Motorcycle Saddlebags

Motorcycle Saddlebags

THE EASIEST WAY TO INCREASE YOUR LUGGAGE CAPACITY Motorcycle saddlebags represent the easiest way to increase your bike’s storage capacity. Tankbags (that sit on your gas tank) are even easier to add and remove, but most do not have the storage capacity of saddle bags. (However, there are some tankbags that are HUGE). If you […]

April 20th, 2009 by MCg 

Tourmaster Rincon Waterproof Jacket

Tourmaster Rincon Waterproof Jacket

BRITISH STYLED MOTORCYCLE TOURING JACKET Ever heard of a waxed cotton jacket? It’s a traditional British raincoat especially worn for outdoor rural pursuits such as hunting, shooting and fishing. The cotton jacket itself is comfortable and the water-resistance is established by adding wax. Belstaff is the British company that popularized the all-weather style for motorcycle […]

April 13th, 2009 by MCg 

Motorcycle Touring Books

Motorcycle Touring Books

TRAVELING WHEREVER BY MOTORCYCLE Although one could enjoy a motorcycle as merely a utilitarian form of transportation, what it offers is so far beyond that. The pleasures of getting out in the world to explore the countryside, the mountains, forests, the desert, along oceans, lakes and rivers, to ride over hill and valley and through […]

April 2nd, 2009 by MCg 

Motorcycle Touring Boots: Cozy, Long-Distance, Foot/Ankle Protection

Motorcycle Touring Boots: Cozy, Long-Distance, Foot/Ankle Protection

BENEFITS OF MOTORCYCLE TOURING BOOTS Going on a long-distance ride? Or, perhaps, just want better comfort and protection than a “classic” motorcycle boot? Touring boots are designed for the needs of a long-distance rider, or even a regular street rider. These are boots that have more protection and more features than a classic “cruiser” or […]

February 4th, 2009 by MCg 

Waterproof Motorcycle Rain Jackets

Waterproof Motorcycle Rain Jackets

Motorcycle “Rain” Jackets vs. Motorcycle “Waterproof” Jackets There is a considerable difference between a motorcycle rain jacket and a motorcycle waterproof jacket. Most “waterproof” motorbike jackets look like any other jacket. In fact, they “are” a regular motorcycle jacket: The difference is they have had some waterproofing construction and chemistry added. In other words, in […]

January 24th, 2009 by MCg 

Motorcycle Jackets for Long-Distance Riding

Motorcycle Jackets for Long-Distance Riding

Why a Touring Jacket? So, what makes a motorcycle touring jacket different than a regular motorcycle jacket? Well, for many riders, they “may” be the same. In other words, their motorcycle touring jacket is their regular riding jacket. But motorcycle jackets specifically manufactured for touring will often include certain features for long-distance rider comfort. Six […]

January 18th, 2009 by MCg