Motorcycle speakers

Tips for the best motorcycle speakers

Many riders are mixing their love of riding and music by wearing Bluetooth headsets in their helmets and now Bluetooth speakers are being added to bikes. While we love riding to our favourite tracks, we are not big fans of speakers on motorcycles. They tend to be inaudible above the wind noise at highway speeds …

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Victorinox Cybertool M tool

Most important motorcycle tool

What is the most important tool any motorcycle rider can cary with them? We’ll cheat and say a multi-tool such as a Victorinox Swiss Army knife. Apart from having a number of useful functions, the tool is small and conveniently folds up into a shape that should not cause any injury to you in a …

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Victorinix Swisstool Spirit X

Win a Victorinox SwissTool in our shop

Visit the new Motorbike Writer shop and share the Facebook post (link below) on your social media and you go in the draw for a Victorinox SwissTool Spirit X valued at $239. The Swisstool Spirit X in stainless steel has 26 functions so it’s like an entire tool kit in a compact size for all riders …

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Kubby Motorcycle Tent Cover battery

Kubby tent makes bike covers easy

If you are sick of fiddling with a cumbersome motorcycle cover when you get home each night, there are now foldable motorcycle Kubby “tents” available to protect your “loved one”. BUY YOUR BIKE KUBBY NOW They are robust and sturdy, but most importantly, they stay erect and you simply ride in, get off and pull …

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Arrow exhaust on Triumph Bonneville Thruxton R

Arrow exhausts liven up Triumphs

Motorcycle companies have a strong association with aftermarket exhaust companies such as Triumph has with Arrow exhausts. The first accessory most riders add to their bike is an exhaust system so it stands to reason that bike and exhaust manufacturers would forge strong links. Other examples are Suzuki and Yoshimura, BMW and Akrapovic and Ducati …

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Benzina motorcycle gear

Benzina launches Italian motorcycle style

Benzina is a fledgling motorcycle accessories brand that has launched exclusively on the new MotorbikeWriter shop site. The Brisbane-based brand will feature an array of innovative and stylish products from non-scratch keyrings to numberplate holders that guard against theft. Benzina means “fuel” in Italian. The brand is the brainchild of an Italian immigrant who has worked …

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Stoptix brake lights

Auto brake lights may make riders safe

Aftermarket automatic emergency brake lights could help save riders from one of the most common crashes – the rear-ender. Stoptix activates the stop light when it detects the bike slowing down under engine braking so that following motorists do not suddenly get surprised by a rapidly slowing motorcycle. It’s a common practice for riders to …

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Update your motorcycle with a lithium battery

While manufacturers are keen to show how they can shave a few grams off their new model’s weight, they could easily shave even more if they swapped to a more expensive lithium battery. Lithium motorcycle batteries are LifePO4 batteries, most using prismatic (square) cells. They are the same battery types as used in electric cars and now being …

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Mobed keeps riders and bike safe

This Mobed motorcycle tent promises to keep you safe from the wet, plus snakes, bugs and even crocodiles while also safeguarding your bike from theft? The German company has not yet listed a price yet for the Mobed, nor do they have it in production, but you can send them an email and declare your interest. So far …

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