Accessories

Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – GEAR’D ZX2-1116 Watch

Gear Review – GEAR’D ZX2-1116 Watch

The Gear’d Hardware ZX2-116 Stealth watch is one tough timepiece. US-based watch manufacturer Gear’d Hardware is the brainchild of Kris Cram, a competitive bodybuilder, and self-confessed horsepower addict. Kris created Gear’d Hardware after being unable to find a watch that could handle the rigors of a rugged, active lifestyle. His company manufactures…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Leatherman Wave Plus Multi Tool

Riding Gear – Leatherman Wave Plus Multi Tool

If you’ve ever performed side-of-the-road maintenance on your motorcycle, you know even simple fixes are impossible without the right tools. Leatherman has been keeping riders, adventurers, and hobbyists supplied with the right tools for more than 30 years. Now they’ve improved upon their best-selling multitool with the Wave Plus. By making the…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Ottolock Cinch Lock

Riding Gear – Ottolock Cinch Lock

Opportunity theft happens when a less-than-upstanding member of society sees something valuable and decides to make it their own. Your motorcycle helmet for example. You’re just heading in for a flat white and leave it perched atop your seat. When you return, it’s no longer there and you realize you’ve just been…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Go Left – Flat Track Apparel by 100MPH

Go Left – Flat Track Apparel by 100MPH

In recent years flat track racing has taken the custom motorcycle world by storm. Sideburn magazine paved the way with their ‘Dirt Quake’ event in the UK. Now similar “run what you brung” events have popped up all over the world. Inspired by these events 100MPH has created this special Flat Track…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Cardo PackTalk Slim

Riding Gear – Cardo PackTalk Slim

Using headsets to stay connected in a group ride can make things a lot easier, or a lot more frustrating if connections keep dropping. Cardo, a company out of Texas, has been making wireless communication devices since 2003. The Cardo PackTalk Slim is their latest helmet headset that solves connectivity issues and…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – SKRAM Motorcycle Glasses

Riding Gear – SKRAM Motorcycle Glasses

Riding a motorcycle can be a dangerous business. There’s plenty of riding gear out there to keep your head, hands, torso, legs and feet safe, but what about protecting your most important riding tool, your eyes? Those who wear visorless open-face or 3/4 helmets are at the greatest risk of injury. Low…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear REVIEW – Halley Helmet Stand

Gear REVIEW – Halley Helmet Stand

I don’t know about you, but I treat my motorcycle helmet like a newborn. I spent a small fortune purchasing it and consider it to be my most precious item of riding gear. So leaving it sitting on the kitchen bench or on top of my dusty wardrobe never felt quite right.…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Goose Motorcycle Tent

Gear Review – Goose Motorcycle Tent

I feel the need… the need to go camping! I don’t know about you, but the idea of heading out on a motorcycle for a few days of camping sounds like the perfect getaway. What could be better than riding all day then sleeping under the stars free from the stress of…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Day of the Dead Rain Suit

Riding Gear – Day of the Dead Rain Suit

You go to the trouble of picking out your riding gear, yet when the rain comes, you’re stuck covering it all up with a ho-hum rain suit. This Day of the Dead Rain Suit from our friends at Fuel Motorcycles is anything but boring. The design was inspired by AMA Hall of…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – HolyFreedom PrimaLoft Neck Tubes

Riding Gear – HolyFreedom PrimaLoft Neck Tubes

When it comes to wind chill, every rider has two points of weakness. That spot on your back between pants and your jacket, and your neck. For the latter issue, there was a time when scarfs were the go-to solution. But we see a flailing length of cloth trailing behind you as…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Beeline Motorcycle Navigation

Riding Gear – Beeline Motorcycle Navigation

Riding a motorcycle is as much about the journey as the destination. But what if you can’t find your destination? Thankfully these days you have a lot of options when it comes to navigation devices. From Bluetooth headsets to quick release phone mounts it’s simply a matter of finding the one that…

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