April 23, 2007 – Hot Products
April 23, 2007
Filed under Features
H-D Rain Jacket and Pants
Specifications — Made from waterproof, breathable Gore-Tex Paclite material. Comes in sizes XS through 3XL.
Benefits — Jacket has zipper closure, sealed seams, elastic cuffs and a helmet-friendly hood along with reflective piping and reflective Harley-Davidson graphics on the back. The pants have suspenders and stirrups, and feature sealed seams, a heat-resistant shield on the inner legs, rear-end anti-slip traction, action back and adjustable waist. The pants also offer reflective piping and Harley-Davidson graphics.
MSRP — Jacket from $215-$225, pants from $185-$195
Contact — Harley-Davidson Motor Co.,
Honda CRF150 Piston Kit
Specifications — This piston kit is sold complete with rings, piston pins and circlips. Both stock compression and high compression are available. High compression allows for maximum torque and throttle response. The chrome-plated piston pin and horizontal slot pin oiling result in reduced friction and scuff resistance. The dedicated rings provide for maximum compression and oil control.
Benefits — The kit is forged from aerospace alloys on dedicated tooling to provide ultimate performance and reliability.
MSRP — Stock compression, 66mm $125.69 and 68mm $138.26; high compression, 66mm $152.09 and 68mm $167.30
Contact — Wiseco Piston Co. Inc., 440/951-6600; www.wiseco.com
Specifications — Custom-contoured seat available for Softail, Deuce, Sportster, Dyna, Road King and FLHT/FLTR models.
Benefits — Detailed stitch work, soft and durable synthetic cover.
MSRP — $299
Contact — Mustang Motorcycle Seats, 800/243-1392; www.MustangDealer.com
Super 18-Liter Tank Bag
Specifications — This polyester bag, made from Denier Ballistic, has a protective nonslip, nonscratch mounting base available in magnetic or strap mounting versions. The expandable main compartment increases storage capacity.
Benefits — Features a built-in sip tube and head phone exit ports, easy access to an external eyeglass case, and a Clear-Vu removable and replaceable snap map pocket. Also includes an internal removable shield tote, hideaway backpack straps and an integrated stowaway rain cover.
MSRP — Strap mount, $99.99; magnetic mount, $119.99
Contact — Helmet House, 800/421-7247; www.helmuthouse.com
Specifications — Designed for hard-packed, blue-groove motorcross racetracks. Available in front 20x6-10 and rear 18x10-8 sizing.
Benefits — Duel-ribbed dimpled knob pattern provides bite during acceleration and braking. Provides traction on slick surfaces.
MSRP — Front $79.95, rear $83.95
Contact — ITP, 800/859-4740; www.itptires.com.
KFX450R Pro 4 Series Exhaust
Specifications — Slip-on exhaust for Kawasaki KFX450R quad features a large diameter mid-pipe to enhance the low to mid-range acceleration and throttle response. The muffler canister is a satin-brushed aluminum with billet front and rear end-caps. Designed to work on stock to full race modified motors.
Benefits — A slip-fit design, high-tensile strength exhaust springs hold the system together to improve flexibility for riders, maximizing suspension and flexing sub-frames.
MSRP — $309.95
Contact — LRD Performance, 503/885-9200; www.lrdperformance.com
Specifications — This helmet has a lightweight composite thermoplastic resin shell that comes in solid and multi-colors. A flip-up chin bar can be activated with the press of one button. Slide an outer switch to remotely operate the retractable inner smoked shield.
Benefits — Features a removable and washable plush interior.
MSRP — Solid color, $149.95; multi-color, $159.95
Contact — Zamp Sports Corp., 866/842-9267; www.zamp-racing.com
Artech Custom Motorcycle Trailer
Specifications — Enclosed trailer with retractable tailgate, slide-out aluminum ramp and air-assisted, pop-up lid. All-aluminum frame is mounted on a torsion axle with 15” wheels, with a fiberglass body. Total weight of the trailer is less than 1,000 pounds.
Benefits — Plenty of room for the biggest bikes on the market. Designed to allow for custom options.
MSRP — $8,000
Contact — ArTech Parts Fabrication Inc., 616/394-4744; www.arctrailers.com