If you’re riding a motorcycle in the UK then you’re bound by law to wear a crash helmet at the very minimum if you’re on the road. For the benefit of bikers however, there are standards that helmets can comply to, ensuring you’re getting a model that’s been put through standardised tests. Don't fall foul of the temptation of really cheap helmets from normally expensive brands that are much cheaper than they should be; they’re probably fake and will do nothing for your head!
Can anyone stop Marc Marquez in 2020? That is the million dollar question! I still find it hard to imagine Marc not winning but let’s not get too defeatist. Let’s consider for a moment the possibility that Marc doesn’t get off to a great start and starts to panic (this obviously won’t happen but stay with me).
Picking a pair of boots to ride in is a very personal choice, and the variation in technologies and price can be quite surprising to say the least. Multiple different outer material types, different kinds of waterproofing and differing kind of crash protection can be quite confusing, so this guide will aim to take you through a few different boots that suit various budgets and riders. We ourselves stock a vast array of boots, and unless you’ve specifically bought boots before there might be some brand names that you simply haven’t heard of.
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There's a very good chance you've seen a motorcycle rider wearing a pair of jeans, and at some point you've probably questioned whether it was a good idea, after all aren't a typical pair of jeans meant to be useless in a crash? Over a decade ago that'd definitely be the case, but hopefully nowadays any rider you see with a pair of jeans on is wearing a pair that is more than meets the eye.
If you've been living under a rock, or are completely new to motorcycles, you might not have heard of Sidi - the Italian boot maker founded in 1960. Well renowned in both cycling and motorcycling, they've stuck to boots as their forte and have become a stalwart of motorcycle footwear.
The development of women’s motorcycle jackets has advanced significantly over the years and we are lucky to have many options in both leather and textile. Choosing the right one is a necessary part of your safety gear but there is no reason why you can’t also look stylish whilst riding safely.
Spring will soon be around the corner so there's no better time to start eyeing up a new leather jacket, and arguably one of the best brands you could choose is Dainese.
A helmet is the most important piece of safety gear you can purchase. It is never normally possible to try a helmet actually on a ride on your bike. For today only we are able to offer demonstrations of the C4 Pro.