GloveTacts touchscreen pads

GloveTacts touchscreen contacts updated

GloveTacts have improved their touchscreen-sensitive stick-on pads so they are now the most effective way to use touchscreens (smartphones, GPS units, smart watches, instruments and MP3 players) without removing your gloves. Many motorcycle gloves now come with touchscreen-sensitive fingertips, but we have come across few that actually work very well. GloveTacts are thin black stickers …

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EyeRide HUD has unlimited group chat

French company EyeLights already makes head-up display units for cars and is now planning to move into motorcycles with a revolutionary EyeRide connection system for large group intercom. Instead of using Bluetooth to connect, it uses a data connection to a Discord app server. While EyeRide promises virtually unlimited group chats with others on the …

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Peter Hickman BMW S 1000 RR BSB Insta360 ONE X 360º camera

360º videos put you in rider’s seat

These amazing 360º videos of British Superbike rider Peter Hickman put you in the rider’s seat like no other on-board video we have seen before. A few weeks ago he posted this video of him doing two laps of Snetterton Circuit, Norfolk, during a free practice session in June 2019. Then he followed it up …

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Sena 50 series

Sena introduces new 50 series intercom

Sena has introduced the next generation of Bluetooth helmet intercoms with the new 50 series that includes wifi capability to efficiently charge and automatically download firmware updates. That means there is no longer any need to plug it into your computer, just plug in the wifi charger and connect to a nearby wifi source such …

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Tali Connected and Livall smarter helmets

Smart motorcycle helmets getting smarter

Smart helmets are coming and they are getting smarter by the day with the latest calling emergency if you crash and fitted with blind spot detectors. For several years smart helmet concepts have been been revealed with hi-tech features such as the ability to display vital motorcycle information on the visor or a small periphery …

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Goldtop Bobber tan gloves

Do you wear gloves over or under cuff?

Do you wear your motorcycle gloves under or over your jacket cuff? Yes, we cover the BIG issues here at Motorbike Writer! Surprisingly, this issue has resonated with riders in the past when we have mentioned it in glove reviews. So we thought we would investigate the issue further and invite you to comment. There …

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Bell Broozer convertible helmet

Bell adds Broozer convertible helmet

Bell is introducing a new convertible helmet, called the Broozer, where the chin piece clicks out to convert from full-face to open-face. The American-made Bell is now available in Australia at $399.95 in sizes small to XXL. Convertible helmets It’s not their first convertible helmet after it introduce the Bell Rogue in 2013 with its removable …

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Skram sunglasses

Distinguished Skram riding sunglasses review

The distinguished Skram riding sunglasses have been designed to allow riders to continue to ride on into the night. They have been designed by Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride founder Mark Hawwa and the three different designs certainly do look distinguished. Mark says Skram Motorcycle Eyewear is “a product that as motorcyclists we wanted to wear” and was a …

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Alpinestars airbag vest fits any jacket

Alpinestars has joined Dainese and Furygan in making an airbag vest that fits underneath any jacket. Airbags were first included with a leather jacket or suit usually for racing where it is now mandatory in some categories. They were followed by airbag vests that could be worn over the top of a jacket, or vests …

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