Motorcycle Leathers, Jackets & Suits

Product Review: Rokker Revolution waterproof jeans

Product Review: Rokker Revolution waterproof jeans

Rokker Revolution waterproof jeans, £360 Time tested: Four months What’s good? These are made from waterproof denim and are abrasion and temperature resistant, but still look and feel like proper...

Product Review: Astars Duly Sound Disk beanie

Product Review: Astars Duly Sound Disk beanie

Astars Duly Sound Disk beanie: £34.99 Time used: Nine months What’s good? Music in a hat? Whatever will they think of next? This is brilliant piece of kit, which is basically a knitted beanie hat with...

Product Review: Segura Tom textile jacket

Product Review: Segura Tom textile jacket

Segura Tom textile jacket, £199.99 Time tested Three months/2000 miles What’s good? The retro looks and snug fit that made me go for the Segura – all too often waterproof gear is chunky and a bit on...

Product Review: Draggin’ Twista jeans

Product Review: Draggin’ Twista jeans

Draggin’ Twista jeans £209.99 Time tested:  12 months/1000 miles What’s good? These skinny-fit, low-rise, twisted seam Twista jeans tick all the boxes when it comes to fashion and, as they’re...

Product Review: Scott Leathers one-piece race suit

Product Review: Scott Leathers one-piece race suit

Scott Leathers one-piece race suit, £899 Time tested: 17 TT laps (641.41 racing miles) What’s good? I love my made-to-measure Scott leathers. Not only do they look amazing in this tribute design to...

Product Review: Furygan Akira leather jacket

Product Review: Furygan Akira leather jacket

Furygan Akira leather jacket, £379.99 Time tested: 1500 miles/3 months What’s good? Pick up this jacket and it instantly feels like a quality product, with lovely leather, brilliant D3O armour and as...

Product Review: Alpinestars Koln Drystar jacket and Excursion Gore-Tex trousers

Product Review: Alpinestars Koln Drystar jacket and Excursion Gore-Tex trousers

Alpinestars Koln Drystar jacket and Excursion Gore-Tex trousers, £249.99 each (discontinued, replaced by Valparaiso Drystar, £249.99 and £199.99) Time tested: Three years /40,000 miles. What’s good?...

Product Review: RST TracTech one-piece suit

Product Review: RST TracTech one-piece suit

RST TracTech one-piece suit, £399.99 (discontinued, replaced by TracTech Evo) Time tested: Two years/2000 miles What’s good? I threw myself up the track at somewhere between 60mph and 70mph and this...

Product Review: ARMR Moto Hirama jacket and Katsura trousers

Product Review: ARMR Moto Hirama jacket and Katsura trousers

ARMR Moto Hirama jacket, £119.99 and Katsura trousers, £109.99 Time tested: Three months/2000 miles What’s good? I wore this suit when I joined the MCN team for a journey to eastern Germany for the...

Product Review: Scott Dual Raid TP suit, jacket and trousers

Product Review: Scott Dual Raid TP suit, jacket and trousers

Scott Dual Raid TP suit, jacket £349.95, trousers £219.95 Time tested: Seven months, 3000 miles What’s good? This suit means business. It’s packed with nifty features and has a distinctly off-road...

Product Review: Dainese T Avro race suit

Product Review: Dainese T Avro race suit

Dainese T Avro race suit, £960 (now superseded by Aspide) Time tested/miles: Six months/2500 miles What’s good: The quality and fit of these leathers has been brilliant; even from the first time I put...

Product Review: Arlen Ness 5908 leather suit

Product Review: Arlen Ness 5908 leather suit

Arlen Ness 5908 leather suit, £395 (new old stock) Time tested: 5 years What’s good? It is with great regret that I call time on this – my favourite leather suit ever. I got the smallest size I could...

Product Review: Draggin' K-Legs

Product Review: Draggin' K-Legs

Draggin' K-Legs, £159.99 Time tested: Four months/400 miles What’s good? For shorter trips where I absolutely need to wear my regular jeans, these Kevlar and Dyneema lined long-johns are excellent.

Product Review:Dainese Avro Div Lady two-piece suit

Product Review:Dainese Avro Div Lady two-piece suit

Dainese Avro Div Lady two-piece suit, £694.99 Time tested: Four years What’s good? In terms of surviving everyday wear and tear, this is one robust, well-built suit. It’s done touring, commuting and...

Product Review: Bering Brannigan leather jacket

Product Review: Bering Brannigan leather jacket

Bering Brannigan leather jacket, £359.99 Time tested: Six months/2000 miles What’s good? I absolutely adore this jacket. The vintage styling of the leather – 1.5mm cowhide - harks back to the trendy...

Product Review: Dainese D-Air Racing suit

Product Review: Dainese D-Air Racing suit

Dainese D-Air Racing suit, £2409.99-£3239.99 Time tested: One year/2000 miles What’s good? This is a one-piece racing suit, with an electronically-activated airbag that is inflated in the event of a...

Product review: Rukka Argo jacket and Argonaut trousers

Product review: Rukka Argo jacket and Argonaut trousers

Rukka Argo jacket, £799.99 and Argonaut trousers, £599.99 Tester: Tim Thompson Time tested: 1100 miles/seven months What’s good? The essence of the Argo/Argonaut combi is lightness and simplicity.

Product Review: RevIT Neptune GTX textile suit

Product Review: RevIT Neptune GTX textile suit

RevIT Neptune GTX jacket £379.99, Rev’It Neptune GTX trousers £289.99 Tester: Liam Marsden Time tested: 1000 miles/two months What’s good? RevIT says the adventure-styled Neptune jacket and trousers...

Product Review: Spidi Track Wind Pro lady

Product Review: Spidi Track Wind Pro lady

Spidi Track Wind Pro lady, £700 Time tested: Eight months What’s good? Quite possibly the best-fitting ladies suit I’ve ever worn, the Track Wind Pro uniquely combines 1.3mm cowhide with large areas...

Product Review: Oxford Chillout Jacket

Product Review: Oxford Chillout Jacket

Oxford Chillout Jacket, £79.99 (£69.99 for thin people) Time tested: 5000 miles/12 months What’s good? I’m not a big fan of undersuits, or clever extra layers. Already being a gentleman of morbidly...

Product Review: Macna Savage textile jacket

Product Review: Macna Savage textile jacket

Macna Savage textile jacket, £169.99 Time tested: 1600 miles/five months What’s good? I’d never heard of Macna until last year, but this jacket has impressed me for its mixture of subtle looks and...

Product Review: Alpinestars Solaris textile jacket

Product Review: Alpinestars Solaris textile jacket

Alpinestars Solaris textile jacket, £158 Time tested: 500 miles/3 months What’s good? The new-for-2013 Solaris is a textile, general purpose, 'sports' jacket with a more snug  fit than a full-on...

Product Review: Held Uncover suit

Product Review: Held Uncover suit

Held Uncover suit, jacket £279.99, trousers £229.99 Time tested: Nine months/ 19,000 miles What’s good? This is a winter suit through and through, which locks in the heat and the thermal liners do a...

Product Review: Exo2 heated jacket

Product Review: Exo2 heated jacket

Exo2 heated jacket, £259.99 Time tested: 3400 miles/three months What’s good? The arrival of the Exo2 heated jacket has been a genuine game changer for me this winter. Despite having ridden through...

Product Review: Ixon Gallium Pro winter jacket

Product Review: Ixon Gallium Pro winter jacket

Ixon Gallium Pro winter jacket, £279.99 (discontinued, still available online for £149.99) Time tested: 16 months What’s good? The adaptable and flexible Gallium Pro is a jacket for winter but I got...

Product Review: BMW Streetguard 3 two-piece suit

Product Review: BMW Streetguard 3 two-piece suit

BMW Streetguard 3 two-piece suit, £1060 Miles covered/time: 15,500/two-years What’s good? This BMW Streetguard suit is a two-piece suit that replaced my old Hein Gericke suit, and it took some...

Product Review: Spada RPM textile jacket

Product Review: Spada RPM textile jacket

Spada RPM textile jacket, £99.95 Time tested: 200 miles What’s good? For a budget jacket, this does everything I need it to. It’s warm, dry and reasonably comfortable – but it comes with some of the...

Product Review: Arc-on Evo 2 one-piece race suit

Product Review: Arc-on Evo 2 one-piece race suit

Arc-on Evo 2 one-piece race suit £749 (£849 custom fitted) Time tested Six months What’s good? Arc-on are small, London-based specialists offering both off-the-peg and custom-fitted leathers. The...

Product Review: Alpinestars Viper Air Textile Jacket

Product Review: Alpinestars Viper Air Textile Jacket

Alpinestars Viper Air Textile Jacket: £169.99 Time tested: Six months/4000-miles. What’s good? I’ve been wearing this textile jacket for the summer season, including a 3000-mile riding holiday down...

Product Review: Revit Ventura jacket and trousers

Product Review: Revit Ventura jacket and trousers

Revit Ventura jacket and trousers, £289.99 & £199.99 Time tested: 2020 miles/ 3 months What’s good? This light coloured textile kit is a real change to the normal, drab and dark kit I wear, with...

Product Review: Alpinestars Racing Rain two-piece oversuit

Product Review: Alpinestars Racing Rain two-piece oversuit

Alpinestars Racing Rain two-piece oversuit, £129.99 Time used: Two racing seasons What’s good? Designed to be worn over the top of race leathers, I’ve been using this two-piece rain suit for racing...

Jacket Review: Furygan Titan Jacket

Jacket Review: Furygan Titan Jacket

Furygan Titan Jacket Price: £269.99 Time tested: 4000 miles/nine months What’s good? The jacket looks good and feels comfortable. It comes with CE-approved body armour as standard although I have...

Product Review: Bull-it, Voloce jeans

Product Review: Bull-it, Voloce jeans

Bull-it, Voloce jeans, £209.99 Time tested: 500miles/ 3 months What’s good? The Voloce jeans are a true innovation. They’re the world’s first jeans to come with the prestigious CE Level 2...

Product Review: Rukka Vauhti jacket

Product Review: Rukka Vauhti jacket

Rukka Vauhti jacket, £299.99 (leftover stock discounted from £649.99) Time tested: 9000 miles/two years What’s good? It’s warm, comfortable, waterproof, highly visible and looks distinctive. It’s also...

Product Review: Weise Onyx Tourer Jacket/Jeans

Product Review: Weise Onyx Tourer Jacket/Jeans

Weise Onyx Tourer Jacket/Jeans (£229 jacket, £159.99 jeans) Time tested: 4000 miles/6 months What’s good? I chose this Onyx suit because of its understated looks and durability; for my touring this...

Clothing Review: Held Rano Jacket and Tempest trousers

Clothing Review: Held Rano Jacket  and Tempest trousers

Held Rano Jacket £69.99 and Tempest trousers £41.99 Time tested: 18 months, 1000 miles What’s good? It’s that time of year again when you cannot completely trust the weather forecast. It might feel...