Touratech Desierto5 fairing for BMW R 12100 GS

Desierto5 puts new face on BMW adventurers

Touratech have developed a Desierto5 front fairing for the latest generation of the BMW R 1200 GS and the R 1200 GS Adventure. The German adventure accessory company says the Desierto5 front fairing not only presents a unique look, but also improves weather protection. It costs $1605.72 and is available online. Fairing history Touratech introduced …

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Antigravity Re-Start Battery has built-in jump start

Now you can never be stranded with a flat battery thanks to the lightweight Antigravity Re-Start Battery which includes a built-in jump-start feature. Small jump-start battery packs have been available for some time and are a great accessory for riders as they also charge your phone and other electronic equipment. However, these Antigravity Re-Start Batteries …

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MotoChat message warning

MotoChat allows rider to message traffic

Imagine being able to send a written message to traffic thanking them for leaving a gap, warning them of emergency braking or abusing them for cutting you off! A simple wave or finger gesture has always been enough for me, but some may like more precise communication. Now French company Omicron has launched a crowd-funding program …

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Motorcycle tracker technology improved

The Slovenian company that brought us the innovative Smart Turn System self-cancelling indicators is now working on a Smart Motorcycle Tracker that they claim will be better than any current tracker. STS will test the prototype Smart Motorcycle Tracker in May with production to follow later this year. The makers admit a motorcycle tracking device will …

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Andras and Thomas Torkos wth DSD Motoring Helmet lock

Robust lock secures motorcycle helmet

Made with a stainless steel transmission chain, this DSD (Dirty Side Down) Motoring helmet lock appears to be the strongest and most secure we’ve seen yet. It’s the labour of UK father and son Andras and Thomas Torkos who bought special milling machinery and a lathe to make the helmet locks. The helmet lock is …

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KTM Australia adds WP Suspension and gear

KTM Australia adds WP Suspension and gear

KTM Australia has a new range of PowerWear street, race and adventure gear available in Australia and is now distributing KTM-owned WP Suspension. The new range of gear is in collaboration with specialist companies such as Shoei and Alpinestars. Street gear includes the Street Evo Jacket ($399.99), while race gear adds the Speed Gloves ($99), …

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chain monkey

Chain Monkey wins Dragon’s Den

The Chain Monkey invention which is claimed to increase motorcycle chain life has won the British Dragon’s Den competition and is now keen to expand in Australia. Chain Monkey, made by Tru-Tension, is currently sold and distributed by Andy Strapz. However managing director Chris Frappell from Bristol says he is keen to exploit the promotional …

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Anderson Stands

Anderson Stands returns to business!!

The famous Australian motorcycle stand business Anderson Stands has started 2018 with a rejuvenation of the business, workshop and manufacturing. Previously it was under the umbrella of CBA Engineering as the parent company, but has now been purchased from owner Chris Anderson by passionate Sydney-based motorcycle racer Michael Jeffrey, who is a mechanical engineer, fitter …

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