Barz Optics photochromic, polarised, bifocal sunglasses

Barz Optics motorcycle sunglasses review

Barz Optics make a range of quality sunglasses that are windproof, comfortable enough to wear all day and night and feature an optional bifocal lens. That means you only need one pair of sunglasses for all occasions – on and off the bike! I’ve been testing a pair of photochromic glasses that change tint with …

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Equestrian bamboo socks

Bamboo equestrian socks for steel horses

Many riders wear bamboo socks and underwear for their all-season comfort and long-lasting odour-free freshness. We endorse Bamboo Textiles products and sell them through our online shop. The most popular bamboo items are the long and short motorcycle socks. Click here to check out the full range. However, their even-longer equestrian socks may be just …

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Swiss watch Indian Motorcycle watches by Baume and Mercier

Swiss watches tribute to Indian Motorcycle

Swiss watchmaker Baume & Mercier is again paying tribute to Indian Motorcycle with a two-piece collection in their Clifton Club Legend Tributes range. The new limited-edition chronographs (fancy name for watches) honour the Scout and Chief models and will be available from April. No prices are yet available. But don’t get too excited as their previously …

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Prof Rutledge Plastic fibre tougher than Kevlar

Plastic fibre tougher than Kevlar

A new polyethylene nano fibre that is thinner, tougher, lighter and cheaper than Kevlar and Dyneema could be the next big thing in motorcycle clothing, especially riding jeans. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a process that can easily produce ultrafine polymer fibres that are exceptional strong, very thin and inexpensive to …

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Motochic compression socks

Compression socks ease aches

Riders who suffer from swollen and aching legs after sitting for a long time own their motorcycle should consider getting compression socks. Compression socks are often used in hospitals for bed-bound patients and they are also handy for long-distance air travel t prevent deep-vein thrombosis (DVT). However, they can also be useful for long-distance riders …

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R-PUR anti-pollution and anti-pollen motorcyclist face mask

Face mask protects against pollution

If you are worried about air pollution when riding or are allergic to airborne pollens, the French R-PUR face mask may be the solution. Their crowd-funding project is more than 345% oversubscribed so we expect it will go into production. It costs €119 ($A180, $US139) each, including one replacement filter. Clean air However, if you …

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Harley-Davidson cooling vest keeps you cool

Rider vest and bag keep you cool

Keeping your cool while riding in summer heat is difficult, but this cool vest and bag from Harley-Davidson will help. The cooling vest (98215-18VM) costs $94.90 for sizes S-XL and $110.50 for 2XL-5XL. It consists of a mesh vest made of HyperKewl material with four interior pockets that contain removable cool packs and a handy …

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