Retro Gear Reviews

Here’s where you find our retro gear reviews. Anything reviewed here has either been or is owned and used by me or our writers. Occasionally a manufacturer will send us something to review and when this happens we make it clear at the start of the review and it in no way influences our review.

9 streetfighter helmets

Streetfighter Helmets – 9 Mean and Moody Looking Lids

There are some really cool helmets on the market at the moment with manufacturers tailoring their designs to current tastes and styles of motorcycles.  Among some of the most badass…

Cafe Racer boots

Stylmartin Rocket Boots – Vintage Cafe Racer Styling

It was while researching a recent article as to why you shouldn’t wear Doc Martens as motorcycle boots that I came across the Stylmartin Rocket boots. Stylmartin market the Rocket…

cafe racer boots

Best GoPro for motorcycle riders

Best GoPro for Motorcycle Riders

With so many conventional action cameras on the market it’s hard to know which of them are best suited to motorcycling. Here Emily has compared all the GoPro range as…

Beeline Moto - Worlds best motorcycle sat nav

Beeline Moto Review – Is This The Best Motorcycle Sat Nav?

If you are on the hunt for the best motorcycle sat nav on the market you are going to want to read on to discover more about my Beeline Moto…

aviator goggles

Retro Motorcycle Goggles – Halcyon Mk49, Mk9 & Mk410 Compared

One of my more successful accessory buys was a pair of retro motorcycle goggles. I’ve had the Halcyon Mk9 aviator goggles nearly 5 years now and here you can read…

aviator goggles

5 top retro motorcycle helmets

Best Open Faced Helmet For The Retro Motorcyclist

Retro open faced helmets are designed to look like a lid from the past while making full use of modern technologies. A bit like the retro motorcycle then! Thankfully, the…

Shima Caliber Vintage Motorcycle Gloves

Shima Caliber Gloves Review

I purchased these Shima Caliber gloves the week before my Triumph Bobber arrived. I’ve now worn them all 4 summers since and they’re still going strong. As with most motorcycle retro gear,…

Shima Caliber Vintage Motorcycle Gloves

Oxford rear paddock stand for Triumph Bobber

Oxford Premium Paddock Stand Review

The Oxford Premium rear paddock stand is the famous motorcycle accessory company’s top of the range offering which I purchased as a replacement for the Oxford Big Black Bike stand. The Big…

Oxford rear paddock stand for Triumph Bobber

Bering M65 Style Jacket

Bering Norris Jacket Review

I had been looking for a textile jacket for the summer when I stumbled across the Bering Norris and instantly took a liking to the style.  As it turns out…

Bering M65 Style Jacket

VikingBags AXE Motorcycle Backpack Review – 2 Week Test

Pros Looks greatAll day comfortIncludes rain cover and helmet carrierExcellent customer service Cons Debatable rain resistanceQuestionable fasteners Price – $89.99 VikingBags recently sent us their new motorcycle backpack, the VikingBags…

tail tidy for triumph bobber

BAAK Tail Tidy For The Triumph Bobber Review

I was hoping to get some miles racked up this spring/summer with a ride up the west coast of Scotland. As the Bobber is a bit of a nightmare with…

tail tidy for triumph bobber

British Legends Tail Tidy For Triumph Bobber

British Legends are a French company specialising in Triumph aftermarket custom parts including this tail tidy for the Triumph Bobber which is their own creation. Like the BAAK tail tidy, it…