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Joe Rocket Ballistic Revolution Jacket

A sleek and low-key touring jacket, the Joe Rocket Ballistic Revolution Jacket provides all season versatility and heavy duty construction to keep you protected from the elements.

Features:

  • Waterproof Rock Tex 600 outer shell
  • 840D Ballistic Nylon reinforced shoulders, elbows & forearms
  • CE approved armor at the shoulders & elbows
  • Removable spine pad with pocket for optional CE spine protector
  • Two-way main zipper with dual closure button secured storm flap
  • FullFlex articulated back expansion panels
  • Variable Flow ventilation system with waterproof zippers
  • Extended fleece lined collar with VELCRO® brand closures closure
  • Removable Cynix insulated full sleeve liner
  • 5 outer pockets (2 chest, 2 cargo & rear storage)
  • 4 interior liner pockets
  • 10-point SureFit custom adjustment system (waist, torso, wrists, & arms)
  • Extended back with elastic hem for improved fit
  • Reflective stripes with 360º visibility

Note: The 8" zipper for pants attachment was sewn on backwards and WILL NOT mate with any pants.

4.6 / 5
Bang For The Buck
4.6 / 5
Protection & Durability
4.5 / 5
Features
4.2 / 5
Comfort
4.4 / 5
Style
4.8 / 5
Air Flow
3.5 / 5
Fit
Small
 
Large

Joe Rocket Men's Jacket Sizing

Sizing Notes!

For Tall Sizes add 3" to torso length and add 2" to the arm length.

Size Chest (in) Waist (in) Arm (in)
SM 38-40 29-31 32
MD 40-42 32-34 33
LG 42-44 34-36 34
XL 46-48 36-39 35
2XL 50-52 39-42 36
3XL 54-56 42-45 36.5
4XL 58-60 45-49 36.5
5XL 61-63 49-53 37

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

How To Measure

C Chest Measure around the fullest part of your chest, under the armpits, keeping the measuring tape parallel to the ground.
W Waist Measure around your natural waistline, around the top of the hip bones, inline with the navel while keeping the measuring tape parallel to the ground.
A Arm (Neck to Wrist) Standing up straight with your arms at your sides, measure from the base of your neck at the center of your spine, along the top of your shoulder and down to your wrist bone, along the outside of the arm.
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4.6 / 5.0
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3.5 / 5
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For the money and style, this is a good buy
Joe rocket ballistic revolution jacket review

First impressions:

Styling is nice, I like the fact that this jacket flashes a good deal of hi-viz yellow while still being less than 100% conspicuous. The hi-viz has been strategically placed so that it is directly visible in the front and rear when in the riding position. This does work too, I notice a lot of people looking back at me in their rearview mirror. Joe Rocket is the only brand I've seen that makes this stylish option available in an adventure style longer jacket. I do get compliments on the jacket’s look.

Putting on this jacket for the first time, it was easy to adjust everything to where it fits right. The zippers on the sleeves and the outside pockets are waterproof which means they're stiffer than your regular zips and they open and close very smoothly without grabbing fabric around them and binding. This alone is already good.

All outside pockets are waterproof, the upper pockets have waterproof zippers and the lowers fold over below the opening so the opening itself faces down and prevents water from coming in easily. The rear butt pocket is just barely big enough to hold the liner or a pair of gloves with hard armor. Nothing special there.

The neck closure flap is too small and there isn’t enough velcro, if you wear a balaclava it can pop open for no reason, and the snap at the top of the flap is hard to fasten if you’re wearing
The main double zipper is a pain to get started, I have no idea who needs a double ended zipper here. I’ve used the feature a few times to go to the bathroom, but that’s about how useful it ends up being.

While the body of the jacket is nicely waterproof, the main closure of the jacket is NOT. In the rain, and if the jacket bunches up at your waist, which it will because it’s an adventure style jacket, water can get blown into the main zipper if you ride a naked bike like I do. The zipper is just your regular cloth variety and once it gets wet, your clothes will start getting wet. The closure has a back-fold that should prevent water from getting into the zipper, but the fasteners to keep it closed are four measely snaps which don’t provide a very positive closure where it’s needed the most. This area is also the weak spot when it comes to cold weather as cold air can get thru. It could have used a true double closure.

In warmer weather this will be a hot jacket due to a lack of direct venting, but the protection of the jacket might just be worth it as it feels very solid and safe.

The inner liner is warm enough for 50 degrees without any layers underneath, but the pockets in the liner are rather pathetic. On the right side are two pockets, side by side, one of which has a velcro closure and another which has a stretchy closure. Neither of these pockets is wide enough to hold a smart phone and the only use I see for them is holding sun glasses or a Nokia 5190 from 1995. On the left side is a larger pocket that will hold a smart phone but instead of being a top loading pocket it has a zipper up the front side of it. Being made out of flimsy fabric and equipped with a small tooth zipper, and with a flap that covers a zipper, the overall effect is that opening and closing the pocket while you're wearing the jacket is a pain in the butt and requires two hands without gloves on. That and the side opening means things are likely to fall out of it when you open it. Oh and the same pocket on the actual jacket is a top loading design that actually works. I have no idea who designed this liner, but the 90s want their design back.

Overall, I’m pleased with the jacket, I would buy it again as it does perform well enough for the price point. The styling can’t be beat and I don’t intentionally ride in the rain enough for the non-waterproofness of the main zipper to be a huge problem. This jacket could use a re-design in a few areas, but the niggles aren’t deal breakers by any means.
March 25, 2015
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
4 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
4 / 5
Air Flow
3 / 5
great in any situation
I was thrown from my bike while wearing this jacket and came out unscathed. I slid on my back for about 30 yards and the jacket didn't tear, just looked dirty. You'll have to replace the padding at the spine bc it's just cheap foam but its worth it. I used this jacket in the southeast while in 55-30 degree weather and it was great. I was never cold or uncomfortable. Hope that helps
December 1, 2014
Ride:
2014 Yamaha YZF-R1
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
3 / 5
Comfort
3 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Fit
Small
True
Large
Air Flow
3 / 5
Tough as nails; priced right.
This is a decent jacket, especially for the price. I'll start by saying its plenty warm; 50 degrees is not a problem for this jacket, and anything above 70 degs you'll definitely want to remove the inner liner. I wore it yesterday in 75 degs, no liner, vents open, with a t-shirt underneath, and I think it would get uncomfortable in any higher temps. The trade-off, of course, it that it feels bullet proof. Its a good looking jacket; easily adjustable. I like the doubled-over velcro front pockets and zip-pocket on the inside back. Others have commented on the neck closure velcro being too short/snug, and I'll agree. The sleeves, especially with the liner in, border on the ' almost too snug' side. So if you spend a lot of time with barbells, this probably won't be the best jacket for you. The jacket tapers a bit in the waist, and will best fit a rider with a slim-to-athletic build. If you carry your spare-tire above your belt, this won't be the best jacket for you. I use this jacket for daily commuting, and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a decently priced and great-looking jacket that doesn't care if it gets beat and abused. FIT: I'm 5'8", 160 lbs, average built and the medium fits well.
October 12, 2015
Purchased
1 year ago
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
4 / 5
Comfort
4 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Air Flow
2 / 5
Great jacket for cooler riding
When you watch the review, they mention that this jacket is ideal for colder conditions, but not too cold, as the liner isn't too thick (although it is a full sleeve liner). They also mention that it doesn't flow a lot of air.

They aren't kidding. I rode with this jacket in 80 degree weather and was sweating. A ride in 55-60 degree weather had me shivering. It's kind of a toss up.

This jacket and another Joe Rocket (mesh, purchased from another site), combine to form my upper body riding gear.

I love Joe Rocket stuff and the protection it offers. My last several jackets have been Joe Rocket- I was dismayed to see that they stopped production of the Meteor line, which was my last purchase.

Pros:
Looks great.
Well made.
Waterproof.
Full sleeve liner.
Great adjustability.
Lots of Pockets.
Excellent collar closure and collar feel.
Great fit.

Cons:
Narrow acceptable temperature range.
Not much in the way of airflow, with only 4 small vents.
Wrist closures are a bit fiddly- It can be difficult to get gauntlet gloves over them without the buttons coming undone.

In all, I like the jacket, especially at the price offered. Joe Rocket fit is great for my admittedly American-sized body, and the feature set is a big factor.

I'll need to ride with it some more to get a better feel for the capabilities of the jacket, but for the price point, you can't go wrong.

Prior to purchasing this jacket, I tried the FirstGear Kilimanjaro, which was more than double the price. The fit was WAY off from what I was expecting- the sleeves were so long, you couldn't see the logo on the arms. That was how much material was bunched up in the sleeves. And the midsection was too tight in the same size. The Kilimanjaro had a very nice material feel and was obviously made of softer-feeling materials, but it had to go back because of fitment issues.

This Joe Rocket jacket was a great, inexpensive, alternative that offers most of what the FirstGear jacket has, with the possible exception of ventilation.
June 23, 2016
Ride:
2003 Honda CBR1100XX Super Blackbird
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
4 / 5
Features
4 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Fit
Small
True
Large
Air Flow
3 / 5
great for cold to moderate temperatures
This jacket looks great, feels great and definitely has a bang for the buck. Has a removable insulated lining, which keeps you pretty warm. You can take it out and open the vents to be fairly comfortable around 70-80F, but anything above that you will start to sweat. Rain-resistant rather than rainproof in my opinion. Stayed decently but not completely dry. If you have a thick neck, the top velcro latch is not going to close; the neck hole is pretty small. Otherwise, a great, comfortable, stylish jacket.
Be prepared to be mistaken for a cop at night though...
May 4, 2015
Ride:
2006 Honda CMX250C Rebel
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
4 / 5
Features
4 / 5
Comfort
4 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Fit
Small
True
Large
Air Flow
4 / 5
good value-looks sharp-snug fit
5-8 155lbs, 32" waist and the medium fits perfect. Would not want it any "snugger". Collar not a problem with cooler/mild temps. I ride generally in 50 degrees and up.comfortable fit. Appreciate the length-covers lower back. I purchased this based on the reviews and having previously owned a Joe rocket Ballistic jacket that saved my hide in a bad accident. If you are new to textile jackets, get one with armor-it makes a difference and you won't know it's there.Very happy with this purchase
April 17, 2015
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
4 / 5
Features
4 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
4 / 5
Air Flow
3 / 5
Perfect
This was exactly what I wanted in a jacket. Has everything I want and more. It's not as warm as I want but riding with the liner in 50 and above at thruway speed is nice an warm. I bought a XL and I'm a 46 in chest. Should of bought a L for a better fit. But no complaints other then to many pockets. I have so much junk in the pockets I have to clean them out once a week. But all round great jacket
July 6, 2015
Ride:
2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
2 / 5
Features
3 / 5
Comfort
4 / 5
Style
4 / 5
Air Flow
3 / 5
Waterproof..to a point
I'll start by saying that I really do like this jacket. The shoulders especially are punk-as-f#$% looking. But....

I took this thing for a ride from Portland around Mt. Hood to Hood River in Oregon last weekend. Predictably, it was cold and very wet. Decided to take the highway home. this was also very, very wet. Jacket withstood the water on a ~55 mph freeway, no problem. Once I got on the highway and was going 65-70, I ended up being completely soaked in the front from my neck to stomach. Not sure if water was coming in around the zipper channels or what.

If you are dealing with an amount of rain not found on a PNW highway, this may be a great jacket for you. I am going to be looking for something else, unfortunately.
November 6, 2014
Ride:
2006 Honda VT750DC Shadow Spirit
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
4 / 5
Comfort
4 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Got my jacket today
First thing the hi vis yellow is hi vis yellow it practically glows in the dark its that bright. I'm 6 ft 2 274, and the XXL fits me very well. Should be room for an extra warm liner or two for the cold Iowa winters. The double zipper one word wierd and a little annoying to get it seated right. All in all this jacket should work very well for fall winter for me. I can' wait to try it out.
September 29, 2014
Ride:
2013 Triumph America
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
4 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Air Flow
4 / 5
Great jacket for the price
Disclaimer: this is the first decent motorcycle jacket I have owned. I bought this jacket because of the features, good reviews, and great price. I have worn it for over 5,000 miles, including a 2,500 mile trip, from 28 degrees to 85 degrees F, and it has met my expectations in every way. It is warm when you need warmth and well ventilated when you need cooling off. The list of features for a jacket in this price range is impressive (though I will never zip off the sleeves or use the water reservoir). It's protection and durability is outstanding, but as a result it is a little heavy whereas more expensive jackets are undoubtedly lighter in weight. Like other reviews have noted, it can be a hassle to insert the insulated and waterproof liners, struggling with all the zippers and velcro. But that just means it takes 8 minutes to switch out layers when more expensive jackets might take only 3 minutes. If you have the budget then you can afford a more expensive jacket; otherwise I recommend this one very highly.
December 4, 2015
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Why did you choose this?
RevZilla Store
super comfortable and user friendly jacket , i have one in black/yellow already that i use nearly every day and i wanted to buy an extra one for use in years to come.
Bruno H on Jul 25, 2017
great price for what you get
william q on May 14, 2017
super comfortable and user friendly jacket , i have one in black/yellow already that i use nearly every day and i wanted to buy an extra one for use in years to come.
Bruno H on Jul 25, 2017
Good for my location, Santa Cruz & price.
Deane S on Jun 6, 2017
great price for what you get
william q on May 14, 2017
Needed a cold weather jacket - Fit well, did a decent job of keeping me warm, and had pockets in all the right places!
marc c on Mar 17, 2017
looking for a good winter jacket, have had good experiences with their leather jackets in the past.
Ahson B on Feb 8, 2017
Warm comfortable and looks good
Ted A on Dec 20, 2016
Looks stylish, has a red accent (fastest color!), and is the right size for my giant 6'7" frame.
Kenneth M on Oct 19, 2016
Perfect jacket for city or road.I use this model in my trip Mexico to Prudhoe Bay Alaska and Back, and was perfect. Es una chamarra perfecta para viajar. la use en mi viaje hasta Alaska desde Mexico sin ninguna problema, es muy buena y resistente. pueden ver mas en mi pagina de Facebook Dubanok
Dubanok on Sep 5, 2016
I needed a cold weather jacket. I'm not totally satisfied with this product though. There are too many seems at the shoulder area: when it rains, I arrive at work with wet shoulders.
Shigu on Aug 10, 2016
Great price and well made jacket
GRIFFIN C on Aug 2, 2016
Great touring jacket. Fit me like a glove.
William A on May 14, 2016
Great fit and look, love the 2 front pockets for wallet and cell phone ...
Waterproof (I ride/commute year round in the Seattle Washington area and I assure you this jacket is waterproof!)
Great road rash and back protection.
The only negative I have is that the neck strap should be longer and I had a snap come off within the first month (not worth returning for though)
Ed R on Apr 2, 2016
I really liked the look of the jacket. It carries the image of a cross between a touring adventure jacket and a street jacket. It had a good price and seemed like a good starter jacket.
Jared J on Mar 26, 2016
Had an earlier version years ago that really impressed me. After owning this one for about 2 years, I'm equally impressed. It is a great value
ed f on Mar 25, 2016
looks good
paul m on Feb 21, 2016
a very nice looking Quality with the protection I want for touring.
Joseph F on Feb 4, 2016
After extensive research and watching dang near every video on every jacket ever made.... I landed on the Joe Rocket Ballistic Revolution. The reason? Looks, price, reviews, fit, armor, and price. That being said, I havnt tried it yet but will give a review after a few hundred miles on my Thruxton Ace whilst wearing it. Until then...
Mark K on Dec 6, 2015
Needed a protective jacket for touring.
Alain M on Jul 21, 2015
Saved my arm in a crash
Nicholas K on Jul 19, 2015
Good value and desired features
Autumn I on Mar 10, 2015
Impressed with the reviews, priced right for my first textile jacket and had the features I was looking for. I reviewed A LOT of jackets before deciding on this one. Here's hoping it performs well during an Alberta riding season. Cheers.
T I on Feb 26, 2015
This is my 3rd Ballistic, loved everyone and each new iteration has been better then the previous.
Later,
Norm
Norman D on Jan 2, 2015
My first motorcycle jacket had to have several key features; Versatel in most weather conditions, ability to store items in pockets, and be well made. This jacket had it all.
Robert B on Dec 26, 2014
for my boyfriend.. i have a Joe rocket jacket and i want him to have one for christmas... i think it will look good on him.. i like mine very much
Iva R on Nov 18, 2014
Like the style. Like the cost.
Matthew M on Oct 23, 2014
Price, feature, benefit
Alexander H on Oct 22, 2014
I like the Joe Rocket mesh jacket I've used for 6 months.
Steven P on Oct 10, 2014
I liked the style has good reviews and I was looking for winter warm jacket.
Frank V on Sep 24, 2014
Value - Appearance - Brand
Dan S on Sep 23, 2014
Wanted a low cost winter jacket for very short commute to work. Have a Joe rocket jacket and like it so I am trying this one out. I liked that it had a hiviz option. Got rear ended before so now I look for visibility in my gear.
christian b on Sep 16, 2014
I already ride Joe Rocket products for textile gear, and appreciate the brand's quality and functionality.
James H on Aug 27, 2014
Reviews
Blake G on Aug 4, 2014
Great experiences with Joe Rocket....this jacket replaces a worn out 10_ year old "Ballistic" jacket. I expect great results and appreciate the more sleek design of the new ballistic jacket.
St Louis R on Jun 18, 2014
Good price point, and I've been very happy with Joe Rocket products before.
Christopher R on May 16, 2014
I have a friend who swears by Joe Rocket. This more or less met my needs.
Bernhardt W on May 6, 2014
sexy
Joshua R on Apr 9, 2014
Price
Gary M on Mar 15, 2014
I have a old Joe Rocket Ballistic and it has been good to me. Time for a new one. And the price is great.
F X on Feb 25, 2014
it looked cool
kevin p on Jan 17, 2014
because here in virginia beach the weather can go from sunny to a downpour in a moments notice also it can start raining whenever also. i choose this jacket for the many things and seasons i can get through with this jacket and it makes more sense to buy something i can use year round versus having multiple jackets. looks good and i like storage pockets cause i do listen to music while riding as well as carry other things on my that i would rather have in a jacket pocket versus a pants pocket.
vincent b on Jan 16, 2014
A good looking jacket while im rideing or on a date....cant wait to waer it....awsome
michael l on Dec 9, 2013
Love my Reactor 3.0 for Florida 10 months of year - but we do get some 'florida' cold at nights in Dec/Jan/Feb that makes Reactor a bit too breezy -- expecting same quality from Joe R outta this guy.
Jeff Y on Nov 29, 2013
I needed something slick for wet and winter riding. Tired of big bulky coats.
Plus compare to other jackets. this looks good on any Bike I choose to ride.
I'm just hope it does justice to its look in the could month to come.
Daniely R on Oct 20, 2013
form and function plus it looks bad ass!
Andrew W on Sep 24, 2013
Good for my location, Santa Cruz & price.
Deane S on Jun 6, 2017
Needed a cold weather jacket - Fit well, did a decent job of keeping me warm, and had pockets in all the right places!
marc c on Mar 17, 2017
How warm of weather would you wear it up to? I currently live in the northeast but moving to the northwest soon in a month or so. Where I'm moving to gets low 80s summers. Would you say this jacket has enough vents to keep me cool in low to mid 80s? I don't really want a mesh as I believe that would be too much ventilation but Im having difficulty finding a textile jacket that can be worn in the mid 80s
Daniel R on Jun 2, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes, go for this jacket. I do tons of research on whatever I buy (type A that way), since I like quality but money can be a factor, so I'm pretty picky when it comes to criteria. I'd rather have less things, but quality items, rather than a whole wardrobe of riding gear for each month of the year.

This jacket not only looks awesome, but it fits really well too (comfortable, yet form-fitting enough that it doesn't make you feel like the Michelin man). The inner liner is great - if you pull it out, you can wear it in much warmer weather comfortably. If it gets chilly, use the liner and it helps a ton.

I live in the SouthEast, and have had this jacket since October. I still have my Joe Rocket mesh jacket from before, but I hardly ever wear it unless it's 90-95+ out. This jacket does have venting, but if you close it all up, it's super wind and rain-proof. My mesh jacket, in any dribble of rain whatsoever, soaks my shirt completely.

The sleeves and waist are a nice length; feels like would offer a lot better protection in a crash. The neck is super nice in colder weather too; the lower necklines on mesh jackets can be a pin.

It's a pretty aggressive looking jacket for what it is. I went for the high-vis; it's not quite yellow but not quite green. More yellow and less green than I expected, but still not gaudy looking.

The padding is good too.

All around a super jacket for the price. Go for it. You'll need the cold and wet protection way more than super hot weather anyways where you're moving.

Cheers
What is the venting on this jacket like? It's hard to tell from the pictures but it appears that there might be vents in the underarm area and exhaust vents hidden under the fabric folds on the back. Are there?

I'm looking to use this as a Northern California cold half of the year jacket. It will probably handle the cold fine but how about the warmer days (ends of the cold season, sporadic warm days in the middle of winter)? How warm outside could it be and still be comfortable? How warm outside could it be and still be bearable?
A shopper on Nov 12, 2013
BEST ANSWER: There's a vent in the front, going from the armpit up toward the inside point of the collar bone in the front, and from the back of the arm pit down about 5 inches in the back. Seals are great.

I ride this thing in NorCal (Oakland), and did a couple of miles in mid-30s degree weather last night with the liner in and a thermal long-sleeve beneath that- a bit chilly, but not bad at all for 15 minutes or so on the freeway on a naked bike. WIth a proper hoodie, you're OK for sure. Mine tends to get a weird draft up the back, but I think that's from the way I sit on the bike.

In warm weather, it gets pretty muggy since it's water proof. Once you're moving, it's fine and vents well. On surface streets with a full windshield, you're gonna roast quick but that's true for any jacket.
I watched the video and know that this jacket is good for spring and fall so what about summer and winter? I live in Southern California, summer will be around 85 F most time of year and winter will be 65F. Can it keep me warm in winter or cool in summer (most concern is summer)? Thanks
Thinh N on Nov 25, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I wore it in 95* summer temps in Colorado this year and had few complaints. I tend to run cold, so I overdress a bit. That said, I bet this would be a great jacket for CA, given the cool desert mornings and warm afternoons. I like it.
Would this be a good jacket for a cruiser? Have a shadow and need a new jacket. Thanks
Sean R on Jun 7, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I have a Triumph America and used this jacket to commute in temps between the mid 30s through to the 70s. It is comfortable in a upright seated position. If the style has you concerned, I would suggest not worrying over it. For one it isn't too far removed from more classic cruiser styles, while providing good bang for the buck protection that far exceeds the other cruiser style of just a t-shirt.
I am between sizes and I am curious if the 10 point adjustment system only pulls material in or if it can also give some slack as well. I would prefer not to sacrifice this jacket's sleek design. For that matter would it puff out if I did round up a size?
Thomas H on May 18, 2014
BEST ANSWER: HI Thomas,
There are no expandable sections in the jacket so the only adjustment is to pull things in. I'm 5' 10" at 175# and wear a large. Most of the adjustments I've made have been one snap tighter. The waist belt adjustment is Velcro so it's infinitely adjustable. I use an electric liner which works much better the tighter it hugs your body so I don't feel the need to change any of the adjustments on the jacket once set up with the liner in. In hotter weather with the vents open the missing liner gives a lot of room to let air flow through the jacket with the vents open. I don't believe it will puff out because of the multiple adjustment points. Oh yeah, this is my 3rd Ballistic 3/Revolution jacket and I've been very happy with the quality/price comparo on every one. The only need to replace them is that I've worn them out. I have not tested the waterproof performance at this time.
Later,
Norm
Hi,

Planning to get this product. Would like to know if this is waterproof 100% does it consist of thermal liner?

Thanks
Ha bs H on Dec 9, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hey there, after having this product for some time now I can confirm that at first, it will be waterproof, and of course it comes with a thermal liner which will actually keep you kinda hot even cold days. The "waterproof" will definitely keep you dry, but if your caught in severe rain don't expect this coat to stay dry. I can of course confirm its durability, I lowsided going 35 mph and the coat had a few scuffs but maintained remarkably well. I would definitely recommend this for anyone.
Is the shoulder armor in this jacket removeable?
Austin H on Feb 19, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Austin H.,

The shoulder armor is removable. The jacket is very comfortable for both riding and walking. The problem i have with this Jacket is that the zipper failed almost immediately. It was rather disappointing.
I'm looking for a street jacket to protect me, is this what i need?
A shopper on Nov 3, 2015
BEST ANSWER: This one is good for winter riding, but not for summer. It will protect you with a decent back protector, but you may want to ride without it during the summer. I bought this one for the winter and a mesh jacket for the summer.
Concerning the hi viz version of the jacket, is it more of a green or a yellow? I have a green kawasaki ninja (in the standard kawasaki green) and I am wondering how well the hi viz version would match that.
Jazz W on Sep 19, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I actually purchased the black and gray colored one, and the color didn't match exactly how the picture looked, so realistically it would most likely be a bit off from the standard kawasaki green. But I can't say for certain though. BTW it has a double zipper just so you know (2 zippers are needed to close the front of the jacket up) and it can be bothersome.
Would it help to fix velcro or more snaps on the front flap?
Jeffrey K on Aug 7, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Snaps would be ideal for the front flap