Ventilation vs Safety - How to Choose Smarter Summer Motorcycle Gear

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Vor Monat

Riding in hot, stuffy riding gear is one of the worst aspects of motorcycling in the summer. There’s gotta be a better way...
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Mikhail Shurkin
Mikhail Shurkin Vor 7 Stunden
I'd love to see a video on airbag vests in this context. Seems like combining one with the field armor shirt would give a reasonable protection compromise.
Sk0lzkiy Vor 2 Tage
I wear stuntman "underwear" all the time in case I trip and fall down the stairs, heat ain't got nothing on me
King Nuggie
King Nuggie Vor 4 Tage
I got unsubscribed... DEshow probably trying to block you from hitting 1m. congrats btw ur a mad creator
Anto Vor 4 Tage
Netcube jacket by Zandona, made in Italy. I think it's better than that
K T Vor 9 Tage
lol "more insulation than Paula Deans mac n cheese". hahahaha
GT Marmot
GT Marmot Vor 9 Tage
It's all just rubbish. Either too hot or too cold, no abrasion resistance, no real water resistance, and nobody knows if/how much protection they offer, and in what circumstances.
Juanto García
Juanto García Vor 9 Tage
I’m 5,10” and 225lb. Should I get an XL or a 2XL??
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Accurize2 | Survival Gaming Channel Vor 9 Tage
Hot during the summer, but still want full gear protection? Simple... live in Canada eh.
Happy Home
Happy Home Vor 10 Tage
I really like the look of the armored shirt, and I totally buy the logic of how the armor can work and be missed by the standards (those being a kind of lowest common denominator). Apparently, these are not available, so I contacted ICON, and received a help response, that these will once again be in stock come mid-August.
kloppskalli Vor 11 Tage
yeah man i hear you but.. in the summertime shorts and T-shirt also do the job ;-))
Red Baron
Red Baron Vor 12 Tage
Big fan, but please finger off the trigger!!!! even if it is a water gun.
Marty Niner
Marty Niner Vor 14 Tage
2:42, I died laughing!
Rahul Gothwal
Rahul Gothwal Vor 14 Tage
6:03 Oh nooooooo..... This is the reason I watch your videos even though I live in India.
Jah B
Jah B Vor 14 Tage
“IF.. I could be pregnant”
Robert Stridström
Robert Stridström Vor 14 Tage
Take a look at dyneema also. Pando Moto is offering something similar, leggings with stretch, venting and abrasion (dyneema) + hardshell armour, and the pants/leggings would fit under a pair of jeans. (using Levis 527 stretch, bootcut myself) - cause kevlar/aramid is warm as all hell. Saving up for the leggings, and then the Pando Moto jacket/shirt. Could be used under any regular clothing, and is breathing in the right spots. (Actually Pando Moto could send me a pair of leggings for sticking my neck out here :) )
1990 Vor 14 Tage
I'd much rather have a mesh jacket than that Icon vest.
Chase Southard
Chase Southard Vor 15 Tage
I’m looking into getting a dashcam for my bike any suggestions?
Strategic Business Development
Strategic Business Development Vor 15 Tage
Why not buy a mesh jacket with armour? It's perfect in our hot Australian climate...the tight fitting armoured shirt looked very clingy and hot. Maybe in a Canadian summer? Keep up the good work Ryan.
Sir Nicholas D
Sir Nicholas D Vor 16 Tage
Lol guilty I wear the Knox armored shirt with a vest because Texas is really fucking hot
Eoghan McIlveney
Eoghan McIlveney Vor 16 Tage
That icon is hidios. I'd go with knox armors equivalent every time. Thanks for all the insight as always Ryan
urban moto
urban moto Vor 17 Tage
Did you attend the John Holmes school of acting?
Joe J
Joe J Vor 17 Tage
I bought the Field Armor pants when they first came out and was very disappointed. The D3O is so thin that one of the panels split it two. I’ll stick with my oxymoronic mesh jacket and I’ll suffer the lack of breathability of Kevlar lines jeans.
E Vor 17 Tage
I appreciate the sly humor in this
gothops154 Vor 17 Tage
the last mile
the last mile Vor 17 Tage
Fortnine, do you ship your products to UAE?
Jon B
Jon B Vor 18 Tage
Might wanna check out Bohn riding armor. They have a cool mesh that flows air well and I've crash tested it, saved my right leg from the knee down. I'm NOT a salesman just a convinced user.
Scott Hunter
Scott Hunter Vor 18 Tage
"Castratingly skinny jeans"
Kevin Pakravan
Kevin Pakravan Vor 18 Tage
Most mesh jackets include solid ballistic nylon (or other abrasion protection) on the outer forearms, shoulders, and sometimes portions of the back. So I don't see the advantage of the armored shirt. Both have similar impact protection, both have similar abrasion protection. The shirt keeps the armor in position better but the jacket is easier to take on/off (and looks better IMHO).
empty windex bottle
empty windex bottle Vor 18 Tage
Righht, safety. I know how to do that
Eugene Vor 18 Tage
Best motorcycle channel on youtube, Ryan is slightly wasted here, love to see you guys make some educational videos about climate change
hotshot rooster
hotshot rooster Vor 20 Tage
Okay now do the same video but for people on a budget I can't afford a $300 pair of pants and I can't afford a $200 jacket
L4NDSH4RK Vor 20 Tage
I squid... Carefully. Would like to get some armor so I can get more enthusiastic with a higher chance of surviving, if something were to go wrong. Thanks much for the great info
Ass Fuck
Ass Fuck Vor 20 Tage
Don’t get me wrong, there are a lot of stuff that’s covered by these videos I care about, but I watch the ones about products and motorcycles I don’t give a shit about because they’re all super entertaining. By far best motorcycle content. Way better than revzilla.
GamersRace Vor 21 Tag
"If someone wants to risk putting there body on a motorcycle, they can risk wearing what they like." I wish everyone had this mentality.
Tim E.
Tim E. Vor 21 Tag
Everyone knows the real cool guy way is to just cut the fly out of your pants.
Delonte Goaton
Delonte Goaton Vor 22 Tage
"settle down" 😂😂😂
Henry James
Henry James Vor 22 Tage
Really like this channel. Ever thought about doing a neck protection review, is there any out there worth my precious cash? Love the scripts, might be fun to add a translation for dorky ol fifty somethings like me. The part where you asked the Icon lawyers and riders something was good, I think I know what it was but can't be sure and I forget easily, I think.
Stephanzoes Vor 23 Tage
Can you review the harley davidson Breakout, the indian scout and indian scout bobber please?
Travis Decker
Travis Decker Vor 23 Tage
This is great, thank you! Awesome production, interesting style, and as always - good info.
fasfan Vor 23 Tage
I'm sure you've been asked this but I haven't seen it. You've owned both a V-Strom and an F800. Which do you like better? Or is that even that easy of a question to answer?
John Herman
John Herman Vor 24 Tage
love your videos, even if you are from YA HEY DER CANADA,. question for ya about riding pants. Carhart and Wrangler make a pair of jeans for oil workers. they are heat resistant to a certain OSHA standard. are they any good for riding. How about doing 1 of your comparison tests. A Red Blooded American
Loopy 777
Loopy 777 Vor 24 Tage
I really like your channel. And I don't even own a bike.
Henry James
Henry James Vor 22 Tage
Same here, I notice riders a lot more when out driving now.
Luke Pighetti
Luke Pighetti Vor 25 Tage
Can we get an update on casual warm weather gear in 2020? I've got a badlands set and they are too much to mess around with when I need to get some milk.
Cosmos Vor 25 Tage
I got a big motorcycle accident yesterday and i can't walk💔wear protection please💔
Morton Usher
Morton Usher Vor 25 Tage
First of all: Your voice is great! Smooth sound with a very recognizable intonation. Love it. Your appearance reminds me of the Lassiter Character in the former "Psych" Series: Seemingly unimpressed from your own work, but incredible skilled in it. And maybe it's your Haircut, too ;). Please don't ever stop making videos.
John K
John K Vor 25 Tage
I'd really like to see you do a video on investigating all the general wisdom/myths on dropping a motorcycle. I've seen and heard everything from unless you crash it's not worth changing the helmet through to replace for even a minor knock. The most interesting one though is the infamous, it fell off the motorcycle seat do I need to replace it?
Nathaniel N
Nathaniel N Vor 26 Tage
If only the first thing didn't make me look even more fat.
David Rowe
David Rowe Vor 26 Tage
I would buy MORE from the website to get MORE videos... But I CANNOT buy from the USA... HELP!!!
Georgios Karakassopoulos
Georgios Karakassopoulos Vor 26 Tage
Here in Australia, we I wear a jacket by Dririder. Has armour and mesh, costs under $200, i do not feel the difference between IT or riding in just a T-Shirt on a 35+ degree day (that over 110 F). My girlfriend has a similar model by Dainese...worth looking at if you don´t want the Football/Hockey Pad look... ;-)
zyonsdream Vor 26 Tage
Maybe do a video on why it’s cool to use derogatory phrases like “squid” to refer to people who think differently than you or are willing to accept more risk than you? It’s the assumption that “squids” are less intelligent or less skilled than you... that’s coming from a guy who wears his gear but chooses not to think others who don’t are worth of being called names
Nicolas Suraud
Nicolas Suraud Vor 26 Tage
the first body armor (icone striker) you had reviewed had turned out to be very bad. did this one pass the same tests you had done to the other one? (balistic, fire...)
Pawan Tyagi
Pawan Tyagi Vor 26 Tage
About the helmet, I use motocross & those are very very good at ventilation & protect from sun glare too... + excellent protection from water splashing on the visor in the monsoons at my place. Not good for winters though, for obvious reasons.
Grren Vor 26 Tage
Are cycle gear products rebranded when sold in Canada or do you guys just not have them
Grren Vor 26 Tage
2:55 yup
Grren Vor 26 Tage
Icon under armor
Launch All Vipers
Launch All Vipers Vor 26 Tage
Are you Jay Leno’s son? Cause of the love of bikes and the chin.
Dk Makai
Dk Makai Vor 26 Tage
I trust what you're saying just because you like Jeans a bit baggy.
Tuner Media
Tuner Media Vor 26 Tage
Can you make a video of best motorcycle gear to wear. I have my bike but i don’t believe my gear is all that great but I dont really know where to look. I want gloves boots pants jackets and gloves but once again i dont know where to go. Thank you
Mic Krout
Mic Krout Vor 26 Tage
I have an Icon jacket. Crashed on a compacted gravel road on my enduro going 45. No excuses, but the targeted impact zone idea worked out and both me and my jacket are alright. I somehow managed to only land on them and nothing else so I trust it 👍 I wear saftey glasses you can buy in bulk from tractor supplies and such for eyes. They stop grinding wheels that shatter in your face a rock has no chance.
Nikola Ger
Nikola Ger Vor 27 Tage
settle down HAHAH
kam1nokage Vor 27 Tage
As always - great video :) p.s. I live in Spain and I own different Dainese ventilated jackets - they work great even at 40+ and they do provide better protection (I had to test them once and after the crash (wasn't my fault) I had no dmg.). Dainese also has a line of jeans with a weaved Aramid (e.g DAINESE STROKEVILLE SLIM/REGULAR ARAMID DENIM; currently they cost around 200 EUR ) - and you can change default pro-shape knee protection in them to pro-armor. I own one of them and they are great. They look just like a standard pair of jeans.
Chris Brown
Chris Brown Vor 27 Tage
The only problem I have with most of the riding gear on the market today is that it's all made for skinny kids such as and no offense intended but you, I'm 5'7" tall at a portly 350lbs on a good day so where do I find riding clothes for myself that isn't all Harley leathers? Side note, I love your videos man keep up the great work!
Deadshotchef Vor 27 Tage
if you are going to hold a gun, toy or not, please practice proper trigger discipline
Joseph Abad
Joseph Abad Vor 27 Tage
Ryan could film about how riders eat bread and still be awesome. Kudos to this team
xxxenricop Vor 27 Tage
Why the icon shirt rather than the alpine stars as they cost the same? Just aesthetics?
Keith Queen
Keith Queen Vor 27 Tage
I wish this was posted before riding across the desert on rt 40 @ 110 degrees.🥵
Hugo Pienaar
Hugo Pienaar Vor 27 Tage
I am incredibly impressed with the quality of work you put into these videos. Did you take any video editing courses or did you simply learn on the job?
Ruben Aucamp
Ruben Aucamp Vor 27 Tage
Cary Paine
Cary Paine Vor 27 Tage
I love the other way Canadians stay warm 😊
Emily An
Emily An Vor 27 Tage
elbow tip exposed. Also, I wish there was an additional back armor piece going all the way down to the bottom of the shirt.
Michael Steven
Michael Steven Vor 28 Tage
I wouldn't wear that shirt unless going to a Halloween party dressed as Frankenstein.
DrEner89 Vor 28 Tage
Не оч понимаю на английском, но в целом - интуитивно понятно, интересно. Thanks!
soussi Vor 28 Tage
even when hot i close my visor in traffic, had a stone fly against my visor, if i didnt have it down i would have lost my face for sure and a total wrecked motorcycle
metallurgy Vor 28 Tage
I really like Ryan F9's videos; he has credibility. His riding experience is eveident in his reviews. My question is, do you take requests? I have been riding for 30 years, mostly sport-touring, sport bikes and dirt. Now I am at that age where I want to explore our great Canadian countryside 2up with my significant other. Have you ever considered a 2up video? Maybe something focused on cost conscious riding? I am considering dropping the hammer on a decade and a half old touring bike with 100k on the clock, it sure would be a lot easier if Ryan F9 chimed in with one of his well made videos.
Andrew z
Andrew z Vor 28 Tage
I could run a marathon in this thing. If I could run a marathon. Best thing I heard all day.
Joanna Vor 28 Tage
a science book.
Martin Foster
Martin Foster Vor 28 Tage
I somewhat the dig at CE EN regulations. What do other countries have in terms of certification? Oh, right! Nothing at all. Icon could’ve used regular CE pads which articulate with cutouts just fine. Icon didn’t need to totally segment the pads at all but I suppose squids will wear it because it looks cool. Plenty of manufacturers do sell summer jackets which are fully CE certified but you don’t talk about them because Fortnine doesn’t sell them, I suppose. Knox Zephyr pro is an example. (AA rated with a full suite of level 2 armour). Bull-it’s covec airflow suit is another option that is airy AND impact abrasion resistance ALL OVER. So, please Ryan, feature kit that fortnine doesn’t sell too.
Tony Branton
Tony Branton Vor 28 Tage
Mr THINKS he’s got a great public speaking voice. NOT!
Sam Lee
Sam Lee Vor 29 Tage
great vid. ima get those scorpion pants
Jean Fresco
Jean Fresco Vor 29 Tage
I saw a new rider on my street drop his bike. He was wearing a t shirt, no gloves, deck shoes and very light pants. His kickstand spring was shit (used bike) and the zip tie he used to secure it to the exhaust had melted. The stand came down as he leaned into the corner and he hit the ground. Worst part is he asked for the nearest gas station since he had to go on the highway. WTF young guy!?
PAUL SMALE Vor 29 Tage
Thats Hood motorcycle jeans, an XL Moto Hoodie both with D30 Armour, coupled with a tasty never shown off by yourself Simpson Bandit Venom, the coolest most badass full face Helmet on the Planet with UK Compliant ECE Certification.
German Stelmakhovich
German Stelmakhovich Vor 29 Tage
The Doug DeMuro of motorcycles...
Cassie Vor 29 Tage
The calamari racing team appreciates your tribute
adam dark
adam dark Vor 29 Tage
Haters gonna hate, potatas gonna potate, squids gonna squid.
Mark Gold
Mark Gold Vor 29 Tage
While I’m sure the riding shirt flows a ton of air, it only fits well if you have a body shaped like a toothpick like Ryan. A mesh jacket is probably a better choice for the rest of us, riders with a normal body-type (a.k.a. carrying around a few extra pounds or kilos depending on which side of the border you reside).
Patrick Oshnock
Patrick Oshnock Vor 29 Tage
In Florida motorcycle gear will keep u safer than anywhere in the world. Jean's boots jacket helmet gloves.... put em all on an walk outside, stand there 30 seconds sweat your ass off go back inside take it all off an say f that. U will literally never ride so ull never wreck woot woot!!!!!!!
Cassie Vor 29 Tage
Bro can you do a review on Royal Enfield Himalayan 411 cc Royal Enfield has confirmed the machine will sell in the States for a reasonable $4,499
ezsteel78 Vor 29 Tage
Been tempted by the Icon shirt, so I watched and read more. Looks like the elbow armor is never staying on the elbow. Even on Ryan it seems to shift outwards leaving the elbow tip exposed. Also, I wish there was an additional back armor piece going all the way down to the bottom of the shirt.
Jason J
Jason J Vor 29 Tage
Hello FortNine! Could you please make a video about crash bars and frame sliders? Thank you!
VASAN Vor 29 Tage
Hello Ryan. It would be very nice if you could do a review on KTM's Adventure 390 . And a overall video on "Mini adventure bikes ".
Sure Vibe
Sure Vibe Vor 29 Tage
Any plans on testing a ruroc helmets?
Doc Chung
Doc Chung Vor 29 Tage
I always wonder who are these people who dislikes F9’s videos. Who doesn’t like to be entertained while learning.
Jake Blueberry
Jake Blueberry Vor 29 Tage
@:52 does anybody else notice how uneven the pattern is on the jersey? Or am I just seeing things?
LEC illuforce
LEC illuforce Vor 21 Tag
It does look uneven. Didn't notice that.
LateNite Vor Monat
Why does no one understand about color and sunlight ? You want to make summer gear white. Colors or especially BLACK clothes are MUCH hotter in the sun. Somebody read a science book.
czierwo Vor Monat
I zip around on my z125 in the yellow fox dirtbike pants and titan sport body armour. Good protection, perfect ventilation, and given yellow color, does not attract sun. Spoiler alert, since I look like a robocop, my outfit gets a good amount of attraction. So at least I'm very visible in traffic lol!
Miguel Pinto
Miguel Pinto Vor Monat
If your body is at 36c and the air is 45c, wouldn't a winter jacket keep you cooler by isolating? With the downside that you would sweat like crazy
Just Ride Designs
Just Ride Designs Vor Monat
Thanks for your usual brilliance. I always watch with a smile while learning amazing facts.
bubba Vor Monat
Is this a paid commercial? Feels like it
Max Daddy
Max Daddy Vor Monat
Canucks can't have ARs! Too dangerous!
Francis Johannes
Francis Johannes Vor Monat
As south-east asia rider, i find this content very informative about what the other continents rider choose to ride in summer. But most of us even still wear leather in 36-42celcius. No wonder we're sweaty as hell. But grateful for the sunny or even hotter instead the heavy rain. That's because here only 2 seasons climate. Whether you got burning sunshine or heavy floody rain.
nevermindthebollocks Vor Monat
You and Nick Offerman need to trade lines on one of these vids and see if we can tell who is who.
Suraj Sarode
Suraj Sarode Vor Monat
Bro can you do a review on Royal Enfield Himalayan 411 cc Royal Enfield has confirmed the machine will sell in the States for a reasonable $4,499
Enigma Vor Monat
You have referenced heat transfer from sliding in several videos. Do you know if mesh pants transfer a lot of heat in a slide due to their porous nature? Are mesh pants/jackets really safe?
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