BMW R 18 heritage

BMW heritage fashion suits R 18 cruiser

BMW Motorrad has launched a 2020 heritage collection of rider gear to appeal to riders of their R nineT models as well as the upcoming R 18 cruiser. “BMW Motorrad has announced the launch of a serial-production motorcycle for the second half of 2020, which will mark its entry into the cruiser segment,” their press …

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CE approved

What does CE approved clothing mean?

(CE certification article contributed by Pando Moto) Motorcycle protective rider gear has become a lot safer over the years since Europe introduced a CE legal standard for motorcycle clothing, known as EN13595, in 1994. It was originally designed as a standard for professional racers, but now any motorcycle clothing that does not meet the standard cannot be …

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Do you wear your pants tucked into your motorcycle boots or are you a loose legger with your over the top of your boots?

Are you a pants tucker or loose legger?

Do you wear your pants tucked into your motorcycle boots or are you a loose legger with your pants over the top of your boots? Look around at other riders and you will see examples of both. But why is there a difference and does it matter? We’ve asked around various riders and found there …

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This stylish motorcycle shoe is the result of a collaboration between Milan shoemaker Seboy’s and Italian vintage motorcycle restoration workshop Soiatti Moto Classiche.

Seboy’s stylish motorcycle shoes seek funds

This stylish motorcycle shoe is the result of a collaboration between Milan shoemaker Seboy’s and Italian vintage motorcycle restoration workshop Soiatti Moto Classiche. They say the shoe has extra leather in the toe for protection with discrete gear shift protectors on both shoes to cater for riders of vintage motorcycles with the gear shift on the …

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TCX Street Ace Air sneakers

TCX Street Ace Air commuter boots review

TCX Street Ace Air boots join the booming trend in recent years for commuter riding shoes that you can wear on and off the bike in equal comfort with some protection. The trend is understandable. The last thing most city riders want is to have to carry a spare pair of work/casual shoes because their motorcycle …

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Merlin Euston jeans TCX X-Blend waterproof boots

TCX X-Blend boots really are waterproof

The proof is in the riding so we put a new pair of TCX X-Blend waterproof boots to the ultimate test recently simply by riding in the rain for a couple of days. Not only did the $299 Romanian-made boots prove to be waterproof, but with some hot and dry weather thrown in, we also …

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Merlin Victory waxed cotton heritage jacket leisure

Leisure rider clothing gains popularity

The fastest-growing sector of the motorcycle clothing market is leisure safety gear while traditional Cordura and leather suits are decreasing in demand, says a British motorcycle clothing brand. The trend mirrors growth in retro and naked bikes and the decrease in sportsbike popularity, says Merlin major shareholder Steve Franklin. He and his Yamaha-loving sons, James …

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Alpinestars score boot survey goals

Alpinestars boots has kicked the most goals in the 2018 Canstar Blue customer satisfaction survey of more than 350 riders. The Canstar Blue ratings compare motorcycle boot brands on factors including protection, durability, functionality, value for money, style/design, comfort and fit and overall satisfaction. Survey goals The Italian motorcycle boots has scored a clean sweep of …

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