Product Reviews

Report: Antilock Brakes Help Motorcyclists Avoid Fatal Crashes

Two new studies indicate crash reductions associated with anti-lock brakes.

The studies found Insurance losses are “21 percent lower, and fatal crash rates are reduced 38 percent for motorcycles with antilock brakes compared to those without”. Read more »

Bluetooth® Technology Now Being Used In Motorcycle Helmet Kits

Parrot Bluetooth Motorcycle HeadsetFrench based electronics manufacturer Parrot introduces its first Wireless Hands-Free Music Kit for Motorcyclists.

Parrots SK4000, a Bluetooth®-enabled helmet headset is said to bring comfort and ease of use to motorcyclists. The kit features an FM RDS radio and wireless mobile remote control. Read more »

Seattle Medics: Riding to the rescue on Harley’s?

symbolSEATTLE – On 9/17/07, Mayor Greg Nickels will present his plan to create a motorcycle medic team in 2008, to the Seattle City Council. Under the mayor’s budget proposal, Seattle firefighter paramedics will take to the streets on motorcycles for a two-year pilot program to study the effectiveness of such a medic team. Read more »

Product Review – DowCo Guardian WeatherAll Plus

DowCo Weatherall Plus

Touting a lifetime warranty, exclusive Climashieldâ„¢ Plus fabric protection, double stitched seams and special Color-Lok® non-fade fabric treatment, DowCo’s Guardian Weather-All Plus is truly a cover for all condition’s.

This heavy duty cover sports other exclusive features such as sewn-in pockets that allow the use of DowCo’s Guardian Alarm, which emits 130db when the cover is removed, and DowCo’s Moisture Guardâ„¢ vent system to help moisture escape. Read more »