Motorcycle Clothing

Ducati sunglasses review: Be like Dovi

Ducati sunglasses review: Be like Dovi

Ducati DA5001 sunglasses £149.00 Tested by: Michael Neeves Time used: Five months Few of us can ride like Dovi, but you can look as cool as him with these new shades. I’ve been wearing them over the...

151's compression top review

151's compression top review

In winter this tight-fitting base layer gives an extra layer of warmth, whilst in summer it helps keep you cool and allows your leathers to move around freely rather than sticking to sweaty skin. MORE...

Product review: Rev’it Ladies Airwave 2 textile trousers

Product review: Rev’it Ladies Airwave 2 textile trousers

I tested these Rev’it Ladies Airwave 2 textile trousers (which cost around £154.99) for one month, covering 2800 miles. Made from lightweight textile with mesh panels that cover a third of the...

Product review: DXR Ladies Karen Aramid Fibre jeans

Product review: DXR Ladies Karen Aramid Fibre jeans

I tested these DXR Karen Aramid Fibre riding jeans for women over 1000 miles and eight months. Made from a heavy weight denim, they are partially reinforced with an Aramid Fibre lining and have CE-...

Product review: Bull-It Mens Vintage 17 SR6 Easy SP120 Regular jeans

Product review: Bull-It Mens Vintage 17 SR6 Easy SP120 Regular jeans

These Bull-It Mens Vintage 17 SR6 Easy SP120 Regular jeans are fast becoming my go-to protective trousers for everyday riding. After three months and 3500 miles, they have proven to be all-day...

Product review: Oxford Warm-Dry 1 piece base layer

Product review: Oxford Warm-Dry 1 piece base layer

Tester Oli Rushby Miles used: 1300 miles over 3 months I may have been laughed at every time I arrived at the office, took off my bike kit and was stood there in what soon became known as my ‘Oxford...

Product review: Draggin' Ladies Twista Jeans

Product review: Draggin' Ladies Twista Jeans

Tester Alison Silcox Miles used: 2000 miles These CE approved skinny-fit riding jeans are made from heavy-duty denim with reinforced, invisible seams. They have a full mesh liner and Kevlar panels at...

Product review: Sealskinz Trekking Socks

Product review: Sealskinz Trekking Socks

Our Sports Editor and off-road riding guru, Michael Guy, often finds himself riding in very cold and wet conditions, at last he's found socks to keep his feet warm and dry but quality comes at a...

Product review: EDZ Merino Base Layers

Product review: EDZ Merino Base Layers

Maria's been top to toe in EDZ thermals for the last three months. How toasty have they kept her through winter? What’s good? My EDZ top and leggings are just 200g in weight each, meaning they are so...

SHS Venture Heat Men’s Heated Fleece Vest

SHS Venture Heat Men’s Heated Fleece Vest

Heated kit is a winter essential for me and I’ve covered about 6,000 miles wearing the SHS Venture heated vest. Here’s how I’ve been getting on with it…   What’s good? If you can keep your...

Product review: Forcefield Pro Vest X-V

Product review: Forcefield Pro Vest X-V

I’ve been using this Pro Vest X-V for the past three months and it’s relegated my old back protector to the cupboard now. What’s good? I never ride without a back protector, and this protective vest...

Product review: Alpinestars Hurricane jacket

Product review: Alpinestars Hurricane jacket

Two years use and more than 18,000 miles covered in the Alpinestars Hurricane jacket have proved their worth. What’s good? This is actually a mountain bike jacket from Alpinestars cycling range, but...

Product review: PMJ Carolina Jeans

Product review: PMJ Carolina Jeans

With 500 miles of use, here’s what I thought of the PMJ Carolina jeans. What’s good These stretchy, comfy, straight-cut jeans are perfect for those warmer riding days. They are made from Twaron – the...

Product review: Draggin Rebel Kevlar Jeans

Product review: Draggin Rebel Kevlar Jeans

Web Producer, Liam Marsden has spent four months testing Draggin’s Rebel Kevlar jeans, covering 1000 miles. Here’s how he’s been finding them. What’s good? These are the best riding jeans I’ve worn to...

Product Review: Oakely Crossrange R Sunglasses

Product Review: Oakely Crossrange R Sunglasses

Chief Road Tester Michael Neeves has been testing Oakley Crossrange R sunglasses for four months now, here’s his thoughts on them....... Price £138.75 What’s good? Quality shines through with these...

Testing Alpinestars MX gear

Testing Alpinestars MX gear

I tested this Alpinestars MX gear over three months, covering 260 miles. Here's how I got on with their Braap pants (£85.99), jersey £25.99 and Radar Tracker MX gloves (£21.99)... What’s good? Most MX...

Product review: Richa Original Cordura Jeans

Product review: Richa Original Cordura Jeans

Head of Content, Tim Thompson has been using the Richa Original jeans for the past 4 months, here’s what he thinks of them… Price £149.99  What’s good? Armoured and abrasion resistant jeans are...

Product review: Alpinestars Tech undersuit

Product review: Alpinestars Tech undersuit

Chief Road Tester Michael Neeves has been testing this Alpinestars Ride Tech kit for eight months now, here’s his thoughts on it… Price Top £69.99 Bottom £69.99 What’s good? These A-stars two-piece...

Product review: Draggin Revz Kevlar jeans

Product review: Draggin Revz Kevlar jeans

I tested these Draggin Revz Kevlar jeans (£219.99) over five months across 7500 miles. Here's how I got on... What’s good?   These Revz jeans are probably a little stylish for my lardy...

Product review: EDZ base layer leggings

Product review: EDZ base layer leggings

Time tested: 650 miles Price: £24.99 What’s good? Fitting neatly beneath my riding kit, the EDZ All Climate Wicking Motorcycle Base Layer Leggings have performed well in both hot and cold conditions...

Product review: Alpinestars Techstar Motocross gloves

Product review: Alpinestars Techstar Motocross gloves

MCN's Sport Editor, Michael Guy, tested these Alpinestars Techstar Motocross gloves over the course of two years, covering 1200 off-road miles. Here's what he thought...  What’s good?...

Crane motorcycle socks do the job

Crane motorcycle socks do the job

Time tested: one month/400 miles What’s good: Pure bliss for long, chilly hours in the saddle – a pair of long, motorcycling socks are essential for keeping lower legs and feet comfortable inside your...

Product review: EDZ Yeti Fleece

Product review: EDZ Yeti Fleece

"It’s great quality and looks as good off the bike as it does on" Time tested 4 months/500 miles Price £59.99 What’s good? This is the second EDZ Yeti fleece I’ve owned and I love it. It can be thrown...

Product review: Oxford Hot Vest

Product review: Oxford Hot Vest

We test the Oxford hot vest to find out its good and bad points Time tested 2925 miles Price £149 What’s good? This the first winter I’ve tried a heated vest and it’s pretty much changed my life.

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...

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...

Review: Sealskinz waterproof walking socks

Review: Sealskinz waterproof walking socks

MCN Shop Time tested: Two months/1500 miles   What’s good? You know the preconception that socks make really naff Christmas presents? Forget it if you got a pair of these this year – they’re...

What's good and what's not about Draggin's Selvedge jeans?

What's good and what's not about Draggin's Selvedge jeans?

MCN Shop Time tested: Two months/1500 miles What’s good? At £200, these are a stylish addition to the Draggin Jeans range and are a welcome alternative to so many pairs of grim, stone-washed...

Alpinestars Nucleon KR-2 back protector review (£99.99)

Alpinestars Nucleon KR-2 back protector review (£99.99)

What’s good about the Alpinestars Nucleon KR-2 back protector? This is Alpinestars’ top of the range, Level 2 CE certified back protector, designed for adventure touring. What’s the difference between...

Richa TG1 overboot trousers review (£240)

Richa TG1 overboot trousers review (£240)

What’s good about the Richa TG1 overboot trousers? These are the best off-the-peg leather jeans I have ever seen. You get cooling zips on your thighs, zips to join the jeans to a jacket (all-round or...

Rev’It Climate mid-layer thermal review (£179.99)

Rev’It Climate mid-layer thermal review (£179.99)

What’s good about the Rev’It Climate mid-layer thermal? The Climate mid-layer is a tight fit and slips easily under my motorcycle jacket, compressing to my body. It’s exceptionally light and probably...

Product Review: Alpinestars Oscar Charlie denim jeans (RRP £159.99)

Product Review: Alpinestars Oscar Charlie denim jeans (RRP £159.99)

What’s good about the Alpinestars Oscar Charlie denim jeans? These retro-style, armoured riding jeans are comfortable on and off the bike. They’re made from stretch denim, for comfort, and I like the...

Product Review: Draggin Jeans Next Gen (£219.99)

Product Review: Draggin Jeans Next Gen (£219.99)

What’s good about the Draggin Jeans Next Gen? I wanted a pair of jeans I could wear on my 20-minute ride to work that I could then wear through the day and on the ride home again. Messing about...

Product Review: Knox Meta-Sys back protector (£129.99)

Product Review: Knox Meta-Sys back protector (£129.99)

What’s good about the Knox Meta-Sys back protector? If you’re after a small, light back protector, then this probably isn’t for you. But if you’re looking for great back coverage and serious...

Product Review: EDZ Microfleece Jacket (£30)

Product Review: EDZ Microfleece Jacket (£30)

What’s good about the EDZ Microfleece Jacket? This fleece is hard to beat as the last layer before my riding kit. I’ve worn it on some very cold rides and it adds an extra layer for warmth. With the...

Product Review: Forcefield Tornado neckwarmer (£24.99)

Product Review: Forcefield Tornado neckwarmer (£24.99)

What’s good about the Forcefield Tornado neckwarmer? This simple but effective neck warmer has been hugely welcome over the winter as a brilliant way of keeping out the cold windblast while commuting...