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Product review: Dainese HFD1 jacket

Ive been using my Dainese HFD1 for 1500 miles over the last 10 months and there is no getting away from the fact that this is one of the coolest, best-looking jackets money can buy. At first glance the quality is stunning – from the smooth, flawless leather, to the intricately-stitched Dainese logo on the back.

The satin inner liner works well without wearing a base layer and it has a heavyweight feel that inspires confidence, especially with CE armour at the shoulders and elbows.

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But all isn’t rosy – this is a proper retro jacket, which means no stretch panels or venting and its gets very hot when the sun’s out. For me, fit varies from a bit baggy on a retro bike to short in the arm on a sportsbike and after only 1000 miles a press-stud failed, which is disappointing.

If you own a classic or a retro it makes sense, but it is expensive, even with 20% off at the moment.

  • Price: £419
  • Quality: 3 Stars
  • Value: 3 Stars
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