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A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Motorcycle Gear
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A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Motorcycle Gear

If you’re a motorcycle novice, then this article will help you understand all the different kinds of gear that are available. Motorcycle gear helps protect you when you’re on the bike and also ensures that you’re comfortable while riding. Gear includes helmets, boots, jackets, gloves, and much more. It’s important to have the right gear, so that when you’re at a high speed, you can be as safe as possible from potential accidents and injuries. Motorcycle gear also helps protect the rider from different kinds of weather conditions.

Helmets

A helmet helps protect your head and face from serious injuries. It will also keep bugs and the wind out of your eyes, making it easier for you to ride your motorcycle. You can wear a pair of shades under certain helmets to avoid direct sunlight. There are various kinds of helmets that fall under a wide price range. Since the comfort of the helmet depends on the shape of your head, it is important to try out the helmet before you buy it. Helmets usually have a five-year warranty, and must be replaced if they are damaged.

Jackets

A jacket helps protect most of your body, from your arms and back to your ribs and chest. Jackets help protect the rider from all kinds of weather. There are many kinds of leather and textile jackets that come in various designs. Many of them have ample pockets, zippers, and absorbing material that cushion your body.

Boots

Your feet and ankles need proper protection. Your boots should be both sturdy and non-slippery, so try out a few and do pay attention to the soles of the boots.

Gloves

It’s important to cover your hands while riding your bike, as they could get scratched and scraped if you don’t protect them. You can get full-length gloves that will protect your wrists and elbows too. If the gloves have extra pads for the knuckles, it will help provide better protection. Just make sure that the gloves don’t hamper your control of the bike.

It’s always best to be safe while riding your motorcycle and I hope you found this article helpful.

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