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21 July 2016

BearTek II glove

The latest in wearable tech, this is what happens when gloves get given brains.

Riding-gear-equipment
17 July 2016

RST Retro Classic TT jacket

With the end of the European road-racing season now upon us, could there be a better way to pay homage to these motorcycling gladiators than by sporting RST’s new Retro Classic jacket? Along with soft supple leather, and a flannelette liner, it’s patched with a stylish IOM T

Riding-gear-equipment
17 July 2016

Ixon Spencer HP jeans

Straight walkin’

Riding-gear-equipment
17 July 2016

LS2 Helmet

From very humble beginnings a bloke named Arthur Liao single-handedly shaped the landscape of motorcycle helmet manufacturing

Riding-gear-equipment
08 July 2016

Roadskin Water Resistant Kevlar lined hoody and denim jeans

Roadskin Water Resistant Kevlar lined hoody The folks at Grinfactor sent me a Roadskin Water Resistant Kevlar Lined Hoodie to test. For most of the winter it has lived under my leathers while I ride, and has been ideal to wear as streetwear throughout the day. To the uninitiat

Riding-gear-equipment
08 July 2016

Tried & tested- GoPro

GoPro has released an action cam that looks nothing like its conventional models. It’s called the GoPro Hero4 Session, and while it may not look like the first four generations of the widely used cameras, it’s every bit as rugged. It’s also waterproof, thus doing aw

Riding-gear-equipment
04 July 2016

Bell Moto-9 helmet

I’ve been gleefully rolling around in the dirt quite a lot lately, so I’m glad to have an off-road helmet which is up to the job of keeping my noggin cool, comfortable and safe for long days of sweatin’ in a dusty saddle. The Bell Moto-9 has a ‘Tri-matrix’ composite con

Riding-gear-equipment
30 June 2016

Andy Strapz Merino Thermalz and Pantz

Woolly winter warmers

Riding-gear-equipment
22 June 2016

Helmet, Bell RS-1

This Bell Helmet not only looks trick but is also a great fit for me. The removable washable cheek pads contour well with my face, and the crown liner makes seamless contact with my forehead. I haven’t experienced any discomfort during long days in the saddle and the ventilatio

Riding-gear-equipment
22 June 2016

Ixon Stratus VX HP Jacket

I still remember the day the Ixon Stratus VX HP jacket arrived at Gassit HQ. I was stoked to be getting new gear to try out, but our Editor seemed even more excited. As Chris (somewhat reluctantly, I thought) handed the jacket over, he waxed lyrical about one particularly soggy A

Riding-gear-equipment
18 June 2016

WORLD LAUNCH: Pirelli Diablo Rosso III- Devil’s grip

The tyre business is a cut-throat world of fierce competition between the mega-brands, and intelligent product strategies are important to keep ahead of the game. Superseding a highly successful model of tyre with a new one is a risky move, and requires solid reasoning, not to me

Riding-gear-equipment
01 June 2016

TESTED-Berik Force Race Suit

I have always been a two-piece leathers sort of guy, mainly due to the fact that I’m a fan of the protection leather offers, but I’m not a racer.