Just in time for Christmas giving, we present the CMG empty-stocking pocket guide — a baker’s half dozen trinkets that’ll fill that stocking and make someone special (like you) happy on Christmas morning. Worth its weight? The tinsel on your Christmas tree may be real gold, the presents under it wrapped in actual money. But … Continue reading Stocking fillers
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!