Companero

Base Layers for Motorcyclists: Why Go Without Proper Underwear?

Would you leave home without wearing underwear? Exactly - we didn’t think so. Over the decade, this concept has evolved into not leaving for a ride without wearing motorcycle underwear, better known as base layers. Except for maybe a ride to the wine store or a quick jaunt to get out of the office, why [...]

Archambault’s Angle: Winterizing Your Riding Gear

Unless you are living somewhere southern and sunny, summer has faded, and fall never lasts long. Here in Seattle that brings months of gloomy, wet days. Odds are, after the summer your riding gear is not in great shape, even the Gore-Tex stuff. Jackets and Pants While I end up having to wash my Klim [...]

Touratech Companero World 2: A Riding Suit For All Seasons

Mick McDonald is the owner of motorcycle tour company Compass Expeditions and recently returned from leading their 19-day Australian Encompassed ride from the steamy port city of Darwin to the cold climates of Melbourne. Mick tried out the Touratech Companero World 2 “summer” riding suit on this ride and these are his thoughts. The Australian [...]