Buyer’s Guide: Casual Cruiser Gear for Everyday Wear

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We’ve seen it a hundred times now, the typical leather cruiser jacket with its stiff leather chassis, thick main zipper, and shiny studded buttons. It’s a classic look, one made famous by a pouting Marlon Brando and in The Wild One, but has been rehashed over and over by motorcycle jacket manufacturers for decades. Now […]

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 […]

Best Summer Leather Motorcycle Jackets

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With the summer heat, some riders forgo their leather jackets 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 […]

The Basics Of Choosing A Motorcycle Jacket Fit For You

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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 […]

Beating The Heat While Riding This Summer

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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 […]

Scorpion EXO Yukon Jacket Great For Touring And Adventure Riders

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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 […]

Head to Head: Warm Weather Mesh Jackets Under $200

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Summer is almost here so lets go head to head with some warm weather motorcycle jackets. Renegade Mesh Tech Textile Jacket Manufacturer: Olympia Moto Sports Price: $189.99 Colors: Black, Blue, Red, Silver, Neon Yellow Armor: C.E. Motion Flex armor at elbows and shoulders; articulated back protector Sizes: Small–4XL Ride cool with this lightweight and extremely […]

Choosing The Right Motorcycle Jacket: Tips And Recommendations

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When most people think of a classic motorcycle jacket, usually the image of a black leather piece of gear comes to mind. However, nowadays motorcycle gear comes in just about any color imaginable, and jackets are made from various types of materials to ensure comfort and still look stylish. There are literally thousands of motorcycle jackets […]

Icon 1000 Hood Jacket Adds Protection And Style

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Icon recently released its 2014 Fall Gear collection for motorcyclists of all kinds and one of the standout pieces is the new Icon 1000 Hood Jacket. The jacket brings together both a modern trend in motorcycle apparel and a classic look that gives urban riders a new piece of iconic equipment for rides around town. […]

Three Essential Pieces Of Motorcycle Gear

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Riding a motorcycle comes with certain levels of risk, even a simple pothole can spell disaster. That’s why it’s important to have the right riding gear. It could mean all the difference in not only keeping a rider safe in the event of a crash, but likely help them avoid it altogether. With that being […]