Perhaps you’re riding the bike less these days or simply love bikes so much you want to wear clothes that proclaim that off the bike too. Better still, maybe you want some gear that belongs on the bike as much as on it! Let’s check out some of the latest casual kit.
Here at Bike Stop we’re always looking to expand our range and include the best brands that are worth their salt. One of our latest additions is that of Bell helmets, a premium brand from California that includes some seriously stylish bits of kit; let’s check out some of their best offerings.
With the inevitable move away from combustion engines in full swing, although maybe lagging behind a bit when it comes to motorcycles, it’s not just power sources that are changing. People are buying other things differently too, and one way that things are changing for bikers is in our gear.
You’ve got the bike, you’ve got the gear and you’ve got your licence; what more do you need for riding? Probably not much, but there a great many gadgets that can hugely enhance riding, whether it be keeping you toasty, allowing you to look back at your best moments, keep in touch or simply not get lost.
A new standard for helmets is arriving, ECE 22.06, and with it new helmets to meet the new, more stringent regulations. Two such examples have been announced and are due to be released soon, the Shoei NXR 2 and the Arai Quantic – both aimed at the premium end of the road-riding market. We’re going to check out the Shoei NXR 2 and see what makes it worth your money.
If you’ve ever been on a rideout with other bikers, or had a pillion, there’s a good chance you’ve had trouble communicating – whether it be as simple as directions or saying you need to stop for the loo, if you’re gesticulating with one hand in chunky bike gear there’s a good chance you’re not going to get your message across. The solution? A motorcycle intercom; let’s check out some of the best ones you can buy.
This week we’re talking luggage, not the sexiest of subjects, but for the biker it’s a big deal! Kriega has made a great name for itself making quality motorcycle-focussed luggage; let’s check out some of their latest and greatest kit.
A couple of weeks back we checked out some of the best leather one piece race suits, but what about the rest of what keeps you safe? Let's check out what other bits of kit we recommend to have the best trackday possible.