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Style Your Ride To Ensure Your Safety By Making The Investment In A Cool Motorcycle Jacket These days a motorcycle jacket is more than an essential part of your ride safety, along with your helmet, gloves and trousers. It’s vital that you reach for your jacket every time you decide to jump on your bike. Why is it necessary you ask? Well, the answer is simple, a well-crafted jacket will protect your precious body parts, and your life should something go wrong out there. Not only does your jacket protect you from the cold and the wind but the abrasion resistant fabrics in Cordura nylon or leather will protect you from severe road rash if you take a slide, and armour panels are there to protect your elbows, shoulders and back from more serious injury. A Few Important Points to Consider when Buying a Jacket 

The material of your chosen jacket is a significant consideration in the protection it will provide in an accident. To give you an example; choosing your favourite denim jacket or jeans for a ride is undeniably not the best idea! In a fall they will be torn to shreds in under a second and leave your body in a whole lot of pain. At very low speeds, denim will give very little protection, around 0.5 seconds to be exact before they are shredded down to bare skin. The absolute minimum time for any jacket or pants to yield any meaningful abrasion protection and be considered safety gear is 1.0 second. 1.4-millimetre thick cowhide leather, for example, takes around 5.5 seconds to wear through in a fall. Leather or Cordura nylon are the standard fabrics used today in the manufacture of quality motorcycle gear, so it's important to understand that any other materials such as cotton will not adequately protect your body in a fall! Other features you would probably like to consider are things such as style, fit, length, visibility and ventilation. These can be deliberated based on your ride choice, e.g. a short, slim fit jacket for a sports bike rider or a longer striking colour tourer for the adventure rider or maybe just a jacket for the daily office commute. Riders use hot summer days as an excuse not to wear gear. As described above this could beyond doubt be a poor choice! Most modern jackets come with ventilation features such as mesh panels or zippers to allow the cool air in and to keep body temperature at comfortable levels. Winter liners are also removable for this reason. Lastly your visibility on the road in one of the most critical aspects every rider should consider. Ask yourself, is black always the best choice when moving between the flow of traffic or going through a set of traffic lights? Today's range of modern urban jackets come in a variety of striking colours and also include 3M reflective strips across the front, back or sleeves to maximise your visibility on those dark days or at night.

Moto di Moda offers a great range of jackets with protective fabrics, visibility, ventilation, and variety in mind that allow you to look and feel stylish but more importantly are protected when next you take to the road.

Motorcycle Jacket  

Shop our quality range of super cool casual motorcycle jackets for men and women that offers the best of high-performance fabrics and advanc...

Motorcycle Jacket  

Shop our quality range of super cool casual motorcycle jackets for men and women that offers the best of high-performance fabrics and advanc...

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