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By Chris F 26 February 2021 No comments
The Best Leather One Piece Suits - Ideal for Motorcycle Trackdays

The Best Leather One Piece Suits - Ideal for Motorcycle Trackdays

We’re finally, hopefully, past the worst of what winter will throw at us, so it’s high time to start thinking about what we might do with the warmer weather that’ll with us soon. With lockdowns and travel restrictions making holidays something of a nightmare to book it could be the ideal time to try out a motorcycle trackday to get you and your bike out doing something you wouldn’t normally do.

By Biker Kaz 19 February 2021 No comments
RST Motorcycle Airbag Clothing - New 2021 Range

RST Motorcycle Airbag Clothing - New 2021 Range

RST's success is set to continue with their 2021 range drawing on their new partnership with In&motion® (who are experts in engineering wearable airbag systems) to bring advanced airbag technology to almost every rider and budget.

 
By Biker Kaz 8 February 2021 No comments
Motorcycle Base Layers - our guide as to how best to keep warm this winter

Motorcycle Base Layers - our guide as to how best to keep warm this winter

Base Layers are an essential item of motorcycle clothing to keep you warm during the winter, but also useful to wick away sweat and keep you dry in the summer. They come in many shapes and sizes and importantly in a number of materials with different properties - e.g. wool, silk, synthetics etc. Here is our guide to some of the best base layers to suit your needs. 

By Bike Stop 5 February 2021 No comments
Newspaper headline warning shoppers of extra charges for online European retailers

Warning: Buying Motorcycle Gear from Europe Can Now Give You a Nasty Shock!

You've probably read the scary headlines: "Brits slapped with sky-high tax and delivery charges for clothes ordered online from Europe"? Well how true are they, and what on earth's going on? There are many different new charges (which can amount to a 34% surcharge!) that are not apparent when you buy from online European retailers - we explain what they are and how they're calculated. You have been warned!

 

By Chris F 31 January 2021 No comments
The 'Bike Shed™' Scene and Retro Biker Gear - (Resurgence & Stylmartin)

The 'Bike Shed™' Scene and Retro Biker Gear - (Resurgence & Stylmartin)

You may or may not have heard of the up and coming 'Bike Shed™' scene, a movement set around retro-style motorcycles with thoroughly modern tech for the bikes and their riders. It focusses on back-to-basics motorcycling with simple style backed up with strong performance.

By Chris Fisher 26 January 2021 No comments
The Best Biker Jeans from Bike Stop

The Best Biker Jeans from Bike Stop

The classic pair of biker jeans is a staple of the biker look, harking back to a time where gear was basic and functional. Nowadays you can still go for that same look but with a lot of the protection you would get from race gear, Kevlar and aramid fibres have made jeans as protective as a good pair of leather trousers in some cases.

By Biker Kaz 22 January 2021 No comments
Guide to the Best HJC Motorcycle Helmet to suit your needs

Guide to the Best HJC Motorcycle Helmet to suit your needs

HJC are one of the top motorcycle helmet brands in the world (best seller in Europe and #1 in the US for 30 years!). They have achieved this through specialising exclusively on designing, testing and manufacturing motorcycle helmets utilising leading innovation and reasonable pricing. But which of their extensive range of helmets would best suit your needs? This guide helps you to make an informed decision. 

By Biker Kaz 15 December 2020 No comments
Top 10 Ideas for Christmas Gifts for Women Bikers

Top 10 Motorcycle Christmas Gift Ideas for Women Bikers

Are you having difficulty finding the perfect Christmas present for the motorcycle crazy woman in your life? Then look no further, we have some perfect gift ideas for your wife / girlfriend / sister (or you, if you want to nudge someone into treating you!) that will ensure you get to eat your Christmas dinner this year rather than the dog.

By Chris Fisher 14 December 2020 No comments
Top 10 Biker Christmas Gift Ideas for Men

Top 10 Biker Christmas Gift Ideas for Men

Bikers, both men and women, can be a tricky set of people to get Christmas presents for, often we know exactly what we want, but usually they’re some expensive bits of gear or motorcycle parts (or maybe even a whole new bike!). All is not lost however, there are a bunch of gift ideas that’ll make them happy, but won’t necessarily break the bank, with a focus on gifts for the male biker. Maybe you’ve been stitched up with Secret Santa too, this could be just what you need if they happen to be a bloke and a biker!

By Biker Kaz 12 December 2020 No comments
Top 10 Safest Motorcycle Helmets to Buy - Winter 2020

Top 10 Safest Motorcycle Helmets to Buy - Winter 2020

With the sheer amount of fake motorcycle helmets available on the UK market, it can be very difficult to make sure you find one that is safe, fully compliant with UK law, and provides the right protection at the right price. In this blog, we look at some of the best and safest of the different types of motorcycle helmet available to help you choose the most appropriate for your needs.