Riding Gear

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 – 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 – Nexx X.G Rucksack

Riding Gear – Nexx X.G Rucksack

We’re big fans of Nexx Helmets heritage range. I already have two of their X.G100 helmets in my collection and consider the Nexx X.G200 to be one of the best-looking retro MX helmets on the market. In today’s gear feature we take a look at a different type of product they recently added…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Gerbing Heated Clothing

Gear Review – Gerbing Heated Clothing

Let’s be honest. Being cold and wet isn’t anyone’s idea of a good time. So if you’re planning to ride during winter you’ll need the right gear to be comfortable. There’s plenty of options out there designed to keep you dry, but staying warm is a little more challenging. Riding gear experts…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Revzilla Recommends – 2019 Best Cafe Racer Gear

Revzilla Recommends – 2019 Best Cafe Racer Gear

We regularly feature motorcycle gear that appeals to those who are partial to custom, classic and cafe racer style motorcycles. If you fall into this category then, like us, you appreciated gear that looks great, complements your ride and offers the latest in safety technology. Revzilla, the indisputable experts in riding gear…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Yoxall Waxed Canvas Jacket

Riding Gear – Yoxall Waxed Canvas Jacket

If you’re looking for a non-leather motorcycle jacket with timeless style, waxed cotton is the answer. The most iconic waxed cotton design of all is the 4 pocket, long-waisted cut of this motorcycle jacket by UK outfit Merlin Bike Gear. From it’s construction to its styling the Merlin Yoxall waxed cotton jacket…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Bull-it Tactical Jeans

Riding Gear – Bull-it Tactical Jeans

When you’re talking riding gear, leather has considerable protective qualities and generally looks great in a jacket. When it comes to pants, however, leather isn’t every rider’s first choice. Technical fibres are the biggest thing in protective motorcycle apparel since the invention of the helmet. Thanks to science manufacturers can now create…

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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 - Gear Review – Rhake Weatherproof Backpack

Gear Review – Rhake Weatherproof Backpack

Everyone has different requirements when it comes to luggage. However, as motorcyclists, we have a few unique issues that need to be addressed. First and foremost is protection against the elements. If you’re going to be riding around with your valuables on your back the last thing you want is for them…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Rosie Womens Motorcycle Jeans

Riding Gear – Rosie Womens Motorcycle Jeans

More and more riding gear manufacturers are catering to women these days, giving those who ride far better options than they once had. They’re no longer stuck wearing non-riding gear, or worse, dealing with ill-fitting men’s gear. Case in point? The Rosie Navy women’s motorcycle jeans from European riding gear brand, Pando…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Icon 1000 Nightbreed Collection

Riding Gear – Icon 1000 Nightbreed Collection

You don’t have to put out a poll to know which colour riding gear wins out over all others. It’s black. Black has always been the stand out winner in motorcycle apparel and Icon 1000 has taken the colour to the extreme with their Nightbreed collection. Blacked-out yet reflective, comfortable yet protective…

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