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Clothing Review: Held Carese Jacket & Torno Trousers

Richard Newland, 26 August 2013 11:00

Held Carese Jacket (£529.99) & Torno Trousers (£399.99)Time tested: 9000 miles / 4 months What’s good? Great riding kit comes into its own when the elements are against you, and as motorcycles are my primary source of transport (legs excepted) all year round and in all weathers, the kit I wear is very important to me. This Carese jacket / ...

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Clothing Review: BMW TourShell suit

Ian Jubb, 19 August 2013 07:00

BMW TourShell suit, £425 (jacket) and £340 (trousers)Time tested: 5270 miles/four months What’s good? As with all BMW products, this suit oozes quality and even the labelling makes it feel special. Then wearing it adds further to the sense of occasion, because the fit is like that of a bespoke woolen suit and for my 6ft 6in frame the extra ...

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Jacket review: Tucano Urbano Libeccio AB

Mykel Nicolaou, 13 November 2012 11:40

Tucano Urbano Libeccio AB jacket, £169.99Miles covered/time: 2000/eight months What’s good: They don’t come any more stylish and practical than this all year round use jacket. It’s a well cut piece of kit, with CE approved protection on the elbows and shoulders and a neat removable inner quilted liner makes it ideal for urban riding all year. I particularly like ...

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Jacket review: Keis heated jacket

Ped Baker, 11 May 2012 09:50

Keis heated jacket, £169.99Time used: Two months What’s good: This top of the range heated jacket is packed full of features including outputs to piggy-back heated gloves and insoles, a specific pocket for the optional controller (£39) and well positioned stretch panels. The heat emanates from several large flexible panels sandwiched between a Nylon outer material and an Airtex style ...

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Barbour International Original jacket and Warm-pile liner

Marc Abbott, 15 December 2011 10:41

Barbour International Original jacket, £229.95
(plus £39.95 for Warm-pile liner) Miles covered/time: 1800/four months.  

 What’s good: Some motorcycling garments have the magical ability to make you feel a million dollars as soon as you pull them on. The Barbour International is one such garment. Seventy-six years of heritage, the often imitated tartan lining, slanted breast pocket, brass buttons and belt ...

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Jacket review: Alpinestars Excursion Gore-Tex

Michael Neeves, 30 November 2011 15:55

Alpinestars Excursion Gore-Tex jacket £349.99Miles covered/time: 1000/five months What’s good: This superbly-made, comfortable touring jacket will be my constant companion over the winter months. I’ve already used it loads for MCN testing duties, worn it on a holiday to France in the early summer (when it was still cold) and am now commuting with it. It’s lovely and warm, but ...

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Barbour Rexton waxed jacket

Simon Relph, 05 October 2011 11:24

Men’s Barbour Rexton waxed jacket, £429.95 Miles covered/time: 1500/two months What’s good: This jacket is a recreation of the one worn by Steve McQueen in the 1964 East German ISDT, based around the Barbour International A7. It comes with a distinctive stars and stripes cotton lining and American flag on the chest. Made from heavyweight 8oz waxed cotton it’s great ...

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Belstaff Thruxton jacket

Mark Holmes, 05 October 2011 10:43

Belstaff Thruxton jacket, £650 Miles covered/time: 4000/one year What’s good: ‘A thing of beauty is a joy forever,’ the poet said. And it’s a phrase that applies perfectly to my jacket. The quality of this gorgeous piece of clothing oozes from every stitch. Made from grained leather that strikes the perfect blend between robust thickness and superb suppleness, this jacket ...

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Product review: Hein Gericke Tripmaster TFL Cool jacket and trousers

Simon Relph, 08 April 2011 14:00

Hein Gericke Tripmaster TFL Cool jacket (£279.99) and trousers (£229.99)Miles covered/time: 1500/four months What’s good: The moment I put these two-piece motorcycle leathers on they felt good, not too much armour so you feel completely trussed up, but enough to make you feel safe, all CE-certified SaS-Tec protectors inserted in all the right places (shoulders, elbows, back and knees), with built-in pockets for ...

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Jacket review: Rukka Kalahari

Michael Guy, 08 April 2011 10:30

Rukka Kalahari jacket, £749.99Miles covered/time: 3500/four months What's good: From the moment you pick up the Kalahari jacket you know it’s a quality bit of kit. Weighing in at 2.7kg it feels like a jacket capable of dealing with the British winter and it is. I’ve used the jacket in sub zero temperatures, snow and heavy rain and it hasn’t ...

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