Speed and Strength Rage with the Machine Jacket
I was questioning on whether I would need a small or medium and since size small was out of stock I went ahead and purchased the medium. Good thing I did. I'm about a size 40 men's suit jacket and the medium was perfect for me. I also really like the shorter torso of this jacket as it fits my 5'7" frame better than many jackets which seem to be either cut for a taller skinny guy or someone with some extra meals on them. I'm nether so I'm very happy with the fitment of this jacket. Arms are slightly snug for me so I'm not sure I can layer if I needed to though. The olive color with the black leather trim pieces looks awesome in person and the waist adjustments is killer too for fitment. Kudos to Revzilla as always with the super fast shipping and the great video reviews.
March 4, 2014
Great 3-season jacket
The jacket is really comfortable with or without the armor plates in. And it looks great too.
It "feels" a bit light, in terms of protection, and I'm sure leather would provide better protection overall, but given that the jacket breathes better than leather and is lighter weight (won't get as hot in the summer), it's a relatively small trade-off in the end.
All in all, my new favorite jacket
February 14, 2014
Looks great, offers good protection and is comfortable
Well I have to say, the look, stands out in the regular crowd of riding jackets. The adjustable straps give this jacket almost a mad max feel to it. The style/cut is very much an American one, so if you are in the states, you can buy a large, knowing that it's a large.
It is armored on the back, shoulders and elbows. The shoulder armor is adjustable too, so no need to worry about broad or slender shoulders.
The removable sleeves are a really cool feature, during the warmer weather I pulled mine off for a few rides and it kept me nice and cool. Now that the fall has come around I'm riding with the sleeves on and it's keeping me fairly warm too.
All in all, I have positive things to say about this jacket and recommend it.
November 11, 2013
mean lookn..but def summer only.....
Clean n mean n summer only.i luv all rev products...
October 21, 2013
Good lightweight textile jacket.
Bought this for trips to the grocery store and for putting around town. Fell in love with the look online, usually I wear a once piece, but want something that is lightweight and easy to take off at short distance locations. It looks awesome road warrior/mad max like.
That said, it is a bit large in fitment around the arms, I ordered a small and it is is big there, torso fit is spot on. It looks to be designed for use with a hoody as the neck opening is quite large. This would make up the difference in sizing.
Well...It has elbow and shoulder pads....and a thin layer for your back. Aside from that it is about as thick as a windbreaker and I do doubt its effectiveness in a crash above 30-40 mph.
All in all it does what it needs to do at the pricepoint, it is fairly comfy, and would make a great jacket for low speed protection.
September 19, 2013
Great jacket for the money.
I have only had the jacket for about 3 weeks so I can't speak about durability and I haven't tested the protection either (and I really don't want to). I rated the fit as slightly small but it depends on your body type. The torso seems a tad small, the sleeves are perfect and the shoulders are slightly large for me. Maybe I'm just weird looking. I got it for the price and the look. I would recommend this product.
August 26, 2013
Ok, so I'm just going to start by saying this is by far the best and coolest jacket I've ever bought. I've got nothing but compliments on the jacket. I was even asked if it was bullet proof, I laughed at that question, but seriously... The fit is perfect, it's extremely stylish. I've been rocking the vest during the day, and put on the arms at night when it cools down a bit. Best investment ever. When you wear something that looks this good, it makes you feel good too!
August 22, 2013
Cool! But short
I ordered this jacket for those few hot days of riding we get in Alaska. The jacket itself is very cool styled and nice looking. The construction materials look 1st rate. Here's the issue. This jacket is VERY short in the torso length. If you think you might have even a slightly long torso, this jacket will not fit! 2 thumbs up to Revzillas return policy.
July 31, 2013