By Ryan Adams Editor Score: 83.0%
Dainese Super Speed Textile Jacket
Editor Score: 83.0%
Finding a balance of protection, ventilation, and versatility can be difficult when looking at summer jackets; however, the Super Speed textile jacket from Dainese does a pretty good job at the balancing act. While it is not new in Dainese’s line-up, it is year-after-year a bestseller that will keep you calm, cool, and collected on your summer rides.
How do I know this jacket is a bestseller? Full disclosure – I previously worked at the Dainese D-Store in Orange County while going to college. Before you shun my thoughts of the jacket and disregard my opinions consider the following; I have crashed in this jacket (more on that later) and I have always been a gear nerd. I buy gear, use it for a while, and move on – and the process continues. I have had plenty of experience with different brands. That being said, it also should be noted that every male employee of the OC D-Store has owned one or multiples of this jacket. Now, let’s get into the product.
The Super Speed is available in euro sizes between 44-64 and comes in four color options.
The Super Speed Textile jacket’s shell is made up of Cordura and Boomerang mesh. With protection being Dainese’s first concern, they have placed the mesh panels out of any potential crash zones other than the back. You have three large mesh panels on the front, one up the inside of each arm, and a large mesh panel covering the whole back of the jacket. The entire back is certainly a …read more