Retro-Style Waterproof Riding Jackets

MC Picks: Vintage-Inspired Waxed Cotton Motorcycle Jackets

MC Retro-Style Waterproof Riding Jacket Guide, Aerostich
Aerostich Falstaff©Motorcyclist

The Falstaff from Aerostich uses authentic English waxed cotton and comes with a plaid cotton lining, two inside pockets, an Ultrasuede collar, four outside and two inside pockets, and an oversized cargo pocket behind the rear reflective strip. Aerostich TF3 armor in the shoulders and elbows is standard, as are dual-zippered underarm and back vents. 36-54, five colors, $657, www.aerostich.com

MC Retro-Style Waterproof Riding Jacket Guide, Icon
Icon 1000 Beltway Jacket - Buy It Now!©Motorcyclist

The Icon 1000 Beltway has a Highland coated canvas body with premium leather panels. A belted rear adjustment provides a good waist fit. The black-oxide YKK front zipper is covered by a magnetic-closure storm flap. There are patch cargo pockets on the front, and a removable quilted vest liner inside. Back, shoulder, and elbow armor is standard. S-4XL, two colors, $650.00

MC Retro-Style Waterproof Riding Jacket Guide, Roland Sands
Roland Sands Kent Jacket - Buy It Now!©Motorcyclist

The Kent by Roland Sands is made of 10.5-ounce Millerain waxed cotton. It's tailored for a classic riding fit with rotated sleeves, a dropped back, and a relaxed collar opening. There's a satin poly lining with soft electronics-secure pockets, a stretch mesh cargo pocket, and a zippered sleeve pocket. The Kent is armor ready with pockets in the shoulders, elbows, and back. S-3XL, three colors, $400

MC Retro-Style Waterproof Riding Jacket Guide, REV’IT
REV'IT Melville
Rev’it Melville©Motorcyclist

Rev'it's Melville jacket is made of waxed cotton twill and comes with a detachable thermal liner and a Hydratex mesh G-liner. The shell is lined with polyester and comes with Knox Lite CE protection in the shoulders and elbows; an optional back protector is also available. There are adjustment tabs at the collar and cuffs, along with a waist belt, and an adjustment drawstring at the hips. Storage is provided by inner and outer pockets, and hand-warmer pockets are included. SM-2XL, two colors, $299.99, www.revitsport.com

MC Retro-Style Waterproof Riding Jacket Guide, Vanson
Vanson Stormer Jacket©Motorcyclist

The Vanson Stormer is made of 14-ounce waxed cotton that's unlined except for the upper back. Exterior details include black-capped brass snaps, snap wrist closures, a buckle-and-strap collar closure, a two-way brass center front zipper, and four snap-closure pockets. XS-XXL, three colors, $499, www.vansonleathers.com

MC Retro-Style Waterproof Riding Jacket Guide, Spidi
Spidi Worker Wax H2Out Jacket©Motorcyclist

The Worker Wax H2Out by Spidi is made of Egyptian cotton coated with linseed oil for waterproofness. It has a cotton liner with thermal padding, a waterproof and breathable H2Out membrane, and EN1621.1 Forcetech armor on the shoulders and elbows. There are pockets for a back and chest protectors (not included). The chest is vented with air extractors on the back. There are five external pockets, and adjustment straps at the sides and sleeves. M-3XL, two colors, $849, www.spidi.com

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