Crash Tested: Stylish Safety Gear


Another honest story about why we all should wear gear all the time…ATGATT!

SOURCE: RIDE APART

June 7, 2013

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Our friend Scott is what most people would consider a stylish young man. The other day, he had a 70mph get off in the kind of gear that works almost as well on a bike as it does in a bar. Did the skinny jeans and the armor he stitched into a jacket himself actually hold up? — Ed. Continue reading “Crash Tested: Stylish Safety Gear”

Competition Accessories Slider 4.0 Kevlar Riding Jean Review


I would hope if you are riding in jeans that your jeans have Kevlar in them at the very least.  These Sliders look the part and would hopefully do the trick if you were to find yourself in a slide….anything is better than just Levi’s.  😉 Stay safe.

The company says its Sliders 4.0 Kevlar Jeans provide the comfort and look of your favorite pair of jeans, but with the added protection of genuine DuPont Kevlar. Sliders Motorcycle Jeans use a generous amount of Kevlar, with coverage in the knees, shins, seat, and sides of your legs and hips.

Sliders also gives you the option of using CE rated knee armor, with 3 position pockets so you can get the knee armor to sit in just the right spot. With a relaxed fit, Sliders Jeans are very comfortable both on and off the bike, and are constructed of a durable 13.5oz denim. Sliders Riding Jeans are sold by waist and inseam sizes, just like normal jeans. Continue reading “Competition Accessories Slider 4.0 Kevlar Riding Jean Review”

Why wearing jeans on a motorcycle is a really bad idea


Beware some pics are very graphic….this is my warning.  Safety is something we take seriously and I truly appreciate the humility of this article and the pics to prove that wearing no protection and the theory that plain old jeans are better than nothing…well???? Just don’t work even a low-speed crashes…video at the end of the post too…thanks Deb & Gary!

SOURCE HELL FOR LEATHER

In the ranks of embarrassing pictures you could have posted on the Internet of yourself, I’m going to guess this one is close to the top. Yeah, that’s my ass, clearly visible through my shredded Y-fronts, rubbed raw and bleeding from sliding down the road. Those undies provided about as much protection as the Levis 511s I was wearing, which is to say none. This happened at around 35 to 40mph.

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