Sat Nav

  • Garmin announce rugged new zūmo XT2 sat nav

    Garmin announce rugged new zūmo XT2 sat nav

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    Garmin has announced the zūmo® XT2, its newest and most advanced purpose-built motorcycle sat nav.

  • SAT NAV speed camera alerts OUTLAWED in Germany

    SAT NAV speed camera alerts OUTLAWED in Germany

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    Germany’s Road Traffic Regulations now prohibit the use of all devices which alert road users of the location of fixed and mobile speed cameras. TomTom and Garmin have sent emails out to its customers, letting them know that Germany has banned speed camera alerts for good. While it’s going to be extremely difficult for German…

  • Nearly 1 in 3 drivers have MISSED motorway junctions because ‘The sign was obscured!’

    Nearly 1 in 3 drivers have MISSED motorway junctions because ‘The sign was obscured!’

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    It’s not bad enough that motorcyclists have to contend with other road users doing things like using mobile phones, drink-driving or driving under the influence of drugs when out on British roads – there’s now a report that says a third of them are so dozy about driving on motorways that they MISS A JUNCTION…

  • WORLD LAUNCH: Moto Guzzi’s V85 TT

    WORLD LAUNCH: Moto Guzzi’s V85 TT

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    MoreBikes is out in Sardinia for the launch of Moto Guzzi’s new V85 TT – and after spending the day carving corners on the Italian island here’s our brief first impressions of the funky retro adventure machine. The new Moto Guzzi V85 TT marks the Italian factory’s first foray into the adventure bike market since…

  • REVEALED: Honda’s plans for a live heads up display beamed to the screen of your bike as your ride

    REVEALED: Honda’s plans for a live heads up display beamed to the screen of your bike as your ride

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    Honda has filed new designs for a first heads-up-display that will beam a motorcycle’s essential information onto the inside of the bike’s windscreen. The information will appear on a second screen mounted inside the windscreen of the motorcycle – this apes current so called pop-up information screens popular in lots of modern cars. The patent…

  • Motorcycle Live 2018: The one-stop shop for new riders

    Motorcycle Live 2018: The one-stop shop for new riders

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    For new riders, passing their motorcycle test can be exciting and overwhelming in equal measure. Where do they go from here? Which bike is right for them? Of all the kit and accessories, what do they actually need? There is a one-stop shop where new riders can find everything they need under one roof and that’s Motorcycle Live, the UK’s…

  • EXCLUSIVE FIRST RIDE: KYMCO AK550

    EXCLUSIVE FIRST RIDE: KYMCO AK550

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    Full of curves and amazing little vistas, the AK550 fills the senses with more than just a nice side-on, or tantalising tail-end view – as looks go, this is one mighty fine scooter Mr KYMCO. First impressions It’s a little bit of a ‘rabbit in the headlights’ scenario you know, looking at all the switches…

  • Help bring a motorcycle mode to Google Maps

    Help bring a motorcycle mode to Google Maps

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    Last year, Google Maps introduced a two-wheeler mode for motorcycles and scooters in India – and with talk of it making the move to other countries, insurance specialists Carole Nash has launched a campaign to bring it to the UK. Google Maps currently provides travel routes, navigation and travel time estimates for public transport, bicycles, cars…

  • Waze real-time sat-nav app finally launches for motorcyclists

    Waze real-time sat-nav app finally launches for motorcyclists

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    The Google owned sat nav mobile app Waze has today unveiled its new motorcycle mode, which has been specifically tweaked for motorcycle, moped and scooter owners in the UK. And it’s free. In addition to getting the standard selection of Waze features, including alerts on police, speed-camera and speed traps, road closures and restrictions –…

  • TomTom looking to the future and offering weekly maps updates

    TomTom looking to the future and offering weekly maps updates

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    TomTom has revealed that the new updates of its global base of maps will now be done weekly – allowing users to access maps four times faster than ever before. Available for all TomTom customers, the update of the MultiNet-R maps is the largest update so far on TomTom maps – and helps the Dutch…

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