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Nikwax Leather Cleaner 300ml

Nikwax Leather Cleaner 300ml

£6.99 Ex Tax:£6.99

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Nikwax TX Direct Spray On

Nikwax TX Direct Spray On

£12.99 Ex Tax:£12.99

  The high performance waterproofer designed to enhance performance and revitalise the breatha..

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Nikwax TX Direct Wash In 100ml

Nikwax TX Direct Wash In 100ml

£3.99 Ex Tax:£3.99

  The No.1 easy to use, safe, high performance wash in waterproofing for wet weather clothing,..

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NIKWAX TX.DIRECT WASH-IN 1 LTR

NIKWAX TX.DIRECT WASH-IN 1 LTR

£19.99 Ex Tax:£19.99

  The high performance waterproofer designed to enhance performance and revitalise the breatha..

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Nikwax Visor Proof - 125ml

Nikwax Visor Proof - 125ml

£5.99 Ex Tax:£5.99

Enhances clear vision by shedding water. Easy to apply - can be used indoors unlike solvent sprays W..

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Nikwax's Journey and Motorcycle Marvels

In the vast world of outdoor gear maintenance, one brand has stood the test of time, weather, and terrain – Nikwax. Originating from humble beginnings, Nikwax has evolved into a trailblazer in developing products that not only protect outdoor gear but have also become essential for motorcycle enthusiasts worldwide.

The Birth of Nikwax

Nikwax was born in the United Kingdom in 1977, a brainchild of Nick Brown, an outdoor enthusiast with a passion for preserving and enhancing the performance of outdoor gear. Fuelled by a desire to create effective, environmentally friendly waterproofing solutions, Brown embarked on a journey that would revolutionize outdoor gear care.

Initially, the focus was on waterproofing for footwear and outerwear. The first breakthrough came with the development of a water-based waterproofing formula that effectively restored and enhanced the water repellency of gear without compromising breathability – a game-changer in the outdoor industry. This marked the beginning of Nikwax's legacy in crafting high-performance solutions for outdoor gear care.

Expanding Horizons to Motorcycle Gear

As Nikwax gained recognition for its prowess in waterproofing, it didn't take long for motorcycle enthusiasts to recognize the potential of these products for their gear. Motorcycle riders face unique challenges on the road, and the need for reliable gear that can withstand varying weather conditions is paramount.

Nikwax responded to this demand by expanding its product line to cater specifically to the needs of motorcycle riders. The range of motorcycle-related products introduced by Nikwax addresses not only waterproofing concerns but also the overall care and longevity of motorcycle gear.

Nikwax Motorcycle Products: A Comprehensive Range

1.      Tech Wash and TX.Direct: The foundation of Nikwax's motorcycle care line lies in the Tech Wash and TX.Direct duo. Tech Wash acts as a powerful cleaner, removing dirt and contaminants from motorcycle gear without compromising its water repellency. Followed by TX.Direct, which restores and enhances the gear's water repellency, this dynamic duo ensures that riders stay dry in all weather conditions.

2.      Fabric and Leather Proof: Nikwax's Fabric and Leather Proof products are designed to extend the life of motorcycle clothing by adding water repellency to both fabric and leather materials. This not only keeps riders dry but also helps in preventing the wear and tear caused by exposure to the elements.

3.      Visor Proof: Riding in the rain with a foggy visor can be a hazardous experience. Nikwax's Visor Proof is a specially formulated spray that enhances the water-repelling properties of visors, ensuring clear visibility even in wet conditions.

4.      BaseFresh: Recognizing the importance of maintaining hygiene in motorcycle gear, Nikwax introduced BaseFresh. This deodorizing wash not only cleanses but also neutralizes odours, ensuring that riders stay fresh even after long rides.

The Environmental Commitment

Beyond its impressive product range, Nikwax has consistently demonstrated a commitment to environmental sustainability. The company was one of the first in the outdoor industry to transition to water-based formulations, reducing the use of harmful chemicals. Nikwax products are biodegradable, ensuring that the impact on the environment is minimized.

From its humble beginnings in the UK to becoming a global leader in outdoor gear maintenance, Nikwax has left an indelible mark on the industry. Motorcycle enthusiasts can now rely on Nikwax's range of products to keep their gear in peak condition, allowing them to focus on the thrill of the ride without worrying about the weather. With a commitment to innovation, performance, and environmental responsibility, Nikwax continues to evolve, ensuring that riders can enjoy the open road for years to come.

Check out the full range of Nikwax products available online or by visiting our Darwen store today. If you have any questions regarding any of our Nikwax range or other motorcycle clothingmotorcycle bootsmotorcycle gloves, or motorcycle helmets ranges, please call our customer service team at Race Leathers at 01254 704 000, and we will be more than happy to help.