Motorcycle Leathers, Jackets & Suits

Product review: Segura Style jacket

Product review: Segura Style jacket

MCN’s Online Editor, Maria Vallahis has spent 410 miles testing the Segura Style jacket, here how she’s been getting on with it…  What’s good? I absolutely love the style of this cowhide leather...

Product review: DXR Charlize leather jacket

Product review: DXR Charlize leather jacket

I've tested this DXR Charlize leather jacket (RRP £229.99) for two months, covering 2000 miles. Here's how I got on... What’s good? I’ve never received so many compliments for the look of an item of...

Ride review: Buse Asola

Ride review: Buse Asola

Nicely finished jacket with neoprene collar. The tester would have liked more adjustment on the neck popper and felt that the adjusters on the arm could have held the elbow armour in position more...

Ride review: Wolf Freestyle II

Ride review: Wolf Freestyle II

Well-specified (includes a Level 2 back protector) and comfortable jacket works in all temperatures. External pockets are fiddly though and a little rain got in at the waist. “Might be cured if zipped...

Ride review: Dainese Super Speed D-Dry

Ride review: Dainese Super Speed D-Dry

Mesh jacket with a removeable waterproof liner is superbly comfortable, with decent adjusters to refine the fit. No back protector but CE shoulder and elbow armour. Air streams through the mesh: great...

Ride review: Weise Corsa

Ride review: Weise Corsa

Showerproof summer jacket has a removeable waterproof layer, which was beaten by a biblical thunderstorm, leaking at neck and in all pockets. It’s very comfy, with good adjusters on the arms but needs...

Ride review: Spada Burnout

Ride review: Spada Burnout

Great spec for a good price: Level 1 back protector, full removable thermal liner, adjusters that work and it didn’t leak on our test. “It fits really well and it works,” said the tester. “But you...

Product review: Alpinestars Atem Leather Jacket

Product review: Alpinestars Atem Leather Jacket

After being used for 8 months and having covered nearly 9000 miles, Staff Photographer Joe Dick gives the lowdown on the Alpinestars Atem leather jacket. Price £549.99 What’s good? This is essentially...

Product review: Hein Gericke Tuareg ladies jacket and Atlas trousers

Product review: Hein Gericke Tuareg ladies jacket and Atlas trousers

Online Editor, Maria Vallahis has been using the Hein Gericke Tuareg Damargo Sheltex jacket (£250) and Atlas Stx trousers (£169.99) for three months now and has covered 2500 miles in them. Here’s how...

Product review: Wolf Nimbus-K two piece leathers

Product review: Wolf Nimbus-K two piece leathers

MCN Editor Andy Calton has been testing the Wolf Nimbus-K two piece leather suit for 18 months and has covered 3,000 miles with them. Here are his thoughts…  Jacket £499.99, trousers...

Rukka Armaxion suit is ‘pricey but perfect’

Rukka Armaxion suit is ‘pricey but perfect’

"It’s pricey but this suit is top-notch – easily my number one choice when the temperature heads towards zero." Rukka Armaxion Jacket £899.99 and trousers £649.99 Time tested 8000 miles/two-and-a-half...

Product review: EDZ microfleece midlayer jacket

Product review: EDZ microfleece midlayer jacket

Time tested: 650 miles/one week Price: £34.99  What’s good? The EDZ fleece has been a fantastic companion on my weekday commute up and down the A1. It has dealt with early morning temperatures...

Dainese Trickster race suit

Dainese Trickster race suit

‘It’s one of the comfiest suits I’ve ever worn’ Time tested Two years/5000 miles What’s good Quite a lot. These are Dainese’s kangaroo skin offerings and as such are light, supple and very...

Product review: Spada Stelvio Adventure suit

Product review: Spada Stelvio Adventure suit

Time tested: 3500miles/three months What’s good? I was a bit nervous at first – would a jacket that looks like stone washed denim a) still look good after some decent miles, and b) reduce me to an...

Icon Raiden DKR jacket and trousers

Icon Raiden DKR jacket and trousers

Web Producer Liam Marsden has been using the Icon Raiden DKR jacket and trousers for 6 months now, here’s how he’s found them… Time tested Six months/800 miles What’s good? Who said textile suits have...

Held Slade made-to-measure leather suit

Held Slade made-to-measure leather suit

Fancy a made-to-measure leather suit? Our Consumer Editor, Emma Franklin had a custom suit made by Held for racing in, here's how she found it... Time tested One fitting What’s good These are my first...

Product review: Ducati Downtown leather jacket

Product review: Ducati Downtown leather jacket

Time tested Three months  What’s good? It’s what jackets were like before they threw thermal linings, zip connectors, Velcro fasteners, humps and air vents into the mix – and I love it. Made by...

Product review: Aldi textile jacket and trousers

Product review: Aldi textile jacket and trousers

MCN Shop Yes if you can't believe it either Aldi. Do. Motorcycle. Gear. And MCN Senior Reporter Jordan Gibbons tested this Aldi textile jacket and trousers over 300 miles to find what all the fuss was...

Product Review: Richa Cyclone gear

Product Review: Richa Cyclone gear

MCN's Deputy Editor Richard Newland tested Richa's Cyclone jacket and trousers (£399.99/£299.99) for 3 months and covered 3000 miles, but what did he make of the gear? What’s good? This Cyclone suit...

Gerbing heated jacket gives you a warm cuddle

Gerbing heated jacket gives you a warm cuddle

Time tested: Four months/6500 miles What’s good? Gone are the days of loading up on layers, waddling around like the Michelin man in a hot, sticky frustrated mess before clambering aboard my bike in a...

What's good about this Rokker jacket?

What's good about this Rokker jacket?

MCN SHOP We tested Rokker's black jacket (£429) over three months across 500 miles to let you know what's good and what's not.  MCN Verdict What’s good? The main thing this Rokker jacket has going...

Product review: BMW Rallye suit

Product review: BMW Rallye suit

The Rallye suit from BMW is a top-shelf offering, but falls short where it really matters. Time tested: 4 months/12,000 miles Price Jacket £550, Trousers £435, ThinkPak Hydra £23.00  What’s...

RiDE review: Dainese Carvemaster

RiDE review: Dainese Carvemaster

Think you can’t get a Gore-Tex Dainese suit for £600? You can. While the jacket is expensive, the matching Galveston trousers are £200, so the suit just about comes in on budget – though you’d have to...

RiDE review: Wolf Tec-Tour

RiDE review: Wolf Tec-Tour

A high-spec suit, with CE Level 2 armour throughout, plenty of vents for hot days and adjusters, a storm collar for wet ones and a quilted Outlast liner for cold ones. It has a pouch for a hydropack,...

RiDE review: Triumph Exploration suit

RiDE review: Triumph Exploration suit

The experience of building adventure bikes has clearly taught Triumph plenty about what riders need from their gear, shaping the highly specified, well-finished Exploration suit. It was faultlessly...

Product review: Acerbis Adventure Suit

Product review: Acerbis Adventure Suit

What's good and what's not about this Acerbis Adventure Suit? Price: Acerbis Adventure suit £355  Time tested: Eight months/two events  What’s good? Unlike a great deal of off- road gear,...

The Scott Ergonomic Pro aren't your normal waterproofs

The Scott Ergonomic Pro aren't your normal waterproofs

Time tested: Four months/2000 miles What’s good? These are the best waterproofs I’ve ever tested. It’s not your typical rain suit – which can often feel and look like it’s constructed from thin bin...

Review: Alpinestars Valparaiso Drystar jacket and trousers

Review: Alpinestars Valparaiso Drystar jacket and trousers

MCN Shop Price: Jacket £349.99, trousers £229.99 Time tested: Eight months/3000 miles What’s good? With the chilly weather drawing in again I’ve dug this adventure kit out of the cupboard. They’re not cheap...

‘Waterproof and warm but some zip issues’

‘Waterproof and warm but some zip issues’

MCN Shop Time tested: 7000 miles/four months Price: Oxford Misano Textile Jacket £129.99, Continental 2.0 trousers £129.99  What’s good? This Oxford suit is great value for money. I’ve ridden more...

Review: BKS Prowess ladies leather suit, £649.99

Review: BKS Prowess ladies leather suit, £649.99

Time tested: 2000 miles What’s good: In 2008 the great British made-to-measure leathers manufacturer BKS created a range of off-the-peg items for the Frank Thomas Group, which included this top-spec...

Rated: Hideout Hi-Pro textile jacket and trousers

Rated: Hideout Hi-Pro textile jacket and trousers

Tested by Rupert Paul, Editor of MCN Sport Time tested: one year/5000 miles What’s good? One look at the price tells you this suit belongs among the poshest winter protection gear, alongside...

Rated: Held Zorro jacket and Vader jeans

Rated: Held Zorro jacket and Vader jeans

Tester: Tony Hoare Time tested: six months/3000 miles What’s good? The standard of construction on this simple textile suit is excellent and the combination offers very good value for money. The...

Alpinestars GP Pro jacket

Alpinestars GP Pro jacket

Time used Five years/20,000 miles What’s good? Everyone has their favourite, slightly scruffy black leather biker jacket – one they adore and just keep coming back to again and again. This is mine:...

Reviewed: Tucano urbano Diluvio waterproof jacket and trousers

Reviewed: Tucano urbano Diluvio waterproof jacket and trousers

Time used: Six months/6000 miles What’s good? These have kept me dry on numerous big-mile cross-continental trips, commuting and MCN test riding. They have the reassuring durability and protection of...

What's good and what's not about Richa's Falcon jacket?

What's good and what's not about Richa's Falcon jacket?

MCN Shop Time tested: One month/1700 miles What’s good? A great jacket on a budget. The red and white design offers a good level of visibility without being too extreme and there is enough neutral...

Segura Nomad jacket: 'Great fit for my 6ft 5in frame'

Segura Nomad jacket: 'Great fit for my 6ft 5in frame'

Time tested: Four months/850 miles What’s good? At 6ft 5in I have a difficult time finding jackets that fit properly. Usually they’re too short in the body or made for someone who’s more rotund around...