With summer fast approaching, Harley-Davidson has launched a new seasonal range of clothing for looking good on and off a motorcycle. It includes lightweight, functional outerwear for men and women, which is ideal for the unpredictable British weather.
Harley-Davidson has created a water-resistant nylon jacket that is designed with large zip-off panels on the front, back and sleeves. On cooler days, riders can add the removable lining and keep the zip-up panels in place for three layers (...) > Full story
We are all confused about the photos on the internet. They’re all true or just photoshop? A good example would be the translucent look of a motorcycle bodywork. How cool is to see how everything sits behind that plastic swoopy goodness?
Hotbodies makes us sure that these photos are 100% true. Thats right! Hotbodies has taken this idea one step further with a complete set of clear bodywork!
According to the information we’ve been able to find, the body panels are made from the same (...) > Full story
Racing is the ultimate test for man and machine; there is no room for compromise. That is why the biggest names in motorcycle racing, in the fastest classes on and off the road rely on the engineering experience and excellence of Tsubaki chain. Applying knowledge gained from racing, Tsubaki has developed advanced engineering and production methods to assure superior chain performance and value.
Minimum chain elongation
Tsubaki chain has perfectly cylindrical bushings and is pre-stretched (...) > Full story
Imagine a single pair of glasses with lenses that can be transparent or dark, and in shades of yellow, green or purple, all on command. A new lens with chameleon powers promises to dramatically improve sunglasses’ function.
Shades that can be controlled at the touch of a button would interest athletes, construction workers and anyone with sensitive eyes. The glasses are made possible by a new material uniquely suited to the task: a low-cost sheet that changes color and shade using almost (...) > Full story
Ever since its launch, the spine-hugging Contour back protector has been an instant hit, thanks to its unrivalled combination of comfort, light weight and class leading protection. For 2007 the Contour gets cool new colour options and cool new features too. The regular Tour version, aimed at road riders, will be available in cool ‘Camo’ as well as the distinctive ‘Black Retro’ design.
On the subject of cool, the Contour will get the same Venturi cooling system as (...) > Full story
Motorcyclists can now enjoy the freedom of handsfree mobile communication following the release of the BlueAnt Wireless Interphone Handsfree and Intercom. To be launched as part of BlueAnt’s latest product line up at this week’s CTIA Wireless 2007 Event in Orlando, the Interphone will be on display within BlueAnt’s booth (#1173). Easily attached to either full faced or open faced helmets, the fully weatherproof, water resistant Interphone incorporates a world class (...) > Full story
The quality and versatility of the latest range of BMW Motorrad Rider Equipment has been recognised by the readers of Germany’s best-selling Motorrad magazine, who have voted BMW Motorrad as the ‘Best Brand 2007’ in the Rider Equipment textile category.
What we wear when we are riding is extremely personal. Some riders – especially sports bike riders – prefer leather race-style suits while most others, including touring riders, off-road riders and commuters usually choose (...) > Full story
The all new SR-i500 is an ultra-compact 2 way FM paging security system designed specifically for the motorcycle industry.
By utilizing High Frequency FM technology, the SR-i500 transceiver is capable of sending and receiving commands from up to 1/2 Mile away from the motorcycle.
For its sensing mechanism, the SR-i500 utilizes a built in accelerometer that detects both impact and changes of angles with a high degree of accuracy. It allows the module to be placed in (...) > Full story
How many times have you loaded up your golfing, fishing or hunting gear in your vehicle while thinking to yourself "Man its so nice out I wish I could take the bike". Well this is the way to "have your cake and eat it too".
The rack can be installed or removed in seconds by slipping the male pins on the rack into the receiver brackets and securing with the supplied locking pins. It is made from strong, lightweight aircraft aluminium and powder coated in bright silver. (...) > Full story
Come to think of it, most GPS manufacturers offer a GPS mounting accessory to satisfy your menu for some serious off-roading. But choosing such an accessory includes several factors:
Buttons: make sure that they are far enough from other ones so as not to confuse it when pressing on the specified button.
Sunlight: you could favor black and white readouts for motorcycle GPSs because it’s easier to read in direct sunlight.
Power: you must start worrying about the powering of the (...) > Full story