2.1.1 – Gearing up – The Helmet

The helmet is the most important piece of equipment you need to ride a motorcycle, it is your lifeline when things go awry and without it, you drastically reduce your chances of surviving an impact.

There are many types of helmet and choosing the right one might not be as easy as you had first thought. Here […]

2.2 – Gearing up – The Motorcycle Jacket and Trousers

Now that you’ve got a helmet sorted out, you are probably going to be thinking about the rest of your biking gear, after all, what good is a helmet if you leave the rest of your body vulnerable?

A helmet should be considered a bare minimum but to be adequately protected while out on your bike […]

2.3 – Gearing up – Motorcycle Gloves

Now that your head and body are protected, it is time to offer your hands the same protection. These are two of the main appendages you use to operate your bike, and yet they are often the most neglected when it comes to safety.

One might be tempted to throw on a pair of warm woollen […]

2.4 – Gearing up – Motorcycle Boots


When covering your feet, “they take too long to put on” is no excuse if you’re about to take to the roads on a motorcycle. Your feet are the closest appendage to the ground and often the first thing to hit the tarmac either before, or during an accident so it is vital to pay […]