All motorcycle helmets are not the same; Even premium helmets can be heavy. Here is the science behind why the weight of your motorcycle helmet matters every day and why at GetGeared.co.uk we recommend lighter helmets such as helmets made by Lazer.
WOULD YOU TAKE THESE MOTORCYCLE BOOTS TO NORTHERN INDIA? Real-life product review by Nich Brown from Overland Magazine, travelling through Northern India in the summer of 2015. Fancy a 2-wheeled spin in the Himalayan foothills? Stomp around street markets and sample real Indian cuisine from the side of the road? Arguably, the ideal motorcycle travel […]
It is hard to find a pair of motorcycle boots that are as comfortable as a pair of trainers, But that is exactly what REV’IT! have created. The Grand shoes are constructed from a high-quality full-grain cowhide that is softer, giving it the feeling of a trainer when you´re not riding though still maintaining its […]
Tested for six months and 15,000km, for day-to-day riding, researching new routes and leading adventure tours in South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho come rain or shine. These boots have waded rivers, crossed scorching, 45-degree deserts, tackled rocky mountain trails and been subjected the several downpours. THE GOOD: My feet, being flat as pancakes and rich […]
HELD WIN BEST TOURING MOTORCYCLE BOOT! Europe’s largest motorcycle magazine, Motociclismo in Italy, tested 13 motorcycle boots.The result? The Held Conan boots (style 8530) won “BEST BOOT”!
1. The Alpinestars S-MX 6 Gore-Tex Boots Every part of the Alpinestars S-MX 6 boots have been carefully constructed with passion, so it’s no surprise they have come in first place. From a bio-mechanical outer bracing system to a sole that disperses water, the S-MX 6 boots are everything you would expect from Alpinestars. Other […]
SO, THE VOTES ARE IN! WE ASKED YOU: “WHEN DO YOU REPLACE YOUR MOTORCYCLE HELMET?”; THIS IS WHAT YOU TOLD US: Most of you replace your helmet every 3-5 years, after a crash or when your helmet has been dropped Some of you upgrade your helmet earlier if a new helmet on the market has […]
Alpinestars are best known for their motorbike racing footwear. But they are also the pioneers of protective motorcycle street-riding shoes. The ‘District’ boots however are unique: A grippy sportswear sole meets the protective shell of a motorcycle boot. This is the footwear of choice for urbanites! If you want the style and you want the […]
When the Alpinestars S-MX 5 motorcycle boots were launched, they immediately became the benchmark street boots for sports bike and naked bike riders. And, it’s not difficult to see why: The protective features had been enhanced with a small rear fin and exaggerated heel shell to protect from Achilles damage; this feature had been taken […]
“Tested for 18 months and some 31,000kms, leading tours and recceing in India, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland. Temperatures from 42ºC in the Namib Desert, to freezing in the Himalaya. Rain, snow, sand and plenty of river crossings have given these boots a pretty good work-out.” – What’s the verdict? THE GOOD: Once softened […]