Blackbird jeans feel cool

Women’s safety jeans look cool, feel cool

Women wanting to feel and look cool while they ride with safety can now get these skinny denim riding jeans from Sydney company Blackbird Motorcycle Wear. They are made with 8oz stretch denim so they feel comfortable and fit to the shape of a woman’s leg without a saggy bottom. Because they are such a …

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Suus unveil single-layer Road Denim jeans

Suus unveil single-layer Road Denim jeans

The new holy grail of motorcycle jeans seems to be single-layer denim with the abrasion-resistant material woven into the fabric. The latest to release single-layer denim riding jeans is Suus, a Melbourne-based website and factory that started making urban custom bikes and selling vintage and new riding gear in 2013. Single-layer advantages The advantage of …

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Saint Unbreakable Technical Black Denim Slim Fit Jeans

Single-layer Saint denim jeans review

Australian company Saint has been instrumental in helping develop a single-layer denim to protect motorcycle riders from abrasion injuries. Their “Unbreakable” range of riding jeans, jackets and gloves is made from a special blend of 34% cotton and 66% Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWP) that they claim now meets CE standards for six seconds of …

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Draggin Rebel jeans

Draggin Rebel jeans pass heat test

The new Draggin Rebel jeans have now become my favourite riding pants for the oppressive Queensland summer heat. The Rebel jeans ($299) feature a new version of their RooMoto lining which has almost double the abrasion resistance at 7.46 seconds. That’s comforting to know! But we’ve worn riding jeans before with a mixture of protective …

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Draggin stylin’ up with Revz jeans

Revz jeans are the latest protective pants from Draggin Jeans who are celebrating 20 years of being a part of Australian motorcycle culture. The classic-style men’s jeans are part of Draggin’s Next-Gen range which won the Australian company a “best of the best” award this year in the inaugural Motorcycle Brand Contest run by the …

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Draggin Holeshot jeans win award

Draggin Holeshot jeans win design award

Australian motorcycle jeans company Draggin Jeans have won a “best of the best” award for their Holeshot jeans in the inaugural Motorcycle Brand Contest run by the German Design Council. The men’s Holeshot jeans also won a 2014 Red Dot Award for Product Design for their “seamless fashion design”. Holeshot is the first product in the …

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Marlon Brando in The Wild One (left) and the Draggin Selvedge jeans

Brando style in Draggin Selvedge jeans

Protection and a little bit of Marlon Brando style have merged in the latest offering from Australian motorcycle apparel company Draggin. The Selvedge jeans are similar to the worn-look jeans Marlon Brando wore in the famed 1953 movie The Wild One. Before the 1950s, denim was made on a shuttle loom which produced a tightly …

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Sexy Draggin Stealth jeggings

Draggin bringing sexy back to riding

Isn’t it about time sexy was brought back to women’s protective motorcycle clothing rather than baggy, androgynous gear? Australian motorcycle protection clothing company Draggin thinks so and has introduced Stealthz, the first motorcycle “jeggings”, to their women’s collection. Jeggings are a combination of jeans and leggings. Draggin executive assistant Kristy Horne says the the new Stealthz …

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Draggin Racey jeans for women

Draggin gets Racey in women’s jeans

Australian motorcycle apparel brand Draggin Jeans stands out from the crowd with their range of fully approved DuPont Kevlar clothing and wide range of women’s jeans. Now they’ve added another – Racey! The staff we deal with at Draggin are mainly female so they obviously know what a female rider wants and needs in riding jeans. …

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Draggin Holeshot motorcycle jeans

Draggin motorcycle jeans win award

Australian motorcycle jeans and clothing company Draggin has won its second international Red Dot Award for Product Design. This time it was their Holeshot jeans which won the award for their “seamless fashion design”. Holsehot is the first product in the world to be approved to the highest level of motorcycle apparel protection (CE EN13595-1:2002 at …

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