By Ryan Adams Editor Score: 89.75%
Editor Score: 89.75%
At first sight, I wasn’t overly stoked about the look of the REV’IT! Prometheus jacket. It was just a little too simple. My wife, however, was plenty stoked. The folks at REV’IT! had offered it as an alternative to a jacket which is being discontinued and I agreed to give it a try. Once I received it, I was much happier with it and my wife who works in the fashion industry gave me the old, “I told you so”. That happens more often than I’d like to admit – with style, anyway.
The Prometheus leather jacket from REV’IT! is subtle, if you wanted to put it in a box, you could say it’s somewhat retro or cafe racer-ish, but I prefer to think of it as a stylish jacket that will look at home with any motorcycle you choose to wear it on. When I got the call that I would be heading to Italy to ride Moto Guzzi’s V85 TT as well as a couple of new Vespas, I knew exactly the jacket I would be bringing with me.
During one of the cooler nights in Milan, I wore the REV’IT! Prometheus jacket out on the town, perks of having a jacket without metal sliders or branding all over it.
The REV’IT! Prometheus jacket’s leather is supple and as soft as a jacket that’s been passed down through generations with decades of wear, and that’s right out of the box. The beat buffalo leather (don’t worry, it was beat during the tanning process, not while alive… I think) gives the jacket …read more