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A Machine for Quick COVID-19 Testing MV Agusta is working to help Varese community hospitals deal with the Coronavirus. The company donated testing machinery able to process up to 96 swabs in just 30 minutes. The machine is called the QuantStudioTM 5 Real-Time PCR System and is produced by British Thermo Fisher Scientific. It will …

shark SKWAL2

Extra Visibility Shark Helmets wanted to bring a little light into the world with a new version of the SKWAL2. The helmet is now offered in a Matte Grey color with white LED lights on the front and rear of the helmet. The lights on the front of the helmet are at the forehead and …

quin design helmets

A Good Group of Smart Helmets When the Web Bike World team went to AIMExpo in 2019, we had a chance to chat with Quin Design Helmets‘ CEO and check out a few of the helmets they had on display. The company’s claim to fame is the IntelliQuin Smart Technology System. It’s an integrated Crash …

The Show Must Go On I reported last week that BMW would not go to EICMA or Intermot. Not long after, I reported that KTM would not go to EICMA or Intermot. When that info was reported, I suggested that other manufacturers could choose to follow the same route in the wake of the Coronavirus. …

BMW R 18

It’s Finally Here BMW revealed the R 18 today, and the bike is no joke. The motorcycle looks almost as good as the concepts did. The BMW R18 is the company’s first motorcycle with its new 1,800cc boxer twin-engine. BMW did a virtual reveal of the bike and streamed it on YouTube. I’ve included the …

 

 

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The Domio Sports Moto bluetooth music device.

Review Video My Shortest Review Ever Cameron Martel, my colleague, friend and manager here at WBW likes to tease me about how I always seem to find a way to overanalyze, overcomplicate and over-write every review while taking too long to get to the point. I’ll own that. Yes, I’m naturally a bit of a …

icon wireform jacket green

Up to 40 Percent Off Icon’s gear is some of my favorites out there when it comes to style. Sometimes it’s a bit too loud in terms of colors and designs, but often the company gets things right. Every week, I go through the deals out there and pull my favorites. This week, I noticed …

58% Off Should Get Your Attention Every week, I take a look at the deals out there and pull together some of the best ones to help you find gear at a reasonable price. This week, I noticed that Revzilla had slashed prices on all kinds of AGV lids. This means you can get yourself …

inView, Helmet Module on Schuberth C3 Pro Echo, custom fit look with the skirt seal, view 4

Foreword Like other wBW reviews started late last year, the (somewhat) early onset of the white stuff is dictating changes regarding submission and publication. The inView by Third Eye Design product review is one of these protracted activities. This initial submission provides a wBW First Look view into this new and innovative technology-based motorcycle safety …

alpinestars SMX 2 air carbon gloves

Protect Your Hands For Less Every week I look at the deals that are out there and then find the gear that’s both good and available at a good price. This week when I was looking I started noticing several good pairs of gloves at lower prices, so I thought it worth it to round …

Shoei J-Cruise II, wide smooth functioning face shield, sun visor slider very effective as well

*Note: Full category ratings to be done for follow-up submission. Foreword Like a few other wBW reviews started late last year, the (somewhat) early onset of the white stuff is dictating some changes, so this review of the Shoei J-Cruise II helmet and Sena SRL2 BT kit combination is a multi-part ongoing activity. This wBW …

Sidi Adv2 Gore-Tex Mid Boots

Introduction This First Look & First Impressions will be followed up with a Final Tally in the spring. With winter having closed in earlier than expected late last year, late-season riding opportunities were cut unexpectedly short; as a result, riding time with the Sidi Adventure 2 Gore-Tex Mid Boots got cut short as well, although …

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Some Excellent Gear for Less A week ago I said that this is one of the best times of year to buy gear because companies are offloading gear to make room for the new stuff. I stand by this, and this week I want to highlight some of my new favorites. I found jackets and …

AGV Pista Carbon

President’s Day Sale and More There are some seriously good deals going on at Revzilla right now. The company has some excellent deals for President’s Day, but this time of year is just a good time to shop for motorcycle gear in general. Why? There are tons of deals as retailers try to offload products …

Mobile Warming Phase Hoodie

In the depths of a Canadian winter, there are a few essential items that are recommended, warm shoes, a warm jacket, gloves, and a toque. Yet seemingly the staple of any winter wardrobe collection is the hooded sweatshirt affectionately known as the “hoodie”.  A comfortable and versatile insulating mid-layer caught in a cross-section of fashion …

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BMW R 18

It’s Finally Here BMW revealed the R 18 today, and the bike is no joke. The motorcycle looks almost as good as the concepts did. The BMW R18 is the company’s first motorcycle with its new 1,800cc boxer twin-engine. BMW did a virtual reveal of the bike and streamed it on YouTube. I’ve included the …

VELDT x CRD

Expensive, Exclusive VELDT does some great collaborations on motorcycle helmets, and the most recent is with Cafe Racer Dreams (CRD). As you can imagine, the VELDT x CRD helmet is a beautiful blend of old-school cafe racer styling and new-school helmet technology and construction. The helmet features a unique full-face design with a sun visor …

Honda cbf125 manual

For Our Readers Outside of the U.S. We primarily focus on North American bikes, but there are so many good motorcycles in Europe, India, and other areas of the world. One of these bikes is the Honda CBF125. Haynes, the maker of fantastic shop manuals for various vehicles, reached out to us and shared the …

KTM 890 Duke R

No Intermot or EICMA I recently reported on the fact that BMW would not attend Intermot or EICMA due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Now KTM and all of the brands that fall under the KTM umbrella will not be at those shows either. In fact, the company will withdrawal from all global trade shows for …

survival tips

Keep Your Motorcycle Close In these strange and dark COVID-19-filled days keeping alive is paramount. So, that’s why when I saw the guys over at FortNine were sharing some motorcycle-related survival tips, I thought it best to share it with you all. I doubt the tips here will help you all that much if you’re …

The Domio Sports Moto bluetooth music device.

Review Video My Shortest Review Ever Cameron Martel, my colleague, friend and manager here at WBW likes to tease me about how I always seem to find a way to overanalyze, overcomplicate and over-write every review while taking too long to get to the point. I’ll own that. Yes, I’m naturally a bit of a …

Marc Marquez riding CBR1000RR-R

Marquez and the Fireblade While the Coronavirus has messed up a lot of what’s going on in the world and caused millions of people to shelter inside their homes, Honda is keeping on keeping on. The company recently released a very entertaining video of Marc Marquez riding the CBR1000RR-R around the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya for …

BMW Motorrad

Will The Company be the Only One BMW Motorrad announced it will not go to Intermot and EICMA this year because of the Coronavirus. The company announced this on April 1, so there was some speculation as to whether or not this was a joke, but it is not a joke. According to RideApart, a …

21 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP front high beam

Rumors for Your Quarantine The new rumor circulating is that a Honda CBR600RR-R could be coming in 2021. The Japanese publication Young Machine was the first major publication to report on the rumor and then Asphalt & Rubber and some other publications picked up the story. The rumor is that the company will reveal a …

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