Caught between a rhymes-with-rock and a hard place
DRAGGIN Jeans has sent us this video of their Kevlar-lined product saving Finnish stunt rider David Hjulfors from a mangling. As a stunt on ice goes wrong, David's pelvis gets wedged into the gap between his bike's tailsection and spinning, spiky rear tyre. Luckily, the kit saves the day.
Is this the end for fluff-covered disposable earplugs?
WHILE I like to think I’ve been put together fairly well, my ears are definitely from the parts bin. I had grommets for years as a kid, had perforated ear drums and have a father who in another life, long ago, was a drummer and now, in this life, he has ... Continue reading
Reliable and well-priced lid
HJC is a popular go-to for quality, fairly-priced lids and this one is no exception.
With a few months of solid wear behind it, I have no problem with saying that the FG-15 is very good. I have found it to be very comfortable, well-padded and flush-fitting. A five point ventilation system ... Continue reading
Ladies' textile suit launched for spring
FINNISH premium motorcycle clothing manufacturer Rukka has announced a new textile suit for women.
Rukka says that the Belle suit is "made for those who demand maximum wearing comfort as well as a body-hugging fit" and is "distinguished by a pleasant fit and soft feel while at the same time offering ... Continue reading
Two new spring collection jackets
ALPINESTARS has released a new performance leather jacket and a sports textile jacket.
The Celer is a leather technical jacket for street and track riding. A MotoGP‐derived perforated back hump and Alpinestars' Dynamic Flow Control zippered vents to keep you cool, and strategically-placed stretch paneling for an excellent fit. The Celer sells ... Continue reading
Versatile multiseason jacket for men and women
REV-IT has released a new 3/4-length seasonal touring motorcycle jacket.The Levante has a full mesh outer shell with an easily removable, two-in-one fully waterproof thermal liner, which can be zipped out and stored in the back pocket.The jacket has Knox Lite CE-approved armor at the shoulders and ... Continue reading
Seeing is believing...
IT won't help you travel back in time, but Italian accessory manufacturer Rizoma's new 4D mirror promises to help you see things more clearly.
The aspheric mirror is said to increase the rider’s peripheral vision, while adding a dash of style to your motorcycle.
The mirror has slightly convex glass and a marked area ... Continue reading
Italian company is back with four model lineup
ITALIAN boot brand Prexport is once more available in the UK market. To begin with, four models are being imported and sold through the Key Collection.
New for 2013 is the Livigno, a waterproof leather touring boot with a twin-zip system that allows the front of the boot to fold down for ... Continue reading
All-new textile suit and gloves for that GS-y look
BMW has launched an all-new adventure suit and gloves called the GS Dry, designed to complement its GS range of adventure motorcycles, and has also updated its adventure boots and off-road helmet for 2013.
Here's the skinny from BMW:
GS Dry Suit: The all-new GS Dry Suit is ideally suited to new and younger riders; ... Continue reading
New twist in the tale
CONTROL specialist Venhill has launched its new 888 range of bike-specific fast action twistgrips.
Supplied complete with the company's top of the range Featherlight cables, the kits are designed for a straightforward replacement of the factory-fitted equipment.
Bike-specific kits are now available for the Honda CBR600F, Kawasaki ZX-6R/ZX-10R, Suzuki GSX-R600/750, Triumph 675 Daytona and ... Continue reading
Become a fan of Visordown
Follow us on twitter
Other Immediate Media Sites
Our eCommerce Platform
© Immediate Media Company Ltd 2012. This website is owned and published by Immediate Media Company Limited. www.immediatemedia.co.uk