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  • NEW GEAR: A wiper for your motorcycle helmet. The Wipey.

    NEW GEAR: A wiper for your motorcycle helmet. The Wipey.

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    The brain-child of a team of Slovenian inventors, the aptly-named Wipey is a clip-on windscreen wiper for your motorcycle helmet. And if you want to get in on the action, they’re now about to start crowdfunding to mass-produce the clever bit of kit. We’ve all been there. The rain’s coming down and you’re not travelling…

  • NEW GEAR: Geotekk SMART bike lock and alarm system. Kickstarter campaign goes live TONIGHT.

    NEW GEAR: Geotekk SMART bike lock and alarm system. Kickstarter campaign goes live TONIGHT.

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    Geotekk, a British-based startup which is focused on combating bike theft has just unveiled its new smart bike locking system, called the Limpet Lock. It’s a clever bit of kit which works via a geofence – a virtual geographic boundary set by the owner. What that means is that if your motorcycle is moved outside…

  • Photosensitive visor from Shetters. CHANGES COLOUR dependant on weather.

    Photosensitive visor from Shetters. CHANGES COLOUR dependant on weather.

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    Shetters has created a photosensitive screen with a built-in microchip that’s able to darken and lighten in tenths of a second. Admittedly, these kind of photochromic visors have been kicking about for a few years now – but, previously, the technology hasn’t quite been up to scratch. The main problem was the time it took…

  • VIDEO: A motorcycle simulator in your home with LeanGP

    VIDEO: A motorcycle simulator in your home with LeanGP

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    Have you ever dreamed of having your own motorcycle simulator at home? Well, Spanish tech start-up LeanGP looks set to make it possible… https://www.facebook.com/LeanGP.co/videos/1956893594570325/ Gamers out there will be well aware of the abundance of accessories available for car racing games. For a few extra quid you can piece together your own driving simulator, with…

  • Video: Built in GPS at your fingertips with the TurnPoint!

    Video: Built in GPS at your fingertips with the TurnPoint!

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    The TurnPoint is a Bluetooth-enabled GPS device that embeds into a specially made motorcycle glove, and connects to a smartphone app to provide turn-by-turn directions.   The brainchild of Lab Brothers, an Atlanta based technology start-up; the awesome little gadget uses a Bluetooth connection and LEDs to tell you which direction to go. Lab Brothers…

  • Want to see this bike in production? $5,500 will help Kickstart it!

    Want to see this bike in production? $5,500 will help Kickstart it!

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    You may recognise this bike from a few years back when it was revealed at the EICMA show in Milan as a concept bike by Carterham Bikes. Back then the bike was called Brutus, but now it has appeared again, under a new (and let’s be honest, a bit dull) name, the SUV 750. The…

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