Hands on Review: Sena SMH5D-02 Motorcycle Bluetooth Intercom Review Tagged by Sena as their basic communication tool for motorcycle riders but considered by riders themselves as anything but basic, the Sena SMH5D-02 Bluetooth Intercom Full-Face Helmet Kit is a small but very functional intercom designed specifically for motorcycle riders. Through attaching this Bluetooth headset to …

Hands On Review: Scala Rider Q3 Motorcycle Bluetooth Intercom Enhancing every motorcycle rider’s journey is the Scala Rider Q3 intercom, which can easily connect up to four riders within a distance of around 1,100 yards or 1 km or about 3,200 feet. In addition to that, this also features Scala’s patented technology of Click-to-Link where …

Dirt bike racing is a sporting activity that continue to grow rapidly. Riders and watching fans are thrilled by racing on the dirt tracks at extreme speeds and taking adrenaline-provoking high jumps. With the consistent growth of the popularity of this sport, so has the manufacturing of dirt bikes that are used in the racing. …

Top 5 Welding Helmet Recommendations It isn’t easy choosing the best welding helmet, let this buying guide make your next purchase easier! It doesn’t matter if you are welding for a professional reason for your job or you just need to weld around the house for maintenance or as a hobby, there is one essential item …

Best Motorcycle To Ride On a Date You’ve seen them. Svelte his and her versions of tailored motorcycle jackets, gloves, and helmets, locked in an embrace as they tour through the city. He’s got his hands on the handles and she’s locked around his waist. The two of them spirit through town with a devil …

5 Best Batteries for Harley Davidson Bikes Does your Harley have a weak battery? Stop me if you know this scenario. Sometimes the engine cranks just fine, but other times you only hear an annoying ‘click, click, click’ noise when you push the starter button. Love those days right. Of course, your first recourse is to …

2017 Top Touring Motorcycle Helmets Nothing beats the feeling of the wind and road whipping past you as you feel every ounce of horsepower charge through your bike. Nothing kills that adrenaline rush faster than an accident. Sure you’ve taken on board the idea of riding motorcycles either as a hobbyist or a functional mode …

Picking the Best Motorcycle Helmet – The Ultimate Buying Guide When it comes to buying riding gear, no piece of equipment is more important than a good motorcycle helmet. Protecting a motorcycle rider’s head is serious business, but with so many styles and brands on the market, choosing a motorcycle helmet can be as difficult …

Picking the Best Motorcycle Gloves – The Ultimate Buying Guide I think we can agree on a few key things before you read this report on the ultimate guide to motorcycle gloves. Your hands are pretty important to living a full life. You would like to be able to use them for the rest of your …

  Gear Guide: Affordable Motorcycle Protective Gear A lot of people when buying their first motorcycle spend every cent on the bike itself, but leave barely any left to buy some decent motorcycle gear. This article will show you that you can get some good gear for only a few hundred bucks. In this motorcycle …

16 Perfect Gifts for New Motorcycle Riders If you have a motorcycle rider in your life (or a soon to be rider!) there are some great gifts out there that can make their life easier and safer. This is the best Gift Guide for motorcycle riders. These gifts are listed in no particular order. Get …

River Road Ranger Harness Leather Boots   Boots are an integral part of the safety gear you should be wearing while on a motorcycle. I’ve heard too many horror stories of riders just wearing tennis shoes or (*cringe…*) ‘Flip Flops’ when they crash. Shoes like that give you no ankle support or abrasion protection which …

Portable Battery to Jump Start Your Motorcycle – GooLoo GP29 Review   If you’ve been riding for a while you’ve probably had the experience of walking out to your bike, putting in the key, and trying to start the bike and…. nothing happens. Dead battery! I’ve had that happen to me before, and it is …

Shoei X-14 Helmet Review   This is a review that has been a long time coming. I finally got the opportunity to test out Shoei’s top of the line helmet: The X-14. Are all the features worth the sticker price? Read on to find out! The difference between a race win and second-place finish can …

Shoei RF-1200 Full Face Helmet Review   Shoei is a name synonymous with quality helmets and for good reason: they make some of the best helmets out there; used by professional racers and everyday commuters alike. My first (and current) helmet was a Shoei TZ-R and it has served me well throughout my years of …

Shift Women’s Racing Gloves Review   I believe the most important parts of our body is our hands. We use them for everything, driving, fixing things, writing, even opening a jar. We are constantly using our hands everyday, all day; so they should be protected, right? Shift has kindly asked me to review the Women’s …

Shift Mens Recon Pants Review   For years Shift has been making motorcycle gear that is not only safe, but also fashionable on or off the bike. Their Recon pants are the perfect example of something that provides a high degree of safety with a look that won’t leave you embarrassed walking into the grocery store. …

Shift 2017 White Label Pro Gloves Review   It’s pretty rare that I get a piece of equipment that I get the opportunity to crash test, mainly because I try and avoid crashes whenever possible! Unfortunately in early December 2008 I had a 30mph get-off on the freeway. I was fully geared up at the …

Olympia Moto Sports MJ410 Jacket Review   The piece of gear I received for testing was the Moto Sports MJ410 Jacket. The first things I noticed when I took it out of the box were, “Wow this seems like a good quality jacket,” quickly followed by, “Wow, this is… bright!” Constructed in rugged Dupont Cordura® …

  Must Have Tools to Maintain Your Motorcycle Before I owned a motorcycle I was mechanically inept. A great example of this is I didn’t realize that you needed to change your engine oil at regular intervals. This led to me burning up all the oil in my 1989 Chevy Suburban and destroying the water …

Viking Extra Large Motorcycle Tank Bag Review   When you own a motorcycle and use it for errands and around town transportation, often times need to carry things. Sometimes you can hold things in a jacket pocket, or maybe in your pants pocket, but usually you need something a bit larger. The first time a …

Viking Cycle Ironside Jacket Review, A great first jacket!   There are a few pieces of gear that every rider should include in their standard riding kit, even if they don’t use them every time. Those pieces include a helmet, gloves, boots, pants, and the focus of this particular review, a jacket.  There are several …

Xelement BXU6050 Mens Black Armored Leather Motorcycle Jacket Review   The following a a Motorcycle jacket review by the BBM user Sangria7. I am very new to the motorcycle riding community, and as a new rider it is very important for me to have good riding gear. Unfortunately, I have found that a lot of …

Olympia Moto Sports MJ222 Motorcycle Jacket Review   USER REVIEW BY TWOWHEELS I was looking for a jacket that would provide good protection and be comfortable from 80F down to 32F and hopefully waterproof. From this criteria I decided to look at 3/4 length jackets. The 3/4 length has a slight advantage in the colder …

Joe Rocket Ballistic 5.0 Gloves Review   The following a a Motorcycle jacket review by the BBM user Budd. Fall is upon us and those mesh gloves just aren’t cutting it in these cooler temperatures. I went out looking for gauntlet style glove that could offer me some warmth in these cooler fall months. The …

Joe Rocket GPX Gloves – Reviewed & Crash Tested   These Joe Rocket gloves are constructed of 1.0mm thick cowhide with extra leather and double stitching on the palm. In addition to that they have high density plastic positioned along the knuckles so if you crash you won’t be missing too much skin on the …

HJC IS-MAX II Modular Motorcycle Helmet Review   When it comes to helmet fit it is very important to make sure you get the right sized helmet for your noggin. It even goes a step further since different brands cater to different head types. Shoei might design their helmets to fit a more egg shaped …

Firstgear HT Overpant – Crash Tested   When I first started riding I knew I definitely wanted a jacket, helmet, and some gloves, but I didn’t really think about pants or boots. Luckily I had an older, wiser friend recommend that I get some pants and boots as soon as possible. His rationale was if …

Firstgear Mesh-Tex Motorcycle Jacket Review   When I first got into riding it was summertime in California, and like most Californian summers it was VERY HOT! I couldn’t picture being cooped up in a leather jacket for the next few months, the thought just seemed way too suffocating. My riding mentor at the time recommended …

Dainese Drake Air Textile Pants Review   I love trying out new gear and this is the first time I have gotten the opportunity to test the Italian gear maker Dainese. I’ve heard nothing but good things about them and I was stoked to get a pair of the Dainese Drake pants to review. The …