Side by Side Comparison of Shoei’s Neotec and new Neotec II Modular Motorcycle Helmet

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Modular motorcycle helmets have risen in popularity over the years because of their functionality and protection. With the simple flip of a your hand you can raise the chin bar up and over your head to create a half helmet which makes it much easier for riders to talk to and hear each other at […]

Honda Is Monkeying Around

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Feeding off the frenzy of the Grom, Honda is moving forward with releasing a 125cc Monkey into the wild—at least in Australia. Back in the 1960s many young new riders (and many older rider) got their first experience on motorized two wheels by throwing a leg over Honda’s spry little motor bike, the Z100 which […]

Top 15 Most Frequently Asked Questions about Motorcycle Helmets

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The motorcycle helmet has come a long way since its rudimentary beginnings as a simple piece of canvas covered in shellac. Over the years safety, design, and build materials have improved significantly, but even with all the advancements and being one of the most integral pieces of safety when it comes to motorcycle gear, people […]

Product Spotlight Shoei NEOTEC II Modular Helmet

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Available for Purchase in March of 2018 will be the newly redesigned Shoei NEOTEC II Helmet. This modular motorcycle helmet is replacing the ever-popular Shoei Neotec modular helmet and is coming to market with significant advancements and upgrades to its predecessor. With this new helmet we are experiencing a similar “massive jump in technology” that […]

Head to Head: Motorcycle Locks–Make Sure What’s Yours, Stays Yours

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Fahgettaboudit Chain and New York Disc Lock Manufacturer: Kryptonite MSRP: $180.95 Colors: black/yellow Weight: 15.1lbs Lock type: Chain and U-bolt disc lock Length: chain 5ft, u-lock 2.12”x1.86” All it takes is a New York minute for your unsecured motorcycle to disappear, but snake this bad boy through your motorcycle frame and/or wheel and like the […]

Head to Head: Sub 50cc Scooters-Fun Little Errand Runners and City Commuters

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2018 KYMCO Agility 50 MSRP: $1,599 Engine: 49cc, SOHC 4-stroke Bore x Stroke: 39mm x41.1mm Transmission: CVT Automatic Fuel delivery: Carburetor Power: 1.9bhp @7,400 rpm/ 3. Ft-lbs @7,000 rpm (according to Kymco) Weight: 203.9 lbs (dry weight) Seat height: 31” Fuel Capacity: 1.3 gal Fuel Economy: 102mpg While it might not exude the retro vibe […]

Spring into Action: 5 Motorcycle Prep Steps Before The First Ride Of The Season

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Spring has officially sprung, at least according to the calendar, according to the weather across most of the country we’re still in the midst of a tough winter. While torrential rain and Nor’easters can put a real damper on you finally rolling your motorcycle out and getting some much needed seat time, the bright spot […]

California Goes Driverless

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Yesterday California took a step further towards delving into an automation nation when the DMV announced that as of April 2 completely driverless cars will be allowed to roam California roadways. Previously, manufacturers of autonomous vehicles and companies wishing to use the technology could only do so as long as there was a human driver […]

Driverless Testing and Public Use Rules for Autonomous Vehicles Approved

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(Press Release) Sacramento – The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced today that the Office of Administrative Law approved regulations governing the driverless testing and public use of autonomous vehicles on California roads. Prior to these rules, autonomous vehicles could only be tested in California with an approved driver. “This is a major step forward […]

ARAI HELMETS ANNOUNCES NEW DEFIANT-X AND CLASSIC-V HELMETS

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  Nearly 70 years ago, Hirotake Arai created the first motorcycle helmet in Japan to protect his own head. Today, Arai Helmets is managed directly by his son and grandson, and has grown to be recognized as one of the world’s premier helmet manufacturers. Such recognition did not come easily or overnight, but as a […]