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Draggin boss debunks Kevlar myth

Australian motorcycle clothing company Draggin has been using genuine DuPont Kevlar since 1997 and CEO Grant Mackintosh has now debunked some unsubstantiated claims about the material as myths. Those claims include that it degrades in the sun or when washed and that they get hot and burn or melt on to the skin in a …

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MBW beats the heat in his BMW Coldblack Airflow suit cool

Keeping cool in summer riding

Spring is here and hot temperatures are just around the corner, but cool relief is on the way, thanks to German and American scientists. Harley is now following BMW with the use of Schoeller Textile’s Coldblack fabric from Germany that reflects the sun’s rays to keep riders 5C cooler and provide up to 80% UV …

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Bamboo Textiles products

Bamboo is a rider’s best friend

Many riders already know the advantages of bamboo socks and underwear which keeps you cool/warm and nice to be near with its antibacterial properties. I had heard a lot of riders rave about bamboo but had never been tempted to buy any because I have sensitive skin (although some say I have a hide like …

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Draggin K-shit and K-legs

Turn regular clothes into riding gear

Now you can turn your regular clothes into protective riding gear by wearing Kevlar-lined undergarments, says Draggin Jeans who warn about deceptive labelling by some manufacturers. Australian protective motorcycle Draggin Jeans have released their K-shirt ($249) and K-Leg ($279), allowing you to wear what you want over the top and still be protected from abrasion. …

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Harley-Davidson safety gear

Harley-Davidson offers riding gear

While many riders stretch their finances just to buy a motorcycle and then can’t afford to buy decent safety gear, Harley-Davidson has a solution. HD Australia products manager Sébastien Bureau says they are offering customers finance deals that include up to 10% of the price of the bike to be spent on riding gear. “It’s …

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MotoChic base layer top

Motorcycle top stays dry, cool and warm

Male and female riders can now stay fresh in summer for longer and warm in winter all day with this MotoChic Special Edition Cooling Base Layer Top. The American company founded by rider Debra Chin sent a sample shirt to Mrs MBW and our resident psychologist, Sharon Ledger, to trial in the still-stifling heat of …

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Bico biker jewellery

Win biker jewellery in our motorcycle quiz

How would you like to tease your brain with our motorcycle quiz and also be in the running to win some biker jewellery from Australian company Bico? This week you’ll need a good mix of motorcycle, racing and pop culture knowledge. To win, just do our weekly motorbike trivia quiz below and share your score …

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Bico biker jewellery

Win biker jewellery in our movie trivia quiz

This week, our smartest reader will win some biker jewellery from Australian company Bico who have been invited to be part of the Harley-Davidson Festival in Montreal, Canada, February 19-21. To win, just do our weekly motorbike trivia quiz below and share your score on Facebook by clicking on the button at the end of the …

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