Women’s Motorcycle Racing Safety Accessories
AllAboutBikes.com Staff Writer
Motorcycle safety accessories are an essential part of the pastime. As more women have become involved in motocross, Superbike, and MotoGP, the availability of motorcycle safety accessories for women has exploded. In addition to possibly saving the rider’s life in a crash, safety accessories can also say something about who you are as a rider and what you’re all about on the track.
Icon has come out with an outstanding follow up to the extremely successful Bombshell, the Hella. The Hellas offer the fashionable, sexy feel of a high-end dress boot, with all the functionality of a top of the line motorcycle boot. Hellas feature full zip step-in styling, insole protections and a padded ankle, and a wedge heel to help distribute weight evenly. Many riders find the wedge heel to be more comfortable than a traditional heel, both on and off the bike. The Hellas are made with premium grade cowhide leather and feature a ribbed calf expansion panel as well as easy on and off zipper system.
Arlen Ness has released the new “Lady Suit,” a breakthrough in motorcycle safety accessories. Many of the world’s top-level woman racers choose the Arlen Ness Lady Suit, which was developed specifically with the physique and needs of the woman motorcycle racer in mind. It is produced to be worn in the racing prone position to ensure the maximum efficiency when racing. It is a one-piece suit, made from black and white Brazilian leather. The Lady Suit’s patented elastic ribbing provides comfort and excellent flexibility while riding. The Lady Suit is also designed to accept a separately sold back protector to offer the maximum amount of safety while whipping around the track.
Alpinestars, a premium manufacturer of women’s motorcycle safety accessories, is offering the Stella Ice leather glove for the 2009 season. It’s a glove designed for the specifics of a woman’s hand, with a short cuff and full-grain leather for maximum durability. The fingertips of the Stella Ice gloves are perforated for easy air flow to keep your hands cool while riding. The Stella ice is available in five colors, including a particularly fetching pale blue and pink options.
These women’s motorcycle safety accessories are the latest in style and functionality for women. They are all designed to catch the eye of the competition and to offer maximum protection to the rider. In a dangerous sport like motocross, both are important.