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 – 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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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – RSD F@#K LUCK Collection

Riding Gear – RSD [email protected]#K LUCK Collection

Anyone who has ever emerged from a sticky situation unscathed and had someone tell them how “lucky” they were, will appreciate the ethos behind Roland Sands Design new collection. The reason for continued safety on a motorcycle isn’t luck. It’s awareness, skill, and preparedness. So RSD has long said “[email protected]#k luck, be…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Icon 1000 Construct Helmets

Riding Gear – Icon 1000 Construct Helmets

Are you obsessed with the inner workings of man-made objects? There’s something intriguing about being able to see how something has been put together. Whether it’s the individual components in an engine or what’s inside your riding gear that makes it safe. The crew at Icon 1000 have figured out how to…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Saint Unbreakable Stretch Slim Jeans

Gear Review – Saint Unbreakable Stretch Slim Jeans

Denim Jeans would have to be one of the world’s most popular items of clothing. I practically live in them. Unfortunately, my journey to find the perfect pair of motorcycle jeans has been a rocky one. Whether it’s due to the materials used or their design, I’ve been unable to find a…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Leatherman Wave Plus Multi Tool

Riding Gear – Leatherman Wave Plus Multi Tool

If you’ve ever performed side-of-the-road maintenance on your motorcycle, you know even simple fixes are impossible without the right tools. Leatherman has been keeping riders, adventurers, and hobbyists supplied with the right tools for more than 30 years. Now they’ve improved upon their best-selling multitool with the Wave Plus. By making the…

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

Riding Gear – REV’IT! Crossroads Jacket

Leather has long dominated as the material of choice for motorcycle jackets. And denim jackets have been style icons for decades. Now REV’IT! has combined the two to develop a riding jacket that’s unlike anything else in your collection. It’s called the Crossroads Jacket and it not only looks remarkably cool, but…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Ottolock Cinch Lock

Riding Gear – Ottolock Cinch Lock

Opportunity theft happens when a less-than-upstanding member of society sees something valuable and decides to make it their own. Your motorcycle helmet for example. You’re just heading in for a flat white and leave it perched atop your seat. When you return, it’s no longer there and you realize you’ve just been…

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