The Tracker Jacket by Roland Sands Design is a modern take on the classic waxed canvas motorcycle jacket, although the idea of wearing waxed cotton might sound like something only a fan of WWI re-enactments might seriously consider – it actually makes a lot of sense.
The material is an excellent choice for those who want a breathable fabric that’s also weatherproof, and the waxed exterior can be reapplied when needed with a stick of beeswax and some elbow grease.
The Tracker Jacket has been specifically created for motorcyclists, so it has pre-curved sleeves, a dropped back, a relaxed collar opening and internal pockets for elbow, shoulder and back armour. The Tracker also has a zipped pocket on the sleeve, zip closing cuffs, a soft-lined electronics pocket and a zip close interior chest pocket.
Ben has had his work featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, and many more.
Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with millions of readers around the world and many hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.