Fending off the heat
When the weather is very hot, the temptation is always great to pull out a T-shirt and sandals.
Careful, danger! Riding a motorcycle must always be in safety.
Opting for a clear colour also reduces the accumulation of heat.
And on the bike ?
The machine obviously has a lot more difficulty in cooling down: tucked away in its cowling, the engine gets hotter than usual.
On machines with full fairings, the heat coming up from the engine (or the exhaust pipes when they are under the saddle), can be uncomfortable, and even dangerous. We know of certain models which literally burn your thighs.
In case of excessive perspiration, the skin dries, and heat-stroke is getting to you. This can be felt when making major efforts, such as off-roading in excessive heat...