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Shorai Lithium LFX Battery and Charger | Gear Review

By now most of us know the chief advantages of lithium motorcycle batteries - much less weight than lead-acid batteries, slower discharge and no...

Cardo Packtalk Bold | Gear Review

Wireless communication devices (we can’t just call them Bluetooth anymore) are getting better and better. Think of your biggest complaints about them just five...

Sena Momentum Helmet | Gear Review

There’s nothing like a long, leisurely scenic motorcycle ride. Blue skies, warm air, engine rumbling between your knees and smooth, serpentine pavement unfolding before...

Sena 10C Pro Bluetooth Communicator and Action Camera | Gear Review

For the last three years, I’ve used Sena’s 10C to record my adventures, communicate with my riding companions, listen to my GPS and occasionally...

Garmin zumo 396LMT-S GPS | Gear Review

When you're in unfamiliar territory, it's getting dark, the clouds to the west are looking ominous, cell service is spotty (and isn’t it always,...

Cardo Q-solo Bluetooth Headset | Gear Review

We’ve tested a lot of helmet headsets over the years, most of which allow rider-to-passenger or rider-to-rider communication. But what if you ride alone? Most...

Sena 30K Bluetooth Communication System | Gear Review

Bluetooth communication systems combine audio from your phone, GPS and music player with bike-to-bike intercom. Sena developed Mesh Intercom, a new technology included with...

Garmin zumo 595LM GPS | Gear Review

I’m a late GPS adopter; I first started using one on my bike about five years ago, when I was planning a ride from...

Nuviz Motorcycle Head-Up Display | Review

I’ve been using the NUVIZ for several weeks and want to share my experience. If you missed last summer’s roll-out, the NUVIZ is an...

Giant Loop Tracker Packer | Gear Review

Have you got a spot for your SPOT? Where is a good spot for a tracking/emergency device? They have to be open to the...

Sena FreeWire Bluetooth Adaptor | Gear Review

You’ve gotta love it when technology works as advertised—especially since the opposite seems to occur fairly often. The Sena FreeWire for Harley-Davidson Touring bikes...

2016 Holiday Gift Guide

A Few of Our Favorite Things... It's that time of year again! To assist you in the search for that perfect gift, three of us...

Spot Gen3 Personal Satellite Tracker | Gear Review

A few years ago, a friend of mine split off from the group after an all-day adventure ride and headed home. But he never...

Cardo scala rider PackTalk | Gear Review

In our Stayin’ Safe rider training program we rely on bike-to-bike communication to conduct real-time coaching on the road. Naturally, the latest comms technology is...

TomTom Rider 400 GPS Review

Smartphones have given dedicated motorcycle GPS devices serious competition. To stay one step ahead, TomTom’s new Rider 400 GPS incorporates smartphone-like functionality with features...

Powerlet Powerbar Plus Review

Minimalists may cringe, but the options for electrical gear that an owner of today’s traveling motorcycle might take along are enormous. Heated clothing and...

TomTom Rider GPS Review

I have always had a fascination for maps and never tire of thumbing through a highway atlas, recollecting stretches of roads from trips taken....

Sena Prism Action Camera and Handlebar Remote | Gear Review

If you watch any action-cam videos on the Internet, you know the 800-pound gorilla is the ubiquitous GoPro. But brisk competition is good for...

Battery Tender Digital Voltage Indicator Review

Buried deep inside (some much deeper than others) your motorcycle is an invisible countdown clock, otherwise known as your battery. Ride regularly, and/or keep...

Sena 20S Motorcycle Bluetooth Communication System Review

I’ve been disappointed by the sound quality of wireless, in-helmet communication systems. Sena’s 20S Motorcycle Bluetooth (4.0) Communication System has the best sound quality...

Clearwater Lights and CANopener for BMW Review

If you want to see better at night and be seen better by day as you ride your BMW tourer, consider installing super high-output...

JunoJumpr Portable Jump Starter Review

It’s amazing what can be fit into small packages these days. The micro SD memory card in my GoPro camera measures 1cm x 1.5cm...

Legal Speeding H.A.R.D. System Review

A lot of the things that can mess up a ride are easy to spot before they become a problem, like distracted drivers and...

Clearwater Voltage Sentry Review

No-maintenance batteries will start their die-off process the moment they are put into service. Often they will go from fully functioning to dead with...

Vertix Raptor-i Helmet Communication System Review

The Raptor-i from Vertix does all that’s expected of a top-quality Bluetooth helmet communication system, and a bit more. The lightweight control unit fits...

Garmin zumo 390LM GPS Review

Trying to stay ahead of do-it-all smartphones, less than a year after Editor Tuttle’s evaluation of the zumo 350LM GPS (Rider, February 2013) Garmin...

Sena SMH10R Bluetooth Headset Review

Sena’s SMH10 and SMH5 Bluetooth headsets are as easy to use as they come. The key to their success is the “Jog Dial,” a...

Cardo scala rider Q3 Bluetooth Communicators Review

Cardo Systems, Inc. has revamped its popular Q-line of scala rider Bluetooth helmet communicators, which now includes the Q1 TeamSet (two headsets) rider-to-passenger communicators;...

Nolan B4 Motorcycle Communication System Review

Nolan’s new B4 communication system has all the functions of other top-quality Bluetooth motorcycle systems and some of the same limitations. It offers A2DP...

Cardo scala rider G9 PowerSet Review

There’s no denying that social media has become a huge part of our lives. And the popularity of social networks continues to explode. Facebook....

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