If you’re looking for an adventure/touring/dual-sport motorcycle jacket all rolled into one, then DRIRIDER’s RallyCross Pro 3 jacket is well worth investigating, offering a flexible design that caters for adventure and general riding in varying weather conditions throughout the year.
A 600D Ripstop Cordura outer shell features large areas of 1000D mesh in the chest, arms and on the back for optimal breathability in warmer weather, while separate removable waterproof (10,000mm/5,000mm), and separate thermal liners ensure a broad variety of weather conditions and temperatures are catered for.
With large areas of mesh, the waterproof liner doubles as a wind-break, while airflow around the waterproof liner helps to moderate temperatures, while the thermal liner offers warmth for winter and cooler conditions. The liner zips also feature colour-coded material to make for easier fitment and an eye catching design. Liners are located in the arms via Velcro straps through loops at the cuffs.
The outer shell features exterior PU armour at both the shoulders and elbows, offering additional protection for minor spills, particularly for adventure riding and is backed up by CE in the shoulders, elbow and lower arm area for additional impact protection.
Arms on the RallyCross Pro 3 jacket also zip off, allowing the jacket to be worn as a vest, taking advantage of the standard hydration system, with a 2L bladder mounted via two hooks on the back of the jacket in a separate pocket – on the outside of the high-density back protector. An easy access drinking tube is routed across the shoulder for use on the move.
Removing the arms is done via two zips – one on each arm, with Velcro keeping the shoulder armour in place as part of the arm, meaning wearing the jacket without the arms also removes the shoulder and elbow armour entirely, but offers a more flexible jacket option particularly for those wearing upper-body motocross or off-road armour underneath.
Adjustability is offered via Velcro waist straps, with the RallyCross Pro 3 a full length jacket for high levels of coverage, while dual Velcro straps on each arm allow the jacket to be cinched tighter to the rider for a tighter fit or to increase warmth. Velcro cuffs, with zips ensure an easy fit over gloves.
Extensive pockets ensure plenty of storage with two generous lower chest pockets with Velcro openings and good weather protection thanks to a folded opening to help keep water out. Upper chest pockets built into the mesh area are open to the elements but ideal for smaller items such as ID or a credit card and include zips along with a Velcro opening. A large rear pocket is also featured across the back of the jacket offering additional storage in a more out of reach location, again with Velcro closure.
The neck closure features double Velcro straps, with the upper strap featuring a softer padded section across the neck, as well as a softer neck lining for comfort. The main zip is a heavy-duty plastic item, with dual zips, allowing the jacket to be zipped from the bottom up, as well as more conventionally.
Other features include the reflective print across the chest, arms and back for night time visibility, while a connecting zip is also featured for suitable matching pants.
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