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Thanks to Volt Heat for providing the Fusion Heated Vest for the purposes of this review Introduction Last fall I tested a battery-powered heated vest and touted its versatility. In my summary, I mentioned that for extended cold weather trips I would still prefer a traditional 12V tethered system. In early spring (late winter in …

Thanks to Volt Heat for providing the Fusion Heated Gloves for the purposes of this review Introduction I am always anxious to get riding in the spring and push fall riding as late as possible. Cold hands during the extended seasons can have a detrimental effect on the ability to properly control the motorcycle. This …

With the Winter now officially halfway done, it means that Spring is now closer. And for those of us that enjoy to travel on two wheels, that means it’s almost time to get the bike ready for its first Spring ride. Yet, in many places, Spring, Fall, and even Summer can have cold, wet, miserable …

Wearing the helmet is a crucial thing before you ride any motorcycle. Helmets protect our heads and prevent our face and heads from any serious injuries leading death. Besides other gears like glasses, gloves, etc are also important to keep us safe from any threats possible to occur during the road. Preparing them before any …

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

Joe Rocket GPX Gloves – Reviewed & Crash Tested These Joe Rocket gloves are constructed of 1.0mm thick cowhide with extra leather and double stitching on the palm. In addition to that they have high density plastic positioned along the knuckles so if you crash you won’t be missing too much skin on the top of …

5 Pieces of Gear You Need to Ride a Motorcycle Riding a motorcycle is inherently dangerous. According to NHTSA data, motorcycling is 33 times more dangerous than driving a car. There is a saying in motorcycle culture that there are two types of riders: Those who have crashed, and those who haven’t crashed yet. Don’t let …