- Nolan N100 Classic Plus Helmet: $217**
Classics are classics for a reason, and the Nolan N100 flip-face helmet is no exception. This lightweight, helmet has been gracing the heads of touring riders for years, and its quick-release chin-bar system is a favorite of many motorcyclists. Flipping up the facial section at a stop allows you instant access do a qhick swallow of water or similar comforts. A polycarbonate shell keeps the helmet's weight down to around 3.5 pounds, and the durable, optically neutral face shield can be removed and changed without tools. Adjustable vents keep the helmet's shield clear and the wearer's head cool, and a DOT sticker makes it all kosher. Nolan's N100 Classic Plus Helmet is available in black, silver or yellow via Aerostich Riderwearhouse.
- REV'IT! Hurricane Hot-Weather Gloves: $60**
It gets mighty sweaty in the concrete jungle, but REV'IT!'s Hurricane gloves can cool what ails ya. The mitt is designed to limit bunching and is constructed of synthetic mesh and ventilated soft sheep hide for superior breathability; leather reinforcements on the palm ensure you don't sacrifice abrasion resistance for comfort. A hardshell knuckle ups the protection quotient and adds a cool road-warrior vibe. The short-cuff gloves are available in black, gray or red mesh with black leather in sizes XS-XXXL.
- UPF Outdoor Shirt: $47**
Supplex nylon makes this shirt ideal for any hot-weather travel, two-wheeled or not. The long-sleeved, lightweight garment packs up small, and yes, there's a standard collar and two chest pockets, but there are also underarm vents to keep you cool and a zippered security pocket to hide valuables. It feels like cotton, but this shirt wicks moisture and provides protection from UV light with a UPF of 30. Available in tan in sizes S-XL via Aerostich Riderwearhouse.
- Fast Wicking Underwear: $14**
They're cooler and drier than cotton underwear, so why don't you have a pair yet? Fast-wicking Dri-Gear underwear is designed for comfort and microclimatic efficiency, and it is a perfect first layer. The Skinetics fabric is an advanced knit that moves moisture away from your skin, with the fastest drying time of any fabric. Durable and comfortable flat seams are shaped to eliminate bunching and wrinkling. Available in boxer or brief styles via Aerostich Riderwearhouse in black or gray in men's sizes S-XL.
- Aerostich Sheepskin Saddle Pads: $67**
When it's sticky hot, you'll sit cooler with sheepskin because the woolly stuff allows a layer of air to circulate between the saddle and your butt. These luxurious pads are laminated with a non-skid mesh base so they won't creep around, and they'll work on everything from dirtbikes to luxury baggers. The pads come with eight bungee attachment points, two lengths of adjustable bungee, and four nylon hooks to customize fit. Available in Rectangle (11 x 14.5 inches) and Tapered (13 x 18 inches) sizes.