BMW AirFlow 2 Gloves

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments

Like their breezy, foot-binding brethren, BMW’s AirFlow Gloves are for use in warm weather only. The AirTex® material just north of the knuckles is combined with Pittards® leather, and perforations between the fingers allow airflow throughout the entire glove. Plenty of extra comfort and motion is on hand, too, thanks to Cordura® stretch material at […]

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BMW AirFlow Boots

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments

Keeping the air flowing over the body during those hot days in the saddle is a wonderful thing, and now you needn’t overlook your feet when summer outfits are assembled. BMW’s AirFlow 2 boots have lightweight uppers constructed of leather and fabric with highly breathable AirTex® side panels that allow the wind free access. But […]

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BMW AirFlow 3 Suit

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments

The BMW AirFlow 3 suit is the perfect choice for traveling during the summer months. Constructed of tear- and abrasion-resistant Dynatec material and BMW’s AirTex® fabric, this outfit manages to stay cool even in the hottest climes. Equipped with a mesh lining that’s kind to the skin and feels great in the rushing air, it […]

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Caberg Justissimo Helmet

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments

The Caberg Justissimo is an extremely well-designed flip-up helmet, featuring one of the best combinations of functionality and ergonomics. The quick-release fastener, top and chin air vents, one-touch chin bar release, and integral sun visor are all deployed with fidget-free simplicity, even with heavy gloves. The interior features a removable and washable CoolMax wicking lining, […]

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REV’IT! Off Track Jacket and Dakar Pants

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments

With the popularity of dual-sport bikes on the rise, the definition of a day’s ride is becoming a much more blurry proposition. And while that may be the beauty of these machines, it makes choosing the proper gear all the more difficult. Standard dirt-riding apparel simply doesn’t offer the armor and abrasion resistance needed for […]

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Sidi Vertigo Corsa Boots

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments

By the look and feel of these new and improved Vertigo Corsa Boots, they resemble ski boots. The Sidi Tecno-II System places a buckle over the bridge of the rider’s foot, and by simply twisting a knob the boots can be adjusted to fit perfectly. This prevents foot injuries when sliding forward in a crash. […]

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Hilleberg Nallo 3 Tent

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments

This tent is the best solution for motorcyclists who want to keep their luggage as light as possible and still have plenty of room. The Nallo is a tunnel tent, a layout that offers the best weight-to-space ratio. The outer fabric is made of lightweight Kerlon 1200, which, according to the manufacturer, is more tear […]

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Hilleberg Staika Tent

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments

If you’re looking for the perfect tent to hold up in varying conditions, the completely freestanding, high-end Staika from the Swedish tent manufacturer Hilleberg could be the most versatile tent on the market. It offers all the comfort a motorcyclist on the go could ask for, and not a single peg is needed to pitch […]

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Master Lock Quantum Cuff®

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments

No matter how secure the parking lot, the neighborhood, or even your own driveway appears, having your ride stolen is always a lingering concern. And while no theft proof system is foolproof, it never hurts to make the dirt bag’s ‘job’ as difficult as possible. The folks at Masterlock have a brand-new device that promises […]

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Olympia Accordion Gloves

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments

When daylong rides are in the offing, there’s no doubt that Olympia jackets and pants are tops for comfort and design. And now, the same can be said about their gloves. After an extended Midwest tour, I gave the Accordion gloves an enthusiastic ‘thumbs up.’ Constructed of tough but supple premium, drum-dyed cowhide, these mitts […]

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Olympia Bushwhacker Air Jacket and Airglide 2 Overpants

Jul 01, 2007 View Comments

Olympia Moto Sports reports they are ‘…redefining MC apparel design to deliver cutting-edge innovations and fresh new directions in style.’ Their Bushwhacker jacket is a good example of how Olympia is living up to this claim. With appealing style and versatile function, the jacket’s rugged 500-denier Dupont Cordura® outer mesh shell provides exceptional airflow and […]

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SportVue® MC2

May 01, 2007 View Comments

If you’ve spent any time at all watching those Discovery Channel programs about jet fighters (and what motorcyclist hasn’t?), then you’re familiar with the high-tech, heads-up information displays the pilots use. Well, thanks to the folks at SportVue®, this radical technology is now available to motorcyclists in the form of their MC2 system. Like many […]

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Horizons Unlimited The Achievable Dream

May 01, 2007 View Comments

While traveling around the world on two wheels like RoadRUNNER’s own Uwe Krauss and Ramona Eichhorn is certainly not a new idea, it is one that is becoming more popular. Thanks to groups like Grant and Susan Johnson’s Horizons Unlimited, surveying the world from the seat of a motorcycle is a pursuit undergoing a process […]

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First Gear Sierra Jacket and Pant

May 01, 2007 View Comments

Testing motorcycle-related products is almost always lots of fun, except when it comes to rain gear. But, as any traveling motorcyclist will attest, wet happens, and it’s best to be prepared when it does. First Gear has long been known for top-quality riding apparel and their rainproof Sierra Jacket and Pants are no exception. Both […]

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BMW Rallye 2 Pro Jacket Santiago Pants

May 01, 2007 View Comments

‘Wow!’ That was the reaction of a certain lady the first time she saw me wearing this jacket. Great appearance obviously isn’t the primary attribute of enduro riding gear, but when it comes along in a high-quality package that fits and feels great, it’s definitely appreciated. Once out on the road, the rugged Cordura® 500 […]

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