Harley-Davidson FLHTK Ultra Limited

Three headlights better than one

Drivers have a better perception of the approaching speed and visibility of a motorcycle if its has three headlights in a triangulated layout. That’s according to UK research that has been cited in the latest World Health Organisation (WHO) motorcycle safety report. And if you believe the study and want to add auxiliary lights to …

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Testing motorcycle in the thermal chamber (from left) research assistant Liz Taylor, volunteer rider Dr Greg Peoples, Liz de Rome and Nigel Taylor.

Study to find coolest motorcycle gear

Riders could eventually have a guide to the most crash-resistant motorcycle gear suitable for harsh summer riding conditions. Researchers will be looking for Canberra volunteers to be part of a study into the most effective summer motorcycle gear next year (2015). Neuroscience Research Australia (NRA) senior research officer Dr Liz de Rome, a rider since …

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