Better Riding: Purchasing safety kit

I firmly believe in the American principle of ATGATT when it comes to riding. The acronym stands for ‘All The Gear All The Time.’ Which sounds borderline loony because, well, have you seen our weather? You’d die of the heat!

Wrong. I have worn full kit every day for the past ten years and I don’t like being sweaty or uncomfortable any more than you do. The problem really is simple. Most motorcycle kit is designed for European and American climates. Which means even summer jackets can be too warm for our winters sometimes. And...

Updated Date: Sep 13, 2016 09:01 AM

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