You Can Take it With You. All of it, With the Skully P-1 Helmet with Heads Up Display

Nov 09, 2013 View Comments by

There used to be a time when we thought of motorcycles as escape vehicles from the hum drum of the same old everyday. And indeed, some of us still view them that way. But modern life is finding ever more insidious ways to embed itself into our escapes, from Bluetooth headsets and GPS navigation to […]

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Collections: Motorcycles, Gear, and Friendships

Nov 03, 2013 View Comments by

I’ll admit it’s been tough to sit down and write lately. After months of focused attention on preparing my home of fifteen years for sale it sold in under a month, which left me scrambling to give away or sell the bulky items that I couldn’t take with me. It’s funny how many things you […]

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News and Products from the AIMExpo in Orlando

Oct 18, 2013 View Comments by

Erik Buell Racing Unveils 1190RX  There was plenty of excitement around the Erik Buell Racing booth as a motorcycle shrouded in black cloth descended from the ceiling to alight on the carpet amidst members of the motorcycle media, dealer representatives, and curious bystanders. Once the cover was lifted, a bright red superbike, very similar to […]

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Riding Season?

Oct 01, 2013 View Comments by

It’s late September and here in the Northern Hemisphere the days are becoming shorter. On a recent outing I noticed that the leaves are beginning to morph from green to yellow, orange, red, and brown. The air is getting a bit crisp and last week I had to dig out my jacket’s insulated liner. This, […]

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Schuberth C3 Pro Modular Helmet, Pinlock Lens, & SRC System

Sep 20, 2013 View Comments by

The new Schuberth C3 Pro model represents the latest step in the company’s march along the path of continuous enhancements to their line of motorcycle headgear. The C3 Pro comes in two outer shell sizes to help achieve an aerodynamically optimal shape, a greater degree of rider protection, high-speed stability, and low weight. The inner […]

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Third Eye Design Helmet Mounted Brake Light and Turn Signal

Sep 07, 2013 View Comments by

At RoadRUNNER we are always interested in new technologies that improve safety. We came across this one at the Americade Rally in June. In the video below, Dave Werner, President of Third Eye Designs, demonstrates the prototype for his patented helmet mounted brake light and turn signal. The system works by installing a transmitter unit […]

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Bell Revolver Evo Helmet

Jun 15, 2013 View Comments by

The combination of protection and convenience offered by modular helmets is hard to beat, but for all their versatility, modular helmets also tend to be noisier, heavier, and more expensive than full-face helmets as well as not providing quite the same level of protection. The Bell Revolver Evo addresses two of these concerns quite well; […]

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Schuberth S2 Full-Face Motorcycle Helmet

Apr 10, 2013 View Comments by

Schuberth is a German-based company that has been designing and producing high-quality head protection systems for more than 70 years. Recently, the company has been aggressively pursuing a larger share of the U.S. market. The S2 model is Schuberth’s latest full-face, non-flip-up offering. Although S2 pricing is at the high end for motorcycle helmets sold […]

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German Motorcyclists Vote Schuberth Best Helmet Manufacturer … Again

Apr 05, 2013 View Comments by

For the eighth year in a row, readers of Germany’s Motorrad Magazine have voted Schuberth their favorite helmet brand. The magazine, Germany’s largest, holds an annual “Motorcycle of the Year” contest in which readers vote for their favorite brands in a variety of categories. Over 30,000 German motorcyclists participated in this year’s survey. BMW made […]

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Icon Variant Helmet

Mar 20, 2013 View Comments by

Icon’s daring design of the Variant helmet is a hybrid dual sport inspired helmet that typically finds its home on a rider with a motard, urban, or adventure type bike or on someone wanting to make a dramatic statement with this aggressive and sharp looking lid. The helmet is available in 16 vastly different graphic […]

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Cardo Scala Rider G9

Feb 13, 2013 View Comments by

Over the last few years, we have seen a flood of Bluetooth-based helmet communications systems hit the market. In order for one to truly stand out, it must offer something unique along with first-class functionality. Cardo’s Scala Rider G9 certainly has that covered. Instead of using a strictly software-based application to sync with your computer, […]

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Nolan N104 Helmet and 
B4 Communication System

Dec 12, 2012 View Comments by

Life is full of compromises, and so is motorcycling. Fortunately, not all of those concessions have to be unpleasant. By design, modular helmets are a balance between the protection of a full-face and the openness of a three-quarter, usually offering neither the same level of protection as the former nor the openness of the latter. […]

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Touring Tip: Protecting the Space Between Your Ears, Part 1

Nov 09, 2012 View Comments by

What organ in the human body weighs, on average, about three pounds, takes up approximately 80 to 90 cubic inches of space, is vital to virtually all bodily functions, is by far the most complex one in our body, and is highly susceptible to traumatic injury? If you answered the human brain, you’re correct. Really, […]

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GoPro Smart Phone App

Oct 15, 2012 View Comments by

Adjusting the settings of a camera that’s mounted to your helmet just became a whole lot easier. GoPro, makers of helmet and otherwise mounted cameras, has just released an app allowing you to change camera settings, frame your shot, and access GoPro related content right from your phone. The app is compatible exclusively with GoPro’s […]

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UCLEAR HBC 100 MOTO Helmet Communicator

Aug 21, 2012 View Comments by

When I first took the UCLEAR HBC 100 Helmet Communicator out of its package, I was bracing myself for a complicated and frustrating installation. Ten minutes later, I was wearing my helmet and listening to music. It shouldn’t have even taken me that long. In preparation for my envisioned battle, I began taking out the […]

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