Leather Motorcycle Suits

Alpinestars Fusion Leather Suit 1 Pc Black White

£1,574.99 Ex Tax:£1,574.99

Alpinestars new technical reference 1PC racing leather suit, the Fusion Leather Suit is Tech-Air®..

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Alpinestars GP Force Lurv 1 Pc Leather Suit Black

£899.99 Ex Tax:£899.99

The GP Force Lurv 1pc Leather Suit is a performance track day suit offering motorcyclists of all lev..

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Alpinestars GP Force Lurv 1 Pc Leather Suit Red White Black

£899.99 Ex Tax:£899.99

The GP Force Lurv 1pc Leather Suit is a performance track day suit offering motorcyclists of all lev..

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Alpinestars Missile V2 Leather Suit 1 Pc B W Red Fluo

£1,044.99 Ex Tax:£1,044.99

The Missile v2 1pc racing leather suit delivers optimum abrasion resistance while also offering the ..

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Alpinestars Missile V2 Leather Suit 1 Pc Black Red Fluo

£1,044.99 Ex Tax:£1,044.99

The Missile v2 1pc racing leather suit delivers optimum abrasion resistance while also offering the ..

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Alpinestars Missile V2 Ward 1Pc Leather Suit Black Met Grey

£1,129.99 Ex Tax:£1,129.99

Engineered and optimised for advanced trackday riders and racers, the Missile v2 Ward 1pc Leather Su..

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Alpinestars Missile V2 Ward 1Pc Leather Suit Black R FLuo White

£1,129.99 Ex Tax:£1,129.99

Engineered and optimised for advanced trackday riders and racers, the Missile v2 Ward 1pc Leather Su..

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Alpinestars Missile V2 Ward 1Pc Leather Suit Black W R Fluo

£1,129.99 Ex Tax:£1,129.99

Engineered and optimised for advanced trackday riders and racers, the Missile v2 Ward 1pc Leather Su..

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Armr Harada R Leather Suit Black/Flu.Yellow 38

£299.99 Ex Tax:£299.99

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION - 1.2mm to 1.4mm Premium Grade Cowhide - C.E Certified Protectors in Shoulde..

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Dainese Avro 4 Leather 2PC Suit 22A Black-Matt White

£949.95 Ex Tax:£949.95

Dainese Avro 4 two-piece motorcycle suit made with premium Tutu cowhide, consisting of a motorcycle ..

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Dainese Avro 4 Leather 2Pc Suit S T 22A Black-Matt Black-Matt White

£1,006.95 Ex Tax:£1,006.95

Dainese Avro 4 two-piece motorcycle suit made with premium Tutu cowhide, consisting of a motorcycle ..

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Dainese Avro 4 Leather 2Pcs Suit 54G Black Red White

£949.95 Ex Tax:£949.95

Two-piece motorcycle suit in Tutu cowhide, with aluminum slider on the shoulders, aerodynamic hump, ..

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Dainese Grobnik Lady 1Pc Suit 948 Black White

£902.45 Ex Tax:£902.45

Certified professional suit, designed to adapt perfectly to the shape of the female body. The dedica..

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Dainese Laguna Seca 5 1Pc Pf Suit N32 Black White Fluo Red

£1,187.45 Ex Tax:£1,187.45

  One-piece full grain cowhide leather suit with perforations, aluminum shoulder plates and aerodyn..

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Dainese Misano 3 Perf D-Air 1Pc Suit P18 Black Fluo Yellow

£2,137.45 Ex Tax:£2,137.45

State-of-the-art D-skin 2.0 full-grain cowhide motorcycle suit. Lightweight and high-performance, eq..

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Dainese Tosa 1pc Racing Leathers Black Red White

£902.45 Ex Tax:£902.45

Dainese Tosa one-piece motorcycle suit with CE EN 17092 certification made of premium perforated Tut..

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Motorcycle Leather Suits

Safety and performance are paramount in the exhilarating world of motorcycle racing. One crucial piece of gear that combines both aspects seamlessly is the one-piece racing suit. Designed to provide unparalleled protection, comfort, and aerodynamics, these suits are the armour of choice for professional racers and enthusiasts alike. In this comprehensive guide, we delve into the intricacies of motorcycle one-piece racing suits, exploring their construction, features, benefits, and how they enhance the overall riding experience.

History and Evolution

Motorcycle racing suits have come a long way since their inception. Originally, riders would don leather jackets and pants for protection. However, as the sport progressed, the need for specialised gear became apparent. In the 1970s, manufacturers started producing one-piece racing suits tailored specifically for the demands of the track. These suits featured streamlined designs, reinforced stitching, and high-quality materials like leather and Kevlar. Over the years, advancements in technology and materials have led to the development of even more sophisticated suits, incorporating features such as integrated armour, ventilation systems, and ergonomic designs.

Construction and Materials

Modern one-piece racing suits are engineered with precision and attention to detail. They typically comprise multiple layers of abrasion-resistant materials such as leather, reinforced with strategic stitching and panels for added durability. The primary material used is often cowhide leather due to its exceptional strength and abrasion resistance. Additionally, suits may incorporate stretch panels made from materials like Kevlar or elastane to enhance flexibility and mobility while maintaining a snug fit. Advanced suits may also feature perforated leather or mesh panels for improved ventilation, crucial for regulating body temperature during intense racing conditions.

Safety Features

Safety is paramount when it comes to motorcycle racing, and one-piece suits are designed with this principle in mind. These suits offer comprehensive protection against abrasion, impact, and slide injuries in the event of a crash. Key safety features include:

·         CE-certified armour: Integrated armour in key impact zones such as shoulders, elbows, knees, and back provides impact protection.

·         Reinforced stitching: Double or triple stitching in high-stress areas enhances the suit's durability and structural integrity.

·         Sliders: Replaceable sliders on the shoulders, elbows, and knees reduce friction and protect against abrasion during a slide.

·         Aerodynamic hump: A streamlined aerodynamic hump on the back improves stability and reduces drag at high speeds.

·         External hard protectors: Additional hard protectors on the shoulders, elbows, and knees offer extra impact resistance.

·         Race collar: A raised race collar prevents helmet interference and provides added protection to the neck and collarbone area.

Comfort and Fit

While safety is paramount, comfort is also crucial for optimal performance on the track. One-piece racing suits are designed to offer a balance of protection and comfort, allowing riders to focus solely on their performance. Features that enhance comfort include:

·         Pre-curved sleeves and legs: Ergonomically shaped sleeves and legs reduce fatigue and improve flexibility, allowing for a more natural riding position.

·         Stretch panels: Strategically placed stretch panels ensure a snug yet flexible fit, accommodating the rider's movements without restriction.

·         Ventilation: Perforated leather panels, ventilation zippers, and mesh inserts promote airflow and regulate body temperature, keeping riders cool and comfortable.

·         Moisture-wicking liner: Breathable and moisture-wicking liners help to keep riders dry and comfortable by wicking away sweat and moisture from the skin.

Customisation and Style

Beyond performance and safety, motorcycle racing suits allow riders to express their individuality and style. Many manufacturers offer customisation options, allowing riders to personalise their suits with custom colours, graphics, logos, and patches. Additionally, the sleek and aerodynamic designs of racing suits exude a sense of speed and athleticism, further enhancing the rider's aesthetic appeal on the track.

Motorcycle one-piece racing suits represent the pinnacle of safety, performance, and style in the world of motorcycle racing. Engineered with cutting-edge materials and advanced features, these suits provide riders with unparalleled protection, comfort, and aerodynamics, allowing them to push the limits of speed and performance with confidence. Whether you're a professional racer or a passionate enthusiast, investing in a high-quality racing suit is essential for maximising both safety and enjoyment on the track. So, gear up, hit the track, and experience the thrill of motorcycle racing like never before.

Check out the full range of leather motorcycle suits available online or by visiting our Darwen store today. If you have any questions regarding any of our leather motorcycle suits, waterproof motorcycle oversuit, textile motorcycle suits and motorcycle clothing ranges, please call our customer service team at Race Leathers at 01254 704 000 and we will be more than happy to help.