Rukka Arma-T Gore-Tex Mens Jacket
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Rukka Arma-T Gore-Tex Mens Jacket
Rukka Arma-T Jacket
Rukka are famous for providing motorcyclists the highest quality clothing, producing gear that is highly protective, comfortable and easy to use. And that is no different with the all new Arma-T motorcycle jacket. The jacket is made with a Gore-Tex 3-layer laminate pro shell that works with Armacor technology and high-tech aramid fibres to make the jacket super protective. The Gore-Tex even makes the jacket incredibly waterproof. And to give even greater water protection the Arma-T has a waterproof closure on the front.
But with the rain coming down you may find the temperatures dropping; to prevent you from getting cold the Arma-T has a detachable 60g insulated thermal inner liner. Ventilation on the shoulders has zip closures allowing you to regulate how much cool air enters the jacket. This will mean you can keep yourself warm when its cold and cool when the sun finally starts shining.
The Rukka Arma-T features D30 Air limb protectors on the elbows and shoulders and also a D30 back protector to give you the peace of mind that you will be fully protected in the event of a crash.
Parts of the sides of the Arma-T are elasticated to give a better more comfortable fit and to not impede your range of motion and the soft neoprene collar will not irritate even when worn over longer periods. The jacket has three water proof inside pockets and four outside pockets so you will always have a place to fit your phone and wallet. And you can even zip the jacket to your Rukka trousers.
The Arma-T is a continuation of Rukka’s aim to give motorcycle riders the highest performing motorcycle gear they can make. If you plan on commuting to work, touring or riding through a blizzard the Arma-T will be a perfect companion.
- Waterproof Gore-Tex 3-layer laminate pro shell
- Waterproof front closure
- Detachable 60g insulated thermal inner liner
- Shell uses Armacor product technology with a combination of high-tech aramid fibres and Cordura
- Rukka D30 Air limb protectors on the shoulders and elbows
- Rukka D30 All Back protector
- Detachable collar and cuffs in elastic 3-layer Gore-Tex fabric
- Velcro closure collar
- Soft neoprene collar
- Elasticated parts on the sides of the jacket
- Zipper closure ventilation on both shoulders
- Upper and lower arm is width adjustable
- Connecting zip to any Rukka trousers
- Three waterproof inside pockets including an integrated mobile phone holder
- Four outside pockets
The Rukka warranty is valid for 5 (five) years from the date of purchase against faults in material or workmanship.
Chest Measurement: Measure around the fullest part of your chest, under the armpits, keeping the measuring tape parallel to the floor.
Rukka was founded in a Finnish farm kitchen in 1950, initially called 'AB Sportsbeklädnad Urheiluvaatetus Oy’.
Shortly afterwards they bought their first "welding" gear, enabling them to make waterproof seams and launch their first range of waterproof clothing. Thankfully for international audiences, they changed their name to the less-intimidating "Rukka" in 1966, which was the nickname of founder Roger Störling. Nowadays, Rukka is an independent division of one of Europe's largest sportswear manufacturers.
Things have moved on since the PVC waterproof of the 80's, Rukka are at the leading age of motorcycle clothing development, working with leaders such as W.L. Gore and DuPont on new materials and testing. Every material is extensively tested by Rukka and the material manufacturers in every condition you'll find motorcycle riders.
The flags in the Rukka logo spell Rukka in the international flag alphabet, a tribute to Rukka's roots in sailing, which, along with motorcycle riding, can create the most testing weather conditions any of us are likely to encounter.
Why Would You Choose Rukka?
There are a great many motorcycle clothing brands competing for your attention and cash, and at Infinity Motorcycles we carefully filter the brands we offer so that they all excel at something.
Rukka, hailing from Finland as they do, excel at creating clothing that is useful in harsh winter climates and is extremely tough. Many consider it to be the highest-tech motorcycle clothing available on the market today, and we certainly wouldn't put up a counter-argument.
Being hardy, tough and well-built, it naturally lasts a long time – so the adage "buy cheap, pay twice" is definitely relevant here. Rukka is more expensive than some other brands, but can last much longer and consequently comes with generous warranties, so factoring this in you can get a lot more clothing for your money with Rukka.
One of the reasons for Rukka jackets' toughness is the attention and care taken during construction. The stitching and attention to detail at wear points on Rukka products has a legitimate claim to being the best in the business, and it is an aspect of motorcycle clothing that is often ignored by the cheaper brands, resulting in excessive wear and a need to replace your motorcycle clothing more frequently.
What most people think of when they think of Rukka, even more than their extreme toughness and weather resistance, is features. Rukka have more features, clever additions and high tech fabrics than any other brand we can think of that caters to the same audience. From armour and armour pockets on every stretch of jacket, to the advanced Gore-Tex and Superfabric materials that make the jackets weather and abrasion resistant, respectively – their special features run the gamut from life-saving, to leg-saving, to simply day-saving.
That's the short version of why you would choose Rukka – for the long version, with a hefty dose of personal experience, come into one of our Infinity stores and talk to one of our knowledgeable staff.
Why Not Rukka?
It's also important to recognise that you might not choose Rukka for some roles. While Rukka make very versatile motorcycle clothing (great for off-road, sports and touring – a really rare combination), it's not Dainese race gear, and it doesn't want to be.
Similarly, if you're not sure if you'll still be riding motorcycles in five years’ time (for whatever reason), some of the advantages of Rukka motorcycle clothing will be a bit lost on you. Although you'll still have the advantage of top of the range protection, it might not be so important to you that the construction is high enough quality to last for years on end, or that Rukka clothing comes with a five year warranty.
All in all, however, we think Rukka are an incredibly good brand of motorcycle clothing, and deceptively good value for money.
Rukka at Infinity
Rukka make excellent clothing suitable for off-road, sports and touring motorcyclists. As the clothing is so good at such disparate roles, they make a good choice for the dedicated motorcycle rider looking for a single set of clothing to wear for all conditions.
At Infinity, many of our shop staff have worn Rukka as well as our other brands, and will have strong opinions on what's best for you and your riding style! We recommend coming in to our stores to take advantage of their expertise, as well as to take the most important step when buying motorcycle clothing – trying on the clothing for size.
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- Europe Zone 2 - e.g. Greece, Poland £400
- USA, Canada, Australia - £800
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