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‘Cool idea’ for handlebar airconditioning

While most riders like to expose themselves to the elements, there have always been inventors trying to make the ultimate airconditioning unit to cool riders. The latest comes from Bruce Hammond of Hammond Brothers Motorsports, Colorado, who has invented a turbofan that blows cold air at the rider from the handlebars. Bruce, 35, says motorcycles …

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The smart brake light that could save your life

This Smart Brake Module could just save your life. It illuminates even when you slow down with the throttle only and acts as a warning to tailgating drivers. Smart Brake Module winners We ran a competition for readers and subscribers to win one of these $125 Smart Brake Modules The winners, drawn at random, are Sheree Kelly, Carol …

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Tenneco ownership to boost Öhlins suspension

Riders looking for premium motorcycle suspension should welcome the new ownership of Swedish company Öhlins Racing by tech company Tenneco. The American company has worked with Öhlins on their CES valves over the past 20 years. It will lend technological and logistic support that should lead to more products for more models, more outlets, faster …

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New dashcam recorder for motorcycles

More and more dashcam evidence is convicting traffic offenders and protecting vulnerable motorcyclists involved in SMIDSY crashes. Riders have a few options: Riders can wear a helmet camera which even Queensland police recommend and most police use, although Victoria police still believe it is illegal; They can wear an action camera on their body, but …

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BMW Adventure fuel tank

Do you really need a bigger fuel tank?

Some adventure bikes are big and heavy enough already, so adding a larger fuel tank seems an unnecessary addition of weight. Do you really need up to 500km of range when service stations are a maximum of about 250-300km apart even in the remote outback? It’s also extra weight right over the front wheel; just …

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Dynamoto Motorcycle Stand

Dynamoto motorcycle stand is amazing

The two-part Dynamoto motorcycle stand is an amazing invention designed, engineered and built in Australia to make your bike easy to clean, maintain and move around your garage. This invention is the genius of Brisbane mechanical engineer Stuart Black and designer Stephen McGuiness. I interviewed them three years ago when they were looking for crowd-funding to …

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Barkbusters AERO-GP

Barkbusters AERO-GP protect lane filterers

Australia’s Barkbusters has released the AERO-GP handguard especially for naked, streetfighter and sports bikes to protect them while lane filtering, road riding or on track days. They call it a lever protector and anyone whose bike has fallen off its side stand or had a low-speed drop and broken their levers will appreciate it. They will also protect your …

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