Articles about Riding Gear

Looking for a helmet that’s stylish, durable, and multifunctional?
These might be handy for you solo riders out there
As a woman, planning any solo trip is a deliberate choice. Traveling alone raises several issues, from what you should pack to how safe you'll be on the road. Setting off for a solo trip on a motorcycle adds another layer
It’s quite the handy tool
The most frustrating thing about riding motorcycles is rain-every rider knows this. Cars are okay getting wet, but a simple drizzle can have any bike owner thinking twice about going out, especially on the highway.Beyond getting wet, another problem when
We rode a 40-year-old motorbike at the event
Having been around for more than four decades, Alpinestars has established itself as a household name for racers and riders. The company specializes in the design and production of a multitude of protective and performance motorsport gear that has been used by
Are you having a hard time looking for good motorcycle apparel?
Finding motorcycle gear that fits is a big issue for lady riders in the country. Gear manufacturers overwhelmingly cater to men, and limited options exist when it comes to physical stores. While some women get away with wearing men's gear (I
Cash prizes await the owners of the top entries
Whoever said the motorcycle manufacturers in the country are only after selling their products?Well, understandably, that may be their main goal. But unbeknown to many, the Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association (MDPPA), composed of Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, and Yamaha (aka the
Don’t let heat, sweat, and bacteria take over your headgear
Year-round riding. It's the gift tropical weather blesses us riders in this country. But all that sun also brings things unpleasant: heat, sweat, and bacteria. If left unchecked, these three buddies can take over the inside of any helmet and
Here’s one clever way to get customers to visit the motorcycle apparel shop
What does a high-end motorcycle dealership do next after achieving positive sales growth?Harley-Davidson of Manila's Greenhills dealership knows no other direction but to level up! In its desire to uplift its standards, the facility has integrated its service
Take note: The event is not exclusive to male riders
It was easy to lose purpose and orientation at the 13th Inside Racing Bike Festival and Trade Show held from March 22 to 24, 2019. During the opening day, I found myself in the labyrinthine halls of the World Trade Center in
Prepare to empty your wallet
How much aspirin have you taken for your Christmas-shopping-induced headache? If you have friends who happen to be retro-bike riders, Moto Sapiens will lessen your agony by sharing this list of awesome motorcycle apparel and safety gear that will
‘We don’t hesitate in ridding our ranks of scalawags’
The article '10 Commandments of Angkas riders on treating female passengers' got an enormous response from our readers. We zeroed in on this topic based on the growing perception that sexual harassment is among the top violations of Angkas riders.It's
Motorcycle club theme booths strayed from mild to wild
Even before the doors of the PICC Exhibit Hall were opened, thousands of motorcycle riders were already queued outside the venue, all excited for the staging of the 2018 Shell Bike Fair.Wearing full riding gear, they braved fatigue and the scorching
Traffic enforcers are all over C5, EDSA looking for violators
No excuses.This is the stern warning of enforcers from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and Land Transportation Office (LTO) against motorcycle riders who hit the road without proper riding gear.These past few days, Moto Sapiens has noticed more and
This Japan-made headgear has the edge in technology
Motorcycle apparel and accessory shops are now flooded with helmets. Drop by any of these establishments and you'll see the assorted brands lined up neatly on the shelves, each of them bearing awesome designs and technology. However, if we're talking
Dad was my partner in crime
Let's admit it: Motorcycles are dangerous.The whole concept of riding a motorcycle sounds ridiculous: You're barreling down the road with an engine between your legs at speeds nature never intended, with most of your protection coming from what you
So that the bad weather won't drive you nuts
Heavy rain triggered by tropical storms or the southwest monsoon take its toll on everyone.When there's a downpour, no one escapes the monstrous traffic, floods, and being stranded on the street for hours because public transportation becomes scarce.These are
Facts versus myths
Modular motorcycle helmets are fast becoming popular among riders nowadays, especially those often engaged in long, cross-country travel.With a hinged chin bar, this type of helmet allows the rider to easily get some air, smoke a cigarette, or take a
Be on the lookout for these pseudo motorbike racers
We don't know how the term 'kamote rider' started. It's probably because the nearest English equivalent is the term 'squids,' which is what the US motorcycle community calls riders whose confidence exceeds their skill. But 'pusit' riders hardly have the
Read this before you ride home
When an owner of a brand-new motorcycle ends up crashing his unit while riding straight from the showroom, is it ignorance, recklessness or overexcitement?Jun Lomibao of the Honda Safety Driving Center (HSDC) told Moto Sapiens that there is a growing
An annual tradition
We have a confession to make. We haven't been responsible motorcycle riders. It's a disgrace, really. But we are not making excuses anymore. We are going to put an end to all the bad riding habits we've acquired one
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