Category Archives: Jackets & Trousers

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

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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

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Tested: Klim Outrider pants

updated summer 2018 Tested: Klim Outrider pants. Where: 3000km over a month in southern Morocco. Then another 5000 in Morocco and Spain and another 1000km in Algeria in 2018 and so on. UK price: £165 at Adventure Spec. See also: Klim Dakar ITB; … Continue reading

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The Right Trousers? Klim Dakar 2016 ITB quick test

Tested: Klim Dakar 2016 ITB pants. Where: Over 200 miles trail riding in the Pyrenees. UK price: £155 at Adventure Spec Solid construction, good fit, look good in olive. Dry quickly on the move. Poor venting when seated in hot, slow … Continue reading

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Heated jackets

Turn on, Plug in but don’t Chill Out on winter’s long road. If you live outside the tropics and like to ride on anything other than sunny summer days, heated clothing makes sense on a bike. Your bike produces excess electrical power … Continue reading

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Aerostich Darien Light and Klim Overland reviewed

If you’re serious about a travel jacket, one with a waterproof/breathable membrane laminated directly to a tough outer shell, with taped seams and with some good venting is the way to go. It’s not the cheapest way of making a jacket, … Continue reading

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Klim Overland jacket – first impressions

Full Klim Overland review here The cupboard was bare, the fridge was an icy cavern bereft of succulent goodies, and the sun was shining. It was high time for a shopping run to Ullapool. And, finding myself between chapters on … Continue reading

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