Apparel Pro: Stay Tactical With Textile Pants

Riding means taking safety into account.

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REVIEW: Joe Rocket Ladies Atomic Limited Jacket

With a waterproof-treated RockTex 600 outer shell, I didn’t have to worry about wringing myself out to dry and it was fascinating to admire how the accumulated water droplets repelled right off of my sleeves.

Apparel Pro: Must-Have Glove Features

Before I went to my local dealer to be their favorite customer this month, I made a list of my “must-haves” to help me make an informed buying decision.

Joe Rocket Men’s Ballistic 7.0 Pants

For the lower leg area, these pants have melt resistant material and height adjustable C.E. approved knee armor.

Joe Rocket Ladies Atomic Limited Jacket

For cool and comfortable ride, this jacket also has a Variable Flow ventilation system with waterproof zippers and Cross Linked Ventilation with Wind Tunnel Cooling.

Z1R Jayrod Jacket

Z1R combined the comfort of a sweatshirt and the strength of heavyweight canvas material to get this great fitting durable jacket.

PODCAST: Textile Jackets & Zippers

Today, we take zippers for granted, but the zipper was actually critical in the invention of the motorcycle jacket. Leather jackets have changed very little over time, but other textile jackets have come onto the market and evolved for all types of riders.

Apparel Pro: Textile Jackets & Zippers

Irving Schott, a business owner who made and sold outerwear, saw the potential for using zippers, and in 1925, he became the first clothier to put a zipper on a jacket. This design eventually led to his creation of the first leather motorcycle jacket in 1928.

Speed and Strength Street Savvy Leather and Textile Jacket

Combined leather, waxed cotton canvas and AR500 stretch frame provides an articulated outer shell construction with an internal removable hoody vest liner.

FLY Racing Releases New Butane Street Jacket

The jacket features a Hydraguard waterproof/breathable membrane with advanced 600D material that is flexible, lightweight and durable.

Scorpion Releases New Waterproof Textile Jacket

Unlike traditional venting systems that send air to the outside of a liner, the direct core vents send air directly to the wearer’s body and is more effective.

Joe Rocket Burner Heated Textile Glove

The stainless core heating system has three heat settings with up to four hours of capacity. Conductive materials at the fingertips and thumb enable instant touchscreen access.