Bikers shell out £1000 a year on kit

British motorcyclists spend an average of almost £1,000 on kit every year, according to research by retailer Infinity Motorcycles.

Leather goods account for the lion’s share of the £960 per annum average spend, with riders shelling out £321 each year on jackets and jeans.

Helmets were the next highest (£241), followed by textiles (£183), boots (£138), and gloves (£77).

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Michael Carroll

By Michael Carroll