Alpinestars is now in its 50th year of production and they still continue to put out quality gear as shown in their 2013 Spring Collection. The new collection is expanding on their “sport and street riding product lines” with new … Continued
Back to that eternal conundrum: how do we look good while we ride bikes? The vast majority of real riding gear is pretty good at keeping you safe, but was designed for Teletubbies, not 18-34 year old people that live … Continued
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?
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
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
I first met Wes when he moved into my house to live on my couch. He was a friend of my roommate’s and just needed a place to land while he looked for an apartment. Two things are obvious when you … Continued
24 million people in the US rode a motorcycle last year. Want to take bets on how many did so in full leathers? Yeah, a tiny, tiny, tiny fraction of that total. But why would the vast majority of riders … Continued