Mark Knopfler

Mark Knopfler rides in new music video

The Sultan of Swing, Mark Knopfler, is also the Sultan of Steel Horses in his latest music clip for Good On You Son, the first single from his upcoming ninth solo album Down the Road Forever. Knopfler rides The video features Knopfler riding what looks like an old pre-unit Triumph Bonneville along some country roads. …

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Domio Pro Bluetooth helmet sound system

Domio Bluetooth helmet sound adds mic

The Domio Sport Bluetooth helmet system provides music without internal speakers and messy wires, but has now added a microphone system that has no internal or boom mic. Domio Sport uses micro-vibration technology to deliver sound into your helmet. It is similar to Headwave Tag which uses “surface transduction” to transmit vibrations through the helmet. However, …

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Does music make you a safer rider? bluetooth asleep

Does music make you a safer rider?

Bluetooth helmet systems now allow riders on any type of motorcycle to listen to music while they ride, but are they safer or more distracted? Some riders say it helps them concentrate and quells the boredom of long spells in the saddle. Others say it causes a distraction. And then there are motorbike traditionalists who …

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Thunderstruck music KTM 1050 Adventure

Music can leave riders Thunderstruck

Playing AC/DC’s Thunderstruck while riding may be dangerous to some motorcyclists, according to psychologist and rider Sharon Ledger. In a previous article Sharon outlined how music can have good and bad effects on different riders. Read the article here. Even if you are the type of rider who benefits from music, the type of music …

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Motorcycle speakers

Tips for the best motorcycle speakers

Many riders are mixing their love of riding and music by wearing Bluetooth headsets in their helmets and now Bluetooth speakers are being added to bikes. While we love riding to our favourite tracks, we are not big fans of speakers on motorcycles. They tend to be inaudible above the wind noise at highway speeds …

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Joe Martin - song

Those Arrogant Bastards – a motorcycle song

The disdain many motorcyclists feel for ignorant and arrogant road users is perfectly summed up in this song by Texan singer-songwriter Joe Martin. Joe sent the above YouTube video to MotorBikeWriter this week and, although it won’t make our list of the top 10 motorcycle songs, we thought it was worth a listen just for the lyrics. …

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