• No-Mar Tire Changer
    15
    Jun

    No-Mar Motorcycle Tire Changer

    No-Mar, No Scratch Depending on where you live and your current situation, getting motorcycle tires changed can be an ordeal or a very expensive ordeal. Shops nowadays are charging upwards of $30 a tire change with the wheels off the motorcycle, so a simple procedure such as swapping track-day tires between road/touring tires gets to be expensive enough to consider ...
  • SLEDNECKS minor details blood sweat and tires
    7
    Jan

    Minor Details | Blood, Sweat, and Tires

    First, SLEDNECKS (all caps) is primarily a video production and apparel and outer-wear company focusing mostly on snowmobile kit. A few years ago they started getting more involved in motorcycles. (The name makes more sense now, ehy?) They sponsor a snowmobile race team, and more recently a motorcycle race team, which brings us to our review. Minor Details (MSRP $29.95, 80 ...
  • Ducati Multistrada 1000DS in a corner
    7
    Nov

    AGV Ti-Tech Full Face Motorcycle Helmet

    I say that if it were not for Valentino Rossi, the majority of American Sportbike enthusiasts would barely know that AGV existed. But AGV is an old Italian company that has been around since the late 1940’s founded in Valenza, Italy by the motorcycle visionary Gino Amisano (AGV, Amisano Gino Valenza) beginning its existence by building leather seats transitioning to ...
  • Fox Creek Ladies Leather Motorcycle Jacket
    16
    Sep

    Fox Creek Leathers Women’s All Season Jacket

    Fox Creek Leather is a small family owned and operated business located in rural Virginia. In his youth, founder, Paul Trachy lived the biker lifestyle and from that experience, he learned the need for durable, reliable, functional and attractive leather riding gear. His answer to that need was and is, Fox Creek Leathers. With few employees and low overhead, commitment ...
  • Power Trip Blackhawk Leather Motorcycle Jacket
    18
    Aug

    Power Trip Blackhawk Leather Motorcycle Jacket

    Regardless of what you may have heard, Power-Trip motorcycle gear is merely Joe Rocket gear branded for Cruisers, and while we’ve not had the best of luck with lower price point JR gear, we have been happy with higher-end JR kit. A ladies, Joe Rocket Luna jacket started coming apart at the seams, not from a crash, or from harsh ...
  • Alpinestars S-MX Air Flo Vented Motorcycle Jacket
    15
    Aug

    Alpinestars S-MX Air Flo Vented Riding Jacket

    Finding a quality leather jacket to handle the most intense heat summer months can offer is not as easy as you would think. There are plethoras of mesh/nylon jackets that offer amazing breathability but offer a minimum of protection. If you feel better wearing the most protective gear you can get your hands on, mesh doesn’t quite cut it. Perforated ...
  • Olympia AST All Seasons Touring Motorcycle Jacket
    8
    Aug

    Olympia AST (All Season Touring) Motorcycle Jacket

    The joy and greatest challenge of touring is that you never know what you’re gonna’ get (no reference to a box of chocolates here). On one day it could be sunny and 72-degrees, and the next day it’ll be 30-degrees, wet and cold, the day after that it’ll be in the triple digits with face-melting humidity. For most of us, ...
  • Luggage Liner Comparison
    14
    Jul

    MotoPouch vs. Ducati Performance Luggage Liners

    Having hard-luggage on your motorcycle is luxurious enough. What could possibly make it better? Why luggage liners, of course. If you have hard bags and have never experienced the joy of bag liners, you are just not fully living! Bag liners allow you to pack your stuff in the hotel room or the house, then bring all your stuff out ...
  • Alpinestars SM-X Stella Ladies Boots
    27
    Jun

    Alpinestars Stella SMX-5 Ladies Boots

    Sport touring boots are fantastic for providing comfort, all day riding and all day walking comfort, but at a price. Most sport-touring motorcycle boots are lacking in protective features. Most have very little armor around the heel and have minimal ankle armor. In the past, riders had to choose between comfort and protection. Alpinestars SMX line changes things up a ...
  • Suomy Spec 1R Motorcycle Helmet
    31
    Jan

    Suomy Spec 1R Full Face Motorcycle Helmet

    The first time I picked up a Suomy Spec 1R helmet at a local track day I was impressed. The graphics were beautiful the helmet was light and when I slipped one on I was shocked at how well it fit my particular noggin. My best guess is that my head is somewhere between the oval and round shapes typically ...