These Alpinestars SMX-1 boots promise to combine real protection and good riding feel and ergonomics with all-day, off-the-bike comfort and low key looks. The perfect compromise between a riding and casual boot?
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On Wednesday, I got off a plane at LAX, walked out to the parking garage, unlocked my helmet, pulled on my gloves and rode home. I did so without removing my backpack, the only piece of luggage I carried with … Continued
You’ve seen this gear in action in Icon’s Portland to Dakar epic. But can a bunch of snowboard-inspired textile gear and a carbon fiber helmet from that most controversial of brands really stand up to the rigors of adventure riding … Continued
The concept behind 21 Helmets is simple. A wide range of artists, fashion designers, custom builders and general creative types are tasked with applying their own, unique designs onto motorcycle helmets. Because helmets are evocative of adventure and risk and … Continued
Motorcycle crash helmets have essentially been the same old thing since they were invented 60+ years ago — an energy absorbing chunk of styrofoam glued into a hard outer shell. Sure, some have better graphics or neato vents or whatever, but … Continued
What do you give a man or woman who already has motorcycling? That can be more difficult than it sounds. The clothes we wear, the tools we use and the stuff we do is highly specialized, subject to elaborate technical … Continued