Reviews

These are not professional reviews, just a few honest thoughts with no pressure to say something is good if it isn’t.

Held Score gloves

This was written some time ago, Held have since expanded with 1000’s of new items from making a range of about 6 motorcycle gloves. I am told the quality is not what it once was, but this post is about the original gloves. I have been talking about getting new […]

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Joe Rocket boots quick look

I have purchased some new riding footwear and have chosen a pair of Joe Rocket Meteor boots. I decided I wanted to go for a 3/4 boot that was waterproof. Larger than this becomes less easy to walk in and wear under pants. Being waterproof I think is important if […]

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Helmet Windjammer

I took my previous Shark RSR helmet out for a spin yesterday to revisit an item designed to cut wind noise on helmets I had purchased some years ago. Called the Windjammer II from Proline Sports UK I first purchased this to use on a KBC helmet I previously owned […]

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Nolan N43 Helmet review

Update 2018 – still using this helmet – best I have ever owned. Replaced liner and visor and also have the N44 helmet to replace this one but find myself grabbing it when I go overseas as it is so good. Update 2012. The N43 is now released in Australia […]

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BMW City Pants

BMW City Pants.   I have purchased some new riding pants. My old draggin jeans no longer fit me and was looking for something better. For about the same money these pants from BMW have a special soft armor in the hip and knee that shapes itself somewhat and an […]

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Grip Puppies review

The MV Agusta has a high frequency buzz that is invasive at certain rpm. All inline fours I have ridden buzz a certain amount but this bike is terrible. The Brutale’s engine vibration is unfortunately the among the worst I have experienced as some members of the press have also […]

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Motovation bar ends – a quick look

Ahh inline 4’s – silky smooth engines – ahm well not from MV Agusta. Their engine has some of the worst vibrations in the bars that I have ever encountered on any motorcycle. I purchased a pair of over sized extra heavy bar ends to try assist. The ordering was […]

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Air Hawk seat cushion long term review

I have been having a terrible time with my MV Agusta’s ride quality and tried to make it more comfortable via suspension but only got so far and then was going to get the seat re padded but it is so narrow until I remembered reading about these and thought […]

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Vista Motorcycle Cruise Control Test

Vista Cruise Control I find my throttle hand gets sore at the end of the day when touring and thought I would give one of these a try. I previously tried the Throttle Rocker type devices and they didn’t really work for me. You need to have them angled up […]

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Shark RSR helmet – a quick look

I have had my new helmet out a couple of times now and here is quick review. The finish is very high gloss and looks excellent. First thing you notice is how much lighter it is to older helmets. Shark use a composite shell which is very light. The liner […]

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KBC VR2 Helmet test

I bought a new helmet start of 2006, however its turned out to be a disappointment. This is the best looking helmet I have ever seen and I had to have it when I saw them on the net. Great graphics design and everyone says they love the look however […]

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