The festive months are a time that many motorcyclists put their vehicles in storage. It’s cold, it’s wet, and worst of all the roads are covered in corrosive salt. Despite all this, with the right know how and some preparation, winter can still be a great and rewarding time to ride, with some unique and breath-taking vistas to take in and much quieter roads for the keen explorer.
This year we have decided to take the time to share some of our local knowledge of the Scottish routes that we like to ride that are off the NC500 and still offer unique and thrilling twisties, panoramas and unique spots for a cup of coffee.
Riding the TET, not only provides you with a challenge, but allows you to see our country in a totally different light. You will travel along roads and trails that you never knew existed, and see sights that you wouldn’t normally see on any other trip.
A huge issue with trail riding in the UK is legality and whether or not a track has legal access for motorcycles. Unbelievably motorcycles have access to less than 1 percent of the total byways left in the UK! So we must be very careful to stay legal.
That is when your smartphone and Ultimateaddons tough case has a trick! By simply installing Google Translate you have access to super quick and simple spoken translation! When activated you can simply take your tough case in your hand and speak into it and it will translate
There is something pure about a bike that is built specifically for racing. Many bikes primarily are designed for the consumer market and yes, sometimes they are adapted for racing but they are not pure race machines. Not many people really get the chance to race sport bikes on a track
Jordan Gibbons gave our waterproof, dustproof and shockproof tough case for iPhone 11 a grueling 1000 mile test "The case is very tough (I dropped it off the seat once and neither the case nor the phone was damaged) as well as totally waterproof. All in all, it's a well-made bit of kit"
The Sinnis Terrain 125cc is a low-capacity adventure bike with all the features of a premium explorer. Following its exponential success in 2017, the bike’s popularity skyrocketed over the last 2 years, creating a community of thousands of touring motorcycle enthusiasts now waiting for the 125’s big brother
We designed our HELIX QR attachment specifically to be a quick and easy attachment system that will get any biker started with an Ultimateaddons waterproof, dustproof and shockproof smartphone case. The HELIX QR actually nearly fits all bikes that have just 25mm of free handlebar space!
MCN featured us in their showcase of motorcycle smartphone specific cases and had nothing but great things to say about our waterproof, dustproof and shockproof smartphone cases for iPhone and Samsung Galaxy! We even received both full stars for both quality and value!
The Ducati Multistrada is a brilliant all round sport tourer and features all of the sportiness of their race bred brethren but with much needed extra comfort and touring capability. The Ducati Multistrada definitely needs the best navigation options for those long jaunts to the seaside or cruising across Europe to the Riviera.
The way was full of offroad, slush, black ice, river crossings, waterfalls pouring on the motorcycle. Instead of all such conditions, the case and mounts were intact at their position and being waterproof I had not to worry about my phone while crossing the waterfalls.
At Ultimateaddons we are obsessed with innovation and creating new and effective products that are an answer to a problem. Likewise for Dango Designs they wished to create a bespoke device specifically for motorcyclists that solved a big problem! The Dango Designs Gripper is specially designed for motorcyclists
Luckily at Ultimateaddons we have spent a great deal of time designing the perfect Universal smartphone case design that gives the same high end features as our custom fit cases for Samsung Galaxy and iPhone but will fit many different maunfacturers smartphones such as Huawei P20 and Huawei P40.
I get quite a few questions about my motorcycle (Beastie) so I thought it would be a good idea to explain the details about why for me, it is the perfect travel bike. Beastie began life as a standard 2007 BMW G650 XCountry, in this blog I'll go through the changes made!
Various stages of my biking history over my 19 year ‘career’ has led me to the Tenere 700 coming from a Thruxton R. Despite the change, I am still a hipster at heart, so I still ride around in my Biltwell Gringo, just it has a peak now.
Kazakhstan is seen by many adventurers to be a transit country at best but Kazakhstan is full of adventure and is now one of our favourite motorcycle adventure countries that we cannot wait to get back to!