Whether you ride the latest sportsbike, tourer, classic bike or vintage scooter, are about to embark on a round the world adventure, or simply use your motorcycle to commute. If you are into motorcycles and you want to know the latest technology, gadgets, apps, blogs and websites to enhance your motorcycling experience, then ridewithtech.com is for you.

More apps for bikers – iBiker

Developed with the support (and funding) of the UK government, iBiker is a handy resource to have in your pocket, no matter what or where you ride.  The app has global appeal and  is available on both the iPhone and Android platforms.  Having tried both versions, I can recommend iBiker as a carefully thought out, […]

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Maria Costello – Queen of Bikers … Queen of Tech!

Facebook, Twitter, Website and now an Andorid App ….. Maria Costello, the fastest woman around the Isle of Man TT for five years, gives us a great example of what is possible with technology and the new media of social networking.  Queen of Bikers sure, but Queen of Tech also I say! Truth is, I’d […]

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Tech jargon demystified – Smartphones

Things move fast in the tech world.  In a general sense all things tech will continue to run faster, get smaller and cost less.  Along the way, the latest technology becomes increasingly accessible.  Especially from a price perspective.  But as also seems that as costs come down, tech jargon increases. Wikipedia defines jargon as the […]

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GoPro Hero2 FOV Comparison – Wide

Our Hero2 FOV comparison continues. Here’s the last video in our GoPro Hero 2 FOV (field of view) comparison series.  This time, wide (Hero2) against wide (Hero). Mounting was simple and utilised the standard GoPro suction cup mount. If you missed the medium and narrow FOV comparison videos, here they are again:   My favourite […]

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GoPro Mounts from Manfrotto

Several GoPro mounts come with the cameras and housing in the various editions (Motorsports, Outdoor and Surf) available from GoPro.  In the past I’ve opted for the Motorsports Edition when purchasing the GoPro HD Hero and Hero2 but have also invested in other GoPro Mounts which can be purchased separately including: Chest mount harness Vented […]

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GoPro Hero2 FOV Comparison – Medium

Our Hero2 FOV comparison series continues. This time we compare the Medium Hero2 FOV setting against the original HD Hero.  Just a reminder that both GoPro’s were set on the highest resultion (1080) and mounted using the suction cup on the front of my motorcycle with no adjustments made to either picture or sound quality during editing. […]

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Compact DSLR – Sony NEX-5

One of the realities of motorcycling is that we are limited in what we can take with us. Whether it be on a touring holiday for a couple of weeks or a track day, space is always at a premium.  Some bikes of course are better than others, with the big tourers, complete with top […]

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GoPro Hero2 FOV Comparison – Narrow

Hero2 FOV – is there much difference from the standard HD Hero? We do our best to be self sufficient at ridewithtech.com and keep as much as possible in-house.  And we’ve been pretty successful at this to date with just a bit of help from professionals from time to time.  Our philosophy is to get trained rather […]

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Track Day Action from Brands Hatch

Have you ever been to a motorcycle track day? They are great fun.  The perfect way to see if you’ve got what it takes to be a MotoGP or World Super Bike rider.  Or just to see how fast your new bike is.  Or how quickly you can ruin a set of tyres. Or how […]

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Hero2 FOV (Narrow) Vs Hero

The new HD Hero2 from GoPro offers additional field of view (FOV) settings over the original HD Hero.  First up is the narrow setting (Hero2 only).  Both GoPro’s were set on the highest resultion (1080) and mounted using the suction cup. Video editing had been minimal and no adjustments have been made to either picture […]

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