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Popular Navigation App Waze Gets Motorcycle-Friendly Features

The world's largest community-based navigation app Waze just became motorcycle friendly. The Google owned app recently released an update that includes motorcycle specific navigation, incorporating HOV lane travel and voice command features. Waze is a community-driven application with similar functionality to Google... Read More

New KTM Freeride E-XC E-Bike – The Future of Dual Sport Riding?

  KTM just unveiled the new 2018 Freeride E-XC electric Enduro Bike at a press conference in Austria. The Freeride's new PowerPack offers an additional 50% more capacity and the motor's peak output has been increased from 22 hp to about 25hp. Battery... Read More

Round the World in 80 Days On a Custom-Built Electric Bike

As the old joke goes, the big breakthrough for electric vehicles is 10 years away and always will be. Long-range and quick recharging always seem to be out of reach.A team of 23 students from Eindhoven University of Technology in the... Read More

New Thermoplastic Cards May Prove Useful for Trailside Fixes

When you have a breakage or failure in the middle of nowhere, all you have to rely on are your resources and ingenuity to get you out of a jam. Duct tape, Zip-Ties and JB Weld may not be able... Read More

New LCD Visor Changes from Tinted to Clear Instantly

Tinted visors are a more comfortable option than wearing sunglasses and they look great too. But if you don't get home before the sun goes down, it's difficult to see and you end up squinting all the way home with the visor... Read More

Motorcycle Riding Gear That Adapts to the Weather

Adventure rides can cover long distances across many different types of environments. In a single day, the temperature can swing wildly with weather or elevation changes. Most motorcycle riding gear is designed for either hot or cold temperatures, requiring you to stop... Read More

Poll Results: Dedicated Device vs Smartphone for GPS

Last week we published a story about the growing number of Adventure Riders using their Smartphone for GPS functionality in a story titled "Have Smartphones Made the Handheld GPS Obsolete?". Smartphones are powerful devices that can match the functionality of... Read More

Have Smartphones Made the Handheld GPS Obsolete?

Over the past decade, a number of electronic devices have been absorbed by the Smartphone. Most people have no intention of replacing their old MP3 players, digital cameras or even flashlights now that they can get the same functionality built into their... Read More
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