The Messenger jacket has serious weatherproofing, so no more huddling under the hand dryer in the restroom to warm up and dry out before that 9am meeting. Safety - Chest and back pad compartments ready to install CE certified protectors - Removable CE certified Bioarmor elbow and shoulder protectors Features - 100% waterproof jacket made of lightweight 450D polyamide Cordura with PU coating Comfort & Convenience - Four waterproofed external cargo pockets - Internal mobile pocket with shortcut through the thermal liner - Two independently adjustable side belts - Zippered lateral expansion gussets
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Nice jacket but beware of SIZE!
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Comments about Alpinestars Messenger Waterproof Motorcycle Jacket 2011:
Very nice jacket, keeps me warm on those chilly mornings but still good in the PM when it's warmer.BEWARE of the FIT! I am 6'2" and 210 lbs. and usually wear an XL shirt or jacket. But I could not even get my shoulders in the Alpinestars XL jacket. I ended up buying the 3XL size for correct fit.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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daily commuter wear
By E B
from Monrovia, CA
nice jacket that has worked for me every day while commuting in So Cal the last few months.
from Philadelphia, PA
So I use this primarily for colder weather riding (commuting 1 hour each way to work). With the lining, It's very comfortable down to mid 30's with just a sweater (midweight). Need to wear a little more if a little colder. The jacket is way too warm and doesn't breathe for anything above 60, unless you'll going for more than 2 hours on it. I've worn it in the rain and somehow I only get wet at the stomach where the jacket bends... The hook and loop seems to lose its stickiness rather quickly, so I have to press hard to get them to latch together. It would've been nice if the zipper could be unzipped from the bottom once zipped. Also, the neck could be a little tight if you wear anything under it, like a gaitor or high collar on a sweater. Runs true to size.
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