The Right Jacket! (stop sweating)

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The Right Jacket! (stop sweating)

Postby Brutal Tooth » Mon Apr 19, 2010 6:36 pm

I heard that there was alot of convo going on about people sweating while riding their bikes. I don't seem to have this problem with my TourMaster jacket that I got at a local dealership for around $200. I like the fact that it has 3 easy installation layers that offer the ability to ride through all the seasons. Living in Texas, I get to experience all seasonal weather within a short period of time. I even ride with it in the rain, :)

Now back to the layers... The more layers you have on, the warmer you get... obv. So lets start with the first layer, It is a mesh jacket, SUPER breathable, and keeps the sun off my skin while holding the armor in its place.

Second layer is breathable (like a sweat-shirt) that can be added in when it gets around 75-80 deg.

The third layer is pretty much impermeable and holds all body heat in and keeps all cool air out for those cold (70 and under) riding times. It also has a zipper on the third layer to help trap the air in. If only you could tuck in into your pants, you'd be all set. All the layers have spots and slots to strap into eachother so the jacket doesnt get tangled up when you put it on or take it off.

Also a bonus is the labels are easy to cut off. If you don't like being labeled with brand names that much or there is simply WAY too much, you can get a knife and cut the thread that is holding them on. I took off 3 labels while sitting on the pot w/o damaging the jacket or its ability to function properly. Reason I mention this is because sometimes taking the stitching out of something to remove the brand name can sometimes ruin the product.

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Re: The Right Jacket! (stop sweating)

Postby delvryboy » Mon Apr 19, 2010 8:37 pm

Can you post a link to the exact jacket?
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Re: The Right Jacket! (stop sweating)

Postby yamaha_george » Tue Apr 20, 2010 11:22 am

Brutal Tooth wrote:I heard that there was alot of convo going on about people sweating while riding their bikes. I don't seem to have this problem with my TourMaster jacket that I got at a local dealership for around $200. I like the fact that it has 3 easy installation layers that offer the ability to ride through all the seasons. Living in Texas, I get to experience all seasonal weather within a short period of time. I even ride with it in the rain, :) Now back to the layers... The more layers you have on, the warmer you get... obv. So lets start with the first layer, It is a mesh jacket, SUPER breathable, and keeps the sun off my skin while holding the armor in its place. Second layer is breathable (like a sweat-shirt) that can be added in when it gets around 75-80 deg. The third layer is pretty much impermeable and holds all body heat in and keeps all cool air out for those cold (70 and under) riding times. It also has a zipper on the third layer to help trap the air in. If only you could tuck in into your pants, you'd be all set. All the layers have spots and slots to strap into eachother so the jacket doesnt get tangled up when you put it on or take it off.
Also a bonus is the labels are easy to cut off. If you don't like being labeled with brand names that much or there is simply WAY too much, you can get a knife and cut the thread that is holding them on. I took off 3 labels while sitting on the pot w/o damaging the jacket or its ability to function properly. Reason I mention this is because sometimes taking the stitching out of something to remove the brand name can sometimes ruin the product.



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Re: The Right Jacket! (stop sweating)

Postby Target30 » Tue Apr 20, 2010 4:15 pm

:stupid

its kinda funny to see peoples reactions to hot and cold in different regions. 75-80 up here and i would be trying to ride without a shirt on! not that i do that, i always have my gear on, one trip into the side of a car and you learn pretty quickly. probably 70-60 i would have a lightweight jacket on, 60-50 i'll put my heavier jacket on, 50-40 i'll zip in the liner.

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Re: The Right Jacket! (stop sweating)

Postby kilika2 » Tue Apr 20, 2010 10:52 pm

I don't know if this is the exact jacket he is talking about. But here is mine. I got it for 115 w/o the inside jacket because I had a jacket from another coat that worked. I have the blue one. Mine's the previous years style. Smaller blue stripe.

http://www.tourmaster.com/xcart/catalog ... -49_3.html

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Re: The Right Jacket! (stop sweating)

Postby Brutal Tooth » Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:23 pm

http://www.ridersdiscount.com/street-ge ... /76503.php
This is the kind that I use. Go to a dealership and take a look at the mesh jackets. They are pretty sweet. I love it because I can keep all the air in because I am freezing my ass off, or take a few layers out and go riding while feeling almost like I have a breezy, long sleeved jersey on.

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Re: The Right Jacket! (stop sweating)

Postby yamaha_george » Fri Apr 23, 2010 5:51 am

Brutal Tooth wrote:http://www.ridersdiscount.com/street-gear/jackets-men/76503.php
This is the kind that I use. Go to a dealership and take a look at the mesh jackets. They are pretty sweet. I love it because I can keep all the air in because I am freezing my ass off, or take a few layers out and go riding while feeling almost like I have a breezy, long sleeved jersey on.


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thanks I am going to look into this as wearing my leathers in 80+ was not good although thanks to Davids advice at Bamboo clothing it was alot more comfortable than usual.
This jacket and the Bamboo under suit seem like the thing so we will see.
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Re: The Right Jacket! (stop sweating)

Postby Model192 » Fri Apr 23, 2010 11:26 am

I got a fieldsheer mach8 to go with my fieldsheer sport leather pants. it's polyti mesh and perforated leather on the impact areas with full armor so I feel more protected. 100$ on closeout now? They make black/red/blue

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Re: The Right Jacket! (stop sweating)

Postby Angry7m » Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:51 pm

Can anyone post the exact model the original poster was talking about?

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Re: The Right Jacket! (stop sweating)

Postby yamaha_george » Tue Jul 17, 2012 1:47 am

Angry7m wrote:Can anyone post the exact model the original poster was talking about?


Hi,
I do not think it is made any more, I have the fieldsheer like the one shown and used it in the tropics with the Bamboo clothing under suit and was fine . The ventilation is good and at the end of the day 200 mile ride my wife was NOT complaining about my "stinky leathers" being in the house.


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