Articles Posted in the " GPS " Category

  • Marlin Pro-Dash App for iPhone

    Marlin Pro-Dash App for iPhone

    iPhone App

    The Marlin Genuine Accessories new iPhone App is packed with useful and fun motorcycle features. The Pro-Dash App incorporates the most common and requested motorcycle dashboard features into an easy to use GPS driven dashboard display to keep you on the go and in the know.


  • Dakar: Honda Europe Stage 4 Report

    Dakar: Honda Europe Stage 4 Report

    2011 Dakar Rally

    As usual it was a very early start Wednesday morning for Team Honda Europe at Stage 4 of the 2011 Dakar Rally in Argentina.

    A long road section with a length of 554 kilometers was scheduled, taking the Paso de Jama pass into Chile.


  • Cardo announces Scala Rider G4

    Cardo announces Scala Rider G4

    Cardo Systems, the world’s market leader in wireless Bluetooth communications for motorcycle helmet headsets, today announced the availability of its new scala rider G4, the most feature-rich bike-to-bike Bluetooth headset available on the market today.


  • 2010 AMA National Enduro Championship schedule

    2010 AMA National Enduro Championship schedule

    The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) announced today the schedule for the 2010 AMA National Enduro Championship Series. In addition to welcoming many favorite venues back to the schedule, the 2010 season will take the championship to Maine for the first time in decades.

    "This schedule has shaped up to be one of the best ever," said AMA Director of Racing Joe Bromley. "The National Enduro Promotions Group (NEPG) has worked hard the last few years to take this series to the next level, and we’re looking forward to reaching even greater heights in 2010."


  • RKA IN-Charge Series communications tankbag

    RKA IN-Charge Series communications tankbag

    Sophisticated riders now want the ability to communicate. Some are now using their motorcycles for business travel and commuting to work more and more. A lot of the big touring motorcycles have some communications on board, but what about the rest of us that ride 95% of the other motorcycles? A few riders have figured out what their needs are and how to make them work, but where do they place them on the motorcycle?


  • 2010 Victory Cross Country, Cross Roads | Motorcycle Previews

    2010 Victory Cross Country, Cross Roads | Motorcycle Previews

    New Bagger Bikes

    Only Victory could offer the Cross Country and Cross Roads – high-performance, high-comfort interpretations of the ultra-popular hard bagger cruiser with distinctively fresh Victory styling. The fairing-equipped Cross Country and windshield-equipped Cross Roads provide long riders with the best power, handling, ride, comfort and cargo space they’ve ever enjoyed on the open road. Of course, these bikes feature distinctive, forward-thinking, creative styling – a Victory hallmark.


  • Wire Plus “Smooth” motorcycle power port (photos)

    Wire Plus “Smooth” motorcycle power port (photos)

    Wire Plus Power Sports Electronics announced today the introduction of their new "Smooth" single motorcycle Power Port. Now you can power your cell phone, heated vest, air compressor, cigarette lighter, GPS device or any electrical device up to 15 amps, anytime you ride your motorcycle. Get rid of dangling wires and connect a battery charger through the port when you’re not riding. You can actually maintain and charge your battery through this port.


  • Midland announces BT Rebel bluetooth intercom

    Midland announces BT Rebel bluetooth intercom

    Midland Radio announced today the launch of the newest addition to its Bluetooth Wireless Intercom Systems, the BT Rebel, a wireless multimedia system suited for the solo motorcycle rider.

    As the leader in two-way communication products, Midland Radio introduced the BT Rebel as an option for solo riders, capable of connecting one Bluetooth device such as a cell phone or GPS. Conveniently, the BT Rebel device comes with two types of mounting hardware for helmets with screw and base adhesive along with two types of microphones, an AC charger, stereo cable and two-year warranty.


  • 2009 BMW F 800 GS wins motorcycle magazine award

    2009 BMW F 800 GS wins motorcycle magazine award

    Rider Magazine has named BMW Motorrad’s F 800 GS adventure tourer its 2009 Motorcycle of the Year. The award announcement appears in the July 2009 issue of Rider Magazine, currently on newsstands.

    "We are delighted to receive this prestigious award from Rider," commented Pieter de Waal, Vice President, BMW Motorrad USA. "This recognition is a true credit to all those who played a role in the development of this bike and confirms why it has become so popular among riders today."



  • Akuma Helmets | Motorcycle Design Award

    Akuma Helmets | Motorcycle Design Award

    Electrifying Motorcycle Helmet Innovation

    Since the dawn of protective head-wear, the focus has been on increasing crash protection, improving aerodynamics, and lightening the weight of helmets. Akuma Helmets, based in San Antonio, Texas, has done something fresh with helmets-they have electrified them.


  • Dainese D-Air | Motorcycle Airbag System

    Dainese D-Air | Motorcycle Airbag System

    Motorcycle Safety Achievment in Design

    Motorcycle safety equipment has come a long way from the pudding-bowl helmets and unreinforced leathers of yesteryear, providing significantly better protection with plastic armor inserts, abrasion-resistant materials, range-limiting joint and neck protection, and of course, superior helmets. However, injuries still occur, sometimes serious.


  • Cardo Scala Rider Q2 | Motorcycle Headset System

    Cardo Scala Rider Q2 | Motorcycle Headset System

    Bluetooth Your Motorcycle.

    The Cardo Scala Rider Q2 MultiSet is a system that includes two Bluetooth headsets, each with two ear speakers, microphone, charger and carrying case. The Velcro-mounted headset speakers fit either on top or behind the cheek cushions. The base units easily slide into the clips that we had fastened to the side of the helmets and are easily removed for recharging and storage. The microphones flex to position in front of your mouth. Following the directions for the system set-up, we were able to use the headsets within 15 minutes.


  • Nolan N-Com vs. Cardo Scala Rider

    Nolan N-Com vs. Cardo Scala Rider

    Bluetooth Shakedown

    Years ago, I bought a Chatterbox helmet communication system to be able to talk wirelessly to my motorcycle riding buddies while roaming around the east coast. That particular setup was very primitive by today’s standards, but it showed me the possibilities for adding music and communication to my moto experience.


  • 2008 Victory Vision Street | Motorcycle Test

    2008 Victory Vision Street | Motorcycle Test

    Potato-potato-potato. That repetitive onomatopoeia was once used in a courtroom to describe Harley-Davidson’s distinctive V-twin idle, a rumble of such specific timbre and cadence that the manufacturer sought to trademark its sound. Victory Motorcycles, keenly aware of the lure and lore of air-cooled V-twins as popularized by Harley, has literally built its new Vision—not to mention their entire brand—around that storied powerplant configuration as well.


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