Jul 24, 2014 5:06:00 PM
Jun 17, 2014 7:39:00 PM
We love the cool breezes and lazy days of summer, but sometime riding on 90 degree days can feel like you're being blasted by a hair dryer!
Here's a round-up of rider suggestions for keeping cool when riding in extreme heat.
When riding this summer, don't be tempted to go without protective gear.
it sounds counter-intuitive, but in the summer, riders really need to cover up.
Why? Besides exposure to road rash, riders who ride uncovered dehydrate MORE quickly as sweat evaporates. That can cause heat exhaustion -- and it's totally unnecessary.
Apr 30, 2014 11:56:00 AM
When the air temperature is like an oven, the temptation to ride without gear is always there, but hands NEED protection.
One question we're frequently asked as summer approaches is which gloves are best at keeping hands cool during hot summer rides?
Leather is a classic material, and many riders like it in the summer, even if it's not the coolest fabric for gloves.
The two main benefits of leather is the capability to breathe and it's more protective than fiber alternatives, due to better abrasion resistance.
If you’re wondering what kind of glove -- leather or otherwise -- is best for summer months, read on.
Here is a lowdown of the latest advances in materials and styles, for maximum summertime protection and comfort.