What you need to know
There are loads of helmets on the market that have Bluetooth built in, but the Navrider (£59.99) is by far the cheapest way to get Bluetooth on your lid.
It’s a piece of piss to fit, just two screws. The audio is tinny but clear, the boom mic unobtrusive. There’s almost no ... Continue reading
Packard Bell launch Valentino signature series notebooks
NINE-TIME world champion Valentino Rossi has given the nod to computer giants Packard Bell to launch a range of notebooks endorsed with the superstar's name.Under the agreement a new dedicated line of Packard Bell notebooks and netbooks users seeking 'style, design, and elegance combined with a reliable and prestigious ... Continue reading
More top kit from Astars
Alpinestars have released their Adventure Gore-Tex jacket and trouser. Claiming the gear is 100% waterproof and breathable; they've employed a Gore-Tex liner and dual flap closures. All pockets have storm-over flaps and pull tabs for easy and secure operation. Chest pad compartments that are designed to accommodate Alpinestars Bionic chest guards ... Continue reading
Waterproof jeans that don't feel like it
Check out these waterproof jeans by Alpkit. By using a very specific and accurate application of silicon, these jeans keep the same feeling and texture of regular jeans but are said to be extremely water resistant and windproof. We've been told that they retain their "mercury effect" for a period of ... Continue reading
Pretty trick new communication tool
Navrider has just come out with a new multi-function headset for your helmet. Claiming to do it all, this little box allows you to:
All these features are said to work up ... Continue reading
All you need to know about the origin of the motorcycle helmet
Check out this book that gives you the 60 year history of the motorcycle helmet. Super high-quality images show the details from some of the earlies helmets, from American football helmets with goggles, to the first face-sheild. Old school advertisements and the some of the first graphics give you something to ... Continue reading
Tasty full-length exhaust for British retro goes on display at Milan Show
ZARD EXHAUSTS have unveiled a tasty, white, full-length system to fit the latest Triumph Scrambler, at this year's Milan Motorcycle Show.
Prices, spec and availability have yet to be announced but we think the system really brightens up the Scrambler's appearance. It's also a great improvement over the standard Triumph drain-pipe job.
Great ... Continue reading
60 years of World Championship racing...
Year by year, the MotoGP source book chronicles the 60 years there has been a motorcycle World Championship. Packed with information, each year has four pages of dedicated stats, pictures and historic information. Available soon at www.haynes.co.uk for £30, just in time for Christmas!
Sunday Rideout knows...
Ever wonder where to ride at the weekend? You might want to check out www.sundayrideout.net. With routes for many counties in the UK, you get a disk with sample clips of the routes so you can see what the roads are like, as well as points of interest along the ... Continue reading
It's like cornering on rails
WITH CHRISTMAS just around the corner, what better for little Johnny than an awesome bit of... actually, sod little Johnny, we want one of these Motoscalextric kits for ouselves.You can choose to be either Valentino Rossi or Jorge Lorenzo against either Casey Stoner or Nicky Hayden (or any combination), ... Continue reading
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