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Olympia reveals 2017 Dakar 2 jacket

Olympia has released its 2017 Dakar 2 gear as part of its Mesh Tech Gear category. The jacket comes with a three-layer system designed for the price of one jacket, according to distributor MTA Distributing. Among the features are a rugged outer shell, a functional AquaRes laminated rain jacket (designed for under- or over-the-jacket use, and a removable full sleeve thermal with Thermolite insulation.

The Men’s Dakar 2 Dual Sport Jacket is available in sizes S-4XL and has a $349.99 MSRP.

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Product release:

Whether your next adventure takes you on road or off, Olympia’s Dakar 2 Dual Sport jacket delivers the ultimate in multi season, multi weather riding comfort. It’s fully equipped with removable insulation plus an over or under rain jacket. This unique “Three Layer Systems Design” allows you to customize function by simply adding or removing appropriate layers as needed.

Layer One consists of a rugged out shell cut in authentic Cordura nylon with ballistic mesh panels for maximum airflow and superior abrasion resistance. Six external pockets, two interior pockets and an oversized waterproof back pocket offer multiple storage options. Additional features include a cushy neoprene framed collar, side waist adjuster straps and reflective detailing at the chest, back and side arms for increased visibility in low light situations.

Layer Two consists of a functional AquaRes laminated rain jacket that can be worn over or under the main out shell as weather conditions dictate. A stow away hood with a rubberized neck gator conceals neatly inside the collar and fits comfortably under a helmet. The neck gator provides full circumference waterproof protection as needed. Additional features include 3M Scotchlite reflective piping at the front, sides and back plus side entry pockets and an interior stash pocket for stowing personal items. Need to lighten your load – no worries as this jacket pulls double duty as great looking stand-alone sportswear.

Layer Three consists of a removable full sleeve thermal layer with authentic Thermolite insulation and an interior storage pocket. This layer can be zipped into the main out shell or the rain jacket shell as needed. This handy zip out feature insures multi season riding comfort through a wide range of temperatures and weather conditions.

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Two Stage - Over or under rain jacket with stow away hood and 360 Neck Gator 

Sturdy waterproof, breathable AquaRes laminated rip stop nylon shell, double storm flap front closure, adjustable cuffs, arms and waist, 3M reflective detailing at front and back. Removable Thermolite insulation layer can be zipped into the main out shell or rain jacket shell as needed. A stow away under helmet hood with rubberized neck gator provides full circumference waterproof protection.

Zip-out full-sleeve layer 

This handy thermal layer can be zipped directly into the main out shell or the rain jacket shell to ensure multi season riding comfort.

  • Outer shell constructed in 500-denier Cordura fabric with ballistic airflow mesh panels
  • Removable CE approved Motion Flex armor at elbows and shoulders
  • Removable CE approved Motion Flex articulated back protector
  • Cool mesh airflow lining
  • Custom fit detailing at collar, cuffs, elbows and waist
  • Comfort neoprene framed collar
  • 3M Scotchlite reflective piping at front, sides and back
  • 8-inch connecting zipper for pants
  • Eight storage pockets plus zippered waterproof back pocket
  • Over or Under rain jacket with removable insulation layer
  • Quality YKK Zippers

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