Africa Twin with head-up display touch screen

Honda patents head-up touch windscreen

Honda continues its blitzkrieg of patent applications with a head-display windscreen that is also touch sensitive. The patent illustrations show both an Africa Twin and CBR1000RR Fireblade. Head-up display of vital information such as speed and navigation has been in cars for several years and is now coming to many “smart” motorcycle helmets. This is …

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honda patent drum brakes variable riding position emotions

Honda patents variable riding position

Honda has been going crazy with some equally crazy patents lately but the latest patent applications for a variable riding position and drum brakes are both brilliant and bizarre. Recent Honda patent applications include: A helmet that integrates with the bike and monitors for of an impending rear-ender; A helmet that recognises your face when you put …

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MRA X-Creen windscreen visor

What is the ideal motorcycle windscreen?

The ideal windscreen is no screen at all, but if you must have a screen, an adaptable set-up is the best. I have tried myriad factory and aftermarket windscreens, plus windscreen extensions and visors and have come to the conclusion that the ideal windscreen cannot be found. Obviously, the best windscreen is a subjective thing …

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