Clean motorcycle helmet avoids itchy scalp

Clean motorcycle helmet avoids itchy scalp

If you suffer from an itchy scalp when you are wearing your motorcycle helmet, it could be because it needs a thorough clean. Given how often you wear and sweat in your motorcycle helmet, it is important to keep it clean and free from bacteria. Based on the Gear Heads Motorcycles guide, the lining of …

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Long wait for bike parts unacceptable

As if motorcycle parts aren’t expensive enough, sometimes you have a long wait for them to arrive with your bike inconveniently off the road. We’ve heard of people waiting six weeks for something as simple as a sump plug or three months for a swinger adjuster tool. It’s not acceptable to pay so much for …

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The brake light that may save your life

The brake light that may save your life

This smart brake light will illuminate even when you slow down to warn motorists behind you and just could save your life. Rear-ender crashes involving motorcycles are too frequent, probably because we often slow down with engine braking, rather than the brakes. This can take following motorists by surprise. So the makers of the clever …

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How to protect and clean your helmet visor

Your visor is your window to what lies ahead so it is important to protect it and keep it clean for your own safety. It also advisable to look after your visors because they can be expensive to replace. Read about the “great visor ripoff” here. Protecting your visor You can lengthen the life of …

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Absurd visor laws need simplification ripoff

The great motorcycle helmet visor ripoff

If you think the price of some motorcycle helmets is a ripoff, what about the exorbitant prices you face for a replacement visor? Visors are easily scratched from a mishap or just from bugs, dust, road grime and light gravel and stones. When they are damaged they should be replaced for your own safety. But …

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Five new motorcyclist gear products

More great products from the some of the best producers of motorcyclist clothing have arrived for the summer ahead. We take a look at five of the latest rider products which you can now buy online or in stores near you. Tourmaster Pivot Touring Jacket. This new jacket is waterproof with a convenient hood that …

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Harley-Davidson cooling vest keeps you cool

Rider vest and bag keep you cool

Keeping your cool while riding in summer heat is difficult, but this cool vest and bag from Harley-Davidson will help. The cooling vest (98215-18VM) costs $94.90 for sizes S-XL and $110.50 for 2XL-5XL. It consists of a mesh vest made of HyperKewl material with four interior pockets that contain removable cool packs and a handy …

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Blackbird jeans feel cool

Women’s safety jeans look cool, feel cool

Women wanting to feel and look cool while they ride with safety can now get these skinny denim riding jeans from Sydney company Blackbird Motorcycle Wear. They are made with 8oz stretch denim so they feel comfortable and fit to the shape of a woman’s leg without a saggy bottom. Because they are such a …

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Venture Body Camera

Police-style Venture Body Camera

Riders concerned about the legality and safety of mounting a camera to their helmet may soon be able to wear one on their body as the police do with the Venture Body Camera. The lightweight 63g camera promises a lot of opportunities for motorcyclists to film their ride for pleasure or to collect evidence. The …

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CrossHelmet smart helmet HUD bluetooth

Feature-packed smart CrossHelmet coming

One of the most feature-packed, expensive, heaviest and biggest smart helmets yet, the CrossHelmet X1, has achieved its crowd-funding goal and is set for production in 2018. Read about the coming smart helmet revolution The Japanese CrossHelmet X1 looks enormous, but that’s because it packs a lot of technology into the shell. Features include head-up …

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