Reviews

Michelin Road 5 Tire Review: 2,000 Mile Update

May 12, 2018
R1200R

The Michelin Road 5 tires I recently mounted on the R1200R are just at 2,000 miles, about 800 miles of that from commuting and a 1,200 mile trip. They look broken in but the tread is still crisp and nearly [more]


Review of the Rally Jacket by Aether

May 4, 2018

As a year-round motorcycle commuter I'll never give up my Aerostich Roadcrafter but I wanted something that was comfortable and casual to wear off the bike, ATGATT protection without looking ATGATT. I discovered Aether had a new riding jacket and having [more]


Michelin Road 5 Tire Review: 500 Mile Update

April 4, 2018

I’ve put almost 500 miles on the Michelin Road 5 tires commuting on the R1200R. They’ve been ridden in the wet more often than in the dry over the last month and performance has been excellent in all conditions. I [more]


Michelin Road 5 Tire Review

February 28, 2018

The problem with reviewing motorcycle tires is that new tires always feel better than old tires. It would be difficult to accurately compare different tires handling unless you have two sets of tires that are the same age mounted on [more]


Icon Patrol 2 Boots

November 6, 2017

I had been looking for a motorcycle boot that was comfortable off the bike and ordered a pair of the new Icon Patrol 2 boots in black from RevZilla the day they came out. I didn’t want something covered in [more]


MotoSolutions Raincoat Pro

September 18, 2017
MotoSolutions Raincoat Pro

I ride in the rain a lot. Living in the Pacific Northwest and commuting daily on the bike, riding in the rain is just how it is, from drizzle to torrential downpours I’m in it. With the Aerostich Roadcrafter I stay dry [more]


Lid Picker Review

June 30, 2017

My goal with this review was to go into it without a specific helmet in mind and use the Lid Picker measuring kit and service to purchase a new helmet. My only criteria outside of fit was a helmet with a sun visor [more]


Muc-Off Nano Gel Bike Cleaner

June 10, 2017
Muc-Off Nano Cleaner Concentrate

I admit I’m a terrible human being, I rarely clean my bikes. I’d much rather ride my motorcycle than take the time to clean it. Ridden daily, rain or shine, the Beemer was well overdue for a scrub so I [more]


Nealey Mini Tire Repair Kit

May 27, 2017
Nealey Mini Tire Repair Kit photo

Having the ability to plug and inflate a motorcycle tire can mean the difference between being stranded and needing a tow or continuing riding. On my bikes I always keep a Nealey Mini Tire Repair kit under the seat or in a [more]