Belstaff Trialmaster 6oz wax cotton jacket in black (BEL1060)
Product InformationThis is the jacket, for the last five years or so we've been asking Belstaff to make. Every year they say yes, yes, yes; but then nothing happens. But for 2018 it's eventually here.
Basically it is a lightweight Trialmaster. Now we love the current Trialmaster. It's a heck of a jacket, a direct descendant of the jackets worn by Charley and Ewan when they went around the world. It's harder and stronger than any wax cotton jacket we've ever come across.
This new-for-2018 Trialmaster 6oz is a whole different kettle of fish. For a start, it's made from six ounce waxed cotton. Pick it up and it weighs half what the original Trialmaster does. But you still get a proper motorcycle jacket in every respect. You get a full Miporex waterproof and wind proof membrane, and D3O armour in the elbows and shoulder, but it is so much easier to wear. Honestly you could pop into town to do some shopping in it and you wouldn't think twice. The Trialmaster 6oz jacket is also known as the Belstaff Sheene.
The lightness is helped by the fact that the jacket doesn't have any separate thermal lining but this has never bothered us as we are true disciples of layering. We think this new jacket is a very welcome new addition to the Belstaff range. It won't replace the standard Trialmaster.
For some, especially those who commute or ride all year round, the original will be still the one to have. But if you are a more fair-weather rider, wanting a wax cotton jacket that you can wear throughout the summer months or on an overseas trip you might want to take a look at the Trialmaster 6oz.
Read our Belstaff Trialmaster six ounce jacket review.
- Wax Cotton 6.oz
- Waterproof membrane
- Cotton check lining on body and inside pockets
- Corduroy on neck collar and cuffs
- Removable soft protectors on shoulders and elbows
- Pocket for back protector
- Chest jet pocket, closed by metal zipper
- lower jet pockets, closed by metal zipper
- Inside facing jet pocket, closed by coil zipper
- Reinforcements on shoulders and elbows
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