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New summer riding gear for 2011 Yamaha apparel line-up

9th May 2011 Print
Yamaha Iwata Mesh Jacket

Yamaha has announced that it has introduced two new additions to its collection of riding gear for 2011, perfect for a long summer packed with riding.
Iwata Mesh Jacket - £152.99
Iwata is the home city of the Yamaha Motor and where the Yamaha Corporation was founded. Therefore, the new Iwata Mesh Jacket is not just any jacket, but a wearable representation of Yamahas heritage. In addition and much the same as the motorcycles and scooters that bear the legendary tuning fork logo, the new Iwata jacket is packed with technology.
Manufactured for Yamaha by Swiss clothing brand IXS, the Iwata Mesh jacket features:
A textile outer shell with mesh panelling in critical areas for maximum airflow on hot days
Removable SoltoTEXTM inner liner which is waterproof/windproof/breathable
CE approved PowertectorTM Bioelastan shoulder and elbow protection
CoolmaxTM lining throughout
Inner and outer pockets
Adjustable waist and cuffs for the perfect fit
Subtle embroidered and printed branding
Available in male and tailored female fit
Size: Male S - XXL, Female XS - XL
Cross Tour Suit (Jacket - £178.99 / Trousers - £132.99)
 If you're looking for a lightweight, but fully functional touring/adventure suit for your adventures this summer, then the new Cross Tour suit could be exactly what you're looking for.
As you would come to expect from a quality touring/adventure suit, the IXS manufactured Cross Tour Suit is packed with features including:
Cross Tour Jacket
Removable side panels/outer sleeves, revealing mesh panelling for maximum airflow, whilst retaining
elbow/shoulder protection
Zipped chest and side pockets with additional large 3D rear pocket
Inner document pockets
Internal waterbag pocket with chest port for tube
CE approved PowertectorTM Bioelastan shoulder and elbow protection
Adjustable cuffs and waist band
Subtle branding
Size: S - XXL
Cross Tour Trousers
Adjustable height CE approved PowertectorTM Bioelastan knee protection
Stretch inserts above knee for comfort
Adjustable waist and ankles
Zipped pockets
Zipped leg ventilation pockets
Non-slip inserts on seat
300o Zip attachment to Cross Tour jacket
For more details on the new Iwata jacket and Cross Tour riding gear, get down to your nearest Authorised Yamaha dealer. Alternatively, check out the Yamaha website at

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Yamaha Iwata Mesh Jacket