Hightail helmet hair

Hightail solves helmet hair issue

One of the biggest issues women cite with riding is how to deal with helmet hair, but now Aussie invention Hightail may have solved the problem. Hightail ($A55) is simply a hair net device that attaches to the back of the helmet and holds long hair in place. Obviously, it works for long-haired men as …

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Skram sunglasses

Distinguished Skram riding sunglasses review

The distinguished Skram riding sunglasses have been designed to allow riders to continue to ride on into the night. They have been designed by Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride founder Mark Hawwa and the three different designs certainly do look distinguished. Mark says Skram Motorcycle Eyewear is “a product that as motorcyclists we wanted to wear” and was a …

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Ghost D30 armour

D3O Ghost armour protects and comforts

Motorcycle clothing armour can be stiff, hot and make your gear tight, but new, thin Ghost limb protection armour from D3O is expected to cage all that. The CE-approved armour was unveiled by motorcycle clothing companies Furygan and Richa at the recent EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. D3O brand manager Blanche Maass says their protectors …

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Merlin Victory waxed cotton heritage jacket leisure

Leisure rider clothing gains popularity

The fastest-growing sector of the motorcycle clothing market is leisure safety gear while traditional Cordura and leather suits are decreasing in demand, says a British motorcycle clothing brand. The trend mirrors growth in retro and naked bikes and the decrease in sportsbike popularity, says Merlin major shareholder Steve Franklin. He and his Yamaha-loving sons, James …

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Flying Eyes glasses sunglasses eyes

Flying Eyes sunglasses now safer

American sunglasses manufacturer Flying Eyes who specialise in glasses for pilots now have improved safety standards to make them UV-protected and shatterproof. These stylish pilot sunglasses have recently become popular among motorcyclists for their comfortably thin yet indestructible frames and wrap-around design that keeps the wind out. Click here for our review. Now they have …

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Barz Optics photochromic, polarised, bifocal sunglasses

Barz Optics motorcycle sunglasses review

Barz Optics make a range of quality sunglasses that are windproof, comfortable enough to wear all day and night and feature an optional bifocal lens. That means you only need one pair of sunglasses for all occasions – on and off the bike! I’ve been testing a pair of photochromic glasses that change tint with …

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