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23 June 2018

History of Dririder

If you’ve ridden a motorcycle during the last four decades, there’s a good chance you’ve donned a Dririder jacket. This is how it came to be

Riding-gear-equipment
18 June 2018

Shark Vancore Helmet

The original Raw with its plastic chin bar has been uprated to the Vancore’s solid affair

Riding-gear-equipment
10 June 2018

AGV K-5 S Helmet

AGV helmets have been in production for more than 70 years and have become synonymous with not only Valentino Rossi but also consistent high quality. This latest sports offering from the Italian helmet powerhouse doesn’t disappoint, with a lightweight shell made from a carbon

Riding-gear-equipment
03 June 2018

BMW StreetGuard 3 textile suit

I coveted BMW’s StreetGuard gear for a couple of years before I finally convinced BMW to fling me a suit way back in 2010. Now, eight years on, I probably love this suit even more. There have been many pants and jackets before and since, but if cold and wet is around, I have

Riding-gear-equipment
30 May 2018

Bridgestone A41 & T31

Is there any tougher test bed than the harsh Moroccan desert to introduce a new adventure tyre to the market? Bridgestone doesn’t think so

Riding-gear-equipment
22 May 2018

Michelin Road 5

Michelin’s Pilot Road 4 was a beaut hoop for sports-touring riders who do exactly that. So just how much better can Michelin’s newest Pilot Road 5 really be? We’re glad you asked

Riding-gear-equipment
07 May 2018

Kabuto Aeroblade 5

I didn’t’ know a great deal about the Kabuto helmet range before attending the Aussie launch of the company’s new Aeroblade 5 helmet late last year. Since then I’ve been putting one through its paces and learning a little more about the Japanese company. What I’ve disco

Riding-gear-equipment
03 May 2018

SHARK EXPLORE-R HELMET

We previously tested the Shark Explore_R helmet, and despite being a quality carbon composite helmet there was one design issue that left it a bit short of its competitors, the peak and visor cannot be attached to the helmet at the same time. Shark’s updated Adventure-R helmet

Riding-gear-equipment
22 April 2018

Sidi MAG 1 Boots

The design goals for the new Mag 1 boot were flexibility, lightweight and streamlined, and my first impression after unboxing them recently is Sidi has hit the mark.

Riding-gear-equipment
16 April 2018

NuViz heads-up display

Technology. I love it and I hate it. One piece of equipment that has piqued my interest is the NuViz heads-up display and communication device. NuViz, an American company based in San Diego, has released an attachment that fits to the chin bar of your helmet which not only allows

Riding-gear-equipment
16 April 2018

Furygan Full Apex Perfo one-piece suit

Fans cheering on Ant West may have noticed the Aussie is the latest big name to switch to Furygan leathers, joining MotoGP rider Johann Zarco.

Riding-gear-equipment
29 March 2018

AGV K-5 S Helmet

AGV is known for its high-quality lids and the K-5 S certainly didn’t disappoint, straight out the box. It’s made from a carbon fibre-fibreglass mix and at 1.47kg feels nice and light.