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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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Jacket becomes motorcycle cover

This Astric Sports motorcycle jacket that converts to a bike cover is one of many weird and wonderful motorcycle accessories we’ve seen over the years. The people at Astric Sports, Hong Kong, tell us they are working on a final prototype, so they don’t have full details yet. However, they did supply the photo at …

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Macna Traction jacket

Macna motorcycle gear arrives

Motorcycle riding jackets, pants and gloves from European company Macna is now being imported to Australia by Link International. The company has been making riding gear since 1991 and features a range of jackets, pants, gloves, safety protectors and casual wear for all riding styles. However, Link International will only import men’s and women’s jackets, …

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12 days of Harley Christmas: 9 Harley jackets

Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown continues with nine Harley jackets from the 102nd Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Parts & Accessories catalogue. We started the 12 days of Christmas countdown with 12 shirts from the Harley sportswear range. Check it out here. We continued with 11 Harley gift items which you can see here. Then it …

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DriRider adventure jacket review

DriRider Multi-Tek all-season convertible adventure jacket Price: $339.95 Sizes: S-5XL Adventure touring places enormous demands on rider gear. On a recent ride, we started out in single-digit temperatures, climbed the range where the mercury dropped a further five degrees, dropped down into a valley around lunchtime where temperatures were more than double and then headed …

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DriRider Urban Hoodie review

Just as new model bikes are finding new niches, so rider gear also has to follow suit. The latest craze in urban street machines is mirrored by the arrival of a host of urban gear. Andrew Wright, DriRider brand manager for McLeod Accessories designed a jacket that fits right in with the urban theme. Aptly …

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