This section highlights other motorcycle gear, including: GPS, full body armor, goggles and pants. All these are protective gear that offer safety, protection and comfort while riding. The importance of protective motorcycle gear depends on different features and functions.
GPS is a navigator guide which can withstand wind, rain and sunlight exposure. It has an anti-glare on the screen and a universal mount. It is a system that provides all information needed when riding. Information include: streets, rugged terrain and possible short cut options. GPS has an average screen size of four inches with Bluetooth or hands-free call option. Battery life is at least four hours. A bright, sharp touch screen makes it easily readable at a glance. Some GPS have speed limit warning for a safe drive to avoid safety regulation penalty. Some have a feature where notes can be uploaded to connect to other users. The choice of a food GPS depend on a cyclist needs and the type of riders too. A long distant cyclist needs a GPS with an in-built functionality to make riding enjoyable.
Full Body Armor
This is a protection gear for the whole body, although others guard only the chest, back, shoulders and arms. Body armor is advisable for long distance rides. It is widely used for racing, motor sport, outdoor riding and adventure tours. A cyclist is protected from wind, sun, rain and cold. Being warm, a cyclist becomes sweaty. It is washable to prevent bad odor.
• Back protector
• Full zipper
• Front closure
• Removable spine armor with tail protector
• Made from light weight mesh net fabric giving comfort
• High impact injection molded plastic
• Stretchable fabric with wide elastic for adjustment
All these features lower the risk on serious injuries.
Pants protect the lower part of the body from loose rocks and harsh weather conditions. A good pant should be smooth, comfortable and well fitting. Whether a sport rider or motorcycle commuter; a leather pant is the right investment on quality and durability. Pants are made from two material types- leather and textile. Leather is an expensive material, despite that, it is warm. It reduces friction and bugs from hurting a rider. However, they lack good ventilation and make a cyclist hot in them, when wet, they shrink. Textile fabric is a high quality synthetic fiber. Unlike leather part they can be put on without anything inside. Textile pants are water resistant. A good pant irrespective of the fabric should have overlook zippers and pockets, adjustable closure system, reflector and light in weight for comfort.
This is an eye wear protector. A helmet has an eye port for clear vision and safe riding. Goggles have proper lens for strong vision. The choice of a goggle depends on a cyclist need. A silicon-eye gasket provides suction for proper grip of the goggles. They have customized options and tight fitting to keep off wind and dust from the eyes. A cyclist needs high quality, scratch resistant and comfortable fit in glasses that covers the eyes without any strain. It is made from shatter proof poly carbonate scratch. Lenses are available in smoke, clear and night vision yellow lenses. Depending on usage, goggles are customized for street, off road, tinted and clear lenses.
Motorcycle gear offer protection to all body parts of a rider. Each gear has a protective function on specific body part. The choice of a gear entirely lies on personal needs and usage of a rider. Any gear should be comfortable, durable and flexible to any weather condition. These gears are available online for all sizes.