Ballistic Revolution Motorcycle Jacket by Joe RocketAccording to Joe Rocket, the next generation Ballistic Revolution motorcycle jacket “represents a series advancement so significant, it’s more Revolution than Evolution!”The Ballistic Revolution jacket features a RockTex 600 chassis reinforced by 840D ballistic nylon. Inside, there is CE-approved armor in the shoulders and elbows, as well as a removable high-density spine pad.
In addition to impact and abrasion protection, the Joe Rocket Ballistic Revolution has a wide variety of practical comfort features. There’s an integrated waterproof mid-liner, a Cynix-insulated full-sleeve liner, and a hi-capacity Variable Flow ventilation system. These allow the rider to wear the jacket in an extremely wide variety of weather conditions.An integrated 10-point SureFit adjustment system gives the rider the ability to tailor the fit to his body and needs, while FullFlex articulated back expansion panels give the rider a full range of upper-body movement.Other features include an extended back, fleece-lined mandarin-cut collar, five outer pockets, three interior utility pockets, a two-way main zipper protected by a generous 2.5-inch two-stage storm flap, an eight-inch zipper for jacket-to-pants attachment, and reflective striping providing full 360 degrees of visibility.Sizes: Small – 3XL Colors: Black/Black, Black/Grey, Black/Red, Black/Hi-Viz. MSRP: $200.
This week we ride two genre-departing motorcycles from the established American manufacturers. Jess McKinley gives us his thoughts on the all new Harley-Davidson Pan America Special, and Ron Lieback gives his on Indian’s latest version of the FTR 1200 S.