The best piece of safety gear is one that fits properly. This applies to everything from helmets and pants through to jackets. For female motorcyclists, it’s important to choose motorcycle clothing and apparel that is designed for women’s body shapes to get the best protection and fit.
Your jacket is one of the essential pieces of safety gear you wear while riding, so making sure it fits properly and offers the correct level and placement of impact protection is critical. Maximize your chances of a safe and comfortable ride every time by choosing a women’s motorcycle jacket with armor.
As with men’s jackets, women’s motorcycle jackets come in a range of styles and materials. You can opt for classic leather or technical textiles for materials, and choose from sport, urban, touring and more when it comes to style and the type of riding you do. The world of women’s protective motorcycle clothing has much improved in recent years, and you can now find a wide variety to choose from.
When looking for a motorcycle jacket with armor, you should always look for a jacket that features D3O® impact protection to ensure you’re getting the very best combination of protection and comfort that’s CE certified (or UKCA equivalent) to the PPE Regulation 2016/425 in accordance with the EN1621 series of standards. Explore a range of D3O partner brands offering world-leading protection for female motorcyclists with their dedicated lines.
The biggest difference between men’s and women’s motorcycle jackets is the size and cut. As a general rule, women’s motorcycle jackets come in smaller sizes. They tend to have shorter torsos and sleeves, and are cut differently around the chest and waist to accommodate women’s bodies more practically. Women’s jackets often have a closer fit than men’s as well, especially for leather motorcycle jackets. There’s such a variety of styles and sizes available on the market, you’ll be sure to find something that suits you.
Impact protection is still centered on the shoulders, elbows and back, but it may be more compact in order to better fit the wearer. D3O offers the LP1 Compact range for exactly this reason. Similar to the LP1, it’s CE EN1621-1:2012 Level 1 certified and extremely breathable, but comes in a smaller size for better fit more petite frames.
If you’re looking to purchase a women’s motorcycle jacket with armor, there are a few things to consider before you buy. No matter what other factors influence your buying decision, always look for a motorcycle jacket with armor from D3O® to benefit from the most advanced protection in the event of a crash or fall.
Klim are the experts when it comes to high-quality motorcycle touring gear, and the Artemis Jacket is no exception. The Artemis is the ideal jacket for women motorcyclists who love touring, adventure and off-road riding. Featuring D3O® CE EN 1621-1:2012 Level 1 impact protection at the elbows and shoulders, plus a D3O® CE EN 1621-2:2014 Level 1 Viper Stealth back pad; all armor is removable for Level 2 upgrades as desired. The Gore-Tex shell keeps you dry, Cordura and SuperFabric provide abrasion resistance and hi-vis strips are included for visibility. The Artemis is AA class and CE certified to EN 17092-3:2020, making it the jacket of choice for women wanting a touring jacket that doesn’t compromise on protection or abrasion resistance.
The Icon Tuscadero 2 is a low-profile jacket in terms of style, offering the best when it comes to impact protection. The simple styling packs plenty of benefits, including waterproofing, a removable insulated liner and female-specific fit. D3O® LP1 impact protection (CE EN 1621-1:2012 rated) is included at the shoulders and elbows, and the back features a D3O® back protector, so you can ride in style, confident in the knowledge you’re D3O® protected. The Tuscadero 2 is A class, and rated overall to CE EN 17092-4:2020, making it a great choice for casual or commuter riders.
Take on whatever the track has to throw at you with the sport-inspired Richa Laura Jacket. Perfect for sport bike fans, the Laura combines high quality luxury leather with integrated stretch panels for a close and comfortable fit. D3O® impact protection is integrated at the elbows and shoulders, and the Laura is also D3O® back and chest protector-ready, with built-in pockets. Richa has considered all seasons with the Laura, and the jacket features a mesh inner and perforated leather for ventilation, plus a removable thermal lining to keep warm in winter. Reinforced stitching in high-wear areas and neoprene cuffs and collar make the Laura a fantastic choice of women’s armored motorcycle jacket.
Furygan’s Debbie Jacket combines D3O® impact protection with ultra-soft leather for a comfortable garment you can ride all day in. The Debbie features classic biker-chic styling with accordion stitch shoulders, a snap close collar, and zips at the wrists and hips. Made from 100% buffalo leather and featuring a removable thermal lining, the Debbie can take you through any season of riding. With D3O® impact protection at the shoulders and elbows, and a back pocket ready for you to add your own D3O® back protector, you can combine safety and style in this Furygan jacket.
Explore more D3O® partner brands offering women’s armored motorcycle jackets and ensure you’re getting the right jacket for your ride. Always look for D3O® impact protection and choose a jacket that delivers on safety alongside style.