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Bruce featuring the Reax Apex Pro jacket

Updated February 2022

Motorcycle Jacket Buyer's Guide

A comprehensive guide on buying your first (or next) motorcycle jacket.

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Motorcycle Jacket Types

The five main types of jackets.

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What to Look For

How to find the right jacket.

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Motorcycle Jacket Basics

How motorcycle jackets protect you, the role they play in your safety, and what separates them.

The Five Main Motorcycle Jacket Types

Motorcycle jackets come in many forms, but most are a version of the below five types.

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What to Look for When Shopping for a Motorcycle Jacket

An important part of the safety factor of motorcycle jackets is selecting the correct style for your ride.