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May 30, 2015

Monitor you battery with the new OptiMate

Having problems with your battery? Today, we show you a useful tool from Belgian company OptiMate. OptiMate have designed a new dual function monitor, which displays the battery’s state of charge and will also provide active charging system monitoring, giving owners an immediate overview of the motorcycle’s electrical system. Read the full article »

May 29, 2015

A Guide to the Best Motorcycle Cameras

The benefits to owning a motorcycle camera are numerous. First off, you can always have your camera on during action in case of any accidents you need to record. Secondly, you’ll have documentation of your riding scene to upload or sell any stimulating visual content as you’d like. We collected four great cameras for motorbikes. Click through to know which one is best for snap happy bikers. Read the full article »

May 28, 2015

Triumph and Barbour celebrate new clothing range with custom Bonneville

To mark the launch of a new clothing line, Barbour and Triumph have now unveiled the Street Tracker, a custom built Bonneville. UK’s two most famous bike brands have created a custom bike that has a tough image and feels really raw. The bike carries the name „Barbour International Triumph 1 Street Tracker” (shortly BIT1) and celebrates a new clothing line that will be available in Triumph dealerships from August 2015. Read the full article »

May 5, 2015

Akrapovič launches revolutionary exhaust for Yamaha YZF-R1

Akrapovič has introduced two new exhaust systems for the 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 that join the recently released GP Style Slip-On Line (Titanium) and optional link pipe to give customers an even greater choice of high-quality systems for one of the best superbikes in the world. The new exhaust increases maximum performance by 3.6 HP at 13,700 rpm. Read the full article »

May 4, 2015

BMW to introduce jacket with Alpinestars airbag technology

BMW Motorrad and Alpinestars announced that they will work together to make BMW riding gear safer. The first product to be launched under this cooperation will be a BMW Motorrad jacket that includes an airbag waistcoat developed using Alpinestars technology. The new BMW Motorrad jacket, will be available in both male and female versions and the public presentation of this newly developed airbag jacket will be held later this year. Read the full article »

April 29, 2015

Suzuki UK’s new and stylish clothing range now available

Suzuki’s clothing range for the new model year is now available to order online or in dealerships, with a host of new items added to the already popular collection which boasts a broad range of fashion and heritage lines, as well as team wear and merchandise for all styles and tastes. Click through to check out the new range of t-shirts, hoodies, jackets, caps etc. Read the full article »

April 16, 2015

2015 Yamaha Super Ténéré gets Worldcrossover package

For adventure seekers on two wheels, the Yamaha Super Tenere is one of the best choices out there and the bike just got even more diserable. The manufacturer has revealed a new package that adds more protection to the mechanical parts while being highly stylish and aggresive. Yamaha even claims that the package offers an improved riding experience. The parts are available at Yamaha dealerships and can be ordered separately. Price of the complete package in Germany: €14.195. Read the full article »

April 6, 2015

Spidi Fandango – the jacket in Cafe Racer style

Born from a collaboration with the famous French magazine Cafe Racer, SPIDI Fandango is a cool reinterpretation of the classic biker leather jacket, in a modern and revolutionary way. The Fandango jacket is tailored by SPIDI‘s master craftsmen using the finest cowhide available in the italian tanning district of Vicenza, Italy. The whole design is the result of hundreds of hours spent analyzing the core elements and solutions applied to ancient leather jackets used for horse riding, reinterpreted to adapt and evolve to the modern use on board of cafè racers and naked bikes. Read the full article »

March 25, 2015

Nuviz, the the aftermarket HUD for motorcycle helmets

The new generation of motorcycle helmets with built-in GPS and head-up-display are just around the corner. But there’s a slight problem with the integrated helmets of Skully or Reevu & co. - they all look a bit expensive, costing up to US$1,500-2,000. Another company, Nuviz claims they will soon offer the first really workable HUD-helmet for less than thousand bucks. Click through for more details. Read the full article »

March 24, 2015

Yamaha Y-TRAC app for 2015 YZF-R1M available

If you’re lucky enough to own a brand new YZF-R1M, we have some really good news for you. Sadly, you will need an Android phone for that. Yamaha USA has just announced the launch of a new app that delivers an unprecedented level of rider- bike communication and interaction. The Y-TRAC app is already available for android, while the iOS version will debut later this summer. Read the full article »