- Product Review (submitted on April 12, 2012):
After years of toting around both my leather jacket and a saddle-bag filling rain suit, I finally decided that carrying two jackets is silly. Time for one jacket that's both weather protection and road protection.
Based on this last weekend, it looks like I found it - my new Darien jacket.
I bought the jacket in time for my late-spring ride weekend in Florida, which means packing all my riding gear in a duffle, then flying to Orlando to pick up my rental Harley. The jacket is much easier to pack and much lighter than my leather jacket and rainsuit that I used to take. But would it be waterproof?
That was tested too as during my ride back to the dealership, the Florida heavens opened, resulting in an hour-long ride in driving rain. The Darien jacket performed wonderfully. Now I had just put on my rain pants too.
Next up on my "wish list" is a pair of Darien Light rain pants - size 40 waist in black would be great. Got that Aerostitch?