The Freecom 1 by Cardo Systems

July 8, 2018
Cardo Freecom 1

The Cardo Freecom 1 is a Bluetooth audio system aimed specifically at solo riders wanting phone, music and GPS audio. It lacks bike-to-bike or rider-to-passenger communication but the trade-off is a lower price point. I don’t use bike-to-bike comms since... View Article

The Hythe Card Holder by Ashley Watson

July 4, 2018
Hythe Card Holder by Ashley Watson

My old wallet was an uncomfortable annoyance in my front pocket when sitting on the bike. I often ended up stashing it in a pannier or jacket pocket that I would then forget to zip, a disaster waiting to happen.... View Article

Streamlined Sundays: Motorcycles in the Park

June 24, 2018
BSA Lightning A65L

As part of the "Shape of Speed" exhibit, the Portland Art Museum hosted a curated motorcycle show, "Streamlined Sundays: Motorcycles in the Park". The event was sponsored by MotoCorsa, See See Motor Coffee Co.,, and Rebels and Heros.

Beeline Moto Kickstarter

June 22, 2018

Header photo provided by Beeline. UPDATE: The Beeline Moto Kickstarter campaign is live and we’ve got more information and specs here. The folks at Beeline have a new product coming out, the Beeline Moto, that brings their unique ‘smart navigation’... View Article

Daytona Road Star GTX Boots Review

June 17, 2018
Daytona Road Star GTX Boots

Frey Daytona are a German company known for handmade, high-quality motorcycle boots. Priced near the top-end, but durable and long lasting, the cost should even out over time.

Two Stroke Coffee Co.

June 3, 2018
Two Stroke Coffee Co.

I’ll avoid using the word “authentic” but Two Stroke Coffee Co. is the real-deal local spot to get coffee and check-out bikes in North Portland. Besides attracting the local motorcycle scene, Two Stroke is a popular St. Johns neighborhood cafe... View Article

Review of the Rally Jacket by Aether

May 4, 2018

May 4, 2018 As a year-round motorcycle commuter I’ll never give up my Aerostich Roadcrafter but I wanted something that was comfortable and casual to wear off the bike, ATGATT protection without looking ATGATT. I discovered Aether had a new riding... View Article


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