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Know Your Motorcycle Gloves and Boots Options

You've bought the perfect motorcycle. Took a great deal of time doing your research before you made the purchase so you know you got the best bike for you. But now you need to consider your gear and it's time to know your motorcycle gloves and boots options.

Your boots and gloves are very important to your overall safety. Many riders omit buying gloves but you should give them a try. You'll quickly realize what you have been missing.

The technology is incredible. You can buy gloves that will keep your hands warm in the winter or cool in the summer. You can purchase gloves with gel inserts that reduce the amount of vibration your hands will be exposed to. Some are even made from materials like Kevlar which are abrasive resistant and a great glove for riding.

For the average rider cruising gloves are the better choice over racing gloves. These gloves are made from nice soft leathers that are designed to protect against abrasion. The carbon fiber knuckle and fingers will protect your hands properly.

Held makes a great glove called the "Steve" that feels different than your average glove and the stitching and quality automatically makes them recognizable as a Held product. And it's one of the most resilient leathers on the market.

These gloves are made of Kangaroo leather and so they are a light tan color on the palm. Kangaroo leather is extremely strong and it's very light weight which mean sit can protect your hands while at the same time giving you lots of flexibility.

There are plenty of styles you can choose from. Just do your research and you'll be able to decide what you prefer. There are hundreds of styles to choose from.

Protecting your feet is as important as protecting your hands. Your boot needs to have a flexible sole so that walking is comfortable and not awkward. A waterproof inner layer is really important to keeping your feet warm and dry.

There are several excellent waterproof boots on the market and you can also find gloves that are waterproof. The prices are middle of the road and affordable for any rider.

There are all kinds of boot manufacturers. Some specialize in just motorcycle boots while others have a full line of shoes with them. What's most important is that the boot has the features you are looking for and fits like a glove.

Usually waterproof boots are made from lorica with a leather upper and large flex zone on the instep. The ankle support is very important to watch for as it keeps your foot safe and an injected PU at the heel is really a good investment too.

Motorcycle gloves, boots, jackets, and helmets are all important gear to help keep you safe. And it can also make you look very trendy so be sure to do your homework and shop around a little before you make your purchase. You can save a great deal of money just by shopping online at one of the great sites that sell motorcycle gear.

Submitted by:

Lawerence Senff

Lawerence Senff has owned and ridden motorcycles for 15 years now. Combined with 20 years of being a mechanic, he can be considered an expert on this topic. His motorcycle site, http://www.motorcycleadvice.com, has technical articles on working with your bike as well as pictures of the latest motorcycle models with reviews.


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