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From under layers to summer jackets, waterproof tops to high-vis vests - the right motorcycle clothing ensures you stay comfortable, safe and protected from the elements. No matter what you're looking for or what your budget is, our expert guides ensure you know how to choose the best motorcycle clothing for your needs.

How To Clean Your Motorcycle Textile Clothing

How To Clean Your Motorcycle Textile Clothing

Published: 06 November, 2019

How to clean your textiles Your motorcycle gear soon becomes dirty thanks to muddy roads and other grime. To keep your textiles in top shape, washing it regularly will remove any debris caught in the fabric. It’s a lot easier…

How To Clean Your Motorcycle Leathers

How To Clean Your Motorcycle Leathers

Published: 05 November, 2019

How to Clean Your Leathers  Leather apparel is a biker’s staple. It not only looks cool, it also protects your skin from the elements and not to mention the road surface, should you come a cropper. If you maintain your…

Keeping Warm On Your Motorcycle

Keeping Warm On Your Motorcycle

Published: 30 October, 2019

Winter is a testing time for motorcyclists. If you ride all year ’round, then good on you; it takes a decent amount of willpower to get the bike out on a frosty morning and battle the elements. You don’t need…

Motorcycle Airbag Options

Motorcycle Airbag Options

Published: 29 October, 2019

Motorcycle airbag vests are no longer the future; they’re the present. They’re affordable, accessible and there’s lots of proof that they work. Airbags are still relatively new to motorcycling but they are well established in equestrian circles, where riders are…

Women’s Motorcycle Clothing Guide

Women’s Motorcycle Clothing Guide

Published: 18 October, 2019

A decade ago, the range of women’s motorcycle gear was pretty poor. And that’s being generous. Back then, most ‘female’ motorcycle clothing was just a pink version of whatever the men’s one was. Sure, some areas, like boots and jackets…

Women’s Motorcycle Leathers

Women’s Motorcycle Leathers

Published: 18 October, 2019

There’s a decent range of women’s motorcycle leathers out there both in one-piece and in two-piece versions. If you spend most of your time on a sportsbike or on track, you might prefer to go for a set of 1pc…

CBT Clothing Guide

CBT Clothing Guide

Published: 14 October, 2019

So you’re thinking of becoming a biker? The first step is to take your Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) which takes a day and enables you to then head out on the road, on your own, with a set of snazzy…

The Best Motorcycle Base Layers

The Best Motorcycle Base Layers

Published: 01 October, 2019

A proper base layer makes riding so much more comfortable. They’re far better than just wearing a T-shirt under your leathers in summer or a long-sleeve in winter. They stop seams, armour and zips from chafing and the compression fit…

Waterproof Textile Motorcycle Trousers Showcase

Waterproof Textile Motorcycle Trousers Showcase

Published: 01 October, 2019

You could pair a waterproof textile jacket with leather trousers for most conditions but if it’s really hammering it down, leather trousers won’t keep the water out. You need a quality pair of waterproof textile trousers, ideally connecting to the…

Waterproof Textile Motorcycle Jackets Showcase

Waterproof Textile Motorcycle Jackets Showcase

Published: 01 October, 2019

A textile jacket is easier to wear than a leather jacket. They’re lighter and more flexible too. For all-day comfort, they’re a great choice. They’re generally also a lot cheaper than a leather jacket, although it goes without saying, you…

Ladies Motorcycle Jeans Showcase

Ladies Motorcycle Jeans Showcase

Published: 27 September, 2019

Kevlar jeans are a great option if you want protection but you don’t want to look too ‘bikery’. While textile trousers are great for long-distance comfort and keeping the elements out, and leather jeans are a good all-day comfortable option…

Ladies Motorcycle Jackets Guide

Ladies Motorcycle Jackets Guide

Published: 24 September, 2019

Let’s face it; a small bloke’s jacket just doesn’t cut it. Women are of a different shape to men and if you wear a men’s jacket, you end up looking square and not very, erm, lady like. Thankfully motorcycle clothing…

Heated Motorcycle Vests and Jackets Guide

Heated Motorcycle Vests and Jackets Guide

Published: 10 September, 2019

When it comes to staying warm on the bike, heated grips seem like the best choice but if you haven’t considered a heated jacket or heated vest, you’re missing out. Heated grips are good, they can lower the sensation that…

The Best Gore-Tex Motorcycle Jackets

The Best Gore-Tex Motorcycle Jackets

Published: 06 September, 2019

A Gore-Tex motorcycle jacket is a solid option if you want to stay dry, warm and protected from the elements. Sure, they cost more than the average waterproof motorcycle jacket but that’s because they’re arguably made with better materials. Gore,…

Mesh Motorcycle Jackets Showcase

Mesh Motorcycle Jackets Showcase

Published: 12 August, 2019

There’s never a good time to ride your motorcycle wearing just a T-shirt. Yep, we admit it, riding your motorcycle in the summer can be hot, sticky, and downright uncomfortable in a heavy leather jacket but the choice shouldn’t be…

Retro Motorcycle Jackets for Every Budget

Retro Motorcycle Jackets for Every Budget

Published: 08 August, 2019

A CE approved jacket is a vital piece of kit for motorcyclists. Nobody wants to get road rash or broken bones and a quality jacket will literally save your skin. The good news is, motorcycle jackets have improved dramatically over…

The Best Motorcycle Neck Warmers

The Best Motorcycle Neck Warmers

Published: 01 August, 2019

The trusty motorbike neck tube. Worth its weight in gold on a cold winter’s day. But it’s not just handy for cold snaps. In summer, they’re great at stopping your helmet strap from rubbing and they keep the flies out…

The Best Leather Motorcycle Trousers

The Best Leather Motorcycle Trousers

Published: 24 July, 2019

It’s no surprise that sales of leather motorcycle trousers have declined over the past 10 years. Adventure bike gear is in fashion and that means that leather trousers – the staple for bikers over the past 30 years – is…

The Best Kevlar Motorcycle Jeans

The Best Kevlar Motorcycle Jeans

Published: 23 July, 2019

Kevlar motorcycle jeans are a great choice if you want decent levels of protection when out riding but you don’t want to look too biker when you’re off the bike. For those who spend a majority of their time under…

The Best Motorcycle Hi Viz Vests

The Best Motorcycle Hi Viz Vests

Published: 21 July, 2019

If you’re touring in Europe, you’ll have to carry a hi-viz vest with you because all the usual countries you get to Europe by bike, all require you to at least carry a hi-vis on you, to be worn if…

The Best Adventure Motorcycle Jackets

The Best Adventure Motorcycle Jackets

Published: 19 July, 2019

What do you want from your adventure motorcycle jacket? How about a jacket that’s: Totally waterproof but with big holes in it, to let air in when it’s too hot Protective, yet not bulky Warm in winter yet cool on…

Motorcycle Neck Brace Guide

Motorcycle Neck Brace Guide

Published: 16 July, 2019

Neck braces are popular in the world of Motocross, extreme rallies like the Dakar and to an extent Trials and greenlaning but for some reason they’re not that common on the roads or race tracks. You rarely see a pro-MX…

The Best Motorcycle Chest Protectors

The Best Motorcycle Chest Protectors

Published: 12 July, 2019

If you’re considering a track day, there’s no better experience than pushing yourself to achieve the ultimate performance from your bike and your riding skills. It goes without saying that even the most experienced riders can come off from time…

Wax Cotton Motorcycle Jackets for Every Budget

Wax Cotton Motorcycle Jackets for Every Budget

Published: 05 July, 2019

It’s a scientifically proven fact that a wax cotton motorcycle jacket makes you look at least twice as cool as you would wearing a leather jacket. Wax jackets and motorcycling have a lot history together but the wax motorcycle jacket…

The Best Motorcycle Socks

The Best Motorcycle Socks

Published: 22 June, 2019

It might seem a trivial matter but having the right type of motorcycle socks can make all the difference to your tour or track day. As comfortable as modern motorcycle gear is these days, long socks make the difference as…

The Best Motorcycle Rainsuits

The Best Motorcycle Rainsuits

Published: 13 June, 2019

One-piece waterproofs are a favourite for riders for know they’re going to be spending a lot of time in the saddle getting rained on. Fortunately for us, when it’s raining and we’re on the bike, unlike the image above, we…

The Best Waterproof Motorcycle Tops

The Best Waterproof Motorcycle Tops

Published: 13 June, 2019

The fella above has to score 10/10 for improvisation but I’m not sure the police here in the UK would give you the credit you deserve if they saw you flying down the outside lane of the M40 wearing that…

The Best Waterproof Motorcycle Trousers

The Best Waterproof Motorcycle Trousers

Published: 10 June, 2019

As bikers, we don’t like rain. Especially when it’s the middle of summer and meant to be sunny. Luckily, we don’t have to face the situation pictured above but even if you’re in a short downpour, no-one wants to get…

The Best Motorcycle Insert Back Protector

The Best Motorcycle Insert Back Protector

Published: 15 May, 2019

The world of motorcycle back protection can be a bit of a nightmare to navigate. There are lots of products claiming to come with CE approved armour but there are different CE approval tests for anything from bicycles to motorbikes….

The Best Motorcycle Back Protectors

The Best Motorcycle Back Protectors

Published: 29 March, 2019

Did you know, Barry Sheene was one of the first bikers to wear a back protector? He fashioned his own from old motorcycle visors, joined together like the shell of a woodlouse. Back protectors have come a long way since…