Category Archives: Adventure Motorcycling Gear Reviews

Stuff I’ve actually used

ROK Straps – why they work

‘Click – Yank; Click – Yank’. That 5-second procedure is all it takes to securely mount a tailbag or duffle to your bike. The click of the plastic clips joining; an optional yank on the strap’s loose end to tension it … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure Motorcycling Gear Reviews, AMH News, Luggage | Tagged | Leave a comment

Tested: Ortlieb 30L Travel Zip review

Tested: Ortlieb 30L Travel Zip Where: Morocco Cost: 105 euro from NL Weight: 990g (unverified) In a line: Road or trail, river or sea, plane or train, the Travel Zip is a handy, waterproof day or overnight bag. Ortlieb’s 30L Travel Zip … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure Motorcycling Gear Reviews, AMH News | Leave a comment

Review: Aerostich AD1 Light Pants

Tested: Aerostich AD1 Light overtrousers. Where: Spain, Morocco, Ireland; wherever it’s cold and wet. Price: $367 from Aerostich. Weight 1220g + armour. Available in grey, black and tan. See also: Rukka PVC onesie. Fyi: Aerostich supplied the AD1s for review  What … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure Motorcycling Gear Reviews, AMH News, Jackets & Trousers, Project XScrambleR 700 | Tagged , , , ,

Tested: Adventure Spec Linesman jacket

Tested: Adventure Spec Linesman softshell jacket Where: 1600km off-road tour in southern Algeria, a few days in Morocco in April and another month riding in Morocco in November. UK price: £249 Supplied free for testing by Adv Spec Weight: 1011g + … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure Motorcycling Gear Reviews, AMH News, Jackets & Trousers | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Tested: TCX Baja Mid boots in the Sahara

Tested: TCX Baja Mid boots Where: Algerian Sahara, High Atlas Morocco, UK Cost: £200 Supplied free for review by TCX UK Weight: 1017g each What they say: Designed for Adventure both on and off road, and on and off the bike, the TCX … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure Motorcycling Gear Reviews, AMH News | Leave a comment

Tested: X-Lite X551 GT Adv helmet review

Tested: X-Lite X551 GT Adv helmet Where: Scotland, Spain Morocco Paid: £250 on ebay from Germany See also: X-Lite X420 GT What they say: This is X-lite’s on/off full-face helmet. Its compact volume (thanks to the availability of three outer … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure Motorcycling Gear Reviews, AMH News | Tagged , ,

Quick spin: 2017 Honda X-ADV

The reaction to Honda’s category-bending X-ADV ‘X-cooter’ seems to have been positive; most reviewers get it or accept it for what it is. Credit to Honda for trying new stuff, though it’s said good sales haven’t followed, probably due to … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure Motorcycling Gear Reviews, AMH News, Project Bikes | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,