Leathers, jackets & suits

  • Product Review: Astars Tyler down jacket

    03 September 2014 by Michael Neeves

    Product Review: Astars Tyler down jacket

    Astars Tyler down jacket, £279.99 Time used: Six months What’s good? Aimed at scooter and city riders, this lightweight, thermal casual jacket has elbow and shoulder armour, plus pockets to take back...

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  • Product Review: Astars Duly Sound Disk beanie

    03 September 2014 by Michael Neeves

    Product Review: Astars Duly Sound Disk beanie

    Astars Duly Sound Disk beanie: £34.99 Time used: Nine months What’s good? Music in a hat? Whatever will they think of next? This is brilliant piece of kit, which is basically a knitted beanie hat with...

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  • Product Review: Draggin’ Twista jeans

    06 August 2014 by Emma Franklin

    Product Review: Draggin’ Twista jeans

    Draggin’ Twista jeans £209.99 Time tested:  12 months/1000 miles What’s good? These skinny-fit, low-rise, twisted seam Twista jeans tick all the boxes when it comes to fashion and, as they’re...

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  • Product Review: Segura Tom textile jacket

    06 August 2014 by Simon Brown

    Product Review: Segura Tom textile jacket

    Segura Tom textile jacket, £199.99 Time tested Three months/2000 miles What’s good? The retro looks and snug fit that made me go for the Segura – all too often waterproof gear is chunky and a bit on...

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  • Product Review: Furygan Akira leather jacket

    28 May 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Product Review: Furygan Akira leather jacket

    Furygan Akira leather jacket, £379.99 Time tested: 1500 miles/3 months What’s good? Pick up this jacket and it instantly feels like a quality product, with lovely leather, brilliant D3O armour and as...

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  • Product Review: RST TracTech one-piece suit

    28 May 2014 by Tony Hoare

    Product Review: RST TracTech one-piece suit

    RST TracTech one-piece suit, £399.99 (discontinued, replaced by TracTech Evo) Time tested: Two years/2000 miles What’s good? I threw myself up the track at somewhere between 60mph and 70mph and this...

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  • Product Review: Dainese T Avro race suit

    16 April 2014 by Andy Downes

    Product Review: Dainese T Avro race suit

    Dainese T Avro race suit, £960 (now superseded by Aspide) Time tested/miles: Six months/2500 miles What’s good: The quality and fit of these leathers has been brilliant; even from the first time I put...

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  • Product Review: Arlen Ness 5908 leather suit

    09 April 2014 by Emma Franklin

    Product Review: Arlen Ness 5908 leather suit

    Arlen Ness 5908 leather suit, £395 (new old stock) Time tested: 5 years What’s good? It is with great regret that I call time on this – my favourite leather suit ever. I got the smallest size I could...

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  • Product Review: Draggin' K-Legs

    25 March 2014 by Steve Hunt

    Product Review: Draggin' K-Legs

    Draggin' K-Legs, £159.99 Time tested: Four months/400 miles What’s good? For shorter trips where I absolutely need to wear my regular jeans, these Kevlar and Dyneema lined long-johns are excellent.

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  • Product Review: Dainese D-Air Racing suit

    18 March 2014 by Bruce Dunn

    Product Review: Dainese D-Air Racing suit

    Dainese D-Air Racing suit, £2409.99-£3239.99 Time tested: One year/2000 miles What’s good? This is a one-piece racing suit, with an electronically-activated airbag that is inflated in the event of a...

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  • Product Review: RevIT Neptune GTX textile suit

    04 March 2014 by Liam Marsden

    Product Review: RevIT Neptune GTX textile suit

    RevIT Neptune GTX jacket £379.99, Rev’It Neptune GTX trousers £289.99 Tester: Liam Marsden Time tested: 1000 miles/two months What’s good? RevIT says the adventure-styled Neptune jacket and trousers...

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  • Product Review: Spidi Track Wind Pro lady

    18 February 2014 by Emma Franklin

    Product Review: Spidi Track Wind Pro lady

    Spidi Track Wind Pro lady, £700 Time tested: Eight months What’s good? Quite possibly the best-fitting ladies suit I’ve ever worn, the Track Wind Pro uniquely combines 1.3mm cowhide with large areas...

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  • Product Review: Macna Savage textile jacket

    04 February 2014 by Tony Hoare

    Product Review: Macna Savage textile jacket

    Macna Savage textile jacket, £169.99 Time tested: 1600 miles/five months What’s good? I’d never heard of Macna until last year, but this jacket has impressed me for its mixture of subtle looks and...

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  • Product Review: Oxford Chillout Jacket

    04 February 2014 by Richard Newland

    Product Review: Oxford Chillout Jacket

    Oxford Chillout Jacket, £79.99 (£69.99 for thin people) Time tested: 5000 miles/12 months What’s good? I’m not a big fan of undersuits, or clever extra layers. Already being a gentleman of morbidly...

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  • Product Review: Exo2 heated jacket

    14 January 2014 by Michael Guy

    Product Review: Exo2 heated jacket

    Exo2 heated jacket, £259.99 Time tested: 3400 miles/three months What’s good? The arrival of the Exo2 heated jacket has been a genuine game changer for me this winter. Despite having ridden through...

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  • Product Review: Held Uncover suit

    14 January 2014 by Andy Davidson

    Product Review: Held Uncover suit

    Held Uncover suit, jacket £279.99, trousers £229.99 Time tested: Nine months/ 19,000 miles What’s good? This is a winter suit through and through, which locks in the heat and the thermal liners do a...

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  • Product Review: Ixon Gallium Pro winter jacket

    07 January 2014 by Tim Thompson

    Product Review: Ixon Gallium Pro winter jacket

    Ixon Gallium Pro winter jacket, £279.99 (discontinued, still available online for £149.99) Time tested: 16 months What’s good? The adaptable and flexible Gallium Pro is a jacket for winter but I got...

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  • Product Review: Spada RPM textile jacket

    18 December 2013 by Simon Patterson

    Product Review: Spada RPM textile jacket

    Spada RPM textile jacket, £99.95 Time tested: 200 miles What’s good? For a budget jacket, this does everything I need it to. It’s warm, dry and reasonably comfortable – but it comes with some of the...

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  • Jacket Review: Furygan Titan Jacket

    11 November 2013 by Andy Calton

    Jacket Review: Furygan Titan Jacket

    Furygan Titan Jacket Price: £269.99 Time tested: 4000 miles/nine months What’s good? The jacket looks good and feels comfortable. It comes with CE-approved body armour as standard although I have...

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  • Product Review: Rukka Vauhti jacket

    04 November 2013 by Tony Hoare

    Product Review: Rukka Vauhti jacket

    Rukka Vauhti jacket, £299.99 (leftover stock discounted from £649.99) Time tested: 9000 miles/two years What’s good? It’s warm, comfortable, waterproof, highly visible and looks distinctive. It’s also...

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  • Product Review: Bull-it, Voloce jeans

    04 November 2013 by Andy Davidson

    Product Review: Bull-it, Voloce jeans

    Bull-it, Voloce jeans, £209.99 Time tested: 500miles/ 3 months What’s good? The Voloce jeans are a true innovation. They’re the world’s first jeans to come with the prestigious CE Level 2...

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