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Aerostich AD1 Riding Pants Review

Aerostich AD1 Riding Pants

Years ago, when I got my first set of custom-made racing leathers, the first time I put them on I thought something was terribly wrong. The arms were too long, the seat hung down like a full diaper, I could barely stand up straight––they just didn’t fit. The tailor listened patiently to me freaking out and then told me to ...

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Shift Women’s Silhouette Jeans

These jeans are made of 12-ounce denim with spandex stretch so they conform nicely to a woman’s shape. They have 100 percent Kevlar reinforced panels in the butt, thigh, knee and shin areas for extra durability. Rise is midwaist, and the jeans have a five-pocket design with attractive styling. They come in two color choices: dark indigo (washed black) or ...

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Diamond Gusset Defender Motorcycle Jeans Review

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Review by Buzz Buzzelli [This Diamond Gusset Defender Motorcycle Jeans Review was originally published in American Rider magazine] The Diamond Gusset Defender Reinforced Motorcycle Jean has the company’s traditional delta-shaped gusset in the crotch, along with a new feature: Kevlar abrasion panels across the seat and in the hip and knee areas. The extra gusset provides a little more room ...

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Klim Dakar Pants

Crossover gear is what I call motorcycle accessories that are designed for one kind of riding, but work well for another type as well. Klīm (pronounced clime) Dakar pants are a perfect example. Designed for off-road adventures, they make an excellent touring pant, too. Some of the dirt features might not suit the crotch rocket crowd, but these over-the-boot pants are built ...

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Scorpion Voyage XDR Motorcycle Jacket and Savannah Pants Review

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[this Scorpion Voyage Motorcycle Jacket and Savannah Pants Review was originally published in the October 2009 issue of Rider magazine] As with the rest of Scorpion’s women’s apparel line, the new Voyage XDR (Xtreme Distance Rider) motorcycle jacket and Savannah pants are the result of input from women riders who put on some serious miles. This isn’t just another stylish ...

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Firstgear TPG Teton Motorcycle Jacket and Escape Pants Review

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[This Firstgear TPG Teton Motorcycle Jacket and Escape Pants Review was originally published in the September 2009 issue of Rider magazine] This gear has seen it all. Less than an hour after I first put on the jacket and pants during the 2008 Firstgear Colorado ride, the heavens above Crested Butte opened up and rain poured down. This combo has ...

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Fieldsheer Adventure Touring Motorcycle Jacket and Pants Review

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[This Fieldsheer Adventure Touring Motorcycle Jacket and Pants Review was originally published in the June 2009 issue of Rider magazine] Ah, to be warm and dry, the dream of any motorcyclist when riding through cold rain. Or, conversely, to be cool and protected on a hot day. That is the aim of any sensible motorcycle touring apparel, and Fieldsheer offers ...

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Cortech DSX Denim Motorcycle Pants Review

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Review by Troy Siahaan [This Cortech DSX Denim Motorcycle Pants Review was originally published in the March 2008 issue of Rider magazine] If you look inside my motorcycle closet (read: my house), you’ll find all sorts of different riding apparel. A few helmets here, some jackets there and riding pants sprinkled throughout. Some may call it clutter. I prefer to ...

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Roadgear Tierra del Fuego Motorcycle Overpants Review

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By Olaf Wolff [This Roadgear Tierra del Fuego Motorcycle Overpants Review was originally published in the December 2007 issue of Rider magazine] Tierra del Fuego--rolls RIGHT off the tongue? Well, maybe not so much, but it is a catchy, whimsical name for motorcycle riding pants or overpants, depending upon how you wear them. The TDFs are named for the group ...

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