Tag Archives: Firstgear

Cold Weather Motorcycle Riding: 13 Tips to Keep You Warm

Despite the fact that spring is technically around the corner, it snowed this week, and it’s not at all unheard of for Dayton to experience snow in April. That said, this topic has come up quite a bit in the past … Continue reading

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Firstgear TPG Escape Pants: Long-term Review

I’ve been working on getting the last photos posted from the International Motorcycle Show in Chicago the past few weeks, but I wanted to switch topics and circle back to finish the review on my Firstgear kit. I’m sure I’ve … Continue reading

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First Gear TPG Rainier Jacket: Long-term Review

Since it’s officially winter, I figured now is as good a time as any to review the First Gear “kit” that I’ve often mentioned. Last summer I started searching for some better winter riding gear. At the time, my best winter … Continue reading

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If it aint raining we aint training: first wet ride of the season

“If it aint raining, we aint training” is a common military expression I’m all too familiar with. While I’m a believer that nearly everyone has the physical capability to become a solider, what excludes most people is the mental fortitude … Continue reading

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Frostbite: Riding below zero

“Aren’t you cold?” Me: “No; it’s all about Passion” “How do you ride when it’s this cold?” Me: “All the right gear” Some of you have probably had this conversation a few times. The looks of other drivers on the … Continue reading

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