Cortech GX Sport Series 2 Jacket

May 28, 2011 View Comments by

Cortech, and elder sibling gear manufacturer Tourmaster, offer riders a wide selection of textile alternatives to leather riding gear. With nearly a dozen jacket choices, we chose the GX Sport Series 2 jacket in a bright royal blue; four other color combinations are available. Lightweight, highly abrasion-resistant materials keep you warm and safe, while reflective […]

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Triumph H2Protec Jacket and Pants

Apr 13, 2011 View Comments by

Triumph’s new H2Protec clothing line boasts “waterproof leather.” I admit skepticism when I first heard what sounds like an oxymoron – but one ride made me a believer! The H2Protec jacket is nicely styled, with excellent quality and protective features, as well as many adjustment options that insure a customized fit. The removable liner is […]

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Alpinestars Frontier Jacket and Pants

Apr 03, 2011 View Comments by

Alpinestars’ premium textile Frontier Jackets are made for year-round use, with a water-resistant micro-twill shell to handle anything from winter storms to summer heat. Removable layers adjust for most any weather conditions; the removable GORE-TEX® liner is rainproof and there’s also a thermal liner. Two chest panels, a large rear panel, and wrist and bicep […]

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Dainese Hilton Head Jacket & Shield Air G2 Back Protector

Jan 22, 2011 View Comments by

To help keep riders dry, the Dainese Hilton Head Jacket features a waterproof breathable GORE-TEX® membrane with water-resistant fabric on the outside. The removable down thermal liner provides additional warmth for rides on those cold blustery days. The front-fastening system uses a double-zipper design to keep moisture outside of the jacket. When I tested this […]

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2011 FIRSTGEAR® Men’s Teton Jacket, Mesh-Tex Pants and Women’s Monarch Jacket

Jan 20, 2011 View Comments by

Take a motorcycle tour where you have to fly to your starting point and you’ll realize how bulky motorcycle safety apparel is. Enter FIRSTGEAR with the Teton jacket for men and the Monarch jacket for women – the first jackets to use the innovative D3O padding. Pliable under most circumstances, the D3O padding, which is […]

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