Is Carhartt good for motorcycle riding?
The Jacket is tuff, and will take abuse. But a motorcycle riding jacket will have padding in the arms, shoulder and back, so you don’t get as damaged. The Carrhart is probably on of the best non motorcycle jackets you can use, but a designed for motorcycle jacket will protect you a little better.
Are jeans OK to wear on a motorcycle?
Denim jeans might be hard wearing in day to day use but there are a lot of myths around how they perform in a motorcycle crash. In fact in a test done by the team at superstreetbike.com they found that standard denim jeans when hitting the ground at 30mph only slid for around 45 feet before tearing and holes appearing.
What are Kevlar pants?
While we all call them ‘Kevlar jeans’, Kevlar is DuPont’s brand name for its para-aramid material. Used in everything from sea ropes to fire protection and bullet-proof vests, it’s a tough, abrasion-resistant material.
What are motorcycle Overpants?
Motorcycle overpants are worn over your regular pants or jeans when you want more protection. Also, overpants allow you to arrive with clean pants underneath, without having to change outfits. Our motorcycle overpants come in a variety of styles, colors and sizes.
What kind of pants should I wear motorcycle?
Leather, kevlar and other synthetic materials used in pants designed specifically for motorcycle riding will protect you best in case of an accident. Some have hard plastic armor at the knees and hips. At the very least, wear very heavy jeans.