Product Evaluation: Rider Gear River Road Vintage Leather

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Gearing up for a ride, I sometimes feel like I’m playing a part in a stage production. All the apparel and accessories we bikers wear can rival some of the elaborate costumes more commonly found on … [Read more...]

Knox Biomech Motorcycle Gloves

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I don’t usually go for gimmicky things. I don’t need to have the latest trick of the week; I’d rather stick with the tried and true. So to be honest, when I first spied the lacing knob on the cuff of … [Read more...]

Vemar Jiano Evo TC Motorcycle Helmet Review

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Besides being able to drink and be heard a little easier, I honestly don’t see the benefit of modular helmets. But when I read that Vemar had updated its popular Jiano helmet with improved materials, … [Read more...]

Metzeler Z8 Interact Motorcycle Tire Review

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Metzeler’s newest sport-touring tire, the Roadtec Z8 Interact, joins its Racetec K3 track tire and Sportec M5, completing the Interact family. Metzeler’s patented, zero-degree steel belt technology … [Read more...]

Tour Master Motive Women’s Jacket

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I’ve had a number of Tour Master textile jackets in my moto-closet over the years, and my most recent acquisition, the Motive, is my favorite to date. Designed specifically for women, the pink … [Read more...]

Kali Naza Carbon Motorcycle Helmet Review

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Since just after the leather helmet era, helmet manufacturers have been using the standard method of spot-gluing an EPS foam liner into the helmet’s shell. Unfortunately, that method results in air … [Read more...]

SHAD SH48 Top Case Product Review

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Nothing can compare to the superior functionality of waterproof, lockable hard bags. They may not add to the aesthetic beauty of the machine, but many of us have learned the art of compromise. That’s … [Read more...]

Lowes / Kobalt Tools’ Digital Tire Pressure Gauge

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Sometimes, I take time out of the day to leave my desk and walk down to the office parking lot to check tire pressures on all the factory demo bikes our staff is riding. Not to embarrass fellow … [Read more...]

Weise Nevada Motorcycle Jacket Review

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You may not have heard the name before, but Weise riding apparel is worth a look. From across the pond, Wiese is establishing a network of dealers to carry its products in the United States. Lucky for … [Read more...]

FORMA Simo Women’s Boots

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I was hard pressed to replace my trusty touring boots. But then I found what looked like a worthy replacement: Forma’s Simo. Designed for women, this handsome, Italian-styled touring boot … [Read more...]