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Motorcycle Gear Brand GIVI has just announced their new line at this year’s EICMA – and the list of items includes flask/bottle holders for those of you in possession of adventure-tourers.  On top of the bags, top boxes, soft panniers and helmets, the report from RideApart states that the lineup also includes a bottle holder …

Brembo has been a busy bee these past few months.  On top of acquiring J Juan Brakes via a clean cash payout of €73 Million on November 4th, the brand has also been in the process of buying out tech startup companies in the hunt for new advancements for their own systems.  Now, they’ve got …

Riding doesn’t have to be a solitary experience. A high-quality bluetooth headset lets you chat with your friends and listen to your favourite tunes while you’re cruising down the road, tearing up the track, or ripping through the dirt. This week, Revzilla is offering 30% off on select bluetooth headsets. Explore the list below or …

We’ve just had word that Cardo Systems is giving us an upgraded line of Bluetooth communicators – and the word on the street is that these puppies can now be updated completely wirelessly. Cardo Systems’ pedigree in wireless com devices stretches as far back as the first decade of Y2K when they started selling the …

Being prepared to ride isn’t only about the clothing you wear. This week, we’re looking at some tools and accessories for your bike, along with some bags to hold your essential items and supplies. Some of these items are majorly marked down, so don’t wait to check them out. See our choices below or click here. …

“There’s no stronger statement of American pride than a military veteran on a Harley.” America’s premier manufacturer of motorcycle performance products has just released a line of air intake products to honour our country’s vets (and their families), with each purchase activating a $50 donation to Children of Fallen Patriots.  Vance & Hines’s VO2 Military …

Photo via Bridgestone. Here For a Good Time, Not a Long Time: Bridgestone Battlax AdventureCross AX41 Tires I’m bravely wading into hot water with another wBW tire review. After previously testing the Michelin Road 5 and Motoz Tractionator Adventure tires for the site, this time it’s Bridgestone’s Battlax AdventureCross AX41 tires on the sacrificial block …

Yikes, here we are, already riding in Fall 2021—although the extended trips and long distance-based adventuring opportunities are destined, it seems, to remain on the longer-term planner for now (c’est la vie). But many enthusiasts in other parts of North America and around the world are in motion, and as they continue to document and …

Overview of the Bikecomm BK-S2 System wBW has been reviewing Bikecomm branded products for over ten years, including what was one of the first hybrid wired/wireless modular systems on the market—the Bikecomm BK-02 Group Intercom Communications System. After reviewing later versions of the Bikecomm Hola series of systems in 2017, we didn’t have much contact …

Our favorite Italian brake manufacturer is spooling up its knowledge of advanced brake system technology by buying out other companies to expedite the process.  According to the report from Finance Yahoo!, Brembo is looking to open their first high-tech lab in Silicon Valley, CA to accelerate its ‘digitization strategy’ – and Brembo’s Chief Executive, Daniele …

The original iASUS EAR3 Amplifier Review, done by Rick and published January 2016 had lots of good information on how to get the best helmet audio (with or without an amplifier of some sort), and how to also protect your hearing—all of which is still applicable today. Some things have changed since that original review, …

I think I can vouch for nearly all of wBW when I say that technology is progressing faster than I can keep up.  Sure, I have my iPhone handy on the daily, but it’s by no means the latest release – and the newest variant of Apple now touts a slew of new features such …

Being honest from the start, GoPro and DJI action cameras are expensive. Unless you are a YouTuber, an action sports star, or just need the best of the best, it can be seen as a waste of money to go after the top end. Thankfully, however, there is a complete range of action camera manufacturers …

Cardo Systems is providing discounts on their brand new PACKTALK Headphones for a program called “Cardo Coaches” – and instructors looking for wireless instruction in loud environs will be able to benefit from the opt-in resource.  Cardo Systems’ pedigree in wireless com devices stretches as far back as the first decade of Y2K when they …

“Universal Fit and Small Footprint” Way back in late 2014, wBW got its first look at the original Sena 3S systems announced at the 2014 AIMExpo and while Rick was pretty positive over these early variants, some observations and reservations were expressed in his subsequent Small Size, Big Features review in April 2015. And it …

If you’re anything like me, you spend the occasional Saturday morning curled up on the couch, nursing a hefty dose of caffeine while nibbling at last night’s cheat meal leftovers (we know, it’s a bad habit we’re working on).  Amidst the weekend errands, a favorite pastime is scanning the wide web for new gadgets – …

The Right Gearing For Your Hearing Taking the bike out for a long ride is a joy we share with millions of people around the world. When talking about safety apparel, most riders think of helmets and eye protection, jackets, pants, gloves and boots made for motorcycling. But there’s another piece of protective equipment often …

Getting to Grips with the Sena 10C Evo As so many of us gear up for a new riding season, with related planning that goes with it, there is obviously a new or renewed appreciation for the ability to just get out and ride, whether alone or together, locally, or farther afield. We all have …

Getting Serious About Dashcams Here we are headed for summer 2021 but still coping with our pandemic world, although one that is being overcome on many fronts thanks to ongoing health and safety protocols, vaccines, and the continuing tireless efforts of health care workers. With a new riding season (wherever you are), new and updated …

Introduction First introduced in the fall of 2019, at EICMA to be exact, we got first-hand news regarding the new SHAD TERRA product line via email from the Director of SHAD USA who was at the show and participated in the unveiling. The official press kit and a link to an initial promo video also …

Dude, Where’s My Bike? As the 2021 riding season started, I planned a solo two-week-long road trip to Yellowstone National Park. One of the major concerns I had for the trip was safety. Specifically, I was worried about my bike getting stolen while I stopped overnight. The solution was twofold; prevention of theft by a …

Wolfman’s Versatile Luggage Range Ah, another review of motorcycle luggage and one of many that I hope wBW will ask me to do for 2021, even though many of us are not (yet) getting to implement either the near or long term or distance-based travel we have and are planning for; patience and understanding are, …

Introduction It seems such a long time ago, June 2020 to be exact, when SENA Technologies, Inc. announced the (pending) launch of the premium HD Speaker Kits for the 5S, 10C Pro and 10C EVO, 20S and 20S EVO, and 30K, providing users with the same HD audio experience provided with the 50-series systems. And …

Introduction Having a 2020 BMW F 850 GS Adventure, aka the ‘tanker’ as the primary multi-purpose ride tends to spoil one regarding the requirement to carry additional fuel on an ongoing basis, especially in our current restricted travel environment. Although, as experienced during past travels, one never knows when one will need a bit of …

Introduction As long time advocate of and for tank bags, well before ‘tank bags’ were typically available or marketed as such (yes, that long ago) some form of small usable container, preferably soft or semi-rigid that could be securely and even safely strapped to or around the tank was used; some of my earlier experiments …

Scientists at Harvard have just made a breakthrough for the EV industry by creating an optimized, high-capacity, energy-dense battery that promises stable enhancement to electric vehicles worldwide. To put it bluntly, it’s hard to be energy efficient when fuel-driven engines have been top of the list for distance and price per mile. And it’s been …

Introduction While we cope with the ups and down of our COVID-19 pandemic world, many of us are also well into or at least getting cranked up for another riding season – appreciating regional limitations and concerns of course; motorcycling can truly be an insular and socially distanced safe activity. One of the best ways, …

Many vehicles on the roads in 2021 are equipped with dashcams either from the factory or aftermarket. A dashcam is a camera that is mounted on a vehicle’s dashboard to capture video and audio of any event – big or small – on your travels. Should an accident occur, a dashcam can mean the difference …

Overview The Forte 70886 “Sentor” and 70025 (no clever name here) tail bags from Turkish manufacturer Tex Motor are an interesting combination of Italian design and reasonable price. These bags offer two different, but effective approaches to easily add storage to your ride. Ahead we’ll take a look at each bag one after the other …

Introduction So here we are, in another year and as we look back at 2020 and forward to 2021 one thing is certain – our COVID-19 pandemic world is still with us. But there is more than a modicum of hope that vaccines, continued vigilance and the unrelenting efforts of our health care systems and …

Introduction Our COVID-19 world has, for many, put a major crimp in travel activities, including those motorcycle-based; but what helps to remain positive and looking ahead is that we can still plan for the road ahead. And part of this planning usually involves a packing list and along with the packing list, the manner of …

Introduction Up front, we need to identify that this review is based on a pre-release version of the coming-to-market INNOVV K5 that is identified as a Dash Cam, but in reality, should be called an “Action Cam” as it designed for and is specifically focused on the powersports market. wBW has, over the years, reviewed …

Introduction No matter if we ride alone or ride together, one of the best, and most popular accessories used by motorcyclists as well as those participating in other powered and non-powered outdoor activities is a video camera or cameras. And no matter where the camera or cameras are mounted – on the rider, motorcycle or …

Introduction Photo from Mosko Moto Two Reviewers, One Product This is a longer-term multi-motorcycle, multi-role, multi-use, joint review that hopefully covers a lot of ground, literally and figuratively, regarding the Reckless 80L v3.0 Revolver luggage system, a mainstay of the Mosko Moto luggage and packing lineup and now in its third iteration. Bruce Cole and …

Introduction I still think of Scorpion helmets as a “new” manufacturer but as I did my research for this review I realized they have been around for quite a while now. In fact, it has been about 16 years since we reviewed their EXO 700 helmet (Dec, 2004) and we came away impressed. Side view …

Introduction Hmm, must be fall. We’ve had our first snow fall, mixed in with the brightly coloured leaves still drifting off the tree branches, with both settling onto the still green lawns; and now we are finishing up almost two weeks of early fall-like weather; up and down we go – the past, present and …

Introduction In the early days, communicating vocally in real-time required a face to face encounter, and while this tried and true means of communicating has been very much impacted by our COVID-19 environment, it has not (yet) totally disappeared…but we also now have (many) other options. Real-time communication is more important than ever and thankfully …

Introduction Real time, face-to-face communication in our COVID-19 world is or can be severely restricted and technology-based solution is more important than ever.  And thankfully, for the most part, our requirements are met or being met through solutions that provide the ability to communicate in real-time, at any time, with someone in virtually any part …

Introduction As many of us lament the baring of trees of their colourful fall renderings that (typically) foreshadows reduced riding opportunities for a few months, it is vital, no, critical, that we all continue to look forward in our COVID-19 pandemic world and that as motorcyclists, we all keep planning for the next ride, no …

I Hate The Cold and Now I’m Converted I live in Alberta, Canada. It’s what I like to call “Northernmost Texas” because we have ranchers, oil fields, country music, and a ton of lifted pickup trucks. I’m told some areas of Texas experience some chilly weather in the winter (even snow in parts), but up …