Wearing the right biker clothes is important when you’re riding your motorcycle, since clothing custom-designed for bikers will keep you the most safe if you’re involved in an accident. Clothes that contain extra body armor are even better. You can wear pieces of body armor under or over your clothing to give yourself extra protection while riding. Try putting knee and elbow pads under your jacket and pants, for example. Garth Sundem at How Stuff Works describes 10 critical pieces of motorcycle body armor.