DayGlo Queensland Police witnesses unfair

Cops issuing incorrect helmet fines?

Just days after we published an article in which Queensland Police waived an erroneous fine for a “void” motorcycle helmet sticker, a second similar incorrect infringement has surfaced. And it seems one of the chiefs of the Road Policing Command is so out of touch with the Australian and Queensland Road Rules and Standards he …

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Sena ARK bluetooth intercom for AGV helmets

Aerodynamic ARK bluetooth intercom for AGV

AGV is the latest helmet manufacturer to partner with leading Bluetooth company Sena to develop a special aerodynamic ARK intercom for their helmets. So far, the ARK intercom is only compatible with the AX9 Adventure range, K5-S Sports range and Sport Modular Touring. The AGV ARK intercom costs $399, but you have to also buy …

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Void helmet Ian Joice

Victory in void helmet sticker fine

Police have waived a Bribie Island rider’s $400/3point infringement for having a void helmet sticker in a test case that proves riders can legally remove the external sticker. Ian Joice, 63, says he was pulled over by police on Bowen Rd, Glass House Mountains, on 12 August 2019 at 11.38am. He says the officer noted …

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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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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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