When one is deciding on what to wear when they are preparing for a ride, and safety should be one of the factors that influence an individual’s choice, having in mind that bikes do not have roof and steel to protect the cyclist in case of an accident or a fall. Safety needs to be one of the primary but one when one choosing apparel to wear but one also needs to ensure that their selection also considers style. Comfort is another key concern when one is selecting an outfit to wear when they are riding. The number of bikers is on a gradual increase which can be attributed to the level of freedom and enjoyment they are associated with but one may never experience such if they choose the correct attire. There are different forms of attires that a motorcyclist can select to wear and apparel selected has its pros and cons, but one’s choice should strike a balance between style, safety, and comfort.
When taking a ride, classic black leather is one outfit that ensures your safety and thus considered by a majority of V-twin riding crowd. The heavy leather jackets are made up of layers which protect the rider from getting injured in the case of a fall. The biggest number of individuals and also bikers only consider wearing a jacket during the winter season, but it is advisable to consider wearing one at any time as they ensure your safety while riding.
Another option when an individual is choosing attire for a ride is the reflective tape vest. Just like the leather jackets, tape vests aim at ensuring the safety of the rider by ensuring that they are easily noticed by other road users during the day or during the night. Leather jackets help prevent injuries during an accident or skid, but a reflective tape vest helps prevent accidents.
Should one feel uncomfortable while riding using the leather jackets or even the reflective vest tapes, they can also ride wearing casually. Most of the bikers hit the road during the weekends and it is a common site to see them wearing a pair of jeans, a biker’s t-shirt and a folded bandana. The photos and images found on the bikers publications are largely made up of the weekend bikers as they focus on fashion and image.
There is another group which value their freedom when they are riding, and they usually wear sandals and shorts when they are riding. Some of the ladies going for a ride wear sheer tops, booty shorts and some fishnet stockings when riding but they select the less traveled roads and also depends on the weather.