REV'IT! Seesoft Back Protector Insert
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REVIT Seesoft Back Protector Insert

The revolutionary REVIT See Soft CE-Level 2 back protector is designed to absorb multiple impacts without compromising on comfort, ventilation or freedom of movement. The highly impact-resistant blend of Nitrille and Polynorbornene rubber results in a memory foam that is multi-impact rated and CE Certified to the highest level of prEN 1621-2:2010 level 2.

In the case of severe angular impact, the individual Memory Foam layers will shift relative to one another, resulting in impact dispersion over a larger effective surface area and therefore minimizing the energy that is transmitted to the spine and back. The Seesoft back protector performs extremely consistently in all weather conditions and is unaffected by temperature ranges from -4° F to +104° F (-20° C to +40° C).

Most REV'IT jackets are designed to accommodate a Seesoft CE Level 2 back protector insert. Newer jackets will have a marking on the protector pocket that indicates the matching type and size of the protector.

For additional information, please see the Seesoft Back Protector Insert Fit Chart or follow the sizing in the description on the product's page.

Shape / Size Length MM Width MM Comparable Back Protector Size
ST 11 415 240 SAS-TEC SC-1/11
ST 12 480 280 SAS-TEC SC-1/12
ST 16 545 295 SAS-TEC SC 1/16
KN 105 370 215 Women's Knox Advance X
KN 106 385 235 Knox Advance X 
RV 03 420 195 -
RV 04 460 215 -
RV 05 500 230 -
RV 06 550 245 -

4.6 / 5
Bang For The Buck
4.3 / 5
Protection & Durability
4.5 / 5
Features
4.2 / 5
Comfort
4.4 / 5
Style
4.3 / 5
Air Flow
4 / 5
Fit
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Large

REV'IT Seesoft Back Protector Sizing

Shape / Size Comparable Back Protector Size
ST 11 SAS-TEC SC-1/11
ST 12 SAS-TEC SC-1/12
ST 16 SAS-TEC SC 1/16
KN 105 Women's Knox Advance X
KN 106 Knox Advance X 
RV 03 -
RV 04 -
RV 05 -
RV 06 -

Shape / Size Length MM Width MM
ST 11 415 240
ST 12 480 280
ST 16 545 295
KN 105 370 215
KN 106 385 235
RV 03 420 195
RV 04 460 215
RV 05 500 230
RV 06 550 245

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

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Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Type KN / 105 868985 8700001174145 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Type KN / 106 868986 8700001174152 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Type RV / 03 868987 8700001171199 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Type RV / 04 868988 8700001171205 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Type RV / 05 868989 8700001171212 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Type RV / 06 868990 8700001171229 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours

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Great Protection! Takes too much space!
I purchased the RevIt Airwave jacket last summer. I wanted the Seesoft protector at the time, but it was backordered. I purchased the jacket size based on the video and size chart. I received the jacket and it fit extremely well! I was very satisfied.
The Seesoft back protector arrived about 6 weeks later. I was very excited to put it into use. I could see how it would be comfortable and provide exceptional protection.
I installed it in the jacket. But wait! Something was wrong! The jacket had shrunk a size! The jacket that had fit perfectly, now felt like a sausagemeister! Unfortunately, too much time had use had passed for me to ask for the next larger jacket.
So, buyer beware. If you are going to buy the Seesoft protector, go up one jacket size when considering size!
It is very good protection. I recommend it! Just size your jacket appropriately!
December 9, 2013
Ride:
2009 BMW R1200GS
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
4 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
4 / 5
Air Flow
3 / 5
ATGATT. Cuz your spine is important
Bought this for a Rev'it GT-R Air Textile Jacket. It does obstruct airflow to your back, but it's not too bad. Really, the trade off of having protection for impacts across your spine is worth the extra heat. Additionally, the armor makes your jacket look pretty cool. Safety is street cred.
March 6, 2015
Ride:
2014 Kawasaki Ninja 300
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Air Flow
3 / 5
Exelente protección y precio
Cómodo,liviano,económico y Superseguro

El único inconveniente es q hace escapar menos aire por la espalda disminuyendo el flujo un poco. Supongo q es el precio de la seguridad.
December 8, 2014
Ride:
2013 KTM 390 Duke
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
4 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
4 / 5
Air Flow
4 / 5
Works great with Aerostich gear, too!
I'm waiting for RevZilla to be re-stocked on the KN-106 so I can order one for my Ignition 2 jacket. In the mean time I ordered a Seesoft to try with my Aerostich Roadcrafter and Darien jackets. Aerostich sells an adapter sleeve in order to use its "Transit" back pad (actually a SAS-TEC) in its other jackets, and the Seesoft ST-12 fits right into the size Medium sleeve like it was made to do so. The Seesoft is the most comfortable back protector I've worn of the 4 different brands I've tried; I know it's there, but barely. Other protectors have either dug into my neck or put pressure on the back of my helmet or made me feel like I have a stick strapped to my back while in the riding position. No plans on personally assessing its protective qualities, so I'm putting my faith in the CE L-2 lab testing and results. The Airflow rating is relative to other protectors I've tried, which flow little to no air; the Seesoft flows "some" small amount of air, but it's a trade-off for spine protection. I'm happy to have finally found a back protector I can live with on a daily basis, and can't wait until I can buy one for my Ignition 2.
June 25, 2013
Ride:
2003 Kawasaki ZR-7S
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Air Flow
5 / 5
Exactly what I needed
I was a little worried that having a substantial back protector would change the fit of my jacket, but that is not the case. I bought this for a Levante jacket, and I couldn't be happier. Air flow is still superb, and I feel safer.
March 2, 2015
Ride:
2005 BMW F650GS ABS
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Air Flow
3 / 5
Exactly As Expected
This protector fits my Rev'it Outback Jacket perfectly. Much needed improvement over the essentially useless foam cutout that came stock with the jacket. As a back protector goes, it works just fine:
It has a pretty slim profile so I forget that it's even there. It fits snugly into the jacket based on Rev'it's jacket model and sizing guide. No surprises there. I can't speak to its ventilation properties, as my jacket is not designed to vent in that area.
The material is flexible and contours to your body inside its jacket pocket, but becomes rigid upon impact. Of course, it's CE rated so it meets all of my requirements.
For what it is, I think it could have been a little cheaper. The different layers of the back protector are glued together such that the layers can lift up around the edges relative to one another. At first this may seem cheap, but this is intentionally designed so the layers can move and help dissipate energy in the event of a crash.
As far as perceived protection goes, the seesoft back protector meets my expectations. One must remember that in motorbike crashes, direct impacts to the spinal cord are incredibly rare and make up only a tiny fraction of sustained injuries. And some back injuries occur as a result of torsional forces, forcing the body to twist in a way that causes damage to the spine. A back protector alone can't mitigate that risk. But it certainly makes me feel better. Any gear is better than no gear, and on the day that something unlikely does happen, I want to be wearing gear.
February 16, 2015
Ride:
2007 Suzuki SV650
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Air Flow
4 / 5
Nice protection !
Thanks to Revzilla for posting accurate dimensions so that I could fit this protector into an older jacket. This is a very comfortable form-fitting protector with good ventilation.
December 16, 2013
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
4 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Air Flow
4 / 5
Added spinal protection on jackets for motorcycles works but can be warm in hot weather
I ordered this as replacement spine protection on a newer motorcycle jacket. Most of these jackets are provided with a foam pad as the OEM spine protection. So I wanted to upgrade to CE level protection. It is shaped well and covers most of my spinal area. It also fits into the jacket pocket with just a little moving around for position. The only drawback I can cite is that here in SoCal it can be a bit warm on some days when the sun is shining. It does have perforations to promote air flow, however it is heavier and thicker as is necessary to achieve the protection level. I don't see this as a drawback to order necessarily but just a result of the design. I would recommend this item.
February 2, 2015
Ride:
2014 Kawasaki Ninja 650R
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Air Flow
5 / 5
great back protector
I took a 350 mile ride with this in a Sand 2 jacket. It was comfortable and it vented well when the temps got into the 80's.
November 11, 2013
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Protection & Durability
5 / 5
Comfort
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Air Flow
4 / 5
Back protection with comfort in mind
Bought this in tandem of the GT Air jacket. Not only do you get CE rated protection but the airflow stays great.
August 14, 2014
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Why did you choose this?
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great complement to Airwave jacket
Mark M on Apr 26, 2017
Yes you do need back protection!
JEFFREY LEMOND J on Apr 20, 2017
great complement to Airwave jacket
Mark M on Apr 26, 2017
To fit my revitalize jacket
Joshua S on Apr 24, 2017
Yes you do need back protection!
JEFFREY LEMOND J on Apr 20, 2017
good quality, very comfortable
Jose D on Apr 20, 2017
I chose this because it fits the jacket I chose and I really value safety
Sam S on Apr 19, 2017
Because I'm a brand new rider, and I enjoy the freedom that not being paralyzed brings.
Bobby B on Apr 18, 2017
Fits the Olympia Phantom riding suit, CE level 2, and excellent price. I am also able to trim this if needed
Erik L on Apr 18, 2017
Perforations assure air flow, fits my Rev'it Tornado jacket.
WayneInHouston on Apr 17, 2017
To use it with my Red Hook when I'm not using the vest. (I also have a Icon Stryker vest, high visibility yellow color.)
Ferdinand B on Apr 15, 2017
It was recommended for the Rev'It Galactic
A C on Apr 14, 2017
It was the exact size for the jacket I was purchasing, and was easy to find in the product details.
Peter J on Apr 13, 2017
better off to be overprotected than under.
Motero on Apr 13, 2017
This is upgraded armor for and older RevIt ladies jacket for safety
A L on Apr 13, 2017
This is the back protector that fits the Stewart Air Jacket that I am buying.
Matt P on Apr 12, 2017
Protect my back.
Sigfred M on Apr 10, 2017
Protection.
Juris on Apr 10, 2017
Bought to go into the REV'IT! Airwave 2 jacket. Haven't had a back protector yet, but expect to be pushing my riding skills this season and didn't want to skip on protection.
Matt T on Apr 10, 2017
To go with Hillcrest jacket
Chris C on Apr 7, 2017
I have a REV'IT jacket and i need the back protector
Karelia R on Apr 6, 2017
I have one of these for each of my jackets, regardless of brand, because they are lightweight, flexible, and comfortable while offering CE Level 2 protection.
Cory W on Apr 3, 2017
Best on Market
Kyle M on Apr 1, 2017
High quality armor for my girl's Sand Jacket.
Kenneth K on Mar 31, 2017
Made to fit the Sand 3 Jacket specifically.
Shane S on Mar 31, 2017
for protection
Benjamin J on Mar 30, 2017
No back protection included with Airwave 2 jacket - gotta have protection.
oxbobc on Mar 30, 2017
Wanted to add extra protection to the jacket I purchased. The CE level 2 certification was important to me.
Newbie Rider on Mar 28, 2017
Purchased to use with Rev'it Stewart Air jacket that already uses the same type of armor in the elbow and shoulder.
O M on Mar 26, 2017
It offers good protection and goes with the Rev'it jacket.
Steven S on Mar 23, 2017
The back protector that came in my Galactic isn't CE rated. The additional protection from a CE2 protector is a no brainer in my opinion.
Jacob B on Mar 21, 2017
Level 2 protection + a good fit.
BRANDON S on Mar 20, 2017
Need it for the new Rev'it jacket
Alyssa B on Mar 14, 2017
I saw this back protector in person and was impressed by the quality along with the fit and finish of the REVIT jacket.
Ron T on Mar 12, 2017
Wanted some back protection for my Rev'It Sand 3 Urban jacket
Wesley T on Mar 11, 2017
Good sense.
Brian M on Mar 10, 2017
I have a Sand 2 jacket and wanted the addition of back protection.
Stephen P on Mar 9, 2017
Wanted a back protector for my Rev'it jacket.
Lloyd P on Mar 3, 2017
safety
JOSE C on Feb 27, 2017
Fits the jacket I got, wanted better protection.
Erik B on Feb 24, 2017
fits the revit airforce jacket
Doghart on Feb 23, 2017
have the tornado 2 jacket
Nikolas B on Feb 22, 2017
Great back protector insert, I just love Rev it and almost everything they do.
Ricardo A on Feb 21, 2017
The Rev'it! Chronos jacket I ordered didn't include back protection so I decided I needed this for the added protection.
Chad R on Feb 21, 2017
my revit jacket suggested it
David W on Feb 19, 2017
A must for the Poseidon jacket... Should have come with it for the price!
Greg L on Feb 13, 2017
Fits perfectly. A little extra peace of mind.
Kevin M on Feb 7, 2017
i need the protection for my jacket
Juan Carlos U on Jan 28, 2017
CE Level 2 protection for my Rev'it jacket
Mukhriz H on Jan 25, 2017
needed it for my awesome jacket
FelixRR on Jan 24, 2017
Will always ride with full protection.
William D on Jan 20, 2017
Wanted back protection that was malleable, comfortable and slim. Tired of looking like a ninja turtle with my hard back protector. The Seesoft is a "set it and forget it" type product.
Andrew E on Jan 17, 2017
To fit my revitalize jacket
Joshua S on Apr 24, 2017
good quality, very comfortable
Jose D on Apr 20, 2017
I have a Revit Sand jacket (not the Sand 2). I see on the fitting chart that I should use a type KN size 65 Seesoft back protector. I do not see this size listed as an option. Is this size no longer available? Is there another type or size option that will fit?
A shopper on Feb 10, 2014
BEST ANSWER: I too ran into an issue with a protector that was slightly larger than the space on my Revit jacket. Kat from the showroom said I could just use the stock protector as a template and cut down the larger protector. Worked like a charm and is very comfortable.
What size back protector should I order for the REV'IT! Levante, size SM? Type RV - Size ____
Craig L on Aug 14, 2013
BEST ANSWER: According to this size chart:
http://www.revzilla.com/assets/0000/5918/20140113-Seesoft_Fitting_Chart_-_Update.pdf

Type RV Size 04.
Does the back protector need to be replaced after an accident? I recently had a hard landing on my back while travelling around 60 mph in my bike. The back protector worked great! It absorbed all the shock and I barely felt any of the impact on my back. My concern is if I need to replace it now or may continue to use it.
Rico42 on Dec 6, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I contacted Rev'It with this question. They replied "Our Seesoft back Protector is designed to handle multiple impacts. No need to replace the back protector. It will still do it’s job if it is called upon."
Hi, I just ordered a Rev'it Redhook jacket in size 48. I was wondering if I buy a seesoft back protector rv insert should I go up one size on the jacket? How much space will the back protector take up? Never bought anything like this before so I have no experience of this.
A shopper on Apr 19, 2014
BEST ANSWER: In my opinion, the back protector insert did not take up much room in my current riding jacket (Ignition 2), so for me there was no need to go up a size in order to accomodate the insert.

I did some quick research on the Redhook, and it looks like it can easily accomodate the insert since it is not a "race fit" jacket. I would stick with your current size and try the insert...if it feels restrictive you can always bump up to the next size jacket (returns with Revzilla are super easy).
Hope this helps!!!
Hi. Is this back protector safer than a SAS-TEC or a D3O equivalent? This one is also rated CE2, but the others have molecular technology, and this one looks like "just foam". Which one would you buy? Thx!
A shopper on Aug 8, 2015
BEST ANSWER: When I bought my Rev'it jacket this was the only back insert available. If you have a choice I would definitely go D3O first, and SAS TEC second. Hope this helps.
I have a Revit Rebel Ladies Leather Jacket in size 36 , which size and type of back protector should I use?
A shopper on Mar 31, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Revit web site has the answer to this question, take a look. The back protector is top rate and you can't go wrong since the jacket and protector are made to fit each other.
I've got a Rev'it Horizion jacket size large. I did not see it the Horizion jacket listed on the Rev'it sizing chart for this back protector. Do you know what size Seesoft back protector I need for the Rev'it Horizion jacket size large?
A shopper on Dec 18, 2013
BEST ANSWER: I have a Rev'it Tornado Jacket and bought the Type KN / Size: 106 as a replacement for that jacket's standard back protector. It fit perfectly. I found the sizing by looking at the back protector chart which tells the style and sizing at
http://www.revzilla.com/assets/0000/5918/20140113-Seesoft_Fitting_Chart_-_Update.pdf
The chart says that your jacket is also a KN106 insert.
I have Revit Sand jacket (1st gen) in size L and want to upgrade back armor with see-soft. Wich one should I chouse? In sizing chart it states KN 106, but it is out of stock. Maybe there is a larger one that i can trim and cut to fit into my jacket?
Agyn B on Dec 10, 2013
BEST ANSWER: I would ask the folks at Revzilla for their advice about cutting the back protector to fit your jacket. I added a REV'IT Seesoft Back Protector Insert, Type RV / Size: 05 to my Sand 2 Hi-Viz Jacket, size XL. The back protector fits my jacket perfectly, and it's very comfortable.
I'm buying a Revit Brera size S jacket. Which type and size of the protector is the right match?
Thanks
A shopper on Aug 26, 2013
BEST ANSWER: it will say the number on the inside of the jacket
What are the dimensions of the Seesoft in inches?
J J on Aug 22, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Dimensions in inches for the Seesoft back protector, Type RV, Size 05:
19 5/16" L x 8 7/8"W upper section, 6 5/8"W lower section x 5/8" thick.

I have found it to be comfortable enough to wear that I soon forgot that the back protector was in there instead of the original piece of foam. It is very flexible and east to get into the pocket.