Motorcycle Gear


Schott NYC Grateful Dead Jackets

A Long Strange Trip…

So in my last post, I shared a little bit about Schott NYC and their leather goodies.  Full disclosure?  I’ve got one of their coats and it feels butter-smooth, even now at the beginning of its third riding season. Now, though, I want us all to think back to one of the greatest road-trip/biker movies […]


Leather Vest Size Chart

What Size of Leather Vest Should You Buy?

Leather is a very unique material with a long tradition of use in fashion and clothing. Today leather vests and different leather products are almost always made from animal hides.  In most apparel for men, leather vests will be one of the most robust items in their wardrobe, making it important to choose the right […]


What’s In Your Bags?

What’s In Your Bags?

It’s funny to think back to when I first started riding how much crap ended up in the saddlebags.  Now, truth be told, some of that was out of necessity – my bike in those days had plenty of problems and I needed to make sure that I had a pretty fair assortment of tools […]


Viking Bags - Luggage for Motorcycles

The Story of Viking Bags

From day one, Viking Bags envisioned every bag they would build to be an extension of the bike itself.  Those bags should hold true to the very values that riders wanted in the bikes themselves – functional, durable, and, yes, even beautiful.  The Viking philosophy was simple and radical – build bags inside out.  The […]


Pro Pad Motorcycle Products

Pro Pad Motorcycle Products – USA Made

Pro Pad, Inc. is a family-owned manufacturer of motorcycle parts and accessories, such as motorcycle seat pads, motorcycle gel seat inserts, and motorcycle flag mounts.  They got their start back in 1999 with the simple goal of making comfortable seats for their personal Harleys. From day one, the team at Pro Pad has believed that […]


I just love this helmet

What’s On Your Riding Playlist?

It’s been awhile since I wrote about adopting earplugs into my standard gear, but I’m happy to say that I’ve gotten pretty good at the habit now. With that being said, I’ve got to admit that after a few months, it had gotten a little … well, boring. Enter the Old Lady. I was … […]