New Gear (October 2016)

  • Beemer GS Desert Trail watch €149

    30 October 2016 by MCN News

    Beemer GS Desert Trail watch €149

    This chronograph (what posh folk call a watch) is not an official BMW product, though it is made in Germany. The orangey-brown face colour has been chosen to make you think of sand (hopefully...

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  • New Gore-Tex gear from Richa

    28 October 2016 by James Archibald

    New Gore-Tex gear from Richa

    Richa are launching a new range of protective clothing that will incorporate Gore-Tex for the first time. The new range will include four jackets and two pairs of trousers and will be released in...

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  • AirHawk Integrated Seat, £549

    25 October 2016 by MCN News

    AirHawk Integrated Seat, £549

    Hardcore distance riders have long put their trust (and bottoms) into AirHawk’s seat cushions, from Iron Butt Rally regulars to Ewan McGregor on the original Long Way Round. Rather than simply add...

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  • Avon TrekRider £200 a pair (est)

    24 October 2016 by MCN News

    Avon TrekRider £200 a pair (est)

    Last year Avon released the most advanced motorcycle tyre they had ever built: the TrailRider. Their first adventure tyre in more than 15 years, it combined almost all their two-wheeled technology and...

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  • Armour plating: Best of the vest

    23 October 2016 by MCN News

    Armour plating: Best of the vest

    It's not just as simple as choosing one that fits, you'll want to decide what sort of riding you'll be doing while wearing it, the temperatures you ride in and whether or not you want chest...

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  • Weise announce new Seattle suit

    20 October 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Weise announce new Seattle suit

    Weise have unveiled the Seattle jacket and trousers, designed for unpredictable conditions and cold weather. The Seattle suit uses an Outlast lining - originally developed for NASA, which absorbs,...

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  • Alien Moto reveals vegan motorcycle suit

    19 October 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Alien Moto reveals vegan motorcycle suit

    Swedish company Alien Moto has revealed the future of motorcycle protection, with a race suit that uses no animal products and is completely vegan. TOP STORIES MotoGP: Nicky Hayden back on Repsol...

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  • Indian and Red Wing Shoes collaborate

    13 October 2016 by James Archibald

    Indian and Red Wing Shoes collaborate

    US brands Indian and legendary shoe firm Red Wing – who both have a history stretching back to the early 1900s – have teamed up to create new heritage-inspired riding boots. TOP STORIES Midalu 2.5...

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  • Top 10 textile jackets

    10 October 2016 by MCN News

    Top 10 textile jackets

    When it comes to practicality textile suits are king. They're the best way to stay warm, protected and dry throughout the year, and excel in winter. The key to a good textile suit is layers. The ideal...

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  • Buse Torino Evo textile jacket £174.99

    08 October 2016 by MCN News

    Buse Torino Evo textile jacket £174.99

    German brand Buse is new to the UK with a range of cost-effective riding clobber that includes this textile jacket. It’s made from a 500-denier polyester outer and rain is repelled by a Humax membrane...

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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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