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Alpinestars 2016 Collection Preview

New Motorcycle Suits from Alpinestars

The entire line of new or updated motorcycle gear apparel for 2016 from Alpinestars that will be available to consumers includes numerous items, which you’ll be able to see on Chaparral Motorsports website Until then, here’s some highlights from the Alpinestars 2016 collection press introduction held at the company’s U.S. headquarters. New and updated performance […]

Vintage And Retro Style Motorcycle Helmets: Part II

Cruiser and helmet

The design that started the vintage motorcycle helmet aesthetic started during the World War II era, which relied on a shell helmet with large goggles. Once the motorcycle craze began in the 1960s and 1970s, the designs began to alter with the times. Nowadays, there are various types of helmets, but one design that always […]

Vintage And Retro Style Motorcycle Helmets: Part I

Vintage bikes parked under palm trees

Vintage motorcycle gear has increased in popularity due to the Internet and the accessibility to these items. Whether riders scour the Web on auction or collector sites, there’s definitely a craving for vintage gear. On the other hand, many motorcycle apparel manufacturers have noticed the trend in vintage designs and released their own versions of the […]

Best Summer Leather Motorcycle Jackets

Cruiser Parked Under Sunset

With the summer heat, some riders forgo the leather to stay cool while riding. However, without your leather, you’re left extremely vulnerable if you’re in an accident. Even though leather is thick and durable, there are breathable options for riders so they can stay safe and cool while riding. There’s no doubt that certain summer riding […]

Scorpion EXO Provides Affordable Helmet Option With The EXO-500

Sport Bike on Highway

Buying a cool motorcycle helmet can sometimes be a tough decision. A motorcycle helmet has to fit you perfectly, have the right feel, weight, comfort and aesthetic. However, finding the perfect helmet isn’t the easiest – or cheapest – task in the world. Luckily, Scorpion EXO motorcycle helmets provide riders with an affordable and practical […]

Newest Smart Helmet Could Be Best Of Them All

iC-R The Most Advanced Motorcycle Helmet Ever

By now, the majority of motorcyclists have heard about smart helmets and the combination of technology and safety on top of your head. However, a new front-runner in the smart helmet manufacturing market just announced its newest design. According to GizMag, the Intelligent Cranium iC-R motorcycle helmet has plenty of new technology to make it […]

Retro Meets Modern With Biltwell Gringo Full Face Helmets

2013 Honda Shadow Phantom - Parked

One of the leaders in motorcycle helmet manufacturing is Biltwell, and for those who haven’t heard of the company, it might be time to give the new Biltwell Gringo Full Face Helmet a look. This helmet design screams retro, but is quite functional for various types of riders. One of the first things riders will […]

BMW Motorrad And Alpinestars Announce Collaboration On Airbag System Jacket

Honda Repsol Racers

Typically, MotoGP racers are first in line to test out any new airbag suits to increase rider safety on the track. One of the most intuitive designs to come out in the last decade is specialized integrated airbag suits built-in to racing jackets. In fact, this motorcycle gear is built to be lightweight while riding around a […]

Arai RX-7V Helmet Continues To Impress With Slight Re-Designs

Arai RX-7V

For some of the most top of the line motorcycle helmets on the market, Arai continues to be a well known name. With newly evolved motorcycle helmets released from Arai, there are plenty of options for beginners to the most extreme motorcycle racing experts. Recently, Arai released its newest model, the RX-7V, which uses a […]

Beating The Heat While Riding This Summer

Cruiser Parked Under Sunset

The summer months bring on a lot of additional threats to motorcyclists that many riders are completely unaware of. For instance, the summer heat can cause serious dehydration for riders spending multiple hours on their bike in the sun. Additionally, riders can have overly-thick leathers, boots and gloves, which leads to more distractions from being […]