7. Motosacoche – 1900 By attaching two varnished sheet metal plates to either side of a bicycle frame to contain an engine and thwart splashing oil, brothers Armand and Henri Defaux unknowingly created the first motorcycle fairing. Taking the place of where a pannier bag (“sacoche” in French) would be mounted on a bicycle, calling […]
Top 10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Motorcycle Dad
RSD Barfly Gloves
Tell Dad to ditch those gauntlet gloves for a lightweight pair of perforated leather riding mitts, perfect for hot weather touring or tooling. Intended as an all-purpose glove, the Barfly merges comfort and style as only Roland Sands can. Made from tough but supple top grain cowhide, they sport a pre-curved ergonomic design with flex knuckles, padded palms and a strap/Velcro closure. They’re available in black, sand or tobacco in sizes small-2XL for $70. Roland Sands Design, (562)493-5297, www.RolandSands.com.