Stay Safe, Be Seen With These 5 Hi-Viz Motorcycle Gear Items

This riding gear will get you noticed in all types of light and weather conditions

We're seeing it in everything from riding jackets to helmets and even small accessories; more and more manufacturers are now offering hi-viz motorcycle gear options. Some people like to say that loud pipes save lives—well, the same could be said about loud-colored riding gear. The pieces we're listing here force others to take notice of your presence on the road, which works well on both offensive and defensive fronts. The more you can do to promote your own safety, the better—and that's something we'd suggest at all times of the year. To see the gear that will make you more noticeable in all riding conditions, keep scrolling down for what we've found in the hi-viz marketplace.

Scorpion Yosemite XDR Motorcycle Adventure Touring Jacket (Hi-Viz)
Scorpion Yosemite XDR Motorcycle Adventure Touring Jacket
Scorpion Yosemite XDR Motorcycle Adventure Touring Jacket (Hi-Viz) | $390Scorpion

Looking for a jacket that will serve you on any given day in any weather condition? Scorpion’s Yosemite XDR adventure touring jacket delivers amazing versatility, as it’s a windproof, textile jacket for cool days and, with the simple folding of inner windproof panels, becomes a warm-weather piece that maximizes airflow on hot days.

From touring in cold, wet climates to commuting in warm-weather conditions, the Yosemite jacket will handle it all. An additional removable zip-out Airguard waterproof liner battles the threat of rain, and the thermal EverHeat liner keeps you warm when you need it. Sas-Tec CE certified viscoelastic armor is used at the shoulders and elbows for impact protection.

Joe Rocket Men’s Atomic 5.0 Textile Motorcycle Jacket (Hi-Viz)
Joe Rocket Men’s Atomic 5.0 Textile Motorcycle Jacket
Joe Rocket Men's Atomic 5.0 Textile Motorcycle Jacket (Hi-Viz) | $153Joe Rocket

The Atomic 5.0 jacket from Joe Rocket features CE-approved armor in the shoulder and elbow areas, as well as a removable spine armor pocket for protection at all angles, but it’s the Atomic’s combined waterproof-treated Rock Tex and Hitena outer shell that provide maximum protection from the elements. A variable flow ventilation system with waterproof zippers allows the jacket to breathe without allowing moisture to seep in. To ensure a comfortable feel, full flex articulated back expansion panels and a six-point Sure Fit custom adjustment system lets the rider dial in a fit that will keep him comfy all day long. Reflective panels and logos as well as a hi-viz colorway ensure that you’ll be noticed in dark, snowy, or foggy conditions.

Bell Qualifier DLX Street Helmet (Solid Gloss Hi-Viz)
Bell Qualifier DLX Street Helmet (Solid Gloss Hi-Viz)
Bell Qualifier DLX Street Helmet (Solid Gloss Hi-Viz) | $250Bell Helmets

Bell’s Qualifier full-face helmet not only packs all the features riders look for in a quality lid, but it is also available in a hi-viz color option that makes it more likely fellow motorists will notice your presence.

The Qualifier helmet features a lightweight polycarbonate/ABS shell construction to make for comfortable wear at all times. A removable and washable antibacterial interior allows the rider to keep things fresh in all seasons, and the Velocity Flow Ventilation system with FlowAdjust gives the rider that cooling blast of fresh air when it’s needed. An integrated communication port accommodates Sena and Cardo Bluetooth stereo headset/intercom systems, and integrated speaker pockets give the rider the option to go with speakers of their choosing.

Answer Racing Taiga XC Off-Road Motorcycle Pants (Grey/Hi-Viz)
Answer Racing Taiga XC Off-Road Motorcycle Pants (Grey/Hi-Viz)
Answer Racing Taiga XC Off-Road Motorcycle Pants (Grey/Hi-Viz) | $108Answer Racing

These pants were designed specifically for chilly days in the fall and spring when the temperature drops but the conditions still allow for a full day’s riding. The Taiga XC pants provide a balance of wind protection and breathability by allowing the rider to regulate body temperature through changing conditions. Strategically positioned exhaust vents and wind-resistant panels make for an ideal combination of cold wind deflection and the ability to reduce excessive body heat. Answer Racing has done its homework when designing these pants for the most comfortable feel and perfect fit for the cold-weather riding season.

Tourmaster Men’s Polar-Tex 3.0 Motorcycle Gloves (Black/Hi-Viz)
Tourmaster Men’s Polar-Tex 3.0 Motorcycle Gloves (Black/Hi-Viz)
Tourmaster Men's Polar-Tex 3.0 Motorcycle Gloves (Black/Hi-Viz) | $75Tourmaster

Riders looking for a waterproof, breathable set of gloves for the winter months can rest after finding Tourmaster’s Polar-Tex 3.0 gloves. The goatskin leather palm and thumb construction and 100-gram 3M Thinsulate flex insulation make these gloves warm, comfortable, and highly durable during the tough months ahead.

The Polar-Tex 3.0 gloves also feature a 600-denier polyester upper, padded articulating hinge design, and accordion stretch knuckles to further promote comfort and feel. Touchscreen-compatible conductive overlays on the thumb and index finger allow for quick access to smart devices, and reflective piping further increases nighttime visibility.