Category Archives for "Reviews"

Category Archives for “Reviews”

3 Reasons to Check Out Icon’s Overlord Jacket Series

3 Reasons to Check Out Icon’s Overlord Jacket Series

BASIC PRODUCT INFO Motorcycle JacketOverlord Prime HeroBrandIconModelOverlord Prime HeroProduct LineOverlord JacketJACKET INFO FeaturesRemovable liner Adjustable waist band Gathered stretch panelsIcon’s Overlord Jacket series has gained a loyal following from sportbike riders. The attack fit, quality protection, and modern styling make it a great choice for anyone who’s hitting the track, street, or fest. I’ve been wearing […]

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Effective Duality: Alpinestars Scout Boots

Effective Duality: Alpinestars Scout Boots

Dual-sport and adventure riding is becoming an increasingly large slice of the motorcycling pie.  Think about it – the best selling motorcycle in BMW’s line is the multi-surface GS.  An increasing number of riders want a motorcycle that can perform well in a wide spectrum of terrain conditions.  It is logical that those same riders […]

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In-Depth Review: Sliders Kevlar Jeans 3.0

In-Depth Review: Sliders Kevlar Jeans 3.0

Protective riding jeans are a hot commodity in the motorcycling apparel world.  Simply put, a lot of riders want protection, but don’t always want to pull on leather or fully armored Cordura.  The Sliders Kevlar Riding Jeans 3.0 are an outstanding product.  They are constructed of high-quality 13.5 ounce denim.  The protection comes in the form […]

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Pants for the Ladies from Down Under

Pants for the Ladies from Down Under

It’s sad women riders must seek out apparel companies from other continents to provide selection when it comes to riding jeans. But the Draggin’ Jeans from Australia are just so good, it’s fine with me! I caught a glimpse of Draggin’s “Slix” jeans, a super protective skinny riding jean, that almost looks like leather, in […]

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CrashBounce – Motorcycle Safety Improved

CrashBounce – Motorcycle Safety Improved

Crashing on a motorcycle is not something most of us want to imagine. However, we are using a graphic illustration here only as a way to understand the product. The scenario goes something like…riding along a familiar road – not too far from home, but a decent distance – on a wonderful sunny and warm […]

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Extend Your Riding Season with a Tour Master Synergy Vest

Extend Your Riding Season with a Tour Master Synergy Vest

With cold weather approaching, many motorcyclists begin thinking about the process of winterizing their rides. There is something sad and semi-permanent about the act. There is a way to delay the mechanical hibernation or even forego it altogether. Heated riding apparel can extend the riding season almost indefinitely. Products like the Tour Master Synergy Electric Vest […]

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The Honda CBR250R Mugen – Even More Exciting

The Honda CBR250R Mugen – Even More Exciting

The newly announced 2011 Honda CBR250R has two big things going for it now. First, it will actually be sold in the US and, second, it will compete directly with the Kawasaki Ninja 250R with a price which makes it just as affordable – US$3999. The latest news coming from the Japanese manufacturer actually concerns the […]

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The Alpinestars SP-2 Gloves: The Perfect Compromise?

The Alpinestars SP-2 Gloves: The Perfect Compromise?

When you look at the sport-bike line of Alpinestars gloves, you have some serious choices to make.  You must ask yourself how much protection you need and what would be overkill.  Interestingly, my first two extended Alpinestars glove evaluations were with the two extremes of the company’s sport line.  The first was the entry-level SP-3; […]

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Product Review: The Pinlock Anti-Fog Visor Insert

Product Review: The Pinlock Anti-Fog Visor Insert

Well, it’s the season when face shield fog is a problem.  What season is that, you ask?  It’s all of them.  Face shield fogging is a perpetual problem for motorcyclists.   In the winter, the extreme difference between the temperature outside the helmet and the body heat inside the helmet causes fogging.  In the spring rainy […]

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Arai XD-3 Helmet Review – BikersRights

Arai XD-3 Helmet Review – BikersRights

The Arai XD-3 is now one of the elder statesmen of what is becoming a fast growing segment of on/off road riding helmets. Almost all brands of riding gear including the once urbanized (ICON Variant Helmet) brand offer something to this growing market. Once called Dual Sport, the term Adventure Riding has now become the […]

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A review of the Akuma Phantom II MFR Helmet

A review of the Akuma Phantom II MFR Helmet

The outside of the helmet box reads “One Badass Lid”. That pretty much covers my evaluation. So goodnight, and don’t forget to tip your waitress.Over the years I’ve had the opportunity to test a plethora of brain-buckets and there isn’t a one I’d put ahead of the Phantom II. No BS. A couple of years […]

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