Riding a motorcycle is inherently dangerous. According to NHTSA data, motorcycling is 33 times more dangerous than driving a car. There is a saying in motorcycle culture that there are two types of riders: Those who have crashed, and those who haven’t crashed yet. Don’t let that scare you off, with the proper gear you can enjoy how amazing riding is while keeping your skin on your body.
In this guide we will be covering:
Motorcycle Helmet (Top Picks)
Leather Motorcycle Gloves (Top Picks)
Motorcycle Jacket (Top Picks)
Motorcycle Boots (Top Picks)
Motorcycle Pants (Top Picks)
The very first thing you will need is a helmet. Some states (including the current state I live, Idaho) don’t have any sort of helmet law. You can ride with the wind in your hair and the bugs in your face. However, there are a lot of advantages of choosing to ride with a helmet rather than without one.
Your face stays on your face. I’ve been in a couple different motorcycle accidents, and thankfully I’ve always been wearing full gear when the happen…