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Bluetooth for Motorcycles?

WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY FOR MOTORBIKE COMMUNICATIONS
Maybe some riders who speak about blue teeth are referring to certain insects that met their demise smashing into a biker’s pearly whites at 80mph.  But most riders who speak of Bluetooth are likely talking about the wireless technology prevalent in all kinds of applications in our world (I’m even talking about the non-motorcycling world!).
Anyway, Bluetooth utilizes short-range communications for both voice and data transmissions over short distances from fixed and/or mobile devices. What that means is that Bluetooth creates a wireless personal-area network. And, so …

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Four Types of Touring Motorcycles

THE DREAM OF LONG-DISTANCE MOTORCYCLE TRAVEL
The dream of motorcycle touring across America was one of the original inspirations that moved me into the sport of motorbikes as a youngster. I could not have imagined that notion would have developed into the passion that it has, with quite a number of coast-to-coast motorbike trips under my belt and many more to come.
FOUR (4) KINDS OF TOURING-SPECIFIC MOTORCYCLES
The thing is, a rider can go for long-distance rides on most any bike.
Whether that be on cruiser, sport bike, standard bike, dual-sport or …

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Leather Biker Wallets

THE UNIQUE REQUIREMENTS OF A BIKER WALLETS
Like anyone else, bikers need to keep their money and credit cards somewhere. But in the event that biker’s wallet were to fall out of his/her pocket while riding, it’s long gone if it wasn’t felt that it slipped away.
Hence, that whole chain wallet concept is derived from a simple concept: Secure that thing to rider’s pants, so that it doesn’t go very far even if it does slip out of a pocket!
As with most things in the gift world, “practical” is …

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Motorcycle Novelty Helmet = “Call Me Stupid”

CHEAP HELMETS FOR CHEAP HEADS
So, what the heck is a novelty motorcycle helmet?  Stated concisely, it’s a very cheap helmet.  Typically, it’s styled to look like a “half helmet” which is also called a “shorty.”
By the way, even though “half helmets” provide considerably less protection than an open face or full face helmet, they are legal and certified.  In other words, just because a helmet has a brief profile, does not mean it’s a novelty helmet.  (It’s how the thing is constructed that determines whether it is intended to protect …

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Biker Rings for Men and Women

TRIBAL RINGS AND OTHER MOTORCYCLE JEWELRY RINGS
Motorcycle biker rings are an ideal choice for anyone considering MOTORCYCLE JEWELRY as a gift.  They come in about as many different designs and styles as custom bikes and an be made of a few of the same metals.  Although sterling silver is a favorite  ring material, as well as for jewelry in general, you can also get motorcycle rings made out of pewter, surgical steel, gold, platinum, and titanium, to name a few.  (It’s the latter metals that some custom bike builders …