Alpinestars Stella Messenger Drystar Glove

Feb 16, 2012 View Comments by

If you are looking for a comfortable, affordable, all-weather glove, then consider these by Alpinestars. They’re designed specifically for women, so size XS fit my petite hands perfectly. The glove has a durable upper textile with a waterproof Drystar membrane to protect hands from the elements. Anti-slip material on the palm guarantees a safe, secure […]

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Givi TW01 Duffel Bag

Feb 11, 2012 View Comments by

Givi’s 100 percent waterproof duffel bag is a little different than others on the market. The first noticeable difference is the material. It isn’t black and shiny. Instead, the Italian manufacturer decided to use thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), which is particularly light and resistant to extreme temperatures and abrasions. It is also recyclable and nontoxic. When […]

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BMW Streetguard 3 Jacket and Pants for Men

Feb 09, 2012 View Comments by

Over the years, I have worn and tested many riding suits. Some have claimed to be waterproof, and I have correctly pointed out that’s not the case with most of them. The Streetguard 3, however, lives up to its claim. I wore the jacket and pants combo during RoadRUNNER’s Five Country Tour. While crisscrossing the […]

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Interview with Bill Dutcher: The Americade Man

Feb 08, 2012 View Comments by

RR: You’ve had a very long and fruitful career in motorcycling that’s included racing, adventure touring, working for manufacturers, and as organizer of the eminently successful Americade event. At what age did that career begin? Bill: Maybe at birth. My career grew from my passion for motorcycles. I was a motor-head even as a child. […]

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Harley-Davidson Men’s Illumination 360° Hi-Vis Rain Suit

Feb 08, 2012 View Comments by

This rain suit is very comfortable, even over my regular riding gear. The windproof pants with suspenders are easy to slip on over pants and boots. The waterproof zippers are easily accessed, and the stirrups keep the bottoms secured to my boots. They are roomy enough for comfort while riding but also when dismounting the […]

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