It can be a nightmare finding women’s motorcycle jackets with a flattering fit – especially if you don’t want to be clad completely in pink.
Our handy list of ladies textile motorcycle jackets under £200 has been compiled through reviews from customers who used the Sportsbikeshop website and can help you bag a bargain textile with all the features you’d ever need.
Textile jackets aren’t just for use in ropey weather conditions, and this mesh and polyester jacket from Rev’it is a big hit with Sportsbikeshop customers for warm weather riding. One customer has used the jacket in 34°C in Thailand without complaint. Customers also praised the length of the arms, with several customers noting they offered plenty of length for sportier riding positions.
Sportsbikeshop customers have awarded the summer-friendly Oxford Iota 1.0 full marks from the first 7 reviews, heaping praise on the light weight and airflow provided by the mesh construction. Most customers have been happy with the fit of the jacket, although a couple of reviewers had to order a size larger than normal for the optimum fit. The jacket features CE approved armour at the shoulders and elbows, with a pocket for an optional back protector.
With a perfect record from the first four Sportsbikeshop customers to leave a review, the Ixon Filter has made a great start. Customers have been impressed with the fit and comfort of the jacket as well as the abundance of pockets and its removable waterproof liner. The Filter features CE-approved armour at the shoulders and elbows, and there’s also a pocket for an optional back protector.
Sportsbikeshop customers loved the original Dakota and the popularity has transferred over to the Dakota 2.0, which takes an average rating of 4.8 stars from the first 21 reviews. The Dakota 2.0 has a removable thermal liner and a fixed waterproof membrane, plus shoulder and elbow armour, and airflow vents for warm days. The best fit can be achieved by using the waist belt fit adjuster.
Early signs from Sportsbikeshop customers are that they’re happy with the Richa Phantom 2 jacket, awarding it an average of 4.57 stars from the first seven reviews. Buyers praised the jacket for its fit, noting it’s a good cut for a woman’s figure. Customers were also pleased with the amount of adjustability on offer, allowing for a tailored fit. Buyershave also praised the jacket for its good ventilation in warm weather, and waterproofing, courtesy of the removable liner. A Recommended tag from RiDE Magazine isn’t to be sniffed at, either.