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.

Alpinestars 2014 Street Collection

From motocross boots to racing leathers, when it comes to gear Alpinestars has become a trusted name in this sport.

Alpinestars Atem Leathers Review

Today's motorcycles are loaded with technology, and as sportbikes are getting faster protective apparel must advance at a similar rate. Alpinestars is meeting those challenges with its $1499.95 Atem leather suit.

HJC RPHA Max Helmet Review

After strapping on HJC's new RPHA Max and trusting it to protect our most delicate resource, we feel HJC had done a commendable job of engineering a quality modular helmet.

TCX R-S2 Boot Review

TCX's R-S2 race boot is a whole lot easier to put on than many other motorcycle boots, while offering all-day comfort and protection at a relatively affordable price.

Alpinestars Fall 2012 Collection Unveiled

Alpinestars has been busy working on its latest collection of motorcycle gear and introduced more than 20 items at a recent event in Southern California.

Shoei Neotec Helmet Review

Shoei's new Neotec is the best modular helmet we've yet sampled. Shoei's first modular, the Multitec, was introduced in 2007 and still remains in the lineup. The Neotec uses lessons learned from the Multitec to deliver a completely new modular.

Firstgear Jaunt Jacket Review

Wanting a jacket to help us deal with cool early morning rides and warm afternoon commutes, we picked up the Jaunt motorcycle jacket from the Firstgear catalog.

2012 Shoei RF-1100 Helmet Review

Shoei's RF-1100 is riding the wave of popularity shared by the RF-1000 before it. For 2012 the RF sees a host of new graphic options.

Dainese D-air Racing Leathers Make U.S. Debut

Dainese was the first to bring motorcyclists knee sliders, back protector and carbon/Kevlar knuckle protection. Now the Italian company is the first manufacturer to offer airbag protection in an off-the-rack (or custom) leather racing suit in America.

KBC V Zero Helmet Review

KBC, the Korean helmet manufacturer with a long-standing history in the U.S. market for producing both higher-end and budget helmets, has just released its newest lid - the V Zero - aimed directly at the rider looking to pinch pennies.