Motorcycle Gear

A Kevlar Review of Motoport and Aerositch Aerostitch has a number of inseam options for motorcycle riding pants, and will also do custom alterations for you. This is a good thing, because few of us are exactly the same,…

Although the research and development of helmet technology began in the 1930’s, it wasn’t until the mid to late-1950’s that carbon fiber technology was introduced. What was once a problematic and inefficient development, lead to one of the strongest…

An oldie but a goodie, heres a great motorcycle infographic from the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. I love this infographic because it so perfectly sums up how i feel about motorcycle protection: Here’s why you should wear it, and more…

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…

It’s about time to look at a new lid.  As a long time Arai, and occasional Shoei, user, I have looked at some of the innovative safety features of Shark helmets from time to time.  Here is the Shark…

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…

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