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

Cruiser Parked Under Sunset

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Icon Known For Durable And Affordable Motorcycle Gloves

Icon Twenty-Niner and Overlord Vented Women's Leather/Textile Gloves

For motorcycle gear manufacturers, a lot of riders look for apparel that is not only long lasting, but durable as well. Icon has been making motorcycle gloves for years and their Twenty-Niner riding gloves are fit for those looking to spend less than $40 on a pair of gloves. Additionally, the Icon Overlord Vented Leather […]

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 […]

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 […]