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 […]

Full-Face Helmets: Know All Your Options

Motorcycle Helmets

While there are several motorcycle helmet designs out there, it’s smart to know the various types of each design. For beginners, there are full-face, three-quarter and half-helmets available, but depending on your riding style, type of bike and personal preference, there are variations to each motorcycle helmet. One of the most important motorcycle helmets to look […]

The Basics Of Choosing A Motorcycle Jacket Fit For You

Street Bike At Bar

For most people, when they think of a motorcyclist riding down the street, they picture a black, leather jacket. However, the world of motorcycle jackets has not only evolved, but spread out across a plethora of different styles, fits, purposes and protective-based motorcycle apparel. No longer are the days of the Fonz with a simple […]

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 […]

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 […]

Know Your Motorcycle Boots: Part II – Choosing The Right Style

2012 Triumph America - Action

In the first part of this series, we looked at the different styles and types of motorcycle boots available to purchase. However, it’s also important to know what you’re looking for in a boot as well. Choosing the perfect motorcycle boots can be tricky since there are numerous options available, but knowing the common things […]

Know Your Motorcycle Boots: Part I – Styles

2015 Harley-Davidson Street 750

Some riders simply like to choose their best pair of leather boots before hitting the road, but other motorcyclists may want to know all their options. There are several types of motorcycle boots for all different riders. Additionally, each boot works in its own special way to help you on your most common terrain, whether […]

Scorpion EXO Yukon Jacket Great For Touring And Adventure Riders

Scorpion EXO Yukon Textile Jacket Review Title

For skiers, snowboarders, snowmobilers and other winter sports enthusiasts, protective clothing has been on the market for some time. However, this weather proof style of textiles has been fairly limited to the snow-sport industry. The Scorpion EXO Yukon Jacket brings that same style of high-tech fabric to motorcyclists. Adventure and touring motorcyclists need clothing that can […]

Touratech Aventuro Carbon Helmet Review

Touratech Aventuro Dual Sport Helmet

For adventure motorcycle riders, there are a lot of different functionalities needed in a helmet to make it efficient. Typically, those who do long rides through various terrains need a motorcycle helmet that is not only lightweight, but also dependable and comfortable. Luckily, cool helmets, such as the Touratech Aventuro Carbon Helmet, were made with adventure […]

Picking Out A New Motorcycle Helmet For The Spring

Honda Street Bike

In the spring, many motorcyclists across the nation are finally able to get their bikes out of storage and hit the road after a long and cold winter. However, a lot of riders use this time to invest in new motorcycle gear for the upcoming riding year. One piece of equipment a lot of motorcyclists look […]