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Luma is a company which specializes in people’s safety in motion and as a result of that it introduces their brand new 2008 block disc collection with audio alarm.

There are two models available, the Enduro 912 and 914 and in addition to the design and comfort features it brings up to 100 Decibels, feature which makes it able to partially or completely replace traditional alarms.

What is so cool about this ingenious system is that it works deliberately and independently so that the rider is able to set up the traditional mode alarm or have it block the discs when activated. Simplicity is also a feature of it as it can switch from one mode to another by simply pressing a button located on the side of the lock and the deactivation mode alarm takes place only when opening the lock with the key.

Every model comes with a different diameter closure, 10mm for the 912 model and 5mm for the 914 and customers can choose from two color versions, gold and silver.

Technical features also include the lock with reversible key, protection of the lock by opening with an automatic lid and a nylon transport bag.

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Zoombak is launching another package for its convenient little Zoombak GPS locator device for all those in need of a convenient, easy-to-use, real-time solution to locate and recover their missing bikes. The new universal carrying case is designed to let you mount the device to just about anything else you’d care to track. Here’s the press release: Zoombak LLC (www.zoombak.com) announced its plans to debut its Zoombak Universal GPS locator at RetailVision 2008, the leading technology (...)
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Here it is. A “neckset” suitable for all the motorcyclists with beard unlike any other Bluetooth headset. Already used by special ops teams all over the world, larynx microphones are ideal for transmitting voice electronically and now they’re available for a mobile phone so you can make calls while riding your bike. Specifications Fit the RoadRunner around your neck, with the microphone next to your voice box. This way your voice is directly transmitted from the larynx, with noise (...)
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It is by now clear that the innovative ideas are the ones that keeps thing interesting when it comes to car and motorcycle industries and with this occasion, the two are blended in perfectly, almost literally!

Introduced in 1981 to fit inside the trunk of the new Honda city, the MotoCompo features folding handlebars, seat and footpegs. They all go into the scooter’s rectangular plastic body and end up presenting the bike as a box-shaped package. It is a rare bike because although there were produced 53,369 units until 1983, not many lived to fight another day, or shoot another video. Enjoy it!


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The Wireless Impact Guardian helmet was invented by Brycen Spencer, engineering student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The ingenious student had the great idea that a helmet should not only offer the needed protection in case of an impact, but make sure that the rider is ok and if not, call 911 for him and announce rescuers about the accident and the location. Simple idea, great results: Once the helmet detects a hit, a device attached to it starts beeping for approximately (...)
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Riders usually have second thoughts about riding their two-wheeled rockets as safety is a bigger and bigger concern. But a company called Hit Air has invented an air bag system that comes integrated in the motorcycle jacket and prevents the rider’s body from getting seriously injured in case of an impact followed by a serious fall (the kind that happen when car drivers turn left in front of an approaching motorcycle). The Hit Air Jacket is equipped with an automatically inflatable airbag (...)
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BikeGPSTracking announced today the launch of their GPS Motorcycle Tracking Unit. The small device is called the MC242 and its purpose is to keep you and your bike under close watch. Having the ability to alert when the ignition is turned on or off and tether switch if the rider is thrown from its motorcycle (it sends an emergency text message on the specified recipients mobile phones or an email message on their computers), this will be a thief’s worst nightmare. Owners can also press a (...)
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How many times did you arrived home from work and your porch seemed shadowed by the size of the lawn that you didn’t had time or patience to take care of? Husqvarna understands the necessity of modern little robots that would do the job for you and the result is the robotic lawn mower which was recently launched and can take a worry of your busy schedule. Although, with the price hitting the thousands of dollars mark, it is probably more economic to buy the usual push mower and enjoy the (...)
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TomTom, the world’s largest navigation solutions provider, today announces the launch of the new TomTom’s all-in-one navigation solution: TomTom RIDER 2nd Edition. Like all TomTom navigation devices, The RIDER 2nd Edition combines portability, a sleek design and an easy-to-use touchscreen interface with TomTom’s award-winning software. "As the first navigation solution made specifically for motorcycles, TomTom RIDER is designed to deliver the best features to riders of all (...)

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