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The only M/C jacket I ever owned was a heavy leather jacket which I didn't like. It must have weighed 20 lbs and I felt like I was donning lead armor when I put it on. So I sold it. A friend of mine has a mesh jacket that I tried on yesterday and I was thinking of buying one. His is a Fieldsheer with a removable liner. It was 90 degrees yesterday and he said it was comfortable as long as we were rolling. Do any of you have a recommendation or preference ? I would like a light weight jacket that would be comfortable for summer morning temps in the 60's up to 90 degrees. Over 90 and I don't need to be riding. It's just plain too hot.
 

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I've had a joe rocket and currently wear a Scorpion mesh jacket. I like it and its ok as long as you are moving. Down here in Alabama in August, any kind of jacket is going to cook you at red lights :p
 

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I found a Vegas jacket I bought today. It is mesh with a light liner. It doesn't have the quilted liner for winter but my hoodie and vest will fit under it so it may work in winter. My wife approved of it and said I don't look too gay in it so I just might still have a chance with the young chicks.
 

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My Wife & I both Have Cortech Jackets. Mine is a GX Sport, and hers is a LRX Air. Both are all weather jackets although wifes is Water proof, and Mine is only water resistant.
 

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I own a cortech and a shift jacket, my cortech is better for wind or cold, but is about twice as heavy as my shift mesh jacket. I really like the shift for the removable pads and lightweight construction, but is not good on cold days.
 

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I have been using ICON ARC. It is not mesh but does have zippered vents. It is a little warm in the summer, but I still wear it in upto 120 degree weather that we have in Vegas with no problems. I mainly stick with this jacket because it has proven itself very well with the two times that I have gone down due to cages pulling out in front of me. 1st time slide 25ft and 2nd time was 55ft. No injuries either time and same jacket held up through both. The only reason I bought a 2nd jacket was because the dealer threw it in for free when I bought the new bike and my original was kawi green. Didnt match well with black...lol
 

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Check These Out Bro.... Were In The Same Mind Set N This Jacket Is Nice..... Looks Like A Casual Jacket But Has Armor For Elbows, Shoulders, & Spine & Its Not Bad In Price Either, Me Being A Baller On A Budget N All lol

http://www.cyclegear.com/spgm.cfm?L1=&L2=&L3=&L4=&item=SUL_9031-6002_G

I Also Wear A Black Mesh Type Vest Too Sometimes.... Ive Been Getting Complements & Even Some Peeps Think Its A Bullet Proof Vest? lol I Couldnt Find A Lick For It But Ill Post A Pic ASAP??
 

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WLFPAK65 said:
Check These Out Bro.... Were In The Same Mind Set N This Jacket Is Nice..... Looks Like A Casual Jacket But Has Armor For Elbows, Shoulders, & Spine & Its Not Bad In Price Either, Me Being A Baller On A Budget N All lol

http://www.cyclegear.com/spgm.cfm?L1=&L2=&L3=&L4=&item=SUL_9031-6002_G

I Also Wear A Black Mesh Type Vest Too Sometimes.... Ive Been Getting Complements & Even Some Peeps Think Its A Bullet Proof Vest? lol I Couldnt Find A Lick For It But Ill Post A Pic ASAP??
that jean jacket looks pretty slick, whats it like in colder weather?
 

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Well I Rode To Work This Murnin N It Was 60d's Riding 80mph.... The Wind Was Cold Bub Managable, Like Wearing A Shirt In Mid 70d's Weather With The Wind Blowing??? But For The Most Part It Does Its Job.... Rode To El Centro CA. With It In 90d's+ Temp N I Wasnt Sweatin Bullets At All
 

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Haa.. Its Worth It..... Retail Stores Have Them Going For $120 So Tell The Ol Lady Ur A Bargin Shoper lol... Cant Beat $75bones... I Got Some Leathers Tossed In When I Got My Ride But I Get Hott In That Thing In The Daytime N Have To Remove The Liner But Its More For Cold Ass Temps...
 

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I use my North Face wind jacket. It is light and does a great job keeping the wind off. It doesn't keep you warm below about 70 but 70 to 90 it does great.
 
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