As the autumn leaves fall and winter's chill sets in, motorcycle riders prepare to embark on exhilarating rides through the changing landscapes. However, riding during the fall and winter seasons comes with its unique set of challenges, demanding a proactive approach to safety and comfort. NBT Clothing has essential tips and advice on staying safe and comfortable during these chilly rides, placing a special emphasis on how the right gear, specifically our products, can elevate your riding experience.
Embrace the Layers: Dressing Strategically for the Elements
Mastering the art of layering is the cornerstone of staying warm on your motorcycle during the fall and winter months. Start with a moisture-wicking base layer to keep perspiration at bay, add an insulating layer to trap precious heat, and finish with a NBT top for an outer layer. We offer a diverse range of outerwear engineered to tackle the elements, ensuring you remain dry and cozy throughout your ride.
The Nomad Shirt Jacket:
The Nomad Shirt Jacket is not just a fashion statement – it's a powerhouse of durability and protection. Fortified with a 100% aramid lining, it strikes the perfect balance between toughness and trendiness. The added safeguard of free CE armor in the elbows, shoulders, and back armor enhances its protective features. Adjustable wrist snaps and a breathable polyester mesh lining ensure a comfortable fit, while the YKK zippers and buttons add a touch of functional style. Crafted with TensileTough™ Aramid, this shirt jacket embodies both durability and flexibility, making it the ultimate companion for chilly weather. Elevate your winter wardrobe with a piece that effortlessly blends fashion with safety
The Body Guard Hoodie:
A pinnacle of contemporary urban fashion seamlessly merging style and protective functionality. Engineered with TensileTough™ aramid lining in the elbows, shoulders, and back armor, the Body Guard Hoodie redefines durability and security. The premium material blend prioritizes comfort and flexibility, allowing you to wear it all day with ease. Safety takes center stage, with free CE-approved armor in the elbows, shoulders, and back armor, offering peace of mind during your urban escapades. The cotton exterior, gentle to the touch, pairs with a polyester mesh interior for added comfort, ensuring it feels as good as it looks. A large zip kangaroo pouch secures your essentials, while the belt loop prevents ride-up at high speeds, and YKK zippers ensure reliability and user-friendly functionality. The NBT hoodie is your stylish shield to all weather conditions, blending fashion with safety seamlessly.
The Free Ridin’ Flannel:
A timeless classic infused with a modern moto upgrade, striking the perfect balance between style and protection for riders. The Free Ridin' Flannel not only exudes the enduring and rugged charm of traditional flannel but also boasts a fully lined, reinforced aramid slide protection to ensure your safety on the road. Every flannel comes equipped with free removable CE armor in the elbows, shoulders, and back armor, providing unparalleled peace of mind without compromising on comfort. The high-quality material blend is meticulously crafted to optimize durability, flexibility, and overall comfort. Adjustable wrist cuffs give you control over airflow, adding a layer of convenience to your ride. On the inside, the polyester mesh interior lining enhances breathability and comfort, making it an ideal choice for diverse weather conditions. With YKK zippers and buttons ensuring reliability, our flannel seamlessly blends fashion and function— a wardrobe essential for riders navigating all types of weather with style
Extremities Matter: Protect Your Hands
The extremities are particularly susceptible to the cold, making proper hand protection essential. Our Stealth Series Moto Gloves are engineered to shield your hands from the biting cold. Ergonomic designs prioritize both warmth and dexterity, enabling you to maintain control of your bike while staying comfortably warm.
The Stealth Series Moto Gloves:
- ARMORTEX Protection: 5 times stronger than steel, offering anti-abrasion and anti-tear defense.
- Armored Knuckles: Enhanced impact protection for unpredictable road challenges.
- Reinforced Palm and Thumb: Longevity and reliability where it matters most.
- Touchscreen Compatibility: Stay connected without removing your gloves.
- Breathable and Lightweight: Enjoy airflow for comfort during extended rides.
- Secure Velcro Wrist Straps: Customizable fit for optimal control.
- Water and Dirt Repellent: Weather-resistant for all riding conditions.
- High Tenacity Grip: Maximum control for a confident ride.
Mind the Road Conditions: Adapting Your Riding Style for Safety
Fall and winter bring unpredictable road conditions, from wet leaves to icy patches. Adjust your riding style accordingly, keeping a safe distance from other vehicles and being mindful of potential hazards. NBT Clothing's gear is designed with durability and flexibility in mind, allowing you to navigate challenging conditions with confidence and style.
Combat Fogging: Anti-Fog Solutions for Clear Visibility
Helmet visor fogging can pose a significant safety risk during cold rides. Combat this issue with anti-fog solutions or invest in helmets with built-in anti-fog features.
Plan for Reduced Daylight: Equip Yourself with Adequate Lighting
As daylight diminishes, having adequate lighting on your motorcycle becomes crucial. Check and replace any malfunctioning lights, and consider adding additional LED lights for enhanced visibility.
Regularly Inspect Your Gear: Ensuring Longevity and Optimal Functionality
Before each cold-weather ride, perform a thorough inspection of your gear. Check for any signs of wear and tear, and ensure that zippers, buckles, and fasteners are in good working condition. While NBT products are designed for durability, regular maintenance ensures they continue to provide optimal performance when you need them the most. Following our care guidelines will keep the clothing in great condition throughout time.
- Machine washable.
- Remove pads before washing.
- Wash with cold water.
- No bleach.
- Hang to dry.
- Warm iron is OK.
Stay Informed and Prepared: Weather Updates and Emergency Kits
Stay informed about weather conditions before embarking on a ride. Keep an eye on forecasts and be prepared for unexpected changes. Pack an emergency kit containing essentials such as a first aid kit, thermal blankets, and a small toolset.
Riding during the fall and winter seasons offers a unique and invigorating experience. By implementing these comprehensive seasonal safety tips and investing in high-quality gear, such as our NBT Clothing products, you can ensure that your rides are not only thrilling but also safe and comfortable. Embrace the chill, conquer the elements, and enjoy the open road with confidence and style, knowing you're well-equipped for whatever the season brings.