Motorcycle First Aid Kit

Motorcycle First Aid Kit

Last updated on April 1st, 2020

There is no need to speak about the risks of motorcycling. Not only is it inherently dangerous given the little protection it provides, but you’re also constantly exposed to the elements with all that that entails. Nonetheless, that only makes the experience even more thrilling and rewarding. As such, a compact motorcycle First Aid Kit (FAK), and the skills to use it, should be a must-have in any rider’s kit. Here I’m going to detail what I carry in my comprehensive First Aid Kit as inspiration for anyone else – As well as some tips. If you have any recommendations or suggestions of your own, I’d be happy to hear about them, too! But first, the prelude. Continue reading “Motorcycle First Aid Kit”

Coban GPS Tracker Alarm GPS303G / TK303G Review

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Last updated on February 18th, 2019

Before even thinking about installing a motorcycle GPS tracker, you have to pick one first. After years of trying out alarms, I’ve finally found one that I’m satisfied with. And it’s the Coban GPS303G GPS tracker alarm . Sure, it isn’t the perfect car alarm, but at the price one can hardly complain.

If you want to see a review of this GPS tracker alarm, plus a break-down of its features and specs, keep reading.

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Types of Motorcycle Alarm Systems – The Best Alarm

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Last updated on October 16th, 2019

Most experienced riders know that motorcycle theft and motorcycle accidents have one thing in common – It’s just a matter of time before it happens. Far too many riders out there learn the hard way why it’s important to use motorcycle alarm systems. Most of the time it’s just cheap insurance against theft to use a security system. But if it ever is stolen, a motorcycle tracker is well worth the small cost.

Here I’m going to go over which alarm systems are available, and what their strong a weak points are. Even if you’re looking for a car alarm instead, 90% of this still applies. Keep reading if you want to know which is the best alarm.

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Helmet Quick-Release Buckle How-To

Helmet Quick-Release Buckle How-To

Last updated on April 1st, 2020

If you’re an ATGATT type of guy, then you know how much nicer it is to ride with gear that works with you, and not against you. That especially includes your helmet. There’s nothing worse than speeding off into the sunrise on a motorcycle…only to stop on the side of the road minutes later to fasten your helmet. All because you can’t buckle up the D-Rings with gloves on while riding. Thankfully, there’s a fix for that. Here’s how to add a helmet quick-release buckle to any helmet.
Project Specs:

Difficulty: Easy
Tool Requirements: Basic
Time: 2-3 Hours
Cost: 5$

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Motorcycle Brake Light Modulator DIY Install

Motorcycle Brake Light Modulator for the Kawasaki Ninja 650

Last updated on April 1st, 2020

Motorcycling is inherently dangerous. And part of that is due to reduced visibility. Everything we can do to tip the scale in our favor helps: high-viz gear, riding with the headlight/high-beam on, loud mufflers… Finally, one thing that can help raise safety via increased visibility is a motorcycle brake light modulator! Especially with drivers who like to get a little too close at red lights. It’s a cheap little device that pulsates your brake light to make it more salient and obvious. Here I’m going to run you through the steps to install it.

Project Specs

Difficulty: 2 out of 5
Tool Requirements: 2 out of 5
Time: 2 Hours
Cost: 2-15$ Continue reading “Motorcycle Brake Light Modulator DIY Install”

Cheap Gel Pad Upgrade for Hearing Protection Earmuffs

Cheap Gel Pad Upgrade for Earmuffs and Hearing Protection

Last updated on December 10th, 2018

I wear earmuffs for hearing protection pretty often. Around a year ago I found myself not too happy with the stock ear pads on my earmuffs. It’s not that my hearing protection sucked, it’s just that after a few hours it can get tiresome. After looking into the subject, I saw that gel pads are the gold-standard for comfortable earmuffs. However, the gel pads for my 3M Peltor Sport Tacticals cost more than the earmuffs themselves. I wasn’t too happy with that. That’s when I found another, even better solution for a fraction of the price. Here’s how to make your own cheap gel pad upgrade for hearing protection earmuffs. I promise you won’t regret it. Continue reading “Cheap Gel Pad Upgrade for Hearing Protection Earmuffs”