Blog Section: Product Reviews

Waypoints, Volume I: Zen Motorcyclist: Inspiration For All Riders

Nov 30, 2019 View Comments by

In this collection of essays, motorcycle journalist Bud Miller touchingly and eloquently shares introspections and lessons learned during his more than 200,000 miles traveled on a motorcycle. Although his writings originated from the metaphorical waypoints visited along his riding journeys, riders and nonriders alike will find plenty to enjoy in these meditations on life, loss, […]

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Highway 21 Murtaugh Jacket: Classic Meets Modernity

Nov 26, 2019 View Comments by

Highway 21’s Murtaugh jacket is a classic motorcycle jacket with modern features. Made from premium cowhide leather, the police-style jacket features a large, easy-access front D-pocket, aged brass hardware, and a removable leather belt that can be modified to wear in your jeans. Other features include gusseted shoulders for flexibility, a chest media pocket, and […]

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OptiMate O-105 Dual USB Charger

Nov 22, 2019 View Comments by

TecMate’s OptiMate O-105 Dual USB charger allows you to fast-charge two mobile devices at the same time. It comes in handy for powering a phone during navigation or charging electronics in a tankbag. With two USB sockets, the weatherproof device is suitable for charging any USB-powered gadgets demanding a 3300mA fast charge. It fits BMW, […]

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Scorpion Exhausts from Moto Machines

Oct 04, 2019 View Comments by

Moto Machines, importer and distributor of premium motorcycle accessories, has added Scorpion Exhausts to its lineup of brands. Handcrafted in England near the Donnington Park race circuit, Scorpion Exhausts products are known for their top-quality design and construction. Moto Machines’ inventory includes Scorpion Exhausts’ new Red Power muffler series. A shorter circular muffler, this exhaust […]

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Rukka M-Clima Vest

Oct 03, 2019 View Comments by

Rukka’s new M-Clima Vest is the first electric cooling vest for motorcyclists, but it’s also a multiseason accessory because it can keep you warm in winter. The cooling system has a waist-mounted blower unit that pushes air inside the system, which decreases skin surface temperature. The vest is powered by the bike’s battery, so the […]

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Mosko Moto Reckless 80L Luggage System

Oct 01, 2019 View Comments by

Mosko Moto’s Reckless 80L is a modular soft luggage system designed for minimalist off-road riding, camping and international fly-to-ride trips. The Washington-based company, which sells direct to riders, reimagined the traditional three-bag organization and packing system used on touring bikes, creating an easily accessible system that works without side pannier racks mounted to the bike. […]

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Engine Ice Products

Sep 30, 2019 View Comments by

Whether you’re traveling around the corner or around the world, you can count on Engine Ice to keep your motorcycle running cooler. Made from biodegradable and nontoxic propylene glycol, the coolant antifreeze is engineered to help maintain operating temperatures at an optimum level, which helps prevent power loss from excess heat. The brand’s Helmet Renew […]

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KLIM 3rd Generation Women’s Altitude Suit

Sep 27, 2019 View Comments by

About five years ago, Klim introduced the Women’s Altitude suit, drastically raising the bar for women’s riding gear. Since its debut, the jacket-pants combo has seen two major redesigns, the latest of which was released this past spring. With each redesign, Klim has updated several key components to make the gear better suited for women […]

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Kate’s Real Food Bars

Sep 21, 2019 View Comments by

Kate’s Real Food bars are the perfect on-the-go energy source, easy to tuck into your jacket pocket or tankbag. Made with real, organic, non-GMO ingredients and sweetened with organic honey, the bars are gluten-free and have 6 to 8 grams of protein. They come in six varieties: peanut butter and dark chocolate; peanut butter and […]

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Ogio Baja: 2L Hydration Pack

Sep 19, 2019 View Comments by

It can get extremely hot and humid on the black asphalt, and you can work up a thirst quickly. Keeping bottles of water in the tankbag is easy enough, but you can drink safely only when stopped. Sometimes the trip goes on an on, and you stay thirsty. Perhaps you’re riding a dual sport motorcycle, […]

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Light and Airy Meets Safe and Sound

Sep 12, 2019 View Comments by

When the weather runs hot and humid, as it does for a long stretch of time particularly in the southern U.S., motorcyclists face an ongoing conundrum—how do we remain cool, yet still ride with protective gear? Two promising products on the market aim to provide a solution when used in combination, keeping you safe and […]

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Life Lessons and Inspiration For Motorcyclists

Aug 28, 2019 View Comments by

In this 48-page collection of essays, Waypoints, Volume I: Zen Motorcyclist, motojournalist Bud Miller touchingly and eloquently shares introspections and lessons learned during his more than 200,000 miles traveled on a motorcycle. Although his writings originated from the metaphorical waypoints visited along his riding journeys, riders and nonriders alike will find plenty to enjoy in these […]

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Continental: Trail Attack 3 [Tire Review]

Aug 13, 2019 View Comments by

Continental’s Trail Attack 3 was first unveiled at last fall’s EICMA show in Milan, Italy. We attended the world press launch test ride on the lovely historic isle of Crete, Greece’s largest island. The new Trail Attack 3 was designed to handle the high demands imposed by the latest powerful adventure-touring motorcycles, and be more […]

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Feel the Breeze: MachineArtMoto ADVance Guard [Product Review]

Aug 09, 2019 View Comments by

If your motorcycle has handguards, you surely have thought about this at least once. Imagine a super hot day and there’s just no airflow to your hands. How great would it be to just open up the handguards for a little breeze? And then there are the cold days, when your heated gear is already […]

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Michelin Anakee Adventure [Product Review]

Aug 07, 2019 View Comments by

Michelin’s newest tire is called the Anakee Adventure, and it’s the fourth model for its trail tire range. Starting on pavement and ending more in the dirt, we now have the Road 5 Trail (100% on-road), Anakee III (90/10), the new Anakee Adventure (80/20), and the Anakee Wild (50/50). The Michelin Anakee Adventure comes on […]

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