New Gear (Jan - Dec 2016)

  • Fancy Bike Thing for BMW R nineT RRP £299

    27 September 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Fancy Bike Thing for BMW R nineT RRP £299

    This futuristic looking piece of kit is the Fancy Bike Thing rear light, designed to fit BMW's popuar R nineT. The LED system covers the functions of running light, brake light and indicators,...

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  • Furygan Canvas Range messenger bag RRP £24.99

    19 September 2016 by RiDE Magazine

    Furygan Canvas Range messenger bag RRP £24.99

    A classic messenger bag with two simple adjustable clips fastening the main flap. That won’t form a perfect waterproof seal, though the PVC-coated canvas of the bag itself is waterproof, so any water...

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  • Oxford Aqua 15C bag RRP £49.99

    18 September 2016 by RiDE Magazine

    Oxford Aqua 15C bag RRP £49.99

    This is a simple, no-nonsense PVC shoulder bag at an exceptionally good price. You roll the top over to form a waterproof seal, clipping it to adjustable straps on the side of the bag. Inside there’s...

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  • Kriega Urban messenger bag RRP £125

    17 September 2016 by RiDE Magazine

    Kriega Urban messenger bag RRP £125

    This high-spec bag is designed with motorcyclists very much in mind. Made of Cordura and Hypalon, it has a rolltop closure on the main compartment, plus a heavy-duty flap with buckles on long...

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  • Updated Draggin Cargo Pants £199.99

    08 September 2016 by MCN News

    Updated Draggin Cargo Pants £199.99

    Draggin have updated their cargo pants range to include their specialist Roomoto lining. The lining, which is made using a knitted blend of military grade DuPont Kevlar and Dyneema, is a soft...

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  • Mivv reveal exhausts for Honda Africa Twin

    03 September 2016 by MCN News

    Mivv reveal exhausts for Honda Africa Twin

    Mivv’s four new slip-on exhaust cans for the Honda Africa Twin promise extra power and torque to deliver a helpful boost when conquering trails. There are two designs to choose from; the Oval and the...

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  • Stretch out on your GS with Wunderlich

    18 August 2016 by MCN News

    Stretch out on your GS with Wunderlich

    If you and your BMW R1200 GS travel long hours on the motorway then this update could help you relax on the road… The new Wunderlich Highway forward-mounted footpegs provide a more relaxed riding...

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  • Marvel at HJC’s new range of superhero lids

    16 August 2016 by Dan Sutherland

    Marvel at HJC’s new range of superhero lids

    HJC Helmets have teamed up with Marvel to create a colourful new range of superhero helmet designs exclusive to the European market. The designs will appear on a variety of different helmets and are...

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  • SW Motech Legend Gear bags for Yamaha XSR700

    16 August 2016 by MCN News

    SW Motech Legend Gear bags for Yamaha XSR700

    SW Motech are bringing their Legend Gear range of luggage to the Yamaha XSR700, alongside a host of new accessories. Using waxed canvas and a synthetic leather, the new bags offer a vintage look,...

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  • Richa's Piranha jacket and trousers

    14 August 2016 by MCN News

    Richa's Piranha jacket and trousers

    Belgian company Richa has added this new jacket-jean combo to its range of leather products. The Piranha jacket has CE-approved armour by respected British manufacturer D3O at the shoulders, elbows...

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  • Grdian phone app reports our accident

    12 August 2016 by MCN News

    Grdian phone app reports our accident

    It’s not a new concept to have your smartphone looking out for you in the event of an accident, but this one promises new levels of care in case something goes wrong while you’re out for a ride. The...

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  • Venhill goes retro with new tool roll

    06 August 2016 by Dan Sutherland

    Venhill goes retro with new tool roll

    Owning a classic bike wouldn’t be complete without breakdowns and Venhill Engineering are delivering a little back-up in case of such emergency. Their VT15 tool roll is an all-new vintage-style design...

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  • New riding gear for kids

    04 August 2016 by James Archibald

    New riding gear for kids

    Buffalo have released a new youth range aimed at keeping younger passengers properly protected and kitted out when going for a ride.  With an RRP that’s less than £130 for the set, which includes...

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  • New Alpinestars extensive spring range

    07 July 2016 by MCN Staff

    New Alpinestars extensive spring range

    Italian clothing manufacturer Alpinestars have released their extensive range of motorcycle gear for the spring. Among the new collection is the firm's airbag vest, which can be set up for both track...

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  • Ten SHARP five-star helmets

    22 April 2009 by Marc Abbott

    Ten SHARP five-star helmets

    Want to know what the government’s testers reckon are the most protective lids. Compare and buy motorcycle helmets Our recent helmet buying guide supplement showcased the best lids on the market...

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  • The top 10 textile suits

    27 November 2008 by James Keen

    The top 10 textile suits

    They may not look as good as leathers but a textile suit is the most practical way to stay warm, protected and dry this winter. Here's a list of the top 10 2-piece textile suits, compiled...

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