When it comes to riding gear, it’s been a long time since the days of waxed cotton and engineer boots. Whether your customers’ tastes run along ribbons of asphalt or tight twisty trails, there’s a bit of kit specifically for them — be it helmet, jacket, pants, gloves or armor (even underwear). We asked vendors and distributors about their newest and best gear for fall and beyond, and they answered in spades. Turn to page 22 for the latest off-road apparel or flip beyond to page 30 for more street-flavored offerings. And this showcase is by no means exhaustive.
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Pictured above: SHIFT AGENT DOUBLE BYPASS: The latest, and certainly most tasty, graphic for the model, which features an injection-molded polycarbonate shell, multiple air vent channels, an integrated roost guard, and removable Nylex cheek pads and liner. The Agent is DOT- and Snell-approved, comes in sizes XS-XXL and retails for $99.95. Shift Racing 888-SHIFT-IT www.shiftracing.com