Dual-purpose Shoei Given the utility of helmet visors, it’s a wonder more street riders aren’t using them. Visors can cut glare from low sunlight and may deflect rain from the face shield. They’re not generally found on full-face street helmets, however, and while most off-road helmets do come with visors, they lack face shields — … Continue reading New Product round-up
While calling Elvis or Peter Fonda “motorcycling greats” might be a bit of a stretch, and the foreword is written by Jay Leno, this coffee-table book still transcends just being a celebrity list by a long way. The introductory plate, for example, is a beautiful two-page colour spread of Burt Munro’s fabled Bonneville Indian, and … Continue reading Legendary Motorcycles
Simone Grotzkyj gets bagged. credit: motogp.com An airbag system for racers, developed by Dainese, was put to the test on Saturday at Valencia when Simone Grotzkyj crashed during a 125 practice session. The Dainese D-air is a portable airbag worn by the rider and equipped with electronics in a compartment which takes the place of … Continue reading Now crashing is fun!