The summer is a busy time for riders across the country. With excursions planned and the season’s biggest rallies filling up the schedule, riders must be prepped with motorcycle gear that’s ready to meet the demands of the road. Tired and aching feet are a common occurrence when it comes to spending long days on […]
When you first start riding a motorcycle many new riders are not sure where to turn for advice on the best gear to buy and use, especially on a Harley. The editors of American Iron Magazine, the world’s best selling Harley magazine, and Motorcycle Bagger, have a simple list of best riding gear for new riders of Harley motorcycles.
I don’t know about you, but when I’m OUT and about on a motorcycle, I rely more on my riding boots than any other piece of gear. And I expect real comfort on and off the bike. I need my riding boots to be sturdy enough to handle good weather and bad. They must also […]
Icon’s Hella boots ($140) arrive on the heels of the Bombshell, Icon’s first stylish, over-the-calf riding boot. The Hella comes up over the ankle and is available in black or brown or Beretta. While the boots look narrow, there’s plenty of room for my wide feet. Like the Bombshell, each Hella boot has an extra […]
As I entered my second year riding Harley-Davidsons, I decided it was time to get a pair of H-D boots that I could wear while riding to work, hitting the clubs, or performing at my latest gig. (I sing and play guitar with a band.) A look through H-D’s footwear catalog gave me lots of […]
Over the years, my brick-like feet have destroyed many different types of footwear. Knowing that I would be spending extended time on a Buell Ulysses XT, I decided it was time to get a pair of on-road, sport-riding boots that were befitting the Uly. Because I wanted only the best quality, I turned to SiDi […]
When I picked up street riding this summer, I knew I needed a boot that was designed for the kind of riding that I wanted to do. Flipping through the Harley-Davidson Footwear catalog, I stopped on the Ramble. It’s a conservatively styled boot, so my gear wouldn’t speak louder than my minimal street-riding skills. But […]
A few issues back I came clean about my addiction to Harley-Davidson’s Functional Riding Gear (FXRG). Well, my rehab hasn’t gone according to plan, and I fell off the proverbial wagon. This relapse can be directly correlated to the moment I slipped my feet into the third generation of the FXRG performance riding boots shown […]