The Bluetooth wars are heating up in the motorcycle helmet communication market. Timed to occur during the EICMA 2013 show, Pittsburgh-based Cardo Systems Inc. (makers of the Scala Rider line of headsets) announced that they have teamed with Shoei helmets to design, develop and market a premium Bluetooth communication system to fit Shoei’s NEOTEC, MULTITEC, […]
Ultra-SOL Solar-powered Accessory Mount by Leader Motorcycle
Charge your GPS or iPhone as you ride
Motorcycle accessory manufacturer Leader Motorcycle has introduced a solar-powered mounting kit for charging electronic equipment without relying on a motorcycle’s battery.
The Ultra-SOL by St. Francis, Minn., based Leader Motorcycle is a solar-powered electronics mounting kit. The kit includes a mini solar panel by Brunton that stores energy from sunlight which can be used for charging electronic accessories such as GPS navigation systems, smartphones or radios.
Also included in the kit a choice of six different mounting brackets that hold both the solar panel and the electronic device. The mounts can swivel to different angles to help absorb more sunlight.
The Ultra-SOL will be available from $250-280.