Useful Information

choice of materials
Choosing the right material is the first important step in purchasing motorcycle clothing:


In the next lines we would like to simplify your decision in this step. 
The first decision is made for the material - leather or textile. One can say that for every kind of motorcycling a certain clothing is recommended. It must be distinguished what type of motorcycling is practised. Road, sport, touring motorcycle or enduro/motocross riding. Here you have to decide what function the clothing should have for me. 
Advantage leather clothing: Greater safety when falling, more comfortable at higher speeds. 
Advantage textile fabric: Mostly water-repellent, lighter, can also be used in cold weather thanks to the thermal lining. 

Our recommendation is to be chosen according to the following criteria: 
Are you an occasional driver with shorter distances, do you drive sporty and therefore need increased safety? Select LEATHER. 
Do you travel longer distances, do you need flexibility, and are you willing to sacrifice some of your safety? Then choose TEXTIL. 

For sporty motorcycling, leather clothing is clearly recommended for the following reasons: higher safety when falling, several times higher abrasion resistance than textile clothing, more comfortable at high speed. 

Textile clothing is recommended for touring motorcycling for the following reasons: it is usually waterproof, more comfortable at lower speeds, lighter, thanks to removable thermal lining can also be used in cold weather, more universal, can also be used for walks during holidays. 

For road/road enduro motorcycling, textile clothing is recommended for the following reasons: increased freedom of movement, mostly waterproof, more comfortable at lower speeds, lightweight, easy to use thanks to removable thermal lining even in cold weather. 

MX-Motocross/Enduro motorcycling requires great freedom of movement, light and strong materials, comfortable cut and therefore recommendable light textile motorcycle clothing and protective accessories (such as protectors).

selection of sizes

The right choice for the size with biker clothing.


The most important feature of biker clothing is the protection of the rider during a fall.

The decisive factor in protecting the driver is the choice of the right size. Generally one can distinguish biker clothing with materials after leather and/or textiles. The size for each of these categories should be different. But they have one thing in common: you should try this out on a thin undergarment.

Leather clothing:

All leather clothing for motorcyclists should be very tight, especially in the areas where the protectors are located. When falling, these protectors should not shift or twist. For this reason, the size of the garment should be smaller, because after repeated use the leather expands and adapts to the body. When choosing the size, it is recommended to try this on a thin underwear, namely the complete equipment with shoes, gloves and back protectors. When trying on, the leather suit is very tight, as its cut is adapted to the riding position on the motorcycle (crouched riding position). Nevertheless, the leather suit must not restrict the driver's movement. Above all, shorter sleeves make it possible to move the wrist better (gloves with long cuff fit the leather suit) and flexible elements without which no modern station wagon can do without. These are ergonomically placed flexible stretch pleats (in the back, shoulder and knee area) and elastic textiles made of Kevlar. Padana uses hi-tech materials from SchoellerR KeprotecR. Thanks to this technology, motorcycling is comfortable and allows freedom of movement on modern supersport motorcycles. This Kevlar Stretch from SchoellerR KeprotecR. makes it easier to sit on motorcycles with knee bows, as they are ergonomically placed on the groins and armpits.

 
Textile clothing:

The philosophy in choosing the right size is very similar to that of leather clothing. Except for the property that in textile clothing, the subsequent expansion and thus the adaptation of the material to the body does not occur. The textile clothing should fit directly for motorcyclists, especially in places where the protectors are located. When falling, protectors should not shift or twist.

When choosing the size, it is advisable to try this on the usual thin underwear with the complete equipment (shoes, gloves and back protectors). Textile clothing should be comfortable the first time you try it on.

Care of products
In order to maintain a long service life and correct functioning of the products, it is useful to pay more attention to the recommendations for advice and care.

Care of textile clothing

Do not machine wash textile products. 
Wash textile products in the hand with lukewarm soapy water. 
Maximum washing temperature is 40° C 
Do not chemically clean the textile products. 
Never use high-pressure cleaners 
Do not tumble dry textile clothing. 
Dry textile products hanging in a well-ventilated dry room 
After drying, treat textile clothing with impregnating agent. 
Textile products should not be ironed

Storage of textile clothing

Store leather products hanging or exposed in a well-ventilated dry room. 
Keep sufficient distance from heat sources 


Care of leather clothing

Clean leather products with lukewarm water and sponges 
If leather products are heavily soiled, use special agents for leather cleaning. 
Never use high-pressure cleaners 
Dry leather clothing lying down, not directly at the heat source 
Do not dry leather clothing in direct sunlight. 
Do not hang up wet leather clothing 
After drying, treat leather clothing with MBW® Balsam 

Storage of leather clothing

Store leather products hanging or exposed in a well-ventilated dry room. 
Keep sufficient distance from heat sources 
Do not store leather products directly in the sun 
Before longer storage, treat leather clothing with MBW® Balsam

Hints:

The illustrations in this online catalogue are not binding and may differ in colour and form.

 

Riding a motorcycle is not a risk-free activity, it can lead to injury or even death. To reduce this risk, always use protective equipment when riding a motorcycle. The motorcyclist is personally responsible for the use and care of the protective equipment.

If the equipment is damaged, it is necessary to replace or professionally repair it in order to maintain the necessary properties.

MoRaBe is not liable for damages, injuries and/or death during activities, not even with the use of any protective equipment.


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