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Firstgear HT Overpant – Crash Tested When I first started riding I knew I definitely wanted a jacket, helmet, and some gloves, but I didn’t really think about pants or boots. Luckily I had an older, wiser friend recommend that I get some pants and boots as soon as possible. His rationale was if you …

Firstgear Mesh-Tex Motorcycle Jacket Review When I first got into riding it was summertime in California, and like most Californian summers it was VERY HOT! I couldn’t picture being cooped up in a leather jacket for the next few months, the thought just seemed way too suffocating. My riding mentor at the time recommended getting some sort …

Draggin’ Jeans – HoleShot Motorcycle Jean Review I’ve been riding for years and have tried out all sorts of protective gear, especially when it comes to riding pants. I’ve worn full 1 piece suits, textile overpants, leather pants, vented pants, and motorcycle jeans. Some of those outfits make you look like an astronaut who missed …

Draggin Jeans Cargo Pants Review In our never ending quest to find comfortable, safe, and quality riding gear one of the most overlooked items is a good pair of riding pants.  Many of us are satisfied with a good jacket and jeans, while others may forego all the fanfare of pants altogether and simply don …

Dainese Drake Air Textile Pants Review I love trying out new gear and this is the first time I have gotten the opportunity to test the Italian gear maker Dainese. I’ve heard nothing but good things about them and I was stoked to get a pair of the Dainese Drake pants to review. The sizing …

Cortech 8230-0305-36 Black Super 2.0 Bag Review When it comes to carrying things on a motorcycle sportbikes have gotten the short end of the stick for a long time. Cruisers are almost always seen packing around saddlebags, in fact it just seems natural for a Harley or similarly styled bike to have a luggage system of …

Chrome Citizen Messenger Bag Review I haven’t owned a car in over a year, so my motorcycle is my only mode of transportation unless I feel like walking or riding my bicycle. That means I ride to work, to the movies, and to the grocery store. The last location provided me quite a bit of a …