Points to take into account before shopping for a motorcycle leather jacket

Posted on 30 January 2019

It is not important if it is the first time you are going to buy a leather jacket for your bike or not, you always have to take into account certain points before buying it so that your purchase is of the best quality.

The selection process is not simple, your motorcycle jacket speaks for you, and therefore the process can be quite stressful.

First of all, we must know the difference between a fashion jacket and an exclusive motorcycle jacket, and no, they are not the same. Motorcycle leather jackets fulfill their most significant function of protecting in the event of an accident, and for this reason, their manufacturing material is thicker than that of a common one.

Besides, they usually have protection on the inside of the shoulders, back or elbows. This not to mention that they are generally shorter for greater comfort when sitting. On the other hand, stylish jackets are made with more delicate leather to offer greater freshness. They have a function of making the person look good, of representing them.

Another big question is: Do I have to spend a lot of money to buy a quality leather jacket? The answer is yes, good quality motorcycle leather jackets are expensive because of their nature. Take these 5 things into account:


1- Skin type: A "cheap" leather jacket has chemical-treated skin, this affects the skin, and over time they break making you look pretty bad. 

2- Topstitching: Not all of them have this small fundamental detail, in the quality motorcycle jackets these are sewn with threads that stand out (but this is what a good stew means and therefore, better resistance). Cheaper jackets, on the other hand, avoid seams or use them with fine threads.

3- Cut and trim: For the investment of the profit you want, you have to put low prices but sell more. This is what these brands that sell "cheap" leather jackets do, looking to adapt to as many people as possible to increase their sale, but is it really worth it? No.

4- Details: The more details a jacket has, the higher its degree of complication when it is manufactured and therefore, the more expensive it is. Quality leather jackets usually have more details such as stitching, cutting, pocketing, zippers, the least that makes the price go up.

5- Zipper: This is simple, the most expensive brands have a better quality zipper. These ones hold more the shot, and we don't have to be fixing them all the time because it got damaged or stuck. 


To buy quality motorcycle jackets, we recommend you visit our store because we use cowhide in the manufacture of our garments. This type of leather is highly resistant, and at the same time, we make sure it is soft for a better fit to the body. Check our jackets and take into account the tips we gave you earlier to check the quality. And not only do we sell jackets, but we also sell other garments to wear if you like leather, our focus is on motorcycle leather jackets.


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Last but not least, if your jacket wears out do not hesitate to change it. If it is a casual leather jacket, do it because a torn jacket does not look good and if it is a leather jacket for riding a motorcycle, do it for your own safety. You do not want it not to protect you in the event of a fall!

On a personal note, choose leather motorcycle jackets, because they have more protection, look good and are more durable. If you are looking for a quality leather jacket to ride a motorcycle the fundamental factor to consider is your safety. Some jackets come with the included protectors, and others come separately, either of these two ways is valid. However, it is recommended that it is included in the jacket because imagine in a hypothetical case that you forget to put the protector and happen to have an accident. Disastrous, right?

You do not need to be afraid to use an exclusive leather jacket for motorcycles to be casual around the city, these jackets make the person look great just as well as with a less formal look. If you think of using a cool motorcycle jacket, you can, but at your own risk.

These recommendations are for both casual and motorcycle jackets, the important thing is to know how to choose good quality.

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