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VholdR Contour HD Video Camera Review I like the new VholdR ContourHD version of the VholdR video camera much better than the original. It’s easy to use (ditto for the original) and the HD video is surprisingly good — much better than I expected. I can pick a few nits, especially with the QuickTime .mov …

Garmin zūmo 660 Review – Part 1 One for the road, the zūmo 660 isn’t the “perfect” navigation device yet, but it has enough enhancements over the zūmo 550 and competitors’ products to make it a contender. The zūmo 660 is larger, brighter and the very crisp display is one of the best features for …

Garmin zūmo 660 GPS Review Part 1   Summary One for the road, the zūmo 660 isn’t the “perfect” navigation device yet, but it has enough enhancements over the zūmo 550 and competitors’ products to make it a contender. The zūmo 660 is larger, brighter and the very crisp display is one of the best …

New Garmin Zumo GPS for Motorcycles Garmin has announced the debut of the new Zumo motorcycle GPS. The word Zumo will apparently be displayed as “zūmo” in Garmin marketing literature for the product, although the product is spelled three different ways in Garmin’s own brochures for the product. The Garmin Zumo is designed specifically as …

Master Lock Self-Coiling Combination Lock With Cable Surely the Master Lock Combination Cable Lock must be one of the world’s cheapest yet most useful motorcycle accessories? This is a basic, inexpensive cable with built-in lock. It’s easy to use and it might prevent casual walk-away spontaneous theft of a helmet or jacket. It obviously is …

Xena XX14 Motorcycle Disc Lock Alarm The XX14 is a new type of motorcycle brake disk lock with alarm from Xena. It has just been released for 2009. The XX14 has a new smooth “organic” shape, claimed to be more resistant to attack. The XX14 also uses a larger and less expensive battery for its …

A Wide Angle Faux HD Version of the GoPro What’s not to like?  A 170-degree wide angle lens, 5-megapixel wearable or vehicle mountable camera. Extremely simple to configure and use. Just as simple to play back video or view still shots. My words from the original GoPro HERO camera review published last February, “buy it, …

Kodak Zi6 Video Camera Review What can one get in a HD video device for $179.99 CAD? When it’s the Kodak Zi6 Pocket Video Camera, a lot. Small, extremely easy to understand, easier to operate even with one hand and, very power efficient. Add an SD or SDHC storage card and away you can go …

The Talon T-3300 Motorcycle Alarm Besides possible discounts on motorcycle insurance, installing and using a motorcycle alarm is just plain smart. The Talon T-3300 system is a very good alarm system. It’s easy to install and it has loads of features, but it is still extremely straightforward to configure and use on a daily basis. …

Cyclone 866F Motorcycle Alarm A simple but very effective motorcycle alarm system. The installed system and the optional pager works extremely well and the default settings will be just fine for many users. Specific requirements can be addressed by changing set-up values. This product is highly recommended and is excellent value for the money. Motorcycle …

Xena XN15 Motorcycle Disc Lock Alarm High-quality, hefty disk lock includes a shrieking 110 dB alarm. It serves as a good deterrent for a would-be thief and a warning for the owner if the lock is accidentally left in place before riding off. Appears to be high quality and more robust than other disc locks …

Oregon Scientific ATC2K Waterproof Action Cam Surprisingly good video when the conditions are right. Uses two readily available AA batteries and SD memory. Tiny LCD screen is very useful and displays elapsed time during recording, recording time left and other menu options. Kit comes with several mounting devices, but you’ll probably have to rig up …

The Original GoPro Hero Action Cam Buy it, use it, enjoy it, and if necessary, share it. Be tolerant of its shortfalls and limitations. Be happy, for the price, and for what you get, it cannot be beaten, at least for now. Be prepared, for never-ending comments about its size, look and functionality. While not …

The Original VholdR Action Cam A nice motorcycle video camera with a useful form factor, but now surpassed by more advanced cameras. I’m not sure when the phrase “camcorder” supplanted “videocam”, which is a contraction of “video camera”. But VholdR calls this device a “wearable camcorder”, so there you have it. Wearable is probably stretching …

Check-Line DTW 100 Electronic Torque Wrench and DSD-4 Electronic Torque Screwdriver The Check-Line DTW 100 is a super-nice electronic torque wrench. It works well for motorcycle use, with a useful range and an audible “beep” when the correct torque is reached. This could and should find a home in every motorcycle mechanic’s toolbox (although I store …

SPOT GPS Personal Tracking Device November 21, 2007 – AdventureTRAK, Inc. has announced the highly anticipated arrival of the SPOT Personal Tracking Device. SPOT is a brand new GPS personal tracking system satellite messenger unit that is available for sale or rental. The SPOT GPS personal tracking system is designed to work with total satellite-based …

Squire Motorcycle Wheel Lock Big “D” shaped lock is about as hefty as they get. Probably wouldn’t completely stop a thief, but it should slow them down for a while. The folks at Squire Locks read our review of the Squire ML2L Motorcycle Disc Lock and sent us this monster Paramount Plus wheel lock to …

Gorillapod Flexible Camera Tripod I’ll bet you’re wondering why in the world webBikeWorld has a review on a miniature tripod? What does this contraption have to do with motorcycles?  Stay with me here, because I’m about explain. Neither my wife nor I are what you would call true camera buffs, but we do take a …

Garmin C330 GPS Review Although I hate to admit it, technology has continuously played an important role in my life. Over the past two years it has taken over my sense of reality as it pertains to motorcycling. As luck would have it, my income outpaces my common sense, so I tend to dabble in …

Voltage Valet Alarm Locks Your Valuables Motorcycles are great but they typically don’t have much room for storage. And leaving your riding gear on the bike when it’s parked can be a nuisance. I ride with a jacket and a helmet year ’round, and although I can carry them with me when I’m walking through …

Custom Handlebar Mount for Garmin GPS This mount is no longer available. See our article on making your own Garmin GPS Handlebar Mount! Garmin stock has been up about 30% since the beginning of 2006 and I know why. It’s because 1) I didn’t buy any and 2) we’ve recommended the i5 to about 80 bajillion …

Garmin i3 Speaker Hack The Garmin i3 is nearly identical to the Garmin i5 we reviewed not too long ago. The i3 uses the ingenious (and tiny) TransFlash memory card for map storage, rather than the i5’s 20MB internal hard disk. The i5 is not currently available in the UK. The i3 comes with a 256mb TransFlash …

Talon T-2200 Motorcycle Alarm The Talon T-2200 alarm system could very well provide that “edge” needed as a theft deterrent. In the field of alarm systems costing under $200 it is very competitively priced, costing less than many of the other systems offering fewer options. Imagine this: you’re on the way home from a 15 …

Squire Motorcycle Lock and Chain Super hefty lock and chain is about as big and thick as they come. The looks and the feel of this combination should be enough to intimidate a potential thief. You’re looking at what has to be the biggest, baddest and most intimidating motorcycle lock and chain in the world. …

Imagine this: you’re on the way home from a 15 day, 6,300 mile “tour of a lifetime” across the U.S.A.  After a good night’s rest in a motel you head out to your bike for a routine pre-ride inspection, and all you find is an empty parking spot. Fiction?  No.  This actually happened to a …

Garmin StreetPilot i5 GPS The Garmin i5 is super easy to set up and use. It makes a great all-around GPS for first-time users and for anyone who wants a very portable solution. It’s not waterproof and remote speakers can not be attached. The screen gets washed out in daylight. It weighs 6-3/4 oz. (193 …

Hot Grips for Cold Hands The Hot Grips can be difficult to install. But they work well, providing lots of heat. They include a two position switch. The draw is 15-18 Watts each at maximum power. The motorcycle riding season can be extended to take advantage of those cool, crisp late fall and early spring …

New GPS System for BMW Motorcycles Since March 2002, BMW has offered the ‘BMW Motorrad Navigator’ road navigation GPS to individuals looking for guidance on their motorcycling adventures. Now its successor, the BMW Motorrad Navigator II, is available and features key upgrades to make it an even better travel companion. Faster and better performance A …