Article by Martin Scorsese
Motorcycle riding is a fun and adventure activity for many. However, this fun activity could lead to dangerous accidents if you do not adopt appropriate safety measures while driving the motorcycle. According to statistics, thousands of people die in motorcycle accidents due to inappropriate motorcycle gear. Many are severely injured or paralyzed for the rest of their life. The impact of these accidents could be reduced significantly with appropriate safety gear including good motorcycle helmets, leather vests, and/or motorcycle jackets. Therefore, the safety gear used for motorcycle riding is no longer limited to enhance the style of the riders, but also to ensure the safety measures.
The increasing consciousness of using safety gear while riding motorcycles have contributed to the growing number of manufactures producing motorcycle jackets. Several companies now compete with each other in providing a variety of styles, patterns, colors, and designs to suit the varied taste of professional bikers. Leather jackets are one of the most popular materials which has remained a favorite for ages. However, with time, leather vests are competing with textile and mesh jackets. Apart from serving as one of the basic item of safety gear, they are particularly used by speed racers, cruisers, and other adventure sports.