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Motorcycle Jacket Reviews

Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Akin Motorcycle Hoodie

Riding Gear – Akin Motorcycle Hoodie

Casual and riding gear are two terms that don’t belong together. To me, the word casual infers less safe, but it appears that Australian riding gear outfit Akin has proven me wrong. Their latest release is an updated version of their Protective Motorcycle Hoodie and while it might look casual what it…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Alpinestars Oscar Brass Jacket

Riding Gear – Alpinestars Oscar Brass Jacket

A good motorcycle jacket is an investment. This Alpinestars Oscar Brass jacket will pay serious dividends. With its timeless style and genuine protection, the Oscar Brass is the kind of jacket you’ll still be wearing years from now, and it’ll only look better with age — assuming that’s possible.

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Goldtop Bobber Jacket

Riding Gear – Goldtop Bobber Jacket

Goldtop England first emerged on the riding gear scene way back in 1951. With that much history and experience behind them, it’s safe to say they are experts in their field. Their range of leather motorcycle jackets features designs that have evolved over decades to offer their customers authentic classic styling. Amongst…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – REV’IT! Friction Jacket

Riding Gear – REV’IT! Friction Jacket

Camo gear was never meant to make you stand out. But, if you spend most of your time navigating the concrete jungle, that’s exactly what this latest item of motorcycle riding gear will do. It’s the new Friction Jacket from REV’IT’s latest line for 2019. Everything from the pattern to the material…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – REV’IT! Tracer Air Overshirt

Riding Gear – REV’IT! Tracer Air Overshirt

The hotter it gets, the harder it is to properly suit up for a ride — over 35c, the idea of a jacket just doesn’t appeal. The range of REV’IT overshirts offer protection with far less bulk than a traditional riding jacket, and with the release of their Tracer Air overshirt, they’ve…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – REAX Ludlow textile jacket

Riding Gear – REAX Ludlow textile jacket

You would think that after ten years of hearing rider feedback on every kind of riding gear imaginable a company would find itself in a good position for developing some quality gear of its own. And you’d be right. This REAX Ludlow Textile Jacket is a good example of what having all…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Akin Armoured Motorcycle Shirt

Gear Review – Akin Armoured Motorcycle Shirt

The line between motorcycle riding gear and everyday streetwear has well and truly been blurred. Whether you’re riding to work or dinner with friends there’s no reason to compromise on safety. You can now purchase riding gear that looks right at home on or off the bike and that’s a bloody good…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Schott Perfecto Leather Jacket

Riding Gear – Schott Perfecto Leather Jacket

The reason the Schott Perfecto jacket looks like the original leather motorcycle jacket is because it IS the original leather motorcycle jacket. First designed in the 1920s (with the coin pocket added in the 50s) the Perfecto is the jacket Marlon Brando wore in the definitive motorcycle movie ‘The Wild One’, originating…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Fuel Discovery Jacket

Riding Gear – Fuel Discovery Jacket

If you’re looking to add a touch of Steve McQueen style to your riding clobber then Fuel Motorcycles have just the thing. Inspired by Steve’s timeless style Fuel have created the ‘Discovery’ motorcycle jacket, a 3/4 waxed cotton canvas design that’s packed with highly functional features and boasts classic good looks.

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Akin Alpha 2.0 Jacket

Riding Gear – Akin Alpha 2.0 Jacket

From the crew at Australian riding gear outfit Akin, comes the second edition of their awesome Alpha motorcycle jacket. After the release of the first Alpha jacket, the Akin crew put it through some serious field testing. From cruising the Aussie coastline to tackling some of the world’s highest roads in the…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Hedon Mirage Reflective Jacket

Riding Gear – Hedon Mirage Reflective Jacket

London based Helmet manufacturer Hedon has expanded their range to include a revolutionary new motorcycle jacket. The Mirage is a reflective jacket that greatly improves safety by increasing rider visibility. The Mirage jacket makes use of a special material manufactured in Italy that possesses unique light refractive properties. This causes the Mirage jacket…

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