Ventilation vs Safety - How to Choose Smarter Summer Motorcycle Gear

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Acum 9 luni

Riding in hot, stuffy riding gear is one of the worst aspects of motorcycling in the summer. There’s gotta be a better way...
GEAR BREAKDOWN
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D30 Armor : frt9.co/8s4wuk
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Comentarii
DG
DG Acum o Zi
Finger off that trigger bud!
gully.foyle
gully.foyle Acum 7 Zile
What are your thoughts on single-layer jeans? Does it warrant a full review - there seem to many choices lately...
Jonathan Pettersson
Jonathan Pettersson Acum 9 Zile
What do you mean by: If a squid gonna squid they do so ........? 6:26
Diogo Franco
Diogo Franco Acum 13 Zile
Hey Ryan! Amazing videos. I was wondering: my dad (old time rider) says that nothing beats leather clothes because they'll always keep your bones in place (or the best among the options). What would you do if you want to have both crashing protection and skidding?
MrBudge72
MrBudge72 Acum 19 Zile
I'm a little confused. You've featured the Icon Mesh AF on at least two videos now, and I still can't tell if you recommend it. Sometimes sarcasm eludes me. I bought one today because I thought you recommended it another video.
Jerrod Nazarian
Jerrod Nazarian Acum 20 Zile
Holy Trigger Control Batman, get that finger off that trigger
HarryPrimate
HarryPrimate Acum 21 o Zi
I saw a fellow taking a road trip on his Gold Wing a few summers ago. He was clad in shorts, possibly swim trunks, and flip flops and no shirt. All I could do was wish him luck as he got on the interstate and headed south.
Norse Demon
Norse Demon Acum 23 Zile
If i see a Z87 sticker i aint buying it. OSHA pounded this shit into my head, if its rated Z87 or better itll be marked as such on the damn frame, as part of the plastic or etched in the metal arms.
Windmenkar R
Windmenkar R Acum 25 Zile
if you look closely you can see the square of the original animation
AnA
AnA Acum 26 Zile
I wish he did something like that for a women. I am a beginner and sometimes a get lost with so many options.
Heroprime
Heroprime Acum 26 Zile
When you choose the gear with the best stats but it doesn't come from the same set 6:33
Yo Boo
Yo Boo Acum lună
The lesson today, wear any kind of protective gear. As a rider who has laid it down at 110mph and had the wire brush treatment at the ER, I can tell you... Anything, is better than nothing!
Rob Skully
Rob Skully Acum lună
OMG ... you have my 1st bike hanging on your wall ! Suzuki TC-90 👍🏻👍🏻
Josh T
Josh T Acum lună
Knox urban pro jacket and roadskin jeans. That's a better choice in the UK.
Gordon James Saya
Gordon James Saya Acum lună
As a Canadian biker since 1969, to see humour in this industry, with out stimulants, is a breath of fresh air at 100 klms!! (safety 1st)
Josh Rogan
Josh Rogan Acum lună
If you are not going to fall off the bike why do you need it?
Whiskey
Whiskey Acum lună
well icon also has armored shorts
RBDS
RBDS Acum lună
I promise you will NOT ride in the Deep Southeast of the US with any riding jacket in the summer. Not even mesh
Michael Finch
Michael Finch Acum lună
Knox Urbane Pro. Best thing I’ve tried. I live in a scorching hot humid nightmare....
Nate M
Nate M Acum lună
Im a squid because I want to get tan while riding. Sorry not sorry
amruthesh k
amruthesh k Acum lună
Ends up looking like a lean ninja..
Drew Baumgarten
Drew Baumgarten Acum lună
Hotboxing an igloo is a lifegoal I never realized I'd have
Lucas' Account
Lucas' Account Acum lună
You know what also passes Z87+? PIT VIPERS!
S leigh
S leigh Acum lună
I love that millennial think that's baggy !!! They missed that whole 90s thing with huge janko jeans I guess..what he had were just regular fit maybe relaxed lol..who thought the 80s tight ass jeans would make a comebacks beyond me
Morten Flyvholm Iversen
Morten Flyvholm Iversen Acum lună
Is it possible to use the Icon Field Armor Compression Shirt with a proper backprotector underneath/on-top?
TIGER
TIGER Acum lună
Finally, we have found the documentary speaker.
Andrew Peak
Andrew Peak Acum lună
5:16-5:26 your Canadian is showing.
AgawdsParadise
AgawdsParadise Acum lună
I too grew up with Nelly and ja rule
Covert Garage
Covert Garage Acum lună
Right! So you're welcome to my video blog about cars.
R&R Photography
R&R Photography Acum lună
That armor looks good, interested to see that no dual sporting gear for mentioned. Dual sport jackets are often mesh everywhere you dont need slide protection, i run a dry rider and its been great, handles a good old fall in the dirt and cool enough even in out back Australian heat. (When riding). Colour plays a huge role in staying cool especially in those slow speed conditions like single track or traffic. Light greys and whites are the go. Dual sport helmets also have additional ventilation. Love your videos, think i might see if I can find those pants, see if they are stretchie enough to let me get on my bike.
ion123456
ion123456 Acum lună
I wear a HWK air mesh jacket in the texas summer.. if you wear a compression/moisture wicking shirt ("under armor") under any vented jackets (*NOT* a water soaking cotton t shirt) you actually cool far better.
moses 1997
moses 1997 Acum 2 luni
What is the statistics for accident when not wearing safety equipment
Joe Kondratko
Joe Kondratko Acum 2 luni
What about gloves?
J-F G
J-F G Acum 2 luni
Hilarious, no wonder there's 1 M suscribers
joe baggadonuts
joe baggadonuts Acum 2 luni
So....is the shirt good?
Vibhu Pathak
Vibhu Pathak Acum 2 luni
Great video as always but it's kinda funny when Americans are talking about warm weather and shit and it's absolutely hilarious when a Canadian does so 😂
Cedric Boivin
Cedric Boivin Acum 2 luni
Watch yourself dude, you took 15 pounds in 3 years 😂 ropost.info/flow/ptN8maugjpuQqZ4/video.html
Simon Thomas
Simon Thomas Acum 2 luni
I can only depend on Ryan to protect my sausage casing.....
gtr2racerUA
gtr2racerUA Acum 2 luni
Alpinestars Bionic 2 Protection Jacket & Alpinestars Bionic Action... better Trilobite very good jeans...
Will Lyon
Will Lyon Acum 2 luni
5:16 - holy poor trigger discipline batman!
g496r500t
g496r500t Acum 2 luni
I’m running out of videos to watch.
greasefitting49
greasefitting49 Acum 2 luni
I'm glad scorpion made the pants baggy, not many poeple make pants for guys with big butts. regular cut jeans without out elastic get pulled into my junk or show off my crack.
Michel Devost
Michel Devost Acum 2 luni
How do I like this video twice...?
Seb
Seb Acum 2 luni
Y'all think I could wear the compression shirt and then a very heavy weight leather jacket(not a riding jacket) for abrasion protection? Would this be the same protection as wearing a riding jacket?
Johnalogue
Johnalogue Acum 2 luni
That not-jacket temps me despite being of the "well, I wouldn't want to go out with inadequate protection" mindset. You talked me into it but I'm sure it's noticeably less safe than a jacket, right?
Penquin ER
Penquin ER Acum 3 luni
I would press dislike button IF, i could press dislike button.
Victor Alley
Victor Alley Acum 3 luni
"Has the fun property of melting into your scrotum at 150° Celsius." That made me laugh out loud. Killer delivery on that line. I'm not sure how you kept a straight face while saying that. 😂
Online Jedi
Online Jedi Acum 3 luni
Who knew a Canadian knew so much about summer. Ryan is amazing
PRSer
PRSer Acum 4 luni
I dunno man.. some of my most enjoyable rides are in a tank top, shorts, slippers and no helmet. Around the various places in Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines. On a 125cc scooter to boot.
Bobbi Hansel
Bobbi Hansel Acum 4 luni
"Church" 30 seconds later... bong.
Octavio Alexander Vásquez Ebner
Octavio Alexander Vásquez Ebner Acum 4 luni
0:44 "I could comfortable run a marathon in this thing... if i could run a maraton"
Skin Boming
Skin Boming Acum 4 luni
what is a squid
Vito On Road
Vito On Road Acum 4 luni
Awesome!
Nox Vega
Nox Vega Acum 4 luni
I'd rather have my legs ripped off than wear those ugly ass Scorpion jeans.
zhukie
zhukie Acum 4 luni
NOTHING is going to help you in 40*C+ temps 🙄
Tasmaniac
Tasmaniac Acum 4 luni
"Squids are people too" - Motorcyclists: Yeah we know what you mean. "Squids are people too" - Car drivers: No, they're sea creatures "I could be pregnant & fit, if I could be pregnant". Ryan you have a wonderfully comical way with words
Joan C. Romero
Joan C. Romero Acum 5 luni
5:38 "which IS nice"
Trippy 1980 Ford Bronco
Trippy 1980 Ford Bronco Acum 5 luni
Ryan seems like the person to murder someone and get away with it. Or just a friendly Neighbor
Araris Valerian
Araris Valerian Acum 5 luni
Informative and funny, lovin it.
The tree Lee
The tree Lee Acum 5 luni
Squid??
Noah Lichdi
Noah Lichdi Acum 6 luni
It blows my mind that he is still under 1 million
Max Bertrand
Max Bertrand Acum 6 luni
So ryan, would you actually trust that icon compression shirt in a 80km/h slide? And are there better alternatives for abrasion as far as similar armoured shirts?
kiuhlahla
kiuhlahla Acum 6 luni
If a squid's gonna squid....
Evirthewarrior
Evirthewarrior Acum 6 luni
"baggy style" those scorpion pants are one step up from skinny jeans... What is this guy talking about? Don't skip leg day and those will be snug.
Billy Bob
Billy Bob Acum 6 luni
Awesome! Thank you!
ken godfrey
ken godfrey Acum 7 luni
muskokaken would you be able to do a review on vsTAR 650 and the royal enfield 400
MichaelCoolGuy86
MichaelCoolGuy86 Acum 7 luni
5:16 First three rules of handling a fire arm: 1. Keep your finger off the trigger 2. Keep your finger off the trigger 3. Keep your damn finger off the damn trigger.
Don Davi
Don Davi Acum 7 luni
Did you ever review Draggin Jeans? Ive all the usual ones.
Waqas Ghazanfar
Waqas Ghazanfar Acum 7 luni
Who else cracked up at 6:01 ... :D :D
logic1990
logic1990 Acum 7 luni
And what to buy in europe?
Paul Costache
Paul Costache Acum 7 luni
If the elbow wasn't one inch off the edge of the D3O this could have been a great light armour. Depending on a persons arm the D3O can fall off the elbow altogether leaving you completely exposed. Not the smartest design ever is it?
Rode Rik
Rode Rik Acum 7 luni
if you could be pregnant jajaja
Tim Bob
Tim Bob Acum 7 luni
Are you sponsored here?
Başımşişti
Başımşişti Acum 7 luni
No way
Martin Foster
Martin Foster Acum 7 luni
I don’t like to nitpick (I’m lying) but Icon could well get their jacket CE approved: “(17092) Classification C covers garments such as the mesh under-suits that have impact protection for off-road riding.” In fact, if they want to sell in the UK or EU I think they must get it certified. I have a similar jacket called the KNOX action shirt but it has CE armour but no abrasion protection. I stopped using it because I found the much better Bull-it airflow suit made entirely of covec (LC polymer) with similar properties to aramid. I ride in Southern Vietnam (tropical weather all year round) so I need good ventilation. Unfortunately, single layer rider jeans, although extremely popular, aren’t very protective. Layering does get hot but not too bad if the ventilation is adequate. Motocap has shown that single layer clothing made of anything (except leather) isn’t any good at impact abrasion. Have you seen single layer jeans passing 13595 level 2 or even the more lenient EN17092 AAA? I haven’t. I’ve got layered jeans PMJ (17092 AAA level, 13595 level 1) and in the tropics they are just fine as long as you keep moving. In my opinion, gear manufacturers are being dishonest that single layer textiles are especially protective. Physics, backed up by testing, shows us that it can’t be. You need one layer to handle the impact, then another to handle the slide. Just look at GP suits or even much older leather suits. They almost always have multiple layers at the impact zones. That being said, I just wish people would wear some protective gear beyond a helmet. Where I live, 99.999% are squids.
Miratus Sum
Miratus Sum Acum 7 luni
Just did the bmw enduro course in the icon, husteling the 1250 gs is hot work but the icon jacket made it bareble.
fitty77
fitty77 Acum 7 luni
How the hell this channel continues producing quality, interesting material, leaving manufacturers brochures aside, with technical data that could make the world fall in boredom, without a single soul getting bored, is something beyond any imagination. Congrats Ryan F9 and Fort Nine. You guys really dig what really matters
sicdedworm09
sicdedworm09 Acum 7 luni
Bought an MT 03 and a alpinestars dry star v2 jacket. Man I’ve been baking all freakin summer lol. Got it because it matched. Didn’t think things through 😂
Stephen Mosca
Stephen Mosca Acum 7 luni
I just ordered an Icon shirt. Hope I didn’t waste 150 frog pelts.
Víctor Almeida
Víctor Almeida Acum 7 luni
I can't lie man, I am a squid, after watching 30 of your very beautiful made videos, I started to consider buying a leather jacket
ONE-EYE Music
ONE-EYE Music Acum 7 luni
I think that supermoto equiment is good for summer 😁
Stretch 215
Stretch 215 Acum 7 luni
Riding jeans in summer?! I could never where I live haha it's either mesh or die. The icon shirt could work, but it's ugly af
Whattheysay Aboutme
Whattheysay Aboutme Acum 7 luni
How about women’s gear? Come on try it
cnill
cnill Acum 7 luni
Ryan is the Vsauce of motorcycles
Lincoln Sampaio
Lincoln Sampaio Acum 7 luni
I liked the recommendation about the glasses, but not having protection for the nose is irrational, as a motorcyclist who has had stones thrown against the helmet I know the damage it would do to my face if I were not wearing a closed full face helmet.
Jb Joker
Jb Joker Acum 7 luni
Get your goddamn booger hook off the bang switch
Dean Naguib
Dean Naguib Acum 7 luni
Can we see these motorcycle safety gear manufacturers marketing departments, show us videos of themselves testing the gear that they are trying to sell us on themselves first?
Eathen Edward Emon
Eathen Edward Emon Acum 7 luni
This channel is so underrated
Motarded421
Motarded421 Acum 7 luni
I think we need gear tested down here in TX to know what really works though
Nora Calzogna
Nora Calzogna Acum 7 luni
6:13 haha, what a story, ryan!
Gacheru Mburu
Gacheru Mburu Acum 8 luni
👍
Mike Fu
Mike Fu Acum 8 luni
I almost DIED from wearing Leather in South Dakota one year....boiling hot, NO luggage space on my bike......I was trying to be a "hardcore safety nazi"....and it was the BIGGEST mistake I ever made......if air is muggy, I wear a T-shirt.....I don't give a Fuck what anyone says, life is TOO short to worry and play "what-if" every time you ride........I bought a motorcycle to Enjoy life, not Take away from the enjoyment and turn it into some kind of lame "safety competition".....if air is moving, I can do leather, if Not....Not making that mistake again.
Kelly Cox
Kelly Cox Acum 8 luni
Ventilation? Don't care. ATGATT.
Squirrel killer
Squirrel killer Acum 8 luni
A+ Quality content. I would expect nothing else from F9
Vagner Ribeiro
Vagner Ribeiro Acum 8 luni
Are you receiving my communication??
Matt Monte
Matt Monte Acum 8 luni
Can those glasses be customized for people with visual problems specifically they actually need regular glasses all the time I need some thing Different than my regular glasses for when I ride and when I shoot and I don’t mind spending a bit of money to get what I need
Mrcool179
Mrcool179 Acum 8 luni
02:40 God dammit. I thought we were finally getting the F9 video we were all hoping for 👀
Bjornographic
Bjornographic Acum 8 luni
Need to work on your trigger discipline.
st kr
st kr Acum 8 luni
UHMWPE Fiber (Dyneema) has a really low coefficient of friction (COF) also Fiber on Fiber, hydrophobic (very low water absorption), Good UV tolerance. Para-Aramids (Kevlar, Twaron etc) Doesn`t do well here. UV and water absorption of Aramid degrade the fiber properties alot.
Macrae Morse
Macrae Morse Acum 8 luni
Dainese also have jeans with the aramid woven into the cotton. They are warmer than usual jeans but better than most other "layered" trousers.
Steve
Steve Acum 8 luni
yeah but those riding shirts look super douchey thats the problem
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