Camera to replace motorcycle mirrors?

A new helmet rearview camera system is safer than conventional mirrors, according to four-time World Superbike champion Carl Fogarty. In this video, the world champ says the British Zona camera system means he can concentrate on the road ahead while still keeping an eye on the rear vision via a screen in his periphery vision. […]

2006 Giant Anthem 2 Mountain Bike Review

Close to the end of summer 2008 I bought a used bicycle. The bike I choose was a 2006 Giant Anthem 2 and I rode it as often as I could before it started to snow. Now that spring is coming I thought it would be a good time to review the Giant Anthem 2 […]

Kiwi company launches winter layer

With winter just around the corner, Kiwi company Roadog has launched a new line of thermal layers specifically designed for motorcycle riders. I came across it when I was in New Zealand riding around the bottom of the South Island in single-digit temperatures. One of the Kiwi journos was wearing one and he swore by […]

Strong and sexy world of motorbikes

From the bizarre and sometimes shocking world of motorcycles comes a strong man restraining four motorcycles, a Scarlett woman and others making love to and on them! Strong man Former World’s Strongest Man competitor Franz “Austrian Rock” Muellner has set a new record for restraining four superbikes pulling at his arms and legs for 24 seconds. He set […]

100 Great Romantic Ideas

1. Bury a “Time Capsule” together with trinkets, love letters or other romantic sentimental items. Then, draw up a simple map and store it in your safe deposit box. Date the map and decide together when you’ll dig up your romantic treasure. 2. Create a special music disk together of love or fun songs. Have […]

Two-stroke engines making comeback – Motorbike Writer

Two-stroke engines were phased out by tough pollution laws and fuel economy targets, but they could be making a comeback with KTM, Honda and boutique builders. KTM and Honda have both registered patents for direct-injection two-stroke engines. In 2o15, Honda filed a patent for a new two-stroke motor using direct fuel injection for a cleaner burn and […]

What Style of Goalkeeper Gloves Do the Professionals Wear?

With so many different styles of Goalkeeping Gloves on the market the question I hear many Goalkeepers asking is this. ‘What style of gloves is most popular with the pro’s?’. Hopefully after reading the following article I will have answered some of your questions and helped you make the right choice next time you buy […]

Which motorcycle jeans have most protection?

A war of words has broken out between Australia motorcycle clothing companies Draggin Jeans and Saint over which motorcycle jeans offer the best protection. A Draggin Jeans spokesman contacted us a coupe of weeks ago saying they would issue a press release debunking protection claims by Saint. The promised release was delayed several times, but […]

Converting Your Mountain Bike to 1×9 or 1×10

With the advent of wide geared cassettes for 9 and 10 speed mountain bikes (11-34 or 11-36 is very common) you may find the gears on your 27 or 30 speed bike are too close together. This results in too much time wasted shifting between gears and redundant gear ratios. Spend less time shifting (and […]