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The Mid-Range Adventure-Touring Jacket The REV’IT! Sand II jacket is an update to the originalREV’IT! Sand jacket (review). And the original Sand jacket was their best-selling jacket ever, according to REV’IT! The REV’IT! Sand II jacket and pants are the current highest level of REV’IT! clothing that does not include Gore-Tex. Several features of the Sand II jacket …

All-Weather Mid-Range Pants The REV’IT! Sand 2 pants are a mild upgrade to the original REV’IT! Sand pants (review). Actually, either pair would be a good match for both the original REV’IT! Sand jacket (review) and the updated REV’IT! Sand 2 jacket (review). Either way, the Sand 2 pants are much like the originals; these are nicely styled and …

REV’IT! Sand Pro vs. Striker Gloves Comparison Review The REV’IT! Sand Pro and Striker gloves are similar in both design and intended use. They are two of five total off-road oriented short textile gloves offered by the Netherlands-based company for 2013. The Sand Pro and Striker make for a good comparison because each has a …

REV’IT!! 2013-2014 Fall/Winter Clothing Preview Twice each year, I make the trip up to Red Hook to see the latest REV’IT! gear for Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter. I’ve been doing it since 2006 and it’s been very interesting to see the evolution of REV’IT! products during that time. The brand has been a personal favorite of …

REV’IT! Neptune GTX Jacket Preview Continuing with the new Rev’it Mediterranean mythology naming conventions, the Neptune GTX is another all-new jacket for 2014. The Neptune GTX replaces the Rev’it Legacy GTX but once again, it gets kicked by a notch or two to make it even better. The Legacy GTX was a favorite do-it-all four-season jacket that …

REV’IT! Poseidon GTX Jacket Preview The Rev’it Poseidon GTX jacket takes over the top spot in the  Rev’it clothing lineup for 2014, replacing the Everest GTX jacket (review). The Poseidon GTX is a hybrid of the Everest GTX and the popular Rev’it Defender GTX (review), which will remain in the lineup. The Poseidon hits the mark with …

The REV’IT! Levante Men’s and Women’s Mesh Jacket The Rev’It Levante textile mesh jacket is a good, solid piece of gear that means business. It’s suitable for wear in all but the most extreme weather conditions. This was a rare opportunity to review both the men’s and women’s versions of the Rev’it Levante jacket, first introduced …

A High-Visibility Basic Jacket The REV’IT! Horizon HV (High Visibility) jacket is a very nice upgrade from the REV’IT! Energy HV jacket we reviewed in 2011. The Horizon jacket, also available in light gray or black, would be an excellent choice for general four-season use. The major difference between the Horizon and the Energy is the addition …

REV’IT! Airwave Trousers for Women and Men Strictly for summer, the Airwave trousers offer excellent air flow combined with a good fit and protective armour. Easy to put on and take off, they’re great for commuting, and can stand up to longer trips too. The Airwave pants also work as overpants with a pair of …

REV’IT! Athos vs. Oxford Bright Top Reflective Vest Review The Rev’it Athos Air and the Oxford Bright Top Active reflective vests are excellent examples of lightweight comfortable hi-viz garments that won’t impede while greatly enhancing comfort. Both vests are excellent examples of hi-visibility Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The Rev’it Athos Air has higher quality overall …

REV’IT! 2012 Spring and Summer Clothing It’s hard to believe another year has rocketed by and it’s now time to announce the REV’IT! Spring 2012 clothing lineup. I was introduced to the new lineup during a visit to the REV’IT! USA headquarters in New York back in October. I took some photographs there and in …

REV’IT! Energy HV Jacket Review The new Rev’it Energy HV (High Visibility) jacket introduces a new direction for Rev’it. This commuter-oriented jacket is value priced and easy to use. It forgoes many of the expensive high-tech fabrics and race protection of other Rev’it garments while incorporating some unique features to make a reliable, highly wearable city, scooter …

Lightweight REV’IT! Pants The new REV’IT! Axis pants were announced in 2011 as a match for the REV’IT! Energy HV (review)commuter jacket. These lightweight pants have a clever and unique design. But they’re missing a few important features, perhaps making them too much of a compromise. The REV’IT! Axis pants (or trousers as they’re known in …

Rev’it Ventura Pants Review Are you looking for women’s protective riding pants to wear in a wide range of weather conditions? Look no further! Touted as multi-functional, all-season riding pants, the Rev’it Ventura pants have ProLife CE-approved armor, a removable waterproof liner and a removable thermal liner. It’s like getting four pairs of pants in …

Rev’it Ventura Jacket Review The Rev’it Ventura Ladies Jacket is a top-of-the-line adventure/sport touring jacket with all the features found in men’s gear, but designed specifically for women. Great venting and thermal and waterproof liners make this all-weather jacket versatile enough to use for all seasons in many regions. Combine this versatility with high-end ProLife …

REV’IT! Everest GTX Jacket Review The new Rev’it Everest GTX jacket is the company’s top-of-the-line product for 2011. It uses the most recent Gore-Tex technology, materials and features, including the Lockout closure system. It is impeccably tailored and constructed. It is biased more towards the street/sport and touring rider than the Defender GTX, which is …

REV’IT! Everest GTX Pants Review The new Rev’it Everest GTX pants are the perfect match for the Everest GTX jacket (review). But the pants would also make an excellent choice for pairing with any other motorcycle jacket. They’re fully waterproof, light weight, comfortable and beautifully tailored. The Exkin Air insulation works very well also and the …

REV’IT! Airvolution Gloves Review Airvolution. The name suggests the breathability of this revolutionary leather summer glove. But you don’t have to give up protection for air flow! The Airvolution gloves have all the race-like features, with goat skin palms, carbon-fiber knuckle protectors and padded reinforcements. The Airvolution gloves provide needed protection while the perforated leather …

First Look: REV’IT! 2011 Spring and Summer Clothing The winter/summer motorcycle clothing review cycle will never make sense. Cold-weather clothing can’t be reviewed until winter arrives and by time winter arrives, spring clothing is on its way to the dealers’ shelves. Does the word “irony” come to mind? It was only a couple of weeks …

2011 REV’IT! Gore-Tex Winter Gloves The new REV’IT! Bastion GTX, Alaska GTX and Orion GTX gloves are comfortable and very nicely made, with looks and features that match the new REV’IT! GTX jackets and pants. GTX is Rev’it-speak for Gore-Tex and these winter gloves feature the new ripstop Cordura on top and leather on the …

REV’IT! Defender GTX Pants The new REV’IT! Defender GTX pants are, of course, the perfect match for the Defender GTX jacket. The pants are just as waterproof and just as warm as the jacket and they have a similar tailored fit that keeps the armor and padding in place. Features like a reinforced seat, grip …

REV’IT! Defender GTX Jacket The new REV’IT! Defender GTX jacket is the fifth generation of the original and very popular Cayenne and Cayenne Pro jackets. The Cayenne Pro is still in the REV’IT! lineup and the Defender GTX is a new and even more advanced design. The REV’IT! Everest GTX (review) is now sitting at the top …

Rev’it! Marryl Women’s Motorcycle Pants Review Classic styling, ProLife women’s CE-approved knee armor and integrated stretch panels make this a great pair of leather riding pants. Designed with a women’s specific fit, the Rev’it Marryl pants are also available in three different lengths and a perfect match for the Rev’it Ignition jacket (review). In my fashion design …

Rev’it! Ignition Jacket Review Some motorcycle gear is more show than go, but not REV’IT! The Ignition jacket is a great combination: the protection of leather and the breathability of mesh. High-end ProLife CE-approved shoulder and elbow armor, usually found only in full race gear and a perforated Temperfoam back pad offer additional protection. A …

REV’IT!! “Giri” Motorcycle Gloves The REV’IT! Giri gloves are an excellent choice for the rider looking for a pair of medium-weight summer gloves but doesn’t wish to opt for the weight and cost of a full leather. Just like the humble editor of webBikeWorld, we are also big fans of REV’IT! gear. Most of the rider …

The New Mid-Range Sand Pants The new REV’IT! Sand pants are here and they’re a perfect match for the REV’IT! Sand jacket (review). The Sand pants are also styled and tailored for comfort and the duo makes an excellent all-season outfit. Like the REV’IT! Sand jacket, the new Sand pants are an evolution of the Dakar pants we …

The Mid-Range, 3/4-Length Adventure-Touring Jacket The new REV’IT! Sand jacket is the 2010 replacement for the popular REV’IT! Off-Track jacket. It has rugged good looks, excellent fit and “professional” styling details that make it an excellent choice for all-weather, all-season use. I described the new REV’IT! Sand jacket (review) in a 2010 REV’IT! clothing update. That article was published …

REV’IT! and GORE-TEX Motorcycle Product Test Team REV’IT!! and GORE-TEX to Create “Test Team” to Evaluate New Motorcycle Clothing REV’IT! and GORE-TEX Test Team January 4, 2010 – REV’IT! Sport International and GORE-TEX have now formed the motorcycle apparel industry’s first prototype and product development test team composed exclusively of rider-enthusiasts (see article below). “The …

New REV’IT! Gear for 2010 November, 2009 – Hard to believe it’s already Thanksgiving, November of 2009! This is the time of year when the motorcycle clothing manufacturers announce next year’s new products, to give the distribution chain a chance to place their orders and make room for the new gear. REV’IT! won’t be attending …

wBW First Look: 2010 REV’IT! “Sand” Jacket The REV’IT! Sand jacket is a replacement for the REV’IT! Off-Track jacket (review). That one was reviewed a couple of years ago and it slips in just under the top-of-the-line REV’IT! Cayenne Pro (review) jacket. The Off-Track was originally designed as more of a street version of the also-popular Cayenne Pro. The Off-Track didn’t have …

REV’IT! Jerez Motorcycle Gloves Top-of-the-line race gloves from REV’IT! with all the bells and whistles. Many protective features including very large and thick protective armor, especially on the back and wrist. Comfortable and surprisingly cool in hot weather. I’ve been wanting to get my hands on (or in) a pair of REV’IT! Jerez gloves since I first …

Rev’it! Dragon Jacket Who’s wearing 3/4-length jackets? Anyone?? We’ve had several very nice examples, all in pristine condition, up for grabs in the webBikeWorld garage sale, but no takers. I can’t remember the last time we received an email about a 3/4-length jacket. And I no longer see many 3/4-length jackets on the street. All of which leads me to …

Rev’it 2009 Motorcycle Clothing Report One last report from the 2009 Powersports Dealer Expo: a few of the new Rev’it items for 2009.  There’s a lot more than I can report on here, and we hope to feature reviews of a few of these interesting new items for 2009, including the Rev’it Dragon jacket, already …

REV’IT! “Tempest H2O” Winter Motorcycle Gloves A match for the new REV’IT! Infinity suit with many of the same features. Part 5 of a 9-part series. The REV’IT! Tempest H2O gloves are new for 2009 and they’re loaded with features that just happen to be a perfect match for theREV’IT! Infinity one-piece suit (review). The REV’IT! …

REV’IT! “Kelvin H2O” Winter Motorcycle Gloves Typical REV’IT! high quality, fit and protective features in a high-end winter glove. Frequent webBikeWorld visitors know about our fondness for REV’IT! gear. The company offers an excellent combination of quality, performance and technology, but unlike some other high-end motorcycle gear manufacturers, REV’IT! products are readily available through a …

REV’IT! “Air” Mesh Jacket Review The Rev’it Air jacket is new for 2008. It’s designed for hot weather riding and it offers sophisticated styling with high levels of air flow with Rev’it quality and a competitive price. The Rev’it Air jacket is new for 2008 and it’s the lightest weight hot weather jacket in the Rev’it …

REV’IT!! Makes Boots! The new interesting short boot style is available in two formats. The Air Blend mesh and the Fighter H2O, which is waterproof. The boots are nearly identical in every other way. REV’IT! has 9 different types of boots in their 2008 lineup, including four different types of short motorcycle boots. There’s probably …

REV’IT! Mistral Mesh Pants Review Stylish mesh pants with Rev’it quality.  These fit better than the Rev’it Airvent mesh pants we reviewed several years ago.  With the zip-in Hydratex wind- and water-proof liner, these could be three-season pants, depending on your local climate.  Get ’em while you can though; our sources tell us that the Rev’it Mistral …

Rev’it Cayenne Pro Pants Review The new Rev’it Cayenne Pro pants are designed to be the perfect match for the Cayenne Pro jacket, but they’re also make a very nice all-around pair of trousers for touring, sport-touring or general motorcycling. They include sharp “Enduro/Adventure” styling, high-quality tailoring and materials and dual liners that zip connect …

The Ultra Mesh 3/4-Length Jacket The new REV’IT! Sirocco may just be the “perfect” hot weather riding jacket. It offers excellent air flow, light weight, soft and comfortable (but protective) fabric and great styling. But even the Sirocco was designed for the heat, it’s also one of the most versatile motorcycle jackets available. It should …