Womens Summer Jacket - K-Bikes.com - Excellence in Motion
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Jul 2nd, 2006, 11:05 pm Thread Starter
Telepathetic
 
slowflyn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Olympia,WA & Peoria, AZ, , USA
Posts: 440
Womens Summer Jacket

The wife came home from a local bike shop with a off brand mesh jacket. Looking at the label all it said was 100% polyester. Anyway, that aint going on my best friend, so how about perforated leather? Anyone done any research on this topic and have a recommendation?

Darrel
'06 GT - Blue
85K on the clock
_'07 GS - Yeller
________________________
Another Dopeless Hope Fiend
slowflyn is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Jul 3rd, 2006, 6:08 am
Veteran
 
allikanbe1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Yorktown, VA, USA
Posts: 969
I would check www.vansonleathers.com . you may find a good deal at www.newenough.com also. i don't think you can go wrong with vanson - leather or mesh.

07 BMW K1200 S (cosmic blue/titan silver)
allikanbe1 is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Jul 3rd, 2006, 7:45 am
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: , ,
Posts: 143
I ride with one of those mesh jackets and surprisingly it worked great when I had a low speed get off and still looks great.
A leather type outfit would be best, but some of those mesh jackets now use Kevlar and IMO would be just as good as a one of the leather jackets for protection and a lot cooler.

Marsee makes a very nice full flow outfit that I'd look at, if I was in the market for a new summer jacket.
FYI: Most of the companies that make leather race suits have perforated ones for the racers to use in the warmer months.

Jerry
K1200RS
Ducati 996
KLR 250
BMWorDuc is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the K-Bikes.com - Excellence in Motion forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome