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6 Steps to Preparing Your Bike For Your First Track Day

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Now that we’ve discussed preparing and outfitting yourself for your day at the track (read the article here), it’s time to make sure your bike is track-ready. Crash Protection Crash protection, such as frame, axle and exhaust sliders, engine case covers and crash bars, are an inexpensive form of insurance when it comes to saving your bike from serious damage. ...

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7 Steps To Outfitting Yourself For Your First Track Day


This is Part One of a 3-Part Series on Your First Track Day So you’ve decided to take your bike to the track. First off, congratulations! You’ll likely learn more in one day of track riding (especially if you’ve also opted for professional instruction) than you would in an entire summer of street riding. Now it’s time to prepare yourself ...

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Aerostich to Hold Pop-Up Event in Raleigh


Aerostich is coming to Raleigh, North Carolina, with all of the latest riding gear and equipment for a special Five-Day Pop-Up event from April 9-13, 2014. Join Aerostich factory sizing experts and see, feel and touch all of the latest Aerostich riding gear, including the all-new, completely redesigned “R3” (Roadcrafter 3) Suit, Roadcrafter City and Tactical Suits, women’s sized Roadcrafters, ...

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Ninja 1000 Touring Accessories


Comfortable enough to be ridden day after day, the Ninja 1000 reaches its full sport-touring potential with Kawasaki Genuine Accessories. Due to their style, practicality and ease of use, the 28-liter Kawasaki Quick Release (KQR) hard saddlebags ($1,269.75 with mounting kit) are a must-have. A 39-liter, color-matched KQR hard top case ($729.80) is also available, but it cannot be mounted ...

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Bell Helmets Announces 'Pro Deal Program'

As a sign of gratitude, Bell Helmets is now offering VIP status through an exclusive “Pro Deal Program” for powersports industry professionals, active military and public service officials. The program offers an exclusive discount on Bell products, apparel and accessories to outdoor industry professionals including shop employees, retails sales associates, shop owners, mechanics, manufacturers, athletes, media and more. In addition ...

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Cycle Sounds Launches New Website


Cycle Sounds is proud to announce the launch of its new and improved website cyclesounds.com. Cycle Sounds sells high-quality audio products for motorcycles, including a fully amplified handlebar mounted speaker kit, fairing audio upgrades and saddlebag speaker lids. As a launch promotion, Cycle Sounds is extending free shipping to U.S. customers (lower 48 states) for all orders. For more information, ...

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Polaris Acquires KLIM Technical Riding Gear


Polaris Industries Inc. recently announced the acquisition of Teton Outfitters, LLC, a privately owned, Rigby, Idaho-based company which designs, develops and distributes KLIM Technical Riding Gear. Calendar year 2012 sales for KLIM are anticipated to approach $30 million. KLIM is an industry leader in technical riding gear. This acquisition adds KLIM to Polaris’ growing parts, garments and accessories (PG&A) business. ...

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How to Handle the Four Most Common Road Emergencies


You’re on a sport-touring journey and suddenly your bike has a problem. You’re dead in the water. What to do? Fortunately, the four most common road emergencies can usually be prevented by regular inspection and maintenance, but here’s what to do when that doesn’t work. Out of Gas Run out of gas on tour and you’ll need a donor bike ...

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