Viking Warlock jacket fits female form

Viking Warlock jacket fits female form

Female riders who complain about the lack of shape and adjustment in motorcycle jackets that don’t fit their shape should check out the stylish Viking Warlock all-seasons women’s jacket. Not only is it designed to fit the female form, but it has plenty of adjustability. There are two hip zips to allow for wider hips …

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Black Arrow jackets - Bike shops pay lip service to women

Women’s jackets join MotoCAP testing

For the first time, women’s riding jackets are among a new crop of leather and textile jackets tested by MotoCAP as researchers start advising riders about their service at seminars across the country. The world’s first motorcycle clothing safety ratings program has added six textile jackets and nine leather jackets to its growing list of …

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Macna men's jacket range

Macna Bastic a clever summer jacket

This Macna Bastic bomber jacket looks like casual wear, not a motorcycle jacket, yet it has a lot of protection and some clever features that make it ideal for next summer’s riding. The European motorcycle clothing company makes some advanced technological gear with a lot of street smarts. We’ve tested several of their jackets and …

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Jackets fail MotoCAP abrasion testing

Jackets fail MotoCAP abrasion testing

A dozen motorcycle jackets have failed dismally in abrasion testing for the latest round of MotoCAP safety and comfort ratings. Only two of the six leather jackets tested scored three out of five stars for safety. Six leather and textile jackets scored two stars while three textile and the $749 Harley-Davidson Command leather jacket scored …

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Merlin Chase leather jacket fits

How to buy a motorcycle jacket that fits correctly

Selecting a leather or textile riding jacket that fits properly is nearly as important as getting a helmet to fit correctly. A motorcycle jacket that is too tight will restrict your movement on the bike while a loose jacket will flap around annoyingly, causing fatigue over a long day in the saddle. The best and …

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Macna men's jacket range

2019 Macna men’s jacket range released

European motorcycle clothing company Macna makes some advanced technology gear with a lot of street smarts, although some of the colours and designs in their 2019 range might be a little adventurous for some riders. Bright blues and yellows are not your typical motorcycle fare. But there is also some basic black and charcoal colours …

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Heritage Merlin flanno

19 products added to MotoCAP ratings

In the biggest addition to the MotoCAP online ratings of motorcycle clothing since it began in August 2018, 19 articles have been added and none scored more than two safety stars out of five. The world’s first safety and comfort ratings system for motorcycle clothing has added: 13 textile jackets; three pairs of textile gloves; …

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Macna Aytee motorcycle jacket

Macna Aytee jacket a technical wonder

This Macna Aytee all-season touring and adventure jacket for men is simply the most technical and well designed jacket I have worn. There are almost too many technical features to mention right down to the finest detail such as soft coverings for the ends of zips so they don’t dig into your skin. You will …

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Astric Sports motorcycle jacket includes a bike cover

Astric jacket also covers your motorbike

This Astric Sports motorcycle jacket includes a “compression bag” in the back for protection that converts to a bike cover when parked. Astric Sports, Hong Kong, have launched a Kickstarter crowd-funding appeal to raise $A25,425. So far they have $1768 of their $25,645 goal from six backers with a month to go. The bomber-style jacket …

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