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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Virtual reality oculus rift

Virtual reality threatens motorcycles

Virtual reality computer games may just spell the end of motorcycles as they prevent young people from throwing a leg over a motorcycle. Rather than playing games, true riders would prefer to be riding, cleaning their bike, maintaining it, reading about bikes in a mag or on this website, or dreaming about their next bike. However, …

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iASUS XSound 2.1 helmet speakers sound

Add-on speakers improve helmet sound

A quick and cheap way to improve the quality of your helmet’s Bluetooth sound system is to buy some aftermarket plug-in speakers like the XSound 2.1 from iASUS. The problem with many helmet Bluetooth intercom units – even top-quality models – is that they seem to skimp on the sound quality of their speakers. They …

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BMW Motorrad creating digital riders information apps friends

Top apps for modern motorcycle fans

A good way of helping you get the most out of your motorbike trips is to download some useful apps that can help and entertain you in plenty of different ways. Here is a look at some must-have apps for motorcycle fans, including one with an important crash safety feature, plus traffic-busting data and ways …

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