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Old 02-04-2013, 08:42 AM   #435
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Originally Posted by Foot dragger View Post
I had a Badlands jacket for about a week,not much venting to speak of,that combined with the weight of the jacket led me to sell it pretty quick. I tried it on,its a heavy,heavy jacket. Heavier then any streetbike jacket Ive tried. Its a winter jacket maybe?
Great protection Im sure but for any kind of dual purpose dirt riding its too restrictive and hot,there should be big panels on the front/back that open up,but then you wouldnt have all the protection. I thought I would use it for street riding but walking around in it feels like Im trapped in a weight suit.

Lotsa guys love em so it must be just me.

Did you open the pit, front and rear vents ??????? I find this jacket to be the best all round 4 season garment available. My AreoStich was a sweatbox in hot weather. It was like wearing a plastic bag
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