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Road tested: Gear from Arai, Alpinestars and REV’IT!

Road tested: Gear from Arai, Alpinestars and REV’IT!

New motorcycle gear recommended by Bike EXIF.
Today I’m going to spill the beans on three new items of riding gear I’ve been getting friendly with. Each piece is pretty stylish and stealthy, in my humble opinion, but it’s the integrated safety tech that stands out with these.

Arai DT-X (Chaser-X) motorcycle helmet review
Arai DT-X/Chaser-X Constructed using their ubiquitous, egg-shaped R75 shell shape, the DT-X (or Chaser-X for the Euro set) is Arai’s freshest take on the Swiss army helmet. They claim the DownTown-X excels at commuter duty, works well for extended trips, and can even tackle a track day or two. But is it worth your dosh?

Out of the box and squishing my cheeks, there is little not to like about the fit and finish. The interior padding is soft and supple, and while it isn’t coated in hides from the Rolls-Royce warehouse, the fabric is antimicrobial.…

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