Interview with CoFounder of Moto Shop, a Different Kind of Motorcycle Garage

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I’ve always been a fan of Moto Shop, and before I moved here, I visited often so I could work on my bike and see my friends! If you have no idea what I’m talking about, then you need to listen to my interview here:

http://moterrific.com/2014/10/22/interview-with-motoshop-san-francisco-motorcycle-garage/

Lift stations, classes, motorcycles, workshops, community, what else could you ask for?

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My Recommendations for Women’s Motorcycle Gloves for Winter

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Alpinestars WR-3 Goretex Women’s Gloves ($169.95), hear my other reviews in this podcast!

Winter is around the corner. The temperatures are already dropping if you live on the East Coast, so you might be looking for winter motorcycle gloves!

Here’s a 5 minute review of 6-7 gloves to try to keep your hands nice and toasty. Click on the link below to listen:

http://www.gearchic.com/podcast/womens_motorcycle_gloves_winter_2014.mp3

(I don’t have an rss feed yet, stay tuned)

Yippee! New Base Layer Pants.

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I know, what weirdo gets excited about new base layer pants? I just picked up a pair of these Forcefield Women’s Base Layer Pants for warm weather riding. (I’m *very* hopeful we’ll have warmer weather for a little while longer). But I know I’ll wear these during the Fall/Early Winter too. So far I LOVE how they feel. Very lightweight and comfy around the waistband. I ordered a size small and they fit great, except they’re a bit long in the torso which is my problem with most bottoms anyhow. There is a matching shirt but I just really wanted pants, since I like my Icebreaker tops.

Remember, baselayers like this are great under ALL of your gear, whether it’s textile or leather. I promise it makes for a more comfortable ride! A fuller review to come.

A really cool pair of Motorcycle Boots in my size!

It’s been awhile since I’ve seen a pair of motorcycle boots that I might actually want to buy. Having really small hands and feet narrows my options to women’s specific gear only. And really, there aren’t that many awesome options to my liking. But seeing these, I’m intrigued and excited to see them in person!

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