Buy road waterproof motorcycle jackets
Having a jacket that protects you from the rain is essential depending on the season and geographical area in which you are. Waterproof motorcycle jackets allow you to enjoy your motorcycle during rainy days and prevent the water from getting to the driver. These jackets must have some type of waterproof membrane either laminated or removable from a recognized brand such as the famous Gore-Tex® or they can be from their own technology of brands such as Drystar by Alpinestars, D-Dry by Dainese or Hydratex® by Rev'it!. Surely they sound familiar because many products incorporate these names such as jackets, pants, boots, gloves... And you can practically gear yourself from head to toe with garments that offer some waterproof membrane. Most waterproof jackets also have some kind of thermal lining for greater comfort and protection from the cold. If you are looking for a waterproof jacket that is good value for money, we recommend you take a look at our outlet section.
Types of motorcycle jackets
Waterproof jackets with airbag offer excellent protection against falls, as they have a high-tech system that activates on impact. At Motocard we offer a wide range of waterproof jackets with airbags to protect you from rain and impacts.
Waterproof jackets with thermal lining are very practical in winter. These jackets have a lining made of technical materials and with thermal properties to maintain the rider's temperature on cold days and with the possibility to remove it according to the thermal conditions.
Leather jackets with a unique cut, and although they need a little wearing in, they offer a perfect and comfortable fit and keep the rider well protected.
Waterproof jackets are perfect for winter and rainy days. Some examples of the best waterproof membranes are Gore-Tex®, Drystar by Alpinestars, D-Dry by Dainese.
Women's waterproof jackets offer a comfortable fit for the female body and protect us from the rain. At Motocard we have a wide range of waterproof jackets for women.
Casual jackets are perfect for urban everyday use. They have an ideal cut for the city and allow more mobility.
Which is the best jacket for each season?
If you are looking for waterproof winter jackets, these usually have some type of cold insulation to offer a comfortable ride and waterproof technology to keep the water out if it rains.
Waterproof spring-summer motorcycle jackets allow us to enjoy our bike during the hottest months thanks to the ventilation systems and grilles that allow air circulation, and the waterproof membrane protects us from the summer rain.
On the other hand, a very good choice are the multipurpose jackets for the whole year, these usually have some type of removable thermal insulation, a ventilation system and a waterproof membrane that easily adapt to each season and so are ideal for use throughout the year.
What materials are good for rain?
Waterproof jackets must incorporate certain materials to keep water out but at the same time allow perspiration to evacuate moisture and perspiration. They must also have lightweight and repellent materials to prevent the water from adhering and avoid soaking, that is why the preferred material will be textile fabric such as nylon or polyester and thus avoid leather or leather jackets, since these can repel a certain amount of water but in the long run they will start to soak and deform and lose their waterproof properties.
What exactly is Gore-Tex®?
Gore-Tex® membrane offers an innovative and advanced system of PTFE micropores attached to the outer fabric, which waterproofs and protects from the wind and still allows perspiration to be expelled. So external water or wind cannot penetrate the fabric, but perspiration and moisture may be expelled.
What is Gore-Tex®?
Gore-Tex® is the global leader in the world of waterproof membranes, with a worldwide reputation thanks to the confidence of thousands of brands that incorporate this technology in their garments and guarantee its advanced functioning of layers that protect against water and allow perspiration on wet days.
How long does Gore-Tex® last?
Depending on their use and care, a Gore-Tex® membrane lasts approximately 3 to 5 years without losing its technical properties. We must avoid the use of high temperatures when drying and direct drying in the sun whenever possible, and we must always follow the manufacturer's maintenance and care advice.
What is the difference between Waterproof and Gore-tex®?
Waterproof technology means that a garment is impermeable but it may not offer correct perspiration evacuation. On the other hand, the Gore-Tex® membrane offers total waterproof protection and at the same time allows the perspiration of moisture.
How is the impermeability of a garment measured?
The breathability of a garment is measured in millimeters, which give us an idea of its repellency and water resistance - the higher the number the more waterproof it is. This is measured through partitions which form a water column and allow the measurement of waterproof properties. For example, some of the waterproof jackets offer 8,000mm protection allowing for comfortable riding in light rain and some Gore-Tex® offer up to 20,000mm for the most extreme conditions.
What is Gore-Tex® 2L?
The 2L or 2-layer Gore-tex® membrane is formed by an outer fabric and inner fabric of micropore Gore-Tex® PTFE layer, forming a unit (2 layers). The Gore-Tex® 2L is very versatile and considered to be the standard as it is breathable and soft to the touch.
The 3L or 3-layer Gore-Tex® is formed by a laminate containing the same elements as the 2-layer Gore-Tex®: outer fabric + inner fabric of PTFE + inner lining. The difference is that the 3 layers are joined together and feel as though there is only one layer. This type of Gore-Tex® is more resistant and waterproof than the previous 2-layer. This Gore-Tex® is for more demanding conditions.
Most Popular Waterproof Jacket Brands
At Motocard, we have the best brands of waterproof road jackets, such as Dainese, Alpinestars, Segura, Armure, Revit, etc. Choosing a good waterproof jacket is essential for your comfort when riding in the rain, that is why we have the highest quality waterproof jackets guaranteed by the manufacturer.