I just picked up a Joe rocket comet jacket on sale for about $250. Liked the look of this one in the shops because i'm used to wearing leathers, but I wanted something a bit better suited to all weather riding. It's got some (i'm not quite sure on this) reinforced leather sections on the elbows and shoulders, but it's still a textile jacket. Also has that heavy, armoured kinda feel to it like a leather jacket. All in all it seems to be a decent jacket, will know more after a few more km's, but thumbs up to this so far! Only gripe I have is that it's a little lacking in ventilation, but i'll live with that. Better than my old leather jacket.