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Men's Leather Motorcycle Jackets
You can't be a motorcyclist without owning a leather biking jacket. The leather motorcycle jacket, as we know it, was invented by Schott in New York in the 1920s; since then, it has never been out of fashion. The main benefits of leather in a biking jacket are that it is comfortable to wear and that it offers good protection should you fall off. Leather softens with use, and gets easier to wear as the years go by. These days, there are textile jackets that are much more abrasion resistant than leather jackets, but they don't always look as cool as a leather jacket. But leather is not such a good material as an outer fabric when it comes to staying warm and dry. Leather has no thermal properties, so an unlined leather jacket won't keep you warm in the winter. But perhaps the single greatest weakness of leather is the way that it soaks up moisture. This means that, if it rains, a leather jacket is pretty useless.