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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old May 25th, 2006, 8:24 am Thread Starter
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Which ventilated jacket

Looking to get a different ventilated jacket. I have one of the Rockets now-the one with the leather ventilated sleeves but want something ALL ventilated (I live in Texas where "global warming" apparently got a head start on the rest of the nation-its been hot here for years). I've been looking at the Tourmaster Intake series. Anyone use one of these? Comments?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old May 25th, 2006, 8:42 am
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If you're looking for leather it's hard to go wrong with Vanson. The perf stuff flows a lot of air. I was told that I'd be cool under 70 degrees and it's true.

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I would suggest the Nitro Racing jacket. Fully perforated man made fabric with lots of CE armor and a zip out lining for cold weather use. Inexpensive also.


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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 31st, 2006, 11:44 am
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Cool jacket comments

I have an inexpensive Cortech mesh that come with a liner and I too have near nuclear summers in Oklahoma----and this past season was miserable!--The Cortech is not the best but for $69 it does the job of a mesh--several rides I used a kithcen towel around the neck after I soaked it down and that made riding enjoyable---I have and Icon leather that is cool in looks but gets real stinky from sweat----OK under 70 degrees ---going to jump in for a First Gear Kilimanjaro 3/4---may not be the look you like but the reviews are good for long distance rides-----I put my vanity on the shelf for a little comfort when I go touring JD
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