Initial Impressions: Hard Core Long-Johns….

Courtesy Real Men, Real Style

If you ride through the winter, you know that the layers you choose make all the difference in the world.  The ability to get the thinnest, warmest gear available becomes paramount, when the wind starts hitting you at 70MPH, and the temperature is only 35 degrees outside.  It’s estimated the temp drops approximately 20 degrees while riding, and sometimes that estimate seems conservative.  Windy days can add pain to the equation… Read More …

Need new moto leathers, but want to look like a Storm Trooper?

Courtesy of SlashGear

There is a company called UA Replicas making motorcycle leathers designed to look exactly like movie characters.  That’s right!  You too can have your very own set of riding leathers that make you look like you are in the employ of the Evil Empire…. Read More …

Modular Helmets with Sun Visors…safety at it’s best

AGV Modular Helmet with Sun Visor

The first helmet I bought when I got back into riding was a fairly cheap number, full-faced and plenty sturdy.  Because I was just happy to be riding again, I never gave much thought to the visor.  It came with the clear type, and although I am sure that a tinted replacement was available (for an extra fee), I stuck with the original, and wore sun glasses inside the helmet, when the weather was nice.  Most helmets offer an accessory of a sun visor, but this requires you carry an awkward visor in your bags, and to unscrew the clear, and attach the new one. Read More …