There seems to be a growing number of counterfeit leathers for sale on social media, as well as Gumtree and Ebay. Certainly, people in Australia have been purchasing bargain Dainese and Alpinestars apparel, only to find out that on close inspection, the item is a fake.
Despite the continuing developments and versatility of motorcycle textile garments, leather is still the number 1 preferred method of keeping you in one piece in the event of a spill. There's a couple of reasons for this:
- Leather has a high tensile strength and excel...
We essentially began our business nearly ten years ago by replacing zippers for shops and suppliers, and it's still one of the regular jobs we carry out each week. A broken zipper can spoil a road ride or ruin a trackday, so it's important to look after them.
All modern riding apparel should be fitted with genuine CE protectors at the shoulders, elbows and knees. Additional CE protectors are available to be fitted at the hips and tailbone, although many manufacturers opt to use foam inserts at these points.
Race wear is at the core of our business. A modern, effective, one piece racing suit should allow the rider to operate the motorcycle unhindered, and provide a reasonable amount of protection in the event of an accident.
We've been discussing the creation of a blog for some time now. The purpose of which is to shed a little light on the motorcycle leather industry. There's a lot or marketing, myths and bullshit flying around and we hope to cut through some of that without swearing too...