Roland Sands Design has released its 2019 “Ride RSD” apparel line collection. See what’s new and learn about the inspiration behind these new designs.
“At RSD we’re always looking to improve our products which is no easy task. Our aim is better leather, better protection and better build quality and if we can keep the price in the ball park, then it ends up being less expensive to the customer in the end. The new collection is exactly that and a little more. We’ve taken the classics, the Ronin and Clash and added CE1 level protection and construction with the same style and improved build quality taking our bestselling jackets to another level.
The heritage portion of the collection remains true to the DNA of the brand but comes with the added features of included removable armor and strategic ventilation without compromising the wear ability. We remain true to the focus of on bike function and off bike wear ability. Clean, stylish, subtlety branded riding gear, it’s what we expect and what we deliver.
Times may change, but the details of what make a quality motorcycle jacket worth owning do not. Quality, comfort, fit, finish, protection and style. It’s a recipe that gets better in time if you stay true to your roots, learn from your customers and work to improve on what you have learned.
Industry shaping designs like the Clash and Ronin are a tough product to improve on, but that’s what we’ve done with the RS Signature models.
We realize not everybody wants to wear the same gear, so we’ve further expanded both our textile range and leathers to bring more diversity to the collection, always keeping function and form in mind. Weather we’ve turned a classic bomber into a rider’s jacket or added a hood to a classic leather silhouette it’s quality first.” – Roland Sands Design
Ronin ‘RS’ Signature Jacket
Often replicated, but never duplicated. The jacket that started it all, the Ronin by RSD now offered in a fully re imagined version as part of the Roland Sands Signature Collection. The DNA of this iconic jacket remains but has been wrapped in a ton of new features. Including an all new premium leather quality, GT Racer. GT Racer is a hand washed, hand waxed and hand finished leather that gives it a pre-worn look and feel. It is soft to the touch and requires very little break in. The leather will age with the rider and develop a natural patina overtime. Additional features include a premium mesh liner that is moisture wicking and antimicrobial, YKK zippers throughout and premium KNOX™ MICROLOCK™ molded armor for superior impact protection.
Ronin ‘RS’ Black (Left), Tobacco (Right).
Clash ‘RS’ Signature Jacket
The infamous Clash jacket by RSD in an all new, elevated version that brings modern function to this classically inspired jacket design. Part of the Roland Sands Signature Collection, The Clash RS Signature is a blast from the past. Based on the styling of the classic perfecto rocker Jacket the all new Clash keeps that timeless design language but boats a ton of new features. Including an all new premium leather quality, GT Racer. GT Racer is a hand washed, hand waxed and hand finished leather that gives it a pre-worn look and feel. It is soft to the touch and requires very little break in. The leather will age with the rider and develop a natural patina overtime. Additional features include a premium mesh liner that is moisture wicking and antimicrobial, YKK zippers throughout and premium KNOX™ MICROLOCK™ molded armor for superior impact protection.
Clash ‘RS’ Black (Left), Oxblood (Right).
The all new Jagger by RSD is a true 3-1 multi season jacket that has you covered in various conditions. A simple yet sophisticated Café Racer styled jacket, the Jagger is constructed of a premium Matte Buffalo leather that is soft and supple. The Jagger comes equipped with a seam sealed hoody that acts like a barrier against for the cold days on the bike, but can be worn separately as a casual piece as well. Remove the hoody and you have a classic leather jacket perfect for those mild to warmer days. Additional features include a mesh liner, shoulder intake vents and back exhaust ports, all YKK’s zippers and unique quilt stitch detail for aesthetics. The Jagger also comes equipped with KNOX™ MICROLOCK™ molded armor for superior impact protection.
Jagger Black (Left), Brown (Right).
Here’s Johnny – a hybrid jacket that gives a nod to a few tried and true RSD Styles. The Johnny features a premium RSD waxed cotton main body and hand finished cowhide sleeves. Both are materials RSD is known for as a brand, but never executed this way on a garment. Styling is very classic where the main body feels like a vest and the sleeves share some design similarities to legacy RSD jackets. The Johnny Offered in 3 colorways and comes equipped with KNOX™ MICROLOCK™ molded armor for superior impact protection.
Johnny Black (Left), Ranger / Mahogany (Center), Charcoal / Black (Right).
The Casbah has RSD written all over it. This overt perfecto textile jackets is a true rocker. Taking inspiration from a few legacy RSD styles the Casbah is unique style. Constructed mainly of premium RSD waxed cotton, the Casbah also features leather details in key areas for both aesthetics and additional protection in abrasion zones. The exposed zippers give it that “punk rock” vibe while the magnetic collar features allow the rider to increase ventilation. Performance features include should and arm intake vents, back exhaust ports and premium KNOX™ MICROLOCK™ molded armor for superior impact protection.
Casbah Black (Left), Ranger / Mahogany (Right).
The Waylon is RSD’s interpretation of the classic work jacket. Constructed of heavy weight duck cotton the Waylon is built for the ride. A clever and deliberate design detail is the suede application on the collar, shoulders and upper back that really give the Waylon a nice, premium touch. The front main zipper with snap down storm flap keeps the jacket intact at high speeds and the included KNOX™ MICROLOCK™ molded armor keep the rider protected. Remove the armor and you have a stylish casual jacket.
Waylon Black (Left), Charcoal (Center), Khaki (Right).
Meet MIA. She’s got attitude, but she’s ready for whatever you throw at her. Classic Café Racer styling on the outside, with a removable and separately wearable waterproof hoodie on the inside. The MIA is a 3-1 multi season jacket with all of the right features. A clean A-sym front zipper are featured on both the jacket and the hoody and simple yet refined quilt stitch details on the jacket give it just the right amount of styling. The Mia also features Flex ribbing on the back sides and elbows help with articulation and fit. Run it with the hoody for those colder / damp days and without for mild to warm conditions. The MIA also comes equipped with premium KNOX™ MICROLOCK™ molded armor for superior impact protection.
Mia Black (Left), Brown (Right).
2019 Ride RSD Catalog
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