Speed Strength Twist of Fate 2.0 Jacket
A STEAL FOR THE PRICE! THANK YOU REVZILLA!
I PURCHASED THIS JACKET THE OTHER DAY AND IT ARRIVED IMMEDIATELY 2 DAYS LATER :), I HONESTLY WAS UPSET AND SKEPTICAL BECAUSE IT WASN'T IN MEDIUM SO I WENT WITH SMALL THINKING I WOULD NEED TO RETURN IT, IM 6'2" AND 160LBS, AND THIS JACKET FITS GREAT ON ME AFTER THE EXPECTED BREAK IN PROCESS, THE ONLY ARMOR THAT IS REMOVABLE IS THE BACK PIECE BUT WHO NEEDS TO?! ITS WATERPROOF! WHEN ITS COLD I CLOSE MY ZIPPER VENTS AND KEEP MY INSULATED VEST ZIPPED INTO IT, AND ON A HOT DAY IN TRAFFIC I REMOVE THE VEST FROM THE INSIDE AND OPEN THE FRONT AND BACK VENTS AND ITS LIKE A/C! 9.6/10 STARS!!
May 1, 2013
Great jacket for the price
I really like this jacket. I have not had a lot of time to wear it while riding becuase the weather here has been crazy. It is 81 today and it was 34 yesterday. but what little I have been able to wear the jacket, it is freaking amazing.
April 29, 2013
I normally wear a medium anything. I have a 39" chest and ended up with a small since revzilla didn't have a medium, and the specifications said that the small was from 38" to 40" for chest. When I first put this on, it was very snug. I thought I made the wrong choice. Good thing though, is that it does stretch out a bit over time. Plus you can take the vest liner out if you wanna wear more clothes underneath. The jacket's length is pretty short, I'm about 6' and the jacket ends just below my waist. The armpit area is very snug. If you've ever worn any of those muscle fit Abercrombie clothes, the armpit area feels just like that.
Style: It's a great looking jacket. Makes my shoulders look HUGE though, and can't take the shoulder or elbow armor out (if you wanna wear the jacket casually or want to replace the armor) so you're stuck with it. The SS logo in the front is a nice touch and the speed hump, while looks 'unique' adds some more protection and aerodynamics as well.
Protection: I was looking around for a great jacket that offered great protection at the lowest possible price. And out of the box, this, so far, is probably one of the best, if not the best jacket that offers the most protection at this price. I haven't yet found another jacket that has this beat. It has Knox CE rated back, elbow, and shoulder pads right out of the box. There is no chest protector though.
Air Flow: The airflow is decent with the arm vents. I haven't yet tested this out in super hot weather but on 70 degree days, riding around is not a problem and I still keep cool in this jacket. The vest liner can easily be taken out if you wanna keep this light.
All in all, this is a great jacket. The jackets do run true to the size chart, although it runs a tad larger than other brands (Speed and Strength's small size is another brand's medium), so keep that in mind.
Excellent price, features, protection, and seems like it'll last a long time. Buy it.
April 1, 2013
These were an absolute STEAL! Great in the rain and sun, probably going to be hot in the summer when I get there.
I'm a bulky guy, 6'0 and 230 lbs. I usually wear a size 46-48 chest size shirt. I don't have a massive gut, just broad shoulders.
I ordered the XXL in white (I want to be seen, not blended into the night!) and I love the look. As far as the fit, the shoulders are perfect. The stomach region is made for belly busters, I had to tie the waist adjusters around the clips and pull them all the way in to be able to fit my stomach area. The XXL is certainly for those with some extra around the front.
That being said the jacket is highly adjustable to sizing. If I had ordered the XL I don't think I would have had the room around the shoulder area, and that's not where I want to be cramped.
The thermal liner keeps me warm in upper 30 degree riding. I rode last night 40 plus miles in a torrential downpour and didn't get wet at all. I haven't ridden in the heat with this but there are lots of ventilation zippers, it will probably be a lil warm but I'd rather sweat than bleed!
The protection feels solid, and the jacket is built like a tank. A great buy.
March 18, 2013
GREAT JACKET!! GREAT PRICE!! (GRAN CHAMARRA, GRAN PRECIO)
Excellent jacket, great protection, good materials, it looks amazing, I am skinny and wearing size L, looks good, highly recommended items of speed and strenght
Excelente chamarra, gran proteccion, buenos materiales, se ve increible, soy flaco y uso talla L, queda muy bien, muy recomendables los articulos de speed and strenght
February 20, 2013
Overall, good king jacket, good quality, good price, warm when needed, vents when needed. Go dark or leather in this style
I bought this in white because it caught eye. I wear a 44 L suit jacket, I am 5' 11 180 lbs, athletic build. The Large was a close fit but felt too tight on the arms, the arms were short, a it was tight in the chest. I went with the XL and it is a perfect fit. The white is easily visible. The jacket has kept me dry in the rain and it vents enough air for me on 80+ days here in FL. The only complaint that I have is that all of the armoir 't removable. Only the back armor comes out. My jacket has gotten pretty dirty and I don't forsee me handwashing the jacket as suggested. So, I am just going to put it in the washing machine and hope for the best. Also the white zippers fade after use. Overall, good king jacket, good quality, good price, warm when needed, vents when needed, and is comfortable. However, the white gets dirty easily and the only removable pad is the back pad. I would recommend to anyone, but would suggest a darker color or buying the leather version.
December 17, 2012
Great Style, Great Comfort, and above all: Great Protection
Unfortunately, I had my first major wipe-out in 10 years of riding, and I went down hard. I purchased a Twist of Fate 2.0 kevlar textile jacket from Revzilla.com at the beginning of the summer. I loved the fit and how comfortable it was, as well as how well it breathed. I was always curious about how it would hold up, should I go down on pavement since you always hear how much better leather is than everything else.
Well, today, a cager decided he wanted to change lanes without warning while we were on an on-ramp to a highway. He jerked his car over, and I barely had time to swerve off the road. The rear tire came out from underneath me, and I landed on my back, doing about 45mph, on the road. I slide on my back (and on your jacket) for about 20-30 feet, on pavement. At the end of the slide I rolled 2 or 3 times before coming to a complete stop.
After I stopped, I got up and felt fine. I noticed my wrists had some scrapes and bruises due to me not wearing gauntlets today, but I felt fine other than that. After inspecting my jacket, I found that I only had a small hole on my left arm elbow pad, and one small hole at the tail end of the back of my jacket. There are some signs of sliding near my shoulders, but other than that the jacket looks great. The kevlar held up incredibly well, and I attribute my well being, 100%, to this jacket's high quality. The speed hump definitely helped save my neck from injury as well.
November 11, 2012
Love it !
This is my 4th jacket and for the price this thing is amazing definitely my Favorate
October 22, 2012