LAST UPDATED: June 21, 2019

The Best Motorcycle Gadgets (Review) in 2021

Best Choice Battery Tender Quick Disconnect Plug Battery Tender Quick Disconnect Plug
Premium Pick Sena SMH10-11 Motorcycle Bluetooth Headset Sena SMH10-11 Motorcycle Bluetooth Headset
Best Value AstroAI Digital Tire Pressure Gauge AstroAI Digital Tire Pressure Gauge

Motorcycles have a wealth of accessories that you can buy to enrich your riding experience. Some of these accessories can make a world of difference to riders who have long and exciting journeys ahead of them. There are so many must-have gadgets that allow you to save time and money while traveling. From tire inflators to smart touchscreen navigators, our guide includes the best motorcycle gadgets available.

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The Best Motorcycle Gadgets

The 081-0158 Battery Tender plug with USB charger is one of the best motorcycle accessories on the market. Compact and travel friendly, this gadget makes it possible to charge your iPhone or camera on the go. Getting stranded on the highway with a dead phone battery is a thing of the past thanks to this handy device. Compatible with many 12 Volt motorcycle batteries, the Battery Tender quick disconnect plug has a maximum of 2.1 Amps output and can be used with ATV and golf cart batteries. It also comes with a rubber flap that protects it from dust and other outdoor elements.

Key Features
  • Portable and compatible with most 12V batteries
  • Can be used to charge iPads, cameras and GPS devices
  • Includes protective flap that protects the connectors from damage
  • 2.1 Amps output
Specification
  • Brand Battery Tender
  • Model 081-0158
  • Weight 0.64 ounces

The EK7000 action camera from AKASO is a cool bike gadget with many features. This model elevates photos to a whole new level and makes capturing moments on video easy to do during road trips and group rides. You can mount the EK7000 on your motorbike and shoot high resolution videos in 4K, 2.7K and 1080P. The high frame rate translates into sharp and incredibly realistic videos that you can post on social media instantly and at the touch of a button. Connecting to the internet is possible thanks to the built-in Wi-Fi feature that allows you to share your favorite moments with friends and family by simply syncing your camera to your phone or tablet. The EK7000 can also be used underwater and has a 170-degree wide angle lens that allows you to capture panoramic views of your ocean, river or lake adventure. This waterproof feature means that you can dive down to a depth of  30 meters without leaving your camera behind.  

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Key Features
  • Ultra HD 4K camera with 3 high frame rate options
  • Includes remote control for choosing preferred settings
  • Captures regular photos, bursts and time lapse
  • Built-in 2.4G WiFi for easy access to internet via phones and tablets
  • Captures underwater videos at a depth of 30 meters- waterproof
  • 170° wide angle length for recording panoramic videos
Specification
  • Brand AKASO
  • Model EK7000
  • Weight 12 ounces

Long road trips require essential motorcycle gear such as the Slime 40001 tire inflator. This versatile product fits in the palm of your hand and was designed for motorbikes and other vehicles that require regular tire checks on the go. This compact creation allows you to get the job done in ten minutes instead of having to waste your time on pushing your ride to the nearest gas station. You have several connectors to choose from depending on the power source at hand in addition to a 10-50 PSI gauge that allows you to monitor tire pressure anytime, anywhere.  The 40001-tire inflator also comes with an 18-inch hose with a quick clip head and a carrying case so you can keep all accessories in one place.  

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Key Features
  • 300 PSI – 12 V compact air compressor
  • Suitable for motorcycles, ATVs and small vehicles
  • Includes 18 inch connect hose, pencil tire gauge and 8ft power cord
  • Equipped with 3 fused connectors compatible with any 12V power source
  • Comes with heavy duty carrying case
Specification
  • Brand Slime
  • Model 40001
  • Weight 0.16 ounces

The Sena SMH10-11 Bluetooth headset stands out among a sea of motorcycle gadgets for several reasons. This product makes hands-free communication possible thanks to its integrated button feature and Universal Intercom protocol. The stereo Bluetooth headset allows you to share your music and GPS instructions with fellow riders from 980 yards away. It also allows you to choose and save your preferred volume level for each audio source. This model produces crystal clear, loud audio that you can hear over the sound of your engine while riding and is compatible with many motorcycle helmets. It also includes a wire microphone, a boom microphone, a 3.5mm stereo audio jack cable and a USB power and data cable. The Sena SMH10-11 allows you to get in touch with four people at once thanks to its intercom function and offers up to 12 hours of talk time on a single charge.

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Key Features
  • 3.0 Bluetooth headset with a universal microphone kit
  • Individual volume control for intercom, phone and music feature
  • Allows you to wirelessly connect to 4 people via intercom
  • Loud speakers deliver clear sound in presence of background noise
  • Compatible and easy to install in many motorcycle helmets
  • 980 yards working distance and 12 hours of talk time on a single charge
Specification
  • Brand Sena
  • Model SMH10D-11
  • Weight 2 pounds

Keeping your motorcycle safe and secure while traveling is incredibly important. Therefore, you need to invest in a durable and dependable lock like the Kryptonite 000884 yellow disc lock. This product has a dual reinforced cylinder shaped like a disc and a stapler style disc. You can also prevent your motorcycle from accidentally rolling down a hill by simply attaching the lock to the front disc and securing it in place using one of two stainless steel keys found in the package. Kryptonite have a key replacement program that allows you to ask for additional keys if the original pair were misplaced or stolen. The lock comes with a flashy orange cable that reminds you to remove the lock before leaving the parking lot.

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Key Features
  • Waterproof stapler style lock with a 5.5mm pin diameter
  • Durable dual reinforced disc style cylinder
  • Keeps motorcycle in place and prevents ride-away theft
  • Includes hard to miss orange cable as a reminder to remove lock
  • Includes 2 keys made of stainless steel that can be replaced
Specification
  • Brand Kryptonite
  • Model 000884
  • Weight 1.1 pounds

Keeping your phone within reach while riding your bike is possible thanks to this handy mount from CAW CAR accessories. This model is made of durable metal and plastic with a bracket design that secures your device in place. Phones as wide as 3.7 inches can be easily held by the mount thanks to its easy to adjust silicone grips. You can also attach this product to handlebars ranging in size from 0.6 inches to 1.3 inches manually and without using any tools. The rubberized ball allows you to rotate the phone a full 360 degrees as well. This feature can come in handy if you need to use the GPS application on your phone or if you simply need to check you email or watch a short video on the go.

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Key Features
  • Heavy duty metal mount with three section clamp
  • Compatible with 0.6" to 1.3" diameter handlebars
  • Holds phones as wide as 3.7 inches
  • Rubberized clip and silicone belt keep 4 corners of phone secure
  • Rotates 360° and tilts in all directions for better viewing angle
Specification
  • Brand CAW.CAR Accessories
  • Model 4326591964
  • Weight 6.6 ounces

The Garmin Nuvi 40LM navigator is your road trip companion and guide while traveling across the country. This model will help you reach your destination without having to waste time asking strangers for directions. This dependable product has a friendly user interface and two mapping versions instead of one. It also has a voice feature so you can listen to directions without having to resort to the screen. The 40LM navigator contains maps for Canada, Puerto Rico in addition to the United States. All maps are updated on a regular basis. There are also more than six million points of interests to choose from in addition to a lane assist with junction view guides that is available in several metropolitan areas around the country. This product can save you from going over the speed limit thanks to its speed limit indicator feature.

Key Features
  • 4.3- inch touchscreen with voice navigation
  • Equipped with speed limit indicator
  • Keeps a record of your trip time, speed and mileage
  • Includes preloaded maps for US, Canada and Puerto Rico
  • More than 6 million points of interests to choose from
  • Lane assist feature helps you choose the correct lane while riding
Specification
  • Brand Garmin
  • Model 010-00990-21
  • Weight 5.3 ounces

This Coleman creation caters to avid riders who need their keys and other belongings within reach. This affordable accessory can be easily attached to the fuel tank using durable and scratch resistant magnets. The bag will remain in the same secure position while you speed down the highway. You can keep essentials like phones and maps in the transparent map pocket and save the expandable cargo compartment for other items like gloves, wallets and other everyday essentials. This Coleman product is made of 1680D polyester fabric and a non-slip bottom that will not damage your tank in any way.

Key Features
  • Attaches to tank using scratch resistant magnets
  • Made of 1680D polyester with non-slip base
  • Top transparent pocket for maps and phone
  • Spacious zippered compartment can be expanded
  • Dimensions: 9 x 8 x 5.1 inches
Specification
  • Brand Coleman
  • Model 2000012654
  • Weight 0.16 ounces

Keeping your tires in pristine condition involves checking their pressure and making the necessary adjustments when needed. The AstroAI tire pressure gauge is an affordable device with many great features. Both accurate and efficient, it is battery powered with four settings and an 8.3x 4 inches LCD display. The digital screen is backlit and so is the nozzle, allowing you to check the tire pressure levels in the absence of natural or artificial light. The compact design offers you a wide range of readings in PSI, Bar, KPA as well as Kg/cm2. You can easily select your preferred range or turn the device off using the same button. Moreover, the slim design makes it easy to stow away the pressure gauge inside your tank bag or under your seat.

Key Features
  • Digital backlit screen offers 4 settings
  • Measurement ranges: 0-150PSI / 0-10Bar / 0-10Kgf/cm² or 0-1000KPA
  • Portable and lightweight design with non-slip exterior
  • Operated using a single On/Off button
  • Nozzle is compatible with Schrader valve stems
  • Includes 3V lithium battery
Specification
  • Brand AstroAI
  • Model ATG150
  • Weight 1.76 ounces

Cool motorcycle stuff can also come in the form of a reliable and modern backpack. The BackSåk from Såk Gear will keep your clothes and everyday essentials dry while you venture down your favorite hiking trail. Riding off to your favorite camping destination over the weekend is not complete without packing a few essentials with you. This product allows you to store your smartphone and tablet in addition to your other valuables inside an interior pocket. Meanwhile, you can keep your larger items tucked away in the spacious bag itself while keeping your phone and sunscreen in the outer pocket. This product is made of durable 500D PVC and only weighs 2.5 pounds. You have a choice between using the side clips to close the bag or clicking the top clip once you roll-down the top to create an instant handle. The D-rings located on the sides allow you to attach additional gear to the bag. This design also takes your comfort into account with a foam padded back and cushioned straps to help protect your shoulders and spine.

Key Features
  • Made of waterproof 500D PVC with welded seams
  • Spacious interior pocket with zipper to keep your gadgets dry
  • Lightweight and available in 25L and 35L sizes
  • Cushioned adjustable straps and foam padded back
  • Includes easy to adjust sternum strap and reflective patch and trim
  • Available in 8 colors including mint, grey, pink and white
Specification
  • Brand Såk Gear
  • Weight 2.4 pounds

Investing in the best motorcycle tech can make a world of difference when it comes to your precious ride. Getting stranded on the highways with a dead battery on your hands can put in a wrench in your weekend plans. Therefore, having an efficient charger in your bag can be a lifesaver. The NOCO Genius G750 was designed to be used with 6V and 12V batteries and can fully charge your motorcycle battery in 12 hours. It can also charge small capacity batteries used in ATVs and scooters while keeping track of the battery itself and automatically regulating energy consumption so nothing gets overheated or overcharged.  The G750 is equipped with a visual diagnostic tool that detects damaged batteries and low voltage. It is also resistant to water and UV. Moreover, the LED indicators located on the device will give you enough data regarding the charging level and condition of your battery.

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Key Features
  • Charges 12V deep cycle and 6V lead acid batteries
  • Includes X-Connect battery clamps with integrated eyelet terminals
  • Detects damaged batteries, low voltage and reverse polarity
  • Works with ATV, snowmobile, scooters and power wheel batteries
  • Regulates energy consumption to prevent overcharging
  • UV and water resistant – IP65
Specification
  • Brand NOCO
  • Model G750
  • Weight 8 ounces

This Amazon’s Choice product is number twelve on our list of cool motorcycle accessories for many reasons. The Stop & Go 1075 allows you to patch up your tires in a few easy steps. This time saving tool consists of a gun shaped spring that is used to plug any hole found in your punctured tire. The simple mechanism uses pressure to mend the area and allow the mushroom head of the plug to stick to the inner wall of the tubeless tires. The Stop and Go kit is ideal for emergencies and comes with a travel friendly pouch that you can use to keep all the separate components in one place. It also includes 25 plugs, a reamer tool in addition to a retractable blade.  This product is suitable for street cruiser motorcycles, scooters, off road bikes and all-terrain vehicles. It is also compatible with class A motor home tires.

Key Features
  • Instant tubeless tire repair using plug insertion gun  
  • Relies on mushroom head plugs to repair punctured tires
  • Includes 25 mushroom shaped plugs, retractable knife and reamer tool
  • Can be stored in vinyl zippered pouch for easy transport and storage
  • Suitable for scooters, all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles and utility vehicles
Specification
  • Brand Stop & Go
  • Model 1075
  • Weight 1.12 pounds

The Nelson Rigg CL-GPS-ST is a three in one solution for keeping your hand-held devices secure and in one place. Using a GPS while traveling via motorbike requires a practical and stable pouch that allows you to access maps and follow directions via the screen. This design comes with a 6-inch-wide GPS pocket with a transparent cover. The pocket can accommodate different GPS sizes and is touch screen friendly as well. There is an additional pocket with a width of 3.5 inches and a height of 6 inches ideal for many smart phones. The little extra zippered compartment is ideal for small accessories such as headphones and garage keys. This design features strap mounts that are used to connect all three compartments to the motorcycle tank.  The straps have a protective base that stops the entire unit from moving or sliding out of place. The base also prevents the pouches from scratching the tank.

Key Features
  • Strap mount style GPS, phone and audio accessories holder
  • 6"W x 1.5"D x 4.5"H GPS pocket
  • 3.5"W x 1"D x 6"H phone pocket
  • 2.75"W x 1"D x 6"H audio accessories pocket
  • 2 clear pockets and 1 zippered compartment
  • Clear pouch ideal for touch screen devices
  • Made of premium durable ballistic nylon
Specification
  • Brand Nelson-Rigg
  • Model CL-GPS-ST
  • Weight 10.4 ounces

The PowerTye 50152 cargo net is durable and practical. The stretchy fabric allows you to secure your gym bag and other cargo before hitting the road. This handy accessory can also be used daily to transport groceries and other items. The six ABS hooks can be easily adjusted depending on the size of the item. This design is made with 2 x 2-inch mesh to prevent cargo big and small from escaping or falling off. This product is also thick enough for frequent use no matter the weather and can be easily attached to the back of your motorbike.  

Key Features
  • Made of durable 2"x2" mesh that is 4.4mm thick
  • Includes 6 ABS hooks that are easy to adjust
  • Smaller sub hooks used to tighten net around cargo
  • Designed to minimize scratching when strapped to bike
Specification
  • Brand Powertye
  • Model 50152
  • Weight 6.4 ounces

The final gadget on our list is the universal socket tool set from DIA-GRIP. This handy product is made of chromoly steel and is incredibly easy to use. You can take this set of three with you on the road and use it to make repairs on your motorbike and unscrew all kinds of nuts and bolts. This Amazon’s Choice set has a universal design and is small enough to be carried around in your motorcycle storage compartment. The different components can be assembled in a matter of seconds, allowing you to make the necessary repairs without delay. This product is ideal for indoor and outdoor use and arrives in a stylish black box. Fans of DIY projects and professionals as well as weekend warriors can also make sure of this premium and practical gadget.

Key Features
  • Made of chromoly steel with 54 pins for maximum durability
  • Universal grip wrench compatible with wide range of nuts and bolts
  • Suitable for making indoor and outdoor repairs including on bikes and cars
  • Travel friendly design – lightweight, compact and easy to store
  • Ideal for professional and DIY projects in addition to roadside repairs
  • Arrives in a sleek black box that doubles as a stylish gift box
Specification
  • Brand DIA-GRIP
  • Model DGYL-2
  • Weight 15.2 ounces

Conclusion

All the gadgets listed above have a role to play in your travels. Investing in the right accessories means no more getting lost or having to ask for directions and no more charging your phone at the gas station. Listening to music and taking high resolution videos underwater is also possible and so is making urgent repairs on the go.

Sources:

  1. 10 Warm-weather Motorcycle Accessories – HowStuffWorks
  2. 10 Cold-weather Motorcycle Accessories – HowStuffWorks