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Proper Riding Gear
At Humber College, you are required to wear the proper riding gear whenever you are on a moving motorcycle or one with the engine running.
Note: If you do not have the proper riding gear, YOU WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COURSE
"Proper Riding Gear" is defined as:
- No exposed skin
(i.e. lowcut or ripped jeans or short jackets are NOT acceptable)
- a DOT-approved motorcycle helmet
There are 4 styles of helmets: "shorty" or "half-helmet", "open-face or 3/4 helmet, "full-face", or "modular or flip" helmet. They are all acceptable if they are DOT approved and are not damaged.
- A riding jacket
Acceptable: motorcycle-specific or rugged jackets made of leather, synthetic material, mesh or denim.
NOT Acceptable: Nylon, lightweight cotton, sweatshirts, or sleeveless jackets or vests.
Your jacket must fit properly, cover the waist and wrists, and you must be able to do it up at least ? of the way.
- Riding Pants
Acceptable: jeans or motorcycle-specific pants made of leather, synthetic material, mesh or denim.
NOT Acceptable: Nylon, lightweight cotton or sweatpants.
Your pants must fit properly, cover the waist (no low-rise jeans!) and they should not have really wide legs
Acceptable: motorcycle-specific or rugged gloves made of leather or synthetic materials
NOT Acceptable: Fingerless gloves or driving gloves with cut out knuckles.
You can use inexpensive work or gardening gloves provided they are made of leather. Gloves must cover the wrists.
- Riding Boots
Acceptable: motorcycle-specific or rugged boots made of leather or synthetic materials. Boots must cover the ankles and should have rubber or high traction soles
NOT Acceptable: Sneakers of any description, including basketball shoes, high heels.
NOT Recommended: Steel-toed work boots
Leather hiking boots are OK, as long as they cover the ankles. A low heel is best. Cowboy boots are fine, but they should have a rubber sole, not slippery leather.
- Eye Protection
STRONGLY Recommended but not mandatory
- Rain & cold-weather gear
If you don't bring it, it WILL rain. Motorcycle-specific raingear is best since it will not allow water through in the wind, and won't 'billow' out and get caught in the bike. Fishing raingear is OK if it's fitted. In the Spring and Fall, be prepared for cold weather.
Bring a water bottle in warm weather