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RUBBER SIDE DOWN MOTORSPORT CLOTHING INC.
SPECIALISTS IN REGULAR AND CUSTOM MADE RIDING GEAR (WHOLESALE AND RETAIL) Retail and Wholesale - Specialists in Regular and Custom Made Riding Gear

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Pictured is a custom jacket RSD made for a gentleman who was referred to us by a customer we had made a one piece race suit for. The customer had recently purchased a "Royal Enfield" motorcycle and wanted a unique jacket of his own design to boldly highlight his recent…
Hi, Thank you for stopping by. As a lifelong rider of motorcycles, a former racer and a person now involved in the sale of protective motorsport apparel, I feel it is incumbent upon me to illustrate again the absolute need to ride any motorsport vehicle wearing complete protection. I have…
PROPER CORNERING - A MORE ADVANCED APPROACH When learning the basics of cornering, most riders begin with a series of action in a particular order; shut throttle, apply brake or brakes, downshift and steer into the corner. As we progress, these previously separate inputs begin to overlap one another and…
It's that time of year again!  All of us are eagerly awaiting the long, sunnier days so we can get back on our bikes and hit the road.  Some of us have already pulled our steeds out of storage and are enjoying the intermittent nice days of March . The…
Corners and intersections are the motorcycle versions of coming upon a black diamond run on a ski hill and fearing that your skills are not developed enough to make it to the bottom . It makes sense to use great care in a sharp turn when riding, especially if it's…
Taking a passenger on your ride is a fun thing to do.   Being with your significant other or friend makes the ride and the destination that much more enjoyable. But.....as a passenger, there are some things you need to know when riding two up on the back of a bike.…
I wanted to give some information about helmets in this newsletter.  I get a lot of questions regarding helmets and how to fit them properly, so I thought this would be of interest. Even the seasoned pro can learn something new every now and then. Choosing a proper fitting helmet.…
I am going to write about some braking techniques today, designed for the beginner to intermediate rider.  As time goes on we will be getting into much more advanced riding techniques for the  seasoned "veterans" out there.  This will be coming soon enough. Hope this is as helpful as the…
Welcome to the third edition of my newsletter. Today's topic is one which almost everyone of us has had to deal with at one time or another: choosing the right riding jacket for you ! As the owner of Rubber Side Down motorcycle clothing, I get one question asked of…
Winter has arrived.  The snow on the ground and the chill in the air tells us if we are going to ride, we need to do some things to make our ride as enjoyable, warm and safe as possible.  I feel almost guilty writing this article as I am away…
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