Robert Martin

Women’s Casual Motorcycle Riding Gear

They look like casual wear but will protect you if you find yourself in an motorcycle accident

There is more to choosing the right gear than simply selecting the cutest, cheapest stuff that pops up after a search and hoping for the best. In this case, we are going to provide you a look at some of the better casual motorcycle gear that we know works well for women riders. This overview with a look at four different jackets and three types of pants and another trio of boots that look good while protecting your valuable assets.

Dainese Highstreet Lady D-Dry Jacket

We point out the Highstreet because this is about as casual of a jacket as you will ever find from Dainese. It is subtle with only a hint that it's a riding coat. It features armor in the elbows, shoulder, and back plus a tough, waterproof outer shell that looks more like a basic overcoat than a high-end women's riding jacket.Dainese

Roland Sands Design Riot Jacket

If you want to look your best, you will pay a premium price. And that is exactly what Roland Sands Design jackets are all about. For the ladies, RSD has come up with one of the sharpest-looking leather jackets on the market today. It's available in black and red like the one shown here. The Riot features supple leather with offset front zipper, pre-curved arms, and a relaxed collar for casual comfort.Roland Sands Design

Icon Fairlady Jacket

From the Icon 1000 Collection comes the super-sweet Fairlady textile jacket. Featuring a female-specific sporty fit, with three layers of protection, it starts with a waterproof/breathable outer shell, sealed seams, and waterproof zippers. It is designed in Oregon, so would you expect anything less? It comes with D3O armor and a removable liner to go along with its already good looks. Like Icon says, "Real jacket for real women riders…"Icon

Speed and Strength Fast Times Hoodie

This is a good-looking armored hoodie that will keep it casual while riding on the road or when walking into Starbucks. Constructed from a denim cotton/poly outer shell with removable CE armor in the elbow, shoulder, and spine, it also has reflective trim and, of course, a soft hood. It has an adjustable waistband to ensure a nice fit.Speed and Strength

Alpinestars Banshee Leggings

You have to understand that yoga pants will not protect you in a crash. However, Alpinestars recognizes the appeal of the form-fitting fun wear, which is why it came up with the Banshee Leggings. They are built from a stretchable form-fitting main fabric with aramid fabric lining and slim-profiled CE-approved knee guards and a foam hip pad insert that can be upgraded to the A-Stars Level Nucleon protector if you want added padding.Alpinestars

Alpinestars Daisy Denim Pants

Another awesome product designed specifically by the A-Stars' women's design department, the Daisy Denim pants are form-fitting and feature durable, abrasion-resistant aramid fabric reinforcement in the knees along with slim-line armor pads. They are available in black or denim blue.Alpinestars

Icon 1000 MH1000 Denim Pants

Icon does it again with the casual, relaxed-fit MH1000 pant for the ladies. It features a Cordura stretch denim outer shell with abrasion-resistant aramid-reinforced layers plus D3O armor knee guards. You can't ask for much more than this.Icon

TCX Blend Waterproof Boots

TCX may not be the first brand you think of when it comes to casual gear but the Blend boots are a great combination of durable, timeless wafflestomper style with a slight touch of modern class. The over-the-ankle design is great for all types of riding from sportbikes to cruisers, even dual-sport if that's your gig. They feature full-grain vintage leather construction with toe and heel reinforcement, anatomical footbed, and a lace-up look. The sole is even replaceable if you use them like you should.TCX

Alpinestars Stella Kerry Boots

Fashionable yet protective gear is always a good thing. The Kerry features soft, full-grain leather construction with dual-density ankle discs, heel counter, and toe box reinforcement in a small waterproof riding boot.Alpinestars

Dainese Bahia Lady D-WP Shoes

These lightweight, waterproof riding shoes are as tough as they are good looking. Designed in vintage full-grain leather with a rubber sole, the Bahia conceals metal inserts and nylon heel and ankle protectors in a boot that looks more at home on the sidewalk than perched atop a footpeg.Dainese

As with any list of recommended riding gear there are going to be a few that are simply not in a person’s price range, and that’s okay. Use these suggestions as a guide to help you understand what is out there so you can set a budget, make a plan, and get geared up.

Or you can simply trust our word as gospel, click buy now on all this stuff, and be guaranteed to be the envy of all the ladies at the local hangout. Either way is fine with us, just make sure to ride safe and always remember that riding is supposed to be fun. So enjoy the ride.