Roland Sands Enzo Jacket
I've been looking at this and the RSD Ronin for 6 months. I purchased the Maven in Oxblood for my wife and it is beautiful. I wanted something different from the Maven so the Enzo was a logical choice. The Enzo has a flatter finish as the Maven/Ronin has a brighter sheen to it. The Enzo in brown is beautiful. You can see the quilting, tailoring and details better in the brown than the darker coal color. The fit is right although it is quite snug on the initial use. The leather loosens up after just a half hour so I expect it to feel better and better over time and use. This is a great jacket, good protection, nice on the bike and great in social settings. You can't go wrong with any of the RSD jackets.
January 29, 2015
Roland Sands NAILS it
I ride a modern classic Thruxton model from Triumph, and I wanted a Cafe inspired jacket to compliment the bike. I went with the brown color in a Large, and I am SO thankful I did....The price is worth it (go to a Fashion leather store and see how much THOSE cost...). The value is in the design and the fabrication. This jacket will definitely take the abuse of the road, and still look great for a date in the city.
This jacket is spectacular, I'm 5'11, 190 LBS, fairly broad shouldered and muscular, 42R in chest, and this jacket fits perfectly without the padding inserted, with the pads its snug, but still a perfect fit.
The only qualm i have with the Enzo versus something like Ronin is that the underarms and the sides, so its a little warm on those sunny 80+ degree days...otherwise, its awesome. Riding my Thruxton at highway speeds though, the jacket did cool down some, but I only had a T-shirt on underneath...bring cologne...
The pads are well made, and offer protection exactly where I want it, the elbow pads were a little tricky to get in, but hit right at my elbow and protect the forearm a little as well.
As most of these other reviews say this jacket is worth every penny. I love it, and I hope to be able to wear it for many, many years...a big incentive to keep myself in shape!
July 28, 2014
Big fan of this jacket. When I wear it around off the bike around the city, people compliment me on it.
Comfortable fit, and the leather feels like it will do a good job when it needs to.
February 10, 2014
I got this jacket in brown from my wife for my birthday. This is an awesome jacket. Looks great on or off the bike. Fit is good. The added armor is great I just wish that for the price it was included. I am very happy with the jacket.
January 9, 2014
Style at a price.
I spent a long time looking for a Jacket that didn't fit the Pirate or Power Ranger description, while still providing decent protection.
The Enzo is that jacket, although it is a bit pricey, and even more so after purchasing the optional armor.
Fits and looks great. I'm 6', 165 pounds and medium fits well, if a little tight through the shoulders. If I was going to be wearing another layer underneath I would want a large.
The armor is almost invisible when installed, and installation takes a minimum of cursing.
Very comfortable on the bike in riding position.
Great style, high quality materials.
Pockets difficult to use, due to cut.
No zip-out liner, minimal venting.
July 9, 2013
I have received many compliments in this jacket. Great fit, great quality and great style. I can not see myself needing another jacket anytime soon but when I do I will be purchasing from Roland Sands Design again
April 22, 2013
Great looks and features but arms are a bit off.
When I found out the jacket was available, I decided to purchase one in a size small. I'm 5'9, 160lbs, normally wears a size 38 jacket, and in good shape. Jacket fits great in the chest, shoulders and waist. However even with armor installed, the arms are too baggy for my taste as the armor was still floating around and will easily rotate off/over my elbows. That too me personally defeats the purpose of a proper functioning armored jacket. Other than the extremely baggy arms, the jacket smelled and look great. Plenty of pockets for storage.
April 15, 2013