Shin-length boots are worn over the racing suit that is made of a material which is abrasion, cut, tear and burn resistant. Tough yet moderately flexible boots with carbon-fiber soles provide the rider with a good grip and additional safety from risks.
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The motorcyclists wear one-piece suits made of leather or especially human-made fabrics like kelver or cordura. The suits are equipped with titanium shoulder pads, chest and rib protectors, elbow and knee guards to provide added protection.
Motorcyclists wear gloves made of leather or Kevlar and sometimes have carbon-fiber knuckle protection. Also, there can be a sticky-grip material on the palms.
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Full-face helmets are worn for shielding the face. It absorbs impacts and sometimes includes vents to increase the airflow to the rider. These helmets are equipped with a chin strap & often include a visor for face protection.
Specially designed motorbikes are used in road racing which are optimized for speed, acceleration and braking system. Rear tyres of these bikes are generally wider than the front for extra grip. There are various types of bikes used in different type of motorcycle races like motocross bikes, endure bikes, track racing bikes and many more.