Fathers’ Day is drawing nearer and what better way to give our hard-working dads a gift of security, fashion, and comfort when on the road trip! If you have a dad who is a rider, he will surely love a high-quality motorcycle jacket to go with him on the road.
Investing in High-Quality Motorcycle Jackets
Most motorcyclists wear motorcycle jackets when riding their bike but how many are wearing the proper jackets that will meet the safety requirement. There is a very wide selection of motorcycle jackets. Buying just any jacket is easy, but buying a good quality jacket that contributes to your safety needs some pointers to help you choose the right one. The main purpose of wearing a motorcycle jacket is safety.
Here are some pointers to help you choose the right motorcycle jacket so that you will enjoy safe and comfortable rides. These apply to both women’s and men’s motorcycle jackets.
- The performance of the jacket will depend greatly on the quality of the material used. High-quality leather jackets have good abrasion resistance and offer excellent protection from serious injuries if there is an accident.
- There are now jackets made of a combination of leather and textile materials. The leather usually covers the most vulnerable parts of the body such as the upper back, shoulders, elbows, etc. and the textile materials offer better comfort for extra ventilation.
- Jackets made of nylon or equivalent offer excellent ventilation, protection from the cold, and are waterproof.
Motorcycle jackets made of textile e.g. nylon, polyester are generally more comfortable and are popular with cruisers, touring bikers, and weekend riders. Sports bikers will look for good quality leather jackets for safety reasons. Jackets made of a combination of leather and textile are a sensible compromise for multipurpose rides.
Choose motorcycle jackets with colors that are easily noticeable especially in low light environments. Preferably choose jackets that are yellow or orange, or jackets with a large panel of reflective materials to make you visible to other drivers.
Motorcycle jackets should be well-made to ensure the best safety and comfort for the bikers. Leather jackets should have as few seams as possible and the seams should be inside the jackets and should be secure to prevent bursting of seams in case of an accident.
The jacket zippers should be of plastic or metal and should be covered with a flap of fabric. Covering over zipper offer extra protection against injury and effective protection against moisture in texture jackets. Motorcycle jackets should have protective padding on the arms, back, and chest. The protective padding should be elastic and large enough to absorb the impact of the crash.
There are many brands of motorcycle jackets to choose from. Whatever brands or designs, whether it is expensive or cheap Alpinestars jackets, the safety features should not be compromised. When choosing a motorcycle jacket, safety should come before good looks. Always invest in high-quality jackets to ensure the best possible safety protection.
Find the perfect one for the perfect dad’s gift this Father’s Day!
What is your plans for this coming Dad’s Day?