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Rev’It Cayenne Pro textile motorcycle jacket review

Rev’It Cayenne Pro textile motorcycle jacket review

The Cayenne Pro jacket from Rev’It combines technology, armor, fit, and style to provide a quality protective motorcycling garment.

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Stay warm or stay connected?

Stay warm or stay connected?

With the American economy in a supposed state of free-fall, I’m trying to limit myself to one stupid purchase per pay period. Yeah, I know, challenge, but let’s assume I stay strong and abide by it. This pay period’s contenders: Tour Master Synergy heated jacket About $200 I ride just about year ’round, and I […]

Motoport / Cycleport Ultra Air II mesh kevlar jacket goes back for a refund

Motoport / Cycleport Ultra Air II mesh kevlar jacket goes back for a refund

With all of the riding and motorcycling mishaps last week, I neglected to post that Wayne Boyer of Motoport has broken his usual policy and offered to take my jacket back for a refund. You can read the whole saga if you haven’t been following along. The short story: I sent my jacket back for […]

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Wayne from Motoport / Cycleport responds
By September 25, 200813 Comments Read More →

Wayne from Motoport / Cycleport responds

Wayne, president of Motoport / Cycleport, responds to my complaints on advrider.com

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Never give Motoport the benefit of the doubt: how I got screwed into a $650 jacket that doesn’t fit
By September 23, 200815 Comments Read More →

Never give Motoport the benefit of the doubt: how I got screwed into a $650 jacket that doesn’t fit

Motoport trapped me into a sub-standard fitting jacket by talking me into returning a jacket for alterations, thus violating their return policy.

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Motoport / Cycleport Ultra II Air Mesh kevlar pants and jacket: take two

Motoport / Cycleport Ultra II Air Mesh kevlar pants and jacket: take two

My altered Ultra II Air Mesh kevlar jacket and pants arrived while I was away in California last week. The initial order was very mis-sized, and I had sent the jacket back to have it resized, and the knee armor on the pants relocated. After almost three weeks of waiting, I was really anxious to […]

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First impressions: Motoport Kevlar motorcycle jacket, pants, and gloves

First impressions: Motoport Kevlar motorcycle jacket, pants, and gloves

I attempt to get the best textile motorcycle gear money can buy. $1200 and six weeks later, I get a 37-pound box of disappointment.

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Things I Want: Rev’it Cayenne Pro motorcycle jacket and pants

Things I Want: Rev’it Cayenne Pro motorcycle jacket and pants

Yet another installment of what I’d do with a stupid amount of discretionary money: purchase the Rev’It Cayenne Pro textile motorcycle jacket and pants.

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Tourmaster Transition 2 textile motorcycle jacket review

Tourmaster Transition 2 textile motorcycle jacket review

I follow a simple phrase about motorcycle safety equipment: “All the Gear, All the Time.” That means protective gloves, boots, pants, jacket and of course a helmet. The difficult thing about ATGATT — besides being getting funny looks in public — is that the comfort and performance of your gear can totally make or break […]

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Fieldsheer Magnesium mesh jacket review

Fieldsheer Magnesium mesh jacket review

EDIT 07/18/2006 Now that this article is indexed by Google and I’ve seen a few visitors to this page because of its ranking, I want to state that I have stopped wearing my Fieldsheer jacket and wouldn’t recommend a mesh jacket to anyone. The material used in mesh jackets can melt at high speeds generated […]

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