Next gen BikeHUD nears completion

Next gen BikeHUD nears completion

After almost four years of development, British tech company BikeSystems is finally about to release their next gen BikeHUD head-up display for motorcycle helmets. It will feature a peripheral screen (called a “monocle”) that can display speed, satnav directions, a rearview camera and eventually bike information such as fuel, revs, etc. Unlike some other HUD helmet …

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Suzuki KATANA Arai helmet

Suzuki offer Katana-themed Arai helmet

Suzuki Australia must have over-estimated demand for its new Katana as they are now selling the themed Arai helmet that was included with advanced orders. All customers who ordered the new Katana online before the delivery date of 8 September 2019 also received a Katana-themed Arai QV-Pro helmet, valued at $995, with their bike delivery. …

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EJEAS Quick20

EJEAS Bluetooth helmet intercom review

If you’re sick of fiddling with the fiddly screws to mount your Bluetooth intercom, this budget EJEAS Quick20 is worth considering with its excellent audio quality. It is Chinese made (as most Bluetooth units probably are!) and costs just $A185 each ($US129, €113,£103) through their EJEAS website. Quick clasp This unit is as slim as the top-of-the-line …

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Daal Nolan noise cancelling helmet

Nolan deal to include active noise cancelling

Nolan helmets may soon have active noise-cancelling systems after signing a deal with Norwegian tech startup DAAL. DAAL issued a media release saying their innovation would “give motorcyclists the chance to ride their bikes at highway speeds without the discomfort of tiring and potentially damaging wind noise”. They say wind noise in a helmet can exceed 110dB that …

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Sena +Mesh links unlimited Sena intercoms

Sean +Mesh Bluetooth adaptor review

Sena +Mesh review by Jim Hulme  The Sena +Mesh Adaptor is designed to seamlessly and easily link riders into a group conversation without broken links. We sent rider Jim Hulme out to test the $259 unit on the road with his riding partners. Here’s his review: Out of the box The +Mesh adaptor click-locks into either a …

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Where to hang your motorcycle helmet

When you park your motorcycle at your local cafe or service station and don’t want to carry your helmet, you are faced with a wide choice of locations to hang your helmet on your bike. But which is the safest? The answer may depend on your motorcycle. There is only one place you should NOT …

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Argon transforms helmet into Iron Man

Argon Transform hi-tech helmet accessory transforms a standard helmet into an Iron Man helmet with head-up display, bluetooth, GPS and more. Singapore start-up Whyre claim their Argon Transform is the world’s first dual-camera Augmented Reality attachment for a motorcycle helmet. The $US795 ($A1140) unit doesn’t look too different to us from several others which are available or coming to …

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Sena Savage Bastic Macna

Sena Savage Bluetooth helmet review

If you have been looking for an open-face helmet with Bluetooth communication, the new Sena Savage is the answer. It features integrated controls, speakers and a microphone discretely in the brow section of the helmet. As you would expect, it’s noisier than a full-face helmet, the microphone is not as quiet as in a full face …

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Shark Helmets Heritage model

Shark gobbles up Nolan helmets

Italian helmet maker the Nolan Group has been bought by French motorcycle company 2Ride Holding, makers of Shark helmets, Bering and Segura motorcycle clothing and Bagster bike luggage. Nolan Group make Nolan, X-lite and Grex helmets and N-Com Bluetooth intercoms.  An official statement about the merger does not give any assurances on whether production will …

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Turban Sikh sikhs helmet global plea

Sikh rider turban plea knocked on head

Germany has knocked back a plea by a Sikh rider to wear a turban instead of a helmet on religious grounds. However, the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig says wearing a helmet does not infringe on Sikhs’ freedom of worship.     It follows the appeal plea by a Sikh man who also argued that the helmet …

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