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Motorcycle Jacket Reviews

Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Fuel Downtown Denim Jacket

Riding Gear – Fuel Downtown Denim Jacket

From building custom motorcycles to manufacturing riding gear is there nothing Fuel Motorcycles can’t do? From their Barcelona based HQ, the Fuel MC team have just released their first independent range of protective riding gear starting with the new Downtown denim jacket and just like their motorcycles it performs as well as…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – REV’IT Millburn Jacket

Riding Gear – REV’IT Millburn Jacket

With winter well underway in the northern hemisphere, any time out on your motorcycle requires specialised gear. So if you’re planning on braving the cold you’ll need a well-insulated riding jacket like the Millburn from REV’IT. Taking styling cues from military jackets the Millburn is a poly/cotton twill jacket packed with features…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Dainese Toga72 Jacket

Riding Gear – Dainese Toga72 Jacket

If there’s one Italian riding gear brand that’s as iconic as the countries most recognized motorcycle manufacturer (sorry Guzzi fans I’m referring to Ducati) it’s Dainese. The Dainese brand was founded by Lino Dainese back in 1972 and he still runs the company as its president today. To pay homage to their…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear Giveaway

Riding Gear Giveaway

Christmas is about giving, well at least that’s what my mother told me. So, here at Return of the Café Racers, we’re getting into the festive spirit by giving away a full set of riding gear to one lucky reader. Thanks to our friends at Bell, Icon, Saint and Suus you could…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – S&S Straight Savage Collection

Riding Gear – S&S Straight Savage Collection

Since 2009 Speed & Strength have been redefining riding gear with their “Two Wheel Communal Consciousness” approach. Creating well priced protective riding gear for both the track and street they offer a full range of gear from helmets to riding shoes. For 2018 Speed and Strength have created the “Straight Savage” series.…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Jane Motorcycles Driggs Jacket

Riding Gear – Jane Motorcycles Driggs Jacket

“Our lives involve riding motorcycles every day and we needed a jacket that we could wear on and off the bike.” From New York’s Jane Motorcycles comes the Driggs jacket a new everyday riding jacket that seamlessly blends streetwear styling with functional motorcycle apparel.

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – RSD Trent Jacket

Riding Gear – RSD Trent Jacket

Roland Sands Designs has quickly become one of the hottest names in classically styled motorcycle apparel. Their latest offering, the Trent hooded jacket, blends modern streetwear looks with classic café racer styling and introduces new advancements in technical materials to their rapidly growing range.

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Pando Moto M65 Jacket

Gear Review – Pando Moto M65 Jacket

It’s summer. The sun is turned all the way up. It’s so hot I could literally crack an egg on my gas tank and cook breakfast on the way to work. My head tells me to reach for the trusty old leather jacket, but my epidermis is pulling me towards the Levis…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Rev’it Gibson Jacket

Gear Review – Rev’it Gibson Jacket

Dutch leather moguls Rev’it have been dabbling in the cafe scene in the last few years, and with better results than many other mainstream competitors. Coming from a background stitched in race and adventure riding gear they’ve straddled the line between excellent protection and understated simplicity beautifully, and their new jacket, dubbed…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – 1SELF Genesys Jacket

Riding Gear – 1SELF Genesys Jacket

“If you do something, do it right” It’s the perfect mantra for a brand who manufacture apparel that’s designed to keep you safe while you ride your motorcycle. 1SELF are a motorcycle apparel company dedicated to improving safety by leveraging the latest in safety technology. Their products are manufactured in small numbers…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Crave Kevlar riding shirt

Riding Gear – Crave Kevlar riding shirt

Polish riding apparel manufacturer ‘Crave’ have a unique design approach that makes a lot of sense. While other companies are incorporating features such as waterproof or windproof materials, Crave have focused on creating gear that’s appropriate for when you want to ride the most; when it’s warm and sunny. This ethos is epitomized…

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