GPS tracking

How To Improve Motorcycle Safety With GPS Tracking

(Contributed article about GPS tracking) Motorcycles are fun, thrilling, expensive and a preferred target for thieves, but GPS trackers will follow your bike’s location if it is stolen and help you get it back. What is GPS tracking system and how does it work? A GPS motorcycle tracker is basically a location tracking system that uses …

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Do You Want to Buy a Racing Watch?

(Sponsored post) Watches will always remain tied to the automotive sports world. Often, we remain attracted to watches or other timekeeping devices and the roles that they play on track too.  If you are interested in any racing watch like a chronograph watch, then read this post. Characteristics of a racing watch The following are …

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Senzar sensor unit monitors blind spots rear ender crash

Senzar warns of tailgating crash

While motorcycle companies are developing integrated motorcycle sensors to detect and warn of an impending rear-ender, Senzar has produced an aftermarket device. Companies such as Honda, Ducati, Kawasaki and Suzuki are developing radar sensors for their bikes. Ducati will be the first manufacturer next year to add front and rear radar sensors to its motorcycles …

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inVIEW helmet Brake light and indicator

inVIEW helmet light shows brakes, turn

This inVIEW helmet light not only indicates when brakes are applied or a rider slows down on the throttle, but also shows a rider’s intention to turn. There have been several products designed to attract the attention of tailgating motorists such as Cosmo helmet light. We also sell a unit that activates your bike’s rear …

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TomTom Rider 550 GPS

TomTom GPS makes all riding safe and easy

Most people only use their TomTom GPS to guide them to a destination they don’t know, but there are advantages to putting in the destination even if you know which way to go. I’ve recently been riding around with the TomTom Rider 550 tuned into destinations I know, and I reckon the various alerts have …

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Neckmike Case

Neckmike headset suits motorcyclists

The new Neckmike headset should resolve the two biggest problems with wearing earphones connected to your phone when riding. (UPDATE: It appears the Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign has been cancelled after only attracting $A7540 from 34 backers. The goal was $38,123. They said the product was ready to produce and just needed funding. Kickstarter does not issue refunds. To …

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Airbag suit

Airbag suit to ‘save millions’ of riders

A patent is pending for a motorcycle seat that ejects a rider in a crash and then cocoons them in a full-length airbag suit to protect them from injury. Brooklyn start-up Airbag for Bike has posted a digital animation of the patent-pending device, claiming it could save “millions from serious accidents and death”. They also …

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TomTom Rider 550 GPS satnav gem

TomTom Rider 550 unveils hidden gem

If it wasn’t for the ride-sharing and mountain and wriggly route options on our TomTom Rider 550 GPS we might never have discovered a hidden gem of a mountain road. Riding partner and map expert Peter “Worldmapman” Davis recently reviewed the TomTom Rider 550 ($599) for us and has been using it now for some time. …

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What does time mean to an easy rider? watch

What does time mean to an easy rider?

Peter Fonda famously throws away his watch in the cult 1969 movie Easy Rider, starting a fad with riders and other travellers to discard their watches and disregard the constraints of time. A watch is a symbol of “the man”, society and capitalism that constrain us. Motorcycles are freedom machines that allow us to escape …

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