Motorcycle Clothing

Product Review: Sealskinz mid-length waterproof socks

Product Review: Sealskinz mid-length waterproof socks

Sealskinz mid-length waterproof socks £30  Tester: Ped Baker  Time tested: One year/1000 miles  What’s good? I’m not a fan of boots with waterproof membranes. In my experience they’re...

Product Review: Alpinestars Thermal Tech

Product Review: Alpinestars Thermal Tech

Alpinestars Thermal Tech Top (£59.99) and bottoms (£49.99) Tester: Michael Neeves Time used: Six months/2000 miles What’s good? These thermals were my saviour over the winter months. Constructed from...

Product Review: Held softshell waistcoat

Product Review: Held softshell waistcoat

Held softshell waistcoat, £64.99 Tester: Tim Thompson Time tested: Three months What’s good? It’s an extra layer: an over leathers-and-hump layer to ward off the cold on an early morning summer’s...

Product Review: Resurgence Gear Heritage womens’ jeans

Product Review: Resurgence Gear Heritage womens’ jeans

Resurgence Gear Heritage womens’ jeans, £175 Tester Emma Franklin What’s good? New for 2015, the Heritage jeans strut down the line between fashion and function really well. Despite featuring an...

Product Review: Hevik Technical T-shirt and pants

Product Review: Hevik Technical T-shirt and pants

Hevik Technical T-shirt and pants, (£22.97 and £19.69) Tester Simon Brown Time used/miles Six months/500 miles What’s good? The mix of high-tech fibres (Polyamide and Dryarn) has the all wicking...

Product Review: Dainese Wave Air back protector

Product Review: Dainese Wave Air back protector

Dainese Wave Air back protector, £129.99 Tester: Tim Thompson Time tested: Eight years/40,000 miles What’s good? You instinctively feel that the thicker and denser a protector’s armour, the wider...

Product Review: Cold Killers Mini Tube neckwarmer

Product Review: Cold Killers Mini Tube neckwarmer

Cold Killers Mini Tube neckwarmer, £19.99 Time tested: Eight months/3000 miles What’s good? A decent neckwarmer is easily overlooked, but can make hell of a difference to the riding experience. And...

Product Review: Maple 1976 Black Kevlar-lined jeans

Product Review: Maple 1976 Black Kevlar-lined jeans

Maple 1976 Black Kevlar-lined jeans, £198 Tester: Steve Hunt Time tested: Three months/500 miles What’s good? Not all denim is created equally. This is particularly true when looking at riding jeans...

Product Review: Alpinestars Touring winter balaclava

Product Review: Alpinestars Touring winter balaclava

Alpinestars Touring winter balaclava, £69.99 Tester: Andy Davidson Time tested: Two months, 1000 miles What’s good? The Alpinestars balaclava’s fleece lining tucks under your riding jacket to protect...

Product Review: Oxford Chill Out thermal jacket

Product Review: Oxford Chill Out thermal jacket

Oxford Chill Out thermal jacket, £69.99 Tester: Michael Guy Time tested: Seven years/13,000 miles What’s good? This jacket is well tailored and works well under a winter jacket because there is no...

Product Review: Rukka Next to Skin base layers

Product Review: Rukka Next to Skin base layers

Rukka Next to Skin base layer top and long johns, £99.99 each Tester: Michael Guy Time tested: Five years/24,000 miles What’s good? Rukka say this base layer is designed to be used on its own or as a...

Product Review: Rukka N2S thermals

Product Review: Rukka N2S thermals

Rukka Next to Skin base layer top and long johns, £99.99 each Tester: Michael Guy Time tested: Five years/24,000 miles What’s good? Rukka say this base layer is designed to be used on its own or as a...

Product Review: Knox Cold Killers Sport top

Product Review: Knox Cold Killers Sport top

Cold Killers Sport top, £59.99 Time tested: Four months/1500 miles What’s good? This zip-up windproof under-layer is comfortable, effective at keeping me warm and looks good. It’s windproof on the...

Product Review: SubZero Down bodywarmer

Product Review: SubZero Down bodywarmer

SubZero Down bodywarmer £109.99 Tester: Andy Davidson Time tested: Three months/3000 miles What’s good? The SubZero Down bodywarmer and I quickly became best friends this winter and for the last three...

Forcefield Pro L2K back protector

Forcefield Pro L2K back protector

Forcefield Pro L2K back protector, £99.99 (replaced by the Pro L2K Evo) Tester: Alison Silcox Time tested: Two years/4000 miles What's good? I’ve owned a previous incarnation of this Forcefield...

Product Review: Rev’IT Memphis H20 jeans

Product Review: Rev’IT Memphis H20 jeans

  Rev’IT Memphis H20 jeans: £199.99 Tester: Michael Neeves Time used: 3250 miles What’s good? These aren’t on sale until Spring 2015, but I tried a pre-production pair during a recent 3250-mile...

Product Review: Forcefield Ladies Base Layer shirt/pants

Product Review: Forcefield Ladies Base Layer shirt/pants

Forcefield Ladies Base Layer shirt/pants £37/£22.49 Tester: Emma Franklin Time tested: Six months What’s good? Base layers are crucial to riding comfort, especially when wearing a leather suit, and...

Product Review: Moto One Carbon Energized Base Layers

Product Review: Moto One Carbon Energized Base Layers

Moto One Carbon Energized Base Layers £69.99 (top) £64.99 (bottoms) Tester: Michael Neeves Time used: Six months What’s good? Manufacturers Moto One say these seamless base layers are made from...

Product Review: Draggin Jeans Twista

Product Review: Draggin Jeans Twista

Draggin Jeans Twista, £209.99 Tester: Andy Davidson Time tested: One year/5000 miles What’s good? Most reinforced bike jeans have horrible looking seams around the knee area that give them away as...

Product Review: Forcefield Blade

Product Review: Forcefield Blade

Forcefield Blade Tester: Liam Marsden Time tested: Five months/1000 miles What’s good? This is my second Forcefield back protector and it has four layers of NitrexEvo foam, offering protection up to...

Product Review: Blue Castle overalls

Product Review: Blue Castle overalls

Blue Castle overalls £16.95 Tester: Ped Baker Time tested: Six months What’s good: The first pair of overalls I’ve owned that ‘nearly’ fit me. Usually, as sizes of overalls reach XL and XXL (to fit my...

Product Review: Wild Stripes crew top and long johns

Product Review: Wild Stripes crew top and long johns

Wild Stripes crew top, £35 and long johns, £30 Tester: Alison Silcox Time tested: 18 months/2500 miles What's good? I love the fact that this top can be worn as a casual top when riding and not just...

Product Review: Reed Chill Cheater Transpire Fleece top

Product Review: Reed Chill Cheater Transpire Fleece top

Reed Chill Cheater Transpire Fleece top, £39 Time tested: Seven months/8000 miles What’s good? The Transpire fleece is made up of stretchy material and it’s soft to the touch, which makes it extra...

Product Review: Rev’It Seesoft back protector

Product Review: Rev’It Seesoft back protector

Rev’It Seesoft back protector, £29.99 Time tested: 13000 miles/one year This is an optional accessory for my Rev’IT suit, which has been in from the very beginning and I’ve never once noticed it was...