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10th March 2014

Riding Kit: Bargain Kevlar Jeans

Click for MoreBlue jeans, black leather jacket; classic motorcycle riding gear. Martin Gelder explores the more protective but less pricey alternatives to the traditional denim jeans.. More...


11th December 2013

Riding Kit: Waterproof Motorcycle Clothing

Click for MoreIt's winter, so it must be time to talk about staying warm and dry. Three RC regulars discuss the pros and cons of modern riding gear... More...


26th September 2012

Kit: Perfect Tents for Classic Motorcyclists

Click for MoreLet's go camping! No? Oh well, your loss. We might be in the middle of a series of rain storms of biblical proportions, but that's not going to stop Kevin Dean and Martin Gelder recommending their favourite canvas hotels... More...


29th August 2012

Kit: Nolan N43 Air Helmet

Click for MoreThe quest for the perfect crash hat continues. One which doesn't look out of place on an old or a modern motorcycle. Rowena Hoseason tries not to wreck this one within six weeks of buying it... More...


30th January 2012

Kit: Riding Gear, Back In The Day

Click for MoreWhen John Kerridge started riding bikes, protective motorcycling kit didn't exist. It was all make do and mend...
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2nd January 2012

Kit: Schuberth J1 - Motorcycle Helmet Review

Click for MoreBrian Oakley recalls classic crash hats of the past and reveals his current motorbike riding headgear... More...


23rd November 2011

Kit: Waxed Cotton Riding Trousers

Click for MoreIf you yearn for something less garish and more traditional than the typical Gore-Tex techno kit, these old-fashioned but modern wax cotton trousers might do the trick. Rowena Hoseason tries them for size... More...


24th October 2011

Kit: A Tale Of Five Jackets

Click for MoreSteve MacGregor just wants to buy a waterproof, comfortable riding jacket which fits him. Easy, surely?
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27th July 2011

Kit: Oxford Stormex, Motrax and Argos Bike Covers

Click for MoreThe RealClassic Crew test three different all-weather covers designed to keep their classic bikes safe and dry. One is great, one is good, and the other is best kept under wraps... More...


13th June 2011

Kit: Tour Master Riding Jackets

Click for MoreThis hard-wearing, weather-proof riding kit provides traditional style for the modern rider, says Nolan Woodbury, who put the Tour Master togs to the test in America's varied riding conditions... More...


17th December 2008

Riding Kit: Hood Jeans

Click for MoreAs his Africa-by-Ariel trip approaches, Steve Wilsonís bike isnít quite ready... but at least heís got the right trousers... More...


15th September 2008

Riding Kit: Altberg Motorcycle Boots

Click for MoreFeet and ankles are commonly at risk when riding any kind of motorcycle and we normally protect them with stout footwear. These boots were made for biking, says Rowena Hoseason... More...


9th September 2008

Riding Kit: Draggin Jeans Oilskins

Click for MoreComfortable, protective and now water-resistant too. We'd like to introduce you to Frank's flying trousers...
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12th June 2008

Riding Kit: Arai RX-7RR IV and Shoei XR-1000 Helmet Review

Click for MoreAre poncy helmets worth the extra money? Martin Gelder compares a top of the range Aria RX7RR with a quite posh Shoei XR1000. Is snug better than plush? Is quiet better than cool? More...


12th November

Riding Kit: Two-Piece Cordura Waterproofs Comparison

Click for MoreBlimey it's cold out there. Martin Gelder compares mid-price Hein Gericke "Journey" winter waterproofs with the lower cost "Aqua-Pore" equivalent from Frank Thomas... More...


12th January 2006

Riding Kit: German Paratrooper Boots

Click for MoreGot winter riding kit that keeps the cold and wet at bay? Let us know and we'll tell the world. NVNL kickstarts the footwear reviews with help of some microcellular rubber... More...


8th June 2005

Riding Kit: Nolan Open Face - Spada Vulcan Gloves

Click for MoreBrosRider is back, armed only with a Nolan open face helmet and a pair of Vulcan (live long and prosper) gloves. "They don't smell..." More...


26th May 2005

Riding Kit: Nolan N100 - Caberg J1 - AGV - Schuberth Concept Flip Fronts

Click for MoreYou want Flip Front Helmets, we got 'em. BrosRider tests and rates a Nolan N100, a Caberg J1, an AGV and a Schuberth Concept. Flippin' fantastic... More...


19th May 2005

Riding Kit: Shoei Shoei Syncrotec Flip Front Helmet

Click for MoreThe first of what is likely to be many kit reviews comes from PaulG80, a man happy with his Shoei Syncrotec flip front helmet... More...


5th February 2004

News: Davida Jet Helmet

Click for MoreA helmet is a helmet is a helmet, right? Davida decided that if they wanted it doing right they had to do it themselves, and Martin Gelder tried the results for size... More...


23rd September 2003

News: Hot Pants

Click for MoreSuits you, madam. The girls run riot with ladies' riding legwear, the details about which are fortunately pertinent to fellows of the other gender, too. Emm and Rowena get their kit off, then... More...


24th June 2003

News: Top Hats

Click for MoreCromwell is an old established name in the crash hat business, but since becoming a part of Helmet Integrated Systems they've gone all up-to-date...
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