Light and Airy Meets Safe and Sound

Sep 12, 2019 View Comments by

When the weather runs hot and humid, as it does for a long stretch of time particularly in the southern U.S., motorcyclists face an ongoing conundrum—how do we remain cool, yet still ride with protective gear? Two promising products on the market aim to provide a solution when used in combination, keeping you safe and […]

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Klim Hardanger: One-piece Riding Suit

Jul 02, 2019 View Comments by

KLIM has announced its latest offering in motorcycle touring gear: the Hardanger One-Piece. The Hardanger is the company’s first full-body riding suit, designed to enhance the comfort and safety of the die-hard tourer—or the commuter who just wants to keep his business suit dry. Fans of KLIM jackets will recognize the overall fabric and design […]

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Review: Moto-Skiveez

Jan 03, 2015 View Comments by

Comfort on a motorcycle can make the difference between having an incredible day of riding or spending the time thinking about your bed at the end of the road. It’s hard to enjoy yourself when you’re constantly wiggling around in your seat, trying to take the pressure off that one spot, or worse when your […]

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First Ride of Autumn

Oct 03, 2012 View Comments by

The nighttime temperature dipped below 60 here for the first time the other night so it is time to stow the summer jacket in favor of warmer fall gear: the padded over-pants and heavy jacket. Even though I live in Pennsylvania I never put my bike away for the winter, I try to ride year […]

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Touring Tip: Staying Hydrated

Aug 09, 2012 View Comments by

For much of the USA, triple digit temperatures have been the norm this year. Unless you’re touring in New England or the Pacific Northwest, you’ll likely be riding in heat that can be both uncomfortable and potentially dangerous. So it’s a good time to review touring strategies for surviving the heat. Our bodies need to […]

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