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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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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Ideas Motors mobile app

Gear Review – Ideas Motors mobile app

If you’re anything like me you’re always looking for ways to spend more time on or around motorcycles. It doesn’t matter if it’s a group ride, an exhibition or a race event, as long as motorcycles are involved I know it’ll be a good time. The only thing that holds me back…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Arkiv Modular Backpack

Gear Review – Arkiv Modular Backpack

As a motorcyclist, finding the right backpack can be challenging. For years I’ve struggled to find a solution that fulfills all of my day to day needs so my only option has been to own several of them. I have a small bag for carrying my work gear (laptop, books, etc) and…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Jack Stillman Commodore Messenger Bag

Gear Review – Jack Stillman Commodore Messenger Bag

I think of bags kind of like jeans – once you’re on to a good brand and fit you’re set, at least until you inevitably wear them to death. But, trying to find a new one in this consumer world can turn what should be a pleasant experience into one riddled with…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - GearReview – Suus 3066 Armoured Road Denim

GearReview – Suus 3066 Armoured Road Denim

When I first went shopping for motorcycle denim I was mortified. I had only two colour choices – either bright blue or Bosnian militia camouflage. All of them looked like they were cut for my grandfather, with a saggy arse and stitched-down panels everywhere. Thankfully for motorcyclists, the market has changed in…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Ugly Bros Tonup armoured jeans

Riding Gear – Ugly Bros Tonup armoured jeans

When it comes to protecting your legs in the event of an accident there are 2 main areas of focus, abrasion and impact. Both are equally important, but protection against the latter tends to be less common. After researching injuries relating to every day riding the team at UglyBros discovered that knee…

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