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August 4, 2015

Keep a low profile with OptiMate

OptiMate have introduced a range of low profile, 90 degree DIN plug adapters that fit neatly into surface-mounted power sockets, providing a safe and secure way to power devices and accessories on the move. Many modern motorcycles, including touring & adventure sport bikes from BMW, Victory and Triumph, have 12v power sockets located close to rider or passenger seats, where any traditional straight 180° DIN adapter/cable that is plugged in would be vulnerable to being pulled out or even damaged through snagging and catching. Read the full article »


July 21, 2015

The best touring accessories for Victory owners for the summer

Victory’s range of touring, bagger and cruiser models already lend themselves for riding afar, but there are official accessories engineered by the brand to make long trips even more comfortable. We’ve picked out a few accessories that can make the difference between arriving at your destination feeling elated or completely deflated. Read the full article »


July 15, 2015

Sena 10C, the first Bluetooth helmet with built-in camera

Sena is ready to change the market of Bluetooth communicators and action cameras. The company has released the 10C, an all-in-one Bluetooth communicator and camera gadget. It brings Sena’s innovative Bluetooth devices and camera technology into one. Users can record their voice and audio while talking to other riders via intercom up to 1600 meters. Addiotional features include music sharing, radio tuner, iPhone and Android apps and upgradeable firmware. Read the full article »


July 13, 2015

Ural enters the fashion market with the Burn Bag accessory

Fancy adding a cool and functional accessory to your Ural? Here's the Burn Bag, a very stylish travel bag that will fit perfectly on your sidecar luggage rack. Of course, you can use it in a lot of other scenarios, as well. Ural developed the bag using the toughest materials they could find – the bag is made of 20 oz. military M35 Tarpaulin fabric, for example. It’s so strong that it will hold $893,000 in $20 USD bills if needed. Read the full article »


July 13, 2015

Hornig makes the 2015 BMW S 1000 RR more comfortable

German accessory manufacturer Hornig revealed a range of accessories for BMW’s fastest bike. The aim was to make the supersport machine a bit more comfortable and practical. In order to achieve that, Hornig built a wide range of accessories, including a new windscreen, seat, protection pads, LED lights and turning signals, brake and clutch levers, rim stripes, exhaust. Even the license plate holder is new. Read the full article »


July 2, 2015

iC-R, the most advanced motorcycle helmet ever

Another advanced motorcycle helmet is seeking crowdfunding on Indigogo, and it is most likely the helmet of the future. It features two HUD transparent LCD displays, dual rear-view cameras, acoustic and visual traffic alerts, solar panel, high-end interior speakers, Bluetooth, and electro-tint visor. If the crowdfunding campaign succeeds, the iC-R is expected to retail for $1,400 (€1,250). Click through to learn more about the project. Read the full article »


July 1, 2015

First Ducati Scrambler dealership opens in Italy

Italy’s first Ducati Scrambler Camp opens in Padua, a dealership dedicated exclusively to the Ducati Scrambler and its Land of Joy. The Ducati Scrambler, already available in Ducati Dealerships all over the world from the start of 2015, now also has its own dedicated sales outlet. All four versions of the bike, along with accessories and apparel from the wide Ducati Scrambler range are available. Read the full article »


June 29, 2015

Yamaha celebrates 30 years of VMAX with a new online store

The first Yamaha VMAX motorcycles were delivered to their proud owners in 1985 and Circus VMAXimus celebrates the 30th anniversary of this unique muscle bike with a wide range of accessories including elegant and sporty watches, calendars, key chains and t-shirts. One of the coolest item of the package is a speedometer watch that was designed in the style of the legendary VMAX. Click through for some details. Read the full article »


June 25, 2015

SW Motech makes the 2015 Kawasaki Versys 1000 more versatile

If you want to make your Versys 1000 more versatile, look around SW Motech’s new accessories. A combination of sports-touring performance and handling with an adventure-bike seating position gives the 2015 Kawasaki Versys 1000 high mileage potential and SW-MOTECH of Germany have introduced a range of touring, protection and ergonomic accessories to help owners capitalise on this. Read the full article »


June 25, 2015

Modern technology meets retro style – Vespa’s new VJ and VJ1 helmets revealed

Vespa has just released two new helmets, the VJ and VJ1 models. Both helmets are true Vespa products: they combine modern features with retro style. The VJ and VJ1 models both have a feature that you don’t see very often today – this would be the retractable sun visor. More importantly, they both are compact enough to fit inside the under-seat storage compartments on most scooters. Click through for more details. Read the full article »