Street Bike Gear Reviews

Read street bike gear reviews at Motorcycle USA for objective evaluations of the latest street bike gear and accessories available, from street bike helmets and street motorcycle tires to riding jackets and street bike boots and gloves.

Featured Street Bike Reviews

ICON 1000 Vigilante Jacket Review
ICON 1000 Vigilante Jacket Review

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The ICON 1000 Vigilante Jacket is a leather and textile combination that has a subtle look and plenty of vintage style.


Weise Avance Riding Suit Review
Weise Avance Riding Suit Review

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The Weise Avance Riding suit features the highest quality construction and materials, but is it more than the average rider wants or needs?


Fox Motion Elite Long-Term Shoe Review
Fox Motion Elite Long-Term Shoe Review

Thursday, November 28, 2013

We put in over a year’s worth of mileage on Fox’s Motion Elite athletic shoe with some very favorable result.


Bridgestone Battlax S20 Tire Review
Bridgestone Battlax S20 Tire Review

Friday, September 13, 2013

Bridgestone trickles down MotoGP tire technology to the everyday rider with its Battlax S20 road tire but did the Japanese tire giant succeed?


ICON 1000 Elsinore Boot Review
ICON 1000 Elsinore Boot Review

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Style meets function with the ICON 1000 Elsinore Boot. Leather construction combined with heavy-duty stitching, steel buckles and adjustable leather straps give these boots a retro cool look that’s timeless.


Nitrile Pro Medical Mechanic’s Glove Review
Nitrile Pro Medical Mechanic’s Glove Review

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Mr. Melling has an epiphany in the dentist’s chair and decides to try a pair of medical spec Nitrile gloves in the shop.


Pirelli Angel GT Tire Review
Pirelli Angel GT Tire Review

Thursday, May 9, 2013

MotoUSA heads to Southern Italy to see how Pirelli’s newest sport-touring tire, the Angel GT, performs in the wet and dry.


Icon Squad 3 Backpack Review
Icon Squad 3 Backpack Review

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

A backpack is a vital piece of gear for any motorcyclist. We review the latest offering from Icon, the Squad 3 Backpack.


Michelin Anakee III Motorcycle Tire Review
Michelin Anakee III Motorcycle Tire Review

Monday, April 8, 2013

Michelin replaces its five-year-old dual-sport tire with its latest Anakee III rubber engineered for more handling precision, grip and riding enjoyment.


Dainese D Dry All Season Jacket Review
Dainese D Dry All Season Jacket Review

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Motorcyclists looking for the ultimate all-season riding jacket will adore Dainese’s line of D-Dry motorcycle coats engineered for the most diverse road and climate conditions.


ACF 50 Corrosion Preventative Review
ACF 50 Corrosion Preventative Review

Friday, March 29, 2013

An oft-misled miracle cure chaser, our man Melling makes a monumental discovery – no snake oil cure but the real deal, effective rust and corrosion prevention for his beloved V-Strom.


Ogio Rig 9800 Gear Bag Review
Ogio Rig 9800 Gear Bag Review

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

You may not always ride like a pro but at least you can travel like one with Ogio’s specially designed motorcycle luggage, the Rig 9800 gear bag.


Columbia Baselayer Extreme Fleece Review
Columbia Baselayer Extreme Fleece Review

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Contributor Gary Ilminen tests the merits of Columbia’s Baselayer Extreme Fleece in the cold climate of northern Wisconsin.


Roof Boxer V8 Helmet Review
Roof Boxer V8 Helmet Review

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

A guest editor contributes this review of a new name and helmet concept to most American riders, offering up an evaluation of the unconventional Roof Boxer V8 modular helmet.


Dainese Scarpa Technical Sneaker Review
Dainese Scarpa Technical Sneaker Review

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Dainese aims to lure fashion conscience motorcyclists with its Scarpa Technical Sneaker.


Alpinestars Crew Shoes Review
Alpinestars Crew Shoes Review

Friday, September 7, 2012

Our vintage racer turns to Alpinestars for a footwear fashion transfusion. Read more in Mr. Melling’s Alpinestars Crew Shoes product review.


Powertye Motorcycle Tie-Down Strap Review
Powertye Motorcycle Tie-Down Strap Review

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

We review some simple and affordable motorcycle tie-down straps from Powertye.


Fox Motion Elite Shoe Review
Fox Motion Elite Shoe Review

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Motorcycling and actions sports apparel brand, Fox, continues to expand into the casual and active wear scenes with its new Fox Racing Motion-Elite Shoes.


TCX Infinity GORE-TEX Boots Review
TCX Infinity GORE-TEX Boots Review

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

We’ve got a couple thousand miles of adventure touring in the TCX Infinity GORE-TEX boots. These Italian motorcycle boots are a blend of street and dirt features.


Contour Roam Camera Review
Contour Roam Camera Review

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Our vintage motorcycle expert goes high-tech, reviewing the Contour Roam, an everyman’s action sports video camera.


Shoei CW-1 Pinlock Visor Review
Shoei CW-1 Pinlock Visor Review

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Pinlock visors claim to offer fog-free vision for motorcycle riders. Our tester sees for himself, reviewing the Shoei CW-1 Pinlock Visor.


Axo 5to9 Shoe Review
Axo 5to9 Shoe Review

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Axo releases a new fashion inspired hightop motorcycle riding shoe. Find out more in this review.


Richa Spirit Jacket and Pant Review
Richa Spirit Jacket and Pant Review

Thursday, January 19, 2012

We survive nasty riding conditions in the Richa Spirit pant and jacket. Hear our editor’s opinion on this high-dollar touring gear.


Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart II Review
Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart II Review

Friday, January 6, 2012

We put the Dunlop’s latest offering for sport-touring to the test. Check out all the details of the Sportmax Roadsmart II.


Alpinestars Durban Jacket and Boots Review
Alpinestars Durban Jacket and Boots Review

Monday, December 5, 2011

Looking for a new set of adventure touring gear? Climb into Alpinestars Durban jacket, pants and boots for a peek at what the ultimate multi-purpose motorcycle gear is all about.


Aerostich Transit All-Weather Suit Review
Aerostich Transit All-Weather Suit Review

Thursday, November 17, 2011

A MotoUSA contributor submits his review of the Aerostich Transit All-Weather Suit.


Alpinestars Urban DNS Pants Review
Alpinestars Urban DNS Pants Review

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Alpinestars’ Urban DNS Pants have a casual style but feature the proctetion needed for duty on the street. Read what we thought of these pants in this review.


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Michelin Power Pure Tire Review

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Michelin crafts some new tech in to the latest Power Pure motorcycle tires. Motorcycle USA takes them for a ride to see how much these tires can handle during the day to day abuse of the mean So-Cal streets.


AGV AX-8 Dual Helmet Review
AGV AX-8 Dual Helmet Review

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

We ride with the new AGV AX-8 Dual helmet. This hybrid street bike helmet/dirt bike helmet offers something for everyone. Hear our testing thoughts in this product review.


Metzeler Roadtec Interact Z8 Tire Review
Metzeler Roadtec Interact Z8 Tire Review

Friday, July 15, 2011

We put the new Metzeler Roadtec Interact Z8 tire to the test on a damp day in the hills of Los Angeles.


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AXO Freedom GT Waterproof Boots Review

Thursday, July 14, 2011

We spent an unusually long spring riding season inside the AXO Freedom GT Waterproof Boots. See what we like about these motorcycle boots in this gear review.


Icon Accelerant Waterproof Boot Review
Icon Accelerant Waterproof Boot Review

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

We put Icon’s Accelerant Waterproof Boot to the test on wet mountain roads and scorching desert heat. Read on to see how they held up.


Pirelli Diablo Rosso II Tire Review
Pirelli Diablo Rosso II Tire Review

Friday, June 17, 2011

Pirelli releases the successor to its Diablo Rosso high-performance street tire and we test it in this motorcycle tire review.


Dainese Tulu Riding Shoe Review
Dainese Tulu Riding Shoe Review

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Dainese is well known for quality and stylish gear, including its footwear. We put the Tulu riding shoe to the test in this review.


AGV Diesel Mowie Helmet Review
AGV Diesel Mowie Helmet Review

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

MotoUSA put the Diesel-designed AGV Mowie Helmet through its paces over the last few weeks while pounding out miles on scooters. Read on find out what we thought of this funky scooter lid.


Bell RS-1 Helmet Review
Bell RS-1 Helmet Review

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Bell Helmet’s RS-1 Helmet is the newest addition to the lineup for the historic helmet company. Read more about this mid-priced helmet in this Bell RS-1 Helmet Review.


SENA Bluetooth Motorcycle Headset Review
SENA Bluetooth Motorcycle Headset Review

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

With the newest Bluetooth technology staying connected all the time is easy, even on a motorcycle. We put the SENA SMH10 Motorcycle Bluetooth Headset and Intercom to the test.


Icon Patrol Waterproof Jacket Review
Icon Patrol Waterproof Jacket Review

Thursday, March 3, 2011

A rainy, cold Oregon stormfront provided the perfect opportunity to test Icon’s top-shelf foul weather riding gear, the Patrol Waterproof Jacket.


Shoei Qwest Helmet Review
Shoei Qwest Helmet Review

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

The Shoei Qwest helmet is quiet, comfortable and perhaps the best value in the premium Shoei helmet line. Read more in this Shoei Qwest Helmet review.


Troy Lee Designs Rider Jeans Review
Troy Lee Designs Rider Jeans Review

Thursday, December 16, 2010

We review Troy Lee Designs latest riding jean in this street bike motorcycle apparel review.


Shift Racing Torque Jeans Review
Shift Racing Torque Jeans Review

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

A casual look for the casual ride. Do the Shift Racing Torque Jeans live up to the pitch? Find out in this riding jean review.


Shift Kicker Street Shoe Review
Shift Kicker Street Shoe Review

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Wearing a pair of Shift Kickers, no not cowboy boots, Shift Kicker riding shoes. Read the review here at Motorcycle USA.


Alpinestars Shibuya Canvas Shoe Review
Alpinestars Shibuya Canvas Shoe Review

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Alpinestars releases a new street bike riding shoe that blends some safety features of a motorcycling boot and the comfort and fashion of a tennis shoe with its Shibuya Canvas Shoe. We put it to the test in this motorcycle boot review.


Scorpion Commander XDR Jacket Review
Scorpion Commander XDR Jacket Review

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Scorpion packs the Extreme Distance Rider Commander jacket with features that make it safe, comfortable and versatile. Read the motorcycle jacket review to see how it treated our tester.


Bell Transitions Photochromatic Visor Review
Bell Transitions Photochromatic Visor Review

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

We test Bell Helmets latest Transitions Photochromatic Face Shield for the Bell Star and Vortex helmet in this product review.


Shift Trifecta Storm Series Jacket Review
Shift Trifecta Storm Series Jacket Review

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Motorcycle USA reports on its riding season behind the versatile Shift Trifecta Storm Series Jacket in this motorcycle gear review


Piloti Moto 800 Riding Boots Review
Piloti Moto 800 Riding Boots Review

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

European shoemaker Piloti takes aim at the motorcycle market with its Moto 800 boots, with rider comfort off the bike a top priority.


Bridgestone BT-023 Tire Review
Bridgestone BT-023 Tire Review

Thursday, May 6, 2010

The Bridgestone BT-023 sport-touring tire promises improved performance and durability. We sample the new tires at Bridgestone’s exclusive proving grounds in Tochigi, Japan.


VholdR Contour HD Camera Review
VholdR Contour HD Camera Review

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

The VholdR Contour HD delivers high-quality video footage with an easy-to-use interface.


Icon Variant Etched Helmet Review
Icon Variant Etched Helmet Review

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

MotoUSA tests Icon’s latest motorcycle lid, the Icon Variant Etched Helmet, with its large visor and sheild.


Firstgear Rainier Jacket Review
Firstgear Rainier Jacket Review

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Motorcycle USA samples the latest touring motorcycle jacket from Firstgear in this Firstgear Ranier jacket review.


GoPro HD Motorsports Hero Camera
GoPro HD Motorsports Hero Camera

Friday, December 11, 2009

GoPro releases a new wearable video camera that can capture video in true high-definition quality. Motorcycle-USA puts it to the test in this product review.


Shock Doctor Eject Helmet Removal System
Shock Doctor Eject Helmet Removal System

Friday, December 4, 2009

Shock Doctor, maker of innovative sports protection equipment, offers an affordable and easy-to-use emergency helmet removal system for use in any motorsport-type helmet. Read the Shock Doctor Eject Helmet Removal System product review.


Joe Rocket Hemp Jacket Review
Joe Rocket Hemp Jacket Review

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

No you can’t smoke it, but the Joe Rocket Hemp Jacket makes for an interesting motorcycle riding jacket. Read the Motorcycle USA hemp jacket review.


Scorpion XDR Fury Jacket and Hellina Pants
Scorpion XDR Fury Jacket and Hellina Pants

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Whether the mercury rises up or plummets downward, the Scorpion XDR Fury Jacket has got you covered. Read our test of the new for 2010 woman’s jacket.


Pirelli Angel ST Tire Review
Pirelli Angel ST Tire Review

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Motorcycle USA samples Pirelli’s latest sport-touring rubber, the Angel ST tires. Is it Angel or Demon? Pirelli says both, find out what we think in this tire review.


Shift Streetfighter Storm Series Jacket Review
Shift Streetfighter Storm Series Jacket Review

Friday, July 17, 2009

Motorcycle USA samples the Shift Streetfighter Storm Series Jacket, a versatile year-long textile riding jacket.


TCX Airtech XCR Boot Review
TCX Airtech XCR Boot Review

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Motorcycle USA samples the TCX Airtech boot, a new motorcycle boot from the Italian firm which sources an improved Gore-Tex liner.


Alpinestars Nero Skeletal Jacket Review
Alpinestars Nero Skeletal Jacket Review

Monday, April 27, 2009

Fashion and motorcycling protection fuse together with the new Alpinestars Nero collection of motorcycle apparel, including the Skeletal Air-Flo Jacket.


Metzeler Roadtec Z6 Interact Tire Review
Metzeler Roadtec Z6 Interact Tire Review

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Metzeler tires releases a new tire for your combined sport-touring needs. Check out the all-new Metzeler Roadtec Z6 Interact


Shoei Multitec Modular Helmet Review
Shoei Multitec Modular Helmet Review

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Motorcycle USA tests the convenience of the flip-up motorcycle helmet when it reviews the Shoei Multitec Modular Helmet.


Shift Stryker Gloves Review
Shift Stryker Gloves Review

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Motorcycle USA tests the Shift Stryker motorcycle riding glove for protection and comfort.


GoPro Hero Wide-Angle Product Review
GoPro Hero Wide-Angle Product Review

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

We put GoPro’s latest motorsports wide-angle on-board camera to the test.


Icon Accelerant Waterproof Boots Review
Icon Accelerant Waterproof Boots Review

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Motorcycle USA’s resident lady track day rider kept her eyes on the skies for a chance to test out her Icon Accelerant Waterproof Boots.


Product Review Cafe Racer the motorcycle
Product Review Cafe Racer the motorcycle

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Break out the Brylcreem, throw some Eddie Cochran on the turntable,grab that old studded leather jacket and take a ride back in time to the glory days of cafe racers in this book by Mike Seate.


Joe Rocket Alter Ego 2.0 Jacket Review
Joe Rocket Alter Ego 2.0 Jacket Review

Thursday, January 1, 2009

The Joe Rocket Alter Ego 2.0 Jacket survived through the riding season. Read Motorcycle USA’s report on how it weathered the storm.


U-Tag Ice Review
U-Tag Ice Review

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Staying safe while riding is always a top priority. We test U-Tag’s latest invention.


Alpinestars Royal Drystar Jacket
Alpinestars Royal Drystar Jacket

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Motorcycle USA contributing editor Frank Melling tests the Alpinestars Royal Drystar Jacket.


Sidi Sport Rain Boots Review
Sidi Sport Rain Boots Review

Thursday, November 20, 2008

For our wet weather plagued editor, some water resistant boots were essential. Good thing he grabbed some Sidi Sport Rain Boots.


Garmin eTrex Legend HCx GPS Review
Garmin eTrex Legend HCx GPS Review

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Getting lost can be fun sometimes, but thanks to the Garmin eTrex Legend HCx GPS, it only happens when we want it to.


Product Review Scala Rider Q2
Product Review Scala Rider Q2

Monday, October 27, 2008

Cardo Systems improved its Scala Rider in the form of the Q2 that now provides for motorcycle-to-motorcycle communication, which comes in handy in this profession.


Oakley Split THUMP Sunglasses
Oakley Split THUMP Sunglasses

Friday, August 15, 2008

Oakley, the leader in High Definition Optics manages to stuff a MP3 player into their Square O designed sunglasses. Say goodbye to your iPod and hello to the Split THUMP’s.


Scorpion Nip Tuck Jacket Review
Scorpion Nip Tuck Jacket Review

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

The Scorpion Women’s Nip Tuck Jacket has styling that would make male riders envious. We asked MotorcycleUSA’s resident female sportbike rider Misty Taylor to put the jacket to the test.


Shift Racing Fuel Street Shoe Review
Shift Racing Fuel Street Shoe Review

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Everyone loves a good pair of sneakers, and the Shift Racing street shoe is the one to have.


Joe Rocket Steel Pants Review
Joe Rocket Steel Pants Review

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

The Joe Rocket Steel Pants deliver the casual denim blue jean look and comfort with the extra protection of steel-reinforced nylon.


Product Review Icon ARC Overpant
Product Review Icon ARC Overpant

Friday, May 16, 2008

MotorcycleUSA’s VP of Operations tested out a set of Icon’s versatile ARC Overpants on a recent outing to the Oregon Coast.


Fieldsheer Highland Jacket/Booster Pants
Fieldsheer Highland Jacket/Booster Pants

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Fieldsheer provided Motorcycle USA with a solid riding combo in its Fieldsheer Highland Jacket and Booster Pants just in time for a 1100-mile trip up the California coast.


Triumph Sympatex Speed Jacket Review
Triumph Sympatex Speed Jacket Review

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Want to look as sharp and mean as your Speed Triple, Triumph has what you need with the new Sympatex Speed Jacket.


How To Repair Your Motorcycle Review
How To Repair Your Motorcycle Review

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Want to work on your bike but don’t know how? Author Charles Everitt is here to be your guide with How To Repair Your Motorcycle


Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact Tire Review
Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact Tire Review

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Metzeler unveils its latest multipurpose street and sportbike motorcycle tire dubbed the Sportec M5 Interact. Motorcycle USA puts it to the test in this tire review.


Joe Rocket Big Bang Jacket Review
Joe Rocket Big Bang Jacket Review

Friday, February 29, 2008

We test one of Joe Rocket’s ’08 designs for the sportbike masses in the form of the Big Bang Jacket.


Dunlop Roadsmart Tires Review
Dunlop Roadsmart Tires Review

Friday, February 15, 2008

Dunlop seeks to provide the best sport touring rubber for all riding conditions with its new Roadsmart tire, a claim we put to the test in the hills of Malibu.


The Ride DVD Review
The Ride DVD Review

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Kevin and Julia Sanders lead 11 British riders from the top of Alaska to the bottom of South America on a lively two-wheeled adventure.


Tour Master Cortech Luggage Review
Tour Master Cortech Luggage Review

Friday, November 2, 2007

The lack of storage space inherent to virtually every motorcycle has opened the door for aftermarket companies like Tour Master to come swooping in for the rescue.


Shinko Stealth Tire Review
Shinko Stealth Tire Review

Friday, October 19, 2007

Can a set of budget buns hold up under some serious track abuse? We find out with the Shinko Stealth Tires.


Tour Master Solution Boot Review
Tour Master Solution Boot Review

Friday, October 5, 2007

Riders looking for a rock solid street boot need to look no further than the Solution Boot from Tour Master.


Tour Master Coaster II Review
Tour Master Coaster II Review

Thursday, September 13, 2007

In the world of motorcycle jackets, when it comes to style and protection out on the asphalt, it’s hard to beat the affordable Tourmaster Coaster II.


World’s Fastest Motorcycle DVD Review
World’s Fastest Motorcycle DVD Review

Friday, March 30, 2007

World’s Fastest Motorcycle is a two-hour DVD chronicling the epic three-streamliner shootout for the world motorcycle land-speed record.


Streetbikes Everything You Need to Know
Streetbikes Everything You Need to Know

Friday, March 16, 2007

Want to know about streetbikes? Well, author Bill Stermer tells you everything you need to know in this new book.


Icon Daytona Jacket Review
Icon Daytona Jacket Review

Friday, March 2, 2007

Icon’s Daytona Jacket has been well-worn during our recent testing, here’s our evaluation of the squideriffic threads.


Book Review Riding the World
Book Review Riding the World

Friday, February 2, 2007

In this how-to book, author Gregory Frazier gives folks the skinny on what they need to do in order to ride around the world.


Speed on Two Wheels DVD Review
Speed on Two Wheels DVD Review

Friday, November 3, 2006

Debuting as an hour-long DVD after its original incarnation as a program on Discovery’s Science Channel, Speed on Two Wheels provides a behind-the-scenes look at the AMA SB paddock and the world of high-performance sportbikes.


Icon Anthem Pants Review
Icon Anthem Pants Review

Friday, October 13, 2006

The Anthem pants from Icon offer up a solid improvement over regular blue jeans for riders looking to find a solution for casual riding apparel.


Scala Rider Review
Scala Rider Review

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Would a hands-free communication device help or hinder out on the road? We tested the Scala Rider helmet headset to find out.


Long Way Round DVD Review
Long Way Round DVD Review

Friday, May 26, 2006

This two-disc DVD release of the reality TV series chronicles Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman as they take two Beemers the “long way round” from London to New York.


Impact Armor Review
Impact Armor Review

Friday, April 15, 2005

Innovative technology and extensive R&D have resulted in what might be the best chest and back protection we’ve tested.


RideHide Shirt Review
RideHide Shirt Review

Wednesday, February 23, 2005

First layer performance gear is the most overlooked component of comfort. RideHide Performance Gear has a solution, the MicroFiber Tour Long Sleeve Shirt.


Supermoto DVD Review
Supermoto DVD Review

Wednesday, December 22, 2004

Looking for a way to satisfy that need for supermoto speed? Supermoto in the USA does an adequate job.


Tour Master Cortech GX Jacket Review
Tour Master Cortech GX Jacket Review

Tuesday, November 16, 2004

Time to step out of those squid clothes and get into some real motorcycle gear without breaking the bank.


H-Base Locks Review
H-Base Locks Review

Wednesday, May 5, 2004

Bike security is priority one for motorcycle owners and the H-Base Security system is the best thing to insure bike safety short of hiring an armed guard.


Metzeler Z6 Tires Review
Metzeler Z6 Tires Review

Monday, January 19, 2004

Metzeler’s long-in-tooth Z4 has finally been replaced, and the new Z6 sport-touring tire is a huge step forward.


Kendon Modular Trailer Review
Kendon Modular Trailer Review

Wednesday, December 3, 2003

Kendon’s second-generation big-bike trailer is a well-built, ingenious and space-saving hauling solution.


Joe Rocket Radiant Gloves Review
Joe Rocket Radiant Gloves Review

Tuesday, November 11, 2003

As the temperatures continue to drop across the country, it’s time to break out the cold-weather riding gear. Riding in the cold weather sucks. Riding in the cold weather with crappy gloves sucks even more.


GP Star Allstar Jacket Review
GP Star Allstar Jacket Review

Friday, September 26, 2003

Have a need for a stylish leather jacket? Look no further than the GP Star Allstar jacket which combines funky fashion with solid protection.


Joe Rocket Phoenix Jacket Review
Joe Rocket Phoenix Jacket Review

Thursday, July 17, 2003

What looks at first like a chain-mail bodysuit is actually a riding jacket designed to keep you cool when the going gets hot: Joe Rocket’s Phoenix Jacket.


Icon Hooligan Boots Review
Icon Hooligan Boots Review

Tuesday, July 15, 2003

When you want some decent foot protection when riding, but squeaking your way through the aisles at 7-11 in your fancy roadrace-style boots is a little too conspicuous and a little too uncomfortable.


Marsee X-Pack Deluxe Review
Marsee X-Pack Deluxe Review

Friday, June 13, 2003

One of the inherent problems with riding motorcycles is the inability to tote a significant amount of stuff with you. The most common solution is the classic backpack, but here’s a new motorcycle-specific spin to an old idea.


Teknic Violator Jacket Review
Teknic Violator Jacket Review

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Teknic’s Violator can at least take the heat, if not the bulk, out of the leather jacket.


Alpinestars Dyno Jacket Review
Alpinestars Dyno Jacket Review

Monday, November 11, 2002

If there is one axiom when it comes to street protection it’s ‘there is no substitute for quality gear’. Not everybody can afford a $500 Suomy helmet, $200 boots, $100 gloves, and a $300 jacket, but they should.