Coming Apart At The Seams

There’s a lot of motorcycle clothing out there these days. Some garments claim they’ll protect you in a crash, but how do you know for sure? How can you separate the real gear from the fashion wear? The right materials are important, and impact protection is a no-brainer, but what about seams? In this article, we’ll take a closer look at seams as a way to determine if you’re investing in quality riding gear. We’ll concentrate on seams for textile garments, especially those used in making jeans, since that’s what we’ve been obsessing over lately. Continue reading Coming Apart At The Seams

Diana Reviews Things; or, Five Bikes I Want to Have Sex with in 2016

Photo: Giedrius Jakulevičius

Oh, EICMA – you have ruined my productivity for the week. I can’t stop watching your Twitter feed and I’m already counting my ducats (yes, ducats, not Ducatis) trying to determine how to best allocate my meager resources for next riding season. Continue reading Diana Reviews Things; or, Five Bikes I Want to Have Sex with in 2016

Motorcycling: It’s for everyone!

Mariana Preciado hitting the dirt trails.

Just follow my logic for a minute here

Remember that movie “A League of their Own”? It was pretty awesome. The ladies kicked some serious ass, all while looking fabulous. I’m pretty sure every woman (and probably some men) left the theater wanting to be one of the characters in that movie. Continue reading Motorcycling: It’s for everyone!