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Old 05-19-2011, 10:48 PM   #21
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commute to work in 85 F plus weather (mesh)
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Old 05-19-2011, 11:14 PM   #22
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I have a textile vented Joe Rocket Jacket with armor built in. I love it and it breathes excellently!
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Old 05-20-2011, 02:21 AM   #23
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I've tested textile.It works just as fine

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Old 05-20-2011, 02:26 AM   #24
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Old 05-20-2011, 06:37 AM   #25
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I'm crazy. I wear a non perforated black leather jacket year round. I used to have a mesh jacket, but after wearing leather I doubt I'll go back. When you're stopped at a light or in stopped traffic, it doesn't matter what you're wearing, it's going to be hot. I think a perforated leather jacket with a good liner would be best. It'll still keep you about as cool as you'll get while protecting you.
im with princess. i wear a leather jacket year round.i used to have a joe rocket textile/mesh jacket, i tried wearing it when it was hot, but i felt naked. my leather jacket isn't perforated either.
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Old 06-28-2011, 05:41 PM   #26
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If wallet allows, 3 jackets: mesh for summer, leather for any serious ride (track or trip) and cordura for winter.
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