Essentials Textile Gear

Amarillo Gore-Tex Summer Jacket

Held USA

• Perforated Cordura outer shell allows air flow on warm days

• CE SAS-TEC armor in shoulders and elbows

• Optional CE-2 back protector available

• Jacket includes a Gore-Tex PACLITE jacket liner

• PACLITE may be installed inside the jacket, worn as a separate layer inside the jacket, and may also be worn on the outside like a rain jacket 

• The PACLITE also works as a casual jacket 

• The PACLITE shell has a Gore-Tex hood that may be worn inside a helmet to help keep rain from running down the rider’s neck

• Multiple pockets inside and out

• Also available in black

• Matching pants available


Retail Price: $599.99


For More Info: www.heldusa.com



Officially Licensed Marines Alpha Jacket 

Joe Rocket

• Built for off and on base riding with military specific features 

• Reflective pull-out safety panels 

• Removable I.D. holder 

• Resistant 500 denier Hitena textile chassis backed by CE approved armor at the elbows and shoulders and complemented by a removable spine

• Six-point SureFit custom adjustment system

• Zipper-controlled vents keeps things cool in summer heat 

• Snap loops for pant attachment

• Reflective striping

• Audio devise pocket and port

• Two external pockets and one internal pocket

• Sizes small to 3XL 


Retail Price: $249.99


For More Info: www.joerocket.com 




This jacket boasts a large air vent panel featuring a 3D mesh rear panel that can be sealed to 100 percent waterproof in a second, even while riding. The innovative sealing system is laminated into the chest panel of the two-layer outer shell. REV’IT! says this is the only place on the planet to find this technology.


Retail Price: $479.99


For More Info: www.revitusa.com







Saber Series 3 3/4 Jacket

Tour Master

• The 600 denier Carbolex three-quarter length shell combines with a Rainguard waterproof and breathable barrier

• The collar features a soft, microfiber relief panel

• Zippered chest vents, sleeve vents and a rear exit vent provide flow-through ventilation

• Two-way main zipper closure with dual wind flaps seal out the elements

• 360º Phoslite reflective piping and Tour Master’s signature reflective rear triangle increase nighttime visibility

• The microfiber lined collar and cuffs are soft yet durable

• Adjustable sleeve take-up straps at the forearm and bicep help to secure elbow armor and material

• Removable, CE-approved armor at the elbow and shoulder with an articulated triple-density back protector

• Tour Master’s removable Z.O.Q. (Zip-Out Quilted) liner features warming 100g polyfill insulation

• Zippered chest map pocket, hand warmer pockets, flap closure bellows pockets, internal media pocket and dual zippered fanny pack

• Adjustable waist belts with TPR pulls help fine tune the fit

• Includes a jacket/pant zipper attachment with the pant side zipper included

• Available in red, black and silver 


Retail Price: $159.99


For More Info: www.helmethouse.com 



Drafter Mesh Jacket


• Constructed with a combination of durable poly mesh and 600 denier nylon impact panels, the Drafter keeps riders cool, comfortable and protected

• CE approved EXO-TEC, ventilated armor at the elbows and shoulders 

• P.E. foam back protector for safety 

• NightViz reflective trim for increased night-time visibility

• Accommodates an optional, full-sleeve AirGuard windproof liner in case 

conditions cool down

• Available in all black, silver/black, black/blue and black/red

• Sizes small through 2XL


Retail Price: $129.95


For More Info: www.scorpionusa.com 



Sprint Jacket

Richa Moto Fashion

The windproof and waterproof Spirit jacket and pants by Richa are true 4-season riding gear, designed for comfort and performance in all weather conditions. At the core of the Spirit gear is the c_change climate-sensitive membrane that makes the apparel extremely breathable and highly responsive to changing temperature. As a rider’s body gets warmer, the cells of the membrane open to allow heat to escape and airflow to increase; as the body cools down, the cells close to retain heat. Proprietary outer Dynatec fabric is highly abrasion-resistant and finished with NanoSphere to repel water, dirt and oil. Liquids run easily off the surface before they saturate the fibers, keeping the Spirit jacket and pants clean and dry in any riding condition. The jacket offers five pieces of CE approved armor, while Reflex retro-reflective patches on arms and back enhance visibility to other drivers.


Retail Price: Jacket: $699.99; Pant:$579.99


For More Info: www.vegahelmet.com 



AGV Sport Mission Textile Jacket

AGV Sport 

• Strong 600 denier polyester fabric outer shell

• Genuine leather panels on shoulders, elbows, front chest and back for additional safety and stylish good looks

• Removable waterproof and breathable Reissa liner zips in over a 

permanent mesh lining

• Major seams are multi-stitched for maximum safety

• Two extra-long front intake vents and two extra-long back exit vents for maximum air flow

• Pleated panels are used up the sides for the finest non-binding fit possible

• Lightweight and soft protective foam armor in shoulders and elbows

• 8 mm foam back pad

• Zipper cuffs

• Two front hand warmer pockets with zipper closure

• One interior zip open vertical wallet pocket

• One Velcro secured interior pocket

• High-quality zippers used throughout 


Retail Price: $109


For More Info: www.motonation.com 



Akito Desert Line

RAW International

• Available in Sand/Black and Anthracite/Black 

• Come in sizes small to 5XL

• Outer shell constructed from 600 denier polyester

• Interior liner constructed from 100 percent Polyamide

• CE approved protectors at shoulders and elbows

• Reinforcements at all impact zones using abrasion resistant AIRTENA

• Windproof, waterproof and breathable three-in-one Modular Skin System 

• Separate, detachable waterproof membrane and thermo-lining

• ARD Airvent ventilation system on arms, chest and back

• Adjustable arm straps and waist belt


Retail Price: Jacket: $229.95; Pant $179.95


For More Info: www.akitousa.com



Kilimanjaro Jacket Update


• Waterproof, breathable outer shell made of 400 denier nylon and 100 percent seam sealed construction (the dayglo version is made of polyester for best colorfast results) 

• 640 denier nylon added to the elbows and shoulders

• Fully adjustable D30 T5 CE armor in the shoulders and elbows, delivering the same protection as CE armor, but thinner and more flexible making the jacket feel much easier to move in 

• The collar closure utilizes a new slider snap that has adjustment ranges of 1-1/2-inches for a personalized fit 

• Like prior models, the jacket still boasts several front intake and rear exhaust vents to keep riders cool and comfortable on warm days

• A removable insulated thermal liner with wind blocking keeps riders warm on those cold morning rides

• The jacket is generously equipped with storage pockets  as well as YKK rubberized zippers to protect valuables 

• To create a precise fit, the jacket offers compression straps on the bicep and forearms, as well as a waist belt with hook and loop closure

• Two-year limited warranty

• Available in both men’s and women’s sizes, in black, silver/dark grey and DayGlo


For More Info: www.firstgear-usa.com



Coolpro II Mesh Jacket

FLY Street Gear

• Multi-panel, abrasion resistant mesh design keeps riders cool in the hottest conditions

• Anatomically fitted for the riding position

• Removable CE approved armor in the shoulders and elbows, with comfort pad in the back

• 600 denier ballistic nylon in high impact areas

• High visibility reflective piping for added safety

• Lightweight, water resistant, removable liner is great for the occasional rain shower or a perfect windbreaker for those cool mornings or evenings

• Three-step adjustable upper and lower sleeve volume control helps keep armor in just the right place

• Full-length, adjustable, zippered side gussets allow for a customized fit

• Zippered wrist cuff enclosure with security snap

• Dual Velcro adjustable waist straps provide a custom fit

• Two zipped hand warmer pockets, 1 internal map pocket

• 8-inch zipper connects to pant

• Five colorways in sizes small to 3XL


Retail Price: $149.95


For More Info:  www.flyracing.com/street 



T-GP R Air Jacket


• Constructed with 600 denier polyester fabric and hydrophobic mesh panels that allow excellent ventilation yet provide an effective barrier against external moisture

• Removable, long-sleeved weather resistant liner allows the jacket to cope with damp and windy weather conditions

• Sport fit with pre-curved sleeves ensures exceptional riding comfort

• Low profile neck with TPR Velcro flap closure

• Lightweight CE certified Bio Armor elbow and shoulder protectors

• Chest pad compartments with PE foam padding (Alpinestars Bionic chest pads are available as an accessory upgrade)

• Back compartment with PE foam padding (CE certified Bio Armor back protector insert is available)

• Waist connection zipper allows attachment to selected Alpinestars leather and textile pants

• Precise waist and wrist adjustment features non-aggressive micro-velcro tabs

• Multiple internal pockets provide convenient storage

• Reflective detailing on the sleeves

• Premium YKK zippers throughout 


Retail Price: $249.95


For More Info: www.alpinestars.com





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