Cortech by Tour Master Piuma Jacket
- Constructed with a combination of perforated and non-perforated top grain drum dyed leather (1.2-1.4 mm) with 600 denier stretch nylon side panels
- CE approved shoulder and elbow protectors with a triple density back protector
- Triple and double stitched with high strength, bonded nylon thread
- Accordion style expansion panels at shoulders and elbows for increased flexibility and a performance fit
- Heavy duty, 600 denier stretch nylon panels in the arms for ease of movement
- Rotated sleeves for comfort and performance in the riding position
- Cuffs feature a spring-loaded zipper pull to eliminate flapping
- Removable, insulated vest liner provides warmth
- Mesh lining throughout enhances air circulation and comfort
- Features a full-circumference and 8 inch jacket to pant attachment zipper with pant sides included
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Choose from a remaining size XL or XXL based upon what you usually wear in men’s jackets/shirts.
These jackets are a “sport” cut and therefore a snug when fitted properly. And with a sport cut jacket, it is best to evaluate the fit of the jacket when in the riding position (arms forward, elbows slightly bent). This type of jacket won’t be all that “natural” feeling in other positions such as arms down.
The max chest size of the XL is 46” and the max belly is about 42”. The max chest of the XXL is 48” and the max belly is about 44”. If you have a more trim waist, you can use the size waist adjustment to customize the fit.
Our Two Cents
We are pleased to offer this quality product at an affordable closeout price. You’ll find this deal only at MotorcycleGear.com because the remaining US inventory of this jacket in now in our Texas warehouse. It is on closeout at a great price until told out. Here are our product comments: Ok, first things first… what the heck is Piuma? According to Wikipedia: Piúma is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo”. I still don’t know how to pronounce it, but anyway… the Piuma leather jacket has very sleek styling and provides the comfort and protection you would expect from a quality leather jacket. This jacket is probably better suited to warmer climates, as a good deal of the leather is perforated. The jacket does come with a vest-type liner, which should block the majority of the wind on the torso, but the insulation feels pretty thin (so don’t expect too much warmth). Another note about the liner – it uses a typical zip in system, with buttons at the armpits to keep it in place. Well, the elastic loops for the buttons are extremely tight, and we had a hard time getting the buttons through to remove and install the liner (so please don’t return a jacket for this reason because they are all that way). A nylon stretch material is used under the arms and down the sides, and flexible accordion panels are used in the shoulders and at the elbows for extra flexibility. For protection, there is a removable triple density back protector as well as C.E. approved armor for the shoulders and elbows. The shoulder armor is also removable, however, the armor for the elbows is permanently sewn into place. Fixing the armor to the shell of the jacket is more secure than just having it in a nylon pocket sewn into the liner. Take the “View Larger Pictures” link above to see some good closeups of this jacket and its features.
Followup! Thanks to long time customer, Dale from Calabasas, CA for answering my question above: His Answer: “Latigo & Piuma are both local (to Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains) twisty, bike-heaven type roads”.
Just so happens the fine folks at TourMaster live/work in the same city! I guess I should have asked THEM! Oh ye of little faith the makers of product to know anything about them :)
Happy Customers Who Bought This Product
Great service yet again, and I'm thrilled with the products as usual! The Piuma jacket really moves a lot of air. I ended up out later than planned when riding with it one day and was glad I at least had a long-sleeve shirt underneath on the 30... (Read more...)
The Cortech Piuma jacket is the 4th Jacket I've purchased from motorcyclegear.com. As usual, great prices, but more importantly, even greater service. I was assisted in a return/exchange for another size by an employee named Paul, who I later fo... (Read more...)