Russian Startup Helmet Company Receives Grant To Improve Its Design

Livemap - Helmet With Built in GPS Navigation

The future of full-faced motorcycle helmets could be something out of science fiction novels, but a Russian startup is trying to get its futuristic gear on the market as soon as possible. According to Tech Crunch, the Russian-based company Livemap recently received a grant from the Russian government, totaling nearly $300,000, to  produce a full-faced motorcycle […]

Crowdfunding Campaign Raises Nearly $2.5 Million For High-Tech Motorcycle Helmet

Skully Helmets

Motorcycle helmets can be the difference between life and death for riders, but sometimes, even the motorcycle equipment can make it difficult to ride with bigger blind spots and bulky material weighing motorcyclists down. However, Marcus Weller, decided to make a change in the motorcycle helmet industry after he suffered a severe crash in Barcelona […]

Crowdfunding For Skully AR-1 Helmet Exceeds 1.3 Million

Skully Helmets - Helmet Design

The Skully AR-1 is being touted as the most technologically advanced motorcycle helmet ever created. Already the company has reached more than 1.3 million in crowdfunding in the United States. So what’s so great about the AR-1? Featuring a heads-up display, rear-view camera, smartphone connectivity and GPS mapping, this helmet has everything a rider needs to […]

3 Reasons Antigravity Batteries Are Your Next Investment

Antigravity Batteries Micro-Start Personal Power Supply Title

When you feel the urge to get on your motorcycle and embark on an adventure, little things like chargers for phones and GPS devices can be pushed aside in favor of thoughts about the open road ahead. Still, the last thing you want to encounter is a failing battery as you’re smack dab in the […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar News Stage 2

Yamaha Dakar Stage 2

The second day of the 2014 Dakar Rally proved to be a challenging one for Yamaha’s Dakar riders in Argentina as they tackled Stage 2, San Luis to San Rafael. The day’s riding included some of the fastest sections of the rally and the competitors first taste of sand dunes. Yamaha Factory Racing rider Cyril […]

An Inside Look At The Sena SMH10 Bluetooth Communication System

Sena SMH10 Bluetooth Communication System Title

One of the most important parts of motorcycle safety is investing in the right gear – and that goes far beyond motorcycle clothing. Having the right communications device is essential, as it allows all riders to focus on the road and the elements without sacrificing a connection to companions. These systems make it easier to […]

New Helmet Technologies Take Center Stage

New Helmet Technologies Take Center Stage

Some sleek new motorcycles may have stolen the spotlight at the 2013 EICMA Show in Milan, Italy, but a few new technologies that came to the forefront during the celebration may have the biggest impact of all. The development of Head-Up Displays, often called HUDs, is poised to change the way riders travel on motorcycles. […]

Buyer’s Guide: Motorcycle GPS

Buyer's Guide: Motorcycle GPS

Getting lost on the back of your motorcycle may sound like a great idea, but in theory it is likely to provide more headaches than fond memories. That’s why so many riders make it a point to purchase a motorcycle GPS that can offer directions during long cruising excursions or adventurous tours. However, the vast majority […]

The Next Big Thing For Harley-Davidson Motorcycles

The Next Big Thing For Harley-Davidson Motorcycles

Cars and trucks have had touch-screen GPS and infotainment systems for years, but these features were far less common in the motorcycle world. However, that is all changing with Harley-Davidson’s 2014 lineup, as the eight new touring models will all come standard with a brand new infotainment system for two-wheel vehicles – the first of […]

Advanced Motorcycle Helmets On The Horizon

Advanced Motorcycle Helmets On The Horizon

Motorsports enthusiasts know that having the right motorcycle helmet is of the utmost importance. When it comes to safety, it’s probably the single most essential piece of gear – but what if the helmet did more than just protect the head? Riders are about to find out the answer to that question, as LiveMap is […]