Can you wear a modular helmet open?

Motorcycle police often ride around with the chin bar on their modular or flip-up helmets in the up position, but is it safe or legal? It makes sense that a modular helmet worn open is not as safe as when it is worn as a full-face helmet. In fact, the Hurt Report found that the […]

First home motorcycle simulator coming

Motorcycle simulators are becoming more real and cheaper with one Spanish company now promising to deliver an affordable simulator for your home so you can still race on a rainy day! Motorcycle simulators began with amusement arcade rides and a video screen in front that reacted to the way you leaned, braked and accelerated on […]

How to Take Care of Your Pandora Jewelry

Pandora Jewelry is like a story-telling book. It tells of the taste and style of the user, and becomes more valuable when loved ones gift you with charms and beads to add to your Pandora bracelet, or necklace. It gives a certain sentimental value because it creates a piece of jewelry whose parts come from […]

Claim Mate ‘smooths insurance woes’

Have you ever had trouble making your claim with an insurance company after a motorcycle crash? British company Claim Mate is coming to the rescue with service that “holds your hand” through the whole process, dealing with paperwork, legal issues and ensuring proper repairs. CEO Sam White says the service has been offered for 18 […]

Hipster scrambler boots cost $7k

Australian boot maker R.M.Williams has joined forces with Parisian bike builder Blitz Motorcycles to make hipster biker scrambler boots costing more than $7000. It’s hipster biker fashion gone mad! Here’s the hipster video to match. The men’s and women’s scrambler boots were launched at the exclusive Harrods department store in trendy Knightsbridge, London, together with […]

Race livery for MV Agusta F4 RC

The “new” race-livery, MV Agusta F4 RC continues the company’s run of limited editions of old models as it recovers from the financial constraints of the past couple of years. The bike’s carbon fibre bodywork features the same race livery as the Leon Camier’s F4 Reparto Corse bike. The most obvious change from the 2017 […]

Pigs really do fly over Dubai

Sorry, but we simply had to make a pun that pigs really do fly when we noticed this week that Dubai police have decided to buy hoverbikes to fight crime. “Hoverbikes” have been around for a few years now from various tech companies as well as BMW Motorrad whose Hover Ride is currently a toy, […]

V2V warns rider and traffic of crash

Riders and surrounding car passengers will be warned of an impending crash in future vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications, according to BMW, Yamaha and Honda. The features have been displayed in BMW R 1200 RS, Honda Africa Twin and Yamaha MT-09 Tracer prototypes at a conference at the BMW Munich headquarters this week. The companies have committed […]

Yamaha adds artificial intelligence – Motorbike Writer

Self-riding motorcycles and artificial intelligence are the future of riding, according to two Yamaha concepts. The Motobot Ver.2 and MOTOROiD will be among six debut models and concepts to be unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show from October 27 to November 5. Yamaha Motobot Ver.2 Yamaha unveiled its first Motobot in 2015 with the promise […]

Friday the 13th motorcycle safety tips

Whether  you’re superstitious or not, Friday the 13th is expected to be a bad day for motorcycle crashes; not because of the date, but the day. A Youi insurance claims accident frequency study found most collisions (16%) occurred on Fridays and were most likely to happen between the peak periods of 8am – 9am and […]