7 Products For Riding Your Motorcycle In The Rain

Our selection of gear will keep you dry when the sky opens up.

Motorcycle covered in rainwater.
Wet and soggy is no way to spend time in the saddle. Protect yourself against precipitation with our affordable gear picks.Pexels

Rainy days suck—unless you’re well prepared for a wet ride. The right jacket, pants, and boot coverage can totally make or break the entire day. To ensure that soggy feet and cold shoulders won’t bring you down, make it a point to bring along a few of these easily packable garments and accessories that will keep you riding and smiling for the remainder of the trip.

Stacking up on proper rain gear doesn’t even have to cost a lot, and this list proves it. Heck, you can buy a few of these items and still come in under budget. From jackets to pants to full rainsuits, goggles, and aerosol sprays (yep!) you’ll stay dry and focused.

Viking Cycle 2-Piece Rainsuit

Viking Cycle 2-Piece Rainsuit
Protecting yourself from wet weather doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg.Amazon

For a pretty sweet price, you can outfit yourself with a capable jacket and riding pants developed especially for rainy conditions. Viking Cycle has designed its rain gear to be absolutely waterproof and windproof to keep you dry and comfortable in stormy weather.

The quality material of Viking's rainsuit features a slew of features like reflective piping, an elastic waist on the jacket, and Velcro closures at the wrists, with even zippered closures at the ankles. If you don't want to keep fumbling around for separate gear items and are aiming to stay dry enough to ride comfortably without spending too much dough, this suit is the solution.

Tourmaster Deluxe Boot Rain Covers

Tourmaster Deluxe Boot Rain Covers
Avoid soaked toes with these rain-ready boot covers.Amazon

Don't feel like finding out the hard way that your supposedly 100 percent waterproof boots are actually zero percent effective? Then make sure to pack a pair of Tourmaster's deluxe boot rain covers, just in case you happen to hit inclement weather.

Tourmaster’s heavy-duty PVC-coated nylon covers are designed to easily slip over boots for no-hassle coverage from the rain. The 500-denier nylon reinforced toe and heel sections fight off abrasion, while elasticized top cuffs make for a waterproof seal and ensure a comfortable, non-soggy ride. Nothing is worse than the feeling of cold, wet footwear, so make sure to travel prepared.

100% Armega Vented Dual Lens (for 100% Armega goggles)

100% Armega Vented Dual Lens (for 100% Armega goggles)
Don’t let your view of the road get clogged by fog.Amazon

Are your goggles useless at combating foggy vision? The 100% Armega Vented Dual Lens offers a dual venting system to prevent fog buildup that can quickly accumulate in wet weather. In addition to the Armega's ability to keep vision crystal clear, the ultra H-D lenses integrate shatterproof, impact-resistant toughness that ups the level of protection to your already high-performing Armega goggles.

Frogg Toggs Pilot Frogg Storm Gauntlet Gloves

Frogg Toggs Pilot Frogg Storm Gauntlet Gloves
Keep your mitts dry during the ride.Amazon

Protect your hands from the rain with Frogg Toggs' Pilot Storm Gauntlet Glove. These can be worn as is or over existing gloves for a dialed-in fit for all-day comfort when the weather is less than cooperative.

Specialized DriPore material allows the gloves to be waterproof while still remaining breathable. The unique three-finger design provides plenty of room for regular riding gloves to be worn underneath while a rain sleeve gives plenty more comfort and protection. Elastic wrist adjustments keep the gloves secure and block moisture from having a chance to seep in.

Firstgear Rainman Rain Jacket

Firstgear Rainman Rain Jacket
A fully adaptable all-weather jacket.Amazon

For riders looking for a separate jacket that's well-equipped for wet-weather scenarios, Firstgear's Rainman jacket serves as an optimal solution. It delivers impressive protection from the wet and can be ordered to fit your personal riding gear taste.

For those looking to wear the Rainman as a stand-alone waterproof jacket, it can be worn as any other regular-sized jacket would be. It also can be ordered a size up to use over an existing protective riding jacket. An adjustable waist strap and set-to-forget elasticized wrist cuffs make this jacket ideal for wet rides on the road. The Rainman jacket packs up small, which makes it easy to stow away for the trip.

Frogg Toggs Pro Action Waterproof Rain Pants

Frogg Toggs Pro Action Waterproof Rain Pants
Light and effective to keep out raindrops on the roadAmazon

Rain clouds can come and go quickly depending on the climate you live/ride in, and the Frogg Toggs Pro Action Pant is a great solution for on-the-road weather surprises. With an adjustable, elastic waist you can slip them on over your regular pants for a secure fit. A four inch rise means you get rain protection under your jacket as well for great overall coverage on the road. Oversized leg openings allow you to fit them over your boots and hook and loop adjustments cinch them tight. Waterproof wind-resistant and lightweight, these puppies are also great for other outdoor activities as well, like hunting, fishing, camping and more.

Nikwax Fabric And Leather Waterproofing

Nikwax Fabric And Leather Waterproofing
Dependable waterproofing from a can.Amazon

Not all fabrics and leathers are designed to perform well in wet riding conditions. For those odd days when you get stuck in the rain with untreated leather or non-waterproof garments or accessories, Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof spray can swoop in to save the day.

This spray quickly adds a level of water repellency to synthetic or leather footwear whether the surface is dry or wet. Not only does the Nikwax aerosol spray create an instant waterproof surface, it can also help maintain breathability when shoes or boots are cleaned with Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel which removes contaminants that attract moisture.