The plight of the adventure-touring suit? It should work in all conditions, from cold and wet in Alaska to the hottest places in Africa. That’s the goal of the two-piece, zip-together Dainese Teren. Stretchy “Elasticated Cordura Comfort” makes up the outer shell, and thermoformed external shoulder cups aid range of [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
CW Evaluation: Affordable Sportbike Gloves Performance-oriented riding gloves that provide comfort and protection on the street or at the racetrack don’t have to cost an arm and a leg.
Speed and Strength Twist of Fate 3.0 White, Black; S-XXL ssgear.com $149.95 FISTS OF FURY This pre-curved roadrace-style leather glove is lined with DuPont Kevlar across the back of the hand and fingers. A molded plastic palm slider and gauntlet wrist guard, plus beefy knuckle and finger armor, enhance [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
CW Evaluation: Five Motorcycle Backpacks Whether you’re commuting, exploring or traveling, the right carryall will help you bring what you need wherever you’re going.
Klim Krew Pak Storage capacity: 28 liters 208/552-7433 klim.com $135.99 OFF-ROAD SUPPORT Enduro riders carry lots of spares, tools and other supplies. Perfect for unsupported off-road adventure, the Krew Pak combines a removable, compartmentalized tool pouch (tools not included) with a hydration reservoir, fleece-lined goggle pouch and external shovel [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Deciding which jacket to slip into for a ride often forces you to become a weather forecaster. Cold? Hot? Wet? Some or all of the above? Not a problem with Olympia Moto Sports’ Airglide 4 Mesh Tech Jacket, thanks to its three-piece design. The waist-length outer shell is 500-denier Cordura [...]Read Full Post | Comments(2)
New to adventure-touring? Here is a tip: Buy the right boots. Sleek, stylish, toe-slider-equipped zip-ups that look and feel like second skin on the street will wilt off-road. Stream crossings? Kicking a big Single to life? Forget about it. Sidi offers two ADV-specific options: the Adventure Gore-Tex and, tested here, [...]Read Full Post | Comments(2)