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 riding gear reviews here.
Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Rev’it! Hydra 2 Gloves

Riding Gear – Rev’it! Hydra 2 Gloves

You may be the kind of motorcyclist who laughs in the face of winter, but nothing’s funny about riding with cold, wet hands. Riding gear experts Rev’it! understand the challenges of year-round commuting. They’ve developed an extensive range featuring gear designed to keep you riding no matter what mother nature’s up to.…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Spidi Super R Jacket

Riding Gear – Spidi Super R Jacket

It’s not often we find riding gear in the sportbike sector that appeals. To us, most of it looks a little too Power Ranger-ish to suit our choice of two-wheeled steed. However, when it comes to the Spidi Super R jacket, we’re willing to make an exception. Although this riding jacket features…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Biltwell Borrego Gloves

Riding Gear – Biltwell Borrego Gloves

The Borrego motorcycle gloves are the work of American born and bred riding gear manufacturer Biltwell. First launched in 2006 Bilwell started out as a hard parts company producing affordable alternatives to the overpriced, garish parts that dominated the Harley scene. In the years since Biltwell has diversified its offering to include…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – AGV X70 Helmet

Riding Gear – AGV X70 Helmet

If you’re looking for retro riding gear with genuine heritage you can’t go past AGV helmets. The Italian manufacturer has been making helmets since 1947. During the past 7 decades, they’ve fine-tuned their products on race tracks around the world. Today the company is owned by fellow Italian riding gear manufacturer Dainese.…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Spidi X Village Boots

Riding Gear – Spidi X Village Boots

If you’re a fan of Moc toe boots but want footwear that’ll keep your paws properly protected then consider these XPD X-Village motorcycle boots. The XPD brand was developed in 2000 by riding gear experts Spidi and their footwear can be seen on riders in the Moto GP and World Superbike series.…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Rev’It! Worker Overshirt

Riding Gear – Rev’It! Worker Overshirt

Overshirts have become commonplace in motorcycle riding gear catalogs. They can’t promise the same level of protection as a full leather suit, but they offer a casual streetwear look without sacrificing your safety altogether. The REV’IT! Worker overshirt is the perfect example of what a good motorcycle overshirt should offer. Boasting a…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Deus Ex Machina Helmets

Riding Gear – Deus Ex Machina Helmets

Deus Ex Machina has been instrumental in the growth of the custom motorcycle scene. They opened their first location in Camperdown, Sydney in 2006. Since then they’ve become somewhat of a motorcycle lifestyle apparel phenomenon. Their contribution to the scene has been so influential that it’s likely most of you would have…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Aether Badlands Jacket

Riding Gear – Aether Badlands Jacket

Since 2009 Aether apparel has been producing outdoor-ready urban apparel for discerning city dwellers and weekend adventurers. Their design philosophy focuses on creating modern, classic items constructed from highly functional tech fabrics. As motorcyclists, their catalogue has always contained a range of riding gear. At the heart of the current motorcycle collection…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – AGV K6 Helmet

Riding Gear – AGV K6 Helmet

A helmet for any occasion. Whether you ride a cruiser, a cafe racer or an adventure bike the new AGV K6 helmet is designed for you. This versatile road helmet was developed using AGV’s world championship motorcycle helmet, the Pista GP R. The K6’s unique design leverages years of track-proven research and…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Spidi Tank Jacket

Riding Gear – Spidi Tank Jacket

Riding gear featuring military-inspired designs is nothing new. Unfortunately, it tends to be limited to garish full camo garments. Rather than heading down that track the folks at Spidi took inspiration from less ostentatious allied forces uniforms of WWII. The Spidi Tank jacket is a no-nonsense, stylish motorcycle jacket that makes no…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Cortech Marquee Jacket

Riding Gear – Cortech Marquee Jacket

Layering is a great way to insulate yourself against the cold, but adding too much bulk can be impractical. The Cortech Marquee jacket blends the functionality of a leather motorcycle jacket and the streetwear style of a hooded sweater without compromising comfort. The jacket’s outer layer is constructed from drum dyed, pebbled…

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