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Leather Motorcycle Clothing Reviews Welcome to the wBW Leather Motorcycle Clothing Reviews index! Information on motorcycle leathers, leather jackets, leather pants and more! Don’t forget to check out all our Motorcycle Clothing Reviews as we have covered hundreds of items over the years. Wearing leather clothing for motorcycle riders is more than just having that classic look and …

Hands On Reviews: Motorcycle Riding & Protective Jeans When it comes to motorcycle safety we’ve always been an ATGATT kind of company here at webBikeworld. For a long time we didn’t recommend jeans for riding because they lacked the protective qualities you need to stay protected. But we get it, we know that a lot of motorcycle pants …

Stand Out On Those Late Night Rides With These High-Visibility Clothing Options Reviewed By Our Expert Team The Hurt Report is sobering for those riders who like to take a late night ride without bright visibility clothing. It found that very few motorcyclists involved in accidents wore high-visibility clothing, and that just over fifty percent of …

We’ve Spent Years Cold Weather Testing The Best Heated Clothing So You Can Stay Warm On Your Winter Riding Adventures Welcome to the wBW heated motorcycle clothing reviews and motorcycle underwear reviews index! Reviews are listed from most recent in the left column to older reviews on the right. In many parts of the world, winter is …

Helping Keep You Cool This Summer With Our Hands On Reviews Of the Best Motorcycle Cooling Vests Most people think the only way to stay cool while riding during the summer is a well ventilated motorcycle jacket. For anybody who lives in really warm summer weather like us, we know that a jacket with vents …

Our Experts Skid, Slide, Crash and Fall to Review the Best Motorcycle Armor & Protective Clothing Our readers know that we’re a ALGATT safety crew here at wBw. For those who are new to riding, ALGATT means “All The Gear All The Time”.  That means always wearing a riding jacket, full face helmet, gauntlet style …

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Hands On Motorcycle Glove Reviews For 20+ Years. We Crash, Scrape & Beat Gloves Up So You Don’t Have To. We all agree that our hands are important and that protecting them is absolutely vital when you spend time riding a motorcycle for fun. It befuddles us that in this day and age we still see …

Hands On Motorcycle Glove Reviews For 20+ Years. We Crash, Scrape & Beat Gloves Up So You Don’t Have To. We all agree that our hands are important and that protecting them is absolutely vital when you spend time riding a motorcycle for fun. It befuddles us that in this day and age we still see …

From Testing Abrasion Resistance to Trying To Look Cool, We Get Hands On to Review Motorcycle Jackets In Order to Help You Pick The Right One for Your Riding Style Every rider is different and every use case is different so when it comes to finding the perfect motorcycle jacket the goal isn’t trying to …

Women’s Leather Motorcycle Jacket Motorcycle clothing manufacturers live in an ultra-competitive world.  They spend huge amounts of time and money trying to design products that have something just a little bit different and special to outsmart the competition.I’m sure there are many different types of statistical methods, surveys and focus groups that are used to try …

Powerful Heat With the EXO StormRider Heated Vest The fabrics used in the EXO StormRider are of high quality and the vest is very nicely made. It’s comfortable and useful whether the heating elements are turned on or off. The special fabric does not use traditional internal wiring, which allows it to provide very even …

Messenger bags were originally used to rush important documents back and forth by bicycle messengers in big cities like New York and London.  In the beginning, they were known as courier bags. They were, and still are, dumpy looking things that get the tar beat out of them by their banzai owners.  Somehow, the bike messenger …

BMW and KTM Developing Spine Protection System for Motorcycle Riders Effective protection of the neck and spinal areas is crucial, especially for off-road motorcycle riding. BMW has collaborated with KTM move forward with the development of an adequate system of protection for this extremely sensitive area.  The objective is to reduce the risk of injury …

Airbags for Gold Wings TOKYO, Japan, September 8, 2005 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced it has succeeded in developing the world’s first production motorcycle airbag system. The new system is claimed to help lessen the severity of injuries caused by frontal collisions. It is to be made available on the new Gold Wing …

Tourmaster Cortech Pants Many features, including double flaps over seams, extra material over knees and seat. Well made and high quality. Can be hot when worn over street pants at temperatures over about 70 degrees F. Best suited for cooler-weather riding. If you’ve got some time to kill with friends while tipping a few on …

Maverick “Sidewinders” Polartec Polar Flannel Lined Jeans Sitting in a Doctor’s office waiting room a couple of days ago, I was struck by how many people were wearing jeans.  I thought jeans were passé, surpassed by baggy chinos, cargo pants and sweats. I guess I’m out of step with the latest fashions yet again… Jeans …

Joe Rocket Steel Jeans vs. Sliders Kevlar Jeans webBikeWorld visitors apparently can’t get enough information on motorcycle jeans! Based on your suggestions, we ordered a pair of Joe Rocket “Steel” jeans and while we were at it, we also ordered a pair of Sliders Kevlar jeans for good measure. We’re not big fans of wearing …

Hein Gericke Cargo Overpants Hein Gericke opened his business in Düsseldorf, Germany in 1970.  The company has grown dramatically since then, becoming what is probably the best known motorcycle clothing brand name in Europe. Although Hein Gericke apparel has been sold in the U.S.A. since 1978, the brand has not been well recognized by American …

Alpinestars Street Cargo Pants Our series on Alpinestars gear for hot weather riding concludes with a look at the Alpinestars Street Cargo Pants, which are sort of a cross between street jeans and mesh motorcycle pants. The Cargo Pants can be purchased one size small, as these were, for wearing solo, but they’re also designed …

Alpinestars Ergo Painter Denim Pants As much as we go on about high-quality leather or textile pants for motorcycle riding, there’s no getting around the popularity of jeans. They’re comfy, they don’t look goofy off-bike and they can help make summer riding more comfortable.   But please – if you have to wear jeans, at …

Alpinestars Air-Flo Pants The timing couldn’t be better — just as the weather here in the Mid-Atlantic has reached its typically brutal hot and humid summer peak, we’ve been taking a look at some of the new mesh clothing items for 2006 from Alpinestars. We covered the Alpinestars T-Stunt 2 mesh jacket a few days ago and …

Three Sub-$50.00 Motorcycle Gloves The old adage “You get what you pay for” keeps coming to mind with this sampling of Olympia motorcycle gloves. It’s difficult to pick a favorite in this bunch because each pair has at least one serious flaw. But another old adage may be appropriate: “Some protection is 100% better than …

Rev’it Ultra H20 Gloves NOTE:  This article was originally entitled “Rev’it Ultimate Gloves” in error.  The Ultra H20 gloves are a brand-new release for fall of 2005. The new Rev’it “Ultra H20” glove is an update of the original “Ultra” glove (previously reviewed on webBikeWorld), which was did not have a waterproof lining. The original …

Too Light for Summer? Question: Where is the crossover point between the ability to protect and lightweight comfort? We searched for the lightest-weight summer motorcycle gloves we could find in 2015 that could still reasonably be called motorcycle gloves. We found the bleeding edge — pun intended — of that not-so-fine line between protection and …

REV’IT! Inferno Gloves Rev’it makes a wide variety of motorcycle gloves, several of which have been reviewed on webBikeWorld over the last few years (see the right-hand column of this page for a listing). Although Rev’it does make a nice-looking “race” style glove (the Stealth), most of their gloves seem to be designed for the …

Rev’it GTX Gloves Preview Rev’it GTX Gloves The Rev’it Bastion GTX gloves represent the top-of-the-line for Fall/Winter 2010. These are the highest-tech gloves I’ve ever seen, incorporating Schoeller Dynamic and Nanosphere fabrics; goat hide with a water-resistant coating and 1000 denier Cordura rip-stop with a Teflon coating. Superfabric is used over the knuckles for abrasion …

Summer Motorcycle Gloves 2007 A never-ending supply of motorcycle gloves flood the dealers’ shelves each year in every style, color and shape imaginable. So why, in the midst of this bounty, is it so hard to find the “perfect” glove? Choosing a pair of summer motorcycle gloves is even more difficult due to the the …

Velocity Gear 2009 Motorcycle Gloves wBW 2009 Velocity Gear Motorcycle Glove Reviews ▪ Velocity Gear Exhibition Pro Gloves ▪ Velocity Gear Prodigy Gloves ▪ Velocity Gear Formula Gloves ▪ Velocity Gear Metalwear Gloves ▪ 2009 Velocity Gear Motorcycle Gloves Overview The folks at Velocity Gear are at it again, this time with a completely updated glove line for the 2009-2010 model …

Penny Tech: Making Tight Gloves Fit Here’s a trick to help to make a pair of too-tight gloves fit more comfortably. You may have found a particular brand or model of motorcycle glove that fits your hands perfectly. If so, you’re lucky and you don’t need this article. But if you’re like most of us, …

HJC vs Sliks Motorcycle Helmet Liner Comparison Several emails arrived recently from webBikeWorld visitors asking about helmet liners. We’ve often referred to this simple piece of equipment in our motorcycle helmet reviews, and I suddenly realized that an article on this topic was way overdue. I started wearing a helmet liner many years ago to …

Men’s Vented Leather Motorcycle Jacket Note:  This article was first published in 2004.  The Vortech jacket has since been discontinued, although a few can still be found at various retailers. Leather is back!  Leather motorcycle jackets have been around forever, but they’ve been collecting a bit of dust on the racks over the last few years …

Mesh Motorcycle Jacket have become very popular in the few years that they’ve been on the market, and with good reason.  They’re a very welcome solution to hot-weather riding for those of us who like to have more than Fruit of the Loom between skin and asphalt. Motorcycle clothing manufacturers have been hard at work, …

Tourmaster Cortech GX Jacket – Pants Does anyone remember the so-called “good old days”, when motorcycle riding gear meant a pair of jeans, work boots, some old leather work gloves and a plastic helmet? When the latest thing in “cool” was an old Air Force or Police surplus leather jacket?  Yep, the good old days… …

Roadgear AirTek Mesh Jacket – AirTek Mesh Pants Can there ever be too many choices for warm weather clothing?  I’m not sure if the “perfect” mesh combo exists just yet, but the evolution of the technology to produce these materials will surely give us more options. The mesh motorcycle clothing phenomenon is relatively new, but …

Revit Motorcycle Clothing 2005 One of the toughest jobs for any company is developing and releasing a product line into an established market.  There are so many obstacles to consider, like developing and executing a marketing strategy, establishing brand recognition and implementing a distribution and logistics network. Actually, designing and manufacturing the products is probably …

Alpinestars Drystar Suit There’s a strong correlation between my desire to sleep in as late as possible on a work day and a steadily declining regard for wearing proper safety gear on my morning commute. I have distant memories of having staggered out of bed with enough time to toast a bagel and eat it …

The Minimalist’s All-Season Riding Outfit If you’ve already taken a trip to Tierra del Fuego or have been on some other major dual-sport adventure, like the Trans-America Trail (report), you probably have very specific clothing requirements. On the other hand, if you’re content to ride the roads that are more heavily traveled (or at least better …

Leather Motorcycle Jacket Leather has a definite ch’i that speaks to you as soon as you get near it.  I guess it’s a combination of the look, the touch and a little bit of the smell, but get anywhere near some high-quality leather and it sort of jumps right out at you, demanding attention. And one of …

Fox Creek Leather “V 1.8” Jacket Next time Uncle Ralph claims that “they don’t make ’em like that any more”, break out your Fox Creek Leather V 1.8 jacket. We were impressed with the Fox Creek Leather Men’s Vented Racing Jacket and Lori (our Women’s Motorcycle Clothing page editor) absolutely loves her Women’s 3/4 Length Jacket, which still gets raves from strangers …