So… you finally did it. You saved up your money and decided to purchase a new motorcycle. Now it’s time to start thinking about protecting your investment from the elements and the hazards that you will face on the open road. This article will focus on what paint protection film is, its use for protecting …

About ZOX Helmets For over 10 years, ZOX helmets have been providing quality helmets at a great price. The philosophy behind the ZOX brand is to provide an affordable, safe, stylish helmet to the public. ZOX has been involved in the Canadian racing community since the very beginning on a local, provincial and national level. …

There are two ways to approach the beginning of your biker days: one is to have all the gear ready before you buy your bike, and the other is to rush into your nearest biker store as soon as you’ve bought your bike and purchase the basics. Whichever way you do it, it’s important to …

  Honda HRC racing superstar Ken Roczen suffered a grisly setback during the Anaheim 2017 SX 450 Main Event. The motocross star who kicked off 2017 with two wins was racing in a technical lane when he was thrown from his bike. Roczen missed one of the jumps and was ejected from his bike, crashing …

Let’s face it, taking your beloved motorbike to a garage and asking a bunch of strangers to fix or service it is never desirable. Unless you’re confident in the garage’s abilities and know they have a track record of awesome care and service, you’ll always be taking something of a gamble. This is particularly frustrating …

Picking the Best Motorcycle Helmet – The Ultimate Buying Guide When it comes to buying riding gear, no piece of equipment is more important than a good motorcycle helmet. Protecting a motorcycle rider’s head is serious business, but with so many styles and brands on the market, choosing a motorcycle helmet can be as difficult …

Picking the Best Motorcycle Gloves – The Ultimate Buying Guide I think we can agree on a few key things before you read this report on the ultimate guide to motorcycle gloves. Your hands are pretty important to living a full life. You would like to be able to use them for the rest of your …

Affordable Motorcycle Protective Gear A lot of people when buying their first motorcycle spend every cent on the bike itself, but leave barely any left to buy some decent motorcycle gear. This article will show you that you can get some good gear for only a few hundred bucks. In this motorcycle guide we cover …

16 Perfect Gifts for New Motorcycle Riders If you have a motorcycle rider in your life (or a soon to be rider!) there are some great gifts out there that can make their life easier and safer. This is the best Gift Guide for motorcycle riders. These gifts are listed in no particular order. Get …

Shift Women’s Envy Textile Jacket Review Shift Racing has a whole line of women specific riding gear that I had the privilege to review for Best Beginner Motorcycles. As an average body female rider, finding a jacket that fits me well is a task unto itself. I have larger hips and a short waist and …

River Road Ranger Harness Leather Boots   Boots are an integral part of the safety gear you should be wearing while on a motorcycle. I’ve heard too many horror stories of riders just wearing tennis shoes or (*cringe…*) ‘Flip Flops’ when they crash. Shoes like that give you no ankle support or abrasion protection which …

Portable Battery to Jump Start Your Motorcycle – GooLoo GP29 Review   If you’ve been riding for a while you’ve probably had the experience of walking out to your bike, putting in the key, and trying to start the bike and…. nothing happens. Dead battery! I’ve had that happen to me before, and it is …

Shoei X-14 Helmet Review This is a review that has been a long time coming. I finally got the opportunity to test out Shoei’s top of the line helmet: The X-14. Are all the features worth the sticker price? Read on to find out! The difference between a race win and second-place finish can be …

Shoei RF-1200 Full Face Helmet Review Shoei is a name synonymous with quality motorcycle helmets and for good reason: they make some of the best helmets out there; used by professional racers and everyday commuters alike. My first (and current) helmet was a Shoei TZ-R and it has served me well throughout my years of …

SHIFT Racing Womens Viper Leather Jacket This review was written by Jen of Juror2.com – Exceptionally Curious T-Shirts. If you like to see funny stick figures in compromising situations then go to her website an d buy some shirts! Ahhh spring! The time of year to sit back and reflect on how it’s time to …

Shift Women’s Racing Gloves Review I believe the most important parts of our body is our hands. We use them for everything, driving, fixing things, writing, even opening a jar. We are constantly using our hands everyday, all day; so they should be protected, right? Shift has kindly asked me to review the Women’s Carbon gloves for …

SHIFT Racing – Torque Street Jeans Review Many first time motorcyclists are stunned by the amount of gear they should be wearing if they want to protect against the variety of potential injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. The pavement is not very forgiving, and one of the most common traumas motorcyclists receive is road …

SHIFT Racing Streetfighter Jacket Review I recently got the opportunity to test Shift’s Streetfighter jacket. It is a bit different than most jackets out in the market since it uses both textile material and leather to combine the best of both worlds. Leather and Textile I’ve worn my fair share of full textile jackets and …

Shift Mens Recon Pants Review For years Shift has been making motorcycle gear that is not only safe, but also fashionable on or off the bike. Their Recon pants are the perfect example of something that provides a high degree of safety with a look that won’t leave you embarrassed walking into the grocery store. Fit …

SHIFT Racing Fuel Street Shoe Review Motorcycle boots are a key component of protection while riding. They protect you against the wind, rain, hot exhaust and the pavement if you are unfortunate enough to crash. I’ve heard horror stories of riders tennis shoes flying off in a crash and then the rider grinds their feet …

Shift 2017 White Label Pro Gloves Review It’s pretty rare that I get a piece of equipment that I get the opportunity to crash test, mainly because I try and avoid crashes whenever possible! Unfortunately in early December 2008 I had a 30mph get-off on the freeway. I was fully geared up at the time, and …

Shift M1 Leather Jacket Review For a long time my only riding jacket was a First Gear Mesh jacket, and it held up pretty well in all weather conditions. After trying on my friends leather jacket and seeing how much more protection it offered, I decided I needed to get some leather of my own. …

Shift Airborne Motorcycle Jacket Review The summers in California can get pretty hot especially when you are riding a motorcycle. Some riders choose to ride around in shorts and a T-shirt instead of any protective motorcycle gear. Just a couple weeks ago a coworker of mine who regularly rides around in normal clothes crashed his …

Olympia Moto Sports MJ410 Jacket Review The piece of gear I received for testing was the Moto Sports MJ410 Jacket. The first things I noticed when I took it out of the box were, “Wow this seems like a good quality jacket,” quickly followed by, “Wow, this is… bright!” Constructed in rugged Dupont Cordura® with ballistic nylon …

  Must Have Tools to Maintain Your Motorcycle Before I owned a motorcycle I was mechanically inept. A great example of this is I didn’t realize that you needed to change your engine oil at regular intervals. This led to me burning up all the oil in my 1989 Chevy Suburban and destroying the water …

Viking Extra Large Motorcycle Tank Bag Review   When you own a motorcycle and use it for errands and around town transportation, often times need to carry things. Sometimes you can hold things in a jacket pocket, or maybe in your pants pocket, but usually you need something a bit larger. The first time a …

Viking Cycle Ironside Jacket Review, A great first jacket!   There are a few pieces of gear that every rider should include in their standard riding kit, even if they don’t use them every time. Those pieces include a helmet, gloves, boots, pants, and the focus of this particular review, a jacket.  There are several …

Xelement BXU6050 Mens Black Armored Leather Motorcycle Jacket Review   The following a a Motorcycle jacket review by the BBM user Sangria7. I am very new to the motorcycle riding community, and as a new rider it is very important for me to have good riding gear. Unfortunately, I have found that a lot of …

Olympia Moto Sports MJ222 Motorcycle Jacket Review USER REVIEW BY TWOWHEELS I was looking for a jacket that would provide good protection and be comfortable from 80F down to 32F and hopefully waterproof. From this criteria I decided to look at 3/4 length jackets. The 3/4 length has a slight advantage in the colder weather …

Joe Rocket Ballistic 5.0 Gloves Review The following a a Motorcycle jacket review by the BBM user Budd. Fall is upon us and those mesh gloves just aren’t cutting it in these cooler temperatures. I went out looking for gauntlet style glove that could offer me some warmth in these cooler fall months. The Joe …