New Gear Enhances Rider Visibility in Low-light and Nighttime Conditions
MILWAUKEE, WI – June 16, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – When visibility is limited by darkness or bad weather, Hi-Vis riding gear from Harley-Davidson® MotorClothes® can help make motorcycle riders more conspicuous to other vehicles. Utilizing strategically placed high-visibility fluorescent color panels and 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective technology, Harley-Davidson Hi-Vis gear stands out from a variety of angles and keeps riders looking good on and off the bike.
Water-proof, vented, and reflective, the Women’s Skull Illumination Riding Jacket (P/N 98089-15VW, starting at $295.00) offers an outstanding combination of ride-enhancing features. 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material is built into the piping and sleeve stripes, front and back graphics, along with the dobby panels on the front, zipper snap tab, collar snap tab, pocket welts, cuff tabs, back waist, and back neck. Two-way wrap-around zipper vents help regulate airflow when the sun comes out. The fit is adjustable with buckle waist tabs and a toggled bungee cord waist. This polyester jacket features lightly padded shoulders and an action back, and body armor pockets in the elbows and shoulders. Available XS to 25XL and Plus sizes.
The feature-laden Men’s Medallion Reflective Riding Jacket (P/N 98082-15VM, starting at $325) is designed to keep a rider comfortable and visible. For enhanced visibility, this jacket features 3M Scotchlite Reflective Material in piping, stripes and embroidered appliqué graphics, plus reflective dobby panels on the front and upper arms. The jacket shell is waterproof 600 denier polyester, with zippered vertical front and back exit vents. A two-way zipper features a draft-fighting storm flap. An under-the-helmet hood stows under the snap-tab mandarin collar. Body armor pockets are placed at elbows and shoulders. Available S to 5XL and Tall sizes.
The Men’s Medallion Reflective Leather Jacket (P/N 98077-15VM, starting at $550.00) combines the classic, rugged style of black cowhide with waterproof and reflective technology. Conspicuousness is enhanced with ample 3M Scotchlite Reflective Material in piping and stripes and incorporated into embroidered appliqué graphics on left chest and back yoke. The midweight-cowhide, waterproof shell is lined with polyester mesh in the body and sleeves, and has body armor pockets at the elbows and shoulders. For adjustable comfort, the jacket features front and rear vents and power-stretch panels in the back, waist, and elbows. A two-way zipper is backed by a storm flap, and the under-the-helmet hood stows under the snap-tab mandarin collar. Available S to 5XL and Tall sizes.
The versatility of the Men’s Hi-Vis Switchback Lite Riding Jacket (P/N 98091-15VM, starting at $225.00) make it a three-season favorite for many riders. Fluorescent orange panels and 3M Scotchlite Reflective Material in the piping, stripes, and back graphics enhance visibility on the highways, byways, and back roads. The Switchback design of this polyester jacket incorporates zip-off panels in the sides and under the sleeves that reveal mesh venting for warmer temperatures. When removed, the zip-off panels stow in two large, horizontal interior pockets. The shell is lined with polyester mesh in the body and polyester taffeta in the sleeves, with body armor pockets in the sleeves and shoulders. Available S to 5XL and Tall sizes.
Harley-Davidson MotorClothes are available at more than 750 authorized retail locations in the United States and online.
About Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Harley-Davidson Motor Company produces custom, cruiser and touring motorcycles and offers a complete line of Harley-Davidson® motorcycle parts, accessories, riding gear and apparel, and general merchandise. For more information, visit www.h-d.com.