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CE Approved Lightweight Back Armor

Part Number 98072-07VR





Lightweight back armor fits in back armor pockets of H-D® functional jackets.

  • Replacement armor is CE approved. High-impact, resistant polymer. Designed to fit all Harley-Davidson® jackets with back armor pockets (except tri-layer back armor pockets).
  • Built for the Ride

  • Collection

    Genuine Motorclothes
  • Material Content

  • Warranty

    90 day limited warranty – Go to for full details
  • Certifications

    CE approved
  • Origin

CE Approved Lightweight Back Armor is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 10.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great safety function Very light and easy to install. Time from order to delivery was sufficient. I would recommend to my friend and family. A must have item.
Date published: 2017-08-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Protection Bought for wife and daughter. Both used on trip to Southern Backroads Hog rally. Got used to feel soon after installing and liked the added confidence of having extra protection in case of incident. Glad didn't get to test effectiveness as no incidents happened. Fit both styles of mesh jackets.
Date published: 2017-07-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does not fit the newest Winged 1 Mesh Jacket This back armor looks good but it is 5" shorter and 3" narrower than the pocket in the jacket. It provides no protection for the scapula or upper spine areas at all because it slips way down into the bottom of the jacket pocket. HD needs to make this right since it's obviously poor communication between the 2 manufacturers involved. Returning for a refund and have to trip into a store to see what they have that may fit.
Date published: 2017-07-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Did not fit Service Sucks! I have an HD mesh jacket with pockets for armor I purchased in 2008. This plate for the back does not fit the pocket and no other shapes are available. Why? What am I supposed to do? Buy two and cut them up? This is very poor customer service and product support. I am disappointed in this entire process. These items with "HD" on them are unnecessarily expensive and should last years when you charge what you do. So why are you not supporting the products you sale? Straighten up and fly right or after 24+ years I may have to go to an Indian.
Date published: 2017-05-07
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DOES IT FIT FXRG Waterproof Pocket System Textile Jacket 98378-12VM?

Asked by: NLC0389

Have these been discontinued?

Noticed these have not been available on the website for some time, and most dealers are sold out or not in stock. Have these been discontinued or replaced with a new model?
Asked by: XBeatzX
They are still available on line, CE approved back armor part # 98072-07VR @ $35.00 good luck and I wouldn't like to ride without them. Ken
Answered by: Ken103HO
Date published: 2017-02-04

Which men's jackets have a back armor pocket?

Asked by: tyronefitz
Hey tyronefitz, Here's a list of riding jackets with back body armor pocket: FXRG Triple Vent Switchback Leather Jacket FXRG Leather Jacket with Pocket System Triple Vent System Evolution Waterproof Leather Jacket Triple Vent System Innovator Waterproof Riding Jacket
Answered by: Rockstar883
Date published: 2016-05-17

Is this armor compatible with the Men's FXRG Midweight Leather Jacket 98518-09VM (L)?

Asked by: ALEISTER
Hi ALEISTER, Yes, this CE Approved Lightweight Back Armor will fit the FXRG Midweight Leather Jacket (P/N 98518-09VM). Thank you for your question.
Answered by: FXS78
Date published: 2016-05-02

I have two 5"x6" pockets in the back of my Harley Jacket. Can this be cut to fit?

Asked by: SCTom
Hi Tom, Excellent bike choice, My jacket is the Roadway Water proof, # 98234-13VM. This has one pocket in the back, I live in AZ so this jacket is perfect for our heat. I don't think I ever saw a jacket with two pockets But as far as the Armor goes, it can be cut, personally I wouldn't, The armor is 9" wide and 12" tall, it has three layers sewn in the center. Hope this helps
Answered by: Jay07
Date published: 2014-09-20
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