Black Friday Motorcyclist Buyer’s Guide 2021

The 2021 holiday shopping blitz is underway, especially now that Black Friday is not so much a day but more of a consumer micro-season, particularly for those who choose to spend their hard-earned bucks online. If that’s you, then you’ve come to the right place because we’ve assembled 10 of our favorite motorcycle parts and accessories and motorcycle gear to make your holiday shopping as easy and enjoyable as possible.

The Shoei RF-SR is a high-quality motorcycle helmet at a palatable price.

The Shoei RF-SR is a high-quality motorcycle helmet at a palatable price. (Shoei/)

Shoei RF-SR Helmet: $419.99

The Shoei RF-SR is a fantastic deal any time of the year as the most affordable in the brand’s full-face helmet line. The lid has a lot of appealing features too, from the six-ply Matrix AIM+ shell (Snell and DOT approved), effective and generous venting, a plush and comfortable interior lining system, and numerous other safety elements. On the road, the helmet is quiet and lightweight, proving that it’s a lot of bang for the buck.

Keep hydrated with the high-quality Ogio Erzberg 1L Hydration Pack.

Keep hydrated with the high-quality Ogio Erzberg 1L Hydration Pack. (Ogio/)

Ogio Erzberg 1L Hydration Pack: $69.99

The Ogio Erzberg Hydration Pack is an awesome choice for motorcyclists or cyclists looking to keep hydrated out on the trail. The insulated lining inside keeps your liquids cool, and the pack’s design ensures all-day comfort with breathable, air-mesh panels on the back panel and large, adjustable straps. The bladder inside is made in the USA and is BPA-free and anti-microbial.

Keep your hands warm and dry with the Racer Tour FHH gloves.

Keep your hands warm and dry with the Racer Tour FHH gloves. (Racer Gloves/)

Racer Tour FHH Waterproof Glove: $109.99

A set of new riding gloves is another great choice, particularly when they’re as feature-rich as the Racer Tour FHH Waterproof gloves. These affordable gloves have an AquaPoint waterproof/breathable membrane and Polartec insulation. The index fingers are touchscreen compatible, so you don’t need to ditch the gloves in the cold to take a call, and additional reinforcements in the knuckles and fingers provide protection in the event of a crash. Plus, the “FHH” stands for “For Heated Hand” meaning the gloves’ design is specifically intended to allow the heat from heated grips to pass through easily.

The Alpinestars A-1 Plus Chest Protector is lightweight and comfortable.

The Alpinestars A-1 Plus Chest Protector is lightweight and comfortable. (Alpinestars/)

Alpinestars A-1 Plus Chest Protector: $149.95

Alpinestars is a leader in the motorcycle gear game, and it is A-1 Plus Chest Protector is a great example why. This piece is super lightweight and built with biofoam padding along the interior for a comfortable fit, regardless of your body type. The back protector and roost guard are made from a polymeric blend of materials that provide flexibility and optimal impact protection. There are removable shoulder pads and adjustable shoulder straps, and plenty of perforations throughout to ensure you get plenty of airflow.

A $10 donation to All Kids Bike ensures that one kid will learn to ride.

A $10 donation to All Kids Bike ensures that one kid will learn to ride. (Yamaha/)

Donation to All Kids Bike: $10 or More

All Kids Bike is a phenomenal organization that provides curriculum and gear to kindergarten PE classes across the country, giving kids the chance to learn how to ride bikes. They start with Strider bikes and then can add pedal conversion kits as their skills improve. Teachers receive training, helmets are provided, and every $10 donated allows one kid to learn how to ride.

The Treblab FX100 portable Bluetooth speaker packs easily and plays for up to 35 hours on a single charge.

The Treblab FX100 portable Bluetooth speaker packs easily and plays for up to 35 hours on a single charge. (Treblab/)

Treblab FX100 Portable Bluetooth Speaker: $89.97

The rugged and durable Treblab FX100 Portable Bluetooth Speaker is dustproof, shockproof, waterproof, and is compatible with any Bluetooth device. It provides up to 35 playing hours on a single charge and easily fits into your riding luggage so you have tunes once you’ve reached your destination. If you really like to rock out, grab a second and pair the two together to create a portable sound system.

Old Trapper jerky should be a staple in any rider's kit.

Old Trapper jerky should be a staple in any rider’s kit. (Old Trapper/)

Old Trapper Jerky: Prices Vary

Beef jerky should be a staple in any rider’s kit, and Old Trapper is a consistently high-quality option you can find just about anywhere. You can pronounce all the ingredients, get single-pack pieces, large bags, even zero-sugar options. There’s no going wrong with a stock of treats from the 50-year-old company that is now the country’s second-largest jerky manufacturer.

The Ogio Head Case keeps motorcycle helmets of all sizes safe while traveling.

The Ogio Head Case keeps motorcycle helmets of all sizes safe while traveling. (Ogio/)

Ogio Head Case Helmet Bag: $79.99

Motorcycle helmets cost a lot of money, so it’s wise to protect your investment with a solid helmet bag. The Ogio Head Case is a fantastic option in this regard, designed oversize to fit just about any type of helmet. There are integrated foam panels inside and a fleece lining to help keep the shell well protected from bumps and scratches. External pockets let you store accessory items like lenses, tear-offs or goggles. The bottom of the bag is reinforced to keep the goods inside well protected as well.

Jump-start your bike, inflate your tires, charge your phone, and more with this unit from Lokithor.

Jump-start your bike, inflate your tires, charge your phone, and more with this unit from Lokithor. (Lokithor/)

Lokithor Jump Starter With Air Compressor: $189.99

A staple piece for the garage, the Lokithor Jump Starter With Air Compressor is lightweight, versatile, and extremely useful in a pinch. The JA301 unit is capable of jump-starting cars, trucks, and motorcycles while the 150-psi compressor built in can easily inflate car, motorcycle, or bicycle tires. There’s also a 300-lumen LED flashlight built-in and a 3.0 USB port that allows you to charge all manner of smart devices. The JA301 weighs in at just 3.9 pounds and can be stored for up to three years at full charge. The pack comes with a storage bag, packing bag, and all the accessories you’ll need.

The Rev'It Perseus Balaclava keeps you warm and cozy.

The Rev’It Perseus Balaclava keeps you warm and cozy. (Rev’It/)

Rev’It Perseus Balaclava: $59.99

Black Friday is a great time to enhance cold-weather riding kit, and the Rev’It Perseus Balaclava is one of those clutch items that makes a huge difference. This polyester-blend balaclava is moisture-wicking and breathable, utilizing four-way-stretch material to ensure all-day comfort. It also comes with a two-year warranty.

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