Harley-Davidson Releases New Jackets With Triple Vent System
Available in both leather and textile, the new men’s FXRG Triple Vent System Switchback Jackets from the Harley-Davidson MotorClothes line makes for a great three-season jacket.
Transforming either jacket begins with the Switchback system of panels on the sleeves and shoulders that zip-off to create a mesh jacket. A removable zip-out full-sleeve waterproof liner complements a zip-out full-sleeve thermal-reflective warmth liner to adapt to varying conditions. The jacket’s Triple Vent System includes three zippered vertical vents on each side that allow customizable airflow that’s unaffected by backrests or passengers. The sewn-in, ultra-lightweight CE Level 1 approved impact protectors at elbows and shoulders offer added protection, while a back pocket accepts optional accessory back impact protectors. A removable, snap-out kidney belt and six zippered pockets complete the package.
The FXRG TVS Switchback Leather (P/N 98095-15VM, starting at $795) is made from a mid-weight cowhide leather, while the FXRG TVS Switchback Riding Jacket (P/N 98094-15VM, starting at $595) is made from 100% 500 denier nylon. Both jackets are available in S – 5XL and Tall sizes.
Also available from the Motorclothes line is the Vented Performance shirt. To maximize venting and comfort, the performance shirts incorporate mesh panels under the arms, inside back yoke and on the sides that match the vents on H-D Triple Vent System jackets. The men’s Vented Performance Skull Shirt (P/N 99034-15VM, starting at $70) and Vented Performance Flames Shirt (P/N 99035-15VM, starting at $70) are made from 100% polyester ripstop material with fast-dry, full-wicking properties that keep the body cool, dry and comfortable. They’re available in S – 5XL sizes.
Harley hasn’t forgotten about female riders, either. The Vented Performance Jacket (P/N 99157-15VW, starting from $89), Vented Performance Tank (P/N 99113-15VW, $50) and Vented Performance Tee (P/N 99109-15VW, starting at $55) are constructed from polyester and spandex with fast-dry, full-wicking properties the keep the body cool, dry and comfortable. Mesh panels on the sides, under the arms, back yoke, on the sleeves or straps match the vents on H-D Triple Vent System jackets, delivering maximum airflow to the body for ultimate temperature control and cooling in warm weather. They are available in a full range of sizes.
The women’s Triple Vent System Waterproof Textile Riding Jacket (P/N 98558-14VW, starting at $295) features three zippered vents on each side of the body for versatile and customizable airflow that’s unaffected by a backrest or passengers. It’s made from waterproof 100 percent polyester with quilted pigskin leather trim at the shoulders. Body armor pockets at the elbows, shoulders and back hold the optional accessory for impact protection, while 3M Scotchlite Reflective Material delivers enhanced reflectivity in low light conditions. It’s available in XS – 3W and Tall sizes.
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