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Written by Ben Branch | June 17th 2014
The Roland Sands Design Barfly is a perorated leather jacket specifically designed for summer riding in places with a California-like climate. The benefit to using perforated leather is that you still get the fantastic abrasion resistance offered by top-grain cowhide, with the additional benefit of air flowing into the front and out of the back of the jacket while you’re underway.
Each Barfly has armour ready shoulder, elbow and back protector pockets and is made from washed and oiled/waxed top grain 1.1 mm cowhide. The cut of the jacket means it can be worn both on the bike as well as off, it’s offered in black and tobacco (brown to you and I) and it comes in sizes from S to XXXL.
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