February

What's good and what's not about the Shoei X-Spirit III?

What's good and what's not about the Shoei X-Spirit III?

What's good and what's not about this Shoei X-Spirit III? Time tested: 11 months/4000 miles Price: £699.99 What’s good? This is the third incarnation of the X-Spirit and it’s the...

Product review: Vulcanet wipes

Product review: Vulcanet wipes

What's good and what's not about these Vulcanet wipes? Price: Vulcanet wipes £32.99 (For 80) Time tested: Three months  What’s good? Vulcanet wipes will banish even the toughest...

Hardcore Racing aqua blasting

Hardcore Racing aqua blasting

What's good and what's not about hardcore racing aqua blasting? Time tested: One session Price: Dependent on items What’s good? When you’re restoring an old bike, sometimes no amount of...

Product review: Acerbis Adventure Suit

Product review: Acerbis Adventure Suit

What's good and what's not about this Acerbis Adventure Suit? Price: Acerbis Adventure suit £355  Time tested: Eight months/two events  What’s good? Unlike a great deal of off- road gear,...

Product review: Draper hand fuel syphon

Product review: Draper hand fuel syphon

Product: Draper hand fuel syphon Price: £12.95 Time tested: Two years   What’s good? This is a simple, hand-operated fuel pump which I use primarily for transferring race fuel from a 25-litre...

Product review: Ammo Mucky Mitts Hand cleaner

Product review: Ammo Mucky Mitts Hand cleaner

Product: Ammo Mucky Mitts Hand cleaner 500ml Price: £5.95 Tester Time tested: Six months What’s good? An industrial- strength hand cleaner and effective skin conditioner in one bottle. Containing a...

Rev’It! Taurus GTX gloves do the business

Rev’It! Taurus GTX gloves do the business

Rev’It! Taurus GTX £169.99 Time tested 2500 miles What’s good? When it comes to keeping your hands warm and dry, the Taurus gloves are virtually faultless. I commute around 180 miles per day, most of...

‘Perfect kit for any Sunday antics’

‘Perfect kit for any Sunday antics’

We tested Malcolm Smith Racing Voyager jacket (£239.64) and Summit trousers (£157.05) over 1500 miles and here's what we thought... What’s good? I have been getting back into off-road riding but all...

What's good about the Richa Hammer jeans?

What's good about the Richa Hammer jeans?

Time tested: two months/1000 miles What’s good? Whereas some riding jeans are bulky, heavy and sweaty, the Richas sit at the more fashionable end of the spectrum – a pair of denims that look great...

Frando master cylinder improves braking feel

Frando master cylinder improves braking feel

Time tested: Four months/2000 miles What’s good? Fitted as a replacement to the stock unit on my 2015 KTM RC390 long termer, this Frando master cylinder helped improve the feel of the front brake for...

The Givi GRT703 can swallow almost anything

The Givi GRT703 can swallow almost anything

Time tested: Four months/3000 miles What’s good? This bag has proved essential on camping trips – its 40-litre capacity is perfect to hold all the gear I need for a weekend away. The roll-top means...

The Scott Ergonomic Pro aren't your normal waterproofs

The Scott Ergonomic Pro aren't your normal waterproofs

Time tested: Four months/2000 miles What’s good? These are the best waterproofs I’ve ever tested. It’s not your typical rain suit – which can often feel and look like it’s constructed from thin bin...

Product Review: Nolan N87 helmet

Product Review: Nolan N87 helmet

Product: Nolan N87 Helmet Price: £179.99  Time tested: Six months/4500 miles What’s good? I was a little apprehensive as I’d not worn Nolan before but now wonder why I’ve waited so...

Book review: McQueen's Motorcycles

Book review: McQueen's Motorcycles

What’s good? McQueen's Motorcycles is a book that, as you may have guessed, details the King of Cool's motorcycle passion, right from his first ever bike - a 1946 Indian Chief complete with...

Lomo Elwood sunglasses: Stylish, cheap, and they float!

Lomo Elwood sunglasses: Stylish, cheap, and they float!

Time tested: One month/500 miles Price: £10 What’s good? A pair of cool-looking sunglasses for £10? Yes please! Watersport and wetsuit firm, Lomo, produce a bunch of waterproof gear for motorcyclists...