Improved Riding: The Quietest Motorcycle Helmet

Options presented in this article: Shoei Neotec 2 View now on Amazon Schuberth C4 View now on Amazon Moldex 7700 Ear Plugs View now on Amazon The quietest helmets for motorcyclists will make a long ride more enjoyable. But they can also reduce some of the health-related downsides of longer rides. There are several features you’ll want to look for when buying quiet helmets. Obviously, you’ll want something which reduces noise, is comfortable and aerodynamic. When selecting the quietest motorcycle helmets, we’re going to look at the following as must-have: A face shield and aerodynamic head design Built-in or preparation…

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Ultimate Guide to Types of Motorcycle Helmets

When you’re looking for a helmet for your motorcycle, there’s a lot more to think about than just what looks cool (although that may be very important to you, too!) A helmet is primarily a piece of safety gear, not a fashion accessory, and the right one could save your life in an accident. There are six main types of motorcycle helmets that this article will explain, so you can decide which is right for you: Full-face Modular (flip-up) Open face (3/4 helmet) Half helmet (‘brain bucket’) Off-road (motocross helmet) Dual sport (crossover, hybrid, enduro, adventure) Let’s take a detailed…

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Checking Your Phone Every 10 Minutes? Garmin Zumo 595LM vs TomTom Rider 550 Review

Do I really need GPS? I don’t have amnesia… but my memory isn’t exactly photographic.  Neither is yours. Which is a problem. You can’t afford to go by your non-photographic memory. Especially when you’re riding through the city.  Did I miss the right turn? Or turn right at the wrong turn? Do I turn right at this turn? And if I catch a signboard or a landmark at the last minute, I can’t switch lanes.  Outside the city, the state of affairs is even worse. Unless you like having awkward conversations with strangers you don’t know for directions.  Or ride…

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8 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Motorcycle Intercom

Have you ever been riding with a passenger on your motorcycle and had to turn your head and shout to tell them something? How many times have you gotten lost in an unfamiliar city because you couldn’t watch your GPS and drive? What if we told you there’s a way to solve all those problems and more? Installing a motorcycle intercom system can make your rides a lot more pleasant and safer. From things as little as being able to listen to your favorite music while you ride to things as big as being able to warn fellow riders about…

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2 Of The Best Bluetooth Communication Systems: Cardo Freecom 4+ vs Sena 20s EVO Review

I’ll say it: 300$ is no small figure. No matter how non-broke you are. For us motorcyclists, that means sorting your budget to help you ride better. But you’re here because of the title, so you’re already down the right path. Cardo and Sena are the Apple and Samsung of motorcycle Bluetooth communication systems– and for good reason. These giants help improve our rides in a way that our biker ancestors, Homo Motorcyclus, would envy. GPS navigation, voice command, FM radio with decent sound quality all within the confines of your helmet. Some of you are wondering what the big…

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Innovv K2 vs Sena Prism Motorcycle Dash Cam comparsion

A motorcycle dash cam is mounted for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, the user fixes it on for safety reasons. Others recognize it as a tool for recording interesting and exciting trips that are worth reviewing and gloating over at a later time. Whatever the reason for deploying them, their owners want to get optimal performance from them. The length and quality of video footage are two things they look out for. It’s also important that they’re able to withstand various kinds of weather conditions since bikes are exposed to the elements when on the road.  The Innovv K2 and…

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Helite Turtle Airbag Vest Review

The Helite Turtle Airbag Vest is a protective jacket that’s designed to be worn by motorcyclists. It is lightweight, comes in multiple sizes, and can be worn over a regular motorcycling outfit. It also has extra back protection and includes a mechanical trigger with a CO2 cartridge which inflates the vest pretty quickly when it’s pulled hard. The airbag has substantial foam material fitted in its front and rear. On airbag inflation, the exterior takes on a tough and hard feel, while the insides are softer and more protective for the skin. Air channels beneath its posterior and rear portions carry…

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Gerbing 12V Hero Heated Motorcycle Gloves Review

If you’re looking to extend your riding season into the coldest months of the year without sacrificing your comfort, it’s a good idea to look into a pair of heated motorcycle gloves – these are usually designed to be extra-warm even without the ‘heating’ element, but there’s not much better than slipping cold hands into heated gloves before heading back out onto cold, icy or snowy roads. Gerbing 12 Volt is currently a leader in Powersports wearable technology, so it’s an excellent place to start looking for top-quality heated gloves. The Gerbing 12V Hero Gloves are plenty warm even without…

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Alpinestars SMX-1 Air v2 Gloves Review

The Alpinestars SMX-1 Air V2 Gloves is a protective short cuff glove that provides motorcycle riders with basic protection in a leather and mesh chassis. This version of the Alpinestars SMX-1 comes with padded fingers, a redesigned cuff closure and strategically set stretch material that allows tons of air for hot weather riding. The V2 was created using a heavy-duty mesh and perforated leather that provides both breathability and basic protection when riding. The synthetic suede on the sides and palm of the glove helps protect against abrasion and regular wear and tear. Features Let’s take a look at some of the…

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Dainese 4 Stroke Evo Gloves

It’s hard to go premium motorcycle glove shopping without thinking “Dainese”. And it’s certainly hard to think “Dainese” without thinking the Dainese 4 Stroke Evo Gloves. They are one of the best selling gloves in recent memory. It’s been a whirlwind few years for the Italian glovemaker. After a post-recession slowdown, Dainese has shown a strong return to form since being acquired by Investcorp in 2014. It’s investments since then in R&D, lightweight materials and future-tech has certainly paid off. Its recent lines are some of the finest biker gear on the market. While the Dainese isn’t the magnanimous brand…

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