During the first ten days of March, more than half a million bikers will descend on Daytona Beach, Fla. for what is considered the world’s largest motorcycle event: Bike Week.
While the name Harley Davidson is branded on nearly every "hog" that will be roaring through the streets, what about the jackets on the backs of those riders? The marketplace for motorcycle apparel is crowded with competitors, but one name keeps showing up on more and more labels: Fox Creek Leather.
Its (...) > Full story
There are three basic styles of motorcycle helmets: full-face, three quarter shell, and half shell helmets. Each style has its advantages and disadvantages, and the helmet you prefer will likely depend upon your tastes. However, to an extent, what kind of bike you ride might also determine the style of motorcycle helmet you choose.
Full-face motorcycle helmets: These helmets cover the entire head and most of the face. The hard shell extends from the brow over the cranium to the base of (...) > Full story
Rear suspension on a motorcycle is a subjective experience. That is, the "best" shocks for a 300-pound buddy aren’t likely to meet the demands of your 105-pound girlfriend. Or what about the difference in feel between riding solo around town and packed to the hilt for a weeklong trip? Other than swapping out your shocks to meet your changing riding demands, another way to go is with an adjustable air-ride suspension system that allows the air pressure to be varied to suit specific (...) > Full story
Anyone who has endured a motorcycle ride in the biting cold of winter will understand the importance of a good thermal layer beneath everyday protective gear. BMW Motorrad also understands this need and has developed a leading range of undergarments that offer protection against cold temperatures, making riding enjoyable all year round.
The 2007 BMW Motorrad Rider Equipment collection has two thermal suits for riders to choose from – the Thermo Functional underwear and the PhaseChange (...) > Full story
Garmin International Inc announced the debut of zūmo, designed from the ground-up to exceed the demands of motorcyclists of every stripe. The Garmin zūmo debut coincided with National Ride to Work Day and the unit will be unveiled this week at motorcycling’s premier racing event, the MotoGP U.S. Grand Prix at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California. Full story
Latest generation of Supersport tire developed for sporty riders and racetrack use Dry grip and reference overall performance both on road and on racetrack, thanks to the new compound development Progressive handling behaviour guaranteed by the Metzeler patented 0° steel belt and the Multiradius technology development Tread pattern design and differentiated compound between front and rear ensuring high wet safety feeling and extended mileage
SPORTEC M3 FRONT Front (...) > Full story
N41 has a smooth design that is always up-to-date, and is particularly appreciated by those who love quality, and are practical at the same time.
It is ideal for city use, but is also appreciated for out of town trips.
It is versatile and likes transformations.
It can be used with or without a peak according to the needs of the rider.
The N41 integrates the JSW, peak and visor functions into one versatile multifunctional system.
The visor, which is also available in blue, gives (...) > Full story
With retro all the craze, Shoei’s ST-CRUZ is for the cruiser class. The removable neck curtain, reminiscent of the "ole" days, zippers into the interior lining for versatile looks and protection.
Now you can complete the classic custom look with a helmet that provides the look as well as DOT safety standards.
Lightweight, Advanced Integrated Matrix (AIM) Shell Adjustable Forehead vents Removable (Zip-off) Ear Cover Removable Visor Snaps (...) > Full story
The new Nolan N102 is the result of the experience gained with the N100 and N101, undisputed leaders on the market of flip-up full-face helmets. In terms of functionality and design, the Nolan N102 benefits from the knowledge acquired through the development and fine tuning of the two previous models. It is also the expression of the special attention Nolan pays to the ongoing functional and aesthetic improvement of its products, which has led to the creation of an even more elegant and (...) > Full story
Successful Sport-Touring tires with 0° steel belt front and rear. No matter the weather, how far and how fast you want to ride, you can rely on them Metzeler typical transverse directional pattern design provides optimum water drainage for a clean and "dry" contact on the road Superb high-speed stability and braking force transmission with total stability even under heavy braking with loaded bike High-Silica compound for excellent dry and wet grip. Outstanding (...) > Full story