Thursday, February 07, 2008

Motorcycle Japan: Review - Mens - British Racing Leathers -XL - Tokyo

Mens: British Racing Leathers - XL - Tokyo

Brand and Size - fully lined with mesh

Neck - fully lined with mesh - strong hook for hanging suit.

Brand: British Racing Leather

Leg - showing knee area (internal armour)


External pocket - Strong YKK zips

Padded rear seat

Vented rear knee


Rear shot

Black Rose - (Cannot buy this brand or size in Japan)

XL suit a person 175 - 190 cm tall, chest 100cm 75kg- 80 kg

Black and Red

Material : 100% leather

Features: Professional riding leathers with armour

  • 100% Cow leather fully lined with mesh
  • Strategically placed Armour - shoulders, back, elbow, hip, knees
  • Armour - high density - 8mm thick - removable
  • Two external pockets
  • Pants - extra padded seat
  • Stretch flexibility at knees and waist
  • Air ventilation behind knees and boots
  • Leathers can be turned inside out for airing in sun
  • YKK high quality zips

A high quality suit that allows you to move but also has protection in all the right places making you feel secure and confident while riding particularly when you find yourself in a dangerous situation. Easy to clean and maintain.Suit is reversible so if you sweat you can turn it inside out and dry in sun.Armour is removable so you can wear other types of protectors as well, eg a chest protector and still have room to move. Making it a very versatile suit.Great ptotection from sun and rain.

Downsides: When touring it is a big suit and takes up space when in a small tent.

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