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Quiz: Can you beat the heat on your bike?
by Staff
Can you choose the best motorcycle accessories for health and safety in warm weather? Take the quiz.

Which of the following accessories provides the best way for a motorcyclist to protect his or her neck in warm weather?

  • scarf soaked in water
  • turtleneck
  • sunblock

Warm-weather motorcycle jackets and pants are commonly made from:

  • cotton
  • nylon
  • denim

What is the best beverage to slake your thirst during a warm-weather motorcycle trip?

  • coffee
  • water
  • alcohol

What is the best footwear for a warm-weather motorcycle trip?

  • sneakers
  • waterproof boots
  • ventilated boots

Which of the following should NOT be a primary concern when selecting a piece of warm-weather motorcycle apparel?

  • comfort and fit
  • light in color
  • adequate ventilation

In warm-weather motorcycle apparel, which of the following materials is NOT commonly used in protective padding?

  • CE armor
  • carbon fiber
  • latex

An adjustable motorcycle windshield does all of the following except:

  • allow airflow to reach the driver
  • control aerodynamic drag
  • prevent the engine from overheating

Which of the following is the best garment to wear underneath a jacket to regulate body temperature?

  • Long-sleeve shirt made from CoolMax fabric
  • cotton T-shirt
  • nothing

Of the following, which are the best types of gloves for a motorcyclist to wear on a hot day?

  • waterproof, non-perforated leather gloves
  • Open-fingered gloves
  • mesh gloves with leather palms

Proper warm-weather motorcycle gear keeps the rider cool and comfortable while providing protection against the most common injury sustained in motorcycle crashes. What is this injury?

  • head injury
  • broken bone
  • abrasion