High technology comes to scooter riders

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Today’s scooters cover a broad spectrum of size and sophistication, and Dunlop’s all-new Scootsmart tire is designed to meet the demanding requirements of today’s scooter market by including innovations normally reserved for Dunlop’s full-size motorcycle tires. The Scootsmart introduces an unprecedented level of technology to scooter riders. Borrowing heavily from Dunlop’s recently released performance touring […]

Arai Introduces New DT-X Helmet

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Arai Helmets is proud to officially release their latest accomplishment: the new DT-X helmet. 67 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 […]

This & That: Suzuki Van Van 200

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If you Ride This: Suzuki Van Van 200 It seems like every motorcycle manufacturer is jumping on the scrambler band wagon and Suzuki didn’t want to miss the ride. At least with their version, the VanVan 200, Suzuki has created something that looks unique and a blast to ride. Just shy of 300 pounds and […]

Head to Head: Hydration Stations–Quench Your Thirst With These Hydration Packs

  Fox Racing Lowpro Hydration Pack MSRP: $54.95 Bladder capacity: 50 ounces/1.5 liters Number of pockets: 2 Adjustment points: 3 Colors: Black Multiple hose routing options: yes Padding/protection: light padding in back The Fox Racing Lowpro Hydration Pack is extremely lightweight and features a minimalist low profile design. The shoulder straps have open mesh paneling […]

Rain, Rain Go Away: How To Get Clear Vision When Riding In Wet Weather

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Have you ever noticed how automotive technology continually trickles over to motorcycling? Just a few examples would be EFI, ABS brakes, and traction control. Well, now we can add yet another piece of tech to the bunch as UK firm, Rainpal, wants to fit your motorcycle helmet with a windshield wiper. Currently at 17% of […]

Product Spotlight: 360Fly HD Video Camera

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The sports action camera market has been a pretty hot segment the past five years with a steady flow of new companies joining the fray. Of course it’s great to have a selection of cameras to choose from and competition helps keep pricing fairly reasonable. The problem is, until recently every sports cam company was […]

Product Spotlight: Sena 10C Bluetooth Camera and Communication System

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Sports Action cameras are great for reliving or sharing your experiences with friends and family. The one downfall with the video recording devices is that they are limited in their capabilities. Sena is well known in the motorcycle industry for producing excellent Bluetooth communication devices that enable rider and passenger or a group of riders, […]

Vintage And Retro Style Motorcycle Helmets: Part II

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The design that started the vintage motorcycle helmet aesthetic started during the World War II era, which relied on a shell helmet with large goggles. Once the motorcycle craze began in the 1960s and 1970s, the designs began to alter with the times. Nowadays, there are various types of helmets, but one design that always […]

Vintage And Retro Style Motorcycle Helmets: Part I

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Vintage motorcycle gear has increased in popularity due to the Internet and the accessibility to these items. Whether riders scour the Web on auction or collector sites, there’s definitely a craving for vintage gear. On the other hand, many motorcycle apparel manufacturers have noticed the trend in vintage designs and released their own versions of the […]

Best Summer Leather Motorcycle Jackets

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With the summer heat, some riders forgo their leather jackets to stay cool while riding. However, without your leather, you’re left extremely vulnerable if you’re in an accident. Even though leather is thick and durable, there are breathable options for riders so they can stay safe and cool while riding. There’s no doubt that certain summer […]