When I get home from work, there
are often packages waiting for me - I know you're shocked, but I
keep three scooters running and I got stuff coming and going on
eBay (who doesn't?)
So a couple of days ago I picked up the package inside the front
door and thought to myself "what engine parts could these be?".
The box was heavy and that (in my household) indicates engine
parts. Surprise - it was a new leather jacket from
In all fairness, they gave me this jacket for free if I would
check it out. That being said - this thing is now my new 100%
favorite riding jacket.
Seriously, I've been through some jackets in my time. It usta be
that Schott Perfectos outta New York were as cool as you could
get, than I had some made from too-soft leather babies from
Wilsons house o' Pseudo leather and lately I've been wearing a
$99 cheapy that feels like it was made outta stiff rhino hide
dipped in plastic.
What do I like about the Fox Creek jacket?
Well, first off IT'S HEAVY THICK LEATHER but it's still
bendable! Unlike my former rhino hide, I can actually move my
arms. In fact, it was so thick and warm that the first thing I
did was zip out the inner lining. I don't know if I'll need to
put it back in come deep winter - but I don't think so...
Next, it actually fits like it was designed by someone who rode
a motorcycle. The sleeves are extra long for those apehanging
moments in life and when you're sitting on a bike, it doesn't
ride up the back of your neck.
The cost is less than some of those trendy brands and I LIKE the
fact that it doesn't have "HD" stamped all over everything -
it's just pure leather and fittings. The zipper and snaps are
WAY heavy duty brass which won't rot like the fake chrome
Anyway - if you're in the market for a jacket, you should check
these guys out. We swapped 'em via UPS until the fit was just
right, and they were great to deal with (actual live english-speaking
people on the phone when ya call up).
Tell 'em Warren sent ya.