5 EVO Pro XT Replacement knee/elbow and shoulder armor will fit into the Roland Sands Ronin leather jacket. The Alpinestars Bio Armor will also fit. One thing to consider is the positioning of the elbow pocket is not ideal for these types of armors. Depending on your riding position, the elbow armor may not be in the most protective position. While these different armors will fit, the jacket is designed for the Roland Sands Design armor. Apr 3, 2013
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Randomjack: I used other inserts for the shoulders. CE protection for the arms and shoulders should be standard, I think you might have a harder time finding the correct back protector however. Apr 2, 2013
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A shopper asked: I'm 6'1", 180 lbs., with a 42 inch chest. I also have fairly long arms though (35 in. shirt sleeve) and often times size large is too short in the arms. I hate jackets that barely cover my wrist. Would I be safe with the large in this? Or would you recommend going up to the extra large?

I ride a 2010 Triumph Scrambler
Feb 28, 2013
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Matt P: I'm a similar build, and went with the XL. The XL fits my long arms perfectly, however, I feel like I would like the Large better if I wasn't going to use armour or a second layer underneath. However, the Large would bit slightly short in the arm, so if that's your main concern, I'd probably go with the XL, with the understanding that there will be a bit of extra material around the midsection. Still looks great unzipped around town without armour. Mar 4, 2013
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TheContinental: I'm 6'0", 155 pounds, and wear a 38L in suit jackets. A medium fit for me, and the arms are perfect. I always have problems finding arms that are long enough for my chest size, and the Ronin fit the bill. I wish the arms on all my jackets fit this good. Mar 7, 2013
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A shopper asked: How long will the Ronin jacket be available for? Will it be part of the RSD 2013 line? Jan 5, 2013
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RevZilla: Fear not! We fully expect that the Ronin will remain the anchor RSD design, based on its popularity. It will definitely be a shining member of the RSD 2013 line, with a few new exciting colorways and designs to please even the most discerning eye. Jan 7, 2013
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Ponyboy312: Yes. They made a new color for 2013, oxblood with black sleeves. Apr 1, 2013
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A shopper asked: Is the leather strong? Dec 1, 2012
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AB13: i wish i could join you but work calls !!! this is an awesome jacket to tour in. Very comfortable to wear, fits snug with enough room layer if it gets chilly. the leather is thick enough and looks really good. definitely get the armor. if you want to keep the jacket light , get the D30 armor for shoulder and elbows and the RSD armor for back which will keep the jacket light while touring and also protect your back. I have ridden for 150 miles straight in this jacket and it feels really awesome !!! I am jealous that you have a cafe racer, i am planning on building mine soon !!!

Safe riding !!!
Dec 11, 2012
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NewRider2012: Yes, the leather is pretty strong Jan 21, 2013
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A shopper asked: I’m 5’7” and 155lbs. I’ve tried the small with armor and it’s a tight but comfortable fit. Can’t really comment on on-the-bike feel.

I noticed the elbow armor doesn’t really cover as much of the forearm as most other jackets seem to do. The armor pocket seems tight and there isn’t really much space for the armor to shift elsewhere. It really just feels like the pocket isn’t deep enough to reach more than 2in past the elbow. On the other hand, the upper arm is covered almost 50%. Thoughts?
Nov 10, 2012
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TheContinental: I've had the jacket for about 9 months now and I agree. I'm 6'0", 155 pounds, and wear a medium. They're more of "triceps, and maybe a tiny bit of your elbow" protectors. It's probably my biggest, and only complaint about the jacket. Mar 7, 2013
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VStromer1000: Some people have taken the elbow armor out and turned 180 degrees for a better fit for there arm.
Try this out and see if it fits better for your arm.
Nov 12, 2012
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A shopper asked: Can any other back pro fit in? Like the http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/dainese-shield-air-g-level-2-back-protector Sep 23, 2012
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Alexftw: The back protector portion is smaller than most and probably would fit a women's protector but the best bet is to go with their proprietary protector since its more flexible and thinner but uses CE rated D3O which is purportedly just as good as the typical hard plastic protectors. Apr 12, 2013
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RevZilla: The only back protector that is specifically designed to be used with the Roland Sands Ronin Leather Jacket is the Roland Sands CE Armor - Back. From our experience, no other back protector fits properly. Sep 25, 2012
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Holt M asked: I am concerned about the color of the smoke colored jacket shown in the video and the photo of the clay jacket. Are these the same jacket even though the photos do not match the video? The video jacket is called smoke and looks to be a very light grey and the photo is called clay and looks significantly more dull or dark in color.

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Feb 13, 2014
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Josh B: Yeah I'm pretty sure they just renamed the smoke jacket to clay. It's the same picture from when I purchased the smoke jacket back in 2012. The jacket is pretty light in color. Feb 13, 2014
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A shopper asked: I understand the Smoke jacket in this range comes in two colours Almond and Ash. What is the difference? and which one is being worn in the video? Dec 19, 2013
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John S: I have the tobacco color quite happy with it Dec 20, 2013
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A shopper asked: Hi, I am a 46inch (well 45.5inch) chest meaning that according to the size chart I should be wearing an XL but as I am intending to wear this with all of the armour will I be okay or will that make it too small? I only ask as its described as "snug" but everyone and as I am Australian it will cost too much to return if sizing is off.

A side question, is the shoulder armour no longer available, I'm unable to find it

- I ride a Suzuki Gladius SFV650
May 5, 2013
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johnny4: According to the sizing chart I was suppose to be in a 3XL but they were out so I got a 4XL. Which I'm glad I did because they are pretty snug. I would by a size bigger just because you can tighten the waist straps to make it have that snug fit over your armour. And mine came with the shoulder armour as well as the elbow back and chest. May 6, 2013
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A shopper asked: Kind of skinny at 150 lbs, 5'11, 29" waist and 41" chest. I'm looking at the barfly or this but worried the cut will be too baggy in the medium.. Worth trying to order this in a small? Is the medium really tight already with a 40" chest? Apr 18, 2013
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ReKinn: I'm 5'10", 160 pounds, 30" waist and 41" chest and I went with the medium. To me it's a nice snug fit and is great length in the arms and everything. In my opinion, I would give a medium. I do think a small might be a bit too short and tight on you. Apr 19, 2013
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A shopper asked: crashing with separate pants and jacket is even less fun than when they're zipped or belted together. If I got these I'd want them to work with something like the Dianese Trophy pants Apr 16, 2013
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Medium: No, this jacket does not contain either bottom zippers or belt loops. Apr 16, 2013
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Men's RSD Jacket SIze Chart

Size Sleeve Length(in) Chest (in)
SM 26-26.2 36-38
MD 26.2-26.8 38-40
LG 26.8-27.4 41-44
XL 27.4-28 45-47
2XL 28-28.5 48-52
3XL 28.5-29.1 53-55

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

Click here to see the full Roland Sands Design Size Chart
Product Style RevZilla SKU ID Manufacturer Product # Availability
Black / SM 826881 0800-02L0-0002 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black / MD 826880 0800-03L0-0002 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black / LG 826879 0800-04L0-0002 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black / XL 826882 0800-05L0-0002 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black / 2XL 826877 0800-06L0-0002 In Stock: Ships next business day
Black / 3XL 826878 0800-07L0-0002 In Stock: Ships next business day
Tobacco / SM 826893 0800-02L0-1002 In Stock: Ships next business day
Clay / SM 883236 0800-02L3-3002 Out of Stock
Tobacco / MD 826892 0800-03L0-1002 In Stock: Ships next business day
Clay / MD 883235 0800-03L3-3002 Out of Stock
Tobacco / LG 826891 0800-04L0-1002 In Stock: Ships next business day
Clay / LG 883234 0800-04L3-3002 In Stock: Ships next business day
Tobacco / XL 826894 0800-05L0-1002 In Stock: Ships next business day
Clay / XL 883237 0800-05L3-3002 In Stock: Ships next business day
Tobacco / 2XL 826889 0800-06L0-1002 In Stock: Ships next business day
Clay / 2XL 883232 0800-06L3-3002 Out of Stock
Tobacco / 3XL 826890 0800-07L0-1002 In Stock: Ships next business day
Clay / 3XL 883233 0800-07L3-3002 Out of Stock