Cheap-and-cheerful budget lid goes out with a bang
ALAS, it’s time to write an epitaph for my trusty HJC CL-ST Throttle. I bought it for a bargain £50 at a West London dealer’s clearance sale (RRP £100) in 2010. It’s a smart-looking budget lid with a decent spec list that includes seven-point ventilation, removable and washable padding, quick-release visor, ... Continue reading
Living with the Aegis
LET'S get it out of the way - if Lady Luck is on your side, the full abilities of a back protector will never be tested 'real world'. On a day-to-day basis, the practicalities of wearing are primarily how it's assessed.
So when I received the Knox Aegis, it was with a view ... Continue reading
Christmas afternoon viewing...if the wife will let you
MOST probably know what they're getting by now with Duke Video's yearly MotoGP Season Review.
A comprehensive run-down of the previous seasons events, well-edited and highlighted for a sub-two hour experience.
As always the quality of the season dictates the entertainment value of the season review, but Duke do a sterling job of ... Continue reading
Keep that bike looking spic-and-span
DODO JUICE wax is a high-end wax for keeping the sparkle on your machine.
Dodo Juice are a young company and although their stuff is aimed at car owners, it'll work on your motorcycle too. Their flagship product being their 'carnauba' waxes as pictured. Carnauba wax is notoriously a premium raw material, so ... Continue reading
The venerable annual returns
JUST IN TIME for Christmas comes this year's Motocourse offering, the grandaddy of motorcycle racing annuals.
This year is Motocourse's 37th, and the resulting product does a just service to that illustrious record. Covering, as always, all major championship racing, the Isle of Man TT and road races and even the World ... Continue reading
Baby got back
KRIEGA is well known for making backpacks that take the weight of the world off your shoulders. If you wear a Kriega pack when you ride, you can now do your back an extra favour.
Forcefield has come up with a fully CE-approved back protector insert designed specifically to fit into Kriega's R15, ... Continue reading
Another year goes by in the world of MotoGP
THE MOTOGP 'Official Season Review 2012' has arrived.
As always, the quality is as you'd expect from it's 'official' tagline. This is the ninth year of publication for the season review and it's clear that the publisher Haynes has really cracked the formula. Covering riders, teams, tracks and highlights from across the past ... Continue reading
Lights, action camera
ACTION camera specialist Drift Innovation has released a new camera that it describes, with just a touch of enthusiasm, as a ‘game-changing step up’ and ‘staggeringly more innovative than the previous model’.
The new Drift HD Ghost comes with a wearable on/off remote control with LED lights so that you can instantly ... Continue reading
New jacket and trousers are 'inspired by catwalk trends'
ALPINESTARS' 2013 collection of riding gear includes the new Vika leather jacket and trousers designed for women riders.
Here's what the company has to say about the new products:
VIKA is Alpinestars' new motorcycle apparel capsule collection for women. Inspired by catwalk trends VIKA incorporates performance protection while complementing the female silhouette.
Though designed ... Continue reading
Meet Ben's brother, matte...
SO you've always wanted to look like you've been clawed across the head by the Incredible Hulk's overgrown fingernails? Or, more possibly, like Ben Spies?
HJC has the answer to these twin, possibly-related desires… read their press release below for the skinny on the 2013-model £399.99 race rep lids, and click here for Continue reading
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