Clothing (December 2015)

  • RiDE review: RoadSkin Beast jeans

    30 December 2015 by RiDE Reviews

    RiDE review: RoadSkin Beast jeans

    The Beast is RoadSkin’s most protective garment, doubling up the 320gsm fabric of the Paranoid jeans to give 640gsm throughout. These have been tested to CE Level 1 for abrasion, with a resistance of...

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  • RiDE review: Bull-it Veloce jeans

    28 December 2015 by RiDE Reviews

    RiDE review: Bull-it Veloce jeans

    These are Bull-it’s full, CE Level 2-approved protective jeans (passing abrasion, slash and burst tests), with abrasion-resistant Covec covering 99 per cent of the inside of the jeans. There’s also a...

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  • RiDE review: Draggin Holeshot jeans

    27 December 2015 by RiDE Reviews

    RiDE review: Draggin Holeshot jeans

    These are straight-leg, mid-rise, rigid denim jeans that have passed CE Level 2 with a 7.45-second abrasion result. They have a nice, reassuring feel to them, but that’s been achieved in part by a...

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  • RiDE review: Resurgence Voyager jeans

    26 December 2015 by RiDE Reviews

    RiDE review: Resurgence Voyager jeans

    These join the Bull-it Veloce and Draggin Holeshot as protective jeans rated to CE Level 2, with an abrasion result of 10.83 seconds from their Pekev fabric. Where they differ to both the others is...

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  • RiDE review: Richa Typhoon Rain Overall

    25 December 2015 by RiDE Reviews

    RiDE review: Richa Typhoon Rain Overall

    Short in the leg but otherwise easy to get on, comfortable, with plenty of room to stretch. The collar is snug, while elastic and Velcro-strapped cuffs squeeze over a glove easily. The integrated...

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  • RiDE review: Oxford Rain Seal All Weather

    24 December 2015 by RiDE Reviews

    RiDE review: Oxford Rain Seal All Weather

    These fully lined waterproofs are excellent quality for the price. They feature adjustable cuffs, a Velcro waist strap and water-resistant seams, resulting in a 100 per cent pass rate. The material...

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  • RiDE review: Alpinestars Quick Seal Out

    23 December 2015 by RiDE Reviews

    RiDE review: Alpinestars Quick Seal Out

    Benefits from an extended storm flap over the front jacket zip, as well as a Velcro neck strap. There’s good overlap from jacket to trousers, and while the Velcro boot extenders allow for more...

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  • RiDE review: Held Wet Tour Jacket

    22 December 2015 by RiDE Reviews

    RiDE review: Held Wet Tour Jacket

    This PU-coated breathable jacket with bonded seams is easy to put on. The cuffs are elastic with a Velcro strap and stay secure. There are two pockets on the outside, one on the inside. None of the...

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  • RiDE review: EXO2 StormRider

    18 December 2015 by RiDE Reviews

    RiDE review: EXO2 StormRider

    The heat score is low because of the absence of sleeves and collar, but the StormRider does still keep your core really warm and it reaches its peak temperature pretty quickly. Not having a bulky...

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