Riding is meant to be enjoyable but it’s very difficult to enjoy yourself when your gear is making you miserable. In the summer months, having the right jacket is an absolute must if you want to stay safe and comfortable throughout the heat of the day. We’re often asked about the best jackets for summer riding. Naturally, you’ll want a mesh jacket for maximum airflow in hot weather. Beyond that,… Read More
This week, our Staff Favorite Pick features Jace and his dream helmet, the Shoei VFX-W Helmet – K-Dub 3. Jace works at our retail store in Smithville, MO. He has been racing hare scrambles since 2006, and has several championships under his belt. He recently made the decision to step up to a Shoei helmet.
My head isn’t an easy fit. I’ve tried out a lot of helmets over the years. Some fit better than others. All were either “low budget” or mid-level helmets. Many saw thousands of miles of use. Only two were crash tested. Most recently, I was hit by a car a couple of weeks before Christmas. I was wearing a Shoei RF-1100. It was about 10,000 miles earlier that I had… Read More