How to choose a cheap action camera

How to choose a cheap action camera

The popularity of the action camera to record your ride has grown massively in recent years and led to a flood of cheap Chinese cameras on the market. There are now many challengers to GoPro in the quality end of the market, but there are also some reasonable cheap cameras available. Be aware that their use …

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Sena updates 20S with 30K unit

The next-generation Sena 30K Bluetooth system will have improved networking so the connection isn’t lost when a rider leaves a group. The 30K will arrive in mid-2017, according to Earmold Australia, and is based on the popular 20S unit. It also uses the same mount so you can swap them over. Sena calls the new …

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ICE USB emergency USB

USB key gives vital rider medical details

A rider died without his family by his side six hours after arriving in hospital because the medical authorities had no idea who to contact. This was the scenario that inspired 40-year riding veteran Tony Walton of Perth to address the situation and save some lives. His invention is the ICEmergency USB which you can …

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Continental ehorizon information system on motorcycles

Shared information to make bikes safer

Continental is extending its car-based vehicle-to-vehicle information system called eHorizon to motorcycles. The German company claims the system will aid rider safety as well as helping riders discover new routes. Continental’s Intelligent Transportation Systems boss Ralf Lenninger says their motorcycle system, “swarm intelligence”, interconnects riders on a shared platform so they can share information about …

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HelloEar Arc custom-fit earphones

Custom Arc earphones may suit riders

HelloEar Arc custom earphones are claimed to stay put – even when you pull your motorcycle helmet on – are cheaper than personally moulded earphones and you won’t need a professional fitter to make a mould of your ear. Instead, the company uses a database of “hundreds of thousands” of ear shapes gathered from four years of research with …

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Sena Freewire frees wires for tourers

Sena Freewire frees wires for tourers

Bluetooth company Sena has introduced the Freewire which gets rid of any wires for CB, music or phone on the big Harley-Davidson tourers and Honda Goldwing with infotainment systems. The Harley and Goldwing Freewire units are now available through Earmold at $349 including the cable. Earmold owner Aaron Dalle-Molle says it’s a simple set-up. “You plug …

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Kawasaki Versys-X 300 with Bosch 10 ABS unit confirms

Kawasaki first with lightest ABS unit

The Kawasaki Versys-X 300 (pictured above) will be the first production motorcycle to use the new Bosch 10 ABS unit which is their smallest, lightest and most effective yet. It will be followed by the 2018 Suzuki GSX-S125 ABS. Kawasaki Motors Australia has not yet confirmed whether we will be getting the new small-bore adventure bike. The …

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Motoreport app keeps track of motorcycle maintenance

Keep track of motorcycle maintenance

Keeping track of your motorcycle maintenance can be difficult, especially if you are lucky enough to have more than one motorcycle in your garage. When was the last time you changed your bike fluid, cleaned or lubed your chain, or inspected your brake pads? Now you keep track of maintenance on all your bikes with …

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How to take awesome photos of your bike

Taking photos of your bike isn’t brain surgery, but if you want your bike photos to have a wow factor, you need to pay attention to detail. You can take better photos and make people jealous of your bike by following these simple tips. Get the right gear Just like you can’t have the best …

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Woolf wristband

Wristband speed camera alert seeks funds

Makers of this leather wristband that alerts riders to upcoming known speed camera locations is back for its second crowdfunding attempt. Production of the Italian-made WOOLF wristband has been stalled after the first crowd-funding campaign didn’t reach its target. In the wake of the apparent fraud over the crowd-funded Skully head-up display helmet, company co-founder Federico Tognetti has …

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