Archive for June, 2013

Held Agadir Gloves

Posted on: June 13th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

The Held Agadir Gloves are supremely comfortable and breathable. The Agadirs are a sane choice for the insane temperatures at the track and on the streets. A highly ventilated glove, the leather on the fingers and wrist gauntlet of the Agadir is perforated, and the palm has subtle perforations throughout as well. Summertime comfort doesn’t […]

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Wolfman Luggage

Posted on: June 12th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Whether you favor fire roads, highways, or single-track, Wolfman Luggage has a soft luggage combination to suit your voyage. Wolfman is well known and trusted by enduro and adventure riders, and world travellers have been slinging their Wolfman bags across their tanks and tails for years. Their bags are tough and rugged, made in the […]

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Mehran Shares His Recipe For Great GroupRides: An Interview With Mehran Teymourtash

Posted on: June 10th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA 5 Comments

Last Saturday I joined up with about thirty other motorcyclists for a GroupRides backroads tour of some of the South Bay’s best terrain. Starting in CalMoto in Mountain View, we rode from La Honda to Corralitos, over Mount Madonna and back to Los Gatos via Uvas Road. Though the beaten roads that cut across our […]

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Progrips

Posted on: June 8th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Progrip is the go-to grip choice for racers all over the world, and recreational riders find themselves coming back to their favorite Progrip model time after time. The origins of the Progrip company started small in 1925 in the Italian town of Cassano Magnago. The founder crafted handlebar grips out of buffalo horn. Today, the Plastiche […]

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First Classics Concealed Snap Vest

Posted on: June 8th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Keep it clean, keep it simple, and only buy leather that’s tough enough to keep up with the way you ride. If that sounds like how you roll, meet the First Classics Concealed Snap Vest, straight up leather with effortless style and durability. The Concealed Snap Vest is made with heavy cowhide, and features all-black […]

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First Classics Reflective Skulls Jacket

Posted on: June 8th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

First Classics’ Reflective Skulls Leather Jacket is eye-catching but classic. It’s set apart from all the other jackets out there by a cool, reflective, skull-adorned panel around the chest and upper arms that offers additional visibility with style and distinction. Motorcyclists always benefit from wearing gear that makes us more visible on the road, but […]

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Butler Maps

Posted on: June 7th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

So maps have lost a bit of ground over the years, but lots of motorcyclists still think paper beats smartphone every time, or at least they rely on using a combination of both technologies. It’s handy to have a few different maps on each trip- a highway map, a regional map that shows local roads, […]

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See Me Now? The Hi-Viz Difference

Posted on: June 6th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Whether you’ve chosen to take the hi-viz road or not, it’s important to know that when you make an effort to be more visible on the road, you are actively reducing the likelihood that you will be involved in an accident. Two major motorcycle accident studies, the Hurt Report and the MAIDS Report, have made […]

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Bright Lighting Ideas For Visibility and Style

Posted on: June 6th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Light Your Way To Greater Visibility With These Accessories Lunasee ASL1000 Lunasee works like super-powered glow-in-the-dark rim tape that is L.E.D. illuminated and visible from hundreds of feet away. Lunasee will make sure you get noticed on the road, and give your bike active lighting that isn’t dependent on being seen at a certain angle […]

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First Classics SWAT Vest

Posted on: June 4th, 2013 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

First Classics SWAT Vest is as tough as they come – cool styling and built with quality leather for an awesome price. On the bike or on the street, over a hoodie, jacket, or a t-shirt, you’re going to love the way this vest looks and fits. The orange liner and side straps add unique […]

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