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Triumphant apparel

Above: The black Genetix - a basic style that fits your basic riding needs From left: Be seen in Triumph cammo; the Hawk jacket is complete with Triumph logo directly across the chest, allowing others to clearly know your bike of choice; and the Madison jacket’s grey distressed look gives a classic a modern flare.

Above: The black Genetix - a basic style that fits your basic riding needs From left: Be seen in Triumph cammo; the Hawk jacket is complete with Triumph logo directly across the chest, allowing others to clearly know your bike of choice; and the Madison jacket’s grey distressed look gives a classic a modern flare.

Above: The black Genetix - a basic style that fits your basic riding needs From left: Be seen in Triumph cammo; the Hawk jacket is complete with Triumph logo directly across the chest, allowing others to clearly know your bike of choice; and the Madison jacket’s grey distressed look gives a classic a modern flare.

Above: The black Genetix - a basic style that fits your basic riding needs From left: Be seen in Triumph cammo; the Hawk jacket is complete with Triumph logo directly across the chest, allowing others to clearly know your bike of choice; and the Madison jacket’s grey distressed look gives a classic a modern flare.

Above: The black Genetix - a basic style that fits your basic riding needs From left: Be seen in Triumph cammo; the Hawk jacket is complete with Triumph logo directly across the chest, allowing others to clearly know your bike of choice; and the Madison jacket’s grey distressed look gives a classic a modern flare.

If anyone should know how to dress, it should be bikers. Selecting the most practical bike attire while riding a motorcycle is not only part of the biker experience but also may very well be part of a lifesaving one. It’s not complicated; if you lay a bike down while traveling at a fast speed, or pretty much any speed for that matter, it’s going to hurt. The more you can protect your body, the better. Protective gear will not only benefit you if you dump a bike but also under normal riding circumstances. Think about it. It’s you and the bike, no gigantic windshield, no large fenders, no air bags. The only thing separating your body and the open road is a bike and air. This means gravel and any debris that can kick off the road has the potential to hit you. Again, without being a brain surgeon, you can almost guarantee this is going to hurt. Smart buys in motorcycle gear are not only providing a look, they are providing an investment, an investment towards your safety that is.

The most common safety material used in motorcycle gear is leather. Leather, when thick enough, can block road rash and deflect unwanted road debris. Most authentic leather motorcycle jackets are complete with built-in elbow pads and often shoulder pads. They’re there for a reason — to protect you. Durable for the road and fashionable for bikers’ ensembles, leather motorcycle jackets are the No. 1 way to go when selecting safety first.

But what to do if it’s a million degrees outside and you still want to protect your precious cargo? Check out Triumph’s all-weather gear. For example, the Integra Jacket in black is made of perforated panels, removable CE95 protectors in the shoulders and elbows, 3M night reflective tape and Cordura Construction. This is one durable jacket, and none of it is leather. The waterproof cover keeps dampness out, and although it is not the breeziest of jackets, it’s lighter than leather and still strong enough to protect you. Note: these jackets cannot replace the protection leather can provide but rather serve as an alternative with a little less weight. For the safest biker attire, leather is the way to go.

Triumph even has a fashionable cammo jacket. Don’t let the fashionable aesthetics fool you, though. This item not only looks stylish, but it also keeps its priorities straight by having built-in pockets for shoulder and elbow protectors. This jacket is versatile, making it a good choice for days on the road and days when your feet are staying planted.

Check out all the selections Triumph has to offer. The company has looks for the modern male biker as well as the modern female. The streamlined designs keep them looking fashion forward while maintaining safety features crucial for anyone who jumps on the back of a bike.

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