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Klim Badlands Pro Technical Riding Gear
Sliding through a downward, left-hand turn covered in loose shale, a branch suddenly appeared, whacking me hard on the chest.
The thrust was strong enough to knock me back a bit, but I quickly regained my rhythm and kept the throttle pinned on the Husqvarna TE 511.
Lieback’s Corner (#11) / 8.1.2011
Throughout my 31 years, only two incidents prevented me from piloting a motorcycle for extended periods of time – a rod in the femur (car accident, ‘94) and some ripped and torn ligaments in my throttle thumb (street motorcycle accident, ‘09).
All weather riding gloves have become a necessity within the motorcycle apparel market, and Alpinestars is looking to lead that segment with the all-new Jet Road Gore-Tex Glove.
Waterproof All-Weather Leather
After a solid six months of testing in all weather conditions from coast to coast with temperatures in the 30s to the 90s, I’m happy to report that the Aerostich Transit waterproof leather Transit suit has made obsolete the duct-taped trash bags unceremoniously wrapped around me in the 1980s before discovering rain suits – plastic body condoms that
Italian Form and Function
Alpinestars, a leading manufacturer of technical motorsports apparel, introduces the new Moto Collection, featuring exciting additions to their existing range of technical apparel, technical footwear for motorcycling and motorsports casual wear.
This fall, Alpinestars is launching a total of 36 new technical oriented motorcycle apparel products, many with a wide variety of color options to add to the impressive list of new introductions made at the Indy Dealer Show in the Spring.
Motorcycle Boot Review
Style in modern motorcycling apparel is born from a heritage of function with the advantage of technological advancements. Sidi’s On-Road Gore-Tex boots superbly demonstrate this principle.
Introduced more than 18 years ago, Aerostich’s Roadcrafter riding suit (one piece or two) has become somewhat of an icon among avid motorcycle riders. Made of 500-denier Cordura nylon with integral multilayer Gore-Tex laminate, the one-piece Roadcrafter gear resists rain and wind as it releases perspiration for a comfortable riding experience. The unique one-piece Aerostich zip-up design allows for fast and easy pull-on and pull-off.
As with every motorcycling discipline, touring has its own apparel demands. Shoei responds to a touring rider’s need for a convertible helmet with the Multitech, a flip up helmet that offers three options. With the chinbar up, the helmet becomes an open-face for easy conversations with your traveling companions. With the chin locked down, it provides the rider with the protection of a full-coverage helmet, along with a third option of flipping up just the face shield.