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Riding Gear Reviews

Let us help take the guesswork out of buying your motorcycle riding gear. We frequently feature the latest riding gear that's designed to appeal to riders of cafe racer, classic and custom motorcycles. From motorcycle jackets to helmets, gloves, boots, jeans & accessories, you can read all our reviews here.
Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Icon Airflite Quicksilver Helmet

Riding Gear – Icon Airflite Quicksilver Helmet

Brushed alloy is the new chrome. There are zero performance benefits from its use, but boy does it look good. The minuscule highs and lows in the metal’s surface catch the light giving it depth and change its appearance from different angles. You’ll find ample use of it on modern motorcycles like…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Sena Integrated Camera Helmet

Riding Gear – Sena Integrated Camera Helmet

If you’re already familiar with Sena, it’s probably through their lineup of Bluetooth riding accessories. They’ve long been supplying riders with helmet-mounted audio, intercom, and camera devices for better-connected rides. Now they’ve taken the next logical step — integrating the best of their technology into an all-in-one Bluetooth helmet camera package.

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Akin Armoured Motorcycle Shirt

Gear Review – Akin Armoured Motorcycle Shirt

The line between motorcycle riding gear and everyday streetwear has well and truly been blurred. Whether you’re riding to work or dinner with friends there’s no reason to compromise on safety. You can now purchase riding gear that looks right at home on or off the bike and that’s a bloody good…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Schott Perfecto Leather Jacket

Riding Gear – Schott Perfecto Leather Jacket

The reason the Schott Perfecto jacket looks like the original leather motorcycle jacket is because it IS the original leather motorcycle jacket. First designed in the 1920s (with the coin pocket added in the 50s) the Perfecto is the jacket Marlon Brando wore in the definitive motorcycle movie ‘The Wild One’, originating…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear Giveaway – Biltwell Gringo S

Riding Gear Giveaway – Biltwell Gringo S

If you have ever delved into the chopper scene you’re sure to have heard of the brand Biltwell. Based in Southern California Biltwell have played a major role in the growth of the custom scene since their launch in 2005. At the time Biltwell rejected the OCC driven, textbook chopper look of excess billet,…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Pando Moto Karl Navy Jeans

Gear Review – Pando Moto Karl Navy Jeans

There are so many things to consider when buying new jeans for the bike. Cut, colour, style… but hang on a minute, aren’t you looking for motorcycle jeans? Motorcyclists expect much more from their riding denim these days. They still want a jean that offers reliable protection, but it also needs to…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Icon 1000 Slingbag

Riding Gear – Icon 1000 Slingbag

If your search for the perfect motorcycle backpack is coming up trumps, perhaps it’s time to change tack.  This cross-body, single strap pack ticks all the right boxes. Icon 1000 makes gear that never fails to hold up and their new Slingbag is no exception.

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Sirocco Motorcycle Gloves

Riding Gear – Sirocco Motorcycle Gloves

After the success of the ‘Speed’ and ‘Sakura’ motorcycle gloves English riding gear outfit, 78 Motor Co, has released an all-new design. 78’s customers asked for a glove that would be better suited to colder conditions and they responded with the new Sirocco motorcycle gloves.

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Fuel Discovery Jacket

Riding Gear – Fuel Discovery Jacket

If you’re looking to add a touch of Steve McQueen style to your riding clobber then Fuel Motorcycles have just the thing. Inspired by Steve’s timeless style Fuel have created the ‘Discovery’ motorcycle jacket, a 3/4 waxed cotton canvas design that’s packed with highly functional features and boasts classic good looks.

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Akin Alpha 2.0 Jacket

Riding Gear – Akin Alpha 2.0 Jacket

From the crew at Australian riding gear outfit Akin, comes the second edition of their awesome Alpha motorcycle jacket. After the release of the first Alpha jacket, the Akin crew put it through some serious field testing. From cruising the Aussie coastline to tackling some of the world’s highest roads in the…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Rokker Gentleman Racer Boots

Riding Gear – Rokker Gentleman Racer Boots

One of the better ways to beat the doldrums at the office is to ride to work. But if you don’t like the idea of doing a complete wardrobe change when you arrive, we’d suggest these Rokker Gentleman Racer Boots. The Swiss company Rokker, known for making motorcycle jeans, have turned their attention…

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