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“Protective Equipment for Riders” by European eSUM

“Protective Equipment for Riders” by European eSUM

The European Safer Urban Motorcycling group put out a booklet recently entitled “Protective Equipment for Riders” (get the English language version here) which attempts to educate scooter and motorcyclists on the benefits of wearing protective gear. There’s an accepted acronym among serious riders — ATGATT — which stands for “All The Gear, All The Time.” […]

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Random Motorcycling Tip #11: Making Sure Your Pants Stay Dry When Riding In the Rain

Random Motorcycling Tip #11: Making Sure Your Pants Stay Dry When Riding In the Rain

Riding in the rain on a motorcycle happens to just about every rider. The difference is that some of us ride in the rain on purpose, while other motorcyclists get caught in a downpour by accident. If you’re the former, here are some tips for keeping your pants dry during foul-weather commuting. Gear up. The […]

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Bridgedale knee high ski sock review – from a motorcycle perspective

Bridgedale knee high ski sock review – from a motorcycle perspective

I review knee high merino wool ski socks from Bridgedale and compare them to snowboard midweight socks from SmartWool.

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Still a little damp

Still a little damp

The first half of my ride home from Georgia was great. I was moving along at a good clip, and the sun was bright and shining. That is, until I got to Fayetteville, North Carolina. Fayetteville seems to be the tipping point for bad motorcycle weather. On my trip down, my route south of Fayetteville […]

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October 2008 Georgia motorcycle trip report

October 2008 Georgia motorcycle trip report

As mentioned earlier, I spent four days on a motorcycle trip to see two of my friends outside of Savannah, Georgia. It’s almost five hundred highway miles, which winds up being between eight to nine hours depending on traffic, weather conditions, and the bike I’m on. My best time was on my first trip on […]

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A little damp

A little damp

The first half of my trip down to Georgia was fantastic. It was cool enough that I wasn’t hot in my Rev’It Cayenne Pro jacket, but not so cold my hands were freezing. It was overcast enough that I didn’t have to squint behind my Native sunglasses, but not so overcast that I had to […]

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A tale of two Sidis

A tale of two Sidis

I was in the market for waterproof motorcycle boots after almost drowning on the return leg of my trip in September. It took almost a week for my boots to dry out, and even then they were still damp when I wore them for the first time. As usual, I turned to NewEnough for motorcycle […]

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