Best Open Faced Helmet For The Retro Motorcyclist

5 top retro motorcycle helmets

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 boom of the retro motorcycle has seen many of the major biker gear manufacturers producing retro open faced helmets to meet the needs of those … Read more

Shima Caliber Gloves Review

Shima Caliber Vintage Motorcycle Gloves

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, it was the looks that attracted me to them first but I’m happy to report the performance matches the looks department. Below is my review … Read more

Oxford Premium Paddock Stand Review

Oxford rear paddock stand for Triumph Bobber

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 Black Bike stand has served me well the last few years but I never really had full confidence in it when raising the Triumph Bobber … Read more

Bering Norris Jacket Review

Bering M65 Style Jacket

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 the Bering Norris jacket has a 150g fully removable cotton thermal liner for the colder months and is also waterproof so it can be used … Read more

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 AXE for a review. Kurt put it through its paces for a couple of weeks and here’s his findings. If you’re not familiar with VikingBags, they’ve … Read more

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 uses the original holes in the fender so there’s no drilling involved to make it fit. Unlike the BAAK offering though, it uses some clever … Read more