BMW NP Body Armor

I finally got a hands on demonstration of the BMW version of D3O body armor, which BMW calls NP. I happened to be near CAL Moto in Mountain View, a great shop run by enthusiasts Kari Prager and Mike Meissner. They carry a lot of the BMW product line, and I got a hands on … Read more

Kushitani Zylon Jeans

I take my share of ribbing about my seeming addiction to Kevlar riding gear, so I was interested to learn that Kushitani has jeans with 3% “Zylon” woven in. “Zylon” is a material made in Japan and used in body armor. I am just starting to learn about this material, so I don’t know about … Read more