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What Shape Are Arai Helmets? (A Reference Guide)

Finding a motorcycle helmet with the right shape can be a tricky thing to do. This can be particularly difficult with cheaper helmets. Now it is no secret that Arai helmets are expensive. However, Arai offers helmets of different shapes and sizes in an effort to meet the demands of riders and allow them to …

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Why Are Arai Helmets so Expensive? (A Quick Overview)

If you are looking for a new motorcycle helmet, you will definitely stumble upon Arai helmets. Then you will stumble upon the price tag of Arai helmets. And then you may start wondering if they are worth the extra cost. If you are in the market for a new motorcycle helmet, let me get one …

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Best Motorcycle Helmet Color for a Black Motorcycle (Explained)

Motorcycle helmets are an important piece of gear when it comes to the safety of motorcyclists. However, the aesthetic side of things is also important for many riders. Recently I got asked what is the best motorcycle helmet color for a black motorcycle a few times. White is the best motorcycle helmet color for a …

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Can You Take the DOT Sticker off a Helmet? (Explained)

For a motorcycle helmet to be road legal, it needs to pass certain safety standards. There are different standards, but all helmets intended for on-road use sold in the USA must be DOT certified. Helmets that meet the DOT requirements come with a special DOT sticker on the rear of the helmet, which many riders …

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Can You Ride a Motorcycle Barefoot?

What kind of footwear do you use when riding a motorcycle? I get many different questions regarding what the proper footwear for a motorcycle should be. Incidentally, one of these questions is regarding not wearing anything at all but instead going barefoot. Can you ride a motorcycle barefoot? You can ride a motorcycle barefoot. However, riding …

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Do Motorcycle Cooling Vests Really Work? (Explained)

You already know the drill; as the temperatures get higher, riding your motorcycle tends to get more and more unpleasant. And this is exactly when most riders will look for ways to remove heat from their body. One such way is by using a motorcycle cooling vest. But one question remains. Do motorcycle cooling vests …

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Are Steel Toe Boots Good for Motorcycle Riding?

When it comes to riding gear, safety comes first. A lot of riders may not consider steel toe (working) boots at first but are they good enough for motorcycle riding? After all, who doesn’t want to make sure their feet and digits are well protected while riding your motorcycle? Are steel toe boots good for …

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Why Does My Motorcycle Helmet Hurt My Head?

Motorcycle helmets can be a tricky subject—especially when it comes to choosing the right motorcycle helmet. A motorcycle helmet needs to fit just right. It shouldn’t create any discomfort or hurt your head. Unfortunately, may riders may experience discomfort, and in certain cases, motorcycle helmets can hurt your head. Why does my motorcycle helmet hurt …

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Can You Wear Hiking Boots on a Motorcycle?

Hiking boots are sturdy and durable. They are designed to protect the foot and ankle but at the same time stay very comfortable. Which is a great plus. Since hiking boots offer both protection and comfort, many motorcyclists wonder if they can be used on a motorcycle. Hiking boots are the perfect type of footwear …

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Can You Wear Cowboy Boots on a Motorcycle?

There are different types of footwear one can use on a motorcycle. But not all footwear will offer the same protection and comfort. Some riders may wonder if they can wear their cowboy boots while riding their motorcycle. After all, cowboy boots are designed to be used in different and very demanding conditions. Mostly to …

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