Helmet Quick-Release Buckle How-To

Helmet Quick-Release Buckle How-To

Last updated on December 10th, 2018

If you’re an ATGATT type of guy, then you know how much nicer it is to ride with gear that works with you, and not against you. That especially includes your helmet. There’s nothing worse than speeding off into the sunrise on a motorcycle…only to stop on the side of the road minutes later to fasten your helmet. All because you can’t buckle up the D-Rings with gloves on while riding. Thankfully, there’s a fix for that. Here’s how to add a helmet quick-release buckle to any helmet.
Project Specs:

Difficulty: Easy
Tool Requirements: Basic
Time: 2-3 Hours
Cost: 5$

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Custom Motorcycle Hip Armor from D3O

Custom motorcycle hip armor with D3O

Last updated on December 10th, 2018

So sometime ago, I upgraded some Kevlar jeans to give them maximum protection in a casual looking package. Among the upgrades was a custom tailbone protector. Though I looked around for a commercial option first, apparently no one sold standalone, CE rated tailbone protectors. I decided the cheapest and easiest way to get one would be to cut up a cheap  D3O CE Level 1 Back Protector and use that. With the material I had left over, I made some custom motorcycle hip armor for some other riding jeans I hadThis is that. Surprisingly, the result was so good that these days I’d rather do it again than buy the commercial solutions. To see how I did it, keep reading. Continue reading “Custom Motorcycle Hip Armor from D3O”

Custom DIY Motorcycle Armored Pants

Last updated on December 10th, 2018

If you love riding motorcycles, you know how important motorcycle gear is. And if you already have motorcycle gear, you also know how expensive it can get. The severely limited options as far as aesthetics and features go only makes matters worse. Here I’m going to show you how you can make your own custom DIY motorcycle armored pants. Continue reading “Custom DIY Motorcycle Armored Pants”