Vegan-friendly motorcycle gear – yes, it is possible

If you're vegan and want to find motorcycle gear that's vegan-friendly, it might seem daunting - but we've done the research for you.

best vegan motorcycle gear

by Jim Blackstock |

Life is all about choices and more people are choosing to live their lives as vegan, avoiding the use of any form of animal products.

While it’s becoming easier to adopt a healthy and animal-product-free diet, eliminating any forms of animal product from your furniture or clothing can still be tricky.

And it’s even harder when you start to consider a subject as relatively niche as motorcycle kit. We know it’s very easy to buy decent motorcycle kit that will protect you; in fact, arguably the most protective form of clothing is a set of racing leathers, but clearly, that will never satisfy someone’s desires to avoid animal products.

However, there are options out there for riders who want to live a cruelty-free life – they just take a little more finding. We’ve rounded up a few options for vegan motorcyclists who want to avoid animal products yet give themselves the best protection and comfort when riding.

1. TCX Clima Gore-Tex Surround


While the description on Amazon says they are formed in 'Leather/Synthetic', we have been assured

TCX Clima Gore-Tex Surround

2. Furygan Narval Textile Jacket


Seal of Approval: We've tested this product and have found it performs well This sporty

Furygan Narval Textile Jacket

3. Givi Corium side bag


Getting good retro luggage can be tricky but Givi has made it easy, with its new range of Corium

Givi luggage

4. Richa Cyclone Gore-Tex


Seal of Approval: We've tested this product and have found it performs well This touring-style

Richa Cyclone Gore-Tex

5. Sidi Vertigo 2 Motorcycle Boots


If a set of not-too-in-your-face sports boots is your thing, then these from Sidi will fit the

Sidi Vertigo 2 Motorcycle Boots

6. Andromeda NearX suit


If you're serious about track work, then a set of racing leathers is the way to go - but clearly

Andromeda NearX suit

7. Andromeda Meteor gloves


Producing the NearX race suit in synthetic leather (above), it's no surprise Andromeda also

Andromeda Meteor gloves

8. Spada Camber trousers


These CE AA-rated textile trousers from Spada come with CE armour at the hips and knees and are

Spada Camber trousers

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