Gear Reviews

Moto Bag – Gold Tree Pacific

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | (Contributing Photos by Moe Lauchert) (Disclosure: The Company sent this bag for me to review; however this is not a paid advertisement/endorsement for the Company, and the Company has no influence on my review/opinion of their products) About 6 months ago, Gold Tree Pacific LLC, a motorcycle leather good manufacturer, sent me a set of ...

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Custom Wolverine Boots

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | [Disclosure: Wolverine provided the custom boots for free; however this is not a paid advertisement for the brand/Company] Wolverine was kind enough to send me a code for me to customize my very own pair of 1000 Mile boots. You may know that I’m a big fan of their 1000 Miles boots (see my previous review here), ...

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Weekend Riding Gears | Gear Review

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | Contributing Photographer –  Rick Poon | I recently went on a weekend moto-adventure trip up through the Pacific Coast Highway (click here for  trip photo gallery), and I took this chance to put both new and old gears to test. All gears that I used and listed below, except for the rain pants, were provided by ...

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Colfax Design Bag Review

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | Contributing Photographer –  Rick Poon | (Disclosure: The Company sent this bag for me to review; however this is not a paid advertisement/endorsement for the Company, and the Company has no influence on my review/opinion of their products) Few months ago, I was contacted by Colfax Design Works, a company that makes technical backpacks. They ...

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Maska Visor by Equilibrialist

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | I think I found my favorite new gear of 2016: Maska helmet visors from the Equilibrialist. This company is based in California and the company just released brand new helmet visors called Maskas (I’m going to call them visors for simplicity’s sake), and they make them for Biltwell Gringos, NEXX XG100, and Ruby Castle helmets. If ...

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Tool Roll by Pack Animal – Gear Review

Words & Photos by | Jun Song | Pack Animal (www.packanimal.co) is a very new Kickstarter-funded motorcycle gear company, primarily focusing on saddlebags, and is based out of Seattle Washington. In 2015, Mike Linquist and Christopher Hanson left their respective careers to start this company. Just as a full disclosure, co-founder Mike Linquist’s wife, Jenny Linquist, is a good moto friend of mine, an awesome ...

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Aether Skyline Jacket

Photos & Words by | Jun Song | Aether Apparel (pronounced E – ther), based out of California, is a relatively new player in the motorcycle apparel industry. The company makes premium-technical motorcycle jackets and pants, in addition to high quality winter/ski apparel and casual wears. Before I received my Skyline motorcycle jacket from Aether, I was a bit skeptical about the company’s ...

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Leather Boot Care – Wolverine 1000 Mile

Photos & Words by | Jun Song | When you’re willing to put a $400 premium, non-motorcycle boots through motorcycle riding hell, then you better be willing to put the time and effort to give proper care for it. In the video provided below, I will go through how I clean and properly care for my Wolverine 1000 Mile boots that I ...

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Larson Upholstery – Bell Bullitt Custom

Photo by | Jenny Linquist {www.jennylinquist.com} | Larson Upholstery, a custom trim shop in Seattle, Washington, created this one of a kind Leather Helmet 2.0 Bell Bullitt, taking helmet customization to the next level. Contact them for custom inquiry: www.larsonupholstery.com | 206.288.7160 | larsonupholstery@gmail.com  

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X.G 100 Helmet by NEXX – Gear Review

Photos & Words by | Jun Song | Best thing about being a blogger is that I get to say whatever I want, and this time I’m going to say that the X.G 100 helmets by NEXX are the BEST modern-retro helmets for 2016!!! REVIEW SUMMARY Pros High quality modern retro helmet with beautiful graphics Allows different looks with add-on accessories Lightweight ...

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100% Barstow Classic Goggles – First Impression

Photos & Words by | Jun Song [Disclosure: I did not purchase the goggles. Motorcycle House provided me with the goggles to test and review] Motorcycle House, online motorcycle gear retailer (www.motorcyclehouse.com) asked me to review one of the gears they sell, and so I figured I’d ask for the 100% Barstow goggles. I haven’t had the chance to go ride ...

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Wolverine 1000 Mile Boots

Words & Photos by  | Jun Song [Disclosure: Wolverine has provided one of the boots shown in this post; however, I purchased the other two pairs] I still own a fine pair of boots that my parents bought me almost 15 years ago. As a result, I’m a strong believer in paying a little extra to own a pair that will ...

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Analog 3T & Motobox Slimline LED Gear Review

Photos/Video/Review by | Jun Song This is a comparison review of Analog 3T and Motobox LED Slimline fender elimination kits. In my opinion, one of the biggest eyesores on a Thruxton is the huge protruding rear fender. It looks like a dinosaur’s tail sticking out of the beautifully streamlined café racer cowl of the bike. I’m pretty sure I’m not ...

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Re-Waxing Belstaff Tourist Jacket

Video & Words by | Jun Song| If you’re not willing to spend time, money, and the effort to provide proper care for your cotton wax jacket, then you probably shouldn’t own one. My Belstaff Tourist Trophy Pure Motocycle jacket was long overdue for re-waxing maintenance. This is probably the most labor-intensive work I’ve done for any type of clothing, ...

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Bell Bullitt Helmet Gear Review

Words and Photo | Jun Song Ever have a love and hate relationship with a motorcycle gear? Well, that pretty much sums up my relationship with my Bell Bullitt helmet. Pros: -Style -Wide field of view -Quality   Cons: -Wind Noise -Price – Safety/Fit   Style/Quality: There is pretty much no other helmet like this on the market. Bell managed ...

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