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March 06, 2016
Motorcycle Helmet Safety Tips
Posted in: Product Reviews
by Riders Plus

Make sure your helmet is DOT (Department of Transportation) approved. This certifies that the helmets have been through extensive testing and meet minimum safety guidelines. Do not wear novelty helmets that are not DOT approved. Helmets should have an inner liner usually about one-inch thick of firm polystyrene foam. Sometimes the inner liner will not be visible, but you should be […]

August 11, 2015
Smart Helmets Hitting the Market
Posted in: Product Reviews
by Ocean Chen

The last decade has blessed us with some of the coolest technology and cursed us with some unfortunate ramifications for its use. The 2010 Ontario ban on hand-held devices for drivers has pushed companies to think outside the box. Mobile devices have become the hub for widgets improving our quality of life. It started with […]

February 24, 2011
Scala Rider Q2 Multiset PRO Intercom System
Posted in: Product Reviews
by Riders Plus

The Q2 headset is helmet mounted, compact, and can be synched with your cell phone of course, but because it is enabled to use voice commands you can make cell phone calls that much more safely and easily. But that’s not all. It can be used to listen to FM radio or listen to MP3 […]

October 26, 2010
The Garmin Zumo 660 is a GPS Plus
Posted in: Product Reviews
by Riders Plus

The designers of this GPS unit ride motorcycles as well, and the amount of detailed thought they put into its design proves that point. For example, the intuitive interface is glove-friendly, with large buttons and left-sided controls. The bright 4.3 inch touchscreen is designed to be read easily in either bright sunlight or less bright moonlight. Like […]

April 06, 2010
Bike Extras
Posted in: Product Reviews
by Riders Plus

You got your bike license (after taking a rider training course, obviously). You bought the bike. That just about does it for purchases, besides of course the helmet and the leathers. Right? If only it were that simple. The list of pending purchases to go with your new activity has merely begun. That is by […]

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