Motorcycle Leathers, Jackets & Suits

Trouser review: Rev It GT Ladies

Trouser review: Rev It GT Ladies

Rev It GT Ladies Trousers £249.99 Miles covered/time: 3500 miles/four months What’s good? The first time I pulled these trousers on I thought I was sure to expire from oxygen deprivation, they were so...

Jacket review: RST Triple

Jacket review: RST Triple

RST Triple Jacket £69.99 Miles covered/time: 3000/eight months What’s good? It’s a close-fitting waterproof over jacket that does three things very well. Firstly, it’s totally waterproof, no doubt...

Leathers review: Crowtree two-piece leathers

Leathers review: Crowtree two-piece leathers

Crowtree two-piece leathers £800 Miles covered/time: 20,000/7 years What's good? I crashed three times in my fully-armoured Crowtrees then left them in a barn for five years. Save cash on motorcycle...

Thermals review: Marmot Original DriClime Windshirt

Thermals review: Marmot Original DriClime Windshirt

Marmot Original DriClime Windshirt £55 Tester: Guy Procter Miles covered/time: 2000/three months Browse thermals for sale in the MCN Shop What's good? Call me a wuss but I believe in wearing...

Textiles review: Hein Gericke Tricky III Gore-Tex

Textiles review: Hein Gericke Tricky III Gore-Tex

Hein Gericke Tricky III Gore-Tex jacket and pant (£309.99 and £229.99) Tester: Liam Marsden Miles covered/time: Two months/1000 miles Browse textile suits for sale in the MCN Shop What's good? It’s...

MCN Biking Britain survey: Top 10 all-season textile jackets

MCN Biking Britain survey: Top 10 all-season textile jackets

Each week we bring you the latest results of our massive reader survey. Save £££s on motorcycle jackets From the votes of 12,000 readers, here are your top all-season riding jackets. 1. Dainese...

Jacket review: Spidi JK Tex

Jacket review: Spidi JK Tex

Spidi JK Tex jacket, £169.99 Miles covered/time: 1000 miles/three months What's good? This jacket is brilliant. It’s a very lightweight textile jacket meaning it’s perfect for riding in seriously hot...

Jacket review: Davida black leather jacket

Jacket review: Davida black leather jacket

Davida black leather jacket, £190 Miles covered/time: 7000+/10 months What’s good? The comfort afforded by this jacket surpasses anything leathery I’ve ever worn before – either on or off the...

Jacket review: Shift Ranger Shell

Jacket review: Shift Ranger Shell

Shift Ranger Shell (now superseded by Ranger jacket 70106, £40) Miles covered/time: 3000/four years. What’s good? It’s simplicity itself. You can either ram it into your rucksack, tie it round you...

Top ten best selling leather jackets at the MCN Shop

Top ten best selling leather jackets at the MCN Shop

MCN’s online shop currently has a staggering 42,000+ motorcycling products for sale, many at prices vastly below the recommended retail price. Bringing together loads of respected names in bike kit...

Suit review: BMW AirFlow 3

Suit review: BMW AirFlow 3

Product: BMW AirFlow 3 textile suit (now superseded by AirFlow 4, jacket: £290, trousers £205) Miles covered/time: 1000/two years What's good? This suit is so lightweight it's ideal for riding on...

Product review: Wurth Brake Cleaner/Air Intake Cleaner

Product review: Wurth Brake Cleaner/Air Intake Cleaner

Product: Wurth Brake Cleaner/Air Intake Cleaner £4.99/can Miles covered/time: Three races/three months What’s good? They work – when it comes to the carburettors and brake calipers on my TZR250 race...

Trouser review: Hein Gericke Craig II

Trouser review: Hein Gericke Craig II

Product: Hein Gericke Craig II trousers, £89.99 Miles covered/time: 4000/8 months What’s good? They’re the sort of trousers you could commute in all year – waterproof but not too hot for the drier...

Jacket review: Bering Iridium

Jacket review: Bering Iridium

Product: Bering Iridium jacket, £379  (now superseded by Bering Mask, £279.99) Miles covered/time: 7000/13 months What’s good? You can’t go wrong with an understated black leather jacket – it...

Kit review: Lidl Undersuit

Kit review: Lidl Undersuit

Product: Lidl Undersuit, £11 Miles covered/time: 2000/four months What’s good? For the cost of a tank of petrol you can have an undersuit. It is surprisingly good at regulating your body temperature.

Kit review: Impact Safe-T Armor chest protector

Kit review: Impact Safe-T Armor chest protector

Product: Impact Safe-T Armor chest protector £76 (plus delivery from USA) Miles covered/time: Four race meets/four months What’s good? Because you don’t tend to hit your chest as hard as other parts...

Kit review: Hein Gericke Basic II rainsuit

Kit review: Hein Gericke Basic II rainsuit

Product: Hein Gericke Basic II rainsuit (£44.99) Miles covered/time: 1000 What’s good? It packs down quite small. It is possible to put it on without taking your boots off. If you dream of walking...

Trouser review: Alpinestars RP-5

Trouser review: Alpinestars RP-5

Alpinestars RP-5 Pants £34.95 Miles covered/time: 20,000/12 months What’s good? I’ve worn these waterproof bottoms over leathers far too many times in the last year, so I’m wondering where this...

Jacket review: Alpinestars RJ-5

Jacket review: Alpinestars RJ-5

Alpinestars RJ-5 Jacket £39.95 Miles covered/time: 20,000/12 months What’s good? I use this most of the time, even when it’s not raining, popping it on over my leathers or jacket to keep the...

Jacket review: Belstaff Trialmaster

Jacket review: Belstaff Trialmaster

Belstaff Trialmaster jacket £379.99 Miles covered/time: 3000 miles/four months What’s good? Modern motorcycle clothing and clothing for the ‘normal’ world don’t often mix well, especially when it...

Kit review: Hein Gericke Hi-Viz jacket

Kit review: Hein Gericke Hi-Viz jacket

Hein Gericke Hi-Viz jacket, £180 Tester: Rupert Paul Miles covered/time: 15,000/six years What’s good? It’s my only winter suit, and after two washes (yeah, I know it needs another one) it remains...

Kit review: Classic Draggin jeans

Kit review: Classic Draggin jeans

Product: Classic Draggin jeans (£99.99) Tester: Samuel Pinney Miles covered/time: 3000/four months What’s good? The first time I wore these jeans I was rear-ended at some traffic lights and thrown off...

MCN Biking Britain survey: Top 10 most stylish summer jackets

MCN Biking Britain survey: Top 10 most stylish summer jackets

More than 12,000 of you have given us your opinions on the kit you use and the bikes you ride in the MCN Biking Britain survey. Take the survey here This week, we’re focusing on how stylish your...

Review: Crowtree made-to-measure jacket

Review: Crowtree made-to-measure jacket

Crowtree made-to-measure jacket, £340 Tester: Rupert Paul Miles covered/time: 150,000/16 years What’s good? How about these are the toughest leathers in the world? Because they are. I once saw a...

Jacket review: Rukka Nico

Jacket review: Rukka Nico

What’s good? I thought I would have to wait for winter to review this jacket but thanks to the English summer I’m able to bring it to you early. I've only worn this jacket without the detachable...

Suit review: Clover RC100 Evo

Suit review: Clover RC100 Evo

What’s good? Beautifully made and a mega comfortable suit. The fit is perfect for my short-arse frame. Being an Italian manufacturer it’s obviously tailored to fit an Italian frame – short in the...

Jacket review: Weise Retro Classic

Jacket review: Weise Retro Classic

Best thing: Great for Britain’s unpredictable summers. Waterproof lightweight outer and cooling vents with waterproof zips make heatwaves bearable and let you stay dry when the heavens inevitably...

Jacket review: Alpinestars Stella Breeze Air-Flo

Jacket review: Alpinestars Stella Breeze Air-Flo

What’s good? With the recent heat wave this jacket has been a godsend. I’ve zipped out the lining, which means the fully perforated outer shell allows air to flow through, keeping me cool. The...

Suit review: Spyke Speed Toy

Suit review: Spyke Speed Toy

What’s good? This is the same suit MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso wears – and it’s a new experience for me because it’s made of 100 per cent kangaroo skin. The difference over leather is amazing – it’s...

Jacket review: HG Carry II

Jacket review: HG Carry II

What's good? It's waterproof, windproof, breathable and stylish. It is perfectly cut for a curvy figure, gets compliments from fellas, and other women riders. It has loads of ventilation, for...

Jacket review: Bering Rafal

Jacket review: Bering Rafal

What's good? It's not pink or overtly feminine, but it is well cut for the female form with flattering lines. It is also incredibly comfortable, if not a bit heavy and warm enough for riding early in...

Review: Knox back protector

Review: Knox back protector

Product name: Knox back protector, £99.99 Miles covered/time: 10,000/six years Contact: www.planet-knox.co.uk Compare and buy Knox armour What’s good? Unlike other back protectors I’ve worn, this big...

Leathers review: Teknic Xcelerator suit

Leathers review: Teknic Xcelerator suit

Product name: Teknic Xcelerator suit, £799.99 Miles covered/time: 3000/one year Compare and buy Teknic suits What’s good? The fit is amazing, and the part-kangaroo construction helps contribute to a...

Jacket review: Furygan Blade Ventile

Jacket review: Furygan Blade Ventile

What’s good? The overall fit of this jacket is excellent. With the thermal lining fitted it provides a snug, warm fit, and without it provides plenty of flexibility without feeling baggy. The back...

Review: Alpinestars Racing Replica suit

Review: Alpinestars Racing Replica suit

Product Alpinestars Racing Replica suit £1799 Tester Michael Neeves Miles covered/time A season’s racing/14 months What’s good? I came away unscathed after a 4th gear, 120mph crash at Thruxton, the...

MCN Biking Britain survey: top 10 one-piece suits

MCN Biking Britain survey: top 10 one-piece suits

Here are the top 10 top-end one-piece suits, as voted by 12,000 MCN readers in the MCN Biking Britain survey. Compare and buy motorcycle suits 1. Dainese W-Frame, £1,249.99 When released a...