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6. Garmin Virb X Action Camera

Zumo GPS System Garmin made their entry into the action cam market a couple years ago with the Virb Elite, an impressive action cam with HD specs that competed directly with the highest-end GoPro, but with unique GPS-enabled features that allowed integration between location-based data and video like never before. With the new Virb X, Garmin hits its second generation with a whole new design and even more features.

Garmin’s real specialty is GPS and navigation devices, so you know that any action camera with their name on it will be GPS enabled. But that’s not all – the Garmin Virb’s killer feature is G-Metrix, an internal engine with the ability to track and record location data, such as speed, acceleration, altitude, and GPS coordinates and overlay it onto the rich high-quality HD video the camera records – perfect for motorcycle riders!

Performance-wise, the Virb X is no slouch, recording rich wide-angle HD footage up to 1080p at 30fps, or slow-mo video of 480p at a rapid 120fps. Photo performance is a healthy 12mp at a 10fps burst, and the case is waterproof to 50 meters so bad weather is no problemo.

 

The Garmin Virb X Action CameraGarmin Virb X Action Camera (shown with all accessories)

 

7. Antigravity XP-1 Micro-Start Personal Power Supply

All of these cool electronic gadgets means that you’re going to need to be able to recharge them. That can be difficult if you’re traveling. Here’s a device that lets you do that practically anywhere – and it’ll let you jumpstart your bike to boot. The Antigravity XP-1 Micro-Start Personal Power Supply can hold enough juice to start a V8 engine, comes with a complete array of charging adapters (including mini jumper cables), and only weighs 12 ounces – the perfect size for motorcycle touring. Check out our video below for a full review and a rundown on how badass these lithium power packs really are!

 

Antigravity XP-1 Micro-Start Personal Power SupplyAntigravity XP-1 Micro-Start Personal Power Supply

8. Ogio No Drag Mach 3 Backpack

If you use your bike to commute to work or school, wearing a backpack can be a drag – literally. Standard nylon or canvas backpacks can flap around in the wind, which can make for an unpleasant ride. The Ogio No Drag Mach 3 backpack has a hard, aerodynamic shell that allows for excellent air flow, and provides additional protection for the stuff inside. At 1125 cu. in, it offers plenty of storage space, and sports protective compartments for laptops up to 15″, iPads/tablets, and smartphones. The hip belt’s buckle is off-center, which keeps it from scratching your gas tank.

 

Ogio No Drag Mach 3 BackpackOgio No Drag Mach 3 Backpack

 

9. Xena XX6 Alarm Disc Lock

It’s no secret that stealing a motorcycle isn’t terribly difficult. You can, however, make it considerably harder for would-be thieves by using a good lock. The Xena XX6 is one of the best; it combines a high-strength stainless steel disc lock with a built-in alarm. It has an easy-to-use push-down locking mechanism and a 1/4″ hardened steel pin, and the self-arming 120 db lithium powered alarm has shock and motion sensors, a maximum security key barrel, and ice spray proof body.

 

Xena XX15 Alarm Disc LockXena XX6 Alarm Disc Lock

 

10. Sena 10C Bluetooth Camera & Communication System

If you’ve made it this far, you’ve seen a lot of high-tech motorcycle gadgetry, but you might be thinking…where are you supposed to put all this stuff? Well, here’s an awesome solution that combines two of the most popular gadgets into one convenient, easy-to-use supergadget that any tech-savvy rider would love.

The Sena 10C is an innovative product that blends all the functionality of Sena’s award-winning 10-series Bluetooth communicator with a high-quality action camera, making an all-in-one product for motovloggers, or anyone who rides with both a camera and a Bluetooth communicator.

The Sena 10C comes with top-of-the-line Bluetooth 4.1 software, weather-resistant construction, and has advanced features that only a combination camera/communication device could offer, such as recording your own voice directly onto your videos, or running the camera while retaining full functionality of your Bluetooth device while in operation. This is hands down one of the most innovative products we’ve ever seen here at BikeBandit! Click Here…

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