TomTom Rider 550 GPS satnav Peter Davis map route

How to plan a ride route on GPS

Map and satnav expert Peter (World Mapman) Davis tell us how to plan a ride route on a GPS in this second in a series on satnav. In the first in this series, we talked about the different types of Satnav: moving maps and guidance navigation.  Planning a route moving maps Using moving maps, you …

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TomTom Rider 550 GPS satnav Peter Davis map

All you wanted to know about GPS and satnav

Satnav and mapping expert Peter (World Mapman) Davis provides some interesting background information for those riders who would like to understand how to better use their satnav unit. In this first in a series of articles, he discusses the types of satnav available. There are two forms of Global Positioning System (GPS) satnav (satellite navigation): …

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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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Panaosnic action cameras challeng GoPro

Action cameras challenge GoPro

There are several action cameras coming soon that aim to take away some of the GoPro’s dominance in action sports such as motorcycling. There’s the wearable Panasonic HX-A1 ($US200) which is smaller, lighter and more aerodynamic; the Garmin Virb X and Virb XE ($US300-400) which can show data such as speed and lean angle; and …

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