Blog Section: Product Reviews

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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Shoei GT-Air II

Aug 02, 2019 View Comments by

Shoei has given the GT-Air helmet a design update and several new features: internal sun shield; improved ventilation, defogging, aerodynamics, and noise reduction; and the ability to integrate with the new SENA SRL2 Bluetooth system. Designed for the GT-Air II, the SRL2 allows riders to pair gadgets like GPS systems and phones, and of course […]

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Venom Steel Shop Gloves

Jul 31, 2019 View Comments by

For those of us doing our own maintenance, good shop gloves are a must. Even during light work, other shop gloves often rip at the fingertips in no time, but not Venom Steel. They’re double-layer 6-mil black nitrile gloves that resist rips, tears, and punctures. Plus, the 9.5-inch latex-free and powder-free gloves are textured for […]

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Scorpion Covert Tactical Vest

Jul 22, 2019 View Comments by

The Scorpion Covert Tactical vest allows you to carry all your essential gear wherever you go—right on your body. Wear it over your jacket or jersey and you’ll have plenty of easy-to-access storage compartments. Made from abrasion-resistant 600D polyester, the vest has MOLLE (Modular Lightweight Load-Carrying Equipment) compatible webbing situated to distribute weight evenly across […]

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Racer Verano Glove

Jul 19, 2019 View Comments by

Racer Gloves, the Austrian motorcycle apparel brand that claims to have the best-fitting gloves available, has a new glove for summer riding. The Racer Verano Glove is a fully vented short cuff made of soft cowhide. The lightweight, comfortable glove has hard knuckle protection, an extra layer of leather in the palm, and a Velcro […]

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RoadRUNNER Rides App

Jul 12, 2019 View Comments by

The new RoadRUNNER Rides mobile app turns your smartphone into a navigation device. The app lets you navigate more than 500 expertly planned tours published in RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel magazine, with full GPS navigation, including turn-by-turn directions and voice guidance. You can also easily create your own custom routes using the in-app route planner, […]

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Lucas oil SAFEGUARD Ethanol Fuel Conditioner

Jul 10, 2019 View Comments by

Ethanol-based fuel isn’t exactly an engine’s best friend. Lucas SAFEGUARD Ethanol Fuel Conditioner with Stabilizers was designed to protect against damage caused by ethanol-based fuels. It contains additives to prevent rust and corrosion that are associated with E-10, E-15, E-85, pure ethanol, and any other gasoline-ethanol blends. The product is soluble and will not harm […]

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AGV Sport Modular: 100 Percent Carbon Fiber Flip-up

Jul 04, 2019 View Comments by

AGV has created the Sport Modular, a 100 percent carbon fiber (including the chin guard) flip-up. It’s compact, lightweight, and promises the same performance and impact absorption as the Italian brand’s highly rated, top-of-the-line Pista GP R helmet. It comes in three shell sizes and has a rear lip profile that directs rain away from […]

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Klim Hardanger: One-piece Riding Suit

Jul 02, 2019 View Comments by

KLIM has announced its latest offering in motorcycle touring gear: the Hardanger One-Piece. The Hardanger is the company’s first full-body riding suit, designed to enhance the comfort and safety of the die-hard tourer—or the commuter who just wants to keep his business suit dry. Fans of KLIM jackets will recognize the overall fabric and design […]

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Spot X Satellite Messenger: SOS and Personalized Text Messages

Jun 08, 2019 View Comments by

With the new Spot X communication device, riders can send SOS messages, but now thanks to a full keyboard and display screen they can personalize content, too. Information travels in both directions, enabling riders to both send and receive text messages from anyone because the Spot X comes equipped with a hardware circuit that can […]

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Trail Tech Voyager Pro GPS: No Rider Left Behind

Jun 06, 2019 View Comments by

Trail Tech is a West Coast-based manufacturer of GPS devices and gauges for motorcycles, ATVs, and UTVs. They have recently introduced a new GPS unit, the Voyager Pro, a successor to and evolution of their Voyager product line. The biggest feature that was added is Buddy Tracking: real-time group visibility achieved by broadcasting current GPS […]

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