Reyedr retrofit HUD unit for motorcycle helmets

Retrofit head-up display for riders

A New Zealand company is joining the head-up display revolution with a small and light retrofit unit for riders so they can keep their eyes on the road, not on their speedo. Auckland company Reyedr (pronounced rider) says their device can retrofit to the chin bar of any full-face helmet. It shows speed, navigation, distance …

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Zona Woman

Zona M100 rearview motorcycle system

Riders can now more easily see what’s behind them with the Zona M100 – a system that features a head-up display screen in their helmet and a rearview camera mounted on the back of their bike. The M100 system comes from UK start-up Zona and our British reviewers installed two units on several bike/helmet combinations to …

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Earmold owner Aaron Dalle-Molle

New Earmold custom earplugs, earphones

Earmold Australia has added a new service of Lab-Flex custom earplugs to now offer even longer lasting motorcycle rider earplugs and handcraft specialised lab-mould electronic plugs for earphones. Earmold Australia owner Aaron Dalle-Molle (pictured above) of Brisbane says they still make the original Insta-Mold plugs for $75 with a two-year warranty, but now also offer …

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RevHeadz free fun motorcycle sounds app

Free fun app for motorbike sounds

Here’s a free fun app that provides interactive motorcycle exhaust and engine sounds for those who are disappointed with their quiet legal exhaust. RevHeadz Motorbike Sounds was developed in Australia and spokesman Chris Wise says it’s basically “a novelty app for people who love automotive sounds”. The free app includes two free bikes – a …

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GObyLIVI smartphone technology

GObyLIVI adds phone tech to your ride

Swedish company GObyLIVI is about to go into production with products that allow the rider to use their smartphone with “a low distraction level”. It consists of a bluetooth touchscreen (GOMINI) that attaches to your handlebar and communicates with your smartphone and a Bluetooth headset (GOHEADSET) in a special open-face GOHELMET designed to accommodate the …

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Wrist Rack targets motorcycle riders

A hands-free phone holder that mounts on your wrist has been targeted for a lot of active uses, including motorcycle riders. The Wrist Rack has exceeded its crowd-funding goal of $US10,000 by almost double with 10 days to go, so it is likely to go into production at $US259 (about $A346) with shipping from June …

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Woolf wristband

Wristband alerts riders to speed cameras

This leather wristband could be the biggest money saver for motorcycle riders as it alerts the rider to upcoming known speed camera locations. After a successful crowdfunding campaign, the Italian-made WOOLF wristband will launch in June 2017 and cost €139 (about $A200). Earlybirds can order now for €99 (about $A140) on woolf.bike. It may seem expensive, but if it saves your licence and …

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SlimBuds earphones

SlimBuds bike earphones add comfort

New SlimBuds Bluetooth motorcycle earphones are claimed to be the most comfortable and secure with an app that dampens wind noise, but highlights important sounds for safety. Mechanical engineer Alperen Topay came up with the idea of slim-fitting earphones while on his daily motorcycle commute to work as an R&D engineer at one of Europe’s largest TV and …

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Friedlander TurnPoint Smart Glove system

Motorcycle glove GPS a silly invention?

We’ve seen some silly motorcycle inventions in our time, but the glove GPS could be one of the silliest and possibly also dangerous. The Friedlander TurnPoint Smart Glove system is a standard right glove and a left glove with a pocket on the back to fit a round dial that illuminates to point navigation directions. It …

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Zona Camera to replace motorcycle mirrors?

Camera to replace motorcycle mirrors?

A new helmet rearview camera system is safer than conventional mirrors, according to four-time World Superbike champion Carl Fogarty. In this video, the world champ says the British Zona camera system means he can concentrate on the road ahead while still keeping an eye on the rear vision via a screen in his periphery vision. …

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