Winter is just around the corner and, with each passing day, the temperatures are a little lower, which can be a problem for those of us who move on a motorcycle every day. And for this reason, in Devilson we are going to give you a series of tips so as not to get cold on the motorcycle, and that low temperatures are not a problem to enjoy two wheels.
If you don’t want to be cold on the bike, wrap up warm! I wish it were that simple, but since we know it isn’t, we are going to see which garments are the most suitable to keep warm on the bike and win the battle against the thermometer.
WHAT CLOTHES TO WEAR TO DON’T GET COLD ON THE MOTORCYCLE?
Motorcycle clothing is already quite warm in itself, since being made to protect against falls and is highly resistant, they are very warm garments that will undoubtedly help you fight the cold.
But although they are indeed warmer than normal clothing, it is also true that it may not be enough in those cities of the North where temperatures are close to 0 degrees.
One of the best options is to opt for a motorcycle jacket that incorporates a removable thermal lining with a zipper. Without a doubt, this is one of the best measures to protect yourself from the cold, offering you greater comfort and functionality. All Alpinestars motorcycle jackets incorporate a removable thermal lining.
If the thermal lining is still not enough on the coldest days, we recommend wearing thermal motorcycle clothing under the jacket or overalls, which will provide you with extra warmth and also, being close to the body, does not take up too much space. , which will offer you greater comfort and freedom of movement.
And if you don’t want to wear thermal clothing, you can also wear clothing that is warm but doesn’t take up too much space, otherwise, you might be too tight when putting on the jacket. One trick is to use sanity motorcycle jackets, as they are wider than leather ones and therefore offer more space for outerwear.
Motorcycle helmets are generally very warm, especially full-face motorcycle helmets that have an inner lining and a protective screen. If you are worried about the cold on the motorcycle, avoid calimero-type helmets, since, in addition to being colder, they are also much less safe.
It could happen that even wearing a helmet you feel cold in the head and face area. In that case, one of the best options is to use a balaclava, which will undoubtedly provide you with superior warmth. Of course, you must try it before to make sure that it is not uncomfortable for you.
And for the neck area, we recommend using a neck brace that is elastic, breathable, and washable.
With the cold, one of the parts of the body that suffers the most is the hands, especially if they are not well protected.
Leather motorcycle gloves are essential at any time of the year to protect us from possible falls, but especially during winter since they will also protect us from low temperatures.
And if you are a very cold person and motorcycle gloves are not enough for you, you can choose to wear under gloves, which are a kind of balaclava but for the hands. There is also the option of installing heated gloves on your motorcycle.
And finally, there are the feet, finding in motorcycle boots the best option to protect them from the cold and also against possible falls. They must be leather motorcycle boots, thick enough and with all the necessary protections to guarantee our safety.
For added comfort and warmth, wear them with thick wool socks, similar to the ones we wear in the snow.
With these tips to keep warm on the bike, you can enjoy the freedom that two wheels give you at any time of the year, without low temperatures being a problem. Renew your material and get ready for winter.