Harley Boots

Harley Boots

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 […]

Tour Master Motorcycle Rain Gear

Tour Master Sentinel

I’ll be the first to admit I’d prefer not to ride in the rain, but there are times when you just have to do it. And when that happens, you want to be wearing a rain suit that keeps the wet stuff where it belongs: outside! The other mandatory trait for a motorcycle rain suit […]

Icon Motorcycle Boots

Icon Boots

Talk about a long-term test! I was asked to review a pair of boots two years ago, and I’ve finally got the word that the story is due. We’ve been through a lot, these boots and I; we’ve climbed mountains, tackled the badlands, and ridden from sea to shining sea. Ah, memories. But the important […]

Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Knives

H-D Knives

A wise man once told me “Always carry a knife.” Well, over the years, I’ve taken that to heart and carried a plethora of knives. But these days I usually carry one of the Harley-Davidson knives shown here. There are about a dozen different Harley-branded knives to choose from, and the two shown are the […]

Scorpion Leather Motorcycle Jacket and Pants

Scorpion Outfit

Scorpion started making women’s riding gear last year, part of its EXO clothing line. I tested the leather Elektra jacket and Haley pants. The thick cowhide leather jacket feels broken-in right off the rack. Even without the full-length liner zipped in, the jacket kept me warm on cool riding days. The medium jacket I tested […]

MDM Cycle Enclosures Harley Cover

MDM Cycle Tent

A recent turn of events beyond my control has made it impossible for me to put a motorcycle, or anything else for that matter, in my garage. To address this potentially catastrophic problem, I called Don Skoldberg, general manager at MDM Products for some advice. Good move on my part, because Don’s company had an […]

Chase Harper Motorcycle Tailpack Review

Chase Harper Pack

When you need a way to carry stuff on a motorcycle, there is nothing quicker or easier than strapping a tailpack to the back of your ride. The beauty of this type of luggage is that it comes in all shapes and sizes and can fit almost any type of bike. I have been using […]

Vertigo Mega GORE-TEX Motorcycle Boots

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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 […]

Gator Skins Cold Weather Riding Gear

Gator

Like a salmon going back to its breeding grounds, every year I ride from the frozen Northeast or Dallas to Daytona, Florida, for Bike Week. If I’m riding down the coast, I have to be hermetically sealed in gear and wearing electric gloves, vest, and socks to keep from freezing my butt off, since the […]

EAR Inc. 3-1 System For Harley Riders

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I’ve been wearing custom earplugs ever since I met the folks from EAR Inc. My first set was a pair of Insta-Molds made for me on the spot at the Sturgis rally. After getting molds made of my ears, I graduated to a pair of Chameleon Ears. From there I upgraded to Acoustic Filtered Chameleon […]