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Old 03-20-2009, 09:26 AM   #39
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TC,

There really isn't a bad jacket in the bunch. I think its a style / cost decision really. The leather has some additional protective benefits over the 100% textile jacket.

If you are not set on a leather, the REVIT Dragon is a beautiful Jacket and its very functional. Think of it as a baby version of the REVIT Cayenne Pro - without Superfabric, Exkin and SAS-Tec Armor - all super-high end features. So if you don't need a Dakar / Baja level of bombproofing but would like a 4-season coat which will last for a long time - its hard to beat it at $299.

Regarding the Leathers - aside from the REVIT Ignition using slightly nicer leather and having dynax mesh on the front and back- The Scorpion XDR Shock and the Ignition are very similar. The Ignition will perform significantly better in warm conditions when ventilation becomes a paramount issue.

A key difference is that the Mesh causes the Ignition to fall in the 3 season category, while the non-mesh upper of the Scorpion places it in the 4 season category with the Dragon.

If you want a bombproof 3-season leather with mesh - the Ignition is the winner. If Zipper vents are fine and bang for the buck is most important, the Scorpion is a high-end coat which provides great value.

As I said earlier - there is no loser here. These are all awesome coats. I have a Ducati and wear a black Ignition size 54 here in Philadelphia almost year round for my city riding.

Let me know if there is anything else I could offer.

Best,

Anthony Bucci

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Originally Posted by trulycool
Which do you guys think is the best buy for the money?

Personally it would appear to me that the XDR Shock is the best all around buy for the money, but maybe I am missing something...

http://www.revzilla.com/product/scor...erproof-jacket

http://www.revzilla.com/product/revit-dragon-jacket

http://www.revzilla.com/product/revi...leather-jacket
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