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Akuma Helmets | Motorcycle Design Award

Electrifying Motorcycle Helmet Innovation

Since the dawn of protective head-wear, the focus has been on increasing crash protection, improving aerodynamics, and lightening the weight of helmets. Akuma Helmets, based in San Antonio, Texas, has done something fresh with helmets-they have electrified them.

KTM Team wears Shock Doctor Eject Helmet Removal System

The Shock Doctor/KTM GNCC Factory Team of Kurt Caselli, Nathan Kanney, Kailub Russell and Cory Buttrick were the first off-road factory race team to wear the Shock Doctor Eject Helmet Removal System when they showed up at the 6th round of the series this weekend with the safety device clearly installed in each of their helmets.

Draggin’ Jeans announces new women’s motorcycle pants

Fast Company, home of Draggin' Jeans, proudly announces our newest style of Draggin' Jeans. This new product was designed and tested at our headquarters in Hickory, NC and has been in the making for several years.

The Modern Fit Draggin' Jeans are our newest style for women. This new style utilizes the same highly abrasion resistant material used in our other Draggin' Jeans, Jackets, and Shirts.

HJC introduces FS-15 Helmet in colored carbon fiber

HJC's new FS-15 in now available in colored carbon fiber. FS-15 carbon helmets are 150 grams lighter than the standard fiberglass/Spectra® FS-15 models. The FS-15 carbon shares the same class-leading aerodynamic design that was under development for over two years and was designed from the ground up with the help of HJC's state-of-the-art wind tunnel and CAD/CAM equipment. During development, Ben Spies provided feedback to our engineers throughout the 2008 AMA season. Ben continues to wear the helmet as he attacks the World Superbike series this year.

Z Custom Leathers | Motorcycle Riding Suits

Fitment Through Finished Motorcycle Suit

After trying on numerous motorcycle leathers for women in many different apparel shops, including most of the latest lines, I was fraught with nothing but frustration. Although I found a few interesting jackets, nothing hit or fit me exactly right. I wanted something that fit comfortably well, provided a high standard of rider protection and with a design that I loved.

Alpinestars Helius Jacket | Leather

Urban Design

Made with a smart combination of full grain leather and stretch aramidic fabric, the new Helius riding jacket by Alpinestars effectively solves the ‘wanting the look and feel of leather but the breathability of textile' dilemma. The breathable bits are found in the abdominal region and inner arm areas.

Alpinestars S-MX 5 | Motorcycle Sport Boots

His and Hers >> Street or Track.

She loves shoes; I love motorcycles. She used to love riding on the back but now she loves riding herself. And our romance is really rolling. New boots for me; means new boots for her. The S-MX 5 is our ticket to ride.

Indian Motorcycle Launches Women’s Apparel

Indian Motorcycle Launches Women's Apparel.

Indian Motorcycle is pleased to announce the release of its first collection of women's apparel. Women now have the opportunity to purchase Indian Motorcycle brand leather jackets, tops, belts, and caps.

Tour Master Solution Waterproof | Motorcycle Boots Review

The Solution When Rain Appears (and when it disappears)

This test is a long-time coming. I’ve had these Solution Waterproof road boots for a few of years and have worn them for at least 100 rides. In fact, they date back to the time when they were sold under the Cortech banner (a sister company to Tour Master).

Sidi On-Road Gore-Tex Boots

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.

Scorpion Offers Motorcycle Helmet Stimulus Package

Scorpion Motorcycle Helmet Stimulus Package.

It is no secret that the powersports nation is facing some belt-tightening times, so the civic-minded folks from Scorpion have introduced their own Motorcycle Stimulus package. Although Scorpion helmets already have the best value and the highest customer satisfaction rating of any mid-priced helmet on the market, it was time to offer more!

Cardo Scala Rider Q2 | Motorcycle Headset System

Bluetooth Your Motorcycle.

The Cardo Scala Rider Q2 MultiSet is a system that includes two Bluetooth headsets, each with two ear speakers, microphone, charger and carrying case. The Velcro-mounted headset speakers fit either on top or behind the cheek cushions. The base units easily slide into the clips that we had fastened to the side of the helmets and are easily removed for recharging and storage. The microphones flex to position in front of your mouth. Following the directions for the system set-up, we were able to use the headsets within 15 minutes.

RS Taichi Racer Support Program Kicks into Gear

The United States Grand Prix Racers Union (USGPRU) is pleased to announce the addition of RS-Taichi to the existing Moto Liberty 250GP class sponsorship.

RS-Taichi and Moto Liberty have joined forces to provide the strongest support package that the middle-weight class has seen in many years. A combination of purse payouts for the race winners, free RS-Taichi leathers and gloves, as well as RS-Taichi helmet removal devices for the entire USGPRU membership makes for a top-notch support program for 2009.

The Bell Star | Motorcycle Helmet

Racing Legend Motors Ahead.

The early days of auto racing were a perilous era in which the loss of life was nearly as routine as the wave of the checkered flag. Maverick car racer and builder Roy Richter was no stranger to the realities of the sport, but its hazards were made concrete when he lost two friends to racing-related head injuries in 1953.

Considering their choice of protection-one was wearing a leather helmet, another a construction hard hat-Richter resolved to prevent future loss of life. The result was the founding of Bell Helmets.

New Wiley X Eyewear Jake High Velocity Protection

Introducing The New Wiley X Eyewear Jake Providing Motorcyclists High Velocity Protection.

Serious motorcycle enthusiasts know how crucial it is to protect themselves while on the road - from waterproof/windproof and moisture-wicking garments to helmets, gloves and leathers, riders know how important it is to have the right gear while cruising down the highway.