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Fly Street Cool Pro Mesh Jacket and Pants Review

Fly Street Cool Pro Mesh Jacket and Pants.

Established in 1998 by Western Power Sports, a powersports distributor based in Boise, Idaho, the Fly brand includes Fly Racing (gear for dirt bikes, BMX and mountain bikes, snowmobiles and watercraft) and Fly Street (gear for on-road motorcycles, including helmets, apparel and luggage). With summer upon us, I’ve been beating the heat with Fly Street’s Cool Pro Mesh Jacket and ...

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iXS Finja Jacket Review

iXS Finja Women's Jacket

Female motorcyclists have unique needs: we want safety and protection, but we also don’t want to be mistaken for an NFL linebacker when we’re in our riding gear. Fortunately, jackets like iXS’s Finja offer comfortable protection—and look good doing it. The Finja is what I consider a “temperate 3-season” jacket; it features a removable Cynix thermal liner, a non-removable water- ...

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Fly Street Gear Rain Suit, Glove Covers & Boot Covers

Fly Street Gear 2-Piece Rain Suit.

Stay dry from head to toe in Fly Street Gear’s 2-piece Rain Suit, Glove Rain Covers and Boot Rain Covers. The Rain Suit ($79.95) has a polyester shell with a slick liner that makes putting it on a breeze. Shoe straps hold the pant cuffs down to keep water out, and rear vents allow breathability to keep you dry inside ...

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National Cycle VStream Windscreen for 2008-current KLR650E

National Cycle VStream Windscreen.

Reduce annoying wind noise and turbulence the next time you take to the road on your 2008 and newer Kawasaki KLR650 with VStream windscreens from National Cycle. The “V” profile pushes the wind out and away from your helmet for a smooth, quiet ride. The screens mount using OEM hardware and come in three heights/tints: “Sport,” Dark Tint ($119.95); “Sport-Touring,” ...

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Olympia Moto Sports Airglide Jacket & Pants

Olympia Airglide Jacket

Stay cool when it’s hot, and warm and dry when it’s not, with Olympia’s Airglide jacket and pants. The outer shells are constructed of 500-denier Cordura with ballistic mesh panels. The jacket includes a waterproof layer that can be worn over or under the outer shell and a Thermolite insulating layer. Pants include an over/under waterproof layer. The Airglide jacket ...

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MachineartMoto Protection for BMW R 1200 R/RS

MachineartMoto Avantguard.

MachineartMoto has announced several new products for the 2015-and- newer BMW R 1200 R/RS. The MudSling ($149) is made of injection-molded nylon and protects the suspension and underseat area from rocks and debris while integrating with the bike’s styling. The AvantGuard ($129), also injection molded nylon, protects the front of the engine and exhaust headers, and the X-Head_LC cylinder guards ...

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Kendon Stand-Up Motorcycle Trailer Review

Kendon Stand-Up Motorcycle Trailer. A wide 3-piece ramp allows you to ride a bike on.

I can think of several ways that even a diehard street rider can make use of a motorcycle trailer. Transporting bikes for service, rescuing a broken-down machine or towing a less comfortable motorcycle across the state to a good riding area, for example. We also use our trailer to pick up test bikes when we can’t leave one behind. The ...

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Spot Gen3 Satellite Tracker Review

The Spot Gen3 is a rugged, waterproof device that comes with a velcro strap and carabiner for attaching it to your jacket or backpack.

A few years ago, a friend of mine split off from the group after an all-day adventure ride and headed home. But he never made it. As darkness fell, his wife tried reaching him on his cellphone, but he didn’t answer. The next morning a highway patrol officer found my friend on the side of a mountain road, out of cell range. Fortunately, his ...

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PowrPro Black Tuner by Cobra

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The PowrPro Black by Cobra Engineering just might be the most intelligent fuel injection tuner on the market. The PowrPro Black uses accelerometers to read the bike’s EFI delivery during acceleration to optimize the air/fuel mixture via its Continuously Variable Tuning (CVT) technology. It also offers fine-tuning outside the acceleration zone via an Android/iOS app, allowing the rider to monitor ...

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HJC CS-R3 Helmet

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The new CS-R3 helmet by HJC redefines what an affordable helmet should be. The advanced polycarbonate composite shell is lightweight and comfortable, with forehead and chin vents and two rear exhaust vents to keep you cool on hot days. An optically correct shield offers 95-percent UV protection, while HJC’s RapidFire tool-free shield replacement system makes changing face shields a breeze. ...

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