RST PRO SERIES ADVENTURE III Jacket

Discussion in 'Australia' started by snarley, May 17, 2018.

  1. snarley

    snarley Long timer

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    Hey all,

    I hope nobodies in the market for a black/silver coloured one of these in a normal size...say 2XL cause I can't find a MC dealer on the East Coast that has one to try on ! The importer Monza is also out of stock....any leads?

    And ya wonder why so many people just shop online...:lol3

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  2. Redback

    Redback Average aussie bloke

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  3. snarley

    snarley Long timer

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  4. SaAdvRider99

    SaAdvRider99 Been here awhile

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  5. Weld75

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  6. Redback

    Redback Average aussie bloke

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    Helmet Warehouse Yagoona??
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  7. glitch_oz

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    Looked like the colour I wanted was never sold in AUS (black/ orange), got it from Moto-Central (ebay) out of the UK within a week.
    Little warning: With all liners in place, my usual 2XL fit is just a smidge on the tight side.
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  8. snarley

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    Got one coming out of AMA warehouse. Let's see how it goes:lol2
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  9. diabolik37

    diabolik37 Deadly Gubba

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    I wish MC would still made the Rally Cross... They where the best jacket for all weather...
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  10. snarley

    snarley Long timer

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    Dri Rider stil make the Rallycross ?
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  11. glitch_oz

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  12. diabolik37

    diabolik37 Deadly Gubba

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    Not that I'm aware of...

    All the new Rally Jackets are just too hot for summer riding. The old one was just like a mesh, and the sleeve did came off, where all the new one just got those silly opening that are supposed to keep you cool, but they don't really work at slow speed or in traffic...

    I also really enjoyed the camel back built in and the fact that it was only $300

    You can still buy the red one SH on facebook (L size), but the great looking blue one, there are just pictures here and there... It was just a comfortable jacket where the arm length was right for the size of the jackets...

    [​IMG]
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  13. diabolik37

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    That's what they did replace the original with... Not as comfy as the original. Also one big mistake was to have the front metal zip in the open (it will hit and scratch your fuel tank)
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  14. Bernie68

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  15. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    Hey diabolik37 (where's the other 36? :scratch), I still have my dririder rallycross II Jacket. The mesh is really good in hot weather, and add the liners and it's good for most conditions, for a while anyway. I wouldn't trust the waterproof liner to be waterproof any more though. The camelbak feature never worked for me, I found it a poorly implemented feature that tended to drag the neck into your throat at the front. I've found the BMW Rally II jacket to be the best for carrying water, you forget it's there. It's not $300 retail though. Used is an option if you know your size and have patience.
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  16. diabolik37

    diabolik37 Deadly Gubba

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    I did loose mine back in 2010 when I collided with a roo... Mine was the first rallycross (like the one in the picture above but in blue)... I got a new Rallycross II after, but it wasn't the same thing (read above)...

    I tried several jackets including the BMW rally and they are all just too hot for summer riding (especially here in QLD), no matter how many zipper you open...

    I found a Motodry that was still made like the rallycross, but is nearly 6 years old now and it starting to show... I got so used to feel the air trough the mesh, removing the sleeves and having the cold ice water on my back, that I don't really want to give up this setup...
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  17. Redback

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    Just bought a new MotoDry Advent-Tour jacket, got it on special from Sydney City M/Cs, so far so good.
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  18. Andrew2

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    Ive got both. The original Rallycross and the RST Adventure. The RST is a hot jacket compared to the Rallycross. The front vent panels on the RST are a pain in the arse to do back up too. It's much easier to put a wet weather jacket over the Rallycross rather than taking the jacket off and zipping all the panels up on the RST if it gets cold. The Rallycross is still going strong after all these years. I generally use the Rallycross in summer and the RST in winter.
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  19. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    I also love the airflow through the mesh, and like you I wasn't prepared to take a backward step.

    So I bought a 2 piece combo, Dainese, used from an inmate. Here's a link to where they are still being sold. I haven't found any for sale in this country, which I find absurd really : https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/dainese-air-frazer-jacket

    The lower arm and lower leg are full race-spec Dainese leather and armour (including knee scrapers...) and the shoulders are the leather/armour business too, leather on yer bum and top of your back, the rest of it is mesh - you can hold the jacket up and read a newspaper through it basically. You will need to supply the back protector yourself (I cut up an old body armour suit). While the forearm and lower leg can get a tad sweaty, the rest of it breathes like a spring breeze, it is fan-bloody-tastic in warm weather. Full mesh is the go, it shits all over unzipping a slit.
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  20. diabolik37

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    +1 on the wet weather Jacket... Best setup ever...

    I didn't have any problem with my Rallycross even in February down in Tassie... Thermals, Jumper, winter liner, Rallycross.... And if the rain stated wet Jacket on top... easy as...

    If the roo didn't decide to try to kill me, I would still have my Rallycross.... I still don't know why MC decide to change something that was working so good for Australian conditions.. :dunno
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