Some like to ride their own and some like to ride on the back of yours, but a lot of kids these days are getting into motorcycle riding, so make sure they’re protected. The Alpinestars Youth Bionic 2 Jacket was specifically created with them in mind so let’s take a look.
The most important thing when looking for a riding jacket of course, is the armor that has been integrated for their safety and this piece Continue reading Protect Your Kids with the Alpinestars Youth Bionic 2 Jacket
We all want to be safe while riding, but bulky protective gear can sometimes be uncomfortable. Well the Bohn Body Armor is streamlined and will keep you safe if you happen to have a date with the ground. Available in shirts, pants, back pads, neck braces and kidney belts, for men, women & kids, you can choose what suits your needs. Let’s take a look at a few.
If you’re interested in a shirt, the most popular is the Bohn Armor B205 Cool Air Bodyguard Adventure Shirt. Constructed of a thin, fully vented, non-shrink material that is washable, this shirt will keep your elbows, shoulders and back safe with the removable armor. To keep your lower half safe while riding, the Bohn Bodyguard Armored Pants are worth taking a look at. Made of a breathable lycra, the long john styled pants have strategically placed armor in the knee-shin area and in the hips to protect you from impacts with the road. Check out all the Body Body Armor to see what you like and check out the video below for a closer look at the pants. Or take a look at the variety of Protective Body Armor we have to offer on our website, including shirts, pants, shorts, vests and jackets, along with back, knee and elbow protectors.
A family that rides together stays together, so make sure you have comfy, stretchy riding gloves for all your family adventures. The Cortech DX 2 Gloves come in a variety of colors and sizes for the whole family, so lets take a look.
Constructed of a soft Clarino material on the palm and two way stretch material along the rest of the hand, the Cortech DX 2 Gloves will stay snug on your hands and be comfortable enough for a full day of riding. The internal padding offers additional comfort, while TPR molding provides extra protection along the backside of the hand. Strategically placed neoprene and elastane materials give these great motorcycle gloves even more flexibility and softness next to your skin.
So check out the video below to see an in-depth look at the Cortech DX 2 Womens Gloves, which are identical to the mens and kids versions, then let us know what you think about them.
Whether you’re cleaning your bike or you got caught in the rain, the water will leave spots. So to get it cleaned off in a hurry, use a Metro Air Force Blaster. With three sizes/styles to choose from, there’s a perfect fit for everyone.
For those of you who are looking for something small to just use occasionally on your bike, check out the smallest of these motorcycle air dryers…the Metro Air Force Blaster Sidekick. Sturdy steel construction with a 1.3HP, 8 Amp, 950 Watt motor that blows 18,000 ft/mins of air, this lightweight version will get the job done quickly and easily, as you’ll see in the below video.
Taking a step up to something with a little more power, the Metro Air Force Blaster Classic boasts a 4.0 Peak HP, 9.5 Amp, 2-stage dual fan and pumps out 29,250 ft/mins of air. With a longer hose & cord plus five additional attachments, you’ll get a little more for your money if you’re going to be using this air dryer on a regular basis.
Now the Metro Air Force Master Blaster, is just what it implies, the biggest and baddest of the bunch. The twin 4.0 Peak HP (totaling 8.0 Peak HP), 19 Amp motor will provide you will 58,500 ft/mins of air and also gives you adjustments of 2 speeds and 2 temperatures. Again this motorcycle dryer has a longer cord and hose, plus the attachments to makes sure you can use it for all your bigger jobs too, like your car, truck or boat.
To see the Sidekick in action, check out our video. You’ll see that these Metro Air Dryers will save you lots of time, so you can be out riding more, instead of slowly wiping your bike dry with towels.
Whether you ride a dirt bike, ATV, sport bike, dual sport or cruiser, the Icon Stryker Vests will offer up some tough protection for your spine and sternum. With several styles and colorways to choose from, including women specific fits, we’re sure you’ll be able to find the right protection for all your motorcycle adventures.
Constructed of the unique D3O material, it will be comfortable as well as offer impact protection. If you’ve never heard of D3O it’s an intelligent molecular material that is pliable and forms to your body when you have the Icon Stryker Vest on, but hardens to spread the impact and protect you if you do happen to take a header off your bike. When the impact is over it reverts to it’s softer state so it can be used repeatedly, although we hope you don’t have that happen.
The CE approved articulated back has air flow channels as does the molded chest plate. Along with mesh panels strategically placed throughout the vest, vented bio-foam and a comfortable Hydradry moisture wicking liner, you will stay cool and dry on even those warmer riding days. With simple to adjust stretchy side waist panels along with dual velcro shoulder straps, it’s easy to get the precise fit in this low profile protection vest.
The only difference in the Icon Stryker Womens Vest is that it has been specifically designed to fit a ladies figure. Made slightly shorter with a six instead of a seven plate back, they have also scaled down the adjustment straps to better fit us girls. Available in Black with Hot Pink or Silver Mist with Pale Blue/White accents, it’s a perfect match for the Icon Womens Contra Jacket, so you can pair them up and be fully protected.
For you guys who want a little different “flavor” to your chest/back protector, the Icon Stryker Driver Vest comes in White and Black with cool Red graphics splashed across the front & back. And for anyone who is searching for something subdued and tactical looking the Icon Stryker Battlescar Vest comes in a Olive Green to give you that covert look. Other options include Black with accents of either Red or Green for a dash of color or a stealthy solid Black style. There’s also the Mil-Spec Orange or Yellow if you’re in the military or just want something brighter to make you extremely visible whil eon your bike.
With tons of color options to choose from, this fully adjustable motorcycle protective vest should get the job done. Check out the video below to get a full look at all the specific details on this great vest and remember we’re here to answer any questions you might have. Or if you’re a proud owner of any Icon Protective Gear, post a review on our website, we’d love to hear your feedback.