Riding Gear Reviews

Let us help take the guesswork out of buying your motorcycle riding gear. We frequently feature the latest riding gear that's designed to appeal to riders of cafe racer, classic and custom motorcycles. From motorcycle jackets to helmets, gloves, boots, jeans & accessories, you can read all our riding gear reviews here.
Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Bell Moto 3 Fasthouse

Riding Gear – Bell Moto 3 Fasthouse

It’s a perfect collaboration. In 2016, renowned helmet brand Bell Helmets brought back their iconic full face Moto 3 after a forty-year absence. Now they’ve teamed up with Fasthouse, a brand steeped in the old-school dirt bike cool of California’s lawless 60s and 70s, to bring out an eye-catching colorway that uniquely…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Racer Forge Heated Gloves

Riding Gear – Racer Forge Heated Gloves

Modern battery technology isn’t just improving electric cars and smartphones. Better batteries now mean more comfortable rides deep into the heart of winter – without stringing yourself up in wires. A joint effort between riding gear retailer Urban Rider and glove company Racer France, these Racer Forge Heated Gloves utilize two rechargeable…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Cortech Bully Gloves

Riding Gear – Cortech Bully Gloves

If you’re chasing retro-styled motorcycle gloves but want the protection of modern sportbike gear, look no further. Performance riding gear manufacturer Cortech has developed the perfect balance of form and function and injected into their Bully motorcycle gloves. An extra-tough goat leather exterior with integrated race-proven armor places these gloves amongst the…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Reax Traveler Backpack

Riding Gear – Reax Traveler Backpack

When facing the decision of which motorcycle backpack you should buy there are many factors to take into account. From weatherproofing to comfort you need a bag that’ll tick all of your specific riding requirements. The Reax Traveler Backpack does its utmost to cover all of your commuting needs in one very…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Subscription Boxes for Motorcyclists

Subscription Boxes for Motorcyclists

The subscription box business model has been around for a few years now. The basic concept is that for a set fee each month subscribers receive a random range of gear related to a personal interest. It’s a great way to discover new products and save some money since the contents of…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - The Best Women’s Motorcycle Gear for 2020

The Best Women’s Motorcycle Gear for 2020

Riz & Kate from Moto Femmes here, bringing you our pick of the Best Women’s Motorcycle Gear for 2020. We are a predominantly female-focused motorcycle riding gear retailer with a large range of unisex items too. Based in Collingwood, Melbourne for the past 5 years we’ve been offering what we think are…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Quicksilver Icon Airflite Helmet

Gear Review – Quicksilver Icon Airflite Helmet

Brushed alloy is the new chrome. There are zero performance benefits from its use, but boy does it look good.  You’ll find ample use of it on modern motorcycles like the BMW R Nine T, Kawasaki Z900RS, and the Honda CB1000R Neo Sports Cafe. And now, thanks to Icon 1000, you can…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Biltwell Holeshot Helmets

Riding Gear – Biltwell Holeshot Helmets

Biltwell has been upping its helmet game over the past few years. Improved features, more widely recognized safety ratings and a huge selection of colorways make them a very appealing option when it comes to retro headgear. To bring in the new year Biltwell has introduced a new ‘Holeshot’ colorway available on…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Simpson Ghost Bandit Aurora

Riding Gear – Simpson Ghost Bandit Aurora

Simpson has been producing helmets for motorcyclists and motorsports for over 60 years. You probably recognize them as the manufacturer of the helmet worn by Top Gear’s infamous Stig. Simpson helmets feature sharp angular lines and a unique shape that makes them instantly recognizable alongside other brands. The new Simpson Ghost Bandit…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Icon 1000 Varial Jacket

Gear Review – Icon 1000 Varial Jacket

I’ve been riding in an Icon 1000 Basehawk for the past 4 years and can honestly say it’s one of the best motorcycle jackets I’ve owned. It’s seen me through a typhoon in Tokyo, 24 seasons of almost daily commuting and earned me countless compliments from fellow riders. With Summer fast approaching…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Ultimate Gifts for Motorcyclists Guide 2019

Ultimate Gifts for Motorcyclists Guide 2019

Every year my family struggles to find me the right Christmas gifts. They know I’m obsessed with motorcycles but have no idea what style of bikes I’m into, what riding gear I like to wear or even what motorcycles I actually own. So despite my obvious obsession with two wheels I usually…

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