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Item ID: 50289

The forefathers of the armoured baselayer are back and the product is better than ever. Bowtex produced the original Kevlar® leggings and riding shirts way back in the day, and they quickly revolutionized the way we saw protective motorcycle gear, becoming one of the most popular products we have offered to date. No longer do you have to spend hours sifting through and trying on different leather and textile jackets for fit and function - you can throw your favourite shirt, jacket, or sweater over this base layer, and sacrifice neither style nor protection. Alternatively, on the hottest of days, the Standard R shirt is designed to be worn by itself for maximum breathability and comfort.

Designed for longer road trips and high-speed commutes, the Standard R shirt is an extremely protective product - lighter and more flexible than its competitors that offer the same levels of protection. Crafted from two separate layers, with key areas covered by 100% Dupont™ Kevlar® for ultimate abrasion resistance, and the rest of the garment made from a hard-wearing stretch polyamide, with reinforced chain stitching throughout, the leggings will upgrade whatever you’re wearing to a CE Level AA approved bit of kit instantly. They come with removable SAS-TEC® TRIPLEFLEX level 2 armour at the shoulders and elbows that is as slim as your standard Level 1 pads. Optional back and chest protection is available separately.

The Standard R also boasts unique X-panel construction that creates airflow for extra breathability on those hot summer rides, and the 3D articulated fit with elastic at the cuff creates a comfortable and ergonomic fit for hours on two wheels.

The only way to retain your perfect style, this inconspicuous and versatile armoured shirt gives you true freedom to express yourself, and all the peace of mind of a high-level technical protective riding jacket or shirt with none of the bulk, and a whole lot more flexibility.

  • Black
  • Armoured motorcycle shirt
  • Ideal to wear under your favourite jacket, shirt, or sweater
  • Can be worn by itself as an outer layer on the hottest of days
  • Main Layer: 100% Dupont™ Kevlar®
  • Second Layer: 87% High-Density-Polyamide 13% Elastane
  • Reinforced chain stitching throughout
  • X-panel construction that promotes airflow and breathability
  • Removable SAS-TEC® TRIPLEFLEX Level 2 shoulder + elbow armour
  • Optional chest and back armour
  • All components and final products are 100% made in Europe
  • CE level AA EN 17092-4:2020

We offer a UK Price Match Guarantee*

Seen a product cheaper by more than £1 elsewhere on a UK website*? We'll match that price!

Fill out and submit our Price Match Request form below. Once the price match request has been reviewed and accepted you will receive a confirmation email with your discount code.

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  • The product must match the exact item we are selling in model, colour and size.
  • Item in question must be in stock with the competitor and available for immediate dispatch.
  • We can only price match genuine approved UK retailers. Please be aware that international orders from the UK will be charged local VAT and import duty where applicable
  • All price matches must be submitted in British Pounds (GBP)
  • Shipping costs will be added at whichever value is higher between Urban Rider and the Competitor to the end destination via an express, recorded service.
    (This is to avoid matching dealers who list low prices with high shipping or those who offer only cheaper, slower, unrecorded delivery services)
  • We are unable to match if the seller does not ship to your location.
  • We reserve the right to withdraw this offer if the price match in question results in the selling value being less than our buying value.
  • A matched price will be valid for 48 hours after acceptance, after which a new price match needs to be requested.
  • Price match requests will be processed within 48 hours during normal working hours Monday and Friday (9-5), we cannot be held responsible for price changes by our competitors before your price match request has been reviewed.
  • A price match can not be used in conjunction with any other offers, vouchers, promotions, sale items or discounts by Urban Rider.
  • Price matches will not be issued retroactively and a price match request will only be validated prior to the customer placing the order.
More Information
MaterialDupont™ Kevlar®, Elastane
Abrasion Resistance CoverageKey Impact Areas
Armour PocketsElbow, Shoulder, Back
Armour IncludedElbow, Shoulder
Connection ZipperNo
Weather ProtectionNone
CertificationCE Level AA
UKCA CertifiedNo

Sizing for Bowtex Shirts as verified by the Urban Rider team.

Size is the size you add to your basket.

Chest Size is your chest measurement in inches. Wrap a measuring tape around the fullest part of your chest to verify.

When in doubt, Please size up.

Size S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL
Chest Size (in) 36 38 40 42 44 46 48

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England, Wales, Mainland Scotland (exc. Highlands)

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