Alpinestars Tech-Air Airbag Jackets

BMW And Alpinestars Team Up On New Airbag Clothing

BMW Motorrad and Alpinestars have today announced that they are starting an exclusive cooperation in motorcycle safety clothing systems. The first product to be launched under this cooperation will be a BMW Motorrad jacket jointly developed by BMW Motorrad and Alpinestars, combined with an airbag waistcoat developed using Alpinestars technology. The new BMW Motorrad jacket, being branded by both makers, will be available in ...
A Look At Present and Future Motorcycle Helmet Safety

A Look At Present and Future Motorcycle Helmet Safety

Of all the protective gear that you wear, a helmet is by far and away the most important item in order to reduce or even prevent injury. And yet for all the technological advances society has seen over the past few decades, motorcycle helmet technology remains pretty much as it was fifty years ago. But that’s all rapidly changing with a number of new technologies either now for sale or soon available that look set to ...
Weekly Deals Round-Up

Weekly Deals Round-Up

Every week we search the interwebs to find the best deals on motorcycle clothing, gear, equipment, accessories and parts. This week includes up to 60% off Alpinestars casual clothing, $50 rebates on Dunlop tires and big discounts on a variety of BiLT Techno gear and equipment. Pick of the Week Dainese clearance - up to 43% off Dainese gear including jackets, pants and armor. Tires Purchase a set of Metzeler ...
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Volvo Life Paint – Reflective Spray Paint For Clothes & Motorcycles

Car manufacturer Volvo, well known for its huge contribution to motor vehicle safety has launched a new campaign in the United Kingdom aimed at in increasing the visibility and safety of cyclists on the road that would work just as well for motorcycle riders. It involves a specially designed paint that can be sprayed on either clothing or on the bike itself that reflects light. While being marketed as a Volvo innovation, ...
BMW GS Helmet Released

BMW Release GS Off-Road Helmet

Announced late last year and now arriving in stores (at least in Europe), the BMW Motorrad GS Helmet is a Dakar inspired lid with features, technology and materials that means it differs little from what is used in professional competition - and few are tougher than Dakar. In fact, the helmet was worn by Simon Pavey and his son Llewellyn during the 2015 Dakar race The enduro helmet’s shell is made of 100% ...
AGVisor LCD Visor Tinting

AGV Announces the AGVisor, an LCD Visor Tinting System

Finding a way to shield your eyes from the strong glare of the sun hasn't always been a simple process. The simplest no doubt is wearing sunglasses, but they don't always fit well inside a helmet (or they constantly need adjusting while riding, meaning you need to flip the visor up to do so). Some helmets include a flip down visor, but there has been some concern (without any factual evidence, mind you) that making room for ...
Bates Moto Footwear

Bates Footwear Announces New Motorcycle Range

Bates Footwear has announced a new range of motorcycle shoes targeted at sportbike and touring riders for use on the street. Bates Footwear has long been a manufacturer of protective footwear for the military and police and have also offered a motorcycle range for cruiser riders since 2012. Bates Footwear was inspired to launch the Bates Moto brand when they began manufacturing boots for motorcycle-mounted law ...
Alpinestars Tech-Air Airbag Jackets

Alpinestars Tech-Air Street Availability and Pricing Announced

We brought news to you in early November of last year that Alpinestars was set to release a revolutionary new motorcycle airbag system, the Alpinestars Tech-Air Street. It's revolutionary because it's a completely self contained unit - no computer onboard your motorcycle like Dainese's system and no physical tether between you and the bike like other airbag jackets on the market. Now Alpinestars have announced the price for ...