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March 22, 2015

Ducati Scrambler apparel and accessories now available at the dealerships and online

The dedicated Ducati Scrambler apparel and accessories line is now available at Ducati dealerships and at our online shop. The Scrambler has been conceived as nothing less than a lifestyle. A world of bikes, accessories and apparel, characterised by creativity and free expression where fun and shared thrills make it more special than ever. Just as it’s possible to choose a version of the bike, so everyone can now choose and purchase the accessories and apparel that best mirror its own personality. Read the full article »


March 13, 2015

Skully AR-1: the helmet for the digital age

If you’re into motorcycle gadgets, you’ve probably heard of the Skully helmet. The Skully AR-1 basically packs a heads-up display, rear-facing camera and GPS navigation to keep motorcyclists safe. The San Francisco-based startup just nabbed $11 million in Series A funding, proving that a wearable computer can still excite investors, even after the failure of Google Glass. Read the full article »


March 5, 2015

K5, AGV’s most anticipated helmet of the 2015 collection, is now available

Made from carbon and glass fibres, the new AGV K-5 arrives on the market with clear intent of becoming the top helmet for sports and road use. Its optimum fit with 3D linings and the fanatical attention to detail such as the small spoilers that integrate perfectly with the overall shape of the shell, it can help reduce turbulence and improve the Cx (coefficient of aerodynamic penetration) the slim, aerodynamic chin guard also ensures that the AGV K5 is highly stable even at high speed. Read the full article »


February 9, 2015

Dainese presents 2015 jeans collection

Since they were first invented, jeans have undergone many changes. They started life as work clothes, went on to become stars of the prêt-à-porter catwalk and, more recently, became an essential wardrobe component for motorcyclists all over the world. In 2010 Dainese was the first company to make jeans a “technical” garment, and now the company has created an entire collection dedicated to denim—100% made in Italy. Read the full article »


January 1, 2015

Russian firm is developing a head-up-display helmet

Drivers on phones, changing road surfaces, drivers not using mirrors - motorcyclists have enough to worry about without having to stare constantly on the speedometer. A Russian firm is now developing a head-up display helmet with built-in GPS navigation system and voice controlled interface. The firm is planning the release of the prototype in the spring, followed by a production version going on sale in the United States in summer. The helmet will retail for $2,000. Read the full article »


November 26, 2014

Riding motorcycle in the winter: combat the cold

Riding a motorcycle in the winter is definitely not for everybody. The possibility of ice is always there, even if the roads are well treated. But if the conditions are right and you have no other option to get to work or to school, here are some tips for winter riding. Read the full article »


October 11, 2014

BMW Motorrad Rider’s Equipment – 2015 Collection

State-of-the-art products that have stood the test of time and remain as popular as ever , in-house developments of which our engineers and designers are rightly proud, a Ride collection that offers our bikers perfect protection, Style collections with the power to thrill our brand enthusiasts: BMW Motorrad awaits the new 2015 season with joyful anticipation. Read the full article »


May 11, 2012

New Akrapovič exhaust products for your Yamaha

Following on from the successful launch of the Yamaha-Akrapovič partnership in 2011, the range of raceproven exhaust products featuring unique Yamaha model-specific logos, has now expanded to include competition silencers and full race systems for selected road and off-road machines in the Yamaha range. Designed specifically for race use only, Akrapovič Racing systems are developed to fully exploit the racing potential of Yamaha models like the YZF-R1 and YZ450F, further improving their race winning potential. Read the full article »


November 5, 2011

Dani Pedrosa heads Arai line-up at Motorcycle Live

Arai has a superb line-up of racing heroes, new helmets, top activities and great service at this year’s Motorcycle Live event, which takes place at Birmingham’s NEC from the 19th - 27th November, 2011. Repsol Honda MotoGP superstar Dani Pedrosa will be in attendance on Monday 21st November and will be signing autographs and giving interviews on Arai’s stand B320, Hall 2. Opening the entire Motorcycle Live show will be Dani’s fellow MotoGP racer Cal Crutchlow, who’ll also be firing up his Yamaha M1 racebike on the main stage! Read the full article »


August 5, 2011

2011 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade Sports Pack available

Honda UK has announced the special Sports Package for the 2011 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade. The new package will be available until the end of 2011 and will be offered for both standard and ABS-equipped versions. It will be priced at £599 for the ABS pack and £699 for the standard pack. The package includes an Akrapovic exhaust, a bike cover, a higher screen, seat cowl, and a rear tire hugger for the non ABS model. The model will be available with a new HRC tricolor version that includes a stunning gold trim, white wheels, and HRC stickers on the middle and upper front cowl. Read the full article »