HelloEar Arc custom-fit earphones

Custom Arc earphones may suit riders

HelloEar Arc custom earphones are claimed to stay put – even when you pull your motorcycle helmet on – are cheaper than personally moulded earphones and you won’t need a professional fitter to make a mould of your ear. Instead, the company uses a database of “hundreds of thousands” of ear shapes gathered from four years of research with …

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Brisbane students launch Iris helmet-camera

Brisbane students launch Iris camera-helmet

A group of Brisbane engineering and IT students plans to make the world’s first integrated camera-helmet called Iris including outside and inside microphones so you can narrate as you ride. It’s called Iris and the crowd-funding Kickstarter program launches today with a goal of $150,000. The idea is the brainchild of fourth-year QUT mechanical engineering student …

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Momodesign graphene helmet

Momodesign makes light and small helmet

Italian motorcycle helmet manufacturer Momodesign is developing a super-lightweight, ultra-slim profile and cool-riding helmet using graphene. Momodesign has been working with IIT Graphene Labs to obtain a “lighter and less voluminous object having the same performances as well as to improve the comfort and freshness of the head”. Graphene is a form of carbon consisting of …

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Sena Freewire frees wires for tourers

Sena Freewire frees wires for tourers

Bluetooth company Sena has introduced the Freewire which gets rid of any wires for CB, music or phone on the big Harley-Davidson tourers and Honda Goldwing with infotainment systems. The Harley Freewire is now available in through Earmold with the Goldwing Freewire here in December at $349 including the cable. Earmold owner Aaron Dalle-Molle says …

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HJC releases Star Wars and Marvel helmets Spider and Veno

HJC releases Star Wars and Marvel helmets

HJC Helmets is celebrating its 45th anniversary with Star Wars and Marvel Comics branded motorcycle helmets for their 2017 collection. Of course you’ll pay up to an extra $100 for the privilege of following your nerdy fashion tastes, but who cares when you can look like a superhero or super-villain, right? The Marvel helmets arrive in …

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Kawasaki Versys-X 300 with Bosch 10 ABS unit confirms

Kawasaki first with lightest ABS unit

The Kawasaki Versys-X 300 (pictured above) will be the first production motorcycle to use the new Bosch 10 ABS unit which is their smallest, lightest and most effective yet. It will be followed by the 2018 Suzuki GSX-S125 ABS. Kawasaki Motors Australia has not yet confirmed whether we will be getting the new small-bore adventure bike. The …

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Motoreport app keeps track of motorcycle maintenance

Keep track of motorcycle maintenance

Keeping track of your motorcycle maintenance can be difficult, especially if you are lucky enough to have more than one motorcycle in your garage. When was the last time you changed your bike fluid, cleaned or lubed your chain, or inspected your brake pads? Now you keep track of maintenance on all your bikes with …

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Draggin jeans extreme clothing

Funding for safe motorcyclist clothing

Riders will benefit from $13.2 million of Federal Government funding for research into “future fibres”, including next-generation protective clothing. Longtime Australia motorcycle clothing manufacturer Draggin Jeans is one of the partners in the Future Fibres Hub research that will cover four different areas. The exact amount set aside for motorcycle apparel is therefore difficult to assess. …

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NeonMoto Electroluminescent Motorcycle Leather Jacket

NeonMoto jacket lights up your ride

There are many fluoro and lit motorcycle jackets around, but the makers of the NeonMoto Electroluminescent Motorcycle Leather Jacket claim it is the world’s brightest. NeonMoto founder Dao Nguyen says the jacket is the Asian company’s  “first product”. It hasn’t been made yet, but they have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $10,000. It doesn’t …

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