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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
Suspension just got clever
ITALIAN suspension firm Bitubo has raised the stakes in the race to ever-more-intelligent suspension by creating an adaptable shock using electro-rheological fluid as a damping medium.
What does that mean? Well, instead of altering damping by adjusting valves to restrict the flow of oil inside the shock, they're simply filled with a ... Continue reading
Spidi are back with new apparel
SPIDI have released a very cool selection of t shirts, with designs ranging from modern to vintage.
They kindly sent us a couple to try and they look great. Bike brands have a habit of peddling any old rubbish as a merchandising range, but fear not! No cheap prints here, the quality ... Continue reading
I'VE BEEN riding (and falling off) motorbikes since I was seven. Forty chuffin' years...
You never stop learning, do you?
I’ve broken my left ankle three times, broken five separate bones in the same foot and been left with virtually no ankle-joint cartilage – or instep. Ankle and foot protection is a subject ... Continue reading
Car care manufacturer launches new range of products aimed at motorcyclists
KLEERS have launched a brand new range of cleaning products aimed squarely at the motorsports market - ideal for the motorcyclist.
The range, brand new for 2012, includes anti-fog visor spray and helmet sanitizer. All the products come in handy small spray bottles for the purpose of quick use in the paddock ... Continue reading
Kawasaki celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic Z1
KAWASAKI are releasing a limited run of chronograph watches to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the launch of their seminal bike.
To reflect the engine capacity of the Z1, the run of watches has been limited to just 903 time pieces and will retail in the UK at £249.95.
The watch will be ... Continue reading
200,000 miles and 55 countries in 8 years - one man's biking adventure in four books.
Sam Manicom’s story is an extraordinary one.
Working hard and long hours as a shop manager on Jersey, he found himself dissatisfied and yearning. With fears of retail recession casting a shadow and personal restlessness nipping at his heels, Manicom searched for something to appease his inner sense of adventure.
He learned to ... Continue reading
Nice idea, well executed. Shame about the price.
YOU may have seen Nicky Hayden wearing this helmet at the Laguna Seca USGP.
Hayden's Peter Fonda-inspired one-off has now been turned into a limited edition replica, with Arai sending 100 over to the UK.
They're an eye-watering £749.99 each and probably won't feature the clear plastic aero front and rear, nor the ... Continue reading
A bag with a trick up its sleeve
If you’re looking for a decent everyday rucksack then you can't go wrong with a classic Eastpak. Despite making you initially look like a foreign exchange student, they're tough and last for years. But as soon as I get on a bike, my needs change.
I take a laptop to work most ... Continue reading
The first company to manufacture hard luggage specifically for motorcycles
Moto Legends Distribution are pleased to announce that we have agreed terms with Krauser and have become the exclusive UK distributor, taking over from Bickers who have been inactive with the brand for the past year.
Moto Legends Managing Director Arthur Macdonald said: “I am extremely pleased to make this announcement. Krauser ... Continue reading
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