More touring apps to plan your ride

Touring apps for motorcycle riders are flooding the market, each with their own quirks and features. Two new touring apps are Moto Trip Now from American rider Keith Kubarek and Tourstart’s BMW MOA, specifically for BMW riders. Moto Trip Now app Moto Trip Now founder Keith says his app allows the rider to plan and share …

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Domio Pro Bluetooth helmet sound system

Domio Bluetooth helmet sound adds mic

The Domio Sport Bluetooth helmet system provides music without internal speakers and messy wires, but has now added a microphone system that has no internal or boom mic. Domio Sport uses micro-vibration technology to deliver sound into your helmet. It is similar to Headwave Tag which uses “surface transduction” to transmit vibrations through the helmet. However, …

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Ducati Link App touring apps

Motorcycle app drives future riding

Ducati is the latest motorcycle manufacturer to develop an app that records your ride and allows riders to share their experience. The Italian company first developed the app for their Multistrada back in 2015 and there are similar sorts of systems developed or being developed for brands such as Aprilia, BMW, KTM and MV Agusta. …

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BMW digital connectivity navigation bluetooth GPS phone

BMW updates digital motorcycling devices

BMW Motorrad has released its latest range of digital technology for connected riding featuring naturally spoken directions, cable-free charging and integrated intercoms. Navigation The new BMW Motorrad Navigator VI costs $A1290 and includes Australia and New Zealand lifetime mapping updates. It has some interesting features such as Natural Guidance which announces navigation directions spoken as …

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HUDWAY sight head-up display technology helmet

Cheaper, lighter HUDWAY unit for helmets

Cheaper, lighter and more compact head-up display (HUD) technology is coming to motorcycle helmets from a partnership of HUDWAY, DigiLens and Young Optics to build the HUDWAY Sight waveguide HUD unit. The unit is claimed to be thinner, lighter and easier to manufacture. That should make it cheaper than other products on the market. It follows …

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Yamaha MyRide app

Yamaha MyRide app ‘improves rider skills’

Yamaha says they are improving the skills of riders with their new free app, MyRide, which records top speed, acceleration, lean angle, location and more and allows riders to share the data with friends. There are many similar apps and all could be incriminating to the rider if the police confiscate their phone, action camera …

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Talk 'N Shoot action camera app and Bluetooth headset

Tell your helmet camera when to shoot

If you are frustrated with helmet cameras because you can never tell if they are switched on and recording what you want, then Talk ’N Shoot may be the answer. Imagine being able to tell your action camera when to start and stop recording and then hear a verbal reply as confirmation rather than having …

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Isle of Man TT game

Aussies design bikes for Isle of Man TT game

The latest Isle of Man TT video game “Ride on the Edge” features motorcycles rendered by Brisbane computer graphics production studio Virtual Mechanix. Managing director and former rider Andrew Porter says they began working on the 3D model bikes for the developer Kylotonn about 18 months ago. Check out their results in these video trailers …

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Mad Max Fury Road motorbike action cameras

What to look for in motorcycle action cameras

Riders may want to buy action cameras for their motorbike for various reasons, such as recording exciting rides to share with friends or other bikers on social media. They may also consider equipping their bike with a camera for insurance purposes in the unfortunate event of an accident. Bike cameras are also called helmet cameras, …

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