Street Gear

You may have a motorcycle in your garage, but you’d be foolish to go riding without proper motorcycle gear. If you’re not sure what to buy, read some of our reviews and features on the latest and greatest helmets from top brands like Shoei, HJC and Arai and jackets, pants and gloves from companies like Alpinestars, Dainese and Icon.

Schuberth North America Opens its Doors

With last week's opening of Schuberth's administrative facility in Aliso Viejo, Calif., U.S. riders now have another premier helmet to choose from.

2010 Dainese Summer Gear Review

We recently sampled some ventilated riding gear from Dainese with the goal of keeping you cool and safe during warm-weather riding.

Alpinestars Fall 2010 Collection

A new adventure-touring-style outfit, and racing-derived but budget-minded leather suit, headline dozens of new items from AStars.

Shoei RF1100 Helmet Review

Shoei's RF1100 is a thorough update to the venerable RF1000. Building on the success of the 1000, the RF1100 adds new features, making it an even better RF helmet.

2010 Arai Corsair V Helmet Review

You get what you pay for, according to the old saw. And Arai's latest top-line lid, the Corsair V, only reinforces it.

2010 Alpinestars Electronic Airbag Technology

In January, Dainese announced details of its new D-Air suit replete with airbags to mitigate common injuries from roadracing crashes. Now Alpinestars reveals its similar solution for racers: the A-stars Electronic Airbag Technology.

Icon Operator Gear Review

Icon's plan for its new for fall '09 "Operator" line of motorcycle gear was simple; take its Alliance SSR helmet, Hooligan jacket and Sub gloves and add a variant of the military's new Universal Camouflage Pattern.

2010 Dainese Lineup Unveiled

With an air of confidence toward the future and pride in the company's past, representatives from Dainese introduced its 2010 gear collection, along with details of the almost-ready-for-primetime "D-Air" airbag suit.

Icon Hella Crossbone Apparel Review

I don't know who "Mr. Icon" is but I can definitively tell you that he has a far greater appreciation of the female form than the average textile suit manufacturer. We test out the latest in his fine line of fashionable motorcycle gear.

British Motorcycle Gear Review

Early this riding season we tested out some new duds from British Motorcycle Gear which not only surpassed our expectations, but allowed us to ride further and longer without suffering the indignities of Mother Nature.

Held Air Stream Gloves Review

Held's new Air Stream summer gloves have reignited my hope for a fusion of protection and permeability that would defeat the heat of Southern California.

Fulmer M1 Modus Flip-front Helmet Review

In the market to replace my aging yet favorite workhorse helmet, the Icon Alliance, we ordered up the reasonably priced Fulmer M1 Modus for testing. It's flashy but not gauche, with what seems to be a solid latching closure.

Jett Battery Heated Vest Review

Heated vests are nothing new, but finding quality heated vests that don't require connection to the motorcycle can be challenging. Long time MOron, Eric Bass, checks out the Jett heated vest to see how it measure up.