Spada's new budget-priced summer motorcycle boot
This is Spada's new Ninety3 Line summer boot. It costs £104.95 and is available in sizes 41-48, in two colours: black and white/black. Here's what Spada have to say about them:
SPADA NINETY3 LINE BOOT
Lightweight PU micro fibre construction.Breathable mesh interior lining.Moulded TPU vented shin and ankle deflectors.Shock absorbing ... Continue reading
My bestest boot of all time
These TCX X-Force boots have been in my locker since late 2009 or early 2010 - I forget exactly.
But however long the relationship and whatever their condition now, they are still my favourite bit of biking kit. I just keep wearing them and wearing them.
After thousands and thousands of miles in ... Continue reading
Carry-on life's experiment of finding out what things look like when they're burning with one of these
I don't smoke, so my excuses for buying this are very limited - but that doesn't stop me wanting it. It's a Ducati Zippo from 1982, not that Zippo technology has changed much in the last two decades but the price of this one has. If it was a tenth of ... Continue reading
Silverstone track days priced at £149
Silverstone are introducing their own bike track days with tutelage from ex-Grand Prix rider Rocket Ron Haslam. The track day will take place on the International circuit, with two dates set for Sunday 29th July and Friday 12th October.
Details of the sessions from Silverstone as follows:
Street Sport #1 £149pp – Track ... Continue reading
Check your tyre pressure whilst on the move with the £149 wireless digital monitor from TyrePal
Tyre pressure can have a large effect on the performance of your motorcycle but it is also essential to have the correct inflation for safety and running costs.
According to TyrePal, makers of a new digital tyre pressure monitoring system, running 3psi under can use 5% more fuel, shortern tyre life by ... Continue reading
Alpinestars' new summer leather jacket priced at £329.99
It seems like a bit of a waste considering the weather we've been tortured with but Alpinestars have a new addition to their Spring/Summer collection with the GP Plus Perforated Jacket.
Suited - ideally - to warm weather riding, the GP Plus Perforated is a full-grain leather jacket with increased perforated sections ... Continue reading
Lone Rider MOTOTENT priced at £399
Keep your bike close to you when you go camping with the MOTOTENT from motorcycle adventurers Lone Rider.
Priced at £399, here's a round-up of the features from Lone Rider:
Get your hands on a 35DDS rear shock from K-Tech
Listen up! There's a top of the range K-Tech 35DDS rear shock up for auction, to raise money for CLIC Sargent (a children's cancer charity).
The rear shock has been donated by AARK Racing Services to raise money for the charity selected by Aaron James Taylor, son of one ... Continue reading
A promising book that unravels the reality of a Euro-motorcycle adventure
Here at Visordown HQ we're bombarded with (well, we get one or two a year -Ed) stories from budding writers who've just returned from their once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Usually to far flung destinations like The Alps, or, if they're really intrepid; Norway.
Now although these adventures are clearly enough to inspire the adventurer ... Continue reading
One man's collection of the best motorcycle writing
Neil Bradford isn't an author, but confesses to being another R1200GS rider who rarely satifies his wanderlust.
In his book Sons of Thunder he's collected together the thoughts of writers, both famous and unknown, all of whom have written about motorcycling. Bradford has selected each piece to 'harness the excitement and power ... Continue reading
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