Motorcycle Leathers, Jackets & Suits

Product review: Triumph Brecon jacket

Product review: Triumph Brecon jacket

After testing this Triumph Brecon motorcycle jacket over six months, covering 1500 miles, I discovered the jacket is very light and has plenty of vents, straps plus a couple of pockets. It makes a...

Resurgence Rocker Classic Retro style jacket

Resurgence Rocker Classic Retro style jacket

This jacket is reserved for the hottest summer days so has seen plenty of use during this year’s scorcher. However tempting it is not to wear a jacket when the mercury rises, the Rocker gives me peace...

Dainese Speciale Mr Martini jacket review

Dainese Speciale Mr Martini jacket review

Part of Dainese’s collaboration with Italian customiser, Mr Martini, this jacket takes the Molvena-based brand’s cool rating to the next level. It’s truly sumptuous in terms of quality and feel, as...

Product review: Alpinestars Stella T-Jaws V2 Air Textile jacket

Product review: Alpinestars Stella T-Jaws V2 Air Textile jacket

I reviewed this Alpinestars Stella T-Jaws V2 Air Textile jacket (worth around £199.99) over one month, covering 2800 miles. With temperatures in excess of 30°C on a recent riding holiday to Venice,...

Product review: Dainese Avro D1 men's leather jacket

Product review: Dainese Avro D1 men's leather jacket

With its sporty styling and cut, this is my go-to jacket when I’m riding on the road. The Avro has full CE Level-2 certification and also features pockets for chest and back protectors (sold...

Product review: Garibaldi Moka Racer jacket

Product review: Garibaldi Moka Racer jacket

I've been using my Garibaldi Moka Racer jacket for four months and in that time it has covered 1500 miles. Garibaldi may not be the best-known brand in biking but they’ve been around since 1972 and...

Product review: Dainese HFD1 jacket

Product review: Dainese HFD1 jacket

Ive been using my Dainese HFD1 for 1500 miles over the last 10 months and there is no getting away from the fact that this is one of the coolest, best-looking jackets money can buy. At first glance...

Product review: Roland Sands Clash jacket

Product review: Roland Sands Clash jacket

I've been using my Roland Sands Clash jacket for three years now and in that time it's covered 9000 miles, so what do I think? Legendary Californian bike builder Roland Sands has done it again with...

Product review: Furygan Brutale Evo 3

Product review: Furygan Brutale Evo 3

I’ve been wearing this humpless leather jacket for the best part of a year now, either alongside riding jeans, or as one half of a two-piece leather suit. In that time it's covered 5000 miles. Used...

Product review: Alpinestars Oscar Charlie Tech-Air jacket

Product review: Alpinestars Oscar Charlie Tech-Air jacket

I've been using my Alpinestars Oscar Charlie Tech-Air jacket for six months, covering 2500 miles. Soft, smooth-finish full grain leather, un-burstable stitching and reassuring press-studs, give this...

Product review: Richa Monza leather jacket

Product review: Richa Monza leather jacket

I've been using my Richa Monza jacket for three months and it has covered 1100 miles in that time. Richa always impress me with their combination of honest quality and affordability, blended with...

Product review: DXR Charlize jacket

Product review: DXR Charlize jacket

One year on and I'm still loving my DXR Charlize leather jacket.  Made from soft and supple leather, this well-priced jacket comes with CE approved armour at the shoulder, elbow and back. It was...

Product Review: Rukka Orivesi jacket and trousers

Product Review: Rukka Orivesi jacket and trousers

This Rukka Orivesi jacket and trousers will be at the very top end of most budgets, but was my go-to suit all winter. I ride every day regardless of the weather and this suit kept me warm and...

Product review: ARMR Moto Kiso 2 Jacket

Product review: ARMR Moto Kiso 2 Jacket

Tester Andy Calton Miles used: 5000 miles over 18 months The Kiso 2 textile jacket certainly delivers quality at a sensible price. It’s comfortable and comes with many features, normally only found on...

Product review: Acerbis Enduro One Jacket

Product review: Acerbis Enduro One Jacket

Michael's our off-road specialist and he knows a thing or two about off-road riding kit, he's used this Acerbis jacket for four months and is mightily impressed. What’s good? I have to admit, it’s...

Product review: Alpinestars Gordon Drystar Overcoat

Product review: Alpinestars Gordon Drystar Overcoat

Michael's been putting this stylish overcoat to the test over the winter. He's ridden more than 2500 miles and learnt loads. What’s good? Remember when bike jackets were just that: things you’d only...

Product review: Richa Atlantic Gore-Tex Jacket

Product review: Richa Atlantic Gore-Tex Jacket

Matt's been putting this gore-tex jacket to the test over the last twelve months and ridden more than 3000 miles. Here's what he's learnt. What’s good? Richa have been slowly repositioning themselves...

Product review: Furygan Arrow jacket and Duke trousers textile suit

Product review: Furygan Arrow jacket and Duke trousers textile suit

Our man Dan is someone who chooses to live in his leathers and hadn't previously owned a full textile suit. He's now a textile convert and here's why. What’s good? As someone who chooses to live in...

Product review: Belstaff Ariel Jacket

Product review: Belstaff Ariel Jacket

Adam's got a secret passion, motorcycle jackets, and after five months of wear he's given this Belstaff Ariel jacket a five star review, here's why. What’s good? I have a confession to make; I’ve got...

Product review: Rev’It Orlando H20 Denim Jeans

Product review: Rev’It Orlando H20 Denim Jeans

Jordan's travelled over 5500 miles in the last six months wearing his Rev'it Orlando H20 denim jeans and here's why he's given them a five star review. What’s good? This a bold statement, but these...

Product review: Rev’It Sand Urban Jacket

Product review: Rev’It Sand Urban Jacket

Jordan's travelled over 4000 miles in the last six months in the Rev'it Sand Urban jacket and here's what he thinks. What’s good? The Sand Urban jacket is a pared down version of Rev’It’s hugely...

Product review: Acerbis Adventure Suit

Product review: Acerbis Adventure Suit

Jordan's worn the Acerbis Adventure suit in the searing heat of the Moroccan Desert and a damp, cold Thetford Forest. How did it fare? What’s good? Most adventure branded gear is no good for actual...

Product review: Held Luca Jacket & Telli Trousers

Product review: Held Luca Jacket & Telli Trousers

Does the addition of the £150 thermal lining make a big improvement to our man James' Held suit? What’s good? This Held suit, with its removable Gore-Tex and thermal layers, is the real deal. It feels...

Product review: Rukka Suki Women's Two Piece

Product review: Rukka Suki Women's Two Piece

4,000 miles and seven months prove this £1500 is worth the investment What’s good? Rukka is the Rolls Royce of motorcycle clothing. The quality and attention to detail are exceptional. I now...

Product review: Weise Outlast Seattle trousers

Product review: Weise Outlast Seattle trousers

One month and 1,500 miles in some pretty heavy rain, and they've not leaked. What’s good? At last! An affordable pair of waterproof textile trousers. These Weise Outlast Seattle trousers haven’t let a...

Product Review: KTM Two 4 Ride jacket

Product Review: KTM Two 4 Ride jacket

Six months, 2,000 miles and this rugged piece of kit is still looking good. What’s good? KTM aren’t just fine purveyors of snazzy orange motorcycles, they also do funky clothing, too. This soft-shell...

Product review: Weise Outlast Houston

Product review: Weise Outlast Houston

I tested this Weise Houston motorcycle jacket (RRP £159.99) for six weeks, covering 1000 miles.  Here's how I got on... What’s good? This Weise Outlast Houston is good value and fully waterproof.

Tested! Air jacket and pants

Tested! Air jacket and pants

I tested Alpinestars' T-GP Plus RV2 Air jacket (RRP £199.99) and Ramjet Air pants (RRP £169) over three months, covering 1750 miles. Here's how I got on... What’s good? Apart from being freezing cold...

Product review: Tucano Urbano Parka Hide Park

Product review: Tucano Urbano Parka Hide Park

Nine months on and after 2,600 miles use, the Tucano Urbano Parka Hide Park has proved to be windproof, waterproof and pretty bulletproof.  What’s good? This parka is windproof, waterproof and...

Product review: RST Blade II textile suit

Product review: RST Blade II textile suit

With 4500 miles and five months of use under my belt with RST’s Blade II textile suit, here’s how I’ve been getting on with it. What’s good? This RST two-piece is sporty, stylish and affordable. It’s...

Product review: Alpinestars T-Jaws jacket

Product review: Alpinestars T-Jaws jacket

I tested this Alpinestars T-Jaws waterproof textile jacket (RRP: £199.99) over six months, covering 10,000 miles.  What’s good about it? This stylish Alpinestars jacket has been my go-to jacket...

Product review: Furygan two-piece suit

Product review: Furygan two-piece suit

I use this Furygan kit on my daily 110-mile commute to the MCN offices and have covered around 4500 miles with it so far.  What’s good? This suit is a mix-match combination, consisting of the...

Product review: RST Tractech EVO II One Piece Suit

Product review: RST Tractech EVO II One Piece Suit

Covering 5,000 miles in the RST Tractech EVO II has proved it to be a classy one-piece suit that is all-day comfy. What’s good? Nothing can compare to slipping into a one-piece and heading out for a...

Product review:Held Luca Jacket and Telli trousers

Product review:Held Luca Jacket and Telli trousers

This Held suit has been accompanying me throughout the Great British summertime and has so far seen me through 3000 miles of some (very) wet and dry weather. It’s not cheap, but you pay for the...

Product review: Büse Rain Jacket

Product review: Büse Rain Jacket

Six months of heavy-duty use have been enough to prove how good this rain jacket is. What’s good? I’ve finally found an over-jacket which is not only robust but waterproof. It’s only taken me 25...

Product review: Alpinestars Charlie Leather Jacket

Product review: Alpinestars Charlie Leather Jacket

I've been testing the Alpinestars Charlie jacket over the summer and have covered 2500 miles with it so far. Here how I'm finding it.  What’s good? I’m of an age that remembers the Oscar range...