Gear up for performance

Publish Date: 
Feb 27, 2014
By Beth Dolgner

The latest new gear for sportbike riders makes one thing clear: if there is a word that defines the most recent designs, it is change. There are new materials, advancements in safety gear and a shift toward high-speed performance on one hand... and a throwback to old-school style on the other. These six brands are standouts in the sportbike gear world, and they prove that nothing stays the same.

Scorpion turns toward sport performance gear

Joe Rocket R1000X helmet breathes easy with 11 vents

Rocker or racer? Choose your own adventure with Spidi

Speed and Strength goes for simple ladies' styling

Icon Sanctuary jacket: less weight, more protection

Dainese armors up for riding