Firstgear Kilimanjaro Jacket

Sep 21, 2013 View Comments by

Touring apparel has a tall order to fill; they must keep a rider dry, warm when it’s cool, and cool when it’s warm, provide protection in the event of a crash, and possibly help prevent a crash through high visibility coloration. The DayGlo/Black Kilimajaro jacket by Firstgear tackles this long list of demands admirably with […]

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Dainese Teren D-Dry Jacket & Pants

Sep 18, 2013 View Comments by

The Dainese Teren D-Dry Jacket and Pants is a true all-season, all weather two-piece riding suit. A thermal liner provides warmth for cold weather and the D-Dry liner layers-in extra warmth and protection from rain and wind. The D-Dry and thermal liners can be installed and removed either together or separately to customize your weather […]

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Digital Rider: Aerostich Roadcrafter Light Midsummer Report

Aug 20, 2013 View Comments by

And so the Aerostich is filthy. Like industrial grade filthy. Like I’d better wash it before it gets up and walks away filthy. No, it wasn’t the woods of Ontario that did it, although some of the bugs (big enough to throw a saddle over) left their mark. And no, it wasn’t the mist of […]

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BMW Motorrad Joins Forces with Dainese

Jul 29, 2013 View Comments by

At RoadRUNNER, we are always pushing for further improvements and breakthroughs in the realm of safety, which is why we get excited over new technologies. One of these innovations is the Dainese D-Air system, which uses bike-mounted sensors to detect a crash and inflate airbags worn by the rider. Dainese and BMW Motorrad will start […]

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New Aerostich Roadcrafter Tactical

Jul 16, 2013 View Comments by

The Aerostich suit has become the go to riding gear for many riders (particularly those whose motorcycles are of German descent). The basic premise of the suit hasn’t changed much in the 30 odd years they’ve been around, so changes and new models are always an interesting development. The latest is the Roadcrafter Tactical suit. […]

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A ‘Stich in Time

May 02, 2013 View Comments by

Quick, what’s been the greatest technological breakthrough in motorcycling of the last twenty-five years? You’ve got ten seconds … [cue Jeopardy theme song]…three…two…one… ok, time’s up, what’s your guess? Engine management? Tires? Brakes? GPS? Cup holders? You could probably build a strong argument for any of them (well, maybe not the last one), but I […]

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A Few Thoughts on Helmet Laws

Oct 20, 2012 View Comments by

We’ve all heard the old Bell Helmet’s ad, “if you’ve got a ten-dollar head, wear a ten-dollar helmet.” Following that line of logic, what does it say about the value of your noggin if you don’t wear a helmet at all? Unfortunately, helmet use and helmet laws can be a controversial topic among motorcyclists with […]

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