John Moorhouse Ergo Seats Ducati GT1000

Ergo Seats put comfort in your ride

Most standard motorcycle seats are too soft or too hard, shaped so you slide forward into the tank and don’t take into account rider ailments such as a bad back, says John Moorhouse of Ergo Seats. John knows motorcycle seats. He has been upholstering them since he started an apprenticeship in coach and motor body trimming at …

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Quad Lock mobile phone mount beeline maps

Quad Lock puts phone in your ride

Quad Lock is one of the latest devices to mount your phone to your motorcycle to use for GPS navigation, communication and music while you ride. It has a simple and effective method of securely locking the phone into place, but also quick and easy removal when you stop as this video shows. The Quad …

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Triumph Bonneville T100 headlight protector

Protect your motorcycle headlight

All new bikes should come with headlight protectors as modern Xenon and LED headlights can be very expensive to replace, some more than $2000! It only takes one errant rock to drain your hip pocket. And don’t be fooled into thinking it is only adventure bikes that are susceptible to copping a rock in the lamp. In fact, …

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Aftermarket exhaust peeves enemy resale

Aftermarket exhaust not illegal, Barrister

A Brisbane Barrister has reviewed the laws on aftermarket exhausts and determined that police and authorities do not have the expertise or objectivity to sustain a conviction for the alleged offence. Levente Jurth, who rides an Aprilia Tuono 1100, says he researched the matter because fellow riders have been fined by Queensland Police for having a …

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Touratech Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro

Touratech outfits new adventure bikes

German adventure and touring motorcycle accessories company Touratech has always worked closely with countryman BMW to release accessories alongside new models. Now it seems they are also working very closely with the Italians and the Japanese. While the wraps were coming off the new Ducati Multistrada 120 Enduro, Ducati Scrambler Sixty2 and Flat Track Pro …

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Barkbuster LED lights

Warning on LED lights for motorcycles

Riders should be careful about buying aftermarket LED lights for their bike as they may not meet Australian standards and may render their bike non-compliant. Rider advocate Wayne Carruthers says buyers should check that the lights meet Australian Design Rules and warns against buying online from overseas agents. LED lights may also require a resistor to ensure they have …

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Moto Guzzi V7 II Legend

Moto Guzzi V7 and California customs

Moto Guzzi Australia is offering an incentive to buy and personalise their V7 II and California models with some factory custom accessories thrown in for free and has announced the arrival of two new California models. For a limited time, there’s $750 worth of free custom accessories for the V7 II and $1100 for the California …

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Weekender motorcycle luggage

Motorcycle luggage packs laptop

Is it a sign of the times when motorcycle luggage includes a special pouch for a laptop? Usually the weekend motorcycle getaway is just that – a getaway from the weekday computer drag, not dragging it around with you. However, the modern laptop and tablet have become so versatile and robust with their unbreakable flash …

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