Top 10: Motorcycle Jackets under £100
Whether you're just getting into motorcycles or you're a seasoned rider looking for a budget jacket, we've picked our ten favourite jackets that are currently under £100.
RST Striker - textile
Currently priced at a comfortable £50, the RST Striker is an entry-level jacket for any urban rider or commuter, featuring double and triple stitched seams and a waterproof breathable lining. The Striker has loads of adjustability for maximum comfort and is fitted with contour plus armour to the shoulder and elbows and also has a pocket for an optional contour plus CE Aktiv Impact back protector. Plus, you get the peace of mind that comes with a reputable brand like RST.
Buffalo Retro - textile
This 600 Denier Polyester construction is waterproof and breathable with removable CE approved armour at the shoulders and elbows. Like a few of the other jackets in this top 10, there's a pocket for back protector (not included) and two external pockets with zips at the waist. An 8-inch zip allows attachment to Buffalo jeans.
Buffalo Ladies Siena - textile
The Siena is a women's jacket, with Buffalo being known as a good, budget brand so this jacket is - as we'd expect - a smart buy for money-conscious riders. The Siena is discounted at Sports Bike Shop from £110 to £80 (at the time of writing), and it features a removable 120g thermal quilted lining, waterproof, windproof and breathable drop lining, and removable CE approved shoulder and elbow armour. The 600 Denier polyester construction has a pocket for optional back protection, vents in the chest, upper arms and rear of the jacket, and YKK front zip with Velcro storm flap. There's also plenty of adjustment, reflective detailing and two external pockets.
Oxford Subway 3.0 - textile
The Oxford Subway 3.0 is a waterproof textile construction with a storm flap and gutter system on the front of the jacket. There's CE armour in the elbows and shoulders with vents for improved airflow and adjustment points on the arms and waist for an improved fit. Reflective detailing ensures increased visibility while the suede collar and soft-edged cuffs offer a god amount of comfort. A pocket for optional back protector also sits at the back of the jacket.
Richa Bolt - textile
This textile jacket from Richa features a waterproof layer to keep you warm and dry in wet weather, as well as waist adjustment, vents, a removable padded liner and CE approved shoulder and elbow armour. The Richa is also one of the cheaper jackets on this list, so it'll be tough to beat at this price.
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Weise Nevada ST - textile
The Weise Nevada ST is yet another addition to the Weise stable combining both great value and unassuming functionality. The jacket is ready for the weather with a waterproof, windproof and breathable drop lining complemented by a removable thermal quilted lining. Fully armoured (CE approved armour in the shoulders, elbows and back), the Nevada ST has adjustments at the waist, sleeves and collar for comfort and fit. There are also two front vents and three internal, waterproof pockets.
Spada Ladies Planet - textile
The Spada Planet textile jacket is a ladies fit, with an adjustable waist, sleeve, cuff and neck. It's 600D polyester construction and high abrasion resistant, as well as waterproof and breathable. Reflective piping ensures you'll be seen and the five-piece armour should offer some peace of mind when it comes to safety. It's also great value for money with positive reviews on the Sports Bike Shop site.
Weise Psycho jacket features 2 - leather and textile
Pushing our £100 budget to its limits, this Weise Psycho 2 jacket is currently £99.99 at SportsBikeShop. For the style-conscious rider, the jacket is constructed from textile and leather, and is available in jet black with white stitching. Despite its modest price tag, it features a removable thermal lining, full CE approved armour in the shoulders, elbows and back, and zip ventilation at shoulders, torso and lower arms. The Psycho 2 also has reflective stripes on the shoulders, back and upper arms for added night-time visibility.
RST Tourmaster 2 - textile
The RST Tourmaster 2 is a Ballistic, Max tex and HT tex material construction with Sinaqua waterproof breathable lining and removable thermal quilted lining. In terms of protection, it features RST Contour Plus CE shoulder and elbow armour. There are intake and exhaust vents, two external pockets and one inner pocket. You also get the peace of mind that comes with buying from a reputable brand like RST.
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ARMR Moto Ladies Jojo
The pink detailing won't suit everyone, but this women's jacket from ARMR offers CE approved armour in the shoulders and elbows, with provision for a CE Back Protector. There's also a Dry Tek waterproof liner, storm flap retention system and detachable Thermoline insulating liner. A waterproof wallet pocket keeps your valuables safe and dry with YKK zips used throughout.
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