Slovenian Paramedics and police use Smart Turn System self-cancelling indicators

Cops, paramedics fit auto bike indicators

Police and paramedics in Slovenia are the first in the world to fit Smart Turn System self-cancelling indicators to their range of motorcycles. Ministry of Infrastructure State Secretary Jure Leben says the device will make their officers and paramedics “safer when performing their daily duties and saving lives”. “Being focused on all details around them …

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If you are customising or restoring a motorcycle and can’t find a part or need special custom parts machined, this online marketplace may be just what you need. custom parts

How to get custom parts made cheaply

If you are customising or restoring a motorcycle and can’t find a part or need special custom parts machined, this online marketplace may be just what you need. The service – Machining4u – is a marketplace where riders and other restorers can post their requirements for one-off custom parts and get them made cheaper than before. Although …

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ScarabRV motorcycle camper trailer camping

Motorcycle weekend camping guide

Heading out on the open road for a motorbiking road trip and camping weekend? There is nothing better than this and these trips always generate plenty of great stories to share once you return home. One key aspect to consider before setting off is your camping situation, as this will determine just how enjoyable the …

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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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