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MO Tested: Headwave TÄ€G

The idea behind the Headwave TĀG is turning your helmet into a giant, wearable speaker – a “Concert Capsule” as Headwave likes to call it. Does it work? Absolutely. Does it work well? Not really… at least not yet. According to Headwave, TĀG’s musical magic comes from its ability toRead More

New Ford Mustang – Five generations of America’s pony car tested

As the new Mustang hits the UK, this time with right-hand drive and official backing, we check out the five previous iterations of the galloping Ford “A steed for every need.” That’s how Ford described the 11 drivetrain combinations available by the Mustang’s fifth birthday in 1969. By then, more thanRead More

MO Tested: Shoei X-Fourteen Review

Shoei X-Fourteen Helmet Editor Score: 95.5% Aesthetics 9.5/10 Protection 10/10 Value 9.0/10 Comfort/Fit 9.75/10 Quality/Design 10/10 Weight 9.25/10 Options/Selection 8.75/10 Innovation 9.75/10 Weather Suitability 9.75/10 Desirable/Cool Factor 9.75/10 Overall Score 95.5/100 The best way to demonstrate the features and benefits of Shoei’s raciest new helmet, the X-Fourteen, is at speedRead More

MO Tested: TCX Touring Classic / AirTech EVO Gore-Tex Boot Review

TCX Touring Classic / AirTech EVO Gore-Tex Boot Editor Score: 84.75% Aesthetics 8.0/10 Protection 8.0/10 Value 8.5/10 Comfort/Fit 8.5/10 Quality/Design 9.0/10 Weight 9.0/10 Options/Selection 8.0/10 Innovation 8.25/10 Weather Suitability 9.5/10 Desirable/Cool Factor 8.0/10 Overall Score 84.75/100 When I’m looking for an all-purpose motorcycle boot, I have a few key requirements.Read More

MO Tested: AGV K-5 Helmet Review

AGV K-5 Helmet Editor Score: 86.5% Aesthetics 9.25/10 Protection 8.5/10 Value 8.5/10 Comfort/Fit 8.25/10 Quality/Design 8.75/10 Weight 8.0/10 Options/Selection 9.5/10 Innovation 8.25/10 Weather Suitability 8.25/10 Desirable/Cool Factor 9.25/10 Overall Score 86.5/100 Back in the timeline of my motorcycle sales career, I managed to piss off the Arai rep who servicedRead More

MO Tested: Sprint Air Filter

What’s the first thing motorcyclists look for when modifying their bike? More power. So, when we got an email claiming a 1 to 4 horsepower increase from Sprint Filter air cleaners, we decided to check it out. Our test mule would be my beloved 2003 Yamaha R6 that is stillRead More

MO Tested: Held Race-Tex Gloves

Held Race-Tex Gloves Editor Score: 94.75% Aesthetics 9.5/10 Protection 9.5/10 Value 9.0/10 Comfort/Fit 10/10 Quality/Design 10/10 Weight 9.25/10 Options/Selection 8.5/10 Innovation 9.75/10 Weather Suitability 10/10 Desirable/Cool Factor 9.25/10 Overall Score 94.75/100 It took a while to fully test Held’s Race-Tex gloves because we’ve been waiting for an opportunity to wearRead More

MO Tested: Rev’It Replica Jacket & GT-R Pants

Rev’It GT-R Pants Editor Score: 82.5% Aesthetics 9.0/10 Protection 8.5/10 Value 8.5/10 Comfort/Fit 7.0/10 Quality/Design 8.0/10 Weight 8.75/10 Options/Selection 7.5/10 Innovation 8.0/10 Weather Suitability 8.5/10 Desirable/Cool Factor 8.75/10 Overall Score 82.5/100 Rev’It Replica Jacket Editor Score: 89.25% Aesthetics 9.5/10 Protection 8.5/10 Value 9.0/10 Comfort/Fit 9.5/10 Quality/Design 8.75/10 Weight 8.75/10 Options/SelectionRead More

MO Tested: Davida Jet Helmet/Jeantet Aviator Pilot Goggles

You don’t see many Davida helmets around, not this side of the pond anyway. When I got the word I’d be off to ride the all-new Triumph Street Twin, first of the new Bonnevilles, it felt like the right time to sample one. Davida has been at it for moreRead More

MO Tested: Alpinestars Pikes Drystar Jacket

Alpinestars Pikes Drystar Jacket Editor Score: 82.25% Aesthetics 8.0/10 Protection 8.5/10 Value 6.5/10 Comfort/Fit 8.75/10 Quality/Design 8.75/10 Weight 9.25/10 Options/Selection 7.5/10 Innovation 7.5/10 Weather Suitability 9.25/10 Desirable/Cool Factor 8.25/10 Overall Score 82.25/100 For 2015 Alpinestars officially labeled its new Pikes Drystar jacket as sport-touring apparel. But what is sport-touring? IsRead More

MO Tested: Tourmaster Elite Tri-Bag Tank Bag

I’ve always been a fan of motorcycle tank bags. From within a month of my first bike purchase, I’ve had a tank bag for my bike. In fact, before I became a motojournalist, my tank bag was pretty much part of my motorcycle, only being removed for washing and trackRead More

MO Tested – Setgo Jump Jet Messenger Bag

The Setgo Jump Jet is a bi-fold “dual-mode” messenger bag providing a minimalist approach to both conspicuity and capacity. In other words, the Jump Jet is the perfect carrying companion for those who don’t carry much. Upon arrival I was discouraged to find that my 13-inch Macbook Pro wouldn’t fitRead More