MOTORCYCLE JACKETS ON A BUDGET For 2016, there are three budget motorcycle jackets new on the market from the big brands: Alpinestars, Held and REV’IT! The big European motorcycle brands have manufactured these motorcycle jackets for cater for a certain price point that they previously didn’t. Whilst these are technically ‘entry level’ motorcycle jackets, they […]
They are simply known as ‘Kevlar jeans’ to most bikers. That simple naming convention hides a vast array of technical innovation and wildly different construction methods to achieve the same thing: combining protection from impact and abrasion with the casual looks of the world’s favourite cotton product. Technically, Kevlar jeans are not Kevlar jeans at […]
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 […]
LOCK IT Lock your bike to something, lock your steering lock and take your keys with you. Motorcycle chains and padlocks are heavy but a great way to make sure your motorcycle is secured to something immovable. Immovable objects are something like a lamp post or a ground anchor. If you’re teaming your motorcycle chain […]
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 […]
Remember the Held Snowflake gloves? Probably not! But let us know if you do or even owned a pair! The Held Snowflake gloves were the spiritual grand fathers/mothers of the Winter motorbike gloves that allow us to ride through the coldest months of the year in comfort now. Check out the short history of which […]
THE BEST WINTER MOTORCYCLE GLOVES Anyone who rides throughout the year, in all weathers, knows the value of having warm hands. It is bad enough for the pillion, but the rider is out there in front, hands extended into the wind, rain and snow. This can cause your hands to become stiff, achy and numb, […]
Put your best foot forward: The guide to motorcycle road and race boots and what you really should be looking for Whether you are riding on the track or the road, riding at speed requires more performance from your motorcycle boots. A good pair of motorcycle road and race boots need to keep you protected, without […]
Held Gloves – The ‘Secret’ Motorcycle Clothing Brand that makes more than gloves Held make award-winning motorcycle gloves. But, they also make other motorcycle clothing and accessories of exceptional quality. Yet, it’s a brand that many motorcyclists know far too little about. At the very minimum, as a serious biker you will want to know […] The post Held Gloves & Clothing: How this German brand keeps winning prizes [Brand Review] appeared first on Inspire - GetGeared.co.uk.
Anyone who rides in winter knows the value of having warm hands. The cold can cause your hands to become stiff, achy and numb, which decreases your ability to use the throttle or brakes effectively and safely. And, often not considered enough, a cooling down of your body temperature affects your reaction time and ability […] The post Top 10 Warmest Motorcycle Gloves appeared first on Inspire - GetGeared.co.uk.